Monday, November 30, 2009

Notice the Details - December Stamp of the Month Blog Hop

Welcome to December’s Stamp of the Month Blog Hop where we will be featuring the Notice the Details stamp set from Close to My Heart. If you have come here from Michelle Nist’s blog, you are on the right path! This is simple to do - just click on the link at the end of the post on each blog to move to the next one! Here we go!

This month I made a mini brag book for my Mother-in-Law which she can keep in her purse. It holds a couple of my daughter’s school pictures along with one of her soccer and dance pictures. My daughter will also add a handwritten note in one of the pockets and I'm sure one of her famous horse pictures and then this will go into my Mother-in-Law's Christmas stocking.

I stamped the numbers in the set onto punched out hearts to mark her 1st, 2nd and 3rd grade school pictures.

I used some of the phrases in the set as captions for the other pictures.

I punched the flower on the cover out of Twitterpated B&T and then used a button for the center. I sponged the edges of all the cardstock and patterend paper with Chocolate ink and rounded the outside corners. To give the book a finished look and to keep the ribbon in place, I glued the ribbon underneath the scalloped "binding" on the edge.

This mini album is very versatile, super easy to make and it only takes one sheet of patterned paper. The finished project measures approximately 4" x 3 1/4". It makes a great stocking stuffer for Christmas and it's something the grandparents will love.

A big thank you to Susanna Boyd who posted an awesome video tutorial on how to make this project on Paper Craft Planet. You can find the video and more information on how to make this project HERE. Susanna made hers a Tag Album and you can see beautiful her project HERE.

CTMH Products
B&T Duos – Twitterpated
Cardstock – Sorbet, Chocolate, Colonial White
Ink – Chocolate, Cooca
Corner rounder

Martha Stewart Ribbon
PTI Melon button
Nestabilities die
Scallop border punch
Oval punches
Martha Stewart heart punch
EK Success flower punch

Now "Hop" on over to Dawn Heuft’s blog to see her work! Be sure to visit all the CTMH Consultants at their Blogs to get some great crafting and other fun ideas! Remember, the Notice the Details stamp set is only available until December 31st! Contact your CTMH Consultant or email me at to see how you can get this stamp set at a discount or even free!

NOTE: If you get lost on the hop or find links that aren't working, click HERE
for a complete list of participating blogs.


  1. Cibele -

    Ooooh - how cute! I'll have to try one of these albums after the holidays are over!


  2. This is beautiful! Thanks for posting the link to the template.

  3. Oh, I love this project! I can't wait to give it a try.

  4. Ohhh Cibele! How adorable. I am loving this. You are SO talented my friend.
    I extended Amy's sketch challenge until Sunday...maybe you and your DD can both play along ...Amy would LOVE it!

  5. Oh my goodness that little book is soooo cute!

  6. Your book is wonderful. great idea for photos of your daughter.

  7. this is really beautiful! you kids are so cute!

  8. Awesome project Cibele!! Love it!

  9. What a sweet little project! Love it!

  10. Fun project - I'll have to try one for photos of my "babies."

  11. Great project! She will love it.


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