Sunday, April 11, 2021

CTC #313 - Favourite Retiring Stamp Set

Welcome to another week at CASEing the Catty Sunday Blog Hop, where utilise the projects within the current Stampin' Up! catalogue to inspire our own projects each week. We also invite you to join with us in the challenge each week by using this inspiration in your own creations and uploading a photo to our Facebook page.

This week we are taking our inspiration from our favourite retiring stamp sets, and while there are a few that I could have chosen, one that I will really miss is the So Sentimental set, which I have really loved using. I loved the samples using this set so much I have CASE'd two of them this week, both from page 74 of the annual catalogue!

I love a card that has a bold sentiment as the main focal point, and this is one reason I am going to miss this set. I also love a mixed font sentiment so it ticks that box also.   

I decided to replicate the card keeping fairly true to the original, but changing up the colours and DSP I used. The sentiment is the only stamped image on this card, the rest of the flowers cut from the beautiful DSP. 

The second card I am CASEing is from the same page, and again I love the mixed font and how the sentiment is the main feature on the card. I also loved the gilded parts on this card and wanted to replicate it using some of my new catalogue products.

The DSP on this card is from a pack called Simply Elegant, and boy is it elegant, this DSP is just stunning.  I love how it mixes gold and silver, so I don't have to choose which to add. I also think the Basic Grey that is paired with it makes the foiling just stand out and look more beautiful and elegant.

I hope you are inspired to join in the challenge this week, just use the samples from your favourite stamp set to inspire your creativity, then post a picture of your project to the CTC Facebook page.

Time to hop on over and see what Julia has created this week.

Happy Stamping


  1. Ooh, a pair of gorgeous cards! I love how you've used the DSP to great effect on both. And who doesn't love a sentiment that does most of the hard work for you?

  2. OOOOOH WOW!! Love the elegant paper - and both cards are just divine!! Brilliant cases!!


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