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Damask Divas Blog Hop Featuring the Clementine Paper Pack

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Published: Saturday, September 1, 2012

It's time for another blog hop! Wahoooo! This month my awesome Damask Divas Team is doing a blog hop featuring the new Clementine Paper Pack from Close To My Heart. I hope you'll HOP around with us and check out all our fab creations. There is even a GIVEAWAY that I am sponsoring over on the Damask Divas site.

So I'm not sure about you, but when I looked at the Clementine Paper Pack I immediately think of the new CTMH Burlap Ribbon. It goes PERFECT with Clementine!! I'm seriously in love with this burlap.... so of course I had to use it for my project.

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I used the Close To My Heart Recipe/Photo Box to create this box for cards. Check out that burlap... isn't that stuff awesome? Are you curious how I used Close To My Heart Burlap Ribbon to create that flower? You're in luck... I made a video tutorial to show you how. You can check it out here...

The flower was inspired by one I had seen online that used burlap material and was machine sewn. Since I'm not very good with the sewing machine I grabbed my handy dandy hot glue gun and went to town making our awesome new CTMH Burlap Ribbon work for this flower. To make the ribbon accordion fold across the box I used my hot glue gun and just would do a small secction at a time, folding it over and glueing it down. Easy peasy! The C-A-R-D-S letters are from the Irresistibles Houndstooth Alphabet pack. They are awesome because you can ink them to whatever color you'd like. You just take a sponge dauber and ink them up and the houndstooth pattern appears.

Here is one of the cards I made to go inside the box... I used the card sketch in the new Make It From Your Heart book from CTMH. If you haven't ordered it yet be sure to add it to your list. It's only $7.95 and features tons of inspiring ideas.

Here are a couple more pics...


And as a reminder....

September is National Stamping Month, which means you can get the "It's Your Day!" Double Stamp Set all month long for only $5 with a $35 order. Awesomeness! It's such a fun and trendy stamp set... I know you'll like it.

Check out this fun fall stamp set that is the September Stamp of the Month. You can get it for just $5 with a $50 order. This particular stamp set is perfect to use our new Close To My Heart Alcohol Based Markers.


Next up on the hop list is Gloria Shirr, click here to HOP over to her blog and enjoy checking out all the Damask Divas fabulous artwork along your hopping journey. If you'd like to see the complete list of participants you can head over to the blog by clicking here! Happy Hopping!!!

© Copyright 2012,
Mandy Leahy, Close To My Heart Independent Consultant | Senior Director

Posted by: Ambar medina
Tuesday, September 4, 2012 @ 8:00:00 AM

Love all your projects ;))

Posted by: Melissa Thompson
Sunday, September 2, 2012 @ 9:22:37 AM

I Absolutely LOVE what you did with that Burlap ribbon. I wasn't going to purchase that ribbon but after seeing what you did with it, it is definetly on my wish list.

Posted by: Dana
Saturday, September 1, 2012 @ 6:53:42 PM

I love the burlap ribbon too. Haven't tried a flower with it yet but it's on my list :)

Posted by: Nicole Hoffer
Saturday, September 1, 2012 @ 2:52:22 PM

Love the flower

Posted by: Dana Tarchala
Saturday, September 1, 2012 @ 1:46:01 PM

very cute recipe box. I love the burlap flower.

Posted by: Ashley Gr?x
Saturday, September 1, 2012 @ 12:01:08 PM

LOVE the burlap flower Mandy! I'm going to have to try that. I'm obsessed with the new burlap ribbon and have been using it on almost everything lately. Both your projects are beautiful! Nice use of the durable studs too!

Posted by: Sheri Ann Henderson
Saturday, September 1, 2012 @ 11:15:12 AM

Love your box. You make look so easy to make.

Posted by: Sara
Saturday, September 1, 2012 @ 11:11:39 AM

Simply gorgeous! What a great idea to make the card coordinate with the box.

Posted by: Cydney Fowler
Saturday, September 1, 2012 @ 10:33:58 AM

I love this box, Mandy! The card is great too. Very creative use of the burlap ribbon.

Posted by: Debi
Saturday, September 1, 2012 @ 10:07:34 AM

Love, love, love the burlap ribbon flower. Already emailed the link to 2 CTMH buddies. Will be posting on my blog. (Sorry I don't do facebook)

Posted by: Amie Kiger
Saturday, September 1, 2012 @ 6:21:10 AM

I love the way you think! This flower is amazing--great job on everything!

Posted by: Carolyn
Friday, August 31, 2012 @ 11:53:54 PM

Love those boxes!! Can't wait to make one of my own.

Posted by: Gloria Shirr
Friday, August 31, 2012 @ 10:47:01 PM

Love your box and your card Mandy!! Great job!! Have a fantastic weekend!! Hugs, Gloria

Posted by: Barbara Craft Me This
Friday, August 31, 2012 @ 10:04:29 PM

Cute idea and love the flower.

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