Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Sneak Peak Week

Babycakes Blessings
Mixing and mingling paper packs is one of the versatile possibilities with 
this new Idea Book. With this card I mixed Babycakes with Huntington.
Use this sneak peak to make your wish list:
Paper Packs: Babycakes X7173B and Huntington X7174B
Stamps: Look to the Light
Pattern: Make It From Your Heart #20  9042
CTMH Supplies:
B&T Duos: Babycakes, Huntington
Cardstock: Cocoa, Colonial White
Ink: Cocoa
Stamps: Look to the Light
Embellishments: Rosette Ribbon, Opaques, Opaque Pearl Flourish

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Sneak Peak Week

Blessings with Sarita
The Sarita paper pack offers a bold combination of colors and design. 
It also offers a softer look with the Goldrush side of the BT&P.
Use this sneak peak to make your wish list:
B&T Duos: Sarita X7171B
Stamps: Look to the Light   B1428
Pattern: Make It From Your Heart #22  9042
CTMH Supplies:
B&T Duos: Sarita
Cardstock: Colonial White, Olive, Goldrush
Ink: Cocoa
Stamps: Look to the Light
Embellishments: Floret Paper shapes, Trinkets

Monday, July 29, 2013

Sneak Peak Week

With Huntington
This new paper pack is great for all fall creations. Also you can use the 
Olive, Desert Sand, and Barn Red BT& P's for a vintage Christmas creation.

Use these sneak peak items for your wish list:
Paper Pack: Huntington  X7174B
Embellishments: Base & Bling Floral Accents   Z1883
                          Base & Bling Word Accents   Z1882
Patterns: Make It From Your Heart Vol.II #19 & #20 9042
CTMH Supplies:
B&T Duos: Huntington
Cardstock: Colonial White, Olive
Ink: Barn Red
Stamps: Words Of Comfort
Embellishments: Bling Floral Accents, Bling Word Accents, Floret Paper Shapes, Trinkets, Wooden Mini Medley, 


Sunday, July 28, 2013

Sneak Peak Week

With Our New Spin Cards
White Daisy Circle Spin Cards make a fun and easy card
presentation for any fun loving person. Make it a birthday card, 
Christmas card, any celebration card, or an everyday  card.
Use the following sneak peak items to make your wish list:
Paper Pack: Pro Player X7172B
Stamps: Heartfelt Birthday Wish  M1033
Embellishment: Pro Player Assortment Z1879
Pattern: Make It From Your Heart Vol. II card # 24  9042
CTMH Supplies:
B&T Duos: Pro Player
Cardstock: Black, White Daisy
Ink: Archival Black, Pacifica, Ruby
Stamp: Heartfelt Birthday Wish
Embellishments: Pro Player Assortment, Bakers Twine


Friday, July 26, 2013

Sneak Peak Week

With Frosty
Only 5 more days until the new Fall/Winter Idea Book can take you on an 
exciting journey of new and rewarding CTMH products. During my 
week of sneak peaks I will be sharing some of my favorite items in 
our new idea book. Be sure to use this opportunity to make your wish list.
Paper Pack: Frosty X7175B
Stamp: Classy Doily B1424
Pattern: Make It From Your Heart Vol.II #26
Be sure to check back each day this week for more sneak peaks.
CTMH Supplies:
B&T Duos: Frosty
Cardstock: Colonial White, Champagne
Ink: Desert Sand, Champagne, Blush
Stamps: Classy Doily, Perfect Fit-Holidays
Embellishments: Opaques, Seam Binding Ribbon, Bakers Twine

Sneak Peak Week

From the New Idea Book Coming Your Way
This week's sneak peak feature some of the new Fall/Winter paper packs along with
new coordinating embellishments as well as new patterns from Make It From Your 
Heart Vol.II. Feel free to use this sneak peak to make your wish list.
This treat holder comes to you from the Rose Blossom Garden challenge #8:
the "G" key from Artiste Cricut cartridge page 55 in the Cricut booklet.
To make this treat holder cut the card to fit the page at 5 1/4 inches. 
Cut the bow accent 3 at 3/4 inch.
The inside holds a Ghirardelli chocolate square.
I hope you can come play in the Rose Blossom Garden and share
your special creations from the "G" Key of the Artiste Cricut cartridge.

