CASE the Catty Pals Blog Hop

Welcome to the Pals Blog Hop for February 2017.  We are thankful you stopped by to take a look at our 2017 Blog Hop monthly themes.  This month we are CASE’ing (Copy And Share with Everyone) a project shown in a current Stampin’ Up! catalog.  After all, with the Annual, Occasions and Sale-a-Bration catalogs available right now, there is much inspiration from which to choose.  We hope you enjoy our creations.

You may just be starting the Blog Hop or may have come from the previous link from the line-up on the Pals Blog Hop listing shown below.  The full lineup will help you move along from blog to blog so you may see all the projects. 

My card uses Big on Birthdays Photopolymer Stamp Set and is CASE’d from the sample on page 6 of the Stampin’ Up! Occasions Catalog.

Images © Stampin’ Up!

Big on Birthdays Photopolymer Stamp Set is on the list of My Favorite Things from the Occasions Catalog!

Big on Birthdays – Images © Stampin’ Up!


  • THEY’RE BACK!  The Stampin’ Up! Watercolor Pencils are back in stock.   This is exciting news since everyone is “nutso” about using them and the inventory was depleted shortly after they were released in the Occasions Catalog.

Watercolor Pencils – Images © Stampin’ Up!

  • I used the Calypso Coral, Old Olive and Whisper White (on the leaves) Watercolor Pencils to color “dry” directly to the Crumb Cake card stock.

  • The “to you” was stamped and cropped with a die from the Gift Card Envelope & Trims Thinlits Dies.  The Big Shot Magnetic Platform helped me keep the sentiment centered and in place.
  • Calypso Coral Thick Baker’s Twine and a coordinating heart (Subtles Enamels Dots) are the perfect touch.
  • Hover and Pin it!  The photo below shows key products for today’s Big on Birthdays card that you can save or pin to Pinterest.  If you are viewing this post by email, you’ll need to click the title of the post to access my blog and pin.  See ALL my labeled product photos in one spot on my How to Make Simple Cards board on Pinterest.

Thanks for visiting. To continue with the hop, please refer to the Blog Hop Line-up below. We hope to see you on next month’s Pals Blog Hop! 


  1. Mary at Stampin’ Pretty
  2. Peggy Noe at Pretty Paper Cards
  3. Michelle Quinno at Shell Stamps
  4. Rae Harper-Burnet at Wild West Paper Arts
  5. Beth McCullough at Stamping Mom
  6. Patti MacLeith at Papercrafts by Patti
  7. Wendy Klein at Doggone Delightful Stampin’
  8. Amy Hoptay at Craft Carnivore
  9. Susan Itell at
  10. Karen Hallam at Karen’s Stampin’ Habit!
  11. Kim Jolley at Stampin’ Artfully
  12. Karen Gooch at Inker’s Workshop
  13. Jennifer Spiller at Westside Paper Creations
  14. Katy McGloin at Just Fun Stamping
  15. Tricia Chuba at ButterDish Designs
  16. Sue Becker at RnR Stamping
  17. Pamela Sadler at Stampin Pink Rose
  18. Karen Zaring Browning at Stamp With Me KZB
  19. Lynn Tague at Beyond Beaches & Blessings
  20. Shawn de Oliveira at
  21. Angela Curry at Kindred Stampers
  22. Nicole Watt at Pixel Maven’s Retreat
  23. Jeanie Stark at Just Stampin’
  24. Mary Hanson at Up North Stampin’
  25. Lisa Ann Bernard at Queen B Creations
  26. Becky Retzer at Just in Thyme

I love hearing from you!  Please leave me your questions or comments about the project for today.

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  1. Rae Harper-Burnet

    So sweet and sincere Mary.

  2. Michelle Quinno

    This is a WOW card! Gorgeous, Mary!

  3. This set is coming in my order today! YEA! I can’t wait to CASE the CASE! Love your card as always!

  4. Karen Zaring Browning

    as always… beautiful! Thank you for sharing 🙂

  5. Stella Sieber

    Nice job on the “dry” coloring using your watercolor pencils! Great card to CASE.

  6. Love your twist on this card, Mary, especially the baker’s twine!!

  7. Patti MacLeith

    See, I love this hop because there are things I simply never noticed!! Beautiful!

  8. Jennifer Spiller

    I love this card so much! Beautiful! I have been meaning to use this set! Now I have to! ?

  9. Beth McCullough

    So cute Mary!

  10. Kadie in Arizona

    PRETTY CARD my friend. And the line up on this blog hop are OVER THE TOP!

  11. Ramsey Alexander

    I love your version Mary! Looks like a perfect card to CASE!!!

  12. LOVE IT….A classic Mary Fish to the MAX! Love that thick bakers twine!!!!!

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