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Simple Washi

Hello!  Today I wanted to share the last set of notecards that I made for the silent auction, fundraiser at my daughter’s school.   I tried to keep them CAS and I wanted to use some of my washi tape stash.

 

2012-09 Washi Notecard single WM

 

Here is a look at the entire set.   Since they are all pretty much the same except for the sentiment, I’ll save you a photo heavy post.

 

2012-09 Washi Notecards wm

 

Thank you for stopping by!  Have a great weekend!

 

While you are here, don’t forget to check out my blog candy!   Click on the photo for details.

 

 Cheryl's {belated} birthday blog candy

 

Supplies: 

  • Stamps:  Mega Mixed Messages from Papertrey Ink
  • Inks:  Close To My Heart Chocolate ink
  • Tools:  Scor-Buddy
  • Embellishments:  Washi tape, May Arts Jute twine, misc. buttons

 

Challenges:

Comments

Desire Fourie said…
Cheryl this is so beautifully designed. Loving your creative style. Wishing you a fab weekend.
Hugs
Desíre
{Doing Life – my personal blog}
Anita said…
These are so pretty Cheryl. I must be the last person on Earth not to own washi tape!
KraftyKoolKat said…
These are gorgeous Cheryl. You have brought a lot of colour into them even though they are CAS. I saw you over at MIM and I am so pleased I came over.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxxxxx
Annette said…
oh I love how you used the washi tape...looks awesome..great set of note cards..
Sara I. said…
What a fantastic way to use the tape - and I love the rich colors and designs. Gorgeous set of cards! xx
Sue - bearhouse said…
These are gorgeous Cheryl. I really love the CAS design and beautiful colours

Sue
Scrappycath said…
Beautiful, simple, elegant cards!
Scrappycath said…
BTW - I saw this on Make It Monday!!
Carla S. said…
Gorgeous notecards, Cheryl! Wonderful CAS design!
These are really elegant Cheryl. I like the autumn colours,Thank you for joining in our 1st challenge at Heck of a challenge, Good Luck.
Kevin xx
Darlene Lyons said…
Simply stated and beautifully dressed! Thanks for sharing it with us at TTCRD!
Riet said…
What a gorgeous cards.

Hugs Riet.xx
Samantha said…
Cheryl these are just LUSH!! I have to get me some washi tape SOON!!! love the colours too, have a fab weekend hugs me xx
Shelby said…
These turned out so pretty and love how you've used the tape and made such a great Fall themed set.

Shelby
Nicole said…
Beautiful, Cheryl. Hugs, Nicole
:: BlueInks :: said…
I love this CAS design. So that is how you can use some Washi tape....I always see it and wonder how I would use it! LOL Thanks, for sharing.
So elegant! Thanks for participating in LOVE TO CREATE challenge!! Hope to see you again!
~DEANNE~
Kimberly S said…
The tape adds to making them such gorgeous CAS cards! Beautiful job. :)
Lovely card and great set. It's great how something so simple can look so elegant. Great job. thanks for joining in Dutch Dare Card Challenges.
Lisa :)
Tracy said…
I"m always amazed when I see card makers use washi tape. I'm clueless on how to pick out patterns that would work well together. I love these cards! The combination is perfect. Another beautiful set Cheryl! Hugs!
Very pretty. I love its simplicity.

Tara
Shannon83k said…
Great cards!
Thanks for joining us at this week’s The Paper Shelter Challenge. DT Member Shannon/Shannon83k
cotnob said…
These are stunning Cheryl, I love the CAS look - perfect.
Thank you for joining us at Bearly Mine Designs this week.
Pauline
x
BEARKIS said…
I love these colours and composition in your card!!!
Gina Lindsay said…
These are so pretty! I have some of that tape too, but never know when to use it. Great idea!
OMG It is first time I have heard about washi tape???? I have tons of washi papers but origami paper to fold,,,,I love origami , so I understand you get washi tape,,,,,with self adhesive it sound great, and your note cards are so stunning,,,,thanks for your comments to my Dolly Dingle ,choose your fav and I´ll send a pack.
Meihsia Liu said…
These are such elegant cards! Love the beautiful washi tape and lovely design. Thank you so much for joining us at Make It Monday this week... :)
Kathy and Lucky said…
These are just so pretty, love the fall colors and the rustic feel they have. Have a great weekend.
Imke said…
Gorgeous card and i like the CAS style.
What a lovely card you have made here which fits perfectly the Bearly Mine Designs Challenge this week. Thank you for entering and best wishes in the draw. Kym (Bearly Mine Challenge Blog Design Team)
clean, simple and classy, thanks for joining us at Bearly Mine Challenges. hugs Jess
Another great set! What a great way to use the washi tape! I love the score line! Breaks it up perfectly!!

These are going to sell!!!!!!!!!!!
xxxtglxxx said…
I have never seen any of this washi tape stuff in real life :)

Your cards are just wonderful Cheryl! - they look so effective and I love the simplicity of them yet they are so stylish! :)

hugs

xxalisonxx
Shazsilverwolf said…
These are fabulous! I was visiting the blogs today to help get some more inspiration for my very tardy mojo- bookmarking your blog now! You have such gorgeous work on here.
Audrey Pettit said…
These are really adorable, Cheryl! Love the strips of pretty washi tape. The score lines really sets them off well, and I adore the simple twine and button ties. Such a beautiful color combo for fall. These are lovely!
Shirin Lim said…
Great work! Thanks for joining us at The Paper Shelter (TPS) Challenge! DT-Shirin Lim
Creative M said…
Fabulous and Fun!!So enjoyed it!!I have not used washi tape but will now.Thanks for the inspiration!
Have a wonderful day,
Migdalia
marion82 said…
very beautiful!!

Thanks for joining us at Creative Craft Challenges!!
hugs
xMx

you can visit http://whenthescraphitsthefun.blogspot.com/
for my free digis!!
Shari said…
Cheryl, wow these note cards are stunning! Love the use of Washi tape! Just gorgeous!

Hugs;
Shari
Shazza said…
I love these, have never used washi tape before, looks amazing x
Nikbee said…
Fantastic notecards. Such a great use of washi tape. Thank you for joining us at Creative Craft.
Nikki x
Pat (mspfd) said…
Wow, these are gorgeous. I think they are my favorites of the notecards you made. Love the look on the washi tapes and your beautiful, crisp & clean layout. This layout would be perfect for quick Christmas cards. May have to case this one!
Karin said…
Love the scored lines and the great fall tape!
cheiron said…
Love the wash! Wonderful creation! Thanks for playing along in the Anything Goes Challenge over at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog!
linda said…
thanks for popping by to comment! i love these! the CAS design is great and the patterns and colours are just gorgeous.
linda

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