For Your Wish List
Paper Pack: Babycakes X7173B
Embellishments: Rosewood Mini Medley Collection Z1857
Stamps: Holiday Tags  D1560
Make It From Your Heart Vol. II pattern #28 & 22 9042
CTMH Supplies:
B&T Duos: Babycakes
Cardstock: Sunset, Black, Glitter paper
Stamps: Holiday Tags, Perfect Fit-Halloween, Perfect Fit Frames 2
Ink: Black, Whisper, Sunset
Embellishments: rosewood Mini Medley, Black Glitter Ribbon, Tulle, Black Hemp

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Sneak Peak Week

New Idea Book Coming Your Way
Next Thursday August 1st the new Fall/winter Idea book will be available for orders.
This week's sneak peak feature the new Fall/Winter paper packs and some
new coordinating embellishments as well as new patterns from Make It From Your 
Heart Vol.II. Feel free to use this sneak peak to make your wish list.
Paper Pack: Laughing Lola X7170B
Embellishments: Black Mini Medley Collection Z1862
Make It From Your Heart Vol II pattern #28  9042
Stamps: Holiday Tags  D1560
Be sure to check back each day to get your sneak peak.

CTMH Supplies:
B&T Duos: Laughing Lola
Cardstock: Lagoon, Black, White Daisy
Stamps: Holiday Tags, Perfect Fit Frames 2
Ink: Black, Lagoon
Embellishments: Black Mini Medley, Black Shimmer Trim

Friday, July 19, 2013

Celebrating Ice Cream

In National Ice Cream Month
Ice cream is the perfect summertime dessert. It's cool, smooth,
 creamy, and marvelous on the taste buds. So, Heart 2 Heart
is celebrating ice cream with this week's challenge.
This is a new card pattern from the soon to be released
Make It From Your Heart Vol.II pattern #26. The summer
colors are Buttercup and Cotton Candy.
Come and celebrate National Ice Cream Month with us at Heart 2 Heart.
CTMH Supplies:
B&T Duos: Chantilly, Baby Cakes
Cardstock: White Daisy, Cotton Candy, Kraft
Ink: Cotton Candy, Buttercup, Desert Sand
Stamps: Fanfare, Mayberry WOTG
Embellishments: Seam Binding Ribbon, Baker's Twill, Pink Glitter Gems

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Color Dare #52

Twilight, Olive, and Ruby
This color challenge at Color My Heart was truly a challenge. 
Let's see...Do I go Christmas, Birthday, or floral?
Well, I decided to go with bugs of the fluttering kind.
This card is from Art Philosophy where the image has been cut out. This cartridge 
has quite a few image cut out cards and tags. If you haven't tried one, why not?
 Also, I'm giving you a sneak peak of a new card pattern from the new
Make It From Your Heart Vol.II coming to you soon on August 1st.
Inside card uses the cut out dragonfly, sponge colored and attached 
to be viewed on the front. So grab your Twilight, Olive, and Ruby 
and share your creation with us at Color My Heart.
CTMH Supplies:
Cardstock: Ruby, Twilight, Olive, Colonial White
Ink: Olive, Ruby, Twilight
Stamps: For A Friend, A Friend Like You
Embellishments: Epoxy Bubbles
Pattern: Make It From Your Heart Vol.II #25

