June Stamp of the Month - Garden Tags

Welcome to the June Stamp of the Month 
Blog Hop! 

This month I am following {Wendy Kessler's blog}   We have 21 Close to My Heart Consultants participating in this month’s Stamp of the Month Blog Hop. If you lose your place while traveling through our blog hop, the complete list of participants can be found here.  

The June Stamp of the Month is entitled Garden Tags (S2006) (Set of  8).   Here is a picture of this stamp set:

Boy has Close to My Heart hit this Stamp of the Month out of the ballpark!  I couldn't wait to get my hands on it.

I love when an idea for a card works out well.  I had so much fun making this card.  I can't wait for you to see it.

Here is my card:

I took a 4.25" x 12" piece of our Kraft paper and scored it at 3", 6" and 9".  I  couldn't decide which tag to stamp so I stamped and colored all of them with our Watercolor pencils. The tags are stamped on French Vanilla Cardstock with Archival Black Ink.

 The background paper that you can barely see is my favorite of the Stitched Together Paper Pack. I love the sentiments font from the You Make Me happy (D1920) Operation Smile stamp set, so I used that as well.  I wanted to add more color so I used Lemonade, Glacier Peach, and Sweet Leaf Cardstocks.

I did not use a waterbrush to blend the watercolor pencils.  It either not blended or I added some shimmer with a Clear Shimmer brush.  The panels and tags are popped up with Thin 3D foam tape.

The tags are topped with a Gold and White Twine (Z4014)  tie and I added Gold Glitter Gems to the front of each panel.

The June Stamp of the Month Stamp Set can be purchased for $18.95 or if you purchase $50 in CTMH products, you can add this stamp set to your order for an additional $5.  This stamp set is only available between June 1 – June 30, 2020.  

Thank you for visiting my blog.  I would love for you to show me a little love by leaving me a comment and then please go to our next artist, {Michelle Stewart} and see what she has made with this adorable stamp set.

You can purchase this stamp set as well as any of the supplies listed above on my website.


  1. Melinda, this is gorgeous! Your colouring is fabulous and setting the tags on cardstock backgrounds sure helps them to shine against the busy background paper. Love, love, LOVE!

  2. I love how the tags shine through with the busy paper- the Stitched Together is quite busy for me so I love the way you have used it in these cards!

  3. WOWZERS! Love them all, great job

  4. I love this accordion fold card, great job colouring.

  5. Wow! I love the accordion fold and how you used the pattern paper with the tags.

  6. Beautiful coloring and wonderful card idea!


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