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Saturday, August 27, 2016

August 27

Happy Saturday!

Today we say farewell to another Girl Friday.
*insert sad face*
I have thoroughly enjoyed having Archana on my team.
She has such a lovely style and it's been a lot of fun for me
seeing her creations.

She's got 2 beauties for us today
as her last hurrah.


I just love the little flowers from Friendly Flowers popped onto the Casual Trees die cuts.

I like way she rolled the flower edges up a bit so they have personality :)
Such a pretty Thanks card


Oh gosh, oh golly!
That fun sentiment from Mistletoe & Holly
looks awesome with all those colorful
 Funky Flakes!


These dies are hot, hot, hot!
Funky Flakes keeps selling out, but more are on the way!
Send me a note through my Contact Us on the website
 if you'd like to be notified when they are back in stock.

Please leave a little love for Archana.
We will miss you!!


Thursday, August 25, 2016

August 25

Happy Thursday!

They say all good things must come to an end,
but I'm not a big fan of endings.
The design term has come to an end for a couple of my designers,
and today we say farewell to Joanna.


This is one of my favorite cards of hers from this last year.
I love how she cut the Linked Fri-Dies in white on white.
Such a cool background idea and it really makes the big
embossed sentiment from Shenanigans look awesome.

I can't believe it's been a whole year already!
Joanna, we'll miss you and your creative talent.
Best of luck to you in your new business and we hope to see you around the crafty blog planet again soon!


Tuesday, August 23, 2016

August 23

Happy Tuesday!

I've got a fabulous card
with a fabulous video
from Girl Friday Julia.

She used Pretty Posies
and an emboss resist technique with watercolor
 to create this stunner.


Gosh it's pretty!
Here is the video so you can see just how she did it.


That awesome sentiment is from Dream Then Do.

Have a fabulous day!


Sunday, August 21, 2016

August 20

Happy Sunday!

I don't think anyone will argue with me
when I say
Girl Friday Lydia has a truly lovely style.

Just look at what she created for you today using our


I just love how she added color shading to the stamped images
and even some doodles too!
The drawn in lines on the leaves give them a whole different look,
and the doodle lines she drew by the sentiment look awesome!


Totally love this!

Don't forget to check out our SALE section.
We've got a few things in there at pretty awesome prices :)



Saturday, August 20, 2016

August 20

Happy Saturday!

Today
I've got eye candy
and prize winners!
Woot Woot!!

Girl Friday Nora got inky with
Mon Ami and Mon Ami Fleur.

I really love how she used the Tag Buddy die cut as her main panel
and dressed it up with those pretty Mon Ami flowers.
The sentiment from Mon Ami looks super hanging off the edge of the tag.

I think the little bit of thread looped behind the flowers
adds a nice textural touch and it looks really pretty!


So I like to give a prize to the one of the blog hop stops too.
Just one more fun reason to join in the fun!
This month's blog stop winner is:

Now for the 3 random comments.
#1 from Sue's blog:
Great card - love the moving tag!

#2 from Claire's blog:
Oh my--your card is a hoot!

#3 from Heather's blog:
mycraftysmell said...
Beautiful card and a great cause.


Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Calling All Sistahs August hop

Welcome Sistahs!

1 year ago today
I did a self breast exam,
and I found a lump that turned out to be breast cancer.
And then I beat it!

August 17th, 2015 changed my life.
It saved my life.
Because on that day, I caught cancer early.

I started Calling All Sistahs
to provide a monthly reminder to all of you
and anyone you share with
to do your self breast exams.
Every. Single. Month.
You matter!

It is my sincere hope that you and your sistahs will find nothing each month.
But if you do, catching it in the early stages can absolutely save your life.
It's important. You matter!

Today I am joined not only by my Girl Friday Ink Squad,
but members of my Girl Friday Challenge Team,
and awesome bloggers from around the world
who've generously provided a space on their blogs today
to remind their sistahs-
the theme of this month's hop.



I would love to have you join us for future hops!
There will be info on how to do that at the end of this post as well as on Heather's blog-the last stop.

Here is the list of amazing sistahs who have fabulous eye candy to share with you today.
Be sure to leave them a little love as you hop through.
I will be giving three $15 gift certificates to www.cas-ualfridaysstamps.com
to a few lucky random commenters. 

Casual Fridays Stamps <-----You are here

Please join us on our Calling All Sistahs facebook page for more info on how to join this hop.
You don't have to be an experienced blogger
and it's ok if you've never been part of a hop before.
We make it as easy and friendly as possible.
All you need is a blog and 1 item from our Calling All Sistahs collection.
50% of the profits from your purchase of any Calling All Sistahs collection stamp or die set
is donated to

http://www.nationalbreastcancer.org/



I hope you enjoyed the hop
and I hope you'll join us again next month
either as a hopper, or a hop stop.



Tuesday, August 16, 2016

August 16

Happy Tuesday!

Girl Friday Shona got her ink on with a couple of our floral sets.
She used Mon Ami with Mon Ami Fleur Fri-Dies 
to create a fabulous bouquet of tulips 
behind her sentiment round.


That big cool sentiment is from Truth Is.
I love this! 
It's so soft and pretty!

Have you checked out our Sale section lately?
We've got a few awesome things at special prices right now.

Have an awesome day!!



Sunday, August 14, 2016

August 14

Happy Sunday!

Glitter paper makes me happy.
Glitter paper and Funky Flakes Fri-Dies makes me giddy!
Check out this sparkly, pretty project from Girl Friday Kimberly
using Funky Flakes and Snowflake Greetings




I just love the way this looks!
What a fun way to make Christmas cards
and the great part is they'll be pretty and mailable!



Friday, August 12, 2016

August 12

Happy Friday!!

Girl Friday Diane got inky with a whole lot of our floral sets
 and I just love how it looks!

That great big Wonderful Words sentiment
matched up with flowers from Wonderful Words,
Loving Thoughts, Girlfriend and Casual Comfort.

Gosh this would be a great card for birthdays, graduation, engagement...I could go on and on.
Love it!


Wednesday, August 10, 2016

August 10...again!

Hello again!
So what happens when the boss posts the wrong project for the day?
Hmmm...I guess 50 lashes with a wet noodle for me,
and more eye candy for you!

Girl Friday Jeanne actually created 2 wonderful cards for today
and I'm back to let you see them :)


She inked up that big awesome sentiment in a few gorgeous colors
then stamped it onto one of the Bubble Box die cuts.
The colors play so nicely with her pretty patterned papers!

She inked up the Dream Then Do sentiment the same way
and stamped it onto a Bubble Box die shape again,
but this time she used 2 different sizes and instead of cutting the shapes,
she debossed them onto her panel
to give that awesome layered but not layered look.

Be sure to visit Jeanne's blog to get extra tips
on how she created these beauties :)