Monday, January 16, 2017

Love, Love, Love You Card


The January Stamp of the Month called Adore You is perfect for Valentine’s Day, birthdays, thank you cards, or just everyday “Thinking of You” cards. I used the heart image to make this 5" x 5" card for my hubby’s birthday/Valentine’s Day card for next month. (His birthday is on Valentine’s Day.)

I heat embossed the image on a piece of Kraft cardstock and colored the flowers in with some markers. If you look closely, you can see that I used the Gold Shimmer Brush to add some sparkle to the flower centers and to the tiny flowers. It really sparkles in the light.  The sentiment is stamped in the middle with Cranberry ink.


After matting the Kraft cardstock to a piece of Cranberry cardstock with Thin 3-D Foam Tape, I adhered the entire piece to a 5" x 5" piece of White Daisy cardstock that I ran through my embossing machine with the Simple Chevron Embossing Folder. Finally, I adhered the entire piece to a 5" x 5" Cranberry cardstock base. It’s a simple card, but was lots of fun to make.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Dreamin' Big Hello Card


CTMH’s new Dreamin’ Big Scrapbooking stamp set can also be used on cards. I made this 5" x 7" card using the floral “HELLO” sentiment and larger flower from the Dreamin’ Big Scrapbooking stamp set. I stamped them with Black Memento Ink and colored them in with the ShinHan Touch Twin alcohol markers.


The sentiment on the bottom is from one of the stamp sets that come with the Flower Market Cricut Collection. I trimmed the sentiment out and matted it with a piece of patterned paper from the Some Kind of Wonderful Collection with some Thin 3-D Foam Tape. I matted the “HELLO” panel with a piece of black cardstock and another piece of the Some Kind of Wonderful paper with some Thin 3-D Foam Tape and then adhered it to a black 5" x 7" card base. I finished it off by adding some Bitty Sparkles to the small flowers and a larger Clear Sparkle on the larger flower.

There are so many possibilities with the stamp set. I can’t wait to make more fun goodies with it!

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

January Project Kit - Welcome Home Wreath


I love the National Papercrafting Month promotion so much that I decided to use it as this month’s Club project. We will be celebrating the joys of paper-crafted home décor with the beautiful Welcome Home wreath kit. The kit includes die-cut paper pieces and gold foil accents, including enough alphabet stickers to allow you to choose your own message. You can simply pop out the pieces and attach them to the sturdy chipboard wreath base, making a welcoming décor piece for your home.

This month’s local class will be held on Saturday, January 28th at 10am. Note the day/time change this month. (If you’d like to order a kit(s) to be mailed to you instead, see the information below.)

There are four ways you can get the wreath kit:
  1. Buy it for $18.95—no qualifying purchase required!
  2. Get it for free with a qualifying $60 purchase from my website here!*
  3. Get it for free by hosting a party that reaches the second level of Hostess Rewards. (Contact me if you would like to host a Home Gathering or an Online Gathering.)
  4. Get it for free when you sign up to be a Consultant! (Visit my New Consultant FAQ page here or contact me if you have questions.)
*$60 qualifying purchase must be full-priced retail product not including tax and shipping. Offer valid January 1 – January 31, 2017 while supplies last. Normal shipping/handling & tax apply.

The kit includes the following:
  • chipboard wreath base
  • gold foil alphabet stickers
  • die-cut shapes including flowers, leaves, and more
  • step-by-step instructions

Extra supplies that will help you complete the project:


Get a closer look at the wreath and what is included in the video below.




Use the gold alphabet stickers to create any saying you like.


The flat pop out flowers easily turn into beautiful 3-D flowers with a little adhesive.


Use a Quilling Tool or another round object to create the 3-D pretty roses.

  
Contact me for more information or to sign up for this month’s class. Please contact me no later than January 14th if you would like to join us for the local class. 

Four ways to order this month’s kit!

Since there are four different ways to get the kit this month, the ordering process will be a bit different. You can order directly from my website here. You may choose to get the kit for $18.95 plus tax and shipping, or if you fill your cart with $60 in regular priced items, you will be prompted to add the kit for free.
  1. Buy it for $18.95 from my website here—no qualifying purchase required!
  2. Get it for free with a qualifying $60 purchase from my website here!*
  3. Get it for free by hosting a party that reaches the second level of Hostess Rewards. (Contact me if you would like to host a Home Gathering or an Online Gathering.)
  4. Get it for free when you sign up to be a Consultant! (Visit my New Consultant FAQ page here or contact me if you have questions.)
*$60 qualifying purchase must be full-priced retail product not including tax and shipping. Offer valid January 1 – January 31, 2017 while supplies last. Normal shipping/handling & tax apply.

