Happy 3rd Birthday CAS-ual Fridays!


Happy 3rd Birthday CAS-ual Fridays!  I've been a fan of CAS-ual Fridays Stamps since the beginning and I'm honored that I get to celebrate with them today!

In honor of their 3rd birthday, CAS-ual Fridays Stamps has a no code sale going on all week long!  So, shop 'til you drop :)

Today I am hopping along with the CASual Fridays team and some of their closest friends in celebration of their third birthday.  You should have arrived from Kelly Griglione's blog.  If not, head on over to the CAS-ual Fridays blog and start from the beginning!


One thing that has always impressed me about CAS-ual Fridays stamps is that they fill in a huge gap in the stamping industry.  Michelle is the mom of two buys, just like me and she's created a line of stamps that are perfect to tween and teen boys!  It's hard to find stamps for that age group, I'm so happy that Michelle designed stamps with that group in mind!

After saying that you may be scratching your head because I didn't make a boy card.  Instead I used these stamps to make a girly card, which I have never done.  My youngest son is going to a birthday party tomorrow for a girl so I thought I'd try it out.  Woot Woot works perfectly for girls too :)  I had to be careful with the sentiment, Ethan said nothing too gushy, so "High 5" it was!  I stamped the sentiment on the adorable Scallop Tag.

Time to start hopping along.  Make sure you comment on all of the blogs along the way.  There are some really awesome prizes along the way...

One lucky commenter will win this...



Two lucky commenters will win this...


Next on the hop is Julia.  Head on over to her blog to see what kind of birthday goodness she's created for you!

Thanks for stopping by and Happy 3rd Birthday CAS-ual Fridays!!!

Supplies
Stamps:  Woot Woot (CAS-ual Fridays)
Ink:  Melon Mambo, Pumpkin Pie, Daffodil Delight (SU)Simply Chartreuse, Hawaiian Shores (PTI) Versamark
Paper:  Whisper White (SU) Sweet Gelato (WP9)
Accessories:  Scallop Tag (CAS-ual Fridays) Sequins (PPP) White Embossing Powder (Ranger) Tuxedo Black Twine (Timeless Twine)

195 comments:

Angie Tieman said...

This is gorgeous! That colorful background is the bomb!

Michele Gross said...

I love it!! Woot Woot is so versatile and you showed that so perfectly. Thanks so much for celebrating with us! It meant a lot to have you here :)

Hussena said...

Gorgeous and so perfect for a teenager...Love the colors and that sentiment :)

pcm said...

so bright and cheery!

Susan White said...

Super cute card I love the background!!

Ashlyn D'Aoust said...

Love the bright colours and the sentiment! Awesome.

Shelly said...

FABULOUS card!! Perfect for a girl! ;)

~amy~ said...

I love it! So fun and fresh!

LeeAnn McKinney said...

Love this, and depending on colors used could be boy or girl... this is awesome. NOW I want this set.

Irene Grau said...

Cute card. I'm finding I'm enjoying graphic cards a lot more these days, especially circles and dots. Lovely!

Robin Monsos said...

You nailed it!

Mendy said...

Love how that black contrasts with those bright colors. Perfect!!

terriavidreader (IN-USA) said...

Cute card idea (I may steal it) and thanks for the hop. I'd love to win either one of those prizes!

conil said...

AWESOME background with the perfect non-mushy sentiment. Some birthday girl is going to be very happy.

Mary Kay Werry said...

What a very special card for a child. so fun!

Kara Stainbrook said...

This is absolutely gorgeous!!!

Sharon Vollmer said...

I love that background. She will love it!

Mateja Povše said...

Super fun colours. Love the look :)

Robin Kuppens said...

Love the background and it could easily be switched to boy colors and still come out gorgeous

Jolene McCormick said...

Love all the colors

Janet a.k.a. swanlady21 said...

Love your colourful background!

stampinfranni said...

So fun! Truly a celebration card. Love it.

charian said...

Love the colors!

Linda said...

Very cute colorful card!!

dgmlmax said...

Great card, I love the colors.

Happy_Mama said...

This is my favorite use of this set! How colorful and cheery!

sunnieday said...

LOVE this one. simple but FUN card.

mycraftysmell said...

A lovely bright refreshing card!

Heather North said...

That is so true! It's hard to find good stamps for tween to teen boys, but CAS*ual Fridays filled a gap in my collection too. I think it's great that you were able to use this stamp set to make a card for a guy to give a girl who is just a friend. Kind-of perfect, isn't it?

