Monday, 15 October 2012

Cross Canada Blog Hop: Canvas Journal

Welcome to our Cross Canada Blog Hop!! This month our project is the My Creations Canvas Journal. This product can be found on page 132 of the Current Idea Book, purchased exclusively through a Close to My Heart Independent Consultant for $8.95. (Z1774)
In this hop, you will see how our crafty Canadian Consultants have decorated their Canvas Journals!! We hope you enjoy our blog hop.

If you have just hopped onto my blog, you can start here as this is a circular hop, or if you want to follow us across Canada then please start at the beginning and join Michelle S in Nova Scotia at
 If you came from Krista of Simply Creating together then you are in the right place. 

 Here is my version of the Canvas Journal!!!

I Love the new Flirty Paper (X7160B, $9.95), and love the new owls, plus I'm a fall girl, love fall colours. The owls is from the Flirty Complements Dimensional Elements Pack (X7160C, $4.95).
I used the Cork Alphabet for the year. (Z1450, $5.95)
Behind the Year is Brown ribbon, I had from a local craft store.

I added a Clear Sparkle (Z1752, $2.95) to the flower. The flower is also is from the Flirty Complements Dimensional Elements Pack (X7160C, $4.95).
Behind the flower is some stamping, the stamp is from the Flirty Workshop on the go kit. (G1050, $29.95) The Kit includes the Flirty Paper pack and the Flirty Complements Dimensional Elements Pack, plus a stamp set. (X7160C, $4.95)

On the spine I stamped the year.

The journal comes with a ribbon page marker, I glued an acorn from the Flirty Complements Dimensional Elements Pack (X7160C, $4.95).

Supplies List:

Flirty Workshop on the go kit (G1050, $29.95)
My Creations Canvas Journal (Z1774, $8.95)
Goldrush Ink (Z2123, $5.25)
Cocoa Ink (Z2114, $5.25) 
Cork Alphabet (Z1450, $5.95)
Brown Ribbon from a local craft store.

Your next stop on the Cross Canada hop is Michelle M of Twirl 'n Time
Here is a complete list of the blog hop in case you get lost along the way:

Joanne ~
Krista ~
Carrie ~
Michelle M ~
Tara ~
Jackie ~
Kathy ~
Nancy ~

Thank you for hopping along with us - We hope we were able to inspire you to create your won version of My Creations Canvas Journal. Join us again on November 5th when we showcase a series of 3 Christmas Cards.

Happy scrappin'


  1. I love how you used the Flirty Workshop to create this fun journal.

  2. This is gorgeous, Carrie! I love the little acorn on the end of the ribbon, what a great idea!

  3. Very cute! Luved that you stamped the binding of the journal! Nice!

  4. The acorn on the ribbon is a great finishing touch :)

  5. Very nice Carrie! I love the spine and the bookmark.