CASE Study - CASE a design team member

Thursday, August 16, 2012

This week at CASE Study we're CASEing a design team member. I picked one of Teneale's fabulous cards to CASE. Here's the card I chose. My card kinda evolved as I was making it! (I couldn't resist a splash of color!)

I loved the neutral background, the contrast of the bold black ribbon and card, the use of a quotation and of course the flowers, so I CASEd all of these elements in my card.

The flower and leaves I stamped using Roses in Bloom from Waltzingmouse Stamps. I colored them using Distress Markers and blended the colors with a fantastix coloring tool and water. I really wanted lots of depth so I really highlighted the light and shadows.

The sentiment is from the same stamp set and I embossed the lower half of the white cardstock using a herringbone embossing folder.

The card base I made by recycling the back of an old sketch pad. I really like the neutral tone. The baker's twine is from The Twinery. Don't forget to check out the rest of the DT's creations. Oh and I think there's a really cool opportunity to become a Guest Designer at CASE Study!! Check out the CASE Study blog for all the details! : )

Amy Wanford
Andrea Ewen
Christina Maclaren
Debby Hughes
Jean Martin
Maureen Plut
Teresa Kline
Teneale Williams


  1. What a stunner, Jean! The flower pops off the card, wow :)

  2. (ooops... sorry girl, I was thinking about Jean's card... haha! I meant Clare... *grins*)

  3. Clare, this is a beauty! The rose is so gorgeous and I love the colours you chose for this. Perfect image for the case study ;)

  4. Lovely card and a beautiful verse!

  5. Amazing coloring prowess! Looks so fantastic!

  6. Absolutely stunning! One of my favourite quotes and I love, love this rose.

  7. Your flower is amazing, Clare! You certainly achieved a fantastic depth with the shading. Love the partial embossing and the crisp black frame, too.

  8. Ha! Do you realise how close I was to picking the same card to CASE? Seriously! It was between this one and the one I finally picked! LOL!
    LOVE your shading on that flower - gorgeous work!

  9. GORGEOUS card Clare...came here via Tim Holtz and his pin of this card to his cards board!!!!


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