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

Heat Embossed Mason Jar Treat Holder

Heat Embossed Mason Jar Treat Holder

Today I wanted to share a fun idea–a heat embossed mason jar treat holder! A friend of mine shared some of these fun mason jars with me. They have a resealable closure–like a Ziploc bag but cuter. Immediately I thought they’d be so cute with some stamping on them. But then I wondered if I’d … Read more Heat Embossed Mason Jar Treat Holder

How to Create a Valentine’s Countdown Chain

Portion of Valentine's Countdown Chain

Want to know how to create a Valentine’s Countdown Chain? One that is made of adorable hearts? This project is so simple and fun. And it’s sure to get your loved ones in the spirit no matter their age! First, let’s gather our supplies. You need very few supplies for this project–which is nice. You’ll … Read more How to Create a Valentine’s Countdown Chain

Home Sweet Home Special Outside the Frame

CTMH Home Sweet Home Rainbow Card

Today I want to share some ideas on how to use the Close To My Heart Home Sweet Home Special outside the frame. These ideas were shared on the Close To My Heart blog last week. These are some truly great and creative uses for this National Papercrafting Month Special, Home Sweet Home. As we … Read more Home Sweet Home Special Outside the Frame

Hello World Baby Milestone Markers

Hello World Baby Milestone Marker Photo Prop

Close To My Heart has released a new product special–Hello World Baby Milestone Markers. These Milestone Wood Circles make great photo props and scrapbooking accessories to help you make your little one’s milestones even more memorable. How adorable is this?! So cute and so easy to customize. Whether you wish to use these Hello World … Read more Hello World Baby Milestone Markers

You Make My Heart Happy Treat Box

You Make My Heart Happy Treat Box

For today’s Make It Monday (44th edition), I’m sharing this fun You Make My Heart Happy Treat Box. This box would make a wonderful Valentine’s Day gift to a friend, neighbor, co-worker, you name it. I chose to use colors that were a little more bright & cheerful rather than the traditional pink and reds … Read more You Make My Heart Happy Treat Box

National Papercrafting Month Home Sweet Home Special

CTMH National Papercrafting Month Home Sweet Home Special

Have you seen the Close To My Heart National Papercrafting Month Home Sweet Home Special yet? Every January Close To My Heart offers a unique project to celebrate. Something a little different from their normal product offerings. This year it’s a wonderful home decor piece that can be used all year long. It has a … Read more National Papercrafting Month Home Sweet Home Special

Vision Board for 2021 and Beyond

CTMH Vision Board

For today’s Make It Monday (42nd edition), I’m sharing a Vision Board for 2021 and beyond. Since we’re fresh on a new year, now is a fabulous time to create a Vision Board. Plus, Close To My Heart just released a *NEW* Wood Frame that is perfect for holding your Vision Board! This Wood Frame … Read more Vision Board for 2021 and Beyond

Beachside Greetings Gift Box with Card

Beachside Greetings Gift Box with Card

A few days ago my friend, Melody Fielder Wong, shared these adorable Beachside Greetings Gift Box with Card projects her and her son have been creating. Aren’t they fabulous? You might remember that I shared a similar project last week HERE. I love that she used it as inspiration to create these! They even did … Read more Beachside Greetings Gift Box with Card

Believe Animated Reindeer Gift Box

Believe Animated Reindeer Gift Box

A quick dose of inspiration for the weekend with my Believe Animated Reindeer Gift Box. This is a project we created at last month’s Technique Time. This month’s is happening next Friday–there’s still time to RSVP! I wanted to show how you didn’t have to limit yourself to creating just cards or layouts with our … Read more Believe Animated Reindeer Gift Box

A 3-D Wood Tree Ornament For National Christmas Tree Day!

CTMH 3-D Wood Tree Ornament

Today’s project is a 3-D wood tree ornament for National Christmas Tree Day. I couldn’t wait to start decorating these beautiful 3-D ornaments & tags being offered by Close To My Heart as part of their Merry Little Christmas Special. And creating a tree ornament for National Christmas Tree Day seemed so appropriate! About a … Read more A 3-D Wood Tree Ornament For National Christmas Tree Day!

DIY Tags & Ornaments

CTMH DIY Tags & Ornaments

Have you seen Close To My Heart’s DIY Tags & Ornaments yet? I shared about these fabulous wood tags & ornaments HERE when they were first introduced just a couple weeks ago. Yesterday, Close To My Heart shared some wonderful ways to decorate these on their blog. I thought I’d share them here with you … Read more DIY Tags & Ornaments

Merry Little Christmas Projects

CTMH Merry Little Christmas Special

Look at these amazing Merry Little Christmas projects. This season deck the halls with three different styles of beautiful 3-D wood ornaments and adorable wooden tags. These projects are all part of Close To My Heart’s *NEW* Merry Little Christmas Special. These amazing wood shapes come in handy for a variety of Christmas crafts, including … Read more Merry Little Christmas Projects

Five Thanksgiving Baking Traditions

Five Thanksgiving Baking Traditions

Today I have a special guest to share five Thanksgiving baking traditions with us. This year, with all the challenges we’re experiencing, makes it the perfect time to start a new tradition or two with your family. Traditions make for fond memories. Something we can all agree we need. This is a guest post by … Read more Five Thanksgiving Baking Traditions

Envelope Holiday Treat Holder

Envelope Holiday Treat Holder

Ready to make a FUN Envelope Holiday Treat Holder? Last week I challenged you to give this project a try using a video tutorial I created a decade ago. I said I would create one, too. And I have! I created this adorable holiday version. If you can believe it, I altered our Garden Gnomes … Read more Envelope Holiday Treat Holder