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Guest Designer CASology

I am so honoured to be a Guest Designer over at CASology. It is my first time so I was thrilled when Melissa asked me if I wanted to be a GD as part of the prize for having won their challenge with this card.

Week 251 - Medicine

The theme for this week’s challenge is Medicine and it was not an easy one for me at all as I did not have any medicine type stamps! So I decided to play on the word “Medicine” using the sentiment as the focal point of the card.

medicine owl casology

I first stamped “Laughter”, using Altenew’s painted alphabet set, with Versamark, before heat embossing it with 2 different Wow Embossing powders, as I wanted it to resemble an Aspirin pill! The rest of the sentiment was made using my Dymo label writer.

medicine owl

I also wanted the card to be funny and it cracked me up to think of an old albeit sleepy owl “dispensing” (get the pun?) advice about laughter. So I used the cute little sleepy owl stamp from Create A Smile and coloured it with my Zigs.

medicine cu

The purple lines representing a tree trunk was a last minute addition when I realised I had stained my card! I then cut the sides of my card with my fancy scissors to add some interest.

So I hope you got a small laugh or at least a smile from my card and do go over to CASology and play along with us!

Thanks for stopping by and I love reading all the kind comments you leave!

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I’m playing along at:

less is more Less is More – Shimmer

ssswchallengeSimon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge – Furry friend

case this sketch CASE this Sketch – A loose interpretation of the sketch

12 thoughts on “Guest Designer CASology

  1. Love this card Gwendolyn! Especially your happy accident because to me that swirly line looks like a recovery chart from a hospital bed. This really is super CAS and the shimmery ‘laughter’ is a real eye catcher. Thank you so much for popping this one in at Less is More xx

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  2. This is so cute! Love the use of colors! The multi-color sentiment is awesome, Gwendolyn! Thanks so much for playing Simon Says Stamp Wednesday “Furry Friends” Challenge! Beautiful colors and design. Well done!

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  3. Yaaay first Big congrats as GDT yuhuuu…and your card sooo cuttteee …Lovely color n clever idea my friend.
    If you ask me last week I can send you my pflaster Stempel and you can borrow it from me sweety (thats what friend are for) but you are clever enough to make Sentiment =Medicine..great CAS card Gwen♡♡

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