1 Week Until 12 Weeks of Christmas

12 Weeks of Christmas Ornament

It’s only 1 week until 12 Weeks of Christmas! Can you believe it? This is my annual gift to my mailing list subscribers. Each week for 12 weeks leading up to Christmas you’ll receive an exclusive holiday project tutorial. It’s so fun! But it’s only for my mailing list subscribers so if you aren’t already … Read more 1 Week Until 12 Weeks of Christmas

Support Operation Smile for National Stamping Month

Free SVG when you support Operation Smile for National Stamping Month

When you support Operation Smile for National Stamping Month you will receive 2 FUN SVGs as a thank you from Close To My Heart. Operation Smile is the charity that Close To My Heart has supported for years. We always have a dedicated stamp set where $7 of the purchase price goes directly to Operation … Read more Support Operation Smile for National Stamping Month

How to Use the Close To My Heart Die Cutting Machine

Close To My Heart Die Cutting Machine

Have you been wondering how to use the Close To My Heart Die Cutting Machine? Well, if you have, you’re in luck! Today I’m going to share a video overview of this wildly popular die cutting machine. As you heard in the video, this die-cutting machine is currently only available as a hostess reward. They … Read more How to Use the Close To My Heart Die Cutting Machine

New Close To My Heart Colors!

CTMH Color of the Year, Blue Belle

Are you ready for the new Close To My Heart colors? One week ago today, Close To My Heart released 2 new catalogs–the September-October Catalog and 2020-2021 Core Catalog. In the 2020-2021 Core Catalog there were 8 brand *NEW* colors. We not only got a new Color of the Year, but 7 additional beautiful colors, … Read more New Close To My Heart Colors!

How To Get a Free Catalog From Me!

CTMH 2020-2021 Core and September-October Catalogs

Want to know how to get a FREE catalog from me? Better yet…2 FREE catalogs? That’s right! There are 2 *NEW* Close To My Heart Catalogs debuting today. And if you have purchased from me in the last 6 months, I’ve already had them sent to you! The catalogs are mailed out directly from Close … Read more How To Get a Free Catalog From Me!

The Most Sold CTMH Stamp Set in 2020

CTMH You Make Me Happy Card

Can you guess what the most sold CTMH stamp set sold in 2020 is? It’s this adorable You Make Me Happy Stamp Set. But the best part is that it’s also the Operation Smile Stamp Set. With the purchase of this stamp set, $7 is donated to Operation Smile. Operation Smile is a non-profit organization … Read more The Most Sold CTMH Stamp Set in 2020

Handmade Cards to COVID-19 Patients

I recently came across an inspiring story of 2 brothers who are sending handmade cards to COVID-19 patients. I found the story HERE. I love hearing about these acts of kindness especially when there’s the option to pitch in and help make a difference. I thought I’d share the story with you in case you … Read more Handmade Cards to COVID-19 Patients

Craft Community Especially for You

SunnyDay Sessions Ornament Project

How would you like a craft community especially for you? Yes, YOU! I know you already enjoy crafting, right? I know this is true because you’re already visiting my blog to receive inspiration, heads up on specials, tutorials and more. But what if you could be part of a community where you learn new projects … Read more Craft Community Especially for You

2020 Retiring CTMH Colors

2020 Retiring CTMH Colors

Are you ready for the 2020 retiring CTMH colors? A few weeks ago I posted a Retirement List HERE. What was missing from this list was the retiring colors list. As a Consultant, I get a sneak peek at the upcoming catalogs before they are released. That means I’ve seen all the awesomeness in store! … Read more 2020 Retiring CTMH Colors

Exclusive Close To My Heart Cricut Collections

CTMH Cricut Aurora & Stitched Together Cards

Today I want to share all about the exclusive Close to My Heart Cricut Collections. For years now, Close To My Heart has been creating Cricut Collections full of tons of images–as in around 700 images per collection! Did you know they just recently started doing mini collections specific to our new paper collections? That’s … Read more Exclusive Close To My Heart Cricut Collections

Christmas in July Flash Sale

CTMH Christms in July Flash Sale

Starting today at 2 pm (PDT), Close To My Heart is holding a Christmas in July Flash Sale. You’ll find great discounts on some of your favorite holiday craft items. This sale will run through 10:59 pm (PDT) Sunday, July 19th. All items are on a while supplies last basis. You know what that means?! … Read more Christmas in July Flash Sale

Cards for Kindness

CTMH For My Beautiful Friend Sample Cards

I just became aware of an amazing initiative called Cards for Kindness through Scrapbook.com. I wanted to share this information as I feel like it’s such a wonderful project. As cardmakers we have so much power to uplift and comfort others through our craft. And by combining forces like this, it has such a huge … Read more Cards for Kindness

Close To My Heart Retirement List

We’re approaching that annual time of sadness and anticipation as we see the Close To My Heart Retirement List published. Sadness for all those favorite products that we must say good-bye to. As well as anticipation for what exciting new products are on the horizon. As you can see, these products will retire September 1st … Read more Close To My Heart Retirement List

COVID-19 Close To My Heart Stamp Sets

CTMH Through Thick and Thin Artwork

Did you know that there are COVID-19 Close To My Heart Stamp Sets? It’s true. We offer five different stamp sets related to COVID-19. All perfect in their own way. Initially, only the first three stamp sets shown above were introduced and available for purchase individually. You might remember me sharing the other two sets … Read more COVID-19 Close To My Heart Stamp Sets

July-August Close To My Heart Catalog

July-August Close To My Heart Catalog

I’d like to introduce you to the *NEW* July-August Close To My Heart Catalog! It’s amazing. As usual, you’ll find so much goodness inside it. Take a look. You’ll find 2 wonderful *NEW* collections. The Summer Vibes Collection is just that–so summery! The patterns, the colors, the images–they all scream summer. Then there’s the Timber … Read more July-August Close To My Heart Catalog