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Monday, August 17, 2015

CASEing Monika

Monika of Creative with Monika invited me to join a personal challenge, where she CASEs one of my cards of her choice and I one of hers. Monika uses lots of stencils and stamps to make her own papers. She makes many masculine cards and her feminine ones often include shoes. So I chose to case this card as I absolutely loved how she used her Prima girl stamp. So I took out my own doll stamp and got to work. I used a piece of scrap to paper piece her dress, colored the legs. And the stripes on Monika's card gave me the idea of adding a strip of vellum onto which I heat embossed the sentiment with gold EP. A very quick and easy card with no embellies.

This card is for these challenges:
TIME OUT Challenges - #37 Friendship is Golden
Allsorts - Share your favourite colour (Brown and I love gold too)
CAS on Sunday - #65 Vellum
Night Shift Stamping -  Paper piecing

30 comments:

Monika Reeck said...

Yaayy Pia...As I told you..you are a queen of black n white card and this plus gold wohooo...ADORE ABLE and perfect CASE ing my card...luv how you change the stripes with gold emboss on vellum..clever lady...should we do again sweety..it was really fun CASE ing your card..
thanks for your sweet words..hugs
Monika

Imke said...

Amazing card, Pia ! The paper pieced dress looks great and the embossed sentiment on vellum - just great !!

scrAPpamondo said...

Wow! So original card! Love the paper piecing dress and the gold sentiment on vellum is a classy touch! Well done, Pia, this CAS is quick but very impressive!

Sue B said...

Oh Wow Pia!! this is SO gorgeous… it really is a great way to use the Prima girl stamp… looks really cool. I like your paper pieced dress and the vellum strip with the embossed sentiment is genius… this is a very clever design… I love it !!!
Hope you have a good week
Big hugs, Sue B xx

Chrissy said...

Oh! Pia..this is so classy..love her paper pieced skirt and the vellum sentiment is fabulous..what a great job you did casing Monikas card.

luv CHRISSYxx

meg said...

Stunning card Pia, love the paper piecing and the embossed sentiment

*Vicki* said...

Such a stunning design Pia!! Love your elegant looking design with the vellum and gold!! Very nicely done on this CASE!! :) HUGS

Jacee said...

Stunning Pia, I do love this one, it's a great sentiment
hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

Mervi said...

Gorgeous and feminine card! Good example that you don't need so many layers of embellishments and flowers to create fabulous and pretty card.
Thank you for sharing at Allsorts;-))m

cotnob said...

This is gorgeous Pia, such an elegant design - a brilliant CASE.
Pauline
x

Sue said...

This is wonderful Pia, such a fabulous and elegant design. I love the sentiment too.
Sue xx

chrissy xx said...

I LOve your stamp Pia..
FABulous colours and design.
So much fun to case.
Chrissyxx

Mrs.B said...

Pia this is fabulous, love your take on the CASE card. Looks stunning in Black & White.
Avril xx

Pat K said...

Beautiful card Pia. Your designs are always so clever...love the paper pieced skirt and perfectly embossed vellum. hugs, Pat K x

sandie said...

This is an excellent idea and I adore this image and what a very cool sentiment. Great to see you at TO

crafty-stamper said...

A very elegant classy looking card love the paper pieced dress and the embossed sentiment on vellum goes with just perfectly love it
Carol x

aussie aNNie said...

Fabulous creation, love the whole design and colours are lovely.. .xx {The Journey Is The Start aNNie my personal blog}

Laine said...

Stunning and elegant Pia.
Laine
xx

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is really awesome Pia. Love your paper piecing and colours and how you have done the sentiment. Great caseing sweetie.
Hugs
Cathy
xxxx

Sarah Gray said...

What a cool card, Pia! Love that sentiment gold embossed on vellum and the paper piecing is perfect. Thanks for playing along with us at TO :)

Tammy said...

This is gorgeous Pia! I love how you've used the stamp, so classy!! Fabulous sentiment too!
Tammy x

Kim Heggins said...

Wonderful card...just as sweet as can be. I love your sweet lady and that flirty skirt!!!

Loz said...

Fabulous card and great sentiment Pia..Loz

Mimi said...

Everything about this, I love. I hope you sell your work, girl, 'cuz it's fabulous. This is fabulous. Keep up the good work!

KT Fit Kitty said...

This is beautiful, Pia! I love how you CASE'd Monika's card! I follow Monika as well and I remember seeing her girly card! Your paper-piecing of the skirt looks so pretty, and I love the vellum overlay! Beautiful sentiment!

Sandy said...

WoW! That is a very fabulous card! Love the paper you used for the Image and the "black & white" theme! Very, very beautiful.
Thanks for playing with Night-Shift-Stamping and good luck.
Hugs

Danielle Vincent said...

You did a fabulous job with the CASE of Monika's card. Great color combo and LOVE the way you did the sentiment on the vellum. Both of your styles are fabulous! Sounds like that was fun for both of you!

Anja Curvers said...

Awesome love the embossing on vellum. Thanks for joining us over at CAS on sunday.

Asha said...

This really is a clever design, Pia. LOVE the paper pieced dress and the sentiment couldn't be more appropriate. Great card CASE on Monika's card.
x Asha

Anita Liedtke said...

Absolutely stunning ! Your card, and of course also Monika`s card, which inspired you in a great way! Love it!Thank you for playing along at Night Shift Stamping and hugs, Anita