CAS challenges

Each weekend I eagerly check in with my favourite CAS sites, Less is More and Addicted to CAS, to see if I can enter their challenges.  This week I have tried to combine Less is More Week 112, which is to use Beads, and ATCAS week #9 challenge which is Spring.  I have a lovely new stamp set from Annabelle Stamps called Stemmed Flowers, which I definitely wanted to use for Spring, but the beads - arghh!  I decided to keep the beads just for the flowers, and put giant ones in the centres, in place of the buttons I would normally use.  I think they quite suit the flowers now, and adhered them securely with red line tape, after I pierced the centre of the flower to allow for the prominent point of the bead to go through to the back of the panel.  I resisted using beads on the butterfly, as it would have been too heavy a look.


  1. I really like your layout Anne and those flowers look gorgeous with their bead centres! Thank you for your lovely comment on my blog! Vicky x

  2. Lovely flower stamps & great spring-like colour way Lindsey x

  3. Lovely layout - great CAS card!

  4. This is a great spring card and great job managing to combine two challenges! x

  5. So pretty...really makes me anxious for Spring to get here!

  6. Beautiful card, Ann! Love everything about it. Thank you for joining the ATCAS Spring challenge.

  7. This is really pretty, what cheerful colours!
    Thanks so much
    "Less is More"

  8. i really love this ann... fab colours

    Thanks for joining us this week
    Jen xx
    "Less Is More"

  9. Your card is so cheerful - I love your flowers! Thank you for joining us at ATCAS!

  10. Great colour combo, so spring-like and happy! Anita :)

  11. This is such a lovely card :) very beautiful, the butterfly over the flowers is such a cute idea


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