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CASE-ing the Catty Blog Hop - Celebrating Birthdays!

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It has been a crazy week, with most of my time taken up with making DSP Swatch Books. However, I didn't want to miss this week's CASE-ing the Catty Blog Hop where we are focusing on the Birthdays' section (Pages 5 -12) of the new 2015-16 Annual Catalogue. I cut it a bit fine, but I managed to borrow the beautiful 'Birthday Blossoms' stamp set from a lovely friend today.  Needless to say, this set is now on my wish list. Apologies for the lighting in the photos, but I ran out of daylight.

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I have created a little matching set with the card and sweet spotted glassine bag, perfect for small gifts or treats.  I love the new nesting 'Tags & Labels' framelit dies, which make it super easy to create a nicely matted tag. The greeting comes from the new 'Endless Birthday Wishes' set.


Stampin' Up! 'Birthday Blossoms' card & treat bag.

I have cased the card on Page 8 fairly closely, using the new 'Lots of Labels' framelits to create the banner for the front of the card.  I have extended the length of the banner by cutting a piece of card stock the exact width of the die, so that only the scalloped end is die cut.

The blossom image has been watercoloured in Watermelon Wonder using an Aquapainter and ink pad and punched out with the Pansy Punch. I have wrapped the top of banner with some Tip Top Taupe Spotted Lace Trim and tied Calypso Coral thick baker's twine around the whole card. A little bit of silver sequin trim and a few sparkles finish it off.

Stampin' Up! Birthday Blossoms

Project Details
Stamps Birthday Blossoms, Endless Birthday Wishes
Card stock & Papers     Mint Macaron, Watermelon Wonder, Tip Top Taupe, Shimmery White
 Ink Mint Macaron, Memento Tuxedo Black, Versamark, Old Olive
Accessories Tip Top Taupe Dotted Lace Trim, Basic Jewels, Rhinestones, Silver Sequin Trim, Calypso Coral Thick Baker's Twine, Sketched Dots Tag a Bag 
Tools     Lots of Labels Framelits, Tags & Labels Framelits, Big Shot, Pansy Punch, Petite Petals Punch, Itty Bitty Accents Punch Pack,  Early Espresso Embossing Powder, Heat gun, Dimensionals, Glue Dots


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Thanks for looking!