Saturday, July 21, 2018

Addcited to CAS - Summertime




We have another challenge starting today at Addicted to CAS.  Just the perfect theme for this time of year...Summertime.  We were hoping to get to the beach this week, but it has been a bit too hectic.  Maybe next week.  In the meantime...checkout my take on the challenge.

This is a super easy one layer card.  I started by stamping my flip flops.  I then cut a small stencil from masking tape, trying not to be too perfect.  I used distress ink to create a little background for each set of flip flops.  A quick little copic coloring and finished.

I added the little sentiment and done!

Looking forward to seeing what you come up with.

Thanks for stopping by!



Less is More - OLC Stripes

Another beautiful week gone by...a bit more time on the tennis court this week, which is welcomed.  Lots of activities this weekend, so trying to get this post done timely has been a challenge.

Speaking of challenge...we have another challenge starting today at Less is More.  Our theme for this one is Strips.  Here's my take on the challenge...


Here is a quick and simple, one layer card.  I stamped my image and colored him with copic markers.  I then masked him and added a bit of distress ink to the image.

A quick sentiment to match the happy nature of my bunny and done!

Looking forward to seeing what you come up with. 

Thanks for stopping by!

Friday, July 13, 2018

CAS on Friday - Christmas

Looking forward to enjoying a bit of tennis with the husband today.  Always the best tennis opponent ever!

We have another challenge starting today at CAS on Friday.  Our theme today is Christmas in July!  Can't start too early on Christmas cards!  Here's my take on the theme...

This was a quick and easy card.  I started my stamping and die cutting my main images.  I then colored them using Copics.

I then used some distress ink to add a bit of interest to the background.

I added just a touch of dimension by popping up the deer in the front on foam tape.

Looking forward to seeing what you come up with.  Thanks for stopping by!

Saturday, July 7, 2018

Less is More - Tangerine & Olive

Wow, this year is just flying by.  I can't believe it is already July!  Hope all of my American friends enjoyed a nice Independence Day Celebration.

We have another challenge at Less is More.  Our theme for this color challenge is Tangerine and Olive...two colors that I just love to use together.  Here's my take on the challenge...



I added a bit of dimension to this image by popping up my main image on foam tape after coloring her with my copics.


I used my cloud die to cut my green cloud at the top and added my sentiment.

A simple design.  Looking forward to seeing what you come up with.

Thanks for stopping by!

ATCAS - Baby



Wow, what a busy week!  Things will be settling down to normal soon.

In the meantime, we have another challenge starting today at Addicted to CAS.  Our theme for this challenge is Baby.  Nothing cuter than new babies.  I opted to go for some extra cuteness on a card...



I love this stamp set and a perfect amount of cute for this challenge.  I decided to add a bit of dimension to at clean and simple card.  So I popped up my images on foam tape after coloring them with my copic markers.

I added my little caption bubble at the top and done!

Looking forward to seeing what you come up with!

Thanks for stopping by!

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Addicted to CAS - Girl Power




I'm excited to be hosting this challenge at Addicted to CAS.  As our theme I picked Girl Power.  Always fun to be able to inspire our daughters and friends.

Here's my take on the challenge, looking forward to seeing what you come up with!





This little cutie pie is from Stamping Bella, just love their images.

I made this for my friends daughter who is in college studying Bio/Chemistry.  Love to see more girls going after those science majors!

Looking forward to seeing what you come up with!

Thanks for stopping by!

Saturday, June 9, 2018

Addicted to CAS - Rainbow



It's been a busy week on this end.  Hope you are finding time to do something fun on your end.  Was able to squeeze in some card making just in time for another challenge.

We have another challenge starting today at Addicted to CAS.  This is a fun theme...Rainbow.  So many options on what to do with this theme.  Here's my take on the challenge...



I used the inlaid die technique to put down the sentiment, after coloring the letters with copic markers.  I then stamped my zebra, quickly colored him with copics then popped him up on foam tape.  I added the sentiment and done!

Looking forward to seeing what you come up with!

Thanks for stopping by!


Less is More - Friendship

Wow, time is just flying by...already the middle of the year!

We have another challenge starting today at Less is More.  Our theme for this challenge is Friendship.  So many options for this card, but I thought I would go for an easy sentiment.  Here's my take on the challenge.








Super simple card, but makes a beautiful statement.  Hard to argue with this saying.

Looking forward to seeing what you come up with!

Thanks for stopping by!

Friday, June 1, 2018

CAS on Friday - Embossing

Wow...we go from hot weather to fall like feeling overnight!  Oh well, time to take the dog for a long walk, but before I head out...

