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Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Stamp of the Month Blog Hop -- Through the Year

Welcome to the November Stamp of the Month Blog Hop!

If you came from visiting Priscilla Gotham, 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 S1711 Through the Year (pictured below).  This set is only available until November 30th and is only $5 with a $50 Close to My Heart purchase.

I'm going to be perfectly honest with you... when I first saw this month's SOTM, I wasn't a big fan.  I actually considered not buying it.  But now that I've played with it, I am so HAPPY I did!!  This set is so much fun and really encouraged me to think out of my "normal stamping box".

(Layout sketch scraplifted from Pinterest.  Original artist unknown.)

Supplies used:
*Artistry Cricut cartridge
*Through the Year stamp set
*12" × 12" White Daisy cardstock
*12" × 12" Black cardstock
*12" × 12" Eggplant cardstock
*12" × 12" Fern cardstock
*12" × 12" Heather cardstock
*12" × 12" Peacock cardstock
*12" × 12" Poppy cardstock
*12" × 12" Saffron cardstock
*12" × 12" Sapphire cardstock
*Archival Black Exclusive Inks stamp pad
*Eggplant Exclusive Inks stamp pad
*Fern Exclusive Inks stamp pad
*Peacock Exclusive Inks stamp pad
*Poppy Exclusive Inks stamp pad
*Saffron Exclusive Inks stamp pad
*Sapphire Exclusive Inks stamp pad
*Clear sparkles

*Circle and scallop punches from my stash

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 November Blog Hop!  Next up on the hop is Darlys ReckerI hope you'll hop on over to her blog for more inspiration.

Until next time, design with {heart}!


  1. I'm happy you purchased the stamp set because I adore your layout! I love the background stamping.

  2. What a great layout! I love it:)

  3. Love how you used the monthly stamps to create patterned paper!! Very nice layout!

  4. This layout is FANTASTIC; so glad you decided to purchase the stamp set! By the way, please tell me the name/number of the set you used to stamp the camera images. TIA.

  5. So glad you played with this set! I love what you've created!


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