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CASE-ing the Catty - Colour Combo Kerchief Card Kit

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Hi there

Welcome to another week of CASE-ing the Catty challenge!

If you've come from looking at the lovely project on 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, we're CASE-ing the colour combos from the Kerchief Card Kit on page 9 of the Sale-a-bration brochure. As you can see from the photo above, there are 2 cards, each with their own colour combination. 

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This week, I'm CASE-ing the colour combo of the Coastal Cabana card shown above. This is my favourite of the two colour combos.

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You might be wondering where the Pear Pizzazz is, but if you look carefully, there are some leaves behind the Gold Foil die cuts. 

Card kits are fabulous for quickly creating a stash of cards, plus, they are very portable. You can easily take them with you when you travel or go on holiday. I like to take one when I go to visit my Mum, so I have something to do when she is reading or napping.  

Stampin' Up! Kerchief Card Kit Alternate Design - Judy May, Just Judy Designs, Melbourne

The other great thing about card kits, is that you can use the elements in the kit to create something entirely different and that's what I have done this week. I started with a Night of Navy card base and heat embossed the greeting from Happy Birthday To You at the base in white. Next I added the white lacy layer. This is the first time I've used the Stitched Lace Die and the edgelit that creates the pretty border on the bottom.

Stampin' Up! Kerchief Card Kit Alternate Design - Judy May, Just Judy Designs, Melbourne

I have used 2 of the large roses from the Kerchief Card Kit as the focus of my embellishment. They are very soft and pretty, but I decided to add a bit more depth by using a Coastal Cabana watercolour pencil to add some colour around the edge of the rose and a bit more shading. The roses are layered on a Night of Navy stitched oval  with some of the Gold Foil leaves from the kit and the cute embossed Pear Pizzazz leaves from the Birthday Dies set. The stitched oval sits on a strip of Night of Navy to ground my embellishment. The roses are a lighter shade of Coastal Cabana that is closer to Pool Party, so I cut a narrow strip off one the cards to put on the navy strip. Underneath the navy oval is a large Vellum oval that softens the background behind the roses. I finished with a little bow, using a couple of strands of the White Flax Ribbon left over from another project.

Stampin' Up! Kerchief Card Kit Alternate Design - Judy May, Just Judy Designs, Melbourne

For the inside, I have a Pool Party mat for my writing panel. At the base I added a piece of the stitched lace with the die cut edge and covered the join with a narrow border of Night of Navy and a narrow strip from the card. I have used another rose from the Kerchief Card Kit, adding the extra colour to the edge and shading. 

Stampin' Up! Kerchief Card Kit Alternate Design - Judy May, Just Judy Designs, Melbourne

 

Project Details
Stamps Happy Birthday To You
Card stock & Papers Night of Navy, Whisper White, Pear Pizzazz
 Ink Versamark
Accessories White Flax Ribbon, Kerchief Card Kit
Tools     Stitched Lace Dies, Birthday Dies, Stitched Shapes Dies, Layering Ovals Dies, Big Shot, Dimensionals, White EP, Heat gun

 

Now it's time to click on the Next button below to hop over to see what my lovely friend Tina has to inspire you this week. 

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We would love you to join us with your CASE of the Kerchief Card Kit over the next 2 weeks, 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. 

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I hope you've enjoyed my project inspired by a card layout and thanks for visiting me today!

Comments

SIobhan

This is stunning, Judy. I love the white lace background and you've relaly given those beautiful blue roses so much impact with the extra touches. Very clever.

Tina Gillespie

Stunning card, Judy! I love the idea of adding extra colour to the roses with the pencil, they look amazing!

Michelle Strazds

I love how you have paired some of the elements from the card kit with other products to come up with a beautiful card.

marlene

The navy card is the one I fell in love with. Colors are so striking. Beauty!

Peta Stephen

Wow Judy, your card is simply stunning. The lacy background looks amazing and I love the extra depth you’ve given to the roses.

Julia Quinn

Oh I love the flax ribbon detail! And these flowers look glorious with more detailed colour on them! What a wonderful pretty card.

Rebecca S

Wow the Lace die looks stunning with the dark background. Such a pretty card.

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