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Friday, June 2, 2017

June Spotlight Collection - No Worries

Are you looking for a fun collection to help document all those fabulous Summer memories??  Whether you enjoy tropical beach time or lakeside getaways, the No Worries collection is perfect for you!  No Worries has a laid-back vibe and a rustic, almost-vintage feel ideal for documenting all the joy Summer has to offer.

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 No Worries! inspiration.  And be sure to follow #ctmhnoworries all month long for all the No Worries fun!

Until next time, design with {heart}!

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Stamp of the Month Blog Hop -- Hello Foxy

Welcome to the Stamp of the Month June Blog Hop!

If you came from visiting Brenda Lapp, 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 S1706 Hello Foxy (pictured below).  This set is only available until June 30th and is only $5 with a $50 Close to My Heart purchase.

Sometimes I find myself trying too hard to come up with a card design -- so lately, I have been trying to get back to the basics.  Today's project is definitely an example of that.  I didn't use any patterned paper.  Instead I dry-embossed on our awesome white core cardstock and used my sanding block to rough up the embossing a little.  I also used the sanding block to distress all the edges to expose that white core.

Another trick I wanted to share with you has to do with the layered circles.  See the cocoa circle behind the white circle?  Rather than punching it from another piece of cocoa, I simply punched it from the background layer knowing the negative space would be covered by the peacock embossed layer.

Supplies used:
*Hello Foxy stamp set (May SOTM)
*12" x 12" Cocoa cardstock
*12" x 12" Goldrush cardstock
*12" x 12" Peacock cardstock
*12" x 12" White Daisy cardstock
*5 1/2" X 4 1/4" white cards & envelopes, value pack
*Cocoa Exclusive Inks stamp pad
*Peacock Exclusive Inks stamp pad
*Black Memento ink pad
*Shin Han Marigold marker
*Wood Slats embossing folder
*Sanding Kit

*2" circle punch
2 1/2" circle punch

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 June Blog Hop!  Next up on the hop is Alyson MayoI hope you'll hop on over to her blog for more inspiration.

Until next time, design with {heart}!

June Close to My Heart Specials

June Constant Campaign

Looking for a great way to preserve and protect your memories? We’ve got you covered! In June, buy one My Legacy™ album and get a second at 50%-off! Choose from our D-ring and post-bound styles, both of which come in a selection of 9 colors!

For New Consultants: Anyone who signs up as a New Consultant will get a My Legacy album of their choice FREE in their New Consultant Kit!

For Hostesses: Hostesses who host a party that reaches the fourth level of Hostess Rewards or higher qualify for a FREE My Legacy album!

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June 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}!