Sunday, May 4, 2008

One Martini, Two Martini .....

One martini, two martini, three martini, floor! I am soooooo very excited today as one of my very good friends is this week's featured stamper, Kim Muhl aka nutsymuhl on SCS. Congratulations Kim you so deserve this!!!!!

I decided to CASE two of her cards today and both cards were chosen because I had seen them recently and had admired them and also because I owned the stamps/supplies used to create the particular cards.

Basically this week I did a straight out CASE of Kim's cards but of course I did stick to the rules and made at least 2 changes to each card.

The first cards I decided to CASE of Kim's can be found here. The Changes I made to this card include:
  • changed the soft sky color to river rock (I originally was planning on changing both colors but when I was looking for card to use I discovered the pomegranate piece complete with cuttlebugging to it so of course I decided to use that rather than it being wasted)
  • changed the ribbon
  • added brads to the top right corner of my image layer
  • changed the sentiment (I didn't have the sentiment Kim used so I created my own using my computer.)
  • moved my sentiment over a little as it is shorter than Kim's
  • added the martini olive embellishment to the sentiment.
Recipe: Stamps: Row of Martini Glasses - Rubber Romance
Paper: White; Black; Pomegranate & River Rock - SU
Other: Black Ink; Black Grosgrain Ribbon; Swiss Dots Cuttlebug Embossing Folder; Black Brads; Martini Olive Embellishment; Foam Tape.

The second card I CASEd of Kim's I chose because it used the rub ons that were available for this years SAB .... Kim had created a one layer card which you can see here.

Here are my changes:
  • Added layers to my card
  • used a wider ribbon
  • colored the flowers red
Wow .... no stamping, brads or paper piercing were needed to create this card!

Paper: White; Black; Real Red - SU
Other: Rub Ons - SU; Black Grosgrain Ribbon

Here is another version of the rub on card above ..... this was the original one I started but I was playing around with ribbon and what I had added to it I didn't like so while trying to remove the ribbon I also tore some of the white card a little ... so I put it aside and started again. I decided to see if I could fix it rather than waste those rub ons ... so I attached a piece of black card across the top which hides the torn area and then added the red ribbon. I also changed the sentiment on this one.

Paper: White; Black; Real Red - SU
Other: Rub Ons - SU; Red Grosgrain Ribbon


Katherine (beadfreak22) said...

Your cards worked out great despite your problems, Frances! I love 'em!

Unknown said...

I love 'em all! Thanks for playing along!