Archive for the ‘Blog Hops’ Category

National Scrapbooking Month Blog Hop

Welcome to our special National Scrapbooking Month Blog Hop!  We will be featuring the May special, Taste of Summer Paper Packet and Taste of Summer stamp set.

If you have come here from Angela White’s Blog , you are on the right path! The blog hop is a great big circle, so you can start here and work your way all around.  If you get lost along the way, you’ll find the complete list of participating consultants on Melinda’s Blog.  This month we have over 30 Close To My Heart Consultants sharing their creations using this month’s SOTM and other great Close to My Heart products on their blogs. To visit each blog for some great ideas just click on the link at the end of the post on each blog to move to the next one! Here we go! 

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Sorry I have been sick and do not have a project ready to post.

Now “Hop” on over to Haley Dyer’s Blog to see her work! Be sure to visit all the Consultants at their Blogs to get some great crafting ideas and other fun ideas!

The Taste of Summer Paper Packet and Taste of Summer Stamp Set are available on my website through May 31 or while supplies last.  Shop now!

May 2015 CTMH SOTM Blog Hop – Just Sayin’

Welcome to our Stamp of the Month Blog Hop!  We will be featuring the May SOTM, which is Just Sayin’, a set of 14 stamps.

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If you have come here from Melissa Robinson’s Blog , you are on the right path! The blog hop is a great big circle, so you can start here and work your way all around.  If you get lost along the way, you’ll find the complete list of participating consultants on Melinda’s Blog.  This month we have about 50 Close To My Heart Consultants sharing their creations using this month’s SOTM and other great Close to My Heart products on their blogs. To visit each blog for some great ideas just click on the link at the end of the post on each blog to move to the next one! Here we go! 

Enjoy the Moment Card by Wendy KesslerSupplies used are all Close to My Heart: Just Sayin’ May Stamp of the Month, White Daisy Cardstock, Inks (Sunset, Glacier, Pear, and Honey), and Boardwalk Washi Tape Pack.

I decided to challenge myself to create a complete flat card which is much better for mailing and I also stuck with neutral colors!  I penciled a grid before stamping the squares and erased the lines when I was finished.

Now “Hop” on over to Maria Myers’s Blog to see her work! Be sure to visit all the Consultants at their Blogs to get some great crafting ideas and other fun ideas! Remember, the Just Sayin’ Stamp Set is only available through the end of May!

This set is available on my website for only $5 with a $50 purchase.  Shop now!

Use Your Stash Blog Hop – All That Glitters

This month we are using up all things that glitter!  This hop is a circle; if you have just started simply continue until you make your way back here; if you have already started, you should be coming from Marie Flayer.

IMG_6761Supplies used: Make it From Your Heart Volume 2 (Pattern 6), Confetti Paper Packet, Paper Fundamentals Whimsy Assortment, Teal Shimmer Trim, Confetti Complements, and Stardust Glitter Gel (retired).

I used glitter for all the accenting on my layout, from the strips of Shimmer Trim to the dabs of Glitter Gel.

Now hop on over to Shirley Ross!

List of participants:

Wendy Kessler

Shirley Ross

Michelle Loncar

Darlene Henry

Sheila Bennett

Paige Dolecki

Janet McCormick

Marie Flayer

CTMH Technique Blog Hop – Embossing is Back

 

11038090_10152807533067934_701388854599683936_nWelcome to this month’s CTMH Technique Blog Hop.  If you have already started the hop, you should be coming from Sheila Bennett.

Graduation Card by Wendy KesslerSupplies used are all Close to My Heart: Diploma Day Stamp Set, Art Philosophy Cricut cartridge, Cardstock (White Daisy & Cranberry), Paper Fundamentals Basic Assortment, Versamark Ink, Silver Embossing Powder, Archival Black Ink, and Silver Shimmer Trim.

I have been itching to use this stamp set since I got it and I absolutely LOVE it!  I also bought a pack of 4×4 envelopes not realizing they weren’t standard size so I combined these two need-to-use-items to create this graduation card.  The embossing works very well with this stamp and why not combine this technique with the Paper Fundamentals (which are embossed cardstock sheets).  I cut two cards in White Daisy (p.53 in the Art Philosophy booklet) then one additional card in the Black Embossed paper and cut this in half (one for each card front).  Red and black are the school colors here so I added a thin strip of red border.  You can use your own school colors or keep it neutral.  My daughter said they are cute and has informed me that I need to make a lot more.  I guess I can say that I will get my moneys worth out of this stamp set!!

Now hop on over to Haley Dyer!

Everything ABC’s Blog Hop (Letter H)

Welcome to the Everything ABC’s Blog Hop!  For this hop we will be featuring the letter H. This may be the name of a paper, a stamp set or an embellishment. Whatever the crafter has chosen as their H element will be featured in their post.  If you came from Linda Norman- Scrappy Therapy then you’re on the right track!

For the letter H, I used the My Creations Hip Pics Album.  I filled it with pictures of when my daughter and I went to Disney Live.  This is for her to look back and remember.  I finished it off with a variety of Disney-themed embellishments.

Hip Pics Album by Wendy Kessler


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Your next stop on our Everything ABC’S blog Hop is Pam Trostle ~ Pam’s Crafty Creations.