Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Joyful Stars March Blog Hop...

Welcome to the Joyful Stars March Blog Hop!

I'm so glad you could hop on by and view the Creative Inspirations of some of our talented Close To My Heart Independent Consultants.  If you  arrived here from the blog of Andrea Sherman then you're right on track.

For this Blog Hop I'm featuring "Spring Critters"  This sweet stamp set coordinates perfectly with one of Close To My Heart's newest products the Thin Cuts metal dies, however, I fussy cut mine for this project.  I paired these critters up with our Adventure Cardstock Combo Pack and My Reflections Kaleidoscope.

Since I stamped each image in the My Exclusive Inks matching their color to the cardstock I opted to use the Watercolor Pencils to add details and fill in each sweet little critter.  Shown are Gypsy, Saffron, Pixie and Pear.  I love how everything came together and the pops of patterned paper from the Kaleidoscope zip strips worked perfectly to complete each card.  My only problem now is to decide who gets a special spring treat in the mail next week ;)

For this project I used these CTMH Products...
My Acrylix Spring Critters C1638
Watercolor Pencils 3505
Adventure Cardstock Combo Pack X5935
My Reflections Kaleidoscope X7202B
My Exclusive Inks Gypsy Z2190
My Exclusive Inks Saffron Z2651
My Exclusive Inks Pixie Z2644
My Exclusive Inks Pear Z2197

If you are interested in any of these products, please visit my website where you can shop and browse our current Idea Books.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Next on the Joyful Stars Blog Hop is Helen Gullett, don't forget to leave everyone a comment...we LOVE getting feedback on our designs :)

For a complete list of the Joyful Stars February Hop head on over to Joyce Houck's Blog.

Happy Creating!



  1. They are cute cards! Love those Spring critters!

  2. What adorable cards! Love the use of watercolor pencils :) TFS!

  3. A simply lovely design! Thin cuts are so wonderful to create cards with a little coloring. Thanks for sharing!

  4. Love your cards made with the Spring Critters collection. I love using these stamps and dies - they're so much fun and just shout out 'Spring has arrived!'LOL. TFS :)

  5. Love these Spring critters, we need them longer.