Saturday, January 31, 2015

Pinterest Blog Hop!

Welcome to our Pinterest Inspired Blog Hop.  
If you
are coming from SANDY'S BLOG, then you
are in the right spot. If you just happened to stumble across this post, please
start at the beginning of the hop with Robin's won't want to miss any of the amazing
Pinterest Inspired Projects! 

In addition to seeing some awesome projects,
there is a chance to win some blog candy! To be eligible to win the blog candy, you must leave a
comment on each stop in the hop as well as hitting that little "follow" button!
Winner will be chosen on Sunday, February 8th so you have all week to hop through!

For this hop I am giving away to one lucky winner is this amazing Gold Planner Kit by Heidi Swapp. What better way to start off a new year with a brand new memory planner. You are going to love this memory planner!

So, grab yourself a Latte', sit
back and hop along with us as we share our projects with

So for my project today, I wanted to do a FUN, CHRISTMAS THEMED layout with some of my Kiwi Templates! I knew there was a TON of projects on Pinterest that are their sketch challenges that I have missed, so I went for one of them! 

Here is the one I found on Pinterest...


The night I made my project, I went to an evening crop! I was SOOO excited that I remembered my templates, and my new CTMH bag, BUT, I forgot my picture!!! 


BUT...that's the good thing about give you INSPIRATION!!! 

And, I was INSPIRED to create this layout:

Here is my two page layout

 Left Side Page

Right Side Page

I used the following Kiwi Lane Templates:

Madison Avenue
Happy Trails
Tiny Traditions
Photo Mats

I also used MISTLETOE MAGIC My Minds Eye Paper and Embellishments! 

Your next stop will be

If you get lost along the way here is the entire 
line-up of today's hop for
you to get back on track and not miss a single project! 

Theresa Harris ~

Sandy Bell Hentzel ~

Jessica Douglass Wilson ~

Theresa Rawlins Knopf ~

Thank you for hopping along with us today!
I hope that we have inspired you to get your craft on.

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Jaded Blossom Monthly Challenge-Anything Winter Related!

Hey All!!

So, this is my FIRST post of my BRAND NEW BLOG that I started that has NOTHING to do with my Close To My Heart Business! This blog is for my love of EVERYTHING else that does not have to do with my business!!! And, I couldn't think of ANYTHING more appropriate to show as my first post then my Jaded Blossom Project for the January Monthly Challenge-Anything Winter Related!!!

So, when I think of winter, I think of COLD! How do you warm up when your cold?? How about a nice hot cup of HOT CHOCOLATE??? 

Here is what I made to show how I would love to get a packet of Hot Chocolate:

Products used:

Curly Label Die
Winter Wishes Stamp Set
Gift Card Die

OK, so I know you all don't follow my new blog just yet, so please become a new follower!!!! 

Crafty Hugs,

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