Monday, 13 June 2016

Soaking Up The Sun

Hello.  Welcome.  A hot and sunny day here in Norway and a couple of CAS cards to share before I nip out and catch some rays.  

Over at CASology they want to see Sunshine.  Well, we got that and here's my take.......

I used Simon Says Stamp stitched rectangle die to cut a piece of gold foil and embossed with Sizzix Rays folder.  Rubber Dance is sponsoring CASology this week and I used the beautiful beach babe from Rubber Dance Take The Plunge set.  She's sitting on a sunny knoll.  

Joining the fun at
CASology - Sunshine
Addicted to CAS Challenge 90 - Aloha

Another CAS card, inspired by the Less is More challenge of Splats and the Rubber Dance challenge yummy colours

Well the giraffe escaped to the water hole but this guy was just lion around so I couldn't resist going a bit crazy with the distress inks and giving him a very jazzy look.  The lion and the sentiment are from Rubber Dance African Animals set and the splat is from the Funny Birthday set. I used the stictched rectangle die again to give some interest to the card edge. 

Joining the fun at
Less is More Week 280 - OLC and Splatts 
AAA Cards Game 66 - Watercolours

Don't forget if you want to buy stamps from Rubber Dance you can get 15% off with my code gail2016.  

Thanks for dropping by.  Off to catch some rays myself now.  Hugz


  1. Two creative cards - so clever to use metal foil for the sunshine rays, and I love the jazzy lion. Makes him look so friendly! Fab LIM card :)

  2. What a super Art Deco feel to your card.
    Julie x

  3. Great use of color---Thanks for sharing at Less is More!

  4. Groaaaan .... You pun-ner, you!!! That sun got me - way fabulous!!!!

  5. Love your cards, Gail! Such a cool (well, HOT!) background on the beach babe sunshine card! The ink splat stamp you've used on the lion looks so real! I shouldn't be surprised since it's one of my own, but I AM! I didn't realize it was stamped till I read your text below. Duh on me! Anyway - lovely "lion around card" :-) Thank you, darlin'! ♥

  6. Delicious golden sunshine!
    Thanks for joining CASology !

  7. oooh, What a BRILLIANT use of that stamp and stencil - I am soooo going to CASE this!!! (hugs)

  8. What a vibrant and striking splattered and watercoloured card. Great image and a clever idea. Thanks for sharing at AAA Cards and Less is More. Sarah

  9. Cool lion, Gail! Thanks for playing along at AAA Cards.

  10. Your lion reminds me of that recent story in the UK news...
    Anyway both projects are lovely and I love your beach with sunrays card.

  11. Two very different cards but both have great impact. I like the unusual colours for your lion image.
    Thanks for sharing with us.
    Anita x
    Less is More

  12. Hello there! ☺ You have made some very nice Cards here, Ionabunny. Especially the summery lady. Thank you for your - as always, great inspirations!
    Hugs, Anita ♥

  13. Such a fun lion image!
    Thanks so much
    "Less is More"

  14. Great retro feel in this card. Thanks for playing along with ADTCAS this time. x Carolyn

  15. Love the embossed gold in your soaking up the rays card. Thanks for joining us at ATCAS.


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