Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Seasonal Expression 2 Idea Book Blog Hop



Oh boy....I am so excited about this Seasonal Expression 2 Idea Book ...there are so many beautiful new products.

There are more that 20 of us Close to My Heart consultants that are taking part in this hop show so off the new products.  So grab some coffee and hop along.  If you came here from Katy Taylor's Blog you are on the right track.

Here is what I made:

I used the new It's Your Day Die.  Love it.  This die is great for fast birthday cards.  
I die cutted it in white and put it on different colors of cardstock and printed paper.  I also colored the flame in with my ShinHan markers and put a dash of Clear Shimmer Brush.  I also cut one with Glitter Cardstock and the flames on the one card i cut with Goldd Foil Paper.






I also made this card using the Aloha Spirit Stamp Set.  I random stamped the background and colored the flowers with my ShinHan markers and then fussy cut them out.


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


Tuesday, May 1, 2018

May 2018 Stamp of the Month Blog Hop




Welcome to our Stamp of the Month Blog Hop! We will be featuring May's SOTM, which is Classic Summer Bash, a set of 25 stamps. I love this set....I mean who doesn't love a mason jar cup of lemonade :)





If you have come here from Vickie ODell'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 what I made with this set:

This first card I made a shaker card.  







I used the following products.:

S1805 Classic Summer Bash SOTM
Y222 Golden Yellow ShinHan Marker
GY235 Sap Green ShinHan Marker
GY234 Leaf Green ShinHan Marker
For Shaker Card Yellow sequins, Acetate sheet, Z1151 Foam Tape

Thanks for hopping by :)  
 
Now hop on over to 
 

Gina McDonald Brandstetter's Blog and check out her amazing artwork.

Sunday, April 1, 2018

April 2018 Stamp of the Month Blog Hop


Welcome to our Stamp of the Month Blog Hop! We will be featuring April's SOTM, which is Color Your Life , a set of 12 stamps. 



I love this set.  It is perfect for cards, home decor, cards and scrapbook layouts.


If you have come here from 
Vickie O'Dell'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 what I made with this set:



I love rainbow colors and so I used the 2 border stamps to make rainbow backgrounds. I then stamped Celebrate with black ink and matted it on black cardstock and adhered them to my cards.  I love how they tuned out!


Thanks for hopping by :)   

Now hop on over to 
Miss Carrie's Creations 's Blog and check out her amazing artwork.

Thursday, March 1, 2018

March 2018 Stamp of the Month Blog Hop


Welcome to our Stamp of the Month Blog Hop! We will be featuring March's SOTM, which is Birthday Time , a set of 26 stamps. 


This is a great set for all those birthday cards and layouts we all do.

If you have come here from 
Gina Brandstetter'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 what I made with this set:


I love rainbows....I applied all the numbers to my 1 x 6 inch block and stamped them in the colors of the rainbow as a background.  I then stamped 1 year older in black ink and fussy it cut it out and applied it to my background.  I matted the whole thing to black cardstock and the adhered it to my card blank.  

Thanks for hopping by :)  
 
Now hop on over to 
Tammy Lubick'S Blog and check out her amazing artwork.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

February 2018 Stamp of the Month Blog Hop



Welcome to our Stamp of the Month Blog Hop! We will be featuring January's SOTM, which is , a set of 17 stamps. 


If you have come here from Alyson Mayo'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 what I made with this set:




I used the following:
Z4158  Chelsea Gardens Cardmaking Stamp & Thin cuts (as of 1/28/18 this item has sold out :( although you can still get the stamp set.)
Z4142 Making Waves Sequins and Gems 
Z2850 Fern Ink Pad
Z2841 Glacier Ink Pad
Z899 Memento Black Stamp Pad
Z3225 Medium Water Brush
Z1979 Marvy Uchida LePen Journaling Pen

I used the ink pads to water color my images, by squeezing the pad to get ink on the cover and using that as my pallet.

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

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Seasonal Expressions 1 New Product Blog Hop



Oh boy....I am so excited about this Seasonal Expressions 1 Idea Book ...there are so many beautiful new products.

There are more that 20 of us Close to My Heart consultants that are taking part in this hop show so off the new products.  So grab some coffee and hop along.  If you came here from Katy Taylor's Blog you are on the right track.

Here's what I made:


I used Z4160 Making Waves Stamp and Die Bundle to make this card.  I love puns and this set a some cute ones.

For the next 2 cards I used the D1768 He is the Way Stamp Set  I love this stamp set.  I used paper from the Make Waves Paper Pack   for the first card and the Chelsea Gardens Paper Pack for the last card.  I colored the images with my ShinHan Markers.




Thanks for hopping by!  Now head on over to Haley Dyer's Blog and see her amazing artwork.

Monday, January 1, 2018

January 2018 Stamp of the Month Blog Hop



Welcome to our Stamp of the Month Blog Hop! We will be featuring January's SOTM, which is Bloom & Grow , a set of 15 stamps.  




If you have come here from Katy Taylor'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.....

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Cricut You Are Here Collection Blog Hop



Our newest Cricut Cartridge called You are Here and is amazing.  It has 700 on-trend images, 3 coordinating stamp sets and a pack of Enchantment Cardstock, which includes our 7 new colors. I am having so much fun with this cartridge. 

Whether you're traveling abroad, taking a road trip, or enjoying a relaxing staycation, this Cricut® collection is sure to have everything you need to document your journey. From outdoor escapades and family reunions to spa retreats and holiday outings, you'll find shapes and sentiments for every pit stop along the road of life.


If you have come form Jennifer Dykstra's Blog you are in the right place.   

Here is my artwork:



I have made a New Years card.  It was fast and so easy.  Love my CTMH You are Here Cricut!!

Now head on over to Darlys Recker's Blog and see  her amazing artwork.

Thanks for hopping by :)

Sunday, December 3, 2017

December 2017 Stamp of the Month Blog Hop





Welcome to our Stamp of the Month Blog Hop! We will be featuring December's SOTM, which is A Little Bit of Pun, a set of 17 stamps.  I love punny stamp sets...they just make me giggle and who doesn't like to giggle!  This set will work great for making valentines.


If you have come here from Brandi Robinson'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 what I made using this set:



I used the following products:
S1712 A Little Bit of Pun SOTM
Z2895 Lagoon Cardstock
Z2805 Black Cardstock
Z2863 Daisy White Cardstock
Z899 Black Memento Ink pad
ShinHan Markers
The embossing folder has retired but it was perfect for the this card..sorry!

I also made some cute little valentines.




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

Friday, November 10, 2017

Close to My Heart Christmas Card Blog Hop



Welcome to the Close to My Heart Christmas Card Blog Hop.


There are almost that 20 of us Close to My Heart consultants that are taking part in this hop show so off the new products.  So grab some coffee and hop along.  If you have come from Corinna M Murphy's Blog  you are on the right track.

Here are the cards I have made:

I got on the shaker card bandwagon with my first card. I cut the snow globe into a 4x5.25 inch piece of cardstock and used that as my window. 





I used the following:  
Z3385  Warmest Wishes Stamp & Thin Cut bundle
X7225B Beary Christmas Paper Pack
I inked the background for the shaker card using various inks and a sponge. For the sand I added dots with my ShinHan markers
M1176 Little Saint Nick Stamp
Z3118 Confetti Embossing Floder
ShinHan Markers
The Hohoho was cut using Cricut Design Space

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