Thursday, December 22, 2016

Valentine's Day #6 - 2016 Calendar Friend, February (LSHD)

Hi Paper Crafters,

Today I am sharing the Calendar Friend for February as a card image for Valentine's Day. The paper piecing file is from Little Scraps of Heaven Designs, my first project was a February calendar page. I wanted to share how versatile the file is for using on other projects, such as a card. Of course it is still 2016, so I will hang on to the card until February 14th rolls around in 2017.





 Enjoy!

Kim Ferguson
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Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Creating a Calendar - February 2016 (LSHD)

Hi Paper Crafters,

In between Christmas wrapping, house cleaning and enjoying family, I put together my February layout for the photo memory calendar. Using the Little Scraps of Heaven Designs, Calendar Friends, is making this process fun and fast. I prefer to paper piece, but if you are a digital paper crafter, you would even get through these faster than I am. I hope I am inspiring you to consider creating a calendar for someone special, even if it becomes a new year gift. They truly are a meaningful.

Supplies used:
All Season Four - The Paper Studio

Close To My Heart products:
Gypsy, Cashmere, White Daisy Cardstock
Cashmere Exclusive Inks


Enjoy!
Kim Ferguson, Design Team Member, Little Scraps of Heaven Designs
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Cricut® Flower Market Collection: Paper Hydrangeas

Monday, December 19, 2016

Cricut® Flower Market Collection: DIY Christmas Gift Bag

Winter Scrapbook Layout #1 - 2016 January Calendar Friend (LSHD)

Back again Paper Crafters,

Here is a second project as promised using the smaller cut image of the Calendar Friend - January snowman from Little Scraps of Heaven Designs. This will be the title page in my scrapbook for my January photos and memorabilia.


Enjoy!

Kim Ferguson
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Creating a Calendar - January 2016 (LSHD)

Hi Paper Crafters,

I am back in project mode creating a paper pieced calendar using the Little Scraps of Heaven Designs, Calendar Friends. My first page is January using a snowman, snowflakes and snowballs for a great winter theme. Each year I try to find and buy the year themed paper pads. This year I found at Hobby Lobby the Paper Studio version, All Seasons Four.

Be sure to watch for future posts and videos as I work through the 12 months of the year.





Enjoy! Be sure to visit Little Scraps of Heaven Designs to browse/shop the wonderful paper piecing cut and digi files.

Kim Ferguson
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Friday, December 16, 2016

Cricut® Flower Market Collection: Snowflake Garland & Christmas Tags

Christmas Layout #5 - 2016 Santa Stop Here and Stuck on the Housetop (LSHD)

Hi Paper Crafters,

It is beginning to look a lot like Christmas as there has been a beautiful blanket of white snow on the ground here in Oregon since Wednesday late afternoon. I love the snow and how clean it makes everything seem.

Along with the snow, I have been watching Christmas movies on Netflix and creating another 2 page layout to share. This layout features the Little Scraps of Heaven Designs cut files #1076 Stuck on the Housetop and #1290 Santa Stop Here. I loved creating these pages. 

Once I cut and paper pieced all of the files I realized they would not all fit on my 12x12 layout. I put on my thinking cap and decided to pull out my Close To My Heart Flip Flaps. I love how they make a layout expand beyond the confines of the 12x12 cardstock. Photos are below, but the videos truly show the benefit of the Flip Flap. Be sure to watch my YouTube videos for the full effect :-)











Enjoy! Be sure to visit Little Scraps of Heaven Designs to browse/shop the wonderful paper piecing patterns.

Kim Ferguson, Design Team Member
Little Scraps of Heaven Designs
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Monday, December 12, 2016

Christmas Gift Bag #1 - 2016, Peeking Elf Weekly Freebie (LSHD)

Hi Paper Crafters,

This evening I created a gift bag for a friend's Christmas present. This project took me about an hour from downloading the weekly freebie file from Little Scraps of Heaven Designs, "Peeking Elf," to packaging the gift. Be sure to follow the Facebook Fan page to download the simply adorable files each week.

Supplies used are Close To My Heart products.



Enjoy! Be sure to visit Little Scraps of Heaven Designs to browse/shop the truly amazing digital and cut files.

Kim Ferguson
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Sunday, December 11, 2016

Framed Chalkboard Project - 2016, Elf with Ornament (LSHD)

Happy Sunday Paper Crafters,

Tonight I used the Freebie of the Week, Elf with Ornament from Little Scraps of Heaven Designs to finish off my chalkboard framed project from the Happy Happy Christmas bundle. I love him! Now to place a Christmas photo once they happen.

Have a great week everyone!


Enjoy!

Kim Ferguson
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Saturday, December 10, 2016

Christmas Layout #4 - 2016, Free Kisses/Balancing Reindeer (LSHD)

Hi Paper Crafters,

Last scrapbook layout for this Saturday of great creative time. I have thoroughly enjoyed using and combining the Little Scraps of Heaven Designs paper piecing patterns with Close To My Heart products. They create beautiful artwork.

My two-page layout uses the Balancing Reindeer and Free Kisses files. Supplies used include:

Close To My Heart products:
Cardstock and patterned papers (City Sidewalks)
Exclusive Inks - Black and Peacock
Liquid Glass

Other Products:
Stickles - Gold and red
doCrafts Wooden Boards Background stamp
Nuvo Glitter Drops


Enjoy! Be sure to visit the Little Scraps of Heaven Designs to browse/shop the wonderful paper piecing patterns in both digital and cut files.

