Pinwheels – May Stamp of the Month Blog Hop

Pinwheels

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Welcome to our May Stamp of the Month Blog Hop!  This month’s stamp from Close to My Heart is “Pinwheel” and is available exclusively through your Close to My Heart consultant from May 1 – 31, 2013.  You can purchase this stamp set for only $5 with a qualifying purchase.

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If you have just hopped onto my blog, please start at the beginning at Lucy’s blog – Love 2 Create .   If you came from Stephanie-Quilted Scrapper then you are in the right place!

I absolutely love these pinwheels! There are so many wonderful things you could do with them. I decided to create a card using the pinwheels.

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When I was deciding on papers my mind immediate went to red and blue for colors.  I have also seen a lot of cool layouts using the wood grain paper from the Dakota paper pack.  So I know my color choices – Barn Red, Pacifica, Whisper and Dakota.  Using my Silhouette I cut the pinwheels and sentiment frame.  I used bakers twine to wrap the sticks to add dimension to the  card.

Here is a list of supplies used:

  • Dakota Paper pack  X7157B
  • Grey wool Bakers twine  Z1701
  • Pewter brads Z1366
  • Pinwheels Stamp Set S1305
  • Barn Red Stamp pad Z2104
  • Pacifica Stamp pad Z2192

Your next stop on our “Pinwheel” hop is Lucy’s blog – Love 2 Create.  Which will mean you have made the full circle – we hope you have enjoyed all the art work and are inspired to create something wonderful.

Here is the full list of all the talented participants:

  1. Lucy ~ Love 2 Create
  2. Amber ~ Scrapper’s Therapy
  3. Theo~ Celebrate Crafts
  4. Stephanie-Quilted Scrapper
  5. Cat ~ catscrapbooking <—- You are here!

Thanks for hopping along with us – we hope we were able to inspire you.

Comments

  1. This paper pack looks great, who knew? Tfs.

  2. LOVE!

  3. Love your card Cat — using Dakota really worked. I also liked how you used the twine to wrap like that – TFS 🙂

    Lucy
    Love 2 Create

  4. Migdalia says:

    Awesome Card!Love it!

  5. Charlotte C says:

    Great Americana card.

  6. great colors… I never would have thought of that !

  7. Jean Bullock says:

    Well done. Love the background paper you chose.

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