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

Make a Splash Pocket Card

CTMH Make a Splash Pocket Card w/ Insert

I love this Make a Splash Pocket Card! The layering. The unique way of creating the pocket for a note. The color combination. And of course, this fun Make a Splash Stamp Set. You might recall I posted a card that used this same Make a Splash Stamp Set a couple of weeks ago HERE. … Read more Make a Splash Pocket Card

Social Distancing Make It Monday, 14th Edition

A Budding Friendship Card Closeup

Today’s Social Distancing Make It Monday project is going to be a little different from the past. But only slightly. As usual, I’m sharing a fabulous FREE pattern with you. In addition, I’m sharing this video that will not only guide you through the creation of my card pictured above, but also teach you some … Read more Social Distancing Make It Monday, 14th Edition

Heat Embossed Garden Tags Cards

CTMH Heat Embosed Garden Tag Card

Today I want to show you how you can create Heat Embossed Garden Tags Cards using Close To My Heart’s Stamp of the Month. This month’s Stamp of the Month, Garden Tags, might be intimidating for some if they have an aversion to coloring in images. However, there’s absolutely no requirement that you color these … Read more Heat Embossed Garden Tags Cards

DIY Americana Decor

CTMH Americana Decor Tags

Yesterday Close To My Heart did a blog post with a wonderful DIY Americana Decor tutorial. With the 4th of July right around the corner, there’s no better time than now to create this stunning home decor piece! Just in time for the fourth of July, follow along with us in this DIY d├ęcor session … Read more DIY Americana Decor

FREE Stamp Set with Purchase

CTMH FREE Stamp Set Offer

Today through the end of June, I’m offering a FREE Stamp Set with purchase. That’s right this adorable punny stamp set–which cannot be purchased separately–can be yours with any $50 purchase. You can make your purchase through my online store. Likewise, you could email me your order. Either way qualifies you for this offer exclusively … Read more FREE Stamp Set with Purchase

Want to Become a Close To My Heart Consultant?

CTMH Straight To The Top Product Bundle

Have you ever thought to yourself, “I want to become a Close To My Heart Consultant”? If so, now is a great time to do so! As a Consultant, one of the benefits you receive is getting preview periods of new product. Right now, you can order and play with products from our upcoming July-August … Read more Want to Become a Close To My Heart Consultant?