CASE-ing the Catty - Favourite Holiday Tags

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This week the CTC Crew is taking inspiration from their favourite holiday tag.

If you've come from Rose's blog, then welcome! If you're visiting me, I appreciate you stopping by today!  You can continue your journey to see the other inspiring creations from the CTC Crew by clicking on the buttons at the bottom of the post. 

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This week, I'm taking my inspiration from a variety of tags in the Holiday Catalogue.  I started with the one on the left in the photo above.

Stampin' Up! Joyous Noel Holiday Tag - Judy May, Just Judy Designs, Melbourne
I started with a 2" strip of Whisper White card stock and added the paper from the Joyous Noel Specialty pack and then used the Scalloped Tag Topper punch to create the decorative top. I decided to go a bit brighter with the Shaded Spruce card stock and then heat embossed the greeting in white. I even got out the sewing machine to add the stitching to the top and bottom and to give the tag a bit more pop I added some Real Red ribbon behind it. I finished with the cute holly from the Peaceful Poinsettia stamp set.

Stampin' Up! Joyous Noel Holiday Tag - Judy May, Just Judy Designs, Melbourne

These tags are in Very Vanilla and I've added some of the designer paper from the Joyous Noel Specialty Designer Paper.  The strips were a bit short so I added the greeting from the Peaceful Noel Stamp set at the bottom with a little strip of glimmer paper. I then added some embellishments made from bits I had sitting around on my craft table.

Stampin' Up! Festive Farmhouse Holiday Tag - Judy May, Just Judy Designs, Melbourne

This final tag is one of my very favourites and I have used it previously as a layout for a card here. I think the original sample was wider, but I wanted to stay with my 2" wide design. I think it all fit quite well in the end.

Project Details
Stamps Peaceful Noel, Peaceful Poinsettia, Dashing Deer
Card stock & Papers Very Vanilla, Whisper White, Cherry Cobbler, Shaded Spruce, Joyous Noel Glimmer paper, Joyous Noel Specialty DSP, Festive Farmhouse DSP
 Ink Old Olive, Berry Burst, Versamark
Accessories Vanilla Baker's Twine, Merry Merlot & Copper Reversible Ribbon, Rhinestones, 1/8" Real Red Solid ribbon, 3/8" Real Red Mixed Satin ribbon
Tools     Layering Circles Framelits, Detailed Deer Thinlits Dies, Detailed Poinsettia Thinlits, Big Shot, Dimensionals, 11/2" Circle punch, White EP, Heat gun

 

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Heart of Christmas - Week 11

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Welcome to week 11 of Heart of Christmas from the Art with Heart team. 

Yesterday I had the opportunity to craft with friends and as a result I've been inspired to try some angled layouts with the Merry Christmas Thinlits Dies.  As the holiday season edges closer, we need cards that are quick to create but still pack a punch in the style stakes. I think this layout is perfect for the photographic style prints in the Holiday Catalogue.

Stampin' Up! Merry Christmas to All & All is Bright DSP - Judy May, Just Judy Designs, Melbourne
I started with a panel of Real Red card stock and spritzed it with water and ran it through the Big Shot with the Subtle embossing folder.  I chose one of the photographic designs from the All is Bright designer paper and cut it to the same size as my panel and then diagonally in half. After adhering the DSP I added a strip of Gold Glimmer to border the DSP and then added the 'Christmas' die cut in gold foil. This die has such a lovely font and makes a huge statement on the card.  The finished panel was adhered to the Whisper White card base.

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You can see the lovely texture of the dry embossed section in this photo. I added the smaller gold embossed 'merry' greeting that was cropped with the cute label die also from the Merry Christmas Thinlits Dies. To finish, I added some gold Metallic Pearls to the label and to the 'i' on the die cut.

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For the inside, I have a Real Red mat for the writing panel and I added the greeting from the Timeless Tidings stamp set to the centre with Garden Green ink. I've used  the corner element from the Detailed Deer Thinlits Dies in Gold Foil and I added the coordinating flower in Real Red over the top with a small Gold Glimmer centre.

  Stampin' Up! Merry Christmas to All & All is Bright DSP - Judy May, Just Judy Designs, Melbourne

I'm looking forward to creating more cards with this layout. I hope you give it a try too.

