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Heart of Christmas - Peaceful Prints

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Welcome to Heart of Christmas for 2021. Each week (until mid-December), the talented ladies from the Art with Heart team will  bring you inspiration for your holiday craft projects. 

This week I have another card using the fabulous Peaceful Prints Designer Series Paper which is one of the FREE products you can choose with a qualifying order during Sale-a-bration (until 30 September 2021).

Stampin' Up! Peaceful Prints DSP | Sale-a-bration 2021 | Judy May, Just Judy Designs
I started with a panel of Real Red card stock and heat embossed the greeting from the Sweet Little Stockings stamp set in white at the base.  Strips of the Real Red, white and Sahara Sand designs were added at the top of the panel and I finished with a narrow border of the Be Dazzling Specialty Paper at the bottom for a little bling.

Stampin' Up! Peaceful Prints DSP | Sale-a-bration 2021 | Judy May, Just Judy Designs
I die cut the medium sized doily from the Encircled in Beauty Dies set to provide a background for the deer punched from the designer paper with the Deer Builder Punch.  I added it to another deer punched from Basic White to make it robust to pop up on the doily. Just in case you're wondering, I deliberately left some of the pieces in the doily, to make it look less busy.

Stampin' Up! Peaceful Prints DSP | Sale-a-bration 2021 | Judy May, Just Judy Designs
For the inside, I have a Real Red mat for the writing panel, with a strip of the striped design on the left and a fussy cut deer on the right.

Stampin' Up! Peaceful Prints DSP | Sale-a-bration 2021 | Judy May, Just Judy Designs

 

Project Details
Stamps Sweet Little Stockings
Card stock & Papers Basic White, Real Red, Peaceful Prints DSP, Be Dazzling Specialty Paper
 Ink Versamark
Accessories Gilded Gems
Tools    Encircled in Beauty Dies, Stampin' Cut & Emboss, Deer Builder Punch, Dimensionals, Tombow Glue, White EP, Heat Gun

 

Now it's time to hop along to see what the very talented Catherine has created for you this week.

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CASE-ing the Catty - More Sale-a-bration!

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Hi there

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

If you've come from visiting Peta & Marvi, 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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The 2021 July - December Mini Catalogue is now LIVE and you can earn fabulous FREE products with a qualifying ($90AUD or $180 order) during Sale-a-bration (3 August - 30 September 2021). Tonight the Crew are taking inspiration from the sample projects in the Sale-a-bration brochure.

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I've chosen the card above for my inspiration (please excuse the quality of the photo that I had to snip from the catalogue!), which uses the Shaded Summer stamp set from the 2021-22 Annual Catalogue and Summer Shadows Dies which are a Level 2 Sale-a-bration option you can choose with a $180AUD order of products from any current catalogues.

Stampin' Up! Shaded Summer & Summer Shadows Dies | Judy May, Just Judy Designs

Seeing the die cuts behind the stamped image reminded me of the technique of creating a background with your die cuts, so that is the direction I went. I have a Blushing Bride card base and I've popped up my art panel. I chose Sahara Sand for the background and for the die cuts to create the tone on tone effect. The Summer Shadows Dies is perfect for this technique as there is a nice mix of large and small dies with both solid and outline options.

Stampin' Up! Shaded Summer & Summer Shadows Dies | Judy May, Just Judy Designs
I recommend that you create your die cuts using Adhesive Sheet on the reverse, to make adhering them super quick and easy.  My other tip is to make sure you have all your layers cut first, as I found my trimmers weren't happy about cutting the uneven edges.

I stamped the large floral image in Blushing Bride and used the coordinating outline die from the Sale-a-bration Summer Shadows Dies set to crop it. To give it a bit more focus, I adhered it to a piece of Vellum and hand cut around the outside leaving a wide border. The Shaded Summer stamp set also has 7 useful greetings in a nice mixed font.

