Friday, October 31, 2014

November SOTM Blog Hop

Welcome to our Stamp of the Month Blog Hop!  We will be featuring November's SOTM, which is called It's the Little Things, a sweet set of 15 stamps.  If you have come here from MELISSA'S BLOG you are on the right path! The blog hop is a great big circle, so you can start here and work your way all around. 
For this hop I decided to play with this week's Mojo Monday sketch. It's Tall & Skinny week, so my card size is 3.5 x 5.5 inches. My table top was still covered in Halloween Goodies, so when I saw that this week's ColourQ challenge would fit the Scaredy Cat papers I knew I wanted to make a non-Halloween card using that awesome bright color combo. I chose Black, Gypsy, Sunset, Pear, and White Daisy. I toned down the Halloween feel by sanding all the Cardstocks and even the B&T paper. 
I love me a cute little floral set that's easy to cut out and layer to death...but I wanted to stretch a bit and work towards a layered look without lots of fussy cutting. So I inked the large flower image by swiping it across my Sunset pad (removing most of this ink), then rolling just the tips back into the Sunset ink. I layered on the heart flower in sunset ink, then added the dots using Gypsy ink. I made a simple mask from a post-it, then stamped the leaves over top in Pear Ink. I trimmed my sentiment stamp into individual words (one reason I love clear stamps!), then added a word to each square. I backed my Baker's Twine knot with a snip of purple shimmer trim...and then I finally gave in and fussy cut a tiny flower to top off my knot. I just had to be me!

Now "Hop" on over to CAT'S BLOG to see her work! Be sure to visit all the Consultants at their Blogs to get some great crafting ideas and other fun ideas! Remember, the November SOTM is only available until the last day of the month!  Contact your CTMH Consultant (or click here) to see how you can get this stamp set at a discount or even free!

13 comments:

Sarita Schraeder said...

Love this bold color combo! Your card is great!

Michelle Stewart said...

So much fun, love the vibrant colors for this card.

wendipooh13 said...

sooo pretty!!! WONDERFUL STAMPING!!!

Jen said...

This is soooo pretty! I love the bright colors and how the sentiment is split between the three layers. Thanks for playing along with us at colourQ!

Nancy Womersley said...

Vivacious!

Kathy Burrows said...

Bright and beautiful mojo!

Catherine Nowak said...

Beautiful card! I love the layers and the color choice for this card.

Michelle Jones said...

Love the rock and roll technique with the swiping.

Kim Heggins said...

What a beautiful card and I love that you used these colors for a non Halloween card...so so beautiful. Thank you so much for playing along with us at ColourQ, hope to see you again next week.

Paige Dolecki said...

Gorgeous color choices and I love your take on the Mojo sketch!

Lauren Moore said...

Wow, this is an amazing card! Pinning it now, this is just inspiring. TFS!

Sheila Bennett said...

Really like your color combo! Great card. :)

Helen Gullett said...

So lovely! Love the tall and skinny style with tiles like that :)

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