Monday, December 31, 2018

Send A Happy Hello

To Someone Special in January

Contrary to public opinion friends still love to get 
handmade cards with a hand written note of 
encouragement and celebration. Make a list of friends
that would love to hear from you and order your
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for $3.00 or order a complete set of 5 cards 
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Deadline: Order before January 10th 

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Color Dare 320

Picking Up the Pieces
A piece of Kraft paper, a piece of Candy Apple B&T paper, strips of New England Ivy CS, a circle of Linen, some twigs & berries and December SOTM make the NOEL on the oval. Layer it all randomly on a white card and you've got a fun Christmas card.
Use the colors above from Color My Heart
 to make your own Christmas card.

Friday, November 30, 2018

Love Of Color

Plays at Heart 2 Heart
Color combinations from the newest How to Book 
from CTMH "Love of Color"
are exciting and fresh for any CTMH creation.
This color combination from Heart 2 Heart Challenges
 comes from page 21 of the new Love of Color 
How to Book. This is one of my favorites. 
There are many more exciting color combinations 
in this amazing book. Be sure to get yours soon.
Color challenge at Heart 2 Heart: 
Sage, Sapphire, & Sugarplum

Thursday, November 29, 2018

From The Three Hearts

Heart 2 Heart, Color My Heart,& Atlantic Hearts
This card is complements of the spot light challenge at Heart 2 Heart, the color challenge at Color My Heart, and the sketch at Atlantic Hearts. The Heart 2 Heart spot light is on the manger scene with some white glitter paper in the background. The Color My Heart monochromatic blue color scheme is shades of Sapphire. And...the sketch is from Atlantic Hearts.
Use this sketch for a special card for someone special.
Check out the 3 Heart blogs weekly for your creative inspiration.

Thursday, November 22, 2018

A Thankful Heart

Celebrates Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving blessing to all as you celebrate this 
day and give thanks for all the gifts that come your way.
Here's my card with a thankful heart for the challenge at
Heart 2 Heart. I used the fun sketch from this week's
 Atlantic Hearts for my card. 

Monday, November 19, 2018

Color My Heart

Inspired by Nature at Heart 2 Heart
Christmas is full of Nature with the Christmas Tree, mistletoe, pine cones, poinsettias, holiday wreaths, and all the trimmings. My card features some pine twigs with red berries and pine cones inspired by the nature challenge at Heart 2 Heart. The colors come from the bottom row of the Tic Tac Toe challenge board at Color My Heart: Pomegranate, Espresso, and Fern.
Use this Tic Tac Toe color challenge to create you own special
 project to share with us at Color My Heart.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Color Dare #317

The Colors of Grateful Heart Paper Pack
Pomegranate, Sapphire, and Saffron
The butterfly is stamped with Sapphire and 
sponged with Pomegranate and Saffron ink.
The leaves are stamped with Saffron 
and rolled in Pomegranate. 
Use these colors from Color My Heart 
to create your own special project

Saturday, November 3, 2018

Color My Heart

Meets Atlantic Hearts
It's a monochromatic green challenge at Color My Heart.
I used New England Ivy and Fern with papers from
'Tis the Season and Grateful Heart. The snowflakes are
Winter Flurries thin cuts using White Daisy CS layered 
with White Glitter paper.

Be sure to check out the sketches at 
Atlantic Hearts each Monday.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

It's Tic Tac Toe Time

 At Color My Heart
Willow, Candy Apple Red and a touch of gold along with
the November Stamp of the Month Seasonal Trees make a fun
Christmas Card. Random stamping with Candy Apple Red on 
the light side of Candy Apple Red card stock make a fun 
background behind the window. Some Liquid Applique
on the branches of the tree are added for the snow.

I used the middle row:Willow, 
Candy Apple Red and Gold.
Don't forget to play at Color My Heart each 
week for a new color challenge.

Glitter It Up

For Christmas
Heart 2 Heart wants to see your Glitter & Glam creations
Add a 3 X 3 glittery note card to all your Christmas
 packages.Use Glitter paper to cut Christmas images 
for the front of your card. Decorate with holly leaves 
and candy apple pearls. 

Monday, October 29, 2018

A Little Pumpkin Spice

At Heart 2 Heart
A reversible Pumpkin Spice Card Holder
I made a box to hold my Halloween cards and attached 
a pumpkin cut from Cricut Artbooking to the front 
of the box. I used the Hello Pumpkin paper pack 
for my pumpkin spice card holder.
Made another pumpkin from Artbooking with a
 Fall theme from the Grateful Heart paper pack 
and attached it to the back side of the Halloween 
 pumpkin spice card holder. Added my Thankful Cards.
Be sure to share your pumpkin spice at Heart 2 Heart.

Sunday, October 28, 2018

A Scrapbook Sketch

 At Heart 2 Heart
My first 2018 Christmas 2-page layout.
My favorite Christmas colors are the bright and cheerful 
colors of Candy Apple Red and Willow Green. 
Now thanks to the Heart 2 Heart challenge layout 
I'm all set for my first Christmas pictures 2018. 
Use this sketch from the Make It From Your Heart blog 
to make a fun and easy layout ready for any occasion.
Left side of 2 page layout
Right side of  2 page layout

Sketch Time

At Atlantic Hearts
Making cards with the sketches at Atlantic Hearts is fun and easy as checking in each week for a new sketch. I used the colors from the new Color Book from CTMH, the thin cuts from Shaker Windows, Fancy Tags and Stitched circles. 

