CASology 137 – Tropical

Hello everyone!!!  It’s CASology Tuesday!! We are back again with another Cue Card for you!!

Week 137 - Tropical

When I saw this cue card I thought of fun under the sun!! Especially since we are covered in snow here.  I can’t wait for the sun to start shining bright here.

I created two completed different cards for this challenge.

For the first card I blended 4 different colors to create a beautiful tropical background.

Take a look at my card:

You are coolThe colors are so pretty!! To create this card:

1. I die cut the circle using Simon Says Stamp Stitched Circles Die.

2. I die cut the buttons turned into “flowers” out using Papertrey Ink Button Stacks Die.

3. I used Distress Ink Picked Raspberry, Spiced Marmalade, Mustard Seed and Salty Ocean to create my tropical background.

4. My sentiment is from Lawn Fawn, they sent it to me with one of my orders as a thank you.  It was super fitting for this card.

5. I stamped the sentiment then I flagged the thin strip of cardstock. I attached it to my circle using my regular tape runner.

5. I attached my stitched circle and buttons using foam adhesive.

6. I attached Doodlebug Design Sprinkles Birthday Boy enamel dots to the center of the buttons.

You are cool straight foward

I love how that card turned out.

Now onto my second card:

This card is for Kathy’s 30 day coloring challenge.  I’ve been practicing my coloring so I wanted to stay with that challenge.

Take a look at my card:

Hello Sunshine

For this card I used a retired Stampin’ Up! image and colored it with Prisma color pencils just to see how the look.  I’m ok with this image but I’m not satisfied with it. I want to practice this type of coloring more.

I used Distress Ink Salty Ocean and the sentiment stamp is Lawn Fawn Hello Sunshine.

This card fits the tropical theme, the sun, the ocean water, the kids in the sunshine.  Who could ask for anything more.

I hope my cards have inspired you to join us this month.

For more inspiration, check out my fellow Design Team members blog for more awesome work.

Design-Team

Gillian Ross

Hazel Hodgkins

Jen Wills

Joyce Mehrberg

Judy Marino

Kimberly Wiener

Kymona Tracey ←Me

May Park

Melissa Chipperfield

Tracey McNeely

Our Guest Designer this week:

Anna

Our Sponsor this week is STAMPlorations.

Supplies used:

Stitiched CircleBitty Button Stacks DiePicked Raspberry InkSpiced MarmaladeMustard SeedSalty Ocean Distress InkDoddlebug Sprinkles enamel dotPrisma Colored PencilsHello Sunshine Stamp Set

Thank you for stopping by!

~Kymona

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13 thoughts on “CASology 137 – Tropical

  1. You’ve done an amazing job blending your inks, Kymona! I love how you added the Button Stacks on the first card and your little ‘swimmers’ on the 2nd card are absolutely adorable! You have certainly inspired me…Thanks!

  2. Absolutely love your Tropical card….amazing how those colours blended together instantly made me think of an island somewhere…..And your kids in the water, absolutely adorable and your colouring is incredible!!!

  3. Kymona, I love both cards! Your ink blending is just perfection on the first card, and I adore those white button flowers! The fun image on the second card is adorable, too!

  4. Super cool and hot!!! Love the feel of each of these cards – makes me want to be someplace tropical for a while!!! Love the sponged circle of color on the first card and I remember that adorable retired SU! image – super fun!!!

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