Hello Foxy Blog Hop

Welcome to the Hello Foxy Stamp of the Month Blog Hop!  We will be featuring the June Hello Foxy stamp set, which is one of the most adorable sets I have seen this summer. 2017JuneSOTM This acrylic stamp set has three cute little foxes, fun little flowers, a wreath and all occasion sentiments.  It is a must-have for your collection.   If you have come here from Sheila Bennett’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 blog.  This blog hop is designed to allow you to start here and work your way around. It’s simple, fun, and full of ideas.

If you get lost along the way, you’ll find the complete list of participating consultants on Melinda’s Blog: http://ifyoublingit.blogspot.com/p/stamp-of-month-blog-hop-list.html.

During the month of June, I will be creating weekly projects using the Hello Foxy stamp set. This week, I used inks to create a simple background for one of the cute little Fox images and made a quick card that can be used for any occasion by simply changing the sentiment.  As always, I’ve included a list of the products I used to create this card at the very bottom of this post.

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Paper Needed: 12″ x 6″ White Daisy Cardstock, 6″ x 6″ Crystal Blue Cardstock,  5¾” x 5¾” Whisper Cardstock, 5½” x 5½” White Daisy Cardstock, 2″ x 2″ White Daisy Cardstock (for stamped image)

Assembly Instructions:
1. Score the 12″ x 6″ White Daisy cardstock at 6″ to create a card base.
2. To create the inked background, begin by creating a mask with a 3¾” circle cutout.  NOTE: I prefer to use sticky notes with the full-adhesive on the back for masks.  I taped four together, cut out the circle, then transferred them to the center of the 5½” x 5½” White Daisy cardstock.
3. Using a sponge, apply Sweet Leaf Ink to the bottom third of the circle, then, using Glacier ink, sponge color on the top two-thirds of the circle.  Remove the mask to reveal an inked circle background.
4. Using Fern Ink, stamp the “Flower” image onto the bottom center of the circle, then stamp two “Flower Garland” images on either side to create an extended garland. NOTE: If you do not want the flowers off the edge of the circle, you can leave the mask on while stamping. I did create a mask for the center flower before stamping the “Flower Garland”.
5. Using Watercolor Pencils, shade the Garland image. I used Citrus Leaf and Sorbet.
6. Using Black Ink, stamp the sentiment above the Garland image.
7. Using Black Ink, stamp the “Sitting Fox” image onto the 2″ x 2″ White Daisy cardstock.
8.  Using Watercolor Pencils, shade the “Sitting Fox” image.  I used Brown Bag and Autumn Terracotta.
9. Cut out the “Sitting Fox” image then adhere to the card above the sentiment.
10.  Adhere the 5½” x 5½” White Daisy cardstock to the center of the 5¾” x 5¾” Whisper cardstock, then adhere to the 6″ x 6″ Crystal Blue cardstock. Adhere the cardstock layers to the front of the card base.

You can continue through the blog hop and see more ideas from over twenty Close To My Heart Consultants sharing their creations using this month’s Hello Foxy Stamp of the Month and other great Close to My Heart products on their blogs.

Now “Hop” on over to Jen Rubio’s blog to see her work! Be sure to visit all the Consultants at their Blogs to get some great crafting tips and other fun ideas! Remember, the Hello Foxy Acrylic stamp set is available until June 30th !  Contact your CTMH Consultant, or visit my website to see how you can get this stamp set for only $5.00!

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Watercolor Pencils

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Black Exclusive Inks Ink Pad

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Sweet Leaf Exclusive Inks Ink Pad

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Live Beautifully Mother’s Day Card

Close to My Heart has outdone themselves for National Scrapbooking Month. The Live Beautifully collection has an awe-inspiring paper pack and acrylic stamp set that I used to create some beautiful Mother’s Day cards.  This week, I joined the Live Beautifully Color Dare challenge with this gorgeous basket weave card. During the month of May, Color My Heart Dare has challenged paper crafters to use this breathtaking Live Beautifully collection.  If you wish to create this card, I have  included a list of the products I used to at the very bottom of this post.

