Category Archives: Holidays

Fringe Harvest Wreath

Fringe Harvest Wreath

Ever have a project you start and then it falls to the wayside and gets forgotten only to be found months, even years, later?  Yep, this is one of those projects 🙂  I just finished it last week and LOVE how it turned out.

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Traditional Happy Holidays Card

Traditional Happy Holidays Card

Yesterday I shared a whimsical card for the holidays which featured our Oh What Fun Paper Collection.  Today I have a more traditional card I received from Nicole Green.  Her card features our ‘Tis the Season Paper Collection.

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Whimsical Christmas Card

Merry Christmas Card

It’s time to start thinking Christmas Cards!  If you make your own holiday cards do you tend to go the traditional route or a little more whimsical like today’s card I received from Debbi Foley?

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Need Handmade Gift or Wrapping Ideas?

12 Weeks of Christmas Banner

Yesterday all of my mailing list subscribers received the 5th and final holiday card tutorial as part of my annual 12 Weeks of Christmas.  If you aren’t currently on my mailing list, that means you missed out.  But you know what?  There are still 7 more weeks of creative tutorials for gift and wrapping ideas.  If you sign up now, you’ll receive each of those ideas straight to your inbox each week leading up to Christmas.

Just click the yellow “Sign up for the newsletter” button and fill in your name and email and you’ll be all set for the first gift tutorial on Wednesday.

No Tricks–Last Day for These Treats!

Artiste Block Pumpkin

Happy Halloween!

Thanks & Giving October Stamp of the Month

No tricks here–just a friendly reminder that today is the final day to get this month’s fabulous treats.  The Thanks & Giving October Stamp of the Month can be yours for only $5 when you make a $50+ Close To My Heart purchase–but only through today!

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Here’s your 2018 Christmas Card Checklist!

National Checklist Day

Today, October 30th, is National Checklist Day.  I swear by checklists; it’s how I can stay on top of all the things I need to get done.  Before Planners were all the rage, I was all about creating checklists and organizing the daily tasks I needed to complete.

In honor of it being National Checklist Day, I thought we could map out your 2018 Christmas Card Checklist.  Ready?

2018 Christmas Card Checklist

Easy enough, right?  Now is the perfect time to get started.  I hope the checklist helps you break down the process into smaller manageable tasks.  In the coming weeks I’ll be sharing a variety of holiday cards and projects that will hopefully inspire you as you think about the design of your Christmas card for 2018.

If you need any supplies to create your cards, visit my ONLINE CTMH STORE.

How to Make Paper Pumpkins

Paper Pumpkins

Today’s project is a great home decor piece perfect for both Halloween and Thanksgiving.  Plus, these paper pumpkins are incredibly easy to make, too!

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A Simple Holiday Card to Mass Produce

Simple Tree Card

Do you create handmade holiday cards?  Whether you have in the past or you are thinking about doing it this year for the first time–NOW is the perfect time to get a start on them!

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