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Animal Kingdom and CTMH Fundamentals

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We had the most amazing vacation last March when we had the opportunity to spend 2 weeks in Orlando Florida. Needless to say I have hundreds (maybe thousands) of photos. These three picture from the "Tree of Life" at Animal Kingdom were perfect for the CTMH Paper Enchantment Fundamental papers. I used a sketch that was available from CTMH in November during one of their campaigns.

I look forward to hopefully getting a few more layouts done this month from our trip.

White Pines Christmas Layout

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December flew by and I did not get near as many projects done as I had anticipated. I am glad there is still a week left to see what I can do during Christmas break. I started the White Pines Workshop on the Go at the beginning of December and finally finished it tonight. I was fortunate to have pictures to put on the layout and this completed scrapbooking 2011!!!



 I love how easily the Workshops on the Go from Close to My Heart go together and include everything you need, directions, paper, embellishments and stamps. 
This great kit is only available until December 31, 2015 so orders yours here today. 

Candlelight Garden Cards

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The December stamp of the month has so many different possibilities.  I used the jar to create two very different cards. One I used with the flowers and one with the candle. 


For this card I used the Zoe paper packet, Poppy Thick Twine  and ShinHan alcohol markers. 


This card used the Purple Glitter Paper For this card I used ShinHan makers to color the candle. I also used black shimmer trim along with some black durables. The inside is stamped with "Friend, You're a Light In My Life."  
This stamp set can be yours for only $5 with any $50 purchase!


Candlelight Garden Thank You Card

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I love the versatility of the December Stamp of the Month. I love all the stamps, but the lights are one of my favorite pieces.
In order to prepare for the influx of Christmas I went ahead and created some thank you notes to have on hand. I used the White Pines Complements, a piece of Cranberry cardstock, black ink and the December Stamp of the Month (only $5 with any $50 purchase). 
All supplies can be ordered here



December Stamp of the Month

Ho, Ho, Ho Christmas Cards

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Creating this Christmas cards was so easy, but look very classy. This is the first Christmas I have had co-workers since I started making cards so I am having fun creating cards this year.

I used a piece of Cranberry card stock, black shimmer trim,the Reindeer Bell stamp set and black ink. I used some old ribbon slides I had to create Santa's buckle.



Christmas Cards with White Pine Paper

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I have had so much fun creating Christmas cards this holiday season. This card was made using the White Pines paper pack, Christmas Post stamp set and Hand-Letter Christmas. I used the retired white shimmer trim and colored with a ShinHan Marker. I also colored the snowman with ShinHan markers. 
All supplies are available from my website.

White Pines Christmas Box Card

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Our power was out this past weekend and I had the opportunity to stay home from work (school cancelled for 3 days) and did a little crafting. I love the White Pines paper packet from Close to My Heart. I also love creating box cards. They look complicated, but this tutorial from SplitCoaststampers shows how quickly they can come together. 
To create this card I used White Pines paper packet, White Pines Assortment, White Pines Compliments and Glacier Twine. 








All supplies can be ordered here.

Simply Fundamental Scrapbooking Special and Layouts

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The November Close to My Heart Constant Campaign is an amazing opportunity to build your stash and add an album to the mix. Here are the details:

Experience the beautiful Simply Fundamental Scrapbooking workshop—available only during November! This workshop has been created using all the items featured in our campaign exclusive My Legacy™ album bundles, available during November for $71.80 USD each! When you purchase the album bundle, you will also qualify to receive a value pack of side load or top load Memory Protectors™ FREE—a savings of $19.95 USD! Along with the album style and design of your choice, each bundle includes one Paper Fundamentals Enchantment pack, one Fundamental stickers Enchantment pack, one Peacock Fundamental assortment, and three sheets of White Daisy cardstock. You will then be set to turn these beautiful products into fabulous layouts using the new Simply Fundamental Scrapbooking workshop featuring five layouts you can make using all the supplies in your bundl…

25 Days of Christmas Album

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Looking for a fun and easy way to remember the month of December as you prepare for Christmas? If so, I have the perfect album for you. This is a quick and easy to assemble 25 Days of Christmas Album for only $35 (plus shipping and tax).




