Summer Vibes Sending Sunshine Card

Spread some cheery happiness with this Summer Vibes Sending Sunshine Card! Close To My Heart’s *NEW* Summer Vibes Collection is so perfect for the season. With the bright, bold colors in the paper collection you’re sure to feel inspired to create some summer layouts and cards. Add in some of the *NEW* Summer Vibes Acrylic … Read more Summer Vibes Sending Sunshine Card

For My Beautiful Friend Card

CTMH For My Beautiful Friend Card Closeup

For today’s Make It Monday (16th edition), I’m sharing a fun color combination I used with this For My Beautiful Friend card. This card not only uses today’s color challenge, but also the Close To My Heart July Stamp of the Month, For My Beautiful Friend. This stamp set not only has wonderful sentiments but … Read more For My Beautiful Friend Card

Joyful Sunflower Fun Fold Card

CTMH Joyful Sunflower Fun Fold Card

I love this Joyful Sunflower Fun Fold Card! When I saw the *NEW* July-August Catalog from Close To My Heart, one of the first stamp sets I fell in love with was the Joyful Sunflower one. I love sunflowers and this set definitely doesn’t disappoint! You can choose to get just the stamp set or … Read more Joyful Sunflower Fun Fold Card

Become a Creative Community Member

SunnyDay Sessions Creative Community Membership Site

Today I want to personally invite you to become a creative community member in our SunnyDay Sessions Group. You might be asking yourself, “How do I know if this group is right for me?” Ask yourself… Do you like exclusive project tutorials? Would you like unlimited access to an ever-growing library of project (cards, 3-D … Read more Become a Creative Community Member

Make a Butterfly Shaker Card

CTMH Butterfly Shaker Card

For today’s Make It Monday (15th edition), I’m going to show you how to make a Butterfly Shaker Card from our adorable Ladybug Thin Cuts die. This idea is from my crafty friend Jenn. It’s always fun to get multiple uses from a tool and I couldn’t wait to try out this idea. I will … Read more Make a Butterfly Shaker Card

Make a Splash Pocket Card

CTMH Make a Splash Pocket Card w/ Insert

I love this Make a Splash Pocket Card! The layering. The unique way of creating the pocket for a note. The color combination. And of course, this fun Make a Splash Stamp Set. You might recall I posted a card that used this same Make a Splash Stamp Set a couple of weeks ago HERE. … Read more Make a Splash Pocket Card

Social Distancing Make It Monday, 14th Edition

A Budding Friendship Card Closeup

Today’s Social Distancing Make It Monday project is going to be a little different from the past. But only slightly. As usual, I’m sharing a fabulous FREE pattern with you. In addition, I’m sharing this video that will not only guide you through the creation of my card pictured above, but also teach you some … Read more Social Distancing Make It Monday, 14th Edition

Heat Embossed Garden Tags Cards

CTMH Heat Embosed Garden Tag Card

Today I want to show you how you can create Heat Embossed Garden Tags Cards using Close To My Heart’s Stamp of the Month. This month’s Stamp of the Month, Garden Tags, might be intimidating for some if they have an aversion to coloring in images. However, there’s absolutely no requirement that you color these … Read more Heat Embossed Garden Tags Cards

The Perfect Pick Me Up Card

CTMH Make a Splash Handmade Card

This super adorable handmade card I received from Roberta Byker sure is the perfect pick me up card! While it’s definitely not gloomy here in California today, I still love this card! The funny thing is that I’ve been torn about whether or not to get this Make a Splash Stamp Set. It really is … Read more The Perfect Pick Me Up Card

Make the Easiest Handmade Card

Laughter Picture My Life Handmade Card

Today I’m going to show you how to make the easiest handmade card. If you aren’t familiar with Close To My Heart’s Picture My Life (“PML”) Cards, you’re about to fall in love! PML Cards are perfect for Pocket Scrapbooking. However, they are also quite amazing for cardmaking, too! With each *NEW* paper collection that … Read more Make the Easiest Handmade Card

Social Distancing Make It Monday 12th Edition

CTMH Little Things Handmade Card

For this week’s Social Distancing Make It Monday, I’m sharing another FREE card pattern with you. As you can see with this pattern, by simply rotating the pattern you can achieve multiple looks to your handmade card. It’s an easy trick, but perhaps one we don’t consider too often, right? I chose to use our … Read more Social Distancing Make It Monday 12th Edition

Social Distancing Make It Monday 11th Edition

CTMH For You Mason Jar Card

For this week’s Social Distancing Make It Monday, I’m sharing another FREE card pattern with you. This particular card pattern is from our now retired Wishes Card How-to Book. The pattern is called Just Right. I used the *NEW* Mason Jar Bouquet Stamp + Thin Cuts Set to create this cheerful card with this pattern … Read more Social Distancing Make It Monday 11th Edition

How to Create a Handmade Graduation Cap Card

CTMH Graduation Cap Card

Today I wanted to share how to create a handmade graduation cap card with you. This is a really fun card design. Plus, it is so perfect for graduation because of the shape of the portion that springs forward. Perhaps the best part of this card design is that it will mail flat. But once … Read more How to Create a Handmade Graduation Cap Card

Handmade Special Day Card

Today I’m sharing this handmade special day card. The design for this card is one I shared a few weeks back during one of my Make it Monday blog posts. The pattern is called Winning Combination. It’s a very simple pattern. But very effective in design. I love the bright, bold colors in the Stitched … Read more Handmade Special Day Card

A Virtual Vacation with this Handmade Card

Today we’re going to experience a virtual vacation with this handmade card I received from Robin Charvet. The timing couldn’t be more perfect to receive a card like this with so many summer activities being cancelled. If you’re like me, you’re longing for the ability to take a vacation! When you open the card–that’s exactly … Read more A Virtual Vacation with this Handmade Card