Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Simply Inspired - Seasonal Expression 1 Idea Book

blog badge 1795668_10201482122558500_673901691_nWelcome to our
 Simply Inspired
Close To My Heart
Blog Hop!

Join us today, as we share with you beautiful creations featuring  Close To My Heart’s NEWEST mini book, Seasonal Expressions 1.(SE1)

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 If you have come here from Margi’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 by clicking HERE
  Here we go! J
Today I chose to share a set of cards created with our NEW paper pack, Hopscotch
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This paper pack is so FUN, and it makes me happy & smile whenever I see it! J

The colors that coordinate with Hopscotch are…Falxen, Glacier, Indian Corn Blue, Ponderosa Pine, Smoothie & Sunset. Isn’t it beautiful? J  

I also used one of the NEW stamp sets shown in the SE1…it’s called Happy to Be Friends.  

Take a peek at this stamp set. 
I can’t WAIT to use all these sayings and pair these words together to create different phrases!
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  Did you notice the little sparkly bird & butterfly on my cards?  These cuties come from our NEW Embellishments called Puffies!
Puffies include ninety puffy glitter stickers in assorted shapes and 5 different colors.
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I used 2 more NEW products from the SE1 book…can you find them in the picture above?  

Take a look at the Glacier cardstock - I used the Diamond 5x7 Embossing Folder to turn this cardstock into it’s own designer paper.  There are FOUR new embossing folders in this mini-book --which means we now have a GRAND total of 13 BEAUTIFUL embossing designs!!! 

I also used the FUN, NEW Extra Thick Twine!  This twine comes  in 2 colors….Pixie pink or Flaxen- the color I used. 

Now "Hop" on over to our team leader and fabulous creator Dana Kessler’s Blog to see her work!  Be sure to visit ALL the Consultants at their Blogs to get some great crafting idea.

  We LOVE to hear any feedback you’d like to share as well, so feel free to take a moment & leave a comment.

Blessings to you for a WONDERFUL day!!!
Krista J


  1. With so many of us using Heartstrings I'm so happy to see you using Hopscotch. Love these cards. I especially love the one with the torn paper. It's been years since I did paper tearing. It's time to start again. I need to stamplift that card!

    1. I love it too Karen! We were just talking tonight about how we need to do some paper tearing again. Thanks for the inspiration Krista!

  2. Such lovely cards! Gets me excited to play with Hopscotch. 😊

  3. LOVE these! Thank you so much for the fun inspiration! CUTE!

  4. These are beautiful. I love the embossing, I love the colors, I love everything about these cards.

  5. I was thinking I didn't need these puffies but that little bird is ADORABLE! LOVE the cards!!!

  6. Your cards are so soft and pretty, reminding me of spring!

  7. So soft and so pretty Krista! Love all 3 of your cards! Beautiful job!!

  8. So soft and pretty! The folder use looks great!

  9. Now I don't just want that Happy to be Friends set, I NEED it...yes, I said NEED!! Beautiful work!

  10. These cards are so pretty Krista! You made me love my new favorite stamp set even more! *Ü*


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