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Monday, December 31, 2012

Monthly Scrapbook Challenge #3 January 2013

Happy New Year Team!!!
Are you ready for the January Challenge!?!

Well lets get started!

This is our last month in the Autumn/Winter 2012 Idea Book
-so lets make it count!
In February the New 2013 Idea Book goes live!
So... get your Autumn/Winter 2012 Idea Books out and lets flip thru them...

*What was Your favorite Collection?
-mine would have to be "Flirty", I love the colors! 
(and that cute lil' stickease owl!!!)

Second would have to be "La Belle Vie" and I must show you this beautiful art work created by my wonderfully talented sister Sarah Yoder.

Go check out her blog... simply beautiful art!

~~~Ok so here's the Challenge!~~~
(now girls, its called a Challenge for a reason, this is going to be a little tricky -but I know you are all creative enough to come up with something Gorgeous!)
Create a layout using ANY of the Collections in the Autumn/Winter 2012 Idea Book! But you Must add to your pages...ALL of these (a little or a lot of each but you must use Each of these on your layout!!!)

the list:
*Stamping (any stamp set, but Must be from the Autumn/Winter Idea Book!)
*Bling (opaques, sparkles, mini-medleys)
*Rub-ons (there are Parlor Velvet Rub-Ons - or any of the other rub-ons in the book.
*Complements (these are our Canvas Shapes, Foil Images & My Stickease. Plus other Matching items to the Paper Collections)

Ok...if you have any Q's about this Challenge just let me know, you can leave a comment here, or Email me at

~~~Good Luck Girls!~~~
And Remember it MUST ALL be from the Autumn/Winter 2012 Idea Book!
>>>so...If you need to make an order visit my site!

Monday, December 10, 2012

The Felt Family Christmas Card 2012

Here is this year's Christmas Card! (well one of them!) I had so much fun creating these cards...
and boy did I make a lot!!!
(So for those who have not yet received theirs in the mail... you get a sneak-peek! LOL)

I used CTMH "Evensong" Paper packet from the Autumn/Winter 2008 Idea Book
The Santa image is from "Night Before Christmas" stamp set.

December Challenge Finished Layout

Here is my Layout for the December Challenge... I used the Dimensional Elements "Ornaments" on my page.
The paper I used is called "Evensong" from the Autumn/Winter 2008 Idea Book. 

Of course this will look adorable when I add my Christmas Photos!
 (The white frames are for Photo placement only and will be removed when I add the photos).

Merry Christmas!

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

"Route 66" Scrapbook Layout

"Get your kicks on Route 66" What a fun theme to scrap!
Here is my layout using "Route 66" Paper packet & Stickease.
I used the book Magic, the layout is called Hocus Pocus -page 56. I created the Filmstrip on page 58. 
And Love how it turned out!

(the white frames are just for "photo placement" and will be removed later.)

Letters stamped on Canvas (X1400 Adhesive-Backed Twill) <love this stuff!

Here is the Filmstrip... super fun!
From book "Turn a simple Filmstrip into a motion picture by adding sliding photos."

This layout will become ever cuter with the photos!!! I need to go on a road trip! Anyone wanna come with !?! lol :)

December Challenge Finished Artwork

WOW... Sarah Yoder has finished a beautiful layout for the December Challenge using the theme "Ornaments".
Way to go on the quickness! :)

To view her beautiful artwork click on the link below.

Door Prize Drawing Box

This is for all you CTMH Consultants! Here is a "Door Prize Drawing Box"! 
Made with "Take Luck" & "Bohemian Alphabet" Stamp sets & "Life Delights" Paper packet.
On your Consultant website you can print off Door Prize Drawing sheets. 
Perfect for your Home Gatherings!

Have your friends fill out a sheet, fold it and drop it in the box! At the end of the Gathering, draw one out for someone to receive a prize! I had so much fun creating this, which is made from a tissue box!

"Ornaments" Dimensional Elements

These two ornaments took me forever! Hopefully I'll get the hang of it soon! lol 
I made them to hang on a tree, the other ornaments I will be adding to a page Layout
I embossed the top with Silver powder. The paper is from "Evensong".
(for our December Challenge)

"Aspen" Winter Wonderland Card

Here is a beautiful winter card made from the "Aspen" Collection. I must say this was one of my favorite winter themed packets. I love the colors and prints of the paper.

Saturday, December 1, 2012

End of November Challenge

Well the end of the November Challenge is upon us! Normally it will end on the last day of the month, but because this is our first Challenge on my new blog I'm allowing it to flow into Dec. for one week. So wrap up those projects!!! And get them really to be admired!