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Paper Needed: 8½” x 5½” Sea Glass Cardstock, 3¼” x 5½” B&T Paper (I used Black Rose), 1¼” x 5¼” B&T Paper (I used Gold Rose), ½” x 5¼” B&T Paper (I used Gold Zip-Strip), 1¼” x 4” B&T Paper (I used Pink Ombre), 3″ x 3″ White Daisy Cardstock

Assembly Instructions:
1. Fold the 8½” x 5½” Sea Glass Cardstock at 4¼” to create the card base.
2. Place a template over the folded edge with slash marks facing down, secure it in place, then cut on all lines.   NOTE: I recreated the template in Cricut® Design Space so that I could use it again in the future.
3. Cut the bottom triangle off and set it aside. DO NOT THROW THIS AWAY.
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4. Open the card and lay it flat with the outside of the card facing up. Working on the outside of the card, fold every other triangle down, and tuck it under the one below.
5. Adhere the triangle cut from the bottom of the card to the top and tuck the end under.
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6. Adhere the 3¼” x 5½” B&T paper to the front of the card.
7. Cut chevrons into the shorter ends of the 1¼” x 5¼” B&T paper and the ½” x 5¼” B&T paper, then adhere to the card as shown.
8. Cut a chevron into the shorter end of the 1¼” x 4” B&T paper. Using Black Ink, stamp the sentiment, then adhere the paper strip to the card.
9.  Using Pixie Ink, stamp the “Rose” image onto the White Daisy cardstock.  To create the shaded look, I used the Bubblegum and Sorbet Watercolor pencils on the stamped image.
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10. Using Sea Glass Ink, stamp the “Leaves” image onto the White Daisy cardstock. I shaded the leaves using the Ocean Watercolor pencil.
11.  Adhere the “Leaves” and “Rose” images to the card using a Glue Pen and Thin 3D Foam Tape.
12.  Add a sentiment to the inside of the card if desired.

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Live Beautifully Paper Pack

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12″ x 12″ White Daisy Cardstock

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Sea Glass Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad

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Pixie Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad

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Black Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad

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Bonding Memories Glue Pen

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White Cards & Envelopes Value Pack

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2″ x 3½ My Acrylic Block

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3″ x 3″ My Acrylic Block

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Micro-Tip Scissors
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SureCut Deluxe Craft Paper Trimmer
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Flock Together Blog Hop

Welcome to the Stamp of the Month Blog Hop!  We will be featuring April’s Stamp of theSOTM+April+2017 Month, Flock Together, which is full of cute sayings, adorable birds, and a fun wavy border.  If you have come here from Vickie ODell’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 blog.  This blog hop is designed to allow you to start here and work your way around. It’s simple, fun, and full of ideas.

If you get lost along the way, you’ll find the complete list of participating consultants on Melinda’s Blog: http://ifyoublingit.blogspot.com/p/stamp-of-month-blog-hop-list.html.

 

During the month of April, I will be featuring  projects using the Flock Together stamp set. This week, the sweet “We are Blessed” sentiment  inspired me to create an adorable Baby Announcement card. At the very bottom of this post,  I’ve included a list of the products I have used to create this card.

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Paper Needed: 5¼” x 4″ B&T Paper (I used Whimsy Fundamentals), 4¾” x 3½” B&T Paper (I used Whimsy Fundamentals), 4½” x 3¼” White Daisy Cardstock

Techniques Used on this Card:

  • The ‘Mother Bird” was stamped using Peacock ink, then color was added using our Watercolor Pencils and Blending Pen. AprilSOTM_BabyAnnouncementINSIDE
  • The ‘Baby Bird’ was stamped using Crystal Blue ink, then color was added using our Watercolor Pencils and Blending Pen.
  • The inside of the card was created using the writing fonts from our Artistry and Flower Market Cricut cartridges. I used the writing feature in Design Space with Black and Blueberry pens. The ‘Heart” image was stamped using Peacock ink.

You can continue through the blog hop and see more ideas from approximately twenty Close To My Heart Consultants sharing their creations using this month’s Stamp of the Month and other great Close to My Heart products on their blogs.

Now “Hop” on over to Marie Flayer’s Blog to see her work! Be sure to visit all the Consultants at their Blogs to get some great crafting ideas and other fun ideas! Remember, the Flock Together stamp of the month is only available until April 30th!  Contact your CTMH Consultant or visit my website to see how you can get this stamp set at a discount!

