Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Love is Sweet - Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge

It's Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge time. Today I am sharing the Love Is Sweet card I created with dies and stickers. Imagine that....

 The Heart Happy Workshop Kit is the sweetest!! If you take a look at this card versus the one from the last challenge it's amazing that they come from the same paper collection. Are you feeling the love on how versatile this paper is?! LOVE πŸ’ž

 Here is the sketch I followed. There is still time check out the challenge and submit your creation. 

 Do you like the scallop border? If so check out the decorative borders dies. You can achieve this same look and much more!
 How cute are these stickers I used for embellishing!! They are apart of the below collection. Add a little shimmer on the lips...so cute!!
Thanks for stopping by and Happy Crafting!

Thank You - Budding Peony

OMG have you seen the Budding Peony stamp and die? I absolutely adore this card inspired by Erum Tasneem who created a video on Jennifer McGuires blog showing you the Faux Dimension technique.
 This is a must have stamp and die! You can use different mediums to color the flower. In this case I used Copic Sketch markers.
 I hand drew the lines in different sizes the way Erum displayed in her video. I used Canary, Eggplant and Black reinker for the splatter effect. 

 The shadow around the flower was created using a water brush and Pewter ink. Love, Love, Love it!! Of course I add shimmer to selected spots on the flower. 

Thanks for stopping by and Happy Crafting!!

Sunday, January 13, 2019

It's Your Day...Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge

 Check out the Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge. This is a super cute sketch. I made a card using the sketch and I love the finished product. Now who can I send a Birthday card too?! 

Here is my birthday card using the Years of Sweetness stamp set along with Heart Happy collection promotion paper pack.  The cool thing about this stamp set is the corresponding cuts are from the Artbooking cricut cartridge.
 The cupcake is cut from Artbooking. I used Candy Apple, Carolina, Saffron, Black and Sapphire ink.

Thank you for stopping by and Happy Crafting!

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Happiness Is A Butterfly....

I am such a lover of butterflies so I clearly had to get the new Butterfly Friendship stamp and thin cut set. I went with a purple theme using Lilac and Pansy ink and had fun using the masking technique.


 How cute are the Sugarplum Glitter Gems?? 



National PaperCrafting Month - Frame It Up Kit

Celebrate National Papercrafting Month with a new papercrafted dΓ©cor frame only available from Close To My Heart. There are so many different ways to use this versatile frame that you are sure to want more than one, which is precisely why we are offering special pricing when you buy two or more! Save 15% on each kit when you buy two, or save 30% when you buy three or more!

This frame is lovely!! You get everything you need to make an amazing home decor piece. Want to add some realness to your frame?? Purchase Liquid Glass and coat the leaves. Totally makes the leaves look real!!

What do you do with left over Magnolias from the Frame It Up Kit? You make cards of course!! I took the three flowers I had remaining and here you have it. I paired the flowers with the January Stamp of the Month (SOTM) Card Captions for the sentiment.


2019 My Blog Is Back!!

Happy New Year!!! πŸŽ‰

It has been well over a year since I have posted on my blog. EEEEKKKK!! I am happy to report my goal this year is to keep up my blog postings and sharing my creations with you. As you may already know I am a CTMH independent consultant!! I absolutely love the product however my blog will be a mix of different products at times. I will post what I use and for those of you who wish to purchase CTMH items feel free to do so!!! May you be Blessed in the New Year 😊


Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Heart 2 Heart Sketch Challenge - Featuring "Jack"

Today I am playing along with the Heart 2 Heart Sketch Challenge. I used Jack paper and complements to make these two cards. 


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Saturday, August 12, 2017

Prickly Pear Meets Punny Pals

I love the colors in the Prickly Pear designer paper. I paired it with the Punny Pals Operation Smile stamp set as well as the stamp of the month!!
This image was colored with the Touch Twin markers. I added the heart stickers from the Prickly Pear complements. 

Here is an upclose picture. You can see more of the blending with my coloring as well as the shimmer using the shimmer pen. 
With this card I paired the Punny Pals with the School Years August stamp of the month. Soooo cute!!

Thank you for stopping by and Happy Crafting!! Shop with me HERE

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

School Year - August SOTM Card Fun

It is almost that time for the school year to begin. You can't go wrong with the August Stamp of The Month "School Year". 


Each month you can purchase a new D-size stamp set, available for one month only, for just $5. When you place an order of $50 or more in Close To My Heart products, you qualify for this special Stamp of the Month pricing. Get your wish list together and head to my website to make your purchase * CLICK HERE* 


Super fun card using CTMH products....Prickly Pear paper pack, black card stock, White Daisy ink, "School Year" August SOTM, "Pack Your Bags" cricut bundle stamp set and Touch Twin markers to color the pencil. ✏️...

Thank you for stopping by and Happy Crafting!

Monday, January 30, 2017

"Falling in Love "....Heart 2 Heart Challenge


Are you ready for Love? February? Well the Heart 2 Heart challenge is asking what have you fallen in love with? Well I guess life and the fact that I woke up this morning. Still waiting for my prince charming to find me!!

I made this card with love in mind. Love the colors and dimension. 




Here is a closer look at the shimmer on the flower. The first picture doesn't quite capture the beauty the added sparkle brings to the flower. 

Thanks for stopping by and Happy Crafting. Shop with me Here....

CTMH Products Used:
Sea Glass card stock
White Daisy card stock
Hello Lovely Workshops Your Way
Hello Lovely Complements
Shimmer Brush - Clear
3-D Foam Tape
Non-CTMH circle die


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