Welcome to the Scrapbook News & Review “Oh Say Can You See” July Blog Hop.Â I am so happy you are able to spend some time with us hopping around to see all the wonderful cards for this challenge.Â If you continue reading my post, you will find a mini tutorial as to how I created my card.Â Tutorials are posted every Tuesday.
There are a whopping 95 blog hop participants.Â You can start at the beginning of the hop by starting at Scrapbook News & Review.Â If you came from Winnie’s Creations, you’re on the right track.Â Travelling all the way from Winnie’s blog in Norway, you had a long trip, so grab an iced coffee and sit a spell.Â Shelly Skala is the next participant so scoot over and visit her very fun blog, Jaspere’s Little Corner.
A little word about my image–it is one of the stamps I designed and can be purchased at Sunflowers and Dragonflies Creative Designs.
Wow, look at the blog candy up for grabs!
For a chance to win the 4th of July cake stamp, simply leave me a comment.Â Tutorial suggestions are welcome.Â The winner of the blog candy will also work with me to come up with two custom-made stamps.Â The stamps will include a return address label, and a “made by” stamp for the back of your card.
After colouring the image, I cut star shapes with my Cricut.
To add interest to the stars, they were run through the Cuttlebug with a swirly template.
Next, I distressed the edges with orange ink.
Card front is 5″ x 5″.Â It was run through the Cuttlebug twice to completely cover the front with the dot pattern.
With a stylus I gently pushed the back of the holes so the seam on the front would be completely gone.Â Cool, eh?
Lots of pop dots make all the layers pop.
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