Color Dare #51

Desert Sand, Bamboo and Lagoon
This week's challenge at Color My Heart is to choose any color 
to go with the neutral colors Desert Sand and Bamboo.
I chose Lagoon. Now you choose your color to go with
Desert Sand and Bamboo and share with us at Color My Heart.
CTMH Supplies:
Cardstock: Bamboo, Desert Sand, Lagoon, Colonial White
Stamps: Fabulous You, Distressed Background, Card Chatter-Sympathy
Ink: Bamboo, Cocoa
Embellishments: Burlap Ribbon, Bakers Twine, Trinkets, Paradise Flowers
Pattern: Make It From Your Heart Vol.1 #20



Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Christmas in July

Gift Card Surprise Tutorial
I've been making 3 X 3 cards from the retiring 6 X 6 Kraft die cut envelopes 
and cards.I didn't want to leave the 6 X 6 envelopes unused so I put 
together this pocket card that holds a gift card surprise. 
Folded 6 X 6 envelope wrapped with belly band.
 Inside with belly band removed
 Open the flap of the envelope to the gift card surprise.
 Gift card surprise.
Tutorial for 6 X 6 envelope gift card surprise:
 Score 6 X 6 envelope in half.
 Fold envelope in half. Cut the envelope flap on scored line. Cut out areas indicated.
 Cut 3 X 6 BTP and secure to top half of envelope. Cut 3 X 51/4 BTP. 
Cut circle opening with 2 1/2" punch. Adhere to envelope on
 three sides leaving the end open to inset the gift card tag.
Fold envelope flap over and decorate as desired.
CTMH Supplies:
B&T Duos: Chantilly, Evensong(retired)
Cardstock: Kraft 6 X 6 envelope, Ruby, Olive, Colonial White
Stamps: Merry & Bright
Ink: Olive, Ruby, Cotton Candy 

Monday, July 15, 2013

Sketch #36

Christmas in July
Getting an early start with my Christmas Cards. The sketch at CAS(E) this Sketch 
just seemed to fit this stamp set. The bird in this stamp set is one of my favorites 
so when I saw the bird in the sketch I thought of this stamp set.

Use this sketch to create your project to share at

CTMH Supplies:
Card Stock: White Daisy, Ruby, Olive
Stamps: Merry & Bright
Ink: Olive, Ruby, Hollyhock
Embellishments: Mini Opaques

Saturday, July 13, 2013

Card Parts Bloomin' in the Rose Blossom Garden

Artiste "K" Key
If you like to share inspiration with the Artiste Cricut cartridge come play
 twice a month in the Rose Blossom Garden. On the 1st and 15th of
 each month there is a new challenge.  This challenge ends today 
but tomorrow begins a new challenge.
 I used the shapes on page 58 of the "K" key to be part of the card. 
I used patterns from Make it From Your Heart for each card.
This card uses accent 2 for the center mat. 
Cut 2 pieces 3" each and adhere together to make mat.
Pattern: Make it From Your Heart #28
 This card uses shift 3-d object cut at 21/4 for a circle embellishment piece.
Shift accent 3 makes the 3/4" wavy banner for "make a wish."
Pattern: Make it From Your Heart #27
This card uses 41/2" card for the black mat. 21/2" Shift 3-D Object cut in half 
and tuck under the black mat.  Accent 1 is cut at 41/4 for the border 
at the bottom of the band. Pattern: Make it From Your Heart #24.
Be sure to come back and play with us in the Rose Blossom Garden.
CTMH Supplies:
B&T Duos: For Always, Tommy, Pro Player(sneak peak of new paper pack coming August 1)
Cardstock: Black, White Daisy, Pacifica, Ruby
Stamps: Chantilly WOTG, Card Chatter- Birthday, Card Chatter- Sympathy
Ink: Ruby, Pacifica, Black
Embellishments: Irresistible Frames, Paper Flowers, Black Buttons, For Always Assortment, small sparkle flourish, Wooden Mini Medley, Tulle ribbon, Pewter Medley, Trinkets

