2021 Easter Single Page Layout

2021 Easter Single Page Layout

For today’s Make It Monday (53rd edition), I’m sharing this 2021 Easter single page layout. Do you ever create your scrapbook layouts ahead of time? Or are you more likely to create them later once you have your photos? I’ve done it both ways. The benefit of creating a layout ahead of time is it … Read more 2021 Easter Single Page Layout

CTMH May Virtual Album Retreat

CTMH May Virtual Album Retreate Layout 1

It’s almost time to register for the CTMH May Virtual Album Retreat! Close To My Heart will be going live on their FB Page today shortly before they open up registration at 3:00 pm (mountain.) They will be showing the beautiful pages that will be created as well as sharing all the wonderful techniques that … Read more CTMH May Virtual Album Retreat

How to Get More Photos on Your Layouts

CTMH Scrapbooking with Pocket Pages

Yesterday, Close To My Heart shared a wonderful blog post about how to get more photos on your layouts. It showed all the great options we offer to achieve maximum memory sharing space. It’s definitely one you don’t want to miss so I’m sharing it here with you today in case you didn’t see it. … Read more How to Get More Photos on Your Layouts

Pages for All Ages Special

CTMH Every Little Thing Cut Above Layout Kit

Kids and grown-ups alike can create beautiful scrapbook pages using Cut Above® Layout Kits and the *NEW* Pages for All Ages Special. This new special is part of CTMH’s Kids Crafts line. It features two kits that were previously only available through our Craft with Heart™ Scrapbooking Subscription Program. Each layout kit creates two 12″ … Read more Pages for All Ages Special

Scrapbooking Inspiration with CTMH’s Huntington Pattern

Huntington Pattern Right Page

Today for Make It Monday (46th edition), I’m sharing some scrapbooking inspiration with CTMH’s Huntington Pattern. Huntington is a retired paper collection that Close To My Heart released years ago. They created a scrapbooking workshop to go with it. This particular pattern is from that workshop. And it’s such a great pattern. So verstatile! At … Read more Scrapbooking Inspiration with CTMH’s Huntington Pattern

Home Sweet Home Special Outside the Frame

CTMH Home Sweet Home Rainbow Card

Today I want to share some ideas on how to use the Close To My Heart Home Sweet Home Special outside the frame. These ideas were shared on the Close To My Heart blog last week. These are some truly great and creative uses for this National Papercrafting Month Special, Home Sweet Home. As we … Read more Home Sweet Home Special Outside the Frame

Scrapbook This Weekend with This FREE Pattern

Free Scrapbook Pattern

I encourage you to scrapbook this weekend with this FREE pattern! Since I’m participating in Close To My Heart’s Virtual Album Retreat today, I thought I’d share a fun layout pattern for you to also do a little scrapbooking, too. This pattern is from a previous workshop using a now retired paper collection from Close … Read more Scrapbook This Weekend with This FREE Pattern

Holiday Tradition Scrapbook Layout

Holiday Tradition Scrapbook Layout

For today’s Make It Monday (41st edition), I’m sharing this wonderful holiday tradition scrapbook layout. While this holiday season likely looked different for us all, I have no doubt that there was a tradition or two you were still able to keep. This layout would be a great way to document it! And today I’m … Read more Holiday Tradition Scrapbook Layout

Snow Much Fun Animated Layout

Snow Much Fun Animated Layout

For today’s Make It Monday (38th edition), I’m sharing this beautiful Snow Much Fun Animated Layout. I used our fun Animated Holiday Cheer Stamp Set to create this layout. The snowflakes are so cool when in motion–they look like they are twirling around! I also used the pretty Snowflake Patterned Paper from the Holiday Stack–which … Read more Snow Much Fun Animated Layout

Thanksgiving 2020 Scrapbook Layout

Thanksgiving Layout Closeup

For this week’s Make It Monday (36th edition), I thought it was the perfect time to share a Thanksgiving 2020 Scrapbook Layout. So I found a great layout pattern to share with you and then whipped up this layout so it’s ready for me to add my photos right after Thanksgiving. Today’s layout pattern is … Read more Thanksgiving 2020 Scrapbook Layout

Jingle All The Way Album

Jingle All The Way Album Cover Layout

Preserve your favorite holiday memories with this delightful 6″ × 6″ Jingle All The Way Album project! Create a unique 6″ × 6″ album for this year’s holiday memories using this exclusive workshop kit, featuring our *NEW* Jingle Joy Paper Collection! Step-by-step instructions will guide you in using the materials in your Jingle All The … Read more Jingle All The Way Album

Feeling Grateful Project Kit

Feeling Grateful Project Kit Sample

Close To My Heart’s Feeling Grateful Project Kit is the perfect way to document what you are grateful for this year. With 2020 being a very challenging year for all, this kit seems so ideal for anyone to use to really focus in on the important things in their lives that mean so much to … Read more Feeling Grateful Project Kit

A Pocket Scrapbooking Pattern

Pocket Scrapbooking Layout

For this week’s Make It Monday (32nd edition), I’m sharing an easy way to scrapbook with a Pocket Scrapbooking Pattern. Pocket Scrapbooking is a quick and easy approach to scrapbooking that allows you to simply insert your photos into pockets of specially designed page protectors. You then use patterned paper or Picture My Life (“PML”) … Read more A Pocket Scrapbooking Pattern

Birthday Party Time Shaker Layout

Birthday Party Time Shaker Layout Closeup

For today’s Make It Monday (26th edition), I’m sharing this sparkly birthday party time shaker layout. There is so much new goodness in this layout! Since my twins have a birthday coming up, I thought this week would be perfect to share another fabulous Scrapbook Layout Pattern with you. And what better paper to use … Read more Birthday Party Time Shaker Layout

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