Friday, 22 August 2014

Case-ing The Catty #6 Kids


I am really enjoying CASE-ing The Catty because it pushes my creativity a little bit further. The card I've CASE-ed is on page 86 of the Australian catalogue, using Boys Will Be Boys stamp set. I liked the way they'd used the Chevron Border Punch, an arrow and star to draw the eye to the sentiment.

I wouldn't have thought to use washi tape at the bottom of the panel, but I'm glad I did as it ties the colours together beautifully. I expect I'm not the only one who buy pretty things, and then just hoards them!
I've added a lot more punched pieces than I'd have normally done AND I'm very pleased with the result.

I make a lot of cards for kids, but I haven't many current 'kid-type' stamp sets. This time I pulled out a great 'any occasion' stamp set,  Pictogram Punches. I bought this set as soon as we were allowed to, because I love the versatility. I like having more stars, hearts and flowers to punch out with the Itty Bitty Accents Punch Pack, I like the moon to go with stars (makes a super-cute baby card) and I love the vase of flower stems, even though I haven't used that stamp yet.I used Stampin' Write Markers to ink up the  star sentiment, Momento black ink for the birthday greeting. 


Something To Say is another stamp set I ordered very quickly and I have used quite a lot already. It also has the stars, hearts and flowers that match the Itty Bitty Accents Punch Pack, and the Happy Birthday sentiment I used here. There isn't a lot of stamping on my card, it was a good opportunity to use punches and frramelits. I actually used the August Stampin' Up! promotion for Big Shot and Bundles topurchase my Star Framelits and a NEW Bright and Beautiful stamp set from the Holiday Catalogue. If you buy the Big Shot in August you can choose a bundle (there's four on offer) for free, or if like me, you already have a Big Shot, you can purchase one or more of the bundles at 15% discount. Check that offer out here.


Now I'll wait to see what you CASE from pages 82-93 of the catalogue, and don't forget to share!
If you're in Australia, don't forget you can shop for Stampin' Up! products 24/7 and they are shipped to you very quickly via Australia Post.



Have a good weekend...

Rachel




4 comments:

  1. Dear Rachel!
    WOW can you believe how many of us LOVE that card!! YOur take by the way is super duper!! LOVE it!! The stars and the way you've tucked that chevron over, super cool!!
    Smiles Sharnee :)

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  2. Love the chevron punch on it!

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  3. Rachel, your card totally rocks! We were all so inspired by that card and I love all the different versions that the DT came up with. It really is a great sketch. The colours that you used were perfect! x

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  4. So glad this card featured right at the top of the CTC challenge as it captured the 'Kids' section perfectly. The layout is one that I will have to use for sure.

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It is lovely to receive your positive feedback. Thank you for taking the time to comment. Rachel