Monday, October 1, 2018

October Stamp of the Month Thanks & Giving

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October Stamp of the Month Blog Hop

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This month's stamp set, Thanks & Giving, is another one of my favorite stamp sets.  It features 16 stamps great for both scrapbooking and card making. It's available only through the month of October.   After seeing all the great ideas in this blog hop, you're going to want to add this to your stamp collection.   You can purchase this set for $18.95, or get it for only $5 with a qualifying order of $50 (US) through your Close To My Heart consultant or find it here .

This month I used Thanks & Giving stamps along with the woodgrain stamp from the Grateful Heart - Card Making stamp set to embellish this scrapbook two page layout.

Here's a closer look at some of the details.

The word Thankful and some of the flowers were stamped right on the layout.  Additional flowers and the hearts were stamped on other pieces of cardstock, colored and then fussy cut and added to the layout using foam tape.

The 4x6 Blessed card is from the Grateful Heart Paper pack Picture My Life Cards.  Because I wanted to repeat the woodgrain texture from this card on the 
other Espresso pieces of cardstock, I found just what I needed in the 

Here you see several other stamps from Thanks & Giving set. The little wreath is colored with a variety of ShinHan markers and mounted on the Sapphire tag made using the Fancy Tags Thin Cuts (Z4305)

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  1. Fantastic use of color on this layout and cards! LOVE! Always, Alayne

  2. Oh...that woodgrain stamp looks great! Great idea to create photo corners :)


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