I Love Music Card

I Love Music Card

For this week’s Make It Monday (30th edition), I’m sharing this lovely I Love Music Card I received from Janice Hodgkin. I love the simplicity of her design and how this would be perfect to use up those scraps we all have laying around. So I decided to make up this card sketch to inspire … Read more I Love Music Card

Spooky Gnome Double Z-fold Card

Spooky Gnome Closeup

I’m in love with my Spooky Gnome Double Z-fold Card! The *NEW* Spooky Gnomes Stamp Set with coordinating dies is just too cute. Have you seen it yet? You can also get just the Spooky Gnomes Stamp Set without dies. But if you have a die-cutting machine, I highly recommend getting the matching dies. Less … Read more Spooky Gnome Double Z-fold Card

12 Weeks of Christmas Projects

Comfort & Joy Christmas Card

It’s only 1 hour until the start of 12 Weeks of Christmas Projects. The first project of my Annual 12 Weeks of Christmas will be emailed out soon. It’s your absolute last chance to get in on the fun. We’ll be starting the 12 Weeks of Christmas with card ideas. You’ll get a total of … Read more 12 Weeks of Christmas Projects

Free Christmas Project Tutorials

Handmade Merry Christmas Card

Okay who’s ready for some FREE Christmas Project Tutorials?? It’s less than 24 hours until my Annual 12 Weeks of Christmas begins. It’s so exciting! These 12 Christmas Project Tutorials are only for mailing list subscribers. Are you on my newsletter list? If not, now is the time to get on there! It’s easy to … Read more Free Christmas Project Tutorials

You Make My Heart Happy

CTMH Every Bit of Wonderful Stamp Set

For this week’s Make It Monday (29th edition), I’m sharing this beautiful You Make My Heart Happy card. I love the rich, warm colors of Sangria and Toffee together–perfect for autumn, don’t you think? So I thought we’d do a little color challenge this week! This sentiment from our current Operation Smile Stamp Set, Every … Read more You Make My Heart Happy

Jack-o’-lantern Triangle Fun Fold Card

Jack-o'-lantern Triangle Fun Fold Card Closeup

Today I have this fun Jack-o’-lantern Triangle Fun Fold Card to share with you. I’m loving this fun card style and have made a few variations of it already! I thought you might enjoy it, too. I created a video tutorial to walk you through the creation of it. I used the fun Halloween Collection … Read more Jack-o’-lantern Triangle Fun Fold Card

Hey Pumpkin Distress Oxide Card

Hey Pumpkin Distress Oxide Card

For this week’s Make It Monday (28th edition), I thought I’d share this Hey Pumpkin Distress Oxide Card I made. This was actually my first take at using the Distress Oxide inks that we are now carrying. I think it’s safe to say–I am in LOVE. It was so fun to blend the ink. Then … Read more Hey Pumpkin Distress Oxide Card

Memories Collected Shaker Card

Here for the Memories Pocket Scrapbook

I received this beautiful Memories Collected Shaker Card from DeAnn Buser. I couldn’t wait to share it with you. It’s a wonderful example of how you can use this month’s Stamp of the Month, Here for the Memories, for cards, too! On face value, this stamp set is clearly perfect for scrapbooking. Both traditional and … Read more Memories Collected Shaker Card

Textured Leaves Triple Time Technique Card

CTMH Textured Leaves Stamp Set

To welcome the first day of autumn I thought I’d share this beautiful Textured Leaves Triple Time Technique Card I received from Miriam Ratcliffe. This is such a fun technique and really isn’t hard to achieve! First, you choose the stamp set you want to work with. (Note: the blue shading around each of the … Read more Textured Leaves Triple Time Technique Card

Happy Halloween Embossed Card

Happy Halloween Web Stamp Set

Since today is the last day of summer, it seemed like a great time to share this Happy Halloween Embossed Card. It’s the perfect time to start preparing for Halloween, right? I received this card from Brenda Hussen in a swap and loved several elements of her card. In fact, I thought the color combination … Read more Happy Halloween Embossed Card

Amazing Z Fold Card

Amazing Z Fold Card

Here’s an Amazing Z Fold Card that anyone would love to receive. It’s the perfect amount of visual appeal with the unique Z Fold technique and the simple, uplifting stamped message. In addition, it’s a fabulous way to show off patterned paper, too! And speaking of patterned paper, did you know this paper I used … Read more Amazing Z Fold Card

Cheers Mixed Media Card

Cheers Mixed Media Card Closeup

Today I wanted to share this fabulous Cheers Mixed Media Card I received from Linda Caler. It’s so pretty, right?! She used several *NEW* products that were just released in the Close To My Heart 2020-2021 Core Catalog. Perhaps the most noteable feature of this card (for me, anyway) is the gorgeous Solar Flare Stickles … Read more Cheers Mixed Media Card

The Easiest Handmade Cards Ever!

CTMH Craft with Heart Card Subscription Box

Today I want to introduce you to the easiest handmade cards ever. The Craft with Heart Card Subscription Box from Close To My Heart is hands down the fastest way to create a bunch of handmade cards that look so beautiful. It really doesn’t get any easier than these kits. Here’s a short video to … Read more The Easiest Handmade Cards Ever!

Halloween Flip Flap Card Kit

Halloween Flip Flap Card Kit

If you’re looking for some fun Halloween cards–my new Halloween Flip Flap Card Kit is just what you need! You’ll learn how to use our popular Flip Flaps to create easy and FUN Shaker and Gift Card Holder cards. You can learn more about my Halloween Flip Flap Card Kit HERE.

Close To My Heart Subscription Boxes

Close To My Heart Cardmaking Subscription Box

Do you know about our Close To My Heart Subscription Boxes? Our subscription boxes, called Craft with Heart, are innovative kits that feature pre-printed bases and coordinating stickers and die-cuts, that really cut down on the time it takes you to create exceptional artwork! With both our cardmaking and scrapbooking subscriptions, the only additional materials … Read more Close To My Heart Subscription Boxes