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Thursday, January 2, 2014

Cross Stitch Wishes - January SOTM


HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!
It's January already and time for the new Close to my Heart Stamp of the Month (SOTM) called Cross Stitch Wishes. This is the first of the three cards my January clubs will be making. 
I combined this stamp set with two others that go perfectly with the SOTM and also Valentines Day. The Happy Valentines day is from "Holiday Tags". The stitching at the top portion of the card and the Love you to Pieces is from "Stitch Wonder" stamp set. 

The paper pack is Chantilly, which will be retiring at the end of this month. 

The washi Tape is called Ruby Chevron and the red button is tied up with green bakers twine. 

The funny part of making this card is that I had two fabulous friends, Jolene and Crystal, over for a play date on Monday. My head was still in the Christmas mode and I just could not come up with a design using this stamp set. It took me two days to get my head back on straight!!! *Ü*

I love sketch challenges. This one from Your Next Stamp is perfect.

Challenges for this card :
Brown Sugar - Use Ribbon or Twine.
Card Makin Mamas - Anything Goes



7 comments:

Crystal said...

You found the perfect paper! Love this card.

Kim Kelley said...

Adorable card! Love the papers! Thank you for joining us at Card Makin Mamas this week! HUGS

Kim
CMM DT

Sheila said...

This is such a cheery card! Love the dp.
Thanks for playing along with us at YNS

Nicole N. (Nicole's Craft Nook) said...

Very pretty!!! I love the paper!! I used to be with CTMH and I remember it!! :) :)
Thanks for the smiles & for joining us @ YNS for our monthly challenge!!
Nicole’s Craft Nook
Nicole’s Valentine’s Day BLOG Candy

Лілюська-Lilia said...

Beautiful card! Love you papers choice! Thanks for joining CMM Challenge! Lilia DT

Deborah Anton said...

What fun stitching! Lovely card. Thanks for joining us in the YNS challenge.

Ruza Rebel said...

Such a lovely card! The DP, and cross-stitch theme is beautifully put together!
Thank you for playing along with YNS' Fun Friday Challenge.
Ruza, YNS Designer
Ruza's Craft Corner