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The Close to my Heart Embossing folders are like none other. Watch this video to see how fabulous they really are.

Friday, October 23, 2015

Dino-rrific Birthday



My 6 yr. old Grandson needed a Birthday card for a class mate today so this is what I whipped up for him using a sketch challenge from Inspired By Stamping.

Other Challenges for this card:
Aud Sentiment - Birthday card + Sentiment
Digital Delights - Stamped image
Digi Chooseday - Birthday
Make My Monday - Inchies or Twinchies
Without Words - Purple and Green but no Halloween

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Little Monsters



Here is the third card of my 3 card Halloween class.
This card uses the Little Monsters Stamp Set from CTMH. The bats are from an old retired stamp set.

The images were colored in with ShinHan Alcohol Markers.

The tombstone and fence was cut out using the CTMH Exclusive Cricut Cartridge, Artiste.

Challenges for this card:
Crafting with Friends - Anything Goes
Patties Creations - Halloween
Polka Doodles - Use A Die Cut
Simply Create Too - Halloween Colors
The Stamping Boutique - Purple, Orange and Black
Wags 'n Whiskers - Use a Die Cut
Artistic Inspirations - Halloween
The Crazy Challenge - Orange, Purple & Green
Whoopsi Daisy - Hand Colored Image
AAA Cards - Clean & Simple Halloween
Lacy Sunshine - Monster Mash
Allsorts - No Designer Paper
Crazy for Challenges - Costumed Characters
DRS Designs - Too Cute To Spook
Pile it on - Funky and/or Freaky


Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Steampunk Scoundrels



Here is the second of the three Halloween cards my classes are making this month. The first card is posted here
The paper pack is CTMH Nevermore

The stamp set is called Steampunk Scoundrels.
Boo and Bat stamped with Eggplant ink.

The black bats and crow were cut from the CTMH Exclusive Cricut Cartridge, Artbooking
The White Sentiment piece and the matting were cut from the CTMH Artiste Cartridge.

The starts on the top piece of the card was stamped with Charming Cascades.

The clear sparkles were colored with an alcohol marker.
The bow is Thistle Ribbon (retired).

Challenges with this card:
Pile It On - Funky and/or Freaky
Our Crafty Corner - Halloween
The Shabby Tea Room - BOO-rific
2 Crafty Girls - Fall Colors
That Craft Place - Halloween
Crafty Calendar - Halloween
Fantasy Stampers - Fright Night
Creative Corner - Halloween
Dragon Lair Designs - Halloween
Really Reasonable Ribbon - Halloween

Friday, October 9, 2015

Joyful Stars October Blog Hop

Welcome to the Joyful Stars October Blog Hop. This hop features Current Close to my Heart Products by 9 fabulous and talented Consultants.

If you've come here from Crystal's Blog you're on the right track. If you just happened upon my blog, that's fine, just continue from here and when you get back to me, you know you've seen them all.


Please leave us a little lovin' in our comments. We Love hearing from you! *Ü*



For my card, I used the Nevermore paper pack along with the Steampunk Scoundrel's Stamp Set.

I used a Sizzix embossing folder called Clock Works. I highlighted the raised area with Desert Sand Ink.

The Spider Web was cut using the Artbooking Cricut Cartridge and the Gears were cut using  Cricut Artiste.

Now hop on over to Helen's Blog and see what outstanding artwork she has to share with you.