Friday, March 25, 2016

Card for Jeanette

The CEO and Founder of Close To My Hear is celebrating a birthday. The company has asked everyone to make a card and post it on social media with #cards4jeanette. This is my contribution!

White Daisy Cardstock
Penelope Paper Pack
Springtime Wishes Stamp Set
Springtime Wishes Thin Cuts (sold out / retired)
Memento Stamp Pad
Juniper Stamp Pad
ShinHan™ Touch Twin™ Markers: Warm Grey 4, Pale Yellow, Turquiose, Tender Pink, Peony Purple, and Lavender
Clear Sparkles

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Penelope Workshop Your Way

Close To My Heart introduced the Workshops Your Way in the Seasonal Expressions 2 catalog. Each kit makes 3 two page layouts, 1 pocket scrapbooking layout, and a set of cards. This month's featured collection is Penelope. Perfect for the season. Grab yours here! It's only available through April 2016.

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Stampaganza 10 days left!

10 more days to take advantage of Close To My Heart's stamp sale. Buy two get one free! Shop at

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Watercolor Backgrounds

Water coloring is a huge trend right now. A few months ago I purchased the Mulberry font and there was a set of water color flower png files included. I used Design Space to print and cut a few flowers and leaves. Recently I came across that envelope of "card candy" and decided to make a couple of cards. To keep with the water color theme I cut some water color paper and randomly painted and splattered color. I love the way these cards turned out. I can't wait to grab my paints to do more!

Monday, March 14, 2016

Punny Thank You Cards

I love the print and cut feature with the Cricut Explore. Awhile back I was looking through the Cricut content that is part of the subscription and found the "Merci BEAR coup" and "MOO chas gracias" sayings.  All I needed to do is layer some paper and add shimmer trim for these quick and easy thank you cards.

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Joyful Stars March Blog Hop

Welcome to the Joyful Stars March 2016 Blog Hop! On the 10th of each month a group of Close To My Heart consultants and friends share artwork using some of our favorite products. This hop is a circle, so it doesn't matter if you are coming from Marie's blog or if you start here on my blog. Just continue around until you're back at the blog you started on to make sure you see all the fabulous projects.

This month's featured paper collection is Penelope. I love the bright, spring like colors. I recently attended a crop and took the The Workshop Your Way Kit (pictured above).  I made all three traditional two page layouts and the cards. Just today I printed out some photos to put on this layout titled "Spring is Here". Yes the days are getting longer (and sunnier), the robins have returned, and the crocuses are blooming! 

Thanks for hopping along this month. Your next stop is Stephanie's blog. Just in case you get lost or experience a technical difficulty, you might want to keep Joyce's blog open in a separate tab, as she has a full list of participants.