Saturday, September 6, 2014

National Stamping Month 30 Years of Happy

National Stamping Month Blog Hop


Close to my Heart is celebrating our 30 year anniversary with a super cute stamp set called 30 Years of Happy!  And the best part is that you can get this stamp set absolutely FREE with an order of $30 or more in stamps!  That’s right – absolutely free!  However, this offer is only good from September 1 – 30, so be sure to get yours before it’s gone!

If you are coming from Michelle's blog, you are on the right path.

I'm so glad you stopped by to see my work during this fun blog hop. 
There are just so many creative ways to use these great little stamps: bookmarks, lunch notes, gift cards, random stamping and so many more.  So beside my ideas,  you will get wonderful inspiration for this stamp set from approximately 40 consultants as you "hop" around the loop.  All you need to do is click on the next consultant's name at the end of this post.  Don't forget to pin your favorites.

For this hop, I made some gift bags that could be filled with treats or several handmade cards.
Gift bags: Designer Creations Honey Paper Bags  Z2039 $3.95

In addition to cardstock, I used Baker's twine on this gift bag.
The dotted card stock was embossed using one of our embossing folders and then rubbed with chocolate ink.
Dot Embossing Folder Z1924 $8.95. The flower is from A Budding Friendship D1602 $17.95.
I created this card with entering it in last week's Color Dare Challenge in mind using Lagoon, Sorbet, and  Flaxen with random stamping.  I went on  a fabulous bus trip, however, and never got the card posted.  
 You might also recognize the word Love from the September Stamp of the Month, Family is Forever.

Thanks for stopping by.  Remember, you get this stamp FREE this month when you purchase $30 in stamps from Close To My Heart only during the month of September.  Contact your CTMH consultant, or me, to get yours.

Your next stop along the hop is Judy Faye Garner's blog.  If you get lost along the way, check Melinda's blog for a complete list so you can hop back in.


  1. I love your idea for using the stamps to decorate a gift bag. I love the random stamping on your card too.

  2. Alright, that is just perfect! The center of a flower, YES!!!! Total win with that and the stamped pattern paper is perfect with your card too! :)

  3. Fabulous! Love the bag with the Stunning work.

  4. Fabulous & Fun! Love how you used the "for you" in the center of the flower.

  5. I like how you've created your own B&T paper!


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