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Friday, July 17, 2015

Stampin' Up! Australia - Birthday Card - Delightful Dijon + Cucumber Crush


Welcome to this week's CASE-ing the Catty Blog Hop! Welcome from Stasia's blog.

This week the Blog Hop challenge is all about CASE-ing a project from the Project Life section (pages 49 - 54) of the 2015-2016 Stampin' Up! Catalogue. 

CASE stands for Copy and Share Everything.  This whole blog hop is about using the current Stampin' Up! Catalogues to help you create.  Sometimes crafters need a springboard to just get started and the catalogues are certainly a demonstrator or customer's best resource.

I don't really DO Project Life....I do think it is the perfect way to scrapbook though, but I admit rather shamefully that I take more photos of my cards than I do of my children....don't judge me! :)

Here's my card...

I CASEd a PL element from page 54 of the catalogue...I liked how there was some ombre sponging happening with black text.

I used Cucumber Crush and Delightful Dijon ink to sponge colour onto my card. The greeting is from the hostess set, Happy Birthday Everyone (which I can't stop using at the moment...such beautiful font!).

Here's my inspiration:

..and since this is a birthday card, I'm linking to Seize the Birthday for their Anything Goes Challenge. :)

Click below to go to Jackie's blog.

I hope you like my card. If you have been inspired by it and would like to support my creative business, all the supplies may be found by clicking through the links below which will take you to my store.

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  1. Great CASE Alison, and that 's too funny that you take more photos of your cards than your kids - makes me feel a whole lot better about my photography subjects too!

  2. Fabulous, Alison! That sentiment looks amazing on your sponged background, & the Dijon & Cucumber look great together. :)

  3. Great sponging and nice colors too! Thanks for joining us at Seize the Birthday!

  4. What beautiful inspiration for a card. I would never have thought to do this. As usual, another fab idea.

  5. oooooooh this is gorgeous!! Magnificent blending!! Love it, and thanks for the inspiration!

  6. Stunning CAS card. Absolutely love it. Thanks for playing along with Seize the Birthday.


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Alison xx