Thursday, May 31, 2012

June SOTM Blog Hop

Welcome to the Stamp of the Month Blog Hop!  We will be featuring June’s SOTM, Life is Tweet, a set of 15 stamps.  If you have come here from Sheila’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!


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

It is round or square week!  I have developed a fondness for the circle cards, so round it is! 

All supplies by Close To My Heart, except where noted:
Z1686 Cricut Art Philosophy Cartridge
S1206 Life is Tweet
X7147B Stella Paper Packet
1388 Colonial White Cardstock
Z2114 Cocoa Ink
Z2195 Lagoon Ink
Z1104 Clear Sparkles
Z1333 Mocha Gems
BG49 Duck Blue Copic

Design Tips-All shapes on this card were cut with the Cricut Art Philosophy cartridge.  I colored my clear sparkles with the Copic Sketch marker to match my color scheme.

Now "Hop" on over to Katy’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.   June is also the perfect time to purchase the stamps that are on your wish list.  STAMPAGANZA starts June 1, 2012!  What is STAMPAGANZA you ask????  The STAMPAGANZA special is BUY 2 stamp sets, get 1 FREE!  You can pick stamps from the Spring/Summer 2012 Idea Book as well as the Fall/Winter 2011 Idea Book!  This special only comes around every few years!  Stamp sets that count towards the Buy 2, Get 1 Free special include full price A,B,C,D, and E stamp sets only.  Stamps that are excluded from the special are customizable stamps (K), WOTG, Cricut Collection, and the Stamp of the Month.  Have questions??? Contact me!



I have entered this card in the following challenges:
Crafty Creations - Circles
Die Cuttin' Divas -  Anything Goes
Gingerloft -Circles
Just Some Lines -Show us those Birds
Scrapbook Sisters -Anything goes
Simon Says Stamp - Anything goes

Thanks for stopping by!

Merry Monday #22



Things are warming up here, so no snowflakes for my Christmas card this  week!  My card is based on the sketch challenge this week at Merry Monday.


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

C1473 Remarkable Wreath
A1110 A Timber
1273 Desert Sand Cardstock
Z2118 Desert Sand Ink
1272 Cranberry Cardstock
Z2116 Cranberry Ink
X5802 Holiday Creative Basics
Z1369 Red Buttons
Burlap by Canvas Corp
Circle Stax Dies by MFT
Fishtail Dies by MFT 
Dots Embossing Folder by PC

 I have also entered this card in the following challenges:
52 Christmas Throwdown - Embossing

ABC Christmas Challenge-Keep It Simple
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas - Christmas Foliage

Thanks for stopping by!

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Little Boy Birthday Card


It seems like I am seeing clouds everywhere….and my handcut clouds leave a lot to be desired.  Fiskars cloud punches to the rescue!  My card is based on the sketch this week at Retro Sketches.


The airplane DSP reminded me of little boys and their toys....perfect for a birthday card.  I cut the tag and layer with the Cricut Art Philosophy cartridge.  The clouds were cut with cloud punches by Fiskars.


I currently have supplies all over my desk...so a variety of products went into this creation. Supplies are by Close To My Heart, except where noted:

Z1686 Cricut Art Philosophy Cartridge
D1475 Card Chatter-Birthday
1385 White Daisy Cardstock
X5917 Heavenly Blue Cardstock
CC1017 Dotty For You Paper
Little Boy DSP by Echo Park
Z2191 Sunset Ink
Z2126 Heavenly Blue Ink
Z1702 Paradise Baker's Twine
Retired White Grosgrain
Cloud Punches by Fiskars


The airplane stickers were included with the Little Boy Echo Park DSP.  What little boy does not love airplanes?  

I have also entered this card in the following challenges:

Celebrate the Occasion -Anything Goes
Crafty Calendar -Things with Wings 
Die Cuttin' Divas - Anything Goes
Ladybug Crafts Ink TLT Challenge - Something With Wings
Paper Crafting Journey - Anything for Kids
Send a Smile for Kids -Anything goes for kids

Thanks for stopping by!

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