Sunday, March 07, 2021

Colour Inspiration CTC#308 Sand & Sea

Hello and Welcome to our Sunday Night Blog Hop and Challenge CASEING the CATTY.  

To CASE is to Copy And Share Everything or to Copy And Selectively Edit, and we love to CASE from the amazing inspiration offered in our Stampin' Up! catalogues (CATTY).

This week, we are CASEING the Colours from the gorgeous Sand and Sea paper - which are:  Flirty Flamingo, Melon Mambo, Mango Melody, Sahara Sand and Seaside Spray.

I'm having a very uninspired week this week as my mojo went on holidays I think.  SOoooooo, this is why I just LOOOOVE caseing - I can be creative without the heavy thinking!  I've CASED the gorgeous Pearlescent card on the right of the image on page almost identically.  

I cut the Sea and Sand image using the gorgeous Seaside Seashells dies from the Pearlescent Paper.  I then put the die cut image into the Seashells embossing folder to give the stunning texture.  And then, I've used the Blending Brushes with all the colours above to add extra interest to the card.  As with the original, I've wrapped linen thread around the card, but the greeting has been stamped onto Vellum using Melon Mambo and punched with the Timeless Label Punch.  

Inside the card has some more of the Sand and Sea patterned paper (same as the front) along with a strip of the Pearlescent Paper and then some stamped and fussy cut images from the gorgeous Friends are like Seashells stamp set.  There are so many gorgeous coordinating elements from the Sand and Sea Suite.  

I'm sure you're going to love every project in the hop this week!!  Make sure you keep going all the way around to see them all.  Up next is the amazing Michelle and her super sweet shells!

Up for a challenge?  Create your project inspired by the colours of this glorious paper, and add your photo to our lineup on our Facebook Challenge page. 

Have you seen the gorgeous new Butterfly collection available now?  Check it out by clicking here.  


  1. Fabulous use of the blending brushes and again, great idea to case a layout as well. The inside love is the perfect finish to this lush colourful card :)

  2. Great use of colour with the blending brushes. No harm in casing, that’s where we get a lot of inspiration from and keeps us creating.

  3. How shimmering is your card!! So lovely.

  4. Pretty, love the shimmer. Pearlescent paper going on next order!

  5. Wow, I love the paper on your card, fantastic job with the blending brushes


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