7/22/2017

CAS(E) this Sketch #231 - happy birthday & Japanese Mini Cards

I had only a few Japanese sentiment stamps, so when I went back to Tokyo this spring, I bought some. I love the brush font of the stamps! They're pretty small, so I made a set of "mini cards" earlier this week.



 congratulations


 thank you


 thank you for your hard work


 just a token of my appreciation


Then, when I saw the new sketch of CAS(E) this Sketch #231 on Thursday, I was a little surprised. Did I foresee the future? 😉

Here's N@ Ali's sketch:


I basically used the same elements I used in making the mini-cards, and turned the square 90 degrees. I literally copied the sketch! It's very simple and easy to make.


The tiny birthday cake die-cut is so cute!



[Japanese Mini Card]
Stamp: Kimochi Stamp (Kodomono Kao), Pattern Swatches (Simon Says Stamp)
Paper: Whisper White, Melon Mambo, Calypso Coral, Tempting Turquoise, Wild Wasabi, Garden Green, Vellum (Stampin' Up!) 
Ink: Frosty Pink, Sunkissed, Sea Glass, Mountain Mist (Altenew), VersaMark (Tsukineko)
Accessories: Squares Collection Thinlits Dies, Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack, Modern Label Punch, Flourish Thinlits Dies, Embossing Powder (Melon Mambo, Calypso Coral, Tempting Turquoise, Wild Wasabi - Stampin' Up!), Jewels Basic Pearl (Stampin' Up!), Sequins (Pretty Pink Posh), Nuvo Jewel Drops (Orange Marmalade - Tonic Studio)

[Happy Birthday Card]
Stamp: Thoughtful Banners (Stampin' Up!), Pattern Swatches (Simon Says Stamp)
Paper: Whisper White, Melon Mambo, Gold Foil Sheet, Vellum (Stampin' Up!) 
Ink: Frosty Pink (Altenew), VersaMark (Tsukineko)
Accessories: Squares Collection Thinlits Dies, Modern Label Punch (Stampin' Up!), Wonky Stitched Rectangle STAX, Balloon Shaker Window & Frame (My Favorite Things), 1/8" Circle Hand Punch (Fiskars), Embossing Powder (Melon Mambo - Stampin' Up!)

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8 comments:

  1. These cards are so delightful! The colors are so bright and cheery and I love how you stamped the sentiments on vellum. Thanks for joining us at CAS(E) This Sketch!

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  2. Wonderful cards and take on the sketch!

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  3. what sweet Japanese cards you created! Also love the larger birthday card with the golden cake!

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  4. Such a sweet Japanese note card set. Love your CAS card. So perfect for the CTS sketch challenge. TFS Hideko. Hugs.

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  5. Great project. I love this CAS card, it's beautiful. I also love this little sweet birthday cake :-)

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  6. Love all of these! So pretty!

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  7. Such a delight and so very delicate and pretty. How creative and love them all x

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  8. Your darling minis pack a mighty punch of beautiful, Hideko!! You are so lucky to travel to Tokyo - on my wishlist!! Thank you for turning one of these minis into a card for CTS!
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