Sunday 12 May 2024

CTC #369 -CASE the Mix & Match Section

CASE-ing The Catty Crew are a group of Stampin' Up! demonstrators from Australia & New Zealand who take inspiration weekly from the catalogues. The catalogues are a fantastic resource, and we love to inspire you to seek inspiration there too. You may have just landed here, or perhaps you arrived from Julia's blog.

One of the things I noticed about the mix and match section was that many of the cards share a similar design. While they have used different card bases, sentiments and ephemera, many of them gather a group of those items around a central point. The bottom two lines in the picture above mainly have the focal point centred, others used the same idea but positioned the group to one side.

I haven't CASE-d any particular card, but just tried out my version of the grouped items. I included two of my favourite new stamp & die bundles with some fresh new In Colors. Country Flowers on the left has been getting lots of use in my craft room. The cottage-y quaint images are very usable and the fonts on the sentiments only add to the sweetness.

The other bundle is Attention Shoppers with a shopping trolley, gift bag, pot plant, flowers, cake & wine. From a stamp set I was definitely NOT buying; it transformed into a big favourite after seeing a demo by Mikaela Titheridge. Do you ever find that?

These 4.5 inch square cards are finished inside too.

 The talented  Peta Stephen follows this week at CASE-ing The Catty.

Now it's your turn. We do request that the projects you submit have been created especially for this challenge. You can CASE directly or be inspired by a sketch/layout, colour combo or embellishment. Ask to join our Facebook group, and then add a picture of your CASE.

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  1. Your gathered images are gorgeous on your cards Rachel. Great analysis of the layouts. I love your cards. xxx

  2. These are gorgeous Rachel. The cluster of images on both cards are fabulous and I love the gorgeous colour combos on both cards. Thanks for sharing! Rochelle xo

  3. both of your cards are just awesome!! Love the same same and different!! And I love your colouring of the shopping goodies!


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