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Winter Wishes - Christmas in July

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Hi everyone. I am excited to be a guest designer over at Brutus Monroe. It was perfect timing to fit in with my Christmas in July series going on this month over on my You Tube Channel. 




The first card set I will be sharing with you were created using the Build a Snowman Stamp set.  When I saw this set, which has a warn top hat, it reminded me of the old Frosty the Snowman movie.  You remember the one, where Frosty comes to life when the magician's hat is placed on his head. I knew I had to get this set. So let me show you what I did. 

I started by stamping the hat, sunglasses, and scarf and fussy cut those items. I also stamped the snow man as I needed to fussy cut his carrot nose and arm twigs.


So I decided by stamping the melted snow on some white card stock.


I also stamped the snow man as I needed to fussy cut his carrot nose and arm twigs.

I used a Nuvo glue pen to glue down my pieces.  I found it was easier to glue them down first then color them. this ensured I did not smudge my…

Gingerbread House

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Hi everyone! Well as you probably know by now, I am celebrating all month long with my Christmas in July. I am also guest designing over on the Brutus Monroe blog so I thought it would be fun to incorporate some of his stamps into my series.




Today i am working with the stamp set called Gingerbread Village. This set is so cute and there are so many possibilities with it. Let me show you what I created.


I made a few cards using this stamp set and the first time I stamped everything on white card stock and colored in the images using my copic markers. But I know that everyone does not have copic markers, so I decided to show you another way to get around a lot of the coloring. 


Kraft Card stock is the perfect color for gingerbread. So I stamped my house and gingerbread man onto some kraft card stock.  Before fussy cutting the images, I adhered some double sided adhesive so that I could create stickers.  I find with smaller images, it is easier to use double sided adhesive that way I know th…

Crafter's Castle - Mixed Media Masculine Card

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Hi everyone! Did you know that there is a challenge going on over at Crafter’s Castle Blog? You are definitely going to want to check it out and enter this month’s Challenge. Here is an inspiration video sharing with you some wonderful supplies from create for less and my process for creating a mixed media masculine card.


This month’s Crafter’s Castle challenge sponsor is Create For Less and the prize is a $100 gift certificate to shop at their store!!! You should visit there and get your Wish List started in case you win!

Good luck!


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Mid Month Inspiration - STAMPlorations Birthday theme

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Hi everyone! I am here today to offer up some inspiration for the Sketch and theme challenge going on right now over at STAMPlorations!



This time around I chose to go with the theme "Birthdays". The stamp set I am using is called "Happy Birthday". I know we could always use and extrat birthday card on hand, so this is a great challenge to play in!

You can find all the details over on the STAMPlorations blog, so be sure to check it out.  Don't forget that you can use my coupon code: STAMPGIRLMONICA for an additions 25% off!

Thanks for stopping by!