Sunday 15 February 2015

February Cross Canada Blog Hop - Using CTMH How To Books

Welcome to our February Blog Hop featuring Card Creations made from using CTMH How To Books. To purchase any of the items seen in our blog hop today, contact your local consultant to place an order.

We hope that you will take the time to leave comments on our posts, as we love to get feedback from our viewers....whether it was something that you really liked or some new technique that was used that you would like to learn how to leaving us comments, we get to hear what you like, and what you want to see. Thank you… now on to our hop! 

If you have just hopped onto my blog, you can start here as this is a circular hop, I am also the first stop while hopping across Canada. If you came from Candra's blog then you are in the right place!

The theme of this month's blog hop was creations from Close To My Hearts How To Books and we were suppose to use one paper pack to create those cards.  I broke the guidelines as I worked. I've created 4 cards, 3 of these cards came from the Originals Book, while the last creation came from Make it From Your Heart Volume 2.

 Easter Wishes 6x6 card

Stamp: Hopping By(D1633)
Paper: Hopscotch, Indian Corn Blue CS, Sorbet CS, White Daisy CS
Ink: Sorbet(tone on tone stamping), Black(sentiment), Archival Black(image) & ShinHan Touch Twin Markers
Embellishment: Smoothie Baker's Twine & 3D Foam Tape
Pattern: Tied Frame(pg 39) Originals

For Someone Special A2

Stamps: A Mother's Love (B1447 - retired hostess) Someone Special (C1607)
Paper: Kraft, Gypsy CS, White Daisy CS
Ink: Gypsy, Canary, Topiary, Black, Black Journalling Pen
Embossing Folder: Hearts
Pattern: Pretty Simple (Pg 116) Orginals

Happy Anniversary 5x7

Stamp: Happy To Be Friends (C1605)
Paper: Hopscotch, Indian Corn Blue CS, Glacier Cs, White Daisy CS
Ink: Glacier, Flaxen, Smoothie, Sunset & Black
Embellishment: Scored lines to create a frame & sanded edges for distressing
Pattern: Always Right (pg 89) Orginals

Wonderful Fabulous You A2

Stamp:Fabulous You (C1533)
Paper: Pemberley(retired but my favorite) Outdoor Denim CS, Indian Corn Blue CS & White Daisy CS
Ink: Outdoor Denim, Black and Archival Black plus ShinHan Touch Twin Markers
Embellishment: Chevron Embossing Folder
Pattern: Make It From Your Heart Volume 2 Pg 46 pattern 28

Your next stop on the Cross Canada Hop is Rosalynd.
 If you get lost along the way, you can  come back here as I've attached a complete list of our blog hop.

  1. Michelle ~ My Creations With Michelle YOU ARE HERE
  2. Rosalynd ~ In My Scrappin Room
  3. Nicky ~ Timeless Cottage
  4. Dominque ~ Fun 2 Cre8
  5. Arlene ~ Arlene's Creative Space
  6. Krista~ Simply Creating
  7. Lucy ~ Lucy's Creative Expressions
  8. Christine ~ Chris' Creative Life
  9. Terry Ann~ Just a Tad Crafty
  10. Janet ~ Jan's Works of Heart
  11. Chantal ~ It's a Hoot Papercrafts
  12. Heather ~ Heather's Creative Inky Mess
  13. Kristine ~ Home With Studio K
  14. Candra ~ PaperDragonFleur

Thanks for hopping along with us - we hope we were able to inspire you to get creative using some of the designs, products and techniques seen along the way. We hope you will join us again next month when we will be featuring Easter Fun creations.  So mark March 15th on your calendars and hop along with us.


  1. so pretty but your last last card with the bird is outstanding!

  2. beautiful springy cards, thanks for sharing.

  3. Very nice, love all the stamping and colouring :)

  4. I love them all, especially that Easter one!

  5. Such pretty cards, but especially love the one with the bird! The coloring you did on the bird is fabulous. Great job and thanks for sharing them all!

  6. love the spring time feel of your cards


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