Monday, August 27, 2012

EAD Designs Blog: Casadia


Hello and Welcome to the EAD  Designs Blog Hop!
{it officially starts at 7 am pacific}

You should have arrived here from Angela's, our August Guest Designer's blog:


If not, you'll want to start at the beginning of the hop which is the EAD Designs blog.

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A big shout out to Angela!  We loved having you this month!!!!

There's a long story behind this clean & simple card...


I'll give you the ingredients of the card first and then the background:)



I also used The Craft's Meow Lovely Labels 18.  The green paper is Basic Grey Lauderdale and of course, I topped off my card with The Twinery Charcoal.

Okay, the other day I was out visiting Wida {love her blog!}...and she had a little thing she called

A Case and an Idea= Casadia


It started with this gorgeous card by



Jen Rzasa cased Laura's card and came up with this awesome card:


Wida cased Jen's card and came up with this beauty:



Shirley-Bee cased Wida and came up with this fun card:


I cased Shirley-Bee and came up with my card:


I gotta tell you, I felt the pressure of keeping up the chain and had a heck of a time with my case...seriously!

Now hippety hop over to Jenn's blog




37 comments:

Riet said...

What a gorgeous cards Amy.

Hugs Riet.xx

Jessi Fogan said...

For crafting under pressure I think it turned out fabulously! Love that sentiment & the label shape :)

jessica said...

It turned out gorgeous Amy! LOVE the CAS look!!!
TFS :)

Audrey Pettit said...

You did a great job with your case, Amy! That was a seriously fun idea. Love everybody's cards. So fun to see the progression. Love your crisp white base mixed with those green polka dots. Super cute sentiment, too. :)

Karen B. said...

Great card to carry on the fun with!

Unknown said...

How fun! Love that you kept the chain going!!!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Gorgeous my soul sista!!! LOVING the colors and how you did the sentiment!!!! Missed ya while I was gone!!!

Sherry Eckblad said...

Love it! It was nice seeing how you came to your card layout with all the other girls card photos.

Laurel said...

Amy I love this CAS card!

Wida said...

OK! your card has a Lindsey A. vibe...super fresh. I hope one of your many followers will keep the chain going! This is the most fun!

JJ Bolton said...

That's a seriously awesome chain!!! So cute Amy! (Love the green on green:)

Kara Lynne said...

That CASE chain is a fabulous idea! Your card is a perfect link in this chain!

Jingle said...

This is a super cute card and what a fun chain!

liz at liz's paper loft said...

very cool amy...as always!!!

bonnie said...

Love the clean look of this...gorgeous!! ;) Hugs x

Sylvia said...

A lot of thought went into casing these cards, I am impressed Amy! So much fun and I like that they are actually different, not duplicates, the cards are lovely and the effort shows! Have a fabulous Monday!

Angi Barrs said...

Love the fun CAS design!

TesaB said...

Your card is gorgeous! Totally love the white, black and green combo!!! And twine - yummy!!!

wendipooh13 said...

sooo love this cute card!!!!

Jay Gee said...

Love this card chain idea, super fun and fantastic card :)

Unknown said...

awesome! the mat/shape/color are perfect and the font is so fun!

Scrappin Abby said...

Gorgeous card Amy!! I live in Oregon so we're Northwest neighbors : )

Angeline Choo said...

Oh my! Your card is simple yet pretty !! I love the clean lines and that sticker is just so appropriate

Rose said...

you made a perfect-o card for the "chain" :) love it!!!

Annette Allen said...

awesome card Amy....

D- said...

You did a great job keeping the chain going. TFS.
dmcardmaker (at AOL)

scrapsnsuch@gmail.com said...

How fun to case a case...
:>) No reason for you to feel pressure - fab as always!

shirley-bee said...

Wasn't it a fun idea from Wida? Great case of all the cases! I'm just off to look down the chain and see how it's grown.

Alice said...

this is so simple and fun, Amy!

Romaine said...

Cool! I loved seeing now the ideas "morphed"- a little like visual telephone!

corrie said...

GORGEOUS!!!

Ginny Larsen said...

that IS a lot of pressure... but you did an amazing job with your CASE! love the green polkadots :D

lauren bergold said...

oh ♥WOW♥!!! i love your card, but i also looooove that cool "casadia" idea... and then seeing the chain of cards as each one builds upon the last! AWESOME! (& yours is my fave o'course!!!) ♥

yyam said...

Love it...Clean and crisp!

Lynnda said...

Gorgeous card Sista!!!! hugs...xoxo

Helen F. said...

Fun Casadia! You did a great job of keeping the chain going~seriously!

bonnie said...

I think you work amazingly under pressure! Fab creations! ;) Hugs x