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CTC#182 New Catalogue Loveliness

 Welcome back for another round of CASEing the Catty. This week's inspiration section is the first "Chapter", the Tea Room section. So many lovely items. I haven't purchased the tea room sets but I do love the look of those little tins! - and the paper - and the ribbon - and a few other things!!
I was drawn ( naturally) to the watercolour card on page 23 but wanted to use something other than flowers so I reached for my new favourite set "Rooted in Nature". I love the colours in the catalogue sample but wanted to try some new colours so this is Lovely Lipstick and Mango Melody with Bermuda Bay

I love the little accent that the vanilla strips give from the delightfully detailed laser paper. I have found the easiest way to adhere them is to apply tombow lightly with a wet sponge dauber. For me this leaves the least glue residue visible after the project dries.
I love the crystal buttons and used that as my centre point, then a few (retired) sequins for effect.
I added a little more detail with the random dots stamp from the new Birthday 
Backgrounds set which I won at onstage. It's a very handy little set.!

So I am also entering this card in the challenge at Just Add Ink this week which asks us to Just Add Spots Splatters or Speckles.


Next on the blog is Julia , and before me his week is Mel

Remember we always love to see what you create using the same pages of the catalogue as inspiration. Take a photo of your project and post it on our Facebook Page, telling us which project inspired you- super easy!

I hope you have a creative week and remember,
"don't just post online,
 post something pretty!"

cheers, Liz

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  1. Such lovely watercolouring. I love the flowers you have done.

  2. There are so many lovely elements on this card - I love the little die cut along the side, the sequins and the watercolour wash. Your little spots are perfectly placed and delicate. Chantell Just Add Ink

  3. I love this change up on the original card Liz - very fresh!!! Kelly x

  4. That's a winner Liz! Love the use of the set you used in lieu of flowers; love the watercolouring and love your details

  5. Liz, I love these colours together. The crystal button is a great centre point.

  6. I love your colour choice for this card, Liz. It makes it very striking.

  7. Such a clever use of that Stamp Set! Love the colours too :-)

  8. This is so pretty, Liz! I love how you've arranged your floral and leaf elements and how your spots and speckles add another layer of colour to your gorgeous background. Thanks for sharing with us at Just Add Ink this week.

  9. Great minds think alike! I LOVE how you have steered away from flowers for your CASE Liz & used the Rooted in Nature elements instead, brilliant!

  10. This is just lovely Liz! What a gorgeous gelato mix of colours I love how you carried them into the foliage cluster and also into the background wash! Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink this week.

  11. Beautiful card Liz! I love the colours and the flowers look fabulous x


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