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944599_10151456485957574_1191619791_nWelcome to the Close to My Heart New Product Blog Hop!!!  I can’t believe August has finally arrived and all the awesome new product in the Autumn/Winter idea book is now available to order.  You will enjoy this blog hop as we are all featuring artwork created with that wonderful new product.  I was really intrigued by the new Designed Decor Frames and knew this was a project I wanted to take on right away.  Next came the decision of what paper pack to use since there are six new ones.  Well here is my creation:

ProPlayer Frame_new prod blog hop

I decided on the ProPlayer paper pack and it worked out great!  I used my silhouette to cut my own chipboard shapes to make the banner.  I also used my Silhouette to cut the letters, frames and name plates.  The rosettes are made from Nestibiliites scalloped circles.  I learned this trick by scoring at every scallop then make one slit to the center.  Next go ahead and fold at each score line.  Do the same to the second circle.  You will then glue the two ends  of each of the accordion scalloped circles together and it makes a really nice rosette.

Here is a list supplies needed:

  • Designed Decor Colonial White Frame Z1865
  • Hook Clips Z1899
  • ProPlayer Paper pack X7172B
  • ProPlayer Assortment Z1879
  • Whisper Card Stock X5929
  • Outdoor Denim Card Stock 1275
  • Outdoor Denim Ink Pad  Z2130
  • Ruby Ink Pad Z2170
  • Pacifica Ink Pad  Z2192
  • Whisper Ink Pad Z2172
  • Black Grosgrain ribbon
  • Nestabilities Scalloped Circles set (smallest)

This blog hop is open for members of the CTMH Blog Boosters.  Please do not enter if you are not a member of the group.

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Father’s day gift

I knew as soon as I saw the Buzz & Bumble paper that this would make a great Father’s Day gift.  I had been wanting to design another frame so this would be perfect.  Unfortunately it is hard to crate something and keep it a secret from my husband since he often pops into the craft room.  So he got one of his Father’s day gifts early….

Fathers day frame

To create this frame I used the My Creations Bracket Frame Z1797, Buzz & Bumble paper pack X7164B, Honeycomb stamp set C1537,  and Burlap ribbon Z1760.  I used the spellbinders tear drop die to make the rosette. I used my Silhouette to cut the letters and hexagons.

Hope you enjoy~  Cat

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