Saturday, 4 August 2012

Pure Inspiration


We get full rein this week with the OLW challenge.  Instead of a very specific theme, we get to choose our own inspiration from Susan's Pinterest board, Pure Inspiration.  There is some fabulous inspiration there, and it's taken me a while to settle on something, but I finally went with this mosaic photo.  I like the swirly, overlapping circles and I thought the design and the colour scheme would be great for a man's card.


The challenge at CASE Study, in honour of their second anniversary, is to create a card that shows your style.  My style is all over the place and changes like the British weather.  But since I've been doing blog challenges, it's definitely gone CAS.  I love doing the CAS-type challenges.

The circles stamp is by Heindesign, stamped in Memento Parisk Dusk.  The grey blobs are Hero Arts LL890 Box of Dots, stamped in Versafine Smokey Gray, and Best Birthday Wishes are from FRCL069 Large & Small Greetings stamped in Versafine Onyx Black.

13 comments:

  1. AWESOME CAS card, Shirley!! It's simple yet so sophisticated!

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  2. Shirley, this is a fabulous card! I LOVE how your circles mimic the inspiration photo! This would work great for one of the dreaded "man" cards!

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  3. You have captured that mosaic perfectly and yet so CAS - LOVE! Clever you!

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  4. Spiraling sophisticated simplicity:)
    http://carolescreativecritters.blogspot.com/2012/08/olw99-thats-one-layer-wednesday-99.html

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  5. Great card from that gorgeous mosaic! Love your bold sentiment.

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  6. This is the coolest stamp, those circles! It reminds me of Zen garden. Perfect CAS design!! Many thanks for joining us at CASE Study! xxx

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  7. Lovely interpretation of your inspiration and a wonderful CAS card - right up my street :) Thanks for joining us at CASE study this week :)

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  8. This is so clever and I love your CAS style.

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  9. This is so neat just love how you designed this!

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  10. Awesome CAS card!!! Beautiful and crisp! Thanks for joining us on our first week of our 2nd Year Anniversary Blog Hop! :)

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  11. You totally rocked this challenge! I totally love your take on the inspiration...the small area of color, with strong black sentiment and lots of white space, makes for a wonderful design!

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