Thursday, 7 March 2019

Let's Get Hopping #18 "Case Yourself"




Hello and Welcome, whether you are starting your hop here or have arrived from Mikaela's blog, I am so happy to have you visit.

Today I am taking part in a blog hop with the "Let's Get Hopping" team, this month's theme is "CASE Yourself", so we are going to revisit a blog post from almost a year ago.

Sticking to a blog post within this group, I am going to be taking you back to Round #9 (A Set Of Cards) that went live on 3/5/18.



Although these are 3 x 3" cards, I have decided to stick to normal size cards and use the Acetate Card Box to package the set instead.

So I think I have kept you long enough,here is what I created!



Cards are made using the "Piece Of Cake" stamp set, and are a great example of #Simplestamping,
using stamps, ink and paper.


Also used  for this card set is my favourite colour family "Brights" which just make the happiest cards.

Technique used for these cards is "Masking", where the cakes have been stamped, then masked so further stamping can be down over the top, and sponged. Leaving a nice crisp white cake image.




Packaging is made so easy with Stampin Up's Acetate Card Boxes, with a little belly band of Whisper White card, and DSP ( I used the Brights 6 x 6" DSP )


I am so pleased how the topper for my box turned out, with a little Whisper White and Coastal Cabana cut out with the Layering Circle Framelits as the main piece. 

The cake stand has been punched with silver foil, cake has been stamped with Granny Apple Green ink onto Whisper White card. The heart decoration for the cake has been stamped with Granny Apple Green ink onto Granny Apple Green card, and a little glitter added. 

Lastly adding a little embellishment with the Coastal Cabana / Granny Apple Green Reversible Ribbon & Mini Silver Sequin Trim.

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Thank you so much for visiting, next on the hop is the talented Linda Handford, I can't wait to see what she has created.

Have a lovely day!

Tracy x 



MEASUREMENTS:

Whisper White card base )1/2 A4),
Brights card 4 x 5 3/4" 
Whisper White card 3 7/8 x 5 5/8".

SUPPLIES:

Piece Of Cake Photopolymer BundleWhisper White A4 CardstockBrights Classic Stampin' Pad AssortmentBrights A4 CardstockBrights 6" x 6" (15.2 x 15.2 cm) Designer Series PaperLayering Circle Framelits DiesStamping SpongesCoastal Cabana/Granny Apple Green 3/8" (1 Cm) Reversible RibbonSilver Mini Sequin TrimAcetate Card Boxes (C6)Silver Foil Sheets











12 comments:

  1. wow! beautiful colours. You are right, the brights do make the happiest cards. I love your set. Perfect when you need something gorgeous but fast. thank you for sharing these.

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  2. Love it Tracy! The package really sets it off, what a great gift idea!

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    1. Thank you Nina, yes your right, I might have to make a card the same as the belly band, it’s so pretty!

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  3. Gorgeous card Tracy. I love the colour combo and all your fun layers.

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  4. I love the sponged background that makes the sentiments pop behind those gorgeous cakes! What a beautiful set of cards :)

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    1. Thanks Alicia, some of the cards were sponged with a too heavy hand, but never mind, I am still happy how they turned out, Thsnk you for your lovely comment.

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  5. Such fun cards Tracy! Love them

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  6. Gorgeous Tracy. The brights are my favourite colours for happy cards too. I love that you CASE the concept of you previous project but on a larger scale

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    1. Thank you, I wanted to change it up a little, and I prefer to gift normal size cards, and I haven’t used the Acetate card boxes for a little while, do it turned out perfectly!

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