Sunday 5 February 2017

Crazy Crafters Blog Hop with special guest - Shannon Lane

Welcome and thank you for joining me in a special Crazy Crafters team blog hop.

We are hopping with a special guest - Canadian Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Shannon Lane who is a member of the Artisan Design Team again this year. Such an inspiration!

The theme of this blog hop was to CASE (Copy And Selectively Edit) one of Shannon's cards.

Here are the cards of Shannon's that I chose to CASE:

To checkout Shannon's cards in more detail click here.

Here are my versions:

Flower coloured with Sweet Sugarplum & Peekaboo Peach inks using sponge daubers

 Flower coloured with Flirty Flamingo & Peekaboo Peach inks using a blender pen

Flower coloured with Sweet Sugarplum & Peekaboo Peach inks using a blender pen

The first version I created, I coloured my flower using the emboss resist technique and sponge daubers. I decided to create 2 more cards trying out the colouring using blender pens instead to see how that would change the look of the flowers. The flowers coloured with the blender pen, I feel have a softer look to them.

I am a bit of a Washi Tape collector and always have difficultly in finding ways to use it on my cards. Well, I have used heaps on my cards and I really love how they turned out. I think I'll be using this layout in the future to help reduce my significant washi collection.

To add some bling like in Shannon's cards, I have used some Gold thread and sequins on my Sweet Sugarplum cards and Silver thread and sequins on my Flirty Flamingo card.

Thanks so much for stopping by and checking out my creations.

If you enjoyed my cards, it would make my day if you left me a comment. 
Just scroll to the bottom of my post, leave your comment and you will put a smile on my dial :)

Don't forget to continue the hop all the way around to see what the very creative Crazy Crafters team have come up with.

You are currently visiting me - Kirsten Aitchison, so checkout the list below to see who is next in the hop.

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Whisper White A4 Cardstock (106549)

Emerald Envy Classic Stampin' Pad (141396)

Flirty Flamingo Classic Stampin' Pad (141397)

Peekaboo Peach Classic Stampin' Pad (141398)

Sweet Sugarplum Stampin' Pad (141395)

Playful Palette Designer Washi Tape (141659)

Falling Flowers Bundle (Clear 142329)

Falling Flowers Bundle (Wood 142328)

Falling Flowers Stamp Set (Clear 139556)

Falling Flowers Stamp Set (Wood 139553)

May Flowers Framelits (140276)

Blooms & Wishes (Photopolymer 141784)

Gorgeous Grunge (Clear 130517)

Gorgeous Grunge (Wood 130514)

Jar of Love Stamp Set (Photopolymer 141587)

Stitched Shapes Framelits (145372)

Big Shot Machine (143263)

Magnetic Platform (130658)

Stampin’ Up! Heat Tool (129056)

Embossing Buddy (103083)

Versamark Pad (102283)

White Stampin' Emboss Powder (109132)

Sponge Daubers (133773)

SU Blender Pens (102845)

Metallics Sequin Assortment (138390)

Gold Metallic Thread (138401)

Silver Metallic Thread (138402)

Multipurpose Liquid Glue (110755)

SU Snail Adhesive (104332)

Stampin' Dimensionals (104430)

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  1. Love this idea Kirsten.....they look really lovely....the colouring and colour choices are great.

  2. I adore these Kirsten, so spring time! I love the cards you chose and your CASE has been done to perfection, adding your own flair to the layout.

  3. I'm loving your style Kirsten! Fab cards all of them

  4. beautiful take on this card! love all of them, but I think the softer looking flowers are my absolute fav!

    1. Thanks so much Sarah. I think my faves are the softer ones too :)

  5. Wow! I love the colours in these. Way to use some washi!

    1. Thanks so much Rosalie. I need to make more like these to use up my washi stash :)

  6. Great CASE. Those cards are so pretty - great colours and use of washi tape!

    1. Thanks so much Stephanie. The washi was sooo much easier than cutting and adhering DSP :)

  7. Great Case Kirsten .. you have been very busy :)

  8. Really lovely Kirsten- great case!

  9. Beautiful set of cards Kirsten, a great job. Well Done. Ange xx

  10. Beautiful cards Kirsten, love the ink splatters and how you accented it with the dsp pattern. :)

  11. Kirsten, these are simply perfect! I love how you've updated my simple design with current products and made it brand new again. Using the washi for the edges is such a clever way to use one's stash - like you, I tend to hoard instead of use, and this is a brilliant way to add it to a card. Thank you so much for being part of this blog hop - it has been an absolute delight for me! XOXO

    1. Thanks so much Shannon. I feel the washi worked really well for the edges of the card and was so much easier than cutting and adhering DSP. Plus I got to use heaps of washi :) Will definitely be making more of these. Glad to know I'm not the only washi hoarder out there :) Thanks for the inspiration and for hopping with us.

  12. Kirsten I love your case and the colours you have chosen - might just have to case this again!!! xx

  13. Amazing take on Shannon's cards! Wow Kirsten. Love the colour combos and the DSP you have used. Awesome job.

  14. Stunning CASE Kirsten, love your take on Shannon's project xx

  15. Lovely cards Kirsten, I like all three or them. I'm a washi tape hoarder too, you've inspired me to use some!

    1. Thanks so much Sandra. Another fellow washi hoarder :) These are a great way to use up some of your stash - I'll definitely be making more.

  16. LOVE THIS CARD! I love the coloring in both sets & the flower in the middle with the greenery, perfect!


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