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Stamp of the Month

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Close To My Heart has a great program called Stamp of the Month and each month they feature a special stamp set that they have created just for that month. To make it even nicer they offer this stamp set at a huge discount during it's featured month.  This program has been going strong for years and if you are with a group of "CTMH girls" when they get a new catalog you will see most (not quite all but most) of them automatically race through the book looking for the upcoming Stamps of the Month! I was at a Close To My Heart event last Saturday where we got a sneak peak of the new Seasonal Expressions catalog that will be available May 1st!  It is full of gorgeous products that I cannot wait to show including some really great Stamps of the Month. The current Stamp of the Month is called Tea-rrific and I love it!  I used this stamp set on one of my favorites cards that I created for my current Spring Cards Workshops.   For this card I used paper from th

Cut Above™ Layout Kit by Close To My Heart

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Victorian Hello Lovely

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Looking at this week's sketch from  AHSC I saw a card that was very girly with flowers and layers and a bow. I have been trying to go outside my creative "go-to box" and thought this week I would try to go a little Victorian.  To me "Victorian" is busy but with hidden surprises and layers.  I think I achieved that with this card! Using the very lovely floral design paper from the Hello Lovely collection as my base, I then added the pretty frame found in the Cricut Artiste Collection.  I cut it out on Glacier Cardstock and then decided to accent it first by sanding lightly and then by sponging with Crystal Blue and then Peacock inks .  For my flower and bow collection, the flower cut outs and leaves are from the Cricut Flower Market Collection and the bow is from the Artbooking Collection .  The sentiment is from the Flower Market Collection Stamp Set "Sending Smiles". Also, this week at Heart 2 Heart Challenges , the challenge is "T