Friday, June 30, 2017

Card - Thanks

I made this card for a lovely lady that had several couples over for dinner Sunday night.  What a wonderful evening we had. 
 Thanks JulieAnne!


This card features the "No Worries" paper packet from Close to My Heart.

HAPPY CREATING!





Thursday, June 29, 2017

Card - Anniversary

 This card features the "No Worries" paper packet from Close to My Heart.


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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Card - Enjoy Your Adventure

 Today's cards  feature the "No Worries" paper packet from Close to My Heart.  It's the same paper with the reverse sides showing.  The stamp is from the No Worries - Cardmaking Stamp Set (C1679).



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Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Card - Hello

You can never have enough generic cards.  Here is a card that would work for any occasion.  It features the "No Worries" paper packet from Close to My Heart.


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Monday, June 26, 2017

Off to Convention!

 Well it's that time of year again... what time you ask?

 It's time for Close to My Heart's Annual Convention!

 I fly out tomorrow to beautiful Salt Lake City where
 "Close to My Heart" is headquartered.  This year we get to tour the Home Office!  I am so excited! 
 I've made over two hundred cards to swap with my CTMH  sisters. We usually have well over one thousand in attendance. 
 I will be attending Leadership Day again this year on Wednesday.  It is a day that is filled with tips and ideas for us business builders with teams. 
 On Thursday the fun begins!  There will be lots to learn, skits, games, creative times, door prizes, give aways and soooo much more.  We have a blast!  (Shhhh - don't tell my hubby!  He thinks it's all work!)  There are NEW products - stamp sets, papers, embellishments, etc..  Then we get our NEW CATALOG!  Oh my goodness, we can't put it down. Some consultants have even been know to sleep with it!  Have you ever done that?  I won't tell!

I'll keep you posted so be on the lookout for exciting new creations coming this way soon!

Want to join me next year?  Just click on the kit to the right and it will lead you to my website ( http://Sharon Esau.Close to My Heart .com) to Become a Consultant and you can sign up for a wonderful career or just to get your discount for your hobby. CTMH has something for everybody.  We've traveled to Washington DC, Dallas, Disney World and Disneyland - twice, Portland....don't you want to come too?  We'll here Saturday where we go next year!

I am celebrating my tenth year this year. I love my job! You won't ever regret working with this outstanding company!

Sharon


HAPPY CREATING!

Card - Best Wishes

Today's card features the "No Worries" paper packet from Close to My Heart and the "No Worries - Cardmaking Stamp Set (C1679).


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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Cricut® Flower Market Collection: Honey Bee Treat Bag


                                       

In this video, we walk you through the shapes you can create with the “18” key on our Cricut® Flower Market cartridge, which is designed to help you complete a perfectly coordinated scrapbook layout, card, or 3-D project. We then show you how to create a cute honey bee treat bag that would be great for a birthday party or general gift baggy.
 Featured Products X5778 Saffron Cardstock
  •  X5770 Glacier Cardstock
  •  X5785 Lemon Cardstock
  • 1386 Black Cardstock
  • 1385White Daisy Cardstock
  •  X5772Canary Cardstock
  •  X5777Juniper Cardstock
  • X5777 Fern Cardstock
  • X5639 Sweet Leaf Cardstock
  • X5762 Lagoon Cardstock
  •  Z3285 Cricut® Flower Market Collection
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Friday, June 9, 2017

DIY Wall Hangings Featuring Dreamin' Big Paper Collection

 

 In this video, we show you how great the Dreamin’ Big collection is for creating everyday artwork that you can display with pride. If you want to recreate these pieces, here are the Cricut® shapes we used to create these pieces:

 8" x 10" “Hello” Framed Flowers
 Cricut® Flower Market Collection
 2" Flower-1 [d] (p. 23)
 2" Shift + Flower-1 [D] (p. 23) 
1 ¼" Flower-1 [d] (p. 23) 
1 ¼" Shift + Flower-1 [D] (p. 23)
 ¾" Flower-1 [d] (p. 23) ¾" Shift + Flower-1 [D] (p. 23)
 1 ½" Shift + Background [D] (p. 23) 
3" Flower-1 [Rose] (p. 42)
 3" Shift + Flower-1 [Rose] (p. 42)
 3 ½" Flower-1 [Rose] (p. 42)
 3 ½" Shift + Flower-1 [Rose] (p. 42)
 2 ½" Shift + Flower-2 [Daffodil] (p. 44) 
 11" x 8 ½" Explore Hanger D├ęcor Piece

 Cricut® Artistry Collection
 1 ½", 1" Shape [7] (cut2, p. 7)
 1 ½", 1" Layer [7] (cut2, p. 7) 

 Cricut® Arbooking Collection
 1 ¼", 1 ¾" Shift + Border [Football] (cut 4, p. 82)

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Cricut® Flower Market Collection: Springtime Scrapbooking

Cricut® Flower Market Collection: Springtime Scrapbooking




In this video, we walk you through the shapes you can create with key 22 on our Cricut® Flower Market cartridge, which is designed to help you complete a perfectly coordinated scrapbook layout, card, or 3-D project. We then show you how to personalize your layout with Cricut® cuts in fun shapes for spring.
 (Featured products)
  •  Z3255 Whimsy Fundamentals Paper Packet
  •  1385 White Daisy Cardstock
  •  Z2853 Sweet Leaf Cardstock
  •  Z3238 Gold Glitter Paper
  •  Z3287 Whimsy Ribbon Pack
  •  Z3124 Enamel & Glitter Duos Purple Hearts
  •  Z3293 Shimmer Brush—Clear
  •  Z1151 3-D Foam Tape
  •  Z3285 Cricut® Flower Market Collection


HAPPY CREATING!

Father's Day Shadowbox Frame Card

Here is the cute card we created for Father's Day. 
 You can hop on over to Splitcoaststampers to
 get the directions for making the card itself.
I've used the Close to My Heart "Jack Paper collection" along with the Jack Cardmaking Stamp and Thin Cuts.





I hope you enjoy this card as much as I did making it.  I can think of several other designs using this shadowbox.

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Friday, June 2, 2017

Cricut® Flower Market Collection: Hello!

In this video, we walk you through all the shapes you can create with key 1 on our Cricut® Flower Market collection keypad. From paper flowers and wreaths to cute hanging planters and fun titles, the possibilities are endless!



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Thursday, June 1, 2017

Father's Day Cards


Once a month we have a "Use It Up Club".  At this class you may use any papers, stamp set or embellishment you have in your stash.  It's always fun to see what we make.  Enjoy these masculine cards for Father's day.  Yes, it's just a few days away already!





HAPPY CREATING!