Monday, April 7, 2014

CTMH Creme Brûlée & Pear Cardstock Tiny Type, Inspiration Flourishes & May SOM + MOJO Monday

Ok so I've had a bit of a "meh" attitude lately. Thankfully I don't get this way very often. Figured that some playtime would help and it DID!!  

I checked out MOJO Monday #340 and used their great sketch for inspiration.  Next…big technical step - I perused my desk and most everything I used just "happened" to be on it.  LOL - no kidding.  I literally just swept aside stuff to  clear my Versamat so I could work.  Well, at least two of the three stamp sets I used were put away where they belong and the card stock was too. But, all the flowers, the butterfly, ribbon, one of the stamp sets and journaling card were on my desk! 

So here it is…. I kind of love it, although it may just be the "fun" talking. ;o)



The inside:


So what do you think?  I think I need to make a kid version, a masculine version and more and send this message to all the AMAZING  people in my life!

I used and available on my website:

CTMH White Daisy Cardstock, Pear and Creme Brûlée Cardstock & Ink

CTMH Stamp Sets: Inspiration Flourishes, upcoming May Stamp of the Month and Tiny Type alphabet (I just love that set).  

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Studio Savings- Guilty as Charged!

I feel just terrible that I haven't told you about Studio Savings yet!!  I'm so guilty of hoping, wishing & dreaming of something - getting it; and then NOT using it!  Studio J is one of example.  It is an AMAZING scrapbooking tool on it's own or to supplement your traditional scrapbooking.

I for one will finally take advantage of the benefits of Studio J this month - I'll try to do it within the next couple of days so that I can share my success story with you before the sale is over.  In the mean time here's Carly from Close to My Heart to  let you know about the great savings on Studio J this month.

Monday, March 3, 2014

Babushka Dolls - CTMH Happy Place - Studio J



I have lots to tell you about but first here's some cards I made for the Color Dare # 83 and for Retro Sketches #104.






Next, there is a lot going on in March!  Where to start…what I will do is just tell you real quick today and then elaborate in the next few days.

#1 The CTMH special for March is great savings on Studio J.  You can visit my site to try it out absolutely free.  Not only can you make beautiful layouts; you can also adjust and print photos just the way you want them in the popular sizes that are perfect for scrapbooking.  Like I said I'll elaborate on that more in a near future post.


#2 March SOM Happy Place is a cute set of homey sayings and Babushka Dolls - now that (thanks to the Olympics) Russia has been on your mind it's time to have some fun with their cultural art.  I have a knitting book "Itty Bitty Toys" by Susan Anderson (I LOVE her books and have most of them)  that has a cute pattern for Matryoshka dolls, that I so naively thought I may knit some day (yeah right) well anyway this SOM made me do a little looking up of Babushka designs.

I haven't made a card yet but for now I will share with you some other lovely creations from other artists that I have pinned click here for CARDS and here for the DOLLS.

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Close to My Heart Chantilly Paper and

Here's another one of my challenge creations that never made it to the challenge lol. Oh well!  It was a JOY to make this with our beautiful but unfortunately discontinued Chantilly paper, thankfully this gorgeous little "Love This" stamp set is still available - it coordinates beautifully with the My Crush Blue bird products. 

Monday, February 24, 2014

CTMH Artiste Hexagon Card for Friday Mashup 148 & Dynamic Duos

Hey, I just LOVE die cuts anyway you cut them, but the CTMH Cricut Cartridges are such an AMAZING deal you just have to take a look at them.  They each boast at least 700 images so that ends up being just pennies (or less!) for each image because you ALSO get three exclusive coordinating stamp sets AND chipboard elements when you purchase the $99 bundle!!  Believe it or not you can also get the bundle HALF off if you hostess an in person OR ONLINE gathering that reaches $250 in sales.  Please, please contact me or your existing CTMH consultant to earn yours - you will be so glad you did!! 

This CTMH Artiste Hexagon Card that I made for Friday Mashup 148 & Dynamic Duos #91 was created using the stop sign image in Cricut Craft Room.  I cut 5 "thanks" from the same cartridge and stamped with our "One Way Borders" stamp set.  I also added a few CTMH Epoxy Bubbles as well as a couple from Heidi Grace.

FUN FUN!!


Sunday, February 23, 2014

CTMH Skylark, Sarita + Lollydoodle Cardmaking Workshop on the Go

Here again just being real quick….I'm not going into detail much - I figure that's ok because if you would like to know more you can easily just comment or email me.  These two cards are for Tuesday Morning Sketches #237 and Color My Heart #82.  It's so fun playing along with challenges and it helps me make my mind up about what to create next!



You can get a look at or purchase the complete CTMH Skylark, Sarita Paper packs and the Lollydoodle Cardmaking Workshop on the Go from my site.





Obviously they're both made using the Tuesday Morning Sketch.  It's a real time saver to just go ahead and make two cards at once.  Finally, I'm getting my entry in on time, I've made cards but then got busy and didn't upload them several times lately.