We have a new challenge starting today at CAS on Friday.  Our theme for this challenge is Embossing.  How fun is that.  I pulled out this old embossing folder and did a quick card.  Looking forward to seeing what you come up with!



Super quick card...used by background embossing folder.  Then I cut out this little cutie and quickly added a bit of color.  Next the little heat embossed sentiment and done!

Looking forward to seeing you wonderful creation!

Thanks for stopping by!

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Less Is More - Thinking of You

Happy Memorial Day to all of my US friends.  We will head off to the park, to the annual festivities.  In the meantime, we have another challenge starting today at Less is More.  This is a one-layer theme week and our main theme is Thinking of You.  Always in need of these type of cards, so perfect timing.

Here's my take on the challenge...



This is a quick card.  Some simple stamping and lots of white space.  I think this card took me a total of five minutes.

Looking forward to seeing what you come up with!

Thanks for stopping by!


Addicted to CAS - Sea


This has been a strange weather week...kinda like winter...cloudy and a bit cool.  Oh well, it makes nice tennis weather.  Next week, we will be seeing some summer weather.


We have a new challenge at Addicted to CAS.  Our theme for this week is Sea!  I did something a bit different, but hey, isn't that what being creative is all about.  Here's my take on the challenge...



Super quick and easy.  I used some patterned paper that looks like sand and simply stamped some flip flops.  I added a bit of color and my sentiment strip.  I think this took 5 minutes :)

Looking forward to seeing what you come up with!

Thanks for stopping by!

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Addicted to CAS - Mom




Another beautiful day in store for us today.  Looking forward to a bit of a picnic and some time at the beach.  Hope you have something fun planned too!

We have another challenge starting today at Addicted to CAS.  Just in time for Mother's Day.  Here's my take on the challenge....



This is a quick card I made with this sweet little super mom.  I colored her with Copics and popped her up on some foam tape.  I stamped and die cut the sentiment and also colored and popped up the sentiment for a bit of dimension.

I added the background splatters and done.

Looking forward to seeing what you come up with.

Thanks for stopping by!

Less is More - Yellow, Blue & Grey

Another beautiful May week.  Just lovely out, and a perfect opportunity to take advantage of the outdoors!

We have another challenge starting today at Less is More.  This is a color challenge and our theme is blue, yellow and grey.  Here's my take on the challenge...

I started by stamping my images.  I then colored them with Copics.  I masked the images and added a bit of fluffy clouds in the background.  I then added the panel as an inlaid die so it is easy for sending through the mail.

I colored and cut out the balloon and added it last.

A pretty quick and easy card.  Looking forward to seeing what you come up with!

Thanks for stopping by!

Friday, May 4, 2018

CAS on Friday - Cute

Another beautiful week gone by...have a fun tennis match with friends this morning.  Looking forward to some outside time with the girls!

We have another challenge starting today at CAS on Friday.  Our theme for this week is Cute...use a cute image on your card.  Here's my take on the challenge...

Nothing cuter than these little cows from My Favorite Things.  I just love them.

I stamped the first one, masked her off and stamped the other two.  I used my Copic markers to color them in.  I added my sentiment, then added a bit of color to the bottom of the card.

Looking forward to seeing what you come up with.

Thanks for stopping by!

Saturday, April 28, 2018

Less is More - Sketch




I have a puppy training class this morning.  Baxter is doing well, but always can use another class.  It is a beautiful day to hang at the park, so we are going to class!

We have another challenge starting today at Less is More.  Our theme for this challenge is a sketch challenge.  Here's my take on the challenge...



I wasn't sure what to do for this sketch...I thought of going floral, but then decided to go a bit in a different direction.  I had these button dies for quite sometime and thought it might be fun to use them here.

I used the inlaid die technique and put the buttons down in pink and purple.  I then colored and cut my main image.  I added the sentiment and done.

I love this cute little monster....she is so cute!

Looking forward to seeing what you come up with!

Addicted to CAS - Gold



It has been a beautiful week...lots of outdoor activities.  The yard is beautiful, the tennis courts dry and the puppy happy!  All is good on this end.


We have another challenge starting over at Addicted to CAS.  Our theme for this challenge is Gold.  I don't do a ton of gold, so this is always a challenge for me.  I opted to look ahead to Christmas.  Here is my take on the challenge.


This is a quick 4 x 4 card.  I used the inlaid die technique for both the presents and the sentiment.  Because this card is so CAS, I decided to use gold glitter paper to give it a bit more sparkle.

