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So Hard to Say Goodbye Blog Hop

Welcome to our So Hard to Say Goodbye Blog Hop!  We will be featuring products that are retiring from the 2016-2017 Annual Inspirations Idea Book. All the retiring products are available until July 31, 2017 or while supplies last.

If you have come here from Krista Hershberger’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.  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! 

I can’t believe I waited so long to use up my Base & Bling. They are so pretty! I ran out of Glass Covers but I wanted to show you how I did the watercolor ones.


Supplies used are all Close to My Heart: Base & Bling Watercolor Sheet, Base & Bling Royalty Style Sheet, Base & Bling Chain – Faux Silver Chain, Base & Bling – Faux Gold Chain, Base & Bling Faux Pendant – Faux Gold, Base & Bling Silver Pendant – Faux Silver, Base & Bling Square Pendant – Faux Gold, Base & Bling Square Pendant – Faux Silver, Base & Bling Teal Bead Charm – Faux SilverBase & Bling Teal Bead Charm – Faux GoldBase & Bling Black Bead Charm – Faux GoldBase & Bling Heart Charm – Faux SilverBase & Bling Bow Charm – Faux GoldBase & Bling Bow Charm – Faux Silver, Base & Bling Rhinestones – Faux SilverBase & Bling Rhinestones – Faux Gold, Thin Cuts – Basic CirclesWatercolor Paints, Waterbrush – Medium Round, and Liquid Glass.

Now “Hop” on over to Melissa Stewart’s Blog to see her work! Be sure to visit all the consultants at their blogs to get some great crafting ideas!

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Stampaganza Blast Blog Hop

Welcome to our Stampaganza Blast Blog Hop!  The Stampaganza special is “purchase any 2 stamp sets and get the 3rd (of equal or lesser value) for FREE! There are also a number of stamp sets that Close to My Heart is bringing back from the past that you can purchase this month only and they are eligible for this special as well.

If you have come here from Michelle Stewart’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.  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! 

These are a few cards that I made with some of the stamp sets are ccoming back for this month only.  The flower is one of my favorites!

Sunburst Card by Wendy Kessler
B1477 – Exotic Flower Stamp Set

Colored Flower Card by Wendy Kessler
B1477 – Exotic Flower Stamp Set

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C1596 Happy Hexagon

Now “Hop” on over to Melinda Everitt’s Blog to see her work! Be sure to visit all the consultants at their blogs to get some great crafting ideas!

July SOTM Blog Hop (Story Alphabet)

Welcome to our Stamp of the Month Blog Hop! We will be featuring July’s SOTM, which is Storybook Alphabet, a set of 26 stamps. If you have come here from Michelle Stewart’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 Close To My Heart Consultants are sharing their creations using this month’s SOTM and other great CTMH products on their blogs. To follow along just click on the link at the end of the post on each blog to move to the next one! Here we go!

This is a layout from the Prickly Pear Scrapbooking Workshop Your Way Kit.  I cut the papers and then added embellishments and title to fit my photos. I really like this Storybook Alphabet stamp set for the Girl Scout theme and plan to use it on more layouts!

Check out yesterday’s post where I used this stamp set for my daughter’s graduation guest book.

Now “Hop” on over to Melissa Robinson’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 Storybook Alphabet Stamp Set is only available until July 31, 2017! Visit my website to see how you can get this stamp set at a discount!  What a great bargain for an alphabet stamp set!!!

Here are some projects from corp that were made using this Stamp of the Month:

5¼” x 7¼” Adventure Traveler’s Notebook
S1707 My Acrylix® Storybook Alphabet Stamp Set
X7220B No Worries Paper Packet
X7221B Prickly Pear Paper Packet
X7222B Jack Paper Packet
1385 White Daisy Cardstock
Z1375 Kraft Cardstock
Z3271 Archival Black Exclusive Inks™ Stamp Pad
X7220C No Worries Complements
X7221C Prickly Pear Complements
Z3324 Prickly Pear Sequins
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12″ x 12″ This Day Page
S1707 My Acrylix® Storybook Alphabet Stamp Set
X7221B Prickly Pear Paper Packet
X7222B Jack Paper Packet
X7220B No Worries Paper Packet
1385 White Daisy Cardstock
X5789 Sea Glass Cardstock
Z3271 Archival Black Exclusive Inks™ Stamp Pad
Z2455 ShinHan™ Touch Twin™ Light Orange Marker
Z2459 ShinHan™ Touch Twin™ Pastel Green Marker
Z2461 ShinHan™ Touch Twin™ Peacock Green Marker
Z2465 ShinHan™ Touch Twin™ Turquoise Blue Marker
X7221C Prickly Pear Complements
Z3324 Prickly Pear Sequins
Z1979 Marvy® Uchida® LePen™ Journaling Pen

Retiring Stamp Sets Blog Hop

Welcome to our Blog Hop featuring retiring stamp sets! If you have come here from Michelle Stewart’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. To follow along just click on the link at the end of the post on each blog to move to the next one! Here we go! 

