Wednesday, 19 November 2014

Keeping things simple…….

Today I thought I would post a very CAS card, focusing on a lovely…..and quite large Poinsettia stamp from Stamp Addicts.

This is a 6 x 6 card so you can see that the stamp is more than 3 inches wide - a focal point indeed.

So for this card I kept to the traditional flower colours and coloured this in using my promarkfers before layering the flower so that it stood a little proud.

The matting and layering couldn't be simpler really. I created the dotty background using one of my embossing folders and matted on to bright red card before adding a scrap of ribbon as a balancing accent.

So in summary - very clean and VERY simple!

Before I go, I would just like to enter a few challenges, and here they are:

Thanks for visiting today.

Sharon x


  1. Brilliant CAS card.Great image and colouring. Hugs, Carol S.xx

  2. Lovely creation! Delighted to see you sharing at CCAYR and good luck with the Challenge. Judy DT

  3. Pretty card
    thanks for joining at sister act card challenge
    we hope to see you next time
    Fanny SAAC DT

  4. A very beautiful card Sharon, love the design.

    Donna x

  5. Wonderful Christmas card, love the embossing. Thanks for joining us for our Clean and Simple Polkadoodles Challenge

    Karon DT, Polkadoodles

  6. Beautiful CAS holiday card! Thank you for joining our "Make it for Christmas" Challenge at Love to Create this week.
    Ruza ~ LTC Admin/Designer
    Ruza's Craft Corner

  7. What a beautiful CAS card! LOVE the great texture and I adore the beautiful bloom, too! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

  8. Great CAS Holiday card!! So Pretty!! Thank you so much for joining us this week at Love to Create: Make it for Christmas Challenge!! Come back and play again soon!

    Many Blessings,
    LTC DT

  9. A wonderful CAS card, love your poinsettia.Thank you for joining us at Buckwells! Good luck, Susan x

  10. A lovely creation. Thanks for sharing with us at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenges and good luck.

  11. Just gorgeous, love it. Thank you for playing along with us at A LITTLE BIT CRAFTY this month & the very best of luck. Jane x

  12. What a great card, I love your design. Thanks for sharing with us at Penny's this week.
    Cheers Nicole

  13. Thank you for sharing your lovely crafting for my CHNC challenge extra for November - hope to see you again soon x


I love to receive your comments, so thanks so much for taking the time to visit me and tell me what you think. Happy crafting! Sharon