Giggle Greetings On Film CAS Birthday Card

by Joanne James31. May 2021 10:55

It's a Bank Holiday here in the UK today and the sun is shining - woohoo! There will be more gardening rather than crafting done here today, but fear not - I have a card to share with you that I made over the weekend inspired by a few challenges: 

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I was inspired by both the colours and the inspiration photo over at Color Throwdown this week and decided to dig into my retired stash for the perfect stamp - take a look:

 

Here's the low-down on today's card:

Giggle Greetings - The less-than-impressed feline that features on today's card is from a retired Stampin' Up! set called 'Giggle Greetings' from 2013 - so perfect for the 'anything goes' challenge over at Retro Rubber this week! I loved the corny sentiments and greetings in this set and have used it lots of times, so it was always going to make it into my 'keep' pile. I coloured my cat simply with my Blends markers and split the sentiment, masking off part of the words on the stamp on the front of my card and then continuing these on the inside:

 

On Film - I decided to 'frame' my cat with another retired product - this time the film roll from the On Film Framelits, another gem from 2014. These are so great for highlighting images when scrapbooking, which is primarily why I still have them in my stash, but they also came in useful for the challenge over at CASology this week where the cue word is 'photo':

Dots and Spots - The main image is mostly grey so I wanted to incorporate some of that lovely yellow into my card to just lift things a little. I decided to add a couple of small pieces of DSP (this is a CAS card after all) and chose some with both dots and spots and added them behind my film/photo. This way they don't overwhelm and the colour palette remains simple, whilst still adding brightness to the card. This also meets the brief over at Just Us Girls this week - I can't remember the last time I created a card worthy of all these challenges all at the same time and I wasn't even trying!

I know exactly who will be receiving this card - lots of my friends are approaching the big '50' and some are looking forward to it more than others, so this will be a fun way to raise a smile!

No visual summary or product table of the key products used on today's project as most of them are no longer available to purchase.

 

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Enjoy your day and I'll be back tomorrow with another project. Until then, happy stampin'!

 

Comments (5) -

LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
5/31/2021 12:21:08 PM #

Oh my goodness....I think this is the funniest thing ever!  I totally do NOT remember that film strip die..it is definitely a keeper, and perfect for this CAS "retro" creation!  Thanks for sharing it with us at Retro Rubber...it's a hoot!

Angie Cimbalo
Angie CimbaloUnited States
5/31/2021 1:37:47 PM #

Such a great sentiment!  Thanks for sharing at JUGS!

Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
6/4/2021 11:24:55 PM #

Well, it made me laugh! I don't even remember that set. I really like the bright yellow DSP, drawing your eye into that goofy cat. Great design. Thanks for joining us at Retro Rubber Challenge this week.

Claire Grantham
Claire GranthamUnited States
6/5/2021 3:21:19 AM #

OMG I LOL at this, this is amazing! Love the bright yellow popping against the black of the filmstrip and I love that you have a yellow hairball!  Thanks for joining us at Retro Rubber this time. Claire DT

Jacquie
JacquieUnited States
6/7/2021 8:45:13 PM #

Hahaha, love the sentiment! Thanks for playing along with us at CASology!

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