Friday, September 23, 2016

Color Dare #212 ~ Pansy, Thistle, Eggplant, Black and White Daisy

Yea! It's a new color dare from the Design Team at Color My Heart!
This week we're challenging you with PURPLES....specifically Eggplant, Thistle and Pansy with Black and White Daisy, too! Let's go!

I like to take stamp sets and come up with an idea that is not quite so obvious when you first look at it. Here I used the Monstrous Halloween stamp set and created a birthday card! You could use any colors and make it feel just right for the birthday person! 



All products are Close To My Heart:
--Monstrous Halloween stamp set
--White Cards and Envelopes Value Pack
--Exclusive Inks: Eggplant, Thistle, Pansy, Black
--Cardstock: White Daisy, Thistle, Black
--Sparkles: Clear, Bitty
--Scallop Border Punch (retired)

If you need a consultant I'd be happy to help.
If you'd like to BE a consultant I can help with that too!



Now it's your turn to get creative! Just use the colors of the color dare to make something: card, layout, any paper craft. If you don't have the exact colors just use something close. BUT, you have to use all and only all the colors in the color dare! Details on how to link are in the sidebar of our homepage. It's really easy. Upload your photo to your blog, Facebook page or the Color My Heart Facebook page. Once uploaded go here to link your photo.


#colordare  #colormyheart  #closetomyheart  #cardmaking

Have a creative day!
Michelle



Monday, September 19, 2016

19 Things You May Not Know About Our My Acrylix® Stamps

Think you know everything about our exclusive My Acrylix® stamps? Put your knowledge to the test by reading the list on the Close To My Heart blog!


Make It From Your Heart

#closetomyheart

Have a great day!
Michelle

Friday, September 16, 2016

Color Dare #211 ~ Poppy, Fern, Saffron with Colonial White

You know what Friday means! It's time for a new color dare challenge!
This week the Design Team at Color My Heart brings you the colors Poppy, Fern, Saffron with Colonial White. If you join us and share you creation, please use al and only these colors. If you don't have the exact colors use something close, but do not add new colors.

I've been using my Cricut Flower Market cartridge this week and been having a blast! There are so many fun images to create with and they aren't just flowers! For this card I also used a pattern from one of our How-to books so this was a very easy card to make!




In this next card I used the Thin Cuts-Hearts and Mojo Monday sketch #465. It went together very quickly!




All products are Close To My Heart:
--Cricut Flower Market
--Stamps: Ink Blot, Sending Smiles (Cricut Bundle)
--Make It from Your Heart Vol. 2, pattern #19 (card 1)
--Colonial White Cards and Envelopes Value Pack
--Exclusive Inks: Poppy, Fern
--Specialty Paper: Enchantment Fundamentals, Red Glitter Paper
--Cardstock: Poppy, Fern, Saffron, Colonial White
--Embellishments: Clear, Sparkles, Poppy Thick Twine, Red Shimmer Trim, Rustic Home Ribbon, Red Enamel Gems
--Tools: Thumb Notch Punch, Sponge Dauber, Thin 3D Foam Tape, Liquid Glass (as adhesive for flowers), Thin Cuts-Hearts

If you need a consultant I'd be happy to help.
If you'd like to BE a consultant I can help with that, too!



Are you inspired to create something to share? We LOVE seeing your creations! Details on how to join are in the sidebar of the Color My Heart home page. While there, check out what the other Design Team members created to inspire you. Leave a comment on their blog and it will make for some smiles!

#colormyheart #colordare #closetomyheart #CricutFlowerMarket #mojo465


Have a great day!
Michelle

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Holiday Expressions New Product Blog Hop

Hi! It's the Stamp of the Month consultants sharing NEW products from the Holiday Expressions book! So here we go! This is a hop which means it's easy to do. Just click on the link in each post to go to the next blog. You can start anywhere as it makes a big circle! If you came from Lauren Moore's blog you're on the right track!

I love the holiday stamps in this book! I also love the color of the year ~ Sea Glass! I paired it up with  browns for a somewhat rustic look for this card.  The snowflakes were made with an embossing folder then sanded a bit. I also used the new Shimmer Brush to make it a bit sparkly like snow. You can see that better in the close-up.




All products are Close To My Heart:
--Snow Shadows stamp set
--White Cards and Envelopes Value Pack
--Cardstock: Kraft, Sea Glass, White Daisy
--Exclusive Inks: Sea Glass, Saddle
--Snowflakes Embossing Folder
--Sanding Block
--Shimmer Brush
--Rustic Home Ribbon
--Thin 3D Foam Tape

If you need a consultant I can help!
If you want to BE a consultant I can help with that, too!

Now it's time to be inspired by Darlys Recker creation!

#closetomyheart  #holidaycards  

Thanks for hopping by!
Michelle


CTMH Technique Blog Hop - Flower Power

Are you feeling crafty today? Well after this Technique Hop you just may just have the urge to make something with flowers! Doing a blog hop is easy. All you need to do is click on the link in each post to travel from one hop to the next. If you've come from Janna Brown Gray's blog you're doing fine. The link for the next blog will be at the end of my post!

With the Flower Power theme for this hop I just knew I had to fire up my Cricut and use the Flower Market cartridge! I love Hydrangea's and couldn't wait to try making one. I think it worked pretty good as a first try! I used a dry embossing folder for the background for some texture. I also used our new Shimmer Brush on the flower centers. You can get a better look of the effect in the close-up. The message is from Create Kindness which is our September Special! See my sidebar for info.




All products are Close To My Heart:
--Cricut Flower Market cartridge
--Create Kindness Card Kit
--Exclusive Ink: Whisper, Thistle
--Cardstock: Slate, Whisper, White Daisy, Pansy, Thistle, Pixie
--Water brush
--Shimmer Brush
--Simple Chevron Embossing Folder
--Embellishments: Silver Shimmer Trim, Silver Sequins, Bitty Sparkles
--Thin 3D Foam Tape

Let's go shopping!
If you need a consultant I'd be happy to help.
If you'd like to BE a consultant I can help with that, too!

Now it's time to be inspired over at Haley Dyer's blog.


#techniquehop  #CricutFlowerMarket  #createkindness

Thanks for hopping by!
Michelle