Category Archives: base and bling

Cross Canada Hop: Favourite New CTMH Product

Welcome to the Cross Canada Blog Hop and my little piece of Ontario (just north of Toronto)! Today we are all featuring our favourite new CTMH products…. that is a VERY hard job as I don’t have one favourite, I have MANY!

So, I am going to share with you ONE of them that I enjoy because it is something everyone can craft! Our Base and Bling line has been out for a few Idea Books but now we have added rectangle and oval pendants to this line (and glass covers to go with them).  These are such a great update to the collection! We added two new style sheets to compliment the new pieces.

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Recently I had to make a gift for my club ladies- we were starting a new cycle and I wanted to thank them for sticking with me.  I made each one of them a keychain using our base and bling pendants (I bought the keychain parts at the craft store).  I added a charm to each keychain that went well with the quote and I LOVE how they turned out!

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My club ladies were also delighted! Feel free to check out all the pieces by visiting my SHOP (link at top of page) and searching ‘base and bling’.

Now hop on over to Michelle and see what she loves in our new book!

Until we craft again, The Brae-er

How to make a Map Pendant Necklace

map pendant necklace

What locations are close to your heart?

Do you have a loved one overseas? A special place that you call your own?

Make a map pendant necklace and you can always have it with you!

Order any of these items at my shop link above or click here!

Until we craft again, The Brae-er

Spring/Summer CTMH Idea Book Reveal: Day 13

Hello, hello, hello!! I am so excited for today’s reveal- it is one of my favourite new products in our idea book!

Last fall we introduced a line of ‘craft’ jewellery called Base and Bling- this line was very popular as it allowed you to mix and match supplies and accessories you may have already had, with fabric, to make necklaces, cuffs, rings and hair accessories! I enjoyed them thoroughly! CTMH has extended this line and it is SO MUCH MORE FUN! I REALLY LOVE IT! Yep – that much!

Our new line of Base and Bling involves choosing your chain, your pendant and a matching glass cover, a charm (or two) and a fun picture for inside your pendant- either from our style sheets or from your own life! This is what a finished necklace looks like!

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This one I added to a simple card cut out on the Artiste cartridge- for presentation.  The scalloped top to my card is covered with some of our new washi tape!  I love this necklace and it totally is me- from the phrase to the charms- best part… I can make more pendants and mix and match every day for a different look! This necklace shows the antiqued gold finish but we also offer a antiqued silver finish.  Isn’t this awesome?!

Here are some pictures of the pieces I put together:

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Products revealed:

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Until we craft again, The Brae-er