July 11, 2011

Inspiration In Action CASE Contest

A Happy Monday to All!!  I trust all is well and that everyone was able to squeeze a little time to stamp into their weekend.  I sure did and happened to come across a neat little contest that Gretchen Barron is holding on her blog – found here –The idea is to pick a card/project out of the current IB&C and case it.  You can change whatever you like….BUT make sure it still bears SOME resemblance to the original project.  It sounds like a lot of fun – won’t you join in and play along with the gang?

I started with a card located in the ‘All Natural’ section on page 120.  Here is a picture of what I cased ~


And here is what I came up with ~


The things that I changed are:

  • The matting from black to Cameo Coral
  • Designed my own flower (made it more 3D) but kept the flow to the right
  • Sponged the edges on the DSP
  • The center strip between the card base and the matting is Very Vanilla with each side punched with the Eyelet Border Punch
  • My sentiment is ‘thinking of you’
  • My flatbacks are gold instead of pearl

And a closer look ~


You know I had to do the inside ~


Thank you Gretchen for providing us with a fun challenge and all my best to the lucky winner!

Supplies needed ~ all are SU!

  • Card Stock – O. Olive, Cameo Coral(retired), V. Vanilla, Newspaper Print DSP
  • Tools – Scallop Circle, Boho Blossom, Two Step Bird, Modern Label and Eyelet Border Punches
  • Misc. – Elegant Lines EF, lace, and Cameo Coral and B. Black Inks, For All You Do Stamp set

Be sure to set your clock for coming back tomorrow morning….BRIGHT & EARLY.  The Pals have got a hop going on where each participant will feature something from the NEW IB&C.  You won’t want to miss it!!




Denise Willerton said...

Fabulous card Linda, inside and out ~ thanks for sharing this ~ have a wonderful day ~ :-)

Ann Schach said...

Beautiful, Linda! I love how you made it your own!

Debbie Henderson said...

Awww...cute, cute, cute! I have the corner of this page folded over to case also!

Pam~ said...

Beautiful job with the CASE! I love the Linda Fisher touch ... your pretty flowers!

Carla Bazhenow said...

I love your version! So, so pretty and gorgeous flowers. I can't wait to make your flower!!! Cameo Coral is still my fav!!! Hugs,

gbarron56 said...

Linda -- Thank you so much for particpating in my Catalog CASE Contest! Your card was one of my favorite pics and is featured on my blog today! I was so delighted to see each and every entry. If I could, I would make everyone a winner! You did a fabulous job. Keep up the good work and Happy Stamping! Blessings, Gretchen

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