Saturday, December 8, 2018

Advent Calendar Tree •READY•TO•GO•PROJECT•

And just like that it's the second week of December.  Where oh where does the time go....Better late than never, I always said. Here is my take on the Advent Christmas Calendar Tree. Even if December is already here, Christmas will come again and again. This project is something you can take out year after year. You'll want to get your hands on the Season of Joy cartridge before it's gone. This Cricut cartridge is only available until December 31st, 2018.

To help you complete this workshop, I've created a •READY•TO•GO•PROJECT• which include (2) Advent Christmas Tree. When you place an order on my website; you'll receive the assembly guide for FREE. The file will be sent by email to you once the purchase is completed.

You will need the following supplies to complete this project:
  • Paper Pack: X7239B ‘This the Season (for both colour options) 
  • Green Option: Cardstock: White Daisy (QTY 8), Fern (QTY 3), NEI (QTY 2) & Linen (QTY 1) & Z3365 Gold Foil Paper (QTY 1) 
  • Green Option: Ink: Z2835 New England Ivy 
  • Green Option: Embellishments: Z3312 Gold Glitter Gems, Z4194 White & Gold Skinny Ribbon
  • Charcoal Option: Cardstock: White Daisy (QTY 8), Pewter (QTY 4), Charcoal (QTY 1) & Linen (QTY 1) & Z3366 Silver Foil Paper (QTY 1) 
  • Charcoal Option: Ink: Charcoal 
  • Charcoal Option: Embellishments:Z4191 Silver Glitter Gems, Z4213 Silver Thread 
  • Adhesives: Z679 Liquid Glass
Want this assembly guide for FREE order your supplies here and I will email you a copy or another way to get this assembly guide for FREE is to join my Team.

See this very useful assembly tutorial to complete this Advent Calendar.
Just want the assembly guide, click HERE to purchase it for only $10.00. My CTMH colleagues are welcome to order this efile to teach their own workshop.

Monday, October 29, 2018

Merry Christmas Cardmaking Workshop

This is what happens when I can't decide on just one colour combination.  Glitter paper is perfect for Christmas cards; I couldn't stop at just one colour. I create these cards using traditional and not so traditional colours. Plus I used the new CTMH Christmas thin cuts, again love them all !!!









To help you complete this workshop, I've created a •READY•TO•GO•PROJECT• which include (16) cards (4 designs, 4 different colours). When you place an order on my website; you'll receive the assembly guide for FREE. The file will be sent by email to you once the purchase is completed.

You will need the following supplies to complete this project:
  • Basic tool kit: Paper trimmer, Ruler, Pencil, Scissors, Bone Folder & tweezers 
  • Thin Cuts: Z4306 Merry Christmas, Z4307 Falala, & Z4236 Winter Flurries 
  • Z4309 Shaker Window Kit (to create matching Confetti per card set) OPTIONAL 
  • Glitter paper: Z4188 Sugarplum, Z3237 White, Z3238 Gold, Z3239 Silver 
  • X254 White Cards & Envelopes value pack 
  • Cardstock: White Daisy (QTY 1), Lilac (QTY 1), Pomegranate (QTY 1), Peacock (QTY 1), Glacier (QTY 2) & New England Ivy (QTY 1) 
  • Inks: Z2854 Pomegranate, Z2804 Pansy, Z2849 Peacock, Z2835 New England Ivy
  • Embellishments: Z4194 White & Gold Skinny Ribbon, Z4213 Silver Thread, Z4235 Loose Sequins – Gold and Z4304 Loose Sequins - Silver 
  • Stamp set: C1745 Merry Trimmings 
  • Adhesives: Z3033 - Adhesive Runner, Z679 Liquid Glass, Z553 Glue Pen & Z1151 3D foam tape
Want this assembly guide for FREE order your supplies here and I will email you a copy.
Another way to get this assembly guide for FREE is to join my Team.

Just want the assembly guide, click HERE to purchase it for only $10.00. My CTMH colleagues are welcome to order this efile to teach their own workshop.

Saturday, October 27, 2018

'Tis the Season Shaker Christmas Card Workshop

The perfect collection for when it's beginning to look like Christmas. "Tis the Season features timeless designs with a modern fair to help you celebrate the holidays in style. Pair with the Shaker Window & Confetti thin cuts I create this 12 card workshop using half of this paper collection.  So why not add a few scrapbooking layouts to complete this holiday workshop.
From cards to layouts this workshop will help you capture all of those special holiday moments.
Here are the two layouts
And here you have  6 designs to create 12 beautiful Christmas cards. 
To help you complete this workshop, I've created a •READY•TO•GO•PROJECT• which includes (2) double page layouts and (12) Shaker cards. To complete this project, you will need the Cricut EXPLORE machine to access the cutting efile from Cricut Design Space.When you place an order on my website; you'll receive the assembly guide and the Cricut Design Space links for FREE. The efile will be sent by email to you once the purchase is completed.

