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Color Dare #233 ~ Black, White Daisy, Pomegranate, Peacock and Sea Glass

Welcome to this weeks Color My Heart Color Challenge!  This week for Color Dare #233 we are challenging you to combine BLACK, WHITE DAISY, POMEGRANATE, PEACOCK & SEA GLASS.

So I have to admit I struggled with this on a bit.  I love the colors together, but I just could not come up with a design.  Here is what I came up with…

So for this card I went for my Uptown Fundamentals with my Enchanted Fundamentals.  I also used my Sea Glass Glitter paper. I used the Hearts Thin cuts and Flower Market Cartridge for the flowers.

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 #233 or you can post them to the COLOR MY HEART FaceBook page.  For this Color Dare Challenge, you have until Thursday March 9, 2017 at 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time to submit your project.   We love to see your inspirations.

Happy Crafting!

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Merry Christmas!

I hope you are enjoying you holiday season!  I know this has been a busy holiday for me and I have not been able to get into my craft room as much as I want.  In fact it has been way less than I have hoped.  The new year is around the corner and I hope to make a few changes there.

I have one final gift card holder to share with you.

If you missed my last couple of post I have showcased a couple of gift card holders. This one is my favorite. It features the poinsettia from the new Flower Market Cartridge.  I paired it with Rustic Home paper pack.

Merry Christmas and Happy Crafting!

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December Stamp of the Month Blog Hop ~ Thoughtful Flowers

Welcome to the Stamp of the Month Blog Hop!!  This month we are featuring December’s stamp of the month ~Thoughtful Flowers (S1612) a set of 14.

dec2016badgeIf you are coming here from MELISSA ROBINSON’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 around 30 consultants participating this month so you are sure to be inspired.

thoughtful-flowers-dec-2016I love these flowers and the fact they lend themselves so well to being colored.  I started by just stamping a lot of the flowers on Watercolor paper then decided which ones I wanted to use.  I chose the big flower in the lower corner then started painting.

thoughtful-flowers-december-sotm-catscrapbooking-comI chose one of the vases form Flower Market and cut it in Gold Glitter Paper.  Then cut a banner from Artistry.  The background paper is Whimsy Fundamentals.  Here is the same card but I added the Glaicier twine bow – not sure which one I like better….

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If you love this stamp set you will want to be sure you purchase it this month as it is only available the month of September and if you spend $50 on qualifying product it could be yours for $5!!

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

Happy Crafting!

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Cricut Flower Market Blog Hop

Welcome to the Flower Market Blog Hop!

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Today you will be hopping with the same talented consultants who bring you the Stamp of the Month blog hop.  Today we are featuring artwork which showcases the Cricut Flower Market Cartridge.

If you are just arriving her from JEN RUBIO’S Blog, or just starting at my blog then you are on the right track ~ 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.   For this hop we have about 22 consultants participating so you are going to see some fabulous artwork.

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flower-market-pretty-poinsettia-citysidewalk-catscrapbooking-comFor both of these cards I used the City Sidewalks Paper pack.  The sentiment comes from the Christmas Down Under stamp set.  I actually made a mistake when I cut the poinsettias, I had planned to cut on white cardstock and then stamp in Cranberry.  However I was not thinking so I grabbed Cranberry cardstock.  So instead of tossing them I decided to stamp the Pretty Poinsettia with VersaMark and use white embossing powder.  I actually love the way it turned out.

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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Everything ABC’s Blog Hop ~ X

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

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

If you have just hopped onto my blog, welcome!  If you just hopped here from DARLYS RECKER’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.

The letter X this is a tough one so I went with the letter X page of my Close To My Heart Flower Market Cricut Cartridge.

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For this card all of the cuts are from the X page of the Flower Market Cartridge.  I used New England Ivy, Fern, Pomegranate and Slate cardstock.  The pattern paper is from Swan Lake.

Now it is time to hop on over to JENIFER BENNER’S BLOG and see what she has created for you today.

Here is the full list of participants:

Happy Crafting!

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Color Dare #219 ~ City Sidewalks

Welcome to this weeks Color My Heart Color Challenge!  This week for Color Dare #219 we are challenging you to combine BLACK, CRANBERRY, LAGOON, PEACOCK, WHITE DAISY and WILLOWIf you are familiar with or papers these colors are the colors represented in the City Sidewalks Paper Pack. color-dare-219-badge

I really love the Picture My Life cards that come in our paper packs as they make great cards and can be added to layouts for mats and journaling.

color-dare-219-city-sidewalks-catscrapbookingThe snowflakes I cut with my Cricut from Flower Market Cartridge.

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 #219 or you can post them to the COLOR MY HEART FaceBook page.  For this Color Dare Challenge, you have until Thursday November 17, 2016 at 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time to submit your project.   We love to see your inspirations.

Happy Crafting!

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November Stamp of the Month Blog Hop ~ New Year’s Cheer

Welcome to the Stamp of the Month Blog Hop!!  This month we are featuring October’s stamp of the month ~New Year’s Cheer (S1611) a set of 13 .

nov2016badgeIf you are coming here from MICHELLE STEWART’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 around 30 consultants participating this month so you are sure to be inspired.

newyearscheerI could not resist using the gold and silver embossing powder as it seemed to fit perfectly with a New Year celebration.

nov-sotm-new-years-cheer-oh-deer-catscrapbooking-comSuch a fun stamp set!! For this project I used the following:

If you love this stamp set you will want to be sure you purchase it this month as it is only available the month of September and if you spend $50 on qualifying product it could be yours for $5!!

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

Happy Crafting!

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Everything ABC’s Blog Hop ~ Letter V

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

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

If you have just hopped onto my blog, welcome!  If you just hopped here from DARLYS RECKER’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.

The letter “V” is always a tough one so I went to my Flower Market cartridge and looked at the letter “V” key page and found this adorable elephant and baby’s breath.

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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:

Catherine Farnsworth Nowak ~ You are Here
Happy Crafting!

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Color Dare #215 ~ Cotton Candy, Pixie and White Daisy

Welcome to this weeks Color My Heart Color Challenge!  This week for Color Dare #215 we are challenging you to combine Cotton Candy, Pixie and White Daisy.color-dare-215-_n

For this weeks challenge I thought of flowers (gee that’s a surprise since I LOVE the Flower Market Cartridge -right?).  Well I played around with Flower Market and the With You D1705 stamp set.

color-dare-215-flower-market-with-you-catscrapbooking-comI trimmed the right edge of the card so Cotton Candy would show through.  Here is what the inside looks like.

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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 #215 or you can post them to the COLOR MY HEART FaceBook page.  For this Color Dare Challenge, you have until Thursday October 20, 2016 at 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time to submit your project.   We love to see your inspirations.

Happy Crafting!

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