This card is so bright and cheerful! I was inspired by a scrapbook page created by Close To My Heart Maker, Lori Scott. I have a "zillion" narrow strips of left-over watercolor paper that I never know what to do with. This technique using CTMH's Springtime Borders was perfect! First, I wet and watercolored different … Continue reading CTMH Springtime Borders
CTMH Every Little Thing
I finally broke down and bought this Every Little Thing stamp and thin cut die set from Close To My Heart. When it first came out in the catalog I thought "nice" but do I need it? Well, I have used this set 3 times already since it arrived. It's the perfect sympathy set -- … Continue reading CTMH Every Little Thing
CTMH Cherishing You SOTM
Last night as I was prepping for today's card making class (I'm hosting 10 after work - can't wait!) I detoured and played one more time with Close To My Heart's February stamp of the month. Cherishing Her is a gorgeous stamp set that is perfect for any woman in your life. Luckily you have … Continue reading CTMH Cherishing You SOTM
Last chance for CTMH’s It’s Your Day to Sparkle!
This is a shameless CASE of fellow Close To My Heart consultant Margi Gilbertson! She designed a gorgeous scrapbook page around this big cake from CTMH's June stamp of the month. Yesterday I told you how scared I am to color cakes...and my card is actually quite pretty if you missed it! But, I followed … Continue reading Last chance for CTMH’s It’s Your Day to Sparkle!
CTMH Love Blossoms
I had a bunch of friends come over yesterday for my Love Blossoms workshop. Close To My Heart designed a beautiful new promotion for February. It includes a double stamp set and a soft color palette. I opted for the whole Love Blossoms workshop kit and got an extra paper pack too. So glad I … Continue reading CTMH Love Blossoms
CTMH – More Beautiful Friendship Faux Watercoloring
Okay, when I like a look, I embrace it! In my last post I shared how a video from Close To My Heart inspired my faux watercolored card using Beautiful Friendship. Well, today is another watercolored card using a different flower in that same Beautiful Friendship stamp set from CTMH. And, it retires TODAY! I … Continue reading CTMH – More Beautiful Friendship Faux Watercoloring
CTMH Some Kinda Wonderful paper!
The other day I shared one of my favorite new critter stamp sets from CTMH - Some Kinda Wonderful but I didn't even mention the paper packs that are by that same name! I had to make A LOT of thank you notes and it was fun having two sides of paper to work with. … Continue reading CTMH Some Kinda Wonderful paper!
a•muse|studio Splash! for Watercoloring
I am in full swing design mode to get ready for my upcoming Camp Wanna Stamp! This big event includes a T shirt and lunch...plus 10 cards based around different "camp" themes. But, these are NOT kiddy cards! For my one theme, Water Sports, I've been having a hard time narrowing down my cards. I am … Continue reading a•muse|studio Splash! for Watercoloring