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May 2, 2016

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Welcome to the Joy Clair’s May Release Blog Hop! The design team has been working hard creating a variety of projects that are sure to spark your creative juices! You should be arriving from the talented Steph’s blog. If you happened to join the hop in the middle, please start at the Joy Clair blog!

Joy Clair’s May release contains two everyday stamp sets and two stamp sets from their bible journaling line, Color by Faith!

Father's Day 1Dad's Day 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How many of you are Daddy’s girls? I am not ashamed to admit that I am, well actually I consider myself a daddy’s girl but a mama’s baby.  With that being said I had to give it my all to create these cards with my dad in mind.  I used Joy Clair’s Dad’s Day stamp set and the first project was a no brainer for me because my dad is an avid golfer and on Saturday morning’s he was at the driving range practicing his swing and on Sunday’s he was watching a match.  I would try so hard to seem interested, but really watching men follow a little white ball was not as interesting to me as it was to him.

To create this card I cut a mask using my Silhouette and some contact paper for the hole and golf green and then airbrushed it using Copic markers.  The sentiment is one from the stamp set that I inked up with some Memories black ink and used my MISTI to get it in the perfect spot for alignment.  The corners were rounded using a corner chomper and I left a lot of white space.

The second card I stamped the ribbon three times total.  Twice on white cardstock that was Copic friendly using Memnto Tuxedo black and once using archival black and heat set on some metallic paper using clear embossing powder.  Once the embossing was cool I punched using a circle punch (3/4″ I believe) and set it to the side.  The ribbon on the main panel I colored in it’s entirety and then only colored the first ring from the second stamped image, which I cut out.  I then adhered the metallic piece and layer one of the ribbon using some pop dots to give the full ribbon some dimension.  I used some antique linen around the edges of the focal panel to tone down the white of the panel and to help it work better with the card base.  Some textured cardstock was used add a little more interest and the pointing fingers are from Joy Clair’s Speech Bubbles set.

Now on to the fun stuff -Don’t forget to this month three winners will be chosen to receive a $25 gift certificate to the Joy Clair store:

  1.  Be a follower and leave a comment!
  2.  Follow us on Facebook and share about the release with your friends! (leave another comment)
  3.  Follow Joy Clair on Twitter and tweet about our release, use @JoyClairStamps! (leave another comment)
  4.  Follow JoyClaire on Instagram and repost about our release! Use #joyclairstamps and #jccolorbyfaith (leave another comment)
  5. Follow Joy Clair on Pinterest, Pin your favorite pin!

You have until midnight May 4th to enter.  Good Luck!

Thank you for stopping by my blog! Your next stop will be the talented Monica’s blog!

In case you get lost along the way, here is the order for the Joy Clair Blog

Cornelia

Martha

Donna

Alicia

LeeAnn
Jessica

Penny

Crystal T.

Dawn
Steph
Crystal R. (You are here)

Monica

7 Comments

  • Reply Pam L May 3, 2016 at 4:45 am

    Two perfect Father’s Day cards, very cool!!
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  • Reply Susie Locicero May 2, 2016 at 7:48 pm

    Golf and Dad! Great combo.

  • Reply Staria May 2, 2016 at 4:17 pm

    Just jump’ed over to say hi girls

  • Reply Cornelia (fun stamping) May 2, 2016 at 3:42 pm

    That golf card is absolutely terrific! Like your second card, too!

  • Reply Christy Valentine May 2, 2016 at 9:00 am

    Such fun cards!

  • Reply Suchi May 2, 2016 at 7:23 am

    Two wonderful cards! Great release! 🙂
    Suchi xx

    • Reply Crystal May 2, 2016 at 5:13 pm

      Thanks you and thanks for hopping along with us. Don’t forget to join us for the monthly color challenge and good luck in the blog hop drawing.

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