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CASE-ing the Catty - Inspired by Sale-a-bration Release 2

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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 Lauren'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. 

It's week 2, taking inspiration from the Sale-a-bration Second Release brochure. I was in Perth for last week, but managed to get a card made today.


I chose the card above from page 7 of the Second Release brochure for my inspiration. I really like the asymetric layout of the card.

Stampin' Up! So Very Vellum Specialty DSP, Happy BIrthday To You & Positive Thoughts - Judy May, Just Judy Designs, Melbourne

I have a Thick Whisper White card base and I stamped the greeting from the lovely Positive Thoughts stamp set at the bottom in Gorgeous Grape ink.  I added the Pool Party vellum from the So Very Vellum Speciality DSP to the front of the card. I positioned the vellum over the card front and then marked on the left and right where I wanted it to finish and then cut between the marks.

Stampin' Up! So Very Vellum Specialty DSP, Happy BIrthday To You & Positive Thoughts - Judy May, Just Judy Designs, Melbourne

I stamped 2 sets of the flowers from the Sale-a-bration Happy Birthday To You stamp set and then coloured them with Stampin' Blends Alcohol markers. Highland Heather was used for the flowers, Mint Macaron for the leaves and Daffodil Delight for the flower centres and berries. I chose to fussy cut them on the line (but there are dies available to crop them) and positioned them along the edge of the vellum.  A sprinkle of the pretty Gold Glitter Enamel Dots is the finishing touch.

Stampin' Up! So Very Vellum Specialty DSP, Happy BIrthday To You & Positive Thoughts - Judy May, Just Judy Designs, Melbourne
For the inside, I have a wide mat of Pool Party and then a very narrow mat of Highland Heather around the Stitched Rectangle writing panel. I've stamped the Maidenhair Fern image from the Positive Thoughts stamp set in the corners in Mint Macaron ink and added one of coloured flowers to the bottom corner.

Stampin' Up! So Very Vellum Specialty DSP, Happy BIrthday To You & Positive Thoughts - Judy May, Just Judy Designs, Melbourne

We will need to send lots of 'thinking of you' cards in the next months as we are forced to stay isolated in our homes. Receiving a paper hug in the mail will be really important to our friends and loved ones. I will be making a few more of these cards in different colour ways to have on hand. The pretty So Very Vellum Specialty DSP is available to redeem as a Level 1 Sale-a-bration option until 31 March 2020 or while stocks last. 

Project Details
Stamps Positive Thoughts, Happy Birthday To You (Sale-a-bration)
Card stock & Papers Whisper White, Pool Party, Highland Heather, So Very Vellum Specialty DSP
 Ink Gorgeous Grape, Mint Macaron
Accessories Gold Glitter Enamel Dots
Tools     Stitched Rectangle Dies, Big Shot, Stampin' Blends Markers (Highland Heather, Daffodil Delight, Mint Macaron)


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

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You have one more week to join us with your CASE of  a card from the January - June Mini Catalogue, giving it a male twist. You can upload it to 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 the Sale-a-bration Second Release brochure.   Don't forget that Sale-a-bration finishes on 31 March 2020, so you have just over a week to redeem free items with a qualifying order. Thanks for visiting today!


Julia Quinn

I agree we will need to make a few of these, and that sentiment is total perfection. Love your colouring and the combination of colours and textures and stamp sets. Stunning.

Michelle Strazds

The colouring looks amazing. Such a pretty card and I love the colours too.

Rose Packer

such a great layout ... and this card is so nice, love the colours too!

Rachel Palmieri

Those colours are gorgeous together! Love the inside of the card just as much as the front!💜

Tina Gillespie

Oh, this is just beautiful, Judy! The flowers are gorgeous, and I love the addition of the fern on the inside.

Rebecca S

Such a pretty card. I love your colouring, it's just perfect.

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