Sunday, December 1, 2019

December Stamp of the Month Blog Hop - Reindeer Crossing

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This month, we will be featuring the EXCLUSIVE December SOTM stamp set called "Reindeer Crossing".

This blog hop is a great big circle, so you can START HERE & work your way around to the many consultants on this “hop”! If you get lost along the way, you’ll find a complete list of PARTICIPATING CONSULTANTS by clicking HERE

This month we have many Close To My Heart Consultants that will be sharing items they have created using this month’s stamp set.  So, sit back & enjoy your tour as you click on the link at the end of each post to see what EVERY consultant has created.

Here is this months EXCLUSIVE stamp set, that you can get for ONLY $5 with EVERY $50 CTMH purchase in December 2019. 

I LOVE that we have an EXCLUSIVE stamp set available at a DISCOUNT each & every month!!

Take a look at the card I created with this month's stamp set. 

I found today's card our Make It From Your Heart volume 3 how-to book, pattern #15  :) 


There are SO MANY fun images in this stamp set--- it was so hard to know which ones to choose to use on my card!

Pine & pine cones always "speak" winter to me.  I inked these up with a Memento ink pad and then colored & shaded with our FABULOUS new Tri-Blend alcohol markers!

THREE colors (yes....I did say three!!!) in one marker!! A dark, medium and light shade of that particular color.  These markers are fabulous --- even for me, a person who doesn't color very well! LOVE these (and you'll want to chat with your CTMH consultant about them ;) 
My papers come from our current "Cedar & Pine" papers. While there is a Christmas "feel" to these papers, I ADORE the designs that can be used for almost any occasion!  


Did you notice???
Take a look at the raised "snow" on the bottom part of the card.

Recently, CTMH shared a FABULOUS technique with us on how to create a snow look.  We used our Texture paste on the cardstock & added more paste to the edges of paper to create the look of snowdrifts. 

After the Texture Paste was dry (you can use your heat tool to speed this process) I used our Clear Shimmer Brush to color in the bottom part of the snow.  The photo does not capture this beautiful sparkle & shine!  
However, the Diamond Stickles I used on the TOP of the snow drift, photographed nicely.  I'd LOVE to be able to share this card with you in person!  

Next, the adorable sleigh. :) 
I again used the FABULOUS Tri-Blend Alcohol markers to shade in this sleigh. 
Colors used were....Dark Red, Pale Pink & Gold Brown 

I used our Clear Shimmer Brush, once again, and added sparkle to the "snow" under the sleigh as well!


I hope you are enjoying this blog hop & are getting a lot of creative inspiration for when you create with your OWN Stamp of the month stamp set. Happy Crafting to each of you! 

Now – it’s time to head over to check out the talented Becca's blog to see what CRAFTY item(s) she has created using this stamp set!

Be sure to visit ALL the Consultants at their blogs to get some GREAT crafting ideas!!  We always love to hear any feedback you’d like to share as well, so feel free to leave a comment below. 

The December Stamp of the Month (SOTM) –
 ”Reindeer Crossing” – is ONLY available until December 31, 2019.

It can be yours at the retail price of $18.95 OR pay ONLY $5 when you purchase $50 in CTMH products this month!!!  

Contact your CTMH Consultant to answer any questions you many have. (or click here if you need a consultant )  

Blessings to you for a WONDERFUL day!!!


  1. Your twist on this sketch- and texture paste- are fabulous!

  2. This card is amazing, love the effect of the texture paste.

  3. Beautiful! Love the little touches like the texture paste and the inside of the sleigh coloured in a lighter shade.

  4. Very nice card! I like the snow technique!

  5. Gorgeous card Krista! Your coloring is beautiful. Thanks for how you created the look of snow.

  6. This is stunning! I like how you used the texture paste for the snow. Thank you for joining the stamp of the month blog hop this month. I can't wait to see what you create next!💙☕MissC

  7. I love everything about your card especially that blanket of snow!

  8. Your sleigh really pops! And thanks for the tip about using texture paste for snow. I'm going to try that!!

  9. Oh, Krista...the snow...the pine cones...the sleigh...all make we want to take a sleigh ride with a cup of cocoa and a BIG 'ol blanket!

  10. I absolutely love that snow drift and all the gorgeous 3D elements

  11. Beautiful card! love how you used the paste with the shimmer brush to make the snow.


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