Thursday, July 31, 2014

Close To My Heart Stamp of the Month Blog Hop Featuring What A Hoot

Hello everyone and welcome to another great Blog Hop featuring our August 2014 Stamp of the month, What A Hoot!  From Millan.Net
 
If you're following along, you've just come from Susan's Blog.  There are a whopping 67 consultants on this hop so be sure to check out all their creations as they are sure to get you in the mood for some fun!
 
If at anytime you get lost along the hop, you can check out the entire list over at Melinda's Blog.
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This stamp set contains 17 stamps for creating fun and whimsical projects...take a look!




Now how about a peek at what I've been creating with this set!

Stamps: What A Hoot August 2014 SOTM
Inks: Archival Black, Saddle, Chocolate
Markers: Barely Beige, Bronze, Mahogany, Golden Yellow, Marigold, Colorless Blender
Papers: Pathfinding paper pack
Accessories: Slate Diagonal Ribbon, White Enamel Stars
Tools: Woodgrain embossing folder, Corner Rounder, AP Cricut cartridge, Micro tip scissors, Thin 3D foam tape
 
Did you know the new ShinHan art markers color more than just paper?  I used the Golden Yellow marker to color the white stars and the Slate ribbon...custom embellishments!
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 I love From Millan.Net the little pumpkin in the set and wanted to make a little card featuring it.  This is a quick 3.5" card that I may just use in teacher gifts later this year.

Stamps: What A Hoot August 2014 SOTM
Inks: Archival Black, Sunset
Papers: Scaredy Cat paper pack
Markers:  Marigold, Golden Yellow, Barely Beige, Sap Green, Leaf Green, Warm Grey 4, Warm Grey 7, Colorless Blender
Accessories: Silver Shimmer Trim
Tools: Corner Rounder, Micro tip scissors, Thin 3D foam tape
 
Here again I used the markers to color the Silver Shimmer trim to give it a two-toned green shade.



One more card...because I couldn't pass up making a Halloween specific card with this set!

Stamps: What A Hoot August 2014 SOTM
Inks: Black Archival, Slate, Whisper, Honey, Gypsy, Crystal Blue, Indian Corn Blue, Outdoor Denim, Black, Sunset
Papers: Black, White Daisy, Whisper, Slate cardstock 
Markers: Marigold, Lavender, Golden Yellow, Vivid Green
Accessories: Clear Sparkles, Slate Diagonal Ribbon
Tools: Micro tip scissors, hole punch, 1.25" and 2" circle punch, Post-It Note, Thin 3D foam tape



Now doesn't that get you in the mood for some trick or treating??  How about a close up of the treat bag...you can see the candy Clear Sparkles I colored with the markers. From Millan.Net

 
 
 
Here is a peek at the inside.  I used the Colorless Blender to lighten every other line in the sentiment.
 

 
 
 
Well, now that I've thoroughly exhausted you with photos,  From Millan.Net  be sure to head over to Dawn's Blog and check out her creations!
 
 
 If you'd like to get your own set before the end of August, please visit my website and pick up one up!


24 comments:

  1. Great "Treats" on your blog! TFS all the wonderful tips!

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  2. You are very creative! i especially love your final card.

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  3. Your work is just AMAZING!!!

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  4. Love the depth, and texture. Great job.

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  5. These cards are fantastic! Love the colored ribbon, stars, and bling!! And offsetting every other line with the blender gives some more fun to the doodled sentiment!

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  6. Wow, these are HOOT-I-FUL!

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  7. Awesome cards... I especially love the Halloween one... Great job!!

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  8. That moon on your last card looks like it's really glowing. Eerie! Love all of your cards, and great advice given on other ways to use our new markers.

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  9. Wowzers!!! What amazing cards! You're coloring is tremendous!

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  10. Fantastic -- Loved all your techniques.

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  11. The last card is by far my FAVORITE in this hop! Stunning!

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  12. Fabulous and fun cards! Love the distressing on the first card, the simplicity of the second card and the background on the third card.

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  13. OH how I have missed your blog! WHY have I not been here lately?? How are you??? Sorry, I am so blown away by your creativity, and then I realized WHO you are, lol!!! :) I am still a big fan!

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  14. wow, tough to pick a fave as these are all adorable but I do really like the 3rd card with the Halloween Owl and the treat bag, Super cute ideas and fun cards

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  15. Your third card is amazing to me! And that pumpkin card, too wonderful!

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  16. Beautiful coloring job! and Love the tips about what else the markers can do besides color paper!

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  17. These are awesome Angela...just like you!!

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  18. LOVE the wood-grain embossing!!! Wonderful, as usual!

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  19. I love every card you created. You are very talented.

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  20. Your cards are fabulous! Thanks for all the helpful tips too!

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  21. Beautiful work! Love all of them. :)

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