Wednesday 13 July 2016

Wednesday Words

Well today's card couldn't be more different from yesterday's super CAS creation. Today I'm playing along at Happy Little Stampers CASE the Designer Challenge and there are layers and embellishments, but I think  just enough 'white' space to still consider it borderline CAS.   

Here's my Carol Steedman inspired card:

I started by creating the little background scene on a stitched die cut rectangle. I lightly drew around the inside of the larger die so I knew the size of the space that needed filling. The frame was made by die cutting and embossing the larger die and then placing the nexr size down die inside to cut the aperture.

The cute cat and mouse were stamped, coloured and hand cut and popped onto pads to raise them up. A trio of hearts and the sentiment came next, then the whole thing was matted onto the taupe card before adhering to a white card base.

Stamps: Clearly Besotted, Best Friends
Inks: SU, soft sky, emerald envy, soft suede
Card: SU, tip top taupe
Dies: Spellbindrs, small labels; Lil'inker, stitched mats rectangles; Lawn Fawn, hearts
Promarkers: sunkissed pink, umber, cinnamon, caramel

Phew! It's been a while since I've put so many layers and elements on a card and had such a long supply list. 

And I've just discovered I was a winner with this same challenge last month - here. How exciting is that!

Thanks for looking at my blog today, your visit has been greatly appreciated.  And keep crafting! 

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  1. This is so sweet! What an adorable take on Carol's card. Thanks so much for joining the Happy Little Stampers CASE the designer challenge!

  2. So sweet and adorable. Love that the cat and mouse are friends. Thanks so much for playing along at HLS Case the Designer.


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