Stampin' Up! Shaded Summer & Summer Shadows Dies | Judy May, Just Judy Designs

For the inside, I have a Sahara Sand mat for the writing panel and I've partially stamped the other floral image from the Shaded Summer stamp set in the top corner. At the base is a strip of Blushing Bride patterned designer paper.

Stampin' Up! Shaded Summer & Summer Shadows Dies | Judy May, Just Judy Designs

 

Project Details
Stamps Shaded Summer
Card stock & Papers Basic White, Sahara Sand, Blushing Bride, Vellum, Subtles 6" x6" DSP
 Ink Blushing Bride, Soft Suede
Accessories White Crinkled Seam Binding Ribbon, Pearls Basic Jewels
Tools    Summer Shadows Dies,  die cutting machine, Dimensionals, Tombow Glue

 

We would love to see your CASE of a project from the Sale-a-bration brochure this week. 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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You can head over to Michelle to see her great project and follow the hop to see the inspiration from the rest of the CTC Crew.

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Heart of Christmas - Delicate Baubles

Heart of Christmas Header 2021Hi there

Welcome to Heart of Christmas for 2021. Each week (until mid-December), the talented ladies from the Art with Heart team will  bring you inspiration for your holiday craft projects. 

This week I have a couple of clean and simple monochrome cards for you.  The design would be a perfect if you need to make more than a few as well. The layouts are the same, but different colour ways to give you a different look. 

Stampin' Up! Delicate Bauble Dies | Judy May, Just Judy Designs

This first card has a layer of Pool Party to create the background for the large bauble from the Delicate Baubles Dies that I cropped from silver foil. The outline die was used to cut the shape from the Basic White top layer, before adding the greeting from the Happy Holly-Days stamp set at the base in Coastal Cabana ink. I also dry embossed it with the dots from the Checks & Dots Embossing Folder. As the folder is narrow, you will need to emboss twice to cover the whole area. I popped up the Pool Party layer on the Basic White card base, but you could leave it flat for posting.

Stampin' Up! Delicate Bauble Dies | Judy May, Just Judy Designs
For the inside, I have a Pool party mat for the writing panel, with a narrow strip of the silver and white striped design from the Whimsy & Wonder Specialty Designer Paper pack. I stamped the clump of trees from the Peaceful Deer stamp set in the corner using Coastal Cabana ink and a Soft Suede Stampin' Write marker. 

For the second option, I decided to up the bling factor by using red foil for the background layer. It is really hard to photograph, but looks very elegant in real life. 

Stampin' Up! Delicate Bauble Dies | Judy May, Just Judy Designs
I left the top layer plain apart from the greeting, but added a bow at the top of the bauble in my favourite (retired) Silver Metallic Edge ribbon. I'm sure it would look equally as good in the green foil as well.

Stampin' Up! Delicate Bauble Dies | Judy May, Just Judy Designs

 

Project Details
Stamps Happy Holly-Days, Peaceful Deer
Card stock & Papers Basic White, Pool Party, Red & Green Foil Sheets, Whimsy & Wonder Specialty DSP
 Ink Coastal Cabana, Real Red
Accessories Silver Metallic Edge Ribbon (retired), Simply Elegant Trim
Tools    Delicate Baubles Dies, die cutting machine, Dimensionals, Tombow Glue, Glue Dots

 

Now it's time to hop along to see what the very talented Ros has created for you this week.

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CASE-ing the Catty - Expressions in Ink

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Hi there

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

If you've come from visiting Lauren, 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 our challenge is to CASE our favourite suite from the 2021-22 Annual Catalogue. 

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Expressions in Ink is one of my favourite suites from the current Annual Catalogue so it took all of 5 seconds to decide to CASE the card on the front cover. If the beautiful Expressions in Ink Specialty Designer Paper isn't enough then the amazing detail in the DisInktive style stamps and Artistic Dies will allow you to create quick and beautiful cards. 

