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Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Stamp of the Month Blog Hop - The Long Way Home

Welcome to the June Stamp of the Month Blog Hop!

If you came from visiting Haley Dyer, then you are in the right place.  If you just happened upon my little corner of the blog world, simply start here and continue hopping until you return here -- our fun hop is one big loop for your viewing pleasure. 

The month's featured stamp set is S1606 The Long Way Home (pictured below).  This set is only available until June 30th and is only $5 with a $50 Close to My Heart purchase.

For today's project, I decided to scraplift the layout shown on page 42 of Seasonal Expressions 2 which features the SOTM set.  The first time I saw SE2 , I fell in love with this stamp set and this layout.  I think it would be a great cover page for a vacation album or summer album.  However, instead of using the Florence paper packet as shown in SE2, I used Magical -- my new favorite collection.

Supplies used:
*The Long Way Home stamp set (May SOTM)
*Ink Blot stamp set
*Documenting Moments stamp set
*Magical paper packet
*12" x 12" Black cardstock
*12" x 12" White Daisy cardstock
*12" x 12" Whisper cardstock
*Black Exclusive Inks stamp pad
*Cranberry Exclusive Inks stamp pad
*Honey Exclusive Inks stamp pad
*Sapphire Exclusive Inks stamp pad
*Whisper Exclusive Inks stamp pad
*Magical sequins assortment

To order these or any of our other fabulous Close to My Heart products, please visit http://jddesigns.ctmh.com.

Thank you for visiting me at jd designs and for hopping with us on the Close to My Heart Stamp of the Month June Blog Hop!  Next up on the hop is Brenda LappI hope you'll hop on over to her blog for more inspiration.

Until next time, design with {heart}!


  1. Let's go! I love your layout and want to take pictures to add to it!

  2. I love the layout with Magical! It looks great!

  3. Wow! Changing the paper pack makes it looks totally different from the sample layout! Love it!

  4. Very cute layout - love the little detail of the exhaust from the back of the truck... thinking of everything!

  5. Nice layout, I like the use of the camera stamp for your picture placeholders

  6. What a brilliant layout- love this stamp set paired with Magical!


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