CTC33 – Happy Birthday to a wonderful Upline

This week at Caseing the Catty, our theme is what caught your eye when you first looked through the catalogue.

Well, lots of things caught my eye!! However, I was really excited to see that Butterfly Basics has carried over from the Occasions catalogue.

My fabulous upline, Tracy, had a special birthday earlier this month and I’ve been a bit late in sending her a card. I thought that the butterfly card featured on page 124 of the AU/NZ 2015-2016 catalogue would make a great card for her with the gold foil butterfly.

So here is the sample from the catalogue.

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I didn’t change much on this one as I loved it as it was. Here’s my version.


I think my new favourite In-Colour might be Watermelon Wonder!!! This card uses one of my favourite techniques, using markers to ink up the stamp. It always looks so good!!

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Happy Stamping!!


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13 September 2011 – CASEing the Catalogue!!!

Have you ever copied a card from somewhere else?  I do this all the time as I often lack the inspiration to come up with an idea.  Well, our catalogue is a great place to start!!  After all, it’s an ideas’ book as well!!

I wanted to showcase one of the new Christmas stamps, Beautiful Season, so I used the catalogue (page 22) and here it is!!

This is a lovely set and I can’t wait to make more with it!!

Stamp Set:  Beautiful Season

Ink:  Basic Black

Paper:  Watercolour paper, Crumb Cake, Cherry Cobbler, Certainly Celery

Accessories:  Blender pens, Stampin’ Pastels, Curly label punch, pearls.


I also CASEd a card from one of the old Stampin’ Up! invitations for a workshop on the weekend.  The hostess, (hi Colleen!!), had requested a card from the invite but I didn’t have the stamp set or the papers, so I improvised!!  I love the Decorative label punch, so I punched it out twice, cut it in half both ways and then used the pieces to make a layer behind the sentiment.

Stamp Sets:  Button Buddies, Bring on the Cake

Ink:  Daffodil Delight, Wild Wasabi

Paper:  Just Add Cake DSP, Peach Parfait, Whisper White, Wild Wasabi

Accessories – Scallop circle punch, decorative label punch, pinking hearts border punch