CAS Morning Meadow Thank You

by Joanne James21. May 2014 16:41

Today's card is a last minute entry for this week's CAS Colours and Sketches colour challenge, which is to use the following colours:


I also used the above sketch from CAS(E) This Sketch as my starting point, although I would be the first to admit that my card isn't the most literal of interpretations; the card I've prepared for tomorrow's blog post is much better! Here is my card:

I decided to use the Morning Meadow hostess set for today's card - this set will only be available until the end of June, so if it's on your wishlist get in touch with me to book a party soon, otherwise you'll miss it. I inked the branch with my Basic Grey and Primrose Petals marker pens, then stamped the bird in Midnight Muse and fussy cut him and placed him on a dimensional, with a little rhinestone-centred punched flower for added interest. I allowed the tail of my bird to overhang the edge of the card - I think I'll join my card up to Addicted to CAS too, where the current challenge is 'off the edge'.

A quick post from me today; back tomorrow with another project. until then, happy stampin'!


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Comments (14) -

Patricia H
Patricia HUnited States
5/21/2014 7:19:55 PM #

My computer hiccupped and I'm not sure if my comments went through the first time, so forgive me if this one is repetitive... but I think this card is fantastic, Joanne!  I love how you've used our challenge colors to create this scene.  I'm so glad you shared this with us at CAS - Colours and Sketches! Smile


Joanne James
Joanne James
5/21/2014 9:27:00 PM #

Hi Patricia - didn't get your comments the first time, so thanks for persevering, especially as you liked my card! I almost didn't make it in time, but am glad I got there before the close - better late than never Smile


karen h
karen hUnited States
5/21/2014 11:20:39 PM #

Wonderful card!  Love how you used the challenge colors! Thanks for playing along with us at CAS Colours & Sketches!


Joanne James
Joanne James
5/22/2014 8:03:25 PM #

Thanks Karen - glad you like it! A nice opportunity to use a couple of the in-colours before they retire to make way for new ones!


DarnellUnited States
5/22/2014 4:09:34 AM #

What a sweet card, Joanne! I love how you used the colors and how your bird is off the edge! Thank you for joining our challenge at ATCAS!! Hugs, Darnell


Joanne James
Joanne James
5/22/2014 8:06:40 PM #

Thank you Darnell - I love your sometimes quirky challenges, really encourage me to think outside of the creative box!


sandie munro
sandie munroUnited Kingdom
5/22/2014 11:30:33 AM #

I think this is a great interpretation of the sketch. And I love the design with the 2 panels of colour. Fabulois CAS card. Thanks for joining us at ATCAS


Joanne James
Joanne James
5/22/2014 8:07:54 PM #

Thanks Sandie - that's kind of you to say. Check out today's 'New Home' card to see another take on the same sketch.


Leigh Penner
Leigh PennerCanada
5/22/2014 9:29:00 PM #

Oh, this is so pretty! Wonderful take on the sketch!


Joanne James
Joanne James
5/23/2014 9:54:00 AM #

Thanks Leigh - I think the little fussy cut bird really makes this card!


LouiseUnited Kingdom
5/28/2014 7:53:45 PM #

Very pretty card and perfectly CAS, so happy you played along with us at CC&S

Louise xx


Joanne James
Joanne James
5/29/2014 9:07:56 PM #

Thanks Louise - delighted to be a CAS Colours and Sketches Top 3 Winner with this one!


LizyUnited Kingdom
5/28/2014 11:28:13 PM #

This is really lovely Joanne! I love the use of that stamp and it worked well with the colours!
Thanks for joining us at CC&S this week Smile
Lizy xx


Joanne James
Joanne James
5/29/2014 9:08:39 PM #

Thank you Lizy - so glad you like my very CAS card!


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