Project Details
Stamps Timeless Tidings
Card stock & Papers Whisper White, Real Red, Gold Foil, Gold Glimmer, All is Bright DSP
 Ink Versamark, Garden Green
Accessories Gold Metallic Pearls
Tools     Detailed Deer Framelits Dies, Merry Christmas Thinlits Dies, Subtle Dynamic TIEF, Big Shot, Dimensionals, Tombow glue, Gold EP, Heat gun

 
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More Country Home

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I've been busy with classes this week, so I haven't had much time for my own creating. However, I have another card to show you, using the Country Home stamp set. I coloured two flower bowls when I created this card a few weeks ago, so today I'm showing you how I used the second bowl of flowers.  

Stampin' Up! Country Home - Judy May, Just Judy Designs, Melbourne

I coloured the main set of flowers in Rich Razzleberry with Mint Macaron and Smoky Slate for the artichoke, so I continued with these colours in my card. The card base is Mint Macaron and I stamped the tile image on the end in Mint Macaron ink on a separate piece of cardstock (it took a few tries to get them all lined up!) and added it to the end of the card. Some of the lovely Braided Linen Trim finishes off the edge. The birthday greeting is stamped in Rich Razzleberry ink on the Crumb Cake panel and I've added the striped Rich Razzleberry designer paper to the edges, with some of the Chicken Wire Elements. The bowl of flowers is popped up on a Very Vanilla stitched circle at the end of the greeting panel and I added the Braided Linen Trim bow when it was in place. I think all the elements give it a country feel.

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For the inside, I have some narrow strips of the Rich Razzleberry designer paper at each side of the writing panel to continue the theme from the front. I punched out a vase shape with the Vases Builder Punch and coloured it with the Cajun Craze Stampin' Blends for my terracotta vase. When it was in place, I added a mask and stamped the stem of flowers and carefully coloured them with the fine tip end of the (retired) dark Pink Piourette Stampin'Blends marker. The greeting comes from the coordinating Varied Vases stamp set.

Stampin' Up! Country Home - Judy May, Just Judy Designs, Melbourne 

Project Details
Stamps Country Home, Varied Vases, Picture Perfect
Card stock & Papers Mint Macaron, Crumb Cake, Very Vanilla, Regals DSP Stack
 Ink Mint Macaron, Rich Razzleberry, Memento Tuxedo Black
Accessories Pearls Basic Jewels, Braided Linen Trim, Chicken Wire Elements
Tools     Stitched Shapes Framelits, Big Shot, Stampin' Blends Alcohol markers, Dimensionals, Vases Builder punch, 1 3/4", 1/2" Circle punch

  

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Heart of Christmas - Week 10

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Welcome to week 10 of Heart of Christmas from the Art with Heart team. 

Last week the lovely Tina Gillespie CASE-ed one of my card layouts, so I thought I would reciprocate this week by CASE-ing this layout from her lovely card from last year. I really love the grouping of circles and I have  made my version using products from the Joyous Noel Suite and the Dashing Deer stamp set.

Stampin' Up! Dashing Deer & Joyous Noel - Judy May, Just Judy Designs, Melbourne
The card base is Tranquil Tide and I've added a layer of the lovely copper accented paper from the Joyous Noel Designer Series Paper.  Then it was a matter of layering on the different sized circles. I have copper foil that was embossed with the Subtle Dynamic Embossing folder, the red striped design also from Joyous Noel DSP and the open circle from Tranquil Tide Glimmer paper. The last circle in Very Vanilla was stamped with the greeting from the Timeless Tidings stamp set in Merry Merlot ink and cropped with a stitched circle. 

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 The lovely brocade reindeer from the Dashing Deer stamp set was stamped in Early Espresso ink and popped up on foam pads. Did you notice the sparkly little trees? They are from the Festive Farmhouse Elements. I pressed the trees into an ink pad and then onto the reverse of the Tranquil Tide glimmer paper like a stamp and then cut them out. I'm really happy with how they turned out. You can see the details in the photo above.

