Heart 2 Heart ~ Vacation/Staycation

Welcome to another week at Heart 2 Heart and our second challenge of the month!

This weeks challenge is Vacation/Staycation. So pull out those photos and design a layout of a past or more recent vacation. Or maybe you want to remember your staycations. Whatever you choose be sure to include at least one Close to My Heart product in your project.

I decided to design a layout from our get-a-way this past month. We took a trip over to Crested Butte, Colorado. It was amazing!! I knew the Wander Papers would be perfect for this trip. I have not had a chance to print the photos but now it will be so easy just to pop them into this completed layout.

I used Sundance and Sapphire Shimmer Brushes to add splatters to the base page. I incorporated the Wander Die Cuts and stickers to decorate the page. I used my Cricut to cut the title. I used the Wander Cardmaking stamp and thin cut to cut the mountains.

I also used the Wander Scrapbooking stamp set and thin cuts. I then pulled a couple wooden arrows and colored them with my Black Shimmer Brush.

Now it is your time to create something and link it to the HEART 2 HEART Challenge. Did you know you can link your projects from Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, Flickr, and many other platforms using the url link to your design. You have until AUGUST 31th, 2021 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 #456 ~ Color Wheel Opposites

Welcome to Friday and another Color Dare Challenge! For Color Dare Challenge #456 we have a color wheel challenge. Using this color wheel choose two colors from opposite sides of the wheel. Black, White, Naturals and Gold are free.

I chose to go with Blue Violet and Yellow Orange.

I used the Wander papers for the two patten papers. Using the Wander Cardmaking and Thin Cuts I stamped the mountain in pewter and charcoal. I added a bit of Texture paste for them snow covered mountains. I then colored two wooden arrows with my Charcoal shimmer brush.

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 #456 or you can post them to the COLOR MY HEART FaceBook page. You can also link up via Pinterest, Instagram, Flickr and  other forums. For this Color Dare Challenge, you have until Thursday, August 19, 2021 at 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time to submit your project.   We love to see your inspirations.

Happy Crafting!

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July/August New Product Blog Hop

Welcome to the July/August new product blog hop!!

You will be hopping with the same talented Makers who bring you the Stamp of the Month blog hop. For this hop we are featuring the new JULY-AUGUST Catalog that was just released this month! There will be sure to see some beautiful artwork!

If you are just arriving here from MY HEARTFELT SENTIMENTS, 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 Makers on Melinda’s blog HERE.   For this hop we have about 18 Makers participating and you are going to see some fabulous artwork.

I am so in love with the Wander paper pack!!! It is perfect for so many of our adventures here in Colorado. I used Wander paper pack along with a layout sketch from the Cherish how to book(which has been retired but still loved).

On this layout I sanded the edges fo the Toffee and Sapphire cardstocks. Created my own tittle in Cricut Design space using the offset tool. I used the Wander -Cardmaking Stamp and Thin Cuts for details. I added a bit of the Steel Stickles for accents.

On the right page I used the Camera from the Wander Cricut Collection and the Wander-Scrapbooking Stamp and Thin Cuts.

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!

Color Dare #453 ~ Tic-Tac-Toe with Wander

Hip Hip Hooray it’s Friday!! Let’s get this weekend off to a great start with a fun challenge! For Color Dare #453 we are featuring our popular Tic-Tac-Toe board, this week it is focused on the colors of the new Wander Paper Pack. Choose your column, row or diagonal, Black and White are free along with Gold or Silver.

I love the Wander Paper pack! It is one of my favorites! I decided to keep things simple and create a card using the new Wander Cricut Collection. I went with the top row ~ Sapphire, Glacier, and Sage, plus Linen, Sundance. and Paprika.

What it great is there was no thinking or planning with this card. All I did is pick the papers. I love this card and look forward to using this image on some future scrapbook layout once we get our camper in October.

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 #453  or you can post them to the COLOR MY HEART FaceBook page. You can also link up via Pinterest, Instagram, Flickr and  other forums. For this Color Dare Challenge, you have until Thursday, July 29, 2021 at 10:00 p.m. Eastern Time to submit your project.   We love to see your inspirations.

Happy Crafting!

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