CTC28 – Mother’s Day

This week at Case-ing the Catty, we are casing the Mother’s Day section of the Occasions catalogue.

You may have come from the fabulous Nikki’s blog or be starting here. I’ve decided to case the note book shown on page 36 of the AU/NZ catalogue.

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But I didn’t want to do a notepad for my mum. I do need a gift box for her special present, so I used the notepad as my inspiration.

I made the box using the Gift Box punch board and stamped it with one of the flower images from the Mum’s Love stamp set. I love this punch board!! I then made a belly band and stamped it using the retiring in-colours, Crisp Cantaloupe, Coastal Cabana, Pistachio Pudding and also So Saffron (which isn’t retiring!!). I added a couple of sequins for a bit of bling!!

To make the tag, I used the Party Pennants Bigz die and cut out a Gold Vellum banner and a whisper white one. I used the sentiment from the Mum’s Love stamp set and added a few flowers like the belly band.

I added the in-colour twine and a string of sequins. I also put a piece of washi tape across the bottom of the tag.

I hope you like my box!! and I hope Mum does too!!

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Guess what I got Mum!!! Fits perfectly.

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Please leave me a comment and let me know what you think. The next stop on the hop is Stasia.

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Happy Case-ing!!

Rebecca

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29 August 2012 – Sneak Peak 3

As a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator, I have access to a demonstrator only forum which links all demos from around the world, Stampin Connection.  It has a great gallery of images for inspiration.  The first card that I am sharing today is by Melissa Stout, The Stamp Doc.  Check out her website here for a video on how she made this cute card.

This card is using the Festival of Prints DSP from the new Seasonal Catalogue.  This pack gives you 48 sheets of gorgeous papers that are 11.4 cm x 16.5 cm.  I think this is the first time that I have used the pennant part of the Perfect Pennants die!!

Ink:  Early Espresso

Paper:  Festival of Prints DSP, Early Espresso , Very Vanilla, Old Olive

Accessories:  Big Shot, Holiday Collection framelits, Silver Glimmer paper, rhinestones, Perfect Pennants Bigz Die, Dotted Scallop ribbon border punch, Scallop trim border punch and scallop edge border punch.

This card is from fellow Aussie demo, Ellen Woodbridge.  It uses the Papaya Collage stamp set from the New Catalogue.  You can see what I mean about needing the framelits for banners!!  Never mind, it’s the thought that counts, right?

Stamp Set:  Loving Thoughts, Papaya Collage

Ink:  Midnight Muse, Raspberry Ripple, Gumball Green, Summer Starfruit

Paper:  Whisper White

Accessories:  Pearls, Organza Ribbon

14 August 2012 – July Stamp Club

Hi there,

It’s starting to get a bit warmer during the day now although it is a bit chilly at night time.  Here’s the cards that we made at July Stamp Club (yes I know I’m late posting!!)  I was inspired by swaps that I had received at Convention for all these cards.  The first one is from fellow Demonstrator, Cathy Clark.

Here is her card using the Spirelli technique.

And here is my card.  Yes, it’s time for a Christmas Card!!

Stamps:  Merry & Type

Paper:  Letters to Santa DSP, Whisper White, Cherry Cobbler

Ink:  Cherry Cobbler, Old Olive markers

Accessories:  Big Shot, Perfect Pennants die, Boho Blossoms punch, White baker’s twine, Cherry Cobbler baker’s twine, Rhinestone.

The next card was inspired by Bronwen Cornish. I did virtually the same card that she did.  We made ours in Melon Mambo and Tempting Turquoise.  You can’t really tell from the photo but we put a multipurpose adhesive sheet over the centre panel and put dazzling diamonds over the top.  We were all a bit sparkly going home!!

Stamps:  It’s Your Birthday, Mixed Bunch

Paper:  Tempting Turquoise, Whisper White

Ink:  Tempting Turquoise

Accessories:  Blossom punch, Multi-purpose adhesive sheets, 1″ circle punch, dazzling diamonds.

