CAS is HARD for ME…..

So the SUO challenge for this week was a CAS Christmas card….and shouldn’t all Christmas cards be CAS??? For anyone outside of the stamping world, CAS means CLEAN and SIMPLE…..and if you plan on making a boatload of cards for Christmas, they SHOULD be CLEAN and SIMPLE, right?  I made a snowflake card last night that took me over an hour, would NOT work to make a boatload, unless I take up hating myself sometime in the near future.  This card though, works up very quickly….and the most frustrating part is the tiny bow with the silver cording that is RETIRED from SU, but still, it WAS SU before they went and retired it!! And I miss it, too!!  And I think they NEEEEEDED some to go with this great stamp set!  It’s not too late to order this stamp set and whack out some CAS Christmas cards!  Did I ever tell you that CAS is not my strength??? I have been known to spend 3 hours on one card…..not exactly the CAS type, and I envy people that can make cards quick and easy and still beautiful(like my friends, Vicki Dutcher and Mary Brown, just to mention two) – it’s an art in itself!  Every once in a while I come up with a CAS idea like this one, and I feel so proud……bwahahahaha…’s just HARD for me so when I nail one, I rejoice! So rejoice with me, it’s pretty darn CAS, right??? Get making those Christmas cards everyone, the days they are a slippin’ away!!  Until next time, Karen

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  • bensarmom
    November 15, 2012

    Well Karen, you nailed this. It is gorgeous as ever. I put it in my stash of cards I want to CASE. I too have trouble doing clean and simple cards. Well done my friend!

  • Queen Mary
    November 15, 2012

    Karen, I think you did a wonderful job! This is a beautiful card!

  • Anonymous
    November 15, 2012

    You did GREAT ! Thanks for sharing. I, too, have a hard time with the cas ones. I will give this one a try. Have a great day stamping.

  • Stampin' Mom of Four
    November 15, 2012

    Love your card! I may do something similar in my ornament class next week. Thanks for the inspiration!

  • Anonymous
    November 15, 2012

    This is so beautiful!!!

  • Sharron aka Sharrahug
    November 27, 2012

    Well you sure nailed this CAS card, Karen! Wowie! I love it! It's absolutely gorgeous!
    I'm right there with you in the CAS dilemma. I just can't resist adding just one more element to my cards. LOL
    Huggies ~

  • Paula
    December 8, 2012

    beautiful card.

  • Unknown
    December 8, 2012

    don'knmow if my comment was posted .. .this is beautiful and elegant — I love it

  • Unknown
    December 8, 2012

    this card is so beautiful and elegant love it

  • Terstamper
    December 11, 2012

    A gorgeous Christmas card. It looks like a present with the beautiful big red bow ready to unwrap.

    Ter 😉