Saturday, September 6, 2014

National Stamping Month #30yearsofhappy Blog Hop!

Welcome to our hop!



If you arrived from Haley's Blog, then you are on the right path!  This hop is a big circle, so keep on going!  You can find the entire line-up of talented Close to My Heart Consultants on Melinda's Blog.

September is National Stamping month!  We are celebrating over at Close to My Heart with a very special new My Acrylix set that you can't buy...but you CAN get it for FREE!  Take a peek at what I did with #30yearsofhappy...



I combined the HAPPY papers of Confetti Wishes with my very own pattern paper made with one of the little stamps!  I made sure to stamp the pattern on an area bigger than I needed so that I could trim out the piece of CS just how I liked it...



It was really easy to trim out the Happy Birthday sentiment from the pattern paper.  Then I placed it upside down on the backside of the teal glitter paper to draw an outline to fit as a mat...


Popped it up with foam tape for some great dimension...


And I even trimmed out some other images from the paper to decorate the inside!  :)



 Now you are off to Priscilla's Blog for quite a treat!  Enjoy the rest of the hop!

Remember, you can't buy this special My Acrylix set...you can only get it for FREE in September.  Just purchase $30 dollars worth of CTMH stamps on my website, and #30yearsofhappy (a $13.95 value) is all yours!
Get it Free HERE!!!



21 comments:

  1. Love your card, Amie!!!!! Thanks for the tips & tricks!! :)

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    1. Thank you, Kelly!! You are most welcome! :)

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  2. Another great card on this hop! I love it and I bet it will inspire many other cardmakers!

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  3. Your card is so fun! I can't decide if I like the party background or the glitter mat better.

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  4. This is a seriously cute card with lots of fun details. I hand trim mats sometimes, too. The results with the teal glitter paper are stunning and add just the right amount of sparkle.

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  5. Super cute, and thanks for sharing the tips.

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  6. So CUTE, Kigz...LOVE all those "Party" stamps!!!

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    1. Now, don't take that the wrong way...we do more than party over here...thanks! ;)

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  7. the background stamping looks fantastic! great tips and tricks :)

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  8. Very clever and I love how you matted the sentiment with the shimmer!

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  9. Fun card! Love how you did the background stamping.

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