Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Mad About You (December SOTM Blog Hop)

Welcome to our Stamp of the Month Blog Hop which features the Mad About You stamp set from Close To My Heart.  This stamp set contains some wonderful images to use for Valentine's cards or a special 'thinking of you' card.  As with so many of the new CTMH stamps, several of the shaped images can be cut using the Cricut-Art Philosophy cartridge

If you have come here from Jen's 'Roxybonds Scrappin' blog, you are on the right path! With over 60 Close To My Heart Consultants sharing their creations using this month's SOTM and other  CTMH products on their blogs, you should be able to find lots of great creative ideas to use for your own projects.  Blog 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!

Wanting something bright and cheerful, I chose the color combo of Pansy Purple and Pear.  The shaped card and all the coordinating pieces were cut using the Art Philosophy cartridge, and simply selecting different sizes for each cut.  Two of the six flower shapes that can be cut using the Cricut cartridge are used on this card.  The flowers are so fun to create, simply cut the desired size, start rolling the flower from the outside until you reach the middle, then use some Liquid Glass to hold the flower together.  For the center of the card, a frame and sentiment from the Mad About You stamp set was used.  Even though it is difficult to see in the photo, some sparkle is added to the word 'sweet' using Glitz Glitter Gel.
Now "Hop" on over to Lori's 'Saving My... ' blog to see her work!  Be sure to visit all the Consultants at their blogs to get some great crafting inspiration and other fun ideas!  Remember, the Mad About You stamp set is only available during the month of December.  The regular price is $17.95, or you can purchase it for only $5 with a minimum order of $50 in other CTMH products.

If you get lost on the Blog Hop or find links that aren't working, there is a complete list of all participating blogs on Helen's 'Hooked on Stamping' blog.
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  1. What a bright and cheerful card! Love the colors :)

  2. Sheila, Love the color and shape of this card! Adorable!!

  3. Awesome card! love the colours and all the layering..the flowers are a perfect touch too!

  4. Love the unexpected color combo and how you curved the border stamp.


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