Friday, March 27, 2015

CASE-ing the Catty #24 - Occasions Easter

Welcome to another CASE-ing the Catty challenge.  Each week the theme for the challenge takes inspiration from the Stampin' Up! catalogues, often choosing a section or layout as the basis for creativity.  This week the challenge will run for two weeks and focus, appropriately, on the Easter section of the Occasions Catalogue.

I have my inspiration from page 34 of the catalogue, using the cute little Easter basket in greens and pinks.  I have used the Berry Basket die in Blushing Bride, stamped with the Woodgrain stamp - I just love this combination. I made a lid for the berry box out of  vellum, adding leaves stamped with Choose Happiness, then fussy cut.  I used a couple of the individual leaves on the tag.  The flower on top of the lid doubles as a handle!  I made it using layers of Blossom and Pansy punches, scrunching them up and attaching to the lid using a brad.

Here is a close up of the tag, I made this using a piece of cardstock 2" x 4.5" folded in half.  I used the Ornate Tag Topper punch on the folded end but not putting the cardstock in the whole way, leaving it about 1/8" from the end maintaining the fold. By doing this I have created a tag that opens, I stamped one side with the Woodgrain stamp and then added the vellum layer over the top.  The sentiment is from the absolutely gorgeous stamp set Indescribable Gift.

The challenge is open for two weeks due to the Easter break so check out the Easter section of the Occasions Catlogue and pop over to the CASE-ing the Catty challenge blog, get some more inspiration and join in.

Happy Stamping


  1. This is such a beautiful Easter basket. Love the colours and the lid enclosure. Thanks for the dimensions.

  2. Gorgeous basket Monique! I love that you made a custom lid for it too - very clever! Happy Easter!! xx


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