Thursday, May 2, 2013

The Waving Skunk

Hi everyone! Thanks for all the nice comments and messages this week for my Diagnosis Design and Paper Smooches posts. Y'all are nice. :)

It's time for another CAS-ual Fridays Challenge, and this one is a doozy. It's the second birthday and the 100th challenge. To celebrate, this week incorporates the top CFC challenges of all time, and to play, you pick one row:



I don't know if there were too many options, but I could not come up with any ideas. I must have spent two hours going through my stamps and digital files, and I decided I didn't have anything to make a card (somewhere, my husband is laughing).

But, as soon as I saw this skunk image, I got the idea for this card:



I used the row birthday-embossing-black & white.

I started off by slightly recoloring the skunk in Photoshop (he looked a little too dingy for a black and white challenge). I resized him and created the sentiment below. After printing the panel, I printed a second skunk and fussy cut him.

I wanted to add something to make him look stinky (I was thinking of Pig Pen from Snoopy). Apparently, I don't have a stinky stamp, but I used the spark marks from the BombDiggity set. Here's a close-up:




I fiished the card by put the white panel on a black card base to look like the skunk tail. Hee hee

Since this week's CAS-ual Fridays Challenge is a big one, there are a whopping 10 prizes. The winner, the VIPs, and the Contenders will each win a prize. This week's challenge is being sponsored by Ellen Hutson


and CAS-ual Fridays Stamps:


You can enter the challenge HERE.

Thanks for playing along. Have a great day!


Supplies
Cardstock: (True Black) PTI
Other paper: (Premium Matte Photo Paper) OfficeMax
Clear stamp: (spark images from BombDiggity) There She Goes Stamps
Ink: (Tuxedo Black) Memento
Digital images: (skunk from Mr. Campy Elements) Cosmo Cricket
Font: (MTF You Are) Miss Tiina at Sugar Hill Co.

27 comments:

  1. This card cracked me up! Love it!

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  2. This card is fabulous Jocelyn, it made me laugh out loud, really it did (probably nothing to do with the fact that I finished night duty last night ... minimal sleep and a glass of wine.... not a good mix, or maybe it is) hugs therese

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  3. Soooooooooooo cute!! LOVING that sentiment!!

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  4. Such a cute card. Love the little skunk!

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  5. He is so cute! I love him! Hope he doesn't get eaten by a Yeti!

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  6. LOL, this is so cute! I love those little 'stinker' marks. I'd love a birthday card like this! ;)

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  7. haha! cute! I have a fun skunk bday card I need to get it up on my blog!

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  8. I laughed right out loud too - the sentiment is just too awesome, and the little stinky marks? Fantastic. lol!

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  9. Wait, what?!? I missed a Diagnosis Design on you? I need to go find that now!!!

    Such a fun, fresh, card, BTW!

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  10. hehe so so fun...thanks for the smile..

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  11. this is so stinkin' cute and a perfect CAS card! Love the clean and fun look :)
    Sylvia xx

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  12. Hello
    The Very nice and cute.
    Design is also quite good.
    From Japan.
    Ryoma Sakamoto.

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  13. What a fun card! I know a friend who would so enjoy receiving this one.

    Love the stinker marks and white strip on the black base. You've done such a nice job carrying the sentiment through the entire card.

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  14. heeheehee...love it!
    You always crack me up and amaze me with your beautiful cards!! Thank You~

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  15. This really made me lol Jocelyn! Such a fun card!!

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  16. Too funny Jocelyn, he's an adorable little character :0)
    Jenny x

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  17. This is awesome, Jocelyn! Love the skunk and his stink trail. :D

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  18. ok seriously that is one cute skunk!

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  19. This card is so clever and it makes me laugh. Love when a card can do that.

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