You will need the following supplies to complete this project:
  • Thin Cuts: Z4309 Shaker Window & Confetti (cards) and Z3386 Block Alphabet and Z4236 Winter Flurries (layouts) 
  • Paper Pack: X7239B ‘This the Season, Z3365 Gold Foil Paper and X254 White Cards & Envelopes value pack 
  • Cardstock: White Daisy (QTY 3), Linen (QTY 1), Gold Foil (QTY 1), Fern (QTY 1), New England Ivy (QTY 1) Candy Apple (QTY 1) & Charcoal (QTY 1) 
  • Inks: Z6509 Candy Apple, Z2831 Charcoal 
  • Embellishments: Z4235 Loose Gold Sequins & Z4194 White & Gold Skinny Ribbon 
  • Stamp set: M1209 Christmas Script Adhesives: Z3033 - Adhesive Runner, Z679 Liquid Glass, Z553 Glue Pen & Z4310 Shaker Window Foam & Acetate (QTY 2)
  • Cricut cartridges:  Artiste, Artistry, Flower Market and You are Here
Let's take a closer look at the cards!


Want this assembly guide for FREE order your supplies here and I will email you a copy.
Another way to get this assembly guide for FREE is to join my Team.

Just want the assembly guide, click HERE to purchase it for only $10.00. My CTMH colleagues are welcome to order this efile to teach their own workshop.

Monday, September 24, 2018

Grateful Heart Scrapbooking Workshop

Saying goodbye to a wonderful summer and hello to fall.  Like all the beautiful colours of the fall trees this paper will perfectly capture all those last summer memories leading up to your fall adventures.

This 8 page scrapbooking workshop, is full of rich colours which will coordinate with all of your summer and fall memories.

The •READY•TO•GO•PROJECT•efile is now available, see purchasing options below.

Supplies needed to complete this workshop:
  • Grateful Heart WYW: G1161 
  • Cardstock: Espresso (QTY 3), Mink (QTY 8), Goldrush (1), Toffee (scrap), Fern (QTY2), New England Ivy=NEI (QTY4) & Glacier (QTY 1) 
  • Inks: Z2823 Goldrush, Z2851 Saffron, Z2850 Fern, Z2835 NIE, Z2841 Glacier, Z2829 Espresso & Z2854 Pomegranate
CTMH Cricut cartridges used to complete this project:
  • ARTBOOKING
  • ARTFULLY SENT
  • ARTISTRY
  • FLOWER MARKET 
  • YOU ARE HERE
Let's take a closer look!
This page was inspired by Andrea, I loved the look of this sunflower, all flowers are made to match the flower in the pattern page. See if you can spot them all. 
This one is for the happy campers in all of us.....
October is just around, love this time of year the crisp air, the beautiful colours and who doesn't love pumpkins!

You will need a Cricut Design Space account to access this efile. When you place an order on my website; you'll receive the assembly guide plus the Cricut efile completely FREE. The file will be sent by email to you shortly after you place your order. Please allow 12 hours.

The assembly guide includes: the cutting guide, Cricut Design Space link and helpful tips. Want this assembly guide for FREE order your supplies today and I will email you a copy. Another way to get this assembly guide for FREE is to join my Team.

Just want to assembly guide, click HERE to purchase it for only $10.00, this is available to all.

Thanks for stopping by, have a great day!

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Hello Pumpkin 3D Halloween Witch Project

Hello September! I love this month is full of new beginnings, kids going back to school, new schedules, new plans and of course new products from Close To My Heart....  I love so many things in the new 2018 Holiday Expressions.  I just had to start with one of my favourite Holidays, HALLOWEEN!

Love the Black, White and Nectarine colours.  Here's a super cute project in preparation to that Spooky night for all your little Ghost and Goblins.  
Halloween Witch - Cricut Season of Joy

To help you complete this workshop, I've created a •READY•TO•GO•PROJECT• which includes (2) double page layouts, (2) cards and (1) 3D witch. To complete this project, you will need the Cricut EXPLORE  machine to access the cutting efile from Cricut Design Space.
When you place an order on my website; you'll receive the assembly guide and the Cricut Design Space links for FREE. The efile will be sent by email to you once the purchase is completed.

You will need the following supplies to complete this project:
  • Hello Pumpkin paper pack: X7236B
  • Cardstock: White Daisy (QTY7), Black (QTY5), Goldrush (QTY2), Toffee (small scrap), Lagoon (small scrap) and Sage (QTY1)
  • Inks: Z2805 Black, Z2828 Toffee, Z2823 Goldrush
  • Embellishments: Z4304 Loose Sequins, Z4310 Shaker Windows, Foam & Acetate, Acetate piece 4 ¾ x 6 ¾
  • CTMH Cricut cartridges:  ARTISTRY, ARTBOOKING, ARTFULLY SENT, FLOWER MARKET, YOU ARE HERE & the new SEASON OF JOY.
Let's take a closer look!