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Mix and Mingle

 With Heart 2 Heart and Mojo Monday
We're mixing and mingling this week at Heart 2 Heart. Mix it up with 3 different 
paper packs or stamps sets and mingle them together on your project. 
I used the Mojo Monday sketch this week since it has 3 paper sections.
My three paper packs are Claire, Chantilly, and Later Skater.
Use this sketch to make your project to share at Mojo Monday. Or....
Choose three paper packs or stamp sets to share your project at Heart 2 Heart.
CTMH Supplies:
B&T Duos: Claire, Chantilly, Later Skater
Cardstock: Outdoor Denim
Stamps: Card Chatter-Sympathy, Girls Rock
Ink:Outdoor Denim, Pear
Embellishments: Paradise Flowers, Epoxy Bubbles, Blue Buttons

Sketch #35

Sweet as Honey
This week's the sketch at CAS(E) this Sketch just seemed to be a 
fun one to make a trail of honey comb shapes. 
4 1/2 X 6 card made using the sketch below.
Use this sketch to make your project to share 
with us at CAS(E) this Sketch.
CTMH Supplies:
Cardstock: Colonial White, Cocoa, Sunset
Ink: Cocoa, Sunset, Creme Brulee
Stamps:  Honeycomb
Embellishments: Buzz & Bumble Assortment, Bakers Twine

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Envelope Surprise

Re-Purpose Your Envelopes
I've been making 3 X 3 cards from the retiring 6 X 6 Kraft die cut envelopes and cards.
I didn't want to leave the 6 X 6 envelopes unused so I put together this pocket
card that hold a gift card. I'm using the Surf's Up paper pack inspired by
this week's Color My Heart challenge.
3 X 6 Pocket Card
Remove the belly band to open the card.
Open flap to reveal a pocket surprise.
Pull out gift card from the pocket.
So grab your Surf's Up papers and share your creation with us at Color My Heart
If you don't have the Surf's Up paper pack you can use the
 colors in the pack: Crystal Blue, Sorbet, Chocolate, and Ponderosa Pine.
CTMH Supplies:
B&T Duos: Surf's Up
Cardstock: Kraft, Crystal Blue, Sorbet, Colonial White
Stamps: Card Chatter-Birthday, Perfect fit-Birthday, Crafted With Love
Ink: Crystal Blue, Sorbet, Cocoa
Embellishments: Surf's Up Assortment, Tan Sparkles
Pattern: Will post pattern and directions soon. Be sure to come back.

Thursday, July 4, 2013

More 3 X 3's

Made From a 6 X 6
Using the retiring 6 X 6 Kraft Die cut cards to make 3 X 3 cards can be as easy as
cutting the 6 X 6 card in quarters and using your Originals for the pattern.
Originals Pattern "Matted Square"
Originals Pattern "Squares and Overlay"
Originals Pattern  "Fun Flap"
Originals Pattern "Pieced Panels"
CTMH Supplies:
B&T Duos: Tommy
Cardstock: Colonial White, Outdoor Denim, Cranberry
Stamp: A True Thank You
Ink: Outdoor Denim, Cranberry
Embellishments: Bakers Twine, Hemp, Paradise Flowers, Red brads

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Happy Birthday USA

Happy 4th of July
As we celebrate the birthday of our nation, we pause to give thanks 
for the blessings that have showered our lives each day. 
May the Lord bless you richly as you celebrate today 
and everyday with Him and all those who love liberty. 
This greeting was inspired by this week's color challenge at
Color My Heart.  Come play each week for an inspiring color challenge.
CTMH Supplies:
B&T Duos: For Always
Cardstock: White Daisy, Cranberry, Pacifica
Stamps: Distressed Backgrounds, Polka Dot Alphabets, America Celebration, Just a Number
Ink: White Daisy, Cranberry, Pacifica
Embellishments: Cranberry Ribbon
Pattern: Originals "Center Squares."  Note: the squares turned into banners and the "center" part moved to the left. Try shaking up your pattern to get another look.