Thursday, February 14, 2013

Paper Sweeties Pre Release Peek Inspired by CASE Study

Welcome to Day 2 of the Paper Sweeties' pending release day peeks! And Happy Valentine's Day, too! I always kid my husband on this day...I tell him that I don't want a card...I don't want candy or flowers...I just want a hot meal on the table when I get home from work. And I have to tell you that my husband does EVERYTHING around the house, with the small exclusions of making the bed, folding laundry and yes, you guessed it, cooking. The meal doesn't have to be anything gourmet or complicated, all I ask it that it's hot and edible. And he's such a wonderful soul, he always delivers. :) Oh, boy...I got off track there...anyway, here's a card that I made using the new Join Me for Tea! set paired with this week's CASE Study inspiration from Teri Anderson:

I used some new papers from My Mind's Eye called Bramble Rose. The colors fit perfectly with my idea to CASE Teri's color scheme and I also CASEd the gem and twine accents. I changed up the design, stamps and I distressed my card up quite a bit. :)

There are some bits of information concerning the Paper Sweeties that I wanted to share with you:

#1 - Paper Sweeties Sketch Inspiration #4 challenge - enter for a chance to win a $20 gift certificate

#2 - Paper Sweeties Fan Page Contest - like and share about our Fan Page ... when we reach 555 likes, one lucky fan will receive a $50 gift certificate

#3 - Comment on any February Paper Sweeties blog post for a chance to win a $10 gift certificate

#4 - Attend our February *new* stamp release event on Facebook -- one lucky person who attends and shares a project will win a $10 gift certificate (event runs 2/13 through 2/20)

Winners announced on 2/21/13!

Here's what the other Paper Sweeties' Design Team is peeking today:

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 February Guestie:

Here's the down-low on CASE Study's challenge:
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 CSC128), 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!

Thanks for visiting and I'll be back tomorrow with a Paper Sweeties' release day card!

Stamps: Join Me for Tea (Paper Sweeties Stamps)
Paper: Bramble Rose (My Mind's Eye), Barely Banana, Basic Black, Whisper White (SU!)
Ink: Versafine Onyx Black
Accessories: Ribbon Banner die (Verve~A Cut Above dies), paper flowers, tulle accents, Licorice Divine Twine (Ribbon Carousel), sewing machine, paper distresser, dauber
Size: 4 1/4" X 5 1/2"
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  1. Fabby flower cluster and case. What a sweetheart your hubby is :)

  2. Love the way you tied in Teri's colors with your flowers, Andrea. Happy Valentines day!

  3. LOVE your card Andrea!! The colors are fun and the flowers are beautiful! Happy Valentines Day!

  4. Great card Andrea. Love the simplicity and the use of colours. Happy Valentines day! xx

  5. Hi Andrea - I love how you picked up on the colors in the inspiration photo. Those pretty roses just jump off the page! Lovely!


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