Thursday, May 29, 2014

CTMH Free To Be Me Paper Pack & Scrapbook Layout

Just a couple more days left to order your Free To Be Me paper pack for only $5 with your $50 purchase of CTMH products. And for another $5 with the same qualifying purchase you can also get the May Stamp of the Month - You've Got A Friend stamp set.

Here is a 12x12 layout that I'm currently working on with the Free To Be Me paper pack.

Here's the main page of the layout.

I'm adding a 4x6 Flip Flap to the centre so I can add more pictures of the tug-a-war without adding a whole extra page. It will sit on top of my page protector when finished.

Here's how it will look with the Flip Flap closed. 

I used the Reflections Scrapbook Program book that came with my Consultant Kit as inspiration for my layout.  I love this book - it has all the information on how to cut and layout everything. There is also a list of coordinating pages available for doing two page layouts.

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CTMH Artiste Cricut Cartridge Swing Card

I had so much fun making this swing card with the CTMH Artiste Cricut cartridge - it cut it out so quick - I just added a matching label cut from the Art Philosophy cartridge, added some stamping and some embellishments and I was done.

Love this coordinating stamp set. Cup of Cheer (b1404). Coordinates with the CTMH Art Philosophy Cricut cartridge. I stamped the images with Chocolate pigment ink and heat embossed with clear embossing powder.

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Monday, May 19, 2014

Congrats Graduate Card

I finally got to make a card using my Cricut machine. I was having problems with the mat that came with the machine. It was bent slightly in the middle and the blade would drag across my images and make scratches in the cardstock. So I've had it weighed down with all my cardstock for a few weeks. So far so good but I do have two new mats on the way with my Close To My Heart order.

Here's my card. I used the grad cap image which is free in the Cricut Craftroom this week, CTMH Congrats Graduate stamp set $6.95 (A1139), CTMH Chevron Embossing folder $8.95 (Z1925), CTMH Black Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad $5.25 (Z2105).  Misc. cardstock from my stash.
I really like how this turned out - I tend more towards clean & simple when I'm doing cards. 

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