Sweet as a Paech

I’m sure only once in a lifetime this will happen to me – I fell in love with a page layout and with a slight change of the title made it fit for one of my fun, family photos.

When I first saw this AWESOME page layout by Close To My Heart , I knew I had to do this! Here is my play on the title ‘Sweet as a Peach”.D2AB0A78-8AE0-4D75-8EE4-B120ACDED7FEWith this photo of my gorgeous girls I took the layout, with a slight change of 2 letters, made it a perfect title for our fun, family page!

180CF168-FF98-4288-99EE-0AFCB094852BThe original artwork from Close To My Heart it’s SO pretty. The Gimme Some Sugar Collection is SO pretty too. You can view the entire collection in my online shop

http://www.jacquiepaech.ctmh.com.au

Have a sweet day.

jacquie x

 

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So much to celebrate

April brings with it SO much to celebrate and I’m starting with our Stamp Of The Month – check out these cute Celebrate cards.

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I used a combination of Bashful, Black and White Daisy Cardstock teamed with the gorgeous pink floral background & textured paper from the Gimme Some Sugar Paper Pack. I also used (today’s) favourite Thin Cut, the Solid Scallop Border and embellished with Gold Pearls.

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This gorgeous paper pack is so sweet and is available till the end of this month. I’ll be sharing a whole lot of fun projects with it over April. To see all these products and more visit my online shop

http://www.jacquiepaech.ctmh.com.au

Have a happy day.

Jacquie x

 

Hugs in a Card

I love creating special cards, like this ‘hugs’ card – there is always someone special who needs a hug. If you can’t give them a hug in person you can send them your love and a ‘hug’ through a sweet, personalised card.

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This week I’m hosting my March Card Buffet. A fun event where you make 6 cards for just $15. Everything is pre-cut, the stamps are set up on blocks, the inks are in the basket along with any other ‘special’ products you need to complete each card. You choose a card and begin to create. It’s a whole lotta fun and a great way to build your own personal stash of cards AND, I LOVE that you have the chance to play with crafty product you normally wouldn’t use! This ‘hugs’ card is just one of the cards on offer this week.

Join me this Wednesday and Friday for my Card Buffet 10.00am – 12noon for more details email jplorikeet@bigpond.com

Hugs to you.

Jacquie x

Trip of a lifetime!

I earn’t this amazing trip of a lifetime with Close To My Heart – a Mediterranean Cruise.
It was exciting, amazing and a fabulous experience and to share it with my husband Paul made it even more of an awesome adventure!
We did so much and saw so many places I am keen to share with you all.

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I LOVE this photo!
Anyone who knows Paul knows he is the last person on this earth to want to have his photo taken but I cornered him on the ship with this photographer and it pretty much sums up our happiness from our time overseas – we had the best time, seeing amazing places with some amazing people.

Over the next couple of weeks in between my scrapbooking classes, card classes, paper crafting days and preparing for our 2018 Australasian Close To My Heart Convention, to be held in Melbourne this month, I’ll be sharing our story, our amazing trip of a lifetime thanks to Close To My Heart.

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A shout out to all the wonderful Close To My Heart girls who also earn’t this amazing trip. So many amazing moments spent with these girls, so many heart warming memories made with these girls – I LOVE this photo to of us all on the Swarovski Crystal Stair case on our cruise ship MSC Meraviglia – so sparkly!
…and this is what we call work!

Happy days and happy memories.

Jacquie x

Love Craft – Love a Sale!

Happy Saturday crafty friends!

If you love craft you’ll love this craft sale.
New and retired products up for grab beginning at 8.30am.

Visit my on-line shop for the super sale
http://www.jacquiepaech.ctmh.com.au

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You may also like this…

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SHOWTIME (D1789)

Step Right Up!
How awesomely cool is this exclusive circus themed Showtime stamp set AND you can also grab yourself a bundle with the Showtime stamp set with matching papers
to create gorgeous pages.
Available till March 31st – check it all out in my on-line shop

http://www.jacquiepaech.ctmh.com.au

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Happy Shopping!

Jacquie x

 

 

 

Z – Fold Card with Chelsea Gardens Collection

All throughout January I shared the beautiful Chelsea Gardens Collection and one of the the cutest cards the girls made, at my classes and gathering, was this Z-Fold card.
I’ve had a lot of requests on how I made this gorgeous Chelsea Gardens Z-Fold card,
below is my step by step guide, give it a go. It is fun and easy to make.

…I’m warning you now, once you’ve made one you will want to make more!

