Thursday, August 18, 2016

Stamplorations CAS August Mid-Challenge Inspiration

Halfway through the Stamplorations August CAS challenge with the optional twist of gold.  Come join the fun!

My card started out not so CAS.  I liked it but wasn't "comfortable" with the results; it just wasn't CAS enough.  To remedy that I zoomed in on the lighthouse by cutting away a big chunk of the scene and moving the sentiment.  I embossed the background with a 3D wave folder--are those water waves, sand dunes, wind?  It all works with the scene.  What a transformation, huh?  I love the results and hope you do too!

I'm entering this in Addicted to Stamps and More #207 Make Your MarkMoving Along with the Times CAS,

The Details:  Stamplorations True North, Zigs, Impression Obsession seagull die, Copics, Tim Holtz watercolor paper, painter's tape


  1. Wonderful card, thanks for joining us at MAWTT, xxxx

  2. This is a fab card Toni. Love how you've focussed in on the lighthouse as a focal point. The embossing is just perfect as it looks like waves or sand… and the seagull is a nice touch too.. it's a very relaxing card to look at.. would look very nice in a frame!
    Thanks for joining us at MAWTT for our CAS Chalenge! :-)
    Hugs, Sue B xx

  3. Oh Toni! When I saw this card I was like WOWWWWWWWWWWW!! Jaw droppingly awesome! You coloring is brilliant! :)
    Suchi xx

  4. I love how you "CAS-ified" your original card, that embossed white background is so great with the beautiful scene!!

  5. I agree, both are fab cards but the 2nd wins in the CAS department. Love the texture you got in the background.
    So pleased you linked up at ATSM. :)

  6. Beautiful scene, Toni! Love the CAS version with dry embossed panel!


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