Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Happy Birthday

Hello Everyone!!!
Another version using New Stamps from the Idea Book Spring/Summer 2014 
Available to costumers on February 1, 2014
This Card is full of color to make any Birthday Extra Special. Is featuring on page 96,
 I twist the original sketch a bit to add a bit of spice :) 
Flight of the Arrows Set of 3 D1578(New Item) For the Tag I stamp the image using Holidays Tags that coordinates with Artiste Cricut Collection Exclusive Inks Pad I had use for this project are
Honey Z2162
Ruby Z2170
Lagoon Z2195
The New Idea Book is for everyone to see on February 1, 2014 over at my site Close To My Heart
Thank You for stopping by
I Welcome all your comments!!!
Hugs

Monday, January 27, 2014

Oh Happy Day

Good Day Everyone!!!
All this week I will be showcasing New Projects using New Products coming up on February 1, 2014 from the New Idea Book Spring Summer 2014 from Close To My Heart.
For this card I use Artiste Cricut Collection Stamp Set D1529 Birthday Cricut Collection included in the bundle.
Flight of the Arrows set of 3 (New Item) Idea Book Spring/Summer 2014 page 96. I stamp the image of the arrows using Exclusive Ruby Ink Pad (Z2170) Exclusive Lagoon Ink Pad (Z2195) and Exclusive Honey Ink Pad (Z2162) and In the Background set  of 3(D1540)
I stamp the image on Dimensional Elements Awards (Z1792) that are also include on Artiste Cricut Collection. I create a banner using Shimmer Trim Teal (New Item can be found from Page 125 on the New Idea Book)
Release Day for the New Idea Book is February 1, 2014 for costumers.
Thank You for stopping by,
I Welcome all your comments,
Hugs

Valentines Treat Cups

Good Day Friends!
Thank You for stopping by, the project I'm sharing today are these cute and easy to make
This Treat Cups are from Close To My Heart
I fill them with Twizzlers Bite Size.
The Ribbon is from my stash, I bought it from Joann's.The brads I use are from Close To My Heart Fanfare Z1400(R). They match perfectly with the ribbon.
This would make a Very Special Valentine's Treat to handout.
Thank You Very Much for visiting today,
I always Welcome all your comments,
Hugs

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

You and Me Handbag

Hello Friends!
I'm here with another great and cute project for Valentine's Day!
To created this project I use 12 by 12 Kraft Paper from Close To My Heart
I also use Artiste Eclusive Cricut Collection from Close To My Heart, By stamping my own 12 by 12 White Daisy Cardstock I create my Valentine's Pattern flowers. I though is a fun pattern and technique, perfect for Valentine's Day.
The Flowers are from Art Philosophy Cricut Collection I believe I cut them at 2''
I attached a simple bow using Gross Grain Cranberry Ribbon also from CTMH The stamp I use for the sentiment and for the background on the flowers is from Who's your Valentine D1548(RETIRED)
I  Welcome all your comments, Thank You for stopping by
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Monday, January 20, 2014

Sew Special Card

Good Morning and Happy Monday!!!
Today's card is an inspiration from a YouTube K Werner Designs, Friday Focus...I love all her Designs Cards. For this card I use January 2014 Stamp Of The Month Cross-Stitch Wishes 
By using the Masking Technique, I stamp the single Heart Image from Cross-Stitches S1401 to created my background using Exclusive Ink Blush Z2106 
I cut a banner to mask the area I want to stamp Sew special using Exclusive Ink Pad Black I sponge the edges of the banner to give more dimension to the card using Exclusive Ink Pad Cotton Candy Z2193 I tied a simple bow using Baker's Twine Neutral Assorment Black.
I add a Sweetheart Epoxy Stickers Level Two(Retired)
I hope I have inspire in some way, go check her channel over YouTube K Werner Designs.
I Welcome all of your comments, Thank You for stopping!!
Hugs