Stampin' Up! Expressions in Ink Suite | Judy May, Just Judy Designs

I started with a Magenta Madness card base and added a layer of the beautiful Expressions in Ink Specialty Designer Paper. I had this piece left from another project and with the large area of white on the right, I thought it would work perfectly to highlight the beautiful spray of leaves that I cut from the new Gold & Rose Gold 6" x 6" Metallic Specialty Paper.  In the Stampin' Up! sample, they have added a piece of designer paper in Pale Papaya on the right side for contrast. 

Stampin' Up! Expressions in Ink Suite | Judy May, Just Judy Designs

I cut a 3/4" strip of Basic White and used the Banners Pick A Punch to shape the end before stamping the birthday greeting from the Best Year stamp set in black (with the help of the Stamparatus to get it straight!). Positioned under the greeting is a strip of Polished Pink Open Weave Ribbon and I popped it up over the gold leaf spray. The small flower and leaves from the Artistically Inked stamp set was stamped in Magenta Madness and Just Jade ink respectively and cropped with the coordinating dies from the Artistic Dies. They were positioned over the leaf spray and greeting strip and I added a little bit of gold foil foliage from the Expressions in Ink Ephemera Pack and a sprinkle of Polished Pink jewels.

Stampin' Up! Expressions in Ink Suite | Judy May, Just Judy Designs
For the inside, I have a rectangular writing panel cut with the Stitched Rectangles Dies on the left and a strip of the white and gold foil striped designer paper on the right. The stamped flower, leaves and gold foil foliage embellish the corner.

Stampin' Up! Expressions in Ink Suite | Judy May, Just Judy Designs

 

Project Details
Stamps Artistically Inked, Best Year
Card stock & Papers Magenta Madness, Basic White, Gold & Rose Gold Metallic Specialty Paper, Expressions in Ink Specialty Designer Paper
 Ink Memento Tuxedo Black, Just Jade, Magenta Madness
Accessories 2021-23 In Color Jewels, Expressions in Ink Ephemera Pack, Polished Pink Open Weave Ribbon
Tools    Artistic Dies, Stitched Rectangle Dies. die cutting machine, Dimensionals, Banners Pick a Punch

 

We would love to see your CASE of your favourite Annual Catalogue Suite this week. 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. 

Sunday Challenge

You can head over to Sandra to see her great project and follow the hop to see the inspiration from the rest of the CTC Crew.

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Dont' forget that Sale-A-bration is now on and you can earn fabulous FREE goodies with a qualifying order ($90AUD) of products from any current catalogue until 30 September 2021. 

During this round of Sale-A-Bration, some products will only be available while supplies last. This means that once they’re gone, they’re gone for good! This applies to the following items, so don't delay if they are on your wish list!

  • 156629 Be Dazzling 6" x 6" (15.2 x 15.2 cm) Specialty Paper
  • 156600 Sheep Dies
  • 156618 Summer Shadows Dies

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Heart of Christmas - Penguin Playmates

Heart of Christmas Header 2021Hi there

Welcome to Heart of Christmas for 2021. Each week (until mid-December), the talented ladies from the Art with Heart team will  bring you inspiration for your holiday craft projects. I hope you have been enjoying the fabulous projects that the team has created over the last 6 weeks.

I've had some fun with the Penguin Playmates Designer Series Paper, that is FREE with a qualifying $90AUD order during Sale-a-bration. We are already half way through the first month of Sale-a-bration, so don't leave it too long to secure your favourite items.

Stampin' Up! Penguin Playmates DSP - 2021 Sale-a-bration | Judy May, Just Judy Designs
This is a great card fold to use up your patterned paper, as it requires a 6" x 12" piece. It works best if your designs are not directional (which mine is) and both designs are of a smaller scale with a nice contrast. The Double Z Fold is easy to create, but still has that bit of 'wow'. I've used one of the smaller scale animal prints with the Fresh Freesia background and the Soft Sea Foam trees on the reverse. 

