Monday, August 5, 2013

CASE Study 3rd Anniversary Blog Hop

Greetings! Today, I'm honored to help celebrate the third anniversary of the CASE Study Challenge! Congrats to Iwona and the CASE Study design team! You should have arrived here from Laurie Schmidlin, and when you're finished here, you'll head over to Julie Smith. The full hop line-up is posted on the CASE Study Challenge blog.



Today is the third and final day of blog hops. In case you've missed the first two days, tune in HERE and HERE. There are lots of prizes, so be sure to comment on ALL the blogs along the hop for your chance to win.

The overall theme for the anniversary hops is INSPIRATION, be it a piece of clothing, photo, something on Pinterest, a fellow crafter, etc. In true CASE Study spirit, I took my inspiration from a fellow crafter, the amazing Jennifer McGuire -- specifically a super easy color wash background she created on this card. (The same card inspired the emboss resist on the background panel.) The fruity colors of the background were inspired by the current Curtain Call challenge: Watermelon Wonder. Yum!

The background was created with an image from Reverse Confetti's PEACOCK PRETTIES stamp set, Tombow markers, watercolor paper, and a baby wipe. On the tab at the top, I stamped a partial sentiment from a stamp in Reverse Confetti's INNER ROCK STAR set. The word "AWESOME" is from Reverse Confetti's ARROWS 'N ELEMENTS. And finally, the layout is the August Sketch For You To Try, which runs until August 14.




















Thanks so much for stopping by. Your next stop on the hop is Julie Smith. Remember to leave comments along the way, so you can be eligible for the prizes!


105 comments:

Iwona Palamountain (Chupa) said...

Oh my gosh! This is not your usual style but it rocks my world! Perfection achieved with a seemingly carelessly placed elements, and it all fits just right :)
Many thanks for joining us for the Anniversary celebrations!! <3

Janet a.k.a. swanlady21 said...

Love that background.

Panna Totti said...

warm colors and beautiful composition

Sandra said...

Gorgeous!
Love your inspiration too. x

Kavitha Vadhri said...

Beautiful card and the stamps are awesome. The background created is simply superb,thanks for sharing the link for your inspiration.

Gillian R said...

Now this is Awesome! Love love love the colours

loulou said...

Great card. I love the tombow marker background.

Irene said...

What a fun card....the bright colors are just awesome!

Chriss Blagrave said...

Love this gradient background Amy!

Lynn said...

Wonderful , bright card Amy . thank you for sharing .

Sam Simpson said...

Oh my word this is beautiful as always Amy.

Nandini said...

Such a lovely, cheerful card!

Nandini
http://nanspaintpaperscissors.blogspot.in/

Andrene said...

So pretty! Love the colors, layering and the embossing.....love the whole card!! TFS.

Divya Chopra Bhurat said...

Amy: What should I say!.. Your card is just too perfect!!.. Neat, clean, simple, delightful..it has them all!!Absolutely loved it!!

Hopped from http://casestudychallenge.blogspot.in/!!

Love
Divya
http://pinkpapercastle.blogspot.in/

Anja (scrappie) said...

Congrats on this 3th anniversary over at case study and what a beautiful card you've created love the colors and the patterns.

Michelle said...

Beautiful card! I just love the tiny wood feathers!

christi said...

love the reverse style. wonderful card.

monaohmy! said...

Love the details, embellishments & pop of color.

Carol Cel said...

Love the colors -- love the stamp set!! My daughter-in-law is into everything peacock -- I may need this set!

Jane said...

Love the peacock feather stamp set and how you've done your background, so cool!

AJ Scrapbooking and Cards said...

Oh how beautiful! I like the colors, tab, and feather. Just beautiful!!

An'Jenic-

craftvithme said...

The card looks fab. Love the stamp sets. Totally new to me. TFS!

Janet Zeppa said...

Well you just inspired me for sure!!

Kristie Goulet said...

Your card is just awesome!

Houses Built of Cards said...

Just gorgeous! This is one completely STUNNING card! LOVE every last bit of it!

housesbuiltofcards@gmail.com
www.housesbuiltofcards.blogspot.com

Judy Tuck said...

This card is truly AWESOME!

Sue Speck said...

Such a delightfully different stamp set - great job!

Vicki Dutcher said...

LOVE the wooden feathers!! Fabulous card~

Kathy Schweinfurth said...

Your card is soooo pretty! Love the colors.

Betty Sue said...

I love this card! That Peacock background stamp is beautiful and I love what you did with it!

cm said...

Sweet card! Your colours and images are just so, so eye-catching! You've showcased RC products wonderfully, too! Thanks for sharing your inspiration that, in turn, inspires us!
c

Ruth G said...

I love the colors, the white feather background and the fabulous feather wood veneer pieces! Just wonderful! TFS!

shirley-bee said...

This is fab! Love all the different elements!

The MadStamper said...

This card is amazing!!! Love every detail!!! You have always been one of my favorites, your style is perfect in my eyes! =)

Melissa said...

Your color wash is gorgeous. What a great card!

Jan Pufall said...

What a positive, uplifting card! Thanks for the inspiration!

Tammy said...

Great take on the inspiration piece. Love your colors!

Sherry Butcher said...

your warm colors and beautiful composition is inspirational too. TFS.

bluemoonstitch said...

Love the design of your card. The white in the background is awesome. I love the wood feathers too.

Denise Bryant said...

Love the card Amy! Great colors and embellishments!

Nadège said...

I love it. The ombre effect on this stamp is beautiful. I love the way you added the velum and the splatters.

conil said...

Wonderful ombre on your card and fantastic choice of stamp to emboss. Lovely card.

