Friday, January 23, 2015

Color My Heart Challenge Blog - Color Dare #127




I am also participating in Freshly Made Sketches #170 - A Sketch by Jen M

I used Close to My Heart's White Daisy, Indian Corn Blue & Black cardstocks.

To embellish the card, I used CTMH's Chevron Embossing Folder, CTMH's Silver Sequins, CTMH's Marvy Uchida LePen Journaling Black Pen and Spellbinder's Circle Nestabilities.

I used CTMH's You're the Bomb stamp set and one of the stamp sets that comes with the CTMH Art Philosophy Cricut Cartridge (happy birthday) with CTMH Black ink.

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, January 29, 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, January 22, 2015

Throw Back Thursday - Post #2

This is a layout of my husband, Trevor's, 40th Birthday Party.

I used Close to My Heart's Later Sk8r Paper Packet (discontinued) with CTMH Outdoor Denim, Pear & Slate cardstocks.

I used CTMH's Outdoor Denim Mini Medley (buttons & metal oval plate - discontinued), CTMH's Pear Mini Medley (ribbon slide - discontinued), CTMH ProPlayer Assortment (star - discontinued), CTMH Artiste Cricut Cartridge for the filmstrips (4.25" & 2.75"), CTMH Spray Pen with Colonial White re-inker & water to spritz the film strips, Stampin' Up ribbon and embroidery floss from my stash.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

NOEL Christmas Card




I used Doodlebug's Santa Express & Northpole 6 x 6 Paper Pads with Bazzill White & Red Prismatic cardstocks.

I used Stampendous Santa Trio, Inkadinkado Noel and Stampendous Wishes Come True stamps with Memento Black ink and CTMH Topiary & Cranberry inks.

To colour the images, I used the following Copic Markers: Red - R29; Green - YG17; Black - T9 and Gray - T6.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Love Ya Silly Valentine's Day Card



I used Close to My Heart's Heartstrings paper pack with a CTMH White Daisy card base and CTMH White Daisy & Slate cardstocks.

I used CTMH's Doodled Designs (circles), Handmade (chevron slate border), Love Ya Silly, Mini Valentine and This Moment - January Stamp of the Month (xoxo) stamp sets with CTMH Cranberry, Lagoon & Slate inks.

I used this same design for one of my Christmas Cards in 2013. 

Click here to see it.

Monday, January 19, 2015

Barb's 60th Birthday Card from Mom & Dad


This is the card that I made for my mom from her parents.

I used My Mind's Eye's Every Day Basics 6 x 6 paper pad with Close to My Heart White Daisy cardstock and Bazzill Black Prismatic cardstock.

To embellish the card, I used Stampin' Up's ribbon & buttons.

I used CTMH's Build-a-Cake stamp set and MFT's Who's That Birthday Girl stamp set with CTMH Black ink.

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Happy 60th Birthday Mom!


This is the card that I made for my mom from my brother and I.

I used Carta Bella's Traditions 6 x 6 paper pad with Close to My Heart Juniper cardstock.

To embellish the card, I used CTMH's Artfully Sent Cricut Cartridge, CTMH Sponge Dauber with CTMH Indian Corn Blue ink and CTMH Pearls (discontinued).

I used CTMH's Flowers for Mom and Happy to Be Friends (Happy Birthday) stamp sets with CTMH Indian Corn Blue ink.

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Penguin Christmas Card



Better late than never!

I am participating in Sparkle Creations Weekly Christmas Card Challenge #3 - Inspiration Photo. This was the challenge given during the week of Christmas and I didn't get my card done in time, but I still wanted to do the challenge.

I used Wild Rose Studio Xmas Bella 6 x 6 paper pad with Close to My Heart White Daisy & Ruby cardstocks.

To embellish the card, I used Stampin' Up ribbon and Copic Marker E07 to colour in the word "MERRY".

I used a Penny Black Penguin Stamp and CTMH's Be Jolly - Hostess Reward stamp set with CTMH Black ink & Memento Black ink.