Team Brae-er Blog Hop CTMH in the home

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Welcome to our Team Brae-er Blog Hop that focuses on using Close to My Heart Products in the home.

To purchase any of the items seen in my blog hop today, kindly contact Nicky Scott to place an order.

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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 in order, then please start at the beginning and join Brae at  The Brae-er.  If you came from Sheri of Sheri says just scrap it then you are in the right place!


As summer approaches it is time to adorn our mantle with a splash of fun colour.  I chose the Brushed paper for this project since it had a few summery colours and a bit of red to blend it with the accent wall colour.

The first project is the wire frame in colonial white.  I created a banner using the art philosophy cricut cartridge. The banner prices were folded in half and glue together with the slate ribbon in between the layers.  I added a few Junebug puffy stickers to add a bit of bling because everything needs bling!

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I added a few recent pics of our family to the frame

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Next up was the word summer.  I cut the letters using the art philosophy cricut cartridge.  I cut one layer from recycled cardboard (cereal boxes) and one layer from the brushed paper.

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I adhered the two layers together using the wide tipped bonding memories glue pen.  Once dry I sponged the edges of the letters in canary ink.

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I added a few metal flowers, Stickers and some fibres to complete each letter.

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Here is the completed mantle.

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Your next stop on the Team Brae-er Hop is Brae at  The Brae-er.

1 thought on “Team Brae-er Blog Hop CTMH in the home”

  1. Sheri says:

    Two great projects. Your frame is fun, and “summer” makes me wish the summer break were here already. Nice job!

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