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December 6, 2010

Kitchen Sink Stamps - CASE Challenge

Happy Kitchen Sink Stamps Monday!  There's a few things cookin' in the kitchen this week, first up is a new challenge, with your challenge hostess Angela.  This month Angela is challenging you to CASE a KSS DT member, using your Kitchen Sink Stamps.  I had a hard time with this challenge, as I believe we all have our own "style" of stamping, as you'll see my inspiration was there, but I fail when it comes to CASEing.  For complete rules on KSS Challenges, click here.

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Onto today's challenge....I chose to CASE this card from Angela.  I love looking through Angela's gallery, she has such a wonderful CAS design to her cards, something I struggle with.  I'm the queen of layers, and as you can see I did pick one of her cards that had multiple layers, but it also used Embossing which I don't use that often. 

Here's what I came up with, my CASE turned out to be more of an "inspired by".  

I did attempt to follow Angela's layout and use of embossing, but as you can see, my card went in another direction.  I changed my image to the Kitchen Sink Stamps 3 Step Holly and Mistletoe, added a strip of Basic Grey Paper where she had ribbon and card stock, and added some bling.

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Stamps - Kitchen Sink Stamps 3 Step Mistletoe and Holly
Card Stock - Celery, White, Wasabi, Burgundy
Ink - Sand, Celery, Wasabi, Guava, Red, Burgundy
Other - Spellbinders Circle Dies, Basic Grey Paper, Gems, Texture Fades Snowflake Folder
Color Recipe:
Bow - #2 Red, #1 Guava stamp off, #3 Burgundy
Mistletoe: #2 Celery, #1 Sand stamp off, #3 Wasabi

Have a creative week!



Gerrie Johnnic said...

Beautiful, luv the new stamp. Luv how you enlarged the original layout and still "cased" it.

Unknown said...

Beautiful card Lisa! The mistletoe looks perfect with the great embossed background! :)

Unknown said...

What a beautiful holiday card Lisa! I love the rhinestones on the embossed snowflakes and the mistletoe image!

Liz Williams said...

Love the mistletoe and that layout is fantastic.

Terry said...

Beautiful case card! Love the green embossed background! Have a great Monday!

Lynn McAuley said...

I love your fabulous holiday version of Angela's beautiful card!! A sensational mix of colors, textures and patterns on this gorgeous Christmas card, Lisa!!

Erin Smetak said...

Beautiful card Lisa! I might have to case YOURS! LOL!

Basement Stamper said...

Great CASE, love the colors of it!

Traci S. said...

What a beautiful card, Lisa. I love how you added the shine from the bling as it would be from outside. It is really a beautiful card. Angela's card is wonderful in her way...you have your own style. Both are great.

If you ever want some REAL mistle toe...we have trees full of it! I thought of wrapping the stems...and outlining in gold as a tiny gift...but it is poisonious!

Great card! I love the work you have been doing...but especially lately over the last month or so!

Have a blessed day!

He IS Able,
Traci Starkweather

Embley Veronica said...

OMG! I am unfamiliar with Kitchen Sink Stamps, but that image you used is gorgeous. The leaves look so realistic. I'm headed over to their shop right away. Clearly I have been missing out.

Netty said...

There is no doubt Lisa that you make the most wonderful cards and this is terrific. Annette x

Anonymous said...

Such an honor to have been CASED by you. I am always awed by your work and LOVE the direction you went from my "inspiration" piece. Such rich colors!

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