Friday, August 1, 2014

CTMH Blog Boosters Blog Hop - Scaredy Cat Card

The Annual Inspirations Idea Book is live today!  Check out all the fabulous artwork featured in the CTMH Blog Boosters Blog Hop.  More artwork will be added through August 7 so check back often to get your creative juices flowing!

 I made a simple 6"x3"Halloween card using the new Scaredy Cat paper pack.  I used the "All Stacked Up" pattern from our Wishes how-to book. The stamped images were stamped in our Archival Black ink and then I let them dry overnight before coloring with our new ShinHan™ Touch Twin™ Markers.  You don't have to let the Archival ink dry overnight - you can also quick-dry it with a craft heater before coloring.

All products used are listed below:
Paper:  Black cardstockThistle cardstock, and Scaredy Cat Paper Pack
Stamp set:  Trick or Treat Sweets
ShinHan™ Touch Twin™ Markers:  Peony Purple, Tender Pink, and Leaf Green

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Wedding Card and Sneak Peak at some new product

A friend of mine asked if I would make her a wedding card for her god-daughter so this is what I came up with.

I used kraft cardstock, paper fundamentals basic assortment, The Happy Couple stamp set, and white daisy pigment ink

Some sneak-peak new products used were gold shimmer trim and gold bling gems.  You can get these new products beginning August 1 on my website!

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

All Star Birthday Card

My oldest son enjoys sports of all kinds.  Currently he is into basketball so I made him this gate fold card for his birthday tomorrow.

Card closed

Inside of Card

I used the CTMH Artbooking Cricut Cartridge to cut the basketball and All Star images using Sunset and Black cardstock.  I used the Game On paper, a retired pack I have been hording for all of the sports pictures I have yet to scrapbook.  Stamp set used is the new Belated Birthday set.

In keeping with the basketball theme, these are the cupcakes I made for his class that they enjoyed today.  He is a big Miami Heat fan, so I need to get working on his birthday cake for our family party later in the week.

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Baby Shower Card

I thought I would share a card I made for a baby shower I attended this past weekend.

This card features the new Babycakes paper from Close to My Heart as well as the new stamp set B is for Baby.  I also used some of the new bronze shimmer trim to give it some sparkle.

Here is the inside of the card.

I hope you enjoy!

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Dream Pop: Close to My Heart National Scrapbooking Month Special

This is the perfect paper pack for all your spring and summer photos! Get this exclusive paper packet for only $10 when you spend $35 in May (this exclusive paper packet is valued at $19.95 retail)! The paper packet includes 12 cardstock sheets as well as 12 B&T Duos® papers that were specifically designed for this promotion only—you can’t get these sweet colors and patterns anywhere else! Start National Scrapbooking Month off right with a unique paper packet at a bargain price and get your creative juices flowing! Also, consider hosting this month: Hostesses receive one paper packet free with qualifying May Gathering sales totals of $400 or more.

*Shipping/handling and tax apply. Not available for purchase at full retail. Offer valid May 1–31, 2013, while supplies last. Qualifying purchases must be current, retail-priced product.

Here are some layouts I created using this gorgeous paper:

 And here are some cards:

These layouts and cards are available as a workshop and instructions will be provided to you after you have purchased the Dream Pop special.  

Contact me today to get your Dream Pop paper, or feel free to place your order on my website.  Hurry!  This special is "while supplies last" and I'm sure there won't be any left towards the end of the month!

Here is a video from Close to My Heart that shows additional artwork and close-ups of the paper.

Monday, May 6, 2013

Teacher Appreciation

It's Teacher Appreciation week over at Heart 2 Heart Challenges.  I made some garden seed packets, thanks to this tutorial from Aaron Brown.  I got the sentiment from other blog posts while searching for teacher gifts on the Internet.

These packets use Clementine paper and Dotty for You (retired).  I made the tag using Close to my Heart's Art Philosophy Cricut Cartridge.

While I was making teacher gifts, I made some generic seed packets using the Buzz and Bumble paper and the cute seed packet stamp from the Buzz and Bumble Workshop on the Go kit.

Here is another packet again using Clementine as well as a view of the seed packet pulled out of the holder.  These were really quick and fun to make.  Thanks Aaron for sharing the directions!

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Later Sk8r Workshop

Join me on Sunday, May 19 as we create two, 2-page layouts featuring the new Later Sk8r paper by Close to My Heart.  I love this paper - having 2 boys, I have lots of pictures that will fit perfectly.

There will be two workshop options to choose from:

Option 1 - $35, Kit includes:
Later Sk8r Workshop on the Go Kit featuring:
Later Sk8r workshop stamp set (exclusive to the Workshop on the Go Kit only)
Later Sk8r paper pack
2 White Daisy cardstock sheets
Later Sk8r Assortment 
Green & Blue Epoxy Bubbles 
Instructional Brochure

Option 2 - $23, Kit includes:
Same items as above, but without the exclusive stamp set and instructional brochure.

Below are pictures of the layouts we will be creating. 

  I forgot to take a picture of the layout before adding pictures to this one.

2nd layout without pictures.

2nd layout with pictures.

If you would like to attend this workshop, please contact me and arrange for payment by Monday, May 6.  If you would like to make these pages, but can't make it to the workshop, you can also order the required materials directly from my website.

Happy crafting!