Monday, 14 October 2019

We're back!! Just in time for the Perfectly CAS challenge ........

Happy Monday evening ........

Hello there!  It's a little bit chilly over here ........ and where's the sunshine? 

Yes we're back from our little break in Santorini ..... just in time for this month's Perfectly CAS (using one third or less) Challenge
We had such an amazing collection of cards in the gallery for our first challenge last month ..... I'm so glad you enjoyed playing along.

As you can see, this month's theme is another nice and easy one ...... Birthday.
We always need Birthday cards ..... speaking of which I think I need a few this month!

If you fancy playing along ....... follow the theme, keep your designs CAS, and .... only use one third or less, of the space on your card.
Remember the grid ......

I've gone straight down the centre for my birthday card ...... not something I usually do but I love how it's turned out.

I simply stamped the cute little panda, more or less in the middle of my card .....

Added the balloons to the top of him .......

coloured with ZIG Markers, and highlights added with a Stardust Gel Pen .....

I then finished off with my sentiment, stamped directly underneath the panda, keeping everything in that middle third, but still leaving lots of white space.

So, whether you find Clean and Simple easy to create or, when it comes to less is more you're not sure when to stop, using the 'one third or less rule' is definitely the way to go.
Check out the challenge blog for more CAS ideas and inspiration from the rest of the Design Team.

Happy stamping!

Thanks for popping by ..... enjoy the rest of your day.
I'm off now to curl up on the sofa with a hot chocolate, and catch up on some TV. 

Cheerio until next time ......

Products used:
Stamps: Party Like a Panda (Simon Says Stamp)
Inks: Versafine Clair - Nocturne; Distress Oxide Inks - Salty Ocean, Picked Raspberry, Mustard Seed, Peacock Feathers
Others: ZIG Clean Color Brush Markers; Stardust Gel Pen, Stickles Glitter Glue - Crystal 


  1. super cute and looks great in the centre!

  2. A darling panda with his birthday balloons! Love this!

  3. Love your panda with his balloons.

  4. Finally catching up with visiting teamies! Your holiday must seem like a distant memory now, loved seeing your pics on FB, it looked like paradise! Your card is so cheerful, loving the black and white of the panda combined with all those lovely colours x


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