Tuesday, May 31, 2011

June Stamp of the Month Blog Hop

Welcome to our Stamp of the Month Blog Hop!  I am very excited to be joining in for the first time!  We will be featuring June's SOTM, Jubilation, a set of 24 stamps!  If you have come here from Nancy's Blog, you are on the right path!  The blog hop is a great big circle, so you can start here and work your way all around.  If you get lost along the way, you'll find the complete list of participating consultants here.

This month we have over 50 Close to My Heart Consultants sharing their creations using this month's SOTM and other great CTMH products on their blogs.  So be sure to check out all of their inspiring work.  This is simple to do - just click on the link at the end of the post on each blog to move on to the next one!  I am just loving this stamp set, it is so versatile!  I created two scrapbook layouts, you can click on any of the photos to view them larger.  For the first layout, Bright Eyes, I created scalloped embellishments using the sun and dove stamp; first I stamped the image, punched it out with the 1 1/4 circle punch and mounted it with foam tape on some scraps that I punched with the scallop punch.  I used the Token Alphabet stamp set to create the title.

Here is a close-up of some of the details.

CTMH Products used:
Here is the second layout that I created using the flower stamp from this set.

CTMH Products used: Jubilation June SOTM, Fill in the Blank Stamp Set, Clear Button Assortment, Adornables, 4x6 Flip Flaps, Bitty SparklesPear Ink, Hollyhock Ink, Silver Brad, Sweet Leaf Grosgrain Ribbon, Daydream Paper Pack

Now hop on over to Karen's Blog to see what she created!  Be sure to visit all of the Consultants at their blogs to get some great crafting ideas!  Remember, the June SOTM is only available until June 30th!  Contact your CTMH Consultant or click here to see how you can get this stamp set at a discount or even FREE!

Friday, May 27, 2011

4 Days Left!

Time is running out scrappin' & stampin' friends!

Click on the photo to view larger and get a close up of the stitching.
 This is a gorgeous layout that I created at the CTMH Leadershare event.  The reason I am sharing today is I wanted to show you that when I got home instead of using embroidery floss to hand stitch around the edges on both layouts I used a stamp from the You & Me Kit to create the faux stitching!  Time is running out for you to get this kit; there are only 4 days left!! So act fast, hop on over to my site or contact me to get the gorgeous kit and this D-Size stamp set.

Here is a close up of the stamp set included; I used the hash-mark stamp on the right to create the faux stitching on my pages! LOVE!

Monday, May 23, 2011

National Scrapbooking Month

All you scrappers out there already know that it is National Scrapbook Month! I also can't stop talking about it and the exclusive You and Me Kit that you can only get for the month of May! I keep saying how gorgeous the papers, embellishments, and stamps are that come with this kit, and I have shared some of my photos with you BUT now I am sharing an awesome video with you! Check out this You Tube video that the corporate office created that shows you all of the contents of this amazing kit!

There are three ways to get this FAB kit for the month of May only:

1.  Purchase $50 in CTMH products and get it for only $15

2.  Purchase it outright for $34.95

3.  Get it FREE by signing up to be a Close To My Heart Consultant for only half price ($64.50, usually $129)

Hop on over to my website to get your hands on this kit.

Happy Scrapping!

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Blissful Butterflies

The first impression of the Bliss paper pack is, "Wow that would go great with my wedding photos!"  Yes, it sure will.  I have a friend getting married in just a few short months and she is not only using Bliss for her wedding album but to back her invitations and reply cards; how creative!?  However, I wanted to show that these gorgeous papers are versatile and could be used for other layouts, not just weddings.  The Boston Museum of Science has this really neat Butterfly Garden where there are free flying butterflies that overlooks the Charles River.  Olivia just loved watching the butterflies flying around and wanted so badly to touch and hold these beautiful butteflies!  After seeing the photos, I knew I had the perfect papers to go with them! 

Left side of the layout.  Products used; Bliss L2 Paper Pack, Bliss Assortment, Kraft Borders, Mocha Opagues, April SOTM

I also used the Kraft Borders again (I LOVE them!) and added the Mocha Opaques to embellish them (this was a layout that was promised over a month ago!!) I also used the April SOTM and the stamp set that comes with the You & Me kit!! Check it out. I know that the April SOTM is no longer available BUT I have a few extras that you can purchase from me while they last!

Right Side of the Layout.  Additional products used You & Me Kit Stamp

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

You & Me Workshop

Here is some eye candy of one of the two-page layouts that you can create with the National Scrapbook Month You & Me Kit, that is only available for the month of May.  I created this layout in no time!  It's is absolutely adorable and so versatile.  With this kit you can make a girly layout, a manly layout and have lots of leftovers for cards or even another layout!

Would you like this kit? Would you like to get together to create it with some friends?  Would you like to get $25 or more in FREE products of your choice?  Contact me at sullyharrington@gmail.com.

Left side of layout

Right side of layout

Both layouts (with some of the edges missing)

Close up of embellishments. Created with the D-Size Stamp set that is included, irresistibles & mocha gems!

More gorgeous embellishments!

Monday, May 2, 2011

National Scrapbook Month

Did you know that May is National Scrapbook Month?  Well I just thought I would share that with you!  It is so great to be able to celebrate such a fabulous hobby and CTMH has some fabulous specials to do just that!  May is a really special month for me as well, it marks my CTMH anniversary!

First, you can grab the absolutely gorgeous You & Me Scrapbook Kit, to create two fully embellished layouts complete with instructions! Below are pictures of the layouts that you can create with the You & Me National Scrapbook Month Kit, that is only available for the month of May!  Also, only for the month of May you can join my team for half price, only $65!!

You can get this adorable kit that creates 4 pages (with lots leftover for more projects) for only $15 or even FREE! 

You can purchase the kit outright for $34.95, get it for $15 with a minimum purchase of $50, or sign up to join my team (for 50% off in May only) and get the You & Me Kit as an added bonus for FREE!  Would you like to get together and create this kit as a workshop with friends? Earn free products as a mystery hostess? Contact me for more details; sullyharrington@gmail.com

The is all of the contents included in the kit. This kit is absolutely adorable and these pictures don't do it justice!!

Here is the awesome stamp set that comes with the kit