Saturday, June 29, 2013

Fly Away With Me

Hi everyone.  Here is my Design Team card for the latest challenge at Addicted to CAS.

This challenge is being run by the super-creative Karen B (Serendipity Dragonfly), and she chose this fabulous word ...

Prize:  4 digital images from Delicious Doodles
(please follow the rules to be eligible to win)

Stamps:  Fly Away with Me (C.C. Designs); Sunny Sentiments (Amy R)
Paper:  White (C.C. Designs); Whisper White, Sycamore Street DP (SU!)
Ink:  Pool Party, Island Indigo (SU!)
Accessories & Tools:  Big Shot, Up and Away Dies (kite) - C.C. Designs, Puffy Clouds (Memory Box), Rectangle Nestabilities (Spellbinders), sponges, cloud template (hand-made), Stamp-a-ma-jig, glue, adhesives, and dimensionals

I stamped the kite and then cut out with matching die ... it took me a while to get a good one and will have to research the proper way to line these dies up - I know there's a trick, I just need to find it :)

I sponged the background sky using my own template and Pool Party ink.

The card front is popped up for more dimension, along with the kite and clouds.

Here's a close-up:

I hope I have inspired you to join in our fun challenge ...  Addicted to CAS - Take Flight. Come check out all the wonderful creations by the other Design Team members.


  1. Hi Loll. I LOVE this kite flying up in the beautiful blue sky. Your colour choices are wonderful. One thing I do when I have trouble with dies moving around is to use a bit of masking tape or painters tape to stick the die to the paper and then you know it will cut perfectly around the image. xx

  2. A gorgeous gorgeous card as usual. A fabulous image. Your CAS style always fascinates me - I don't think I could do it.
    Best wishes Lea x

  3. Love the way you put clouds behind the kite with sponging and then in front with die cuts! Great card with such a happy summer feel to it.

  4. Cute card Loll, makes me want to float away on the clouds myself. But instead we are off to the movies. But had to come check to see what you made, and of course I just love it.
    Thanks for sharing your talents with us,
    Enjoy the rest of your weekend!!

  5. Another gorgeous creation Loll - love the kite and the way you've put the clouds on the frame in front of the kite flying high. A tip about cutting/matching the stamped image and dies............I always had problems til someone told me the trick! If you take a piece of card and place your die centrally on it taping down one side of it, put it through your die cutting machine. Then stamp your image, place your piece of card with the negative shape already cut out on top of the stamped image, put the die on top and voila - perfectly cut dies every time with no problems. Have a go and let me know if it works for you.

    Karen x

  6. So cute and perfect for the challenge Loll. I love your paperpiecing, dimensional clouds and creative framing. TFS

  7. Loll this is so delightful! I love the framing and those clouds - full of dimension here!

  8. Cute card - I love your framework!!

  9. I do love a frame lol ! and I adore this one really draws the eye in to this amazing scene. Sensational work as always.


  10. This is such a fun fly-a-kite card, Lolly! Great inspiration, too, for how to use some of those luscious cloud candies of yours, if one were to be lucky enough to have any, say!

    Since I've come backwards to this post, do I get credit if I wish you a Happy Birthday here as if I were on time with my wishes??!! Mwah! Dolly

  11. Oh, my, is it time for this challenge again? The week's take flight! I love this pretty kite in the frame!

  12. I Loll, Beautiful card, love the frame and the design. I have some of your cloud candies and a beautiful cloud background. I am still enjoying looking at them before I make a card to send away!! LOL. Cathy x

  13. Really like all the color against the white background on this one, plus all the dimension. Your background looks so realistic, and loved the blue shading in your clouds too. Such a nifty card for some lucky recipient to receive. TFS

  14. I love this, Loll! Fabulous CAS. Sue x

  15. Another wonderful card loll - I love them all! You always inspire me when I visit your blog:) Hugs xx

  16. LOVE the clouded frame with the kite in it! I always forget that I can stamp on DSP. I will have to try that more often. :) Thanks for the reminder!

  17. just dropped by from ATCAS to say I love your card Loll, Its so fresh and pretty.
    Hugs Mau xx

  18. What a beauty Loll. Its always the detail that intrigues me with your cards. ie., How you have just placed the cloud of the sky. Fabulous!
    Hugs, Florence xx


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