July 2016 SOTM Blog Hop (From the Notebook)

July2016Welcome to our Stamp of the Month Blog Hop!  We will be featuring the July SOTM, which is From the Notebook, a set of 24 stamps.

If you have come here from Kathy Burrows’s Blog , you are on the right path! The blog hop is a great big circle, so you can start here and work your way all around.  If you get lost along the way, you’ll find the complete list of participating consultants on Melinda’s Blog.  To visit each blog for some great ideas just click on the link at the end of the post on each blog to move to the next one! Here we go! 

Monthly Notes by Wendy Kessler

Monthly Notes by Wendy Kessler Supplies used are all Close to My Heart: From the Notebook Stamp Set (July 2016 SOTM), Noted Stamp Set, Cardstock (Gypsy, White Daisy), and Inks (Gypsy, Pear, Cotton Candy).

With no AC for the past week and 80+ temps combined with 70-80% humidity, my creativity is a bit lacking.  I used the SOTM to create these simple little note cards.  I have mine held together with a clip but you could also hole-punch them and “bind” with ribbon or a jump-ring.  I am going to use my cards for my monthly scrapbooking goals.  They could be used for any to-do list or could also be used to keep track of birthdays.  After laying them out for my picture, another idea would be to put them all laid out on a large clipboard or whiteboard.  You could also put kid’s names on them instead of the month and use as a chore checklist.

Now “Hop” on over to Jean McNulty’s Blog to see her work! Be sure to visit all the Consultants at their Blogs to get some great crafting ideas and other fun ideas! Remember, the From the Notebook Stamp Set is only available through the end of July!

This set is available on my website for only $5 with a $50 purchase.  Shop now!

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More artwork (by corp):

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Cricut Creations

You’ve got the right papers and stamps, now it’s time to take your artwork to the next level with the help of our Cricut Collections.

15-ai-happy-mom-son-page12″ x 12″ So Many Reasons to Be Happy Page
1385 White Daisy Cardstock
X5762 Lagoon Cardstock
X5770 Glacier Cardstock
X5778 Saffron Cardstock
X5777 Fern Cardstock
X5758 Sunset Cardstock
X5643 Chocolate Cardstock
Z1375 Kraft Cardstock
Z3146 Watercolor Paper
Z2195 Lagoon Exclusive Inks™ Pad
Z2650 Fern Exclusive Inks™ Pad
Z2641 Glacier Exclusive Inks™ Pad
Z1853 Aqua Dots
Z3132 Watercolor Paints
Z3188 Paintbrush Set
Z3167 Cricut® Artistry Collection
Thread
Cricut® Shapes:
Artistry
10½” and 10¾” Background <Fall>
(cut several, p. 44)

5½” x 4¼” Be Happy Be Bright Card
1385 White Daisy Cardstock
X5770 Glacier Cardstock
X5668 Honey Cardstock
X5762 Lagoon Cardstock
Z3146 Watercolor Paper
Z2195 Lagoon Exclusive Inks™ Pad
Z1853 Aqua Dots
Z3132 Watercolor Paints
Z3188 Paintbrush Set
Z3167 Cricut® Artistry Collection
Cricut® Shapes:
Artistry
1½” Shift+Icon-1 <A> (p. 21)
¾” Icon-1 <j> (cut 3, p. 27)
¾” Shift+Icon-1 <J> (cut 3, p. 27)
2½” and 2¾” Shape <v> (p. 34)
3½” Background <Elegant> (p. 46) 15-ai-party-card4¼” x 5½” Party Card
Wishes: Simple Expression™
D1664 My Acrylix® Packages, Boxes, & Tags
X7199B Sangria Paper Packet
1385 White Daisy Cardstock
X5752 Juniper Cardstock
X5778 Saffron Cardstock
X5777 Fern Cardstock
Z3126 Paper Fundamentals Enchantment
Z3127 Paper Fundamentals Whimsy
Z2652 Poppy Exclusive Inks™ Pad
Z3089 Grey Enamel Gems
Z3094 Poppy Thick Twine
Z2027 Mini Stapler
Z1979 Marvy® Uchida® LePen™ Journaling Pen
Z3167 Cricut® Artistry Collection
Cricut® Shapes:
Artistry
1½” Shift+Shape <U> (cut 2, p. 17)
2¾” Shift+Icon-1 <O> (p. 19)
¾” Shape <s> (p. 22) 15-ai-spelling-champion-page12″ x 12″ Spelling Champion Page
Reflections: Main Frame—Wrap Around™
D1661 My Acrylix® Crazy Good
E1028 My Acrylix® Hopscotch Alphabet
X7204B Urban Paper Packet
X7199B Sangria Paper Packet
1385 White Daisy Cardstock
X5777 Fern Cardstock
X5642 Cocoa Cardstock
X5752 Juniper Cardstock
Z2652 Poppy Exclusive Inks™ Pad
Z2165 Juniper Exclusive Inks™ Pad
Z2650 Fern Exclusive Inks™ Pad
Z2651 Saffron Exclusive Inks™ Pad
Z2114 Cocoa Exclusive Inks™ Pad
Z2447 ShinHan™ Touch Twin™ Bronze Marker
Z3105 Fundamental Assortment Gold
Z3164 Fundamental Stickers Enchantment Pack
Z3165 Fundamental Stickers Whimsy Pack
Z2012 Sequins Gold Assortment
Z3114 Instalife™ Roller Stamp This Happened
Z3115 Instalife™ Roller Stamp Day-to-Day
Z3119 Confetti Stars Embossing Folder
Z3167 Cricut® Artistry Collection
Cricut® Shapes:
Artistry
1″ Banner <1> (p. 1)
½” Shift+Icon-2 <,> (cut 2, p. 6)
2″ Shift+Banner <U> (p. 17)
1¾” Banner <a> (p. 21)
1¾” Shift+Banner <A> (p. 21)
1¼” Shift <Font> “CHAMPION” (cut 2 each)
1¼” Shift+Accent 2 <B> (p. 65)

Choose from any of these Cricut Collections that Close to My Heart has to offer.  Artfully Sent, Artiste, and Art Philosophy are all retiring and are only available while supplies last.  I highly recommend Art Philosophy as it is has so many great shapes that can be used for anything.  If you’d like any of these or would like to host a show to earn them at 1/2 price, visit my website or contact me today!