Swimmom said...

Love the happy colors!

Kim M said...

What a fun a bright card! Love it! :-)

Janet Goshorn said...

Great background - love all the bright colors

Nora N. said...

Totally adorable!! Love the way you created the background!!

Vicki Dutcher said...

Awesome general boy-give-girl card! :)

Susie Locicero said...

Love the way thst sentiment pops!

Kelly Griglione said...

Michele totally rocks the teen boy stamps doesn't she?! LOVE your girl card, it's so darn festive with all those pretty colors. High five indeed!!

Chris K said...

Cute card!

Nancy Mc said...

Such a whimsical and colorful card.

Joanie said...

As everyone has pretty mentioned great color combos!!

kckid68 said...

Great card. Really trendy!

Sara Oliver said...

I like your background! And As a mother of boys, I like that your "girly" card isn't FULL of pink and flowers and glitter! A nice middle of the road card that proves it can still be awesome! Thanks!

Villa said...

Such a fun card and happy colours! Good work!

Emma Rose said...

Gorgeous bright and cheerful colours.

Jeanette (Forest Ranger) said...

A fabulous card!

Fe Orot Mejia said...

I love how colorful your card is.

Sue said...

Such a bright & cheerful CAS card.

Linda Lipford said...

I also noticed how versatile this card would be just by changing ink colors.

auntbubbels said...

I love that High 5 stamp.

Linda Gorman said...

Great card!!!!

Martha Miller said...

Love that colorful background and the scalloped tag. So fun, perfect card for any age.

Deborah Vasel said...

Love this bright fun card and the contrast of the black!
Fantastic!

Laura Watson said...

Adorable card for a kid!

Lynn Fletcher said...

This is a really neat tween - teen card. Love the circles background behind the tag! :)

NJ Stamping Queen said...

I love how you created the background by repeating the stamp in so many different colors. It looks great!
:) Marie

Jean Bullock said...

Great stamping. I love the background. Well done.

Ebrown said...

Love the background! Great sentiment - no too "mushy" for teens...:)

designbydonna said...

Great background. Love all the colors.

Liz Gessner McAllister said...

A always your card is lovely!

Annheidel said...

I love your colorful background!

Terri Miller said...

Nice use of color!

Pink Room Therapy Designs said...

I absolutely love the colorful background! Very pretty!

Shona Chambers said...

Love the rainbow background pattern and the tag is gorgeous!!

KimCreate said...

Love this card! Would love to win a Misti.

Bobby said...

Love the background.

Liz Lumsden said...

Love the playful colors, the patterns, and well, just everything1 Thanks for sharing.

Bonnie N said...

Love the background.

Michele Henderson said...

Love the nice blend of colors in your card! Very pretty!
Take care!
Michele

Dana said...

Love the background!! So unique!! Love it!!

Julie C. said...

Love your rainbow coloured background. Makes the card fun!

Lisa K said...

Cute and works well for a girl!

kim Smith said...

really cute card .love the colours

Jean said...

Such fun!!

Talitha Wright said...

Very versatile card. A good one to have on hand all the time.

Salima said...

That is such a cute card! Loving it !

Samone Giblett said...

gorgeous fun loving card, your colours really pop

Sherry said...

very pretty. cute background

Janet Lech-Picado said...

I can resist a card with rainbow colors!

Danielle Dietz said...

Love the abstract, colorful background!

sandyh50 said...

This is a perfect girl card for a boy to bring. Gorgeous.

Karren said...

Beautiful! Such a bright and cheerful background!

clavell said...

I love circles...so I love this wonderful, fun design!

Cherylynne said...

The circle background is great! Love the colors too.

cma21317 said...

Grat colors. Great card. HIGH 5

Vicki Milyard said...

I agree boy stamps were always hard to find when my 4 boys were small. Since they are now all in their 20's I can get along with manly stamps. Love the circles background and it certainly isn't too mushy!! I'll have to keep an eye out now since our first and only Grandchild is a ... Boy!!

Kelly said...

love the use of the tag!

Laurie Brown said...

Your background is awesome and I like the shape of that tag!!!!

Janet said...

Great background 😍

Bunny said...

I love the High 5 sentiment. That is great. Love the sequins, too. Would love a Misti, too.

Melissa said...

That background is fabulous!

Trina said...

Love the background. So nice and colorful.

