Serenity Australasian Blog Hop

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Elegant and classy, the Serenity Collection is a joy to work with.  The soft blues teamed with toffee and cream tones are easy on the eye and work with a range of photo themes.  Add in the co-ordinated Cricut collection and it is divine.
Close To My Heart’s Serenity collection is available for purchase until the end of December 2020. View the range at www.shaunnarichards.closetomyheart.com.au

Welcome to the CTMH Australasian Serenity Blog Hop.  This hop features the artwork of some talented women from across Australia and New Zealand.


If you arrived from Dannii’s Blog, Scrappy Chicks, you are in the right place.  If this is your fir…

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Engagement Party Photo Prop Frame

Love is in the air



Mike and I had the great joy of hosting an engagement party for our daughter and her fiancé recently.  Many of their close friends, family members and some of Kathryn’s scrapbook aunties joined us.  I had a lot of fun creating this frame for photo opportunities.



It's not difficult to make a decorative frame but it does take some time.  Start early so you can enjoy the process and play around with placement of elements before you commit to gluing them down. The proposal happ…

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S1906 It’s Your Day To Sparkle Australasian Blog Hop

Hop along to enjoy creative ideas using the latest Close To My Heart products. www.passionateaboutpages.com


Welcome to the Stamp of the Month Australasian Blog Hop.  This is a circular hop.  If you arrived from Lauren's Blog, you are in the right place. Simply read through this post and click on the link to the next blog at the end of it.  Keep reading and ‘hopping’ until you find yourself back where you started from.  Each blog will showcase a project featuring the It’s Your Day To Sparkle (S1906) stamp set which is June’s Stamp of the Month.



Tell your story using It’s Your Day To Sparkle (S1906) – June’s 2019's Stamp of the Month from Close To My Heart. Perfect for scrapbookers and card makers. Order yours from www.shaunnarichards.ctmh.com.au during June 2019


That cake looks good enough to eat!  Colour some or …

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S1802 Sunny Thoughts Stamp of the Month Australasian Blog

blog-badge Welcome to the February 2018 Stamp of the Month Australasian Blog Hop. This is a circular hop. If you arrived from Megan's Blog, you are in the right place. Simply read through this post and click on the link to the next blog at the end of it. Keep reading and hopping until you find yourself back where you started from. Each blog will showcase a project featuring the Sunny Thoughts (S1802) stamp set which is February’s Stamp of the Month.

S1802 Sunny Thoughts is CTMH's Stamp of the Month for February 2018. Order yours at www.shaunnarichards.closetomyheart.com.au The sentiments and images on this stamp set are perfectl…

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Gingerbread Friends Christmas Banner

How cute is this little Gingerbread banner? One of my sister consultants, Laura Beachum, gifted a kit to me at a recent retreat and I loved it so much I just have to share with all of you.

Oh Snap! (D1743) is a super cute stamp set from CTMH. Available until Dec 31, 2017. Snap yours up at www.shaunnarichards.ctmh.com.au Instructions for making the banner follow. Read right to the end to discover how you can receive a pre-cut kit FREE.

The banner can be made using all Close To My Heart stamps and Thin Cuts. A full list of all items used appears at the end of this post.

Here's how:
  • Cut 16 gingerbread people from the light side …

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S1711 Through The Year CTMH Stamp of the Month Australasian Blog Hop

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Welcome to the November, 2017 Stamp of the Month Australasian Blog Hop.  This is a circular hop.  If you arrived from Tanya's blog, you are in the right place. Simply read through this post and click on the link to the next blog at the end of it.  Keep reading and hopping until you find yourself back where you started from.  Each blog will showcase a project featuring the Through the Year (S1711) stamp set which is November's Stamp of the Month.

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This is a must have stamp set for a few reasons:

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