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For the inside, I have a Copper Foil mat for the writing panel and a strip of the Merry Merlot designer paper at the bottom. In the corner I've stamped the trees from the Timeless Tidings stamp set and the small deer from the Dashing Deer stamp set.

Stampin' Up! Dashing Deer & Joyous Noel - Judy May, Just Judy Designs, Melbourne

I hope Tina thinks I've done her layout justice!

Project Details
Stamps Dashing Deer, Timeless Tidings
Card stock & Papers Tranquil Tide, Very Vanilla, Copper Foil, Joyous Noel DSP, Joyous Noel Glimmer Paper
 Ink Merry Merlot, Tranquil Tide, Early Espresso
Accessories Metallic Enamel Shapes (retired), Festive Farmhouse Elements
Tools     Detailed Deer Framelits Dies, Stitched Shapes Framelits Dies, Subtle Dynamic TIEF, Big Shot, Dimensionals, Tombow glue

 
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CASE-ing the Catty - Toil & Trouble

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This week is our 200th blog hop sharing the inspiration from CASE-ing the Stampin' Up! catalogues.  We're at the last section of the Holiday Catalogue - Toil and Trouble on pages 48-55.

If you've come from Julia's blog, then welcome! If you're visiting me, I appreciate you stopping by today!  You can continue your journey to see the other inspiring creations from the CTC Crew by clicking on the buttons at the bottom of the post. 

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This week, I'm taking my inspiration from the card above on the inside back cover of the Holiday Catalogue. It  uses the Hung with Care host set, but I have chosen to make a birthday card using the Beautiful Bouquet stamp set instead.  

Stampin' Up! Beautiful Bouquet - Judy May, Just Judy Designs

As you can see, I've stayed close to the layout of the sample card. The base card is Gray Granite, which is a fabulous warm neutral and fast becoming a favourite. I've stamped the Buffalo Check in Gray Granite on Whisper White and added a narrow border of Berry Burst to give it some pop. 

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The large stitched oval has been dry embossed with the Subtle Dynamic embossing folder to provide extra texture. The flowers on the bouquet were die cut from watercolour paper and I spritzed them with Frost White shimmer mist to which I added a couple of drops of Berry Burst re-inker. It resulted in a variety of different shades of sparkly pink in the flower clusters. Small circles of Sparkle Glimmer were added on the reverse to the flower centres. 

I wrapped a piece of Burlap ribbon around the stems and tied the Baker's Twine bow before adhering the stem to the embossed oval. The flower clusters were then added to the stem and popped up at different heights. I created my own version of the 3D word by adhering multiple layers together with the Sparkle Glimmer on top.

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For the inside I have a double mat, echoing the narrow border of Berry Burst from the front. I stamped a stem from the Beautiful Bouquet stamp set in Old Olive and added a leftover flower cluster to it. At the bottom is a strip of the spotted Gray Granite designer paper sitting on the deorative border created with a die from the Bouncing Baby Framelits. The greeting is from the Perennial Birthday stamp set.

  Stampin' Up! Beautiful Bouquet - Judy May, Just Judy Designs
The card is very sparkly, but unfortunately I haven't been able to capture that in the photos.

Project Details
Stamps Beautiful Bouquet, Perennial Birthday
Card stock & Papers Gray Granite, Whisper White, Berry Burst, Granny Apple Green, Old Olive, Watercolour paper, Neutrals DSP Stack, Sparkle Glimmer 
 Ink Old Olive, Berry Burst, Versamark
Accessories Silver Baker's Twine, Burlap Ribbon
Tools     Subtle Dynamic TIEF, Layering Ovals Framelits, Bouquet Bunch Framelits, Bouncing Baby Framelits, Merry Christmas Thinlits, Celebrate You Thinlits Dies, Big Shot, Dimensionals, white EP, Heat gun

 

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Bee-ing Thankful

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Today I'm sharing my customer thank you cards for September. I've been itching to use the super cute Bee Thankful stamp set and this was the perfect opportunity.  It is a single red rubber stamp in either clear or wood mount and as it is a line image, it is perfect for colouring. I've used my Stampin' Blends Alcohol Markers to create an ombre look in two colour ways. 

