Friday, May 6

CAS-ual Fridays Challenge CFC1


Welcome to the first ever
CAS-ual Fridays Challenge!!
The waiting is finally over!!
We thought this day would never arrive but here we are!
 WOW! Are we ever jazzed to have you play with us!
For our first challenge, we thought it would be fun to see your texting skills.
Use stamps, texty pattern paper, a page torn from your phone book, 
or create your own..get creative!
*we are looking for text, not just a simple sentiment*
Just incorporate text prominently into your newly created CAS project,
then link it up here for your chance to WIN
Top Honors as the first member ever of our T.G.I.F Club,
a super swanky blog badge
AND...
a $10 Gift Certificate to


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You've enjoyed getting to know our incredible design team these past few weeks and they have been dying to get to work and show you what they can do!
They've done a fabulous job of working text into their creations,
Let's see what our Girl Fridays have texted up for you...

Karen Baker

Julie Ranae


Michele Gross

Are you ready to play??
Our easy to follow challenge guidelines are available on our Rules tab at the top of the page.
We'd love for you to feature our challenge graphic in your post and be sure to link back to
CAS-ual Fridays
 so your friends can come play with us too!
You have until 11:59 pm EST on Wednesday 
to link your project right here.
After you link, please visit our Girl Fridays and leave them some love,
then visit the gallery and leave some love for your neighbors too!
Oh!
and more thing...
Have Fun!

52 comments:

Erin (Homemade Cards by Erin) said...

Fabulous cards ladies, glad the wait is over!

Shazi said...

great inspiration! I've already got some ideas to play with. *happy sigh*

Crafty Math Chick said...

Congrats on getting this site up and running Julie - fabby first challenge, look forward to playing later!

Lori said...

Wahooo! Congrats on your first challenge :) Can't wait to play!!! The site looks fantastic and the first cards from the DT are rockin'...WTG!

peggy gatto said...

What a great new challenge. I know you will get lots of submissions!
Some wonderful designs from the team!
I used a google image and a word!

Tui Nathan said...

Yay ... the waiting is over ... and a fabulous challenge to start with!!!

Congrats to Michelle and the team ...

Amanda Winkelman said...

Yay! I was so excited to play along!

Lori Barnett said...

Time to go get my text on ;)

~amy~ said...

You gals rock...such a fun challenge and I adore what the DT created!

Kelly Rasmussen said...

great cards girls! and i love the theme of the challenge. really hoping i get a chance to play along. :)

Emily Leiphart said...

These are amazing! I love all the DT samples. Thanks for a great challenge!

Barb said...

I am loving all the different ways the DT came up with to use text on their cards! I'm hoping to get time to play! Congrats on your first challenge. . .woo, hoo! :)

Ann said...

Fabulous cards, ladies, & an AWESOME challenge, too! SO hope I have time to play! :D

Leigh Ann Baird said...

Awesome challenge and I just linked up my card!

Kathy (krolski) said...

Love all the DT's cards! So inspiring! I hope I can play along.

Sara Mac said...

Great challenge and great samples by the DT!! I'm going to love this blog! Thanks so much.

Wendy said...

Yay! the first challenge is here. Those are some awsome cards by the DT. I can't wait to get inky and play along in this texty challenge.

AnitaRex said...

Oooo what a fab challenge! Love it! And such fabulous inspiring cards too! Great job ladies!

Lin said...

I think text adds so much to a design! Great choice for our first challenge! May I enter more than once?

peggy gatto said...

I added another piece of paper to my original.
http://wwwpeggysamusement.blogspot.com/2011/05/casual-friday.html
I think it is better.

Dara said...

Yay for us! Glad to be inspired by you guys. Keep it coming!
Cheers!

Isha said...

Yay!!! Love the challenge and The DT cards are so inspiring...TFS

Darla said...

LOVED this challenge gals!! Thanks for the fun and the great inspiration!

Sharon D from Canada said...

Great first challenge and terrific cards from the DT!

Sharon D from Canada said...

Great first challenge and terrific cards from the DT!

Dawn said...

