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Love Blossoms Blog Hop

Welcome to the Love Blossoms Blog Hop where we will be featuring some delightful projects created using our Love Blossoms stamp set. 53706671_10156302606292686_6126055636904968192_nIf you have come here from Gina Brandstetter’s blog, you are on the right path!  When you are finished reading my post, you can click on the link at the end to move to the next site. This blog hop is simple, fun, and full of ideas from some very talented Close to My Heart consultants. If you get lost along the way, you’ll find the complete list of participating consultants on Melinda’s Blog.

I will have to admit that I have fallen head-over-heels for the Love Blossoms stamp set. Not only do you get those gorgeous flowers, but the stamp set includes a full sheet of sentiment stamps.  In honor of the upcoming holiday and approaching spring season, I decided to create a this Lucky Friendship card that, I feel, is simply sublime. MissCarriesCreations-LuckyYourMyFriendCard.jpgThe background for this card was created using a Glacier Gingham pattern paper that was stitched with Silver Embellishing Thread.  I did this to match the stitching on the frame and the loop of thread I would be adding to the Rose image. I then stamped the “Lucky” sentiment onto the paper using Pewter Ink and added a White Frame using 3D Foam Tape

Using VersaMark™ Ink, I stamped the Rose onto Vellum and heat embossed the image using White Embossing Powder.  I chose to leave my image opaque, but you could use the background image from the stamp set or ShinHan Markers to add color to the back of vellum and give your card a completely different lookMissCarriesCreations-LuckyYourMyFriendCardSide.jpgAfter cutting out the image, I began to wonder how I was going to attach the flower to the card without the adhesive showing. I realized that quite a few veins in the leaves were pretty thick, and I could hide a small strip of 3D Foam Tape behind each one. I think it worked out perfectly. MissCarriesCreations-LuckyYourMyFriendCardInside

Remember how I told you about those fantastic sentiments that come with the Love Blossoms stamp set? Well, these amazing stamps are designed to “complete” your sentiment inside the card. I love stamp sets that do this for me!

Now ‘Hop” on over to Becca Whitham’s blog to see her artwork! Be sure to visit all the Consultants at their blogs to get some great crafting tips and other fun ideas. Remember, the Love Blossoms Stamp Set is only available while supplies last through March 31st.  Contact your CTMH Consultant, or visit my website to order this delightful set before it’s gone.

♥ I can’t wait to see what you create!

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Love Blossoms Stamp Set

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Mix-Ins Paper Packet

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12 x 12 White Daisy Cardstock

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12 x 12 Vellum Paper

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Stitched Rectangle Thin Cuts

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Silver Embellishing Thread

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Heat Tool

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Paper Piercing Tool Kit

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Versamark Ink

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Pewter Exclusive Inks

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Bitty Sparkles

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Anti-Static Pouch

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3D Foam Tape

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White Embossing Powder

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Versamark Ink

18 thoughts on “Love Blossoms Blog Hop”

  1. Love everything about this card!!! Especially Love the white embossing on velum… I’m going to need to CASE this card. absolutely stunning.

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  2. Love your card idea…and all the dimension to your card! 🙂 I’ve been wanting to emboss on vellum…and I just haven’t gotten around to doing it 🙂 Now you’ve given me the reason to go ahead and craft away:) Thanks for your inspiration!

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