13 September, 2014

Using Overlays

When you cut out overlays from the Cricut Artbooking Collection Cartridge, you can use both the positive & negative cuts to create a double page spread.   With this cartridge you get oodles of images in each of 15 layout themes, you can create several coordinating pages for each theme using just two keys and one dial size. Images include accents, borders, titles, overlays, photo mats—in standard photo sizes!—and more. The Cricut® keys are optimized for creating 12" × 12" pages in a jiffy.  There are also lots of coordinating stamp sets to  use after you finished your cutting.

Another sample of an overlay

If you would like information about anything you see or would like to place an order or even become a consultant & join my team - please don't hesitate to send me a message at mtlamont52@gmail.com, I will be happy to help you in any way I can or purchase directly from my Online Shop & have it delivered right to your door.    I also offer scrapbooking, card making, base & bling & papercrafting classes......contact me to find out more.

12 September, 2014

Introducing the NEW Artfully Sent Cricut Cartridge Collection

 It's finally here!!  Close To My Heart's newest Cricut Collection has been released & is part of their exclusive range of Cricut Collections.

Whether you're a Card Maker or Cricut Crafter you will want to add this to your collection.......cardmaking has never been easier or more enjoyable!  The new Artfully Sent Cricut Collection is now available for you to order from my online store simply click here.

http://mariannelamont.ctmh.com.au/Retail/Product.aspx?ItemID=7949&ci=1367

 There are 700 images on this cartridge, over 400 different cards to make, plus a font set! Here’s a breakdown:
  • 100 Sentiment cards – quick and easy with the sentiment cut right into the paper!
  • 100 Sleeve and overlay cards – great variety!
  • 100  Card fronts – these can also be used as Picture My Life (like Project Life) cards!
  • 50 Pop-up cards – with coordinating shapes, icons, and phrases!
  • 50 Scene and/or swing cards – very unique!
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The stamp sets in this bundle are adorable: 1 set of sentiments, 1 set of frames, and 1 alphabet set… everything that you need to coordinate with the Cricut cuts to make perfect cards! Plus, you get an entire pack of paper to start you off!

If you would like information about anything you see or would like to place an order or even become a consultant & join my team - please don't hesitate to send me a message at mtlamont52@gmail.com, I will be happy to help you in any way I can or purchase directly from my Online Shop & have it delivered right to your door.    I also offer scrapbooking, card making, base & bling & papercrafting classes......contact me to find out more.

All Smiles

This page can be found on page 102 of the new 2014 Annual Inspirations Ideas book & catalogue, the more I play with stamping, inking, pasting & colouring I'm loving it more & more, I can't wait to show you techniques I've learned for you to try at my workshops.
The lattice background & smiles has been cut on the Cricut machine using the Artbooking Collection Cartridge Z1906, I even kept all the little pieces from the inside of it to use later on another project, waste not want not.  I stamped the flowers & leaves in the Archival black ink pad, colored them with the ShinHan markers & cut them out to have a 3-D effect using the Thin 3-D Foam Tape Z2060 & made them pop, there is still room to put a journalling box to tell your story.

Products used are A Budding Friendship stamp set D1602, Brushed paper pack X7190B, Cardstock used Black 1386, Canary X5772, & White Daisy 1385, Archival Black Stamp pad 44751, the new ShinHan twin touch markers Marigold Z2457, Golden Yellow Z2452, Light Orange Z2455, Pastel Peach Z2460, Leaf Green Z2454 (out of stock until 20th Sept), Sap Green Z2463, Tender Pink Z2464 & the Colorless Blender Z2469

If you would like information about anything you see or would like to place an order or even become a consultant & join my team - please don't hesitate to send me a message at mtlamont52@gmail.com, I will be happy to help you in any way I can or purchase directly from my Online Shop & have it delivered right to your door.    I also offer scrapbooking, card making, base & bling & papercrafting classes......contact me to find out more.

10 September, 2014

Family is Forever


I used September's Stamp of the Month S1409 Family is Forever.
You can earn this exclusive stamp of the month in September when you place an order of $75 or more in Close To My Heart products with me or from my Online Shop.
This little stamp set has many possibilities for so many occasions.   Other CTMH products I used are new colours Pixie Z2644, Glacier Z2641 & Saddle Z2171 exclusive stamp pads, the new ShinHan touch twin markers Carmine Z2448, Mahogany Z2456 & Sap Green Z2463, Cardstock colours are Canary X5772, White Daisy 1385 & Lagoon X5762, Brushed paper pack X7190B, Teal Shimmer Trim Z1918.  The tree was stamped, cut & then coloured, the little hearts are part of the tree & just coloured Carmine & stuck down while the little dotted heart is from the retired For Always Stickease assortment.
The stamped hearts were cut on the cricut machine using the Artiste cartridge.

If you would like information about anything you see or would like to place an order or even become a consultant & join my team - please don't hesitate to send me a message at mtlamont52@gmail.com, I will be happy to help you in any way I can or purchase directly from my Online Shop & have it delivered right to your door.    I also offer scrapbooking, card making, base & bling & papercrafting classes......contact me to find out more.

09 September, 2014

Using Your Stash

Over the next few days I will be posting pages that we will be working at this months workshops....Monday 22nd & Monday 29th so stay tuned.


My upcoming workshops will be about using all your stash with current products.   My layouts are from the How-To programs Magic book pages 28-29.  For these I used the Brushed Workshop on the Go kit G1087.....which I absolutely love...along with a sticker from the retired Ivy Lane WOTG, Sparkles Black Flourishes Z1745, Sequins Gold Assortment Z2012, Black Shimmer Trim Z1809, Bling Gems Assortment Z2023.  The flowers & leaves are from A Budding Friendship D1602, cut out & put on 3d foam tape Z1151 to raise them up a bit from the leaves......paper from retired Lollydoodle WOTG kit, the smaller stamps around the scallop white circle are from the #30 years of happy stamp set that can be yours for FREE (see promotion on my online shop).   I have secured the flower on the left page using a brad so it will swing open to see the little hidden message underneath it.....which is Some bunny loves you!  I also used the Scallop Border Punch Z1851......Pixie Z2644, Canary Z2643, Saddle Z2171 & Archival Black 44751 Exclusive Inks Stamp pads.  Marigold Z2457, Golden Yellow Z2452, Sap Green Z2463 & Mahogany Z2456 ShinHan touch twin markers.

If you would like information about anything you see or would like to place an order or even become a consultant & join my team - please don't hesitate to send me a message at mtlamont52@gmail.com, I will be happy to help you in any way I can or purchase directly from my Online Shop & have it delivered right to your door.    I also offer scrapbooking, card making, base & bling & papercrafting classes......contact me to find out more.

30 Years of Happy!




CELEBRATE NATIONAL STAMPING MONTH with
#30 Years of Happy!
September is National Stamping Month and CTMH is ready to celebrate all month long!
As part of the celebrations for National Stamping Month and in honour of our founder and CEO Jeanette Lynton’s 30-year anniversary in the scrapbooking and stamping industry, I have an exclusive stamp set to offer you when you spend $30 on any current retail-priced stamps during the month of September with me or my online shop.....you will receive this C-sized stamp set #30yearsofhappy for FREE.  It features 30 mini images and sentiments perfectly suited for 30 days of happy stamping, that's something for every occasion!   Who doesn't want something for Free?
Offer valid 1 September 2014–30 September 2014.