Archives for April 2016

Everything ABC’s ~ Letter H

Welcome to the Everything ABC’s Blog Hop!!!

ABC's Blog BadgeThis week we will be featuring the letter “H”.  This may be the name of a paper, a stamp set or an embellishment.  Whatever the crafter has chosen as their “H” element will be featured in their post.

If you have just hopped onto my blog, welcome!  If you just hopped here from LINDA NORMAN’S Blog then you are in the right place.   The blog hop is a great big circle, so you can start here and work your way around.  If you get lost along the way, you can find the complete list of participating consultants at the bottom of this post.

For my “H” project I decided to make a graduation HAT card (okay it is really a cap but it is still a form of a hat 😉 ).  I saw a tutorial on how to make one on a Stampin Up score board so I decided to design one using our Close to My Heart Scoreboard.  Start with a 4 1/4″ by 9 3/4″ piece of Black Cardstock.

Step 1 ~  Step 1 ~ Graduation Hat Card ~ CatScrapbooking.comBy making this score mark the area to the right is now what I will be referring to as the “short” side.

Step 2 ~ Step 2 ~ Graduation hat tutorial ~ CatScrapbooking.comStep 3 ~ Step 3 ~ Graduation Hat Tutorial ~ CatScrapbooking.comStep 4 ~ Step 4 ~ Graduation Hat Tutorial ~ CatScrapbooking.comStep 5 ~ Step 5 ~ Graduation Hat tutorial ~ CatScrapbooking.comStep 6 ~ Step 6 ~ Graduation hat Tutorial ~ CatScrapbooking.comHere is how it turned out~

Graduation Card ~ Fun Fold ~ Congrats ~ CatScrapbooking.comWhen you open it looks like this~

Graduation Hat Card inside ~ CatScrapbooking.comThe lower white cardstock is actually a pocket so you can include money or a gift card.

Here is the full list of supplies used:

Now it is time to hop on over to LAUREN MOORE’s BLOG and see what she has created for you today.

Here is the full list of participants in case you get lost.

Happy Crafting!

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Featured Product ~ Fundamental Stickers

Hello and welcome to our CTMH Featured Products Blog Hop. This week our featured product is Complements.  As you know for every paper pack there is a coordinating Complement pack.

If you have just joined us you can start here and continue on, as this is a circular hop. If you came here from LAUREN MOORE’s Blog then you are in the right place. Now on to my project:Fundamental stickers ~ Thistle ~ Fundamentals ~ Watercolor ~

For my project I focused on Thistle.  I used Thistle Fundamental paper and accented it with the Fundamental Assortment Thistle. Here is the full list of supplies used:

Thank you for checking out my project.  If you enjoyed my project please comment below as we love feedback! Next on our blog hop is ANNETTE CLARK’s BLOG. Make sure to check out her amazing work featuring this same product.

See you on Wednesday April 20th as we will be featuring the Mother’s Day Theme stamp sets!

Happy Crafting!

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April Stamp of the Month ~ Life in Pictures

Welcome to the Stamp of the Month Blog Hop!!  This month we are featuring April’s stamp of the month ~Life in Pictures (S1604) a set of 13. AprSOTM2016If you are coming here from JEN RUBIO’s Blog, then you are in the right spot ~ Welcome!  The blog hop is a great big circle, so you can start here and work your way around.  If you get lost along the way, you can find the complete list of participating  consultants on Melinda’s blog HERE.  This month we have 28 consultants participating this month so you are sure to be inspired.

Live in Pictures ~ March SOTM 2016

I decided to use this fun stamp set for a layout which I will count as thirteenth layout in my personal layout challenge.  Life in Pictures ~ Photo Op ~ Fundamentals ~ 3 photo layout ~ CatScrapbooking.comI decided to emboss the cameras and then I colored them in with my Shin Han markers.

Life in Pictures detail #2 ~ Camera ~

Life in Pictures detail 1 ~ camera ~

Here is the full list of supplies used:

Your next stop is along this hop is MELISSA ROBINSON’s Blog, so hop on over and see what wonderful creation she has for you today.

Happy Crafting!

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Color Dare #187 ~ Greens with White Daisy

Welcome to this weeks Color My Heart Color Challenge!  This week for Color Dare #187 we are challenging you to combine White Daisy and any or 1, 2, 3 , 4 or all 5 of the following greens: Pear, Sweet Leaf, Fern, Topiary and New England Ivy.

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I decided to create using Pear and hints of Sweet leaf.

Color Dare #187 ~ Hello ~ Greens ~ catscrapbooking.comI white heat embossed the hello on watercolor paper, then watercolored over it.  I then came back and added some white splatters.

Here is the full list of products used:

Now it is your turn to create! Just create a project (card, layout or other craft project) using this weeks colors.  Then link them to the Color My Heart Blog ~ Color Dare #187 or you can post them to the COLOR MY HEART FaceBook page.  For this Color Dare Challenge, you have until Thursday April 7, 2016 at 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time to submit your project.   We love to see your inspirations.

Happy Crafting!

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