Wednesday, April 30, 2014

May SOTM Blog Hop - You’ve Got a Friend

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Welcome to our
monthly
Stamp of the Month Blog Hop!

Today we will be featuring the May Stamp of the Month (SOTM), which is called “You’ve Got A Friend”.

Take a peek!! J

 
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If you have come here from Jen Rubio’s Blog  
you are on the right track! J


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 HERE



This month we have over
 50 Close To My Heart Consultants sharing their creations using this You’ve Got a Friend stamp set!!
So, sit back and enjoy your tour as you click on the link at the end of the post to see what EACH Consultant has created!!

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When I start to create - I ALWAYS go to one of CTMH’s FABULOUS how to books!!
In this case I pulled out the Make It From Your Heart, vol 1 and decided to use card pattern 26.
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After deciding what kind of card design to create, I knew  I wanted to make a rustic card…so out came our current paper pack called, Timberline


Here is the card I created… 

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I choose to stamp the background with our wire background stamp - from Distressed Backgrounds- to pull the rustic feel through the entire card.

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I tend to use the NEW embossing folders from CTMH in a lot of my creations…but I just LOVE the effect they can bring to any creations!

You can emboss almost ANYTHING to create a new pattern!  In this case I even embossed the rustic, barn board background paper with dots, and then pulled some Whisper ink over top of the dots to make them “pop”

By adding some hemp Baker’s twine & triangle durables as accents, it pulls the entire card together. J



Now head on over to Jen Patrick’s Blog  to see what she has created using this stamp set!   

Be sure to visit ALL the Consultants at their Blogs to get some great crafting ideas and other fun ideas!



****Remember, the May SOTM
~ You’ve Got a Friend~
is only available until May 31st! J
It can be yours at the retail price of $17.95 OR pay $5 when you purchase $50 in CTMH items

Contact your CTMH Consultant (or click here if you need a consultant J) to see how you can receive these EXCLUSIVE items for ONLY $5 each!!!  



Blessings to you for a WONDERFUL day!!!
Krista J

6 comments :

  1. Love your card. You did a ton of work on it. So many different techniques. This would be a great masculine card.

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  2. Love how you embossed the patterned paper. Great masculine card.

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  3. Wow - great job in adding those special touches - the card is stunning!

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  4. I really love these papers and the embossing folders are my favourites too! I like how you've added the background stamping, it really pulls it all together nicely!

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  5. Beautiful..love the embossing!!

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  6. Really like the chicken wire background.

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