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Flock Together Acrylic Stamp Set

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Whimsy Fundamentals

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12″ x 12″ White Daisy Cardstock

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Artistry Cricut Collection

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Flower Market Collection

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Whimsy Ribbon Pack

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Peacock Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad

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Crystal Blue Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad

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Black Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad

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Smoothie  Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad

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2″ x 2″ My Acrylic Block

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3″ x 3″ My Acrylic Block

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Blending Pen

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Micro-Tip Scissors
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SureCut Deluxe Craft Paper Trimmer
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Tea-rrific Tea Party Treat

For this week’s Color My Heart Dare Challenge, I used the  Tea-rriffic stamp set to create some fun tea party treats. One side of these little treats holds a tea bag while the other holds a 3 x 3″ note card, plus there are cookies in the center.   These little treats are perfect  for your own Mother’s Day tea party or as a shower favor. At the very bottom of this post, I’ve included a list of the products I have used to create this project.
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Paper Needed: 12″ x 8½” B&T Paper (I used Enchantment Fundamentals), 6″ x 3″ White Daisy Cardstock, 3″ x ½” B&T Paper (I used Enchantment Fundamentals), 2¾” x 2¾” Glitter Paper ( I used Sea Glass), 2½” x 2½” Watercolor Paper

Assembly Instructions:
1. Score the shorter side of the 12″ x 8½” B&T Paper 2½” and 6″. Score on long side at 1¼”, 2½”, 5, 7, 9½” and 10¾”.
2. Cut the 2½” x 2½” squares off each of the four corners.
3. Place the pattern side down (the one you want to show on the finished project). Fold up the four corners into the center diagonally using the bone folder to press the folds down. StepOne
4. Fold each of the short sides into the center across the score lines. StepTwo

5. Turn the paper over. Fold up the sides on the 5″ and 7″ score lines.
6. Fold down the 1¼” flaps on each side. After you have added the bag of cookies, use a hole punch to create two holes to string ribbon through.


7. To create the card base, fold the 6″ x 3″ White Daisy Cardstock in half at 3″.
8. Place the 3″ x ½” B&T Paper horizontally along the base of the card.
9.  Using Black Memento Ink, stamp the “Tea Cup” and “Flower” images onto the 2½” x 2½” Watercolor Paper.  Shade the images using Watercolor Pencils then blend using a small round waterbrush. NOTE: I used Start Spangled Blue and Ocean to made the Peacock color, then used Holiday Red and Cranberry to make the Pomegranate color.  The center is Black.
10. Create a mask of the “Tea Cup” image, then, using Black Memento Ink, stamp the “Steam” image above the cup. NOTE: I create masks using full adhesive sticky notes.
11. Once dry, layer the 2½” square Watercolor Paper onto the center of the Glitter Paper, then adhere to the card.
12. If desired, stamp a sentiment inside the card. Place the card into one of the pockets then add a tea bag to the other.

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Tea-rriffic Acrylic Stamp Set

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Enchantment Fundamentals

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Watercolor Paper

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Sea Glass Glitter Paper

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12″ x 12″ White Daisy Cardstock

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Watercolor Pencils

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Small Round Waterbrush

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Black and Gold Ribbon

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Black Memento Ink Pad

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2″ x 2″ My Acrylic Block

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3″ x 3″ My Acrylic Block

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Micro-Tip Scissors


SureCut Deluxe Craft Paper Trimmer


3L EZ Dots Adhesive

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Bone Folder

There’s Nobunny Like You Layout

The Easter Bunny Stamp of the Month can be used to create some fun layouts. This layout does not have the traditional spring colors because I wanted the unique qualities of my children to stand out.  I still wanted to create an Easter feel, so I used a floral border, bunny, and polka-dots to create the theme of spring.   I’ll be sharing project ideas throughout the month with this stamp set, so be sure to visit often.  At the very bottom of this post, I’ve included a list of the products I have used to create this layout.

