Sunday, March 10, 2019

Love Blossoms Blog Hop

Welcome to the Love Blossoms Blog Hop! Love Blossoms is a special hop from the group that brings you the SOTM Blog Hops. On our Love Blossoms hop we have above 15 participating bloggers. If you just happened upon my post, clicking the link to the next blog (typically found near the bottom of the page) will take you full circle.

If you are visiting from ***Crafty Happy by Darlys Recker*** then you are on the right track; a complete list of participants can be found at Melinda Everitt's If You Bling It.

Oh my goodness, I thought today was the 9th so I got a late start on my card. I hope you like it. For our Love Blossoms Blog Hop I created this sympathy card. Fortunately I had something in mind to compensate for my late start.

To create the front of the card I cut Sugarplum cs 4" x 5¼", Black cs 3½" x 4¾" and White Daisy 3¼" x 4½". I stamped the flowers with Sugarplum twice. The sentiment strip is Sugarplum cut 1¼" tall and the sentiment was stamped twice. I used scissors to cut the dovetail. The Black cs was cut 1½" tall. I attached the Sugarplum to the Black then used a glass mat, the retired CTMH ruler with a metal edge and a craft knife to mirror the Sugarplum dovetail.

Love Blossoms Blog Hop - card closed
I used a Glue Dot to hold the Embossing Thread in place while I wrapped it. I knotted the Thread to hold it in place on the front. I attached the strip with 3-D Foam Tape.

I used second generation Sugarplum ink to stamp the flowers inside the card. I did not stamp off the ink evenly so I repeated the process. It does not look the way I envisioned, it is a bit darker, but it does look distressed and I am happy the the results. I stamped the sentiment twice with Pewter ink.

Love Blossoms Blog Hop - card open

I did not get a good photo of it, but I used the "made with lots of love" stamp on the back of the card with Pebble ink.

I hope you liked the card I created for today’s hop. Before you head to your next stop on the Love Blossoms Blog Hop, ***Scrappin' With Heather by Heather Hicks***, product details about my card are below.

All supplies are from Close To My Heart except where noted:
If you are not already working with a CTMH Independent Consultant, you may purchase all of the supplies I used at my Consultant website.

I love to hear what folks think about the items I create. If you have a few moments, please leave a comment letting me know what you think of my card. Thank you for hopping with us!

So you do not have to scroll back up, the next stop on the hop is ***Scrappin' With Heather by Heather Hicks***.


  1. I love the simplicity of your card and adding that black...perfect!

  2. Beautiful card. I especially like how you decorated the inside also. 💙☕Miss. Carrie

  3. Love the card design, love the inside.

  4. Thanks, Brenda. I do think this stamp set works well for Sympathy cards.

  5. So how you created the inside of your card!

  6. The softness of this card is beautiful, and I've been wanting to design a card with this stamp that didn't need to be colored in :) this is it! Thanks for sharing! :)

  7. Very pretty! I especially love the softness of the inside.

  8. Beautiful sympathy card! Love the inside as much as the outside.


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