Monday, May 9, 2011

CAS-ual Fridays Challenge #1...Thinking of You

Hello, friends!  I am SO excited that the first ever CAS-ual Fridays Challenge has arrived!  If you haven't checked it out yet, please go here.

The rules this weekUse stamps, texty pattern paper, a page torn from your phone book..get creative!  Just incorporate text prominently into your newly created CAS project, then link it up for your chance to WIN
the first ever CAS-ual Fridays card challenge!

OK, so in my excitement my mind started spinning and I felt like a little child at an egg hunt when they yell, "GO!"  What stamps do I have with text?  What papers?  What am I going to MAKE?!  AAGGHH!!! 

Then I stopped a minute, took a deep breath, and thought.  For several days.  Ah HA!  Thank God for Hero Arts...I have an awesome typewriter cling... I have the friendship definition text background... I have tons of sentiments.  I can do this! 

Here is what I came up with after I had a chance to regroup.  I stamped the Friend Definition cling in poppy chalk ink onto a card from the Sunshine folded cards set.  I made a rough frame using grey ink and several different "Thinking of You" sentiments.  On a separate sheet of white paper I embossed the typewriter in black, cut out, added the sentiment and heart gem, and attached it with pop dots for some dimension.  (I think I have the "text" part of this challenge covered here, don't you?)

Hero Arts Stamps Used:  (CG280) My Type, (CG125) Friend Definition, (CL490) Sending Smiles Messages, (CL272) All Occasion Messages, (CL350) Big All Time Greetings, (CL140) Thinking of You, (C2654) Thinking of You

I hope you are having a good week...sunny and 70 degrees here, enjoying every minute of it!

Take good care,


  1. Oh Judy!! This is absolutely fabulous! I love love love the text in the background with Friends Def. and all the sentiment ....You absolutely nailed the challenge! Thanks so much for playing with us at CAS-ual Fridays. Something tells me that you are going to LOVE our challenges! Woohoo! I'm so glad you played! YAY!

  2. Sa-WEET!! Love that darling typewriter image and your texty background is perfect!! Thanks so much for playing with us at the CAS-ual Fridays Challenge! Hope you'll join us again!!

  3. I love this idea, Judy! The Friend Definition, along with all the different sized sentiments looks wonderful! Good luck with the challenge!

  4. This is one awesome card!
    Thanks for playing CAS!

  5. There's that stamp set again! I'm convinced now that I need to buy it! lol This is a fabulous design and I love your larger sentiments weaved into your text background and the typewriter image with the heart rhinestone is just fab! :) Thanks for playing at CAS-ual Fridays this week!

  6. I love so much about this card! FAB take on our text challenge. SO glad you joined us for CAS-ual Fridays and hope you'll play again!

  7. This is perfect! I love the grey text in different fonts. The typewriter is fab - what a versatile little stamp.
    Caroline xxx


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