Thursday, April 30, 2009
I hope you like it!
Wednesday, April 29, 2009
Hope you like it...
This whole card is Stamping Bella product. I used my Lyra's and mineral spirits to color Emmy and I've posted 2 different views of the card face. Alot of ppl have a hard time getting just the right color etc with their camera's, so I always try different angles, lighting etc. These are taken outside and the first one is with the sun BEHIND me, so you get the shadow on the card, but it's nice and bright..the second is with the sun in FRONT of me, clear photo but a bit darker in color. For those out there struggling, try these 2 angles and see how it goes. For anyone out there who's perfecting the lighting, pls comment and let us know your secrets!!!
This is another mosaic, but this was actually my first one, so I learned from this one about doing the faces in one square and working around that. Looks much nicer!
I hope you like this! If you would like to try it yourself, feel free to email me for detailed instructions at firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuesday, April 28, 2009
I hope you love it as much as I do...leave me a comment and let me know what you think!
Monday, April 27, 2009
On Saturday, a group of us went down to Stamping Bella to do a card class with Nicky. We had a ball. Nicky is going to be running the Magical Ketto 2 class for the month of May, so she asked that we only post 1-2 cards. I chose 1 card to give you a sneak peak of her class. Honestly, you should take her classes if you have the chance. You learn different techniques and the cards are so darn cute!! This is one from Nicky's Magical Ketto 2 class. Meet 'Charlotte Ketto'! Is she not adorable! We colored her in with lyra pencils and odorless mineral spirits. I've been struggling at home with the lyra's and discovered it was the paper I was using! So, I now have paper from Stamping Bella and once I get what I need to get done today, I can play!!
Enjoy your day everyone!
EDIT: If you're interested in taking Nicky's classes, go to www.stampingbella.com and click on 'calendar' and chk out her May classes!
Sunday, April 26, 2009
- Silhouette paper pack
- May SOTM "Be Yourself"
- Originals Card Confidence book, pg 90...this is a MUST have for anyone who loves to make cards!
The little 'Made With Love' charm is from Stamping Bella. I've also included the photo of the card design from the book to show you how easy it is to make it your own. You have the book as a guide which comes complete with measurements and templates and you take it from there. I absolutely LOVE this book and can't wait for the new one that will be available in June!
Saturday, April 25, 2009
Friday, April 24, 2009
So, here's a sneak peak at the CTMH May SOTM!
- CTMH May SOTM "Be Yourself"
- CTMH "Everlasting" paper pack
- CTMH "Card Sentiments" acrylic stamp (There are many people that we meet in our lives, but only a few are worth getting to know)
- CTMH buttons
- CTMH organdy white daisy ribbon
- CTMH Originals Card Confidence Program, pg 109 'Left to Right pattern'
Thursday, April 23, 2009
Wednesday, April 22, 2009
Tuesday, April 21, 2009
So, this week's challenge has TWO parts! Below is your color pallette and each one has to be a baby theme! Don't forget, you can do a card, layout, altered project, whatever your heart desires! We have a busy wknd coming up, so you have till Saturday, May 2nd. Email me your submissions with May 2 Challenge in the subject line by 6pm on May 2nd. I can't wait to see what you come up with!
This time, winner gets to choose the next contest idea!
Monday, April 20, 2009
Sunday, April 19, 2009
Cathy did this great 2 pg layout of her granddaughter's using the colors from the color pallette!
Friday, April 17, 2009
Don't forget to enter my latest challenge! You can find all the details by clicking this link!
DON'T FORGET TO EMAIL ME YOUR SUBMISSIONS BY SATURDAY, APRIL 18TH AT 6PM AND IN YOUR SUBJECT LINE PUT APRIL 18TH
Thursday, April 16, 2009
I look forward to hearing from you and most of all, working with you on your cards and or invitations!
Also available for birthday parties and craft camps! Kids can too!!!!!
Click here http://closetomyheart.com/pdf/May09CCFlyer.pdf to be taken to the PDF flyer to see how to get yours today!!
Tuesday, April 14, 2009
- CTMH Glitter
- CTMH 'Paper Garden' paper pack
- Cupcake Stamp set
This is called a 'buckle card' and I found the idea over on a fellow consultants blog, http://www.clearlyinspired.blogspot.com/ and if you go into her search bar at the top of her blog and type in buckle card, her post where she did her buckle card will come up!
Hope you like it to!
Sunday, April 12, 2009
- In your front room, the furniture is red. What rhymes with red? It's something you use each and every night! Look under it and you'll find a treat and another clue! **BED**
- In your computer room, there's a shelf full of ______? This word rhymes with 'COOKS'...look here for a treat and another clue! **BOOKS**
- Mommy puts her towels in ________ Look here to find a treat and another clue! **BATHROOM CUPBOARD**
- What is mommy's favorite room in the house? Look here for a treat and another clue! **SCRAPBOOK ROOM**
- Daddy has tons of these in his room ______ this word rhymes with 'DISH' **FISH**
- I am a washer, but I don't wash clothes, what am I? Look here to find your last treat! **DISHWASHER**
She had SO much fun figuring out all her clues. I couldn't believe it though when she came running in at 6am!! Needless to say, there's no pics of her hunting bc no one was up! LOL! She brought each clue back to me in bed and then off and running she went! She was done and skipping with her new skipping rope by 6:40am!!!!!!! '
Here's her Easter treats. She took the eyes off her cat already....before I had a chance to get a pic!
Hope everyone had a wonderful Easter!
Thursday, April 9, 2009
Wednesday, April 8, 2009
Tuesday, April 7, 2009
Yesterday I was looking for something and came across some cards I have made over the last yr, so thought I would share. This one was for my daughter's 8th birthday. It's a house mouse stamp and I used CTMH fun flock and glitter on the cupcake to add some dimension to it. She loved it!