Friday, May 4, 2012

It is a Big day for CAS-ual Friday!

Welcome everybody,
It is a special day for CAS-ual Friday Challenge Blog today!
 CAS-ual Friday Challenge Blog is celebrating its FIRST BIRTHDAY! 


And Congratulations Michele Gross!

And it is my first gig as a Design Team member at CAS-ual friday as well. I am excited :)

There is always celebrations with Birthdays, right? It is no different for us at CAS-ual Friday.
We are celebrating our first birthday with lots of new prizes.

Simon Say Stamp Store has been very generous and are sponsoring a lot of prizes this week.

Simon Says Stamp

In addition to the normal $25 prize for the winner (who will also be our guest designer in June), they have provided a darling stamp set for each of the VIPs  

AND  a set to be given to a random commenter on the CAS-ual Fridays blog! 

AND a set to be given to a random commenter on the CAS-ual Fridays facebook page!!! 

Well over $100 in prizes being given in honor of our birthday!  

So what are you waiting for? But first here is this week's challenge for you.

Of course it will a Birthday Theme :) Easy to make a card and participate, right?
 Cannot wait to see what you come up with. Remember this week is also Guest Designer Challenge week.

Here is my take on the challenge.

Cardstock: Stampers Select White from PTI, Tempting Turquoise from SU
Stamp set: Hooray from Hero Art/Studio Calico and Big Greeetings from MFT
Inks: Tempting Turquoise, Poppy Parade, Old Olive from SU and Archival Jet Black Ink

For more fun, celebrations and prizes, you have to head over to CAS-ual Friday Challenge Blog and participate in the challenge or leave a comment on the blog or even go to our CAS-ual Friday Facebook page and leave a comment there :) Lots of amazing prizes to win. And I cannot wait to see you there:) Also there will also be an inspirational card from one of the FB Design team member everyday on the Facebook page.

Thanks for visiting! See you soon with more projects


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Joyce said...

What a fun birthday card. I love those flag banners.

lostinpaper said...

Fantastic card Gayatri! Congrats on your new DT, you will make an amazing addition to their team.... and this card shows exactly that!

Elena said...

great card! way to make a splash with your debut!

Isha Gupta said...

Congrats on your first post as DT. Lovely card:)

Dawn T said...

great card for your first DT post Gayatri. So clean and graphic looking.

Lynn said...

Ah...I love your design Gayatri...the score lines at the bottom are a fabulous little extra and really help highlight the gorgeous banners!

Kara Lynne said...

I love how you placed these flags! Colors are great too, just a fun card all around.

Brenda said...

I love the layers and dimensional aspects of this card...It is a very stunning card.

Deb said...

Love that stamp set! Your flags are bold and gorgeous! Congrats on being a part of the team!

Christina said...

Incredible debut, Gayatri! Those flags are fantastic, and I'm smitten with the scored lines under the sentiment that mirror the flag-poles.

Kimberly said...

Gayatri - I love the color combination you've used here. Those banners look fantastic against the white, and I love the blue peeking out at the top and bottom. Great debut card!

jintyoo7 said...

Happy Birthday CAS-ual Friday :)

Fabulous card, Gayatri - love how you carried the lines theme throughout your design by underscoring the sentiment!

Anonymous said...

Aaaahhh, perfection! I love the layour you used, Gayatri! And the gradient embossing adds the perfect touch!

Sarah C said...

I love this card!!! Your flags are design perfection :-) Nicely done!

Angie Tieman said...

Great card! Love your little pennants!

Lisa Elton said...

Fun card, love the penants!

Amy Kolling said...

I am so glad you are on this team.....You have added NEW inspiration and I just LOVE this card! You pay attention to all those little details like the graduated score lines underneath the sentiment! So happy for you!

Darnell said...

Inspiring, as always!

Anonymous said...

Love the banners and the layers and LOVE the added score lines ;)