Sunday, January 21, 2018

Chelsea Gardens 3x3 Boxed Cards Set



I love the new CTMH Chelsea Gardens!

I used one of the papers to create this pretty little 3x3 note card set with matching card box.










I know I will be using this one over and over again.












Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Blending Inks Birthday Card


I recently saw a card by Ali Farmer that came up on my Facebook feed, that I loved.

I recreated it using CTMH supplies I had on hand.



(inspired by this card by Ali Farmer)




Fun and cheery!


Happy creating!  :)




Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Stargazer Birthday Card #2



Here is another card I made using the same blending inks technique as my last card I shared.


The stamp set is available just by itself, too.






On this one, I cut the circle out of the the upper center portion of a piece of White Daisy cardstock, and then used 3D foam tape to adhere it to my ink sponged card front.


There are so many possibilities with this set!



Happy creating!  :)




Sunday, January 7, 2018

Stargazer Birthday Card #1



I played around with blending inks this past Friday to make some fun cards with some of the new products offered in the NEW CTMH Seasonal Expressions catalog.  


I tend to go in spurts of things/techniques I like to play with.

So you will likely be seeing more cards from me over the next little while using this technique.




On the background circle (White Daisy cardstock), I blended Lagoon, Sapphire and Pacifica inks with seperate sponges.

The whitish splatters are from blending a little Pearl paint (long retired) mixed with water, and dipping my small paintbrush into it, then tapping the brush handle against the edge of my finger just above the cardstock piece.

I believe you can do the same with the CTMH White Daisy pigment ink re-inker, although I don't have a bottle of it to try it out.  ;)


The adorable little spaceman on my card is from a brand NEW set called Stargazer Cardmaking stamp set.  It is also available to purchase along with the matching Thin Cuts Dies.




The spaceship paper is from the NEW Stargazer Paper Packet.




♥♥♥♥♥♥♥


And this is the NEW Seasonal Expressions catalog!

You can view it online HERE.




So much fun packed into a little catalog!



Happy creating!  :)












Saturday, December 30, 2017

A Little Bit of Pun - Dec SOTM



The month is almost over, and I still need to share my cards I made with A Little Bit of Pun, the December Stamp of the Month set.

So I guess today's the day!










You could make some seriously cute Valentine's cards with this set!  Available only until December 31st!








Happy creating!  :)










Tuesday, December 12, 2017

CTMH WYW Silver & Gold Scrapbooking Kit - My 6 Christmas Layouts




All I added to the kit was some extra cardstock to create these 6 double page layouts.


And I seriously love how they turned out.  They really are beautiful when you see them in person.





















I usually offer my layouts as workshops, available for purchase, but the time has really gotten away from me this season and I find that I just don't have the time to create the instructions.  (Which seriously take a LOT of time to do!)


But I still wanted to share my creations with you all.


Note:   The WYW Silver & Gold Scrapbooking Kit is expiring at the end of December, so be sure to get yours now!










Monday, November 20, 2017

Hello, I am back and sharing a bunch of random cards!


Wow, I have been especially quiet over here, haven't I?

I blame it on vacation.

We went to Las Vegas the week of Halloween and I just haven't got my bloggin' groove back yet.  lol


Since we got back, I have been posting some pictures right from my phone (which made it so easy) over on my Facebook page, of cards I have made.  And here they are...





These first two cards use the November stamp of the month set - Through the Year, and Stronger Together which is a special stamp set that CTMH had designed specifically to benefit the Red Cross to help those affected by disasters such as the recent hurricanes in the US and wildfires this past summer in Canada and the US.  






I used the Silver & Gold Scrapbooking stamp set with matching Thin Cuts dies for the card below.






I pulled out some pretty old retired stamp sets for this card, shown below.

I believe the set was called Ice Crystals.







I used another old retired set called Snowflakes (my personal fave) on this card below.








I used retired Cozy Christmas and retired Snowflakes stamp sets for this card below.








This one is my favourite.  I used the Pen Pal Alphabet stamp set and the I ♥ Christmas Thin Cut die with the Gold Foil paper.  So pretty.





There!  Phew!  Feeling a little more caught up now.

Have a great day, and happy creating!  :)





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