Looking forward to seeing what you come up with!

Thanks for stopping by!

Friday, April 20, 2018

CAS on Friday - Black, White & Pink

It has been a bit of a strange week...rain, heat, and just pain beautiful weather.  I think we will now be moving into spring...

We have a new challenge starting over at CAS on Friday.  Our theme for this week is a color theme...black, white and pink.  Here's my take on the challenge.



This is a super quick and easy card.  I stamped my three presents and simply colored them with copic markers.

Looking forward to seeing what you come up with!

Thanks for visiting!

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Less is More - Bring Something Back

Little Baxter has been doing so well, that he is off to puppy training this morning...hopefully he friends are there and not the aggressive doberman that scares him :(.

I have a giveaway going on so check it out here to see if you are interested!



We have another challenge starting over at Less is More.  Our theme for this week is to bring something back...either something that has fallen out of favor or something that hasn't been used in awhile.  I pulled out one of the first stamp sets that I purchased and created a quick and simple card.



I love this little cutie...by haven't used him in quite some time.  

I quickly stamped this little guy and colored him with copic markers.  I gave him a bit of a pink tummy, just to add a tiny bit of color.

I used my cloud die to create a pop of color for the sentiment.  

Look forward to seeing what you come up with!

Thanks for stopping by!

Addicted to CAS - Bubble


It's been a busy week with the puppy...but he should be doing much better in a few days.  At least I was able to get to the courts a few days this week!

I have a giveaway going on so check it out here to see if you are interested!

We have a new challenge starting over at Addicted to CAS.  Our theme for this week is Bubbles.  I decided to do something a bit different and focus on Speech Bubbles.  Here's my take on the challenge...


I stamped the cute little mouse on this smaller card stock.  After coloring him with Copic Markers, I added this fun little speech bubble.

I matted the smaller rectangle with this red to give it a bit more interest.

A quick and simple card!

Looking forward to seeing what you come up with!

Thanks for stopping by!

Friday, April 6, 2018

CAS on Friday - Mother's Day

A soggy day today, but still can hit the gym and do a bit of inside work...those taxes still need to get done!

I have a giveaway going on so check it out here to see if you are interested!

We have another challenge starting today at CAS on Friday.  Our theme for this challenge is Mother's Day.  Here's my take on the challenge.  Looking forward to seeing what you come up with!


This was a super quick and easy card.  I simply stamped my flower, added the "m" to both sides and added a little color with my copics...then I stamped the sentiment.

Oops...almost forgot, I added the little dot to the flower...gives it a finishing touch.

Thanks for stopping by!

Saturday, March 31, 2018

Addicted to CAS - Rain


What a beautiful week...it feels like the middle of summer!  The dog is wiped out because he is not yet ready to for the heat!

I have a giveaway going on...if you are interested, check it out here!

We have a new challenge starting over at Addicted to CAS.  Our theme for this challenge is Rain.  We had plenty of that up until this past week.  So in honor of my puppy, who doesn't like the rain, here is my take on the challenge.



I started by stamping my main image (Penny Black) with Copic friendly ink and colored my little puppy!

Then using distressed ink I sponged two types of ink:  squeezed lemonade and Mustard Seed over my sun ray stencil from My Favorite Things.

I then die cut my cloud parade from Simon Says Stamp and glued it down.  I added some vellum to a few of the clouds to give it some interest.

I found a sentiment that fit perfectly in the open space and used my Versafine Ink, my favorite sentiment ink.

Friday, March 30, 2018

Giveaway #5 - Dylusions Stamp Set

It's been a beautiful week, with lots of opportunity to spend some time outdoors.  Playing tennis, playing with the dog and working in the yard...all good! 

I have another giveaway for anyone interested.  This is a very gently used rubber stamp set by Dylusions by Ranger.  This set  is a fun way to jazz up your card or art journal. 


Dyan Reaveley BAGS OF BUNTING Stamp Set Dylusions Cling Unmounted Rubber Preview Image


If you are interested in this item, simply send me an email:  susanwuthrich@gmail.com and put GIVEAWAY in the subject line.  I will randomly select a winner on Friday, April 20, 2018. 

Good luck and stay tuned for more giveaways!

Friday, March 23, 2018

CAS on Friday - Easter

A rainy week, but hoping to get some time on the courts tomorrow...wish me luck.  Husband, looking forward to playing with the husband in a few hours!

