Wednesday, November 18, 2020

November/December Catalog New Product Blog Hop


Thanks for visiting our new product blog hop!   If you haven't had a chance to view the new seasonal catalog, today you'll get a chance to see many of the new products for the November/December idea book in action.  Take a peek at it here.

If this is your first blog hop, know that it is just one big loop of crafty, fun ideas for paper crafting as you visit each of the connected blogs.  If you are coming from Stefani's blogyou are on the right path.  If you are starting here, just look for the link at the end of my post to Melissa's blog, (and successive posts) to see which blog to visit next.

Today I am sharing some Christmas/Winter cards that I've made featuring papers from the Serenity Paper pack, Blue Belle (color of the year) cardstock, Sapphire Glitter PaperElegant Snowflakes (stamp set and thin cuts) and the Yuletide Borders Thin Cut set. You can find all of them on my website by clicking the links with each featured item below.

The snowflakes and sentiment on this card were heat embossed with white embossing powder.  The snowflakes were stamped on vellum paper and then cut with the thin cuts from Elegant Snowflakes.  

What's a Christmas card without bling?  Even though the paper isn't a traditional Christmas pattern, the Sapphire glitter paper and colored mini sparkles on the flowers made it work.  The sparkles were colored with Tri-blend (dark shade) true blue marker.  They truly look like little sapphires (my favorite stone) even though it may not show up well here in the photo.  Merry Christmas and the top border are die cuts in Sapphire Glitter paper using the Yuletide Borders.

The letters on this card are from the Classic Alphabet Thin Cuts.  The Sapphire glitter paper adds a lot to this card.  Of all the glitter papers, this has to be my favorite color; it is such a rich color.

This gate fold card was created using the two different shades of the Blue Belle cardstock and the matching ink.  The darker shades of blue were colored in using the True Blue Shade Tri-blend marker.

The background on this card was stamped with Sapphire ink - first and second generation stamping.  Colored sparkles added just a little extra bling.

Here's a closer look at one of the sparkles I colored with the True Blue Shades alcohol maker.   It is such an easy way to create embellishments to match any project you are working on.  The Tri-blend alcohol markers will work on any of the sparkles or white or other light colored enamel embellishments.

All of the products I've shared today are available through your Close To My Heart  Maker/Consultant, or you can visit my website.  The products featured today are available (while supplies last) through December 31st.  If there's something you like, be sure to get it soon because a lot of these seasonal items sell out quickly.

After seeing all the great ideas in this blog hop, you're going to want to visit the new idea book here.   

Thanks for stopping by today.  
Join me as we hop on to see the creative ideas featuring 
products from this idea book on Melissa's blog

Be sure to visit the other consultants who have joined in this blog hop for lots of new product inspiration.  If for some reason you get lost along the way, you can find the entire list of participating consultants on Melinda's blog to get back on track.


  1. Pretty Cards! Hard to choose a favorite!

  2. I cannot decide which card I like the most! So pretty.

  3. Fabulous cards! I love all of them, especially the floral.

  4. Oh my much goodness!! Love every single project!!!

  5. WOWZERS! So many stunning cards, I love them all. I need to play with this paper now!

  6. These are all so pretty - and made with my favourite paper pack!

  7. All your cards are SO beautiful! I love using blue for Christmas cards!

  8. All your cards are so pretty!!! TFS!


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