Virtual Stitched Together Scrapbooking Workshop

CTMH Stitched Together Layout 3

If you’re looking for inspiration with your scrapbook layouts, today Close To My Heart is hosting a FREE Virtual Stitched Together Scrapbooking Workshop on their Facebook Page. These free events have been wildly popular! While you can certainly purchase the kits and create along with them, you could also use items from your own stash, … Read more Virtual Stitched Together Scrapbooking Workshop

Keeping Our Social Distance Handmade Card

Closeup Keeping Our Social Distance Card

For today’s Make It Monday (17th edition), I’m sharing this fun Keeping Our Social Distance Handmade Card. I used a pattern from our now retired White Pines Collection. It’s an easy pattern to follow and has a nice visual appeal to it, too. As I’ve said in the past, feel free to alter these patterns … Read more Keeping Our Social Distance Handmade Card

Close To My Heart Happiest Place Collection

CTMH Happiest Place Coordinating Cardstock

If you’ve seen the cover of the *NEW* July-August Catalog, then you’ve gotten a sneak peek of the Close To My Heart Happiest Place Collection. This highly anticipated collection is AMAZING. Especially if you are a Disney fan. But even if you aren’t a Disney fan, you have to check out the Happiest Place Coordinating … Read more Close To My Heart Happiest Place Collection

Close To My Heart Retirement List

We’re approaching that annual time of sadness and anticipation as we see the Close To My Heart Retirement List published. Sadness for all those favorite products that we must say good-bye to. As well as anticipation for what exciting new products are on the horizon. As you can see, these products will retire September 1st … Read more Close To My Heart Retirement List

Aurora Adventure is Out There Layout

CTMH Aurora Paper + Sticker Sheet

If you have some Close To My Heart Aurora Paper on hand, this amazing Aurora Adventure is Out There Layout might inspire you to create with it! As luck would have it, if you don’t have any Aurora Paper on hand, there’s still some available! Plus, the Aurora Scrapbooking Stamp Set with dies (or without) … Read more Aurora Adventure is Out There Layout

Summer Vibes Sending Sunshine Card

Spread some cheery happiness with this Summer Vibes Sending Sunshine Card! Close To My Heart’s *NEW* Summer Vibes Collection is so perfect for the season. With the bright, bold colors in the paper collection you’re sure to feel inspired to create some summer layouts and cards. Add in some of the *NEW* Summer Vibes Acrylic … Read more Summer Vibes Sending Sunshine Card

For My Beautiful Friend Card

CTMH For My Beautiful Friend Card Closeup

For today’s Make It Monday (16th edition), I’m sharing a fun color combination I used with this For My Beautiful Friend card. This card not only uses today’s color challenge, but also the Close To My Heart July Stamp of the Month, For My Beautiful Friend. This stamp set not only has wonderful sentiments but … Read more For My Beautiful Friend Card

Joyful Sunflower Fun Fold Card

CTMH Joyful Sunflower Fun Fold Card

I love this Joyful Sunflower Fun Fold Card! When I saw the *NEW* July-August Catalog from Close To My Heart, one of the first stamp sets I fell in love with was the Joyful Sunflower one. I love sunflowers and this set definitely doesn’t disappoint! You can choose to get just the stamp set or … Read more Joyful Sunflower Fun Fold Card

COVID-19 Close To My Heart Stamp Sets

CTMH Through Thick and Thin Artwork

Did you know that there are COVID-19 Close To My Heart Stamp Sets? It’s true. We offer five different stamp sets related to COVID-19. All perfect in their own way. Initially, only the first three stamp sets shown above were introduced and available for purchase individually. You might remember me sharing the other two sets … Read more COVID-19 Close To My Heart Stamp Sets

July-August Close To My Heart Catalog

July-August Close To My Heart Catalog

I’d like to introduce you to the *NEW* July-August Close To My Heart Catalog! It’s amazing. As usual, you’ll find so much goodness inside it. Take a look. You’ll find 2 wonderful *NEW* collections. The Summer Vibes Collection is just that–so summery! The patterns, the colors, the images–they all scream summer. Then there’s the Timber … Read more July-August Close To My Heart Catalog

Become a Creative Community Member

SunnyDay Sessions Creative Community Membership Site

Today I want to personally invite you to become a creative community member in our SunnyDay Sessions Group. You might be asking yourself, “How do I know if this group is right for me?” Ask yourself… Do you like exclusive project tutorials? Would you like unlimited access to an ever-growing library of project (cards, 3-D … Read more Become a Creative Community Member

Make a Butterfly Shaker Card

CTMH Butterfly Shaker Card

For today’s Make It Monday (15th edition), I’m going to show you how to make a Butterfly Shaker Card from our adorable Ladybug Thin Cuts die. This idea is from my crafty friend Jenn. It’s always fun to get multiple uses from a tool and I couldn’t wait to try out this idea. I will … Read more Make a Butterfly Shaker Card

Don’t Miss These Retiring Close To My Heart Products

Close To My Heart May-June 2020 Catalog

The May-June Catalog is ending next week and I want to make sure you don’t miss these retiring Close To My Heart products. With only a few days left to grab these great crafting products, there is no better time than now to order them! Plus, if your order’s subtotal is $50+ you qualify for … Read more Don’t Miss These Retiring Close To My Heart Products

How To Create Your Own Ink Pad

CTMH Sapphire Ink Pad

Today I’m going to share with you how to create your own ink pad. With the current pandemic Close To My Heart’s ink pad manufacturer had to stop production for some time. This left the supply of several of our popular colors of ink pads at a very limited number. Since there was no ETA … Read more How To Create Your Own Ink Pad

Summer Celebration Virtual Card Event + Crop

Summer Celebration Virtual Card Event + Crop

It’s time for a Summer Celebration Virtual Card Event + Crop! Join us for a Virtual Card Class where you’ll create 8 fabulous cards with brand *NEW* product from the July-August Close To My Heart Catalog! OR participate in the All-day Crop. We’ll get your creativity going with a 2-page layout kit, a Bingo card … Read more Summer Celebration Virtual Card Event + Crop