Embossing Cardmaking Techniques

CTMH Love Blossoms Cards

Today I’m sharing a quick 3-minute video to show you two great embossing techniques that are featured in the special Love Blossoms Card Kit (which is only available while supplies last!)

To purchase the Love Blossoms Card Kit or any other Close To My Heart products, visit my ONLINE CTMH STORE.

Close To My Heart President’s Day Flash Sale

Today is President’s Day.  This means no school for kids, no work for adults and plenty of President’s Day Sales!  Close To My Heart announced that as part of their 35th Anniversary festivities, they are going to hold a 24-hour President’s Day Flash Sale.

2019 President's Day Flash Sale

These Flash Sales ALWAYS sell out of several items within the first hour.

Here is what you need to know:

  • the Flash Sale begins at 2 pm (PST) Monday, February 18th
  • the Flash Sale ends at 1:59 pm (PST) Tuesday, February 19th
  • the Flash Sale will include current and retired items
  • you’ll save 20%, 30% OR even 50% on items
  • items are while supplies last
  • Flash Sale items do count toward the discounted Stamp of the Month

Remember the deals start at 2 pm (PST).  Visit my ONLINE CTMH STORE to start saving.  And remember to shop early before items sell out!

Happy Valentine’s Day Card

Valentine's Day Card

Happy Valentine’s Day!  When you need to create a quick handmade card, nothing is better than a kit, right?  This card went together super fast as everything I needed to make it was in the Heart Happy Kit.

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CTMH Clearance Items–While Supplies Last!

Documented Cardmaking Stamp Set + Thin Cuts Dies

Have you checked out Close To My Heart’s Clearance section lately?  They’ve just recently added some new retired items at spectacular prices!!  The Documented Cardmaking Stamp Set + Thin Cuts is only $7!  Yep, only $7 for both the stamps AND the coordinating dies.   Continue reading

Choose To Shine Card

Choose To Shine Card

Today’s card is one I received from Terry Metzger.  I’m sharing it because it’s awesome.  I completely overlooked this stamp set in the *NEW* Close To My Heart Seasonal Expressions 1 Catalog.  I love her design so much better than the samples in the catalog that it’s making me rethink this set!!

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Spring Fling Event Registration Now Open!

2019 Crazy for Cards Event

We just wrapped up our Annual Crazy for Cards Event almost 2 weeks ago and we are already working our magic to prepare for our Annual Spring Fling Event.  Registration is now open.  Mark your calendars for May 11th!  Save a little money and register during our Early Bird registration period!

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A Quick Card That Says ‘I Appreciate You’ For ‘Send A Card To A Friend Day!’

 

Love Blossoms Fabulous Day Card
Today, February 7th, is ‘Send A Card To A Friend Day!’  What a wonderful thing to celebrate, right?  To mark the occasion I wanted to share a card that goes together quickly but has amazing results.

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A Quick Sponged Background Technique

CTMH Sponged Background Technique Scrapbook Layout

How would you like to learn a fun background sponging technique?  It’s SUPER easy!  Appealing, right?  This short video from Close To My Heart will show you how to achieve a really fun effect on your projects.  You really only need a few supplies: a sponge, stencil sheets (to create your own custom stencil) or a purchased stencil and some inks.

Check out this quick tutorial on how to easily sponge backgrounds on your layouts!✨#ctmh #closetomyheart #sponging #scrapbooking #stamping #papercraft

Posted by Close To My Heart on Wednesday, February 6, 2019

 

If you need some products to get started on this fun sponging technique, visit my ONLINE CTMH STORE.