Super cute and simple to put together....  I couldn't decide which zip strips to use so I used them all, it makes for a very cute background for this photo placement. If pinwheels are not your thing, I've included an alternate Cricut image for this layout in the Cricut file.(not shown here)
Lovin' the overlays on this layout clean and simple layout.  Plus a little watercolour splatter and voilĂ , instant cutest.
Why stop at layouts when you can make a few cards too.  You are going to love, love the new shaker window, foam & acetate kit.  It makes the assembly of this shaker element so quick and easy, you'll want to turn all your future cards in shaker card.  
Here's a 5x7 card the entire front cover is a large shaker element filled with sequins and scary spiders

And last but not least, this adorable witch makes for the cutest Halloween treat holder for those very special Trick or Treaters in your family or a few special colleagues at work. 

Want this assembly guide for FREE order your supplies  here and I will email you a copy.
Another way to get this assembly guide for FREE is to join my Team.

Just want to assembly guide, click HERE to purchase it for only $10.00. My CTMH colleagues are welcome to order this efile to teach their own workshop.





Thursday, August 23, 2018

Memories in the Making DELUXE workshop

Here is an advance prevue for my upcoming workshop to celebrate National Stamping Month. National Stamping month is celebrated annually each September, and this year our special features the Memories in the Making Cut Above® layout kit and two exclusive stamp sets. Use the layout kit to create 13 single 12" x 12" pages, or add a few additional products to turn these pages into a calendar. 

Here is my DELUXE version from calendar to 12 double layouts and finish it off with 12 beautiful cards.  The pages are not month-specific, which allows you to arrange them however you want as layouts or as calendar pages.





To help you complete this workshop, I've created a •READY•TO•GO•PROJECT• which includes (12) double page layouts, (12) monthly calendar title banner which when the month is over can be used to create a beautiful card. You will need the EXPLORE Cricut machine to access the cutting efile from Cricut Design Space to complete this project.
When you place an order on my website; you'll receive the assembly guide and the Cricut Design Space links for FREE. The efile will be emailed to you once the purchase is completed.

You will need the following supplies to complete this project:

Memories in the Making Cut Above Kit: CC9186
kit includes, pattern papers, die-cuts, stickers, stamp sets and calendar

Cardstock:
White (QTY 10)
Linen (QTY 4)
Mink (QTY 7)
Bashful (QTY 3)
Saffron (QTY 1)
Canary (QTY 1)
Sweet Leaf (QTY 2)
Lagoon (QTY 4)
Glacier (QTY 2)
Peacock (QTY 4)
Sapphire (QTY 2)
Charcoal (QTY 2)
Pixie (QTY 1)
Raspberry (QTY 1)
Smoothie (QTY 2)

Inks:
Z2831 Charcoal
Z2895 Lagoon
Z2841 Glacier
Z2853 Sweet Leaf
Z2819 Bashful
Z2843 Canary
Z2825 Mink
Z6502 Peach

CTMH Cricut cartridges:
ART PHILOSOPHY (for the word HOME only)
ARTISTRY
ARTBOOKING
FLOWER MARKET
YOU ARE HERE

Let's take a closer look!
Monthly scrapbooking layouts
Monthly scrapbooking layouts

Monthly scrapbooking layouts
Monthly scrapbooking layouts
Monthly scrapbooking layouts

Monthly scrapbooking layouts

Monthly scrapbooking layouts
Monthly scrapbooking layouts

Monthly scrapbooking layouts

Monthly scrapbooking layouts
Monthly scrapbooking layouts


With some creative cutting & additional cardstock you can take the original single layout and create a double layout.  One for every month.  It all starts with a calendar where you can plan all of your family activities and once the month is over, remove the single layout and join it with the accompanied page  to create a full year of wonderful memories.
Calendar, Planner, Scrapbook Layout, January
























Calendar, Planner, Scrapbook Layout, February

Calendar, Planner, Scrapbook Layout, March

Calendar, Planner, Scrapbook Layout, April

Calendar, Planner, Scrapbook Layout, May

Calendar, Planner, Scrapbook Layout, June

Calendar, Planner, Scrapbook Layout, July

Calendar, Planner, Scrapbook Layout, August

Calendar, Planner, Scrapbook Layout, September
Calendar, Planner, Scrapbook Layout, October

Calendar, Planner, Scrapbook Layout, November

Calendar, Planner, Scrapbook Layout, December


































If you're like me, you won't want to throw out the beautiful monthly title, simple cut the banner piece and create a beautiful and simple card for everyone month. Here is one example of what you can do with the leftover title from each month.

As you can see this project keeps on going for the entire year, from calendar to monthly scrapbooking layouts to cards.  Hope you give it a try!

Want this assembly guide for FREE order your supplies September 1st and I will email you a copy. 
Another way to get this assembly guide for FREE is to join my Team. 

Just want to assembly guide, click HERE to purchase it for only $15.00, this is available to all.  CTMH colleagues are welcome to order this efile to teach their own workshop.