Crazy Crafters’ August Blog Hop with Special Guest Tami White


CCBH w Tami White

It’s time for another Crazy Crafters’ Blog Hop, and this month we are all excited to have Tami White as our special guest.  Tami has inspired and entertained legions of crafters the world over, and we are all getting to CASE (Copy and Selectively Edit) one of her projects.  Woo hoo!  If you’ve been living under a rock and don’t know Tami, make sure you check out her blog by clicking on her image below.  It will take you to the post about the card I am CASEing.

Tami White

You may be starting here on my blog – Gail Davidson, or you may have come from the person previous to me – Bruno Bertucci.  To continue on the hop, click on the next person in the list – the lovely Vicki Hunter – at the end of this post to make sure you don’t miss all the other amazing Crazy Crafters’ projects and of course our fabulous special guest Tami White’s project too!

And here’s Tami’s card that inspired me:


The layout of this card is what first caught my eye, with the strip of Gold Foil behind the main image, and anyone who knows me knows that I just love emboss resist.  It’s so cool, isn’t it?  And I loved the way Tami used a coloured image of the starfish to complement the white ones in the background.

I had a hard time deciding which stamp set to use because there are just so many gorgeous ones in the Annual Catalogue this year.  Oh my gosh!  But I  finally decided on the beautiful Artistically Asian set.  This is the first time I have had a play with it and I can definitely see many more cards and projects being created with this set.  Love, love, love!!

Artistically Asian Stamp Set

So here’s my card.  I wanted the focal image to shine, so I used Kraft cardstock as well as muted and natural tones so that the gorgeous bamboo image would pop.  To add to the delicacy of the style I took a deep breath and my paper snips and fussy cut the image out, but it was totally worth it (and I don’t mind a bit of fussy cutting).  What do you think?

Artistically Asian - CASEing Tami White

I love how subtle the friendship symbol looks stamped in VersaMark down the left-hand side, and the Pink Pirouette sponging adds to the delicate feel of this card too.  The sentiment was heat embossed and cropped using the Project Life Cards & Labels Framelits Dies.  A sprinkling of black and clear sequins completes the project.

If you like this colour combination, please feel free to save and share it.  You can find more inspiration on my Pinterest Colour Inspiration Board.

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Thanks for stopping by today.  I’d love it if you’d pin my card and leave a comment.



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38 Responses

  1. Kirsten Aitchison

    Gorgeous card Gail. Really love all the soft features. Very pretty.

  2. Christine Anne Matias

    Gail, your work is breathtakingly beautiful. How different you CASEd this card, but you did it with every element with a complete image. This set is beautiful and you have done it justice, very inspiring indeed. 🙂

  3. Satomi Wellard

    I just love everything on this card… color combo, the choice of stamp set and emboss resist technique. Everything goes together perfectly.

    • GaGa Papercrafts

      Aww, thanks Satomi. I was trying to capture the beauty of the Japanese landscape with this card. That’s why I used Pink Pirouette – it reminded me of Cherry Blossoms. And the natural colours and textures with the kraft and tone-on-tone stamping were meant to emulate nature too. xoxo

  4. Louise

    Wow Gail. This card is superb. Love it and it’s delicate nature. You’ve done a great job on it. Well done and thanks for sharing! ☺☺☺

  5. Juan Ambida

    Wow! Stunning card Gail. Love your card and this set is one of my faves. Love all the earthy textures and details and even fussy cutting – just gorgeous! 🙂 xoxo

  6. Leisa Pedersen

    WOW! Gail I love how you have CASEd this card – so soft, gorgeous and the ribbon you have used added so much texture and dimension it suits perfectly xx

  7. Vicki Hunter

    I am loving the softness of this card Gail….and like Carolina… is another one to add to the wishlist

    • GaGa Papercrafts

      Thanks Vicki. I know, it’s a bit like that with me too. I thought I’d finished shopping the catty but my wishlist just keeps sprouting! xoxo

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