Wednesday, August 31, 2011

September Stamp of the Month Blog Hop

Welcome to our Stamp of the Month Blog Hop!  We will be featuring September's SOTM, which is Limited Edition, a set of 21 stamps.  If you have come here from Diana Soling's blog, you are on the right path! The blog hop is a great big circle, so you can start here and work your way all around.

This month there are more than 60 Close To My Heart Consultants sharing their creations using this month's SOTM and other great CTMH products on their blogs. This is simple to do - just click on the link at the end of the post on each blog to move to the next one! Here we go!

All Close To My Heart Supply List
Paper - Mischief Level 2 paper pack X7144B
Cardstock - Bambo1301
Ink - Bambo Z2103 & Sorbet Z2164
Embellishments - Red Collction Designer Ribbon Z1615&Licorice Opaques Adhesive Gems

Now "Hop" on over to Tamra Pope's Blog to see her work! Be sure to visit all the Consultants at their Blogs to get some great crafting ideas and other fun ideas! Remember, the September SOTM is only available until September 30!  Contact your CTMH Consultant or contact me,  Judy Faye to see how you can get this stamp set at a discount or even free!

"Limited Edition" S1109

Monday, August 15, 2011

Tips & Technique Blog Hop - Glossy Dimension

Welcome to our Technique Blog Hop!  This month there are 13 Close to my Heart Consultants  highlighting the “Glossy Dimension" Technique as shown on page 23  in the Close To My Heart Autumn/Winter 2011 Idea Book!  This blog hop is a great big circle so you can start wherever you want and continue through to see all the fabulous artwork incorporating this technique.  If you would like to start from the beginning, please visit this link Debi's Blog.  While there you will also find a listing of all participants and their blog addresses if you should get lost or want to reference a blog along the way.  Let’s get started!

If you are coming from Shirley's Blog, you are on the right track! 

Details of technique and your variation:  The "O" is an "On Target" dimensional element that re-inker & Liquid Glass was mixed & applied to create the shiny finish, as explained on page 23 on the Idea Book

Supply List:  D1361 "Thank You" Stamp Set; X7139 "Typyset" Level 2 Paper Packet; Z1388 Newsprint Rub ons; Z1397 Canvas Badge Buttons; Z1612 "Pin Clips";  Z2114 Cocoa & Z2165 Juniper Stamp Pads; Z1226 "On Target" Dimensional Elements; re-inker; Z679 Liquid Glass; Z608 Dry Embossing/Scoring Stylus; Z1151 3-D Foam Tape; Z534 Micro-tip Scissors; 1514 Tombow Mono Adhesive & Z1392 Scallop Circle Punch.

Thanks for stopping by!  Please continue onto Marianne's Blog where you will find some additional artwork highlighting this technique!  Be sure to leave a comment and let me know what you thought of my variation and happy hopping!

Sunday, August 14, 2011

Studio J®: Photo Editing Tool

Each day I work with Studio J, I learn so much and my hope is you too will learn how easy Studio J is.