Nicole and I are back On the CASE working through current Stampin’ Up! catalogs, breaking down gorgeous samples step-by-step, and providing you with free tutorials so you can CASE your own. This week I am featuring a thinking of you card created with the Falling for Leaves bundle, a fall set from the Holiday Catalog. Enjoy!
Falling for Leaves
Holiday Catalog Page 45
The card I selected to CASE is the Mossy Meadow thinking of you card. I liked the Pumpkin Pie “pop” of color and the gorgeous detailed Mint Macaron leaf. I hope you like this card as much as I do.
Colors of the Day
Stamps and Papers and Inks … Oh, My!
Stamps: Falling for Leaves Bundle (includes Detailed Leaves Thinlits Die)
Paper: Mint Macaron (4-1/2″ x 2″), Mossy Meadow (4-1/4″ x 11″ scored at 5-1/2″), Pear Pizzazz (4-1/4″ x 1″, 2-1/2″ x 2-1/2″), Pumpkin Pie (2″ x 2-1/2″), Whisper White (3″ x 3″), Country Lane Designer Series Paper (4-1/4″ x 3/4″)
Ink: Early Espresso, Mossy Meadow, Pear Pizzazz, Pumpkin Pie
Other: Big Shot, Detailed Leaves Thinlits, Stitched Shapes Framelits, 5/8″ Striped Burlap Trim, Stampin’ Dimensionals, SNAIL
“On the CASE” Notes
Your Step-by-Step Guide
1. Score the Mossy Meadow cardstock at 5-1/2″ and crease with a bone folder to form the card base. Ink the leafy image in Mossy Meadow and randomly stamp around the edges as shown.
2. Die cut the edging from Pear Pizzazz cardstock.
3. Adhere the edging to the card base. Add the strip of designer paper, then adhere burlap trim at the interface. (Cut off the top part of the burlap trim as shown.)
4. Stamp the single leaf in Pumpkin Pie twice. Stamp the triple leaves once in Pear Pizzazz. Die cut all the leaves out using the appropriate thinlit.
5. Die cut the elegant leaf out of Mint Macaron.
6. Stamp the sentiment in Early Espresso onto Very Vanilla cardstock. (I made a mistake and used Whisper White. Yikes!) Ink the delicate flower image in Pumpkin Pie, and stamp over the sentiment. Do this twice. Die cut the sentiment using the 2-3/8″ (approximate) round Stitched Shapes framelit. Adhere to the card using dimensionals.
7. Adhere the leaves to the card base as shown.
How Hard Was It to Crack This CASE
Your arm and Big Shot will get a work out with all the die cutting necessary for this card! There are lots of steps involved, but there isn’t anything which will cause you a problem. Difficulty Level: 3 out of 5, simply because of the time invested and the number of steps involved. However, the smile this card will put on someone’s face will be well worth your time.
Nicole and I hope our projects today inspire you to try CASEing the catalog, too! We’ll be “on the case”, looking for the hashtag #SUontheCASE on social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+ & Pinterest). If we find one of your projects, we’ll share it, like it, repost it – we’ll do it all!
Now head on over to Nicole at Pixel Maven’s Retreat to see the CASE file she has been working on. Nicole always writes the BEST tutorials…and this week she has prepared not one, but TWO, tutorials for you!
Did you miss the last On the CASE project? Check it out HERE.
Ready to get on this CASE? If you enjoyed today’s fall thinking of you card, and would like to try your hand at creating your own CASE, the supply list is located below. Clicking on a product takes you right to my store. Be sure to use this month’s Host Code. Online orders over $50 (before tax and shipping) will receive a special little somethin’-somethin’ from me IF you use the Host Code. If your order is $150 or more, please do not use the Host Code. You will automatically receive the gift from me, as well as your own Host Rewards.
- Are you in search of a specific retired stamp set? I just might have it on my list of Retired Sets for Sale.
- If you are in need of a Holiday Catalog, and you do not have a demonstrator, please email me ([email protected]) and I will drop one in the mail to you!