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Friday, September 25, 2020

you're A-MAIZE-ING Scarecrow Autumn Card

  Please click here for Tip Thursday 9/17 Framing. Please visit during the mth of Sept for new Tip Thursdays.
 

 Dressed up the scarecrow on this Autumn Card using brown felt for hat, fabric swatch remnant for shirt and denim from some old blue jeans for overalls & band on hat. Added some wiggle eyes.

 





 

 

 

 

 



Supplies

brads: 2 gold (on overalls)

cardstock/paper: cream (scarecrow), Kraft, pattern - leaves

Crayola: pencil colors

ink:  CTMH - BlueBird, Toffee

pen: CTMH Shimmer charcoal

ribbon: Celebrate green mesh wire

stamp/die:  Lawn Fawn Happy Harvest

Tim Holtz: Distress Ink walnut stain

wiggle eyes: 5mm



The Close To My Heart CTMH Sept-Oct catalog and new Core Sept 2020 - Aug 2021 catalog are available. My CTMH website link is below or you can click on my right sidebar where it indicates CTMH. I will send a free stamp set I have from my extras (unused) if you place an order of $30 or more. Please email me if you do order so I can give you a choice as to free stamp even though I do get notified if you place an order. Also, I'm a Cricut affiliate and you can order from Cricut.com by clicking the Cricut icon on my right side bar.

My CTMH website:SunshineHoneyBee.closetomyheart.com


Entering this in:  

Cardz TV Ch#124  1/3  10/8

CHNC Sept Pattern Ch  9/30

Hero Arts Ch#15 Fall & Halloween  10/22

Lawn Fawnactics Ch85 Awesome Autumn  1/4  10/4   

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Simon Wed Ch Animal Antics  2/5  9/29

Thursday, September 24, 2020

Tip Thursday - 9/24 Dies Multipurposing

Welcome to a Tip on Thursday. I'm Melissa, nickname "Sunshine HoneyBee", an independent Close To My Heart CTMH Consultant, and I want to share some tips I have learned in a weekly tutorial named Tip on Thursday.

Please check out my CTMH site and order wonderful items like what I used, comment below & share a photo of what you made using the Tip.

For this Tip on Thursday I want to share with you how to multipurpose your dies; thus getting more use out of them.


Supplies & Tools you will need are:

1. Dies - Title Banners Z4151 (this is still available),

 




 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  fancy borders Z3682 (in new Core Catalog

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. cardstock (you can use scraps) 

3. die machine, base plate, 2 die cutting plates - 

  I use a Sizzix BIGkick

4. washi tape - optional (to hold dies on cardstock)

5. scissors - to trim banners & curved fancy borders 

Multipurposing - Get More Use out of the Dies

1. You can use the title banners without having to use scissors to cut the fish tail end. Use scissors to trim the banner.

2. You can use the fancy borders to make mountains/snow slopes. Use scissors to trim the piece to length you want.

Please click here to see the creation using the 2 dies. 

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Make the Moose out of Life Uplift/Winter/Christmas Hang Decor

 

  Please click here for Tip Thursday 9/17 Framing. Please visit during the mth of Sept for new Tip Thursdays.
 

 Made this Uplifting/Winter/Christmas Hanging Decor with a Moose stamp that is becoming a fav of mine. Used a sketch which you can see below.

 




 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Supplies

 
cardstock/paper: green, white,

  pattern - the Paper Studio Woodland Wonderland

ink: Delicata Golden Glitz

pen: CTMH Shimmer clear (on goggles area)

ribbon: green

stamp/die: Newton's Nook Moose Mountain



The Close To My Heart CTMH Sept-Oct catalog and new Core Sept 2020 - Aug 2021 catalog are available. My CTMH website link is below or you can click on my right sidebar where it indicates CTMH. I will send a free stamp set I have from my extras (unused) if you place an order of $30 or more. Please email me if you do order so I can give you a choice as to free stamp even though I do get notified if you place an order. Also, I'm a Cricut affiliate and you can order from Cricut.com by clicking the Cricut icon on my right side bar.

My CTMH website:SunshineHoneyBee.closetomyheart.com


Entering this in:

CHNC Christmas Ch508  9/25 

CHNC Sept Pattern Ch  9/30

Newton's Nook Ch#132 Sketch  2/3  9/25  







 

 

Simon Wed Ch Animal Antics  1/5  9/29

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

You're Snow Much Fun Winter/Christmas Card

  Please click here for Tip Thursday 9/17 Framing. Please visit during the mth of Sept for new Tip Thursdays.
 

 Made this Winter/Christmas Card with a snowboarding scene. I've been practicing my coloring with Copics. I cut the sentiment so I could arrange on 2 banners. Used a sketch which you can see below.

