Casually Crafting - July 2021

I'm back with another casual card for the Casually Crafting Blog Hop. We're a group of Stampin' Up! Demonstrators that love to stamp and love to share.  We share card and projects that are simple and easy to create with a few products and are perfect for the beginner and casual stamper.  Our blog hop goes live on the third Saturday of each month.  I hope you'll join us and "hop" around our group to be inspired!

This month the them is based on this sketch.  

It's a challenge to interpret sketches, but I always have fun with them!  What do you think of my card?  I used the In The Wild Designer Series Paper.  

I love using Designer Series Paper as the "star" of my card and this one was so easy to make!

  1. Cut Evening Evergreen cardstock 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" and fold in half to form card base.
  2. Cut Cinnamon Cider cardstock 2 5/8" x 2 7/8"
  3. Cut DSP (Pattern 1) 2 1/2" x 2 3/4" and adhere to the Cinnamon Cider piece using Stampin' Seal
  4. Cut 3 pieces of Cinnamon Cider cardstock 5/8" x 2 5/8"
  5. Cut 3 pieces of DSP - 2 pieces of 1 pattern (Pattern #2) and 1 piece of another pattern (Pattern #3)
  6. Adhere the DSP pieces to the Cinnamon Cider pieces using Stampin' Seal.
  7. Stamp animal print randomly on the right hand side of the card base.
  8. Adhere the largest DSP piece to the card base about 1/8" from top and left hand side using Dimensionals.
  9. Adhere one of the smaller pieces of DSP to the bottom left about 1/8" from bottom and left hand side using Dimensionals.
  10. Adhere the other 2 pieces equal distance apart between the 2 adhered pieces using Dimensionals.
  11. Stamp sentiment on Basic White cardstock 3/8" x 2 3/8" using Evening Evergreen ink.
  12. Cut Evening Evergreen cardstock 1/2" x 2 1/2" 
  13. Adhere stamped image piece to the Evening Evergreen piece using Dimensionals.
  14. Adhere to the card base - using Dimensional on right hand side and Stampin' Seal on the left hand side.

You can get all of the supplies I used for my card at the bottom of my post.

Now it's time to be inspired.  Please check out all of the amazing projects in the blog hop!

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    1. Love the way you have used the papers in the layout. Really showcases them TFS x

    2. Great use for these papers. I love it

    3. Great use of the sketch, thank you for sharing! Ann

    4. Love this, great use of dsp😊

    5. I love the way you used the DSP Melva - I don't yet have this DSP but will be buying it this month in the sale!

    6. Hi Melva, I really like you're use of the DSP.

    7. Love the DSP you used for this sketch.


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