Monday, July 14, 2014

CASE Study #199 and CASE This Sketch #84

It's the beginning of a new week and a great week it will be. My calendar is clear so I should have time for crafting although I do have a wedding dress to alter.  I'm planning to make cards in the morning and evening and sew in the afternoons.  Let's see how that works. *_*

I have two cards for today's post so that I get them in to the challenges on time.  The first is for CASE Study.  I must admit I stared at Shari Carroll's card for some time before inspiration hit.


What do I see?  Circles.  Butterflies.  Newsprint.  Aha!!


Using the Extra Large Dot stencil from SSS and Mustard Seed Distress Ink, I created my background.   The Memory Box butterfly was inked with Mustard Seed and Ripe Persimmon and overlaid with black.  The sentiment is from Winnie & Walter's Big, Bold and Extra, white embossed on black and mounted on foam tape.  I even sneaked in a few Scattered Straw butterflies with a PTI stamp on three of the circles.

Now for my CASE This Sketch card.


This is a rather funky sketch and while I thought of using flowers for the circle, I decided on the Scribbles from PTI.


I will be needing a couple of anniversary cards in September so I used my NBUS stamp from PTI.  Some bright Hero Arts colors make it cheerful and fun.

I'm so glad you stopped by.  I hope you leave a comment to let me know you were here.

8 comments:

  1. Wedding dress alterations? So cool...I can't imagine the attention to detail you need to do that well. Your cards are great. Love the bold butterfly on the first one.

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  2. What a beautiful butterfly, Bobby! And I love the scribbles!

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  3. Love those swirly circles and it is such a wonderfully done card!!!

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  4. Wow, the butterfly is stunning against the dotted newsprint, Bobby ... just gorgeous! What a deliciously clean and crisp look with the scribbles ... so CAS! Anita :)

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  5. Oh, these are both wonderful! Great CASE & take on the sketch!

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  6. Love your take on the sketch Bobby, those scribbles are such fun!

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  7. gorgeous cards...love your take on the CASE Study!

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  8. So gorgeous! I love your sponged circles! I've been addicted to those as well these days. Thanks so much for joining us for this week's CASE Study!

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