Sunday, April 9, 2017

April blog

Welcome to our monthly blog hop!  We love to share with you some CTMH products and hopefully inspire you to create.  Just simply enjoy everyone's blog by hopping from one blog to the next until you get back to me.  Look for the highlighted name at the bottom of each blog.  Click on it and you travel through a wonderful journey filled with lots of ideas.   
Have a Blessed Easter!

Here are two cards that we made on Tuesday's class using the Cricut Artfully Send and Flower Market


This card is for my grandson's 15th birthday.  I double cut the stars and glue dotted a wire between the stars.  The gift box has washi tape on it and I completly covered the gift box with foam tape. The wire from the stars stuck on the foam.  The blue background was embossed with cascading stars and then sanded.  Got to love that glitter paper.
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Thanks for stopping by...........................
Now hop on over to Michelle's blog and see what she has created.  



Here is a list of bloggers:

Joyce Houck                   Joyce-joyfulcreations.blogspot.com


Michelle Loncar                           Michelleloncar.blogspot.com 

 Betty Locco                                           scrapbookgirl2.blogspot.com 

 Marie Flayer                        njstampingqueen.blogspot.com

 Jenifer Benner                          jensmessystudio.com 

Debi Brile                                       thatmightlookgoodonacard.blogspot.com

Tracey Pierce                           Papercraftingprincess.wordpress.com

 Krista Hershberger                 Kristascraftycorner.blogspot.com

 Donna Digby                           datsmystyledj.blogspot.com

Andrea Sherman                    girlpluspaper.blogspot.com



                                                                                                                                                                                               
                        
back to Joyce                           Joyce-joyfulcreations.blogspot.com

Thursday, March 9, 2017

March blog hop

Welcome to our monthly blog hop!  We love to share with you some CTMH products and hopefully inspire you to create.  Just simply enjoy everyone's blog by hopping from one blog to the next until you get back to me.  Look for the highlighted name at the bottom of each blog.  Click on it and you travel through a wonderful journey filled with lots of ideas.   

This month I decided to do a spring card, I love that the daffadils are blooming  and everything gets colorful.  The stamp set that I used is D1714 Dreamin' Big -scrapbooking.  It has the big Hello and spring and life. It also comes with four flowers that you can cut out with the Flower Market Cricut Cartridge.   
I gold embossed the Hello and used our ShinHan markers to color in the flowers.  I backed the hello with rasberry cs.  




I cut out lots of flowers in the 4 different shapes. I watercolored them, leaving them on the cutting mat.  I left them dry a couple of minutes and stamped them with all different colors.  The watercolor made them dull so I used our glitter brush to bring them to life.  I also added bitty sparkles to the center of each flower. I have some leftover for another project.   

Hope you enjoyed this card and you will try this way of coloring in your flowers.  


Now hop on over to Michelle's blog and see what she has created.  



Here is a list of bloggers:

Joyce Houck                   Joyce-joyfulcreations.blogspot.com


Michelle Loncar                            Michelleloncar.blogspot.com 

 Betty Locco                                            scrapbookgirl2.blogspot.com 

 Marie Flayer                         njstampingqueen.blogspot.com

 Jenifer Benner                          jensmessystudio.com 

Debi Brile                                        thatmightlookgoodonacard.blogspot.com

Nickie Hoffer                                 nickiehoffer.blogspot.com   

Tracey Pierce                           Papercraftingprincess.wordpress.com

 Krista Hershberger                Kristascraftycorner.blogspot.com

 Donna Digby                           datsmystyledj.blogspot.com

Andrea Sherman                    girlpluspaper.blogspot.com



                                                                                                                                                                                               
                        
back to Joyce                           Joyce-joyfulcreations.blogspot.com

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Feb Blog hop


Welcome to our monthly Joyful Stars blog hop.  We love to share and inspire, as you hop from one blog to the next, I hope you enjoy what we have to share.  Simply look for the highlighted name at the bottom of the post and click on it to hop to the next blog.   Happy Valentine's Day. 
I want to share some of the cards we have been making at my Tuesday card classes.  Since we have 2 sets of Thin cut hearts, it makes it very easy to make Valentine cards. The top card is made from the Basic hearts thin cuts Z3317. There are 4 hearts in this set.