Stampin' Up! Penguin Playmates DSP - 2021 Sale-a-bration | Judy May, Just Judy Designs
When you remove the belly band, the sides fold out and you see the reverse side of the patterned paper.  The triangles that are cut from the top corners are placed at the bottom for contrast. However, because my design is directional I would have ended up with upside down penguins and polar bears, so I used some of the Fresh Freesia starry design from another sheet which is the same as the background. I added a narrow strip of the striped design along the edge for some pop.

Stampin' Up! Penguin Playmates DSP - 2021 Sale-a-bration | Judy May, Just Judy Designs
For the belly band, I have used 2 of the nesting dies from the Hippo & Friends Dies. The large one is adhered flat to the belly band so I could add the striped design across it. The greeting is from the Holly Jolly Wishes stamp set, stamped with Misty Moonlight ink and popped up. The cute penguin was fussy cut from a sheet of the Penguin Playmates DSP and popped up on the side of the label. I finished with a trio of 2021-23 In Color Jewels.

For the writing panel, I have a Basic White stitched rectangle, that I double cut to get the length I wanted. I added the fussy cut penguin and polar bear at the bottom and the sweet little bird sits in the open triangle at the top. This is a fun card to make and you can embellish as much or as little as you like, as the patterned paper does the heavy lifting.

Stampin' Up! Penguin Playmates DSP - 2021 Sale-a-bration | Judy May, Just Judy Designs

This is a fabulous paper pack and if you're not into the cute critters, you only need to turn to the reverse sides for versatile, coordinating small prints and stripes that would work for almost any occasion.

 

Project Details
Stamps Holly Jolly Wishes
Card stock & Papers Basic White, Fresh Freesia, Penguin Playmates DSP
 Ink Misty Moonlight
Accessories 2021-23 In Color Jewels
Tools    Hippo & Friends Dies, Stitched Rectangles Dies, die cutting machine, Dimensionals, Tombow Glue

 

Now it's time to hop along to see what the very talented Kate has created for you this week.

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If at any time you find a broken link and the next blog doesn’t come up, please click on the link for our host of the  Heart of Christmas Blog Hop, Sharon Davern, and she will have the list of all who are participating.

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CASE-ing the Catty - Mini Catalogue

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Hi there

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

If you've come from visiting Peta & Marvi, 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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The 2021 July - December Mini Catalogue is now LIVE and you can earn fabulous FREE products with a qualifying ($90AUD order) during Sale-a-bration (3 August - 30 September 2021). This week the Crew is taking inspiration from the Mini Catalogue.

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I've chosen the card above for my inspiration, which uses the Words of Cheer Bundle on page 20 of the catalogue. I've added some extra layers and detail to my card.

Stampin' Up! Words of Cheer Bundle | Judy May, Just Judy Designs

I started with a Shaded Spruce 13cm (5 1/8") square card base and added a layer of the striped design from the Tidings of  Christmas DSP pack. For the focus panel, I have a square of Whisper White and I heat embossed the greeting from Words of Cheer in gold first and then dry embossed it with the Tasteful Textile 3D Embossing folder. Before adding it to the Shaded Spruce mat, I wrapped some retired gold trim twice around the panel and finished with a bow.

Stampin' Up! Words of Cheer Bundle | Judy May, Just Judy Designs

I stamped the floral image from Words of Cheer in Evening Evergreen ink and coloured it with Stampin' Blends before cropping with the coordinating die from the Christmas Cheer Dies. I popped it on the centre panel and added the swirls from the Stitched Stars Dies and some extra pieces of foliage from the Christmas Cheer Dies. I finished with Gold Glitter Enamel Dots in the centre of the flowers. I love these because they add sparkle but are fairly flat. 

Stampin' Up! Words of Cheer Bundle | Judy May, Just Judy Designs

For the inside, I cut a square writing panel with the Stitched Rectangles Dies, cutting twice to get the square. I partially stamped the floral image in the corner and coloured it with Stampin' Blends.

