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Saturday, February 28, 2015

Sunsational Stamps February Stamp Release Blog Hop

   Welcome to Sunsational Stamps February Stamp Release Blog Hop  Thank you for joining us today,  We are excited to present the new Critter Stamp Sets.   We are also excited about our newest Design Team Members. You are in for an amazing show of creativity and talent!!  So grab a cup of your favorite beverage, sit back and enjoy the show.

    We do have a few rules for this hop, to support each crafter and the time they have put into their work.  In order to be eligible to win the Critter Stamp Set,  you MUST visit each blog and leave a comment.  You must become a follower of each of the blogs.  In addition to this, everyone who participates will receive an adorable cut file as a free gift from our sister site, Scrapping With Lisa Designs.

   We are offering a special for this release:
   If you purchase 3 - 4x6 stamp sets you will get 1  4x6 set of your choice free.
   If you purchase 3 - 3x4 stamp sets you will get 1  3x4 set of your choice free.
   This special offer is good until Sunday, Mar 1st at Midnight, EST.

   Here is the stamp set that you could win for your participation:

   Here is the free cut file that you will receive for completing the hop.  It will be found on one of the Blogs during this hop.

   This hop runs all weekend,  you will have plenty of time to make it all the way through the hop.  So let the party begin !
    Here is my Project for the hop I was given the
ZOO CRITTERS stamp set which can be found in the Sunsational Stamp Store  here

I created a 4x4 mini album with my set

To create this album I used the directions from Schell's Craft Corner and her Two part you tube video
I first colored my images with Bic Mark-It markers then fussy cut each image out. I used Kraft card stock for the cover and a royal blue Recollections card stock for the pages.  to keep it closed I added a piece of red striped ribbon from my stash. I used 2 sheets of a circus themed paper by IMAGINISCE  that I got from Tuesday Morning
Here is the first pages of the album:

the star paper i printed from a Digital paper file I got from My Graphico. I left the feet of the monkey and the head of the elephant unstuck so a picture or a tag could be tucked under them.
 The next page:

Here is the next page:

Open again to next page:

The two side panels open to reveal more space for pictures and journaling:

I created the embellishments using my cricut explore and lots of scrap card stock.
This was a fun project and I have some cute pictures of my grand kids to put into it. the only thing I would do differently next time is to make the spine on each side a litter larger to accommodate all the added embellishments  and pictures so it would not appear to bulge in the center
 Hope you enjoyed my Mini Now head on over to the Jennifer's Blog to see what the next critter set is!!

   Here is the line up for today’s Hop :

            Janet - http://www.ladyluvbug.blogspot.com/
            Jennifer - http://jenskoalatcrafts.blogspot.com/
            Carla - http://www.racincrafts.blogspot.com/
            Kimberly - http://scrappingrookie.blogspot.com/
            Sher - http://www.sherscards.blogspot.com/
            Marji - http://www.fstampaholic.blogspot.com/
            Rhonda - http://craftingwithblue.blogspot.com/
            Tammy - http://tampatha.wordpress.com/
            Carolyn - http://www.grandmacarol46580.blogspot.com/
            Lisa - http://sunsationalstamps.blogspot.com/

   Thank you for joining us and we hope we were able to inspire you just a bit!!  Check back often to see more inspirational projects that the DT will create.

Big Blog Hugs, Janet


Carolyn Smith said...

I Love, Love your mini-album.

Carolyn - DT

Colleen said...

I love your mini album so adorable and cute. bl

Christine Jones said...

Your mini is so cute! I love the colors! Thanks for the links on how to make it.

ShersL84bed said...

This is darling Janet. How clever a mini album. I like how all the images come in one set so it is perfect for something like this. Super cute, I hope I get to see it when you have it filled up.

Smiles Sher

Anonymous said...

Wow! this is fabulous! I love all the bright colors! Great use of the images!
Tammy DT

The Craft Princess said...

What an adorable and fun mini album! Something that would be perfect my grandkids :)

Carla said...

Your Mini album is adorable!! Thanks so much for sharing.

Rose Andrew said...

Beautiful project love it :)

Rhonda Helm said...

such a fabulous mini. i love it.

Lori Comeau said...

These are super cut stamps.

Iris said...

Love your mini album with the cute animals.
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Kesena Williams said...

I love the album