Category Archives: CTMH Card Ideas

A Quick & Beautiful Holiday Card

12 Weeks of Christmas Ornament

For the past 7 weeks, I’ve been sharing holiday project tutorials with those who’ve signed up for our mailing list.  So far we’ve shared 5 holiday card ideas and are in the middle of our gift ideas (tomorrow will be the 3rd gift idea.)  If you haven’t signed up yet, you can do so before tomorrow at 1 pm (PDT) and receive the remaining project tutorials.  Continue reading

Lovely Florals Thank You Card

CTMH Lovely Florals Thank You Card

Making a stunning handmade card doesn’t have to involve a lot of tricky techniques or fancy folds.  Sometimes the simple act of adding layers can make for a real showstopper.  That’s exactly what this thank you card I received from Judy Faye Garner is–a stunning beauty!

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Fall is in the Air

CTMH October Stamp of the Month Autumn Air

It’s the final few days to grab the Close To My Heart October Stamp of the Month, Autumn Air.  This stamp set has a great variety of images–from outline and solid leaf images to sentiments and even a fun border image.

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A Frightful Friend Gift Card Holder

CTMH Spooktacular Special Projects

There’s just one week left to grab the adorable Close To My Heart Spooktacular Special items–the fun paper pack, the cute Frightful Friends Stamp Set (with or without the coordinating dies) or the complete kitContinue reading

Perk Up–Coffee Dies Back in Stock!

CTMH Perk Up Stamp Set + Dies

It’s time to “Perk Up” because the popular Perk Up Stamp Set + Coordinating Thin Cuts Dies are back in stock and ready to be ordered!   Continue reading

Cricut Artiste Holiday Gift Card Holder

CTMH Artiste Present Gift Card Holder

Today’s project is so quick and easy to put together and makes such a great presentation for a gift card.  And with the holiday season just around the corner, you’ll definitely want to make some of these yourself! Continue reading

Little Birdie Birdseed Shaker Card

CTMH Little Birdie Shaker Card

Today I wanted to quickly share an adorable Shaker Card I received from Elizabeth Hawley.  How cute is this shaker made with real birdseed?  I think sometimes we get so focused on what we “should” fill our Shaker Cards with (i.e. beads, sequins, etc.) that we miss these fun opportunities!

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Quick Cards with Cricut

CTMH's Cricut Artistry Arrow Card

Things have been pretty busy here this week preparing for my Annual Holiday Extravaganza Class & All-day Crop.  Add in the stress of wondering if our city & neighborhood would be one that would be impacted by PG&E’s Power Shutoff and it feels as though I’m scrambling to get things done (& hope they don’t become undone–like food purchased for Saturday’s event going bad if the power is shut off!)

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