Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Holiday Expressions Blog Hop

Welcome to the Holiday Expressions Blog put on by the Stamp of the Month consultants. The Holiday Expressions book is full of fun and festive ideas and products and deserves a hop of it's own!

If you've hopped over from Lisa Plummer's blog you're on the right track. Just keep clicking the links to go to the next blog in the hop. If you'd like to see who is hopping, here you go: List of participants.

I love this scooter! I did some paper piecing with Glacier cardstock to add some color. I stamped the scooter in Desert Sand on White Daisy cs. Then I stamped it again on Glacier cs and cut out only the body of the scooter. Add some adhesive and and place it on the scooter image. 
The gift was stamped in Glacier ink. I then used the 
Clay Shinhan Marker to color the flowers.
For some texture I used the Chevron Embossing Folder  on a piece of Kraft cs. The chevron pattern goes really well with the pattern on the scooter seat and tires! 
As for the cute little bird, I used a blending pen to add a touch of color. A sparkle flourish for the exhaust and a few for the gift and it was done! The sparkle flourish is a retired item but you can recreate it using our Clear Sparkle and Bitty Sparkles!

All products are Close To My Heart: (click for image)
Stamp sets: Make It Merry, Build a Cake, Just To Say(Cricut Coll.)
Cardstock: White Daisy, Glacier, Kraft
Ink: Desert Sand, Glacier
Embellishments:  Clear Sparkles, Bitty SparklesClear Sparkle Flourish (retired)

Now it's time to continue on the hop! Let's go over to Jeanie Burch's blog to see what great ideas she has to share!

Thanks for hopping by!


  1. Wonderful card!!!! I love this set (Make It Merry) used for a birthday card. Great idea!

  2. One of my favorite stamps, love it!

  3. Wow, so unexpected. Love this as a Birthday card.

    1. I like going another direction at times. LOL

  4. I love the idea of using this stamp set for a birthday card. The color combination you chose works nicely and the sparkles are a perfect accent.

  5. I love this card - such a beautiful way to use that stamp.

  6. I linked to your post today from my blog, I really liked how you used this stamp set on a birthday card so make sure to give you credit for the inspiration!



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