CAS Twinery Sunshine


There is a new challenge blog in town, CASology! I have seen many of my blogging friends joining in on the challenge and knew I wanted to get an entry into the inaugural challenge!  The cue card for the week is the word SUN.  I wanted to create a card that was different from my previous sun cards and this is the result!


 This card is about as simple as it gets!  I did add one layer of color behind my white panel, to help my sun pop just a little more!  Here is a close up of the twine details-

Design Tips-I punched a circle, applied ATG gun adhesive (any strong adhesive would work), then wrapped my twine around from the inside out.  For my stitching, I punched varying length holes, then stitched on the sun rays.  I really like the look!  Great use for all of the twine you have just begging to be used!


Supplies by Close To My Heart, except where noted:
D1476 Card Chatter-Sympathy
1385 White Daisy Cardstock
X5918 Sunflower Cardstck
Z2105 Black Ink
Lemondrop Twine-Twinery


I have also entered this card in the following challenges:

C.R.A.F.T. Summer
Digi Doodle Shop's BestSummertime
Joanna Sheen Challenge - Going Round in Circles 
Papercraft Star - Hot Hot Hot
Pixie Dust Studio  - Anything weather theme
There She Goes - Sewing and Stitching


Thanks for stopping by!

27 comments

  1. Love your stitched sun Alisa, very creative.

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  2. This is amazing! Just love the use of the twine and your sun sure does pop! Thanks for playing along at Papercraft Star this week

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  3. Well that is more sewing than I ever want to do (lol!) but wow, so worth the effort! I love the texture and the pattern that resulted from winding the twine! Thanks so much for playing along with CASology this week!

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  4. what a brilliant card!! i love your stitched sun!! thanks for playing along with CASology this week!!

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  5. This is so fun Allisa, great job!!

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  6. Boom! Right out of the idea box!! I love it!!! How clever is this. It certainly brightened my day. So glad I came by for another look at everyone's cards in this challenge. Loads of fun.

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  7. Allisa your twine sewed sun is stunning. So very unique and certainly an exercise in patience. Thank you so much for joining us at CASology this week!

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  8. Wow, wow, wow is all I can say, a very special card! Thank you so much for joining us at OSAAT this week, hope to see you again soon! Elaine DT -xxx- p.s I have a new challenge and candy on offer if you would like to pop by and enter :-) http://sparklingblackrose-craftmylife.blogspot.co.uk/2012/07/exciting-new-challenge-for-all-my.html

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  9. What a stunning card, Allisa, that is a brilliant sun! Thanks for joining us at the Papercraft Star for the "Include a Sun" challenge.

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  10. This is gorgeous! I really want to try it out - thanks for the inspiration!

    Love Beth xx

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  11. Amazing use of your Twine!! Bravo!! Can you resubmit your card for the Pixie Dust Studio weather challenge. We had an issue with Mr Linky and had to reset!!:)

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  12. CAS but with huge impact! Love this! Now, if only the yellow twine I ordered didn't arrive as a weird shade of orange. LOL =) Thanks for joining us with this fabulous card for the Summer challenge at PCJ!

    If you're interested, I have some Christmas-in-July Cash Candy on my blog: I Never Went to Kindergarten Come join the fun! =)

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  13. Gorgeous card , well done :) Viv xx

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  14. Gorgeous and really packs a punch! Wow! I really need to try making something with my twine...something other than a knot or bow, that is! LOL! Love this, Allisa! A very nice, clean design! Thank you so much for joining us for CASology's very first challenge! :)

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  15. I really like the look of this Allisa. Great texture and a perfect CAS look. Hugs!

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  16. Wow this is stunning, love the style and your creativeness on this card. Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week and good luck x

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  17. So trendy and sunny
    http://carolescreativecritters.blogspot.com/2012/07/casology-very-first-challenge.html

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  18. Beautiful creation !! Thanks for joining in with Joanna Sheen's Challenge this week.
    Sandra x

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  19. Absolutely fantastic!! Thanks for joining us this week at There She Goes.

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  20. I absolutely adore this. What a fab way to use the twine, so effective and a really bold card.

    Many thanks for joining in with our Sun challenge over at OSAAT & hope to see you back again soon.

    Mandy (DT member for OSAAT)

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  21. This is fabulous! What a clever and creative idea! :)

    Thanks so much for joining in the challenge at OSAAT. :D

    Ali

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  22. I love your fabulous twine sun, Allisa, and the tiny bit of matting is the perfect finishing touch! Thanks for playing along with CASology this week!

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  23. This is fantastic, Allisa! LOVE that twine-wrapped and stitched sun! Brilliant! And your sentiment couldn't be any more perfect! Thanks so much for playing along with us this week at Papercraft Star!

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  24. What a lovely card. Thanks for joining us at CRAFT this week, hope to see you again next time.
    Hugs Sharon x

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  25. Oh this is so cool! Thanks so much for sharing it with our challenge at THE PIXIE COTTAGE this time:)

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  26. Hi Alissa,

    Just wanted to let you know that this card inspired me to do something similar with twine and I have credited you in my blog post of 29th July

    Many thanks for the great idea :)

    Love Mandy xxx

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