Holiday Stories I Love Sale

CTMH Holidays Stories I Love Sale

With us celebrating Christmas in July this month, there’s no better time than now to offer a Holiday Stories I Love Sale. Celebrate your love of storytelling and hone your storytelling skills with the Sale! This special features the Story by Stacy™ Stories I Love Workshop Kit and the Story by Stacy™ Holiday Stories I … Read more Holiday Stories I Love Sale

*NEW* Wander Collection for Outdoor Lovers

CTMH Wander Collection

Today I wanted to introduce you to the *NEW* Wander Collection for outdoor lovers. This new collection from the CTMH July-August Catalog is so fabulous. I love the rich, warm color tones in the paper collection. And the coordinating stamps and dies are so perfect for summer! Whether you are a scrapbooker and want to … Read more *NEW* Wander Collection for Outdoor Lovers

Custom Color Mixing with Watercolor Paints

Custom Color Watercolor Paints

Today we’re going to finish out the Watercolor Series by learning about custom color mixing with Watercolor Paints. This is the 4th video in this watercolor series. Being able to customize your colors and match them to our exclusive color palette makes such a huge difference with your finished project. Knowing that the papers will … Read more Custom Color Mixing with Watercolor Paints

50 Summer Photo Ideas

Picture My Life Summer Photo Layouts

It’s officially summer so there’s no better time than now to share 50 summer photo ideas with you! This was actually a wonderful blog post shared by CTMH last week. It’s the perfect thing to share on this Make It Monday (66th edition.) We will be rolling out those hazy, lazy, crazy days of summer … Read more 50 Summer Photo Ideas

A Father’s Day Mini Album

CTMH Father's Day Mini Album

Last week, Close To My Heart shared a Father’s Day Mini Album on their blog. It included photos, a supply list, as well as the cutting diagrams and patterns for creating this fun album. With Father’s Day coming up, there is no better time than now to make a meaningful gift from your heart. And … Read more A Father’s Day Mini Album

Tone on Tone, Kissing & No-line Watercolor Stamping

Tone on Tone Stamping Technique Sample

Ready to learn how to do Tone on Tone, Kissing & No-line Watercolor Stamping? These are the 3 techniques that we are going to explore in this week’s stamping video. It’s the final video to the 4-part series on stamping with Close To My Heart. If you’ve missed any of the other ones you can … Read more Tone on Tone, Kissing & No-line Watercolor Stamping

How To Scrapbook in Minutes

CTMH Craft with Heart Kit Contents

It’s National Scrapbooking Month so how would you like to learn how to scrapbook in minutes? Sounds a little too good to be true, right? But you can totally do it! Each time when my Craft with Heart Subscription boxes arrive (I get both our scrapbooking and cardmaking versions) it’s not only like Christmas, but … Read more How To Scrapbook in Minutes

You Are Enough FREE Scrapbook Pattern

You Are Enough FREE Scrapbook Pattern

To celebrate National Scrapbook Month, Close To My Heart has shared a You Are Enough FREE scrapbook pattern. First off, the You Are Enough products are a beautiful collection. Secondly, a FREE scrapbook pattern–how can you go wrong?! So that you don’t miss out, I’m sharing it all with you here. Our National Scrapbooking Month … Read more You Are Enough FREE Scrapbook Pattern

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