Color Dare #257 ~ Silver, White Daisy, Lagoon, Pansy, Blossom, & Slate

Welcome to this weeks Color My Heart Color Challenge!  This week for Color Dare #257 we are challenging you to combine  SILVER, WHITE DAISY, LAGOON, PANSY, BLOSSOM, and SLATE.

For this challenge I looked to my new You are Here Cricut 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 #257 or you can post them to the COLOR MY HEART FaceBook page.  For this Color Dare Challenge, you have until Thursday August 24, 2017 at 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time to submit your project.   We love to see your inspirations.

Happy Crafting!

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Annual Inspirations New Product Blog Hop

Welcome to the 2017-18 Annual Inspirations New Product Blog Hop!

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 some of the fantastic new product which has just been released.

If you are just arriving here from MELISSA ROBINSON’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 25 consultants participating so you are going to see some fabulous artwork.

Since I have been getting back to my layout, I decided to do another.  I love our new You are Here Cricut cartridge and after seeing the sold sign, I knew which layout should be next.  Although this was three years ago, better late than never 🙂

I used some of the new Fundamental papers ~ Some Basic and Enchantment. I added a couple sequins from the No Worries and the White Burlap Ribbon.

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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August Stamp of the Month ~ School Year

Welcome to the Stamp of the Month Blog Hop!! This month we are featuring August’s stamp of the month ~School Year (S1708) a set of 9.

If you are coming here from WENDY KESSLER’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 20 consultants participating this month so you are sure to be inspired.

That pencil totally caught my eye, so my card centered around the pencil image.  My son is starting kindergarten this year and though this may be a great card to give him on his first day. Hard to believe school starts in just three weeks.

For this card I used the new Enchanted Fundamental Papers.  I used my shinhan markers to color the pencils.

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 March and if you spend $50 on qualifying product it could be yours for $5!!

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

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Hello Foxy

Don’t you just adore this cute stamp set for this month’s Stamp of the Month?  If you don’t know I adore foxes so I am obsessed.  I had some fun making these cards.

These two were using the same design that I used for Color Dare #247 last week.   I loved the way it turned out I wanted to make more in different colors.

This card was actually designed by Susan Williams who is so incredibly talented.  I love what she did with her cards which you can see here.  I made mine a little different.

If you love this stamp set Then you will want to purchase it soon as it is only available until June 3oth!!

Happy Crafting!

Color Dare 247 ~ Silver, Black, White Daisy, Slate, Fern, Pomegranate, and Whisper

Welcome to this weeks Color My Heart Color Challenge!  This week for Color Dare #247 we are challenging you to combine Silver, Black, White Daisy, Slate, Fern, Pomegranate and Whisper.

I love our stamp of the month for June ~ Hello Foxy so I decided to use it as my inspiration.

Special Announcement:  We are having a Color Dare Design Team Call!  Please go here to find out more.

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 #247 or you can post them to the COLOR MY HEART FaceBook page.  For this Color Dare Challenge, you have until Thursday June 14, 2017 at 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time to submit your project.   We love to see your inspirations.

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Color Dare 237 ~ Thistle, Lagoon, Tangerine and White Daisy

Welcome to this weeks Color My Heart Color Challenge!  This week for Color Dare #237 we are challenging you to combine THISTLE, LAGOON, TANGERINE and WHITE DAISY.

I have been wanting to play around with the adorable Sweet Birthday stamp set and thought this may be the perfect opportunity.

I used the fun Happy Thoughts Embossing Folder for the base and then played with some of the fundamental papers and White Embossing powder.

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 #237 or you can post them to the COLOR MY HEART FaceBook page.  For this Color Dare Challenge, you have until Thursday April 6, 2017 at 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time to submit your project.   We love to see your inspirations.

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Color Dare #229 ~ Silver, Black, White Daisy, Pansy and Raspberry

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Guy Birthday Card

My husband’s birthday was last week and my son helped me pick out the design.  My son wanted to do a monster truck card as the theme.  Here is what I designed.

For this card I used Sugar Rush Paper pack and the Enchantment Fundamental Papers.  I used a retired stamp set Maximum Power D1564.  I used CTMH Archival Black ink and then used my watercolors to add color

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CTMH Technique Blog Hop ~ Crazy for Complements

Welcome to the Technique Blog Hop!

This month we are featuring Complements!!   If you just hopped onto my blog or arrived from ANNEMARIE JULIAN’S Blog then you are in the right place.  This blog hop is a great big circle so you can start wherever you want and continue through to see all the fabulous artwork.

I have been working on my 2017 calendar (yes I know we are half way into January) Well I finished it last weekend and just got it back from being bound.  I am so happy the way it turned out.  Using complements made embellishing my calendar a snap.  Here are a couple months to show you.

This page I use the School K-6 Complements.

For May I also used the School K-6 Complements.

For October I used the School K-6 Complements and My Boy Complements.

Now hop on over to TERRIE SHORTSLEEVE’S Blog and see what she has created for you today.  If you get lost along here is the full list of participants.

Catherine Nowak ~ You are Here

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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