CAS – It’s a Jungle

I love creating cards for challenges.  First it’s fun creating but it’s also fun to see what everyone else does too.  The challenge I’m going to submit to is with CASology: Week 298.  The theme is Jungle.  Below are the guildelines for creating your card.

(From the site) … remember the following CAS guidelines when creating your design:

  1. One main image
  2. Lots of open space, uncluttered
  3. Limited layers & embellishments
  4. Quick & easy to recreate (Note: It may take a while to create a design you like, but once you have that design, making more should be a piece of cake!)

In addition, I’m going to submit this to the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge, Animal Magic and TIME Out Challenge +108 Wild  Wish me luck 🙂

My card today uses this awesome Craftsmart Folder Stamp set my good friend picked up for me at Michaels Arts and Crafts for $2.00!  Picture below -what a deal!  This folder is awesome.  To create my card, I placed an A2 sized piece of cardstock inside the folder and ran it through my Big Shot.  This dry embosses the leaves onto the cardstock. I love how these leaves look!.  Next, I stamped the flamingo from the set onto a piece of white cardstock.  I found a sentiment that went well with the theme and stamped it as well, near the flamingo.  I then strategically placed a circle die over the flamingo and partially die cut.  I then used a rectangle die and placed it over the sentiment, again partially die cutting.  This created the sentiment panel that I attached to the front of the card.  I colored the flamingo with my Altenew Artist markers.   I free handed drawing some water for the flamingo to stand in and added some sun rays that the flamingo is basking in.  I trimmed the leaved embossed panel down by 1/2″ then added some glitter paper pink strips along the right and left sides.  I adhered this to my top folding card.  My flamingo and sentiment panel are mounted with foam tape with a bit of sparkly added to give some sunny shimmer.  I hope you like!

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  1. You made such a gorgeous background with the embossing folder. Looks so clean and nicely done. The pink flamingo gives the card a lovely focal point . I also love how you coolored the water under the flamingo. Delightful and warm card!
    Thank you so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge ××
    Marge
    http://www.simonsatsstamp.com

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  2. Your card is fabulous and has so many great details! That embossing folder is awesome and I really love how you used partial die cutting to create that cool shaped panel. Thanks for playing along with CASology this week!

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