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Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Addicted to Stamps and More #134 and Spotlight Sneak Peek

Hi Everyone,

Its challenge time at ATSM! For the next two week its going to be CAS - just my thing! And hopefully yours, too!


I made a birthday card, because for some reason I always need more and never seem to have enough.... I was inspired by this weeks Make it Monday, where the talented Ashley Newell shows us a video about  stamps and doodling. Since I  mainly own die cuts from Papertrey and not so many stamps that would fit this theme I made my own out of fun foam, using my latest Papertrey dies (just got the order a few days ago) and cut those in fun foam - it works so well - voila - you have our own stamps, spending only a fraction of the money! I doodled around the stamps as you can see. Gives you kind of a cool effect....a little more tremor and one would think I drank too much ;)
Added tiny enamel dots - do you know about this month House of Cards challenge - its enamel dots - thought I'll let you know.....


Our wonderful sponsor this time is:

 the winner will receive a $20 GIFT VOUCHER


I am also linking up with Cupcake Inspiration challenge - they have reached their 300th challenge - congratulations!
with the Uniko Challenge - birthday
ShowCASe your style - Birthday
Simon Says Monday challenge - a hint of clover
and with Less is More - This makes me happy - a nice glass of wine while making a card - that truly makes me happy!

       Grab button for Uniko Studio ChallengeSimon Monday Challenge Blog

And I am still not done here.....

I have another card for you from my Spotlight post over at STAMPlorations, where you'll find the tutorial




Now you have something else to check out ;)

Have a great day and happy stamping!





  


42 comments:

Bonnie said...

Love that green and lots of white! The gold and white is so elegant! Congratulations on your spotlight!

Rahmat said...

Lovely card Cornelia, loving that monochromatic colors.

Deborah Frings said...

Super birthday card - love the bottle of wine and glass - the green is fab!

artful-notions said...

YOU are amazing! First you create your own stamps, then color them in, then doodle like a pro! Goodness, look at this card! LOVE the whole 'fits a ton of challenges', brilliance!

*Vicki* said...

This is such a lovely birthday card for a friend! :) Love the colors and added glossy accents!! HUGS

Ashley Cannon Newell said...

This looks so great! Your doodling looks amazing. Thanks for joining me with this week's Make It Monday.

Barb Ghig said...

You did an amazing job on this card, Cornelia! I love the bottle and wine glass and the pop of green is amazing! Love your 'doodling', too...very cool!

Wei said...

Lovely and cheerful card! Love your monochromatic colors and glossy accent!

Jill Norwood said...

So clever to create your stamps from the dies! I have seen it done but have not tried it myself. Great take on the MIM challenge too! Awesome card! Your doodling is perfect!!!

Karen Mead said...

Love your beautiful Cas card Cornelia and the design is fab! Hugs xx

sandie said...

This looks liema fun technique and yes wine makes me happy too...although green wine not so sure! Thanks for joining UNiko x

Kelly Griglione said...

You made your own stamps ... love that! What a great idea! Your doodles around the images really bring them to life too.

Flo said...

Ooooo solo grünen Wein habe ich noch nie gesehen!!! :-)))
Aber vielleicht schmeckt er besonders gut???
LG. Flo

Kathyk said...

Whilst I don't recall having seen green wine IRL! I LOVE the colour - fab make and big congrats on making the stamps yourself too

Kathyk

Monica said...

Your card was so striking, I had to come and have a closer look. What a talented crafter you are to make your own stamps and no wonder your card is so eye catching. SUPERB!!!

Pam said...

Love this! Brilliant and beautiful.

Julie B said...

Wow Cornelia this is such a clever use of your dies. I've made simple shapes with funky foam before but never thought to use the more delicate ones. Great idea! :)

Dianne Ayers said...

I enjoyed exploring your blog...I must find out more about making fun foam stamps, sounds like...well, fun. Your doodling is great and I just love the recycled butterfly! Congratulations on being in the spotlight. Di

Monica Mortensen said...

Cool card <3

Tanja said...

ich finde die Anordnung vom Sentiment total gelungen und die Highlights an Flasche und Glas geben dem Ganzen Tiefe und Dimension

cm said...

Such a fresh, festive card, Cornelia! And clever you for converting dies into stamps. I'm having 'fun foam frustration' because the only stuff I can find comes in multi-colour packs and non-adhesive. Maybe that's what it is, though. Apparently, I'm clueless, so if you have a chance, do you have a photo/link to what you're using. I want fun foam! Again, awesome card!
Hugs~c

Lee-Anne said...

What a beauty, Cornelia...amazing CAS design!

Kara Lynne said...

Oh WOW! I had to look closely at that awesome doodling! I am so impressed and amazed by your wonderful card!

Keri said...

Everything about this card screams artist! Very clever! :)

Sandy said...

Great card! Thank you for joining us at Cupcake Inspirations 300th Challenge!
Sandy, DT Sweetie

Chrissie said...

This looks great. I like a glass of wine too... although I haven't tried any green wine yet!
Thanks so much
Chrissie
"Less is More"

Sazzle Dazzle said...

Not so sure on the colour of that wine Cornelia but the whole card is super CAS, colourful and as inspirational as ever. Thanks so much for sharing and taking part.
Sarah xx
Less is More

Anita in France said...

Fabulous doodling, Cornelia ... and I love that gorgeous green against the crisp white! How cool that you made your own stamps! How about linking up with SSS Monday ... it's a 'green' week?! Anita :)

Susanne Vargas said...

Muss mal wieder deine Kreativität bewundern: Wenn man keine passenden Stempel hat, macht man sich einfach welche! Sieht echt gut aus!

Michele L said...

Hi Cornelia!
Love the card and what a great idea to use fun foam to make your own stamps and add to it by doodling! You are so creative!

Nina Dee said...

What a great CAS card! Thanks so much for joining in the fun for the Cupcakes Inspirations 300th Challenge Celebration!

Shona Chambers said...

I'm trying to stock up on birthday cards too, never seem to have enough!! Love this one-layer design and that colour green is so bright and fresh. Fabulous!!

Dana said...

Fun card!! Super fab CAS! Love the color you used, really pops against the white!!

Ohhh Snap said...

Love the card! Fun foam stamps are one of my favorite things : D.

Tina said...

such a fun card...thanks for sharing at cupcake inspirations 300th color challenge celebration

Tina
sweetie dt

Beverley said...

FUN & beautifully CAS! Thanks so much for joining in on the Uniko Studio Challenge. Hugs Bev x

Suzanne C said...

Beautiful CAS design and love that pop of green in the bottle and glass! Thanks for playing along with us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge!

Neets B said...

Loving all that green and what a great sentiment flowing across the card xx

Kim Heggins said...

Fabulous card...love your idea of a birthday party, so much fun.

Eva Ng said...

Lovely card. Thank you for sharing with us in 300th Challenge for Cupcake Inspirations. - Eva, Sweetie DT -

Anne said...

Sorry for my late visit, what a fab card for our happy challenge! Love your very green wine!
Thanks so much for joining us
Anne
Less is More

Kim M said...

I kept meaning to come over and tell you how much I adore this card and I kept forgetting to! In any case, I'm here now and I LOVE it! The design is amazing and I love that you made your own stamps with fun foam and embellished them with your doodling. It turned out fantastic! :-)