Case Study Challenge, CASology, MFT, PTI, Studio Calico

CASEStudy & CASology Challenges

Good Morning!
Woohoo! It is Saturday. One week has gone by since school started. Children are sleeping in. I thought I better start my day with a nice cup of Nespresso and blog.
I made this card real quick yesterday morning but couldn’t blog until today. Hubs was at home and we decided to do some sorting and cleaning. Then we went to watch the T20 Cricket finals match between Perth and Hobart. Yay! Perth won 🙂 So here I am today sharing this my card. I made this card for two challenges – CASEStudy #177 and CASology #81.
The CASE Study challenge #177 muse is Danielle Flanders. I am a big fan of Danielle. So I played along especially because her muse card has black, white, vellum, gold and glitter (Big smile!). CASology #81 theme is “and” I have been wanting to use Ampersand die from PTI for a long time. So here is the chance to use it.
Here are the challenges for you.
Here is my card for both the challenges.
Mr. & Mrs. Card
I spattered Mr. Huey black and gold on the white cardstock and dried with heat gun. I then die cut the congrats die from MFT on the white cardstock and the negative of the diecut is adhered to the adhesive sheet and added gold glitter. The big Ampersand from PTI is so lovely. I die cut and stamped it. Adhere it in the middle of the “congrats” using foam adhesive. Stamped Mr. and Mrs. I then accented with vellum hearts and gold heart sequins from Pretty Pink Posh. Loved the result. This is my favourite colour combination – classic and elegant. Here is the closeup of the card to see all the glitter and shine.
Mr. & Mrs. Card
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Studio Calico, Wplus9

The Cure for Monday Blues Challenge #1

Playing along Taheerah’s new challenge called The Cure for Monday Blues Challenge #1
Here is the photo inspiration of the challenge.
What inspired me of this photo is the watercoloured paper, the hand lettering sentiment and pink, yellow and orange neon colours. So here is my take.
Best wishes card
I have used the neon Mr Hueys from Studio Calico on my round acrylic block to get the watercolour background on the tag. The sentiment is stamped, trimmed and glued. The black and white tag is a pattern paper from Printshop Collection from Studio Calico. For the card front background I have used gelatos and coloured to get the watercolour layers. Finally accented with silver stars.
Best Wishes closeup!
Love the neon colours with the black lettering. What a contrast. And the watercolour background soften the contrast and brings everything together.
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Studio Calico

Studio Calico Blue Note Kits Revealed and a news to share!

Hello everybody,
The Blue Note kits from Studio Calico is now revealed and available for purchase. I bought the Blue Note card kit, the Cole Add-on Card Kit and Armstrong PL kit. Here are my projects using the Blue Note Card Kit.
Studio Calico December Bluenote kit cards
This card uses traditional colour of Christmas and I love the mix of pattern papers and embellishments. The Mamma elephant Stamp set in the kit is awesome. The next card is cool and trendy. Love the colour combination of purple and red. Unusual colours but brilliant with neutrals. I love this card and how it came together beautifully!
Studio Calico December Bluenote kit cards
This next card is made using Cole add-on card kit. I love the Mamma elephant stamp set in this kit. I used the images as my background and stamped the sentiment on the top.
Studio Calico December Bluenote kit cards
These two cards are made using the Armstrong Project Life Kit. Love Maile’s angled layer on the card. So I tried them on mine. Love the result. Looks trendy I think. And so easy to use the PL cards on the card front.
Studio Calico December Bluenote kit cards
Studio Calico December Bluenote kit cards

These kits are available for purchase from Studio Calico Shop. Happy Shopping 🙂
Now coming to the news. This is my last month with Studio Calico. I decided to not to reapply for next year. I am sad but I thoroughly enjoyed my 12 months term with Studio Calico. Amazing kits with all the latest and trendy papers and embellishments. Thank you so much for the opportunity. Appreciate it a lot. And to all of you who supported me 🙂 Love you all.

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CAS(E) this Sketch, Studio Calico

CAS(E) this Sketch!

Hiya everybody,
This new sketch from CAS(E) this Sketch comes from N@ Ali.

This is how I interpreted this sketch.

I love this style of card making. Layering pattern papers and embellishments. Looks messy yet beautiful. All the products I have used are from the new Studio Calico Printshop Collection. I love this collection. Great colours, patterns and embellishment in this collection. They are all available at the Studio Calico shop to purchase.
Check out CAS(E) this Sketch Blog for inspirations from more DTs and GDT as well 🙂
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Studio Calico

It is time for a Cuppa!

Yes! Make a cup of tea or coffee and browse through my projects using the new Cuppa Kits from Studio Calico. I got the Cuppa Card Kit, Cinnamon Add-on Card Kit and Chai Scrapbook Kit. All of them are gorgeous. Here are my projects using the Cuppa Card Kit.
Normally I a very colourful girl especially bright colours but I couldn’t resist the chalkboard and brick wall papers in the kit. So I went for a very neutral black and white card. Love it.

And this pattern paper with frames is gorgeous.  I have heat embossed the images from the stamp set in the kit and also cut out images and sentiment from the pattern paper to embellish the frames.

