CASEing the Catty #105 Fancy Frost

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Thanks for joining us today for our Sunday CASEing the Catty #105 blog hop.

Follow us around the South Pacific as we CASE projects inspired by the Fancy Frost section of the Holiday Catalogue.

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For me this week, it was the beautiful rosettes in the background of the photo above that started my creative process.

It’s been so long since I made paper rosettes – and what fun I had!!!

My first card uses the rough layout of the card at the right side of the photo – with a beautiful pink rosette as the centrepiece.

CASEing the Catty #105 - Fancy Frost. Kelly Kent - mypapercraftjourney.com

I love the white on white effect that the Fancy Frost DSP has when layered with Whisper White cardstock.


My second card (because one rosette is never enough!) uses the layout from the card at the top left of this photo as a guide…

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To create this card…

CASEing the Catty #105 - Fancy Frost. Kelly Kent - mypapercraftjourney.com

I used a tighter coil for this rosette which I got by scoring at closer intervals (1/4″).  The starting cardstock size as 1-1/4″ x 11-3/4″ (or approx the length of an A4 page).

CASEing the Catty #105 - Fancy Frost. Kelly Kent - mypapercraftjourney.com

The pink rosette is scored at 1/2″ intervals, with a starting cardstock size of 1-1/2″ x 11-3/4″

CASEing the Catty #105 - Fancy Frost. Kelly Kent - mypapercraftjourney.com

You can easily change the finished look of your rosette by adjusting the starting size of your paper / cardstock and the intervals you score at.

Once scored & mountain/valley folded (ups & downs), to create your rosette, adhere at the short end to form a circle and then pull one edge of the circle inwards until it gathers at the central point and your rosette sits flat.

I used hot glue to hold it all in shape – making sure to work on my Silicone Craft Mat.  If you don’t have one of these, you *need* one!!!


I’m pretty sure these aren’t the posting variety of cards – imagine what kind of artistic shape they’d have after receiving Australia Post’s not-so-delicate treatment!!!

Please join us in the challenge this week by adding your catalogue inspired Fancy Frost project here.

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Then, continue the hop by going forwards to see the delights made by Elizabeth, or backwards to see what the fabulous Rachel made!

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Thanks for joining us!!!  See you next week!

Kelly Kent - mypapercraftjourney.com


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Simple Christmas Cards from the Holiday Catalogue

As much as I love a card with lots of layers & texture, it’s also great to have some designs that are quick and easy to create when you either need a card in a hurry – or you need to make a few.

My formula for quick cards –

  1. A strip of colour – DSP, cardstock or washi tape
  2. A feature – the main shape or decoration of the card
  3. The sentiment – stamped directly on the card to minimise time & fuss
  4. The extra – add a quick ribbon, twine, bling or glitter finish

Here’s 3 cards we made at my Holiday Catalogue class on the weekend using this formula.

Santa’s Reindeer

1 – Candy Cane Lane Washi
2 – Reindeer from Santa’s Sleigh
3 – Sentiment from Santa’s Sleigh
4 – Add a glittery red nose, a red bow & wink of Stella to make the reindeer into Rudolph

Quick & Easy Christmas Cards - Santa's Sleigh. Kelly Kent - mypapercraftjourney.com.


Christmas Joy

1 – Strip of Warmth & Cheer DSP
2 – Tag feature from Merry Tags Framelits
3 – Sentiment from Stitched with Cheer
4 – Green twine from Baker’s Twine Trio pack

Quick & Easy Christmas Cards - Stitched with Cheer & Merry Tags. Kelly Kent - mypapercraftjourney.com.


Happy Christmas Bells

1 – Fancy Frost DSP
2 – Stamped & punched bell feature
3 – Sentiment from Seasonal Bells
4 – Finish with silver Glitter Ribbon

Quick & Easy Christmas Cards - Seasonal Bells. Kelly Kent - mypapercraftjourney.com.


Try out this 1-2-3-4 formula next time you need quick & easy cards.

Let me know if it works for you!

Kelly Kent - mypapercraftjourney.com


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CASEing the Catty #92 Everyday Occasions

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Welcome to another CASEing the Catty Sunday blog hop.

Today it’s all about the Everyday Occasions section of the catalogue (pages 66-91).  This section contains many of my catalogue favourites, so I’m excited to see what the crew has come up with.

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I’ve used the card & bag designs on page 73 as my inspiration to create a trio of wedding cards.

I love a classic & elegant wedding card.  And nothing says wedding to me more than metallics.

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The bag on the left of the inspiration picture was the starting point of my card designs.  The copper through the DSP and the textured background lead to this creation…

CASEing the Catty #92 - Everyday Occasions. Wedding Wishes Trio - Bronze (Copper). Kelly Kent - mypapercraftjourney.com.

Did you spot the *sneak peak* items from the Holiday Catalogue?  Embossed DSP (Fancy Frost) and Copper Foil!!!


Next up was the card on the right, to create this silver stunner…

CASEing the Catty #92 - Everyday Occasions. Wedding Wishes Trio - Silver. Kelly Kent - mypapercraftjourney.com.

Once again I’ve used the *sneak peak* Fancy Frost Speciality DSP.  The texture is amazing – you’ll easily fall in love with this DSP when you see it in person!


I’m not sure if all the Olympics I’ve been watching has infiltrated by crafting sub-consious, but I had a desire to make just one more card – in gold!

I carried through all the elements from the previous cards – metallic foil, Sunshine Wishes heart, Wedding Wishes label – and that beautiful Fancy Frost DSP.

CASEing the Catty #92 - Everyday Occasions. Wedding Wishes Trio - Gold. Kelly Kent - mypapercraftjourney.com.

Plus, one more *sneak peak* – we’re getting gold baker’s twine. It’s so thin & delicate and just beautiful to tie.  It comes in a pack with Cherry Cobbler & Garden Green which makes it perfect for all your Christmas projects – and more!


CASEing the Catty #92 - Everyday Occasions. Wedding Wishes Trio - Gold, Silver & Bronze (Copper). Kelly Kent - mypapercraftjourney.com.

I hope you enjoyed my tranformation from the catalogue to some clean & simple wedding cards.

We’d love for you to add your own project inspired by the Everday Occasions section of the catalogue. Click on the link below to take you to the link-up.

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Keep clicking below to visit more CASEing the Catty design team blogs.  You may have come here from Deb’s beautiful card – if not, click on the previous button below to take you there.  If you’re travelling in a circle, click next to see Julia’s fabulous Thoughtful Branches card.

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Thanks for visiting!  I’ll be sharing more holiday catalogue *sneak peaks* during the week.

If you’ve fallen just a bit more in love with the Thoughful Branches bundle during this hop, don’t forget that it’s limited edition & only available during August!  Click here for more information about ordering.

Kelly Kent - mypapercraftjourney.com


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