Sunday, April 15, 2018

CTMH Technique Blog Hop - Creative with Cards

Let's talk TECHNIQUES! This month our group of talented consultants are showing you different ways to use the Picture My Life cards that can be ordered in a pack or that come with one of our Creative Collections paper packs.

Since this is a hop it's one big circle of ideas! I hope you enjoyed the inspiration from
Darlys Recker. Just click the link at the end of each post to
continue along on the hop.

I already had the Gimme Some Sugar paper pack on my desk so I decided that was a good place to start! I selected the PML Card with the floral spray and trimmed it down to fit a standard card front with a mat. With a craft knife I cut some slits in various parts of the design so I could lift that part a bit with foam tape. It give a bit of dimension and makes for some eye candy.  I also used a journal pen to doodle around the edge. Finally I used Shimmer Brushes to give it some sparkle on the flowers.

Shimmer on flowers

inside of card

Close To My Heart Products:
  • Gimme Some Sugar Paper Pack
  • Stamp Set: Chelsea Gardens - Cardmaking
  • Exclusive Inks: Heather, Linen
  • Cardstock: Peacock, Linen, Mink
  • Tools: Thin Cut Basic Banners, Journal Pen, Thin 3D Foam Tape
  • Embellishments: Clear Sparkles, Shimmer Brushes- Clear, Bashful
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 hop over and see what inspiration Sarah Devendorf  is sharing.

Thanks for hopping by!


#techniquehop #closetomyheart #showandtellwithmichelle #cardmaking


  1. How cool!! I love that you added more dimension by using your craft knife to cut the flower.

  2. Great card, love how you popped up the petals and doodled around the card and banners.

  3. Doodling, I love it. Making the petals pop, ah-ah moment. thanks for sharing.

    1. Thanks, Danielle. It's a fun technique....give it a try!

  4. Brilliant work on the petals! I’m going to try that! 🏆

  5. Love the "slits" idea. Have never done that! This card is beautiful!

  6. What a brilliant idea...and it adds so much dimension to this card!


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