Welcome to the It’s Your Day Blog Hop! This month we have 65 Close To My Heart Consultants sharing their creations using August’s Stamp of the Month and other great CTMH products on their blogs. Hopping is simple to do - just click on the link at the end of the post on each blog to move to the next one! If you have come here from Chris Shouse’s Blog you are on the right path! If this is your first stop, you may want to go back to Jena Devries's Blog and start from the beginning!
I used this month’s stamp set to create my daughter’s birthday card. I wanted to make it fun and interactive so I used fun flock and adhesive pearls to decorate the cake layers and paper pieced them on the cake stand. On the inside, I used fishing wire to hang the balloons and made presents from scraps of cardstock and B&T. I used Perfect Pearls to add shimmer to the candle flames and I also added it to the cake stand and the flowers on the inside of the card. I sponged Hollyhock ink onto the “bow” of one of the gifts which is actually petals cut from store bought paper flowers. My daughter loved the card and I have to say, it was a lot of fun to make.
Cardstock – Smoky Plum, Crème Brulee, Hollyhock, Colonial White
B&T – Bella
Ink – Smoky Plum, Crème Brulee, Hollyhock
Stamp Sets – It’s Your Day, Good Times
Purple and yellow fun flock
Adhesive backed pearls
EK Success scallop border punch
Now hop on over to Debra Van Patten’s Blog to see her work! Be sure to visit all the Consultants at their Blogs to see some great crafting and other fun ideas! Remember, the It’s Your Day stamp set is only available until August 31st! Contact your CTMH Consultant to see how you can get this stamp set at a discount or even free!
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