Archive for November, 2009

CTMH SOTM December Blog Hop – Altered 3-Ring Binder

The December Stamp of the Month is Notice the Details.  There are 41 stamps in this set, including small numbers that work great for dates.

Here is my project using this stamp set:







Products used are all CTMH: My Creations 3-Ring Binder, Notebook Level 2 Paper Pack, Notebook Stickease, Desert Sand ink, Love Flourishes stamp set, and Notice the Details stamp set.

Once again this was a hard stamp set for me to use.  Vintage is really not my style at all so this is very different for me but I am extremely happy with the outcome.  The stamp of the month was perfect with the Notebook papers.  I sponged Desert Sand ink on the binder (inside and out).  The pink paper on the outside of the binder is wrapped around the spine and covers the back.  I used a generous amount of adhesive using my ATG gun to ensure a firm hold.

Now go to Dawn’s Blog to continue with the blog hop!  If you get lost along the way there is a list of all the participants in this post.

CTMH SOTM December Blog Hop List

This is a list of all the Close to My Heart Consultants participating in the December Stamp of the Month Blog Hop.  These are direct links to the blog hop post so you can use it any time and not get lost.  To start the blog hop go to the next post or click on the links below.

Wendy Kessler  – My Scrapbooking Blog     <<<——- YOU ARE HERE!
Dawn Ross  –
Caren Goldsein  –
Lori Brown –
Lori Miller  –
Sarita Schraeder  –
Tanya David  –
Barbra Otten –
Laurie Newton –
Kristie Herdener –
Maricar Harris –
Laurie Levnik –
Carla Ironside –
Cindy Leek –
Mary Eisen –
Sheila Bennett –
Lori Leng –
Susan Brooks – (no direct link available)
Jen Rubio –
Traci Godbee –
Krista Ritskes –
Haley Dyer –
Terrie Dodd –
Wanda Riley –
Antoinette Herrin –
Laura Dame –
Jill Lucas –
Katy Donaldson –
Jody Gustafson –
Kimberly Smith –
Melissa Burch –
Tracy Oleksak –
Shirley Ross –
Jena DeVries –
Helen Onulak –
Nona Davenport –
Beth Naumann –
Michelle Nist –
Cibele Glazer –
Dawn Heuft –
Karen Norman –
Brae Montgomery –
Adeline E. Brill –
Jen Patrick –
Tammy Lea Pinchard – (no direct link available)
Melissa Laverty –
Chris Shouse –
Misty Jackson –
Amy McVey – (no direct link available)
Linda Shewchuk –
Jessica Booth –
Sylvia Jacquot – (no direct link available)
Amy Edwards –
Deb Young –
Judy Burger –
Jamia Bankhead –
Paige Dolecki –
Shannon Pelletier –
Pamela O’Connor –
Kathleen Androlewicz –
Debra Van Patten –

Disneyland Snow White Layout



Products used: DCWV papers, Making Memories rubon letters, EK Success Disney 3D stickers, and CTMH Cherish.

This is at Disneyland in front of Sleeping Beauty’s castle.  The sun was too bright to get a good picture but it was a great day for vacationing!

CTMH Art & Soul

Check out the new CTMH TV Art & Soul episode called Sparkle of the Season.  In this episode you will learn how to use your Bamboo color ink in combination with your watercolor pencils and blending pen to create colorful stamped images.  You will also get a look at the Jingle paper & stickease.  Then learn how to use the new Glitter Rubons and view multiple projects using these in a variety of ways.  Finally, you can see what the new Wishes card book has to offer in the CD that comes with the book – use it to create your own custom envelopes to match your cards.
You will receive a special price for the stamp set used at the end of the episode. This price is only available by ordering on my website.

Carousel Inn & Suites Layout


Products used: DCWV papers, CTMH White Daisy RicRac, and CTMH Giggle Alphabet stamp set.

When we went to Disneyland we stayed at Carousel Inn & Suites.  It was a pleasant place just across from the entrance to the park.  The kids loved the Disney theme of our family suite and the fact that they had their own room with bunkbeds – just like at home!