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Supplies

 
cardstock/paper: red, yellow, whitw, 

  pattern - the Paper Studio Jolly brights

die: CTMH - fancy borders (snow slopes),

  Title Banners (sentiment banners)

ink: VersaFine Onyx Black

markers: Copic

pen: CTMH Shimmer clear (on goggles area)

stamp/die: Newton's Nook Moose Mountain



The Close To My Heart CTMH Sept-Oct catalog and new Core Sept 2020 - Aug 2021 catalog are available. My CTMH website link is below or you can click on my right sidebar where it indicates CTMH. I will send a free stamp set I have from my extras (unused) if you place an order of $30 or more. Please email me if you do order so I can give you a choice as to free stamp even though I do get notified if you place an order. Also, I'm a Cricut affiliate and you can order from Cricut.com by clicking the Cricut icon on my right side bar.

My CTMH website:SunshineHoneyBee.closetomyheart.com


Entering this in:

CHNC Christmas Ch508  9/25 

CHNC Sept Pattern Ch  9/30

Newton's Nook Ch#132 Sketch  1/3  9/25  


 

Monday, September 21, 2020

Happy Bday Coffee/Tea Card

 

 Please click here for Tip Thursday 9/17 Framing. Please visit during the mth of Sept for new Tip Thursdays.
 
Made this Birthday Card with no stamps and used a Close To My Heart CTMH die and added coffee/tea pattern paper.



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Supplies

 
cardstock/paper: blue, yellow, pattern - coffee/tea

die: CTMH Happy Birthday Shaker Window



The Close To My Heart CTMH Sept-Oct catalog and new Core Sept 2020 - Aug 2021 catalog are available. My CTMH website link is below or you can click on my right sidebar where it indicates CTMH. I will send a free stamp set I have from my extras (unused) if you place an order of $30 or more. Please email me if you do order so I can give you a choice as to free stamp even though I do get notified if you place an order. Also, I'm a Cricut affiliate and you can order from Cricut.com by clicking the Cricut icon on my right side bar.

My CTMH website:SunshineHoneyBee.closetomyheart.com


Entering this in:

Caffeine Fuel Paper Play Ch  use any sponsor item  9/30
  sponsor item -  CTMH

CHNC Sept Pattern Ch  9/30

Simon Wed Ch No Stamps Allowed  5/5  9/22





Sunday, September 20, 2020

Outline Halloween Tag

 Please click here for Tip Thursday 9/17 Framing. Please visit during the mth of Sept for new Tip Thursdays.
 
Made this Halloween Tag using no stamps, a Simon Outline Halloween die and several layers (Base is white, 1st layer is yellow, 2nd layer is black and 3rd layer which is the outline is orange and 4th layer is the inlaid pattern candy corn paper). The tricky part was the tiny part inside the letter A.





 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Supplies

 
cardstock/paper: white, yellow, black, orange, pattern - candy corn

die: Die-Namics Tag Stax, Simon Outline Halloween

ribbon: candy corn




The Close To My Heart CTMH Sept-Oct catalog and new Core Sept 2020 - Aug 2021 catalog are available. My CTMH website link is below or you can click on my right sidebar where it indicates CTMH. I will send a free stamp set I have from my extras (unused) if you place an order of $30 or more. Please email me if you do order so I can give you a choice as to free stamp even though I do get notified if you place an order. Also, I'm a Cricut affiliate and you can order from Cricut.com by clicking the Cricut icon on my right side bar.

My CTMH website:SunshineHoneyBee.closetomyheart.com


Entering this in:

CHNC Sept Pattern Ch  9/30 

Cut It Up Fall/Least 3 Layers+Die  1/1  9/30

Simon Wed Ch No Stamps Allowed  4/5  9/22




Friday, September 18, 2020

Snowman Snowglobe Tag/Ornament

Please click here for Tip Thursday 9/17 Framing. Please visit during Sept for new Tip Thursdays.
 
Made this small tag which also can be an ornament. Sanded the cardstock before die cutting. Can you see the orange carrot nose on the Snowman?























Supplies
cardstock/paper: red, white, white glitter 
ribbon: red/off-white
Tim Holtz: cardstock - black, brown
  die - Tiny Snowglobes  liquid pearls - orange (Snowman nose)  
  tool - sander



The Close To My Heart CTMH Sept-Oct catalog and new Core Sept 2020 - Aug 2021 catalog are available. My CTMH website link is below or you can click on my right sidebar where it indicates CTMH. I will send a free stamp set I have from my extras (unused) if you place an order of $30 or more. Please email me if you do order so I can give you a choice as to free stamp even though I do get notified if you place an order. Also, I'm a Cricut affiliate and you can order from Cricut.com by clicking the Cricut icon on my right side bar.

My CTMH website:SunshineHoneyBee.closetomyheart.com


Entering this in:

CHNC Ch507 Christmas  9/18

Simon Mon Ch Frame It  5/5  9/20 

Simon Wed Ch No Stamps Allowed  3/5  9/22