Sunday, September 14, 2014

Trick or Treat Sweets

Pop Up Box Card
Those cute little faces of Halloween pop up out of the box for a 
fun surprise. The box card folds flat and can be delivered in a 
Happy Mail coordinating envelope. The Halloween colors for
this project are Sunset, Thistle, and Pear and Black. 
CTMH Supplies:
B&T Duos: Scaredy Cat, Brushed
Cardstock: White Daisy, Thistle, Sunset, Pear
Stamps: Trick or Treat Sweets, Holiday Tags
Ink: Black, Thistle, Pear, Sunset
Embellishments: Thistle Ribbon, Scaredy Cat Assortment

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Color Dare 109

With the Colors of Confetti Wishes
 Thistle Canary Pear Crystal Blue Lagoon Pacifica  
at the Color My Heart Challenge this week
My card is embossed with the Dot Embossing Folder and randomly
dotted with punched paper circles. The papers are attached on the 
diagonal with a triple bow from the Artiste Cricut cartridge. 
So grab your Confetti Wishes papers or the colors listed at the top 
and share your creations with us at Color My Heart.

CTMH Supplies:
B&T Duos: Confetti Wishes
Cardstock: White Daisy, 
Stamps: Lovely Birthday
Ink: Pacifica
Embellishments: Gold Sequins 
Embossing Folder: Dot

Monday, September 8, 2014

Fun With Fundamentals

And "30 Years of Happy"
Celebrate the 5 new colors along with National Stamping Month
and the Free stamp set "30 Years of Happy"
Each banner is a new color at Close to My Heart:
Canary, Pixie, Thistle, Flaxen, and Glacier
Celebrate with us and get your Free stamp set this month with
 a $30.00 purchase of current retail-priced stamp sets. 
Happy shopping and Happy Stamping.
CTMH Supplies:
Cardstock: White Daisy, Whimsy Fundamentals
Stamps: 30 Years of Happy
Ink: Thistle
Embellishments: Silver Sequins, Purple Glitter Gems
Other: Organdy ribbon from stash

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Bodacious Banners

 Meets "30 Years of Happy"
when celebrating National Stamping Month
The cute little stamps in the 30 Years of Happy stamp set
are just the perfect size to adorn the banners of the
Bodacious Banner stamp set. This card reads
Awesome, Best, Rock Star. Perfect for that special
celebration with that awesome someone.
Get this cute stamp set Free this month with a $30.00 purchase of current
retail-priced stamp sets. Happy shopping and Happy Stamping.
CTMH Supplies:
Cardstock: White Daisy, Whimsy Fundamentals
Stamps: 30 Years of Happy
Ink: Flaxen, Canary, Glacier

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Celebrate 30 Years of Happy

September is National Stamping Month
So lets start stamping with this cute little stamp set.
The stamps in this set are sized to fit in a 1" space. So to accommodate
these small stamps cut a photo frame from Artbooking with a 1" opening. 
Then attach the frame to a standard size card. There are several photo
frames in the Artbooking booklet to choose from.
Get this cute stamp set Free this month with a $30.00 purchase of current
retail-priced stamp sets. Happy shopping and Happy Stamping.
CTMH Supplies:
Cardstock: White Daisy, Whimsy Fundamentals, Glacier
Stamps: 30 Years of Happy
Ink: Thistle, Glacier
Embellishments: Silver Sequins, Purple Glitter Gems
Other: Ribbon from my stash


Saturday, August 30, 2014

Halloween Treat Bag

No Tricks, Only Treats
In our Designer Creations Slate Paper Bags
Make this special treat bag using the Freshly Made Sketches #151
Fill it with treats for that special someone.
Use this sketch from Freshly Made Sketches for your treat bag design.
CTMH Supplies:
B&T Duos: Scaredy Cat
Cardstock: White Daisy. Thistle
Stamps: Halloween Greetings, Trick or Treat Sweets
Designer Creations: Slate Paper Bags

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Flower Hearts

With Pretty Petals
Color My Heart challenge this week is Smokey Plum and Olive
With the flower in the Pretty Petal stamp set shaped with hearts
I used the heart card and coordinating envelope from the Artiste
Cricut booklet page 72. 


Now it's your turn to share your Smokey Plum and Olive creations 
at Color My Heart. These are two wonderful fall colors.
CTMH Supplies:
Cardstock: White Daisy, Olive, Smokey  Plum
Stamps: Pretty Petals
Ink: Smokey Plum, Olive

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Fun With Snowhaven

Artiste Cricut Card
Black and Glacier make a stunning color combination.
Directions: Cut card on page 73 in the Artiste booklet at 5.25 inches.
Score the back of the card at 4.24. Don't use the nicks to fold your card.
This will move the scallops over to leave a 3/4 inch edge for the dotted
paper. Add a 3 X 5.25 B & T paper to the left side of the front. 
Embellish as desired. I used  black and glacier for the flowers. 
CTMH Supplies:
B&T Duos: Snowhaven
Cardstock: Glacier, White Daisy
Stamps: Pretty Petals
Ink: Black, Glacier



Thursday, August 21, 2014

Send An Encouragement

With a Stand Up Card

Having fun with the new Brushed paper pack and the coordinating
stamp set Your Own Kind of Wonderful to make this Stand Up Card
and a Happy Mail coordinating envelope.
A fun way to surprise someone special.
Directions: Cut cardstock 4.5 X 12". Score at 4.5", 9", 10", and 11". 
Fold card to make and 4.5" square card. Fold bottom to a "w" shape and attach 
to the edge of the card. Use a 4.5" pattern from Wishes to make your card.
CTMH Supplies:
B&T Duos: Brushed
Cardstock: White Daisy, Pixie
Stamps: Your Own Kind of Wonderful, Happy Mail
Ink: Pixie, Hollyhock
Embellishments:Brushed Assortment
Other: Gingham ribbon from stash

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Color Dare #106

With Two Greens:
Juniper & Sweet Leaf
The challenge this week at Color My Heart is to use
just two colors. For my project I used Sweet Leaf for
the main color and just accented with a Juniper frame,
button, heart, and sentiment. I made the flower white
with a touch of sweet leaf and sweet leaf leaves.
Now it's your turn to share your creation using Juniper
and Sweet Leaf at Color My Heart.
CTMH Supplies:
Cardstock: Sweet Leaf, White Daisy
Fundamentals: Juniper
Stamps: Love This, Pretty Petals
Ink: Sweet Leaf, Juniper
Embellishments: Button & Ribbon from stash
Frame: 3" frame from Artbooking booklet pg. 41
Embossing Folder: Stripes, Dotted Swiss
Tools: Scallop Border

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