Herringbone Technique.

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Have you seen the tutorials for the herringbone technique? It's all over Pinterest. It's really a useful way to use up those strips from your B&T pages, or any scraps you have that are about a 1/4 wide.

The best tutorial I have seen thus far is by Gina K. she calls it the Scrappy background.

Well I decided to do a twist, WASHI Tape....add it the list of many things washi tape is good for.

Here's my card:

I used the Fast and Furious stamp set for the card and selected a happy father's day sentiment.

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Blossom, Bloom, Beautiful

Did you see what Close to My heart published on their blog on April 2nd? 
In case you missed or are not subscribed....here it is.

With Seasonal Expressions 2 now in hand, Close to My Heart has got pages and pages of the best artwork inspiration out there—but they have got more to share! The treat for today is artwork made with just the basics: Close to My Heart's new paper packets and a few embellishments. You might be surprised at what masterpieces these fundamental layouts have to offer, even without any stamping.

Today’s debuting layouts showcase the high-end artistry of Close to My Hearts exclusive Background and Texture (B&T) papers, Complements, and a few other embellishments. Close to My Heart did their homework well to provide the most trendy, most convenient, and most awe-producing products on the market—and it shows in artwork like this.
12″ x 12″ Delight in This Day Layout
Make It from Your Heart™ Vol. 2: Pattern 11

12″ x 12″ True Story Layout
Make It from Your Heart™ Vol. 1: Pattern 3

This is the best part, you can recreate both of these layouts from one paper packet, one compliment sheet and some embellishments.
Here is what you need:
 X7196B Blossom Paper Packet:$9.95 USD 

X7196C Blossom Complements: $4.95 USD

Z3072 Blossom Assortment: $5.95 USD

Z3042 Coral Reef Sequins:$3.95 USD

Z3039 Glacier Extra Thick Twine: $3.95 USD
Don;t forget your Make it from Your Heart how to programs:

Make It from Your Heart™ Volume 1 Item Number: 9035: $7.95
Make It from Your Heart™ Volume 2 Item Number: 9042: $7.95
Order your supplies today! 

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