Saturday, 5 January 2013

Week 187 - CAS (Clean and Simple)

Hello Crafters


I hope that you all enjoyed a lovely Christmas enjoying all the family being around and having time to rest, eat and drink!  I was a very lucky girl as Mark bought me a lovely ring for my thumb and Kate (our daughter) bought us tickets to see Strictly at Birmingham in a couple of weeks!!!!! oooooooo I hear you say lucky people.  
I hope that your New Year celebrations went well too.  Did you make any New Years Resolutions?
I did, some I can share, some I wont bore you with! I would love to hear yours but I bet there was a lot of you that said that they would keep their craft rooms tidy!!  .............  Whatever!!!!

There is one that I definitely am going to stick to and that is to blog more often that once a week and to get the ball rolling on this I am offering some blog candy on a post tomorrow so please pop by tomorrow to see what I have to offer.

Back to today.
As it is Saturday it is the Allsorts Challenge as usual and this week the Challenge is from our lovely Emma and is ...
CAS - Clean and Simple
this is what I have come up with and I have used a Digital stamp from one of our fabulous sponsors

 I'm not sure that this is particularly clean as I have used Walnut Stain distress ink around every edge but it is very difficult for me not too! The image is Louie and Cupcake and can be found in the Images with flowers section.  I have coloured it in pro-markers. The background papers are from the Kanban range.

Please pop over to the Allsorts Challenge blog to check out the other Design Team projects and also welcome our fabulous new Teamies at Allsorts.  
Thankyou also to our 2nd sponsor Flonz Craft for their continued support.

Don't forget to pop by tomorrow to check out the Blog Candy - it is worth it!
Hope that you enjoy a great weekend and thank you, as ever, for popping in and special thanks if you leave a comment. 
Hope to see you tomorrow
~Bye for now
Jo xx


  1. Needs must Jo and I'm sure CAS can accommodate a little distress ink.

    You have used a very pretty colour palette on your card and the prefect sentiment for the image.

    Hope you have a good weekend.

    B x

  2. This is just gorgeous,lovely image and

  3. Gorgously sweet card and I will pop back tomorrow too. xxx

  4. Lovely Card Jo, Happy New Year Tracy x

  5. Aw this is really cute and so clean and simple for you! Love it. xXx

  6. Super card Jo and great image. the colours work so well and I have eaten far too much cake!!!
    I am so excited to have joined the challenge blog with you all and really looking forward to working alongside you.It's been far too long since I have seen you all and must get in the car someday!
    Happy new year to you all in the shop and hope lots of new exciting things are to happen for you all.
    x catherine

  7. Great card Jo love the simple layers hope you enjoyed the challenge and little Louie looks very sweet with his cupcake!

    Em xxx

  8. Love the card Jo, we all know you are addicted to distressing inks, you make such a good job using them it just blends the design so well.
    Look forward to getting back to normal on Wednesday. Jean x

  9. Lovely card jo, my resolution is to use my craft stuff not hoarding lol


  10. Hi Jo.
    Happy NewYear to you and your.
    Such a pretty, cute card

  11. Happy New Year Jo to you and your family.Sounds like you had a lovely time.Wow tickets to Strictly - I am so jealous.Beautiful card and so cute.Gorgeous soft colours and the distress ink looks fab.Hugs Debbie x

  12. Lovely card Jo! I know what you mean I find it very difficult to do clean and simple.

    Linda xxx

  13. Happy New Year to you and your family too! I love your card its so cute! I haven't made any actual resolutions but I want to try and craft and blog more - I am not doing too well so far! xx

  14. Fab card Jo, such a gorgeous image. Happy New Year to you too xxx