The final card features the brick wall pattern paper. I love love this paper. Such a neutral background for pop of colour. I also love the use of washi tape to adhere the wall to the card front.
Here are couple of cards using Cinnamon Add-on Card Kit.
I love the stamp set in this kit. The stamp set is by Mamma Elephant. Great stamp set to make your Christmas card this season. Cool and trendy. I have used the pattern paper from the Cuppa Card kit.

Second card using Cinnamon Add-on Card Kit. Great embellishment in the kit. It coordinates with the stamp sets and Christmas theme.
Finally here are my cards using the fun Chai Scrapbook Kit.

Chai Scrapbook Kit features the fun pattern papers and embellishment from Pink Paislee’s Hey Kid Collection. You can make heaps of fun girl and boy cards using this kit. I love the embellishments in this kit.
These kits are available for purchase from the Studio Calico Shop right now. 
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Studio Calico Antiquary Kits Revealed!

Hey Everybody,
How is everything going? It is Saturday already for me and I am hoping the sky will be blue and sun will be shining today. Plenty of work to do. Firstly I like to thank everybody for leaving me nice comments on my work. I have had a long period of no mojo and your comments have helped  me immensely to create and bring my mojo back. I really appreciate it. So thank you once again.
Today I am sharing my Studio Calico Antiquary Kits projects with you. These kits are released and available for purchase from the shop. I got the Antiquary Card Kit, Athens Add-on Card Kit and Amsterdam Scrapbook Kit #3. All of them are gorgeous. The stamp sets on the card kit and add on card kit is fab! Love it.
Here are my cards using Antiquary Card Kit.

Love love the pattern papers that came with the kit. Beautiful fall colours. Did you see the gold dots embellishment? Uber cool, right?  I enjoyed playing with this kit a lot.
Next up is cards from Amsterdam Scrapbook Kit.
This kit has lots of Printshop goodies yet to be released:)

Ampersand is trendy right now. There is plenty of that in this kit. Great vellum embellishments. You will love this kit.
Lastly, this project is from Athens add-on card kit.

That wood veneer post card is so fab, cool and awesome lol! My favourite so far. And the stamp set in this kit is very versatile. I decided to stamp, colour, cut and make a cluster to out on the post card. I also decided to frame that postcard rather than have it on its own or on a card. This is my favourite project for this month. I also have a few more cards using this kit coming later this month. So keep looking at the Studio Calico Blog:)
Hope you enjoyed my projects using Studio Calico’s Antiquary kits. They are available for sale from the shop. Or if you have already ordered them, I bet you will surely love them:)
Have a weekend!
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Studio Calico Antiquary Kits Sneak Peek!

Hey everybody,
Sharing with you sneak peeks of Studio Calico’s October Antiquary Kits.
First of is sneak peeks from Antiquary Card kit.

This kit has gorgeous pattern paper and a fab stamp set. Not to mention the embellishments. Love it.
Next is my favourite kit. Athens Card Add-on Kit


This set has a gorgeous stamp set. Did you see the wood veneer post card?

Finally, here are the sneaks of Amsterdam Scrapbook Add-on Kit #1

If you haven’t heard or seen of the Print Shop products soon to be released by Studio Calico, then you should have a look at the Studio Calico Shop. This kit has so many of the Print Shop products. I love them. So trendy and fab!
For more Antiquary Kit sneaks, head to Studio Calico Community Sneak Peeks threads. And these kits will be released on 27th of this month for you to purchase.
See you soon with more lovely projects.

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MFT, Studio Calico, Wplus9

Happy Birthday Glitter card!

Hey everybody,
Hope you all have a great weekend! I had a great Saturday and Sunday was a washout with storms and wild weather. This freak weather has been a regular for past two months. It is nearly end of September and we are still in winter 😦  Rain, windy and cold. Miserable weather. Cannot wait for sunshine. Hopefully the sun comes out for the school holidays.
Anyway, I am here to share a Birthday card.

I have used MFT’s Happy Birthday die that I have die cut using white card stock which I stamped with Floral Folk Arts Flowers from Wplus9. The die cut stands out against the black background. I have also added some bling to the card using the gold glitter tape and the sequins from Studio Calico. Great birthday card for a girl’s 21st birthday!
I also entering this card for Seize the Birthday “Anything Goes” Birthday challenge. Just discovered the blog. I am always making birthday cards. This challenge blog will be great starting point to making my birthday card collection:) Here is the link to the blog if you want to play along – Seize The Birthday!
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MFT, Studio Calico

All that glitters IS gold!

If you are looking for The Craft’s Meow post, CLICK HERE!
Here is my gold card.
I have used the gold glitter tape from Studio Calico on white card front to give the stripes. Then heat embossed in gold the sentiment from MFT on black cardstock banner. Quick and easy. I let the gold to shine. So no embellishments. I also did the insides of the card.

Just stamped Happy Birthday inside with a thin strip of gold on the bottom. More white space inside to personalise the card.
Hope you like it. Thanks for stopping by!
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