Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Tea-rrific | March SOTM | Blog Hop

Welcome to our Stamp of the Month Blog Hop!

We will be featuring March's SOTM, which is Tea-rrific. If you have come here from Darlys' Blogyou are on the right path! The blog hop is a great big circle, so you can start here and work your way all around. (If you get lost along the way, you’ll find the complete list of participating consultants on Melinda’s Blog.)

This is such a popular stamp, this month we have 30 Close To My Heart Consultants sharing their creations 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. Leave a comment, if you like what you see. We love to get your feedback. Here we go!


close to my heart, sotm, creating from the heart
March SOTM
I had so much fun creating with this stamp set! I sometimes feel like I get in a rut, creating cards that are the same shape/size all the time. So I decided to use a 5.5" square card base this month, cut from our Kraft paper (although you can't see the base in my photos). The large polka dot pattern in the Sugar Rush paper packet needs a little extra room to really pop - I think it worked!? 

close to my heart, creating from the heart,
Tea-rrifc SOTM
I used a technique called "paper piecing" with the stacked tea cups. I stamped the image in Slate ink on three different pattern papers. Then I cut out one cup from each paper & stacked them back up. I'm really please how it turned out.

close to my heart, creating from the heart, sotm
Tea-rrifc Paper Piercing
I also designed this tea bag holder (inspired by Tina Law) for an upcoming event. These are going to make great little gifts!


Kraft paper
Sugar Rush paper packet
Sugar Rush compliments
Sugar Rush Dots
Slate ink
Pomegranate ink

Thanks for stopping by!

Now "hop" on over to Brenda's Blog to see her work. Be sure to visit all the Consultants at their blogs to get some great crafting ideas!

And remember, the March SOTM is only available until the 31stClick here to see how you can get this stamp set at a discount!

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