I’m cutting it fine, but I wanted to fit in a card for the latest Case Study challenge, #6. The challenge was to case some aspect of a lovely card by Mariana Grigsby. I chose to case the layout, so this is what I came up with;

I still had the supplies out that I used for this card the other day, so used those. (Note to self – tidy up more often!) I combined the Case Study challenge with the latest Paper Crafts September gallery challenge to use text in a project. I stamped the tree image and then created a mask for it before stamping and embossing text across it. I think it adds a subtle texture to the focal point while still letting the simplicity of the lovely tree image shine. Here’s a bit more detail:

Here’s Mariana’s card:

Well I think that’s it for now. Thanks for calling by


Stamps – WMS teeny trees, PTI text style
Inks – PTI aqua mist, Versafine vintage sepia, Versamark
Paper – PTI everyday blessings
Card – PTI kraft, spring moss
Ribbon – PTI fresh snow twill
PTI scallop die
Button – PTI aqua mist
Spellbinders Labels 4
Clear and white embossing powder
Embroidery floss


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