Monday, September 30, 2013

October 13 Stamp of the Month Blog Hop

Welcome to the October Stamp of the Month Blog Hop!  This month the featured stamp of the month is S1310 Scandanavian Wishes - a set of 12 festive holiday images.  Below are the images in this stamp set that is available only thru October 31st.

If you have come here from Krista Ritskes' blog you are on the right path! You can find a list of all the participants (in case you get lost) here:  This month we have 59 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 5" card.  I saw a sketch this week by Mojo Monday.  I am just lucking out with perfect sketches!  Anyway this is the sketch I used on my artwork.

Mojo Monday sketch 313 used:

Finally a closer look at the dimension:

Papers: Juniper, White Daisy  cardstocks
Stamps:  S1310 Scandanavian Wishes
Ink:    Juniper, Ruby Exclusive Inks; Ruby Alcohol Markers
Embellishments: z1484 Red Glitter Gel; z1263 Clear bitty sparkles; z1848 Red Shimmer Trim; z1853 Aqua Dots; Tulip (Ribbon) Mini-Medley kit (ret.)
Other:  Art Philosophy Cricut Cartridge

Time to hop on over to Beth Naumann'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 October 31st! Contact your CTMH Consultant (or click here) to see how you can get this stamp set for $5!

Happy hopping!

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Celebrate National Stamping Month With a Blog Hop!

Welcome to the National Stamping Month Blog Hop!  "You Are My Happy"  would be the perfect stamp to work with this technique because of the open letters!  Here is the featured stamp (click to see details):

If you have come here from Heather Schmuckal's Blog you are on the right path. This Hop we have over 20 Close To My Heart Consultants sharing their creations for these wonderful sets. 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 project is a 5.25" x 5.25" card.  I'm just loving the larger size canvas on which to work my creativity.  Actually it challenges me and helps me to push through creative blocks!  I have also been dying to use the Huntington papers!  Don't you just love the autumn colors?

Here is the inside of the card:

Papers:  Huntington Papers, Barn Red, Olive, and Colonial White Cardstocks
Stamps:  CC1025 You Are My Happy Icons, Sentiments and Alphabet
Ink:   Cocoa, Red Barn, and Olive Exclusive Inks
EmbellishmentsColor-Ready Wooden Shapes, Bronze Shimmer Trim, Brown & Tan Sparkles
OtherScallop Border Punch; CTMH Art Philosophy Cricut cartridge

Now it is time to hop on over to Katy Taylor's blog and see what eye candy she is flashing your way!  Happy Hopping!

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