Sunday, March 31, 2013

CTMH--Stamp of the Month Blog Hop- My Sunshine

Welcome to the Close To My Heart Stamp of the Month Blog Hop for April 2013- featuring My Sunshine

My Sunshine, a set of 8, is a fun, fun stamp set!   If you have come here from Dawn's Blog you're on the right path.  If you get lost along the way, you'll find a complete hop list at Helen's Blog!

Have you tried the Puddle Pad technique?????
First, layer a couple baby wipes on a large block, then take your reinkers (I used Creme Brule, Sunset, Smoothie and Lagoon.)  and randomly drip them on the wipe, forming a large blob of color at least as big as your stamp.  Then take your stamp, press down firmly to ink it up, and stamp. On the circle in the middle, I also swiped it a few times in the "puddle pad" which gave it a streaky distressed look. 
Look how fun it is:

My card today is based on the Deconstructed Sketch #95. I thought the Dotty For You Papers would go perfect with the sketch.  I added some frayed burlap down the middle and added My Sunshine image on top!  At the bottom corner, I stamped the quote from My Sunshine. 
I also created this Sunshine card, posted last month:

The April Stamp of the Month is available the 1st-30th.  With any $50 purchase, this set is yours for $5.  Head over to my website to start shopping :

Want this stamp set for FREE?????  CLICK HERE TO FIND OUT HOW!

Hop on over to Wanda's Blog for more inspiration!  


Wendy Coffman said...

Cute cards! I love the puddle pad technique too!

Joy said...

gotta do that puddle- thanks so much for the idea with this set!

Dawn said...

Such fun, pretty cards!

Jen Shults said...

Your cards are so pretty. I love the wonderful mix of stamps and paper. I'm so glad you were able to join us for DS95!

Peggy Lee said...

omw love your the stamping.

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