Simple Stamping And A Zoo Crew Knitting Llama CCS 513

by Joanne James6. June 2023 13:00

It's Tuesday and time for a new challenge over at CAS Colours & Sketches. Shannon is hosting this month and our first challenge is a colour challenge: 


For my card today I went super clean and simple with a fun card perfect for a crafty friend - take a look:


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

I decided to indulge in a spot of fussy cutting of my Zoo Crew designer paper and trim out one of the knitting llamas! The Zoo Crew paper is choc-full of animals doing all kinds of fun things - and what could be more comical than a knitting llama, right?! Some of the images are black and white, some partially coloured, and some completely coloured and ready to use. The chair and wool that the llama is knitting with were already coloured, so I just used my Blends to add in a little more light Old Olive to the wool, some Petal Pink to the ears and a little dark Smoky Slate to the skin and outline of my llama:

I added a sentiment from the 'Crafting With You' stamp set which seemed to fit the image perfectly. This is a great #simplestamping card - just stamps, ink and paper and a little designer paper. The Zoo Crew paper is another of those that are available at 15% discount in this month's designer series paper sale. If you fussy cut the images (you can also diecut many of them with the Zany Zoo co-ordinating dies too, but these are by no means essential - they are easy to cut out with scissors) you will be able to make an absolute ton of simple cards. They can be paired with whatever sentiments you have to hand - now is the time to stock up for sure! Links to the online store below - or contact me if you would like to participate in my current discounted paper share.

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! colour 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. For this challenge, the colours include two of those that were retired in the recent current refresh, so feel free to substitute with Petal Pink and Old Olive as the nearest current alternatives, as I've done. 

For the second day running, it is decidedly cooler than the weather forecast and looking rather overcast. No matter - I am still wearing a summer dress and willing the sun to come out, although at this rate I may have to add socks and a cardigan later!! Enjoy your day and 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 (5) -

LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
6/6/2023 2:12:43 PM #

This is so cute!  I think this might be my favorite image from this bundle....but they're all cute, really!  Enjoy your "cooler" day---we started out with hazy skies due to fires from CANADA!  Can you believe it?  

Lesley Seabrook
Lesley SeabrookCanada
6/6/2023 11:14:53 PM #

Joanne I love this cute Llama (?)  Of course he/she needs to be sitting on a Petal Pink chair!  A super fun
card with a fabulous message Smile

Rachel D
Rachel DAustralia
6/8/2023 12:14:39 AM #

Joanne your llama made me giggle! lol such a sweet cas card!

Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
6/8/2023 6:42:59 AM #

Now that is one real cutie pie! I feel a bit like that when I'm sitting by the fire knitting. Popping the llama up  elevates the card in every way. Smile

Cécile RIBON
Cécile RIBONFrance
6/19/2023 10:10:20 PM #

Wow! This is absolutely awesome, Joanne. This knitting llamas is a darling!  So fun!

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