Thursday, January 18, 2018

Calling All Sistahs January Encouragement Challenge

Hello Blogging Friends!!

Today is the start of the January  CAS-ual Fridays: Calling All Sistahs Encouragement Challenge!

Everyone could use a little encouragement from time to time.  Wouldn't it be nice to have a stash of cards you could send to a friend or loved one who could use a bright spot in their day?  Our challenge is here to help you with that.  On the 18th of each month we will start a new challenge with a new inspiration photo.

The rules are simple:

1.  Make an encouragement card inspired by the photo or colors or both.
2. Link up here by 12am EST on the 13th
3.  Share with your friends and followers so we can get the word out about our challenge.

One person will win a $25 gift code to use on anything in the CAS-ual Fridays Stamps store.  All products are welcome, but if you use CAS-ual Fridays stamps or dies on your card, Michele will DOUBLE your prize.

Are you ready to see where this month's inspriation will take you?

Here is the Inspiration Photo:

Here is my card for this challenge:


CAS-ual Fridays Truth Is stamp set
CAS-ual Fridays Supercalifragilistic stamp set
CAS-ual Fridays Truth Blooms Fri-dies
CAS-ual Fridays Scallop Tags dies
White card stock
Various paper from my stash
Black ink
Blue ribbon

For this A2 card I started with white card stock for the base of the card.  I took some gray paper and added that to the card, I stamped the sentiment from the CAS-ual Fridays Supercalifragilistic stamp set with black ink on the bottom of the card.  I took the black ink and the CAS-ual Fridays Truth Is and stamped the flowers onto two different color blue paper and then cut them out using the CAS-ual Fridays Truth Blooms Fri-dies.  I then took the striped gray paper and the CAS-ual Fridays Scallop Tags die and cut out the tag and then I attached the flowers to the tag.  I took the blue ribbon and attached that to the tag and then glued the tag onto the card.

Be sure to stop by the CAS-ual Fridays store to see all the wonderful stamp sets there are to make cards of encouragement with!!  If you decide that there are one or two stamp sets that you just have to have then use this code cas-comfort to get 15% off stamps and dies!!  Thank you Michele, for letting me pass this on to my followers.

Don't forget to stop by the Encouragement Squad post to see all the lovely creations that the Design Team have made.

Now it is your turn to create something for this challenge!!  There will be a prize of a $25 Gift Card to use at CAS-ual Fridays Stamps, that will be doubled if your use CAS-ual Fridays products for your card!!

Thanks for stopping by!!



  1. Gorgeous Lori, great idea to use the 2 different blues and what a great design x

  2. Those blooms make the perfect pop of color! Fun way to interpret this challenge, Lori!

  3. This is fabulous, Lori!! I love the gorgeous blooms!! The sentiment is so beautiful!! Have a great day!! Big hugs :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  4. How encouraging it would be to receive that card, Lori, especially if a person is going through a rough time. That tag die cut is darling with the scallops. Beautiful card, Lori, and so endearing. Hugs, de

  5. Great take on that inspiration photo, Lori! Love the color combo and that wonderful entiments. :-D


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