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CASology - Red

Week 31:  Red

Melissa and the team at CASology have a great challenge this week - Hearts, Flowers, Love, Chocolate... with the cue word, RED.




My card today is very CAS.  I used an owl die cut and substituted his nose with a red heart.  The sentiment is from a retired SU set called, Owl Together Now.

I actually made a couple of cards yesterday for the CASology Challenge but was interrupted by a quick trip to the doctor and then Pathology for a blood test (suspected appendicitis). I am pleased to report that I don't have appendicitis and they also ruled out a couple of other nasties so I'm about to go out again for a second visit to my local GP and I'll be back to post the other card when I get back :)

Thanks for stopping by,

Comments

Rosemary said…
super cute card!! love how you used the little heart for the owl's beak! thanks so much for playing along with CASology this week!
Meghan said…
Seriously cute card. Love that owl die cut! Glad you joined in on the fun at CASology this week!
Judy1223 said…
Bronwyn, this is wonderful! I love the crisp, black owl die with the sweet red heart...perfect pop of red! So glad you are feeling OK...I'm amazed that you could make several cards and fit in a medical emergency and still blog! Thanks for joining us at CASology this week!
Melissa said…
That owl is sooo cute, Bronwyn! Love all the intricate details and yet your design is definitely CAS! :)
Thanks for joining us at CASology this week!

p.s. I'm so glad your blood test came back negative for appendicitis! Here's hoping all checks out fine and you are fully recovered soon! Hugs!
Ardyth said…
OMG - how clever to use a little heart for his beak! Thanks so much for playing along with us at CASology this week!
Allisa said…
Cute card, hope you are feeling better!
Christine Blain said…
ADORABLE, Bron! Hope you're feeling better soon. xx

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