Tuesday, 7 November 2017

Atlantic Hearts Sketch # 237

Hello Crafty Friends,
   I was away at a scrapbook retreat last weekend! it was so great to make cards and layouts. I will post more pictures soon, for now I made my card to Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge #237. Here is the sketch
And here is the card I made.... I just love the bashful snow fakes with this paper pack.

I hope you will get to join us! we love to see your creations.
Michelle Hughes

Tuesday, 10 October 2017

Blue Atlantic Hearts Sketch

Hello Crafty Friends,
   I was looking for inspiration for my card this morning so I combined the Sketch at Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge. with the Colour challenge at colour my Heart and here is my card....
I used crystal blue but its hard to tell in the photo; and CTMH's paper silver and gold. the snowflake die is retired as well as the sentiment. I also used the new buffalo plaid embossing folder.
here is the sketch...
And here is the colour challenge colours...                                                                                         
Thank you for checking out my blog. Hope to see you again soon!                                                         
Michelle Hughes

Sunday, 1 October 2017

CTMH Christmas Tunes

Hello Crafty Friends!
   I am working on some Christmas cards today for my upcoming card class and I wanted to use CTMH's October stamp of the month Christmas Tunes. To help with creativity I went to some blogs! Here are the results.....For this first one I use Case this Sketch! as inspiration. As well as Heart 2 Heart Challenges especially Sue Bruch 's Card using this stamp set! Thanks Sue!!
The Christmas Tree card also uses markers to colour the star's. I stamped in Fern but New England Ivy would likely work better with this paper pack. Also Christmas Cards all year Round Challenged us to use leaves this month....well the paper has leaves so I think that counts :)

This last card I wanted to emboss, I uses the bulk Beary Christmas paper from CTMH for all the cards and added some gold foil tape.
I hope you like my cards, and I hope my ladies like them.
Michelle Hughes

Monday, 25 September 2017

Yummy AHSC#231

Hello Crafty friends,
   Todays sketch at Atlantic Hearts is so versatile! Here is the sketch...
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I decided to make a Christmas card since I use/sell a lot and I'm feeling really behind this year. So I decided to try out CTMH's new Gingerbread Friends, z3378 and thin cuts out. Here is my card..
Pretty Cute eah? I used the basic fundamental paper pack, cranberry, toffee and expresso inks.
I cant wait to see all the amazing cards and layouts made with this sketch.
until next time

Tuesday, 12 September 2017

atlantic hearts sketch # 229

Hello crafty friends,
  Here is a quick card for Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge Blog  Here is the sketch...

And I decided I needed to use up some older supplies before my new papers from CTMH arrive. So here is my card....I took a lot of liberties but the inspiration and elements are there ....
I hope you like it! And I hope you will join us at AHSC.

Tuesday, 29 August 2017

Punny Sketch #227

Hello Crafty Friends,
    Close to my Hearts New idea book is out and I have been having fun playing with the Punny pals D1751 this week. So for Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge #227 this week I had to use them! Here is the sketch
And here is my card... I coloured the pig with our shin han markers and used last idea book fundamentals because I haven't ordered the newest yet.
Here are some more cards using retired fundamental papers (although it would be easy to swap out new ones) and the punny pals stamp set and random accessories :)

 For the froggy card I got inspiration from case this sketch
 And the Yappy Birthday pup was inspired from Freshly made sketch challenge 
I was hoping to get more made before my launch party tomorrow but work and life has gotten in the way. I hope you will join our sketch At Atlantic hearts!! and are inspired by my cards.
Michelle Hughes

Tuesday, 15 August 2017

CTMH new product Blog Hop

Hello Crafty Friends,

Welcome to our August Blog Hop featuring artwork created from products found in the 2017-2018 Annual Inspirations Catalog. To purchase any of the items seen in our blog hop today, contact your local consultant to place an order.

We hope that you will take the time to leave comments on our posts, as we love to get feedback from our viewers....whether it was something that you really liked or some new technique that was used that you would like to learn how to do....by leaving us comments, we get to hear what you like, and what you want to see. Thank you… now on to our hop!

If you have just hopped onto my blog, you can start here as this is a circular hop. If you came from Carol's Blog then you are in the right place!

With CTMH's new idea book now available we consultants have been hard at work producing samples for you! My group of girls are big card makers so here is what I have made so far....

I just love this elephant from D1726 Sweet baby! Now to make some more "boyish".                        

Your next stop on the Cross Canada Hop is Alyson's Blog.If you get lost along the way, you can head to Michelle S Blog, as she has the complete blog list.

Thanks for hopping along with us - we hope we were able to inspire you to get creative using some of the designs, products and techniques seen along the way. We hope you will join us again next month when we will be featuring Projects inspired from the New Products from the New Holiday Expressions Catalog. So mark September 15th on your calendars and hop along with us.

Michelle Hughes