Sunday, June 25, 2017

CTMH Little Dreamer Cards

Hi again. I'm back to show you some cards I made using CTMH's Little Dreamer line.

For the first card, I used CTMH;s Prickly Pear Card-making stamp.  This set also comes with thin cuts (dies) to cut out the Llama and a cactus. 

To make the card festive, I used my grass scissors and cut some fringe.
 The second card features CTMH's Little Dreamer Card-making stamp and die.   I just love the sentiment-- Always be yourself unless you can be  unicorn then always be a unicorn!

 For the 3rd card, I used CTMH's June Stamp of the Month-- Hello Foxy.  Just like unicorns and llamas, foxes are so in! 

For the fourth card, I used  stamp and die set from the Annual Catalog.  The Annual Catalog will be retiring on August first.  So, if you find this stamp irresistible, then get it today!

For the last card, I used a stamp set from the last Seasonal Catalog. I just love the saying! I do have 1 more stamp set for sale.

I'll be teaching this card class in July-- July 15th in Norwell MA and July 29th in Boston. If you'd like to attend, then sign up today. Can't make it, then order a set!

Thanks for stopping by, Maureen
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Saturday, June 24, 2017

CTMH Little Dreamer Kit

Hello, I know, I know... I haven't posted in a bit! I've been creating up a storm, so lot's of posts coming, I promise:)

In July, I'll be teaching scrapbooking classes featuring CTMH's Little Dreamer WYW (Workshop Your Way).  The WYW comes with instructions on how to create three 2-page layouts.  But, I enjoy creating my own.

Little Dreamer is very fun and whimsical.  And, its loaded with unicorns! I just love unicorns.  To me they mean individuality.  I've tried to teach both of my daughters to be themselves.  Its no surprise that I will have many pictures to use this paper line with!

 For the second LO, I was inspired by the Seasonal Catalog. Sometimes just little strips of paper can do so much.  I plan on using this layout for my daughter's Middle School graduation.  Love the stamped sentiment-- Always be yourself, unless you can be a unicorn, then be a unicorn!
For the last LO, I used a design from Pinterest.  If you are not following me on Pinterest, then you my want to.  I have 100's of 1 and 2 page sketches. 

 Lastly, I always find that I have more picture than the photo mats used.  No worries here because the CTMH memory protectors allow me to add up to 6 pictures!

I'll be teaching these classes on July 15th in Rockland at the Doubletree by Hilton. The second class will be held on July 29 in Boston. Can't make either, then order a pre-cut kit! Please see tab on Kits to sign up for class or to order one.

Thanks for stopping by, Maureen
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Sunday, May 14, 2017

CTMH No Worries Kit

Hi everyone,  I hope you are enjoying this weekend. The weather in the Northeast is not the greatest, but I'll take a relaxing Sunday any day:)

I just created a three 2-page layouts using CTMH's new line called "No Worries". Just like the name implies, this paper line is full of beach, palm trees and summer/vacation fun.  I can't wait to put all my pictures in!

The first LO was inspired by sketch I saw on Pinterest.  If you read my blog, you know I just love circles! 

The second LO is my fav.  I just love the beach wood feel-- so rustic.  I cut the tags using CTMH's Art Philopsophy.  I still have one of these cartridge sets if you missed out.

For the third LO, I added  a 6X12 flip flap that can hold another 3-4 pictures.

Here's a look at the flip/flap.  I stamped a cruise ship on the flip/flap for my cruise adventure.

Here is some additional pictures close up.

The Paradise and waves were cut using CTMH's Artistry Cricut Cartridge. Notice the paint brush look-- it was created using CTMH's Brushstroke's stamp (C1608)  This stamp along with Ink Spot are a must have!

 Love these tags, they go great with the Kraft Smile title.
I added a second memory protector for additional pics.

I'll be teaching this class on June 3rd in Norwell and June 17th in Boston MA.  If you can't make those days, then order a pre-cut kit. Please see Kit tab to order yours or take the class.
Thanks for stopping by,
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Sunday, April 9, 2017

CTMH Some Kinda Wonderful Kit

Hi and happy Sunday!

