What does it mean to CASE?


The Challenge: Find a card in the annual catalog and CASE it. What does CASE mean? "copy and share everything" or "copy and selectively edit." This challenge required a change of colors and stamps!

The "ORIGINAL" from page 176 of the Stampin' Up! Annual Catalog:

My CASE: I used the stem flower from "Touches of Texture" (AC page 152) in place of the feather stamp. I mixed Melon Mambo ink into the embossing paste and used that to build my color palette. I kept the vellum underlay because it adds a pleasing layer without intruding.

I used Stampin' Blends markers...Calypso Coral Light & Dark,  Rich Razzleberry Light & Dark, Old Olive Light and Dark...to color the flowers and then I topped it off with Calypso Coral ribbon & the Thank You from "One Big Meaning" (AC page 131)

Because I was having so much fun and I had extra embossing paste, I made a few more, I liked these without the "Thank You" because it makes for a more versatile note card and you can see more of the flowers. 

 Because there are no mistakes in crafting, just creative opportunities, I didn't worry that my floral stamp was a bit off center, this one a little to the left:

 Daffodil Delight and Pink Pirouette 
paired with the Rich Razzleberry give this card a lighter look!

And this one a little to the right:

You likely wouldn't notice had I not pointed it out, little things like this are always more noticeable to you than anyone else!

A change in ink colors again, and a different background makes for a another different look:

I colored in the flowers with the light and dark markers of both Night of Navy and Daffodil Delight. The background is the Simple Stripes embossing folder on Night of Navy cardstock, and Whisper White ribbon as the finishing touch!

Try a CASE yourself, it's a great way to try a new card layout! And remember, if you make it, send it!