Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Avonlea Tutorial Tag Album Part 3

After you create your base pages add photos of your liking! Next week we will augment the album with a few embellishments, journalling and titles. Remember that this album is held together with a magnetic clasp so you don't want to make your pages too thick with added layers. Always, Alayne

Monday, January 20, 2014

Picture My Life Open House Saturday at 9:30am till noon!

Please come to my home and join in on the new Spring Idea Book Reveal and see all of the new Picture My Life kits. It will be Saturday between 9:30am and noon in my Versailles, Ky home. You will be able to get your own copy of the new Idea book and see a lot of the new product. I am especially excited about the new program for easy scrapbooking called Picture My Life. See you Saturday! We will also be finishing the Sparkle and Shine and Frosty WOTG workshops. Some of you might want to work on your event calenders. So even though we will be enjoying the new idea book we will also have a working workshop of your choice. Always, Alayne

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Avonlea Mini Album Tutorial: part 2





I am posting these pictures without a lot of explanation, but I will give written directions soon.
The album cover was covered with the back of the Background and texture cardstock with a circle cut out at the magnet placement to assist in the closure of the album.  There is also a mini hint in the right upper corner of the last picture of our new Picture My Life program. I will do a you tube video this week to give you a sneak peak of this fantastic new and easy program!  I can't wait till it goes live February first. 
Always, Alayne

Friday, January 10, 2014

Mini Albums are a delight!

I am so excited about the new Idea Book going live on February first, but meanwhile I am enjoying some of the great while supplies last items on my OBA:Alayne.ctmh.com I am going to teach my Friendship International ladies how to do this sweet little My Creations® Bookmark Album Item Number: Z1740 Here is a picture of a completed album.


If you combine that with the Avonlea Card Kit Papers Item Number: 012616 You can create a sweet little album. Start by tracing the tag shapes onto cardstock and Background texture paper and cutting them out. The plain rectangle pages are 4" x 8". In the next few days I will continue to post a step by step tutorial to assist you in making your own album.




I also want you to use the paper on hand and the fantastic ARTBOOKING cartridge to make many different kinds of mini albums. Watch this video to get you inspired.
 Always, Alayne

 

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Shimmer trim preview: Teal!

The cloud nine kit includes a wide washi tape with gold polka dots (Z1920) to make the 10 cards, and a roll of teal shimmer trim. I used some of the leftover shimmer trim to decorate Judah's birthday banner. I absolutely love this color (Z1918) and will enjoy it while I wait for the new Idea Book to go live on February first. The new purple shimmer trim (Z1919) will go great with our laughing Lola Paper!
Come to my home to see this great Cloud Nine kit that you can purchase for $15 with a qualifying $35 retail order for the National Papercrafting Month Special!
Enjoy!
Always, Alayne

Friday, January 3, 2014

Cloud Nine! A wonderful card kit offered at Alayne.ctmh.com! Check out this CTMH blog hop!

Welcome, especially if you just hopped over from Maria Myers blog. http://stampmomma.com What a fun kit for National Papercrafting Month: Cloud Nine. You can make 10 cards, 2 each of 5 unique designs! You get a preview and a chance to use some of the new embellishments from the spring Idea Book from Close To My Heart that goes live February 1st, 20014! And you have leftover paper to make a layout or a project or two. Here are 2 things I made with the leftovers. The first is a banner for one of my grandchildren's first birthday. The second is his birthday card for a little man theme party.







After you enjoy these pics hope over to  Melinda's blog   and see what she has created using this fantastic kit, and make a plan to make your own. It is only $15 with a qualifying $35 retail price order.  Always, Alayne



Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Happy New Year! Celebrate what is new!

This January I will be encouraging you to finish up paper craft projects you started in 2013. BUT.....I will also be introducing you to what is new at Close To My Heart. I will be providing you with a way to earn hostess rewards and getting free shipping (a 7.95% savings) by joining a paid ahead hostess club. Come to my home on the 25th of January at 9:30 am and see a preview of new products before the new CTMH Idea book goes live on February 1st.
Always, Alayne

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