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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  1. That background stamping is genius, what a beautiful card!

  2. Pretty colors! I like the varying depth of the blossoms.

  3. Michelle Battitori says

    Very pretty and I love how you made the background!

  4. Oh my gosh! Your background is fabulous!! I love how you made it look like old paper.

  5. jeanie burch says

    Stunning Card! I love the second generation stamping background.

  6. I’ve been hopping along and pinning some of the prettiest cards on the way. Your card is undoubtedly my favorite! The softly colored flowers and that script background are simply perfect!

  7. WOW, wow, I love the background idea! This just really made the flowers pop and the colors are so soft and pretty

  8. I am busy playing catch up but had to stop and saw ‘AWESOME’! Love your design! .

  9. Very nice card. The subtle words in the background give a nice, elegant texture.