Saturday, April 24, 2010

Out to Play

Remember the filly that was born prematurely? Well, here she is at 5 weeks old! She has made such a recovery and is so sweet and strong. Today was her first day out to play.

Friday, April 16, 2010

April Club Projects

I had so much fun creating these! For the Imagine Club, we used one of the older My Reflections Level 2 paper packets, X7091B It's a Guy Thing. Along with that, I used the Antique Copper Accents, Z1275.

It turns out that the above layout, Conclusion Combo from Imagine, is Helen O's Scrapbook Challenge #54

For our Cherish Club, we are using X7122B You Rock My Reflections Level 2 paper packet. This is such a fun paper to work with! There are so many combinations to go with since our B&T's are double sided. I still have lots of paper left and will be making a layout using the purple side as I just loved it! For the Club, I wanted to make a layout that could be used for anyone. I also used the new Top Coats, Rockin', Z1272.

Our Cherish Club will be using the Enjoy Every Moment (C1395) My Acrylix stamp set.

If you have any questions about any of my clubs, just shoot me an email. I'd love to have you join us and there's freebies for you to boot!

Sunday, April 11, 2010

Studio J Hippity Hop

Close To My Heart has been busy adding many of the items that consultants have asked for during our beta testing period. These additions have made Studio J even easier to use! Below are two layouts I did using the exclusive Hippity Hop paper that's only available in Studio J. Guess how long it took me to do these layouts......1 hr...30 minutes...what do you think? I created both layouts in a total of 25 minutes! And, it only took me that long because I was checking out all of the My Stickease that comes with the kit! See the tag above EASTER? That was a blank tag that I added the Happy to. It's so easy to customize your layouts. And, what a great way to create a couple of for each set of Grandparents. Can you imagine how long it would take to create just these four pages twice?

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Heart2Heart Challenge #1

A number of Close To My Heart consultants have joined in a new challenge called the Heart 2 Heart challenge. Each challenge is based on a color combination. This weeks combination is Sweet Leaf, Sunflower and Chocolate.

I've created a double gate fold card

Here's the recipe:

  • 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" Chocolate Cardstock

  • 1 3/4" x 2 1/2" Chocolate Cardstock

  • 1 1/2" x 2 1/4" Sunflower Cardstock

  • 5 1/4" x 12" Sweet Leaf Cardstock

Score and fold the 5 1/4" x 12" Sweet Leaf cardstock at 2, 4, 8, & 10 inches. Fold as shown in the photo. Stamp stem with Sweet Leaf ink on folded Sweet Leaf cardstock. Stamp flower with Sunflower ink on scrap of sunflower cardstock and cut out. Stamp center with Chocolate ink. Stamp sentiment on Sunflower cardstock with Chocolate ink. Stamp remainder of sentiment inside the card with Chocolate. Mat sentiment to Chocolate cardstock. Adhere flower on right side of card being sure to only put adhesive on the right side of flower. Adhere matted sentiment on card front as shown, being sure to only put adhesive on part of the back. Attach back of card to 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" Chocolate Cardstock piece.

Thursday, April 1, 2010

What a Beautiful Day!!

OMGosh! This day just couldn't get any better! The weather is gorgeous, warming up and the sun is shining. Could spring finally be showing up in the Northest? Add to the beautiful weather the fact that CTMH consultants can view the new Summer Idea Book online, and it just can't get any better than that! Customers will be able to order out of this new Summer Idea Book starting May 1 and you are in for a real treat!!

Zip-a-dee-doo-dah, zip-a-dee-ay
My, oh my, what a wonderful day
Plenty of sunshine headin' my way
Zip-a-dee-doo-dah, zip-a-dee-ay