The last card was by Heather Moekotte which I just love!  I really love the Tea Shoppe stamp set. And guess what, it’s in the new Catalogue!!!!  woo hoo!!!

Stamps:  Tea Shoppe

Paper:  Cherry Cobbler, Old Olive, Early Espresso, Whisper White

Ink:  Cherry Cobbler marker, Old Olive, Early Espresso

Accessories:  Big Shot, Vintage Wallpaper embossing folder, Labels collection framelits, Cherry Cobbler seam binding ribbon, crochet trim, sponge.

19 March 2012 – Journal

Hi everyone!!

I didn’t realise it had been so long since I last posted here.  I’ve been meaning to but I haven’t made much new stuff lately.

This weekend I went to the Hillsong Colour Conference in Sydney with my sister and friends.  We had a great time and I learnt a lot from the word of God with inspring speakers Beth Moore and Priscilla Shirer.  I made all the girls a journal so that they could take notes during the sessions.

I used a journal from a $2 shop and covered them with the Berry Blossoms DSP.  I love the glimmer paper and the Perfect Pennants die, so I had to combine the two!!

Here’s a close up of the lower portion.

Stamp Set:  Broadsheet Alphabet

Ink:  Calypso Coral

Paper:  Berry Blossoms DSP, Whisper White, Wisteria Wonder, Lucky Limeade

Accessories:  Big Shot, Perfect Pennants Die, Silver glimmer paper, 1 3/4″  circle punch, 1 3/8″ circle punch, 1 1/4″ circle punch, Dotted Scallop Ribbon Border punch, scallop edge border punch

10 December 2011 – Birthday time!

I’ve been making a few non-Christmas cards at the moment and it’s nice to do something different!!  It’s one of my friend’s 30th birthday and I’ve made a card which I have cased from Mary Pretty.  I’ve done the same papers as I just love the Beau Chateau DSP.

Mary has done a video on how to do the flower and it’s so easy!!  Just punch out the border strip, score every 1/4″, and fold, and there you go!!  A gorgeous flower!!    Happy Birthday, Leanne!

Stamp Set:  On Your Birthday

Paper:  Beau Chateau DSP, Very Vanilla, Marina Mist, Crumb Cake

Ink:  Crumb Cake, Marina Mist

Accessories – Big Shot, Perfect Pennants Die, Lace Border Punch, Linen Thread, Pearl, 1 1/4″ circle punch, Antique Brads.

26 September 2011 – Class Cards

Hi everyone,

Isn’t spring a lovely time of year!!  Not too hot, not too cold, just right!!

Here are a couple of cards that we did at my recent stamp club.  The girls enjoyed making them!!  The first is a petal card, thanks to a great tutorial on Splitcoaststampers by Beate Johns (click here for the link).  I felt it wasn’t too hard to make and looks pretty good, if I do say so myself!!  I love this paper too!! (and the Perfect Pennants die!!)

Here’s a picture of it open.

Stamp sets:  Happiest Birthday Wishes

Ink:  Daffodil Delight, Wisteria Wonder

Paper:  Flirtatious Specialty DSP, Melon Mambo, Whisper White, Daffodil Delight

Accessories:  Circle Scissor Plus, Big Shot, Scallop Circle Die,Perfect Pennants Die, 1 3/4″ scallop circle punch, 1″ circle punch, Wisteria Wonder Ruffled ribbon

 

The other card that we made used my other favourite new paper, Mocha Morning Specialty.  I love the velvet feel to a couple of the pages!!

I did case this card but I can’t find where from, but thank you!!

I used markers to ink the stamp and I think it came out really well.  I love this technique!!

Stamp Sets:  Oval All

Ink:  Real Red marker, basic black marker

Paper:  Basic gray, real red, whisper white, Mocha Morning Specialty DSP

Accessories:  Big Shot, Polka dot embossing folder, real red grosgrain ribbon, Scallop oval punch, large oval punch