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Crazy Crafters Blog Hop - CASEing Jessica Taylor

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This week we are CASEing Jessica Taylor - number 118 globally!!!  Wow!!

Looking at her blog I can see why.  It is full of amazing information to help you get started, try new techniques and full of inspiration.

There was plenty to choose from to CASE  - I was spoilt for choice but I loved the look of this collection using a retired Sale-a-bration set.

I updated the look with the new Animal Outing set from the new catalogue (coming very soon!!!)

This set has some very cute animal images - the only one I didn't use was the Giraffe.

The Kangaroo has a little Koala in it's pouch - very cute and a nice tribute to us stampers down under!  I decided, as he had the little arm (?) sticking out, it was just right to hold a sign.
I used the Petal passion paper as it has many black and white papers to choose from, and this reminded me of jungle vines.

The Rhino, not often thought as a cute, is just that, especially with the little bird perched on his horn.  The embossing folder reminded me of animal hide!

The frog looks so tiny and vulnerable, perched on the branches, that the sentiment seemed just right. I did a colour wash in Bermuda Bay in the background to tie into the other two cards.  I stamped the leaves twice and coloured one set in and carefully cut them out and added onto of the stamped image to give a bit of dimension.  I also raised the sentiment on dimensionals.

What a cute set it turned out to be!

Hope you like it!

Check out what my fellow Crazy Crafters have done by clicking on the links below.


  1. A gorgeous set of cards Shirley, love your colouring.

  2. These cards are adorable Shirley....Great CASE idea too.

  3. Very cute set of cards, Shirley!, I love the little note-card - so sweet!

    1. It is cute, isn't it? It just finished off the set. Thanks for your lovely comment.

  4. Love that you CASEd all three! Go you! Great cards!

  5. Your cards are fabulous! Love them!

  6. Cute cards Shirley! I love the koala popping out. Adorbs!!
    Thanks for being a part of the Crazy Crafters Blog Hop xx

  7. Shirley, The new animal stamp set is one of my favorites and I'm wild about the cards that you made with it!

    1. Thanks for the inspiration Jessica! I loved looking through your blog -full of great tips and ideas. Glad you liked my take on your original.

  8. What a cute and fun set of cards Shirley. Love them all and I can't wait to get my hands on this adorable stamp set.


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