Published by under cards | Feb 07 2016

CASE-ing the Catty Sunday Blog Hop

Happy Valentines Day



Love is in the air this week, as the CASE-ing The Catty crew get in the mood for Valentines Day.

This time we’re taking inspiration from any of the current catalogues, so I went for the cute Groovy Love card on page 20 of the annual Stampin’ Up! catalogue.

You can see the original in my catalogue on the right, and my version on the left.

CASEing the Stampin' Up! catalogue - this time we took our inspiration from page 20 of the annual catalogue


I used some pretties from the Occasions catalogue including the divine Blushing Bride glimmer paper and the Love Blossoms Embellishment kit.


Love Blossoms Embellishment Kit





Now I’d love to extend an invitation to you to join in the creativity this month. Simply look to one of the Stampin’ Up! catalogues for inspiration, make a card with a Valentine theme, and share your link with us!

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You may have joined me from Jackie’s blog, or heading forward around to Helen’s page. If you lose your place, just head on back to the CASE-ing the Catty’s home base here.


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Until next time, happy stamping,

Simone Bartrum, Stampin' Up! demonstrator Australia, Victoria



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  2. Liz Grosson 07 Feb 2016 at 11:35 pm

    oh I much prefer your version Simone. Such a lot of lovely details, the seam binding tied through the heart is just perfect. Must get the Annual Catalogue out for another look! thanks for the inspiration.

  3. Simoneon 08 Feb 2016 at 8:57 am

    Aww thanks Liz 🙂 And yes I’m guilty of not looking at the Annual Catalogue as much with so many shiny new things in the seasonal catalogues. But it’s well worth revisiting the annual.

  4. Julia Quinnon 08 Feb 2016 at 11:01 am

    Gorgeous!! And the Blushing Bride is so wonderful on this card! Along with the beautiful enamel dots too. I love your version!

  5. Simoneon 08 Feb 2016 at 11:13 am

    Thanks Julia. The dots came in the embellishment pack – I love them too! It’s a little difficult to see in the photo but those dots actually have glitter in them. Gorgeous up close.

  6. Rose Packeron 09 Feb 2016 at 10:52 pm

    Oh so lovely, I think I have to buy this kit now!!

  7. Simoneon 10 Feb 2016 at 9:31 am

    Thanks Rose 🙂

  8. Helen Hon 11 Feb 2016 at 1:29 pm

    Awesome CASEing, Simone! Love your elegant take on the funky original. Beautiful card. 🙂

  9. Triciaon 11 Feb 2016 at 7:25 pm

    What a lovely case Simone. I too prefer your card to the one in the catty. The love blossoms embellishment kit looks to have some great little additions in it. I might have to do a bit of shopping after the hop ?

  10. Rebecca Son 14 Feb 2016 at 12:18 pm

    I love your card!! Especially the shadow box effect! And I love the colours you have used, so lovely.

  11. Kathryn Mangelsdorfon 14 Feb 2016 at 12:57 pm

    I think hearts are a huge theme for this week’s hop, just means love. I love all the embellishments and textures of this card. Happy Valentine’s Day.

  12. Julieon 19 Feb 2016 at 6:46 pm

    This card is so stunning Simone. I love it!
    Yours should be in the catologue, it’s even prettier than the one on display.

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