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Friday, April 5, 2013

CASE Study # 135 and Simon Says Happy 4th Birthday

You must head over to the CASE study challenge blog and see the awesome inspiration for April's Muse card!  It is presented by none other than JJ Bolton...oh my she really takes things to the extreme...and it is always so clever, so good, so unique...go see for yourself!
Here is the inspiration card by JJ Bolton...she does such wonderful things with die cuts and then stamping...I loved how this looked and thought I would play on the die cut white layering on white.  The monkey is a die cut as is one of the balloons...I LOVE this card, hope you do too!  And while I am at it, I may as well enter this into the Simon Says HAPPY BIRTHDAY Challenge...they are celebrating FOUR years!! it up, you may have a chance to win a $ 50 GC!

All products of Papertrey Ink
paper:  white, kraft
stamps:  Birthday Style, Tremendous Treats: Birthday, Top Ten, Wonderful Words:  Birthday
ink:  blueberry sky, simply chartreuse


  1. Very cute Col. What a neat technique. Wonder if I can re-create it????

  2. sooo the embossing. cherry

  3. Another great card! Love everything on it ...the balloons, the white text... the cute little monkey!

  4. Great take on JJ's card - love how you incorporated the die-cut! Thanks for sharing this with us at the Simon Says Stamp challenge this week!

  5. Super cute, Colleen...that monkey is just adorable and I love how you raised up part of the sentiment! Thanks for playing along with us this week at CASE Study!

  6. Love this! Adorable! Thanks for joining us at CASE Study!


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