Thursday, December 1, 2016

December 2016 Stamp of the Month Blog Hop



Welcome to our Stamp of the Month Blog Hop! We will be featuring December's SOTM, which is Thoughtful Flowers, a set of 14 stamps.  This is perfect for making thank you and thinking of you cards.





If you have come here from Jennifer Dykstra's Blog  you are on the right path!  This month we have close to 20 Close To My Heart Consultants sharing their creations using this month's SOTM and other great CTMH products on their blogs. This is simple to do - just click on the link at the end of the post on each blog to move to the next one! Here we go.....

Here is a card I made:




I used the following items:


Thanks for hopping by :)   Now hop on over to 
Corinna Murphy's Blog and check out her amazing artwork.

Monday, November 28, 2016

Christmas Joy Adult Coloring Bible Study Give-Away




Today I am starting the Christmas Joy Adult Coloring Bible Study written by Leslie Eaton, and I have 3 of the workbooks to give away.  You can do this Bible study with or without the book but the book makes is so much easier.  Here is the link to the Bible Study

Would you like to join me? Just comment below and I will add you to the drawing.  I will be choosing the 3 winners tomorrow so that the winners can get started.


Sunday, November 27, 2016

Cricut Flower Market Blog Hop

Welcome to the Cricut Flower Market Blog Hop.  Grab some coffee and hop along to see all the amazing artwork created using the Close to My Heart Flower Market cartridge.  



If you came here from Darlys Recke's Blog you are on the right track.

Here is what I made....


I made a 6x6 canvas and love how it turned out.  I am using to decorate for Thanksgiving. 
Thanks for hopping by now hop on over to Tammy Lubick's Blog to see her amazing artwork! 

Sunday, November 6, 2016

Happy, Happy Christmas Blog Hop

Welcome to the Happy, Happy Christmas Blog Hop.  Grab a cup of your favorite beverage and enjoy the beautiful artwork using components from the Happy Happy Christmas Bundles.


If you came here from Darlys Recker's Blog you are on the right track.

Here is what I created:





I have tuned the album into a gratitude journal and plan to add to it throughout the year.  
I used the following products:
CC1181 Sea Glass Album Bundle
Happy Happy Christmas My Crush pages 
X7121B Oh Deer Paper Pack
Z3260 Thin Cut Hearts Dies
D1704 A Child is Born Stamp Set


Thanks for hopping by now hop on over to Brenda Lapp's Blog to see her amazing artwork!

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

November 2016 Stamp of the Month Blog Hop



Welcome to our Stamp of the Month Blog Hop! We will be featuring November's SOTM, which is New Year's Cheer, a set of 13 stamps.  This is perfect for making your New Years's Eve invitations, cards and layouts.






If you have come here from Brenda Lapp's Blog  you are on the right path!  This month we have close to 25 Close To My Heart Consultants sharing their creations using this month's SOTM and other great CTMH products on their blogs. This is simple to do - just click on the link at the end of the post on each blog to move to the next one! Here we go.....

Here is a card I made: 





I used the following:
S1611 New Years Cheer SOTM
Z3237 White Glitter Paper
X5776 Sapphire Cardstock
1385 Daisy White Cardstock
Z2848 Sapphire Ink Pad
Z891 VersaMark Stamp Pad
Z2068 Ranger White Embossing Powder
Z3293 Shimmer Brush
I also used the retired Artfully Sent Cricut Cartridge to cut out my pop-up card. The fireworks were cut with my Cricut and are part of Cricut Access...sorry.  The pop-up card was cut with Artfully Sent and I embossed the glasses and Cheers and then sponged it with Sapphire Ink. and brushed on some Shimmer.  The sparkles are second generation Sapphire ink to lighten them up.  

Thanks for hopping by :)   Now hop on over to 
Carol Taggio's Blog and check out her amazing artwork.

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Spread the Love Blog Hop



Close to My Heart is a supporter of Operation Smile and each catalog they do a stamp set to help raise money for this amazing charity.  This years set is called True Love and it is ADORABLE!! $7 from each set goes to Operation Smile.  



There are almost 20 of us Close to My Heart consultants that are taking part in this hop show so off this stamp set.  So grab some coffee and hop along.  If you came here from Wendy Coffman's Blog you are on the right track.

Here is what I made:  








Thanks for hopping by now hop on over to Priscilla Gotham's Blog to see her amazing artwork!Here are the cards I created.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Stitching Stitching

I have been stitching....totally hooked.....here are 2 things I stitched in the last couple of days.





I am obsessed...I have a few more things cut and ready to stitch, so off I go to stitch!!

Monday, October 3, 2016

I am in Stitches!!

Thanks to Stephanie Ackerman I have become hooked on stitching!  She has just started an on-line class and I have just signed up, but I have been practicing ;)  Here are some things I  have been stitching......


For the wall hanging I copied one Stephanie made and posted on her FB page.....love it!!   used her Joy, Hope, stars and Peace Sizzix dies to cut the shapes.  Thanks for sharing Stephanie!!

Below is my donut pin cushion....copied form one I saw on Pinterest.





Some tags....I used Tim Holtz's Tattered Floral Die and Hearts Die.


I am making some wall hanging and ornament to sell at the Lovely Market at my church's women's Christmas event.  I cannot stop making these....I am currently obsessed with stitching!!!  #astictchersgottastitch


Thanks for hopping by....now go and create!!


Saturday, October 1, 2016

October 2016 Stamp of the Month Blog Hop




Welcome to our Stamp of the Month Blog Hop! We will be featuring October's SOTM, which is Yuletide Joy, a set of 7 stamps.  This is perfect for making Christmas cards and tags.

If you have come here from Jennifer Dykstra's Blog  you are on the right path!  This month we have close to 25 Close To My Heart Consultants sharing their creations using this month's SOTM and other great CTMH products on their blogs. This is simple to do - just click on the link at the end of the post on each blog to move to the next one! Here we go.....

Here is a card I made:



I used:
S1610  Yuletide Hoy SOTM
X7214B Oh Deer Paper Pack
Z2066 Gold Embossing Powder
Z2067 Silver Embossing Powder
Z283 Slate Stamp Pad
X5789 Sea Glass Stamp PadX5789 Sea Glass Cardstock
Thanks for hopping by :)   
Now hop on over to Priscilla Gotham's Blog and check out her amazing artwork.

Friday, September 30, 2016

The Holidays are Coming

Wow can you believe it is the last day of September?   Time flies and this past weekend I spent some time making some holiday cards.  This first card is for a birthdya but the stamp set is geared toward Halloween too.  It is from the Monstrous Halloween stamp and Thin Cut set.......aren't these little monsters the cutiest!!




This next card is made using the Cozy Christmas Stamp & Thin Cut bundle.....love this set the snowman is so cute.  I also added one of the Snowflakes for the Snowflake Thin Cut set and embossed the background with the Confetti Embossing Folder. 



My last card is made using the Pretty Poinsettia Stamp set and cut with my Cricut Flower Market cartridge.   The snowflake was cut with the Snowflakes Thin Cut.  



Thank for hopping by....now go and CREATE!