Tuesday, April 30, 2013

May SOTM - Pinwheel - Blog Hop

Happy Scrapbooking Month and welcome to the May Stamp of the Month Blog Hop!  This month the featured stamp of the month is S1305 Pinwheel--a set of 10 breezy, whimsical images!  Below are the images in this stamp set that is available only thru May 31st.

If you have come here from Helen Onulak's blog you are on the right path! You can find a list of all the participants (in case you get lost) here: http://bowlofstamps.blogspot.com/p/sotm-blog-hop-list.html  This month we have over 60 Close To My Heart Consultants sharing their creations using this set. The hop is simple to follow - just click on the link provided in the post to move to the next blog!
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My item is a 5" x 7" card.  I decided to make my own B&T paper and used several background stamps.  I also found this newer sketch sight that inspired my card called Seize The Birthday--they leave up sketches for a long time (and I love it because it takes me a long time!)  Below is my card:

Sketch from Seize the Birthday--notice it is perfect for making my B&T:

Here is some of the dimension built in to my card:

Next a closer look at the B&T:

Papers:  Pear, Cotton Candy, Lagoon and White Daisy cardstocks
Stamps:  S1305 Pinwheel; D1540 In the Backgound; D1473 Two-Step Backgrounds; D1473 Argyle Backgrounds
Ink:    Cotton Candy, Pear, Honey, Lagoon, and Black Exclusive Inks
Embellishments:  Green & Pink Sparkles; 
Other:  Art Philosophy cartridge

Time to hop on over to Kami Welter's Blog to see her beautiful eye candy! Be sure to visit all the Consultants' Blogs to get some great crafting and other fun ideas! Remember, the SOTM is only available thru May 31st! Contact your CTMH Consultant (or click here) to see how you can get this stamp set for $5!

Happy hopping!


Carla said...

Great job - love the bright colours!

Kristine Porter said...

Wow! What a cheerful card! I love the bright colors and your one-of-a-kind paper!

Elizabeth said...

Love the card and your original b&t papers!

Casandra Bennett said...

That sketch was perfect for this awesome card and stamp set.

Dawn said...

This is just incredible, Kathleen!

Sheila Bennett said...

Very fun and colorful card!

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