Case the Catalog - God's Peace

Hello and welcome to my blog; today I am going to share with you another project in my CASE the Catalog bi-weekly series.  Today, I am sharing with you a card from the Holiday Catalog.  The card I am CASEing (Copy and Share Everything or Copy and Selectively Edit) is on page 29 of the 2019 Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog.  I didn't have everything just like the card in the catalog but I came up with an alternative that works just as well.  Here's a look at my card.
Here's a look at the card from the catalog that inspired my card.
image by Stampin' Up! 
You can see a few differences in my card and the card in the catalog.  For example the major difference between my card and catalog card is the card in the catalog uses the Pine bough dies.  I don't have that bundle so I used the Frosted Frames dies instead.  I used the single die in the set to cut out the branches and leaves using Garden Green Cardstock.  I also have the torn edge but mine is just a little bit more than the card in the catalog.  I am thinking that the catalog card instead of having a torn edge has just a roughed up edge with snips, but I like the torn look.  You can see what I am talking about in the image below.
I have the same heat embossing as the catalog card, but I colored the image in from underneath instead of on top.  I wanted a little more a subtle coloring then what was in the catalog.  I love the candle and the poinsettia.  And wanted a little more attention on the gold embossing.  The sentiment was stamped in versamark ink and covered in white stampin' emboss powder before heat setting.
I stamped the words on the background whisper white piece before layering the vellum image over. I secured this with a little tear & tape.  I also ran my smoky slate ink pad along the torn edge to give a more pronounced edge.  I layered everything up on a Smoky Slate mat and then put it on my Cherry Cobbler Card base.  I hope that I have inspired you a little to try to CASE one of your favorite card designs from the Catalog.

Happy Stampin' 
Rick Adkins 


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