Stampin' Up! - Bee Thankful - Judy May, Just Judy Designs, Melbourne

I've used Bermuda Bay and Calypso Coral for the card base. For the Bermuda Bay version, I used light and dark Pool Party and light Bermuda Bay to colour the letters. For the Calypso Coral, I used light and dark Petal Pink and light Calypso Coral to achieve the ombre look.  

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I ran the coloured panels through the Subtle embossing folder to add texture and then used a glue pen on the bee wings to add some Dazzling Diamonds glitter. A mat of Basic Black was added to the finished panel and popped up on the card base. Coordinating Baker's Twine was tied into a bow at the front and a sprinkle of rhinestones to finish. I hope you can see some of those dettails in this close-up photo. 

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For the inside I stamped and coloured the cute bee again at the bottom edge, by masking off the the rest of the stamp. Narrow stripes of coordinating designer paper were added to each side to finish off the white writing panel.

Stampin' Up! - Bee Thankful - Judy May, Just Judy Designs, Melbourne
This is the Calypso Coral version. 

Project Details
Stamps Bee Thankful
Card stock & Papers Bermuda Bay, Calypso Coral, Whisper White, Basic Black, Subtles Designer Pack Stack
 Ink Memento Tuxedo Black
Accessories Dazzling Diamonds Glitter, Rhinestone Basic Jewels, Petal Pink & Pool Party Silver Baker's Twine
Tools     Subtle Dynamic TIEF, Big Shot, Stampin' Blends, Dimensionals, Glue pen

 
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Heart of Christmas - Week 9

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Welcome to week 9 of Heart of Christmas from the Art with Heart team. I hope you are following along each week to create your Christmas card stash.

This week I'm having a play with the super cute Santa's Workshop Suite.  The fabulous thing about this bundle is that the Santa's Signpost Framelits Dies can be used to crop a number of images from the coordinating Santa's Workshop Designer Series Paper. I've been strapped for time, so this has helped me to put this card together very quickly.

Stampin' Up! Signs of Santa - Judy May, Just Judy Designs, Melbourne
The base card is Poppy Parade and I've used a strip of the Sparkle Glimmer paper to form the base for my cute characters. I added some of the striped designer paper on the edges - the white stripes are flocked, so they feel like velvet. I cropped Santa, the cart and presents from the designer paper. I also die cut a plain shape from Whisper White and adhered it to the reverse to make the images for robust when I pop them up on foam pads. The little elf is one of the stamps from the Signs of Santa set, coloured with Stampin's Blends in Granny Apple Green and die cut with the framelits. The greeting is from the Christmas Traditions Punch Box and I've used the 1 3/4" Circle punch to crop it.

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For the inside, I have a added the flocked, striped paper at the bottom of the writing panel. I've added the sign post which I stamped, coloured and die cut to the right side. I fussy cut one of the cute elves from the designer paper and added him to the left. 

Stampin' Up! Signs of Santa - Judy May, Just Judy Designs, Melbourne

Project Details
Stamps Signs of Santa, Christmas Traditions Punch Box
Card stock & Papers Poppy Parade, Whisper White, Granny Apple Green, Pool Party, Sparkle Glimmer, Santa's Workshop DSP
 Ink Memento Tuxedo Black, Poppy Parade
Accessories Dazzling Diamonds Glitter
Tools     Santa's Sgnpost Framelits Dies, Layer Circles Framelits Dies, Big Shot, Stampin' Blends, 1 3/4" Circle punch, Dimensionals, Glue pen

 
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CASE-ing the Catty - Country Lane

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Welcome to another week of CASE-ing the Holiday Catalogue! This week the Crew are taking inspiration from the Country Lane section on pages 42-47.  

If you've come from Sandra's blog, then welcome! If you're visiting me, I appreciate you stopping by today!  You can continue your journey to see the other inspiring creations from the CTC Crew by clicking on the buttons at the bottom of the post. 

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This week I couldn't wait to create with one of my favourite stamp sets from the Holiday Catalogue - Country Home. The lovely line images are fabulous for colouring in whatever medium you prefer and I like the flexibility of the mix and match options with the flowers and containers and the sweet label you can add if you wish. I've taken my inspiration from the card above from the bottom of page 42, that I've cropped out so you can get a better look.  Looking at the way the flowers had been used, got me thinking about another option for them and that is the direction my card took. 

