CASE-ing the Catty - Birthdays!
June 11, 2017
We're back CASE-ing the new Annual Catalogue and taking inspiration from the Birthdays section this week on pages 68-85.
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I've been looking forward to breaking open the new Foil Frenzy Specialty Designer Series paper, so I've used the samples in the photo above for my inspiration. If you haven't already guessed, I can't get enough of the gorgeous new In Colour Berry Burst, as I'm a pink girl from way back. I also love making packaging, so I decided to go with a gift box as well.
I've sized my gift box at 5.75" x 8" x 1.25" deep to fit some stamping goodies. I made the base of the box from Berry Burst card stock and the top from the new Foil Frenzy DSP. The Foil Frenzy paper is thicker than the usual designer series paper, but not as heavy as card stock, so I cut the lid to have an extra width on all sides to turn in, to make it stronger. I also lined the inside of the lid with Berry Burst card stock. Doesn't that gorgeous foil on the Kraft background pack a punch of yummy!
To decorate the box, I have stayed with the layer of Vellum card stock down the centre of the lid with the Berry Burst ribbon. The embellishment is a mash-up of both samples, with the largest of the 'Lots of Labels' Framelits used to cut the Lemon Lime Twist background, which is a bright contrast to the Kraft and Berry Burst. I added the Delicate White doily and the Soft Sky circle frames the greeting that has been cropped with the second largest of the Stitched Shapes circles. I've used the 'Happy Birthday Gorgeous' stamp set for the greeting and the fussy cut flowers decorating the edge. This is fast becoming a go-to stamp set. You can see these details in the close-up pic below.
All of the flower outlines were stamped in Berry Burst and the small ones were stamped again in Powder Pink. I stamped off with Berry Burst for the large flower. I like the softening effect of the Soft Sky frame.
|Stamps||Happy Birthday Gorgeous|
|Card stock & Papers||Berry Burst, Soft Sky, Whisper White, Lemon Lime Twist, Foil Frenzy Specialty DSP, Vellum|
|Ink||Berry Burst, Lemon Lime Twist, Powder Pink|
|Accessories||Berry Burst Finely Woven Ribbon, Delicate Lace Doilies, Rhinestones, White Baker's twine|
|Tools||Lots of Labels Framelits, Layering Circles Framelits, Stitched Shapes Framelits, Big Shot, Simply Scored Scoring tool, Dimensionals, Tombow liquid glue, Glue Dots|
Now it's time to click on the Next button below to hop over to see super cute project Bronwyn has to inspire you today.
We would love you to join in with your CASE from the Birthdays section of the new Annual Catalogue using our Facebook group. Click on this link or the image below to go there. The first time you will need to click on the 'Join Group' button at the top. Once you have been added to the group, you can go ahead and post your creation and you do not need to have a blog.
Thanks for visiting today!
It sure does "pack a punch of yummy"! #betterthantheoriginal
Posted by: Krissy Buck | June 15, 2017 at 11:18 AM
ooh that certainly does pack a punch of yum! (perfect description by the way!) Your box is lovely. Thanks for the tip about double layer on the fold in flaps- good idea
Posted by: Elizabeth Gross | June 15, 2017 at 06:59 AM
So crisp & clean Judy. I'm in awe of the perfectness. Boxes are not my friend! The change up on the tag is beautiful. Kelly x
Posted by: Kelly Kent | June 14, 2017 at 10:38 PM
So so so pretty Judy! Love it. Cant wait to get my hands on that DSP!
Posted by: Mel Pagano | June 13, 2017 at 09:06 PM
This is a stunning project, Judy. Your packaging is better than the original. So much to love!
Posted by: Bronwyn Eastley | June 11, 2017 at 09:25 PM
Pink Packaging - a perfect combination Judy! That DSP looks stunning and I also love the softening effect of the Soft Sky frame - a great balance to the brightness of the Lemon Lime Twist & Berry Burst.
Posted by: Jackie Noble | June 11, 2017 at 08:02 PM
snap!! We cased the same project!! I love how are projects are so different though with the same CASE!!
Posted by: Julia Quinn | June 11, 2017 at 07:03 PM