I'm here today to share some LOs using CTMH's Some Kinda Wonderful paper line.  I've had such a blast creating using this paper-- I want to rename it Some Kinda Fun!

I'll be teaching these 3 LOs in April: Boston and Norwell.  If you can't make it to those crops, then let me know.  Kits include directions:)

For the LOs, I used the Some Kinda Wonderful paper, stickers/glitter pack, and Stamp. I highly recommend buying the stamp set, Some Kinda Wonderful Scrapbook stamp (D1716). The circles can be used on a number of LOs and the journal card is just too cute!

Below is an image of the stamp.  Anything highlighted in red can be cut on the Cricut.

I hope I perked your interest.  Some Kinda Wonderful is only available through the end of April or while supplies last.  Sign up for the kit or purchase the supplies soon!

Thanks for stopping by,
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Wednesday, March 15, 2017

CHMH Spingtime Compliments + Whimsy

Hi, just getting caught up on posting!

I was lucky to visit Germany 1.5 years ago.  While in Germany, we took a day trip to Salzberg Austria.  After a quick walk from the train station, we entered a lovely garden.  Salzberg is a special place for a number of reasons-- one being it is the home to the Sound of Music!

Without further adu, here a few of 'my favorite' pictures from that beautiful garden.

I wanted to spice up this LO, but use soft colors.  CTMH's Whimsy paper line worked well here.  It coordinates beautifully with the Springtime Compliments.  I cut out 2 flowers using Flower Market.

To make the LO as wow as the pics, subtlety, I cut out lots of diamond shapes.  I then taped them down in a quilt-like fashion.  I just love how it came out!

 Here is the second page.  I continued on with the diamond shapes, but just put them in the corner. 

By using twine, I mirrored the path of these 2 cute butterflies.

Above is a photo of the 2-page LO.  I'm happy that the LO came out so well!

The Springtime Compliments are only available through April 30th. The Whimsy papers will retire at the end of July. Be sure to stock up now!

Thanks for stopping by, Maureen

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Tuesday, March 14, 2017

CTMH Some Kinda Wonderful

Hi, we have a snow day here in the Boston area:)  We were in shorts a few weeks back and now we are back to shoveling!  Oh my.

Ever print pictures off your kid's phones or your own and be luck-- okay, that's nice.  The pictures consist of selfies and odd poses.  This is the new kind of life for our young ones and do I have the paper that will help document those memories!  The paper is called Some Kinda Wonderful.  And, as the paper implies, it takes those odd poses and wonderful smiles and makes it all work.

Okay, take a look at this picture.  It's of my oldest daughter sticking out her blue tongue!  (How lovely!)  By making a geometrical type LO and stamping some circles and ink blots, it all ties in with the Some Kinda Wonderful paper, stickers, and glitter shapes.

Here is a close up.  I stamped the ink spot in Whisper and the circle in Black.

Below is another LO using the same paper line.  Here I mainly used the paper and stickers.  I love the rich colors!
 I should have put a ? after the Best Friends.  Check out the poses!  They must have been joking around.  I'll have to ask my daughter!
I inked the stickers in Whisper ink and popped up the camera.  This just adds a little something:)

Well, thanks for stopping by.  If you like these products, then contact me or visit my store.  The paper line will only be available until April 30th.

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Sunday, March 12, 2017

CTMH March SOTM-- Tea-rrific


If you follow my blog by email, then I apologize for the blank SOTM blog post you received this month.  I was supposed to participate in the monthly blog hop, but had a conflict last minute.  So sorry!

I'm now ready to showcase the SOTM. 

Being 100% Irish, we grew up drinking lot's of tea!  Even as a child, we drank tea.  I have to admit that I got a little burnt out of tea, but my parents never did.  They would drink 8-10 cups per day! 

As you can imagine, the Tea-rrific SOTM set with 11 images is very special to me.  Here's one cards that I plan on giving my mom.