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Paper Needed: 12″ x 12″ Cardstock (I used Peacock), 11½” x 11¾” Cardstock (I used Champagne), 12″ x 4″ B&T Paper (Peacock Enchantment Fundamentals), 12″ x 3″ B&T Paper (Peacock Enchantment Fundamentals), (2) 12″ x 2″ B&T Paper (Pomegranate Enchantment Fundamentals), (2) 12″ x ½” Cardstock ( Colonial White), 3″ x 3″ Cardstock (Chocolate),  1″ x 3″ B&T Paper (Peacock Enchantment Fundamentals)

Here are a few techniques I used on this layout:

  • The “Title” was created using our 2½” Circle Thin Cuts. (I love that we have circles!) I stamped the words using VersaMark Ink, then heat embossed them with White Embossing Powder.
  • The Flower Border was made by repeatedly stamping the Floral image with Chocolate ink across Colonial White cardstock. This gave it a ribbon look.
  • The Bunny image was stamped with Chocolate Ink onto Desert Sand cardstock, then shaded using Watercolor Pencils. (I used Sorbet, Chocolate, Brown Bag, Star Spangled Blue, and Grey Wool).

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    This layout was simple and easy to make and defiantly shows each of my kids’ personalities. Please feel free to comment with any questions about this layout or the products I used to create it.


Easter Bunny – February Stamp of the Month

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Enchantment Fundamentals

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Thin Cuts – Basic Circles

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Chocolate Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad

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12″ x 12″
Peacock Cardstock

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12″ x 12″ Champagne Cardstock

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12″ x 12″ Chocolate Cardstock

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12″ x 12″ Colonial White Cardstock

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12″ x 12″ Desert Sand Cardstock

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VersaMark Ink Pad

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White Super Fine Embossing Powder

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Craft Heater

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2″ x 3½” Acrylic Block

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Enamel & Glitter Duos Blue Dots

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Thin 3D Foam Taper

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Micro-Tip Scissors


3L EZ Dots Adhesive


SureCut Deluxe Craft Paper Trimmer

Spring Flowers Bunny Card

The February Stamp of the Month, Easter Bunny, can be used to create some adorable cards for spring or Easter. This week’s card could be made for any occasion by simply changing the sentiment.  I’ll be sharing project ideas each week with this stamp set, so be sure to visit often.  At the very bottom of this post, I’ve included a list of the products I’ve used to create this card.bunnycardone

Paper Needed: 5½” x 4¼” White Card Base, 5³⁄8″ x 4¹⁄8″ Cardstock (I used Chocolate), 5¼” x 4″ B&T Paper (I used Hello Lovely), 3¼” x 4½” B&T Paper (I used Hello, Lovely),
2″ x 4″ White Daisy Cardstock, ¾” x 1½” Cardstock (I used Desert Sand), 1″ x 3¼” White Daisy Cardstock

Assembly Instructions:
1. Adhere the 5³⁄8″ x 4¹⁄8″ cardstock to the center of the card base.
2. Adhere the 5¼” x 4″ B&T Paper to the center of the cardstock.
3. Using the Basic Circle Thin Cuts, cut a 2½” circle out of the center of the 3¼” x 4½” B&T Paper ½” from the top. Cut a chevron into the bottom of the paper.
4. Using Memento Black Ink, stamp the Flowers image onto the 1″ x 3¼” White Daisy Cardstock. Color the flowers using Watercolor Pencils. Cut out the top of the flower images then adhere behind the circle cut on the 3¼” x 4½” B&T Paper.
5. Tie a knot 1″ from the left side of a 6″ piece of ribbon. Attach the ribbon below the circle cut on the 3¼” x 4½” B&T Paper, wrapping the ends around the back.
6. Using Thin 3D Foam Tape, attach the 3¼” x 4½” B&T Paper to the center of the card.
7. Using Memento Black Ink, stamp the Girl Bunny image onto the 2″ x 4″ White Daisy Cardstock. Color the image using Watercolor Pencils. ( I used Desert Sand, Brown Bag, Sorbet, Bubblegum and Ocean). Cut out the Girl Bunny image.
8. Using Thin 3D Foam Tape, attach the Girl Bunny Image to the right side of the circle.
9. Using Memento Black Ink, stamp the sentiment onto the center of the ¾” x 1½” Cardstock. Round the corners on the right side. Attach the sentiment inside the circle.
10. Add two Gold Glitter Gems to embellish the card. Add a sentiment to the inside of the card if desired.


