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A CAS Christmas Card

Today starts the newest Can You Digi It? Challenge and it is "Clean and Simple."


I use to run when someone said CAS, but now I love it. It is a challenge for me though as I love me some layers and paper and embellishments. CAS is super easy when you have a great image and some awesome paper which I just happened to have.


I used one of the Christmas Ornaments out of the LilyPink Christmas Baubles set and layered it on top of some of my favorite Walk on the Wild Side Digi Paper from Green Goddess Creations. To make the circles pop a bit, I colored them with a light Copic Marker and then I covered the outline of one of the circles with some Zva Crystals out of the Crystal Wheel which is still unbelivably priced at $3.50 for a ton of crystals in various colors.

I still have a bunch of Christmas cards to finish up so I totally love this challenge! I need a few birthday cards as well so I may make this a CAS weekend coming up.

If you are celebrating Thanksgiving, I hope your plans are all falling into place and things are going well. I am so looking forward to some Fried Turkey!

Hugz!

Comments

  1. What a cool ornament, Nancy. I do love CAS cards and they're so fun to make.
    Have a super Thanksgiving.

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  2. Oh, back to say things really turned around over the weekend..Roll Tide! We have given away our Iron Bowl tickets...won't be able to attend. Hope things go well for my side. Ha

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  3. This is a wonderful clean and simple design Nancy, I like the paper you have used for the bauble
    Kevin xx

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  4. Nancy,
    Can I just say I love, love this ornament!! I think there is a bit of "walk on the wild side" in all of us. I love the pretty DP you've used and how you embellished the DP as well! Beautiful and elegant card!

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  5. What a gorgeous ornament!! Great card :)

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  6. I love that ornament! This is such an eye catching CAS card. Great work!

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  7. Very funky! Once again, thanks for bringing out the best of my digis :) Would never have thought to use that great paper for this image but it looks amazing!

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  8. How cute this is. You know this is very popular here in SE GA and NE Fl due to the Jacksonville Jaguars. We love our animal print here. This is just so fun and fabulous. Let me take this opportunity before I get wrapped up in the Holiday festivites to wish you and your family a very Happy Thanksgiving. When I count my blessings I count our friendship as something to be so thankful for. Love you!
    Bear Hugs,
    Carol

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  9. Another fantastic CAS card! Love the papers and the sentiment!

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  10. Adorable CAS design, Nancy. Sorry to hear you've been down with a cold! Hope you're feeling better soon.

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  11. Such a pretty ornament, Nancy! I hope you are on the mend now :( Hope you had an awesome thanksgiving! *hugs*

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  12. Loving all your artwork, you have a gorgeous blog.

    Thanks for stopping by my blog & leaving a kind comment.
    Hope you have a lovely week. Happy crafting, Gez

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