Sharing a card tonight I made for a friend using Tim Holtz’s Bird Crazy and Crazy Things stamps.
This card is going out to a male friend so I’ve kept it deliberately CAS and used the shapes and stamping to create interest. The design follows the current sketch at Sketch Saturday, which I flipped as the crazy bird I picked seems to be looking up at something floating by so I used a balloon for the circle element over his head rather than at his feet. To create the two-toned background I’ve used a stencil rather than designer papers.
Stencils are the current theme at CAS on Sunday so I am entering my card there. For my colours I used the themed ones from CAS Colours & Sketches. I don’t have Stampin’ Up inks so I substituted with Distress Inks, using Stormy Sky for the Marina Mist and Worn Lipstick for the Watermelon Wonder (which seem to match as best as I can tell through a computer monitor). The Night of Navy I have covered with my navy cardstock base and mat.
By keeping my card CAS and using challenges for inspiration on the design elements I was able to create this card in under an hour. The perfect thing for a spot of Monday night crafting when work in the morning means no staying up late to fiddle with embellies and selecting designer papers.
Dies, SVGs & Templates etc
The Crafter’s Workshop Stencil ~ TCW456s Mini Sketch Grid
Inks & Paints etc
Ranger Archival Tim Holtz Distress Ink ~ Black Soot
Bazzill Smoothie Cardstock ~ Blue Note
ChallengesCAS on Sunday #79 ~ Stencil It
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