Heart 2 Heart ~ Wood You Rather?

Welcome to another weekly challenge with Heart 2 Heart!

This week we are challenging you to use wood. This could be wood grain papers, wood embellishments, or maybe your photos involve being in the woods. What ever you create be sure to include and clearly indicate that you used at least one Close to My Heart product.

For this layout I used French Vanilla for the base. I then used the Seasonal Mix ins with one of the new Wood Grain Papers. I did pull one of the zipstrips from Bloom with Grace paper. I then pulled some of my retired wood shapes that would work perfectly with this layout.

Now it is your time to create something and link it to the HEART 2 HEART Challenge. You have until September 30th to participate in this challenge. Make sure you include at least one Close to My Heart product. We love to see your inspirations!!

Happy Crafting!

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Got Candy? Blog Hop

Welcome to the Got Candy? Blog Hop!

Today you will be hopping with the same talented consultants who bring you the Stamp of the Month blog hop. For this hop we are featuring artwork using products from the Got Candy? special. I am sure you will find some fun inspirations on this hop.

If you are just arriving here from KRISTINE PONTE’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 10 consultants participating and you are going to see some fabulous artwork.

If you know me then you know I am a huge halloween fan. So I love all things halloween. This Got Candy? collection is awesome and one of my favorited thus far. I used pattern 2 from the Make it from Your Heart Volume 3. I did change the dimensions a bit so I could accommodate the 3×4 photos instead of all 3×3 photos on the right.

I used the sticker sheet and the Got Candy? Stamp Set.

I stamped the web and then went over it with the Black Diamond Stickle Glue. Then added some Black Shimmer splatters and a few of the Got Candy? Sequins.

I even decided to even add a shaker to layout.

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

Happy Crafting!

Heart 2 Heart ~ Something to Smile About

Welcome to another weekly challenge with Heart 2 Heart!

This week we have a fun theme for you ~ SOMETHING TO SMILE ABOUT! What makes you smile? Me getting scrapbook layouts completed, using those papers you have been saving for the “perfect” layout. I decided I needed to get a few of the layouts that I planed this spring completed. Plus I had been organizing some of my older papers to make room for some of the new ones coming out, so I rediscovered some papers which would be great for this layout.

Here is a close up of each side.

I remembered this ticket paper from the Magical papers and it was perfect for this layout. I also can say creating this Thomas cut with my Cricut made me smile as well, since it was the first time I created my own cut file using my Cricut.

I did use a couple of retired Seasonal mix in papers for the black stars. I did pull one of the yellow strip papers from Penelope papers. The black and white strip is a zip strip from our current Seasonal Mix in papers.

Now it is your time to create something and link it to the HEART 2 HEART Challenge. You have until August 31st to participate in this challenge. Make sure you include at least one Close to My Heart product. We love to see your inspirations!!

Happy Crafting!

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Heart 2 Heart ~ Sunny Days

Welcome to another weekly challenge with Heart 2 Heart!

This week for our challenge we are about Sunny Days. I designed a layout using the Summer Vibes paper and the fun Summer Vibes Acrylics.

We spent memorial weekend in Pass Christian, MS with my family. We had a boiled crawfish and a lot of fun. I used the Summer Vibes Paper and Sticker sheet. I also used the cute Summer Vibes Acrylic Shapes.

Now it is your time to create something and link it to the HEART 2 HEART Challenge. You have until July 31th to participate in this challenge. Make sure you include at least one Close to My Heart product. We love to see your inspirations!!

Happy Crafting!

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Perfect Day

Here is another great layout using the fun new Summer Vibes paper collection.

This layout was great to highlight our picnic lunch up at Cheley Camps with our cousins.

I am loving this gingham paper and those Summer Vibes Acrylic Shapes.

Happy Crafting!

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Summer Vibes

Loving the colors of this new paper pack Summer Vibes.

This layout worked out great for my son’s first day at Avid for Adventure Camp. I love that they would take photos for the parents and post for us.

I am loving these new Summer Vibes Acrylic Shapes.

I am sure you will have a lot of fun with this Summer Vibes paper pack.

Happy Crafting!

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Heart 2 Heart ~ Family Time

Welcome to another weekly challenge with Heart 2 Heart!

This week on Heart 2 Heart we are featuring Family Time. This can be interpreted any way you see fit. To me it is pretty straight forward, spending time with family.

This layout is one I designed using blues and grays. I used a mixture of paper packs.

I used Sapphire Shimmer brush to add splatters to the Daisy White cardstock. I cut the snowflakes and tittle with my cricut. I added a bit of Black Shimmer Trim.

I did use one of the Aurora PML cards for the journaling.

Now it is your time to create something and link it to the HEART 2 HEART Challenge. You have until July 31th to participate in this challenge. Make sure you include at least one Close to My Heart product. We love to see your inspirations!!

Happy Crafting!

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Heart 2 Heart ~ Adventure Abounds

Welcome to another weekly challenge with Heart 2 Heart!

This week our challenge theme is ~ Adventure Abounds. As a scrapbooker there are always adventures to document. Please remember if you are going to play along with our challenge be sure to use at least one Close to My Heart Product.

During 2015 we had a zoo membership so we often spent days at the zoo. Here is one of our such adventures.

I used the Stitched Together Papers with the Seasonal Mix-in Papers. I used my Cricut to cut the title and bears.

I also used the Here & There stamp set and thin cuts. I cut the Stitched Bracket Frame Thin Cuts behind the bears and for the journaling block. I did hand cut the white cardstock behind the journaling one.

Now it is your time to create something and link it to the HEART 2 HEART Challenge. You have until June 30th to participate in this challenge. Make sure you include at least one Close to My Heart product. We love to see your inspirations!!

Happy Crafting!

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Color Dare #398 ~ Tic-Tac-Toe ~ Stitched Together

This week we have another Fun Color Dare Challenge for you.  This week for Color Dare #398 we have our popular Tic-Tac-Toe board this time it is focused around the Stitched Together papers.  For this challenge you can use any diagonal, row or column, you can add in any of the other colors shown.  Blacks & Whites and all Neutrals are FREE

I chose to use all the colors plus black and white.

For this layout I used the Stitched Together Paper Pack. I used my Sapphire Shimmer Brush to add splatters to the Daisy White cardstock. I pulled some red dots from my stash.

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 #398  or you can post them to the COLOR MY HEART FaceBook page.  For this Color Dare Challenge, you have until Thursday, June 25, 2020 at 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time to submit your project.   We love to see your inspirations.

Happy Crafting!

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Train Museum Scrapbook Page

Here is another page from the fall of 2014. One of my son’s favorite places to go during these years was the Colorado Railroad Museum. So of course when his grandparents came to visit he wanted them to see it.

For this layout I used the retired Swan Lake paper pack and coordinating stickers and acrylics.

Happy Crafting!

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