To find out more about my monthly “no-commitment” Creative Club, click here.
You do not need to be local to participate. *Ü*

Sunday, January 1, 2017

January Promotions

Happy New Year! CTMH is certainly kicking 2017 off with a bang! I am excited to share this month’s great promotions with you including an all new Seasonal Expressions catalog...

New Seasonal Expressions Catalog



The brand new Spring Seasonal Expressions catalog is here! It is jam packed with tons of fabulous new products and filled with lots of incredible artwork inspiration. You can get a free copy with your next online order. Just be sure to click the link to add it to your cart at checkout. You can also view it online here.

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Stamp of the Month — Adore You




With a minimum qualifying purchase, get your D-sized Stamp of the Month set for just $5! Add the stamp set to your cart here at full retail price ($17.95) or, with your qualifying order of $50, get it for just $5!



Set of 12
Recommended My Acrylix® blocks:
1" × 1" (Y1000), 2" × 2" (Y1003), 3" × 3" (Y1006), 2" × 3 ½" (Y1009)

Click here or on the image below to order your Stamp of the Month.




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National Papercrafting Month - Welcome Home Wreath Kit



Every January, we celebrate National Papercrafting Month as a way of acknowledging the pure joy of playing with paper! We scrapbook with it, we make cards with it, we decorate with it—in short, we craft with it!


This year, we’re celebrating the joys of paper-crafted home décor with the beautiful Welcome Home wreath kit. The kit includes die-cut paper pieces and gold foil accents, including enough alphabet stickers to allow you to choose your own message. You can simply pop out the pieces and attach them to the sturdy chipboard wreath base, making a welcoming décor piece for your home.


There are four ways you can get the wreath kit:
  • Buy it for $18.95—no qualifying purchase required!
  • Get it for free with a qualifying $60 purchase!*
  • Get it for free by hosting a party that reaches the second level of Hostess Rewards.
  • Get it for free when you sign up to be a Consultant!
No matter how you get your Welcome Home wreath kit—or how many you get—you are going to love how easy this kit makes it to add a little more papercrafted beauty to your life.

*$60 qualifying purchase must be full-priced retail product not including tax and shipping. Offer valid January 1 – January 31, 2017 while supplies last. Normal shipping/handling & tax apply.

Happy New Year!


Happy New Year everyone! Wishing you a wonderful 2017 filled with blessings!

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Thoughtful Flowers Card


I thought I’d share the final results of the card that I shared the other day here. I finished coloring the card that I stamped with the Thoughtful Flowers stamp set. (There are only a couple more days for you to get this stamp set. You can even get it for just $5 with a $50 order. But hurry because it’s only available through December 31st.) As I mentioned in my last post, I used the ShinHan Touch Twin Markers to color the flowers and one of the stamp sets that come with the Flower Market Cricut Collection for the sentiment.


Have you ever been afraid to move forward with a project because you thought you might ruin it? After I finished stamping this card, I wasn’t sure if I wanted to color it or not. I took a photo of the card before I started coloring because I thought it looked pretty cool in black and white. I actually like it both ways. Which one do you like better? Colored or black and white?

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Playing with the Thoughtful Flowers Stamp Set

I am loving the December Stamp of the Month called Thoughtful Flowers. I pulled it out last night and started stamping away. I decided to make some masks with the flowers and ended up creating this card front. I thought I’d show you what I was working on even though I haven’t quite finished coloring it in yet. 


I stamped the flowers and the sentiment with my Black Memento ink pad. (It helps to use this ink when coloring with the alcohol markers. The stamped images don’t bleed!) The sentiment is from one of the stamp sets that come with the Flower Market Cricut Collection. I must say that there is definitely something to this “coloring for relaxation” thing. *Ü*

I am using my ShinHan Touch Twin markers to color the flowers. I love that they are so organized in my new Workspace Wonder Marker Stack. I was able to easily remove the marker stack from the full Workspace Wonder Organizer Set and pull it over to my workstation for easy access. Love it!


I am off to finish coloring. Have a great evening everyone. *Ü*