20 January 2012

MCT January Stamp Release Blog Hop!

by Veronica

Hey there, Hoppers! By now, you've probably been overloaded with inspiration and ideas for My Creative Time's 13th Edition release, right? Well, if you don't mind... I'd like to show you one more!

I was talking to the Hubs about how my 'assignment' for this Blog Hop was to use Grand Slam. I told him that I wasn't sure what I was going to do with the "baseball stamp set" (seeing as how I don't follow the sport). You know what he told me?

"Whatever you do, it'll be a homerun."


Sweet, huh? That got me thinking...

If there's ONE thing I've done that was a 'homerun', it was choosing him! I know: sappy, sappy. What can I say? We're newlyweds!

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The colors of this card were inspired by our very own Detroit Tigers. Hey, I might not follow the sport, but I know a thing or two! *giggle*

I stamped the baseball from Grand Slam in red and punched it out using my 3/4" Circle Punch. Using my Copics, I shaded the ball and then popped it up twice. I used two sentiments from Teeny Tag Greetings to create my custom sentiment, "You're my" (used 'You're Invited' and 'To my Hero') and stamped it on the layered tag dies from that set.

To add more dimension to the large white focal square, I shaded the edges with light blue ink and my Tim Holtz Distressing Tool and 'faux stitched' around the edges using my paper piercer.


***HUGE GIVEWAY ALERT***

For our giveway today, we are  giving ONE LUCKY winner a $100 Gift Certificate to Custom Crops!  All you have to do is leave a comment here along with the rest of the design team's blogs AND also leave a way for me to contact you! Each designer will be picking a winner, then Emma will use random.org to pick the lucky winner out of those 19 names! So remember: you  have 19 chances to win! All you have to do is leave a comment on ALL blogs in this hop for more chances to win! The deadline is Sunday night at midnight! EASY PEASY!!! GOOD LUCK!

Just a little re-cap: ALL stamps are available right now for purchase HERE. There are 3 different bundles being offered on SALE until Friday Jan 27th @ midnight!  All orders will start shipping out on Monday! The stamp set, Be Mine will be offered for ONE CENT for the first 100 Shoppers! As soon as the 100th shopper hits, then it will be offered for $3.99. Very important: If you're one of the first 100 shoppers, you MUST add the Be Mine stamp set to your cart for $0.01 to receive it.

I'm the last stop on the hop. I hope you were inspired!

-Veronica

107 comments :

  1. this is really fun! love the flying ball, great details! :)

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  2. Awesome card!
    hotgirl211@msn.com

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  3. Aww.. how sweet!!! I love the ball.. looks like it is flying off the card!!

    Hugs,
    Tanya Stilwell
    freddylswillima@windstream.net

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  4. SO super awesome! This whole card layout rocks. I love the colors, I love the ball and the sentiment is perfect! Hugs- Glora

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  5. Great card!! Your hubby will love it.

    Leslie

    cascrapper at gmail dot com

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  6. You did A Okay with this for not following the sport and turned it around....this is a great card to give to someone who is a sports fan and your not or even to a child who you want to build self esteem.

    christinescreativecards@gmail.com

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  7. That was such a sweet thing for your hubby to say. I can see why you thinks he's a homerun. tamiwb1234 at aoldotcom

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  8. this is so cute! love how u did the baseball and added the fence!! thanks for sharing!

    brwneyes46@gmail.com

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  9. The release of the sports stamps is great. It's hard to come up with ideas for sporting cards right now. These will be appreciated.
    txmlhl@yahoo.com

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  10. Love your card, Veronica. It surely is a homerun. patnbobcuddy at gmail dot com

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  11. Awesome way to end a week of great inspiration! FAB job on your project!!
    TFS
    jessica
    chick-n-scrap.blogspot.com
    eschfamily@yahoo.com

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  12. So great! I love how the ball is popping out at me!

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  13. I love your card. The colors are great. I was raised in Martin Michigan my colors was Maroon and Gold.

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  14. Awwwwwwwwww ya big ol' sap! Hehehe your card sure is a homerun! ;)

    ♥ Nikki ♥

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  15. I like your inspiration, and your use of Emma's products. The card IS a "homerun"!
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  16. LOVE LOVE LOVE this! I guess I'll have to break down and get this bball set too! lol....
    babi96 at aol dot com

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  17. I JUST LOVE this!!! And your hubby was right...it's a homerun!! Fabulous job Veronica!! :)

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  18. You're so cute with your story. LOL your card is awesome, love how you popped up the baseball. HOMERUN indeed.

