Sunday, September 3, 2017

Three Amigos September 2017 Blog Hop Challenge

Welcome to the Three Amigos Blog Hop. We are three Close To My Heart Independent Consultants with a love for stamping and scrapping, and would like to share our creative ideas with you. On the 3rd of each month, we feature a different CTMH product and create a card, layout, or other project. There are only three stops on this hop, so it will only take a few minutes to hop through. When you finish hopping, be sure to check out the Three Amigos Blog Hop Challenge!

This month we are sharing projects using Falling For You (papers or featured colors) from the new Holiday Expressions Idea Book. The featured colors are Almond, Charcoal, Espresso, Fern, Goldrush, Linen, Nutmeg, Pewter, Saffron, Toffee. 

My studio time has been very limited lately, so I'm keeping it simple again this month. I designed a friendship card using the Falling For You Cardmaking stamp set Thin Cuts. Instead of using a stark white, pre-made card base, I opted to make a top-folding card using our new Linen double-sided cardstock. I stamped the sentiment directly onto the card base and embellished around it.

I embossed the Nutmeg strip with the new Buffalo Plaid Embossing folder and added color to two of the stamped leaves with Shin Han Touch Twin Markers. To make the bow, I pulled two strands off of a piece of White Burlap Ribbon. A few Bronze Sequins finish off the design.

One more colorful leaf brings the fall feeling to the inside of the card too.

Thanks for hopping by today! Hop over to Lisa's Blog and Donna's Blog to see what they created for you, then over to the Three Amigos Blog Hop Challenge. We hope you play along!

Supplies Used:
Z4041 Falling For You- Cardmaking Stamp & Thin Cuts
X5946 Linen Cardstock
X5952 Nutmeg Cardstock
X5960 Fern Cardstock
X5961 Saffron Cardstock
X5962 Goldrush Cardstock
Z2830 Nutmeg Ink Pad
Z2850 Fern Ink Pad
Z2851 Saffron Ink Pad
Z2823 Goldrush Ink Pad
Z2456 Mahogany BR96 Shin Han Touch Twin Marker
Z2457 Marigold YR24 Shin Han Touch Twin Marker
Z2454 Leaf Green GY234 Shin Han Touch Twin Marker
Z4032 Buffalo Plaid Embossing Folder
Z3323 White Burlap Ribbon
Z4029 Bronze Sequins
Z1204 Bone Folder


  1. A stunning fall card. Love the CAS style and the inside is wonderful.

  2. This is sooo beautiful! Someday I'll stop being lazy and actually decorate the inside of my cards too... love how you do that every time!

    1. Thanks, Lisa! My cards feel naked inside if I don't finish them now. Lol.

  3. So pretty. I especially like that embossed strip down the side.