Welcome to another CASE-ing Tuesday! I hope your week is going well. It’s been a hot one around here, which makes stamping in the studio the perfect way to get through the heat! If this is your first time here, welcome and please be sure to join my email list to keep up on all the scrappy news around here. Have you been over to the CASE-ing Tuesday Facebook Group yet this morning to see what we are casing (copy and share everything)? If not, here’s a look at the sample and the sketch:
I love that we have sketches! It really helps when you’re in a hurry to craft or are just having mojo issues. Here’s a look at my take:
I followed the main measurements for my take, but as you can see, I changed the orientation from a landscape card to a portrait style card. Plus I added a sentiment strip. I chose to use the new dies that coordinate with the This Piggy Birthday stamp set. Stampin’ Up! just released 6 new die sets that coordinate with some of the stamp sets from both the Annual Catalog and the July-December Mini Catalog. And with that release, you can take advantage of the bundle pricing right now.
Since this is a birthday stamp set, I thought a strip of that gorgeous striped DSP from the Celebrating Everything DSP pack was the perfect start. Even better, everything is created with scraps! I love using up some of those scraps whenever I can. I created my card base, which is in Pool Party, and added a strip of Pacific Point, the DSP, and then a strip of Poppy Parade. Next i stamped the piggy image and colored him using my Petal Pink, Polished Pink, Daffodil Delight and Poppy Parade Stampin’ Blends, which are alcohol based inks. I then die cut it and all the pieces to the wagon. I used Crumb Cake for the base of the wagon, some Basic Black for the wheels, Poppy Parade for the handle and Polished Pink for the flags. I assembled everything using some Multipurpose Glue. Next I added some of the Black Dimensionals and attached him to the card base. I die cut the sentiment flag in Basic White and stamped the sentiment in Memento ink and added it with more dimensionals. I added a little bit of Wink of Stella on the flame to give it some shimmer and then sprinkled on some rhinestones.
For the inside, I stamped the sentiment in Memento ink on a 3 3/4″ x 5″ piece of Basic White cardstock. I added a 1/2″ x 5″ strip of the DSP to the layer to to bring it all together.
And don’t forget to decorate your envelope! Usually I add a piece of the DSP I used on the card, but this time I decided to stamp another image on the envelope and colored it with the same Stampin’ Blends. *Tip – when you color your envelope with alcohol markers, be sure to put a scrap piece of DSP inside the envelope so the ink doesn’t blend through. And yes, I did get a halo when I stamped the sentiment, but hey, it’s the envelope! lol It’s all okay! 🙂
Now it’s your turn. Create your take on this week’s sample and share it with us over at the Facebook Group. You can create it just like the sample or change it up a little or a lot. That’s the fun part of casing – it’s all up to you!!
Thank you so much for stopping by today. I hope I was able to inspire you today. Have a great rest of your day and be sure to take some time for you!!