Friday, March 22, 2019

March CAS Christmas Challenge--Deer




It's my first time playing along with CAS Christmas Challenge, prompted by
my blogging friend, Hideko. I love CAS designs and when I was going through my
stash of die cuts, I found an old Maggie Holmes stag to use for the challenge.
Yes, it's a pink stag.



If I remember correctly, I gold embossed a Hero Arts stamp, then added a
quick watercolor wash over it. I die cut an extra stag and adhered it to the
colored one for some dimension.

 The stag's head was adhered to a white card base and finished off with
the gold embossed sentiment and thin white frame. I thought about adding
some small gold sequins but I wanted to keep it as CAS as possible, and I think
there's enough bling on the card as it is.
The best part about entering a Christmas challenge? You get a jump start
on this year's Christmas cards. Thanks for stopping by today!

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Edited to add: Honored to be chosen as Outstanding Design!


https://caschristmascardchallenge.blogspot.com/2019/03/cas-christmas-march-2019-top-picks.html

11 comments:

  1. love your artsy stags head with a touch of pink and a perfect CAS Card. thanks for joining us at CAS Christmas :)

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  2. I love your gorgeous pattern on the stag! I have that die too and love it:)

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  3. Gorgeous card Donna. Love the heat embossed gold design on your stag with the pink wash. Beautiful CAS design. Thanks for sharing with us at CAS Christmas!

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  4. This beauty won't have to go stag for long, Donna! LOve the pink!
    =]

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  5. Love the non-traditional gold and PINK colour scheme, Donna! Fabulous CAS design. Love this! Thank you for joining us at CAS Christmas. x

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  6. I love the design and colors of your stag head, Donna! Great sentiment too! Thanks so much for sharing with us at CAS Christmas!

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  7. What a cool stag Christmas card, Donna! I love the contrast between the metallic geometric pattern and the flowing soft watercolor wash. The dimension and the white-on-white stitched frame adds so much interest to this beautiful CAS card. Thanks so much for mentioning my name on your blog. I'm honored. :-)
    Hideko xx

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  8. Been a while since I've visited - hope all is well with you, Donna! Just love your stately stag with the gold diamonds!!

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  9. This is so stunning, Donna! So glad you played along with us at CAS Christmas!

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  10. Congrats on winning an Outstanding Design at CAS Christmas, Donna!
    Hideko xx

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