Thursday, 22 March 2012

A card with Q & As


Wa-hoooooooo for Friday-Eve! Only one more of these babies to go before I'm off for the Easter break for two weeks *wink*


Well Friday-Eves and CASE Study challenges go together like peas and carrots! So let's check out and study this card up for CASEing by our fabulous muse, Laura Bassen.


Check out the original post of this card here!

I was totally inspired by Laura's layout and use of cool polka dots:

Time to Celebrate


Now I had to explain this card to my guy...it sparked a lot of questions for some reason. So for those of you who are thinking, "what's the deal with that red arrow?" Well the point of it actually functions as the clocks hands too :)

The next question he asked was, "How did you create those arrows without an arrow stamp?"
My answer was, "Simples! Ink up one side of the frame stamp from WMS Frame-it, and then stamp the corner of the frame to create my arrow heads."

Love it when my guy is interested (or pretending to be interested!) in something I'm passionate about :)

Now we'd love to see how Laura's card inspires you! If you need more inky inspiration then be sure to check out the super-duper talented CASE Study DT:


...and as always, share your inspiration with us :)

Thank you so much for stopping by today - I really appreciate your visits!

Catch ya later!








Card Deets
{Time to Celebrate}
Stamps: Sentiment from Time, Clock from Extra Time (Uniko Studio)/Frame-It (Waltzingmouse Stamps)
Ink: London Fog, Tuxedo Black (Memento)/Pure Poppy (Papertrey Ink)
Cardstock: True Black (Papertrey Ink)
Patterned Paper: Basic White 6x6 Collection (Basic Grey)
Accessories: Black Button (Papertrey Ink)/Chompy! (Corner Chomper - We R Memory Keepers)

14 comments:

Lynn said...

So fabulous Aimes...I love your design and your guys questions make me smile!!

Beverley said...

You AMAZE me everyTIME I stop by your blog! This card is FAB I love it!

JanR said...

Soooooooo creative!

Erin (Homemade Cards by Erin) said...

I'm with you on the interest level... that's why I've recruited little cheerleaders, they think every single one of mom's cards are fabulous and happy to gush.

Chunyuan said...

Awesome design. Your guy definitely knows more about stamping than mine.

Carol's Ink Spot said...

I like your take on the card shown. Funny how you had to explain it.

~amy~ said...

EXcellent girl!

Vera W. Yates (Ling) said...

I so love your CAS style!!

Kathy Martin said...

Cool card design! :)

Maureen said...

LOVE the red hands/arrow! Another Duchess original!! I hope Chris knows you are stamping royalty! The red just pops off that fabulous paper! Love it!

Dana F. said...

Ha, talk about clever inking! Fabulous CAS card!!

Sarah C said...

I love your design style! Gorgeous card!

Suzanne Russell said...

Hmm...I'm gonna have to work on the clock and time theme-LOVE it! Thanks for the inspiration!

Taheerah (*LittleMissT*) said...

Great card Aimes - you totally enabled me to buy this patterned paper, and I love how you paired the clock face and red arrow!

Thank you for the sweet sweet words you left on my blog - I knew that Power Button card would make you remember the original as I'd seen your comment on Susan's post the first time round!! *wink*

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