CASEing the Catty #108 Holiday Kits

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Hi there!  It’s Sunday which means the end of another weekend, the start of a new week and a CASEing the Catty blog hop!!!

Images © Stampin' Up!

Today we’re CASEing – copying & sharing everything about a card, or being inspired by the Stampin’ Up! samples in the Holiday Kits section of the catalogue.


No kit? – no worries!!!

I’m here to show you how I used the kit card samples to create similar cards using supplies I already have from the Holiday Catalogue.

These are the cards you get in the Stitched with Cheer Project Kit….

Images © Stampin' Up!

But that wasn’t on my list for this catalogue, so here are my versions using the Stitched with Cheers stamp set (which I {LOVE}) and…

#1 – Candy Cane Lane DSP, Warmth & Cheer DSP, burlap & Stitched with Cheer stamp set

CASEing the Catty #108 Holiday Kits. Kelly Kent - mypapercraftjourney.com.

#2 – Presents & Pinecones DSP, white heat embossing, Bermuda Bay stamping, & Stitched Shapes Framelits

CASEing the Catty #108 Holiday Kits. Kelly Kent - mypapercraftjourney.com.

#3 – Perfect Pines Framelits, Warmth & Cheer DSP, gold doily & Candy Cane Lane DSP

CASEing the Catty #108 Holiday Kits. Kelly Kent - mypapercraftjourney.com.


This trio reminded me why I like CASEing the catalogue so much – it’s quick and easy, with the great (time consuming) design work already done for you.

If I’m honest, I kinda like my versions better because there’s no hand stitching!!!  I’m sure it’s very therapeutic – but I’m soooooo time poor at the moment, that any time saved is a bonus.

If you like the idea of stitching on your Christmas cards, then you might like to buy the kit at 40% off during the end of year Close Out Sale.

At just over $25 for 18 cards – the value in this kit is awesome!

The Stitched with Cheer stamp set ($37) is a beautiful & versatile set you’ll get lots of use out of from years to come.  I know it’s going to be a keeper in my collection!

CASEing the Catty #108 Holiday Kits. Kelly Kent - mypapercraftjourney.com.

Please join us this week for our CASEing they Catty challenge!

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Or, you might like to keep hopping to see Elizabeth Gross‘ inspired Holiday Kit creation.

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See you next week for an anything goes hop!  I can’t wait!!!

Kelly Kent - mypapercraftjourney.com

 

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


Product List – Santa’s Reindeer

Product List – Christmas Joy

Product List – Happy Christmas Bells

Bell Punch

$31.00

Glue Dots

$8.00