Sunday, 17 March 2019

Alice Is Six CTC #220

Welcome back to another week of CASE-ing The Catty. The crew is made up of Stampin' Up! demonstrators from all parts of Australia and New Zealand.You are at the blog of Rachel Palmieri, Independent Stampin' Up!® demonstrator. I run classes at my home studio in South Morang, Victoria, share Stampin' Up!® products and tools at parties for my customers, coach my lovely team and create cards and the occasional 3D project. This week the design team are focusing on the SALE-A-Bration Catalogue, which shows products and projects made with SAB items, combined with Annual and Occasions Catalogue items. SALE-A-Bration runs from 3rd January -31st March, and for every $90 ordered, you can add one of these limited free items to your order.

SALE-A-Bration finishes at 23:50 on March 31st. I do hope you have filled your basket over the past 3 months and have lots of lovely supplies to create with. If not, we have many delightful co-ordinating papers you could use to recreate something similar.

I'm the proud mum of 5 sons, 3 of whom are married, and have presented Mr P and I with 7 grandchildren. WOW! 13 descendents - and only one is a girl. Our Alice has turned 6, but what is more, she is part of a cluster of Palmieri birthdays - 5 of those 13 people have their birthday from February 14 - March 14. That is more than one a week! I can tell you as a grandma of dear ones living nearly 2 hours away, it can get challenging spreading the love around. Everyone gets their own special and individual birthday card, and do tell... is this too over-the-top for Alice?

Basically, I have CASE-d almost exactly the centre card. The orientation has been altered, the sentiment and colouring, just slightly.

The paper with butterflies, and the black gingham are just so perfect, I couldn't bring myself to change them. This paper is one of your choices during SALE-A-Bration to add to your $90 order, FREE! The Butterfly Duet Punch made it so easy to add beautifully coloured additions to the pages, they've been punched straight out of the DSP, but once the paper has gone, there is still a stamp set Butterfly Gala to stamp more butterflies to punch and colour.

I have made this 'W' card before, I love the impact it has, and have always hand cut the card but the new Rectangle Stitched Thinlets are perfect for the inserts, making lovely, neat layers for the embellishments and sentiments.

The catalogues are really great books of ideas, which always inspire me to create. At CASE-ing The Catty, we love to share our creations, and we'd love you to share yours too, on our Facebook page.

It's time for you to click on over and check out Siobhan's super project

You can shop for supplies if you live in Australia, and use the Host Code for your order under $250 and I will share the benefits with you. Remember that shopping until the end of March earns you a SALE-A-Bration reward for each $90, you will be asked to select that if you qualify before completing your order. Click on any of the following products and it will take you to that item in my store.

1-31 March

You are welcome to browse in my online shop and feel free to ask questions about the project. If you don't already have a demonstrator, I'd be happy to help you with your order. You can also click on any of the products below, which should take you to that item in my online shop.

Product List


  1. Beautiful on the outside and what a fabulous surprise on the inside. I'm sure the birthday girl was thrilled with this. Happy birthday to Alice and I hope you're not too exhausted after all these celebrations!

  2. Very fancy! I'll have to try this fold out Rachel, thanks for the inspiration! Kelly x

  3. So beautiful and serene. What a glorious birthday card. Love this idea!

  4. I love this style, I haven't tried it before but you have inspired me to give it a try. Gorgeous!

  5. Wow Rachel, your card is gorgeous. Alice is going to love it. I've never made a "W" card but now it's on the list.

  6. What a fabulous card, Rachel and perfect for Alice. It is so pretty and I love all the details you have added. I must try out this fancy fold.

  7. Your card is fantastic, and if there's anything I know about 6 year old girls, nothing is too over the top!


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