Monday, October 29, 2012

Thanksgiving table

I love to make a nice coordinating table for Thanksgiving!! 
Napkin rings, glasses, candles... and even place cards if you know who all is coming!

Pumpkin Napkin Ring:
Using Cricut Artiste page. 78
Card – Shift - 2 ¼ “ (Goldrush CS)
3D – Shift – 2” (Green B&T from Flirty)
1. Stamp in Goldrush ink – word pumpkin from “So Grateful” (B1395)

2. Glue on leaf

3. Glue ring together

Friday, October 19, 2012

Cricut Art Philosophy Autumn Blog Hop

Welcome to our Autumn Art Philosophy Blog Hop!  
Each month we are showcasing our amazing Art Philosophy Cricut cartridge which can be  purchased exclusively through a Close to My Heart Independent  Consultant.

It's the time of year where leaves are changing colors, temperatures are dropping, the days are shorter, and the holidays are quickly approaching.  This month we will be  featuring projects with an Autumn theme made using the Art  Philosophy Cricut cartridge!   

If you just happened to come to this blog, you should start at the beginning at Lucy's blog - Love 2 Create.  If you came here from Amie ~ Mimi, Myself, and I, then you're in the right place!

My project is ...
this fun leaf collecting bag I made using pg. 23, Shift, Font Layer on the Art Philosophy Cart. (Z1686)
The paper used was our new Scholastic paper pack (X7159B), Stamp set was Fall Harvest (C1504)

It was very easy to stamp on our new Arbor Wooden Shapes (Z1765)

The next stop on your trail of falling leaves is Rebecca ~ Stamp and Scrap Studio

Here's the entire blog hop lineup in case you "fall" off the path:

Lucy ~ Love 2 Create 
Darla ~ Caution:  Crafting is Contagious
Diana ~ Dianas Free Moments 
Stephanie ~ The Quilted Scrapper 
Amie ~ Mimi, Myself, and I
Jennifer ~ 4 Hearts Scrapbooking
Rebecca ~ Stamp and Scrap Studio
Kindred Hearts ~ It Makes Total Cents
Arlene ~ Arlene's Creative Space
Amanda  ~ Scraps of Love
Priscilla ~ Priscilla's Paperie
Ginger ~ Ginger's Creative Cottage
Michelle ~ My Flights of Fancy

Friday, October 12, 2012

Oct. SOTM A Very Merry Christmast blog hop

Welcome to our October Stamp of the Month Blog Hop!  
This month Close to My Heart is offering a stamp set called "Very Merry Christmas".  This set can be purchased exclusively through a Close to My Heart Independent Consultant for only $5 with a qualifying purchase of $50.  (That’s a $17.95 value!)

In this hop, you will see projects featuring this fun stamp set from many talented crafty ladies!  
Enjoy our blog hop - we hope we inspire you to create your “very” own Merry Christmas projects!  

We are having a giveaway – that’s right blog candy for you hoppers!  Carolyn of Nuts 4 Scrappin is giving away a stamp set to one of our  hoppers!  She is giving away a stamp set called "Bonjour".  You can see a  picture of the stamp set on her blog.   All you have to do to be eligible to win is to leave a comment on each blog and become a follower of Carolyn's blog. 

If you have just hopped onto my blog, please start at the beginning at Lucy's blog – Love 2 Create If you came from TinaGale ~ then you are in the right place!

I made a cute treat bag this month with the super fun stamp set Very Merry Christmas and our new Cricut Artiste cart. (Z1790) pg. 77. And the stamped images were very easy to make with the Cricut cuts on page 79 and 35 for the tag. 

The Red Glitz Glitter Gel (Z1484) worked perfect with the B&T paper from the Pear & Partridge paper pack (X7162B)

What a perfect little gift to give someone you care for!

Your next stop on our Very Merry Christmas blog hops is Carolyn ~

Here is the complete lineup in case you get lost along the way:

Lucy ~ 
Darla ~
Michelle ~
TinaGale ~
Jennifer ~
Carolyn ~
Stephanie ~
Amanda ~

Thanks for hopping along with us - we hope we were able to inspire you to create your own "Very Merry Christmas" projects.

Friday, October 5, 2012

Fun Halloween Treats

Just wanted to share these fun Halloween treats I made using the new Cricut Artiste cart. and Treat Cups from Close to my Heart.

Monday, October 1, 2012

Save with Studio J!

October 2012 Constant Campaign

Get a FREE Studio J® layout in October! In this special promotion, you will receive a free custom-printed layout when you buy 9 custom-printed Studio J layouts. To receive the discount, just add 10 or more layouts to your cart. You’ll see a discount reflected in your order total. And you can totally take advantage of this promotion by ordering in multiples of 10. Buy 9, get 1 free. Buy 18, get 2 free. Buy 27, get 3 free. Up to 4 free layouts! It’s a great time to use any Member Bonus layouts you may have. If you haven’t tried Studio J yet, now is the time to start!

Dates: October 1–31, 2012

I am so excited for this special!! I have 5 double page layouts waiting to be ordered and just took pics of my kiddos yesterday that I am going to put in the new Express Collection! 
Since my Dad doesn't look at my blog.... I think its safe to say, I'm going to be making a double page layout of my kids for him for Christmas :)

Happy Online Scrapbooking!!