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Dynamic Dimensions

Expand your papercrafting palette with projects that take a new shape.  Discover the home decor pieces, wearable crafts, gifts, and other delightful projects from Close to My Heart.  They require nothing more than the finishing touches of your individual creativity!

15-ai-instalife-beautyInstalife™ Album
Z2651 Saffron Exclusive Inks™ Pad
Z3186 Instalife™ Cards—Colorful Me
Z3114 Instalife™ Roller Stamp This Happened
Z3183 Instalife™ Album—Teal
Z1979 Marvy® Uchida® LePen™ Journaling Pen

15-ai-designed-decor12″ x 12″ Life Is What You Make It Shadow Box
B1482 My Acrylix® My Story
C1619 My Acrylix® So Many Smiles
D1660 My Acrylix® Ink Blot
X7202B Kaleidoscope Paper Packet
X7197B Zoe Paper Packet
X5779 Poppy Cardstock
X5778 Saffron Cardstock
1385 White Daisy Cardstock
Z2651 Saffron Exclusive Inks™ Pad
Z2641 Glacier Exclusive Inks™ Pad
Z2643 Canary Exclusive Inks™ Pad
Z2652 Poppy Exclusive Inks™ Pad
Z2173 Slate Exclusive Inks™ Pad
Z2172 Whisper Exclusive Inks™ Pad
Z2015 Designed Décor Black Shadow Box
Z3088 Coral Shimmer Trim
Z3089 Grey Enamel Gems 15-ai-designer-creations7″ x 4½” Surprise Buttoned Bag
B1506 My Acrylix® Little Presents
1385 White Daisy Cardstock
X5780 Pomegranate Cardstock
Z2653 Pomegranate Exclusive Inks™ Pad
Z2053 Designer Creations Buttoned Bag
Z3167 Cricut® Artistry Collection
Z3171 Cricut® Art Philosophy Collection
Cricut® Shapes:
Artistry
½” Shape <d> (p. 23)
Art Philosophy
1¾” <Heart1> (p. 26)

4″ x 3½” For You Takeout Box
B1506 My Acrylix® Little Presents
1385 White Daisy Cardstock
X5668 Honey Cardstock
Z2653 Pomegranate Exclusive Inks™ Pad
Z2050 Designer Creations Takeout Box
Z3099 Fundamental Assortment Pomegranate
Z3093 Fern Thick Twine
Z3170 Cricut® Artiste Collection
Cricut® Shapes:
Artiste
2¼” Shift+3D Object <$> (p. 34)
1¾” Card <i> (p. 48)

4″ x 4″ Thank You Cupcake Box
B1506 My Acrylix® Little Presents
1385 White Daisy Cardstock
Z2195 Lagoon Exclusive Inks™ Pad
Z3093 Fern Thick Twine
Z2049 Designer Creations Cupcake Box
Z3170 Cricut® Artiste Collection
Cricut® Shape:
Artiste
2″ Card <BdayGirl> (p. 69) 15-ai-smile-craft-bookSmile Short Stack Album
E1033 My Acrylix® Inked Alphabet
X5770 Glacier Cardstock
X5776 Peacock Cardstock
Z3076 Gold Glitter Paper
Z891 VersaMark™ Ink Pad
Z2028 Designer Creations Short Stack Album
Z3098 Fundamental Assortment Peacock
Z2012 Sequins Gold Assortment
Z2066 Ranger™ Princess Gold Embossing Powder

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Base & Bling

Hugs & Kisses Page

15-ai-hugs-and-kisses-page12″ x 12″ Hugs & Kisses Page
Reflections: Main Frame—Quarter Circle™ (with alterations)
A1182 My Acrylix® Etched Alphabet
B1484 My Acrylix® Jennifer’s Hand
C1621 My Acrylix® Mr. & Mrs.
D1664 My Acrylix® Packages, Boxes, & Tags
D1665 My Acrylix® Blossoming Expressions
X7202B Kaleidoscope Paper Packet
Z3076 Gold Glitter Paper
Z2190 Gypsy Exclusive Inks™ Pad
Z2644 Pixie Exclusive Inks™ Pad
Z2642 Flaxen Exclusive Inks™ Pad
Z2153 Sweet Leaf Exclusive Inks™ Pad
Z3089 Grey Enamel Gems
Z3132 Watercolor Paints
Z3188 Paintbrush Set
Z1979 Marvy® Uchida® LePen™ Journaling Pen
Z3171 Cricut® Art Philosophy Collection
Thread
Cricut® Shapes:
Art Philosophy
¾” <Heart1> (cut 6, p. 26)
1½” <Heart1> (cut several, p. 26)

Chalkboard Art

Learn how to turn your Designed Décor Red Magnetic Chalkboard into a work of art!

Products featured in this video:
Designed Decor Red Magnetic Chalkboard
White Daisy Cardstock
Honey Cardstock
Fern Cardstock

If you are interested in this, be sure to check out the current Chalkboard & Gold Embellishments Bundle in this weekend’s Flash Sale (only available until Monday, while supplies last).