Sunday, July 21, 2013

Casing a Master

Welcome - Thank you for visiting me again

I have had a wonderful day in my studio - mainly working on a large project, but I also made this card whilst 'waiting for things to dry'.


I was cruising the internet this morning when I saw this card by Michelle  Woerner, and immediately thought 'I have the die used for this cut' and that was my starting point.


I cut the vertical pattern almost the same as Michelle's card,(I offset the die on the third cut a wee bit differently)  then changed the sentiment and simply stamped and embossed it onto the white card.


The flower is one I had crocheted a while ago and popped into my stash, I attached it with a glue dot, and added a half pearl in the centre.

I decided to mount the white over a cream card, but before I did so I sponged the edges of both colours of card with a soft orange ink and also rounded all the corners.


I lined the inside with copy paper after stamping a poinsettia in orange in opposing corners, and sponging the edges, again.


So this is my CASE of Michelle's project - somewhat more simple, and with different colours, but I am very happy with it.

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25 comments:

  1. this is very fantastic!

    thanks so much for playing along with us at Alphabet Challenge!

    hugs and kisses from germany,
    silvi xoxo

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  2. Beautiful Maxine. Love the crochet flower and your new blog background is fabulous.

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  3. Gorgeous CAS, beautiful crochet flower.
    Thank you for joining us at Creative Fingers

    Huggsss, Angelique
    EngelDesignsScrap

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  4. A lovely card Maxine. I really like your crocheted flower. Kate x

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  5. fab crochet flowers.. wish i could do it

    Thanks for joining us this week
    Jen x
    "Less Is More"

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  6. These are fabulous crochet flowers Maxine, but sadly you have linked your card to too many challenges for us at "Less is More" where we allow a maximum of five to be combined.
    Do please join us again.
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  7. Beautiful card, love your flower...Thanks for playing along with us at Totally Papercrafts this week.
    Wendy xx

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  8. Love this card, dig that flower too, can you point me to the instructions on how to make them? pretty please

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  9. Maxine! This beautiful!! I especially love your crocheted flower, well done!!

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  10. Super card, gorgeous flower. Thanks for sharing at Alphabet Challenge.

    Pat xx

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  11. great card, love the crocheted flower. Thanks for joining us for the Citrus Colours challenge at Joanna Sheen.
    Kim x

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  12. It's a fabulous card Maxine. I love the cutouts down the front and the crocheted flower is gorgeous!

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  13. It is a wonderful card! love it... Thanks for joining us at Sister Act Card Challenge this week... HUGS...SK :)

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  14. Beautiful card Maxine, I love that crocheted flower! Thanks for joining us at Alphabet Challenge Blog!
    Tammy x

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  15. Wonderfully done- I have never seen that die before- it gives such an elegant look to your card! LOVE the crocheted flowers you added.

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  16. OH my stars, this is a beauty, Maxine! Those handmade crochet flowers are absolutely a JOY!! What amazing talent you have - blessings!

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  17. Beautiful card, and a great job with the crocheted flower! I have lost count with how many things I have crocheted but still have not tried to make a flower...it's on my to do list.

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  18. Great casing Maxine - love those crochet flowers , they are such a lovely touch! LOve your CASE of Michelle's card - wonderful! {{{hugs}}}

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  19. Such a gorgeous card and flower Maxine :) Viv xx

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  20. Very cute flower! I like how you've done the cut outs above it like that.

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  21. What a great CASE!!! Love the colors on the crocheted flowers, they really pop! Stamping the poinsettias in orange on the inside is brilliant! It really dresses it up.

    A fun stroll through your art work with my early morning coffee, Maxine! Thank you for sharing.

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  22. Maxine, I just ran across your website! Lovely cards. I especially like your orange and yellow crocheted flower. Is there a website that shows the instructions? I've made crocheted flowers, but not with the pointed petals! Beautiful!
    hugs, Laura Holm

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