Grateful Heart CTMH Australasian Blog Hop

 

blog-badge Welcome to the CTMH Australasian Grateful Heart Blog Hop. This hop features the artwork of some talented women from across Australia and New Zealand.

If you arrived from Lauren’s blog you are in the right place. If this is your first time on a blog hop simply read on, enjoy my creations and maybe share your response in the comments. Then you click on the link at the end of this post and it will take you to the next blog and so on and so on. Easy and fun! Best part- you can see lots of different projects you can create with Close To My Heart’s Grateful Heart collection! When you land back here, you are done and it’s time to hit the scrapbook room for some crafting fun. The Grateful Heart Workshop Your Way kit is availalbe from www.shaunnarichards.closetomyheart.com.au until end of December, 2018 The Grateful Heart collection is available until the end of December 2018. Buy it as a full kit or purchase individual items. Today’s layout was is based on one taught to consultant’s at our National Album Retreat last month. We made the original layouts with Boutique but I am loving re-creating them in the Grateful Heart papers.

The Grateful Heart collection is availalbe topurchase from www.shaunnarichards.closetomyheart.com.au until the end of December 2018 The paper part of this layout is very basic. One full sheet split across the two pages with 3 strips added. The full sheet of paper provides a place for photos to stand out. What makes the rest of the layout so eye catching are the two embellished clusters on opposite diagonals.

The Grateful Heart collection is availalbe topurchase from www.shaunnarichards.closetomyheart.com.au until the end of December 2018 The first cluster uses a circle as an anchor point. This shape is cut with the largest circle in the Shaker cards Thin Cuts. October’s Stamp of the Month (S1810) and the Watercolour Impressions stamp (D1797) anchor it to the page. That lovely heart is also from the SOTM. Cut an arrow and draw inside it with a journal pen. The floral cluster is cut from one of the papers in the pack and popped up on foam dots.

The Grateful Heart collection is availalbe topurchase from www.shaunnarichards.closetomyheart.com.au until the end of December 2018

Two flags form the base for the title cluster. Don’t you love the big, bold letters from the Solid Classroom Alphabet (E1043)? They worked nicely in partnership with the Simply Said Alphabet (C1725). I separated strands of Pomegranate Burlap Ribbon (retired) to curl behind the flowers and added Grateful Heart Cork Shapes for a little texture.  The little flowers I’ve used for bullet points in the journaling come from the SOTM too! So many lovely elements on this one stamp set.

 

The Grateful Heart collection is available to purchase from your Close To My Heart consultant. A list of products used in my projects appears at the end of this post. Place your order with your Close To My Heart Consultant. If you don’t have a consultant, you can order online through my website . I’d love you to leave a comment for me before you go. Then click on the underlined link and move on to Doreen’s blog, Scrapping and More with Doreen to see the project she has designed for you. I’m sure  will love it ‘cos she is so talented! Happy Scrapping, Shaunna Products used in these projects X7237B Grateful Heart paper Pack Z4229 Grateful Heart Cork Shapes X6011 New England Ivy Cardstock X6017 Pomegranate Cardstock X6027 Daisy White Cardstock E1043 Solid Classroom Alphabet C1725 Simply Said Alphabet S1810 Thanks & Giving Stamp D1797 Watercolour Impressions Stamp Z2835 New England Ivy Ink Z2851 Saffron Ink Z2823 Goldrush Ink Z1979 LePen Journaling Pen

7 comments

Beautiful Shaunna! I haven't used much of my 'Grateful Heart' paper pack yet, so I think this is the layout I'll use. Thank you for sharing. And this month's SOTM is just perfect for this pack. Thank you for sharing. xoxo
Read more
Read less
  Cancel
Doreen Watkins

The colours are perfect for your photos, Shaunna. Thank you for sharing
Read more
Read less
  Cancel
Vandra Stenton

I really love your clusters. This page is even better in person than the photos do justice. I love that you took the pattern and used different paper which made it look so different. Thanks for bringing your work to retreat. :)
Read more
Read less
  Cancel
Doris Taylor

A lovely layout so many decorative elements to draw the eyes to, I think I will be trying this layout idea too.
Read more
Read less
  Cancel
I love the recreated page - it looks amazing & I check out your embellishment clusters. They are so pretty. You inspired me to recreate some of my fav layouts from the retreat in other papers.
Read more
Read less
  Cancel
Loving the embellishment clusters!
Read more
Read less
  Cancel
SUCH a cool layout Shaunna
Read more
Read less
  Cancel

Leave a comment