CTC 95: Stampin’ Up! Home Sweet Home

Published by under cards | Sep 11 2016

CASE-ing the Catty Sunday Blog Hop

I’m SO excited about this week’s theme! The brief was “CASE your favourite holiday catalogue 3D item”.

Oh. my. goodness. Where do you start? There are sooooo many lovely 3D projects to choose from.

But in the end there could be only one. The item that made me gasp with excitement when I saw it the very first time I look at this catty:


Stampin' Up! Home Sweet Home bundle

Seriously how adorable is that little Welcome house made with the Home Sweet Home bundle of stamp sets and thinlit dies. I love the gingerbread one too, but oh I just couldn’t wait to recreate this one with the ‘weatherboards’ and cute little windows.

Mine is super simple, but I played around with a few different versions of roofing and thought I’d share them with you today.

CTC 95: Stampin' Up!'s Home Sweet Home with covered roof join


Home Sweet Home bundle from Stampin' Up!


You need 5 or 6 rows of die cut ’tiles’ for each side, or you can you use cardstock trimmed to 5.2cm wide or trimmed to the shape of the roof line.


CTC 95: Stampin' Up!'s Home Sweet Home with covered roof join


If you have a bit of trouble getting a nice and neat join where the roof tiles meet in the middle, then try trimming a 2cm x 5.2cm piece of cardstock which is scored in the middle and fit it over the join.

Also, a teeny tiny pearl from the Rhinestone makes a lovely door handle.



The Fabulous Foil Designer Acetate is also an effective roof material.CTC 95: Stampin' Up!'s Home Sweet Home with acetate window roof

Tip: Don’t forget to first remove the thin protective film when using these acetate sheets.



Another option is embossing a cardstock panel and layering it over the roof line. Play around with different embossing folders and sponging effects to see what you come up with!
CTC 95: Stampin' Up!'s Home Sweet Home with embossed roof


This house was so cute I couldn’t just stop at one!

In fact I made a whole series of them which I’ll be sharing in the days ahead. But for now, let’s continue on with the CTC Blog Hop and see what the lovely Liz has for us today.


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Thanks for stopping by today.

Happy stamping,

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7 responses so far

7 Responses to “CTC 95: Stampin’ Up! Home Sweet Home”

  1. Kelly Kenton 11 Sep 2016 at 7:21 pm

    Cute! Thanks for the roof ideas – they will come in handy!!! Kelly x

  2. Liz Grosson 11 Sep 2016 at 7:58 pm

    Oh thanks so much for showing so many options and sharing your tips. I haven’t got this set yet but I’m really impressed with all the variations out there. These are lovely.

  3. Rebecca Son 12 Sep 2016 at 11:50 am

    Aren’t the houses cute!! And I love yours! Thanks for the tips for differing types of roofing!

  4. Julia Quinnon 12 Sep 2016 at 8:19 pm

    It’s so awesome to see you having fun with this bundle!! I love all your ideas, and am looking forward to see more!! Thank you for the inspiration.

  5. Gloria Sperringon 15 Sep 2016 at 10:48 am

    I love the way you changed the roof! It will be so much easier to make a Christmas village. Thank you!

  6. Krissy Buckon 20 Sep 2016 at 3:22 pm

    So sweet! Love the roof using the embossing folder. You’re making me want to buy this bundle, I’ll have to add to my wish list!

  7. […] Hi friends! I’m back today to share some of those extra “Home Sweet Home bundle” creations I mentioned recently. […]

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