Wednesday, May 6, 2015

National Scrapbooking Month – Taste of Summer blog hop

2015-5 Taste of Summer blog hop
Welcome to this Special Blog Hop!

We will be featuring Close To My Heart’s National Scrapbooking Month EXCLUSIVE paper collection, called Taste of Summer!!

If you have come here from Shelia Bennett'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

This month we have over 35 Close To My Heart Consultants sharing their creations this month.

 This hop is simple to do - just click on the link at the end of the post on each blog to move to the next one! Wahoo!! 

Here we go!

So – let’s start off by taking a peek at this BEAUTIFUL Taste of Summerpaper collection!! 

If you like bright & happy – this paper pack is for you!!!

I always appreciate the SPECIALS that  
Close To My Heart  releases with a special event….and they really did a FABULOUS job this time!!J 

This paper packet is FULL of color, and while the fruit designs are adorable...I LOVE the back papers and the designs they have...GORGEOUS!!  

Close To My Heart ALSO created a coordinating STAMP SET for these Taste of Summer papers!!  

This stamp set is a D-size stamp set and can be purchased ONLY during May 2015 for $17.95.  Isn't this stamp set ADORABLE???

I decided to create two cards....both cards have the same design, but I used 2 different fruits for the they are.  

I pulled out my handy SPRAY PEN and added Whisper re-inker to add some "texture" to the bottom left side of my card.  

I thought I'd show you a close up of the bottom right of the card...

Did you notice the addition of the liquid glass?  What a FUN element to add to your creations!!!  

Here is a close up of the berry card. 
This berry card IS different than the one shown in the picture above....

...I chose to use the pink dotted paper vs. the red plus design to create the berry card too - and decided to add the liquid glass to the top part of the card as well. 

This Taste of Summer stamp set IS Cricut compatible with our Artiste Cartridge - so it makes it VERY easy to stamp this "yummy" banner.

Items used to create this card.... 
Taste of Summer paper pack
Taste of Summer stamp set
Artiste Cricut Cartridge
Pear cardstock
Spray Pen
Whisper re-inker
Striped Embossing Folder
Sanding Kit
Purple or Pink Glitter Gems
White or Purple Shimmer trim
Gray Diagonal Ribbon
Liquid Glass

Inks used: Slate, Hollyhock, Sunset

Have fun creating with this BEAUTIFUL Taste of Summer kit!!  

Be sure to STAY TUNED to all CTMH social media during May!!  There will be a LOT of artwork item shared throughout the entire month!   J 

Now "Hop" on over to Traci Goodbee's Blogto see her amazing work!

Be sure to visit ALL the Consultants at their Blogs to get some great crafting ideas and other fun ideas!   We LOVE to hear any feedback you’d like to share as well, so feel free to take a moment & leave a comment. J

Contact your CTMH Consultant (or click here if you need a consultant J) 
to see how you can receive your own Taste of Summerpaper pack & coordinating Stamp set.  

These items are WHILE SUPPLIES last - so hurry over to get your OWN set of these today! !

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


  1. Love all the extra touches with the spray pen and the Liquid Glass.

  2. Love all the little details - liquid glass, embossing, etc... super cute!

  3. Your cards are amazing, Each detail adds an additional dimension of beauty!

  4. Love the Pear with the other colors. Great cards!

  5. Love your cards! The spray pen was a nice touch!

  6. Krista, I love how wonderful the liquid glass looks!! Great idea!! Darling cards!!

  7. Love the added Liquid Glass! I'm going to have to do that to my cards!

  8. My fave cards so far, appreciate your attention to adds so much.

  9. Awesome set of cards. Love the liquid glass accents

  10. What cute cards- very eyecatching!

  11. Wonderful cards. The spray pen and Liquid Glass really add that extra special touch.


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