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Cloud 9 Card-making Kit

Hello and Happy Thursday!!!
Have you check out the New Cloud Nine Cardmaking Kit from Close To My Heart yet?
Well if you haven't you still have time... I have done a few so far, since my 'Everyday Cards Stash" is low, great opportunity to stock up, very easy to make though...
Everything you will need is include on this Cloud Nine Kit, 1 12 by 12 Lagoon Card-stock, 1 Honey Card-stock, 1 12 by 12 design double side, paper 10 White Daisy Cards bases, 1 Stamp Set D1595 Cloud Nine National Paper Crafting Month (NPM) Promotion, 1 Durable Triangle Studs, 1 shimmer Trim, 
1 Washi-Tape  (15 yards) 2 sheets of cut-outs.
You can get an exclusive Cloud Nine cardmaking kit for $15 (retail value $46) with a qualifying purchase of $35 or more (excluding tax and shipping) during January in celebration of National Papercrafting Month.
I Welcome your comments, Thank You for visiting me Today,
Have a Nice Day
Hugs,

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Birthday Wishes

Happy Hump Day...Is Wednesday!!!
Today's project is a Birthday Wishes Card...I made this card for my special friend...She is the my best friend ...and to celebrate her birthday I send her My very Special Card!
She deserve this and more!!!
I use Clementine Paper Pack from Close To My Heart  for the sentiment I use Just a Number D1514 Stamp Set also from CTMH I stamp the image using Sorbet Z2164 Exclusive Inks Pads.
I Welcome all your comments & Thank You for looking!!!
Have a Good Day Friends,
Hugs

Monday, January 13, 2014

Love Bite Jars

Happy Monday Everyone!!!
 I hope you had a fabulous weekend. I'm so excited to share with you all, My Love Bite Jars, aren't they adorable?
"Oh My they are super cute""
Well I find this cute little bite jars at Joann's and they were in clearance section....I just grab them all...
For this project I stamp the image using White Daisy Exclusive Ink Z2163 on Cotton Candy Cardstock and Holiday Red Cardstock. Using Art Philosophy Cricut Exclusive Cartridge I cut Circle 2 at 1 1/2 and 1 3/4 for the top of the jars.
The image is stamp using Holiday Red Exclusive Ink, The Stamp Set I use for this project Whoo's Your Valentine 2013 February Constant Campaign, I kept all my stamps even though they are retired, but is always good to have them you never know when I will need them, isn't the true.. 
 Ribbon is also from Joann's. I use Twizzlers and Duds candies, yummy! 
  I Welcome all of your comments, they are my inspiration, Thank You for visiting me today!
Have a Good Day!
Hugs

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Handbag using Artiste Cricut Cartridge

Happy Thursday Friends!
Today's project is a Handbag, perfect for Valentine's Day. 
I made using Artiste Cricut Collection from CTMH, from page 33. Using 3D Object Key, then 3 Key I use Fit to page key. The Rossette is from page 50, Accent 4 Key at 1'' cut 2 times.
I use Z1375 Kraft Cardstock for the bag (24 sheets 12 by 12) for the sentiment I use Whoo's your Valentine D1548 RETIRED Stamp Set. I stamp the image using Versamark Ink Pad and Cranberry Embossing Powder. I use Z1702 Paradise Assorment Baker's Twine Smoothie, to give more detail to my Handbag I add dash lines around (front and back) using White Gel Pen. I add a small circle dot of Velcro to keep Close at the top.
You can add any Snack Size Candy, or even Lip Gloss, Travel Size Hand Cream or anything else, to make it extra SPECIAL.
I hope I have inspire you to start all your Valentine's Day Projects!! Thank You for visiting me today! Tell me what you think about my project in the Comment Section!!!
Thank You Again and Have a Fantastic Bless Day,
Hugs

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Envelop Punch Board 3 by 3 Box & Tutorial


Good Day Friends!!
I have start a try out period, for all my projects, I will love to give them away, I will be choosing a random winner from the "Leave a Comment" section. You only have to choose which you want and I will be sending you the one you pick. USA Only Sorry the cost of shipping is outrages! PLEASE leave a way to contact in case you are the WINNER, GOOD LUCK!

