Cheers Mixed Media Card

Cheers Mixed Media Card Closeup

Today I wanted to share this fabulous Cheers Mixed Media Card I received from Linda Caler. It’s so pretty, right?! She used several *NEW* products that were just released in the Close To My Heart 2020-2021 Core Catalog. Perhaps the most noteable feature of this card (for me, anyway) is the gorgeous Solar Flare Stickles … Read more Cheers Mixed Media Card

The Easiest Handmade Cards Ever!

CTMH Craft with Heart Card Subscription Box

Today I want to introduce you to the easiest handmade cards ever. The Craft with Heart Card Subscription Box from Close To My Heart is hands down the fastest way to create a bunch of handmade cards that look so beautiful. It really doesn’t get any easier than these kits. Here’s a short video to … Read more The Easiest Handmade Cards Ever!

Halloween Flip Flap Card Kit

Halloween Flip Flap Card Kit

If you’re looking for some fun Halloween cards–my new Halloween Flip Flap Card Kit is just what you need! You’ll learn how to use our popular Flip Flaps to create easy and FUN Shaker and Gift Card Holder cards. You can learn more about my Halloween Flip Flap Card Kit HERE.

Birthday Party Time Shaker Layout

Birthday Party Time Shaker Layout Closeup

For today’s Make It Monday (26th edition), I’m sharing this sparkly birthday party time shaker layout. There is so much new goodness in this layout! Since my twins have a birthday coming up, I thought this week would be perfect to share another fabulous Scrapbook Layout Pattern with you. And what better paper to use … Read more Birthday Party Time Shaker Layout

Close To My Heart Subscription Boxes

Close To My Heart Cardmaking Subscription Box

Do you know about our Close To My Heart Subscription Boxes? Our subscription boxes, called Craft with Heart, are innovative kits that feature pre-printed bases and coordinating stickers and die-cuts, that really cut down on the time it takes you to create exceptional artwork! With both our cardmaking and scrapbooking subscriptions, the only additional materials … Read more Close To My Heart Subscription Boxes

How to Use the Close To My Heart Die Cutting Machine

Close To My Heart Die Cutting Machine

Have you been wondering how to use the Close To My Heart Die Cutting Machine? Well, if you have, you’re in luck! Today I’m going to share a video overview of this wildly popular die cutting machine. As you heard in the video, this die-cutting machine is currently only available as a hostess reward. They … Read more How to Use the Close To My Heart Die Cutting Machine

From the Funny Farm Cards

From the Funny Farm Cards What's Moo

Over the long weekend, my daughter and I decided to dive into our kits and start creating From the Funny Farm cards. While Close To My Heart will be hosting a FREE Virtual Event to walk you through the creation of these adorably simple cards, we decided to give it a go on our own. … Read more From the Funny Farm Cards

New Close To My Heart Colors!

CTMH Color of the Year, Blue Belle

Are you ready for the new Close To My Heart colors? One week ago today, Close To My Heart released 2 new catalogs–the September-October Catalog and 2020-2021 Core Catalog. In the 2020-2021 Core Catalog there were 8 brand *NEW* colors. We not only got a new Color of the Year, but 7 additional beautiful colors, … Read more New Close To My Heart Colors!

Stitched Florals Handmade Card

CTMH Stitched Florals Handmade Card

For today’s Make It Monday (25th edition), I’m sharing this fun Stitched Florals Handmade Card. I thought since today was Labor Day we could do another Color Challenge this week. We’ll be using one of Close To My Heart’s *NEW* colors, Scarlet! It’s such a beautiful, rich red. Along with Scarlet, we’ll also be using … Read more Stitched Florals Handmade Card

Hey Pumpkin Simple Halloween Card

Hey Pumpkin Simple Halloween Card

Check out this Hey Pumpkin Simple Halloween Card. Cute. But SO simple to create! I started by using one of our white card bases from our White Card & Envelope Value Pack. (These cards and envelopes are super handy to have in your craft stash!) I then pulled out my Got Candy? Paper + Sticker … Read more Hey Pumpkin Simple Halloween Card

Welcome Gnome Handmade Card

CTMH Welcome Gnome Handmade Card

How adorable is this Welcome Gnome handmade card?! There are so many wonderful *NEW* Close To My Heart products, but I knew I had to get this *NEW* Garden Gnomes Stamps + Thin Cuts immediately. I love gnomes! And this set doesn’t disappoint! In addition to using this new Garden Gnomes Set, I also used … Read more Welcome Gnome Handmade Card

CTMH’s National Stamping Month Special

CTMH National Stamping Month Special

Discover the magic of animated stamps with CTMH’s National Stamping Month Special: Creativity in Motion! Perfect for DIY cards and many other papercrafting projects, these stamps will have you doing the happy dance right along with them! In addition to offering this super fun Creativity in Motion Special, Close To My Heart is also offering … Read more CTMH’s National Stamping Month Special

How To Get a Free Catalog From Me!

CTMH 2020-2021 Core and September-October Catalogs

Want to know how to get a FREE catalog from me? Better yet…2 FREE catalogs? That’s right! There are 2 *NEW* Close To My Heart Catalogs debuting today. And if you have purchased from me in the last 6 months, I’ve already had them sent to you! The catalogs are mailed out directly from Close … Read more How To Get a Free Catalog From Me!

A Special Handmade Thank You Card

Simple Florals Special Handmade Thank You Card

For today’s Make It Monday (24th edition), I’m sharing a special handmade thank you card. Over the weekend I was asked for some help in planning out a special thank you card–both in design and supplies. It needed to be a card that could hold many signatures on it. Whenever I need a card for … Read more A Special Handmade Thank You Card

The Most Sold CTMH Stamp Set in 2020

CTMH You Make Me Happy Card

Can you guess what the most sold CTMH stamp set sold in 2020 is? It’s this adorable You Make Me Happy Stamp Set. But the best part is that it’s also the Operation Smile Stamp Set. With the purchase of this stamp set, $7 is donated to Operation Smile. Operation Smile is a non-profit organization … Read more The Most Sold CTMH Stamp Set in 2020