Queen-of-Cards said...

so very pretty!

Becky Bailey said...

LOVE, LOVE , LOVE This card. Love the colors and the circles. Just LOVE IT

Peggy Pride said...

Great card! Such a great company!

Lori Christian said...

Bright, colorful, & pretty. Just the right touch for a girl.

Nana711 said...

I love everything with circles. Great card.

Vickie said...

Cute card! Love the colors.

Angelartistok said...

What a fun & wonderfully colored card! Love!

Jingle said...

This is so cute. I love the colors!

cghundley said...

Cute and colorful
card, great design.
Carla from Utah

Amy C. said...

Love this colorful and playful card!

B MacNutt said...

Cute card. I like the tag.

MaMa Bekka said...

This card is so cute! Very colorful!

Mary Beth Krakowski said...

Maureen, I just love your cards. They are so simple, but really special. Great.

Susangail Powell said...

I love the high 5 tag with the fun background - kind of looks like a bunch of bubbles and who doesn't love bubbles!

duncan620 said...

Such a HAPPY card. Love the colors and the background is awesome. Great job

Pamela said...

gorgeous colors what a happy card

Rachel Farmer said...

I was on the fence about this set, but after seeing this card, I am in love!

mblahey said...

I love the way the sentiment was done and as for the background it is fun.

Sally Ann Bird said...

Too cute. Love the bright colors, love the sentiment and love how clean the whole look is!

Edythe said...

Great card!! Toot Toot!!

Muhriel said...

What a gorgeous Card! Love the bright colours and the bold sentiment!

Rosalie Barone said...

Love the bold tag!

Shirley said...

Love your card! The colorful background is AWESOME...perfect for celebrating 3rd birthday...yeah!

Shelley said...

Always looking for boy/ male stamps. This one sure fits the bill. Great card.

Melissa Roell said...

The background colors are very cool. I love that little tag too!

Carolyn Burch said...

You did a great job on a "card for a girl from a boy"....and that is coming from a mom who has been on both ends with a grown son and 2 teen daughters...

Ericka Strange said...

Love the background on this card. Fun without being too cutesy.

cm said...

Guy perfect! The black tag is such an eye-catching touch!
~carol

Melissa Friedrich said...

Love your background and the black tag really makes the colors pop, and the seqins placement is an awesome detail too! Beautiful card.

Susi K said...

I agree with you about the masculine teen/tween category. Hard enough for simple masculine, but throw in the younger age and it's hard to find something appropriate, but your card definitely fits that bill, Maureen! Love the fun circle background!

Maj G said...

What a happy card! Lots of "pop"

Jackie Parkins said...

Awesome card! I love the bright colors with the pop of black. That would be a great birthday card for anyone.

Parker said...

I loved your background and sentiments so much I went to look at the Woot Woot set, and found that it was all there and more. Love that set. And the tag is one of the best looking I've seen in a long time. Good to know about the tween/teen boy stuff--I have three grandsons, oldest is 7, and I will be a frequent at Cas ual now.

Maj G said...

love this bright happy card!

Justin Fouche said...

Love the sentiment, Happy Birthday CAS-ual Fridays

Mary W said...

Love your card and the story. Making boys cards is such a challenge and I agree with you about the stamp lines. Happy 3rd Birthday!

Teresa Doyle said...

Oh my goodness Maureen, this is a sweet card! I love it!

Ingrid said...

Super cute - love that tag! :)

Betty McDougal said...

GREAT card

Alaska .Kris said...

Colorful and FUN!

Laura Scott said...

Loving the Fun Colors on this card!!

lisa808 said...

Pink and sequins--any girl will be happy with that combo! The tag is a hoot--perfect for a card from a boy.

Karen King said...

What a fun card! And so easy to change up the colors to suit any occasion/gender. Fabulous!

Sue McRae said...

Such a fun and colorful background!

MASolo said...

Love the card! Happy 3rd birthday to Casual Fridays.

Cheyenne Oliva said...

Love love LOVE the colors in this card!!! It's hard to create a card with so many colors that works, but yours really does :D

Sue Smith said...

Bright and fun card. Love the black tag to show sentiment. Terrific job.

McStamper said...

What a great card. Love the background.

Carrie Gilliam said...

That's a great background and is great for any birthday. I really like that!

Terri said...

That background is just adorable!

farida jararah said...

Love that background

Sara Killian said...

I always love seeing your CAS cards! What a fun card for a birthday party! Love the colors.

