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Heart Happy Blog Hop

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The month of love is right around the corner and we've got the perfect paper  - Heart Happy!  Close To My Heart actually released this limited time exclusive paper pack in December.  This exclusive paper suite includes, paper, coordinating cardstock, sticker and a stamp set!  You can purchase each separately, getting exactly what you want or you can SAVE and purchase a WYW kit that includes everything you need to create a 2 single page layouts, a two page layout, 10 cards and 5 tags!  

Today, we've got some great projects to share using the Heart Happy products!  If you came from Melinda's blogyou are on the right track.  You will find the next blog to hop to at the bottom of my post.  This hop is a big circle.  If you are just starting, when you get back to me you will know you completed the hop!

Let's check out what I created! This paper pack has some great patterns in this pack that are great for non-valentine themes.  I wanted to showcase this paper in a non valentin…

Seasonal Expressions 1 New Product Blog Hop

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Welcome to our NEW PRODUCT Blog Hop!  We just released our 2019 Seasonal Expressions catalog on January 1 and it is full of exciting brand new products!  Consultants get a one month early preview which means we have had product in our hands since December to play with!  I can't wait to see what everyone has been creating!  This hop is a big circle so when you get back to this page, you will know you completed the hop!  Let's get started!  If you came from Hayey Dyer's blog you are on the right track.   You will find the next blog to hop to at the bottom of my post.

One of the products that I was most excited about in this new catalog was the Thin Cuts - Stitched Quilt Shapes.  I think I might have actually squealed when I saw these!  I could NOT wait to get these in my hands to play with!

There are so many ways to create a quilt top and these thin cuts provide so many options!  Here is my first (of many cards) that I created.



For my card, I used the colors of Sugarplum, Mi…

January Stamp of the Month Blog Hop - Card Captions

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Welcome to the January Stamp of the Month Blog Hop!! This month's stamp is Card Captions. This is very useful stamp set has 19 sentiments and 5 fun icon images!! If you came from Haley Dyer's Blogyou are on the right track! The hop is one big circle so when you get back to me you will know you have completed the hop! If you get lost along the way, you can see the entire list of participants HERE.


I thought it would be fun to create some cards with this month's feature paper - Something Fierce.  I used some of my leftover complements on this card and added fun thin cuts.

For the bottom portion of my card I used two strips of the scallop paper and layered each with a piece of matching watercolor B&T paper cut with the Decorative Borders Scallop Thin Cut. I stamped the dots in Sapphire ink across the top of the scallop. I used the "sending you sunshine and rainbows" sentiments just above the dots. I cut 2 sizes of stitched circle thin cuts in the yellow pr…