Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Prickly Pear "Hi There" Card

Hello! Thanks for visiting my blog today! I am so excited to share a
fun card I created for the CTMH Convention Consultant Creative Showcase that was held the end of June! This was such a fun and colorful card to create!
I will post some of the other cards and layouts that I shared at the showcase at a later time.


I love to save my scraps, especially the ones from the paper packets! You can create many beautiful projects by using up some of your leftover scraps! 
Here I used strips of paper that I had leftover. I used wider and smaller strips. Just play with these and you'll be surprised what you come up with! The possibilities are endless!
I used the water coloring paints on the cactus and small flower at the top. I had fun mixing the colors to match the paper!

Have fun creating your own special type of cards!

Here is the shopping list:
X7221B Prickly Pear paper packet $9.95
Z3324 Prickly Pear Sequins $3.95
Z3338 Prickly Pear Scrapbooking Stamp - Thin Cuts $29.95
1385 White Daisy cardstock $9.50
Z3132 Watercolor Paints $11.95
Z3188 Paintbrush set $8.95
Z2060 Thin 3-D Foam tape $5.95
X5789 Sea Glass cardstock $14.50
z899 Black Memento ink pad $7.95
Z2852 Poppy ink pad $7.95
Art Philosophy Cricut Cartridge (retired)

If you would like to order these products, view the catalogs, check out the
consultant opportunities, and more on my website @ lizjohnson.closetomyheart.com

Thanks for blessing my day! Please come and visit me again soon! I'd love to hear from you!
Please let me know you stopped by!

Have a blessed day!
Happy Creating!

Liz



 

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Little Dreamer July Card Class


Hello All!
I am thrilled to announce my July card class! Join me locally on July 26th @ 6:30pm at my home
to create these cute cards! You will make a total of 10 cards! (Two of each design) Customers and CTMH Consultants can receive my pre-cut card kit for FREE with a $40 CTMH order on my website!
Consultants can also purchase my cutting guide and full color instructions for $7! Please email me @ lizann85@outlook.com if you're interested! The cutting guides will be ready in two weeks!
I used some PML cards from your paper packet to create these! Why not use them up if they're sitting in your bag! Lol

 The sunburst card is still one of my favorites! 

Here's how I made the sunburst part of my card:
First, cut a 5 x 2 3/4" piece from white cardstock or another piece that matches. But you won't really see this piece. Second, measure half way to 2 1/2" and make a small mark. This will be your starting point and panel. Third, cut 1 1/2" pieces from 4 different palettes. Cut these corner to corner so they look like a triangle. Take the pointed end and glue to the center where your mark is. Mix your colors like seen on my card. Glue your papers on so that your papers are over the edge of your panel. After you have glued all of your pieces on, take some scissors or a paper trimmer and trim all edges. You have now created a sunburst card! Now to add the larger panel cut a piece of matching cardstock at 5 x 3 3/4". Glue the sunburst to this piece and glue to your standard size card. I like to take the bottom of the panel and add stamping like the one I did above or add ribbon or shimmer trim! So fun!!

Shopping List:
X7219B Little Dreamer paper packet $9.95
Z3321 Little Dreamer Glitter Gems $3.95
Z3189 White and Gold Ribbon $5.95
Z3335 Little Dreamer Cardmaking and thin cuts $26.95
X5770 Glacier cardstock $14.50
Z2841 Glacier ink pad $7.95
X5769 Thistle cardstock $14.50
Z2840 Thistle ink pad $7.95
Z2895 Lagoon ink pad $7.95
Z2809 Tangerine ink pad $7.95
Z3024 White shimmer trim $4.95
Scalloped circles AP Cricut Collection (retired) 
1385 White Daisy cardstock $9.50
Z1151 3-D Foam tape $5.95
Z2060 Thin 3-D Foam tape $5.95
Z3318 Basic circles $12.95
X5785 Lemon cardsock $14.50
You can order these products and more on my website @
Thank you for visiting my blog today! Please leave a comment so I know you stopped by!
Have a blessed day!
Happy Creating!

Liz


 





Monday, July 3, 2017

Stampaganza is BACK!!!

The long awaited Stampaganza is BACK!!!



Hello Friends!

It's great to be back! It was a crazy June! I just returned from the CTMH Convention in Salt Lake City. It was amazing!! I learned so much, enjoyed crafting with brand new CTMH products, made new friends, attended informative classes, and danced the night away! You are going to LOVE the new catalog!! We were lucky enough to receive the NEW Holiday Expressions catalog too! You are going to LOVE it as well!! The Inspirations catalog will be available August 1st and the Holiday Expressions will be available September 1st! Contact me today to pre-order your catalogs! Inspirations is $6 and the Holiday Expressions is $1 or free with any purchase in September!

I am excited to announce that Stampaganza is back only in July! 
Buy two stamp sets get one FREE!! Choose your favorites before this sale ends July 31st!!

You can place your order here:

Have a fabulous July!
Be watching for new artwork coming soon!

Happy Creating!

Liz


 


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