June Stamp of the Month Blog Hop ~ A Bushel & A Peck

Welcome to the Stamp of the Month Blog Hop!! This month we are featuring May’s stamp of the month ~ A BUSHEL & A PECK (S1806) a set of 15.

If you are coming here from VICKIE O’DELL’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 around 20 consultants participating this month so you are sure to be inspired.

You can’t help but fall in love with adorable girl.  So of course I wanted to focus on her.

So I had an idea to sponge an apple behind this cute little girl.  I used the apple Cricut cut from Artbooking. I sliced the apple with a card base shape and then cut.  I then used the pieces to mask off the areas like this.

I used  my scissors to cut the stem and leaf so they were separate pieces.  I placed the apple and stem pieces to sponge the leaf with Fern.  I then placed the leaf piece and removed the stem to sponge in the stem area using Nutmeg and Espresso inks. Next I sponged the apple.

Placing the stem and leaf pieces I sponged the apple in Ruby.

I used my ShinHan markers to color the little girl and stamped the sentiment on Fern cardstock.

If you love this stamp set you will want to be sure you purchase it this month as it is only available the month of June and if you spend $50 on qualifying product it could be yours for $5!!

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!

Everything ABC’s Blog Hop ~ Letter S

Welcome to the Everything ABC’s Blog Hop!!!

ABC's Blog BadgeThis week we will be featuring the letter “S”.  This may be the name of a paper, a stamp set or an embellishment.  Whatever the crafter has chosen as their “S” element will be featured in their post.

If you have just hopped onto my blog, welcome!  If you just hopped here from LINDA NORMAN’S BLOG then you are in the right place.   The blog hop is a great big circle, although this week it is just two of us

Well here it is Friday afternoon before the hop goes live tomorrow morning, and I have not stopped.  I guess my aspirations of getting into my craft room to create the layout I was planning on showcasing is not going to happen.  Now I am STRESSING about what I plan to SHOWCASE this week….I try never to wait to the last minute but that is what my life is like right now.  We then it hit me… I designed a card for my Card Workshop this month but have not featured it on my blog.  It is using the awesome new SUGAR SKULL STAMP SET!!!

Sugar Skull ~ Jeepers Creepers ~ Halloween ~ CatScrapbooking.comIsn’t this a SWEET card?  I love this stamp set as it if so fun to color with my Shin Han Markers and it coordinates with the new Flower Market Cricut Cartridge. I used the Jeepers Creepers paper pack and Jeepers Creepers washi tape.

Now it is time to hop on over to DARLYS RECKER’S BLOG and see what she has created for you today.

Here is the full list of participants:
Catherine Nowak ~ You are Here
Happy Crafting!

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Technique Blog Hop ~ Color Your World

Welcome to the Technique Blog Hop!

Color your worldThis month we are featuring the very popular Coloring technique!  Adult coloring has become quite the rage these days.  Did you know you can create your own using stamps?  Then pick your favorite tool to color – markers, pencils, or watercolors.   If you just hopped onto my blog or arrived from KIRSTEN JADE’S Blog then you are in the right place.  This blog hop is a great big circle so you can start wherever you want and continue through to see all the fabulous artwork.

I love the Hawaiian Hibiscus  stamp set and have been wanting to create something with is so this was perfect. I did a bit of mask stamping to crate my floral stamped image.  I was then planning on using pencils but my hands went to my watercolors.

Technique Hop ~ Color Your World ~ Hawaiian Hibiscus ~ Watercolor ~CatScrapbooking.com

Here is the list of product used:

Now hop on over to MICHELLE LONCAR’S Blog and see what she has created for you today.  If you get lost along here is the full list of participants.

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