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Jack Blog Hop

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Welcome to our Jack Blog Hop! All the projects in this hop will showcase the Jack Paper Pack (x7222B Jack Paper Pack). A Blog Hop is a big 'circle' of projects that you see by 'hopping' from one person's blog to another.
If you are coming from Gerri's Blog you are on the right track.

This paper pack is my most favorite one from the Expressions 2 book. I cannot wait to get my camping layouts done! There are SO many other ways to use this paper pack of course...
Male cards are the obvious choice, however, I've seen some cute female cards done with this paper and don't forget treat bags!

Today I made a treat bag with the tree pattern in the paper pack:
I made a 2,4,6,8 Bag (you can look it up online, or check back here tomorrow for instructions on how to put it together). My bag started with a 6x8 1/2" piece of the tree pattern paper. The finished size is 2" on all sides and 4" tall.


Of course, I had to use the cute Bear Stamp Set and also …

CTMH Technique Blog Hop - Crazy About Cardstock

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Crazy about this NEW Cardstock!! It is Fabulous! It's like we just DOUBLED our cardstock colors.

If you are coming from Darlys's website, you are on the right track. Thank you for joining us on this Blog Hop with lots of ideas and tips for you while using this great new Two-Tone Cardstock. I hope you enjoy your time with us and enjoy the projects.





For my project today I used the NEW birthday stamp set and NEW Cardstock to make a couple Birthday Bags for the gifts I gave this past weekend...gotta love how easy this is!

I used plain white bags from Michaels, they are 8" wide
6 1/4 x 8 light color side of Cardstock( Eggplant & Lagoon)
5 3/4 x 8 Background & Texture Paper (I used purple polka dots fundamentals (from last years Annual catalog) and Lagoon stripe from Lil' Dreamer (Expressions 2)
2 1/2 x 4 Matte for Sentiment (I used Dark side of Eggplant CS & Lagoon CS)
2 1/4 x 3 3/4 White Daisy CS for Sentiment (D1731 Eat Cake & Celebrate- Annual Inspirations …

School Year

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S1708 School Year

Fabulous set of 9 stamps for the entire school year! Available August 1-31, 2017
Each month Close To My Heart has a Special Stamp of the Month, which is only available for that month. This is stamp set is always a D-size stamp set and is $17.95.
If you purchase $50 or more in Close To My Heart products, you can qualify for the special pricing of $5.00! That's a great deal!

Check out this months great deal:



This month I will show you some great options for this stamp set! It's awesome for Scrapbooks and there are a lot of other great ideas too!
Here is a FUN scrapbook layout:











You can also use this stamp set for a two page layout for ALL your child's grade levels! Just keep the layout the same each year, just change the papers, colors and pictures...so fun to see the first and last day of each year and how much they change! If you have extra special pictures then just add another Memory Protector that holds enough photos for what you have (so easy and no n…

NEW Annual Idea Book!

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NEW Annual Idea Book!

What an AWESOME month this is!!
Not only do we have great specials, we also have a NEW Idea Book





It is FULL of Beautiful papers and stamp sets! You can view the book on my website (see below). If you have purchased from me in the past year then you will receive a copy of this wonderful Idea Book full of FUN and Inspiration! If you haven't purchased from me in the past year and do not already have a consultant, I would love the opportunity to earn your business, just email me HERE!
This month is even MORE AWESOME because as a consultant, we get to preview the Holiday Expressions this month and order products from it! WOOHOO!! If you would like to see the specials we have this month for joining our team, see below. I will be having all kinds of FUN creating this month! Stop by often to check it out!
Thanks for stopping by and looking! Debi

To see the Idea Book online Click HERE!
To see more about joining our team (or for questions) Click HERE!

Online Warehouse Sale 2017

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Save BIG time on classic Close To My Heart products this month!

Every Tuesday during August,   a new release of retired products along with product bundles at a FABULOUS 50% off discount will appear on my sale sight!!

You will want to act fast because the products will only be available during the week they are released, while supplies last (of course)!

For more details and to see what's been released this week, click HERE!

Happy Day

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Happy St. Patty's Day!

I hope you have good luck in all your adventures today!

You can make this card with:

5 1/2 x 8 1/2" card base, fold in half with opening to the right hand side
5 x 3 3/4" Topiary cardstock
5 1/4 x 3 1/2" White Daisy Cardstock
Crichton cut Clover
Thin Foam Tape
Sentiment stamp(s)


Fold card base in half with opening to right side.
Adhere Topiary green Cardstock to center of card front.

Using Topiary Inkpad, stamp Sentiment in lower center part of of White Daisy Cardstock (see sample.
Adhere this piece to center of card front.

Adhere Pear (light green) clover to middle of Topiary clover and adhere this piece with Thin Foam Tape to upper center of White Daisy Cardstock (see sample).

Decorate inside of card and envelope as desired.


Have a great day and remember to Create it from the Heart!
Debi

CTMH Technique Blog Hop Marker Madness

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Welcome to our CTMH Technique Blog Hop with Marker Madness! This Hop is a circle of FUN ideas and inspiration, we know you'll see a lot of ideas.

If you are coming from Janna's Blog, you are on the right track. We hope you are getting a lot of great ideas for the awesome markers!

I Love to use our Shin-Han Alcohol Markers. One of my favorite things to do is to color Sparkles or Enamel Gems (even enamel words) with the markers to make them the color I need for my projects (see below):







Of course you can use them on cardstock too!:




Enjoy playing with these FUN tools! If you don't have any and would like to get some to try contact your consultant or if you don't have a consultant you can visit my website Here!
Remember to get the blender marker. It will help with a lot of shading and blending of colors and even removing some of the color in unwanted spots. An awesome help when using the markers!

This is the end of the hop, however if you started in the middle or want to…