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April Stamp of the Month ~ Life in Pictures

Welcome to the Stamp of the Month Blog Hop!!  This month we are featuring April’s stamp of the month ~Life in Pictures (S1604) a set of 13. AprSOTM2016If you are coming here from JEN RUBIO’s Blog, then you are in the right spot ~ Welcome!  The blog hop is a great big circle, so you can start here and work your way around.  If you get lost along the way, you can find the complete list of participating  consultants on Melinda’s blog HERE.  This month we have 28 consultants participating this month so you are sure to be inspired.

Live in Pictures ~ March SOTM 2016

I decided to use this fun stamp set for a layout which I will count as thirteenth layout in my personal layout challenge.  Life in Pictures ~ Photo Op ~ Fundamentals ~ 3 photo layout ~ CatScrapbooking.comI decided to emboss the cameras and then I colored them in with my Shin Han markers.

Life in Pictures detail #2 ~ Camera ~ CatScrapbooking.com

Life in Pictures detail 1 ~ camera ~ catscrapbooking.com

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Your next stop is along this hop is MELISSA ROBINSON’s Blog, so hop on over and see what wonderful creation she has for you today.

Happy Crafting!

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March Stamp of the Month ~ Sunshine Birdies

Welcome to the Stamp of the Month Blog Hop!!  This month we are featuring March’s stamp of the month ~Sunshine Birdies (S1603) a set of 11.  MarchSOTM2016If you are coming here from MELISSA ROBINSON’s Blog, then you are in the right spot ~ Welcome!  The blog hop is a great big circle, so you can start here and work your way around.  If you get lost along the way, you can find the complete list of participating  consultants on Melinda’s blog HERE.  This month we have over 35 consultants participating this month so you are sure to be inspired.1603 Sunshine BirdiesWhen I saw these cute birds, I thought about coloring so I decided to create my own pattern paper and have a bit of adult coloring time.  Here is how I did it.

Adult Coloring ~ Sunshine Birdies 1 ~ March SOTM ~ CatScrapbooking.comI random stamped the birds, branch, and butterflies on my cardstock with Momento ink.  I decided to add in some flowers which came from Woodland Romance D1683.   I then took out my ShinHan markers and had a great time coloring.

Adult Coloring ~ Sunshine Birdies ~ March SOTM ~ CatScrapbooking.comI have to be honest in saying once I finished coloring I was not really sure what I planned to do :-)…. I just was so exited to color.  Well after thinking on it for a while this is what I decided to do.

Sunshine Birdies ~ You Makke Me Happy ~ Adult coloring ~ CatScrapbooking.comSo I decided t0 trim my colored cardstock and then cut into strips.  I then cut a Flower #m3faee from Artbooking.  I then masked off the You Make Me Happy and inked in Momento, Lagoon and Pomegranate. I then came back and colored the You and Make with my ShinHan markers.

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Your next stop is along this hop is Wendy Kessler’s Blog, so hop on over and see what wonderful creation she has for you today.

Happy Crafting!

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Balloon Animals ~ Sock Monkey

I fell in love with this AWESOME card designed by Artsy Margi ~ Check it out HERE.  She saw the adorable monkey on the Balloon Animals as a sock monkey which is so clever.  So of course I wanted to give it a try.  Here is my take ~

Balloon Animals Monkey ~ Share the Love ~ Sock Monkey ~ CatScrapbooking.comI combined the two exclusive stamp sets which are only available this month ~ Balloon Animals S1602 and Share the Love CC1060 .  I followed Artsy Margi in using Chocolate ink and Desert Sands to create the sock monkey.  I stamped two monkeys one in each color.  I then cut the Desert Sands and pieced it on the Chocolate.
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Since the Balloon Animals and Share the Love stamp sets are only available this month, be sure to order yours before they are gone!!!

Happy Crafting!

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Balloon Animals ~ Bunny

Have you seen the adorable Stamp of the Month for February??? As you know every month Close to My Heart offers one stamp set which is only available that month and can be purchased for $5 with any qualifying $50 order.   And this months is do cute!!!!12357011_10208347768278067_8488060602575456311_o Here is a cute bunny card.

Balloon Animals ~ bunny ~ hip hip hooray ~ CatScrapbooking.comHere is the list of supplies used to make this card:

Happy Crafting!

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February Stamp of the Month ~ Balloon Animals

Welcome to the Stamp of the Month Blog Hop!!  This month we are featuring February’s stamp of the month ~Balloon Animals (S1602) a set of 13.

FebSOTM2016If you are coming here from VICKIE ODELL’s Blog, then you are in the right spot ~ Welcome!  The blog hop is a great big circle, so you can start here and work your way around.  If you get lost along the way, you can find the complete list of participating  consultants on Melinda’s blog HERE.  This month we have over 35 consultants participating this month so you are sure to be inspired.12357011_10208347768278067_8488060602575456311_o

Don’t you just love these adorable balloons???? I love them! Here is the card that I came up with.Balloon Animals ~ Jungle card ~ Birthday Card ~ artistry ~ embossed ~ CatScrapbooking.comFor this card I punched three 1 1/2″ circles into a wood grain embossed cardstock.  I used the rock-n-roll technique with a twist on the animals.  The monkey was inked in Desert Sand then rolled in Chocolate.  I then came back with a tissue and removed a bit of the ink on the nose.  I then took a dauber with Champagne and inked the nose.  The giraffe was inked in Saffron and then rolled in Saddle.  The elephant was inked in Whisper then rolled in Slate.  I then took a tissue and removed a little of the ink in the ears, then using the dauber added a little Cotton Candy.  Then each animal was fussy cut.  The leaves are Artistry leaf #m411e88 and leaf border #m418c8f.

