Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Stampin' Up! Catalog CASE - Small Scallop Oval Punch Technique & Awash with Flowers

Good Morning My Stamping Friends, Today I'm going to show you a card that I CASEd (Copy And Share Everything) almost exactly from the current Stampin' Up! Idea Book and catalog (page 174). I changed the sentiment up a bit and I wanted to show you how I got a small scallop oval.

Here is my card (the supply list is at the end of the post).

The card in the catalog used the scallop oval punch but since I changed my sentiment I felt that the scallop oval punch was too large. So, I stamped my sentiment on whisper white and punched it out with our small oval punch. I then took a piece of melon mambo and punched out a scallop oval. The proportions just weren't right and to fix it I needed a smaller scallop oval. Lately I've seen a lot of punching shapes from other punched shapes so I decided to give that a try. I punched the scallop and then put it back into the punch so I could only see 7 scallops, and I punched again. Those directions are probably as clear as mud so here is a photo of what I'm describing.

What do you think? I hope you like the card. Leave a comment and let me know. Now I want to see you CASE a card from one of our current Stampin' Up! catalogs. Let me know where you post a photo of it and I'll visit and leave a comment.

Hopefully I'll see you at my Open House this Friday. Visit my webpage calendar at http://www.roseelleneastman.stampinup.net/ where you can RSVP for the event.

Have a great day,

P.S. Don't forget that we only have about 5 days left on our $99 starter kit promotion. This set is customizable so you get to choose which stampsets and whick ink you want. You'll also get a FREE Christmas Keepsake box kit (which is larger than it looks in the photo - its will hold plenty of holiday cards or whatever treasures you choose to keep in there). Visit my webpage at http://www.roseelleneastman.stampinup.net/ to look into starting your own business (or getting a discount on your own hobby supplies) and feel free to use my password newrecruit to get answers to any additional quesitons or to sign up for the kit. Contact me with ANY questions.

Supply List:
Pumpkin Pie Card Stock        p177     #105117     $6.95
Melon Mambo Card Stock     p177     #115320     $6.95
Whipsper White Card Stock     p180     #100790     $8.50
Eyelet Border punch              p211     #119853     $15.95
Crimper                                  p207     #101618     $19.95
1/4 Grosgrain ribbon - Pumpkin Pie     p195     #109030     $4.95
Small Oval Punch                  p212     #120908     $10.95
Scallop Oval Punch               p210     #119856     $16.95
Melon Mambo Ink                 p177     #115656     $5.95
Pumpkin Pie Ink                    p177     #105216     $5.95
Pretty in Pink Ink                   p178     #101301     $5.95
Lucky Limeade Ink                p176     #122935     $5.95
Teeny Tiny Wishes               p157     #115370     $36.95
Awash with Flowers stamp set     p110     c#120549  $27.95   w#117062  $39.95

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