Saturday, September 5, 2015

National Stamping Month

September is National Stamping Month, and this year Close To My Heart has something to help every kind of papercrafter say a big “hello” to life! Available only during the month of September, these exclusive C-size My Acrylix® Hello, Life! stamp sets can be purchased for $13.95 USD / $16.50 CAD each! Or, for an even better deal, you can purchase all three for only $34.95 USD / 41.50 CAD—a savings of $6.90 USD / $8 CAD! Each stamp set is designed to fit with a specific type of papercrafting, whether that’s scrapbooking, cardmaking, or pocket scrapbooking. However, all the stamp sets coordinate with each other and can be used together to create dynamic artwork. These stamp sets also coordinate with shapes from the new Cricut® Artistry collection to help expand your artwork options even further. Remember, these stamp sets are available for one month only, so get your orders in for one stamp set—or all three—before these gorgeous stamps disappear! Make certain to follow Close To My Heart’s blog, Instagram, and Facebook page for artwork inspiration featuring these lively stamp sets all month long. You can post your own artwork to your social media channels using the hashtag #ctmhHelloLife.

With an additional purchase of $8.50 you also qualify for the Stamp of the Month!!  This month's set is a gorgeous set!!  It's called Paper Garden and it's a set of 10.

Thanks for looking!!  :)

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Hearts of the West Nevermore Blog Hop

Welcome to the September Hearts of the West Blog Hop!!  This month we are featuring a brand new paper pack from Close To My Heart called Nevermore.  This paper theme is perfect for the fall and Halloween layouts and cards.  As always we have lots of inspiration using this paper pack.  If you came from Anna Miller's blog you're on the right track, but there is really no right place to start.

Something new with CTMH is they are featuring a paper pack or two every month, and helping us inside-the-box-thinkers such as myself with already designed workshops.  I am loving this idea because it takes the guess work out of planning a workshop.  I've already decided to do the Nevermore workshop later in September.  You can check out my facebook event for it here.

So here is my two page layout:

My girlfriends and I have taken a picture together every year for the past few years.  :)

 I used Little Monsters stamp set from CTMH.  Aren't they cute???

A little bit of paper piecing for the witch!!

So there's my project!!  Now hop along to Nancy Klein!!  I hope you enjoyed getting inspired with Nevermore!!  TFL!