Hello friends! We are CASING the catty for this Fancy Friday blog hop. What does that mean? Basically we are choosing a project from one of the Stampin’ Up! catalogs (aka catty) to CASE and make our own.
FIRST: what does CASE stand for in the card making and scrapbooking world? We use this term a LOT and there are various interpretations. I thought I’d share my opinion, for what it is worth. Do you have a different definition? Please SHARE! I’d love to hear it.
Copy And Share Everything
Copy And Selectively Edit
Copying Another Scrapper's Efforts.
I chose to COPY AND SELECTIVELY EDIT this watercolor rainbow project shown on page 13 of the Stampin’ Up! Occasions catalog.
What is the etiquette when CASEing? Inspiration is everywhere, right? Us paper crafters are all swimming in the same pool and drinking the same craft Kool aid. It can be HARD to know what is an original idea and what should be credited, especially when projects are “inspired” by another. In the legal world I am sure there is some percentage of a work that has to be changed to be considered original. I am not sure what that % is but my rule of thumb is give credit whenever you can. If there is any question, the answer is likely credit. And why not, promote others and further the craft!
My card pulls many of the same elements and techniques together as the card on page 13 but I love how different if ended up becoming. I chose to watercolor the background using three colors. I wanted the paper butterflies to really stand out against the colored background so I die cut them from Whisper White card stock. I stacked the sentiment in a similar fashion and heat embossed the words so add a little texture. What do you think? Pretty cool card that ended up looking quite different from the inspiration.
Thanks for stopping by. Blogs are strange because it’s not as easy to interact with each other as it is on various social media sites. Please know I appreciate you and your lovely comments. (heart, heart, heart) Charlet
Who are we? The Fancy Friday team is a group of Stampin' Up! Artisan's, both past and present. We hop once a month, on the last Friday of the month.
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