Monday, March 23, 2015

Karen's High Five Birthday Card



Happy Birthday Karen!

My friend, Karen, is always teasing me about my cards and how she just gives out holiday and birthday high fives.

So, I traced out my 3 year old son's hand, put it on an action wobble and made her my style of a High Five Birthday Card with matching envelope.

I used Close to My Heart's Blossom Paper Packet with CTMH's Sweet Leaf cardstock.

To embellish the card, I used CTMH's Art Philosophy Cricut Cartridge to cut out the title "HIGH FIVE", the zig zag stitch on my sewing machine, Action Wobble and I traced my son's hand.

I used CTMH's You Mean the World To Me stamp set with CTMH Slate ink.

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Simple Blossom Happy Birthday Cards


 
 I am participating in Freshly Made Sketches #178.

I used Close to My Heart's Blossom Paper Packet with CTMH's Colonial White cardstock.

To embellish the card I used My Favorite Things Pierced Circle Stax Dies.

I used CTMH's You Mean the World to Me stamp set with CTMH Slate ink.

Below is a similar card that I made for my best-friend's son's 13th Birthday.



Friday, March 20, 2015

Color My Heart Challenge Blog - Color Dare #134



I used Close to My Heart's Lagoon, Cotton Candy, Olive, Black & White Daisy cardstocks.

To embellish the card, I used CTMH's Black Mini Medley Accents Collection - Sequins, CTMH's Marvy Uchida LePen Journaling Pen, Spellbinders Circle Nestabilities and My Favorite Things Pierced Circle Stax Dies.

I used CTMH's Have A Happy Day, Dizzy Circles & Just to Say... stamp sets with CTMH Cotton Candy, Olive, Lagoon & Black inks.

You may use any products to participate in the Color My Heart Challenges, but we encourage you to use CTMH products. For this Color Dare Challenge, you have until Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time to submit your project.

For more information about our challenges, please check us out at Color My Heart Challenge Blog: http://colormyheartcolordare.blogspot.caI look forward to seeing what types of projects you can inspire us with.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Donna's Throw Back Thursday - Post #6


Donna's Throw Back Thursday - Post #6

I used Close to My Heart's Jubilee (discontinued) Paper Packet with CTMH Colonial White, Canary & Indian Corn Blue cardstocks.

To embellish the card, I used CTMH's Scalloped Border Punch, Spellbinders' Oval Nestabilities and the zig zag stitch on my sewing machine.

I used CTMH's Easter Eggs (discontinued) and Holiday Hoopla (discontinued) stamp sets with CTMH Indian Corn Blue, Canary & Honey inks.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Terrific Tag Tuesday - Post #5


Donna's Terrific Tag Tuesday - Post #5

This is one of the prize packages that I gave away at my crop this past weekend. The burlap bag was filled with ribbon, baker's twine and buttons. This prize was for the Christmas Card Draw.

I used Close to My Heart's Snowhaven Paper Packet with CTMH's Glacier & Cranberry cardstocks.

To make my 3.25 x 4.5 inch tag, I used CTMH's Artfully Sent Cricut Cartridge for the "enjoy" die-cut card, CTMH's Artiste Cricut Cartridge for the trees and a Signo White pen for the faux stitching.

I pinned the tag onto the burlap bag with a safety pin.

Monday, March 9, 2015

Strawberry Basket


Strawberry Basket

On the front cover of Close to My Heart's New Seasonal Expressions 2 Mini Catalogue they have a basket of paper strawberries.

To help promote the New Catty at my crop this past weekend, I made each crop participant a paper paper strawberry with a Caramel Hersey Kiss inside.

I used CTMH's Heartstrings Paper Packet with CTMH's Basics Paper Fundamentals - Adventure Assortment - Pear cardstock.

To make the strawberry, I used CTMH's Artiste Cricut Cartridge and cut the die-cut out at 2.75 inches (this allowed me to cut 6 strawberries from one sheet of paper and 24 strawberry tops from one sheet of paper), I used a miscellaneous brad to put the strawberry together and a CTMH White Enamel Star.

The large strawberry in the photo was cut out at 5.5 inches.

Sunday, March 8, 2015

55 Plus Centre Workshop - Cherished Moments




55+ Centre Workshop
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.   Cost: $25.00
You must be 55 Plus or Better!

To book your spot, please call the 55+ Centre at 684-3066.

In the Key on page 78, it states that there is an additional charge of $5 to the instructor at the time of the workshop. That is for adhesive. If you bring your own adhesive, you don't have to pay the extra $5.

Other than adhesive (glue pen & whatever you use for paper to paper adhering), all you need to bring is a pair of small nosed scissors and tweezers if you use them.

I used Close to My Heart's Hopscotch Paper Packet with CTMH Sunset, Glacier, Smoothie and Colonial White cardstocks.

To embellish the 12 x 12 layout, I used CTMH Aqua Dots, CTMH Chalk It Up Assortment, CTMH Dot Embossing Folder, CTMH Smoothie Striped Washi Tape, CTMH Artfully Sent Cricut Cartridge, CTMH Scalloped Border Punch, Stampin' Up River Rock & Calypso Coral Markers and Spellbinders Circle Nestabilities.

I used CTMH's A Bunch of Thanks & Stitch Wonder stamp sets with CTMH Smoothie, Sunset & Glacier inks.