Thursday, 24 April 2014

Another CASE study

As I mentioned in a previous post, CASE study challenge blog is having a design team call.  Entries are to CASE a muse of their choosing. With this card, I have CASEd one of my all time favourite cardmakers, Debby Hughes

My card uses the same owl stamp (from a Hero Arts/Operation Write Home set, "Lil Hoot").  The sentiment is from Paper Smooches.  The rest of the card is quite different to Debby's, but I have used a technique Debby uses frequently - adding embossing paste through a stencil, but only in a particular part of the card - not covering the entire card front.  (I only recently bought some Wendi Vecchi embossing paste, and I'm in love!!!)
Another thing Debby often does is have a lot (and I mean a LOT) of gorgeous white space on her card - not on this one, but I've tried to emulate her style without copying her card outright.
Here's her card:
http://limedoodledesign.com/2014/03/hello-12/

I'll also be submitting this card to Simon Says Stamp's Wednesday challenge: this week, it is Clean and Simple, with a one layer option (which I didn't use with this card), and showcasing Hero Arts products.
http://www.simonsaysstampblog.com/wednesdaychallenge/simon-says-keep-it-clean-and-simple-2/

Thanks for visiting :)

8 comments:

  1. Another great CASE! LOVE these cute owls :)

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  2. So cute! I love the white on white texture!

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  3. This is ADORABLE! The owls are so cute. The embossed hexagon pattern looks awesome. Thank you so much for joining us at the Simon Says Wednesday Challenge Blog!

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  4. Beautiful coloring, and I love your background! Really sweet card, Michelle!

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  5. I love anything with "owls". This is adorable :)

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  6. Your card is gorgeous and incorporates the techniques I love that Debby uses too. Fabulous !

    Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Wednesday Challenge.

    Jo x

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  7. Wow! This is awesome! Love the coloring and the beautiful details.
    What a wonderful project, all of the details are stunning!It's very inspiring.

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