New Product Blog Hop

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Hello You card CU2014

Are you looking for inspiration? Join me and other CTMH consultants as we share our creations with new product from the Close to My Heart Spring/Summer idea book & catalog.

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I love color, in every shade, tint and hue. Whether it’s bold brights, deep jewel-tones, warm neutrals or 50 shades of grey, I love to mix ‘em, match ‘em and come up with new combinations.

The new Skylark paper packet has a gorgeous assortment of blues, and neutral browns. Plus it features a special edition Skylark Yellow that is only available in this paper pack.

For the card above, I decided I had to create something for my Creative University card class using Skylark Yellow, but I wanted to add a bit more pizzazz to the color scheme. Sorbet was a perfect choice, with its mellow peach tones, not too bold but enough to add a pop of color.

I used the Skylark Yellow B&T paper for the banner, with Sorbet cardstock on the upper half of the card. For the lower half of the card, my CU students will be creating their own patterned paper using a cool technique they’ll learn at camp. Lagoon (blue) and Whisper (grey) complete the color scheme.

I also use one of my favorite new stamp sets, Hopscotch Alphabet. This is a huge set, two carrier sheets in one envelope, with both upper case and lower case alphas, numbers and punctuation. So adorable and versatile, I’ll be using this one often.

Close to My Heart products used for this card:
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Hopscotch Alphabet stamp set
One Way Borders stamp set
Skylark Paper Packet
Lagoon Houndstooth Washi Tape
Aqua Dots

Ready to see more creative creations with new products from Close to My Heart? Click on any of the pictures below to visit other CTMH consultants’ blogs and see their artwork. This hop will continue to grow with new entries until Sunday, Feb. 9th, so come back to this post for more inspiration. New entries are added at the bottom, so scroll down to view the latest each day!

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Sheila Bennett said...

Love it!! So looking forward to creating it next week at CU. And really anxious to learn the new technique. It looks great.

Sue Bruch said...

I love the color combination! Very nice!

Katy said...

OMGSH!!! This is soooo FABULOUS!!!! I love the colors and the stamped circles and LOVE the little "hello you"! You ROCKED this card!

Linda Norman said...

Stunning! I am so jealous of the folks getting to learn how to do the bottom!

Wendy K. said...

Awesome card and I love the stamped paper!

Denise Elliott said...

Great card!! Colors and design are stunning! :)

Nancy Ball said...

I LOVE your card....there are just so many elements to look at!

Rosalynd Kelly said...

Love your card, great colour combo!

Lauren- SAHM I am said...

Wow- these colours together remind me of summer, so bright and fun. Gorgeous card, thanks for sharing!

Patricia Manhire said...

Lovely card and great use of colour and technique :)

Martha Saenz said...

LOVE your card!

NJ Stamping Queen said...

Love the colors and patterns on your card, Tresa! What fun accents the washi tape and arrow provide! Thanks for setting up this blog hop for us!
:) Marie

Shalana said...

Awesome! I love your stamping on the bottom portion of the card!

Lori Allen said...

Can't wait to find out how you did the circles. Super cool.

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