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Monday, November 03, 2008

CASE'd My Own Card

Hi Everyone!! For the past cards I've posted, I thought something was odd about the quality of my pictures. . .sort of grainy. Well, on Friday, my daughter asked me to drop off her camera to school because she forgot to bring it (the exact same camera as mine) and I couldn't find it in her room. While in my craft room, I realized I had 2 cameras and lo' and behold, one of them was my daughter's camera. For the past few weeks, I was using her camera which is on a lower quality setting. Now it makes all the sense in the world. I couldn't figure out why the pictures looked the way they did and I was beginning to think it was blogger that was having a problem.

Anyway. . .now to my card! I actually CASE'd one of my old cards because I had a customer who wanted me to make the same card for her. Do you know I don't like recreating my cards because many times, I don't have the same materials so I usually don't agree to duplicate a card. Well, I agreed anyway. Luckily, I found similar materials that I could recreate the card.

Are you the same way? I rarely make duplicate cards. . .when I do, it's because I know I have the materials available to make more than one or two duplicate cards.

I also made another card that this person requested. . .again, I CASE'd a card I made months ago. This time, I didn't have any of the materials that were on my original card but I made it as close as possible as the original card. I'll post it next time.

Card Details:
Papers: DCWV designer paper
Accessories: Ribbon (Michaels), Heidi Swapp heart chipboard, Fiskar scallop border punch, JoAnn metal/vellum tag, JoAnn heart brads


Nancy Ward said...


Today I posted an entry on my blog with a link to yours.

Would you let me know if that's OK?


Nancy Ward

Eleanor said...

Love the card...the colors, layout and embellishments. Nice!

Elena said...

Maria! I love this card! Love the fresh look! Very cute hearts! I never made cards for somebody's order yet...

malieta said...

Wow...this card is super cute Maria!
I love red & white and the hearts and ribbon are awesome!

Teri said...

Love this card! Always so many fantastic details!

Rita said...

I luv it, always like that red & white look, it has such elagance!

Rina said...

Beautiful card Maria. I love your work!

Have a blessed day!

Jen (Little C's) said...

Such a pretty creation, Maria. So funny about the camera... I thought the hearts were embossed with the swiss dots folder, until I got to the part that they are Heidi Swapp hearts... cool!! Cute heart brads too!!!


Michelle said...

Very cute card! and I love the reds!

Mel M. M. McCarthy said...

Gorgeous card. I love the texture on those hearts. That must have been bugging you about the camera. Glad you figured out what it was. Did you find it was faster to duplicate than the first time you made it? I find I work so slowly that it might be good to speed things up by casing myself. But then I get bored with cards I've made before... "O)