Posted in Altered & 3D Projects, Blog Hops on 08/28/2009 06:38 am by Wendy
Welcome to another Close to My Heart blog hop! Along this hop you will be visiting 29 very talanted CTMH Consultants as they give you a sneak peak of some of the new products available in the CTMH Fall/Winter 2009 Idea Book as well as a great variety of ideas for using those products and more! New products will be available starting September 1st!
I have been wanting to do a book like this for my daughter who is 10. This new album was just the push I needed to get it done! If you notice on the front cover one of the flower centers looks like it has a little something extra – that’s because it does. I really like these new spiral brads and just added a second spiral to give it more emphasis. I used liquid glass on all the numbers and letters. It really brightened the stamping. With doing so much at once I noticed two things: 1. I didn’t have one single bubble! and 2. that’s a lot of squeezing and my hand is really sore! I inked around all the edges when I was finished. It helps covers the flaws and really added a nice finishing touch. One thing I am going to go back and do is use my Made with Love stamp set to add a stamp to the back that will be perfect for this project.
Products used are all CTMH: My Creations All-Sorts Mini Album, Sweet Home Level 2 Paper Packet, Just Blooms White Daisy Variety Pack Paper Flowers, Mini-Medley Accents Collection (Pewter), Liquid Glass, Rustic Alphabet & Rustic Numbers stamp sets, Soft Set Eyelet Tool & Soft Set Eyelets (Chocolate), Dimensional Elements Framed Fun, Foam Tool (to apply ink), Connection Club Reward Adhesive-Backed Pearls, Buttercup Collection Ribbon Rounds, and Garnet ink.
Now hop on over to Dawn’s Blog to see her cute cards! If you enjoy this blog hop be sure to come back on Tuesday (Sept. 1) for another CTMH Blog Hop featuring the new September Stamp of the Month.
If you get lost along the way click here for a list of all blog participants.
To shop for any of these great new products you can visit my website HERE!
Posted in Scrapbook Pages on 07/19/2009 09:38 pm by Wendy
Well, it was back to scrapbooking today. This picture was taken at Ariel’s Grotto in Disneyland last month. We all had a great time. It is spendy but I would recommend it. Different princesses come to each table to chat, sign autographs, and take pictures. The food was quite good as well. Our favorite was probably the dessert. I enjoyed the healthy choices and fresh produce (sure beats $6 hotdogs!). Definately get priority seating.
For this layout I used the sketch below as a guide. The 3D stickers were added on top of other images on the paper to add more dimension. I don’t know how to explain these Disney stickers by EK Success but you can see that they don’t photograph well due to their shine. I found them in the clearance section today at Target! I figured this would be a good way to use a bunch of my flowers – I love them and just can’t get enough! Good thing I have girls! My first choice for the centers would have been brads but this was also a way to use up some of the many eyelets that I’ve been collecting.
Products used: Iced Got Flowers by Prima, eyelets from my stash, Making Memories vellum tag, pink rubon letters Lulu font by American Crafts, 3D stickers by EK Success, unknown Disney paper and adhesive felt ribbon.
Challenge: from Scrapper’s Block Challenge #7.
Tags: 3D stickers, American Crafts, Disney, EK Success, eyelets, felt, flowers, Making Memories, Prima, ribbon, rubons, tag
Posted in Cards on 07/16/2009 03:55 pm by Wendy
I have been struggling with these cards the last couple days. I had the bases but didn’t know where to go next. Then, I ran across this challenge at Crafty Creations and the perfect stamp set came to mind! Here is the result (click on the picture to see details):
Products used: CTMH Tinkerin’ Paper Packet, Making Memory brads, and CTMH Enjoy the Journey stamp set. Additional details to the train were added with CTMH Sparkles, teenie-tiny eyelets (unknown), and Marvy’s Liquid Applique.
Posted in Scrapbook Pages on 07/12/2009 09:24 pm by Wendy
I’m on a roll! I used a sketch from CPS for this card:
Products used: Tinkerin’ paper & Stickease, White Daisy cardstock, eyelets, and Birthday Wishes stamp set (all CTMH).
Posted in Scrapbook Pages on 07/04/2009 12:00 am by Wendy
I guess this would be due to a slow camera but I thought this picture was pretty neat. She’s moving so fast after lighting the firework that she has become a blur. Supplies used: CTMH Let’s Get Together paper and cardstock (Colonial White, Cranberry, and Buttercup), other embellishments unknown. I used cranberry ink on the grungeboard elements. Layout inspired by Imagine idea book by CTMH.