Sunday, July 15, 2018

July Blog Hop--Central Park

Welcome to our July Blog Hop featuring CTMH's Central Park Paper. To purchase any of the items seen in our blog hop today, contact your local consultant to place an order.
We hope that you will take the time to leave comments on our posts, as we love to get feedback from our viewers....whether it was something that you really liked or some new technique that was used that you would like to learn how to do....by leaving us comments, we get to hear what you like, and what you want to see. Thank you… now on to our hop!
If you came from Kirsten's Blog, you're on the right track. So scroll down and enjoy.
One of the things I like best, is creating mini albums. And this one was quick and easy.










Supplies
And of course, adhesive, a paper trimmer, scissors and a corner rounder

Your next stop on the Cross Canada Hop lives a little north of me ...Janet
If you get lost along the way, you can head to Michelle S Blog,
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Tuesday, July 10, 2018

This is Me--my version of the Cut Above Layout Kit

Yep, if you follow my me, you know I don't follow directions well.  I'm always looking for another way to use something.

Well this kit was a wozzers of project.  I took a 3--2page layouts and turned them into a baby book

This is what you could make if you followed the directions included in the Cut Above Layout Kit--This is ME


Three lovely 2 page layouts.

Or with the addition of some cricut cuts 
and some paper from CTMH's Fresh Air and a few stamped images you could make
something this...










Any album that ends with a Dr. Suess quote has gotta be good.

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Monday, April 30, 2018

Post Card Perfect Mini Album--May Promo--my way

Those of you who have followed my work in the past, may have thought I dropped off the face of the earth, actually, life got in the way of creativity, but I think I'm back.  Inspired by the SE2 Launch and the request from Nancy Klein for some items for the Operation Smile Silent Auction and the up coming Postcard Perfect Promo, I looked through my (keep me in active status) stash, and yes! I had purchased a CC5185 bundle. (This gave me cardstock, patterned paper and a cut above layout kit, enough to create a mini album with)  I added a few sheets of basic cardstock, and some Z3354 (Inspire) complements.  Although if I would have had time, I would have ordered the Z3355 (Happy Moments) complements as I think they would have worked better.
I decided to use one of our old mini albums (same size as the Z9996 Everyday Albums) because I had one, and it's the perfect size for a project/gift.
I can't give you any directions other than the notes on these photos cause someone else has the album now, and I was in a rush to make it.  It took me about 7hrs from start to finish, with no guidelines.  The only tools I used were adhesive, paper trimmer, scissors, corner rounder, hole punch and thumb notch punch that we used to carry.


















Although this promotion is over, you can still purchase the paper pack while quantities last.


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Sunday, March 25, 2018

Brilliant Scrapbook Carry All

Once again, I am in love with CTMH's product. 
My latest love is this Designer Carry All
product image
I was at an event this past weekend, and was amazed at how much I could put in here.  And how easy it was to organize.  I am definitely glad I purchased it. 
If you would like one click here   

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Friday, August 18, 2017

CRASH 2017

So while I was in Toronto this past week at the Gift Show
This Happened


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Friday, July 7, 2017

Getting ready to get BACK to Scrapbooking.

As you may have noticed, I've been neglecting this blog.  
And that happens occasionally.  
Life happens,
and
things change.
And now, I'm almost ready to get back to preserving memories.

Close to my Heart has some awesome NEW products headed your way in August.  And I am going to help you make it easy to preserve your memories.  My daughter and I recently attended the CTMH Annual Convention in Salt Lake City.

The theme for this year was "Who tells your Story?"  This is a powerful question.  Who better to tell your story than you.  With that in mind, I will be creating a number of kits to help you, tell your story.  First kit will be available in August and will feature Brand NEW products.

 New kits will be added throughout the year, although only a limited number will be created and once they are gone, they're gone.



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Sunday, March 5, 2017

Done!! Well almost.

Never having had someone do my renovations for me before, I can say there are pro's and cons.  
But overall, it was pretty easy watching Chuck work.
And now...the big reveal.


I love it!!


Of course, now comes the "fun?" part....filling the cupboards and finding a place for everything.

Next project
...creeping into my living area and carving out a space for my scrapbooking and crafting.


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