Category Archives: CTMH Scrapbook Layouts

Best Friends Furever Now Available!

CTMH Best Friends Furever Special

If you’re like me, you’ve been waiting for this ADORABLE Best Friends Furever Special from Close To My Heart to become available since you saw the sneak peek in the *NEW* November/December Catalog. Continue reading

How to Use Up Your Scraps for Scrapbook Layouts

CTMH Mix-in Paper Pack

If you’re like me, you have a tough time parting ways with pretty paper–no matter how small the piece is.  I’ve definitely gotten better over the years by trying to hold true to my new rule of the “scrap” must be at least a 3″x 3″ piece before I save it.  For this reason, today’s blog post by Close To My Heart definitely piqued my interest! Continue reading

A Look at the Days of December Special

CTMH Days of December

Today I wanted to share a quick 5-minute video that takes you through the completed Days of December Album that is on special right now with Close To My Heart. Continue reading

*NEW* Days of December Album Kit

CTMH Days of December

A *NEW* holiday album kit was just released today called Days of December.  It’s the perfect way to prepare yourself to preserve all your precious holiday memories this year. Continue reading

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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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

*NEW* Spooktacular Halloween Kit!

CTMH Spooktacular Special Projects

Make this Halloween ‘spooktacular’ with Close To My Heart’s *NEW* Spooktacular Papers, Frightful Friends Stamp Set and coordinating Thin Cuts Dies or even get a Spooktacular Kit to create an assortment of scrapbook layouts and candy treat tags! Continue reading

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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