Stampin' Up! Words of Cheer Bundle | Judy May, Just Judy Designs

 

Project Details
Stamps Words of Cheer
Card stock & Papers Basic White, Shaded Spruce, Gold & Rose Gold Metallic Specialty Paper, Tidings of Crristmas DSP
 Ink Evening Evergreen, Versamark
Accessories Gold Glitter Enamel Dots
Tools    Tasteful Texture 3D Embossing Folder,  Christmas Cheer Dies, Stitched Stars Dies, Stitched Rectangle Dies. die cutting machine, Dimensionals, Glue Dots, Gold EP, Heat Gun, Stampin' Blends (Real Red, Cherry Cobbler, Mango Melody, Pumpkin Pie, Granny Apple Green, Shaded Spruce)

 

We would love to see your CASE of a project from the 2021 July-December Mini Catalogue this week. 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. 

Sunday Challenge

You can head over to Sandra to see her great project and follow the hop to see the inspiration from the rest of the CTC Crew.

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Thanks for visiting today!


Heart of Christmas - Whimsy & Wonder

Heart of Christmas Header 2021Hi there

Welcome to Heart of Christmas for 2021. Each week (until mid-December), the talented ladies from the Art with Heart team will  bring you inspiration for your holiday craft projects. I know it may seem early to be talking about holiday projects, but once we hit the middle of the year, the months fly by soooo fast!

Today I've used the new Whimsy & Wonder Specialty Designer Paper as the focus for my card. This is right out there in terms of contemporary Christmas colours, being pretty pastels that would look right at home for Easter or spring creations. I've chosen the pretty baubles design that is highlighted with silver foil accents.

Stampin' Up! Whimsy & Wonder Specialty DSP & Words of Cheer Bundle | Judy May, Just Judy Designs
I haven't used this layout for a few years and I'm not sure whether it has a name. It was demonstrated at a Stampin' Up! Convention, that much I do remember. Anyway, I started with a Polished Pink card base, which is one of the main colours in the paper. Knowing I wanted to pop up the sections, I adhered the designer paper to a piece of Basic White and then cut it on an angle. You can cut it on any angle you like, but I didn't want mine to be too sharp. I added a narrow border of Polished Pink to each edge and trimmed it off. The sections were popped up at the top and bottom of the card base, leaving the gap in the centre.

Stampin' Up! Whimsy & Wonder Specialty DSP & Words of Cheer Bundle | Judy May, Just Judy Designs

You would normally stamp a greeting between the two sections, but instead I adhered a piece of the lightly patterned Mint Macaron design to create a background for the 'happy' die cut, which is from the Christmas Cheer Dies. I have adhered two Misty Moonlight die cuts together to make it sturdier and the top layer was embossed with the Tasteful Textile 3D Embossing Folder for some texture. I adhered the die cut on the top and bottom edges where it touches and placed a small piece of Dimensional under areas that weren't supported.  The 'christmas' from the Words of Cheer stamp set was stamped in Polished Pink ink on Basic White and trimmed to a narrow rectangle and popped up. I finished with some small stars at each end and a sprinkle of 2021-23 In Color Jewels.

Stampin' Up! Whimsy & Wonder Specialty DSP & Words of Cheer Bundle | Judy May, Just Judy Designs
For the inside I have a Misty Moonlight mat (although it looks darker) for the writing panel and I've rounded the corners on both pieces. I added the sweet stitched border with the Stitched with Whimsy Dies. In the corner is a fussy cut bauble and Mint Macaron and Polished Pink holly.

Stampin' Up! Whimsy & Wonder Specialty DSP & Words of Cheer Bundle | Judy May, Just Judy Designs

 

Project Details
Stamps Words of Cheer
Card stock & Papers Basic White, Polished Pink, Misty Moonlight, Mint Macaron, Whimsy & Wonder Specialty DSP
 Ink Polished Pink
Accessories 2021-23 In Color Jewels
Tools    Words of Cheer Dies, Stitched with Whimsy Dies, Christmas Trimmings Dies, Tasteful Textile 3D Embossing Folder, die cutting machine,  Detailed Trio Punch, Dimensionals

 

Now it's time to hop along to see what my lovely friend Christine has created for you this week.