Interlocking hearts, the hearts were stamped the the Flower Market stamp set and the fern was cut with the Flower Market Cricut Cartridge.  Below is the inside of the card 

This card shows Z3260 Hearts  This set gives you a thin outline and  the inside piece
and has 3 hearts in the set.
The background of this card was embossed with Happy Thoughts embossing folder. Z3249
We also cut 4 white hearts Z3317 and stacked them together with temp glue.  Stamped the hearts and layered them on black hearts cut from Art Philosphy 1/4 " larger than the thin cuts.


I hope you got some ideas and some fun things to try.  Now hop over to my friend
Krista's blog



Here is a list of this month's blog hoppers
Joyce Houck                   Joyce-joyfulcreations.blogspot.com


 Krista Hershberger                   Kristascraftycorner.blogspot.com

 Marie Flayer                         njstampingqueen.blogspot.com

 Jenifer Benner                          jensmessystudio.com 

 Donna Digby                           datsmystyledj.blogspot.com

Nickie Hoffer                                 nickiehoffer.blogspot.com   

Tracey Pierce                           Papercraftingprincess.wordpress.com

Michelle Loncar                            Michelleloncar.blogspot.com 

Andrea Sherman                    girlpluspaper.blogspot.com

Debi Brile                                        thatmightlookgoodonacard.blogspot.com

 Betty Locco                                            scrapbookgirl2.blogspot.com                                                                                                                                                                                                  
                        
back to Joyce                           Joyce-joyfulcreations.blogspot.com

Monday, January 9, 2017

January Joyful Stars blog hop





WOW 2017! 


       Welcome to the Joyful Stars monthly blog hop!  We would like to inspire you to create using paper, inks and glue. We have so many great products to show you using Close to My Heart.  As you hop from one artist to another, may you enjoy what you see.  So look for the highlighted name at the bottom of each post and hop all the way around until you get back to here.  

This month I would like to share with you another Twist and  pop card using our brand new paper called Hello Lovely.  I have the directions for this card in my Oct 2016 blog  You can also see the Seasonal Expressions and check out the four new paper packs. One of them.... Hello Lovely X7216B comes with12 sheets of double sided designs, 2 of which are pre-printed 4x6 and 3x4 picture my life cards that are fun to use with this card.  I Stamped "Thinking of You" C1605 from Happy to be Friends on the front of the card.   (It looks better in person)



    Here is the inside of the card.                                                                                                                                                                              This is what the card looks like when it is fully opened up  
This picture goes with the first card, but look at how it
would look great with my Best Day card.  
 Using more of the cards I made another
card for my best friend's birthday.


I used different stamps for the inside of this card.
Paper hug comes from True Love (Operation Smile stamp set)
Happy Birthday to You comes from B1537 Birthday Sparkles.

The grey swirls is a Picture my life card cut in half


The first card was sent to my friend Nancy, I hope she enjoyed it and can show her customers how to use these extra goodies that come with each paper pack.  Now hop over to Nancy's blog and see what this talented friend has made.
See ya next month on the 10th. Have a Blessed New Year!


Here is a list of all the blogs in this hop.  
Joyce Houck                   Joyce-joyfulcreations.blogspot.com


Nancy Brown                           creativelyartsygallery.blogspot.com

 Krista Hershberger                   Kristascraftycorner.blogspot.com

 Marie Flayer                         njstampingqueen.blogspot.com

 Jenifer Benner                          jensmessystudio.com 

 Donna Digby                           datsmystyledj.blogspot.com

Nickie Hoffer                                 nickiehoffer.blogspot.com   

Tracey Pierce                           Papercraftingprincess.wordpress.com

Michelle Loncar                            Michelleloncar.blogspot.com 

Andrea Sherman                    girlpluspaper.blogspot.com

Debi Brile                                        thatmightlookgoodonacard.blogspot.com

 Betty Locco                                            scrapbookgirl2.blogspot.com                                                                                                                                                                                                  
                        
back to Joyce                           Joyce-joyfulcreations.blogspot.com

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

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