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CAS Tree House Christmas Card Featuring Hetty Clare Digital Stamp

I don't often do CAS cards. In fact, just out of curiosity, I did a blog check and found I can count on one hand the number of cards I've posted in the last eight years that could be considered CAS, and even some of those are loose interpretations of CAS. I was reminded of some I liked though, This Bud's for You no layer card colored on kraft turned out well. Then there was this floral button one, but I don't know if that one is really CAS or not, as there are quite a few buttons on it (it's CAS to me, though).

Which brings me to today's card. This is CAS for sure. Only one layer here (not counting the base) with Hetty Clare's Xmas Tree House digi front and center. I really like this stamp and try as I might to pair it up with decorative paper, it just seemed to distract from the stamp itself. So...I took the radical decision to not use any patterned paper, no layers (not even a die...gasp!) and just let it speak for itself. Well, except for the sentiment, which speaks, too. And given what Christmas around the world is going to be like for a lot of us this year, gives a whole new meaning to Home for the Holidays

The sentiment was created with Channel font, a fantastic font that gives an elegant touch to anything you use it on. See this post that explains how to get that curly tail on the end there.

Supply List
Paper – cardstock
Digital stamp – Hetty Clare Art Xmas Tree House
Font – Channel
Spectrum Noir Illustrator markers
Art-n-Fly white pen

I'm linking up with: 52 Christmas Card Throwdown Dec. – Pick a Previous 2020 Challenge (Nov. Winter Wonderland theme), Crafter's Castle #36 – ATG, Crafty Calendar Challenge Dec. – Christmas Theme, Sweet Stampin' 05/12 – Let it Snow, and CAS on Friday #194 – Snow.

8 comments

  1. This is lovely! Such a delightful stamp and I love the winter sky you've created. And it looks splendid CAS! Perfect sentiment for Christmas 2020 too. (P.S. I would totally say that button flower card is CAS.)

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  2. Love your treehouse image! Great card. Thanks for joining our snow challenge at CAS on Friday. Cheers, Kerry

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  3. Fantastic Christmas card. Love your winter wonderland. Thank you for joining us at 52CCT, Goga

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  4. Oh wow! This is absolutely beautiful! Thank you for playing along with us at Sweet Stampin'. Tracey x

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  5. Love this image! Fab card. Thank you for sharing with us over here at the Crafty Calendar Challenge and best of luck with your entry. Love to see you join in each month. Thank you.
    Gale DT for
    http://craftycalendarchallenge.blogspot.com/

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  6. We have so many similar stamps although this one I haven't tried yet. I love CAS, simple and effective, really love the simplicity on this one!

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    1. Hihihihi...what can we say? Great minds think alike!!!

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  7. How did I miss this fabulous card?!?!? You sure rocked CAS! Love the sky and fun, snowy image.

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