Sunday, June 5, 2016

CASEplorations Guest Designer

Hey y'all!
Hope all is well?!... :)

Recently I was asked by Maria if it would be okay to CASE my card at CASEplorations and if I'd like to CASE myself, if so. Of course, I said yes! :) Thank you so much to Maria and all the ladies for having me!!

Talk about tough! lol Have you ever tried CASEing yourself?!...Let's just say I was a complete mess trying to figure out what I was doing!...I had one of those 'what was I thinking?!!' moments. lol Though I stuck with it, after a mild break. ;) And wouldn't you know, I actually managed to CASE my own card! :)

For my card, I decided I wasn't going to use the same stamps/dies as before. Though, I would try to keep the colors pretty much the same and the overall shape/layout. I think I did okay?!...

To keep things feeling 'soft', I colored my flower with colored pencils rather than markers. Afterwards, I did some thinking on how to add some gold. Not having any metallic gold paper left, I had to figure something out...Which eventually, I ended up going to the craft store and buying one sheet of a metallic gold woodgrain cardstock. (I somewhat stumbled upon it and thought it was nice looking.) Once I had this cardstock, I used a circle die with it, stamped on my sentiment and called that part good. ;) After, I added another die cut piece behind my circle. Once done, I put everything together and added it on my card base.

Be sure to swing on over to CASEplorations to see all the DT creations! And while you're there, I hope you'll join us!! :)

Thank you so much for stopping by!
Enjoy your day!


  1. Hi Shelly, great to have you as out GDT this month! I LOVE your CASE of your card even more that I liked the original - it has a lightness to it and looks really artsy!

  2. Yay! both of your cards!

  3. Oh goodness! Certainly didn't mean to cause you any stress! I love your original card. Your CASE is so cool, although so different, I never would have thought that you didn't know what you were doing ;) great to have you playing with us this month. Danke.

  4. Congratulations on being GD, Shelly! Your original and your CASE of yourself are both divine!! Good call on that woodgrain gold paper, BTW! Wow!! Hugs, Darnell

  5. Yay!! Congrats! Both of your cards are stunning!!!

  6. wow I love how you colored that flower.. both of these are gorgeous

  7. I lovee your first card so elegant that loop with gold
    adorable soft color
    I wish I can play along
    and your CASE ing is adorable too
    CAS and love the colors
    you are queen of CAS card my friend
    see you around