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  19. very cute card!!!

    billniki@gmail.com

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  20. Love the papers and the sweet sentiment too!

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  21. Such a cute sports card. I love the 'flying' baseball!!

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  22. How sweet!! Very cool card, love how the baseball looks like it is flying throught the sky!! I am a new follower
    Kristan
    sierrababy08 at hotmail dot com

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  23. I love this it is perfect for the ball player for Valentine's Day!! antdoda@aol.com

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  24. This is perfect and what baseball player wouldn't love to receive this!! Awesome papers and love that ball!! Hugs, Leanne

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  25. Great card for Valentine's Day or an anniversary for a baseball fan. TFS!
    tcsobotka at charter dot net

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  26. Love it! Homerun! TFS

    desaucier at belllsouth dot net

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  27. Awesome card...love it! Fantastic job what guy wouldn't love it!!
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  28. Your hubby was right. Your card sure is a home run! Great job!
    Tlmiller.Tasha@gmail.com

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  29. What a fun layout. I love the colors you used.

    Candace
    mypassion4scrappin.blogspot.com

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  30. I love how the baseball pops off the page! The saying is perfect for your sports lover!

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  31. Great job! This has been a great hop, love the whole release.
    carol
    imamom88 at hotmail dot com

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  32. I love that baseball! Adorable!

    megan.saxe@gmail.com

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  33. Awesome job! Way to make a sport set versatile and use it for a valentine/for you type project!

    Jamiea
    Http://oohlalapaperie.blogspot.com

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  34. This is so cute! ~Karen Sue / ScrappyKsue.blogspot.com

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  35. I love seeing what you come up with! Fabulous card Veronica!

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  36. Awwww how sweet you and your husband both are!! Hold on to that! :) i love your card and how you "created" your own sentiment! the stitching is awesome gotta try it someday soon!
    Tracy M

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  37. Love the card, great color combo for a guy card:) Thanks for sharing,
    Monica L.
    monita23 at ca dot rr dot com

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  38. Great job.....I'm a HUGE Tiger fan....woooo hooo...awesome!!!!!


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  39. OMGoodness. I love this card. so cute! Melissakc1@yahoo.com

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  40. Nice Card. I like the way the ball looks like it is being hit out of the ballpark!

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  41. Great card!!! Perfect for that special man. Thanks for sharing.

    Danielle
    leeceratops@comcast.net

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  42. Your card is a home run!
    slrdowney at hotmail dot com

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  43. Love the colors Veronica!! Great job! hugs

    Nancy

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  44. Awwwww...I love that little story! And I think your card is great too!

    hugs
    Cassandra

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  45. aww cute story and nice card!1

    tfs

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  46. Love all your wonderful creations! Thanks so much for sharing!

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  47. Really cute card. We like the Detroit Tigers. We live close to Port Huron, Mich. It's always great to meet scrapbooking friends close by.
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  48. Cute card! I am so loving these sports stamps!

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  49. Love sports cards. TFS

    Kathy
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  50. Nice card!! TFS
    Evelyn
    evl14512@gmail.com

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  51. That is so cool. I love what you did with the Baseball.

    Hugs,
    Kate

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  52. Awww! That is so sweet! And you did an awesome job on your card! I really enjoyed all the creations this week! Thanks so much for sharing and hope you have a wonderful day!
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  53. Love your card!!!! Its definitely a Homerun!!! Love the inspiration from the TIGERS!!!! Woot Woot!!! Thanks for a great week of inspiration!!! Enjoy your weekend!
    hugs,
    joni

    arcocha at yahoo dot com

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  54. Great card. Thanks for the opportunity to win.

    Treava
    scrapsalot31@gmail.com

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  55. Cool card! TFS.

    coupondenise at live dot com

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  56. Awwww how sweet, so nice when the hubby is supportive of your passion! You did a great job on your card! Great colors too! ;)

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  57. so cute. love your card pattiew@bresnan.net

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  58. Really nice card you got there. The stamps work great.

    Sew Sweet N Crafty
    SewSweetNCrafty.blogspot.com

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  59. Fun cards
    Tammy
    tlrenken@yahoo.com

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  60. Love your card....great color combo and classic look!
    kladd94803 at aol dot com

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  61. Beautiful card!

    Cindy López
    Cindylop@rocketmail.com

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  62. Thanks for the fun hop and all the great ideas.
    marg0006@verion.net
    Loving Scrapper101

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  63. Great job on the card. I is great when the hubby suports our hobby.

