Workshops, Classes, Events

Wednesday, Sept. 13th 6:30 pm- 9:00 pm Kit Building 101 Do you have mountains of paper piling up that you want to get used up? Bring your paper (all you can manage, cardstock as well but not necessary) and I will help you mix and match those papers to create ready-to-use kits, perfect for the next time you scrapbook. I will supply some 12 x 12 bags for the kits you create but feel free to bring a few of your own, or an accordion-style organizer. $10 class fee, space is limited.

Tuesday, Sept. 26nd, 7 pm Card Club - You will make three cards for free with the commitment to spending at least $25 + shipping & tax each month. Members take turns being the "hostess", earning $25 in free product. There are two spaces available, contact me to join!

Saturday, October 21st 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Christmas Stamp-a-Stack with Roz & Tara We are going to change things up just a bit for this event! You will be making 20 cards - 2 each of 10 different designs, for $45. That's only $2.25 per card! Bring your lunch and we will provide a morning snack and coffee or tea. Location is the Melvern Square Hall on Bridge Street, just off Stronach Mountain Road. This event fills up very quickly so be sure to register with your payment to secure your seat! Join the Facebook event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1417495125031408



Wednesday, April 15, 2015

April CTMH Cross Canada Blog Hop

Welcome to our April Blog Hop featuring our Spring Theme, April Showers bring May Flowers. To purchase any of the items seen in our blog hop today, contact your consultant to place an order.

We hope that you will take the time to leave comments on our posts, as we love to get feedback from our viewers....Thank you… now on to our hop!


If you have just hopped onto my blog, you can start here as this is a circular hop, but if you want to follow us across Canada then please start at the beginning and join Michelle at mycreationswithmichelle.blogspot.ca. If you came from Michelle's blog you are in the right place.

I have a couple of cards to show you today!  With a Spring theme, how could I not use "Brushed" paper to create a bright & cheery card?? I have wanted to try this "sunburst" technique for quite a while now, and one of my very creative shoebox gals (thanks Cheryl!!) brought this technique to the table.  That inspired me to use these papers for these cards:




By just changing out the sentiments and ink colours, I have three slightly different cards.  I used M1043 Spring Wreath and C1605 Happy To Be Friends with black and pear inks to stamp the sentiments.  I like the bright colours on the black cardstock, it reminds me of stained glass.

I also wanted to do a Mother's Day card and after seeing a class photo from the Cutting Garden in Halifax, I was inspired!  I loved the card they had offered so much, and knew I could duplicate it with CTMH products (although this stamp set is retired).  No patterned paper on this one, just stamping, embossing, and Cricut cuts!




I started with a piece of White Daisy cardstock and embossed it with Z1927 Damask embossing folder.  The next step was to stamp B1418 Love Doily (retired) with Versamark ink and heat emboss it with White Daisy embossing powder.  A little ink applied with a finger dauber lifts the image right off the cardstock.  The sentiment comes from our Artfully Sent cricut bundle stamp set - The butterfly and small flower were cut with our Art Philosophy cricut cartridge ....then added a white daisy cardstock banner, a little bling and a paper clip!  


Your next stop on the Cross Canada Hop is Nicky's blog - www.timelesscottage.ca. If you get lost along the way, you can head back to Michelle's blog

Thanks for hopping along with us - we hope we were able to inspire you to get creative using some of the designs, products and techniques seen along the way. We hope you will join us again next month when our theme is Scrapbook layouts from CTMH How-To Books.  Mark May 15th on your calendars and hop along with us.

6 comments:

  1. Fantastic cards, I really love the sunburst design and really should use some of my scraps making those cards. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  2. What a fun way to use all the little pieces that you just don't have the heart to throw away from a favourite paper pack!!

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  3. Fabulous, fun sunburst cards Rosalynd!

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  4. great cards, I love how just a simple change makes them all different

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