April SOTM Blog Hop – Scandinavian Folk Art Greetings

Welcome to the April Stamp of the Blog Hop!

If you are coming here from KRISTA HERSHBERGER’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 Makers on Melinda’s blog HERE.  This month we have around 13 Makers participating this month so you are sure to be inspired.

I will admit this was a challenging stamp set. I had to do some searches on Pinterest for ideas. Then inspiration hit. I am really happy with the cards I created for this hop.

I designed to two cards. I used a circle and a heart as my stencil to stamp in the open space. Here is the circle stencil I created.

I went in to Circut to create this stencil. I then overlaid this cut image to Daisy White Cardstock and then stamped with in the image. I used the same method for the heart too.

WIth this card I used Avocado, Peacock, Toffee, Canary, and Paprika. I cut the fox using my Cricut, it is part of my Cricut subscription. I added a few Bitty Sparkles.

For this card I used Sage, Desert Rose, Blue Belle and Pewter. I did add a couple Blue Bell Glitter Gems.

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 APRIL. If you are a member of the Close To My Heart VIP program and you place a qualifying order of $50 in the US, you will get the stamp for FREE!! Otherwise if you spend $50 in US you can purchase 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!

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September Card Workshop

If you have been following along the past few days you know I have posted two cards which are part of my September Card Workshop.  As promised here is the full details. September Card Workshop ~ CatScrapbooking.com If you are in the Arvada, CO area and wish to attend my card workshops please feel free to email me at catscrapbooking@gmail.com, the date is Monday September 28th at 6:30 pm.  The cost is $12, if you attend 4 workshops the 5th is half off.

Here are the cards individually:

Birthday Card Masculine ~ Hello, Life~ So Many Smiles ~ CatScrapbooking.com

For this card I use the new So Many Smiles C1619 stamp set to crate a more masculine care.  I used the new Sapphire, with Goldrush and Whisper inks.  This also uses this months special the Hello, Life! exclusive stamps sets which are only available this month for $13.95 each with any purchase..  I combined the Card Makers with the Scrapbooking.

Artistry ~ Birthday Balloons ~ CatScrapbooking.comThis card was inspired by Courtney Lane Designs.  I love this design and could not help but lift it .  It is designed using the Dot Embossing folder Z1924, Paper fundamentals and the new Artistry Cartridge.

Happy Crafting!

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National Stamping Month Special

Have you checked out all the new product that was just released on Tuesday??  Isn’t it AWESOME!!!! Will if that was not enough how about some exclusive stamps sets to celebrate this National Stamping Month??? Check out these awesome stamp sets:

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Here is the scoop ~ Only during the month of September, these exclusive C-sized My Acrylix Hello, Life! stamp sets can be purchased for $13.95 USD each! Or, for an even better deal, you can purchase all three for only $34.95 USD for a savings of $6.90 USD!

I had fun playing with the Cardmaking set which is featured on the left. Here are a couple of cards I designed using the new watercolor paints.

Hello Life - Cardmaking ~ watercolors ~ catscrapbooking.com Hello Life Cardmaking ~ Watercorlor ~ Catscrapbooking.comIn order to create these cards I first stamped using Versamark stamp pad then used white embossing powder.  Then using the new watercolors I just played around with them and what is wonderful is the paint will not stick to the embossed areas.

Here is the full list of supplies used:

Happy Crafting!

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