Tuesday, 15 July 2014

CASology 104 - Pet

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This week's CASology Cue Card is Pet.


Many of you know that one of my sisters is an equine surgeon. Since she was big enough to know what a horse was, she knew what she was going to do with her life! I make horse cards for her to give to her clients and friends, and I collect horse images and sentiments. This Whippersnapper Designs image is really a fantastic one - it clearly shows the joy that a horse can inspire.


But I felt that it was a little big to use on a CAS card. Solution? 'Crop' it by cutting out only a portion of the image and create lots of white space. I finished the card with an old Stampin' Up sentiment (a quote from Frankenstein's monster, actually!).

And now it's your turn - but before you go, make sure you drop by the other DT members and see what they came up with for your inspiration!







23 comments:

  1. FABulous! Cropping! Genius! I have to say that is the sweetest horse imagery I have come across. I just love how tenderly that little girl is holding it around its neck! Pure rapture on her face! It's precious!

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  2. So very cute, yay, thanks for sharing where you get some of your fun stamps too , love how you edit, and that pet is pet in the verb AND the noun aspect, always so clever!!!

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  3. Love your image and coloring Ardyth. Popping it up added dimension and made it pop.

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  4. This is too cute Ardyth! Great colouring.

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  5. So, so adorable, Ardy! You really make the best horsey cards! Your sister must have a hard time passing them on to her clients and friends and not keeping them all for herself!! Hugs, Darnell

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  6. Eeek! This is just adorable! Love how you made the image work by cropping it like this!!! So sweet!

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  7. I just love this card, Ardyth :)

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  8. Perfect way to crop this image Ardyth. Adorable.

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  9. Such a cute cropped image, Ardyth ... fabulous, especially with that perfect sentiment! Anita :)

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  10. Aww...This is so cute! Love!

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  11. Love the stamp and cropping it was a great way to go.

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  12. Great job on coloring, it's so CUTE!

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  13. Awww, this card is the cutest Ardyth! I love that stamp and I love that you "cropped" it down. I love to do that with digi stamps and regular stamps. Hugs, Brenda

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  14. I did not know that you can do cute as well! Love this card!

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  15. This is not a typical Ardyth style card and I really love it. I agree focusing on a portion of a stamp has much more impact.

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  16. I can't decide if I like the image or the sentiment more... but together, they make for the cutest card!

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  17. Cute, cute, cute! I love your cropped image.

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  18. I'm seeing as much love on the horse's face, Ardyth, as I'm sure happens in your sisters life. Just so darling!

    =] Michele

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  19. Ardyth this is way toooo cutteee lovely Image and cute smiley of that girl cute cute cute I love this...CAS and adorable...I wish I have a similar Pet Image :)(LOL) last night I choose one of my Cats stamp and just join the casology hope you like to see it on my Blog dear Ardyth..hugs, Monika

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  20. So so cute Ardyth, great idea to crop the image

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  21. Ardyth, what a great way to crop a larger image for a CAS card...and the sentiment is perfect. Enough.Said. :)

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  22. Ardyth thank you for nominating my seahorse card. I wish I could make it into a Christmas card because it came together easily. My best, Barb

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