CAS-ual Fridays 76: Kraft On

It's time!! The new CAS-ual Fridays Stamps are now AVAILABLE in the store!
Go HERE to check em out! You don't want to miss them!
I'm here today with a fun set of notecards I created for the latest
This week- use kraft in your projects!
Here's my project-
 FUN, right!? I pulled out the new set Truth Is to make these cute little mini cards. I stamped the large floral stamp in the middle of a square of kraft cardstock in black ink. I colored in the petals with my white gel pen! Love the way it turned out. The sentiment strip "fabulous amazing terrific awesome fantastic" makes these cards perfect to send out for many different occasions! Of course, I had to add a little pop of color in there, so I grabbed for some bright cardstock as my card bases.
Here's another look:
This will be my last post as a Girl Friday. I have thoroughly enjoyed my time on the team and have made so many great friends through this experience! I promise I won't be a stranger, though! I LOVE CAS-ual Fridays and will be playing along often! I wish Michele all the best in her new venture with CAS-ual Fridays Stamps- I'm sure her stamp line will be just as fabulous as SHE is!
Make sure you run over and check out the new challenge
and (of course!) go buy some new stamps!
See ya later! :)



CAS(E) this Sketch! #2

Good morning!
How ya doin?
I had a little free time this morning and decided to play along with the challenge over at
I'm squeezing it in at the last minute this week! Only 2 hours left! Oops! Hehe!
Here's the sketch!
Super simple and fun!
Here's the card I made based on this sketch-
I started by partially inking up the Funky Herringbone stamp with A Muse Studio Slate ink. I stamped it on the side of the card and then added accents from Dreamcatcher and Great Big Greetings. I used the sentiment, "Believe in the beauty of your dreams" from the Dreamcatcher set, too! I colored in those fun arrows with my Milled Lavendar Distress Marker.
Super clean and simple and just pretty! Love how it came out!
Thanks so much for stopping by!



CFS Sneak Peek: Woot Woot!

I'm VERY happy to be sneak peeking a new set from
Yup! You heard me right! CAS-ual Fridays now has a new little sister- CAS-ual Fridays Stamps!
Run on over to the CAS-ual Fridays store blog to see LOTS of amazing sneak peeks from the Girl Fridays!
Here's a sneak peek of the new set WOOT WOOT! SO fun!
This set is FULL of fun, stackable sentiments and background building stamps! It's definitely one you need for your collection!
This new stamp line, designed by our very own Michele Gross, has a very clean and simple feel and the designs are absolutely gorgeous! The stamps are made with high quality photopolymer right here in the USA! You're going to LOOOOOVVVEEE them!
You don't want to miss any of the fun! There are 5 new sets being released this week! We will be giving away a set from each release day and all you have to do is go to the store blog and comment on each of the sneak posts for your chance to win! Make sure to stop by each post to comment!
AND- don't forget to play along in the CAS-ual Fridays challenge this week! The winner will win all 5 new sets! YIPPEE!
All 5 stamps will be available for purchase on Friday!
Run on over and check out the rest of the sneaks (and comment to win this set) on the BLOG!
 Have a great Sunday! :)



CAS-ual Fridays 75: Over the Edge

Oh it's a very SPECIAL
This week, create a project with an element that extends past the card base! Fun!
And we have a SUPER SPECIAL sponsor and prize this week!
You'll have to run over to the CAS-ual Fridays blog to check it out! ;)
The stamps I'm using today were provided by the sponsor, too! I gotta say.... I just LOVE them!
Check out my card!
I had a lot of fun with this one! I created that graphic background by stamping a straight line stamp repeatedly in both Frayed Burlap and Walnut Stain Distress Ink. LOVE the way it came out!
How cute is that sentiment?! LOVE the font- really funky and cool!
You do NOT want to miss the big announcement over on the CAS-ual Fridays blog! Run over there and see what all the excitment is about!

See ya later! :)



FANGtastic Treat Bags!

  Good morning!
I have a fun project to share with you today!
I always like to make cute little treat bags for my boys to hand out at school and this year I pulled out this super cute stamp set- Fangtastic- to create them!
Check em out!

How cute, right!? I started by cutting this label shape with my Cameo- the shape is included in a group called 5 bracket labels with shadow. I undgrouped the shapes before cutting and deleted all but the one I wanted to use.
Then, I stamped the cute little dracula on the bottom half of the label with black ink. I masked the image and then stamped my new background stamp, Funky Herringbone, in the background in two different colors (A Muse Studio Grass and Grape). I scored down the middle of the label and topped the treat bags!
The word bubble is also a shape from Silhouette- it's actually one of the free designs that comes with the software. It's called Love You Bubble. I simply ungrouped the image and deleted the inner bubble and the words. Then, I resized it and shaped it until it was just how I liked it!
I added the sentiment to the bubble and adhered the bubble to the label with foam tape!
Here's the topper in green:
And in purple!

