Monday, January 26

CFC135 Happy Hour

Let the happy dancing begin!

Sequins and felt projects filled our player's gallery, 
and wow, they were terrific!
It was really fun to see all the creative spins on this challenge. 

Let's announce the winner who will receive this awesome prize from our sponsor
Simon Says Stamp
Simon Says Stamp

And the winner is...

Please contact Michele at to claim your prize.
 You may place this swanky winners badge on your blog

Let's hear it for our 4 Favorites
                                     Birgit/Biggan                                                    Three Trees

                                            Kim M                                                            Jasleen

Your projects were awesome!
You may place this uber cool badge on your blog

The competition is always fierce here at CAS-ual Fridays 
and we would like to honor our 5 contenders

                            Birgit                                             Kara Lynne                               Linda Crea

                                                 Cornelia                                    Kristine V

You may place this super cool badge on your blog

Thank you to everyone who played along.
We have another inspiring challenge planned for you, 
and it starts right here on Friday at 6 am!

Friday, January 2


Welcome back to CAS-ual Fridays, The Clean and Simple Challenge! 

We're back!!!! 
It's a brand new year, and a brand new team, and we are ready to have a whole lot of fun!
We've got a really fun challenge theme,
and a super sponsor with a great prize,
and 3 weeks of playing of time!

We hope you'll join the fun and play along.
If you're new to CAS-ual Fridays or just need to remind yourself of our rules,
you can check them out on our How To Play tab at the top of our blog.

Ready? Let's play!

CFC135: Create a Clean And Simple project that uses both felt and sequins. 
You have until noon eastern on January 23rd to link your project.

And now a word from our fabulous sponsor!

Simon Says Stamp

In business since 2002, Simon Says Stamp is striving to offer you the best online selection of Rubber Stamp, Altered Art, Scrapbooking, Artist Trading Card, Card Making and Paper Crafting products in the world. We stock over 100,000 items in our warehouse so that we can offer you quick service and one stop shopping at a great price!
Happy customers are the heart of our business. We work hard to find and deliver to you the latest in stamping and paper crafting supplies! Attending classes, workshops, and sales meetings around the world, our goal is to keep our product offerings fresh and current. Make us your one stop easy shop - and we'll deliver right to your door!

The winner of this month's challenge will win a $25 gift certificate to Simon Says Stamp!

And now, let the inspiration parade begin!




Michelle L


Michelle B








Now its your turn!
You have until noon on January 23rd
*Create a NEW Clean And Simple project using the challenge theme*
*Provide a link to CAS-ual Fridays in your post*
Oh! And don't forget to have fun!!

Sunday, December 28

Winners and announcements!!!!!

I hope you're ready for a whole bunch of exciting announcements 
because I have a whole bunch of exciting announcements!!!

Wow, what a fun blog hop that was! 
Thank you to all who joined in our fun Mystery Reveal event. 
I hope you all enjoyed meeting each of the new 12 Girl Fridays, 
and I hope you're planning to join us for our first challenge of 2015.
We've got some great ideas to challenge your mojo and inspire your creativity :)

For those of you who gathered the clues and solved the mystery, 
you already know when the first challenge will be, but for anyone who missed out, or is still wondering what 
January 2nd 6am est means... 
That's when we kick this challenge off again! Woot Woot!!

Let's reintroduce the new Girl Fridays 
announce the winners from our Mystery Reveal Blog Hop!

Amber Kroening
Good for you! I can understand why they chose you, your cards are very special!
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Pretty card! Love the sweet flowers!
Cristine Redmond
Love the circle background you created. Great CAS card
Congratulations! Pretty card. That stamp set has been on my wish list.
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Well done DT girl. Great project, high quality (swoon)
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From Jamie's blog- Katherine K :) said...
Fabulous card- Congrats!��
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Sue D

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Love this color combo for Christmas!
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Congratulations! Love the bright fun colors you used.
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From Michelle Bala's blog- Liz Gessner McAllister said...
The candy cane is so clever! Love it
December 24, 2014 at 2:36 PM
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From Michelle Lupton's blog- aileen (mum)22 December 2014 at 08:57
Congrats on joining the team Michelle, look forward to even more of your cards. Love your style
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Fabulous CAS card. Love the pink and black with all that white space, and the sequins!

My Photo
Lovely, lovey. So perfectly arranged.

and from the CAS-ual Fridays blog- Jean Bullock said...
January 6am est A date to remember. Thanks for the hop. Got some really nice ideas from it. Well done.
12/21/14, 11:48 AM
Winners please contact me at 
to receive your $15 prize code

 I have a little something for everyone!
A big SALE announcement!!

I hope you'll have fun shopping for something that's been on your wishlist for a while, 
but you have to hurry over because the sale ends on New Years Eve 
and it's while supplies last!

Last announcement is...


Please join us on the company blog at midnight to see the brand new Valentine's Day goodies in action! 
We'll be releasing 3 new stamp sets and 1 awesome Fri-Die that you will love :)

That should keep you busy until we get the challenge started!!
January 2nd, 6am eastern
We can't wait!!!

Sunday, December 21

The Girl Friday Mystery Reveal Blog Hop!

Welcome to The Girl Friday Mystery Reveal Blog Hop!! 

You made it to the very last stop on the hop!! 

I hope you've had a ball meeting the team and collecting your clues. 
But, if you just got here, and haven't had the chance to hop with us yet, 
 you'll want to start at the very beginning 
so you can meet the 12 AMAZING designers 
who have been sworn to secrecy these last few months!

That's right!
We're ready to get this challenge started again!
We could have just announced the new team,
but we thought this would be a heck of a lot more fun and exciting :)

This hop is full of fun, inspiration and prizes too, so 

If you've finished gathering your clues, you can solve the mystery right here by leaving a comment.
Hopefully you've been leaving comments along the way for your chance at prizes!!
I'll announce the winners on December 28th!!
Woot Woot!!

Friday, December 12

It's almost time!!!

Happy Friday!! 

Are you eagerly awaiting our return? 
Well the wait is almost over!! 
We'll be starting in January, but first we have to introduce you to the new Girl Fridays!!
We've got a special way to introduce them, and it's going to be fun, Fun, FUN!!!

Join us beginning at 6am 
on December 21st 
to start the fun!

There will be clues, prizes, awesome inspiration, 
and you get to meet the new Girl Fridays!!!!!!
Mark your calendars
set your alarms 
Tell your friends!!

Thursday, November 27

Black Friday Weekend!

Hello Hello! 

It's been really quiet over here during our little break. 
Do you miss us? I sure miss you! 
I thought I'd blow some of the dust off and share some fun with you.
Are you ready for some fun?? 
Me too!

Join us on the company blog each night beginning at midnight to see awesome inspiration, and our special brand new products with special savings!!   
New goodies on sale? That never happens!! 

The new Girl Fridays team is hard at work getting ready for their big debut. 
Mark your calendars for December 21st. 
Something awesome is coming :)