Thursday, 10 March 2011

Mad panic and a mini-card :)

Hey!

Well still no boxes packed here...I'm in for a manic weekend methinks....

However, it's not quite the weekend yet so let's celebrate Friday Eve with:

Another CASE study featuring another fabulous creation from our muse, Julee Tilman. Let's see what's up for CASEing this week, shall we?
Check out Julee's original post for this card here!

Isn't this one seriously gorgeous card?! I tried to keep with the dotty theme and gave yet even more inky love to my fave Hero Arts set of the moment, Just Saying Hi:

Let's Talk

Now I'm gonna 'fess up that I bodged up big time with my organisational skills last weekend and ended up making a card for next week's CASE study instead of this week's - D'oh! I didn't even realise until typing this post the night before!!! So in such an emergency I find creating smaller cards much less stressful and this li'l one measures a mini 3x3 inches. I hope it still does justice to the original creation and at least I have my card ready for next week's CASE study during our manic move *wink*

Oooh and because I even found time during my mad panic to distress the edges with my Distress Ink, I can enter this into the current Papertrey Ink Make It Monday Challenge - bonus! :D

Up for grabs this week on CASE study is a $15 gift certificate to spend at Amber Ink which has a fab selection of clear and digi-stamps. So why not join in the inky fun?

Now I'm pretty sure that the rest of the CASE study DT made their cards for the right week and didn't find themselves in the mad panic I was in! Why not check out their awesome creations?

Iwona Palamountain (Chupa)
Andrea Ewen
Cristina Kowalczyk
Jean Martin
Julie Smith
Lenet Mos
Melyssa Connolly
Sue Kohler
Teneale Williams
Julee Tilman (March's Muse)

So from one mad panic to the next for me: tackling the huge amount of stuff around here to put in boxes before we move next week - eek!

Thanks so much for stopping by!

Catch ya later!






Card Deets
{Let's Talk}
Stamps: Just Saying Hi Clear Set (Hero Arts)
Ink: Tuxedo Black (Memento)/Aqua Mist (Papertrey Ink)/Antique Linen (Distress Ink)
Cardstock: True Black (Papertrey Ink)
Patterned Paper: Library Ledger Collection (Papertrey Ink)
Accessories: Cuttlebug/Limitless Layers 1 3/4" Dies (Papertrey Ink)/Chompy! (Corner Chomper - We R Memory Keepers)/Apron Lace Border Punch (Fiskars)/Lace (Own Craft Supply)


20 comments:

~amy~ said...

I love you're lil cutie pie card!

Maureen said...

eek! no packed boxes? Hup to it, Missy!! I dread the thought of moving AND dread the fact we may have to live with family if the house isn't built by the time I sell my place..ugh!! So let's think of happier thoughts like this card!! I am thinking of getting this set and my first thought was, wow, that sentiment is HUGE!! LOL, but it's a mini card I see! LOL Love the lace trim and aqua dots paper :) Have a great Friday...just a Thursday for me tomorrow...but reports are DONE!! hugs :)

Julee (Vervegirl) said...

Such a sweet card! Love the subtle telephone in the background and that lace and border just sets it off beautifully!

Jen W. said...

Love it! Aren't mini cards life savers?

Lynn said...

LOL...that is something I would do...I'd be sitting there all proud of myself that I was done early...but you need to rush yourself more often. I love, love, love, this card! Hero Arts = happiness!

Katiejane said...

Hey at least you have next weeks card out of the way which sounds like a good thing!
Loving your mini card, you deffinately rock those pint sized beauties!
Hope the move goes well Aimes and you are settled soon :)
Katie x

Debby said...

Fab mini card! Love it! Best of luck with the move.

Diane Jaquay said...

Love your simple take on the inspiration card!

Dana said...

This really stuck out to me in the list of participants thumbnails! Simple yet packs a punch!
Thanks for sharing!

Terri said...

What a sweet little card, I especially like those colors together.

Andrea M said...

Well, girl, you do great work under pressure!!! This is FABULOUS and does ABSOLUTE justice to the inspiration piece! And bonus on the edge distressing indeed! Gorgeous card girl! Good luck with the move!

Dana said...

A perfect CASE Amy, and I love how little it is. Something about small cards just tickles my fancy. Adorable!

Erin (Homemade Cards by Erin) said...

Love this card and love how you took one part of the original card and turned it into your own sweet mini card. Really must join you ladies again at CASE... soon...

Benzi said...

What a cutie 3x3 card! I am all into dots so this really grabs me. Love it!

Sue Kohler said...

Had to have a little chuckle about you getting your weeks mixed up- that is something I would do!!!
The card you have 'whipped' up is brilliant, love the shadow of the phone behind the sentiment!!
Hope you finally got your boxes packed and are settling in to your new home! :)

Laurie said...

This is totally adorable! I love the trim in the background!

IamDerby said...

Loving the colors on this!

Ingrid Danvers said...

I hope you've packed some (if not all) boxes by now.

Your card is beautiful, Aimes. Love your style.

Nerina said...

This is beautiful Aimes! I love the trim and the gorgeous Polka Dots ... but the use of the sentiment right over the image is totally fabby! I really hope your move goes well - this must be the most *incredibly* overwrought time for you! HUGS!

Amy said...

Another phone beauty!! I love how you overstamped the sentiment on the phone! Love that technique!

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