Monday, January 11, 2010

New Product Blog Hop

Welcome to our Close to my Heart New Product Blog Hop. 17 fabulous Close to my Heart Consultants are celebrating the recent release of the New Spring Idea Book by showing you our creations with some wonderful new products.

For my project Idecided to redo my desk set with the beautiful new paper pack Veranda. My desk set includes a notepad holder, calendar, post it clippy board, pen/pencil holder and rolodex.
The New products used are:
  1. Veranda Level II Paperpack (X7119B) Page 10
  2. Authentic Stamp Set (D1401) Page 11
  3. Hearts Dimensional Elements (Z1279) Page 94
  4. Spring Blossom Paper Flowers (Z1266) Page 91
  5. Filigree Charms (Z1269) Page 92
  6. Antiqued Cooper Mini Medley (Z1275) Page 92
Note Pad Holder:
Products Used: Veranda Level II (X7119B), Authentic Stamp Set (D1401), Heart Dimensional Elements (Z1279), Spring Blossoms (Z1266), Filigree Charms (Z1269), StazOn Brown Ink (Z1142), Essential Brads (Z1219), Cocoa Grossgrain Ribbon Z1100, Blush Collection (Z1138), Creme Brulee Collection (Z1131), and Antiqued Copper Mini Medley (Z1275), Cocoa (Z2114) and Blush (Z2106) Inks.. You will need a Wooden Gift Bag (I get mine from Michael's), Note pads of your choice, and RSVP pen.
Directions: Cover the Wooden Gift Bag with Veranda BTP using UHU glue. Color a large Heart with Blush Ink. Color the Filigree Charm with Brown StazOn Ink and let dry. Attach the large Spring Blossom flower with the Filigree Charm to the large heart. Attach a small flower to the heart with a cocoa bigger brad. Attach the embellished heart to the box on a 3 inch BTP. Tie the ribbons around the handle of the box. Attach the tag with a safety pin to the ribbon. Insert your note pads and RSVP pen.

Products used: Veranda Level II BTP (X7119B), Hearts Dimensional Elements (Z1279), Spring Blossoms (Z1266), Antiqued Copper Mini Medley (Z1275), Winter Cozy Brads (Z1216), and Summer Posies (Z822). I get my calendars from

Directions: Score a 5.5 X 8.5 CS at 1 inch, 2 inch, 4.75 inch, and 7.5 inch. Fold on score lines to form a tent stand. Secure the ends with adhesive. Cover the front side of the 2.75 section with Veranda BTP. Add a 3/4 inch strip of BTP at the bottom. Add a the ribbon slide to a 3/16 strip of BTP and attach to the 3/4 strip of BTP. Attach the Spring Blossoms with a blush bigger brad. Cover a heart with BTP and inset behind flower to make the leaf. Add a heart to the side of the calendar. Dangle a photo clip from the ribbon at the top of the stand. The word "smile" is a rub on.

Post It Clippy Board:

Products Used: Veranda Level II (X7119B), Hearts Dimensional Elements (Z1279), Spring Blossom (Z1266), Essential Brads (Z1219). You will need a 4" coaster, a regular binder clip and a post it notepad.

Directions: Cover a coaster with Veranda BTP. Cover a Binder clip with Veranda BTP. Secure the Heart in the bottom corner of the coaster. Secure the Spring Blossoms with a Cocoa Bigger Brad to the binder clip. Add your post it notes.

Pen/Pencil Holder:

Products Used: Veranda Level II (X7119B), Hearts Dimensional Elements (Z1278), So Sweet Stamp Set (C1389), Oxford Alphabets (X5749), Spring Blossom Paper Flowers (Z1266), Cocoa Grossgrain Ribbon (Z1100), Cocoa Ink (Z2114)

Directions: Cover a tin can with Veranda BTP. Ink Heart and P with Blush Ink. Tie Cocoa grossgrain ribbon around top of can. Print "ens" and "encils" on BTP and cut to fit. Attach the heart, butterfly, and "P" to the can.


Products used: Veranda Level II (X7119B), Hearts Dimensional Elements (Z1278), Authentic Stamp Set (D1401), Sans Alphabet (C1304), Cocoa Ink (Z2114), Rolodez & RSVP Pen.

Directions: Cover dividers in Rolodex with Veranda BTP. Stamp letters and "One of a Kind" stamp with Cocoa ink. Color Heart with blush ink and attach to first divider. Insert paper into RSVP Pen to coordinate with set.
Now hop over to Haley's blog to see the New treats she has for you. Be sure to visit all the consultants at their blogs to get some great crafting ideas and see the amazing paper packs, stamp sets, and new embellishments.

You can purchase any of the New items by contacting me personally or shop on my website.


Haley D. said...

These projects are amazing! I would be so happy looking at this every day if it were on my desk. Thanks for the detailed instructions!

Amy Pitts said...

These projects are all so sweet! wowzer!!

Tazzygirl2000 (AKA Erin) said...

Oh these are just beautiful! I like them all, but the rolodex is my favorite! What a great way to add personality to your desk! Thanks for inspiring!

Carla said...

WOW!!! All fabulous projects! Loving that Veranda paper!!

Wendy K. said...

Great projects Jody!

Lori said...

Wow. You went all out. Such beautiful projects.

Lisa Stenz said...

Oh my goodness! I just LOVE your projects! Thanks for the info on how to make them. They are beautiful! *Ü*

Nalazoo said...

My oh my - how gorgeous! I would be inspired to go to work each day with that sitting on my desk :-). I love the Veranda papers and the Filigree Charms. Awesome!

Sherrie said...

I love this! Everything is so beautiful and inspiring. I'm so excited because I actually have one of those wooden totes in my closet! Thanks so much for the inspiration. This is a fabulous idea for teacher gifts too!

Kimberly said...

These are all so adorable! Thanks for the inspiration!