Sunday, August 29, 2021

Monday Montage Week #196

 

Happy Monday everyone! Thanks for joining us for another fun Monday Montage Blog Hop! School is in session and that means I should have more time to stamp, right? Well, not so much. We have had family in town and I have several projects in full swing right now. So, I am sharing birthday cards for my August birthday kids. My oldest daughter and my only son were born in August, so I made cards for both of them and never shared them! I figure this is the perfect time!


My son's birthday is first, so here is his card! I bet you can't guess what he got for his birthday 😃! I thought it would be fun to make an X-box controller card to go along with the X-box. It might be a little hard to see because it is white on white, sorry about that! First, I drew the shape of the controller on Basic White Cardstock and then cut it out with Paper Snips. Using a sponge dauber, I sponged the edges with Gray Ganite Classic Ink so that the controller would stand out against the background. Basic Black Cardstock, the largest Circle Die from the Layering Circles Dies and the Tasteful Textile Embossing Folder was all it took to make the background look like the actual X-Box itself. I used a variety of circle punches that I have on hand (all retired) to make the buttons and the little X-box insignia was traced and cut out. All in all, I am happy with the way it turned out and he was happy too!


My oldest daughter loves the beach. We all do in my family, but she really LOVES the beach. She lived in Hawaii last semester because she could do online school, so why not? And she had the best time. She went to the beach everyday and enjoyed every minute of it! So, I thought the Friends are Like Seashells Stamp Set would be perfect for her birthday card! And I was right, she loved it! Torn cardstock is perfect for the water and the sand, and the large shape stamp for adding color to the shells was a fun way to add dimension to the water! The seaweed is from the Smooth Sailing Dies and the Linen Thread is my go-to for bows!

I hope you like my August birthday cards! They were both so fun to make! And I am hoping to get more stamping in my schedule very soon, so be sure to check back often!

Thanks for stopping by! I'm sure you don't want to miss out on any of the projects my friends have for you so keep on hopping! You can click the next button to see Melissa's amazing work, or click the back button to check out Elizabeth's fabulous project. Either way you hop, I hope you find something that inspires you! See you next time!

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Sunday, August 8, 2021

Monday Montage Week #195

 

Hello and thank you for joining us today for our Monday Montage Blog Hop! Summer is winding down and school is about to start! A lot has been happening around here including camping trips, back to school shopping and guests visiting! Time to stamp is hard to come by right now, but I squeezed in some time to make a card for my cutie niece! She is going to California to serve a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. She's staying an adventure and I wanted to make her a card to wish her well! Have a look!


The Stamp Set was just right for her card! And don't you just love the sentiment?! So perfect. Since she is going to California, the card clearly needed a palm tree! So I used one of the darling palm trees from the Share a Smile Kit. The flowers are from the Hippo Happiness Dies and I used the Suede Ribbon on my "luggage tag" sentiment. I hope she loved her card as much as I loved making it!

Thanks for stopping by! I'm sure you don't want to miss out on any of the projects my friends have for you so keep on hopping! You can click the next button to see Melissa's amazing work, or click the back button to check out Elizabeth's fabulous project. Either way you hop, I hope you find something that inspires you! See you next time!

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Monday Montage Week #199

   Hi all! Welcome to our Monday Montage Hop today! We are almost to 200 blog hops! I can't believe it! It is an honor and a privilege t...