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Saturday Blog Hop: Casing Lori de Groot

Hello! Thanks for joining us on the Create with Connie & Mary Saturday Blog Hop! We are in the midst of a fun series, where each week we will case a card from one of the designers. Casing is a term that just means, 'copy and share everything'. It's one of the joys of card making, to be inspired by others' creativity!

This week, we are! I really liked the layout on this one I did just a little while ago and wanted to make it again, but with a few twists.

I decided to pull out the 3 main colours of this card; Crumb Cake, Poppy Parade and Mint Macaron. I thought they would also be fun on a Christmas card! When I'm working with specific colours, I just take a quick look through my crafting supplies and see what I have in those colours. It's one of my favourite things about Stampin' Up! . . . you will always have something that matches perfectly because of the amazing colour coordination in all their products.

Here are the basic dimensions:

  • Crumb Cake Card Base: 8 1/2" x 5 1/2", scored in half at 4 1/4"

  • Design a Daydream DSP: 4" x 5 1/4"

I cut out the circle from the Celebrate Everything Designer Series Paper, using the largest circle from the Stylish Shapes Dies. To create a frame for it, like I did in my original card, I used the 2 largest circles together and cut it out from Poppy Parade cardstock. I glued these together and added them to the card using Stampin' Dimensionals.

The Crumb Cake background for the candy cane was stamped and punched out using the Handmade Wishes Bundle. I then added the candy cane (stamped in Poppy Parade) and the sentiment, which are both from the Sweet Candy Canes Stamp Set. For the embellishments, Sweet Sorbet is a colour that is a close match to Poppy Parade, so I added a little twine and sequins for some sparkle!

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For more fun and inspiration, be sure to either click back to see Mary's project or next to check out Cindy's! Then enjoy the rest of the blog hop to see everyone's beautiful projects!


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