Be sure to check out the sketch at Atlantic Hearts each Monday 
for a new and challenging sketch.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

It's a Color Challenge

At Heart 2 Heart
Black, Charcoal, Ruby, Nectarine, and Mink
Here's my little treat holder made with a 6 X 6 square piece of
B&T paper from the Hello Pumpkin paper pack. Fun to share with friends.
Use these colors and share your creation with us at Heart 2 Heart.

Monday, October 22, 2018

Color Dare 314

 A Happy Halloween Card
Using the calendar stamp set for make greeting cards is one of my favorite kind of cards.
You can use the calendar as a background for any holiday card, birthday card, or special greeting card. I used it here for a Holiday card greeting card.
The colors for this card are from the color challenge at Color My Heart.
Be sure to check out Color My Heart each Friday for a new color challenge.

Sunday, October 14, 2018

Heart 2 Heart Meets

An Atlantic Hearts Sketch
The challenge at Heart 2 Heart is to use a product from the new Holiday Expressions. One of my favorite products in the new Holiday Expressions Idea Book is the new Holiday  Kitchen Recipe Kit. It will be so nice to have all my holiday recipes in one place instead of looking up recipes in 6 different books. I used the leftovers from my kit to make this card.
I used 4 letters in a row instead of 4 trees from the sketch at Atlantic Hearts.
Be sure to check out the Holiday Recipe kit and keep all your holiday recipes in one spot.  
Be sure to check out Atlantic Hearts for a new sketch each Monday.

Sunday, October 7, 2018

Color My Heart

Meets Atlantic Hearts
Color of the Year Sugarplum, Fern and Eggplant mixed with the 
sketch from Atlantic Hearts on a white dimensional background.
The white on white background is made with the Border Thin Cuts 
on strips of white daisy CS. The wreath from Flower Market Cricut 
collection is dressed with the flowers and leaves from the 
Be sure to check out Color My Heart and Atlantic Hearts weekly.

Monday, October 1, 2018

A Color Dare Collection

Ballerina, Saffron, and Peacock
Random Stamping, Second generation stamping, and Bunches of Love
make these 4 cards for the Color My Heart Challenge
Random stamp the large flower with Ballerina, the leaves, second generation Peacock, and the small flower second generation Saffron on white daisy CS. Dot the flowers with first generation Saffron. 
Cut the random stamped white daisy into pieces to fit the patterns of the cards.

Sunday, September 30, 2018

Heart 2 Heart Meets

Color My Heart
With a sketch from Atlantic Hearts
The ribbon challenge at Heart 2 Heart gives me a 
chance to do one of my favorite thing with ribbon.
After altering the cover of a spiral notebook I like to
 add some ribbons on the spirals. Then I add ribbon 
 to the coordinating RSVP pen to complete the set. 
Makes a nice gift for someone special.

The colors for this project are from the fun Tic Tac Toe
 challenge at Color My Heart. I used the ones on the 
bottom: Peacock, Peach, and Glacier. These papers
 come from the beautiful Boutique paper pack.

And now another amazing sketch from Atlantic Hearts 
gave me the layout for this project. If you need 
inspiration for a new sketch design be sure to 

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

It's A Banner Day

With Left Overs from Holiday Kitchen
After making my Holiday recipe book I used the 
left overs for make cards.The banner tags come 
the the new Fancy Tag Thin Cuts
Be sure to check out the Banner Challenge at 
Heart 2 Heart and share your banner creations.
For more Holiday Kitchen fun go Here

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Fun Sketch at Atlantic Hearts

Left Overs From Holiday Kitchen
When the holidays come around at our house it's time to bring out all the recipe books to make all the holiday goodies. We use at least 6 different books to put together the holiday dinners and the holiday treats. Now...they can be all in one place. Thank you CTMH and the new Holiday Kitchen Recipe Kit
After making my recipe cards I used the left overs 
to make some fun cards.
The Sketch from Atlantic Hearts makes a
 really nice greeting card.
Be sure to check out Atlantic Hearts each week for an fun and creative sketch for your newly made cards.

Thursday, September 20, 2018

South of the Border

The Colors of Mexico
Green represents Hope, White stands for 
purity, and Red symbolized the
 color of blood for those who died fighting 
for Mexico's independence. 
Merry Christmas to our neighbors to the South.

Be sure to share your South of the Border 
creations at Heart 2 Heart.

Color Dare #310

 Fun With Kraft Cardstock
Stamping on Kraft cardstock with white pigment ink gives a fun and country look to any card.  After stamping the image with white pigment ink, I used first generation Ruby for the center flower and second generation Ruby for the surrounding flowers. The leaves are stamped with second generation Peacock. Adding a few White pigment ink splatters finish the look. The greeting is stamped with first generation Peacock.

Be sure to share your creations with Kraft, Peacock, 
and Ruby colors at Color My Heart. You still one 
week to play with these colors.

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Cuteness Overload

With a Punny Pal & a Sneak Peak
I just couldn't wait to try a shaker card with this cute 
little bunny from the Punny Pal stamp set
Since I don't have my shaker kit yet I had to make up 
one with what I had on hand. I'm looking forward 
to the shaker kits for an easier time making one.
In the mean time here's my Hoppy Birthday card 
for my honey bunny. Is that bunny cute or what? 
Actually all the punny pals are adorable. Be sure to get
 yours before they retire on Friday, August 31st. 
Be sure to show us your cuteness at Heart 2 Heart.