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.

Here is the full list of supplies used:

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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December Stamp of the Month ~ Cutie Pie

Welcome to the Stamp of the Month Blog Hop!!  This month we are featuring December’s stamp of the month ~ Cutie Pie (S1412) a set of 11.

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If you are coming here from PAIGE DOLEKI, 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 60 consultants participating this month so you are sure to be inspired.

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I love these cupcakes and knew they were going to be my focal point.  I decided to use embossing and a bit of paper piecing.  I also decided to use one of the new papers which is coming out in the Seasonal Expression One which goes live December 1st!!

December SOTM 2014 ~ Cutie Pie ~ catscrapbooking

Here is a slightly different version.December SOTM 2014 ~Cutie Pie ~ catscrapbooking.com

For those cards I used the following products:

  • Paper Pack ~ Hopscotch X7194B
  • Cardstock ~ Glacier, Flaxen and Pixie
  • Embellishments ~  Flamingo Dots Z1934, White Embossing Powder Z2088, glitter gems (from stash) and Chalk it up Assortment Z3009
  • Border punch ~Scalloped boarder punch Z1851
  • Stamp Set ~ Cutie Pie S1412
  • Ink ~ Glacier & Black

Your next stop is along this hop is TINA LOVELL, so hop on over and see what she had created for you today.

Happy crafting!

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