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Sunday, January 1, 2017

Stamp of the Month Blog Hop -- Adore You

Welcome to the January 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 S1701 Adore You (pictured below).  This set is only available until January 31st and is only $5 with a $50 Close to My Heart purchase.

For today's project, I decided to combine the January SOTM with the newly released Hello Lovely paper collection.  This beautiful collection has a soft romantic feel with gorgeous colors and patterns -- and goes perfectly with this month's stamp set.

Due to the overwhelming popularity of the Clear Shimmer Brush, CTMH has added a new color to the Shimmer Brush family -- GOLD!  The new gold brush gave the perfect finishing touch to my project.  I used it to color in the heart image and add accents to the floral spray along the side.  Unfortunately, the above picture doesn't do the gold shimmer justice so I've included a close-up below taken at a better angle to allow the light to catch the shimmer.

Supplies used:
*Adore You stamp set (January SOTM)
*Hello Lovely paper packet
*12" x 12" Fern cardstock
*12" x 12" White Daisy cardstock
*5 1/2" X 4 1/4" white cards & envelopes, value pack
*Desert Sand Exclusive Inks stamp pad
*Fern Exclusive Inks stamp pad
*New England Ivy Exclusive Inks stamp pad
*Sea Glass Exclusive Inks stamp pad
*Sorbet Exclusive Inks stamp pad
*Black Archival Ink stamp pad
*Small round water brush
*Gold shimmer pen
*Blush shimmer ribbon
*Grey enamel gems
*Foam tape

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 January 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. Lovely card. I love the gold shimmer on the heart!

  2. Love the gold on the stamped image!

  3. So pretty! I need a gold shimmer brush now!

  4. Very pretty card. The gold brings out so much with the colours in this paper pack.

  5. Great use of the new gold shimmer brush!

  6. Pretty card!Love the gold shimmer!

  7. The gold shimmer brush and the blush shimmer ribbon go together perfectly on your beautiful card.

  8. That gold shimmer totally makes the heart pop!

  9. Such a beautiful card! It's perfect!


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