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Lots of things to enjoy in life. I especially enjoy being a Consultant with Close To My Heart. 
With the launch of the 2015-2016 Annual Inspirations "Idea Book", it was time to begin my blog, so welcome to Mez's Craft Room.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

CTMH Australasian Seasonal Expressions 1 Last Chance Blog Hop

CTMH Australasian Seasonal Expressions 1 Last Chance Blog Hop
Hello and welcome aboard our "Seasonal Expressions 1 Last Chance" Australasian Close to My Heart Blog Hop. 

If you have arrived here from 
Shaunna Richards Passionate About Pages then you are in the right place. 

If you landed here by accident, no problem, please join in by following the link at the end of this post. 

With May just around the corner, and the launch of the new Seasonal Expressions, I wanted to let you know, there are 10 days remaining for you to shop for the beautiful products in the retiring Seasonal Expressions 1

The product I'd like to share is  - C1640 Friend in Me Stamp set [page 18]
Such a lovely stamp set with lovely quotes and beautiful flowers!
The flowers can be stamped onto a Scrapbooking layout as background stamping

or stamped onto white cardstock, coloured using our Watercolour Pencils or Paints and as you will see in my example, the flowers look stunning!
This card I created for a monthly Trading Card Group!
[Trading cards are generally 3.5" x 2.4"]
Love the quote "SISTERS for life, friends forever."

When creating the Trading Cards I begin by doing a couple of different designs until I'm happy with the end result. These are then shared with up to 10 fellow Trading Card peeps.
With the extra card, I mounted it onto a card with black and white base.
As the card measures 5.5" x 4.25" the black cardstock is cut 1/4" smaller. 
Black cut at 5.25" x 4"
White cut at 5" x 3.75"

When cutting the black, then white cardstock for the card base, I do a second set, to add to the inside of the card. 
Love how it reflects the front!

All products included in Seasonal Expressions 1 will retire at the end of April. Be sure to contact your CTMH consultant to place an order or visit their Online Shop.

If you do not have a consultant please contact me 
M:  0415 801 532 or place an order here 
Mez's Craft Room Online Shop

I'd love you to leave a comment before heading off to the next stop,  Lauren Moore - CTMH Craftings

Enjoy & Happy Crafting!

Your Close To My Heart Independent Consultant
Kirwan, Townsville, NQ
Meryl Cheetham - Mez's Craft Room


  1. That friend card is super cute!

  2. I love the simplicity of your friend card

  3. These are so cute! I love the trading card ideas.

  4. I love the layout and what a gorgeous young girl.

    1. The layout of the young girl is from Seasonal Expressions page 18 above the stamp set I used. Friend in Me! Cheers and thank you

  5. I love how you turned your ATC into actual cards you can give to people. Love the design you done on your ATC - I haven't made ATC for a few years I should get back into one day

  6. I never thought to use the flowers in that way. Pretty!


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