Showing posts from December, 2020

Operation Smile Every Bit of Wonderful Blog Hop

  Welcome to our Operation Smile Blog Hop! Today we are featuring a very special stamp,  Every Bit of Wonderful ! What is so special about this stamp set? Not only is it a beautiful, when you purchase this stamp, Close To My Heart will donate  $7 to Operation Smile ! Since its founding in 1982, Operation Smile has performed over 220,000 surgical procedures to correct facial deformities in children. It only takes an hour for volunteer medical teams to perform these life-altering surgeries that will give children confidence for a lifetime. If you came here from  Michelle Stewart's blog ,   you are on the right track! Just look for the link at the bottom of my post that will take you to the next blog! The hop is one big circle so when you come back to me, you will know you have visited all of the blogs! If you get lost along the way you can check the list  HERE . This is a birthday card that I created for my daughter recently using this stamp, papers from our woodgrain collection and

December SOTM Blog Hop - Happiness Never Grows Old

Welcome to our December Stamp of the Month Blog Hop.  In this blog hop we are featuring  Happiness Never Grows Old.  This set includes 11 images.  If you arrived here from  Michelle Stewart’s Blog  you are on the right track.  This hop is a big circle.  Just look for the next blog link at the bottom of my post.  If you are just getting started on the hop, when you get back to me you will know you have completed the circle!  If you get lost along the way, you can find the entire list of hoppers  HERE .  I decided that I wanted to feature our Color of the Year, Blue Belle.  I used tone on tone stamping for the Blue Belle cardstock creating a pattern of roses in Blue Belle ink.  The strip of pink paper is from our current Mix In Paper pack from the November/December catalog.   I trimmed the Blue Belle shimmer trim to 1/8" to use.  I felt like 1/2" was too wide.  Trimming the shimmer trim down narrower is easy!  Just remove the backing and stick it to your trimmer.  It will stay