    Jan
    bearycreativecrafts@gmail.com

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  64. Great card that is a fun looking stamp set tfs!!
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  65. Great card. Love the colors. I'm a new follower.
    stuff@gt.rr.com
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  66. That is a nice sports card, I will have to go back to work in order to get all the new stamp sets Emma came out with. hehe

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  67. I really like what you did- I could care less about sports, but Emma makes such great stamps, that I love this card. Love it!
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  68. Beautiful job on this Veronica! That baseball looks incredible! Love and Hugs, Cathryn :)

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  69. he's right, this is a homerun! love it! hope your feeling better too!

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  70. Awww How sweet. Love it!!! Linda Harris Lsunflower58@aol.com

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  71. Sweet card!! I am with you about sports, I don't follow any. You did a great job!

    plese.cathy at yahoo dot com

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  72. Very creative use of the sports theme:)
    cwolfquilter@gmail.com

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  73. Very nice card, you did a great job! TFS
    Have a great wknd.
    Liz

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  74. That is perfect for your hubby. What a great card. Love how you make it a "non traditional" card and make a cute love card out of it. Great job.

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  75. Wow you hit this one, great card and your projects were super all week.

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  76. Love your card. Your husband is so supportive. Cute. deegeescraps at gmail dot com

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  77. Inspiration is every where, I keep up with sports through my grandkids so all of Emmas stamps would work for me but, I really like your idea and where your inspiration came from. Im far from a newlywed but, I look to my hubby for guidance everyday. thanks for sharing your cute story and your talent. Mindy1qc@msn.com

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  78. Lovely card for a newlywed. Im sure your husband will like it.
    Dawn RI
    abosoffit@hotmail.com

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  79. Cute idea, love the baseball being hit out of the park.
    kidshomelove at yahoo dot com

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  80. Love your baseball card great job all week.
    Linda
    lmkindell1@verizon.net
    lindashappyplace.blogspot.com

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  81. I love the baseball idea, especially the ball. Cute card. Thank you Tracy T
    rterlaan@msn.com

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  82. Super cute...what a sweet hubby you have! :)
    Jen
    ranneyj08@gmail.com
    myimagitivity.blogspot.com

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  83. Aww how sweet. What a cute idea
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  84. Amazing where and how the ideas come to you, isn't it? One word or phrase and you are off and running :) lol another idea for a baseball sport card eh? Thank you!

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  85. What a cool card! LOVE the flying baseball - so fun!

    housesbuiltofcards@gmail.com
    www.housesbuiltofcards.blogspot.com

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  86. Wow look at your homerun. This is so cute. Like It!

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  87. Love the card! Love the new stamp sets!
    janiceaeschliman.blogspot.com
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  88. Your card is a homerun. Someone is going to be very happy with that wonderful giveaway. I can only hope I am one of the winners.

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  89. Very nice card!

    Tina
    aurathentic@gmail.com

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  90. Great layout. Love the sports stamp sets. Thanks for sharing

    Sue
    shannegan 16 @ att dot net

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  91. So glad your Hubby gave you the inspiration for the layout. It's very nice and creative.

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  92. Awwww! Your hubby is so sweet and he was right, you hit a homerun with this card! I really love all the detail!

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  93. Great card.

    Gabriela

    gaby@hispaniclifestyle.com

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  94. Very clever card, great use of the stamps!
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  95. Awesome job!! msmith38652@gmail.com
    http://michelescraftroom.blogspot.com/

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  96. I was inspired by all your designs and all the people in the blog hop.

    sue
    rolfe974@prodigy.net

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  97. Awesome Job!
    http://craftingwithcreativem.blogspot.com
    mrodirguez860@hotmail.com

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  98. I love the way the ball looks like it is moving
    katieoscreations@gmail.com

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  99. I love how the ball looks like it's in motion! Great card, thanks for sharing it with us!

    Brit K.
    britngavin@ymail.com

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  100. Awww! Hubby sounds like a keeper...may you continue to share these moments! I love how you used the stamps to make a non-sports type of card. You might consider going to a game as the Tigers have been doing well and you are so close! I do follow the Tigers as the whole family watches all the games :) Great job on your card...hubby was right!
    quilt 4 fun 2 at hot mail dot com

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  101. Very nicely done. Creative and resourceful are two wonderful qualities to have. Cute card !!

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  102. Love your AWESOME card! Great job!!!

    Suzanne
    suzwatanabe@yahoo.com

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  103. what a cute card
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  104. Wonderful card, so sporty, thanks for sharing.
    Elisa
    G8country@gmail.com

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Thank you so much for taking the time to comment! I appreciate your feedback and hope you were inspired!