Sunday 1 March 2015

CASEing Loll

Good Afternoon bloggers and welcome to my post to remind you of the fun new concept over at STAMPlorations.

This is my card for the next CASE.

This time we are CASEing this card by the wonderful Loll Thompson.

For those of you who are unfamiliar with the term CASE, it originally meant "copy and share everything" which would mean replicating the card, but for this challenge we'll interpret it as "Be inspired by the card. Notice various elements of the card design and use them in the creation of your card."
I loved this card the first time I saw it and was fascinated by the texture Loll got on her gold and red panel, so that was one thing then of course it is a Christmas card!
For my card I used the digi image from STAMPlorations - Christmas Balls. I coloured it with Copics picking up the colours from my background panel. I made mine by cutting a panel with my Sizzix Jali die to use as a stencil and used gold embossing paste through the pattern over a w/c wash. I quite like the patchy effect of the wash. My Noel was cut from an old Sizzix sizzlet die in gold mirror card. The photo has picked up some reflections so it looks a bit odd!
I mounted the panel on a white base that had been embossed with a border EF.
For another CASE of Loll's card see here
So that's my CASE, now it's your turn to have a go and join in.

I shall join in at the following challenges-
ABC Christmas Challenge - D is for Die cut (For the stencil and the Noel)
Christmas Stampin' all Year Round - Use embossing powder (on the baubles)


  1. You ROCKED out the CASE today!

  2. Gorgeous background and great use of markers! A really stunning card. Thanks for joining us at 52CCT, April x

  3. Great CASE, Julie! Love how you created your panel, fab texture. X

  4. Brilliant, brilliant CASE of Loll's card, Julie! The "Noel" caught my eye because it looks distressed even though it's not.

  5. I think your CASE of Loll's card is just fabulous. The Christmas baubles are just lovely! Great colours too. Thanks so much for playing along with 52CCT this week!

  6. LOVE this card. The watercoloured background with your gold embossing paste through stencil is so pretty. Love the added texture from the embossed background. Loll xx

  7. Such a pretty Christmas card.
    Thank you for joining our D challenge at ABC Christmas Challenge this time and good luck in the draw.
    Dorte x

  8. Beautiful card!
    Thanks for playing at the ABC Christmas Challenge!
    Helen x

  9. Wow! A beautiful case of a wonderful card. I love your take on it. Thank you for sharing your lovely card with us at 52 Christmas Card Throwdown. Hugs, Gill xx

  10. The fabulously colored ornaments really stand out against the unique background! Thanks for sharing your artwork with us at 52CCT!

  11. un style moderne et une très jolie création Julie, merci de jouer avec nous chez CSAYL, biz


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