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Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Nov/Dec Catalog New Product Blog Hop


Welcome to the New Product Blog Hop for the November/December catalog! 

There are so many fabulous new products in this catalog including two Christmas paper packs, a bunch of new stamp sets and some other goodies. I am sure you will see a little bit of everything as you progress though this blog hop. 

You should have arrived here from Michelle Loncar's blog
If you get lost a list of all participants can be found on Melinda Everitt's blog

I wanted to do something different for this blog hop. The vast majority of products in the catalog are related to Christmas but I wanted to create at least one project that was not Christmas related. 

This card uses the Birthday Greetings stamp set. There are terrific greetings for birthdays of all ages in this set. I chose one that would also work with candles as a border. I used one of the new SVG images to frame the sentiment - it was ungrouped as it also contains a Christmas sentiment and I only wanted the wreath part. The sentiment was stamped along with a background. The candle bases were coloured using one of the Tri-Blend markers, providing three shades on each candle. The candle tips were brushed with the Clear Shimmer Brush after they were coloured. 



My second card uses the other SVG file - the ornaments. I decided to create this in shades of blue. The Cricut cutting is very detailed, primarily for the hanging pieces. Merry & Bright is a mini stamp from this catalog and I embossed that using Sapphire Pigment Ink and Clear Detail embossing powder. The insides of the chevrons and the open circles without a Bitty Sparkle were brushed with the Clear Shimmer Brush. 


I hope you enjoyed my cards. 

The next blog on this blog hop is Michelle Johns' blog
I am sure she has something awesome to share with you!

Products used are all Close To My Heart 

Paper: White Cards and Envelopes, White Daisy Cardstock, Canary Cardstock, Julep Cardstock, Sapphire Cardstock, Bluebird Cardstock, Carolina Cardstock 
Stamps: Birthday Greetings, Strokes of an Artist, Mini Merry & Bright
Inks: Canary, Julep, Black, Sapphire Pigment Ink 
Accessories: Christmas Memories Digital Art, Ornaments Digital Art, Julep Velvet Ribbon, Tri-Blend Markers, Foam Tape, Stitched Rectangle Thin Cuts, Clear Detail Embossing Powder, Heat Tool, Clear Shimmer Brush, Bitty Sparkles 

Enjoy,
Alyson

10 comments:

  1. Both of the cards are GREAT! I love seeing your design for the birthday card!

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  2. What cute ideas! Thank you for joining the hop this month. I can't wait to see what you create next! ☕đŸ’™MissC

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  3. Love these cards. The colors of the birthday card is so fun!

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  4. I love both cards! That birthday card is really great!

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  5. These are both super cute! I need to play with my Cricut more!

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  6. Super cute cards. I love the blue baubles. Thanks for sharing your creations.

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  7. Great cards using the digital images! I love those blue ornaments!

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  8. That row of candles is super cute and I love the colours you used!

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