CASology#77 and Paper Smooches Sparks Week #1

Wow.  That is a long title, but to be expected when you are playing along with two challenges with one card.  This is my sweet friend Joyce (Cards by the Sea) first week on the Design Team for CASology...big, exciting news for all of Joyce's friends!  Go Joyce!!!  I wanted to play along with this week's challenge (Casology Week #77), especially when I saw the cute theme for this week...Bubbly!
Lucky for me too, Paper Smooches Sparks Challenge Week #1's theme is Anything Goes, so my card can serve two purposes.  I love it when that happens.
Also, today, I have a re-freshed blog.  I was referred to Jessica of Creations by Jessica Lynn who gave my blog a badly needed make-over.  She's creative, fast, and very reasonably priced, so if you want to make over your blog...here's a link to her Etsy store.  You won't be disappointed!

On to my card...
I don't have any of my own Paper Smooches stamps yet, but I have friends who do and I borrowed a few sets to get me started on their challenges.  Lucky me!  This set is Surf and Turf and has some really cute bubbles that fit the CASology theme of bubbly.  I colored the fish with copics and added glossy accents to all the bubbles.  
This card is as CAS as I will ever get!  I practically had to drag myself away from it to keep from adding any more touches to it!  You would think CAS is easy, but for me...not so much!  There's still time to play along with both of these challenges and don't' forget to check out Jessica's Etsy store if you are looking to update your blog.  Also, please stop by Joyce's blog and congratulate her on her new Design Team position with CASology!

21 comments:

Alanna said...

Such a cute and fun card.

Jeanne J said...

Oh I like this Cathy - the fishies are so cute with the glossy bubbles. I like the bright colors too - make me smile and perfect for Paper Smooches!

Deepti said...

Oooo this is so adorable Cathy, love all the bright colors :)

Joyce said...

LOVE LOVE you rnew blog. It is so clean, open, and uncluttered and your color scheme is great. She did a beautiful job. And, your card--stupendous. So brightly colored and fun. And, a fantastic interpretation of bubbles. Thank you so much for the shout out and kind words. And, here is my favorite part of the comment: Thank you so much for playing along with CASology this week.

Love tags on cards and yours looks so cute with all the little fish...wonderful card.

Lisa said...

What a cute idea for the Que word, darling card Cathy!!

Christina said...

Your blog looks fantastic, and so does your card! I have this set and haven't used it much, so I need to pull it out. Love the glossy bubbles!

Lindsey said...

this card is awesome! It is bright and fantastic. Love your interpretation of bubbly.

The perfect take for this week Cathy, I though fishies but I didn't have any! Excellent colouring and thank you so much for joining us this week at CASology!

Kara said...

love the bubbly little fish!!

Lovely card! I JUST started a blog and once I get going I will definetly check out the Etsy shop.....your blog looks great!

Jen W. said...

I love your bright and cheery card, Cathy, and the glossy bubbles are the perfect touch! Thanks for playing along with CASology this week!

Such bright and cheery colouring, and I love the Glossy Accents bubbles!

This is just too darn cute!!! I love those sweet little fishies and so happy I have that set. Your coloring is so pretty.

Cathy, these fish are adorable, so happy and bright! I struggle with anything CAS as well, always wanting to add just a bit more. But you handled it perfectly. Your glossy bubbles are the perfect accent!

Judy1223 said...

Oh, my, what a sweet school of fish on that tag...so colorful and fun! Perfect for our cue this week at CASology! So nice of you to join in the fun, especially during Joyce's first week on the DT! She's lucky to have such supportive friends!

Sharron said...

Love the new look of your blog! Fabulous card too--so bright and cheery. The colors are such fun and the fish were just perfect for the challenge.

Marybeth said...

Love the new look, had to tell youth again. This card is adorable and you had me laughing about dragging yourself away. Nice coloring and I like your photo with the pens laying by the card. Too cute!

OHHHHH! I LOVE your coloring for your deep sea scene!!! And I LOVE LOVE LOVE your water bubbles! FAB card:) THANKS so much for playing along with the Paper Smooches SPARKS challenge! Hope you join in the fun this week- Picture Perfect!!! <3

BethieJ said...

OH this is so CUTE!! LOVE the CAS style, but I too have a hard time not adding more!! LOL!! You did a GREAT job on it!! :)
Happy New Year!!!
Have a GREAT day!

Renee said...

Adorably perfect! :)
Love the bright, fun colors!

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