Easter Bunny – February Stamp of the Month

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5½” x 4¼” White Cards & Envelopes, Value Pack

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Hello Lovely Paper Packet

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12″ x 12
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12″ x 12″
Chocolate Cardstock

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Watercolor Pencils

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Waterbrush – Small Round

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Thin Cuts – Basic Circles

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Blush Shimmer Ribbon

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Gold Glitter Gems


Black Memento Ink Pad

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2″ x 3½” My Acrylic Block

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2″ x 2″ My Acrylic Block

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Thin 3D Foam Tape

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Corner Rounder

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Micro-Tip Scissors


SureCut Deluxe Craft Paper Trimmer


3L EZ Dots Adhesive

Black Magic Rose Card

I have always wanted to try “Black Magic”- a technique where you use colored pencils on Black cardstock.  This weeks Color My Heart Dare gave me a reason to try it out for the first time. At the very bottom of this post, I’ve included a list of the products I’ve used to create this project.ColorDare229.jpg

The technique was simple, yet, it created a fabulous image. I use White Embossing Powder to heat emboss the Rose image, then, using our Bubblegum and Hydrangea Watercolor pencils, I added two layers of color.  The background was kept simple to showcase the Rose image. I wanted to repeat the shimmer from the silver twine onto the stamped image, so I used our Clear Shimmer Brush Pen to add shimmer on the leaves. It’s a very striking piece of art once finished.  I would love to see anything you have created using the “Black Magic” technique.

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Paper Needed: 5½” x 4¼” White Card Base, 5½” X 4¼” Cardstock (I used Black), 5¼” x 4″ Cardstock (I used Raspberry),  4½” x 3½” Cardstock (I used White Daisy),  4″ x 3″ Cardstock (I used Pansy), 4″ x 3″ Cardstock for image (I used Black)

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Hello Lovely Cardmaking Thin Cuts Bundle
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5½” x 4¼” White Cards & Envelopes, Value Pack
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Ranger Super Fine White Embossing Powder
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Clear Shimmer Brush

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Watercolor Pencils

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12″ x 12″ Black Cardstock

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12″ x 12″ White Daisy Cardstock

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12″ x 12″ Raspberry Cardstock

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12″ x 12″ Pansy Cardstock

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Simple Chevon Embossing Folder

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VersaMark Ink Pad
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Craft Heater
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Thin 3D Foam Tape
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3L E-Z Dots Adhesive

SureCut Deluxe Craft Paper Trimmer

Adore You Layout

This week, I am using the January Stamp of the Month, Adore You, to create a simple scrapbook page. This is a layout you can make featuring your Valentine, your kids, or your fur babies. I’ll be sharing project ideas each week with this set, so be sure to visit often.  At the very bottom of this post, I’ve included a list of the products I’ve used to create this layout.jansotm_layoutonedetail

Paper Needed: 12″ x 12″ Kraft Cardstock, 5″ x 12″ B&T Paper (I used the Diagonal Pacifica paper from Adventure Fundamentals), 5″ x 10″ B&T Paper (I used a piece from Rustic Fundamentals), 5¼” x 7¼” Matching Cardstock for photo mat (I used Pacifica), 4″ x 7″ Cardstock for Thin-Cuts (I used Chocolate), 6″ x 6″ White Daisy Cardstock (for stamped images)

Assembly Instructions:
1. Adhere the 5″ x 12″ B&T Paper to the Kraft cardstock approximately one-inch from the top of the page.
2. Turn up the lower right corner of the 5″ x 10″ B&T Paper and staple in place with the Mini Stapler. Center the 5″ x 10″ B&T Paper below the 5″ x 12″ B&T Paper and adhere to the page.
3. Adhere a 13″ piece of Ribbon below the 5″ x 12″ B&T Paper. NOTE: I used our Bonding Memories Glue Pen to adhere the ribbon to the page, then wrapped the edges around  and taped them in place.
4. Adhere the 5¼” x 7¼” photo mat to the page approximately 2″ from the top.
5. Cut out the Thin-Cut “Love” and Large Heart from the 4″ x 7″ Cardstock.
6. Using Memento Ink, stamp the Floral Heart Image onto White Daisy Cardstock. Use the Watercolor Pencils to shade the image. (I used the watercolor pencils without water for the flowers and then brushed color onto the heart with a watercolor brush and Brown Bag watercolor pencil).
7. Once the Floral Heart image is dry, cut out the image and adhere to the right of the photo mat layering it over the Large Heart Thin-Cut. If desired, tie a piece of Blue Twine onto the Thin-Cut Heart.
8. Using Pacifica Ink, stamp the Small Heart image onto White Daisy Cardstock. Cut out both images and staple them onto the layout as shown.
9. Using the 1″ Hole Punch, cut out a circle from White Daisy Cardstock. Stamp the “XO” onto the center of the circle and layer the circle onto the upper left Heart.
10. Adhere the “love” title to the top left of the photo mat overlapping slightly.
11. Using Memento Ink, stamp the Sentiment below the photo mat. (If you can tell, mine is on a separate piece of B&T because I jumped when I was stamping.)
12. Finish the layout by adding Enamel & Glitter Blue Dots. jansotm_layoutone

