Friday, January 1, 2021

January SOTM Blog Hop - Every Thank You


                                        Welcome!

Glad you could join us today! If this is your first blog hop, know that it is just one big loop of crafty, fun ideas for paper crafting as you visit each of the connected blogs.  If you are coming from Darlys Recker's blogyou are on the right path.  If you are starting here, just look for the link at the end of my post to Stefani's blog_ (and successive posts) to see which blog to visit next.

Every Thank You has so many choices for any style of thank you card you might wish to make.  



All the cards I've created have been designed using Distress Oxide ink techniques.  I enjoy creating unique backgrounds for my cards and the Distress Oxide inks are a lot of fun to experiment with.  Most of the sentiments using this stamp set were stamped using the Intense Black Ink,

Technique: Apply 3 Distress oxide inks on black cardstock using 
blending tool over a stencil 

Technique: Apply 3 Distress oxide inks on kraft paper using 
blending tool over a stencil 

Technique: Apply 3 Distress oxide inks on black cardstock using 
blending tool over a stencil 

Technique: Apply 3 Distress oxide inks on white cardstock using 
blending tool over a stencil 
                

 
Technique: Apply 3 Distress oxide inks on white cardstock using 
blending tool over a stencil 
                   

Technique: Apply 3 Distress oxide inks on white cardstock using 
blending tool over stencil multiple times -
moving the stencil each time.


Technique: Smooshing Distress oxide inks on white cardstock 
Smooshing: Rub inks on all purpose mat, spray water on the ink,
put cardstock down on the inked surface and twist and pull through the ink.


Technique: Smooshing Distress oxide inks on white cardstock 
Smooshing: Rub inks on all purpose mat, spray water on the ink,
put cardstock down on the inked surface and twist and pull through the ink.


Technique: Ink blending using Distress oxide inks with a blending tool on white cardstock and then flicking water on the ink 


Technique: Painting with Distress oxide inks on watercolor paper.
Wet paper, rub ink on an all purpose mat, pick up and apply ink 
with a water brush, blending colors as you go.


Every Thank You  is available only through the month of January. After seeing all the great ideas in this blog hop, you're going to want to add this stamp of the month to your  collection.  Remember, those of you who sign up as one of my VIP customers and purchase $50 or more, get this stamp set FREE in addition to many other perks of being a VIP customer.  Otherwise 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  Maker. 

Thanks for stopping by today.  
Join me as we hop on to see the creative ideas featuring 
the January Stamp of the Month on Stefani's blog

Be sure to visit the other consultants who have joined in this blog hop for lots of new product inspiration.  If for some reason you get lost along the way, you can find the entire list of participating consultants on Melinda's blog to get back on track.

The new idea book this stamp of the month is  from was just released today, January 1.  You might want to check out all the fun new products for January and February 2021.
















11 comments:

  1. LOVE all of these! Thanks for sharing so many ideas & including the details too!! Love your assortment of cards! :)

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  2. I love all the ways you made the sentiment stand out so well.

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  3. What a great collection of techniques. I really like the green and blue smooshed background - definitely something to try in the near future :)

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  4. Such fabulous techniques that are great for the simple, but meaningful, sentiment. VERY nice!

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  5. These are all so beautiful! I can't choose a favourite.

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  6. Distress oxide inks, oh my! Love your cards!!

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  7. WOW!! Thanks for all the amazing Distress oxide inks technique ideas, LOVELY!

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  8. Wow!! So much goodness here. I'm completely inspired!

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  9. So many awesome cards! I love how you used the oxide inks on black cardstock! Lots of great ideas!

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  10. What an awesome collection of cards! Thanks for sharing technique tips too.

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