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Stampin’ Addicts Occasions Catalog Blog Hop

Posted by on January 16, 2015

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Hello and welcome to the Stampin’ Addicts Occasions Catalog Blog Hop! We are excited to be featuring some fun stamp sets from the new Occasions Catalog. You may have arrived here from Paula Wrights’s Blog where she featured the Crazy About You bundle or perhaps Heidi Baks’s Blog (if you are going backwards), or you may be starting here. In any case, all of the blogs link together in a circle so you won’t miss a stop!

I am excited to be featuring the great new alphabet stamp set, Sophisticated Serifs. This photopolymer stamp set has 65 stamps, including two sizes of capital letters — the big one is a little over an inch high, and the smaller one is just under 3/4″. The obvious use for this stamp set is for monogram cards, so I am going to show you three cards that are NOT monograms.

My first card is a patriotic card. This could be used for the 4th of July or for sending to a person serving in the armed forces. It would also be easy to change the colors and the letters and use it for just about anything.

USA stars by Yapha

Stamps: Sophisticated Serifs
Ink: Night of Navy, Real Red
Paper: Crumb Cake, Real Red, Night of Navy, Whisper White
Other: Oval Framelits, Itty Bitty Punch Pack (star), Basic Rhinestones

My next card is a good luck card. It is easy to write short phrases with these stamps, especially since they are photopolymer, so you can see exactly where you are stamping. This was supposed to be the gold at the end of the rainbow.

Good Luck by Yapha

Stamps: Sophisticated Serifs
Ink: Gold Encore, Soft Sky
Paper: Crumb Cake, Soft Sky, Whisper White
Other: Lucky Stars Embossing Folder, Real Red 1/4″ Cotton Ribbon, Pumpkin Pie 1/4″ Cotton Ribbon, Daffodil Delight 1/4″ Cotton Ribbon, Pear Pizzazz 1/4″ Cotton Ribbon, Island Indigo 1/4″ Cotton Ribbon, Rich Razzleberry 1/4″ Cotton Ribbon

My final card for today is a wedding card for my sister-in-law, who is getting married tomorrow. Luckily, the smaller letters fit inside the Sweetheart Punch. I used their wedding colors to make the card.

A & H by Yapha

Stamps: Sophisticated Serifs, Groovy Love
Ink: Lost Lagoon, Cajun Craze, Gold Encore
Paper: Lost Lagoon, Early Espresso, Cajun Craze, Whisper White
Other: Square Framelits, Sweetheart Punch, Happy Heart Embossing Folder

Thanks for joining us on our Occasions Catalog blog hop. Your next stop is over at Heidi Baks’s Blog, where she will be showing us You Plus Me. Her creations are always amazing!

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10 Responses to Stampin’ Addicts Occasions Catalog Blog Hop

  1. Heidi Baks

    Nice! I wouldn’t have thought to stamp out USA with a larger “S”. Brilliant!

  2. Chrystal

    I enjoyed seeing all of the projects. I was sorry when I reached the end of the circle!

  3. Tanya Boser

    Clever uses for each card! I think my favorite is the rainbow card, all those bright colors just call to me in January 😉

  4. Tina Adams

    Love how you used the Serif alphabet! I was lucky to get the USA card in the swap. I am saving that for my Brother for Veteran’s Day.

  5. Mary

    I love the simpleness of these projects they really stand out.

  6. Twila Davis

    Yapha, Cute projects. I think the USA one is my fav though.:)

  7. Holly/Rubber Redneck

    These are awesome! Very clever use! I love the rainbow card!!!

  8. Rhonda

    Very cute projects Yapha! I love your card for your SIL!

  9. Rhonda

    Great projects! I especially love your card for your SIL! Nice ideas!!

  10. Kim

    Love all the cards Yapha. Great ways to showcase this stamp set.