Stampin' Up! Country Home - Judy May, Just Judy Designs, Melbourne

You can see that I've taken queues from the layout of the sample card as well. I started with a Crumb Cake card base and layered the Blackberry Bliss cross-hatch design from the Country Lane Designer Series Paper onto Whisper white with a tiny border. I cut another piece of Crumb Cake and stitched around it with my craft sewing machine (not that well, so don't look hard, lol) to give the effect of a border without adding another layer. I then spritzed it with water and embossed it with the Tin Tile Dynamic embossing folder and adhered it to the Blackberry Bliss layer. 

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The flowers were stamped in Early Espresso ink and then coloured with Stampin' Blends Alcohol markers and fussy cut. I cut a circle using the 1 3/4" circle punch and folded it in half  and glued it together to make my terracotta bowl, which was coloured with the Cajun Craze Stampin' Blends. I could have cut it from Cajun Craze cardstock, but I wanted to control the intensity of the colour. 

I have used the greeting from the Varied Vases stamp set and layered it on the Crushed Curry design from the Country Lane DSP. On the left is a Galvanized Clip with a bow of Fresh Fig 1/8" Sheer ribbon attached with a glue dot.


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For the inside, the Crushed Curry designer paper is layered onto Fresh Fig card stock with a narrow border and then the white writing panel centred over it. A narrow strip of the cross-hatch designer paper at the bottom of the writing panel grounds the 2 vases. The large one is cut with the Vases Builder punch in Whisper White and coloured with Cajun Craze Stampin' Blends and the second is a design from the Varied Vases stamp set and also cropped with the Vases Builder punch.  

Stampin' Up! Country Home - Judy May, Just Judy Designs, Melbourne

Project Details
Stamps Country Home, Varied Vases
Card stock & Papers Crumb Cake, Whisper White, Fresh Fig, Country Lane DSP
 Ink Early Espresso, Rich Razzleberry, Fresh Fig
Accessories Galvanized Clips, Share What You Love Artisan Pearls, Fresh Fig 1/8" Sheer Ribbon
Tools     Tin Tile Dynamic TIEF, Big Shot, Stampin' Blends Alcohol markers, Dimensionals, Vases Builder punch, 1 3/4" Circle punch, Sewing machine

 

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Heart of Christmas - Week 8

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Welcome to week 8 of Heart of Christmas from the Art with Heart team. I hope our projects are giving you the inspiration and motivation to start your holiday crafting. Only 12 weeks left until Santa pops down the chimney and only a month until I go to Orlando, Florida for the 30th anniversary Stampin' Up! OnStage event . Oh my gosh that has come up fast and this year is disappearing rapidly, so no time to lose to get those Christmas cards made!

This week I've had my first play with the products from the Joyous Noel suite on page 29 of the Holiday Catalogue. The designer paper is really lovely and one side of each double-sided sheet has copper accents.  So that is where today's card started and I might need to issue a bling alert here!

Stampin' Up! Joyous Noel Suite - Judy May, Just Judy Designs

My base card is Tranquil Tide and I added the panels of Copper Foil at the top and bottom that were embossed with the Cable Knit Dynamic embossing folder. I cut the pieces to size and put them both in the embossing folder together to ensure I got the patterns lined up. Next up I cut the piece of designer paper to fit the space in between the embossed panels and added the narrow strip of Merry Merlot striped designer paper on each join. 

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I have used a copper star from the Snowflakes & Stars Wire Elements as the centre piece for my embellishment. It sits on a scalloped circle cut from the Tranquil Tide leaf designer paper and matted on a Merry Merlot circle. I found the Merry Merlot & Copper Reversible Ribbon a bit wide for my needs, so I cut it in half and added some Fray Stopper to the cut side and then tied the bow to sit at the top of the star. I added a large Gold Faceted Gem in the centre of the star that I coloured with the Light Cajun Craze Stampin' Blend marker. It is the perfect colour match for the copper accents on my card. Just make sure you use the side of the brush to colour embellisments like this, so you don't split the point of the brush nib. I added the greeting from the Still Night stamp set, which is heat embossed in copper  and cropped with the label from the Night Owl Thinlits Dies. I chose to use vanilla for the greeting label as I think it works better with the copper accents.

