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Friday, November 10, 2017

Close to My Heart Christmas Card Blog Hop

Welcome to the CTMH Christmas Card Blog Hop!

If you came from visiting Priscilla Gotham, 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. 

My hop projects were made using the Workshop Your Way Joyful Tidings Cardmaking Instruction Guide -- HOWEVER, instead of using the Gold & Silver product collection, I used the Beary Christmas collection.  I love to use the various workshop guides and change them up by using different paper collections than originally intended.  Doesn't the Joyful Tidings WYW look great with Beary Christmas???

Joyful Tidings WYW Projects

WYW Project 1

WYW Project 2
Supplies used:
*Merry Everything stamp
*Beary Christmas paper packet
*12" x 12" Cranberry cardstock
*12" x 12" New England Ivy cardstock
*12" x 12" White Daisy cardstock
*Silver glitter paper
*5 1/2" X 4 1/4" white cards & envelopes, value pack
*New England Ivy Exclusive Inks stamp pad
*Clear Sparkles
*Foam tape
*Thin Cuts -- Basic Banners
*Thin Cuts -- Scallop Border

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 CTMH Christmas Card Blog Hop!  Next up on the hop is Gina BrandstetterI hope you'll hop on over to her blog for more inspiration.

Until next time, design with {heart}!


  1. Love you taking a design and altering the supplies used. I tend to forget to do this. They look great!

  2. Great cards, love your take on the design!

  3. Clean and straightforward cards - lovely :)

  4. I love them both! I love poinsettias and anything with a poinsettia is awesome in my book! I cant wait to play with my Beary Christmas paper after seeing your cards.

  5. Very nice cards and they would be great to make a bunch of. I really like that scalloped border!

  6. I love your adaptation using traditional greens and reds. Fantastic cards!

  7. Love how you used the design! Beautiful!


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