Looking forward to entering your wonderful challenges.... hope my card counts this time...

PapierGirl said...

I have been looking so forward to this day! Beautiful inspiration from the DT and what a great first challenge! Can't wait until next week! :)

Jocelyn said...

Beautiful and inspiring cards from the DT. Thanks ^_^

Stephanie Lanzalotto said...

Wonderful challenge, great designs from the DT. So glad you got this party started!

suzARTe said...

CONGRATULATIONS on the first challenge at CAS-ual Fridays, such awesome DT cards as well. I had so much fun playing along.

Rebecca said...

This challenge, this blog, the designers, the participants, all make me drool. I love CAS and was so glad to find this via Soapbox Creations. Loving a place to meet up with all my fellow CAS crafters! Can't wait to check out all the blogs linked to this post. Designers - you all did a top notch job for this first challenge!

Glenda J said...

Love all the DT samples. Thanks for a great challenge!

Ruby said...

Such a fun challenge blog! Can't wait to learn more CAS styles along the way. I don't mind about winning, I just want to get one of your FAB badges lol, they are SOOOO fun!

Great DT cards, fantastic choices for your team members :)

Andrea M said...

HUGE congrats ladies!!! The DT cards are stunning!!!! Thanks for the awesome inspiration!!! LOVE this! Can't wait to play along!!!

Debbie Carriere said...

I have been so looking forward to this challenge to help me step outside my box :) Wonderful inspiration from the DT - Thanks ladies!! And congrats on a VERY successful first week!

Cathy A said...

Fabulous cards from the design team

Arlene said...

I posted my photo on my blog, but am going to post it on flickr too, however, I'm not sure how you want this tagged. Should it be one word with the # or not? Could you advise, please. Thanks - examples - I think it's the first one, but seeing how you titled it on the blog, it might be the second CFC#1, CFC1.

Thanks for your help.

Pam Wendt said...

Congrats on seeing all your hard work come to fruition - what a hip site and fun challenge - can't wait to play along! :o)

Thomas said...

Wonderful cards, ladies!! I am so
happy to see a challenge site that
celebrates CAS!!

paula said...

I discovered this blog through a friend. What a great challenge xoxoxoxo

bosenberries said...

Wow... fab inspiration here!! All the best with your new blog!!
Robin

Karen said...

I was so happy to find your blog (via gallery submissions at Splitcoast). Congratulations on the new blog, and thank you for such great DT inspiration!
Cheers, Karen
alteredscrapbookingdotcom

Debbie Carriere said...

I couldn't resist playing again!! I may have a new obsession -thanks for the inspiration :)

Anja (scrappie) said...

Wow great love the challenge love the cards hope i'm still in time playing along. Thank you for the inspiration.

Christina said...

Congrats on your debut challenge! So excited to play along. Thanks for the fantastic inspiration from the DT!

pearl said...

thanks so much for the challenge and great dt inspiration!

GabrielaD said...

loved the challenge!! I am glad I was able to play.

Basement Stamper said...

oh man! I didn't realize the cut off was last night, but I did post mine today. Oh well, catch you all next round and hopefully on time ;-)

http://basementstamper.blogspot.com/2011/05/stampotique-sponsoring-play-date-cafe.html

Bonita Rose said...

I didn't realize the cut off was last nite.. was hoping I had time for this today, oh well.. here's my entry! http://alifeunrehearsed2.blogspot.com/2011/05/vintage-book-pages.html

Rebecca said...

I can't believe how many talented CAS crafters are out there. It's going to take me FOREVAH to visit all the participants' blogs but I can't wait!!

Mel said...

I am so excited about this challenge. I was looking for a really nice way to do a birthday card for my SIL, and your post brought some great ideas to mind... I even get to use paper that I have been holding on to for years because I loved it, but couldn't find the right thing to use it with. Can't wait to get out of work and get started on it!

Andrea L - EnchantINK said...

Just discovered your challenge blog ... but the challenge is closed. Loving the look of your designs! Can't wait to play along sometime soon! Congrats on the number of entries for your first challenge! Hugs xxaxx