A Simple Hello Friend Card

CTMH Hello Friend Card

This week’s Make It Monday (88th edition) features a simple Hello Friend Card. I used the card pattern I shared with you earlier this month. It’s a really simple one that can be easily adapted to fit your needs. As you can see, I rotated my card 90 degrees and also raised my focal point … Read more A Simple Hello Friend Card

Free Card Sketch for Inspiration

Card Samples from FREE Card Sketch

Yesterday on Close To My Heart’s blog, they shared a free card sketch for inspiration. I wanted to share it with you because really who wouldn’t want some more inspiration, right? A handmade, heartfelt card can brighten anyone’s day no matter the occasion (or lack thereof 😉) and we’ve got three for you today, all … Read more Free Card Sketch for Inspiration

The Perfect Z-Fold Card

CTMH Smarty Pants Z-Fold Card

This is the perfect Z-Fold Card for anyone in education. Or anyone really! It’s so fun, right? I received it from Robin Charvet. It’s positively amazing. I love how perfectly all the elements go together. It showcases our Smarty Pants Collection so well. Both the Smarty Pants Paper Collection and the Smarty Pants Stamp + … Read more The Perfect Z-Fold Card

An Adorable Winter Hello Card

CTMH Winter Hello Card

For this week’s Make It Monday (86th edition), I am sharing an adorable Winter Hello Card. The rabbit on this card is from my new favorite stamp set, If Snowflakes Were Kisses. It’s absolutely a must-have, in my opinion! The little penguin might look familiar to you if you regularly follow me. I shared a … Read more An Adorable Winter Hello Card

National Vanilla Cupcake Day

CTMH Vanilla Cupcake Card

It’s National Vanilla Cupcake Day. And I couldn’t think of a better card to create in celebration of the day than one with our *NEW* Cupcake Card Thin Cuts. This new die is a really quick way to create a cute card! Here are the supplies I used to create my card: STAMPS For All … Read more National Vanilla Cupcake Day

Created to Shine Card

CTMH Created to Shine Card

For this week’s Make It Monday (85th edition), I am sharing this fun Created to Shine Card. I created this card using this month’s Stamp of the Month, Created to Shine. This stamp set really has a lot of creative potential to it. I’ve seen a lot of wonderful cards and layouts created with this … Read more Created to Shine Card

Simple Hello Fall Card

CTMH Hello Fall Card

Today I wanted to share my simple hello fall card. Cards don’t always have to be complicated or take a lot of time to create. With our Picture My Life (“PML”) Cards, you can create quick and easy cards. And that’s exactly what I’ve done with this card. I used our Pumpkin Spice PML Cards … Read more Simple Hello Fall Card

Get Started on Those Holiday Cards

CTMH Tags Under the Tree Tower Holiday Card

For this week’s Make It Monday (84th edition), I wanted to encourage you to get started on those holiday cards. Now that we are officially into November, there’s no better time than now to get started! Step 1 is to come up with a design. Do you have a lot to create? If you do, … Read more Get Started on Those Holiday Cards

The Purrfect Surprise for National Black Cat Day

CTMH Purrfect Cat Card

Today I have the purrfect surprise for National Black Cat Day. It’s an exclusive Purrfect Cat Stamp Set that you can receive from me for FREE with any $35 order (pre-tax & shipping; subtotal must equal $35 or more if you use VIP credits.) I’m offering this Purrfect Deal though Halloween. If you love cats, … Read more The Purrfect Surprise for National Black Cat Day

Celebrate National Pumpkin Day

CTMH A World with Octobers Slimline Card

For Today’s Make It Monday (83rd edition), I thought I’d share a few cards to inspire you to celebrate National Pumpkin Day tomorrow. This first card is SO stunning. I received it from Robin Charvet. I love so many things about this card. And that’s what inspiration is all about, right?! First off, the use … Read more Celebrate National Pumpkin Day

Fishy Greetings Card

CTMH Fishy Greetings Card

Today’s Fishy Greetings Card is a great example that you can use elements from our Slimline Celebration to create standard A2 sized (4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″) cards as well. This is another swap card that I received. It was created by Linda Black. The Slimline Celebration will be ending at the end of the month. The … Read more Fishy Greetings Card

We Love Fall Card

CTMH We Love Fall Card

With less than 2 weeks left for the September-October Catalog, I thought now would be a great time to showcase some wonderful cards created with these products–like this We Love Fall Card. This is a card I received from Erin Dunkle in a recent swap. I have so many fabulous cards to share with you … Read more We Love Fall Card

Make It Monday Card Sketch

CTMH Thanks a Hole Lot Card Closeup

Let’s get creative together using today’s Make It Monday Card Sketch! This week for our 82nd edition of Make It Monday, I thought I’d share an easy card sketch to inspire you. There’s nothing better than having a design already prepared for you. Unless of course it also includes the cutting dimensions, too! While my … Read more Make It Monday Card Sketch

Hauntingly Happy Halloween Card

CTMH Hauntingly Happy Halloween Card

For today’s Make It Monday (81st edition), I’m sharing this Hauntingly Happy Halloween Card. The inspiration for this card came from a photo of cards being sold by Current Catalog. Do you ever find inspiration for a card in a catalog or another ad? Perhaps it inspires you for a scrapbook layout? Or maybe you’re … Read more Hauntingly Happy Halloween Card

Hip Hip Hooray Kit

CTMH Hip Hip Hooray Kit

To celebrate the 1-year anniversary of the Close To My Heart VIP Program, we’re offering a brand *NEW* exclusive VIP Hip Hip Hooray Kit. This kit is exclusively created for VIP Customers. The Hip Hip Hooray workshop includes an exclusive, party-themed paper packet with a coordinating sticker sheet and stamp set. These exclusive items are … Read more Hip Hip Hooray Kit