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Take a Walk in the Moonlight Blog Hop

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Thank you for joining us on our “Take a Walk in the Moonlight” Blog Hop. We have a fabulous path for you to follow as you take your walk in the moonlight with us as we feature Close to My Heart’s Moonlight paper pack.

If you just happened to come to this blog, you should begin your walk at the beginning at Lucy's blog - http://www.love2createitall.com.

My project is a door sign to welcome friends and family to our home.





I love the white core cardstock from Close to My Heart as it is so easy to create great embellishments as I did with the leaves. All I did was use took some sandpaper to the edges of the leaves to give it a great weathered look.

I used the following Close to My Heart products:

Moonlight paper pack
Olive Green Paper
Art Philosophy Cricut Cartridge
Haunted Assortment
Smokey Plum Ink

The next stop on your moonlight walk is Erin and I cannot wait to see another one of her fabulous projects.

Here is the list of all the talented consultants who are participating in …

World Card Making Day Challenge

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If you are like me all you get in the mail most days are bills, political postcards and junk mail. Occasionally there is a magazine but rarely is there a card for you just because!

So, in honor of World Card Making Day, I am challenging you to make cards between now and October 6th and send them out. They can be Birthday, Thank You, Just Because.....

Post a link to a picture of the card and tell me who you sent it to (or e-mail it to me at cardsbystephanie@gmail.com) to be entered into a drawing to win a free card kit from Close to My Heart.

You can make as few or as many as you want. Each participant gets one entry.

Here are the great kits you can win:


I cannot wait to see all the fabulous cards created in the new couple of weeks.

HALLOWEEN BUNCO-CLOSE TO MY HEART STYLE

Friday, October 19, 2012

Do you love Bunco? Do you love scrapbooking, cardmaking, workshops or crafts? Do you love Close To My Heart products?
Now you can have it all!! I am holding my firstHalloweenBunco, “Close To My Heart” style.  Fun, Food, and chances to WIN some great Close To My Heart products or use your winnings toward a future workshop!
I will serve dinner, dessert and drinks all Halloween theme!

Arrive at 7:00 and dice roll at 7:15! And the most important question of all…….. What are the prizes??


The prizes of course, will be your choice in Close To My Heart products from the most current Idea Book. Your winnings go toward any Close To My Heart products or any of my upcoming workshops, you just pay the additional tax and shipping.
How's that for wonderful prizes??!!
Of course, everyone will win something:

$60.00* - The person with the most Buncos
$35.00* - The person with the most Wins
$25.00* - The person who has the “fuzzy dice” last
$15.00* - 50/50: The person…

September Cricut Art Philosophy Blog Hop

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Welcome to our September Art Philosophy Blog Hop! Each month we will showcase our amazing Art Philosophy Cricut cartridge which can be purchased exclusively through a Close to My Heart Independent Consultant.

Since Halloween is just around the corner, this month we will be featuring projects for Halloween made using the Art Philosophy Cricut cartridge! Hope you don’t get too scared by the time you get to the end of our hop!

If you just happened to come to this blog, you should start at the beginning at Lucy's blog - http://www.love2createitall.com.

My project is a simple Halloween layout using last year's Close to My Heart Halloween paper.  I have the perfect picture of my son dressed as Darth Vadar standing in front of a huge blow-up/life size lighted pumpkin.




I cut the scalloped square from page 53 at 8"; the tree trunk from page 53 at 4"; the circle from page 21 at 3"  and the title is in 1 3/4" letters.

The next stop on your spooky blog hop trail i…

Close to My Heart September Stamp of the Month Blog Hop

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Welcome to our September Stamp of the Month Blog Hop! This month Close to My Heart is offering a stamp set called "Fall Favorites". This set can be purchased exclusively through a Close to My Heart Independent Consultant for only $5 with a qualifying purchase of $50.



In this hop, you will see projects featuring this fun stamp set from many talented crafty ladies! We hope you enjoy our blog hop today!

If you have just hopped onto my blog, please start at the beginning at Lucy's blog: http://love2createitall.com. If you came from " name of person " of " name of blog with URL link " (the person before you in the lineup) then you are in the right place!

I created tags that would be perfect to attach to homemade goodies to give to a friend, neighbor, teacher or co-workers.



I used the following Close to My Heart products:

Cricut Artise cartridge
September Stamp of the Month
Cocoa Ink
Terrecotta and Sweet Leaf Alcohol Markers
Colonial Whi…

Roxybond Scrappers Team Blog Hop

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We will be featuring artwork from the Avonlea paper pack and/or the Scholastic Paper Pack.

If you have come here fromDenise's blog, then you are on the right path.  I am the last stop on this hop!

Today I have created a layout using the Avonlea papers.  I love how this paper is so versatile. I create a Fall card using the following Close to My Heart products:

Card base
Acrylic Stamp Set Fall Harvest (C1504)
Avonlea paper pack
Cocoa Ink
Durables Square Studs


Here is my card:




Here's a list of all our team members participating so make sure to visit and leave some love for all of them:

Jen Patrick: http://roxybonds-scrappin.blogspot.com
Kat Ramirez: http://krrdesigns.blogspot.com/
Catherine Nowak: http://catscrapbooking.wordpress.com/
Denise Heiden: http://deniseheiden.blogspot.com/
Stephanie Feist: www.quiltedscrapper.blogspot.com