Oralee B said...

What a great card! I especially love your creative black tag! :)

Rose said...

Love, love this card! A great 1 layered card (except for tag) and love the colors!!

Dawn Y. said...

High Five, Maureen! Love the way you used a tag for the sentiment. Such a pretty background, too. ♡Dawn@Petals.Paper.SimpleThymes

Crops said...

What a FUN card! Love all the colors on it and the tag is awesome!

debbie brunssen said...

what a cool birthday card, I think this would be a great teenager card!!!!!

Berina RGA said...

Love the colorful background!! Very nice!!
-Berina
Moxie Craftie

Cindi said...

Love that background!

Rebecca Ednie said...

Great bright happy colours and the tag pops against the background so well!

PackerNona said...

Love the background.

Helen Gullett said...

What a fun and festive birthday card! Love your background and that black tag with white embossing sentiment.

Cathy Kaderabek said...

great card, I agree, not enough stuff for boys so glad to see this!

Debbie Bonczek said...

Such a fun card. I love the bright colors with that pop of black on the tag. Fabulous.

Pattie Dougherty said...

Great card as usual from our Mo

Susan Moll said...

This is definitely a FUN card!

Amante del Papel said...

beautiful birthday card!

Mary-Anne V said...

Love the rainbow background and black tag.

Loly Borda-Towery said...

Love the background you created and the bold tag with the sentiment. Awesome card! TFS

Claudia Henderson said...

It is a "cool" stamp and I love the way you used it. Also the "High 5" is a great idea for a teen card...Thanks for sharing this cute card. I think I have an idea for my teenager niece :-)

Moosisk said...

Love your color combo! So fun. :D

Viv said...

I'm lovin' that white on black tag!

Sabrina said...

What a fantastic card!!

Nance E Salkeld said...

What a fun and colorful card! Love the contrast of the black tag! Wow

Natalie Godfrey said...

Awesome card! Love the background.

Maye M.L said...

This graphic card is so fun it would make s recipient, even an adult, smile. Cheerful color scheme. Cheers

Nancy R said...

Super cute card, Maureen. The background is so pretty. Love it!

Mary Nelson said...

Can you say...amazing!! Absolutely love this!

Lagene said...

Love the colors and the diagonal background desig !

Karenladd said...

Cute little tag and a really fun card design!

Leanne said...

Fabulous card!

CraftyPaws said...

Fun colors and wonderful graphic background! Love this!

Debbie G said...

Love all the bright colors in the background.

Pamela Stadler said...

I never think to use tags on my cards...this gave me great ideas!! Thank you.

Jenn said...

I love the background! The colors and off set circles are wonderful!

Darlene said...

I absolutely love the colorful background on this card. That can be used in so many ways. Very Nice:)

Angela Taylor said...

Love the stripes and the color choices!

Penelope said...

Good job Mom, high 5 is certainly not gushy!

luv2scr@p said...

Fantastic card! Totally cool for a tween girl from a tween boy!

Jean said...

Bold! Love it!

cindybearj said...

What a cute card!

Theresa Turri said...

What awesome stamps and i love the sentiment.

SHartl said...

Great card for a teen or tween! Clean and modern and fun!

Sue D said...

I like the colorful background and the non gushy sentiment.

D.Ann C said...

Such a fresh background!!

Christy said...

Love the background on this card and the color combo is so cheery!

Amye said...

Always love a bright birthday card! Fun!

TracyM #6773 said...

FUN, FABULOUS and TOTALLY NOT GUSHY card :)
LOVE the tag, LOVE the sentiment on it and LOVE the COOL inky background too!!!
THANK YOU for sharing!!!

Juhi said...

love your card, the background is gorgeous

D- said...

Your card is perfect. I can also so imagine this in masculine colors too. Thanks for sharing.
Crafty hugs,
Dawn
DesignsByDragonfly.blogspot

Trista Sikes said...

That background that you created with Circle Border stamp from the Woot Woot set is divine! I also love the color combination that you choose. Great work and awesome inspiration!

Pat said...

I love that bright and cheery background paper and the black tag with the white embossed sentiment stands out perfectly against it. A really pretty card Maureen. x

Diane - oliver.mdiane@comcast.net said...

Lots of color yet it's Clean and Simple. Love it. hugs .

Janet Zeppa said...

Perfect sentiment!! Cute story!

Teresa Cherka said...

I love this card,it is so bright and cheerful.

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