Monday, June 13, 2016

CASE-ing Brenda


I recently saw this pretty card and tutorial on Brenda's blog and knew I wanted to give this technique a try, so I pulled out my SU! Fabulous Flowers stamp set (r) and got to work. I stamped the image in Spun Sugar distress ink so I'd have the lighter color to work with, then die cut the center panel with a Lil Inker stitched rectangle die. I colored the panel with Copics; outlining the petals with a fine black marker before inserting it back into the larger piece. I cut all the panels with Lil Inker stitched rectangle dies and added a SU! (r) thank you sentiment along with some Pizzazz Aplenty pink gemstones. After I finished this, I decided to make another one using a different flower stamp........


This one was done with just one cut panel instead of 2, and I used the (r) SU! Blended Bloom stamp, again coloring just the insert piece before putting it back into the card base. I added a SNSS sentiment along with some Copic-colored snippets to match the big flower, punching them out with SU! mini punches and dotting the centers with tiny black gemstones from Pizzazz Aplenty.

I'm happy with how they turned out, so thanks for that fun tutorial Brenda - I'm surely going to make more of these in the future :) Go have yourself a wonderful day now, and thanks for stopping by!

Carol

13 comments:

*Vicki* said...

WOWZER!! LOVE LOVE LOVE the designs here on both of them Carol!! Stunning CAS designs!! HUGS

Princess Judy Palmer said...

These are awesome! I still don't understand how you did the top card after seeing Brenda's tutorial. This is a way cool technique though and I want to try it sometime.

cotnob said...

Two gorgeous cards Carol, such a fabulous technique - very elegant.
Pauline
x

Heidi Stamps said...

These are SO pretty! Great job!

jimlynn said...

So pretty! Love flower stamps you used for these cards too Carol. Great technique.
Lynn

scrAPpamondo said...

Wow Wow Wow!!! Such a fabulous design!This positve/negative effect is just amazing with these stitched layers!! Love the pink tones, too, the pink make the flowers pop out! You have to be happy for them, they are two fabulous cards, and my favourite is the second one with the SU! Blended Bloom... You know well that I love it! :D and with the orange center the flower speaks itself!! Fabulous, my friend, a truly delight!
Hugs, it's time to sleep for me...

Brenda said...

Wow! Your cards turned out fabulous Carol!!! I love that first flower and I recognize the second flower. lol Your coloring looks great on both cards. I really love the little flowers you added to the bottom of your second card. Glad you like the tutorial! And thanks to you, I am now the proud owner (or as soon as they get here) of those beautiful swans! You so enabled me to get them! Hugs, Brenda

MaryH said...

Oh WOW!Just got a heads up that you had done the technique, so finished up my emails, and zipped out for a looksee. Oh my, you have done a beautiful look on each flower. I DO love this. Gotta try it. Love the stamp sets you used, and was thinking about which ones I'd try when I get rountoit! TFS & Hugs

aussie aNNie said...

Brilliant card designs and one I planned to give a go having seen it on other friends' blogs, great colours too.xx{aNNie}

Mary Anne / MA54K said...

Amazing work, Carol! Just a heads up that Just Us Girls has spotlighting as their theme this week, and they would work beautifully!

Daffodil Cards said...

Both beautiful designs and colours, great work
Faith
x

Stampsnob. said...

Wonderful technique I have to make note and give it a try ...........Lis

nwilliams6 said...

I am so going to try this - I love how pretty both your cards are! Wonderful job!!! Hugz