Thursday, June 19, 2014

CASE Study #196 - Happy Birthday Butterflies

Is your summer off to a good start?   It's hot and humid here in the Chicago area.  Sounds like summer right?  Our parish is having it's "Fun Day's" Festival starting today.  It's your typical Midwest church carnival.  They clear out the parking lot and bring in lots of rides and food vendors.  The Knights of Columbus will be having a corn roast, a different band will be playing every night, and can't forget the beer garden!  My family always steps in to lend a hand.  It's nice to see old friends that my kids went to grade school, although some are a little harder to recognize now.   LOL!

A new challenge begins today at CASE Study and I think you're going to like this one.  Our muse this month is Pamela Ho from MIAO - A Design Blog.   Look at the card we have by her this week!  You know the drill, study the card and copy the parts you love.  I turned this one on it's side - making the dark skyline a layer of die cut branches.  If you look close you will see I double cut them - once in vellum, to mimic the shadow of the skyline on the original card.  Instead of a dog being lifted by green and yellow balloons, I have something else that flies... yellow butterflies. 
Here's the finished card...
Now it's your turn!  Need a little more inspiration?  Check out designs from the rest of the team by clicking on their names below.

Thanks for stopping by!  I hope you have a great day and that I see you linked up at CASE Study Challenge Blog!

Supplies Used:  Finished Size:  4.25 x 5.5"
Stamp:  Waltzingmouse  Teeny Trees
Pattern Paper:  American Crafts Best of Maggie Holmes 8 1/2 x 11"
Dies:  Memory Box  Kaleidoscope Butterfly, Moonlight Butterfly, Leafy Border
Buttons, Pearls
Ink:  Versafine Onyx Black
Card Stock  PTI White, True Black, Lemon Tart,  SU! Daffodil Delight


Diane Jaquay said...

The delicate butterflies and die cut leaves are exquisite, Jeanne, this is really beautiful!!

wienerhoneymooners said...

OMG I WANT this card!!!!!! LOVE it, LOVE IT!!! WANT...Covet it.... MOST Amazeballs!!!! IN LOVE..The ombre, the shade of bluegreen, the YELLOW the buttons, pearls,BLACK...eeek I would need heart pills seriously if I had a condition!!!

Ohhh SIGH... Thanks for this, I needed it!!!

Jill Norwood said...

Love your take on the inspiration! Those butterflies are so beautiful!!

Kim Heggins said...

Gorgeous, simply gorgeous. that sweet delicate butterfly is so stunning, and your colors, just beautiful.

Marybeth said...

Another gorgeous card, Jeanne! Love the two toned branches/ leaves! Each card you make is front cover worthy!

Jenny Gropp said...

So striking! I love it!