Monday, 10 November 2014

Wondrous Wreath - CASEing the Holiday Catty
CASE = Copy And Share Everything
In the papercrafting world there is no shame in copying - it is encouraged (just as long as you credit the original idea).  It can be a great way to develop ideas of your own and get your crafting mojo happening.

In this card I have Cased from the Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalogue (page 9), I have changed a few of the elements - omitting the ribbons, adding embossing to the banner in Whisper White cardstock, and adding the rhinestone jewels to "Joy".

Elements used in this card include:

Stamp Sets: Wondrous Wreath (Holiday Catalogue Photopolymer 135047)
Ink Pads: Cherry Cobbler 126966, Wild Wasabi 126959, Pear Pizzazz 131180
Card Stock: Whisper White 106549, Pear Pizzazz 131290, Cherry Cobbler 121681, Summer Starfruit (retired colour on clearance rack while stocks last)
Bigshot Embossing & Die Cutting Machine: 113439
Framelits: Wonderful Wreath Framelits Dies 135851, Banners 132173
Embossing Folder: Fancy Fan 127751
Clear Mount Blocks: Block C 118486, Block E 118484, Block H 118490
Other Tools: Stampin’ Dimensionals 104430, Bone Folder 102300, Stampin’ Pierce Mat 126199, Rhinestone Basic Jewels 119246

So try out caseing and see what results you get.  Hopefully you will be bursting with ideas!

Happy crafting!
Lisa xx
P.S. Don't forget:
  • Want to learn some techniques and have fun? Come to my next Card Class on Saturday 15th November. Christmas Cards - Time 1.30pm-3.30pm. Held at my home in Cameron Park, Lake Macquarie / Newcastle NSW area. What do you get? Complete 2 projects for $15, all materials included, and tea/coffee.  Please RSVP by Thursday 13th November and I will give you my address. 
  • Merry Star Decoration Class  When: Saturday 29th November  Time: 9am-12noon
    Place: My home, Cameron Park, Lake Macquarie / Newcastle Area, NSW 2285.
    Cost: $55 - you will need to pay this up front when you book in as I will need to order the kit before the class date.  Cost covers kit, postage, use of my adhesives on the day, tea, coffee, munchies.  The whole kit is yours to take away with you at the end of the class - so whatever we don't get finished you can do at home.
    Bookings and payment - need to be made by:  Sunday 16th November
    Please contact me to make a booking and payment for the class - phone: 0479 196 781 or email: 
    Booking payment can be made by direct deposit, PayPal or cash to me by the 16th November. Contact me for details.
  • Duck To Your Door - Free Card and Stamp Classes To You Wherever You Are In Australia -  I'm so excited to announce a new style of classes that I am offering to my wonderful customers.  Whenever or wherever - you can enjoy some stamping fun!  I really want to show you how to get the best value for money with a stamp set - and create lots of things using that one stamp set. Read more here.

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