You Are Wonderful Butterfly Card

You Are Wonderful Butterfly Card Closeup

I created this stunning You Are Wonderful Butterfly Card over the weekend. There are so many aspects of this card I love. I love the balance of the rough texture I created along with the soft feel of the Vellum Paper butterfly. Then there’s the gorgeous Rose Gold Foil Peach Cardstock I used for the … Read more You Are Wonderful Butterfly Card

How-to Do Rock & Roll, Ombre & Shadow Stamping

Rock & Roll Stamping Technique

Today we are going to learn how-to do Rock & Roll, Ombre & Shadow Stamping. It’s the 2nd how-to video in the 4-part series I shared with you last week. As you’ll see in this video, these stamping techniques build on the techniques learned last week. This card sample here shows off the Rock & … Read more How-to Do Rock & Roll, Ombre & Shadow Stamping

You Are Enough FREE Scrapbook Pattern

You Are Enough FREE Scrapbook Pattern

To celebrate National Scrapbook Month, Close To My Heart has shared a You Are Enough FREE scrapbook pattern. First off, the You Are Enough products are a beautiful collection. Secondly, a FREE scrapbook pattern–how can you go wrong?! So that you don’t miss out, I’m sharing it all with you here. Our National Scrapbooking Month … Read more You Are Enough FREE Scrapbook Pattern

So Tweet Bird Handmade Card

CTMH So Tweet Bird Card Closeup

Today I’m sharing a positively adorable So Tweet Bird Handmade Card. When I first saw the *NEW* May-June Close To My Heart Catalog, I was instantly in love with this *NEW* So Tweet Stamp + Thin Cuts Set. Of course, you can also get the So Tweet Stamp Set alone without the dies. But let’s … Read more So Tweet Bird Handmade Card

Registration is Open for the Fall Edition of Crazy for Cards

{Fall Edition} Crazy for Cards

It’s time to get excited because registration is open for the Fall Edition of Crazy for Cards! We had such a fun time this past Saturday during our Spring Edition. We created 8 handmade cards full of fun folds, techniques and tips. And for those who joined us for the Crop portion, we created a … Read more Registration is Open for the Fall Edition of Crazy for Cards

No Card Can Make This Better

No Card Can Make This Better Closeup

For today’s Make It Monday (60th edition), I’m sharing this beautiful No Card Can Make This Better Card. I paired the fun Cheerful Humor Stamp Set with the gorgeous National Scrapbooking Month You Are Enough Paper Collection. I love the results. So I thought I’d share the card sketch for you to create your own … Read more No Card Can Make This Better

12 Stamping Techniques to Try

12 Stamping Techniques to Try

Close To My Heart is releasing a *NEW* 4-part series with 12 stamping techniques to try. In this short 10 minute video we’ll explore the first 3 techniques. We’ll be learning about Solid Stamping, Second Generation Stamping and Random Stamping in this week’s video. Over the years I’ve explored many of these techniques in blog … Read more 12 Stamping Techniques to Try

You Are Enough Butterfly Card

You Are Enough Butterfly Card Closeup

Today I have this beautiful You Are Enough Butterfly Card to share. Yesterday, I shared all about the You Are Enough Special for National Scrapbooking Month so I thought it was time to start showing off some fun projects created with these products! This style card allowed me to showcase a variety of the beautiful … Read more You Are Enough Butterfly Card

National Scrapbooking Month You Are Enough Special

CTMH You Are Enough Product Bundle

You are going to fall in love with the Close To My Heart National Scrapbooking Month You Are Enough Special. Seriously this special has so much to offer. The You Are Enough Collection includes a variety of products to choose from. There’s the 12-sheet You Are Enough Paper Collection–with coordinating stickers or without. Check out … Read more National Scrapbooking Month You Are Enough Special

Close To My Heart’s Paper Hug Stamps

Close To My Heart's Paper Hug Stamps

I’m so excited to share Close To My Heart’s Paper Hug Stamps. These *NEW* stamps immediately spoke to me when I saw them in the *NEW* May-June Catalog. If you’re like me, you’ve missed seeing people and giving them hugs. So how cute and fun is it to have stamps (not just one!) to use … Read more Close To My Heart’s Paper Hug Stamps

How to Easily Create 11 Beautiful Cards

CTMH One Sheet Wonder

For today’s Make It Monday (59th edition), we’re going to explore how to easily create 11 beautiful cards. Have you heard of One Sheet Wonders before? If you have, you know how awesome they can be for helping you create a bunch of cards quick & easy. And if you haven’t heard of them before, … Read more How to Easily Create 11 Beautiful Cards

A Simple Card Sketch

CTMH Friendship is a Blessing Card

As we get ready to head into the weekend, I thought I’d share a simple card sketch with you today. It’s a great way to get crafty before the BIG Close To My Heart 2-day National Scrapbooking Day Event starting in just a few hours. This card sketch is so simple. It makes creating a … Read more A Simple Card Sketch

CTMH National Scrapbooking Day Celebration Schedule

CTMH National Scrapbooking Day Celebration

You’ve been waiting and here it is–the CTMH National Scrapbooking Day Celebration Schedule. While the times could shift somewhat, it should help give you an idea of when the different projects will be shared. Plus, if you happen to miss part or all of one of the projects, the nice thing is you can always … Read more CTMH National Scrapbooking Day Celebration Schedule

Add a Little Sass and Humor to Your Handmade Cards

Ready to add a little sass and humor to your handmade cards? Close To My Heart’s *NEW* Cheerful Humor Cardmaking Kit makes it easy to do. This exclusive kit was released as part of the upcoming 2-day CTMH National Scrapbooking Day Event this weekend. The kit not only comes with this sassy, humorous double stamp … Read more Add a Little Sass and Humor to Your Handmade Cards

Just a Note Sweet Fruit Card

CTMH Just a Note Sweet Fruit Card

For today’s Make It Monday (58th edition), I’ve got this beautiful Just a Note Sweet Fruit Card to share. I created this card yesterday during my Create with Kristina Cardmaking Class and loved the look of the color combination. So you guessed it–I’m making it today’s Color Challenge. This beautiful, cheerful color combination is ideal … Read more Just a Note Sweet Fruit Card