Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Cross-Stitch Wishes - January Stamp of the Month

Welcome to our monthly
Stamp of the Month Blog Hop!

Today we will be featuring January’s Stamp of the Month (SOTM), which is called “Cross-Stitch Wishes”. 


Since I grew up in a “sewing” home…this set appealed to me right away.  An adorable stamp set to start off 2014!!!
Let’s get right to the Blog Hop J  

If you have come here from Joy McHargue’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 HERE

This month we have over
 45 Close To My Heart Consultants sharing their creations using this Cross-Stitch Wishes 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!!


 With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, I wanted to create a card for this occasion!  This Stamp set was the PERFECT one to use!! 

This 4 1/2” square card design comes from our WISHES how-to book…it’s found on page 94 and is called “Curtain Call”.

(CLICK HERE and take a moment to check out ALL 8 of our how-to books!)
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I love how you can create your own background with these cross stitch arrows…

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…and take a look at the glitter hearts!! 

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I cut out hearts with my Artiste Cricut cartridge.  For the hearts in the foreground, I used Cotton Candy cardstock & ink…the back hearts I cut them out and covered them with Teal Shimmer Trim for a little bit of sparkle & shine!! 

The TEAL shimmer trim is a NEW product that is AVAILABLE to you in January through the National Papercrafting Month special - CLOUD NINE.  Wahoo Close To My Heart!!! J

Here is a list of items used on this card…
Products used

S1401                 Cross-Stitch Wishes
Cardstocks:         Cotton Candy
                              Glitter Hearts – 1 ¼” & 1”
                               Pink Hearts – 1” & ¾”
                               Bracket, pg. 71 – 1 ¾” & 2”
Z1918                Teal Shimmer Tape (NPM special)
Z1904                Adhesive Strips (a must to adhere paper on top of glitter tape or paper!)
Z1151                 3D Foam Tape
Inks used:           Lagoon, Cotton Candy & Outdoor Denim


Now head on over to  Shirley Ross’ Blog  to see what she has created using this stamp setBe sure to visit ALL the Consultants at their Blogs to get some great crafting ideas and other fun ideas!

****Remember, the January SOTM ~ Cross-Stitch Wishes~ is only available until January 31st! J

Contact your CTMH Consultant (or click here if you need a consultant J) to see how you can get this EXCLUSIVE stamp set FOR ONLY $5 & to learn MORE about what’s in store for January’s National Papercrafting Month!!!   

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


  1. Krista! This card is so cuuuuuute!! I love the arrows in the background and the teal glitter hearts, adorable!

    1. Thanks Michelle!! :) I LOVE the new teal shimmer trim....this is going to be so much FUN! :)

  2. You really brought so much depth to this design from Wishes. Love your cards, Krista!

  3. ADORABLE!! I especially love all the glitter bling!!


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