Worlds Greatest Brother

Hi Crafty Friends!

  Today we have a card for you by our fabulous DT member, Joann! She has a great card using both CTMH product and TCP flair! Take a look.

Hi, thanks for stopping by today! I am sharing with you another masculine card. A quick tip that I found was, pick your color combo out first and you’ll find out that the card will come together quite quickly.

I started off with a dotted stencil and some CTMH Lagoon ink to created a faded corner background. I cut the label using the CTMH Art Philosophy cartridge and stamped the image with a coordinating stamp set Perfect fit- Frames Flair with some CTMH Slate Ink,
I also used the stamp set Perfect fit- Dad Holiday to stamp the “World’s Greatest” on some vellum, finished the card off by cutting a few banner shape pieces, some yellow orange twine and of course some TCP Family Themed Flair!
Hope you enjoyed today’s card and as always thanks for stopping by!!
Supplies used
CTMH Inks:  LagoonSlate
Thank you so much for sharing your creativity with us, Joann. This has to be one of my favorite cards!
Happy Crafting!
The Crafty Pickle

Hearts Everywhere!

Hi Crafty Friends!
  Today, designer, Kristin has a great layout to show you to get you in the valentine/hearts everywhere spirit! Check it out.
Here is some new flair to start off the new year for me and some new paper to play with from Close to my Heart out of the new catalog December 2014- March 2015 Seasonal Expressions 1!!!
This was so much fun to use the “Picture my Life” Hopscotch Scrapbooking Program on a scrapbooking page and layer it up with the “Heartstring” paper pack also from Close to my Heart to use the red and the fun turquoise in the collection …both of these collections looks so wonderful together!!!

Here is my page that I completed:

And then in the close-up you can see that I added Red Color “Pop” Flair , the star from the Artiste stamp set from Close to my Heart, Stuck on you Puffies and fun Winter sequin mix with a little Christmas Holiday Sequins

And then in the other close-up:
I added three different flair from the shop- Red Patterned Color Pop, Arrow Flair and Adoption  …you can go check them out right HERE

Thanks for looking at my work!!!

Thanks Kristin. I love how you take a project life style to this scrapbook page!
Have a great weekend everyone!Happy Crafting,

The Crafty Pickle

Happy Birthday, Mom!

Hi Crafty Friends!

 Today designer, Joann is sharing an adorable birthday card she made for her mom. Check it out!

Hi! I’m so happy that you have stopped by!

Today I am sharing a birthday card with you…

As I mentioned in one of my previous post, I recently purchased the CTMH Artbooking Cricut collection and one of the many reasons was the overlay images.  I love stencils and modeling paste and thought that it would be fun to be able to create some of my own stencils and size them to whichever size I wanted.

Here is a look at how the image on page 53 turned out when I took some transparency and cut the image at 5 inches creating my own stencil…

I just placed my stencil on my card base and applied the modeling paste right on top. It was so easy and I was really happy with the results and the best thing is that I can reuse my stencil…woohoo! There are so many great images on this cartridge, I’m telling you, it’s a must have.

I took some watercolor paper and used my cricut and the Artbooking cartridge to cut the circle swirl image from pg 55, the tag from pg 83, and the happy birthday image from pg 86.  I stamped a butterfly image using the CTMH Sweet Moments stamp set on my tag with some white embossing powder. I then used CTMH Inks Lagoon and Cotton Candy, to water-color my images by adding some ink on a clear block and then taking some water and a brush to pick up the color and adding it to my images creating a ombre look.

To finish off my card I added a beautiful flair from the Family Themed Flair. These are so nice and could be used to personalize any card or project for your loved one.

Hope you enjoyed and thanks again for stopping by and as always don’t forget to check out TCP Etsy shop to pick up some awesome flair. There are tons of great new items in the store!

                                                                      Supplies used:
Thanks Joann! I love the texture the modeling paste gives to the card and a great use of flair too! 
Happy Crafting, 
The Crafty Pickle