Here is my full list of supplies used:

Your next stop is along this hop is MELINDA EVERITT’s Blog, so hop on over and see what wonderful creation she has for you today.

Happy Crafting!

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CTMH Featured Product Hop ~ Puffies

Hello and welcome to our CTMH Featured Products Blog Hop. This week our featured product is Picture My Life (PML) Overlays .

If you have just joined us you can start here and continue on, as this is a circular hop or if you get lost along the way you can start at the beginning with Scrapbooking with KIRSTEN JADE as she has the complete list. If you came here from KIRSTEN JADE’s Blog then you are in the right place. Now on to my project:

La Vie En Rose ~ PML Overlay ~ Puffies ~ Catscrapbooking.comI actually enjoyed working with the PML Overlays from our last blog hop that I wanted to create another.  So I used the Black PML Overlays.  This time I wanted to highlight the LOVE so I used the heart embossing folder with the circle difuser.  I then used my sanding block to make the embossed hearts stand out. Here is the inside of the card:

La Vie En Rose inside ~ PML Overlay ~ Puffies ~ Catscrapbooking.comHere is the list of supplies used to create this card:

Thank you for checking out my project. If you would like to purchase our featured product of the week or any additional supplies you can buy them HERE. If you enjoyed my project please comment below as we love feedback! Next on our blog hop is KIM LOEWEN with  SCRAPPIN WITH HEART. Make sure to check out her amazing work featuring this same product.

See you on Wednesday February 3rd as we will be featuring Gold and Silver Sequins!

Happy Crafting!

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December Stamp of the Month ~ Candlelight Garden

Welcome to the Stamp of the Month Blog Hop!!  This month we are featuring December’s stamp of the month ~Candlelight Garden (S1512) a set of 10.DecSOTMIf you are coming here from  KATY TAYLOR’s Blog, then you are in the right spot ~ Welcome!  The blog hop is a great big circle, so you can start here and work your way around.  If you get lost along the way, you can find the complete list of participating  consultants on Melinda’s blog HERE.  This month we have approximately 32 consultants participating this month so you are sure to be inspired.11850498_10207959227644794_1283980212345920322_oI love these style of stamps as they are perfect for coloring whether it is with markers, watercolor paints, watercolor pencils or even just a blending pen with our inks the possibilities are endless.   I chose to use watercolors.

Candlelight Garden ~ December SOTM ~ Watercolor ~ CatScrapbooking.comI love the quote and though it would be fun to create a background using the quote.  I stamped the top one in first generation ink using Chocolate ink.  Then using second generation ink I continued to stamp the quote over and over until the Champagne cardstock was covered.  I used then used watercolors on Colonial white and fussy cut the jar and flowers.  I popped some of the flowers and leaves using both thin and regular foam tape.

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Your next stop is along this hop is PRISCILLA GOTHAM’s Blog, so hop on over and see what wonderful creation she has for you today.

Happy Crafting!

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Yuletide Christmas Cards

I fell in love with a card that the talented WENDY COFFMAN designed using October’s SOTM and some of last years retired Yuletide paper.  I just knew the moment I saw it I was going to CASE it (copy and share everything, copy and selectively edit, & copy another scrapbookers efforts) what ever definition you see fit :-).

Yuletide ~ Twinkle SOTM ~ Artiste ~ CatScrapbooking.com Yultide ~ Twinkle ~ Christmas Card ~ Artiste ~ CatScrapbooking.comI so love this card and made few to sell at my up coming Craft Fair.  I hope you enjoy it too.

Happy Crafting!

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November Stamp of the Month ~ Cheers, 2016!

Welcome to the Stamp of the Month Blog Hop!!  This month we are featuring November’s stamp of the month ~Cheers, 2106! (S1511) a set of 17.NovSOTMIf you are coming here from  MELINDA EVERITT’s Blog, then you are in the right spot ~ Welcome!  The blog hop is a great big circle, so you can start here and work your way around.  If you get lost along the way, you can find the complete list of participating  consultants on Melinda’s blog HERE.  This month we have approximately 37 consultants participating this month so you are sure to be inspired.

12068665_10207959224204708_5548659648696510137_oEvery year we write down our new years resolutions and I try to incorporate them into a scrapbook page.  I usually make it the first page of the new year’s scrapbook. I am excited to have this page completed in advance so all we need to do it write them come January 1st!!

I decided to include a spot for our son, who is four, to start his this year.  I figured he could tell us his this year and we could record it.

Cheers, 2016! ~ Zoe ~ Ink Blot ~ New Years ~ CatScrapbooking.comProducts used for this project:

Your next stop is along this hop is TERRIE SHORTSLEEVE’s Blog, so hop on over and see what wonderful creation she has for you today.

Happy Crafting!

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