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 :)


  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

  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! :)

  3. this is wonderful Cathy - great colours xx

  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

  5. Truly gorgeous, Cathy.

    I have a surprise for you on my blog - hop on over

    Hugs, Cornelia

    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

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

  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

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

  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

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

    Sarn xxx

  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

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

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

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

  15. Beautiful, elegant card.

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


  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

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

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


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