July SOTM Blog Hop

Welcome to the Stamp of the Month Blog Hop!  We will be featuring July’s SOTM, Live Out Loud, a set of 8 stamps.  If you have come here from Melissa'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!

I highlighted the words You and Better with my Spica glitter pen.  All shapes on this card were cut with the Cricut Art Philosophy cartridge.

All supplies by Close To My Heart, except where noted:
Z1686 Cricut Art Philosophy Cartridge
S1207 Live Out Loud (July SOTM)
D1362 Thank You
X7149B Lucy Paper Packet
1388 Colonial White Cardstock
X5918 Cotton Candy Cardstock
Z2125 Grey Wool Ink
Z2193 Cotton Candy Ink
Z2206 Blush Reinker
Z1732 Seam Binding Ribbon
Z1466 Bling Assortment
Z1104 Clear Sparkles
RV14 Copic Sketch

Now "Hop" on over to Wendy's Blog to see her work! Be sure to visit all the Consultants at their Blogs to get some great crafting ideas! Remember, the June SOTM is only available until June 30, 2012.

My card is based on the sketch this week at Mojo Monday

I have also entered this card in the following challenges:
Chocolate, Coffee & Cards -Anything Goes
Crafty Creations - Use 3 Different Embellishments(Ribbon, Bling, Button)
Hiding in my Craft Room -Anything Goes
Little Red Wagon -Sentiment as main focus
Paper Shelter Challenge -Punches/dies
Squigglefly - Use a Pink Bow or Button
Stamp Man - Bling it On
Stampin' For The Weekend - Show us Your Style(Blinged!)
Sweet Stampin -– Scallops
Whimsy Inspiration -Anything but square

Want Free Paper & Coordinating Accessories???? 
Place an online order of $75 or more in July and we’ll send you a popular paper packet and coordinating accessory—a Perfect Pair—for free! That’s a retail value of up to $17.90! Different Perfect Pairs are available on different dates throughout the month so you’ll want to place more than one qualifying order to snatch several Perfect Pairs.
Place your order early in the availability period, as the promotion is while supplies last. Offer valid July 1–31, 2012. While supplies last. Additional shipping/handling and tax may apply. Discounted products
do not count toward a qualifying purchase.

Order Dates Perfect Pair Original Retail Value
July 1–5 Mischief Paper Packet (X7144B) and Midnight Felt Shapes (Z1462) $15.90
July 6–10 Dreamin’ Paper Packet (X7142B) and Harvest Charms (Z1633) $14.90
July 11–15 Fanfare Paper Packet (X7138B) and Fanfare Level 2 Assortment (Z1400) $17.90
July 16–20 Lucky Paper Packet (X7137B) and Lucky My Stickease® Assortment (X7137C) $17.90
July 21–25 Mayberry Paper Packet (X7136B) and Mayberry My Stickease® Assortment (X7136C) $17.90
July 26–29 Sophia Paper Packet (X7131B) and Sophia My Stickease® Assortment (X7131C) $17.90
July 30–31 Believe Paper Packet (X7145B) and Holiday Pockets (Z1486) OR Wonderland Paper Packet (X7146B) and Wonderland My Stickease® Assortment (X7146C) $14.90
All Perfect Pairs are WHILE SUPPLIES LAST!
Thanks for stopping by, send me an e-mail with any questions!


  1. Love that bow! Thanks for sharing!

  2. Allisa,
    Your creations never disappoint! Love the girly-ness of your card, the ribbon, the glitter pen. So, so pretty.

  3. Great job with the dyed bow! Beautiful card!

  4. Really sweet thank you note! I love the shape and the glitter on the words. Thanks for playing in Squigglefly's challenge!

  5. Beautiful card Allisa. I'm not a big fan of pink but you make it work wonderfully here! Love your creations - thanks for the inspiration every month :)

  6. What a lovely card! I just love everything about it. The scallop circle, the colours, and that sentiment. Thanks so much for playing along with us at Frosted Designs!

  7. Your card is so pretty! I like the glittery addition to the words and that seam binding bow is gorgeous.

  8. great card, I love to see people use different shapes. All that bling doesn't hurt either. thanks for playing with us at SFTW.

  9. Definitely plenty of bling.
    Thanks for joining in with our Bling it on challenge at The Stampman.
    hugs Kimx

  10. Beautiful cards! I'm a big fan of yours :)

  11. What a lovely card. Love the bling.

  12. Ooooh, I love all the bling and that ribbon is fabby! Thanks for playing with us at Little Red Wagon.

  13. Lovely looking creation. Fabby! Thanks for playing with us over at the Paper Shelter this week.
    Love n hugs

  14. Hi Allisa, beautiful card - love the bow and the sentiment is perfect.

    Thanks for joining in with us this week at Sweet Stampin.


  15. What a great card ;o)
    Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week.

  16. A beautiful and stunning creation! :)

    Thanks so much for joining us at Sweet Stampin this week,



  17. Beautiful card...lovely papers. Thank you for joining us at CC&CC this time.
    Debbie x

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