Kim Ferguson
Little Scraps of Heaven Designs, Design Team Member
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Christmas Layout #3 - 2016, Santa Pictures (LSHD)

Hi Paper Crafters,

Back again this evening to share a complimentary 12x12 layout using the Little Scraps of Heaven Designs, Santa Pictures. I am looking forward to receiving a Santa photo to put on this layout.

All supplies used listed below:

Close To My Heart products:
Cardstock and patterned paper (City Sidewalks)
Exclusive Inks: Black, Cranberry and Whisper
Liquid Glass
Art Philosophy cartridge
Home For the Holidays stamp set (retired)

Other products:
Martha Stewart Scoring Board
Teresa Collins Woodgrain Cottage embossing folder



Enjoy! Be sure to visit the Little Scraps of Heaven Designs to browse/shop the wonderful paper piecing patters for both cut and digital files.


Kim Ferguson
Little Scraps of Heaven Designs, Design Team Member
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Christmas Layout #2 - 2016, Elf Cam (LSHD)

Hi Paper Crafters,

It is a rainy Saturday after a bit of chilly winter days here in Oregon. It was a beautiful morning, but the good ol' Oregon liquid sunshine has arrived. What better way to stay inside out of the cold and wet than to work in my craft room for Little Scraps of Heaven Designs.

Today's 12x12 layout has been created with the Elf Cam pattern. All supplies used listed below:

Close To My Heart products:
Cardstock and patterned paper (City Sidewalks)
Exclusive Inks: Black, Cranberry and Whisper
Liquid Glass
Art Philosophy cartridge
Home For the Holidays stamp set (retired)
Embossing Folders - Dot and Simple Chevron

Other products:
Nuvo Crystal Drops
Martha Stewart Scoring Board
Teresa Collins Woodgrain Cottage embossing folder


Enjoy! Be sure to visit the Little Scraps of Heaven Designs website to browse/shop all of the wonderful paper piecing patterns, both cut files and digital available.

Kim Ferguson
Little Scraps of Heaven Designs, Design Team Member
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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Christmas Layout #1 - 2016, Christmas Fox (LSHD)

Hi Paper Crafters,

This evening's project comes to you from Little Scraps of Heaven Designs weekly freebie, Christmas Fox.  I have used it as the focal point of my 2-page layout.  Be sure to visit the website and download the paper piecing pattern for your next creation.


Enjoy!

Kim Ferguson
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Sunday, November 27, 2016

Mixed Media Journal Page - Little Scraps of Heaven Designs, Po On The Go

Hi Paper Crafters,

This project brings my Thanksgiving break to an end. It has been a blessing to have some time off to play in my craft room, hang with family, and eat lots of yummy food. I pray you and your family have much to be thankful for at this time of year.

My project is a layout from a mixed media journal given to me by my mom for my 50th birthday. We both play along in the Pokemon Go rage with my adult sons. We have had a lot of fun together catching our Pokemon, with the exception of always running out of Poke balls, LOL.

The Pikachu paper piecing pattern, Po On The Go, is from Little Scraps of Heaven Designs. I have the pleasure of being a design team member, and am loving it. Such great patterns and creative people to learn from and share our projects. Be sure to check out the pattern files on the website and join us on Facebook.


Enjoy!

Kim Ferguson
Little Scraps of Heaven Designs, Design Team Member
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Close To My Heart - Cyber Monday 2016, 30% off CTMH Cricut Cartridges

Check this out Paper Crafters... Cricut Cartridges at a discounted price! Cyber Monday only with a $30 product order placed on my website www.kimferguson.closetomyheart.com


Enjoy!

Kim Ferguson
Close To My Heart Independent Supervisor
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Saturday, November 26, 2016

2nd Annual Ugly Sweater Card Workshop - 2016

Hi Paper Crafters,

I am so excited for Thursday evening... The 2nd annual Ugly Sweater card workshop. My attendees will be creating these 5 cards using Close To My Heart products.

Card idea from another CTMH Consultant, shared at our unit meeting




Saw these two cards on Maymay Made It.

Enjoy!

Kim Ferguson
Close To My Heart Independent Supervisor
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Friday, November 25, 2016

2 page 12x12 Scrapbook Layout - 2016 Finish the Race (ft. Little Scraps of Heaven Designs)

Hi Paper Crafters,

Back this evening with a new design team project for Little Scraps of Heaven Designs using paper piecing pattern #1458 Finish the Race. To stretch a pattern further, use parts alone as I have used just the head of the giraffe on the facing page. The grass is also quite universal for pairing up with other images you have so they are grounded, not just floating on a layout.

Why a finish line image on a 1st birthday layout? If you have children, you realize that a 1st birthday is truly a celebration more about the parents surviving the first year. My journaling on this layout will reflect that perspective.

Supplies used:
Paper Studio Petit Bebe paper pad
CTMH Cardstock
CTMH Slate Exclusive Inks
CTMH Liquid Glass


Be sure to visit Little Scraps of Heaven Designs to shop the wide variety of paper piecing patterns. Weekly Freebies for both digi and cut files

Enjoy!


Kim Ferguson
Design Team Member, Little Scraps of Heaven Designs
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Kim Ferguson
Close To My Heart Independent Supervisor
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Kim Ferguson
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