Thursday, August 27, 2009

CTMH New Product Sneak Peek Blog Hop Fall/Winter 2009

Welcome to our Close to my Heart New Product Sneak Peak Blog Hop!
30 Fabulous Close to my Heart Consultants are celebrating the upcoming release of the Autumn/Winter 2009 Idea Book by giving you a Sneak Peek of some of the great products available in the new Idea Book starting September 1st!

If you have come here from Dawn Heuft's blog, you are on the right path! If this is your first stop, you may want to go back to Erin's Blog and start from the beginning!

This is simple do to- just click on the link at the end of the post on each blog to move to the next one! Here we go!
My first project is a layout featuring our new Twitterpated Paper and our new Basic Collection of Craft Buttons! Buttons are one of my favourite embellishments, for cards or layouts. This brand new Basic Collection includes fabulous chunky buttons in Colonial White, Bamboo, Chocolate & Cocoa! Try using them to punctuate your titles, or for a special border, to anchor your tags or journalling pieces, and for the center of a flower. So versatile! (You can click to enlarge these photos):

Close Up of each Page:

The layout design is from our How To Program Book "Cherish", and is titled "Then & Now". Materials Used (all Close to My Heart):
  • Twitterpated Level 2 Paper Pack (available September 1st)
  • Basic Craft Button Assortment, featuring Colonial White, Bamboo, Cocoa and Chocolate buttons (available September 1st)
  • Best Wishes Acrylic Stamp Set (corner flourishes)
  • Picture Perfect Acrylic Stamp Set (Captured Moments sentiment)
  • Dimensional Elements (chipboard) - Simple Alphabet Lowercase
  • Chocolate Grosgrain Ribbon
  • Colonial White Waxy Flax
  • Chocolate Embroidery Floss from our Neutral Assortment
  • Just Blooms Flowers - the White Daisy and Big Pinks assortments
  • Clear Sparkles
  • Cardstock: Colonial White & Chocolate
  • Inks: Chocolate & Sorbet
My second project is a card using our new Jingle paper and our Holiday Jingle & Holiday Trinkets My Acrylix Stamp Sets! I absolutely love the Christmas paper & stamps in this new catalogue - - so fun!! This card is quick & easy - perfect for bulk Christmas card making!!

Card design is CPS Sketch #130.

Materials Used (all Close to My Heart):
  • Jingle Level 2 Paper Pack (available September 1st
  • Holiday Jingle Acrylic Stamp Set (sentiment)(available September 1st)
  • Holiday Trinkets Acrylic Stamp Set (snowflakes)(available September 1st)
  • Cardstock: White Daisy & Twilight
  • Inks: Twilight & Tulip

Now "Hop" on over to Dawn's Blog to see her work! Be sure to visit all the Consultants at their Blogs to get some great crafting ideas and see the great new Paper Packs and My Acrylix Stamp Sets, as well as some fabulous new embellishments! Remember, the Autumn/Winter 2009 Idea Book goes LIVE on September 1st! Be sure to check back on the 1st to your Consultant's blog or website or visit me on my Website to view the Online Idea Book!
**Link not working? Missed a Blog? Visit my post Here to see a full listing of all of this Hop's Participants!

For more blog-hopping fun, be sure to check back here again on my blog on September 1st! I'll be participating in the CTMH Stamp of the Month Blog Hop featuring tons of great artwork using our September Stamp of the Month "Treasures".


  1. I loved both your projects but your layout is awesome! Your attention to the details is great. You were such a cute child. Thanks for sharing your artwork.

  2. Nice layout and card Carla! Love the new papers! And, I enjoyed seeing the old family pics too!

  3. These are fabulous! Love what you did with the CPS sketch!

  4. Cute pages - I really like how you used the flowers and buttons as embellishments.

  5. Great projects Carla. I especially love your layout with all the flowers and buttons.

  6. Your Layout is to die for Carla..I just love it. I gotta get those buttons.
    Your cute card is great.

  7. Sweet layout and cute card! Love those buttons!

  8. Nice layout - very pretty. It was great to see those old family photos.

  9. darling card! thanks for using the cps sketch this week!


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