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Friday, December 2, 2016

December Spotlight Collection - Oh Deer!

Winter is upon us!  Oh Deer is a subtle, rustic collection perfect for documenting your Fall, Winter, and holiday memories.  Its muted color palette is great for creating a soft, almost romantic feel in  your papercrafting.

To order these or any of our other fabulous Close to My Heart products, please visit http://jddesigns.ctmh.com.

Stay tuned throughout the month to my blog and my Facebook page for lots of fabulous Oh Deer! inspiration.  And be sure to follow #ctmhohdeer all month long for all the Oh Deer! fun!

Until next time, design with {heart}!

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Stamp of the Month Blog Hop -- Thoughtful Flowers

Welcome to the December Stamp of the Month Blog Hop!

If you came from visiting Terrie Shortsleeve, then you are in the right place.  If you just happened upon my little corner of the blog world, simply start here and continue hopping until you return here -- our fun hop is one big loop for your viewing pleasure. 

The month's featured stamp set is S1612 Thoughtful Flowers (pictured below).  This set is only available until December 31st and is only $5 with a $50 Close to My Heart purchase.

I'll admit when I first saw this set, I fell in love with it, but when I saw it didn't have coordinating Cricut cuts or Thin Cuts, I may have grumbled a little lot.  But as those beautiful flowers sat on my desk begging to be stamped, I gave in and grabbed my scissors.  And let me tell you, all that fussy cutting was definitely worth it.  These flowers are simply gorgeous!

Note -- I scraplifted the idea for this card from Pinterest.
I went back to try to find the original post, but could not
find it or the original designer.
Supplies used:
*Thoughtful Flowers stamp set (December SOTM)
*12" x 12" New England Ivy cardstock
*12" x 12" White Daisy cardstock
*5 1/2" X 4 1/4" white cards & envelopes, value pack
*Desert Sand Exclusive Inks stamp pad
*New England Ivy Exclusive Inks stamp pad
*Ruby Exclusive Inks stamp pad
*Simple Chevron embossing folder
*Bitty Sparkles

To order these or any of our other fabulous Close to My Heart products, please visit http://jddesigns.ctmh.com.

Thank you for visiting me at jd designs and for hopping with us on the Close to My Heart Stamp of the Month December Blog Hop!  Next up on the hop is Jean McNultyI hope you'll hop on over to her blog for more inspiration.

Until next time, design with {heart}!

December Close to My Heart Specials

December Constant Campaign

So often it’s the little things that matter most—and what better way to celebrate the little things in life than with adorable mini albums? Whether looking for a meaningful gift idea or a treasured keepsake, these mini albums are a fast and easy option, and this month you save 30%-off the retail price of the products you need!

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December Stamp of the Month
Only $5 with a $50 purchase

To order these or any of the other fabulous CTMH products, please visit my online store at jddesigns.ctmh.com.

Until next time, design with {heart}!