CTC252 – Casing page 52

I hope you are having a great weekend! I went to the car racing on the Gold Coast with my Dad, Uncle and cousin on Friday and had a fun day!!

This week we are casing a layout on page 52 of the 2019 Holiday Catalogue.

I’m not really into Halloween so I decided to make a floral card. But I was inspired by the layers on the gift bag on the right hand corner.

I love all the layers and I started off by looking through my dies. I was inspired by the Wild Roses dies and the matching stamp set, To a Wild Rose. I then flipped through my DSP’s and decided to go with the Magnolia Lane DSP.

I grabbed the Petal Pink Organdy Striped Ribbon and zig zagged it across my card. I cut the flower banner in Crumb Cake and the sentiment piece in Petal Pink from the dies.

Next up is the amazing Siobhan. I can’t wait to see her creation this week!!

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CTC213 – Floral Romance

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Isn’t it great to have a long weekend!! I hope you had a great Australia Day! I did, it’s my b’day!! Although it’s been a hot week/weekend and it’s a bit hard to be inspired when it’s so hot in the craft room.

This week we are casing the Floral Romance section, pages 10-13 of the 2019 Occasions Catalogue.

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I would have liked to have used the Wonderful Romance bundle, but I was silly and only ordered the framelits (must have put in the wrong code!). So I decided to use the Butterfly Beauty thinlits instead. At CTC Crew, we are challenging ourselves to case something other than a layout from the catalogue. So I decided to be inspired by the colours featured in the butterfly card on the lower right on page 13.

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So I went with Whisper White, Poppy Parade and Granny Apple Green. Although on closer inspection, I think it might have been Melon Mambo! Oh well, you get the idea!

I started off with a piece of thick whisper white cardstock and spritzed it all over with water. I then put some Poppy Parade and Granny Apple Green ink onto a couple of clear blocks and used my aqua painter to get the ink onto the cardstock. And even though it’s really hot, I still used my heat tool to dry the paper. I then cut out one of the large butterfly framelits and sponged the back with tombow glue and attached to a piece of whisper white.

I stamped the sentiment from the Forever Lovely stamp set in Granny Apple Green and cut out using the Wonderful Floral framelits. I added some Poppy Parade Textured Weave Ribbon behind the sentiment and attached it using some dimensionals.

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I do love these butterflies!!

Next up is the lovely Julia.

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Happy Australia Day long weekend!

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CTC201 – Casing the Cover

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We have had a lovely week of rain and it’s currently raining at the moment.  It’s perfect for crafting!!

This week, we are casing the front and back covers of the 2018 Holiday Catalogue.  Yes even the covers of the catty are inspiring!!

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I decided to case the little square card on the back cover.

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I’ve gone with a standard sized card and not a square.  I’ve kept similar to the original and used the Subtle embossing folder for the background.  I cut out a square of whisper white cardstock and used the new Corrugated embossing folder. I then gently ran the crumb cake ink pad over the top.   I created a square outline using the Suite Seasons washi tape.

I decided to create a wreath using the Sprig punch.  I made a circle frame using the circle framelits to make sure that the sprigs stayed in a circle shape, otherwise it would be a wonky wreath!!

I was going to add a bow or ribbon but I decided to use the Merry Christmas thinlits in Merry Merlot from the Joyous Noel glimmer paper.    I then randomly painted some of the sprigs with Wink of Stella.

ctc201-bec-aI’m really happy with how the wreath turned out!  It’s always nice when your card ends up like you imagined!!

Next up is the lovely Peta.

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In case you were wondering, it’s 11 days until my trip to Orlando!!!  It’s coming up quickly!!

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CTC196 – Santa’s Workshop

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I had my stamp class yesterday and it’s always nice to catch up with everyone.  It’s just lovely to get together with others who love the same thing as you do and craft together.  I hope you have a regular group that you can do that with.

I always love to get together with my online friends as well every Sunday night and share our crafting projects with you.  This week at Caseing the Catty, we are casing the Santa’s Workshop section, pages 18-27 of the 2018 Holiday Catalogue.

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Aren’t all those little Santa’s cute!  I am doing a different card today though, and have cased the card on page 23 using the Peaceful Poinsettia bundle.

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My card is fairly similar to the original but I’ve used the Dashing Along DSP that you can earn for free this month with a workshop of over $400 in sales.

I added gold foil along the sides of the DSP.  I stamped the sentiment from the Peaceful Poinsettia stamp set in Cherry Cobbler and then cut it out using the largest Oval from the Stitched Shapes framelits.  I then cut out a few of the flowers and holly in different colours from the Detailed Poinsettia thinlits.  I coloured the holly using Cherry Cobbler and Shaded Spruce Stampin’ Blends.

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Next up is the lovely Monique.

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And if you are interested, it’s only 46 days until I depart for Orlando!!  OMG, I’m so excited!!!!!!!!!

Happy Stamping

Rebecca

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