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One Little Word - July Blog Hop

Welcome to another month of One Little Word. In June we were encouraged to get a bit messy and creative and produce 9 little cards, choosing a colour that maybe continued a theme from our album or a colour that was speaking to us, and to just pull out some supplies and make some mess.

I thought I was going to do a whole heap of copper stamping and painting, to tie in with the "I Scrap" class I did in March, but when I pulled out my "Grow" album and spread all the pages out, apart from a very subtle floral theme in browns and creams, every single layout had a tiny, but very obvious touch of beautiful red.

So my colours were set - Crumb Cake, River Rock, Soft Suede and Cherry Cobbler. I wanted to GROW the floral theme a little more, use some stamps I haven't yet used and include Shimmer Paint, as I have been using that a lot lately.  My stamping room is now an utter mess, but I don't think my cards came out messy at all . . . What do you think?

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Oh, and of course if I was using a touch of red, there had to be a quirky little lady bird somewhere!

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As you can see, I had a lot of fun with this!  If you'd like to see what some of the other One Little Word classmates have been up to through out June, please follow on in our blog hop. You can go to Cindy, the next person by clicking here or you can follow the list below. Each blog should link you to the next persons, and eventually you'll get back to where you started! Please leave some blog love by commenting on each lady's work if you're able to, and have a great weekend!

List :

Margie                   http://xnomads.typepad.com/blog

Rebekah                 http://istampscrapcraft.blogspot.com/

Kelly                       http://kellyxenos.typepad.com/

Julie Ann                http://www.julieannshahin2.blogspot.com

Jill                         http://www.jillconyers.typepad.com/

Jamie                    http://www.jmpgirl.blogspot.com

Cherie                   http://www.cheriandrews.blogspot.com

Nikki                     http://www.inkyart.com.au

Amanda                 http://www.scrappnbee.blogspot.com

Melissa S               http://www.blog.mshanhun.com

Monica B               http://www.questtoperfectimperfection.blogspot.com/

Lisa A                   http://www.backtoallen.com/writers_blog/

Sam                      http://www.learncreatedo.wordpress.com/

Karen                    http://www.womenontractors.blogspot.com

Lynn                      http://www.crafty-creativity.blogspot.com

Jenn                      http://www.studiojenn.blogspot.com

Kathryn                  http://www.katlodesigns.com

Cindy                     http://seriousplay.typepad.com

Comments

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Rebekah

Love, love, love your creative cards! Cherry Cobbler is one of my favorite reds. :)

MonicaB

Wonderful color combination. Love all the little detail on your canvases.

Cheri

I think they came out gorgeous! Great job.

Jen

Looks gorgeous! Love that red!

Lynn Wigren

Beautiful! Love the depth, texture and colors!

Lisa

WOW--your canvases are beyond gorgeous. I love how intricate and elegant they are. Beautiful.

JennL

Stunning work this month, Kathryn. Your color palette is gorgeous and really complements your journey to grow.

Sue Madex

They look fabulous Kathryn. Looks like you had lots of fun and creativity with this month's task.

jamie

your techniques are just great. so much to learn and try thanks to you. very fun, indeed. it even feels like you enjoyed this process immensely.
~j

Sam @ Learn. Create. Do.

wow gorgeous! Love the little lady bird too :)

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