Saturday, May 15, 2021

Hillside Cottage Australasian Blog Hop

Hello and welcome aboard our Hillside Cottage Australasian Close to My Heart Blog Hop. 

If you have arrived here from Shaunna then you are in the right place. 

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Today I would like to share with you a creation which features Close To My Heart’s May Featured collection, Hillside Cottage. This gorgeous collection evokes such a homey, cosy feel for me.

I wanted to create a layout that could be used for a variety of photo occasions, and the Blue Belle cardstock framed with black helps to showcase these papers perfectly. I created this using some leftover strips of Hillside cottage, and look at the cute clusters of flowers from the sticker sheet!

I stamped the Love title using the May Stamp Of The Month, Flowers For You, and then added some of the Hillside Cottage Shapes for the hearts.

I also want to share with you an adorable card my son helped me to make, using the Hillside Cottage Cardmaking Stamp Set and Thin Cuts and the Hillside Cottage Shapes. We stamped the fox in Paprika ink, and then cut him out and added a little Black Dot to his nose. The sentiment is from the stamp set and we also stamped some leaves from the stamp set along the border using first and second generation Avocado ink. We added some more of the Hillside Cottage Shapoes too- I love how you can mix and match the Black and Wooden pieces together!

I'd love you to leave a comment before heading off to the next stop, Doris' Creative Inspirations..


  1. The blue belle cardstock background really makes the printed papers pop, so pretty.


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