Friday, August 31


Welcome back to CAS-ual Fridays, the Clean And Simple Challenge!
I'm so glad you're here!
If you followed along on facebook last week, you received a few hints as to what the big announcement for this week might be.  
Some of you guessed correctly on the hints and one of you figured it out! Woot Woot!
Before we get to the announcement, let's talk challenge...

CFC68: Create a Clean And Simple Back to School project

Please say hello to our brand  new sponsor who is generously donating a 100 dirhams gift certificate (about $25 US dollars).
Pretty Paper Studio is a newly established online papercraft supply store based in Dubai, UAE. We not only cater to your supply needs, but we also make customized cards, mini books and kits. You can view our products at We also have a and you can connect with us on Facebook too:

We are very happy to be sponsoring this challenge and look forward to seeing all your gorgeous creations. Good luck! 

Ok, now let's talk about those hints...
Hint #1: What do Peanut Butter, Pita Bread and Professional Baseball have in common?
Hint #2: We're gonna get a little bit bigger before we get a whole lot bigger.
Hint #3: Something is coming to CAS-ual Fridays! it someone?
1. They all share the initials PB
2. We have a big team with big ideas.  We need to add to the team to get ready for what we're working on for October. (yep, more big and exciting announcements coming soon!)
3. Someone is coming and today she is here!

She's no stranger to this challenge, and in fact was our honored guest earlier this year.
She's an amazing designer with an awesome CAS style who many of you already know and love, and she's a sweetheart too!
I am sooo excited to introduce you to the newest Girl Friday...

I am a SAHM of two wonderful girls, Anushka 11 and Anisha 6.They keep my life busy.I am addicted to papercrafting.I love to make cards and gifts for my friends and family.I like to collect and use rubber or clear stamps for my projects and thanks to my hubby for letting me constantly abuse his PayPal account for it.

Be sure to visit Piali's blog to see her amazing creativity and give her a warm welcome.
eeek!  I can't believe she's here! :)

So now, without further ado...Let the inspiration parade begin!!



CFC68-Julie Day

Laurie Willison

Gayatri Murali CFC#68


CFC68 - Welcome Back

Debby Hughes

Kimberly Lane

Jenny Mullens

you rock

But wait! There's STILL more!  
We have daily inspiration for you on our facebook page provided by none other than our fabulous facebook team!!  
Be sure to like our facebook page so you don't miss your daily dose of design inspiration!
We don't want anyone to miss out, so if you aren't on facebook, the girls will also be posting on their blogs.

                               Suzanne    Stephanie       Lisa           Angie           Deb

The Girl Fridays love hearing from you!  Please leave them some love for their inspiring examples.
We're looking forward to seeing your creations too!

Now its your turn!
*Create a new Clean And Simple project using this week's challenge theme*
*Provide a link to CAS-ual Fridays in your post*
***No more than 4 total combined challenges***
**Deadline: 12:00 noon EST on Thursday!*


Jean said...

What a fabulous challenge, awesome inspiration and welcome Piali!

Banu said...

Piali's designs are just ab fab. Great to see her here. Awesome challenge as well.

Wida said...

Woohoo Piali!!!

Virginia L. said...

Woohoo! Congrats to Piali! So happy to have you on our team!

Romaine said...

Woot to Piali! :0)
Love all the samples, ladies! I even had a card waiting in the wings that fits the bill! ;0)

Isha Gupta said...

Gorgeous creations. Congrats Piali!!!

Hussena said...

Congrats Piali so happy to see you here as one of the DT's :) your card looks gorgeous !! love the cards by all the DT's as well:) Amazing inspiration from Everyone!!

donna mikasa said...

Congrats, Piali! What a great addition to the awesome DT! Love the DT's samples, too!

Rose said...

YAHOOOOOO Piali!!!!!!!! :)

~amy~ said...

awesome inspiration ladies and a big woot woot for Piali!!!!

Kavitha Vadhri said...

congratulations to Piali. So many fabulous creations by DTs and entries.

kavitha vadhri

Marybeth said...

Welcome Piali! And a big Congrats!

Mynn xx said...

Thanks for the super challenge and for the gorgeous DT projects for inspiration! :)

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