Saturday, 26 January 2013

Addicted to CAS - #5

Morning everyone - welcome to the latest challenge over at A2CAS.    The incredibly talented Loll of Stamping with Loll is your host.  The code word for this challenge is:

This week we are so lucky to be sponsored by Andrea over at Annabelle Stamps!! 
Andrea has offered a $10 discount voucher at her store!!
My DT card consists of a square pearlised card blank.  I then took my IndigoBlu stamp "Love is" and covered it with FlitterGlu, stamped onto some white cardstock and covered in gilding flakes.  I then quickly went and washed the FlitterGlu off my stamp (it's really, really sticky!!!).  I then rubbed my scoochy foam over to get rid of the excess gilding flakes (back into the tub).  I inked around the edges with my copper leafing pen and added two pieces of ribbon.  I then added my heart "hand made with love" charm and popped it up with foam pads on the base card.
Please pop over to the A2CAS blog to see the wonderful inspiration provided by the Design Team and we look forward to seeing your creations and visiting your blogs.

Thanks so much for stopping by.  Happy crafting.


  1. oh wow such texture and depth and what a classy card
    Hugs Kate xx

  2. Lovely card Karen but such a shame the gilding flakes dont show up better as I know they are gorgeous in real life...
    hope you had a good day yesterday.


  3. Hi Karen,

    i never saw anything like that before. Thanks for explaining what you did - the look is great! I LOVE the mix of elegance and some kind of a steampunk-look.

  4. Hi Karen. Amazing! Those gilding flakes are gorgeous! Must buy some and give them a try. Beautiful image and I love the ribbon and charm details. Loll xx

  5. I have that stamp, I have those flakes and then I have a huge mess and two blinged up dogs ! Spectacular card, the effect is stunning you super talented crafty lady !


  6. I was wondering how you made the heart, it is so unique, thanks for explaining! Building flakes, eh? I might have to try them myself, I really like the result, great card!

  7. This is so elegant, Karen. That stamp is beautiful and looks lovely with the gilding flakes. Sue x

  8. Loving all the texture on your heart Karen - couldn't figure out how you'd done that. Never heard of gilding flakes before. Love the end result. x

  9. Just wow, Karen!!! Absolutely amazing xx

  10. The effect of the heart is fabulous Karen.

  11. hi karen, love this card! will have another go with my flakes, never seem to get the affect I want. hope you got all your shopping on friday!!!

  12. Gorgeous card Karen. Very elegant and stylish. Love the effects with the flakes.
    Crafty Hugs,
    Florence xx

  13. This is so striking, Karendipity, and over the top with that sweet charm!! Gorgilicious to the max!!


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