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For the inside, I have a Merry Merlot mat for my vanilla writing panel with a strip of the designer paper at the bottom and finished with a narrow strip of copper foil above. In the top corner I stamped some pine fronds from the Peaceful Noel stamp set and added some Merry Merlot berries.

Stampin' Up! Joyous Noel Suite - Judy May, Just Judy Designs

Project Details
Stamps Peaceful Noel, Still Night
Card stock & Papers Tranquil Tide, Merry Merlot, Very Vanilla, Copper Foil, Joyous Noel DSP
 Ink Versamark, Tranquil Tide, Merry Merlot
Accessories Gold Faceted Gems, Snowflakes &Stars Wire Elements, Merry Merlot & Copper Reversible ribbon
Tools     Cable Knit Dynamic TIEF, Night Owl Thinlits Dies, Layering Circles Framelits, Big Shot, Light Cajun Craze Stampin' Blends, Glue Dots, Copper EP, Heat gun

 
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CASE-ing the Catty - Frosted Floral

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Welcome to another week of CASE-ing the Holiday Catalogue! This week the Crew are taking inspiration from the Frosted Floral section on pages 36-41.  

If you've come from Sandra's blog, then welcome! If you're visiting me, I appreciate you stopping by today!  You can continue your journey to see the other inspiring creations from the CTC Crew by clicking on the buttons at the bottom of the post. 

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This week, I'm taking my inspiration from the card above on page 36 of the Holiday Catalogue. I have cropped out the card so you can get a closer look. I needed to make an engagement card this week, so this was a perfect opportunity to use this layout and the lovely First Frost stamp set.  This set has been on my wish list, but I was fortunate that a lovely friend let me stamp some images to make my card and now it is on my next order list! I love that the Holiday Catalogue has stamp sets that are not just for holiday projects.

  Stampin' Up! First Frost - Judy May, Just Judy Designs

My base card is Berry Burst and I added a layer of Whisper White embossed with the retired Happy Heart embossing folder. Under the vellum layer the effect is quite soft, but it adds another dimension to the card. On the vellum layer I stamped the long leaves from the First Frost stamp set in Tranquil Tide ink. As this is is a 'distINKtive' stamp set the images have a lovely multi-tonal effect with just the one impression. It does take a little time for the ink to dry on the vellum, so you need to be careful not to smudge it. Using the heat gun on the low setting can speed up the drying time. I attached the vellum by using narrow double-sided tape on the reverse side down the wide parts of the leaves, so it is not visible.

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I stamped the rose images in Berry Burst ink both at full strength and stamped off once to give the softer colour and I layered them on and behind the silver embossed greeting that sits on the folded Berry Burst metallic edge ribbon. The silver foil berries were popped in just before the flowers were attached. I added a narrow strip of Silver Glimmer to the top edge of the greeting to provide a bit more contrast (and bling, lol). A trio of rhinestones at each end finishes it off.

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For the inside, I have a Silver Foil mat for my writing panel and a strip of Berry Burst polka dot designer paper at the bottom. In the centre I have stamped the wreath from the Wishing You Well stamp set in Tranquil Tide ink and added the greeting from the Beautiful Bouquet stamp set in Berry Burst ink. I finished it with a retired silver metallic heart.

You can see the embossed hearts under the vellum layer more clearly in this photo from the top.

Stampin' Up! First Frost - Judy May, Just Judy Designs 

Project Details
Stamps First Frost, Wishing You Well, Beautifufl Bouquet
Card stock & Papers Berry Burst, Whisper White, Silver Foil, Vellum, Silver Glimmer, 2017-19 In Colour DSP stack
 Ink Tranquil Tide, Versamark, Berry Burst
Accessories Rhinestones Basic Jewels, Berry Burst Metallic Edge Ribbon, Metallic Enamel Shapes (retired)
Tools     Frosted Bouquet Framelits, Happy Heart Dynamic TIEF (retired), Big Shot, Dimensionals, Silver EP, Heat gun

 

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