Monday, July 14, 2014

July CTMH Blog Hop- Out with the old!

This is the last month of our current Idea book until we bring in the new- we should have the retired list by this point (check it out at: and know that many things are leaving us for better, newer products!  So we are showcasing what we have loved about the soon to be retiring collection!! 
You will see creations from our team that may include stamp sets,patterned paper,inks, embellishments and more from the  Close To My Heart Spring/summer 2014 Idea book. To purchase any of the items seen in our blog hop today,kindly contact me to place an order or you can order on line at:

We hope that you will take the time to leave comments on our posts, as we really love feedback from our blog viewers....whether it was something that you really liked or some new technique that was used that you would like to learn how to leaving us comments, we get to hear what you like, and what you want to see. Thank you… now on to our hop! 

If you have just hopped onto my blog, you can start here as this is a circular hop, but if you want to follow our team's blogs, then please start at the beginning and join Brae Montgomery at

If you came from Alyson Mayo - then you are in the right place! 

Here are two products that I will miss that are retiring:
The Cityscape stamp set C1563 $13.95

The pretty paper from the Laughing Lola Paper Packet X7170B $9.95

Which helped to make this beautiful card!!

Another set I will miss is the Maximum Power stamp set D1564 $17.95

It's great to make guy cards like this:

You have until July 31, 2014 to purchase these (and many other retiring items!!) before they are gone! is the page to go to to place your order!

Your next stop on the Team Braer Hop is Carol Taggio to help inspire you with her amazing creation of her favorite things!

If you get lost along the way, you can head to  Brae's blog at, as she has the complete blog list .

Thanks for hopping along with us - we hope we were able to inspire you to get creative using some of the designs, products and techniques seen along the way.  Join us next time where we will be featuring things that are from our new Idea Book ~ IN WITH THE NEW!!

Our amazing blog hop group!
1. Brae Montgomery-
8. Carol Taggio