Sunday, 7 October 2018

Crazy Crafters Blog Hop with special guest Lisa Curcio


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

We are hopping with a special guest - The inspiring seasoned Stampin' Up! Demonstrator (of 20 years... OMG! ) Lisa Curcio from the United States.

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


Here is the card of Lisa's that I chose to CASE:


To checkout Lisa's card in more detail click here.


My colour palette was inspired by the latest Inspire. Create Colour Challenge #028








The main product used in my card is the Tropical Chic stamp set and co-ordinating Tropical Thinlits (which are available as a bundle with a 10% discount).

Using sponge daubers I applied 2 colours to each stamp before stamping them on my Whisper White card front (leaves) and Whisper White scraps (flowers).

The leaves are a combination of Crushed Curry and Pear Pizzazz and the flowers are Calypso Coral and Lovely Lipstick. The flowers were cut out using the co-ordinating framelit.

My sentiment comes from the Picture Perfect Birthday stamp set and I masked out part of the stamp so I only had the word "celebrate". This has been clear heat embossed on a piece of Sahara Sand cardstock, to match my Sahara Sand card base.

The end of my sentiment piece was finished off using the Triple Banner punch. Using some Mini Dimensionals I raised the centre of the banner, while gluing either end of the banner to my card front.

Hope you like it..... It sure brings a smile to my face :)




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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.



You too can make this ....... 
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Tropical Chic Bundle (Clear 148399)

Tropical Chic Bundle (Wood 148397)

Tropical Chic (Clear 146753)

Tropical Chic (Wood 146750)

Tropical Thinlits Dies (146831)

Picture Perfect Birthday (Photopolymer 145519)

Triple Banner Punch (138292)

Clear Stampin’ Emboss Powder (109130)

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14 comments:

  1. Your card is gorgeous! So pretty and delicate!

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  2. I feel summer coming on with this lovely tropical card. Great take on Lisa's card.

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  3. I love this card. The leaves are so pretty. Thanks for explaining how you did it!

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    1. Thanks so much Dianne :) And you are most welcome, I hope you give this technique a try.

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  4. Fantastic card, Kirsten! I love the colors and the clear embossed greeting is the perfect touch. Thanks for letting me hop along with the team!

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    1. Thanks so much Lisa :) And thank you for the inspiration! It was so much fun CASEing and hopping with you.

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  5. I love your tropical creation, Kirsten. And the sentiment is just perfect. Thankyou for joining in with the Inspire.Create.Stamping Colour Challenge. D x

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    1. Thanks so much Denita :) It was a gorgeous colour combination, so thanks to the Inspire. Create Design Team for the inspiration :)

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  6. Stunning card and a great case Kirsten, TFS

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  7. So pretty, Kirsten! Love the detail in the colour of the leaves & flowers xx

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