Saturday, July 11, 2009

CASE of a CASE of a CASE.....

LOL!! This week's Blogger's Challenge was to CASE ( copy and share everything) a fellow blogger. Well, I knew right away which card I wanted to case. When I saw THIS CARD on Patti Cheski's blog - I fell in love with the colors and the layout. It has stuck out in my mind ever since I saw it. And you know what??? It was an older blogger's challenge to case herself....So I cased her case that she cased.....following me???? lol!


Aren't her cards darling!??!??!?! I didn't do the layers exactly like hers, my computer isn't in my stamping room...so I was going on memory but I did get the general gist of things. Here is what I came up with:


My card base is melon mambo. I stamped it with a circle ring from circle circus - I told you this was a versatile set!! I accented some dots with my white gel pen. My designer series squares are from razzleberry lemonade....I know, no surprise there :D. They are matted with whisper white squares before layering them on a piece of crushed curry that had been punched along the bottom with the scallop edge punch. I tied a bow with the polka dot rich razzleberry grosgrain ribbon. My sentiment came from teeny tiny sentiments - this is an absolute must have set!!!! I punched it with the word window punch and tied it around the ribbon with a piece of crochet thread.

My main image is the most adorable elephant - it is in the animal stories set. I stamped it with melon mambo and punched it with the 1 3/4 inch circle punch. Did you see the ruffled edge around it????? I cut a one inch strip of rich razleberry card stock and scalloped the one edge. I then ran it through the paper crimper. Then I generously applied snail adhesive to the back edges of the elephant panel. All you do is adhere the strip around, working with it to get it to bend in a circle pattern. It isn't hard to do....just takes some firm maneuvering of the card stock. The crimper puts the grooves in it, so it will bend a lot easier. I adhered that panel with stampin' dimensionals. Here is a closer look at that ruffle:


You can do that with any size circle, just keep in mind that the smaller the circle, the harder it will be to manipulate the card stock in a circular manner.

I would love to know what you think, spread your love :)

16 comments:

Lisa Bohler said...

What a darling card! LOVE the ruffled edge around the circle!

Robin Merriman said...

This is adorable! I'll be casing you for my class next week!

Barb Hardeman said...

Cute, cute, cute! I love CASEing and you've done such a great job. I love the ruffle around the circle...

Rachel Hope said...

So cute! Great job!

Connie said...

Awesome card! Love the colors and the layout!

Shona said...

Super duper cute! I just love those new papers and the new in colors! Great detail with the gel pen. Great idea with the scallop circle thingy. At first glance it looks like one of the pretties flowers dyed!

Margaret R said...

Oh my, this is so adorable I can hardly stand it! Love the yummy colors and that cute pink elephant! I need to go look at Rachel's but you've done her proud I'm sure!

Lisa Somerville said...

Cute CASE, love the raspberry scallop behind your image.

Chrissy D said...

Ohh Reg - this is SCRUMPTIOUS! Wonderful Case! I love the colors!

Kimberly Gajewski said...

This is so cute Regina! Terrific mix of colors! Love Patti's layout! You did a wonderful job with this challenge! :D

Lisa said...

GREAT card! Really cute! Nice job!

njburk said...

Love your card--esp.the ruffle around the circle--never thought of that!

Tiffany Bauer said...

This is so pretty and fun!!! I love the idea of scalloping and crimping!!! So going to try this one!!

TangiiCrain said...

Wow, love it! GReat job!!

Ida P. Krause said...

Super Cute! Great job (caseing a case) - Love the way you did the ruffle (now I have to try it.)

Sheryl Dickinson said...

Cute card! What a great idea for the ruffled scallop circle!