Saturday, October 22, 2016

Shelley's Bridal Shower Thank You Cards

I used a Bazzill Cream & Black cardstocks with Scrapbook Sally's Gold Shimmer cardstock.

To embellish the card, I used a Stampin' Up Embossing Folder and MFT's Wonky Stitched Rectangle Die Stax.

I used Jaded Blossom Supersized Thank You stamp set & Taylored Expressions Tea-riffic stamp set with CTMH Gold Embossing Powder & VersaMark ink pad.

My girlfriend had a outdoor tea party Bridal Shower and these were the thank you cards that I made for her to give out to her guests.

Friday, October 21, 2016

Color My Heart Challenge Blog - Post #216

 This week at Color My Heart Challenge Blog our Color Dare #216 is using Close To My Heart Colours: White Daisy, Whisper, Slate, Peacock, Poppy, Goldrush, Fern & CanaryAll of these colours can be found in CTMH's Swan Lake Paper Packet.

I used Close To My Heart's Swan Lake Paper Packet with CTMH Poppy & White Daisy cardstocks.

To embellish 6 x 6 Desk Calendar layout, I used CTMH's White Enamel Gems, CTMH's White Twine, CTMH's Flower Market Cricut Cartridge (flower), CTMH's Artbooking Cricut Cartridge (5" calendar) & Alphalicious Cricut Cartridge (September).

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, October 27, 2016 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: I look forward to seeing what types of projects you can inspire us with.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

CTMH's Featured Product Blog Hop - Swan Lake Paper Packet

Hello and Welcome to our Close To My Heart Featured Products Blog Hop. This week our featured product is CTMH's Swan Lake Paper Packet.

If you have just joined us, you can start here and continue on; as this is a circular hop. If you get lost along the way, you can find the complete list at the end of this post. 

If you came here from Janna Gray's Blog, you are in the right place. 

I used Close To My Heart's Swan Lake Paper Packet with CTMH's Peacock & Saffron cardstocks.

To embellish the card, CTMH's Enchantment Ribbon Pack, CTMH's Baker's Twine (discontinued), MFT's Stitched Rounded Corner Rectangles Die Stax and an EK Success Large Corner Rounder Punch.

I used CTMH's Lovely Leaves, Happy To Be Friends & So Many Smiles stamp sets with CTMH's Black ink.

Next on our blog hop is Corinna Murphy's Blog. Make sure to check out her amazing work featuring CTMH's Swan Lake Paper Packet. 

See you on Wednesday, November 2, 2016, as we will be featuring CTMH's City Sidewalks Paper Packet.

Have a great day!

1. Lauren Moore
2. Janna Gray
3. Donna Digby - You are here!
4. Corinna Murphy
5. Annette Clark

Breast Cancer Support Card

I used Doodlebug's Bubblegum Petite Prints Patterned Paper with BoBunny Pink Punch Double Dot and CTMH's White Daisy cardstocks.

To embellish the card, I used Cartwright's Mixed Crystal Iris 6mm Sequins.

I used Unity's Warrior Cancer Ribbon stamp with CTMH Bubblegum ink (discontinued).

To make the fun fold card, I took the 5.5" x 8" card base and scored it at 2", 3", 5" & 6".

Pink Christmas Card

Each year in October, in honour of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Stephanie and Lauren host a challenge where they ask everyone to make holiday cards that are Pink. Then they each donate $2 to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation for each card that gets linked up.

I have been participating in this challenge for a few years and I completely forgot about it this year. So, I am only getting one card done for the challenge and getting it submitted on the last day for submissions.

I used Jillibean Soup Christmas Cheer Chowder Paper with CTMH Colonial White cardstock.

To embellish the card, I used CTMH's Snowflake Thin Cuts & Cartwright's Pearl Satin Sequins.

I used CTMH's Festive Trees (discontinued) & Very Merry stamp sets with CTMH Pixie ink.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Between The Folds Challenge Blog - Post #32B

I used Close To My Heart's Swan Lake Paper Packet with CTMH's White Daisy and Peacock cardstocks.

To embellish the card, I used CTMH's White Twine, CTMH's Silver Sequins and CTMH's Artbooking Cricut Cartridge for the 2" pumpkin.

I used CTMH's Autumn Wishes and Blessed Beyond Measure (discontinued) stamp sets with CTMH Goldrush & Peacock inks. 

We would love to see your interpretation of this challenge, so please play along with us. All submissions must have some Close To My Heart product on it and if the CTMH product you used isn't obvious, please let us know what you used. You have until Monday, October 24, 2016 at 11:55 p.m. Eastern Time to participate in this challenge.

For more information, please visit our blog at:

Monday, October 17, 2016

KOA Halloween Weekend Layout - Post #13

KOA Halloween Weekend Layout - Post #13

This is the last page of the album that I made my parents.

I used Basic Grey's Life of the Party Patterned Papers with BoBunny Paprika Double Dot cardstock.

To embellish the 8 x 8 layout, I used a Martha Stewart Border Punch, Basic Grey Herb & Honey Alphabet Stickers and Basic Grey Candy Buttons.