Monday, August 22, 2016

Pineapples and die cuts

I had some time to play and try out some of the new and not so new but new to me products.

We have some new Thin Cut dies and I put them to work.....here is a card I made using the hearts and the Thanks dies.  I layered them over an embossed piece of cardstock so the the hearts had hearts in them.



The next card I used the One in a Melon Stamp Set and the Calypso paper.  Which are on the soon to retire list so if you want them head here and get them before they are gone.



Thanks for hopping by.....now go and CREATE :)

Monday, August 1, 2016

August 2016 Stamp of the Month Blog Hop


Welcome to our Stamp of the Month Blog Hop! We will be featuring August's SOTM, which is Purr-fect Halloween, a set of 17 stamps.  I love this set and had so much fun making the cats!




If you have come here from Marie Flayer'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:
S1608 Purr-fect Halloween SOTM
X7210B Caylpso Paper Pack (ground on top card)
Z3215 Calypso Sequins
X5930 Slate Cardstock
1386 Black Cardstock
1385 Daisy White Cardstock
Z2105 Black Ink Pad
Z1979 Marvy Le Pen for doodle lines

I used my Prisma Color Pencils to color these cuties.  I had so much fun playing with all the different color combos.  Meow ;)


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

Friday, July 1, 2016

July 2016 Stamp of the Month Blog Hop

Welcome to our Stamp of the Month Blog Hop! We will be featuring July's SOTM, which is From the Notebook, a set of 24 stamps.  This is a great set for your planner.





If you have come here from Wendy Kessler's Blog  you are on the right path!  This month we have 17 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 did:


I decorated my Everyday Life Album Planner







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

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

June 2016 Stamp of the Month Blog Hop

Welcome to our Stamp of the Month Blog Hop! We will be featuring June's SOTM, which is The Long Way Home, a set of 15 stamps.  I love this set....it is great for all your travel pictures.








If you have come here from Priscilla Gotham's Blog  you are on the right path!  This month we have close to 50 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 are the Picture My Life cards I made:









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

Friday, May 6, 2016

National Scrapbooking Month- Happy Times Blog Hop



Welcome the our 2016  National Scrapbooking Month Blog Hop featuring the amazing Happy Times paper pack and stamp set.  



Happy times can be yours during the month of May because it’s National Scrapbooking Month, and we’re offering an exciting promotion to celebrate! With a qualifying purchase of $60 USD/$70 CAD, you can get the exclusive Happy Times paper packet for FREE! This fun paper packet, which is available for one month only, features floral designs, gold foil details, and more! You can also purchase this exclusive paper packet at full retail for $14.95 USD/$17.75 CAD with no purchase requirement. Additionally, we’ve designed a coordinating D-size stamp set, My Acrylix® Happy Times, to go with the paper packet, which you can purchase for $17.95 USD/ $21.25 CAD. There’s never been a better time to treat yourself to some beautiful new paper! 


If you came form Michelle's Blog you are on the right track. 

Here are some cards I made using these beautiful products.






The sentiment for this card comes from B1521 Sunshine on a Cloudy Day Stamp set.


Thanks for hopping by......now hop on over to Marie Flayer's Blog to see her amazing artwork.


Sunday, May 1, 2016

May 2016 Stamp of the Month Blog Hop



Welcome to our Stamp of the Month Blog Hop! We will be featuring May's SOTM, which is Celebrate with Cake, a set of 17 stamps.  I love this set....this a great set for all those birthday cards and layouts.  It is also geared for weddings and any special occasion.





If you have come here from Helen Gullett's  Blog  you are on the right path!  This month we have close to 50 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 products:
S1605 Celebrate with Cake May SOTM
D1668 Charming Cascades Stamp Set
Z899 Tuxedo Black Memento Stamp Pad
Z2640 Thistle Stamp Pad
Z2643 Canary Stamp Pad
Z2197 Pear Stamp Pad
X5764 Pear Cardstock
1385 Daisy White Cardstock
Z2447 Bronze ShinHan Marker
Z2445 Barley Beige Shinhan Marker
P282 Peony Purple ShinHan Marker
GY234 Leaf Green ShinHan Marker
Y222 Golden Yellow ShinHan Marker
Z1979 Marvy LePen Journaling Pen
Z679 Liquid Glass
Z3022 3L E-Z Dots Adhesive


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

Friday, April 1, 2016

April 2016 Stamp of the Month Blog Hop



Welcome to our Stamp of the Month Blog Hop! We will be featuring April's SOTM, which is Life in Pictures, a set of 13 stamps.  I love this set....there is just something about cameras that just makes me happy!





 If you have come here from Brenda Lapp's Blog  you are on the right path!  This month we have close to 50 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:

The first card I used our Spring Critters stamps and Thin cuts to add my chick into the frame.




The next card I embossed the background and used our watercolors to add the rainbow colors.  



My last card i randomly stamped with black ink and then messily painted in the cameras. 


I used the following products:
S1604 Life in Pictures SOTM
C1638 Spring Critters Stamp Set
Z3207 Spring Critters Thin Cut dies
Z3146 Watercolor Paper
1386 Black Cardstock
44571 Black Archival Ink PadZ891 VersaMark Pad
Z2088 Clear Embossing PowderZ3035 Pixie Thick Twine
The black enamel stars are no longer available :( 
Thanks for hopping by now hop on over to Darlys Recker's Blog to see her amazing artwork!Here are the cards I created.

Monday, March 28, 2016

Cactus Farmimg

Hehehehe....I am not a farmer...I can kill plants faster than anyone alive!!  I do love to stamp though and we have the most adorable cactus stamp and die set called Stuck on You and I just had to play with them.  




Are these not the cutest....and they will not die!!  I used watercolors, which I randomly applied to watercolor paper and then cut my cactus and then stamped.  The top card I inked the background, the middle card is one of my random watercolor papers and the bottom is our Fundamental Papers.  To stamp the pots I inked the stamp then stamped off and then rolled the edges in the ink. 

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




Sunday, March 6, 2016

Watercolor Blog Hop



Welcome to the Close To My Heart Watercolor Blog Hop. I was so excited when CTMH added watercolors to our catalog....I love watercolor!  

Let's get started...if you came from Brenda Lapp's Blog you are on the right path. 

Here is what I made with:



To make this card i stamped the flowers and leaves with VersaMark ink and embossed with white embossing powder.  I then water colored them and cut the with the thin cuts.  For the background I splattered watercolor.  I then adhered they pieces to my card blank and added sequins and white dots for an added touch.
Thanks for hopping by!!  Now head over to Lauren Moore's Blog and see her amazing artwork.

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

March 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 Sunshine Birdies, a set of 11 stamps.  This set is so cute...I love it!!! 




 If you have come here from Michelle Battitori's Blog  you are on the right path!  This month we have close to 50 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 products:
S1603 Sunshine Birdies SOTM
1385 Daisy White Cardstock
1386 Black Cardstock
Z3132 Watercolor Paint Set
Z3188 Paintbrush Set
Z553 Bonding Memories Glue Pen
Z1836 Non-Stick Micro-tip Scissors


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