Scandinavian Folk Art Greetings

CTMH Scandinavian Folk Art Greetings Artwork

It’s a new month so it’s time to introduce Close To My Heart’s Scandinavian Folk Art Greetings Stamp Set. This is the April Stamp of the Month. It’s an exclusive stamp set that is only available this month. You can purchase it for it’s retail price of $18.95 OR get it for only $5 or … Read more Scandinavian Folk Art Greetings

Close To My Heart’s Stamptacular Sale

CTMH Limited-edition Covid Stamp Sets

Are you ready for Close To My Heart’s Stamptacular Sale? It’s happening all month long and it’s the best time to get your favorite stamps. Plus, Close To My Heart has even brought back some of the limited-edition stamps just for this stamp sale. Love the stamp sets with coordinating dies? Those are on sale, … Read more Close To My Heart’s Stamptacular Sale

Cardstock You’ve Got To Have!

CTMH Two-toned, White Core Cardstock Projects

Today is the last day of March which means it’s the last day to save on the cardstock you’ve got to have. Close To My Heart’s Cardstock Carnival is the perfect time to stock up on a papercrafters most used item. Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity. In addition to the techniques with white-core cardstock I … Read more Cardstock You’ve Got To Have!

National Scrapbooking Day with Close To My Heart

CTMH National Scrapbooking Day Celebration

Get ready to spend National Scrapbooking Day with Close to My Heart! But wait–we have so much goodness to share that we’re making it a 2-day celebration. Join us for the *FREE* event on the Close To My Heart Facebook page April 30 at 3:00 pm (MDT) and May 1 at 11:00 am (MDT). During … Read more National Scrapbooking Day with Close To My Heart

Birthday Super-Star Card

Birthday Super-Star Card

For today’s Make It Monday (54th edition), I’m sharing this birthday super-star card. I loved the color combination I used for this card. The Glacier with the Peacock is so striking. Then you add in a little neutral tone like Linen and it’s so wonderful. I was so happy with the end result that I … Read more Birthday Super-Star Card

Whisking You a Happy Day Card

Whisking You a Happy Day Card

Today’s whisking you a happy day card is so cute. I absolutely love gnomes. When I saw the adorable *NEW* Kitchen Gnomes Stamp + Thin Cuts, I was so excited to get it. The gnomes themselves are adorable and the puns are too cute. Isn’t this set so fun? I seriously can see so many … Read more Whisking You a Happy Day Card

A Little Glimpse into the Daisy Meadows Collection

CTMH Daisy Meadows Product Collection

When the March-April Catalog first debuted earlier this month, I gave you a little glimpse into the Daisy Meadows Collection. In that new catalog debut post, I shared how it had a bit of Easter and a little bit of spring to it. This short video shows you all the delightful elements of this *NEW* … Read more A Little Glimpse into the Daisy Meadows Collection

Shimmer Painted Butterfly Card

Shimmer Painted Butterfly Card Closeup

Isn’t this shimmer painted butterfly card beautiful? It’s a simple design but has such a “wow” factor to it. Not only does splitting up the image to create a unique focal point make this card appealing. But the fact that I used a variety of our Shimmer Brushes to paint in some color also makes … Read more Shimmer Painted Butterfly Card

2021 Easter Single Page Layout

2021 Easter Single Page Layout

For today’s Make It Monday (53rd edition), I’m sharing this 2021 Easter single page layout. Do you ever create your scrapbook layouts ahead of time? Or are you more likely to create them later once you have your photos? I’ve done it both ways. The benefit of creating a layout ahead of time is it … Read more 2021 Easter Single Page Layout

Free Exclusive Flower Stamp

Free Exclusive Flower Stamp

To welcome the first day of Spring tomorrow, I’m offering a special FREE exclusive flower stamp. That’s right–with any minimum $40 purchase–you’ll receive one of these beauties. Starting today, and for the next 5 days (or while supplies last), I’m gifting you one of these exclusive stamps as a thank you. These gorgeous flower stamps … Read more Free Exclusive Flower Stamp

Darling Easter Bunny Basket

CTMH Daisy Meadows Cardmaking Easter Bunny Basket

Since it’s only a few weeks until Easter, I thought it was a great time to share this darling Easter Bunny Basket I created a few weeks ago. I’m so in love with this bunny from the *NEW* Daisy Meadows Cardmaking Stamp + Thin Cuts. There are just so many cute projects you can create … Read more Darling Easter Bunny Basket

Lucky to Call You Friend Card

Lucky to Call You Friend Card Closeup

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day I created this Lucky to Call You Friend Card. I started with the Stamp of the Month, Winged Masterpiece. The sentiment in this set was perfect for a St. Patrick’s Day card. Next, I knew I wanted to do a blend of greens and gold with my card. I … Read more Lucky to Call You Friend Card

CTMH May Virtual Album Retreat

CTMH May Virtual Album Retreate Layout 1

It’s almost time to register for the CTMH May Virtual Album Retreat! Close To My Heart will be going live on their FB Page today shortly before they open up registration at 3:00 pm (mountain.) They will be showing the beautiful pages that will be created as well as sharing all the wonderful techniques that … Read more CTMH May Virtual Album Retreat

You Bake My Day Card

You Bake My Day Card Closeup

In honor of the 52nd edition of my Make It Monday, I’m sharing this You Bake My Day Card. It uses the first card pattern that I shared with you for my Make It Mondays. While the pattern is the same, the look of the cards (today’s versus the Moose Card I created a year … Read more You Bake My Day Card

3 Techniques with CTMH’s White Core Cardstock

Cardstock Tearing Technique

Since we’re celebrating our Cardstock Carnival all month long, I thought it was the perfect time to share 3 techniques with CTMH’s white core cardstock. If you didn’t know, not only is our cardstock 2-toned (with the true color on one side and a lighter shade of that color on the other side), it also … Read more 3 Techniques with CTMH’s White Core Cardstock