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.

Remember, every week there is a freebie...want a chance to win?  All you have to do is hop along and leave comments!

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:

  1. What a gorgeous cards Amy.

    Hugs Riet.xx

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

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

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  4. 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. :)

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  5. Great card to carry on the fun with!

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

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

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

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  9. 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!

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

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

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

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

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  14. 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!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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  23. 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.

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

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

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  26. 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!!!) ♥

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

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

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

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Cheers,
~amy~