CTC #211 Lovely new romantic papers

welcome back to CASEing the Catty for round #211.
Well this is the first set of nested heart dies I've ever owned and I really scored the jackpot with these.
Not only are there 4 nested dies in a traditional heart shape, including a scallop border, but there are nested dies in a non traditional shape (I call it a country heart.) There is also a gorgeous detailed border heart and several detailed element pieces. I haven't had much time to play but I have had enough to know that there will be countless possibilities with this set.

My first card is loosely inspired by the little notecard on the bottom right of page 6. The framelits cut out the solid heart and the scalloped border at the same time. The framelits also cut out the printed hearts on one of the sheets of DSP. So I put a solid heart inside a white scalloped border. I added some champagne shimmer paint to the sold heart and raised it up a little. I had fun fussy cutting the gorgeous flowers from one of the beautiful sheets of DSP and created a little bouquet on the front. There are so many different sentiments in the new sets and since I was fortunate enough to win most of them at Onstage with my Golden Ticket I have had fun mixing and matching.

Here's the inside of the card. Another gorgeous stamp in the set, minimal colouring needed for a lovely impact.

Once I started playing I did get on a bit of a roll !!! and so I want to share a second card using the solid hearts and a technique called partial die cutting where I created a window in the front face of the card. The Lovely Lipstick card uses the same elements- a scallop border, a solid heart within the scallop and some fussy cut individual flowers for a bouquet.  It also allows me to show off how beautiful that sheet of DSP is.

I did highlight some of the blooms using the fine tip glue pen but it's not very obvious in the photos.

Stampin' Up! have made a lot of helpful short videos about some of the new products. If you'd like to see more of the versatility of these sets check out these short clips.

Meant to be Suite

All My Love Suite

I know you too will be able to be inspired by these pages and products. And don't forget we love to see your creations too. Take a photo of your project inspired by this suite and post it to our Facebook page. I'm keen to try out the country heart shape next!

Next on the hop this week is Peta. Check out her gorgeous creation. 

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

cheers, Liz
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  1. Your first card is lovely, but the second one is over the top!! I love it!!

  2. You seem to be having a ball with your new heart dies Liz. I like the way you've included TIEF on both your cards, it always adds a little more.

  3. Great cards. I’m trying to resist these dies and your cards aren’t helping!

  4. So pretty Liz but I am seriously in love with the partial die cut card. I'm going to try to recreate this in my craft room! Kelly x

  5. Swoon! Love love love the floral cluster on the partially die cut card. Love the DSP. Love the colours. I'm not into hearts but you've got me looking at that catalogue all over again and wondering if I should order them. ..... What a stunning case. And so inspirational. Thankyou.

  6. Wow Liz, two amazing cards. I love the simplicity of the first one with the flowers cut from DSP and the second one is just simply stunning.

  7. Your cards are fabulous, but I especially love the second one. Swoon! It's definitely going into my CASE file!

  8. Two stunning cards Liz!! But I must say the Lovely Lipstick card is so striking!


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