Emily H said...

This is so fab! Wow! I am in aw!

landerson213 said...

I love everything about this card! The colors, the emboss resist pattern, the layers, the feathers...everything is so...AWESOME! Lol. :) Thanks for the inspiration! :)

Lauren
http://landersoncraftydesigns.wordpress.com/

KimC said...

Love the color-wash background.

Jocelyn said...

A gorgeous card with lots of elements all perfectly placed. Great stuff!

Bhawana said...

o dear what a lovely and gorgeous card you have created.. its simply amazing.

Sue VanDeVusse said...

Love that ombre background! Adding those little green spots really sets this off.

Miriam Prantner said...

That mini border is my favorite stamp from that set and I love how you used it here! Gorgeous!

Karen said...

Gorgeous background, and I love the wooden feathers!

Velvet Pearson said...

There's so much to love about this card, but the simplest thing really gets me: that piece of torn vellum behind everything else!

jenway9 said...

I'm loving that background!

Dana said...

LOVE the background!! Really great example of resist embossing!!

Jeanne J said...

Wonderful! The embossed feathers, and that amazing distressed background are stunning and just about dropped me in my tracks!

Kim Heggins said...

Too cute...and those wooden feathers add so much to your card.

gardener said...

the colors are out of sight. Great technique card.

Laura said...

Nice effect and colors. I love the random enamel dots too.

wienerhoneymooners said...

FAB, FAB, FAB!!!

Okay, okay, I have been on a peacock rampage lately, and now I MUST have this Reverse Confetti set!!!


Awesome job on the Anniversary Blog Hop!
-Kimberly

Donna Cala said...

So so trendy and awesome.

Barb Ghig said...

I love how you created your background...Awesome card!

Teresa Godines #6857 said...

Oh my! I just love all of that color on the white background. Beautiful card.

Misha said...

Such a fun card!

Monika/Buzsy said...

Fabulous card Amy. Love the heat embossed image and the sponging... those feathers look great.

joy said...

What a nice card, Amy! I love all the elements and the colors, too!

jjindp said...

I especially love the color wash background on this cool card.

Sheila H said...

The ombré background is so pretty. The feathers are spectacular :)

My Paper Epiphany said...

Stunning! I'm in love with this card - the colour wash is beautiful!

Nora N. said...

Wow! I am LOVING the background. The color is so vibrant and the stamp ROCKS!! Beautiful card!!

Robin said...

Great card!

Mary-Anne V said...

Really like this peacock stamp...wonderful colours too.

Barb said...

Neat card!!

Corysnana1 said...

I especially love the background you created and am wild about the colors you chose!
Cathy

Lindsey said...

This card is incredible....so many elements to love. And I liked how you combined all your sources of inspiration to create a truly fabulous card!

Mandy LaCroix said...

oooh -- I love those colors and your background image! Awesome!

Darlene Gabriel said...

I love this background you've created and these wonderful embellishments.

Kris in Alaska said...

Fabulous! I love Jennifer too!

Kris in Alaska
funamom at yahoo dot com

Tracy Ercole said...

Beautiful!

Kathy Mc said...

Beautiful background ~ so trendy & just plain awesome. The wooden feathers finish it off nicely!

justasiam said...

I don't know what reverse stamping is, but it certainly makes this card look beautiful. Thanks for sharing!

pei fang said...

Thank for the inspiration!

Shona Chambers said...

Fabulous card! Love the peacock design and the colours you used. Very inspiring!!

Yvonne B. said...

I love all of the texture in your card! Lots to look at. Thanks for sharing.

le petit piaf said...

Love the colors, layers, feathers - everything is so perfect! Great project!

JayTeeZe said...

Wow! Just like the sentiment...You are awesome! I love your card so much!

Meg said...

Wow - this is a great card and you have pointed me toward a new stamp company... this could be dangerous!

Lisa's Creative Niche said...

wow this is so cool! Love the black washi tape against the bright orange and that design too!

Megan McDonald said...

Love the feathers

Lyndal said...

STUNNING card Amy - LOVE it!

Misty Morgan said...

Lovely card! The feather is a perfect touch. Thanks for the inspiration!

Happy Dance said...

You've really done Jennifer proud! Your color wash card is amazing. And you just can't go wrong with enamel dots and wood veneer! Wonderful card. Bev

JoAnn said...

Beautiful card Amy. Love the cheerful colors and the feather. TFS

Larissa Heskett said...

WOW!! I am LOVING your Creation!! Such a FUN take on the Inspiration!! THANKS for sharing and have a Fabulous Week!! =)

Luana said...

BEAUTIFUL!!! Love the colors.

Leigh Penner said...

Oh, this is fabulous! I love it!

Marisa said...

Lots of Amy goodness on this card :) Love the variegated colour on the focal panel and the wood feathers are soo fun!! Thanks for joining us at the Curtain Call :)

Kanan Pandya said...

Beautiful color combinations and very pretty background. Love all the cute elements on your card. :-)

jordanbev5 said...

Beautiful peacock feather background and all the added details are just stunning!

Katie Ann Brooks said...

This is awesome! What a stunning card!

Deepti said...

oh my my ... what a gorgeous card :)

E.T. said...

Eeeee that's a funn card!!!

Kristen said...

I think this is one of my fave on the tour!!

Tenia Nelson said...

This card is soooooooo gorgeous!! Thanks for playing with us over at the Curtain Call!!!

Tyra Babington said...

Beautiful!

~amy~ said...

super LOVE

Stacey Schafer said...

just so you know...I ADORE this card and have been drooling over it all week! thanks for sharing it with us at the Curtain Call, Amy!