Friday, April 14, 2017

St Patrick & Easter cards

I haven't been able to craft much lately due to cleaning out and organizing my stuff. Another crafter & I are clearing out unwanted/unused items to sell at a sale in Mooresville, NC in May. (more details on that sale later)  I did want to post the 2 cards I did manage to make in between organizing.  I try to give credit where it's due but I don't remember where I got the inspiration for this St Pat's card.  


I used the stamp set Rainbows end from Stampin up to create the background and the words for the tag.  I used a shamrock embossing folder and inked the edges in green.  I used a flower stamp (CTMH?) and cut out a petal to make it a clover. Added pearls to the centers & on the tag.


The Easter card I got the inspiration from "jansstampingcreations.com"  I used CTMH & SU products for my card.  


I used ink colors from CTMH (sweet leaf, pixie, canary, crystal blue, gypsy) and CTMH stamp set Brushstrokes.  I created my card base using green cardstock.  I cut the white piece smaller than the base.  Ran that through my cuttlebug using a Darice Dot embossing folder.  Using a thin metal egg shaped die I selected the size I wanted to use for my card and cut that out in the center. (I saved the polka dot egg to use on another project) On a piece of white paper I stamped the brushstrokes image in rows.  I placed the embossed piece over the stamped image for placement and trimmed the stamped piece down in size.  Adhere the stamped image on the card base and attach the embossed piece with pop dots. I used the petite petals & bird builder punches from SU to make the floers & leaves.  I attached those with pop dots and placed pearls in the centers.  I used the sentiment from SU's something to celebrate set and stamped that in sweet leaf and punched it out using the modern label punch from SU and used pop dots on that also.

I hope you enjoyed my cards and I will post others I've done for inspiration.

Thanks for looking and happy crafting!!

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Halloween treats

A fellow crafter made me a Halloween goody bag filled with yummy candies and handcrafted containers.  She has a blog (cardcornerbycandee.blogspot.com) if you are interested in seeing all her cards and treat holders that she makes. Here is a pic of what she made me.
She is super talented and her blog is awesome!!

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Christmas........

I know it's not even Halloween yet but it's time to start thinking about your Christmas cards.  The Holiday Expressions catalog is only available until December 31st so order your holiday items now before they are all gone.  There are also items for Halloween and you can stock up on paper and embellishments for your scrapbook pages!
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Contact me to place an order or just go to my website.

Thanks for stopping by and happy crafting!

Donna

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

A friend is getting married in October (and is a fellow cardmaker) so I wanted to do a themed card for her special occasion. She loves birds and they are having a "nature" inspired wedding and when I saw this card from Teneale Williams I thought it would be perfect!  


Thanks for looking and happy crafting!!


Thursday, March 17, 2016

Limited Edition CTMH stamp



This limited edition stamp is available from Close to my Heart and only until March 31, 2016 or while supplies last.  Would be perfect for scrapbooking your cruise pictures.  Don't wait...get yours today!!   Click HERE to shop online.

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Cricut mystery box

Cricut.com has a March mystery box at $29.99 (regularly $122.95) and includes FOUR (4) cartridges!!!!  Not only do you get that deal they are also offering FREE SHIPPING. Just enter MARCHMADNESS at checkout. In addition, if you have a Cricut circle membership you will save an additional 10%

Supplies are limited to first come so hurry and get yours today!!!

The cartridges I received are: Decorate!celebrate! Pretty packages, 3-D Floral home decor, Anna's lace cards & embellishments. I also received a universal overlay.

**There is another mystery box available now that includes cuttlebug embossing folders!!

Thanks for stopping by & Happy crafting!

Saturday, March 5, 2016

March Special & Stamp of the Month

Buy two stamp sets and get one free!

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The wait is over! Who is ready for Stampaganza 2016? Buy any two My Acrylix® stamp sets (M-, A-, B-, C-, D-, or E-size) at full retail price and get a third stamp set of equal or lesser value FREE! That is a savings of up to $29.95 USD / $35.50 CAD! This offer is only available during March, so start submitting your stamp orders as soon as possible, and let the Stampaganza begin!
The lowest-priced set is…Choose this size of stamp set to receive for free!
M-sizeM-size
A-sizeM- or A-size
B-sizeM-, A-, or B-size
C-sizeM-, A-, B-, or C-size
D-sizeM-, A-, B-, C-, or D-size
E-sizeM-, A-, B-, C-, D-, or E-size

*Offer valid March 1, 2016 (9:00 am MST)–March 31, 2016 (11:59 pm MDT) while supplies last. No tax will be charged on the free item(s). Shipping/handling is calculated based on the full retail price of all items, including the free item(s). 


March 2016: Sunshine Birdies-Stamp of the Month

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S1603, set of 11

Each month you can purchase a new D-size stamp set, available for one month only, for just $5 USD / $6 CAD. When you place an order of $50 or more in Close To My Heart products, you qualify for this special Stamp of the Month pricing.