Thursday, May 27, 2010


Wonderful sketch this week, was great inspiration for a baby announcement that I was asked to make up!

Here is what I used:
Close To My Heart Products
'Let Us Adore Him', 'True Friends', 'Felicity' stamp sets
'Sweet Leaf', 'Heavenly Blue', 'Bamboo' ink
'Emporium' BT/Duo patterned paper
'Colonial White', 'Crystal Blue', 'Buttercup' Card Stock
Sweet Leaf Corduroy Brad
Sweet Leaf ribbon
Twilight Brads

(used the leathering technique with the Heavenly Blue ink pad on the card) I really liked how this card turned out! :)

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Diva Coffee Break Designs Sketch 177

The mid to upper 70s have helped inspire my take on the Diva Coffee Break Sketch.

Finished Card Size: 5 1/2 x 4 1/4

Close To My Heart Products Used
August Word Puzzle stamp set [retired]
Card Stock - Citrus Leaf, Watermelon, Ocean, Orange, White
Tiny paper flower
Bamboo & Orange Ink
Sunny Yellow & Orange WaterColor Pencils
Blending Pen

Other Products Used
BoBunny Grosgrain Ribbon

Purse Card Template from Paper Craft Magazine website.

Close To My Heart Products Used
"Let's Get Together" paper pack [retired]
Cocoa Brads
Chocolate Grosgrain Ribbon

Other Products Used
Red Rhinestone

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

I got my MOJO going this week with sketch 139 and Close To My Hearts "Moon Doggie" paper pack.

Finished Card Size: 5 1/2" x 4 1/4"

CTMH Products Used
Moon Doggie Level 2 paper pack
Moon Doggie My Stickease Sticker
Hemp (natural)
Craft Button (Colonial White) inked with Cranberry Ink
Dimensional Elements "Fresh Shapes" inked with Cranberry Ink


Friday, May 14, 2010

CTMH Products
White Cardstock, Black Cardstock,
White Ink, Cranberry Ink,
heart stamped from the "Key To My Heart" stamp set
love stamped from the "For Every Occasion" stamp set

Other Products

These 2 cards were made with a template from PaperCrafts. Paper used is from the CTMH "Key To My Heart" paper pack (retired).

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Shelby dressed up as a Pink Princess this past October for Halloween.

Reilley & Fisher taking lessons from Uncle Shawn.....Then off for the big pig hunt!

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

I have really enjoyed this weeks MOJO Sketch. I combined it with the Color Me Monday challenge on Jeanette Lynton's Close to My Heart blog. I was really worried about adding the Gold Rush color, but it really POPS! :o) This card will be hard to give away.

Here's what I used:

Close To My Heart products
Gold Rush Card Stock & Ink
Heavenly Blue Card Stock, Brads & Buttons(retired)
Chocolate Card Stock, Ink & Ribbon
Twilight BT Duo paper from Emporium paper pack
Playful Petals stamp set
Tombo Adhesive

Other products

Friday, May 7, 2010

MOJO Monday 137

Graduation Card

Size 5" x 7"

Products Used:

Close To My Heart
My Reflections Level 2 Paper Pack "You Rock"
Mini Brads (New England Ivy)
Tombo Adhesive

Cricut Font "Platin School Book" (star)
Font from computer "Smudger LET"