I took Brenda Rose’s Whimsy Fundamental Layout Workshop and changed up the papers to create completely different layouts that were not baby.  I then used a variety of retiring stamp sets to show you how easy it is to add stamping to your layouts!  All layouts use the Whimsy Fundamentals Paper Pack with White Daisy Cardstock as the bases.  Contact me for info on how to get a copy of this workshop.

Featured stamp set: Birthday Princess
Other embellishments: Baby Boy Complements, Memento Ink, Juniper CardstockClear Shimmer BrushWatercolor Pencils, and Blending Pen.

No stamp set on this one but it goes with this workshop.
Other embellishments: Gold Sequins, White & Gold Ribbon, and Baby Boy Complements.

Featured stamp set: Finding the Words
Other embellishments: Baby Boy ComplementsAdventure Ribbon Pack, SparklesSmoothie Ink, Bitty Sparkles, Glacier Ink, and Canary Ink.

Featured stamp set: Charming Cascades
Other embellishments: Glacier Ink, Silver Shimmer Trim (cut in half lengthwise), Blue Enamel GemsBaby Boy Complements, Sparkles. and Bitty Sparkles.

Featured stamp set: Way to Go
Other embellishments: Whimsy Ribbon Pack, Smoothie Ink, Glacier Ink, and Blue Glitter  Gems.

Featured stamp set: Capture This
Other embellishments: Adventure Ribbon Pack, Black Archival Ink, Silver Shimmer Trim, and Baby Boy Complements.

Featured stamp set: Balloon Wishes
Other embellishments: Watercolor PencilsBlack Archival Ink, Whimsy Ribbon Pack, and Marvy LePen Journaling Pen.

Now “Hop” on over to Cat Nowak’s Blog to see her work! Be sure to visit all the Consultants at their Blogs to get some great stamping ideas! Remember, all the retiring stamp sets are only available until July 31, 2017 while supplies last! Visit my website to see how you can get this stamp set at a discount!

You can find a list of all the retiring stamp sets and other items HERE.

June SOTM Blog Hop (Hello Foxy)

Welcome to our Stamp of the Month Blog Hop! We will be featuring June’s SOTM, which is Hello Foxy, a set of 11 stamps. If you have come here from Jen Rubio‘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 Close To My Heart Consultants are sharing their creations using this month’s SOTM and other great CTMH products on their blogs. To follow along just click on the link at the end of the post on each blog to move to the next one! Here we go!

Products Used: Hello Foxy Stamp Set, No Worries Complements, Memento Ink, Watercolor Pencils, Blending Pen, and Ribbon

This was a fun card to make.  I used the chair sticker from the No Worries Complements and cut a slit in it so I could add the stamped fox.

Now “Hop” on over to Melissa Robinson‘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 Hello Foxy Stamp Set is only available until June 30, 2017! Visit my website to see how you can get this stamp set at a discount!

Here are some cards from corp that were made using this Stamp of the Month:

4¼” x 5½” Thankful for You Card (Vertical)
S1706 My Acrylix® Hello Foxy Stamp Set
X7219B Little Dreamer Paper Packet
1385 White Daisy Cardstock
Z3271 Archival Black Exclusive Inks™ Stamp Pad
Z3216 White Twine
Z3274 Clear Sparkles
Z1263 Bitty Sparkles
Z3132 Watercolor Paints
Z3188 Paintbrush Set
Z2060 Thin 3-D Foam Tape
Z3167 Cricut® Artistry Collection
Cricut® Shape: Artistry 2″ Icon-1 (p. 30)

4¼” x 5½” Hello Foxy Card (Vertical)
S1706 My Acrylix® Hello Foxy Stamp Set
X7219B Little Dreamer Paper Packet
1385 White Daisy Cardstock
Z3271 Archival Black Exclusive Inks™ Stamp Pad
Z3216 White Twine
Z3321 Little Dreamer Glitter Gems
Z3132 Watercolor Paints
Z3188 Paintbrush Set
Z2060 Thin 3-D Foam Tape