Monday, March 30, 2015

Going, Going, almost Gone

Last Day to Order  
from Winter Seasonal Expressions is March 31
Don't miss these incredible must have products:
Operation Smiles "You're the Bomb" stamp set C1617
Heart Strings Paper pack X7193B
Stuck on You Puffies Z3037
Valentine Treat Bag Kit Z2056
Use the You're the bomb stamp set with the Heartstrings paper pack and 
the Mixed Shaped Dimensional Elements to make six layered labels. 
These labels are ready to add to any project at a moments notice.
 Add a label to a card
 Add a label to a treat box filled with "irresistible, fabulous,
and/or wonderful" chocolate. Ready to delight anyone.
 Add a label to a Designers Creation Paper Bag.
Fill the bag with something special.
Add a label to a scrapbook page for an awesome title on an awesome page.

NOTE: The new Spring Seasonal Expressions will open for your viewing 
and ordering on Wednesday, April 1. No Fooling! 
Come back on Wednesday to get a peak at the new CTMH products.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Don't Miss Out

Retiring Must Haves
Operation Smiles campaign with You're the Bomb stamp set
Hopscotch paper pack with Compliments and Assortments
and Junebug glitter Puffies
Tag Cards from Art Philosophy Cricut cartridge with blueprints 
from Originals for the sketch challenge at Heart 2 Heart
Tag Card page 60 Art Philosophy
Card Pattern: Heirloom Oval page 40 in Originals
Tag Card page 70 Art Philosophy
Card Pattern: Center Accent page 13 in Originals
Tag Card page 50 Art Philosophy
Card Pattern: Right Spotlight page 29 in Originals
Tag Card page 60 Art Philosophy
 Card Pattern: Diamond Duo page 46 in Originals
Tag Card page 50 Art Philosophy
 Card Pattern: Tab Front page 79 in Originals
Tag Card page 70 Art Philosophy
Card Pattern: Heart Tag page 126 in Originals
If you like to follow patterns share your creations 
with us at Heart 2 Heart
CTMH Supplies:
B&T Duos: Hopscotch
Cardstock: Colonial white, Smoothie, Glacier
Ink: Black, Flaxen, Glacier, Indian Corn Blue, Smoothie
Stamps: You're the Bomb
Embellishments: Thicker Twine, Sequins, Hopscotch Assortment, Junebug Puffies, Aqua Dots.

Monday, March 23, 2015

Get Them While You Can

Treat Bag Kits and Variety of Thanks
Colors Brought to You By......
This week's Color My Heart color challenge
Cotton Candy, Olive, LagoonWhite Daisy & Black
These four cards are using the scraps from my "Retiring Items"
collection of birthday and Easter creations.
Use the window opening from the treat bag to add a sentiment
from Variety of  Thanks stamp set and a flower from the
Someone Special stamp set.
 Use a scrap from Treat Bag Kit to make the polka dot band
Add your Thank You sentiment and a flower to finish the card
Make a polka dot banner from the Treat Bag Kit scraps.
Add your sentiment and flower. Add black stitching lines
around the outside of the sentiment box.
Follow the pattern from Make It From Your Heart Vol. II #20
to make this card.
Now it's your turn to share your Lagoon, Cotton Candy, and Olive
creations with us at Color My Heart.
CTMH Supplies:
Cardstock: White Daisy, Black, Cotton Candy
Stamps: Variety of Thanks, Someone Special
Ink: Black, Olive, Cotton Candy
Embellishments: Bakers Twine
Patterns: Make It From Your Heart Vol. II #20, #25, Make It From Your Heart Vol. I #26
Get them while you can: Treat Bag Kit: Z2059, Hostess Reward Variety of Thanks B1471

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Retiring Products

Get Them While You Can
Special Delivery Treat Bag Kits can be used in more than one way.
After you make your treat bags use the left overs for a special surprise.
The Birthday Treat Bag Kit can be used for birthday treats or Easter treats.
 Use your left over bags to make a birthday card or an Easter card.
The fun stickers can be used to add sentiments to your card or
embellish the center of a flower
Use you left over treat bags to cover a treat box from the Artiste 
Cricut cartridge. This Artiste box is on page 44 in the Cricut booklet 
and is cut @ 3.25 inches. Use the window in your treat bag to cut a 
window in you Artiste box. Cover the window opening with a piece of the 
plastic bag that come with the Treat Bag Kit. Fill your box with some fun 
Easter treats. Embellish with flowers that use the stickers for the centers.
Use the cut scraps for bag toppers. Fill the plastic bags with Easter
treats and attach a bag topper to each bag. This will make a
great Easter basket treat for someone special.
CTMH Supplies:
Cardstock: Lagoon, Canary, White Daisy
Stamps: Doodled Designs, Wish, Happy to be Friends
Ink: Lagoon, Canary, Pixie
Treat Bag Kit: Birthday
Embellishments: Assorted ribbons

