Thursday, 29 September 2011

Going dotty...

Hey!

Hooray for Friday-Eve! Let's kick off this pre-weekend celebration with style:


CASE study-style of course! :)

Awww I'm sad to say that it's Julie Lacey's final week with us as a CASE study muse. I've been so inspired by her creation and had so much fun CASEing her!

Check out this blue beauty of hers up for her final CASE study as our muse this month:


You can check out the original post of this card, here!

I'm just gonna go right ahead and show you my card as I'm guessing it's pretty obvious what inspired me from Julie's card *wink*

Happy Birthday

Yup - pretty much everything!!! I jiggled the layout a bit and used a soft stone card-base (gotta love blue paired with that light shade of grey) but that's about it: everything else is pretty much stolen from Julie LOL! Didn't realise quite how many circular elements I managed to squeeze on just one card - check it out: interlocking circular stamp background, circular die cut shape, dotty impression plate; guess I must have a thing for circles right now...!

Now you can feel free to be totally inspired in any direction you wish by Julie's card. Why not check out what the rest of the CASE study DT took from Julie's fabby card and then join in the fun with us?

Iwona Palamountain (Chupa)
Andrea Ewen
Clare Buswell
Debby Hughes
Cristina Kowalczyk
Jean Martin
Julie Smith
Teneale Williams
Teresa Kline
Julie Lacey (September's Muse)

Thanks so much for stopping by my li'l corner of Blogland!

Catch ya later!



Card Deets
{Happy Birthday}
Stamps: Birthday Bash Sentiments (Papertrey Ink)/For the Love of Dots (Practicing Creativity)
Ink: Tuxedo Black (Memento)/Versamark
Cardstock: Soft Stone, Enchanted Evening, Kraft, Blueberry Sky, Stamper's Select White (Papertrey Ink)
Accessories: Enchanted Evening Satin Ribbon, Polka Dot Impression Plate (Papertrey Ink)/Circle Nestabilities (Spellbinders)/Clear Gems (Zva)/Grand Calibur (Spellbinders)

15 comments:

Jenny said...

Yep that colour combo is delicious all right and love all the dottiness too :)
Your blog seems to have a day missing from it's week or maybe it gets that Friday feeling a day early!!
Jenny x

Katiejane said...

When I saw Julie's card I thought it was yours for a minute! You have very similar styles.
That blue is just gorgeous and the huge bow gorge!
Katie x
P.S Printing onto vellum is no more difficult than on paper. Go on, have a go!

Karen B. said...

Beautiful as always, and it is so good to see that PCD set again, its a beautiful, subtle addition.

Tenia Nelson said...

Love this card!!!!

~amy~ said...

perfect-o!

Amy said...

Hi Aimes! This is a perfect CASE of the original! I LOVE that yummy blue ribbon you used and that you kept the layout the same but made it your own!

sandie said...

Not visited you for a while as been so busy but yet again you inspire me to get going and do some new cards. This card is stunning especially the background and the richness of the blue ribbon. The kind of card that would suit boys and girls-fab x

Julie said...

Love this! CAS at its best!

Lynn said...

Oh Aimes...absolutely adore all the texture on your card. so classy and elegant with the fabulous bow and gems!

Love it!

Debby said...

The panel in the portrait position is fabulous! Love all the circles too!

kasia c. said...

Fabulous colour combo and the layout is perfect. Great CASE, I love how many ways you incorporated circles. :)

paperella said...

This is gorgeous, Aimes! Love all the texture the card has, yet how clean it feels :)

Jess said...

So cool and calm! I love craft and that navy-ish blue - so gorgeous together!

Peggysuez said...

Love the use of blue, such a great color! Nice layout too.

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