If you are just joining us head on over and start at the beginning on Lori’s Blog. If you just came from Lisa’s Blog – Lisa’s Life Lines you are in the right spot. For hopping along with us One lucky winner will receive a $25 Clear Dollar Stamps gift certificate for  digital images!   The Winner will be randomly chosen from comments received on a DT member’s blog. The winner will be announced on my Blog and the CDS blog  Thursday, September 20, 2012.

Today is Monthly Blog Hop for September at Clearly iStamp. The challenge this month was “ABC or 123”   It’s not a “back to school” theme literally. Instead, it’s more of a recipe – use items on your card that each start with an A, a B, and a C, OR use 1of something, two of something AND three of something. Of course I had to clarify and yes we were only allowed to use “ABC or 123” in order but you could have more stuff on there if you wanted. I wasn’t able to play the last few months because life has just  swamped me and I was trying to cut what I could to keep my sanity. Well, I had to play this month I was missing everyone. So here is my “A – Acorn, B- Brown, C – Circle” Card:

Of course this is not what I started out to make! I had planned on enlarge the acorns from the Autumn Critter Color Digital Stamp and making that the card but that just didn’t work out for me. So after fiddling with it this is what I ended up with! I love it! I love how challenges push you and expand your creativity. Trust me trying to fit the ABC or 123 into a card will stretch your creativity! I used the sketch provided on Scrapbook.com challenge – September Card Challenge.

Your next stop on the hop is Angela’s blog – Just Monkeying Around.

Thanks for taking a HOP around all the blogs. Hope you left comments on all the blogs as you never know which blogs the winner will be selected from. Thanks for stopping by and saying hello!


1) Stampin’ Sisters in Christ Challenge #157 Harvest card or Fall/Autumn project

2) PanPastel UK Challenge #36 – Autumn/Fall

3) Addicted to Stamps Challenge #39 – Autumn Colors. My card is done in orange and brown.


Stamps/Images: Autumn Critters Color Digital Image, Autumn Joy Digital Image

Cardstock/Papers: Cardstock – Bazzill, Patterned Paper – digital paper from the Autumn Critters Color Digital Stamp

Inks/Markers: Image and paper were pre-colored then printed off on my Canon Inkjet printer

Accents/Tools: pop dots, EK scallop punch and circle punch, twine, EK scallop emboss punch – scallops