Wednesday, July 30, 2014

My Last Case Study Card :o(

Hi everyone! Today I have my final inspiration for you as a Case Study muse.

This card was made back in my Hero Arts day, using one of their beautiful large flowers and Copic Markers.

I cased the square Kraft card base, and used a large element (a star) in place of the flower. I'm loving embossing paste… maybe a little too much because I go to it first! BUT… I love white on Kraft, so it works for me.

I white embossed the Hero Arts Star on watercolor paper, smooshed (that is a word right?) my Distress mini cubes all over, spritzed it with water and allowed everything to dry. Once it was dry, I wiped down the embossing with a baby wipe to clean it up.

I layered up some strips of card stock and put everything together. To finish things up, I die cut "Thanks" from black paper and glued it in place. Viola!

Be sure to head over to the Case Study blog to see what the other designers have come up with. 

Thanks for playing along, I've really enjoyed seeing everyones case of some of my cards. Enjoy!!!

Monday, July 28, 2014

Iron Craft Interview Episode!!

I've got something super fun for you today.

The sweet Chaitali recently asked me to do a segment for Iron Craft where I answered questions in a face to face interview.  We both created a card using the same stamp.

We both used the Hero Arts Market Flower background stamp. I used my Distress Mini's #1 on my craft sheet to lay down some color, then set my stamp in the ink to mix them together a bit. I misted the stamp with water and stamped onto Tim Holtz watercolor paper

I love how the colors mix together! To finish things up I used the Simon Says Stamp Butterfly Friends stamp set and matching dies with Sunshine and Audrey Blue Inks

Would you like to see my interview? Chester makes an appearance... Enjoy!

Be sure to head over to Chaitali's blog and leave a comment for a chance to win a special Hero Arts prize!

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Case Study #201!!

Hey everyone! I'm back with another Case Study inspiration!

This next card was originally made for Kerry Bradford Studio and is basically all digital. I printed everything out onto white cardstock then cut out the butterflies using my Silhouette.

The inspiration I took from this card was to layer two panels with the same text and use a die cut to reveal the layer beneath. 

I fell in love with the KaiserCraft Elegance collection… just can't get enough! Love the color combo! I white embossed my greeting on two printed papers, then used THIS die cut tag to cut the top layer.

I added a KaiserCraft die cut and gemstones to finish everything off. Super Easy!

Be sure to head over to the Case Study Blog to see what the design team has come up with. My favorite part of this is to see what part of a card inspires others!

Thanks for stopping by!