Sunday, 21 August 2016

Everyday Occasions - CTC92

Sunday has arrived very quickly for me this week, but it might just be that I have an awful lot on my plate at the moment. Welcome back for another turn of CASE-ing The Catty blog hop. Did you like Julia's  pretty card made with Thoughtful Branches? We are always telling you how there is so much inspiration to be found within the pages of the catalogue. I do hope you are finding it useful to check out the catalogues to see what the talented designers at Stampin' Up! have made before CASE-ing it. That might mean using the sketch, the colours or some other aspect to stir your creativity into action.

The first card CASES the sketch on page 70 of the Annual catalogue, but changes the colours from yellows to pink and plum. Instead of stamping on the base card, I used my favourite piece of patterned paper from Blooms & Bliss DSP. The stamp set is the same as the catalogue sample, Crazy About You and I even used exactly the same Hello You Thinlet and sentiment. 

The second card uses the same idea, but the banner has been changed to a piece of washi tape, the Hello You Thinlet  has been used with a different sentiment along with Jars of Love stamp set. Jars of Love is one of my favourites amongst the new additions to my stamp shelves, and just wait until you see the Christmas version in the Holiday Catalogue. It is called Jar of Cheer and you can order from the Holiday Catalogue from September 1st 2016- January 3rd 2017. Although I've only used the matching thinlets to cut flowers on this card, they can come in quite handy when you want to make a shaker card using this set too, as I did a while back. 
Don't forget, if you're making an order through my online shop, it will ask for the HOSTESS Code before you check out. August 21st - Spetember 20th it is P2KYFUU9

Next you're heading over to the lovely Krissy Buck, to see what loveliness she is sharing this week. I love it!

We'd love you to share your creations here too. The link to do that is here at CASE-ing The Catty.

I will be absent from CASE-ing The Catty for a few weeks while I take my hard-working hubby on a well-deserved holiday in the sun. There will be other posts from me over the next couple of weeks, but its too hard to link in with the CASE-ing The Catty Crew from afar!!!
Cheers, Rachel


  1. Two great cards Rachel, I love how you have used the washi tape across the bottom with the Hello sizzlit, also that little flower posy is so cute.

  2. Gorgeous cards. I love jar of love too and the colours you e used are gorgeous! You've inspired me to get out my hello you thinlits again!

  3. Both cards look great but I've just discovered Jars of Love and I love it!! Oh and your card too!!

  4. These are stunning Rachel but my favourite it the Jar of Love version. It just sings - such a happy card. And genius to use the washi was the background for the sentiment. Love! Kelly x

  5. Great adaptation of the sketch. Love the jar of flowers and colours of the posy.

  6. Both lovely cards, Rachel but the jars are my favourite. Love the use of the copper washi to highlight the die cut.

  7. Wow! Rachel, both cards are gorgeous. I particularly love the second one with Jar of Love.


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