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The challenge at LIM this week is to use washi - how lucky for me that yesterday I tried CASEing a card I saw on Etsy which used a single wooden button on a small notecard.  I didn't use a wooden button, but a die I've had for ages, with WASHI on cardstock - - woo hoo!

So I'm ready early today - Sunday morning here in Australia, with temps in the 30s!

Cardstock cut 18cm x 9cm for a top fold 9 x 9cm (3.5" x 3.5")
Stamp is a freebie from Cardmaking and Papercraft Issue 165 - love the fonts
Die is by Simon Says Stamp - Partial Cut Flowers
Button die is a set of 3 by Joy! Crafts
Washi - unknown origin but printed cloth tape about 1.5 inches wide

Below are a couple more cards I made using washi.


  1. Yours cards look wonderful. Each one of it. Have a nice day, Ankie

  2. These are so gorgeous, Ann! What pretty fabric washi - it reminds me of a few rolls I have that I need to pull out and use soon. Love your designs, perfectly CAS and oh-so-pretty! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Less is More :)

  3. These are just stunning Ann. A wonderful idea for our challenge and each one is so CAS and elegant. I'm rather envious of your washi tapes there - I'll be on the look out for some fabric ones now! Thanks for playing along with us at Less is More this week. Sarah x

  4. Such a simple but beautiful idea! Thanks for sharing at Less is More!

  5. WOW I LOVE your cards ! So CAS and yet stunning ! What a clever idea and so quick to make ! Absolutely gorgeous, all of them ! Thanks so much for sharing and for inspiring.
    Izzy Scrap

  6. Wonderful collection cards, such a simple yet eye catching design.

  7. What a brilliant idea to use the washi tape as buttons Ann. Those tiny patterns look so good on the button shape. Your first card is elegance personified and the other cards show the variety of this idea. Great work! Thanks so much for sharing this with us at Less is More xx

  8. Wonderful CAS cards and a great use of Washi tape x

  9. Fabulous card. Love your washi tape buttons. A very original idea.

  10. A worthy win, particularly love the partial cut flower x

  11. These are amazing, Ann! Congratulations on the well-deserved showcase from LIM!! Hugs, Darnell

  12. Congratulations on being showcased at Less is More. Well deserved.


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