May SOTM Blog Hop

Welcome to the Stamp of the Month Blog Hop!  We will be featuring May's SOTM, Friendship Bouquet, a set of 8 stamps.  If you have come here from Annette's Blog, you are on the right path! The blog hop is a great big circle, so you can start here and work your way all around.  If you get lost along the way, you’ll find the complete list of participating consultants here

This month we over 50 Close To My Heart Consultants sharing their creations using this month's SOTM and other great CTMH products on their blogs. This is simple to do - just click on the link at the end of the post on each blog to move to the next one! Here we go!

Design Tip-I fussy cut the sunflowers, added liquid glass to the centers and layered onto my card.

All supplies by Close To My Heart, except where noted:

S1205 Friendship Bouquet SOTM
X5642 Cocoa Cardstock
1301 Bamboo Cardstock
1388 Colonial White Cardstock
Z2114 Cocoa Ink
Rich Cocoa Ink by Memento
Z679 Liquid Glass
Copic Sketch Markers

 Here is a sampling of other projects by Close To My Heart-

Now "Hop" on over to Michelle's Blog to see her work! Be sure to visit all the Consultants at their Blogs to get some great crafting ideas! Remember, the May SOTM is only available until May 31, 2012. 

I have entered this card in the following challenges:
Amusing Challenges  - Anything Goes
Aud Sentiments Challenge -  Anything goes
Crafty BootsYellow
Creative Mondays - Anything Goes
Fairy Fun Fridays -Anything with Flowers
Fairy Tale - Green & Yellow
Great Impressions - Lots of Flowers
Heart 2 Heart  - April Showers Bring May Flowers
Hooked on Crafts - Flowers
Inspire Me Fridays – Always Anything Goes
Lollipop Crafts - Anything Goes
Moving Along With The Times - Gardening or flowers
Paper Playtime - Anything Goes 
Poodles Parlour - Anything Goes
Stampin' Sisters in ChristUse your “green thumbs”
The Hybrid Chick Card Caravan - Nature
There She GoesMay Flowers
Whoopsi Daisy   - Flowers

Thanks for stopping by!


  1. Great job! Love the 3D aspect of your card!

  2. What beautiful sunflowers Allisa! Love the way they flow off the edge of the card and their shimmery centers.

  3. Such a fantastic card, love the detail.

  4. Copics really do bring out the bold color of the sunflower... still trying to figure them out!

  5. What a pretty card! Definitely puts thoughts of warm summer months in mind...

    So glad you were able to join us at Great Impressions Blog monthly challenge!

  6. Such a bright and pretty card, I absolutely adore Sunflowers! Lovely having you participate in the challenge at Creative Inspiration Paints!

  7. I think sunflowers are so beautiful, they seem to reflect the light and warmth of the sun. The images of the glorious sunflowers on your card, combined with the sentiment, make it a very special card. Thank you for sharing it with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.


  8. This is beautiful, I love Sunflowers and these are Gorgeous.
    Thank you for taking part in the MAWTT challenge this week.
    Mau XX

  9. Allisa, this is so strikingly beautiful! Thanks so much for joining us at Creative Inspirations Paints this week. :)

  10. Hello Allisa - Love your project this week - it is perfect for the Stampin' Sisters in Christ Challenge - we appreciate your support! {{{hugs}}}
    Linda SSIC Design Team

  11. Beautiful job - this is my kind of card! :) Love the cutting and layering of the flowers...
    Thank you so much for joining me this week for my Amusing Challenge!

  12. beautiful design and perfect coloring!

  13. I love the stunning simplicity of your card. Great job with the copics!

  14. Love your card! Your copics sure make the card stand out - TFS :)


  15. I just love this! Thanks for playing at There She Goes.

  16. Just beautiful, I love, love Sunflowers. Well done, love everything about it, thanks for playing with us at the Poodles Parlour, blessings Hilde

  17. This is great thanks for joining us at WD xx Jan

  18. Gorgeous card! What a great card, your friend will love it! Thanks for playing in paper with us at the Paper Playtime Challenge!


  19. What a fab card! Thank you for joining us at Fairy Tale Challenge! xx Bianca

  20. Thank you for playing at Whoopsi Daisy this week. Good luck.
    Hugs Nataliya.

  21. So cheerful with such beautiful coloring!

  22. Beautiful card. Love the sunflowers. Thanks for joining us at WhoopsiDaisy this week. Hugs...Mona


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