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If at any time you find a broken link and the next blog doesn’t come up, please click on the link for our host of the  Heart of Christmas Blog Hop, Tina Gillespie, and she will have the list of all who are participating.

Thanks for visiting today!


CASE-ing the Catty - Sale-a-bration!

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Hi there

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

If you've come from visiting Peta & Marvi, 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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The 2021 July - December Mini Catalogue is now LIVE and you can earn fabulous FREE products with a qualifying ($90AUD order) during Sale-a-bration (3 August - 30 September 2021). Tonight the Crew are taking inspiration from the sample projects in the Sale-a-bration brochure.

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I've chosen the card above for my inspiration, which uses the Delicate Dahlias stamp set. There are many layers of fussy cut outline images in the sample project, so for a change I chose to go in a simpler direction for my card.  Warning: you might need your sunglasses, lol.

Stampin' Up! Delicate Dahlias | Sale-a-bration 2021 | Judy May, Just Judy Designs

I started with a panel of Basic White and stamped the solid Dahlia image in Magenta Madness ink at the top left. My ink pad is juicy, so I used a tea spoon to temporarily push the ink to the bottom so I wouldn't lose all the lovely shading the image has. I stamped the outline image over the top in Melon Mambo ink. Some people find it easier to stamp the outline first and then the solid image over the top. Try both ways and see what works best for you. I certainly found it easier to stamp the outline of the leaves first as I couldn't get it lined up when I stamped the solid image first. The panel was dry embossed with the Tasteful Textile 3D Embossing Folder.

Stampin' Up! Delicate Dahlias | Sale-a-bration 2021 | Judy May, Just Judy Designs
You can't see in the photo, but I used the Simply Scored tool to add texture to the black strip by scoring at 1/4" intervals, before adhering to the white panel. I added a touch of bling with the gorgeous Be Dazzling Specialty Paper, also from the Sale-a-bration brochure and then tied a couple of rows of White Baker's Twine and finished with a bow. I stamped the leaves in Old Olive ink with the outline in Mossy Meadow and arranged them around the stamped and fussy cut Dahlia, that was popped up over the top. The greeting from the Dressed to Impress set was stamped in black, fussy cut and popped up on the Dahlia. The finished panel was adhered to a Basic Black card base and for the final touch, a trio of In Color Jewels.

Stampin' Up! Delicate Dahlias | Sale-a-bration 2021 | Judy May, Just Judy Designs

 

Project Details
Stamps Delicate Dahlias, Dressed to Impress
Card stock & Papers Basic White, Basic Black, Be Dazzling Specialty Paper
 Ink Memento Tuxedo Black, Magenta Madness, Melon Mambo, Old Olive, Mossy Meadow
Accessories Baker's Twine Essentials Pack, 2021-23 In Color Jewels
Tools    Tasteful Texture 3D Embossing Folder,  die cutting machine, Dimensionals, Simply Scored board

 

We would love to see your CASE of a project from the Sale-a-bration brochure this week. 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. 

Sunday Challenge

You can head over to Lauren to see her great project and follow the hop to see the inspiration from the rest of the CTC Crew.

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Thanks for visiting today!


IDEAS Blog Hop - Celebrating Sale-a-bration

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I'm back with the IDEAS (International Demos Exciting Artistic Stampin') team this month to share more fabulous projects. We are a group of international demonstrators who create a Tutorial Bundle each month to give you, our customers and readers a heap of inspiration for your crafting.

If you've come from looking at Jacqui's great 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 IDEAS Team by clicking on the NEXT button at the bottom of the post. 

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Our theme this month is Celebrating Sale-a-bration. This bundle contains an amazing 12 tutorials and 68 pages of crafty inspiration using most of the fabulous products available for FREE with a qualifying order during Sale-a-bration (3 August -30 September 2021). Each project includes a card and 3D item and there are lots of fabulous ideas for treat/gift/gift card packaging.

