Sunday, May 31, 2015

June Stamp of the Month Blog Hop: Ice Cream Dream

Are you ready for summer?  Close To My Heart has a sweet stamp of the month set for June: Ice Cream Dream!  We've also got a sweet blog hop with 50 consultants sharing some amazing ideas!  (If you're already hopping, you've arrived from Jen's blog.  After you check out my card, hop on over to Krista's blog next.)
My card began with the June stamp of the month, Ice Cream Dream, the Seaside paper pack, and a sketch from Make It From Your Heart, Vol. 1.  I stamped the main sentiment in Chocolate ink (because of course chocolate goes with ice cream!) and then used my blending pen and Glacier ink to color and highlight the Ice Cream portion.  I distressed the paper pieces with Desert Sand ink.

The ice cream cone was fun to make.  I first stamped it on my card front with Desert Sand ink and then stamped it again on the Sorbet B&T.  I also stamped it once on a scrap piece of paper and cut out the cone section, which I then used as a mask to sponge Desert Sand ink onto the cone on the card.  The next step was to cut out the Sorbet piece, adhere, and "garnish" with a "cherry" (a Coral Reef sequin) on top.  The final touches were the gold shimmer trim and Glacier thick twine.

I hope that I've given you a few quick and easy ideas to use with Ice Cream Dream.  Now go see Krista's cool creation!
Click HERE for all the hop participants and their blogs.
If you get lost along the way, feel free to come back here to get the complete list.  Thanks for hopping by!

17 comments:

  1. LOVE your card Haley! Thanks for always inspiring me with your creativity!! :)

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  2. I love your paper piecing and your little sequin cherry on top. Seaside is a great choice for this set!

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  3. Paper piecing - a great way to use this set! :) All I thought of was using the ShinHan markers....thanks for the inspiration! :)

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  4. Thank you! I would rather cut than color! LOL I need a ShinHan class, because some of the coloring on this hop is AMAZING.

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  5. Love the way you used the seaside papers!!!!!

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  6. Paper piecing looks great and I hadn't even thought of doing it with this image! Now I'm going to have to do so!

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  7. Great paper pieced icecream cone!

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  8. I'm definitely going to be playing with this set and the Seaside papers! Love it!

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  9. I love the paper piecing, distressing and inking. This stamp set goes so well with Seaside.

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  10. Cute idea to paper-piece the ice cream.

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  11. I really like the stamp set with Seaside and love the sequin on top of the cone.

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  12. Cute! Love the sequin cherry on top!

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