Thursday, March 31, 2011

Blessed - April Stamp of the Month Blog Hop

Hi Everyone and welcome to the blog hop!  If you've come from
Wanda Riley's Blog  then you're on the right track.

If you get lost you can view the entire blog list on Helen's Blog  HERE.

 This month's exclusive stamp set D1455 - Blessed, is a fantastic set for those of us that don't like to color!  The wonderful designers at Close to My Heart have provided you with the best of both worlds with this set.  There are "hollow" images that you can color ; but there are also "filled" stamps that you can use to "color in" your images making this set creatively open, very versatile, and quickly becoming a fast favorite among all my  girlfriends who got to play with it this past weekend at crop!
These stamps remind me of the picture pages we had in Scholastics as a you match the inside of each image to the picture it belongs in ? LOL!  This is what the stamp set looks like:

  Here is the layout I did using the set and pics from Father's Day 2008 .  Yes, I have scrapped backwards to '08 this year -- YAY!  My handy dandy penant trick on the top of both pages was an interesting epiphany - Instead of folding down a whole corner to just one plain triangle - you crease lightly and cut the piece in half to make two penants!  I used embroidery floss and teeny baby buttons to complete the illusion.
 The stamped images and paper flowers were "painted" slightly with ink from the inside lid of my ink pads that
had been diluted using a waterbrush after the initial image was stamped just to give some tone.

 (Click on the pic to get a supersized view )
Miracle Penant Layout - D1455 Blessed SOTM

Hope you enjoyed it ! Now you can hop on over to Leanne Dudley's Blog or hang a bit and leave me some love!  Either way, Hope you're enjoying all the blogs and I hope to see you back again soon!

LUV, HUGZ, and *Glitta* !  ~Angel Sawyer

Monday, March 7, 2011

Our New Arrival is HERE !

  You know it's officially Spring when all the babies start to show up -- everything begins anew.
Our long anticipated baby has arrived!  Bandit and Belle have just had their firstborn!

Say hello to Baby Barley , born this morning.. Belle and baby are doing great!
I got some really cute pics of Gavin with his first baby, he's very proud of Bandit and Belle :)
Happy Birthday Barley !

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

March Page Kits are Posted!

Hi everyone! Just a quickie post to let you know that I had to move the Page Kits to its own very popular page... Look for the new tabs at the top of the blogpage and you should be able to shop from there. Thank You everyone who has made my page kits such a success... I hope to bring you more each month and please let me know if there is something you'd like to see!


stamps and blocks—and we’ll prove it!

Throughout March, when you buy your favorite My Acrylix®stamps,
we’ll give you a free My Acrylix block.
Not only will you have the best stamps on the block,
you’ll have the best blocks, too!
Just purchase $25 in stamps and you can choose from two of our
most versatile block sizes: 3" × 3" (Y1006) or 2" × 6½" (Y1010).

Start shopping online now at OR contact me with your order by email :)

*Offer valid March 1–31, 2011. Limit one free My Acrylix®
block per order per customer.
Qualifying stamp purchases include A-, B-, C-, D-, and E-size stamp sets, including Stamp of the Month sets purchased at full price or at a discount. K-size stamp sets, Stamp of the Month sets earned for free, and Workshops on the Go™kits are excluded. Close To My Heart reserves the right to substitute a block of a similar size or price.

HUGZ! Angel
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