National Scrapbooking Month – Postcard Perfect Blog Hop

Welcome to the National Scrapbooking Postcard Perfect Blog Hop!!!

Today you will be hopping with the same talented consultants who bring you the Stamp of the Month blog hop.  Today we are featuring artwork which showcases our National Scrapbooking exclusive Postcard Perfect paper and stamp set.  This paper is so beautiful and fun.

If you are just arriving here from KIRSTEN JADES Blog, or just starting at my blog then you are on the right track ~ 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.   For this hop we have about 17 consultants participating so you are going to see some fabulous artwork.

I love to scrapbook and I am excited to use this paper for some our cruise from last may.  But what I wanted to show you, is if you are not a scrapbooker this paper is great for any type of papercrafting.  Here is a card that I created.

I am loving the Make it from your Heart Volume 4. If you do not own this pattern book then you are missing out.  I used pattern 7 as my basis for this design.

For my card I used the Postcard Perfect paper pack and the Aqua blue color that is in the coordinating cardstock.  I also use Silver Glitter paper and Peacock Cardstock.  I used the Postcard Perfect stamp set to stamp the flowers in Pixie ink, then I fussy cut those flowers.  I added the new White Ribbon behind the sentiment and the Bitty Sparkles to the flowers.  The sentiment if from the Fresh Air Cardmaking Stamp Set and Die and heat embossed with White Embossing Powder.

Your next stop is along this hop is DARYLS RECKER’S Blog, so hop on over and see what wonderful creations she has for you today.

Happy Crafting!

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Color Dare #291 ~ Sapphire, Smoothie, Heather with optional Gold

Welcome to this weeks Color My Heart Color Challenge!  This week for Color Dare #291 we are challenging you to use (All and Only) these CTMH Colors: SAPPHIRE, SMOOTHIE  and HEATHER with the optional GOLD.  You are able to use neutrals – Black and White in your design. You can check out the rules HERE.

I am really liking the new Beautiful Friendship paper as I love blues mixed with pinks as to be honest I am NOT a pink loving gal.  So when I saw this Color Dare challenge I knew those paper would be great.

I created the two ton with the flowers from the Postcard Perfect Stamp Set by inking and stamping the flower once then rolling the edges back in the ink and stamping a second time.  This results in a first and second generation ink in one stamped image.

I did use ball embossing tool to work the center of the flowers which resulted in them curling a bit.  The Thanks is from a retired stamp set Variety of Thanks.  I decided to add a bit of gold with our Gold Shimmer Trim and the Gold Glitter Gems.

Now it is your turn to create! Just create a project (card, layout or other craft project) using this weeks colors.  Then link them to the Color My Heart Blog ~ Color Dare #291 or you can post them to the COLOR MY HEART FaceBook page.  For this Color Dare Challenge, you have until Thursday. May 17, 2018 at 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time to submit your project.   We love to see your inspirations.

Happy Crafting!

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