Good morning crafty friends! It’s Tuesday and that means it’s time for a new challenge over at CASology! Here is this week’s cue card:Screen Shot 2014-02-03 at 11.09.56 AM

I needed some help getting my creative juices flowing. So I browsed through all the ampersand images on Google, then I ran across this beautiful ampersand print image:
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source: Dot&Bo

Doesn’t it look so fun and cute as well? Inspired by the ampersand filled with lots of images, I decided to create my own ampersand using flower stamps, since I’m really getting into the spring mood. Here is what I came up with:


I started by googleing for an appropriate ampersand typo which was bold and clean with no serif. Then I printing out the ampersand image right onto white/red card stock and fussy cut out the two ampersands. Next, I stamped the flower images on white ampersand from Mini Blooms stamp set in various colors of Hero Arts Shadow inks.


After that, I popped the floral ampersand up on foam tape, in a red layer to give some depth and interest. I finished off the card with the sentiment from Happy Hexagon Mini stamp set. Love the way my card turned out! I can proudly say that it’s CAS yet so lovely! What do you think? Hope you love my card and get some inspiration from it.

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Guest Designer: Lorraine
That’s all for today. Make sure to stop by each of the DT’s blog for more inspiration! I hope you play along with us this week, there is a wonderful prize up for grabs from STAMPlorations and the winner will have a chance to guest design on the next challenge – more details are on the CASology blog.
blank_1By the way, I’m entering this into the following challenges: Make It Monday #151 and A Blog Named Hero #37. Thanks so much for stopping by. Happy crafting!

15 thoughts on “CASology #81 : Floral Ampersand Card

  1. This is a very cute card. Making the ampersand the feature is perfect and the red base layer provides a subtle but effective border for your pretty floral.

  2. Oh wooowww AMAZING..another great idea from you…I think I have to learn CAS card from made white paper and that & looks so elegant and Adorable this…

    I see your creation on Make It Monday, my card is #86, if you would like to see it on my blog and if you would like to leave me some love I would be glad…hugs, Monika

  3. what a fab CAS design…love the pretty papers
    Thanks for joining us at MIM and good luck in the challenge
    Tracey x

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