Here is a picture of the stamp set:

Spend $50 on CTMH products in March and you can earn this stamp for only $5.00.  Please contact me to learn how.

Thanks for stopping by,
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Thursday, February 16, 2017

CTMH Fundamental Blog Hop

Hello,  welcome to the CTMH Fundamental Blog Hop!  If you came here from Haley's Blog, then you are on the right track.  The hop is one large circle and should you get lost along the way, please click HERE.

For my project, I decided to use the new 'My Boy' Compliments (z3306) and both the Enchantment Fundamental (z3254), Rustic Fundamental (z3262) and Up-Town (z3263) paper lines.  The My Boy compliments came out in the Seasonal 1 catalog and go perfectly with the Fundamental lines.  Although these compliments are meant for boys, they worked well in the 2 LOs for my daughter!

Also, I love how the Fundamental line and the Compliments help me scrapbook day to day and non-holiday events.  Here, they helped capture two very different events.

The first LO is of my daughter going to a NE Patriot's game.  She is wearing her beloved "Free Tom (Brady)" tee-shirt:)  She actually had a second shirt that said "Free Brady, Again", which was designed to highlight Brady's on-going struggles with Roger Goodell.  Well, after winning the Super bowl a few weeks ago, I hope the whole deflate-gate/Goodell struggles is behind us!

I absolutely love the 'word search' sheets of the Enchantment line.  It always seems that you can find the words to match your pictures!  I actually found the words "Tom" and "Believe"!

 The second LO is my daughter Shae and her friends at the beach at night.  The picture is perfect and hence the title is perfect!  For this LO, I used a page from Rustic (wood-grain) and the B/W sheet from Up-Town Fundamentals, paired with Ruby cardstock.  It all just works, like Gr-animals-- remember those!?

Next up is Tracey Pierce.  Please be sure to visit Tracey's wonderful Blog.

Thanks for stopping by, Maureen:)

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Saturday, February 11, 2017

CTMH Dreamin 2-page LO

Hi, I haven't commented on the weather in a while.  Up here in the northeast, its been a mild winter with very little snow.  Last Thursday we did get our first 'real' snowfall of the season-- up to 18 inches in some parts.  Then we had snow last night, 2-3 inches. We expecting another storm on Monday and then another on Wednesday!!!  Looks like we are making up for lost time:)

Okay onto better things... here is another LO using the Dreamin paper line.  A few days ago, I showcased the line documenting my daughter's trip up to Acardia National Park in Maine.

This paper can be used to showcase trips, camping, adventures or even back-yard fun! 

 I used the CTMH Artbooking Cricut cartridge and cut out a focal shape to place my picture and title on. 

I love the orange and red tones.

For the second page, I carried over the design and used 3 of the Project Life cards that come with the paper pack.  The cards can be used for journalling and for sub-titles, such as my Dream Big.

Below is the 2 page LO together. I also added a Memory Protector to add even more pictures and journaling spots.  See last picture. 

 I hope you liked this paper pack as much as I did!  This line will only be available through April 30th.  So, be sure to get yours today.

Thanks for stopping by, Maureen


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Wednesday, February 8, 2017

CTMH Dreamin 2-page LO

Hello, I know, I'm on a roll!

Here' a LO using CTMH's new line Dreamin'.  When some of my friends saw this line, they thought young boys.  While it does work for boys, below I'll show how it works to document any type of adventure!

This past summer, my daughter spent one full week in Maine's Acadia National Park.    Here is a LO to document that experience.

Here is the entire 2-page LO.

To fill in some of the blank spaces, I used CTMH's "Ink Blot" (D1660) stamp. Here, I stamped it in Daisy White.

Here's a look at the stamp.  This is a must have for scrapbookers! (I know you could spritz the ink on yourself, but this is a quick, clean way to get that look.)

The Dreamin paper line is available until April 30th or until it sells out.

Come on, scrap those adventures and/or create new ones!

Thanks for stopping by, Maureen

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