{Clean and Simple} CASology 214 – Beach

Hello everyone!!  It’s CASology Tuesday!!  We are back with another Clean and Simple Cue Card just for you!!

This week’s cue card:

Week 214 - Beach

Take a look at my card:

Hello Friend (CAS)

I have I told you how much I do not like the fall or winter!  I hate being cold and to see the summer end is killing me.  I love how we are using this cue card now!  The weather is changing and its no longer 90 degrees outside.  So going to the beach is about to be in our distant memory.

When I sat down to create my card, I immediately thought of So Suzy Stamps new release. The Beach Grass stamp to be exact!! This stamp set is just perfect for this week’s challenge.

I love how the grass gives the feeling of motion, the nice ocean breeze.  Oh when I close my eyes, I can feel it!  Can you?

Creating this card was easy as 1-2-3!

  • I used a A2 (4.25×5.50) size card base to start with.
  • Then I used the Mini Misti to stamp the Beach Grass stamp set across the front of the card in black.
  • After that I used Concord & 9th Flourish stamp set to stamp the sentiment.
  • Last but not least, I rounded the top right corner for added interest.

Nice and easy, I must say.  I love how the black and white keeps the card elegant.  Concord & 9th sentiment font is so fitting for this card as well.

Are you inspired to play along?  Please let me know below!

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

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Our sponsor this week is Cindy B Designs!

Supplies used:

Beach Grass Flourish_4x6_For_Web-01_grande   stamping tool

Thank you so much for stopping by!

~Kymona

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Concord & 9th Birthday Bash Blog Hop

C9 Birthday Bash RECTANGLE

I’m so excited to be here today!!  Concord & 9th is celebrating their First Birthday on August 9th and I couldn’t be more excited to celebrate with them.  Let me tell you why!!

I first ran into Concord & 9th on Instagram.  I was browsing through different post and ran into this post:

Concord & 9th Watercolor 1

I was instantly intrigued.  I wanted to know more about this company so I headed straight to their page.

Then I saw this post:

Concord & 9th Watercolor 2

I was sold!!  I had to follow them.  I love watercoloring and these cards were perfect.  I noticed that they were new a company and only had a couple of post so I knew this would be fun to see what they had in store for me as a follower.

Then on September 9th, one month after they opened, I received an email from Angie and was blown away!! She complimented me on my work and asked if I would like to do a guest social media post with them.  What??

ABSOLUTELY!!  I was so excited for a couple of reasons:

  1. Here it was a new company who liked my work, and
  2. They asked me to represent their brand new company.

That was big to me!!  They put their faith and trust in me to represent them. I am grateful!!

You can check out what I created here and here.

Angie and I spoke back and forth for quite sometime.  I learn some much about Concord & 9th and Angie and Greg!!  Super cool company and amazing people behind it!!

So now we are here a year later and they’ve grown in such an amazing way!! I feel honored to call them my friends!!

So here’s my way of saying thank you for a year of great releases:

Happy Birthdary Angie (C9)

Thank you Angie!!

Thank you Greg (C()

Thank you Greg!!

I decided to start with these cards for two reasons:

  1. To say Thank You, and
  2. To display my favorite stamp set of all time from Concord & 9th, the Sophisticated Script Uppercase and Sophisticated Script stamp set!!

This is my go to stamp set if I want to custom create a word sentiment that I don’t already have!!  My daughter thought these cards were so cool to make.  She wants to stamp out her name now.  LOL!!

These cards were super easy to create using Happy Hues Cards/Envelope Pack that Concord and 9th sells.

The next card is a special one for me. Take a look:

Happy Birthday (C9)

Yayyyy, Happy Birthday Concord & 9th!!

When Angie reached out to me about guest posting the Eat Cake & Celebrate Bundle was one of the stamp sets and dies that she asked me to play with.  So its only right to use this same stamp set especially since its Concord & 9th Birthday!!!

I’m not 100% sure but I believe that Angie and Greg has a love for watercolor so I created this card using distress inks for that reason.

I just couldn’t stop so I made one last card:

You've got this (C9)

I want to leave the Concord & 9th team with a little word of encouragement with some watercoloring!!

For this card I used the You’ve Got This Die and die cut a piece of watercolor paper.

I’m done now!! I hope you liked all of the cards that I created for this hop!!  Please let me know below!  I would really love to hear from you.

WAIT!!!  Don’t go yet!!  I have one more thing!!

What’s a Birthday Blog Hop without goodies!!  Well Concord & 9th have really out done themselves this go round!

Check this out:

  1. They are offering one of my readers a $20 gift card to the Concord & 9th store for leaving a comment below.  That means you have 31 chances to win.  All you have to do is leave a comment on each blog on the hop between 8/1/2016 – 8/31/2016! You can get the complete list here!
  2. If you spend $60 in the store, you will get Lots of Blots for free!!
  3. An exclusive Birthday Bling sequin mix for the first 100 orders placed at the time of the launch on August 9th at 9am MST!
  4. They will have a flash sale when they hit 9,000 Instagram followers!! Follow them here.

For more details about all of the Goodies from this amazing Birthday Bash, click here.

Don’t forget their actual birthday is August 9th, which happens to also be their release date so stay tune for more new goodies!!

Supplies used:
bundle_eat_cake_grande Sophisticated Script UpperSophisticated Script   youve_got_this_step_out_grande washes_spread_grande bundle_script_grande

Thank you so much for stopping by!!

~Kymona