CASE-ing the Catty - Easter Sketch Challenge
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CASE-ing the Catty - Easter Sketch Challenge Week 2

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Hi there

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

If you've come from looking at  Siobhan's lovely project, 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. 

This is the second week of our sketch challenge to create a card for Easter.

This week I have turned the sketch 90o to the left to create a landscape orientation for my card. 

Stampin' Up! Fable Friends & Ornate Garden Suite - Judy May, Just Judy Designs, Melbourne

I have used the rest of the strip of designer paper from the Ornate Garden Specialty Designer Series Paper pack that I cut for my card last week. The reverse side of the pretty Mint Macaron and gold foil design is this sweet floral design that says Easter/Spring to me. We seemed to have skipped Autumn for a very wet and wintry weekend here in Melbourne, so this pretty floral design boosts my spirits. I layered it on a Whisper White panel with the pretty decorative edge that was cut with a die from the new Ornate Borders Dies.  All of the products in the Ornate Garden Suite, which is new in the 2020-21 Annual Catalogue are now available to purchase from my Online Store and there is lots to love!

The floral panel was adhered to a card front-sized panel of Petal Pink that was dry embossed with the Subtle 3D Embossing Folder. I've wrapped some of the 1/4" Terracotta Tile silky and shimmery ribbon from the Ornate Garden Ribbon Combo Pack around the panel and finished it with a bow. The Petal Pink panel was adhered to the front of a Thick Whisper White card base. 

I have coloured the sweet rabbit from the Fable Friends stamp set with Stampin' Blends. I've used Crumb Cake (light and dark) for the body with a touch of light Petal Pink in the ears, on the nose and cheeks. I wanted to match his jacket to the darker of the small flowers in the floral print, which is a lighter and slightly pinker shade of Terracotta Tile. As we don't have that colour in our Stampin' Blends, I have improvised with a combination of Light Calypso Coral and Light Cajun Craze and I then went over it with the Rich Razzleberry watercolor pencil to add the pinkish tone. I've fussy cut the image on the line and popped it up on the stitched oval. I added some grass and sponged colour in Old Olive at the base of the oval to ground him. The finished embellishment was popped up over the floral panel and I added the coordinating small flower from the Ornate Style stamp set at the bottom.  The 'happy' is die cut in Whisper White using the Well Written Dies and the 'easter' from the retired Crazy For You stamp set has been heat embossed in white and then cropped with a Stitched Rectangle Die

Stampin' Up! Fable Friends & Ornate Garden Suite - Judy May, Just Judy Designs, Melbourne
For the inside, I have a stamped the border of the writing panel with the small flower cluster from the Ornate Style stamp set and then coloured it with Stampin Blends in Dark Petal Pink and Old Olive with the centre in Light Calypso Coral. I then went over the flowers lightly with the Rich Razzleberry watercolor pencil to create the slightly pinkish tone in the designer paper.  

Stampin' Up! Fable Friends & Ornate Garden Suite - Judy May, Just Judy Designs, Melbourne


Project Details
Stamps Fable Friends, Ornate Style, Crazy About You (retired), In The Meadow (retired)
Card stock & Papers Whisper White, Petal Pink, Terracotta Tile, Ornate Garden Specialty Garden DSP
 Ink Versamark, Memento Espresso Truffle, Old Olive
Accessories Basic Jewels Rhinestones, Ornate Garden Ribbon Combo Pack
Tools     Subtle 3D EF, Well Written Dies, Stitched Shapes Dies, Stitched Rectangle Dies, Ornate Borders Dies, Big Shot, Dimensionals, White EP, Heat Gun, Stampin' Blends (Crumb Cake, Petal Pink, Calypso Coral, Cajun Craze, Old Olive), Watercolor Pencils


We would love to see the Easter cards you make, using this sketch for inspiration. 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 Easter project, with this great sketch.

Thanks for visiting today!


Siobhan Fitzsimmons

This looks great turned the other way, Judy. Such beautiful colouring of the bunny and the DSP choice is perfect.

Rachel Palmieri

Such a cute card for Easter, but what an amazing border on the inside!

Sandra Collett

Simply stunning Judy!!

Julia Quinn

So much attention to detail Judy. You card is just divine. Love your colouring and the colours of the card. It's all beautiful.

Tina GIllespie

This is such a pretty card, Judy! Your colouring is as superb as ever, and I love how you've used the flowers on the inside of the card.

Peta Stephen

Wow Judy, your card is gorgeous inside and out. The colouring on the inside is a work of art.

Rebecca S

Oh I love the sketch on the side!! That dsp and the ornate borders are just so lovely.

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