Category Archives: CTMH Card Ideas

I Love This Sunflower Card!

CTMH Sunflower Sympathy Stamp Set

It’s no secret that I love sunflowers.  To me they represent happiness, cheerfulness and warmth.  I don’t think I would naturally think to use them for a sympathy card, but that is exactly what Close To My Heart’s *NEW* Sunflower Sympathy Stamp Set does. Continue reading

Under Your Spell Halloween Card

CTMH Fa-BOO-lous Halloween Stamp Set

We’re quickly approaching Halloween.  Halloween stores have popped up.  Decorations are in the stores.  And then this weekend I already saw people decorating their yards!  Guess it’s time to get those Halloween cards and projects ready! Continue reading

Some Kind of Wonderful for Women’s Friendship Day

CTMH Friendship Card

Yesterday, September 15th, was National Women’s Friendship Day.  It’s a holiday that’s celebrated each year on the 3rd Sunday of September.  I felt this beautiful card I received from Jen LeDuc was perfect for this holiday! Continue reading

Learn Some Stamping Basics for National Stamping Month

CTMH Stamping Image

September is National Stamping Month.  To celebrate, Close To My Heart did a wonderful post on their Make It From Your Heart Blog showcasing some stamping basics–perfect for the beginner stamper and a great refresher for the seasoned stamper.  So you don’t miss out on all this great knowledge I’m sharing it with you today. Continue reading

Random Act of Cardness Smile Card

CTMH September Stamp of the Month, Random Act of Cardness

The September Stamp of the Month, Random Act of Cardness, might be my all time favorite Stamp of the Month (okay, maybe not out of all the years but definitely of the more recent ones!)  I love the sentiments.  I love the fonts.  I love that it includes little icons.  I love that all the sentiments are so useful. Continue reading

Giving Thanks Card

CTMH Share the Seasons Stamp Sets

September is National Stamping Month.  To celebrate, Close To My Heart has 2 super cute (truly darling!) stamp sets along with fun Thin Cuts dies that coordinate with each set as part of their Share the Seasons Special. Continue reading

Final Hours for Close To My Heart Specials

CTMH You Got This Girl Card

Wow, it’s the final day of August!  Where did the summer go?  With September starting tomorrow, I wanted to remind you of some amazing Close To My Heart items that will no longer be available (just in case it’s been on your wish list–now is the time to act!)

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Black Ink Pads–Which One is Best?

CTMH Black Ink Pads

As a stamper, many times it can be confusing as to which particular black ink pad we should be using for which project.   Yesterday, on Close To My Heart’s Blog, they did a wonderful post comparing the different Black Ink Pads and when it’s best to use which one of them.  It was a great comparison and one I think all of us could benefit from.  Plus, there are great project examples for each!

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