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Thursday, September 23, 2021

Slimline Christmas Santa Card + Match Env - MFT StuffedSanta

First time using the MFT Stuffed Santa Kit to make this Slimline Christmas card (8 1/2" x 3 1/2"). Like the MFT Square Peek-a-Boo Window die for the stitching.

Made the matching envelope using an SVG file, Slimline Envelope, from My Scrap Chick using my Cricut. I reduced the size of the envelope to fit my 8 1/2" x 3 1/2" slimline card. The addition of pattern paper to the envelope allows for return address label space & recipient's address.

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Supplies

cardstock/paper - green, red, white

Cricut:  SVG  My Scrap Chick  Slimline Envelope

  machine - Explore Air

marker: Copic

MFT: cardstock/paper - pattern - Very Merry

  die - Square Peek-a-Boo Window (has stitching)

  Stuffed Santa Card Kit   stamp/die - Stuffed Santa
 

pen: white gel pen (for faux stitching on gloves)

  

The Close To My Heart CTMH Jul - Aug catalog and 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


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Entering in:

CHNC Christmas Ch560  9/24

CHNC Sept Pattern  9/30 

MFT 2021 Card Design  Clean & Simple  1/1  9/24

MFT Slimline Ch Christmas  10/20

Simon Mon Ch Stitch It  2/5  9/26

  faux stitching on Square Peek-a-Boo die and on gloves 

Simon Wed Ch Card + Match Envelope  1/5  9/28 

 

 

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Jack O' Lantern Box Card - Cricut SVG MyScrapChick JackOLanternBoxCard

Made this Halloween card using Cricut and an SVG, Jack O Lantern Box Card, from My Scrap Chick. Very easy to assemble after watching video. Hardest part is gluing the right hand side of pieces to close up. Added some faux stitching using a white gel pen.

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Supplies

Cricut: SVG - My Scrap Chick  Jack O' Lantern Box Card

  machine - Explore Air

CTMH: 

  cardstock/paper - black, brown, oranges, purple, yellow,

    Daisy White

pen: white gel pen (for faux stitching)

Tim Holtz: Distress Ink - carved pumpkin (on pumpkin pieces)

  

The Close To My Heart CTMH Jul - Aug catalog and 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


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Entering in:

DLART Thankful Thurs Ch285 Fall Colors  3/3 2ndwk  9/21

Simon Mon Ch Stitch It  1/5  9/26

 

Saturday, September 18, 2021

Z Fold Ornament Stencil Layering Card - Hero Arts 2021 Holiday Stamp Along - HA HolidayOrnaments - HA LayeringOrnaments&TrimmingsStencil LayeringOrnamentsStencil

Enjoyed Day 1 of the Hero Arts 2021 Holiday Stamp Along. This is second card, Z-Fold Ornament Stencil Layering Card, I made. Online class was taught by Daniel West. Learned alot, such as how to use layering stencils and using positive & negative pieces for masks.

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

#heroarts

#heroholidaystampalong

 

 

 

Supplies

cardstock/paper:  white 

CTMH:

  shimmer pen - Gold, clear

Hero Arts:

  stamp/die - Holiday Ornaments   ornaments,sentiment

  stencils - Layering Ornaments & Trimmings Stencil,

    Layering Ornaments Stencil

   ink - Splash, Pool Party, Soft Grape, Grape Juice

ink: VersaFine Onyx Black

 

The Close To My Heart CTMH Jul - Aug catalog and 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


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Entering in:

CHNC Christmas Ch560  9/24

Simon Mon Ch Stencils  4/5  9/19 

Simon Wed Ch Layers  5/5  9/21

Stay Crafty Hero Arts Ch27 Stencils  10/7


 

 

Ornament Stencil Layering Card - Hero Arts 2021 Holiday Stamp Along - HA Holiday Ornaments

Enjoyed Day 1 of the Hero Arts 2021 Holiday Stamp Along. This is first card, Ornament Stencil Layering Card, I made. Online class was taught by Nichol Spohr. Learned alot, such as how to use layering stencils and using pencil color to add detail.

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

#heroarts

#heroholidaystampalong

 

 

 

Supplies

6" x 6" stamp: My Favorite Things All Lined Up BG

cardstock/paper:  white 

CTMH: cardstock/paper - French Vanilla  

  shimmer pen - Gold, clear

embossing: Lawn Fawn white emb powder

Hero Arts: 

  stamp - Snowman  snowflakes

  stamp/die - Holiday Ornaments   ornaments,sentiment

  stencils - Layering Ornaments & Trimmings Stencil

  cardstock/paper - Pebble

  ink - Green Hills, Moss,

    Fruit Punch, Taffy, Blue Hawaii, Pool Party,

      Soft Purple, Grape Juice

ink: VersaFine Onyx Black, VersaMark

pen: fine line black  

pencil colors: Crayola

tool: heat tool

 

The Close To My Heart CTMH Jul - Aug catalog and 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


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Entering in:

CHNC Christmas Ch560  9/24

Simon Mon Ch Stencils  3/5  9/19 

Simon Wed Ch Layers  4/5  9/21

Stay Crafty Hero Arts Ch27 Stencils  10/7


 

 

Friday, September 17, 2021

Sunflower here comes the sun Card - Hero Arts SeptMthKit - Stencils

I have a Hero Arts Monthly Kit subscription and this is the Sept Mth Kit that includes a Sunflower stamp/die, sentiment stamps, 5 layering stencils, 4 mini inks & a mini blending brush.