Adore You – January Stamp of the Month

Adventure Fundamentals

Rustic Home Fundamentals


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Watercolor Pencils


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Thin-Cuts Hearts


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1″ Circle Punch


Small Round Waterbrush


Enamel & Glitter Duos Blue Dots

12″ x 12″ Kraft Cardstock

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Pacifica  Cardstock

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12″ x 12″ Chocolate Cardstock


12″ x 12″ White Daisy Cardstock


Black Memento Ink Pad


3″ x 3″ Acrylic Block


2″ x 3½” Acrylic Block


2″ x 2″ Acrylic Block


Pacifica Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad


Non-Stick Micro-Tip Scissors


3L EZ Dots Adhesive


SureCut Deluxe Craft Paper Trimmer


Bonding Memories Glue Pen 

Color Dare #226 ~ Blue Wreath Card

I love the color challenges that are hosted each week by the Color My Heart Dare Blog.  This week’s challenge was to only use Peacock, Glacier, Black and White Daisy. At the very bottom of this post, I’ve included a list of the products I’ve used to create this card.   

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Paper Needed: 5½” x 4¼” White Card Base, 5½” x 4¼” Black Cardstock, 5¼” x 4″ B&T Paper (I used Enchantment Fundamentals),  5¼” x 1″ B&T Paper (I used Whimsy Fundamentals), 3″ x 3″ Watercolor Paper, 3¹⁄8″ x 3¹⁄8″ Cardstock (I used Peacock),
3¼” x 3¼” Cardstock (I used Glacier), 3½” x 3½” Glitter Paper

Assembly Instructions:
1. Adhere the 5½” x 4¼” Black Cardstock piece to the front of the card base.
2. Adhere the 5¼” x 4″ B&T piece to the center of the Black cardstock.
3. Adhere a 6″ piece of Ribbon onto the center of the 5¼” x 1″ B&T Paper diffuserplateand wrap the edges around to the back. Attach the paper strip to the bottom of the 5¼” x 4″ B&T approximately ½” from the base of the card.
4. Using Black Memento Ink, stamp the Wreath image on Watercolor Paper. Stamp the sentiment of choice onto the top center of the stamped Wreath image.
5. Using the Circle Diffuser with the Wreath Thin Cut, cut out just the outer edge of the wreath image using an embossing machine such as a CuttleBug .
6. With a Small Round Waterbrush and a Watercolor Pencil, shade the leaves of the stamped wreath image light blue  (I used a Dutch Blue Watercolor Pencil.)
7. Layer the 3¹⁄8″ x 3¹⁄8″ Cardstock  onto the center of the 3¼” x 3¼” Cardstock then onto the center of the 3½” x 3½” Glitter Paper. Attach the layered squares onto the center of the card.
8. Using Thin 3D Foam tape, attach the stamped Wreath image onto the center of the
3¹⁄8″ x 3¹⁄8″ Cardstock.
9. Create a bow from ribbon and attach to the bottom of the stamped wreath image.
10. Add a sentiment to the inside of the card if desired.

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Wreath Acrylic Stamp

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Thin Cuts Wreath

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Enchantment Fundamentals

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Whimsy Fundamentals

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Watercolor Pencils

12″ x 12″ Black Cardstock 

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Watercolor Paper

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12″ x 12″ Peacock Cardstock

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12″ x 12″ Glacier Cardstock

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Black Glitter Paper

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5½” x 4¼” White Cards & Envelopes, Value Pack

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Whimsy Ribbon Pack

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Black and Gold Ribbon

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Circle Diffuser


Black Memento Ink Pad


3L EZ Dots Adhesive


3″ x 3″ Acrylic Block

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2″ x 2″ Acrylic Block

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Small Round Waterbrush

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Micro-Tip Scissors

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Bonding Memories Glue Pen


SureCut Deluxe Craft Paper Trimmer

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Thin 3D Foam Tape