Hello! Welcome to my crafty blog to showcase all the paper goodies that I make using the awesome products from Close to My Heart. My goal is to post on the first Saturday of the month showcasing the current stamp of the month and the monthly specials. I will also be posting throughout the month with my current projects. Use the links and information to the right to find information, websites, and past projects. Let me know if you have any questions or need any help. Happy Crafting!

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Live Beautifully

May is National Scrapbooking Month...so of course there is an amazingly, beautiful constant campaign taking place called Live Beautifully.  There are many options from the gorgeous floral and gold embossed paper pack, the coordinating stamp set, a Cut Above Layout Kit and even a bundle with supplies such as an album, tape runner, and journalling pen.  Check out all the great deals here.

Using some of the paper from the paper pack and the stamp set sentiment of "Smile" and "be your own kind of beautiful"  I made some quick cards for a couple of friends.

I am slowly becoming obsessed with the shimmer brushes, the gold one to be exact.  I added some highlights on the center of the flowers to tie into the gold on the bow in the white and gold ribbon.  It's so quick and easy to add a little bit of sparkle to any of the papers.

One the inside I used some of the left over stripes from making the front of the card and tied it all together leaving plenty of room on the 5x7 card to write a note.

Let me know if this is helpful or wanted:  I sketch out all of my cards and layouts in my notebook with measurements and paper ideas.  Below is a picture of what I had planned with this card.

Would you be interested in getting these with all my project posts?  Let me know!

Happy Crafting!

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