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CASE-ing the Catty Blog Hop - Love & Sympathy

Hi there

It's Friday evening again and time for the CASE-ing the Catty Crew to bring you more inspiration from the Stampin' Up! catalogues. This week we are looking at the 'Love and Sympathy' section on pages 19-30 of the 2015-16 Annual Catalogue.   

You may have come from Stasia's blog but if not, you can start here and hop over to the next blog using the button at the bottom of this post.

This week I have taken my inspiration from the card at the bottom of Page 20. I've been wanting to try out the sweet ribbon treatment on this card for ages, so I decided to case the layout to go with it. I love that this card is very clean and simple with lots of white space and my version is bright and cheery as well, which I think is perfect for a 'get well' card. I have used a selection of elements from a range of stamp sets. 

CAS Get Well with 'Everything Eleanor'

After stamping the flourish from 'Everything Eleanor' I added a strip of 6mm double sided tape to the edge of the Whisper White card stock.  Start at the bottom placing the Melon Mambo ribbon on the tape for about 2cm  (leave a short tail to fold under the card) and then fold back the ribbon for 1cm and then forward another 2cm to create the pleat. Do this 3 times and then continue the ribbon to the far end of the card. Cut the ribbon and fold it under the card at each end. Create and attach the bow in the centre separately with a glue dot. I used a glue dot to hold down the first pleat, but the rest stayed in place without any adhesive.

This is how I finished the inside of the card, using a strip of the Bermuda Bay washi tape from the 'Cherry on Top' set.



Project Details
Stamps Everything Eleanor, Thoughts & Prayers, Kinda Eclectic, Butterfly Basics
Card stock & Papers     Smoky Slate, Melon Mambo, Crushed Curry, Whisper White
 Ink Bermuda Bay, Memento Tuxedo Black
Accessories Tea Lace Doilies, Melon Mambo 1/4" Cotton Ribbon, Pearls Basic Jewels, Cherry on Top Washi set
Tools     Elegant Butterfly punch, Bitty Butterfly punch, Itty Bitty Accents Punch Pack, Corner Rounder punch

Now it's time to hop over to Elizabeth's blog, by clicking on the button below.


You can see the full list of participants in today's blog hop and join in by linking up your creation over at the CASE-ing the Catty Blog.

Thanks for looking!


Helen H

Fabulous get well card, Judy. Those bright & cheery colours definitely make you feel happy! :)


Love the colours on this card - it would certainly make me feel better if I was sick

Monique Fielder

Great minds Judy! I love the brighter colours you have used on your card, really gives it a different feel.

Alison Barclay

I love this in the bright gorgeous colours. I was hoping someone would CASE this card this week. :) Beautiful as always Judy. :)

Kathryn Mangelsdorf

What a bright and cheerful colour combination, very striking card.


Now this is just beautiful. Love your take on the catty card.

Kim Lundstrom

Love this card! Thanks for sharing! Artie and Crafty are adorable and I love their names! I currently have 4 felines, Cocoa (Monsieur Cocoa Le Bean), Mocha (Miss Mocha Maybell), Lucy (Lucy Love Bug) and Mufassa (Fuzz). I continuously pick cat hair out of my ink pads!

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