I’m participating in another CASEing the Catty challenge and with a new catalogue there is so much new and wonderful examples to case. The week the challenge is focusing on the Love & Sympathy section of the 2017-2018 Stampin’ Up! annual catalogue, pages 86 to 101.
My inspiration for this challenge is the box on the bottom right hand corner of page 86. I decided to use the layout of the box and recreate it as a card.
To CASE this project, I had to completely improvise every element of the design, with the exception of the vellum banner and gold mini sequins, as I currently own none of the other products used in the catalogue example.
I created the background paper from black card stock and used a circle stamp from the Work of Art stamp set with VersaMark ink, which was then heat embossed with white embossing powder. My substitution for Pool Party ribbon was to use a strip of Pool Party card stock separating the layers so that I was softer. This wasn’t entirely necessary but I like the suede-effect that separating the card stock gives. The black sequins in the catalogue example were replaced with black metallic thread. The gold library clip was replaced with a gold binder clip. The remaining elements to the banner on the a are stamps from various stamps set to get a similar image: The leaves (Floursing Phrases), the flower (Flower shop), the heart and sentiment (Wood Words).
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