After playing with the Envelop Punch Board, I have finally figure some ways to make this cute boxes.
I have look for tutorials, did some researches & found few good tutorials over YouTube. This is what I have done so far!!
Both Boxes are 3 by 3. The Paper I have use are from Close To My Heart Claire(Retired) one of many papers packs that I just simple can't get enough!!!
Everything including the Bow is made using The Envelop Punch Board from We Are Memory, love when a product is so versatile, that you Not only can make envelopes, but also pretty boxes.
The Base Cardstock is a 12 by 12 Outdoor Denim, I stamp both images using B1399 Crafted with Love
I also add a small Velcro dot as my closure on the back.
The base is a 12 by 12 Blush Cardstock with a matching 3 by 3 card. I stamp the sentiment using the same B1399 Crafted with Love Stamp Set. 
To make this project:
Start with a piece of paper of your choice 6 1/4 by 6 1/4, score at 2 5/8 punch and score again at 3 5/8, don't worry about following the same measurements the ONLY thing you are going to follow is your score lines. Remember to Score and Punch.
For the Bow you will need a piece of cardstock 1" by 6" and 2 pieces 1" by 5'' 
Make sure you Only punch the center of each strip of paper strip.
 I add a Velcro dot on the back for closure and add a bottom with a cute bow.
Remember to leave a comment if you would like to WIN one of this projects, I would love to send them your way!! 
Thank You for visiting, Have a great day!!!

Monday, January 6, 2014

52 Wks. Challenge

Happy Monday Morning!!!
What a great start of 2014, I have... full of energy, positives thoughts and looking forward to many changes that are coming for us as a Family, not forgetting Craft-wise!! By The way have you heard of this Challenge? Well it goes like you will save any amount of money per week, 1st week you save $1.00, the 2nd week you save $2.00 and so on...
Well since this year has just started with the right foot in place, I have decide to challenge myself with 52 Weeks Money Challenge (I will add a bit more $$ every-time I possibly can)... It will serve of course as a Savings Method, and also use this money as a reward for myself on keeping it up and staying on budget without over spending on Craft Stuff or anything else As I called PRIORITIES.
From Artiste
(For the Topper) 
Page 49 Accent 3, Key o and then Accent 3 Shift Key O
From Art Philosophy
(Front and Back Square)
Page 24 at 4'' then Layer Key
For the Sentiment 52 Wks $ Challenge I use Art Philosophy cutting them at 1/2" 
The $(money symbol) came from Artiste Cricut Collection To match the topper Page 34 number 4

I choose Black Cardstock and White Daisy Carstock since the lid of the container is Black. The ribbon came from my stash and I use hot glue to attached around. Black Twine added Baker's Twine Neutral Assorment 
Follow Vanessa Toro's board CTMH on Pinterest. I hope I have inspired you in someway... and to keep up with your New Year's Resolutions and Goals!
In the mean time Thank You for visiting me Today, and If you ever need any Craft High Quality Products click on the right corner "Shop With Me" 
Hugs,

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

What's New with Close To My Heart 2014 Spring Summer Idea Book

Good Morning and Happy New Year 2014!
 What a great start!!! Celebrating Close To My Heart 30th Anniversary!!! With the New Catalog Spring/Summer Idea Book 2014 pack with AMAZING products you and I would love!!
So excited to share all the New Goodies from the best of the best, The Idea Book would be AVAILABLE to costumers Feb 1, 2014!!!

In the mean time we are celebrating National Paper Crafting Month with the Cloud Nine Cardmaking Kit

You can get an exclusive Cloud Nine cardmaking kit for $15 (retail value $46) with a qualifying purchase of $35 or more (excluding tax and shipping) during January in celebration of National Papercrafting Month. Make 10 adorable cards (2 each of 5 designs) with funky messages to put any recipient on cloud nine! You can add one cardmaking kit for every $35 in your order*.
If this is not enough you can add the Stamp of the month for $5.00 whe your order reach $50.00 in products... is all about SAVING this year, I'm cool with that, Who's do not love saving!!!
S1401 Cross Stitch Wishes Set  of 13
But wait...here are 5 of the New Picture My Life Scrapbooking Kits, this are just beyond ADORABLE...
Avonlea 
BabyCakes
Chantilly
Later Sk8r
Laughing Lola
Surf's Up
This Catalog has promise once again Close To My Heart is the leading company in Scrapbook Cardmaking Industry!!!
New Products are In from The New Paper Packs to Embossing Folders, From Textiles to Designed Home Decor to The New Base and Bling. You can find everything possible that for sure will suits your style!!!
Thank You for vising me today!!!