Monday, January 9, 2017

Joyful Stars Blog Hop - Some Kinda Wonderful


Welcome to our monthly  
 Joyful Stars Blog Hop!!!!
We're excited to share our creativity with you using PRODUCTS
from Close To My Heart!!

Come on in and see what BEAUTIFUL projects my fellow consultants have creating using the AMAZING products from Close To My Heart!!

 This blog hop is easy to do…just click on the link at the end of the post to go to the next creation!!  If you get lost along the way, CLICK HERE to see the list of this month’s hoppers! 

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If you have arrived from Nancy's blog you are right on track.


I was asked to create some goodies using NEW products, and was given the <<<NEW>>> Some Kinda Wonderful paper pack to work with. I decided to create a set of cards.  

Earlier this week I shared my fox card...today let's take a look at the ADORABLE turtle card...the 2nd card in this 5 card designed workshop! :) 

Check it out :) 

I created this card using the pattern #21 in the Make It From your Heart, volume 1 how-to-book.  Have I ever told you how much I ADORE these how-to-books? :) They are my go to books for sure!! 

I used a NEW paper pack - Some Kinda Wonderful...check this bright & cheerful paper pack out!  Love it!!

I used 2 stamp sets in this cards creation too...
Some Kinda Wonderful - Cardmaking stamp set



and....Some Kinda Wonderful - Scrapbooking stamp set. 

Take a peek at the close up of my turtles....

I pulled out my "almost forgotten" watercolor pencils and CTMH's Blending Pen to color in these critters...what FUN!!  


Take a look at the "friends" image...

...I practiced my "stamp rolling" technique on this piece.  I think some of you might know this technique as the "rock and roll" technique...a GREAT way to bring some added texture and design to this card.  

I have FABULOUS news....the cardamking stamp set, the adorable one with all the animals, does come in a Thin Cut BUNDLE!!!  Wahoo!!!  That means, you can get the stamp set & the metal dies - which we call "Thin Cuts"....for a BUNDLE price of just $26.95!!!  Fabulous deal!!!  



If you haven't seen the NEW goodies Close To My Heart released on January 1, 2017...make sure to touch base with your CTMH consultant, or feel free to CLICK HERE



Stay tuned to my blog as I feature MORE cards I created using these 2 stamp sets!!  

That's all for today....thanks for stopping by, and I hope you were inspired to ready to go CREATE something on your own! 

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Now it’s time to Hop on over to Marie's  blog and see what beautiful, crafty item she has to share with us!  


Happy Hopping and we’ll see you on the 9th next month, when the Joyful Stars team members will be sharing more artwork using Close To My Heart products!    



Blessings to you for BEAUTIFUL day!!!


Krista Hershberger 

7 comments :

  1. You are amazingly talented! I love your cards!!!

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  2. What a fun card! Love how you used so many different patterned papers.

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  3. Such a cute cards - I love all the elements you incorporated on it. Love the little turtles too!

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  4. LOVE your card Krista. I didn't even like that stamp set before seeing your card!

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  5. Great layering and black accents.

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