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Your Next Stamp Blog Hop – March Release

Hope you enjoyed all the previews!! It’s time to shop! The March release from Your Next Stamp is live now in the store and we are celebrating with a blog hop! We have some more inspiration for you and I know you are going to want it all!!
And because Karen is super awesome she is offering a discount! 
You also have a chance at winning a $25 gift certificate to YNS! Leave a comment at each stop from March 10, 10pm est to March 13 at midnight  est for a chance to win. Winners will be announced on the YNS Blog on March 15. 
My project for today is using the new Silly Monsters Say Cheese stamp set!  I may have gotten a little carried away on this one haha! I had a vision in my head and I doing my best to make it all come to life on paper.
I’m starting off by stamping out all my images onto Neenah white cardstock with YNS black ink which is a copic friendly ink. Then I colored with copic markers and cut out with the coordinating die set that can be purchased separately.
Today’s card is a trifold card. I took a piece of white cardstock and trimmed it down to 5 1/2″ x 11″ and lightly marked with a pencil where my scored lines will be which is at 3 5/8″ and 7 1/4″. My one end sticks out a little but I’m totally ok with that. I just made little tick marks for the scored lines. Right now I’m just mapping it out. Then I started on my scene.
I used a brick wall stencil and some Fired Brick distress oxide ink and applied then to my background but just to the top portion of the card. I started on one side, inked up the area then shifted my stencil doing my best to line up the bricks each time. I purposely left some areas softer in color then others.
Next, I added some Hickory Smoke Distress Oxide ink to the bottom half of the card to represent a sidewalk. I lined up where I wanted my images to go and lightly added the Radiating Rays stencil with Squeezed Lemonade distress oxide ink to behind where my image would be. I also went ahead and stamped out my sentiments.
Now I could go ahead and make my scores lines and erase the tick marks. I add my images to each panel and topped it off with some glitter gold stars. Hosted on WordPress (the only option for hosted on WordPress is a button with link to another page, so the photos will not show until they click on the button) Self-Hosted WordPress

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  1. Fun fold design with all of these cute monsters!

  2. wow, how fab is this?!

  3. Cute card! Love these silly monsters!

  4. Loving you tri-fold card with all the monsters and wall stenciling. Fantastic!! Thanks for sharing.

  5. I love all the colors in your first card, so detailed. I'm falling in love with the baby stamp set as well. -Mari f.

  6. Cute card!

  7. A lovely fold card. Love the fun images.

  8. What a cute card! And put together so beautifully.
    Love the brick BG you created.

  9. The the monster award just kills me. So funny! Awesome card!

  10. I love trifold cards, they are such a great surprise, and yours is awesome and funny !

  11. Adorable little monsters!!!

  12. Cute cute cute! Love the little monsters and your awesome brick wall stenciling.

  13. Haha that is an awesome super cool and fun card!!

  14. wow beautiful card..lots of work and so fun!

  15. Super cute card! Love the scene. Those monsters are adorable ♥

  16. Funtastical, loving the whimsy of your card. As always you have beautiful details, great layout

  17. Wow I love your trifold card! The scene is amazing, great job! This release is so much fun. YNS has the BEST monster sets ever 😀

  18. Cute card–I like the brick background and the sparkle.

  19. Oh this is just delightful!

  20. What an adorable and fun card. Love the little monsters and your design and coloring are awesome. Thanks for the great idea.

  21. Awesome and fun ♥

  22. I super super love this tri-fold card! This sidewalk scene is absolutely amazing and so creative!

  23. Oh my gosh… these are the most fun monsters I've seen out there! They are hilarious!

  24. Cute critters. Love the brick background.

  25. Cute critters. Love the brick background.

  26. Super fun card! Very creative and your coloring is beautiful!

  27. Lovin these monsters and your red-carpet like scene.

  28. I love this monster card!!

  29. I love all of your wonderful ideas!

  30. Love this card.
    You got a lot of use out of the
    stamp set and it is a fun card.
    thanks for sharing.

  31. Awww!!! Beautiful and funny card!!!

  32. wow this card is so creative – love it and thank you for the ideas:)

  33. Such an adorable card! I love the trifold design!

  34. Love the scene card

  35. I love how your card keeps going and going what a great scene you created.

  36. Great tri fold card with a fabulously fun scene! The brick wall background you created was also fantastic!

  37. GreAT inspiration! 🙂 gREAT idea!

  38. You did a fab job on this trifold. Your scene is delightful. Thanks for sharing your creativity.

  39. This is a fun card!! I love the images and that you did a trifold!!

  40. Wow !! That’s a great, fun and very creative card !!

  41. Your card is clever and very creative! The details you added to the card are AMAZING!!

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