Friday, September 30, 2011

October Stamp Of The Month Blog Hop

Welcome to our Stamp of the Month Blog Hop! We will be featuring October's SOTM, which is Holiday Magic, a set of 18 stamps.

If you have come here from Heather Schmuckal's Blog, you are on the right path! If this is your first stop, you may want to go back to Helen's Blog and start from the beginning! This month we have over 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!

Can you believe that Christmas is only a little over 2 months away!!! This set is purfect for getting started on your Christmas cards and layouts. I love this stamp set.
Here's my artwork:
I made a gatefold card with the Believe Paper (X7145B).  I cut the a scallop rectangle to mat the red plaid Believe paper.  I cut a 3 inch stocking from the Art Philosophy Cricut Cartridge (Z1686) and stamped the body with Holiday red and the cuff, toe and heel with Pear.  I used the "zip strip" from the paper to hang my stocking from and attached it with a gold brad. 

I am off to play some more with this stamp set.  So hop on over to Judy Faye Garner's Blog 
Thanks for hopping by:)

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Heart 2 Heart Challenge

The Heart 2 Heart Challenge this week is to make a card using only pattern paper.  I love random is so relaxing and satisfying to make my own pattern paper.  Here is what I came up with:

This card looks like it has pattern paper but it is all stamped.

Does this last card look familiar... that's because I posted in the previous post:)

All products used are close To My Heart.

Monday, September 19, 2011

Playin Again

Here's is my latest creation:

I was doing the Sonoma Workshop On the Go and I just love the paisley stamps so I random stamped some papers and then made this card using one sheet.  I also used the September Stamp of the Month and Art Philosophy Cricut Cartridge for the tag.  Have I mentioned how much I love my Art Philosophy Cartridge and of course my Cricut!!!!  I used a Martha Stewert border punch and then threaded the Olive ribbon through.  

I also made some Paper Bag Pockets I cased from Aaron's Booth#32 Blog. She even has a wonderful video, and you know how I love videos;) 

So here is my version of Aaron's creation:

I only had white bags but I think they give is a different look. Here's the 3x3 card I made for inside the pocket.
Thank Aaron for sharing your amazing talent;)

Thanks for hopping by!!

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Braggin Time Again

So what can I say....I am one proud Momma Bear;)  Here is some more of my son's artwork.  I just have to share it with the world....

These 3 were one's he did for his art class.  The last one was one where he had to copy a famous painting.  The next ones are ones he did this summer.  There are more but I will save them for my next "Braggin Binge". 

Thanks for letting me brag;)

My Life List

I am taking Tracy Weinzapfel's "Life List Challenge".  It will be a place for me to document my dreams and goals.  Here is my cover:

I am hoping to get some pages added this weekend. 

I used Helmar Scrap Dots to make the flower and frame pop out.  It is amazing stuff!  All other products are from Close To My Heart. The paper is Dreamin', which I find quite an appropriate name for this project;)  I love the colors they just make me happy:) 

If you want join this challenge go to Tracy's Blog

Thanks for hopping by!

Saturday, September 3, 2011

The Play Date Cafe

I am trying to do something creative everyday so I am taking part in various challenges and I stumbled upon The Play Date Cafe.  They have weekly challenges so I decided to give it a try.  Here's my "Splash of Color" card.   I used Close To My Heart products to make this card, including the new Cricut Art Philosophy Cartridge. 

Thanks for hopping by:)