Here is the completed album:










Contact me to purchase the kit or order all the component on my website and cutting and assembly instructions will be e-mailed to you. 

Deck the Halls Card Kit

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In less time than I could watch NCIS tonight I created 10 Christmas cards! And these 10 Christmas cards cost less than $1.50 each.



The Deck the Halls kit includes cards, envelopes, and embellishments for only $11.95. I added the "Merry Christmas" stamp for only $2.95. 












I had black ink and acrylic block on hand, but if you don't the entire kit can be yours for only $28.35 (plus shipping and tax). For a limited time I am offering a 15% discount on this kit which makes your price $24.10 (plus shipping and tax). That is $2.41 a card.



All supplies for these cards can be ordered here.

Nevermore BOO

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I had so much fun creating this BOO with some letters from Hobby Lobby and the Nevermore paper packet. I also used some of the Nevermore Complements. To add more detail I used the Cricut Artbooking Cartridge to cut the haunted house and spider web.

Sangria Fall Happy Card

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I have had so much fun playing with the new Close to My Heart Artistry cartridge. I used the new Sangria paper to make this card. To create the wreath I cut it at RDS 4" and to cut the acorns I had to pull out the Art Philosophy Cartridge from CTMH and cut them at 1". 

ABC Blog Hop T is for Teeth

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Welcome to the Everything ABC's Blog Hop!
For this hop we will be featuring the letter T. This may be the name of a paper, a stamp set or an embellishment. Whatever the crafter has chosen as their T element will be featured in their post.
If you came from Cat's blog then you're on the right track!
This last couple of weeks I have managed to finish a few layouts and cards. T is perfect for "Teeth" and my son's first dentist appoint from 2010. The Art Philosophy cartridge has the perfect flower that when the petals are cut apart look like teeth. 

Close to My Heart supplies used:
Honey cardstock Paper Fundamentals Adventure Assortment  Scallop Border Punch Art Philosophy Cartridge  and stamp from Artfully Sent cartridge

Next on your hop is Lauren Moore of CTMH Craftings. In case you get lost along the way go to Scrappy Therapy for a complete list of participants!

Nevermore Treat Bags

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I created these treat bags using the Cricut Artfully sent cartridge and the Nevermore paper packet. I created a sleeve at 4" and instead of putting a card in it I will put candy in it for my son's teachers at school!

The following Close to my Heart products were used:

Nevermore paper packet
Steampunk  Stamp Set
Black Ink pad
Art Philosophy cartridge 


Nevermore Picture My Life

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I love Close to My Heart for so many reasons, one is that I can use the Cricut Cartridge Artfully Sent to create my own Picture My Life cards to use in scrapbooking. I used the Nevermore paper packet along with the Steampunk Scoundrel stamp set.

ABC Blog Hop "S"angria Layout

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Welcome to the Everything ABC's Blog Hop!
For this hop we will be featuring the letter S. This may be the name of a paper, a stamp set or an embellishment. Whatever the crafter has chosen as their S element will be featured in their post.
If you came from Fun2Cre8 then you're on the right track!
I finally had a few spare moments to scrap this past weekend. I was a little hesitant at first about the Sangria paper packet and if I could successfully use it with boy pictures. However, after finding these fall pictures from 2012, I realized I could pull off the purple in the Sangria and create this great layout. I even used the Paper Garden, September Stamp of the Month, to create flowers that are stamped in Sunset for a little more "boy" in the layout. 
The Paper Garden flowers from cut from the Cricut Artiste cartridge while the title "My Sunshine" is cut at 2" from the Cricut Artbooking Cartridge. The pattern is from the Magic pattern book. 


Supplies u…

September Stamp of the Month "Paper Garden" Card

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The September Stamp of the Month "Paper Garden" is now available for only $5 with any $50 purchase through September 30th. This stamp set coordinates with the Close to My Heart Artiste Cartridge. I used the new Sangria paper pack and complements to create this Thank You card.  The Thanks stamp is from my new favorite wording stamp set, Finding the Words










Close to My Heart Supplies used:
Sangria paper packet Sangria Complements  Finding the Word Stamp Set Cocoa Ink Dot embossing folder
All supplies can be purchased here.