Verse of the Day

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Music to the Eyes Technique Blog Hop

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This month there are 16 CTMH Consultants highlighting the "Music to the Eyes" technique that is featured on page 34 of our Annual Inspirations idea book! This technique is all about jazzing up your pages by outlining letters and other accents using our new journalling pen.  This technique is simple yet adds so much to a layout or card or whatever you are creating. 



If you are here from Darlys R's blog, then you are on the right track! This blog hop is a great big circle so you can start wherever you want and continue through to see all the fabulous artwork incorporating this technique. 

For my project I created a Valentine card for my hubby.  I was inspired by Karen Pedersen's card that she had posted on her blog last October. Using our latest Cricut cartridge, Artfully Sent and some retired paper - Ivy Lane, I was able to create a simple yet perfect card.  



I used our new 'Marvy Uchida LePen' journaling pen to outline all the inside and outside edges of the card front to add a bit of dimension. I also used some hearts front he Stuck on You Puffies pack.



Now hop on over to Melissa D's blog to see another amazing project featuring Music to the Eyes!!!!

If you would like to order your very own journalling pen or other great supplies, visit my website and place your order! 


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Thursday, February 12, 2015

It's All About That Oil!!!!

I figured it was time I speak up now that I have some personal stories to share about the oily life! I began using Young Living Essential Oils last October.


My main reason for getting into the oily life was to try to find some relief for my mom and her many health issues.   I began doing a lot of reading and praying so I would know which oils to get for my mom.  One of her biggest issues at that time was kidney stones, her lupus and immune system.  So I started her on a regimen of Thieves (to boost her immune system), Lemon (kidneys), Peppermint (headaches, nausea) & Lavender (rest and anything else you need!!!!) All of these oils have many more benefits these were simply my main focus.  The following month I got her using a couple of different oils for her COPD (Breath Again) and pain (pain cream from several different oils & Copaiba).  Please know, my mom still has lupus and fibromyalgia; however, the quality of her life has drastically improved.  She has not had a berthing treatment since last October and although she did come down with the flu, she didn't end up in the hospital with pneumonia!!!  For those of you who know the battles she has had over the last few years - -this is a huge victory!!! The only thing different she is doing is using the oils!!!!


I am also using several different oils myself for overall health and simply to feel better and let me just say - they truly work!!!! There are so many little things as well that I love about the oils from making stinky shoes & feet smell better to helping my headaches and tendonitis --- I can honestly say - I love my oils!!!!!And what makes them even more special - they are all natural and have been used since the beginning of time. Essential oils are made by God and what God creates is always for our benefit!


Because I know how great these oils are, I want to share how good they are with everyone.  I would be glad to have a more in-depth conversation with you about these amazing essential oils. I can also teach a basic oil class for you and your friends --- this would give you an opportunity to earn FREE oils and gifts!

Or you can just take the plunge like I did and sign up to be a wholesale member and get a starter kit! For anyone who signs up, I will personally give you a reference book that will help you get started on your own oily journey!








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Thursday, February 5, 2015

CTMH Paper Focus Blog Hop: Wanderful


Thank you for joining me and several Heartfelt Sentiments team members as we showcase artwork using Close To My Heart's paper packet, "Wanderful".  This paper packet is showcased in our Annual Inspirations and has so much potential - perfect for any vacation as well as many other projects.  



I know you will like what you see as you "hop" through these amazing blogs!!!!

If you are here from Aggie's blog, then you are on the right track.  You can always visit Melissa's blog if you get lost along the way or to see a full list of all the participants.

For my project this month, I created a subway art featuring one of my new favorite quotes from Christine Caine.  I have three phrases I am trying to focus on this year --- #BePresent, #BeIntentional, #BeAlert --- and this quote really hits all three.  As you can see from my project, this paper pack does not have to be used for your travels and vacations!




This is one of the reasons I love Studio J -- I can choose which 'papers' I want to use when I want to use them!!!!!

Thanks for hopping by and make sure you leave me some love with a comment if you like what you see!  Now you can hop on over to Judy Faye's blog for another fantastic Wanderful creation!

Contact me or visit my website to order your own Wanderful paper pack or to use Studio J!


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Sunday, February 1, 2015

Album Allure



During the month of February, when you purchase one of Close To My Heart’s alluring coated canvas My Legacy albums you will be eligible to receive a second album of your choice at half price. That is a savings of over $17! These albums are available in a gorgeous variety of colors and patterns in both post-bound and D-ring styles—perfect to pair with traditional, Studio J®, or pocket scrapbook layouts. This offer is only available while supplies last, so make certain to get your order in early to ensure you can choose the styles and colors you love. 

They’re going fast and are built to last; so don’t delay—place your order today!

When you take advantage of this offer, you will automatically qualify for the February Stamp of the Month, A Happy Hello, which you can purchase for only $5:



Visit my website to see the whole line of My Legacy albums. For anyone who takes advantage of this special, I will give them one of my favorite album accessories - a pack of flip-flaps!!!!! Make sure you join my February Online Gathering to be eligible for the flip-flaps!

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