CTC87 – Artistic Expressions

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This week, we are casing the Artistic Expressions section of the 2016-2017 Annual Catalogue, pages 92-157.

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This is a huge section of the catalogue and it was so hard to decide what to case!!  I had a couple of options but decided to go with the Blooms & Wishes samples on page 138.

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I cased two of these gorgeous cards.  I changed the colour palette for my first card but still stayed within the colours of the DSP.  I also used the scallop oval to cut out my centre piece.  I just love these scallops!!  To make sure my sentiment was centred on the card, I cheated and stamped it onto a separate piece of cardstock then attached that to the whisper white layer.  The sheer linen ribbon in Mint Macaron is simply devine!

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For my second card, I did a direct case.  I did use the retired doilies as I keep forgetting to add the new ones to my order.  I think I need to practice stamping circles with straight stamps, but you get the idea!!

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I hop you have enjoyed my cards this week.  Next stop on the hop is fellow Queenslander, Deb.

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Happy Stamping!!

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12 thoughts on “CTC87 – Artistic Expressions

  1. Love both your cards, Rebecca. The scallop cut out and ribbon trim looks great. Just ordered this set, so thanks for the inspiration 🙂

  2. Both cards are gorgeous, Rebecca. Thanks for showcasing a section that I have neglected to take notice of (until now) 🙂

  3. Two beautiful cards Rebecca! How did you recreate the ruffled mint ribbon (a stitch through the centre or glue? I think your circle using straight stamps is pretty spot-on, good job!!

  4. Oh, such a gorgeous colour pallette Bec and lovely CASEd versions of the originals. Plus, thanks for the tip on getting the sentiment straight – it’s always so simple when you know how!!! Kelly x

  5. These are so pretty Rebecca. I too have CASED these cards & yes the wreath is a hard one. Your 1st card in sweet sugarplum is lovely. I love that mint macaron ribbon too!

  6. great Cards and lovely colours Bec, I can see this set looks like it would be easy to create lots of different looks with. Your wreath is a great idea. love it

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