We have a new challenge starting over at CAS on Friday.  Our theme for this challenge is Easter.  Can't get more fun than that...since bunnies are associated with Easter, I thought I would go that direction.  Here's my take on the challenge...


This was a simple card to make.  I stamped my little bunny, then masked him off.  I used my distress ink to give a bit of a colorful background.

I then used my copic markers to color the bunny.  I like to add a bit of color around the sentiment.  Heat embossed the sentiment and a few sparkly stars and done!

Looking forward to seeing what you come up with!

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Addicted to CAS - Birds



I'm trying to dry out from a soggy week, but still feeling a bit damp!  Good news is that I have a lot of work to focus on so, it is keeping me from getting stir crazy!


We have a new challenge over at Addicted to CAS.  Our theme for this week is Birds.  I created this fun little card and have my bird as the most important part of the card as he is holding the cake :)



I stamped my images on this 4 x 4 panel.  I colored them with copics.

I then stamped my sentiment on this color panel and done.  Very quick and easy.

Looking forward to seeing what you come up with!


Less is More - OLC Stencil

A soggy week here...unfortunately, that means little outdoor time.  Oh well, lots to do indoors to get organized, so I guess the rain is welcome.

We have another challenge starting today at Less is More.  Our theme for this challenge is Stencil, but remember it is a one layer card challenge too.



I decided to do something a bit different this time.  I used my stencil to outline the circles, then I colored them in with my copics.

I stamped my main image and colored him with copics.

I then used some fun letters to add my sentiment and done!

Quick and simple one layer card.  Looking forward to seeing what you come up with!

Friday, March 9, 2018

CAS on Friday - Sequins

We have another challenge starting today at CAS on Friday.  Our theme for this challenge is a celebration card with sequins.  Certainly fun!  I don't really put sequins on cards unless I'm doing a shaker card...so here goes another shaker...




This is a fun die from Simon Says Stamp.  Makes for a quick a easy shaker card.  

I heat embossed my sentiment in silver embossing powder and added some light pink sequins from Lucy's.

This card is slightly smaller than an A2 card.

Super quick and fun!

Looking forward to seeing what you come up with!


Saturday, March 3, 2018

Less is More - Monochrome

Another challenge starting over at Less is More.  Our theme for this challenge is Monochrome.  So many ways to go with this one...at first I did a one color card in just blue, but noticed that I had stamped the image black so technically it was now black, blue and white.  So I decided to just keep it simple and go with shades of grey.  Here's my take on the challenge.






Super quick card.  I stamped my images and used my cool grey copic markers and colored in the images.  I decided to keep it super clean and simple and didn't even add shading since grey flowers are not the norm...but seems fitting for a sympathy card.

Looking forward to seeing what you come up with!

Addicted to CAS - Luck/Lucky



It has been a hectic few weeks, but we now have some help in to keep us focused.  It has been cold and stormy out, so just perfect for making cards.

We have another challenge starting over at Addicted to CAS.  Our theme for this challenge is Luck/Lucky.  Just perfect for the beginning of March.  Here's my take on the challenge.  Looking forward to seeing what you come up with!


Super quick and easy card.  Since I did just do this at the last moment :)

Anywho, I colored this funny guy with my copic markers.  Added a speech bubbled and used my newest alphabet stamp set to add the sentiment.  I like this alphabet stamp set because it is whimscal and I don't have to be too picky about have the letters perfectly straight!

Looking forward to seeing your creation!

Friday, February 23, 2018

CAS on Friday - One Layer Wonder

Happy Friday!  Hope you all have a great week.

We have another challenge starting over at CAS on Friday!  Our theme for this week is One Layer Wonder.  One of my favorite techniques.  Something about just stamping or coloring is super fun...and quick!  I choose to do a bit of coloring, so here is my take on the theme.



I just love this super happy lady.  She is so cute and super happy with that cake...hope she doesn't drop it!

Super quick and easy card...just a bit of stamping and some Copic coloring.

Looking forward to seeing what you come up with!

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Less is More - Dry Embossing


We have a new challenge starting over at Less is More today.  Our theme for today is dry embossing.  The challenge is to do this in a bit more of a CAS manner...this can be tricky, but I know you can do it!  Though, don't do what I did...I actually made my card CAS, but used embossing paste...which is wet, even through it does dry :)  So just look at my design and image the hearts in the background as a embossed folder!!




I started my making a template with my heart die on some card stock.  I then simply used some embossing paste that dry's quickly.  I then added a bit of Distress Ink to some card stock and cut my sentiment.  I added a bit of dimension using some foam tape.

Looking forward to seeing what you come up with!