Exclusive CTMH VIP Event

Exclusive CTMH VIP Event Layouts

Are you ready for an exclusive CTMH VIP event? That’s right–an event just for VIPs. Mark your calendar for February 25, 2021. You won’t want to miss this! You’ll have the opportunity to purchase a project bundle with exclusive product to create 10 cards… and (3) 2-page layouts. This virtual event will be hosted on … Read more Exclusive CTMH VIP Event

Thanksgiving 2020 Scrapbook Layout

Thanksgiving Layout Closeup

For this week’s Make It Monday (36th edition), I thought it was the perfect time to share a Thanksgiving 2020 Scrapbook Layout. So I found a great layout pattern to share with you and then whipped up this layout so it’s ready for me to add my photos right after Thanksgiving. Today’s layout pattern is … Read more Thanksgiving 2020 Scrapbook Layout

Calling All Women Entrepreneurs!

Women's Entrepreneurship Day

Calling All Women Entrepreneurs! Today, November 19th, is Women’s Entrepreneurship Day. It’s a day all about celebrating, supporting, and empowering women in business. Have you ever thought about starting your own business? Maybe put your craftiness to good use? You could become a Close To My Heart Consultant! It’s a low-risk, low-cost and a high-gain … Read more Calling All Women Entrepreneurs!

A Cozy Holiday Card

Cozy Holiday Pocket Card

Want to create a cozy holiday card? Close To My Heart’s November Stamp of the Month, You Warm My Heart, is the answer to cozy, comforting projects! Look at all these fabulous images and sentiments! And the best part is you can get this set for FREE when you are a VIP. Yep, I said … Read more A Cozy Holiday Card

Merry Little Christmas Projects

CTMH Merry Little Christmas Special

Look at these amazing Merry Little Christmas projects. This season deck the halls with three different styles of beautiful 3-D wood ornaments and adorable wooden tags. These projects are all part of Close To My Heart’s *NEW* Merry Little Christmas Special. These amazing wood shapes come in handy for a variety of Christmas crafts, including … Read more Merry Little Christmas Projects

Adorable Gnome Holiday Card

CTMH Gnome for Christmas Stamp +Thin Cuts

For this week’s Make It Monday (35th edition), I’m sharing this adorable gnome holiday card. I created it with the Gnome for Christmas Stamp Set + Thin Cuts. I absolutely LOVE this set! All of the images in this set are so adorable. I used a pattern from our retired Wishes Card Pattern Book called … Read more Adorable Gnome Holiday Card

Happy World Kindness Day!

World Kindness Day Card

Happy World Kindness Day to you! What a wonderful thing to celebrate, right? Spreading kindness. Definitely something I think everyone can get behind this year. I wanted to whip up a quick card to celebrate the day. So I decided to mix a little old with a little new for this card. The paper is … Read more Happy World Kindness Day!

Jingle All The Way Album

Jingle All The Way Album Cover Layout

Preserve your favorite holiday memories with this delightful 6″ × 6″ Jingle All The Way Album project! Create a unique 6″ × 6″ album for this year’s holiday memories using this exclusive workshop kit, featuring our *NEW* Jingle Joy Paper Collection! Step-by-step instructions will guide you in using the materials in your Jingle All The … Read more Jingle All The Way Album

FREE Animated Card Patterns

CTMH Seasons in Motion Owl Card

Today I thought I’d share some FREE Animated Card Patterns with you. Close To My Heart posted these to their blog last week. It seemed like the perfect timing since I just shared my lovely Sending Warm Hugs Animated Card with you HERE on Monday. Just in time for the holiday season, we’ve paired the … Read more FREE Animated Card Patterns

Handmade Holiday Gift Ideas

CTMH Holiday Stories I Love

Are you looking for handmade holiday gift ideas? Well, you’re in luck! This week our 12 Weeks of Christmas Project Tutorials will begin 4 weeks of holiday gift ideas you can create. These project tutorials are emailed out to you on Wednesdays. We just wrapped up 5 weeks of our handmade holiday card tutorials. Next … Read more Handmade Holiday Gift Ideas

Sending Warm Hugs Animated Card

CTMH Animated Autumn Air Stamp Set CC10202

For this week’s Make It Monday (34th edition), I’m sharing this super fun Sending Warm Hugs Animated Card. The Seasons in Motion Special offers fabulous *NEW* animated stamp sets like the one I used on my card today–Animated Autumn Air. Plus, you can now get the fun *NEW* Animation Window Thin Cuts to create these … Read more Sending Warm Hugs Animated Card

Gnome for the Holidays Card

Gnome for the Holidays Card

Look at today’s adorable Gnome for the Holidays Card! It’s so cute, right?! You might remember me sharing yesterday that this *NEW* Gnome for Christmas Stamp Set is one of my favorites from the CTMH November-December Catalog. All the gnomes in this stamp set are so cute. Plus, the sentiments and additional icons are so … Read more Gnome for the Holidays Card

CTMH November-December Catalog

CTMH November December Catalog

The CTMH November-December Catalog was just released this week and it’s AMAZING! As usual you’ll find beautiful new papers, fabulous new stamp designs as well as some fun new dies and embellishments. If you haven’t had a chance to see it yet, you can view it online HERE. Paper The *NEW* Jingle Joy Paper Collection … Read more CTMH November-December Catalog

Five Thanksgiving Baking Traditions

Five Thanksgiving Baking Traditions

Today I have a special guest to share five Thanksgiving baking traditions with us. This year, with all the challenges we’re experiencing, makes it the perfect time to start a new tradition or two with your family. Traditions make for fond memories. Something we can all agree we need. This is a guest post by … Read more Five Thanksgiving Baking Traditions