Thursday, April 30, 2009

Close to My Heart Blog Hop!! Look at these New Felt Flowers!

Welcome to our Close to my Heart Summer 2009 Idea Book Blog Hop! Over 40 Close to my Heart Consultants are celebrating the upcoming release of the Summer 2009 Idea Book by sharing their amazing creations using new products via their blogs.
If you want to start at the beginning of the blog hop, go on over to Erin's Blog and follow all of the links to see some amazing work form her and all of the other talented consultants!







These felt flowers come from the new CTMH Heart Felt Whimsy Die Cuts. In addition to flowers, there are birds, dragonflies, butterflies, buttons, swirls and much much more!

They are so simple to use. You can easily run them trough your sewing machine or just use a needle and thread. In addition they are even easier to attach with brads or conchos.
I will tell you that I didn't have much luck with adhesive or glue dots, but I have been told that there is a felt glue on the market! It is just too easy to use thread or brads to worry to much about glue! I also wanted to tell you about my 2 new favorite things. 1. Sewing-I got the Janome Sew Mini and I love it! It sews like a dream on fabric and paper! 2. Envelope flats-CTMH has a wonderful selection of all different sizes and the best part-you can stamp the inside of you envelope to match your project! How cool is that!


Here is a supply list for this project-
White Daisy CS, Garden Green CS, Buttercup CS, Tulip CS, Olive ribbon, Heart Felt die cuts, Tulip brads, Buttercup concho, foam squares, garden green ink, tulip ink, buttercup ink, Tulip CS, Floral charm stamp set, tickled pink stamp set, serendipity stamp set, envelope flats, white buttons
Other-Pen, green thread, canvas bag





Thanks so much for stopping by, and if you are "hopping" along with us today for the Close to My Heart Blog Hop then your next stop is
www.rockinstamps.blogspot.com. Shannon has some really cute stuff using Tickled Pink and Tinkering!

Links not working or Lost on the "hop"? See a complete list of participating blogs below

Erin Herring http://www.tazzygirl2000.blogspot.com/
Penny Doucette http://scrappinpenny.blogspot.com/
Kathleen Rensel http://scrapbookaddictkath.blogspot.com/
Jessica Moore http://www.jessicaspaperpetals.blogspot.com/
Colleen Porter http://www.inkemup.blogspot.com/
Sherry Thompson http://www.picturespatternsandpaper.blogspot.com/
Jen Patrick http://www.roxybonds-scrappin.blogspot.com/
Corey Acton http://scrappytimeswithcorey.blogspot.com/
Amy Edwards http://www.paisleysplayhouse.blogspot.com/
Amy Schultz http://www.amylizschultz.blogspot.com/
Tresa Black http://www.fabulouslyartsy.blogspot.com/
Leslie Kolic http://www.leannesscraps.blogspot.com/
Rebecca Garrison http://www.stampingwithbekah.blogspot.com/
Miranda Kurz http://www.scrampinwithmiranda.com/
Terrie Dodd http://my-life-in-real-time.blogspot.com/
Traci Tanimura http://www.creativetraci.blogspot.com/
Debora Mcelhany http://www.mcdoodlesscrappinplace.blogspot.com/
Katie Paterson http://katiepaterson.blogspot.com/
Michelle Robinson http://amaizenbluelady.typepad.com/
Lori Scott http://scrapinglori.blogspot.com/
Amberlyn Gentry http://amberlyng.blogspot.com/
Wendy Kessler http://www.myscrapbookingblog.com/
Meredith Burgess http://www.meredithsscrappylife.blogspot.com/
Vicky Sullivan http://www.sullyscrapandstamp.blogspot.com/
Caren Goldstein http://www.scrappycaren.blogspot.com/
Jena Devries http://www.livelovelaughscrapbook.blogspot.com/
Kami Welter http://www.scrappin4memories.blogspot.com/
Traci Godbee http://createwithtraci.blogspot.com/
Julie Banzon http://www.scrapbookiejulie.blogspot.com/
Laurel Seabrook http://www.want2scrap.blogspot.com/
Alisan Smith http://scrappinalistamps.blogspot.com/
Haley Dyer http://www.inkyscrapper.blogspot.com/
Dawn Heuft http://www.stamptildawn.blogspot.com/
Ali Creel http://www.scrapali.blogspot.com/
Helen Onulak http://www.hookedonstamping.comj/
ean McNulty http://stampinmaui.blogspot.com/
Aaron Brown http://aaronsbooth32.blogspot.com/
Shannon http://www.rockinstamps.blogspot.com/
Julie Lane http://raggedydoodles.blogspot.com/
Carrie Zrodlowski http://carriesinspiration.blogspot.com/

23 comments:

Jeanne said...

Oh my gosh...look at those fun felt embellies! You did a fantastic job showing them off.

Congrats on the new mini sewing machine. I have a regular sized sewing machine that I don't use often enough because I have to lug it out to use it (no dedicated spot to leave it out). Now I'm wondering if I should look into a smaller one...sigh...

Ali said...

What a super cute idea! I just love the felt flowers on the canvas bag!

melanie said...

I would never have thought to do that! How cute!!

Amy said...

WOW! I love these projects. They are beautiful!!!

Helen said...

So cute! I love seeing the different ways to use the felt flowers. Love them on the canvas bag.

Traci said...

Wow!!! That's the first thing that comes to mind. You are so creative! I love the little bag and cards to match. This is incredible!!!

Scrapbooking With Julie said...

everything turned out so darn cute just love it great job.

Sheila said...

Oh my - absolutely love everything you made with those felt flowers. Maybe I need to re-consider my "need" for them. lol

Stamp Til Dawn said...

Adorable!!! Now I need to have those flowers!

Terrie in AZ said...

Aaron, this might just be my favorite blog on the hop!! (I'm not done yet, so I can't give that award away yet:) Your creativity continues to amaze me. Thanks for hoppin'

Lori said...

Love those flowers!!! Another thing to add to my list :)

Laurel said...

Cuuute!

Miranda said...

Oh wow....I didn't 'need' those flowers...UNTIL NOW!!! I LOVE this. Thanks for sharing :)

Meredith Burgess said...

You did a fantastic job showing the felt flowers off!! Love your projects!

roxybonds said...

I love what you did with the felt here! I can't wait to get my hands on some :)

Tazzygirl2000 (AKA Erin) said...

You are amazing... I love those little flowers!! Great Way to think out of the "bag" :-)
Thanks for playing on the Blog Hop!!!

Amy Schultz said...

You do amazing things! Thanks for sharing this great idea! Love this Blog HOP!

Sarah said...

Those are amazing! I can't wait for mine to get here. I LOVE your bag!

Jena said...

What a great project! I can't wait to get my hands on those felt shapes, they look like fun! TFS!

Traci said...

awesome!! I'm just finishing the last few blogs on the hop... finally! I love the felt flowers on the bag- how cute!!

Doreen Martinez said...

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Thanks in advance

Doreen Martinez
http://www.theoriginalscrapbox.com/

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