Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Cricut® Artfully Sent: Pop-Up Cards with Icons

Retiring Stamps

On Thursday, I received my CTMH Weekly Corporate Update email and the following stamp designs, last featured in the Spring/Summer 2014 idea book, are being retired. They will no longer be available to order after January 31, 2015.  You can see the list below, you may also view the images of these stamps below the list.  If you see one you must have before it is retired, just click on the item number in the list to go to my website to place your order..

Retiring Items

A1124
A1124 $6.95
A1139
A1139 $6.95
A1141
A1141 $6.95
A1154
A1154 $6.95
A1156
A1156 $6.95
B1418
B1418 $9.95
B1423
B1423 $9.95
B1439
B1439 $9.95
B1440
B1440 $9.95
B1441
B1441 $9.95
B1444
B1444 $9.95
B1445
B1445 $9.95
B1450
B1450 $9.95
C1571
C1571 $13.95
C1573
C1573 $13.95
C1574
C1574 $13.95
C1577
C1577 $13.95
C1579
C1579 $13.95
C1583
C1583 $13.95
D1547
D1547 $17.95
D1579
D1579 $17.95
M1035
M1035 $2.95
M1036
M1036 $2.95
M1037
M1037 $2.95
M1038
M1038 $2.95
M1039
M1039 $2.95
M1040
M1040 $2.95
M1041
M1041 $2.95
M1042
M1042 $2.95

Saturday, January 17, 2015

The Everything ABC's Blog Hop - Letter "B"

Welcome to the Everything ABC's Blog Hop!  

For this hop we will be featuring the letter "B". This may be the name
of a paper, a stamp set or an embellishment. Whatever the crafter has
chosen as their "B" element will be featured in their post.

If you have just hopped onto my blog, please start at the beginning at Linda's blog ~ Scrappy Therapy 

If you came from "Shalana Glass - Scrappin' with Shalana"  then you're on the right track!

 What will I do for the letter "B".... There's Base and Bling.  I love the choices we have and how simple they are to make.  Then I also love the Blush paper pack, the Big Hug stamp set; I've been wanting to use the Brushstrokes stamp set, and it actually arrived today.  Plus, I really need to make some Banners.  How about a Baby card with Bodacious Banners.  HMMMMMMMmmmm  So many choices; so little time!

Base and Bling



The Base and Bling products are amazing.  I'm able to create a reasonably priced gift in a matter of minutes.  The necklace is made with the faux antiqued gold chain (30 inches) with a 2 inch extender and embellished with the Dreamer and Signature charms.  The "Be True" pendant is from the Journey Style Sheet. The "Believe" is from the "My Crush"| Holiday Happenings Assortment.  It's one of the stickers. The Bracelet is made with the Faux Antiqued Silver Oval Wrist Cuff and the sentiment "Peace" is also from the Journey Style Sheet.
(The zipper pull and gold ribbon are not CTMH.)
Click on the image to order online or click Base and Bling products to see all avalable items.
Your next stop on our Everything ABC'S blog Hop is "Jenifer Benner" of "Jen's Messy Studio".

In case you get lost along the way…go to Scrappy Therapy  for a complete list of participants!

I hope you've enjoyed all the creative inspiration on this blog-hop.  Plan to join us for letter "C" in two weeks.

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Charmed I'm Sure: Technique Blog Hop

Welcome to our Technique Blog Hop!


This month there are 12 of us highlighting the “Charmed I'm Sure” This blog hop is a great big circle so you can start wherever you want and continue through to see all the fabulous artwork incorporating this technique.

If you are coming from Denise Elliott's Blog, you are on the right track!




For "Charmed I'm Sure"  I used the CTMH charms "Story Teller heart" Z1959,  rhinstone Z1978 and the "free thinker key" Z1957; wrapped the "L" and the heart with metallic baker's twine Z1921 that I pulled apart and just used a couple strands.  The Love and Heart are cut from the most recent CTMH Cricut Cartridge, Artfully Sent pg 35  letter B - "Pocket card" for the Love (cut at 4") and the Icon heart was cut "real dial" at 1 1/2 ".  I also used the corner rounder and Hopscotch paper x7194B , Smoothie cardstock X5763 for the heart. and inked the heart with Smoothie ink Z2191.

Thanks for stopping by! Please continue onto Jenifer Benner's Blog where you will find some additional artwork highlighting this technique! Be sure to leave a comment and let me know what you thought of my variation and happy hopping!

Saturday, January 10, 2015

National Papercrafting Month - Year Noted Paper Kit

This year you’re going to reach your goal of documenting more because we’re going to help you do it!

The whole kit is available for a steal of a deal all month long when you place a qualifying order. Get all the details from Monica herself in this video: Mini book + paper kit = a perfect match! Additionally, the kit papers, stickers, and stamps lend themselves to all kinds of other projects. 





The designed 12″ x 12″ B&T papers can be trimmed into “cards” to use on your layouts, as you see above, or they can stand as beautiful 12″ x 12″ page bases all on their own. Better yet, try mixing the two for a delightful combination!



Saturday, January 3, 2015

The Everything ABC Blog-Hop Letter A

Welcome to the Everything ABC's Blog Hop!  

For this hop we will be featuring the letter A. This may be the name
of a paper, a stamp set or an embellishment. Whatever the crafter has
chosen as their "A" element will be featured in their post.

If you have just hopped onto my blog, please start at the beginning at Linda's blog ~ Scrappy Therapy 

If you came from "Catherine Nowak ~ Catscrapbooking"  then you're on the right track!
Thinking about all the "A" possibilities, I have all the Circut Carts, Art Philosophy, Artiste, Artbooking, Artfully Sent, there are "A" sized Acrylic Stamps, and the "New Products" Stamp sets that I have are,  AmourA Bunch Of ThanksAssorted Edges.  And lots and lots of arrows - in stamps, embossing folder, washi tape, and charms
So many choices!

Choices are good, however, finding the needed items in a messy craft room is frustrating.  Going to dedicate today to organizing craft supplies.  So, now I'm on plan "C"  and cannot find my camera or iphone and then remember the ipad takes pictures.  Yeah!  I'll save plan "A"&"B"  for another time.  So my "A" is "album".  I love mini-albums, and we have the My Creations Hip Pic Albums Z1956 Perfect for an easy gift.
Last spring I attended the Rediscover CTMH and created this lovely album,  I also attended the same event in Vancouver and made a different album; whereabouts unknown.
To be discovered I'm sure as I organize.
Now I simply need to find some pictures for this album.
I'm thinking it's a perfect gift for __Shhhh!    Cannot say it here____.
- I have a few months, so that should be enough time to insert photos. LOL
Notice there are several pages using the Base and Bling stickers.










An assortment of retired papers were used.
Timberline Woodgrain B&T
Lollydoodle Cotton Candy Chevrons B&T
Skylark Quatrefoil B&T
Artiste - 2 3/4" Shift-card (p.67) for the back cover card holder
Antiqued GoldTriangle Studs Z1928
Base and Bling Style sheet - Dreamer -Z1976
Acrylic Stamp set: "Love this" B1432  "Amazing"
Acrylic Stamp set: "One way Borders" C1561
Acrylic Stamp set: "Flight of the Arrows" D1578



Your next stop on our Everything ABC'S blog Hop is " Janna Gray " of "The Creative Princess".

In case you get lost along the way…go to Scrappy Therapy  for a complete list of participants!

I hope you've enjoyed all the creative inspiration on this blog-hop.  Plan to join us for letter "B" in two weeks.

♫ Happy, Happy New Year! ♫