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I've created a cute tri-fold card and coordinating treat box with an optional slide out gift card holder using the cute Counting Sheep stamp set and coordinating Sheep Dies. These sheep have personality and attitude! I love that they are quick to colour and crop with the coordinating dies. Plus, there are extra dies that make it easy to create fun cards.

Would you like a copy of the instructions for this and the 11 other projects for your personal use, or even to use in your classes? 

There are 3 ways you can get the August 2021 Tutorial Bundle.

1.  Place an order with me for $50 or more using the current month's Host Code (shown in the side bar on the right) and you will receive the tutorial bundle for FREE. I will email you the PDF file within 24 hours of your order being confirmed.  

2. You can purchase the tutorial with Instant Download through my Etsy store by clicking here. You can pay with a credit card or PayPal and you DO NOT need to sign up to Etsy to make a purchase. Check out as a guest if you are not a member.

3.  Join my team and you will get this bundle of tutorials FREE every month to use for your personal crafting or for classes. You can see all the details over on the Join My Team page. It might be the right time for you consider the opportunity to run your own home-based craft business or to get a great discount on your craft supplies.

Once you have received the tutorials, please remember not to share or distribute the printed or electronic copies of these bundles. We have worked hard to provide these exclusive projects for your use. If you know someone that would like to purchase the bundle, please direct them to me to obtain their copy. Thanks for your support.

Now it's time to hop over to Simone's Blog to see her fabulous project.

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CASE-ing the Catty - New Mini Catalogue Cover

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Hi there

 

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

If you've come from visiting Sandra, 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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In just 2 sleeps, the new 2021 July - December Mini Catalogue will be available to customers (and FREE Sale-a-bration products!), so this week we are taking our inspiration from the front cover.  I love the project on the front cover, using products from the fabulous Painted Christmas Suite so I got right to creating my own version of it. 

Stampin' Up! Painted Christmas Suite | Judy May, Just Judy Designs

The Stampin' Up! sample uses the Kraft Gift Boxes from page 11 of the catalogue, but I have created a card using the Kraft 6" x 6" paper for the background. I used the detailed foliage die from the Christmas Pinecone Dies to create a tone on tone background. I added Adhesive Sheet to the reverse of the Kraft paper first, to make it super easy to adhere.

Stampin' Up! Painted Christmas Suite | Judy May, Just Judy Designs

There are lots of layers on this card, with the large label cut from the Painted Christmas Designer Paper, using the Seasonal Labels Dies and the second layer cut from Real Red using the same die, but shorter. The greeting from the Christmas to Remember stamp set was stamped in Garden Green and cropped with another of the Seasonal Labels Dies.

The labels were embellished with stamped and die cut holly leaves and berries using the Christmas Season stamp set. I popped in a couple of die cut pine cones and a little more foliage in Garden Green snipped from the large detailed die I used on the background. I used the new Real Red Sheer Ribbon to tie around the Kraft panel and finished with a bow at the top of the label. The Kraft panel was adhered to a Basic White card base.

Stampin' Up! Painted Christmas Suite | Judy May, Just Judy Designs

 

Project Details
Stamps Christmas Season, Christmas to Remember
Card stock & Papers Basic White, Kraft 6" x 6", Real Red, Garden Green, Soft Suede, Early Espresso, Painted Christmas DSP
 Ink Pear Pizzazz, Garden Green, Real Red
Accessories Real Red Sheer Ribbon
Tools    Seasonal Labels Dies, Christmas Pinecone Dies, die cutting machine, Dimensionals, Glue Dots, Adhesive Sheet

 

We would love to see your CASE of the front cover of the July-December Mini Catalogue this week. 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. 

Sunday Challenge

You can head over to Monique to see the fab holiday project and follow the hop to see the inspiration from the rest of the CTC Crew.

2019 CTC Next

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