One my first attempt had the Sunflowers looking too dark and not a vibrant yellow; thus looked dead. I did not give up and this is my 2nd attempt. For 1st attempt I used black ink for the stamped image. For 2nd attempt I used brown ink named root beer ink that came with the kit. For 1st attempt I used Butter Bar ink that came with the kit and the yellow was not bright to my liking. For 2nd attempt I use Lemon Drop ink and liked the brightness of it as reason it may be brighter is that it is a reactive ink.

 

#heroarts

#mymonthlykit

 

 


 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Supplies

cardstock/paper:  white 

Hero Arts: Sept Mth Kit  stamp/die - Sunflower, sentiment

  stencils - 5 layering stencils

  cardstock/paper - Sand, Canary

  ink - Lemon Drop, Caramel (kit), Root Beer (kit), 

    Key Lime Fizz (kit), Moss

other: CTMH embellishing gold thread

punch: Stampin' Up Modern Label (sentiment tag)

Tim Holtz: Distress Ink - walnut stain

 

The Close To My Heart CTMH Jul - Aug catalog and 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


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Entering in:

DLART Thankful Thurs Ch285 Fall Colors  2/3 2ndwk  9/21

Simon Mon Ch Stencils  2/5  9/19 

Simon Wed Ch Layers  3/5  9/21

Stay Crafty Hero Arts Ch27 Stencils  10/7


 

Thursday, September 16, 2021

Halloween & PS Card - Newtons Nook PumpkinLatte - Newtons Nook HoppyGreetings

Do not have any actual Halloween Newton's Nook stamps/dies so I combined Pumpkin Latte stamp/die with an out of the box or in this case I should say out of the 'Sign' stamp/die eliminating the Spring Bunny & Flowers and using pumpkin, leaf, sentiment with a touch of my calligraphy.


 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Halloween at our house is time for hubby to carve a Halloween pumpkin. Instead of using a real pumpkin like we use to use many years ago we now use styrofoam pumpkins. Hubby uses his Dremmel tools. You can see last year pumpkin, Child Yoda, below and for any others you can see them on my blog rightsidebar. Not sure what this year Halloween pumpkin theme will be. 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Supplies

calligraphy: hand wrote 'Halloween and'

cardstock/paper: orange, white  pattern - plaid

CTMH: ink - Nectarine

marker: Copics 

Newton's Nook: stamp/die - Pumpkin Latte,

  Hoppy Greetings  Sign  (cut the bunny away &

    placed a pumpkin where the flower was)

other: white cardboard (from cereal box) for sentiment

pen: Le Pen black (for eyes)

Tim Holtz: Distress Ink - walnut stain

 

The Close To My Heart CTMH Jul - Aug catalog and 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


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Entering in:

Caffeine Fueled Paper Play Sept Ch  9/30

  sponsor - Newton's Nook

CHNC Sept Pattern  9/30

DLART Thankful Thurs Ch285 Fall Colors  1/3 2ndwk  9/21

Newton's Nook Ch157 Halloween  1/3  9/24

Simon Wed Ch Layers  2/5  9/21
 

 

 

 

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Scarecrow Autumn Card - Hero Arts ScarecrowLifestyle - Hero Arts LeavesAutumn

Made this card using Hero Arts Scarecrow dies that I won during Hero Arts Daniel West's Live last Tues. Used an older HA stamp for sentiment.

There are many small pieces to the Scarecrow. I used cardboard from a cereal box on back of white cardstock after coloring (got my Copic coloring practice in) for sturdiness. 

#heroarts

#mymonthlykit

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Supplies

cardstock/paper: Kraft  pattern - Leaves, Authentique plaid

CTMH: ink - Nectarine

Hero Arts: die - Scarecrow Lifestyle

  stamp - CL714 Leaves Autumn

marker: Copics

other: cardboard (from cereal box) for back of scarecrow

  pieces for sturdiness

pen: Le Pen black (for eyes)

Tim Holtz: Distress Ink - walnut stain

 

The Close To My Heart CTMH Jul - Aug catalog and 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


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Entering in:

CHNC Sept Pattern  9/30

Cut It Up Ch Fall is in the Air  1/1  9/22

  Fall colors, die - Hero Arts Scarecrow

Simon Wed Ch Layers  1/5  9/21