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Friday, February 28, 2014

March Stamp of the Month Blog Hop

Welcome to the March Stamp of the Month Blog Hop. This is one of the "happiest" places  this month.. (sorry, Disney...)



Over 50 ladies are participating in this month's hop and if you get lost along the way, you can always go back to Melinda's blog here.. You will not want to miss any of the inspiring work this month! If you have been hopping with us, then you have arrived from Kim's Schnoor's blog here

The stamp set this month is S1403 Happy Place and it is available for $5.00 with a minimum purchase of $50.00.

Let's start with the artwork from the CTMH artists.  I was trying to wrap my head around this stamp set when I noticed a set of these dolls sitting in my dining room hutch...mmmmm


I must have inherited them from my mother-in-law and so I decided to open them up and see what was inside...Six little ladies with a snowman at the end!  How cute!  It was quite interesting to read the history of these carved dolls.


I envisioned the set on a card and I created my first Bendi-Fold card on my Pazzles machine.  It was definitely a challenge to play with this WPC files and tweak it to create exactly what I wanted!



I spent all day designing this card but I was very happy with the results.  This is probably not the last time you will see the house surface in the artwork - it fit the theme of the stamp set perfectly.  I cut multiple layers and then "paper-pieced" it together.  Both of my machines were busy cutting furiously to keep up with my design I had in my head!

Supplies:
S1403 Happy Place
X7179 Ariana paper pack including Kraft cardstock
Pazzles WPC files include the bendi-fold card, and stamp set outlines.
CTMH Art Philosophy
CTMH Artiste
Colors- both ink and markers include Honey, Sky, Sorbet, Ruby, SweetLeaf and Outdoor Denim.

If you are ready to hop along, then check out Pam Ellison's artwork here

14 comments:

Gina Brandstetter said...

Wow th sis awesome! You put a lot of work into this. It's adorable!

Sheila Bennett said...

Your dolls look cute around the house.

Katy said...

GREAT card...great coloring...great story!

Michelle Stewart said...

Great card, I really love the layers.

terryanndiack said...

great card. Love the house and paper piecing

Susan Brooks - The Closet Stamper said...

This is so adorable! Great card.

Hall of Indulgence said...

Love the 3D house. Did you not realise there were dolls inside until you had a look just now?

Adeline E. Brill said...

Actually I thought there might be a few inside the 'momma' BUT I was totally surprised to find the snowman...another little 'smile' from my MIL in heaven...

Haley D. said...

What a fabulous card! So so pretty!

Linda Pekrul said...

Adeline, this is cute, cute, cute!

Lori said...

What a great unique card!

Judy Faye Garner said...

Perfect!!!!!!

Kim said...

Cute, cute project!! Love your blog background too.. LOL

malou22u said...

Very nice job