Around The Bend CAS Thank You Card CCS 504

by Joanne James7. February 2023 13:00

It's Tuesday and time for a new challenge over at CAS Colours & Sketches. We are into the second month of the year and I am your hostess for February! Our first challenge is a colour challenge: 


For my card today I took the opportunity to have another play with my Around the Bend Dies and create a clean and simple thank you card - take a look:


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

Today's card features the detailed corner die. I added a piece of Country Gingham Balmy Blue check to my Balmy Blue card base, then overlaid a piece of white featuring the corner diecut on top. Onto this white panel, I stamped a simple 'thanks' from the 'Biggest Wish' stamp set and added a diecut flower with leaves using other dies in the set:

 I love the embossed detail on the diecuts in this set - it adds interest and allows a single flower to take centre stage, with nothing else needed to compliment that pretty corner detail.

Here is the visual summary of the key products used on today's project for you to pin for easy reference:


You can see all of my 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

As a reminder, for our colour challenges, you must use all of the stated challenge colours. You may also use neutral colours; however, the challenge colours should be the most noticeable ones featured on your card. We use Stampin' Up! color names for reference, but you are welcome to use any other companies' products as long as you match the challenge colours as closely as possible.

Enjoy your day; I'm looking forward to catching up on some crafting before a super-late school run this evening; the youngest of the James Juniors is having to forgo his weekly club hockey practice in order to participate in a whole school House Singing competition. Apparently his house is singing 'I Will Survive' by Gloria Gaynor - having listened to the practice, I'm not sure the audience will, but there we are!!

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


Stampin' Up! Supplies Used:

Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.

Comments (4) -

LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
2/7/2023 2:47:31 PM #

Sweet as can be! Love this fun little card..that Around the Bend diecut is on my wish list for sure.  Looks perfect with the plaid background and that pretty little flower!

Rachel D
Rachel DAustralia
2/7/2023 10:48:33 PM #

Love the way the die curves AND adds leaf shapes in the corner - so pretty!

Kim S
Kim SUnited States
2/9/2023 1:21:27 PM #

This is lovely! The corner is amazing - and I love your simple pop of the red flower!

2/9/2023 3:53:42 PM #

I love this card Joanne, that corner border is AMAZING!! Super clever way to use the pretty pattern paper too!

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