Hello Friend, I’m so glad you stopped by today.

Because I have a beautiful but simple project to share with you.

It is the culmination of two different sources of inspiration and challenges…

  • Tic Tac Toe Challenge No: 011
  • CaSE the Catty

Where do you find your inspiration?

I often find mine by checking out the Tic Tac Toe Challenge


in the Stampin’ Up! catalog…it’s 234 pages of inspiration!

Hope you enjoy it!


Tic Tac Toe Challenge No: 011

This week I choose the elements in the center vertical row: banner, thank you and free.


CaSE the Catty (CTC) p. 161 of Stampin' Up! 2017-18 Annual Catalog shared by Dawn Thomas #crackedpotstamper #stampinup

Stampin’ Up! 2017-18 Annual Catalog, page 61

This image was selected because it includes several elements that could be adapted to many different sentiments and stamp sets. I choose to focus on the green shrub, the ribbon and wood tones.


So….are you ready to see the results?

For Tic Tac Toe Challenge No: 011 and CaSE the Catty p. 61. Featuring Hello Friend and Beautiful Bouquet stamp sets and Night of Navy Gingham ribbon. For details and instructions click through to my blog. #crackedpotstamper #stampinup #CTC #tttc011


Lately, I have been really loving cards like this…simple with a touch of rustic. Not sure if I am explaining myself clearly but I love the Wood Textures Designer Series Pack and the Night of Navy Gingham Ribbon combination.

And I love the wreath image from the Hello Friend stamp set.


Stampin' Up! Hello Friend stamp set shared by Dawn Thomas #crackedpotstamper


Ok seriously, I love all the images in this stamp set!

And it coordinates with the Hello Friend Heat Embossing Project Kit! Click here to see video


What did I use to create this Hello Friend beauty? (scroll down for complete supply list and links)


Stamp Set: Hello Friend, Beautiful Bouquet and Banners for You

Paper: Night of Navy, Very Vanilla and Wood Textures Designer Series Paper Stack (click here for Designer Series Paper Coordinating Colors)

Ink: Wild Wasabi, Basic Black Archival and Night of Navy

Accessories: Gingham Ribbon

Tools: Big Shot, Bunch of Banners Framelits (click here of Framelits Sizes)

Adhesive: SNAIL adhesive and Glue Dots


For Tic Tac Toe Challenge No: 011 and CaSE the Catty p. 61. Featuring Hello Friend and Beautiful Bouquet stamp sets and Night of Navy Gingham ribbon. For details and instructions click through to my blog. #crackedpotstamper #stampinup #CTC #tttc011

Thanks a Bunch Wreath Card
  1. Stamp wreath with Wild Wasabi ink on 5″ x 3-3/4″ Very Vanilla cardstock. Adhere to 5-1/4″ x 4″ Wood Textures Designer Series Paper, then adhere to folded 8-1/2″ x 5-1/2″ Night of Navy card base.
  2. On scrap of Very Vanilla cardstock, stamp banner with Basic Black ink, die cut.
  3. For sentiment, use Stampin’ Write Marker to color “Thanks” portion of sentiment, stamp onto die cut banner. Clean stamp and repeat with remaining portions of sentiment. See below for TIP.
  4. Adhere ribbon with Glue Dots, Adhere banner to card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
  5. Address the envelope, adhere stamp and pop in the mailbox to brighten someone’s day.

TIP: I stamped “Thanks” first, followed by “Bunch” – this helped me with spacing of the words. Lastly, I added the “a” in the middle



I’m doing this CASE the Catty sharing with my friend, Dawn Olchefske.  Be sure to check her CASE out too!

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Big Shot


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