Tuesday, December 29, 2015

"Make It Merry" Scrapbook Layout

So many times we think Christmas stamp sets can only be used for Christmas, but this layout has nothing to do with Christmas but instead a trip to the beach.  Remember to think out of the box.
Make It Merry Stamp Set (D1617)
Glacier Cardstock (X5770)
Lagoon Cardstock (X5762)
Diamond Embossing Folder( Z3020)
White Pines Assortment (Z3077)


Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Christmas Card # 28

Today's card is great to send a picture to family or friends or to just add to a scrapbook page.  Don't you just love the penquin?  He was colored in with our Shi Han markers.


Monday, December 21, 2015

Christmas Card # 27

Today,s card features the White Pines paper packet
 from Close to My Heart and the stamp set from the
 White Pines Workshop on the Go.


Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Christmas Card # 25

Use up that stash!  Today we are using another retired paper from Close to My Heart, along with some glitter paper to make everything pop.


Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Monday, December 14, 2015

Christmas Card # 24

Here's another card using the White Pines paper pack,
 glitter paper, shimmer trim and retired stamp sets.


Sunday, December 13, 2015

Christmas Card # 23

Todays card uses the White Pines papers,
 the "Believe in Christmas" stamp set (D1666),
 and colored in with the Shi Han Markers. 


Friday, December 11, 2015

December's Stamp of the Month - Candlelight Garden

Wrap a candle with a saying meant for your special friend using Close to My Heart's
 December's Stamp of the Month.
Candlelight Gardens (S1512)


Thursday, December 10, 2015

Christmas Card # 22

This has been my card of choice this year.  I saw a similar one somewhere and couldn't find it to give the creator credit, so if was yours, please let me know.  I love the card.  The Noel and snowflakes were cut with the Cricut.


Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Everyday Life

Attention all planner addicts!
 During December, you can get your hands on the new, gorgeous Everyday Life™ album from Close To My Heart, the accompanying Everyday Life 2016 planner pages, and the coordinating Everyday Life Perfect Plan roller stamp in an exclusive product bundle for only $29.95 USD / $35.95 CAD. That’s over 15% off the retail price! With the new Everyday Life line, you’ll experience “memory keeping on the go” as you track your menus and shopping lists, stamp reminders, keep appointments, and tuck away precious memories—plus much more—all at once! This offer is only available while supplies last, so plan to place your order early in the month and start 2016 off right.

This offer is valid from 1- 31 December 2015 or while stocks last, so plan to place your order early in the month and start 2016 off right!  Isn’t it time to get organized for a fabulous new year?



Christmas Card # 21

Today's card is from our fast and easy "Cut Above" Boughs and Berries Card Kit (Z 3150).  I popped the greeting and Glimmer Trim with black cardstock to give it added dimension.

This card kit includes enough card bases, envelopes,
 die-cuts and embellishments to make 10 cards.


Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Christmas Card # 20

Today's card is another card from our past.
  It uses a retired paper pack from several years ago along with a retired stamp set.  I used the Cricut to cut the res cardstock and out ShiHan Markers to color in the image.


Sunday, December 6, 2015

Christmas Card # 19

I love how this card turned out with it's white on white.  I embossed the back, then cut out the trees from the Cricut cartridge.  A little glue and some glitter made the trees pop.  The birds were also cut from the Cricut cartridge.  Merry, Merry (C1591) Stamp Set.


Saturday, December 5, 2015

Christmas Card # 18

This card uses up some past Christmas paper from my stash and the Holly Jolly Christmas (D1657) Stamp Set from Close to My Heart.  Use of the Cricut cut makes this card so quick and simple.


Friday, December 4, 2015

Christmas Card #17

Today's card uses the Festive Trees (B1494) Hostess Stamp Set from Close to My Heart. You can see a similar gift box in the Holiday Expressions catalog on page 5.


Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Christmas Card # 16

Today's card was made using papers from a few years ago, and a stamp set that is now retired. 
 I used the Cricut "Artbooking"  and "Art Philosophy" Cartridges  to cut out the intricate pieces.  


Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Christmas Card #15

This card is one of Close to My Heart's Cut Above
 "Deck the Halls" Card Kit (Z3149). 
 This kit includes everything to make 10 cards, including card bases, envelopes, die-cuts, and embellishments for only $11.95.