Hi friends – welcome back to another Clean and Simple (CAS) post for Hero Arts and Newton’s Nook! If you haven’t already, you still have a few days to join our challenge; link up your CAS cards HERE!
|can you see the sparkle?|
You think being CAS, I’d just pop those canvases on some cards and be done huh? Silly thought! HA! I cut two base cards (4″ x 4″) splattered on some distress ink then sprayed with shimmer mist – can you see the shimmer in the close up? I finished each card off with some vellum, washi tape (cut down to a smaller size) and some MFT designer paper. The focal point was popped up with fun foam.
Hello! Michelle here to welcome in a new month and a new challenge!
Our wonderful sponsor for April is Newton’s Nook – I just adore their
clean and cute images! Jennifer at Newton’s Nook has generously provided our design team with goodies to play with, and has
offered a prize for this month’s winner, so be sure to join in with
your own creations.
I will have a card using Newton’s Nook designs stamps later in the month, but today, I have a card using Hero Arts stamps and a stencil for you.
I started with the “swirl stencil” from Hero Arts, and added some Wilted Violet and Spun Sugar Distress Inks to a white card base. I then stamped the “thanks” from the Hero Arts “thanks stamp & cut” set and clear embossed it (I actually added more embossing powder while it was still hot to get an extra-glossy look). I then stamped the rest of the sentiment.
The butterfly (from “color layering butterflies”) was stamped in the same inks as the background, then die cut and adhered to the card (I stamped the antennae to the card base because I didn’t have a die for that particular stamp, and I didn’t think fussy-cutting the antennae was something I really wanted to do! I added a coat of Wink of Stella to the butterfly, and I was done!
The latest challenge is Clean and Simple – we’d love it if you would link up your CAS creation using the Inlinkz below. You have until 5pm on April 29th to join in!
Here I’m using a brand new stamp set from Hero Arts called Color Layering Flower for you.
I love love love all the new layering stamps, but this was my favorite!
I stamped the flower & leaves using some Simon Says Stamp inks and cut them out using my brother scan n cut, cut out a white panel from a My Favorite Things die and stamped my sentiment with Hero Arts black ink before mounting onto my sparkly card base.