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Saturday, October 1, 2016

October Stamp of the Month Blog Hop

Welcome to our Stamp of the Month Blog Hop!  We will be featuring Octobers Stamp of the Month




Yuletide Joy, Set of 7 - $17.95 S1610 ~> Use with Cricut 
Art Philosophy Cartridge (indicated by red outline)
Each month you can purchase a new D-size Stamp set, available for that month only, for just $5! When you place an order of $50 or more in Close to My Heart products, you qualify for this special Stamp of the Month pricing. This set is only available October 1-31, 2016

Recommended Blocks: 1" x 31/2" (Y1002) and 3" x 3" (Y1006)

If you have come here from Darlys Recker'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 on Melinda’s Blog.


This month we have 37 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!


Here are some beautiful samples made with this set!


Created by Nina Fickett
Supply List
Stamping Technique ~ Background Stamping 
  • S1610 Yuletide Joy Oct 2016 Stamp of the Month
  • 1282 New England Ivy Cardstock
  • 1386 Black Cardstock
  • Z3239 Silver Glitter Cardstock
  • 1272 Cranberry Cardstock
  • Z2105 Black Ink Pad (used on the Noel dovetail and on the color me panel)
  • Z891 VersaMark Ink Pad
  • Z2088 Ranger Clear Embossing Powder
  • Z555 Craft Heater
  • Z679 Liquid Glass
  • Z2216 Cranberry Re-Inker (mixed with liquid Glass and used on star as holly berries)
  • Z3293 Shimmer Brush (Rubbed into Embossing after cooled to bring out the clear on black)
  • Z3090 Red Enamel Gems
  • Z3090 Vivid Green ShinHan Marker
  • Z2448 Carmine ShinHan Marker
  • Art Philosophy Cricut Cartridge (for the 2 1/2" star)

Technique ~ Mixing Liquid Glass with our re-inkers (aprox. 1/8 oz of liquid glass to 3 drops re-inker) to create matching color dimensional elements.

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Now hop on over to Tracey Pierce's Blog to continue the loop.


24 comments:

  1. Lovely cards! My favorite is the one of the gift.

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    1. Isn't that lovely Michelle. It was created by Marisela Plyler a fellow consultant.

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  2. All the cards are pretty...I especially like the one with the fancy fold.

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    1. That was created by Kailee Littrell she can be found on FB under Kai's Page. She did a great job.

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  3. Pretty cards. I love how you used the bell shaped stamp to create a strip of cardstock. Lovely.

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    1. Thank you Brenda, it was very fun to then color in like a coloring book page.

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  4. Beautiful cards! Love the background stamping!

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    1. Thank you everyone who participated did an awesome job!

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  5. I really like the idea of using one of the stamps to create a background! I'm going to have to try that

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    1. It is a really nice alternative to background and texture paper. You can do it real tight like I did it on my card or loose like Kendra Halverson did on her card for very different looks.

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  6. Lovely cards... and so many cool techniques!

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    1. Thank you Linda, glad you enjoyed them.

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  7. I love the last card created by Sundi. All cards are great, but that one is by far my favorite.

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  8. I love the pop of colour on the holly border!

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    1. Thank you Lauren, it was fun to just add the bit of color.

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  9. I like how you used the bell as a background stamp - clever!

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  10. Love the random stamped bell to create the background.

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  11. So clever to use the bell stamp as background. And, I love how you colored a few of the holly leaves to make it pop.

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