Friday, February 6, 2015

Operation Smile You're The Bomb Blog Hop


Welcome to our special edition Blog Hop featuring the Operation Smile Stamp Set "You're The Bomb" a set of 18 stamps from our Seasonal Expressions I catalog! Close To My Heart is partnered with Operation Smile®, an organization that provides free, life-changing surgery that repairs smiles and reshapes lives, one child at a time.

If you have come here from Brenda's Blog, you are on the right path! The blog hop is a great big circle, so you can start here and work your way all around.

If you get lost along the way, you’ll find the complete list of participating consultants on Melinda’s Blog






This month we have 20 Close To My Heart Consultants sharing their creations using the Operation Smile "You're The Bomb" stamp set and other great CTMH products on their blogs. This is simple to do - just click on the link at the end of the post on each blog to move to the next one! Here we go!

 

Materials:
  • White Daisy Card Stock (1385)
  • Hollyhock Card Stock (1246)
  • Silver Glitter Paper (Z1829)
  • Bitty Sparkles (Z1263)
  • Ranger Silver Superfine Embossing Powder (Z2067)
  • Versamark Ink (Z891)
  • 3-D Foam Tape (Z1151)
  • You're the Bomb Stamp Set (C1617)
Tools:
  • Paper Trimmer
  • Scissors
  • Craft Heater
  • Sponge Dauber
  • Bonding Memories Glue, Tape Runner or Liquid Crystal
Paper Dimensions:



A - (A2) Card Base 4.25" X 11"
B - 4" X 5.25" (Cut 2 - for exterior and card interior)
C - 3.75" X 5" (Cut 2 - for exterior and card interior)
D -1" X 4"
E - .75" X 3.5"
F - 1 1/4" Circle
G - 1" Circle

Instructions:

  1. Vertical card base cut at 4.25" X 11" in White Daisy card stock. Score in center and fold in half.
  2. Adhere layer B on top of layer A.
  3. Stamp "Diamond" image using Versamark Ink to create a background effect on layer C. Add Ranger Silver Superfine Embossing Powder and heat set with a craft heater. Attach layer C on top of layer B.
  4. Stamp "fabulous" sentiment using Versamark Ink on the center of layer E. Add Ranger Silver Superfine Embossing Powder and heat set with a craft heater. Add Bitty Sparkles at each end of sentiment.  Attach layer E on top of layer D using 3-D foam tape.
  5. Attach layer D on top of layer C using 3-D foam tape.
  6. Stamp "SO" sentiment using Versamark Ink on the center of layer G. Add Ranger Silver Superfine Embossing Powder and heat set with a craft heater. Attach layer G on top of layer F using either Bonding Memories Glue, Tape Runner or Liquid Crystal.
  7.  Adhere layer F above layer D towards the left side using 3-D Foam Tape.
  8. For the inside of the card, Stamp "Diamond" image using Versamark Ink on the bottom right hand corner of layer C (second sheet). Add Ranger Silver Superfine Embossing Powder and heat set with a craft heater.  Adhere layer C on top of layer B and attach layer B on card inside.
Now "Hop" on over to Paige's Blog to see her work! Be sure to visit all the Consultants at their Blogs to get some great crafting ideas and other fun ideas!


Remember, this wonderful stamp set is only available until March 31, 2015! Contact your CTMH Consultant (or click here) to order your Close To My Heart products.


To learn more about Operation Smile visit www.operationsmile.org


Happy Crafting!

Angela




  
 

11 comments:

  1. Fantastic card. Great use of the diamond stamp.

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  2. Too funny that we both random stamped the gem! Love your silver sparkle card!

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  3. Ooooh... VERY VERY CUTE! Love what you did with this card; every aspect of it!

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  4. Great card! Love the embossing.

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  5. What a fun idea to emboss the diamond image. This is a great idea, I like it!

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  6. Silver diamonds, my favorite. What a great card

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  7. Beautiful...diamonds are a girls best friend.

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  8. Oh that silver embossing is wonderful, great card!

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