Wednesday, February 29, 2012

March Stamp of the Month Blog Hop

Welcome to our Stamp of the Month Blog Hop!  We will be featuring March’s SOTM, which is Potential, a set of 8 stamps.  If you have come here from Lailia's blog,  you are on the right path! The blog hop is a great big circle, so you can start here and work your way all around.  If you get lost along the way, you’ll find the complete list of participating consultants here on Helen's Blog.

This month we have more than 50 Close To My Heart Consultants sharing their creations using this month's SOTM and other great CTMH products on their blogs. This is simple to do - just click on the link at the end of the post on each blog to move to the next one! Here we go!

Potential Stamp Set

Design from “Mojo Monday Blogspot”
All CTMH produces
Paper – Stella X7147B
Card Stock – Smoothie X5763 & Tulip X5909
Ink – Cocoa Z2114
Cricut Art Philosophy Collections Z1686

Now "Hop" on over to   Karen's blog   to see her work! Be sure to visit all the Consultants at their Blogs to get some great crafting ideas and other fun ideas! Remember, the Potential SOTM is only available until March 31!  Contact your CTMH Consultant or click here to see how you can get this stamp set at a discount.

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Use Your Stash

IIIf you are joining us for the "Use Your Stash Blog Hop" you are right on track. You should be coming from Tonya's blog . 

WELCOME! This month we are featuring buttons and flowers. If you get lost along the way you can see the entire list of hoppers on  Rachel's Blog.    Let's get started.

using buttons & flowers stash
Today I am showcasing all Retired “Close To My Heart” products. Paper – Fanfair using  flowers from the White Daisy Variety Pack, ribbon from the the Cranberry Collection,  Holiday & Winter Craft Buttons, cranberry brads and for the "stem" dimensional elements fresh shapes were used.  CTMH pearl paint was used to bright up the flowers

Now hop on over to Shirley's blog  for more ideas of using up your stash.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

February's Technically Terrific Blog Hop

Welcome to our Technique Blog Hop!  This month we are highlighting  Technique as shown on page 91 in the Close To My Heart Spring/Summer 2012 Idea Book!  This blog hop is a great big circle so you can start wherever you want and continue through to see all the fabulous artwork incorporating this technique. 
We would love to see what youve created using this months technique, please visit our challenge blog at  where you can share your project and be entered in a chance to win great prizes.  You will also find a listing of all participants and their blog addresses if you should get lost or want to reference a blog along the way.  Lets get started!

If you are coming from Rachel's Blog, you are on the right track! 
This month I was playing around and just could not come up with anything I really liked & then I looked up and saw this card that was designed by Joy, my wonderful upline. 

                             This card that Joy showcased during a monthly meet up group.

Dreamin Paper X7142
Inks – Goldrush, Pacifica, Chocolate
Stamp Set – Unscripted C1465

Thanks for stopping by!  Please continue onto Bethany's Blog where you will find some additional artwork highlighting this technique!  Be sure to leave a comment and let me know what you thought of my variation. Happy hopping!

Saturday, February 11, 2012

Five for Free in February

For each Studio J® 5-pack (SJ5P) you purchase this February, you’ll get one free 5-pack. That means you get 10 layouts for just $55—that’s just $2.75 per page, with free shipping! Even if you’re already taking advantage of Studio J’s incredibly low members-only pricing, you’ll save even more when you purchase 5-packs through this special February deal!
Studio J 5-packs include everything you need to have 5 two-page layouts (that’s 10 scrapbook pages!) shipped to your door ready for your scrapbook album. Each 5-pack can be redeemed for up to:
• 5 two-page layouts
• 5 Memory Protectors®
• Free shipping and handling

Whether you’re looking for an affordable gift or a way to save money on your own layouts, Studio J 5-packs offer you convenience and savings. Keep one for yourself and give one as a gift!  Check it out 
DOUBLE YOUR LAYOUTS with our Five for Free promotion!