Monday, May 31, 2010

05/31Jume SOM Blog Hop - Are you ready to kick off the summer?!!

Yes it is that time again - my how time does fly! If you have been hoppin' along, you have just arrived from Lori's blog where you discovered another super creative project! So now it is time to check out my interpretation of this stamp set!

I have two projects for you to check out! To mix things up a bit, I decided to use X7091 It's A Guy Thing paper pack - why you ask??? Well #1 - it is time to start using up my paper AND #2 - It is time to start using up my paper stash......

My first project is a clear card using one of CTMH NEW Summer products! Z1309 NEW Clear Cards

This was rather hard to take a picture of because I kept getting the flash off the clear card but I finally have a great picture. My husband has a nasty habit of smoking cigars.... but the props are perfect for the picture!

I used the "Fancy Four" design from the Wishes book and I especially love how you can layer your work using the clear cards! This stamp has several designs you can use to make cards, layout and altered projects. Speaking of altered projects.....

I was digging through the paper pack and I noticed I started this photo card from Angela Tutton - actually Joanne Walton's idea - so I decided it was time to finish this project! So check it out!

Cut 1 piece of cardstock 5 1/4" x 12" and score at 4" and 9 1/2"

Inside of card

Card Insert: Neutral Card stock cut a piece 5" x 10 1/2" - Score at 5 1/4"

Page 3 of the photo card

Embellish card to fit your pictures. This is an awesome stamp set and perfect for your "Dad" layouts and cards. SO hop on over to Dawn's blog to see what she what project she has created with this stamp set! Enjoy!

Sunday, May 30, 2010

05/30 Happy Memorial Day Weekend!

Not sure about you - but I am resting and enjoying the first weekend of summer! The late afternoon thunderstorms are starting to kick in and yesterday we had a lighting strike and the house next door got hit. Yikes! I was very nervous for several hours as the internet didn't kick in until sometime during the night. WHEW! But as you can see I am up and running and ready for the June SOTM blog hop!

Check out Kathleen's blog for a complete list of consultants participating in this hop. The set for this month is D1422 Wonderful Friend - I think you'll love it!

Saturday, May 15, 2010

05/15 CTMH May Product Blog Hop

Welcome to this May's CTMH product blog hop. This month 13 CTMH consultants are participating in the blog hop featuring City Scape on page 33 from the Wishes book.

Did you just arrive from Karen's blog? If so you are on the right track! Isn't it amazing how all of the cards look so different BUT they are the same sketch! That is the beauty of the Wishes book - you never run out of ideas!

I turned my design on its side and added an extra large embellishment with the button accents. The new 1 1/4" circle punch is perfect for the button stamps in the set that I used.

Check out my supply list below:
X7114 Bella paper pack
C1361 Buttoned Together stamp set
Inks - Hollyhock, Smoky Plum and Olive
Z1155 Clear buttons
NEW Z1311 1 1/4" Circle punch
Z679 Liquid glass as the 'glue'

Now hop on over to Kristie's Blog where you will see another version of this sketch.