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Saturday Blog Hop: Casing Lori de Groot, Me!


Hello! Thanks for joining us on the Create with Connie & Mary Saturday Blog Hop! This week I am casing myself. At first I thought it was kind of funny to case myself, but when you think about it we probably all do that all the time. I often look through some of my older cards to reuse a layout I may have tried before. This particular card is an easy layout that I wanted to try out again but with a bit more of a fancy flair.

The layout is identical, but I traded out the black for copper so that I could use the amazing All About Autumn DSP, but still used Pretty Peacock and a hint of Berry Burst. I really love using copper this time of year and I found that it gave this card a more elegant look than my original card. The top piece in Pretty Peacock comes from the All About Autumn DSP and then the 1/2" strip is the Oxidized Copper Paper. The bottom layer I still embossed, but this time with the Painted Texture 3D Embossing Folder.

All About Autumn DSP Stampin' Up! Birthday Card

I used the Dainty Delight Stamp Set and heat embossed the flower image in copper to match the card better. To add a bit of the Berry Burst colour, I used my Water Painters. It's a great option if you don't have the Stampin' Blends in a particular colour. The sentiment was also heat embossed in copper and cut out with a die from the Autumn Leaves Dies. I then added a bit of copper ribbon and the Adhesive-Backed Speckled Dots. I think I may like this copper version a lot better than the original!


Here are the main products featured on my card today that you can purchase online while available:

  • All About Autumn Specialty Designer Series Paper (Item #162178)

  • Oxidized Copper Specialty Designer Series Paper (Item #162190)

  • Metallics Stampin' Emboss Powders (Item #155555)

  • Adhesive-Backed Speckled Dots (Item #162191)

  • Dainty Delight Stamp Set (Item #161078)

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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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