Jul 10

CASE Study Challenge #199

Written by: iwona    20 Comments

It’s time for a second week with Shari Carroll, wahoo! I love the card we’re serving for this challenge, clever and striking. Loved from the moment I first saw it two years ago. With the craze for die-cutting that the paper crafting world is experiencing right now, I think this one’s going to be popular.

I didn’t try too hard to be original. I knew I wanted to try the same technique but with a different die. What I didn’t see coming at first, is that I’m going to grab the paper from the same (old!) paper pad – Bo Bunny‘s Country Garden. The die is Full Card Hexagons from Simon Says and I cut it in white cardstock, and backed the assembled piece with a layer of vellum, as opposed to cardstock in the inspiration card. It muted further down the subtle yellow of PTI‘s Lemon Tart CS.

I added a few perfectly colouristically coordinated accents – a couple of butterflies and sentiment die cut from Kaisercraft‘s Curiosity collectables, and Coral Sparklets (also from Kaisercraft)

I’m sharing this card with Virginia’s View Challenge #5 – Die Cutting.
Check out the blogs below for the Design Team’s takes on the challenge, or visit CASE Study for the full reveal!

Shari Carroll– July Muse
Tenia Nelson, Amy Tsuruta – July Guest Designers
Amy Wanford (Aimes) (on a Summer break)
Anika Lerche

Anja Curvers
Anna Kossakovskaya (Umichka)

Gayatri Murali
Jill Foster
Jeanne Jachna
Julia Stainton
Michelle Williams
Silke Ledlow (on a Summer break)
Tasnim Ahmed

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20 thoughts on “CASE Study Challenge #199

  1. OH this was my most favorite card this week at CASE! Love how you incorporated the butterflies in the base and then added more on top – drop dead gorgeous!!

  2. So pretty! Fantastic dimension from the butterflies and where the cut outs are, love the stamping of the inset hexagons too.

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