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Monday, October 1, 2012

CTMH Blog Hop

Hi and Welcome to My Blog.

This hop is designed to showcase some amazing artwork created by a group of Close To My Heart Independent Consultants.  We are creating artwork using layout and card designs from the newest How-to program in the CTMH family.  This product is the new Make it From Your Heart book. This  is an affordable softcover book which showcases artwork inspired from the current Idea Book. If you are following the hop, you should have arrived here from Sarah's blog.

This month, we are showcasing Scrapbook layout 01, which can be found on page 6 and card 19, which can be found on page 42. I chose to make the card.

I started with a standard A2 size (5.5 x 4.25) card base of Colonial White cardstock. My mat is also A2 size of Chocolate cardstock.  The 4 pennant pieces are cut from the Pear and Partridge paper using both sides of the paper alternating.  I inked the edges of the pennants in cocoa ink and stamped the images on the circles in cocoa ink as well. The images are from the Perfect Fit Holiday Stamp Set B1412.  The Happy Holidays was stamped in Cranberry ink. I added a cranberry ribbon with a simple knot.

Now, hop on over to Andrea's blog to see what great creations she has made for you.

Here is the complete list of scheduled blogs in case you get lost along the way.
    Deb K. –
2.       Jane –
3.       Nicole –
7.       Shelley -
8.       Andrea -


  1. I love your card, Carol! I wanted to check out the rest of the blog hop but Shelley's project hasn't been posted yet and there is no list of players.....

  2. Ooohhh.... you turned the card sideways. I like that idea! Your card is beautiful.

  3. Nice work on this card! I really love the winter birds, they add such a nice touch to the card!


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