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Greeting Card Collection

From Wishes
color challenge brings this greeting card collections to you.
The sketch(s) come from the Greetings Card Workshop
in the card confidence program Wishes. The colors come
from the Wanderful paper pack featured colors. I used Smoothie,
Crystal Blue, and Flaxen to random stamp the images from the 
stamp set Happy to be Friends on a sheet of Colonial White.
Then following the workshop sketches I made the following cards.
Card #1
 Card #2
 Card #3
 Card #4
 Card #5
 Card #6
 Card #7
Card #8
Choose your sketch and play along at Heart 2 Heart.
Play along with the Wanderful colors at Color My Heart:
Smoothie, Honey, Flaxen, Crystal Blue, Gypsy, & Black
CTMH Supplies:
Cardstock: Colonial White, Smoothie, Crystal Blue
Ink: Smoothie, Crystal Blue, Honey, Flaxen, Gypsy, black
Stamps: Happy to be Friends
Embellishments: Gold Bling Gems
Other: Assorted ribbon from stash
Patterns: Wishes Greeting Card Workshop

Monday, March 16, 2015

Happy St Paddy's Day

Hugs and Kisses
To all who visit my blog today.
Recycled Holiday Treat Bag filled with Hershey's
Hugs and Kisses. Punched 3/4" circles and stamped
a good luck message to attach to the bottom of candy.

Monday, March 9, 2015

Number One Dad

CAS(E) this Sketch with Manly Colors
This week's color challenge at Color My Heart  along with the 
sketch at CAS(E) this Sketch is just perfect for a guy card.
Using this Color challenge: Black, White, and Whisper, 
cut a black 6" Sleeve card from page 29 in the Artfully
Sent Cricut booklet. Cut a 4 X 6 Whisper cardstock for 
the insert. Add the White Daisy icon from page 7. Stamp
your desired images and add a sentiment from the Artfully
Sent sentiment stamp set. 
Use this sketch from CAS(E) this Sketch for your card pattern,
Be sure to share your creation with us.

Friday, March 6, 2015

Celebrate With Artfully Sent

Sleeve Function
"Shift" the sleeve function on the Artfully Sent Cricut cartridge
for some fun cut out cards.
Cut sleeve function card on page 7 in Artfully Sent booklet.
Choose a paper pack and back each cut out letter with
some Background texture paper. Add some compliments
for added texture and embellishments. This card uses the 
Brushed paper pack with the vellum compliments.
Cut sleeve function card on page 50 in Artfully Sent booklet.
Back the stars randomly with Paper Fundamentals. this card uses
Thistle, Canary, and Crystal Blue from the Whimsy Assortment.
Add a sentiment from the Artfully Sent Collection stamp set.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

"Oh Happy Day" Artfully Sent Style

Artfully Sent Meets 
Make It From Your Heart Vol. II
Making cards is as easy as 1-2-3.
1. Cut your 3 X 4 Pocket card from the Artfully sent Cricut cartridge. 
2. Choose your pattern from Make It From Your Heart Vol. II. 
3. Choose a paper pack and put them all together
1. Cut the 3X4 pocket card to 3X3.
2. Pattern #24 Make It From Your Heart
3. Fundamental papers.
1. Cut 3X4 pocket card and outline to coordinate with Brushed Vellum Stickies
2. Pattern #26 Make It From Your Heart Vol.II
3. Brushed paper pack and velum stickies.
1. Cut the 3X4 pocket card to 3X3.
2. Pattern #22 Make It From Your Heart Vol. II
3. Hopscotch paper pack with coordinating badge buttons
1. Cut the 3X4 pocket card to 3X3.
2. Pattern #23 Make It From Your Heart Vol. II
3. Chalk It Up Paper pack with coordinating puffy stickers.

Monday, March 2, 2015

Artfully Sent Meets Color My Heart

With Color Dare #131
Outdoor Denim, Honey, Sunset,& Olive
 Using the Scene function on page 25 in Artfully Sent Booklet cut the card base using
White daisy at 5.5 inches. Cut the Happy Birthday sentiment four times with four
different colors. For these cards I used the four colors featured this week at
Color My Heart. Cut each birthday sentiment into four sections. Attach the
sentiment together using the four different colors on each card.

Come play Color Dare with us this week at Color My Heart.
CTMH Supplies:
Cardstock: White Daisy, Paper Fundamentals
Embellishments: Gold Sequins, sparkles
Artfully Sent: Scene function page 25