Z-Fold Card 1

Z Fold Card Base:
White Daisy Cardstock 4” x 12” score and fold at 3” and 6“
White Daisy Cardstock 1 ¼” x 12” score and fold at 3”and 6”

To decorate card:
1 x Glacier Cardstock 3 ¾” x 5 ¾”
2 x Glacier Cardstock 2 ¾” x 3 ¾”
3 x B&T Glacier & White Stripe 2 ½” x 3 ½”
1 x B&T Floral 1” x 12”

Z-Fold Card 2
NOTE: Decorate card base before you add Z Fold Strip.

Add Glacier Cardstock to base of card.
Add B&T Glacier & White Stripe on top of Glacier Cardstock.

Add B&T Floral to White Daisy Strip, score and fold at 3”& 6”.
Add this Z strip to card as shown.

Stamp “just for you’ onto a small piece of White Daisy Cardstock. Dovetail right side.
Dovetail a matching piece of Glacier Cardstock to match title.
Adhere both of these to front of card as shown, on a slight angle.
Embellish with Daisy Flower and Chelsea Gardens Dot.
 

Z-Fold Card 3Here’s a birds eye view of how to adhere the Z-Fold.

 Way fun to make – I know you’ll want to make more AND I know you’re already thinking about all the different designs you can make yourself!

Enjoy creating your own Z-Fold card.

Jacquie x

Bloom & Grow

Chelsea Gardens meets with January’s Stamp Of The Month

– what a sweet combination it makes!

 

 

Chelsea Gardens Card 1

I shared my love of the Charcoal Cardstock and how it tones so well with the Chelsea Gardens Paper Pack – throw into the mix this sweet stamp set and I’m sure it was a match made in heaven!

Chelsea Gardens Card 2

I love this Light Grey Ribbon! It is gorgeous and matches so well with the
Chelsea Garden colours. In this card the Charcoal Cardstock makes for a fabulous frame to my card layered with the sweet striped and patterned paper and finished off with that ribbon – SO gorgeous!!

The Bloom & Grow (S1801) Stamp Of The Month is only available this month. You can purchase it for $27 or with a Close To My Heart order $75 or more you can grab it for just $7.50.

Order yours now at http://www.jacquiepaech.ctmh.com.au and you’ll see the entire Chelsea Gardens Collection also available now.

Happy creating whether its your inside garden OR outside garden.

Jacquie x

 

Refresh your Creative Spirit

Refreshing your creative spirit is a wonderful way to start a new year and you’ll find the NEW Close To My Heart Chelsea Gardens Collection will do just that!
Chelsea Gardens CollectionLook at all these gorgeous colours which tone together so well, you’ll create with a smile when you use this collection for your projects in 2018.

Chelsea Gardens Page

On my page here I paired the Chelsea Gardens Paper Pack with the Charcoal Cardstock to give it a solid cornerstone. The Chelsea Gardens Compliment pack made for quick and easy embellishments along with a couple of Charcoal daisy’s cut from the Flower Market Cricut Cartridge (I love these daisy a lot!) The title came from our January Stamp Of The Month and I finished my page off with a sweet Scallop Border made with our Thin Cuts.

 

Chelsea Gardens SOTM

This cute card I made with our White Daisy Cards and Envelopes using the sweet striped paper and floral paper from the Chelsea Gardens Paper Pack. I’ve fallen in love with the Charcoal Cardstock and find it tones in well with a lot of background and textured papers in our range so I added it to my card to give definition. I stamped my title with the January Stamp Of the Month and finished it off with Whisper Twine and a couple of Chelsea Gardens Dots and Gems.

All these wonderful new products are available now – out of our NEW Seasonal Expression 1 Ideas Book.
Order from me or for the convenience of having it delivered to your door you can now order from my on-line shop
http://www.jacquiepaech.ctmh.com.au

Refresh your projects AND your spirit with a pack of Chelsea Gardens today!

Jacquie x

Love Letters

Spruce Up Your Décor with These Beautiful Papercrafted Monograms.

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For National Papercrafting Month, Close To My Heart designed a set of beautiful papercrafted monograms. Each letter comes as part of a kit containing the sturdy chipboard letter base, rose gold accents, die-cut floral embellishments, and letter stickers for customising your final artwork. These versatile letters can also be used together to spell out a whole name or word, this was a whole lot of fun creating this for Miss Lily.

Please note: these Love Letters are only available this month till 31st January, 2018.

As an extra bonus if you buy five different letters you can choose a sixth kit FREE!

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This new home decor will look gorgeous in your home, AND, you’ll have many flowers left over to use to create more beautiful pieces of artwork!

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I created these cards, this layout and my first shadow box. Working with the remaining flowers and Rose Foil ABC lettering from my Love Letter kits.

A lot of love and fun went into creating my Love Letters – get yours soon as they are ONLY available till 31 January, 2018. You can see the entire alphabet in my on-line website

http://www.jacquiepaech.ctmh.com.au

Happy ‘creating’ your favourite love letters. xxx

Jacquie xx