Thursday, January 10, 2013

CASE Study...A Hundred Hearts

Welcome to CASE Study 2013! We had a couple of breaks there with the holidays, but now we're back in action with a new year, a new month and a new Muse! This month we're so very happy to welcome Amber Kemp-Gerstel and we hope to glean some wonderful inspiration from her! So let's get to it, shall we? Here's a card I made based on Amber's beauty below, however, I took her perfectly lovely CAS design and turned it into my own special CAS design aka 'Cluttered and Shabby':

I made the border with Martha Stewart's 'Heart Loops Trim' using this method here.

These are some close-ups of the heart accents, Zva bling and Verve's Hundred Hearts sentiment:

Here's Amber's beautiful card:

Want to see how the other CASE Study design team members were inspired?
Here's the list of the other ladies' blog:
Teneale Williams
and our January Guestie:
Tasnim Ahmed

Here are the deets:
1. Create a paper crafting project (card, layout, off-the-page item), based on provided inspiration (being a featured creation, made by our Muse).
2. Post your creation on your blog or an online gallery (using a code CSC123), and link it to the CASE Study blog with the inlinkz widget. Please provide a direct link to your post, not an entire blog.
3. A new challenge is being posted every Thursday at 12.01 AM EST, and you've got until midnight on Tuesday to submit your entry.
4. You may enter as many times as you like, but you're asked to provide a newly designed project.
5. We will choose authors of the four most impressive creations, who will be awarded the Winner and Top 3 awards. In addition, there might be a person chosen randomly from the list of players, who will receive the prize provided by the sponsor - if there is one.
We will announce the winners on Wednesday.
6. Above all, have fun - and be inspired!

Stamps: Hundred Hearts (Verve Stamps)
Paper: Secret Crush (Pink Paislee), Black, White
Ink: Versafine Onyx Black, Black Soot distress ink (Ranger)
Accessories: CR-02CA-117 (Symmetrical Flourishes (G) - Clear) Zva Creative, Heart Loops Trim border & corner punch (Martha Stewart), silver doily, silver cord (SU!), heart button, Truly Madly Deeply seam binding ribbon collection (Verve), daisy crochet trim, black ruffled ribbon, paper distresser, dauber, 
Size: 4 3/4" X 6"
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  1. Hi Andrea,
    I love this card. I especially love the black pleated ribbon and the eye catching heart border. Will have to go check out that link now. Thanks for sharing it.

  2. Wow! LOVE this, Andrea! The black ribbon is so striking and I love your heart border! So many beautiful elements on your fabulous card!

  3. Absolutely beautiful Andrea. The black pleating and heart trim edging are inspired! Nicola x

  4. Beautiful card. Love the pleated ribbon and heart trim edge.

  5. LOL re: CAS to cluttered and shabby. Your ribbon treatment is stunning and love how you threaded the silver cording through the heart button. Great work as always :)

  6. Wow! This card is so gorgeous with the black ruffle setting the whole thing off perfectly. A beautiful and bedazzling (is that a word?) card.

  7. Oh my goodness, this couldn't be any sweeter or more beautiful!

  8. I like the colors you have used here. And the heart border makes the whole thing look like a beautiful framed piece of art :)


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