September SOTM Blog Hop-Family Is Forever

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Welcome to our Stamp Of The Month blog hop! This month 80 CTMH Independent Consultants are featuring the September SOTM, Family Is Forever, a set of 7 images. If you’ve come from Jilena Paskett’s Blog you are in the right place. If you’ve started here, WELCOME! This blog hop is easy to navigate because it’s one big circle. Just click on the link at the bottom of each post to hop to the next blog. If you happen to get lost along the way there is a full list of participants on Melinda Everitt’s Blog.

Let’s jump straight into my artwork!!

CTMH: Sept SOTM Blog Hop {Photo Credit: Napier Photography}

I don’t know why, but when I look at this stamp set I envision fall. So I immediately went back to our family photos we had taken a few years ago. I tend to hoard our family photos. I display the larger prints, but the 4×6’s I have lying around usually do just that….lie around. I’m nervous to cut them, because it’s difficult to get them reprinted if there is an accident while cutting and {let’s be honest} they can be expensive!! I ventured outside my comfort zone, and used one of our professional photos for this project.

{Photo credit: Napier Photography also known as Simple Little Things Photography}

Products Used:
Paper: Pathfinding B&T Duos™; Brown & Tan Glitter Paper
Ink: Versamark™ Ink Pad
Stamp Set: September Stamp Of The Month, Family Is Forever
Other: My Creations™ 6×6 Canvas Display; Mini Stapler; Pathfinding Wood & Cork Assortments; Gold Sequins; Cocoa Embossing Powder {retired}; Craft Heater; 3D Foam Tape

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Remember this stamp set is only available until September 30! Click here or contact your CTMH consultant to find out how you can get this stamp set at a discount!! Now continue on to Lauren Moore’s Blog for more inspiration!! Be sure to visit all the consultants on this blog hop to get more great crafting ideas!!

-Kelly

Damask Divas’ Scaredy Cat Blog Hop

Welcome to the Damask Divas’ Scaredy Cat Blog Hop!! Blog hops are a lot of fun and a great way to find inspiration! Just click on the link at the bottom of my post to take you to the next consultant to see how she has used the Scaredy Cat Paper Packet! If you happen to get lost along the way there is a complete list of participants on the Damask Divas’ Blog.

CTMH: Scaredy Cat & Frightfully Fun- Inspired by Nichol Magouirk

This month I made a card using the Scaredy Cat Paper Packet that was inspired by this card from Nichol Spohr Magouirk.

CTMH: Scaredy Cat & Frightfully Fun

I started with a Kraft Cardstock base followed by two filmstrips cut in Black Cardstock using the Artbooking Cricut® Cartridge. I used the Scaredy Cat Paper Packet to fill in the filmstrips and the Frightfully Fun Stamp Set for all the images and text. The fun Halloween images were stamped in Archival Black Exclusive Ink™ and then colored using the ShinHan™ Touch Twin™ Markers. I then used 3D Foam Tape to pop the images off the card and added the Halloween slogans in CTMH Black Exclusive Ink™.

CTMH: Scaredy Cat & Frightfully Fun- Inspired by Nichol Magouirk

Now onto the bling…. The sparkles are from the CTMH Clear Sparkle Assortment. Now I just said clear sparkles but did you notice my sparkles are gray, orange, and purple?!? The ShinHan™ Touch Twin™ Markers are made for more than just coloring paper! Just take the tip of the marker to your sparkles, sequins, ribbons and color! BOOM! You now have a custom colored embellishment! Those adorable black resin stars are from the Scaredy Cat Assortment.

I hope you’ve found inspiration on my blog! Now head on over to Amie Kiger’s blog to see what she has made with this fun paper packet!

BUT BEFORE YOU GO CHECK OUT THE SEPTEMBER SPECIALS!

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CTMH: September SOTM

September’s Stamp of the Month, Family Is Forever, is a set of 7 images and is only available until September 31!

-Kelly