I'd like to congratulate Sarah Yoder on finishing the November Challenge! Everyone send out a Hoot for her!! She is so amazingly talented, everything she comes up with is new and fresh and so Creative! Way to go Sarah on creating another Gorgeous Layout!!!

To see more, visit her blog! Click on the link below! Be Inspiried!

And for you other ladies wrapping up your finished projects, just leave a comment below when your done and we'll get you linked!
(your artwork will then be linked in this same blog)

*If your ready for the December Challenge click here!
December Challenge

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

"Beware" Halloween Cards

Here are 3 cards made with this adorable stamp set! "Beware" is perfect for creating any spooky project! My favorite is the bat-flourish and the tag with lines. Comes with eight stamps in the set.
Aren't these cards fun!

"Whooo Loves You" Halloween Party Invitation Card

This stamp set is Adorable!!! From the owl to the mushrooms, it has to be one of my favorite sets! Here is a little card I made using the larger owl and the tree branch. I also used the stamp set "Happy Haunting" for the  words and web/spider inside the card. This would made a great invitation to a Halloween Party!

"Blue Ribbon" BBQ invitation Card

Isn't this the cutest summertime paper! Its called Blue Ribbon! And so perfect for the Classic American BBQ! Stamp set used: Grill It Up 
Here I made an invitation. I used one of the Stickease from the collection, Waxy Flax in Cranberry,  brad in Cranberry and inked the edges also in Cranberry.

"Fairy Tale" Thinking of You Card

The paper & Stickease I used for this card is from the "Fairy Tale" Collection. Retired from 2004-2005 Idea Book. I LOVED this Collection! The fairies and mushrooms, butterflies, and the colors are gorgeous! I also used a Taffy brad from my old stash. Such a whimsical card!

Monday, November 26, 2012

"Lucky" Scrapbook Layout

After having so much fun completing the Lucky Workshop I came up with these two layouts using the rest of my supplies, actually I still ended up with a whole lot more left! Don't you just love how much CTMH gives you in each packet!!! So here are my pages. Along with Lucky Paper, Lucky My Stickease, Lucky Level 2 Assortments, Mini-Medley Accents Sunset Collection (that's the Sunset Brads), I also got Canvas Badge Buttons. I LOVE these buttons! You can use your stamps & ink right on them!!! On one of mine I stamped a bike wheel. Very cool! Enjoy and I hope this inspires you!

*Bike ride theme

 *Bingo Night theme

"Lucky" Workshop on the Go Kit

This is my finished layout from the "Lucky Workshop Kit" -I really love these new Workshops on the Go kits, especially the unique stamp set that comes with them!

Stamp sets used: Luck (from the workshop kit), & Enjoy Life
I added Lucky Level 2 Assortment pk and Sunset Brads to my kit!


"Twitterpated" Scrapbook Layout

I could not get enough of this paper packet! So my style! I love the colors, the theme and because my family loves camping and playing in the canyons... this was simply made for us! :)
It is called "Twitterpated" even the name is so beyond cute!

Stamp sets used: Whooo Loves You, Happy Camper, Hello There

first layout

second layout

If you have any questions about any of my CTMH layouts please leave a comment below and I'll get back to you. Or you can email me at

"Fishing" Scrapbook Layout

This packet was one of my favorites... its an oldie! And for the life of me...I can't remember what it was called but it is from Close to my Heart (around) 2004-2005. This is when I first got into CTMH! (I became a consultant in 2006!) Anyway enjoy the pages!
(If anyone knows the name of this Collection PLEASE tell me! :)

"Just Chillin' " Scrapbook Layout

Perfect for Winter is the "Just Chillin' " Collection! From the Autumn/Winter 2006 Idea Book.
I had so much fun working with this kit! I love the colors and the retro look!
Stamp sets used: "A Sip", "Coffee Shop", and the letters are from the stamp set that came in the "Felicity" Paper packet.

"Sweetheart" Scrapbook Layout

Here I made two Layouts using the "Sweetheart" Collection from the Spring/Summer 2011 Idea Book.
I LOVE Valentines day so this packet was one of the firsts on my Wish list! 
Colors in this collection: Baby Pink, Black, Cotton Candy, Tulip, White Daisy.
Stamp set used: "So Lucky"

 page 1

page 2

"Adorn-able" Christmas Cards

Here are two cards made with the "Adorn-able" Stamp set. I tried out embossing... I need a little more practice! lol but it was a lot of fun! The card and green paper where cut with the Art Philosophy Cricut cartridge. The green paper is from the "Evensong" Paper packet. 
Colors used: Grey Flannel, New England Ivy (paper). Embossed with Silver and Cranberry.
I really should add a bow or something to give it a little more... umm.

D1446 Adorn-able
Stamp set

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