Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Cards from the Weekend

Case Study #90

The delicacy of this card just made me drool.  The roses and pearls are just perfect with the simplicity of the patterned paper and sentiment.  Couldn't see anything I could improve on so decided to flip the design. Not sure fuchsias would have been quite as appealing upside down.  

What you need
Cardstock - PTI Rustic White; SU vanilla
Patterned paper - MME Miss Caroline Howdy Doody
Stamps - The Cat's Meow Celebrating You;  PTI Think Big Favourites
Ink - SU Peach Parfait, Early Espresso
Pearls - Kaisercraft

Retro Sketches #11

My husband's godfather is turning 90 this week.  As he lives in England we won't be able to spend time  with them but I hope this card says they are in our thoughts.  This sketch seemed perfect for the occasion.

What you need
Cardstock - SU Early Espresso, vanilla;  BB Kraft
DSP - SU Neutrals Collection
Stamps - WMS Vintage Labels 18;  PTI Inside and Out: Birthday
Ink - SU Early Espresso
Die - PTI Ribbon Tails; SB Labels 18
Ribbon - PTI Dark Chocolate Satin
Pearls - Kaisercraft


  1. Both gorgeous! I absolutely love your fuchsia card, very pretty! And the birthday card is pure elegance! Great use of the sketch. :-)

  2. Oh, my! What a delicate and pretty card your first one is! Love the subtle outline of the flowers and perfect placement of the pearls. And your second is a masterpiece of elegance, perfect for the occasion!

  3. Absolutely gorgeous cards...I am in love with the first. It's the perfect CASE of the original. :)

  4. all of these cards are gorgeous. Love the one of the retrosketch. A great masculing card. That vintage frame is awesome.
    The pearls are perfect for the flowers on the first card.

  5. Two wonderful cards, Cassandra! I love how you flipped the design on the first one to better fit the fuchsia blooms, and the pearls are just perfect. Your second card has such a fantastic masculine feel to it with the stripes, neutral colors, and understated bow. Wonderful job!
    Thanks for joining us this week at CASE Study!

  6. Cassandra, LOVE how you flipped the flowers upside down! Gorgeous with the paper and the pearls! Also LOVE the masculine card! LOTS of LOVE there!

  7. Love both cards and the masculine one is just stunning!


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