Saturday, 21 September 2013

Silver & Black Congratulations


Hi, I was inspired to make this card by the challenge at Inkspirational.
The theme is to CASE this card.


I found it quite challenging as I don't usually put many layers on a card, I think I've done a sort of CAS CASE!

I've had the silver and black designer paper in my stash for a while and there's no label on it. I cut the flower from silver bazzil using my Tattered Florals die and used a stylus to curl the petals a bit. The centre is cut from snippets using my  Memory Box cherry blossom die. The label is also a snippet cut with an MFT sentiment strip, and the sentiment is a sticker from my stash.

Using scraps means I can visit the snippets playground at Pixie's Crafty Workshop again. I think I'll just make it in before the gates close! (Edited to add: Oops! The gates shut 2 hours ago, I'll have to camp outside until the morning and see if Miss will let me in then!)

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge is celebrating Stamptember with a challenge to use a product that can be purchased in the Simon Says Stamp online store. I got my Tim Holtz Tattered Florals die there earlier this year.

Thanks for visiting :)

21 comments:

  1. What a gorgeous card, Cathy! Very elegant and beautiful. A fab snippet make shame you missed the gates closing. Ill save you some sweeties x

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  2. This is gorgeous, Cathy! I LOVE the monochrome and I adore the flower you used! Fabulous texture, too! Thanks for joining us at Inkspirational! :)

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  3. this is wonderful Cathy - great colours xx

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  4. So wonderfully modern looking & so chic. A wonderful take on your inspiration photo. Love all that canvas looking texture on your paper, and such a gorgeous flower. Great job! TFS

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  5. Truly gorgeous, Cathy.

    I have a surprise for you on my blog - hop on over
    http://fun-stamping.blogspot.com/2013/09/liebster-award.html

    Hugs, Cornelia

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    1. Thank you so much Cornelia! I think I may be disqualified though as I did receive some nominations not long after I first started blogging way back in Feb and March this year from Bubbles, Shaz in Oz and Tanvi. It's wonderful to receive the nomination but as yet I haven't paid it forward, thank you again though :) Cathy x

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  6. Fab colour scheme for a floral card - love that you didn't do a CAS!!!! Mxx

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  7. I love what you have done with this case, you have simplified it to make it your own and the effect is simply stunning. I love the black and silver and the placement of the sentiment. Thank you for joining us at Inkspirational Challenges. Come back next week! Marina

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  8. These shade of grey are so subtle and lovely. The flowers is perfection!

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  9. Absolutely stunning card Cathy! LOVE the silver and grey, so stylish. Hope you didn't get too cold outside the Playground overnight :)

    Hugs, Di xx

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  10. Terrific CASE card Cathy. Great use of your snippets.

    Hugs
    Sarn xxx

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  11. Wow Cathy! This is a fantastic CASE of my card! Your color choices give such an elegant look. The flower is so pretty and I like the sentiment banner. Thanks so much for playing at Inkspirational!
    - Shauna

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  12. Beautiful card-lovely design and a great CASE :)
    Nessa xx

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  13. Oh wow Cathy! What an elegant CASE! Your combination of black and silver is stunning! Thanks for joining us at Inkspirational!

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  14. Very classy, Cathy! I love your CAS take on this CASE!

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  15. Beautiful, elegant card.

    Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge.

    luv
    Debby

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  16. This is a wonderful CASE Cathy, I love the shimmer and subdued colour palette - the patterned paper is fab! I love the dimensional bloom too! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Inkspirational again, please come back soon! Ruth x

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  17. Lovely card - I like the unusual colour choice, elegant and stylish, and the flower is beautiful. Elizabeth xx

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  18. What a fantastic CASE, Cathy! I love the elegant effect of the black and silver!!

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