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Sunday, 11 August 2013

Fashionably Clean & Simple!

Don't the weeks just fly by!...It's time for another challenge at Fashionable Stamping and this time its 'Clean & Simple'   Once again we have our wonderful sponsor, Flonzcraft who are offering one lucky random winner a $20 voucher to spend in their online store.
For my piece I have used  Acid Drops & Whatnots stamp that was 'free' with a magazine a few weeks ago, just love the quotes with these images.
My image was coloured with Karismacolour pencils and the background was shaded with chalks - very simple.
The rest of the design team have some wonderful and varied inspiration for you, so please pop over here to take a look.
Just a short post today, but I would like to say I really do appreciate you visiting and all your lovely comments, especially as I have been such an absent visitor myself.........but ... more about  that later.

I am entering this in:
  Addicted to CAS - Summer
  Totally Papercrafts - Summer fun
  Crafting by Design - Celebrate Women
  Sentimental Sundays - One Layer

Have a great Sunday, whatever you are doing.

Avril xx


Claire said...

Hi Avril, what a gorgeous card. Love the colours and the chalky background look great with the image. I couldn't resist those stamps either, they are fab.
Claire xx

Gay Peplow said...

Hi Avril, Beautiful shading on your card it certainly does look summery, love it!! Gay x

Meggymay said...

Its a wonderful CAS card Avril, love the image and the quote.
Yvonne x

Yvonne Garner said...

Hi Avril! Love your card design. Great image and sentiment! The pastel background is a perfect backdrop. Take care. Yvonne

Anonymous said...

Hi Avril, what a beautiful card! I love the delicate background colouring with the chalk and what an amazing freebie!! Fabulous stamp and sentiment.

Cazro said...

A great card, doing justice to CAS. I thought I hadn't seen you around for a while. What have you been up to I wonder? Caz

Pia S said...

Fantastic! Great clean design - love how you made this colored background and your choice of image!

Sue C said...

Fabulous card Avril, love the image and the sentiment ! Sue C x


What a fabulous summery image Avril, and the sentiment really made me smile! Beautiful colouring and a perfect CAS design.
Thanks for joining us at ATCAS - hugs, Sylvia xx

Christine L said...

Hi Avril..

Well I really did chuckle at this one.. I love the image and that brilliant sentiment.... and it was free? I missed out on that!

I also love how you've created a perfect CAS design... and the lovely shading really sets the image off.

Big hugs
Christine x

Florence said...

Fabulous colouring Mrs. B. What a great image to use. Wonderful card.
Thank you for playing along with the ATCAS challenge.
Florence x

Alexa said...

The background shading is SO soft and beautiful it really frames your image brilliantly. Very pretty. x

Sandy said...

Love the muted colors in your background. Every time I see this image I have to laugh. Fanny first I always say!!

butterfly said...

Beautiful shaded colours in the background, and fab colouring of the image - lovely, Avril!
Alison x

Silvia(Barnie) said...

A fabulous card for a very difficult theme.

Vicki Dutcher said...

HA! This made me smile~ Thanks for joining in at ATCAS!

Terry said...

Avril, fabulous take on the CAS challenge! A one layer cutie and such great coloring! Perfection!

Dots Dabbles said...

Wow!!!! An absolute masterpiece!!!
Dot x

Shirley Chillman said...

Titter titter passed my lips with this card Av and then I saw the sentiment which started me laughing out loud. Very very funny hun.

Crafty hugs from Shirl x x x