CTC116: Stampin’ Up! Dragonfly Dreams & Detailed Dragonfly Thinlits

Published by under cards | Feb 19 2017

Welcome to this week’s CASEing the Catty blog hop.
Every Sunday night at 7pm AEST/8pm AEDT, the CTC Crew share ideas from the latest Stampin’ Up! Catalogues. For our chosen project we either directly CASE (Copy and Share Everything) or we use the layout or colour combo as inspiration for our own creations.
This week, we are sharing our projects inspired by pages 20-31 of the 2017 Occasions Catalogue.

      CTC116: CASEing the Catty

Come and join us! Make your own project and share it  in the CASEing the Catty Sunday Challenge Facebook Group.  


We were given a fairly broad scope this week for the CTC challenge. Eleven whole pages to choose from!

My inspiration came from a little card that was tucked down in the bottom right corner of page 26. It caught my eye, because it was highlighting the fabulous new Dragonfly Dreams bundle and I loved the dimension on the card. It looked as though the wings were flying right off the front.


Dragonfly Dreams

I was inspired by the layout and the use of those delicate little dragonflies. Stampin’ Up!’s Detailed Dragonfly thinlits are gorgeous.

Here is what I came up with…

Detailed Dragonfly card. CTC116 by Simone Bartrum.

I swapped out the colours, taking inspiration from the Blooms & Bliss Designer Series patterned paper.



Although in saying that, I did use Wisteria Wonder which isn’t actually listed as a coordinating colour but it sure goes well.

Wisteria Wonder… wow, haven’t used that colour in a loooooong time. I do love how these challenges get us trying different things.


I finished the inside with a little strip of patterned paper and the white card insert.


This card is ready to send off to my hostess from a recent workshop. Even after all these years (nearly 10 of them!) I still really love to hold workshops. It’s so much fun to create a card or 3 together, and learn little handy hints from each other. The banter and fun that goes on around the crafting table is my favourite part, and keeps me smiling all the way home.

Well onto the next project on the hop… and we have our bright and bubbly and very talented Kelly Kent. I’m a big fan of Kelly’s work, so I can’t wait to share it with you. Just click on the button below.


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Happy stamping,

Simone Bartrum, Stampin' Up! demonstrator Australia, Victoria


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4 Responses to “CTC116: Stampin’ Up! Dragonfly Dreams & Detailed Dragonfly Thinlits”

  1. Mel Paganoon 19 Feb 2017 at 8:27 pm

    Very pretty card Simone xx

  2. Julia Quinnon 19 Feb 2017 at 8:55 pm

    wow! What a gorgeous card! And one I did not notice in the catalogue. Thankyou for the fabulous inspiration.

  3. Judy Mayon 19 Feb 2017 at 10:27 pm

    This is so pretty, Simone. Love the layers and dimension.

  4. Triciaon 19 Feb 2017 at 10:28 pm

    Such a delicate, soft card Simone. I love all the layers, especially the Wisteria Wonder & the acetate.

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