Friday, December 15, 2017

A year of Card Techniques / December 2017 / Stamp Your Background


Welcome to A Year of Card Techniques Blog Hop
Where each month we feature a different card technique.
We’ve assembled a team of card makers who range from
new to advanced, so you’ll see a great variety of cards and ideas.
This month we’re going to stamp our own background for a unique
customized look.  Hopefully, we’ll inspire you to try one yourself.  
If you would like to check out our past technique hops, you can do that here:
January-Shaving Cream Marbleizing
February-So Sketchy
March-no hop this month
April-Stamp Set Showdown
May-World of Watercolor
June-Basic Card Folds
July-Bleaching Your Card
August-World of Watercolor
September-Inlaid & Lifted Die Cuts
October-Waterfall Cards
November-Masking Magic



Our amazing sponsor this month is
Claudia Henderson of Close to My Heart

Please take a moment to check out her store here.
And the awesome prize this month is:

We really appreciate feedback, so please leave a comment on each of the
blogsin the hop today.  Since this is our last A Year Of Card Techniques
hop andthe holiday season is just around the corner, we are going to give
you some extra time to hop!  The winner will be announced on Saturday,
December 30, 2017 on A Piece of (my) Heart’s blog, so be sure to
check her blog on Sunday. The winner will have until January 6, 2018
to claim their prize.  If you would like to be notified by email, please
leave your email address in the comments.

You should have arrived here from Amanda.  If you're visiting here first,
you might want to start at the beginning so you don't miss a thing and
increase your chances of winning by commenting on each blog.

So finally my last Hop of the year!! For this card I stamped the wood grain
pattern on to a piece of champagne cardstock with Saddle ink. I love the
look of wood grain, but cannot always find the papers that I like. This stamp

was a background stamp from StampinUP that I really liked.


Here are some great links for more stamping ideas for you:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wHZdXpSevSc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7fimLy2ZiVI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aWLxYAiWetg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p0wNwacHV24
Now you’re off to visit with Claudia.
Hope you had fun and thanks for stopping by.
Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!!!
Smiles,
Jodie Park
Here’s the full line-up in case you get lost:
Claudia
Debbie
Wilma
Amanda
Jodie