Saturday, October 23, 2021

Ink. Stamp. Share. October Monthly Blog Hop Tic Tac Toe Challenge

Welcome to the Ink. Stamp. Share. October Monthly Blog Hop and this month we have a Tic-Tac-Toe Challenge. Our Design Team Members will each choose a row either horizontally, vertically or diagonally to create our project. You will be visiting with talented Stampin' Up! Demonstrators from around the world as they share their ideas and creativity to help inspire you. 
For my card design, I decided to use the top horizontal row from the Tic-Tac-Toe Challenge - Jewels, Circle, Blue. I love to use jewels to embellish my projects and circles are one of my favorite shapes for creating focal images for my designs. Finally, blue is my favorite color so this row seemed like the perfect choice for my card.  I chose The Angels of Peace stamp set from the July-December 2021 Mini Catalog and decided to use the smaller angel image for my design. 
Products Used:
Angels Of Peace stamp set (item #156365)
Wintry 3D Embossing Folders (item #155433)
Layering Circles Dies (item #151770)
Label Me Fancy Punch (item #151297)
Misty Moonlight Cardstock (item #153081)
Balmy Blue Cardstock (item #146982)
Basic White Cardstock (item #159276)
Balmy Blue Classic Ink Pad (item #147105)
Balmy Blue Stampin' Blends Combo Pack (item #154830)
So Saffron Stampin' Blends Combo Pack (item #154905)
Petal Pink Stampin' Blends Combo Pack (item #154893)
Granny Apple Green Stampin' Blends Combo Pack (item #154885)
Real Red Stampin' Blends Combo Pack (item #154899)
Color Lifter (item #144608)
Memento Tuxedo Black Pad (item #132708)
Versamark Pad (item #102283)
Metallics Embossing Powders (item #155555)
Clear Wink Of Stella Glitter Brush (item #141897)
Simply Elegant Trim (item #155766)
Basic Rhinestone Jewels (item #144220)
Stampin' Dimensionals (item #104430)
Misty Moonlight Cardstock
Card Base - 8 1/2" x 5 1/2" (Scored at 4 1/4")
Scalloped Circle die cut with Layering Circles Dies
Sentiment Label punched out with the Label Me Fancy Punch
Balmy Blue Cardstock
Card Front - 5 1/4" x 4"
Basic White Cardstock
White Circle die cut with Layering Circles Dies
This pretty card design features the wonderful Angels Of Peace stamp set and I love the combination of images and sentiments in this stamp set. I paired it with the Snowflakes embossing folder from the Wintry 3D Embossing Folders to create a wonderful texture to the card front. The blues from my line of Tic-Tac-Toe are Misty Moonlight and Balmy Blue and I love they way they look together. I used the Layering Circles Dies for the Circle part of my line and I combined a Misty Moonlight scalloped circle to help frame the Basic White focal circle. I colored the angel image with Stampin' Blends Markers and used Clear Wink of Stella on the image to add a touch of shimmer. I stamped the small snowflake image around the angel with Balmy Blue Classic ink to create a soft background. For the sentiment, I heat embossed the image with Silver embossing powder onto the Misty Moonlight sentiment label and I attached it to the card front with Stampin' Dimensionals over the top of the Silver Trim from the Simply Elegant Trim, which I wrapped around the card front twice and tied with a simple knot. For my jewels, I added Basic Rhinestone Jewels to the card front, sentiment label and in the hair of the angel for a touch of bling. I am so happy with how this card design turned out and that I was able to check off each of the boxes in my row of Tic-Tac-Toe.
Thank you for taking the time to visit my blog today. I hope that my card design will help inspire you to give this Tic-Tac-Toe Challenge a try and see what wonderful projects you can create with it. There are so many great combinations to help you step outside your comfort zone and try something new. 
Now it's time to visit Kim's blog and see what she has to share with us using this month's challenge. Just click the Next button below to visit her blog or use the Roll Call List to find your way. We would appreciate it if you would leave us a comment and let us know what you liked about our projects. I hope you enjoy the rest of our blog hop. 

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Tricia Butts
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  1. Very pretty cwrd Tricia, I think I must have missed this set xx

    1. Thank you Vickie. This stamp set is one of those hidden gems in the July-December 2021 Mini Catalog.

  2. Such a beautiful elegant card, thank you for sharing and hopping x

    1. Thank you Jo. It was a fun card to create. Loved this challenge.

  3. Gorgeous card Tricia and great colouring x

    1. Thank you Mo. The angels are wonderful for coloring with Stampin' Blends Markers.

  4. Such a 'peaceful' card, thank you for sharing

    1. Thank you Cindy. I love how the combination of blues works with this stamp set.

  5. Sweet card Tricia, love the embossing folder which I do not remember seeing!