Monday, July 30, 2012

Home Decor Star

This is the project we will be making at August's My Creations Workshop on Friday, August 17, 2012 at 3:30 pm and 7:00 pm.  To sign up go to my Workshop Page on this blog and click on the Buy Now button to pay for the workshop.  Last day to sign-up for this workshop is Monday, August 6, 2012.


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Saturday, July 28, 2012

Artiste 3D Flower Box

This is another project we made last night in my Team Meeting.  Once again I stamplifted from Allisa Chilton.  I loved how she made the flower one color and the box another.  I decided to use our new Slate and Ruby colors.  It was so easy to put together using the Artiste Cricut cartridge.  I just sponged some color on the edges of all the cardstock and stamped the "just for you" saying from the Crafted With Love stamp set in Ruby for the tag and done.


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New Close To My Heart Alcohol Markers

This is a card that I had my team make last night at our Unit Meeting.  It is a total copy of one that was made by Allisa Chilton from her blog Rocky Mountain Paper Paper Crafts which I just loved.  I wanted to use the new CTMH alcohol markers.  At our recent convention we received the Cotton Candy base and shade marker set.  I stamped the images with our Black dye based ink.  I have tried both the Archival Black and the Staz-On ink but had problems with smearing, so just stick with the basics.
I had my team color the large flower stamp with the new markers and then the leaves in New England Ivy with our old marker and Tombow Blending pen.  They all agreed that coloring with the new markers was so much more fun.  I started with coloring the whole flower with the base and then added the shading, then with the base again on only a few of the lighter spots for a medium color.  The ribbon is the Color Ready Ribbon that we sponged on New England Ivy ink.  They all had a lot of fun creating the card and thanks again to Allisa for inspiring it!
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Saturday, July 21, 2012

Stacking Gift Box

These cute stacking boxes we made using the CTMH Victory paper and the Art Philosophy Cricut cartridge.


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Friday, July 20, 2012

CTMH Spring/Summer 2012 Discontinued Product List

If you would like any of the following items, you need to order them by July 31, 2012!

Close to My Heart is re-organizing their color palette, a lot, here are the discontinued colors:

Grey Wool
Grey Flannel
Vanilla Cream
Parchment
Brown Bag
Baby Pink
Taffy
Sunkiss Yellow
Key Lime
Heavenly Blue
Lilac Mist
Amethyst
Holiday Red
Sunflower
Sunny Yellow
Dutch Blue
Moonstruck
Vineyard Berry
Tulip
Garden Green
Spring Iris
Petal
Garnet
Pansy Purple

Discontinued Themes:

Lucy
Footloose
Superhero
Cruisin'
Typeset
Roxie
Elemental
Sonoma
(Please note they will still be available on Studio J)

Discontinued accessories:

Z1163 Double Scrubber
Z1006 Microfiber Cloth
Z1404 Quick Pic 12x12 Album - Dark Cranberry
Z1405 Quick Pic 12x12 Album - Outdoor Denim
Z1406 Quick Pic 12x12 Album - Dark Chocolate
Z4110 Snapease Album System
Z1323 Clear Cards - 4 1/4" x 5 ½" Asst.
Z1309 Clear Cards - 4 ½” Asst.
Z1383 Sweet Leaf Stitched Grosgrain Ribbon
Z1384 Designer Ribbon - Pink Collection
Z1397 Canvas Badge Buttons
Z1367 Bitty Brads Basic Asst
Z1368 Bitty Brads Metal Asst
Z1104 Clear Sparkles
Z1698 Mini-Medley Accents - Pacifica
Z1320 Mini-Medley Accents - Tulip
Z1338 Mini-Medley Accents - Sunset
Z1488 Mini-Medley Accents - Honey
Z1403 Photo Hangers
Z1402 Hinges
Z1690 Bitty Buds Asst
Z1691 Bottle Caps
Z1693 Seaside Wooden Shapes (SOLD OUT)
Z1688 Comic Badge Buttons
Z1635 Heirloom Asst
Z1337 Dimensional Elements Ornaments
Z1224 My Creations All Sorts Mini Album
Z1334 My Creations Mix & Mingle Mini Album
Z1321 My Creations A-Door-Ables
Z1152 My Creations Cube
4275 My Legacy Writers
Z338 Euro Personal Trimmer
Z339 Euro Trimmer Replacement Blades
Z340 Euro Trimmer Replacement Blade/Scoring
1766 Dotto Dots Dispenser
1767 Dotto Dots Refill

Discontinued stamps:

A1095 Always Remember
A1099 Angel Sent
A1107 A Twinkle
A1108 A Flitter
A1109 A Sip
A1110 A Timber
A1113 A Game
A1115 A Holiday
B1356 St. Nick
B1359 Fright Night
B1361 Tannenbaum
B1362 Tag The Occasion
B1381 Holiday Cheer
B1393 Joyful Jar
B1394 John 3:16
C1379 Holiday Commentary
C1382 Holiday Commentary - Spanish
C1383 Holiday Commentary - French
C1401 Friendship Alphabet Small
C1408 Live Inspired
C1419 Harvest Home
C1420 Snow Days
C1423 Captured Moments
C1424 Nature's Gift
C1425 Month By Month
C1426 Thanksgiving
C1427 I Believe
C1429 Party Pennants
C1465 Unscripted
C1468 Winter Joy
C1470 Gnome Garden
C1471 Happy Clusters
C1472 Bundled Buddies
D1136 Giggle Caps
D1137 Giggle Lowercase
D1267 Rustic Numbers
D1306 Treasure Life
D1308 All Decked Out
D1373 Childhood Portrait
D1384 Snow Flurries
D1386 Save The Date
D1387 Made With Love
D1397 Save The Date - French
D1398 Save The Date - Spanish
D1401 Authentic
D1436 The Present
D1437 Party Animal
D1446 Adorn-able
D1449 Father Christmas
D1493 Fill In The Blank - Holiday
D1499 Live Your Style
E1002 Rustic Alphabet
E1006 Baroque Alphabet
E1011 Headline Alphabet Large
E1016 Friendship Alphabet Large

If you would like any of the above items, you need to order before July 31, 2012.

Thanks to consultant Debra Van Patten for compiling this list.

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Live Out Loud Card


This card was made with the July Stamp of the Month set and the Stella paper, quick and easy using the Cricut Art Philosophy cartridge for the shapes.
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Yo-Yo Flowers Card


I used the Pemberly papers and the Art Philosophy Cricut cartridge to make the Yo-Yo flowers adding buttons on top.  I just love our clips too and had to add them in with a Just Blooms flower and a Mini Sparkle on top.

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Horsin' Around Card


This card was made with the Footloose paper and the Footloose Workshop on the Go stamp set.
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Friday, July 6, 2012

SeaWorld Layout with 6x6 Flip Flaps

I really wanted to use the Footloose paper for this month's scrapbooking class.  I also had the 6x6 Flip Flaps that I had wanted to use.  I realized I had the perfect pictures to use as we had just been to SeaWorld.  I used the Timeline layout sketch from the CTMH Imagine book and replaced the picture on the right hand page with the 6x6 Flip Flaps.  I think it turned out really cute and I just love the flip flaps! 





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