There is still time to scoop up these stamps for your Halloween projects! MSS ships SUPER fast!
I hope you enjoy this project! Have a great day! :)



CAS-ual Fridays 74: Put Your {Heart} Into It

I'm here today with a card I made for the latest
This week, create clean and simple projects with a heart!
And we have a fabulous sponsor this week! i {heart} papers is celebrating their 4th birthday and we're celebrating with them! And they have offered a great coupon code, too! Check it out!
Here's my card!
74- stephanie washburn
Super clean and simple with this one and got a little help from my Cameo, too! LOVE that thing! The heart shape is from the Silhouette Online Store- it's called Chevron Hearts- SO cool! I cut it out and layered it over a sheet of Lawn Fawn Bright Side paper. The sentiment "love" is from Market Street Stamps Foodie Doodles!
Thanks for stopping by today! I hope you'll run over and check out the new challenge on the



World Card Making Day WINNER!

Happy Saturday, everyone!
I'm here with my winner for my World Card Making Day Giveaway!
The randomly chosen winner is....
Brenda- please email me at
sweetsteph612 [at] yahoo [dot] com
to claim your prize!
Thanks! :)



CAS-ual Fridays: A New Little Sister!

  Did you hear?
There are some big suprises coming your way over on the
Make sure you check out the
on the CAS-ual Fridays blog
and stayed tuned for more excitment as we get closer to the 19th!
Can't wait to share the secret with you all!
Have a great night! :)



CAS-ual Fridays 73: For the Girls

Hey, there!
Hope you're all having a fabulous weekend celebrating
World Card Making Day!!
I'm here today with a very SPECIAL CAS-ual Fridays post!
This week, the Friday girls are inviting you to create for the women in your life! PERFECT challenge for this month which happens to be Breast Cancer Awareness Month!
The winner of the challenge this week will win a $25 Gift Certificate from our sponsor Simon Says Stamp and will be our honored guest next month!
We have also teamed up with the AMAZING A Muse Studio this week!
A Muse Studio (our sponsor from last week's challenge) has a very special campaign, and we are thrilled to have a part in it!

Please visit their website or facebook page for more information about this very special event, and to find out how you can get the Fight Like A Girl stamp set for just $3!
Make sure you stop by THIS CAS-ual Fridays post to comment for your chance to win the Fight Like A Girl stamp set as well as some other awesome A Muse goodies!
Here's the card I made with the Fight Like A Girl stamp set! And, of course, lots of other A Muse Studio products- I love them so much!
LOVE this one! I stamped the silhouette leaf image from the A Muse Studio set Friend to Friend with Shell ink. Then, I stamped the ribbon image (from Fight Like A Girl) over top with Burano ink and the sentiment (also from Fight Like A Girl) with Slate ink! I am always down with adding some satin ribbon so I added this fun double looped banner style ribbon accent to the card!
I hope you'll run over and check out this week's challenge on the CAS-ual Fridays blog!
And don't forget to check out the Fight Like A Girl stamp set from A Muse Studio- it's a great set and a GREAT campaign!
Thanks for stopping by! :)



Happy World Card Making Day!

  Happy World Card Making Day!
I'm ABSOLUTELY celebrating today- working with some of the new stamps that I designed for the new release over at Market Street Stamps!
I'm very happy to introduce....
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I'm playing with these fun new stamps this weekend- I'll have lots to share with you next week! :)
These are all available in the Marketplace- click the above images to go over and check them out!
For today, I have a CAS card featuring some of the stamps from GROWTH!
I love the combination of cream, aqua, and green! One of my favorite color combinations! I stamped the leaf images onto rounded squares and colored them with Copics. Then, I blended Frayed Burlap Distress Ink around the edges.

The sentiment is from the MSS Simple Salutations set!
How would you like to WIN the GROWTH set (value $19.50)?!
Simply leave a comment here on my blog (and become a follower, please!) and I'll randomly choose a winner on Friday, October 12th!
If you're getting crafty this weekend, you should definitely check out the Block Party going on over at the Market Street Stamps blog! There are some great prizes up for grabs over there, too- including a GUEST DESIGNER POSITION! You don't want to miss it!
Have a great World Card Making Day! :)