Thursday, February 2, 2017

3 Amigo's Blog Hop

Welcome to the Three Amigos February 2017  Close to My Heart Mini-Blog Hop. We are three Close to My Heart Consultants with a love for Stamping and Scrapping and would like to share our creative ideas with you. On the 3rd day of each month we will feature a different CTMH product or challenge and create a card, layout or other project. There are only 3 stops on this hop so it will only take a few minutes to hop through. 


Our Challenge is to use The New CTMH paper pack "Hello Lovely"  In addition to the paper pack I also used Z3301 Hello Lovely Stamp set & Thin Cuts, Blush Shimmer Ribbon and Charlotte Compliments.  

I am also entering this card in the Heart 2 Heart "Falling in Love" Challenge this week.  


Thanks for stopping by.  Now hop on over to Susan's Blog and Lisa's Blog to see what they have created this month!

Monday, January 16, 2017

Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge #195

I am using some new paper from Close to My Heart for this weeks Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge.  The Paper Pack is called Hello Lovely.  I also used Fern and Sorbet Cardstock.  The Stamp Set is one of my favorite, Tickled Pink.  I made this card for a friend who loves flamingo's.



This weeks Sketch:



Thanks for visiting my blog!

Monday, January 2, 2017

3 Amigo's Blog Hop

Welcome to the Three Amigos January 2017  Close to My Heart Mini-Blog Hop. We are three Close to My Heart Consultants with a love for Stamping and Scrapping and would like to share our creative ideas with you. On the 3rd day of each month we will feature a different CTMH product or challenge and create a card, layout or other project. There are only 3 stops on this hop so it will only take a few minutes to hop through. 


Our Challenge is to use The New CTMH Sugar Rush Paper Pack. This Month I used the Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge #193 for my Blog Hop Project.  It makes it so much easier when you have a Sketch to use as a guide.  In addition to the Paper I used Sugar Rush Complements, Dots and Washi Tape. I inked all the edges with Sea Glass Ink. Here is the Atlantic Hearts Sketch:



And the Card I created:



Now hop on over to Susan's Blog and Lisa's Blog to see what they have created this month!

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Dragonfly Journeys Challenge #82

Dragonfly Journeys Challenge #82 is The Year of the Rooster.  I did not even realize that I had a  Close to My Heart Rooster stamp.  It is an older stamp that I have never used!  I made a very simple Birthday Card with a small bow made from twine.  Stamped in Black on Kraft Cardstock.


Monday, December 19, 2016

Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge #191

Welcome to Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge #191.  I am on the Design Team for Atlantic Hearts And each week they have a new Sketch to help you create a card or layout.  I usually make cards and this week I have made yet another Christmas Card using Close to my Heart Snowhaven papers (retired) a current PML card and cranberry & Glacier cardstock.


The Sketch:


Join in the fun and upload a picture of your creation here.

Sunday, December 11, 2016

More Christmas Cards

I finally had time this weekend to finish my Christmas Cards.  This is the latest I have ever mailed out my cards!  I have been dividing up my time between Crocheting and Card making this year.

Here are some of my cards I worked on this weekend:





PML Christmas Cards

I made quite a few of my Christmas Cards this year with Close to My Hearts Picture My Life Cards.  It makes card making so quick and easy.  You can add your own stamps and embellishments to the cards or use them just as they are.  Here are some of them that I made:












    



Monday, December 5, 2016

Atlantic Hearts Sketch #189

Another Atlantic Hearts Sketch to help me with my Christmas Cards... This week I used the Close to My Heart "Oh Deer" Paper Pack with Stamp Set #C1656 Joy to You and Me and D1694 Very Merry Holiday.  The card sparkles from the Gold Shimmer Trim and the Heat Embossing which is also Gold.  A little bit of Gold Stickles and a couple of "Oh Deer" Complements to finish it off.


Sketch #189



Saturday, December 3, 2016

Christmas Critters

My daughter has this thing for penguins, so every year I make her a Christmas Card with penguins on it.  This is a shaker card made mostly with Close to My Heart products.  I used a retired stamp set (B1483) Seasons Greetings, City Sidewalks Paper and CTMH Ribbon.  The Crystal Snow is the only non CTMH product.


I am entering this card in Dragonfly Journeys Challenge #80.  

Friday, December 2, 2016

Welcome to the Three Amigos December 2016 Close to My Heart Mini-Blog Hop. We are three Close to My Heart Consultants with a love for Stamping and Scrapping and would like to share our creative ideas with you. On the 3rd day of each month we will feature a different CTMH product or challenge and create a card, layout or other project. There are only 3 stops on this hop so it will only take a few minutes to hop through. 

 This month our Challenge is to use 3 Embellishments.  I made a Christmas Card using the following Close to My Heart products:

Cardstock:
Cranberry, Sapphire and White
Stamp Sets: 
D1694 Very Merry Holiday, A1191 Perfectly Pine, B1116 The Beauty of Christmas (Retired)
Ink:
Sapphire, Chocolate and Cranberry
Embellishments:
Red Enamel Gems, Bakers Twine, Glitter Gel



Now hop on over to Susan's Blog and Lisa's Blog to see what they have created this month!


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