Friday, October 12, 2012

A Very Merry Christmas Blog Hop

Welcome to our October Stamp of the Month Blog Hop! This month Close to My Heart is offering a stamp set called "Very Merry Christmas". This set can be purchased exclusively through a Close to My Heart Independent Consultant for only $5 with a qualifying purchase of $50. (That’s a $17.95 value!)
 


In this hop, you will see projects featuring this fun stamp set from many talented crafty ladies!
Enjoy our blog hop - we hope we inspire you to create your “very” own Merry Christmas projects!

We are having a giveaway – that’s right blog candy for you hoppers! Carolyn of Nuts 4 Scrappin  http://nuts4scrappin.blogspot.com is giving away a stamp set to one of our hoppers! She is giving away a stamp set called "Bonjour". You can see a picture of the stamp set on her blog. All you have to do to be eligible to win is to leave a comment on each blog and become a follower of Carolyn's blog.

If you have just hopped onto my blog, please start at the beginning at Lucy's blog – Love 2 Create http://www.love2createitall.com. If you came from Stephanie of  www.quiltedscrapper.blogspot.com then you are in the right place!



 I made two projects with this fun stamp set. The first is a basket that you can put a treat in. This is great for teachers or co-workers. The basket was cut using the Artiste Cricut Cartridge (Z1790) on page 73. For the snowflake handle I used the Art Philosophy Cricut Cartridge (Z1686). It is on page 64, font layer. I used the Pear & Partridge (X7162B) paperpack for both projects. The second project is super easy to make. I made holiday bag clips, using clothes pins. Use these to as a cute way to close holiday gifts. I used the Artiste cartridge according to the stamp set. I topped it off with our clear assortment sparkles (Z1752).

Here is the complete lineup in case you get lost along the way:

  1. Lucy ~ http://www.love2createitall.com
  2. Darla ~ http://stampingunderdoctorsorders.blogspot.com
  3. Michelle ~ http://mycreationswithmichelle.blogspot.com
  4. TinaGale ~ http://tiggersscrapplace.blogspot.com
  5. Jennifer ~ http://4heartsscrapbooking.blogspot.com
  6. Carolyn ~ http://nuts4scrappin.blogspot.com
  7. Stephanie ~ http://quiltedscrapper.blogspot.com
  8. Amanda ~ http://scrapsoflovescrapbooking.blogspot.com

Thanks for hopping along with us - we hope we were able to inspire you to create your own "Very Merry Christmas" projects.

15 comments:

  1. I love my Artiste cart! So much on it! Thanks for the inspiration!

    www.mimi2trentdrew.blogspot.com

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  2. Love your project...i am waiting for my artiste cartridge! Thanks for sharing

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  3. Wow!!! love your stuff!!! Just signed up as your newest follower.. would to have you visit/follow me at http://cutonedesignsbyrobin.blogspot.com/

    Robin
    http://cutonedesignsbyrobin.blogspot.com/

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  4. Both your creations are fabulous love the basket and those bag clips are fabulous what a great idea. TFS

    http://karonskraftykorner.blogspot.ca/

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  5. Love your projects! The treat box and the Bag clips are so darn cute and such a great idea! Love both projects!

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  6. Holiday bag clips... what a great idea!!! I am always putting tape in the middle of the gift bags to hold them close and then thinking oh I hope they're careful pulling this off so they can reuse the bag... I am definitely making some of these

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  7. what a great idea! love the bag clips!! and so much more fun than doing laundry... TFS
    Janet Royer

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  8. what a different way of decorating bag clips, who would've thought?

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  9. Love both project! I especially love the creativity of them both, and was really interested in the clothespin closures! Never saw those before - love the idea! Thank you for sharing with us!

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  10. I love the little treat basket! What a cute idea!
    Teresa
    www.createenjoyshare.blogspot.com

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  11. Love your projects Amanda! The bag clips are a great idea!

    TFS :)

    Lucy
    http://love2createitall.com

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  12. Fabulous idea for the clips! Adorable basket. Thanks so much for the inspiration!

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