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CAS-ual Fridays #125: Colorful Fingerprint Card

by May Park-

Hello crafty friends! I hope you are having a great weekend! Today I’m sharing a card I made for the CAS-usal Fridays #125 challenge. The challenge is to create a card using a word that represents what you hope for the new year. Last year I wanted to learn swing dance with my hubby, but I couldn’t. So my first thought was dancing! Here is what I came up with:


I was inspired by all of the beautiful colors and the fun technique from the fingerprint art at Etsy. I wanted my card to be bright and unique with a burst of colors. So I created my own background by pressing down my fingerprint onto the card base with different shades of Hero Arts shadow inks. Just a lot of fun! I chose the sentiment from Good Times stamp set by Mama Elephant which is perfect for my resolution this year. 


FYI, these are the supplies I used to create my card: my index finger wasn’t pictured. 😉 That’s all for today. Hope you enjoyed viewing my creation and got some inspiration.

Thanks so much for stopping by. Happy crafting!

May Park


  1. Jocelyn Olson

    What a gorgeous card! I love that you used your finger. The colors are stunning together!

    17 . Jan . 2014
  2. Kelly Griglione

    So fun! You have gorgeous fingerprints! Must have been fun getting your hands dirty on purpose : ) Thanks for joining the CAS-ual Fridays Challenge!

    15 . Jan . 2014
  3. Deb

    May, I absolutely love that you created this card using your own fingerprint. Gorgeous card! Thanks for playing along with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

    14 . Jan . 2014
  4. Tara Chaussee

    Cool technique! Beautiful card!

    14 . Jan . 2014
  5. Donna Mundinger

    What a fun card! loved the colors on MIM and had to come see. My hubby and I Swing dance and love it. I’m sure you will too. xxD

    14 . Jan . 2014
  6. Susan Raihala

    Oh, May! Yet another fabulous card for OLS! Thanks so much for sharing this fun card…I LOVE your use of finger-stamping! 😉

    14 . Jan . 2014
  7. Jen W.

    May, this is awesome! It’s so sweet and whimsical and I love the idea of finger stamping! 😀

    14 . Jan . 2014
  8. Wendy

    So pretty, lovely colours! Spotted it on MIM XX

    13 . Jan . 2014
  9. loz

    Fabulous card and colors May. I saw this on MIM..Loz

    13 . Jan . 2014
  10. Deepti Stephens

    Hello May! Wow! this is such a fun card.. Love it.. 🙂

    13 . Jan . 2014
  11. Anni

    Hi May!
    Your card is really beautiful but for the TAWS Be Inspired challenge you have to use Alley Way Stamps!

    12 . Jan . 2014

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