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July 01, 2014
Hello and welcome aboard our Stamp of the Month Australasian Close to My Heart Blog Hop. If you have arrived here from Lauren’s blog, CTMH Craftings then you are in the right place. If you landed here by accident, no problems, please join in by following the link at the end of this post.
This month’s SOTM set is the Circus Alphabet set. In the past I have never used alphabet stamps so this has been great to challenge me. But they are easy to use in a number of different ways. In today’s blog there are a number of different projects that I have used the Circus Alphabet set to show how versatile these stamps are.
Alphabet stamps suit baby cards so well with spelling out the words baby, boy and girl easily. First up is a baby girl card that I have done with the Lollydoodle papers. I have trimmed the edge of the front card by 1 1/4″ and then used the scallop edge punch to create some interest. I then trimmed the card with a combination of papers from the Lollydoodle range. The sentiment is from the Cricut Artiste cartridge and the crib is from the B is For Baby stamp set. The sparkles have been coloured with Cotton Candy alcohol markers to match the colour scheme.
For the blocks with the letters I have cut out 3 pieces of 1 1/4″ White Daisy cardstock and then I stamped the letters using Cotton Candy and Pear inks. I have used the Pear and Cotton Candy alcohol markers to draw a line around the edges of the blocks. I have tried to make these look like children’s building blocks.
Here is a baby boy card using a building block card technique from Splitcoaststampers here. I have seen a couple of these cards and they are great for baby cards and the lovely blue striped paper from the Ariana paper range is perfect for a boy’s card. Once again I have used the stamp set B is For Baby and fussy cut the images of the pram, crib and rattle. Sparkles have been added to give a little bling.
Here is a close up of the blocks.
Here is another card similar to what I have done in the past using the pattern from the Make It FromHere is another card similar to what I have done in the past from the Make It From Your Heart Volume 1 pattern 19. As you can see I love this paper and also the scallop punch to add a little – well punch… I am not sure it is finished yet so I will keep looking at it, and if I change it I will post it here.
Finally I have made some tea bag dispenser box using Ariana papers and have stamped the word TEA on the back of it. This is another really easy project to do and once again I have got the pattern from Splitcoaststampers here. I must admit I found the instructions for the decorative layers quite complicated and ended up using my method of matting of decreasing by 1/4″ each side to simplify what I was doing. I have distressed everything including the rosette with Cashmere ink to give it a lovely vintage look.
Here is the back of the box with the words from the stamp set.
Cardstock – White Daisy, Outdoor Denim, Colonial White, Pear, Pink glitter cardstock
Papers – Ariana, Lollydoodle
Stamp sets – Circus Alphabet, B is for Baby, Frame Flair
Inks – Cotton Candy, Pear, Outdoor Denim, Cashmere
Cricut cartidges – Artiste, Art Philosophy
Alcohol markers – Cotton Candy, Pear
Sparkles – Bitty and regular
Green epoxy bubbles
Mini medley – rosewood collection
Topiary chevron ribbon
Outdoor Denim bakers twine
This gorgeous stamp set is available for the month of July only from your CTMH consultant here. I’d love you to leave a comment before heading off to the next stop, Denise’s blog, Stamp, Stamp, share.
Have a great month playing with this stamp set.
September 28, 2020
Kia Ora Koutou We all love interactive and kinetic cards! Introducing the Christmas Cascade Collection! This holiday collection allows you to make a Cascading Card inside of a Shadowbox Frame, mounted on a card base or unmounted. Don’t worry, these motifs make great conventional cards as well....
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September 26, 2020
Kia Ora Koutou Welcome back and today I have another vintage look card made using the amazing Transfer Me from Dress My Craft. These are so easy to use and can be used on all sorts of projects and today I have a video...
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September 23, 2020
Kia Ora Koutou Welcome back to Inspiration Wednesday and we have some a brand new release to celebrate today. These new Sentiments Stamps and Dies are amazing to add something special to your cards. Products Used: Elaborate Birthday Cling Stamp Set, HCPC-3937Elaborate Birthday Die, HCD1-7322Purr-fect Posies...
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