Cottage Rose in Moody Mauve JUGS 677

by Joanne James29. April 2023 05:00

Today I'm sharing my final card for my Guest Designer spot over at Just Us Girls. I will be so sad to leave - I've had such a great month crafting alongside these lovely ladies, but I'm sure they have someone wonderful lined up to take over next month. For my final card we have a super fun challenge - CASE a design Team Member:


Now I could have created absolutely anything for my final card this week - but I thought it would be fun if I CASEd one of the Just Us Girls Design Team Members! And it just so happened that I saw this card by the lovely Carol McFarland a week or so ago and actually commented on her socials that I wanted to CASE this card, so I thought today that I would! This is my version - take a look:


 Here's the low-down on today's card:

Whilst I love to colour, I know it's not everyone's cup of tea, so I love exploring alternative ways to add colour to line art images. I took an alternative approach to colouring this rose the last time I used it - you can see that card here. This card gave me another final opportunity to use the Cottage Rose stamp before it retires and also to have some fun with the new 2023-25 In Colours too. I stamped the main rose image around the edge of a piece of Whisper White, then masked off two 'stripes' in turn and blended some Moody Mauve ink first from one edge, then the other. I added a sentiment from the same set and two addition uncoloured diecut roses on dimensionals:


A trio of In Color Dots and black enamel dots complete my card front. I added a little extra detail to the inside of my card too:


I like this card so much, I think I'm going to make 4 more versions in each of the other new in-colours too. CASEing someone else's card can be so much fun - whether you are inspired by the images, colours, layout or technique, there is so much to choose from! I'm looking forward to seeing how everyone is inspired by the JUGS Design Team cards this week and thank you to Carol for inspiring mine! A final thank you too to all the lovely JUGS ladies for their cameraderie this month - you will undoubtedly see me back in the gallery soon!

Here is the visual summary of the key products used on today's project for you to pin for easy reference:


You can see all of my 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

Enjoy your day; I'm off to the hockey pitch this afternoon and looking forward to a long Bank Holiday weekend here in the UK, even if that means it will probably rain!! I'll be back tomorrow with another project. Until then, happy stampin'!


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Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.

Comments (12) -

Carol McFarland
Carol McFarlandUnited States
4/29/2023 12:10:06 PM #

Joanne!!! What a great compliment that you chose one of my cards to CASE this week!! While I see my own cards with flaws, yours is perfect in every way! Your ink blending is perfection! The Moody Mauve is such a pretty color and your sentiment is such a pretty font! You have inspired me to carry the design inside the card as well!!! Most of all, thank you for being a fabulous guest this month! It has been so nice to have you with us!

Kim S
Kim SUnited States
4/29/2023 12:52:49 PM #

I'm becoming more and more convinced that I might like Moody Mauve more than I initially thought.  I love your ombre strips and your use of the flowers, particularly the popped corners.

Nancy E Leppek
Nancy E LeppekUnited States
4/29/2023 2:56:54 PM #

It has been such a pleasure having you with us at JUGS this month, Joanne! I knew that you CASED Carol right away! Awesome job! Take care and don't be a stranger.

Lisa Elton
Lisa EltonUnited States
4/29/2023 7:23:36 PM #

WOWEE is this ever beautiful! What a treat it's been to have you as our guest this month, Joanne! Hope to see you in our gallery!

Bobby Hagen
Bobby HagenUnited States
4/29/2023 11:54:44 PM #

Wonderful job of CASEing Carol's card, Joanne.  I love how some flowers are stamped directly on the card front and some are die cut and popped.  It has been a pleasure having you as our guest designer this month.

Elizabeth Stewart
Elizabeth StewartUnited States
4/30/2023 2:18:24 PM #

Joanne... stellar AS ALWAYS!

VickiUnited States
5/1/2023 12:59:58 AM #

Pretty hombre stripes love the card. Thanks so much for joining us at JUGS for the month of April.

Sue VanDeVusse
Sue VanDeVusseUnited States
5/4/2023 7:49:12 AM #

I love how you masked and blended those stripes of color for your background and those florals are gorgeous.  Love how you used them stamped directly on the background paired with the die cut ones.  Beautiful!  I huge thank you for joining us this past month with all of your fabulous designs!

5/4/2023 12:33:33 PM #

Your mauve ombre strips, detailed flowers, popped up corner and overall design make for one gorgeous card! A wonderful case of Carol's version. Thank you for being a fabulous, inspiring guest designer this month.

Ina Grehan
Ina GrehanAustralia
5/5/2023 3:55:07 AM #

Simply gorgeous and fabulous  case Joanne. Love the colour you chose. Thanks for being an amazing  Guest with us at JUGS this month.

Lisa Kind
Lisa KindUnited States
5/5/2023 3:14:29 PM #

This is stunning!  I love that technique and may case it myself!  Thanks for being such a wonderful guest at JUGs this month!

Greta H
Greta HUnited States
5/6/2023 9:16:24 PM #

Absolutely gorgeous card!  Love how you inked the strips!

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