Saturday, June 9, 2012

CAS on the Basic Grey Challenge :-)

Hi all :-) I hope you’re all having a lovely weekend :-)

This is my last week as a GD on the Basic Grey Challenge and I would like to thank the girls for having me along :-)

This week the theme is ,,,

CLEAN AND SIMPLE ,,,, easy eh !!! :-)

As always we are sponsored by the lovely Heidi at Simon Says Stamp so a fab $25 spree on offer !! :-)


I used this fab hot air balloon image from Hero Arts, the set is called ‘Away’ and is made to co-ordinate with a Basic Grey ‘What’s Up’ paper pack ( which I don’t have ,,, yet !! )

I stamped the image 3 times so that I could cut out and layer all the balloons and used a Spellbinders Oval nestie for matting. I coloured with copics and used glossy accents and a spica glitter pen on the dangly bits. I created a cloudy background using a CC Designs Cloud die cut and my copic air brush. The chevron paper is from a Basic Grey PB&J pack and I used some Hemptique twine and a button to finish.

I decorated the inside using my Silhouette Cameo to cut the clouds and write the sentiment.

This is for my nephew who is emigrating down under next month. We are all going to miss him ,, :-(

Challenges :

Card Crafters Circle ,,,, Monochromatic

Crafts 4 Eternity ,,,,, Travel

Charisma Cardz ,,, Travel

Craft Your Passion ,,, Chevrons

Creative Inspirations Paint ,,, CAS

Quirky Crafts ,,, Feature Something in the Sky


downrightcrafty said...

Lols this is gorgeous, fabulous image choice and great striking presentation
Hugs Kate xx

cheryl said...

oh wow this is just brilliant Hun,what a super card just gorgeous hugs Cherylxxxx

Laine said...

Hi Lorraine,
This is stunning. I love the beautiful soft colours you have used, particularly the blue. The image is fabulous and really works in layers. The sparkle is really eye catching.

Alyce Kit and Clowder said...

Lols this is so cute! I love the colours and the ballon is so reminds me of the wizard of oz hehe! I also have some candy over on my blog if you are interested :)

Margreet said...

Brilliant card for your emigrating nephew!!
xxx Margreet

Jeni said...

This is really beautiful Lols!! ~jeni :)

Sandi said...

that is one classy card, good luck to your nephew on his new location, hugs

Evie said...

Clean and beautiful! Thank you for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week.


jessica said...

What a GREAT CAS card!! love the colors and those balloons are beautiful!!!
Thanks for sharing your card with us over at Creative Inspirations Paint for our Inspired by Challenge! Hope to see you back tomorrow for a brand new inspired by challenge

Jenny Marples said...

Lovely image beautifully executed Lorraine. Hugs, Buttons x

Jenée said...

Darling card; perfectly put together, and super for the monochromatic challenge at CCC. Thank you for joining us this week at Card Crafter's Circle.

Julie said...

Hi Lols!! I love this and may just have to get that stamp set!! Fab CAS design - lovely to have you with us at BG Challenges!! Juliexx

Craftin Suzie (Susan Wykes) said...

This is fabulous! Love the balloon stamp and the touches of glitter! Hugs Susan x

Cat's sCrap said...

Everything in simplicity ! Your realization is fabulous ! Fine and delicat work. The inside is also beautiful as the outside. Excellent work !

Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz Challenge this week on the theme which I chose : travel.

Hugs from France.

susiestacey said...

Gorgeous card, love the simplicity of it x Susan x

Jayne A said...

Gorgeous card, love the colour way.

Vicky said...

Just so gorgeous Lols...:o)

big hugs Vicky xx

pinky said...

Oh I love this Lols and so perfect for our challenge. Thanks for joining us at Crafts4Eternity Travel challenge.

bonnie said...

Oh sweetie this is fabulous! ;) Hugs x

Debbie said...

Oh this is gorgeous Lorraine...I love the image and the colours look so crisp and fresh.
Debbie x

Patricia St Martin said...

Lorraine,Awesome card. Love the layout. Love the simplicity of the card.

Riet said...

What a gorgeous card Lorraine.

Hugs Riet.xx

Wendy said...

Fabulous card Lols, great image and gorgeous colours.
Wendy xx

Heidi Crowl said...

Your nephew is lucky to have you as auntie!! I love the subtle shimmer around the shape :)

BarbaraW said...

Great card. Fun image. Thanks for sharing your art in the Creative Inspirations Paints blog challenge.

Gail said...

Gorgeous card! Love the color!

Heather said...

This is stunning Lols, 'fantabulous' design and I love that chevron and those balloons - great colours and a perfect inside with the sentiment.
Heather xx

Unknown said...

Beautiful card Lols,love the layout and image! Big hugs Jo xxx

Lou said...

Hi! oh Lorraine how lovely of you to visit and such a nice comment too-thanks so much :)))
Your card is very special,lovely design and detail- the clouds are amazing,i am sure it will be loved by your Nephew.
Hope all goes well for him.
I would never stop Sophie leaving home,we have a few years yet but my Auntie and Cousin live in the states and she loved it when we went over.
Have a lovely week,hugs Lou.xxxx

Unknown said...

Awww this is gorgeous Lorraine, love the clean look and gorgeous soft colours... trying to do some catching up.. I'm back now from hols. Hugs xxx

XxJULESxX said...

stunning card Lols!!

MIE(Mieko) said...

Gorgeous card! Love the colors and the balloons.
Hugs Mieko xx

Jill said...

love this CAS card lols beautiful work as always hugs Jill xx

Jennifer said...

This is really a fantastic bunch of balloons! Love the button and string! Thanks for sharing with us at Card Crafter's Circle!

NGCARDS said...

A great creation hun! Thanks for playing at Charisma Cardz! xxx

michele said...

Fabulous card Lorraine! Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x

Caro said...

Gorgeous CAS card! Thanks so much for joining us at Quirky Crafts Challenge Blog

Anonymous said...

Awesome card hunny and totally LOVE your colouring and shading!!
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