Memories Collected Shaker Card

Here for the Memories Pocket Scrapbook

I received this beautiful Memories Collected Shaker Card from DeAnn Buser. I couldn’t wait to share it with you. It’s a wonderful example of how you can use this month’s Stamp of the Month, Here for the Memories, for cards, too! On face value, this stamp set is clearly perfect for scrapbooking. Both traditional and … Read more Memories Collected Shaker Card

CTMH’s National Stamping Month Special

CTMH National Stamping Month Special

Discover the magic of animated stamps with CTMH’s National Stamping Month Special: Creativity in Motion! Perfect for DIY cards and many other papercrafting projects, these stamps will have you doing the happy dance right along with them! In addition to offering this super fun Creativity in Motion Special, Close To My Heart is also offering … Read more CTMH’s National Stamping Month Special

Story by Stacy Sale!

Storyteller Story by Stacy

We’re having a Story by Stacy Sale! This weekend only, we’ll be offering some amazing discounts on some of our most popular Story by Stacy™ items! This sale begins today at 2:00 pm (PDT), and will end at 10:59 pm (PDT) on Sunday, August 23. I’m so excited to see which products in the Story … Read more Story by Stacy Sale!

Got Candy? Halloween Card

Halloween Got Candy? Card Closeup

I made this super fun Got Candy? Halloween Card using the *NEW* Got Candy? Collection from Close To My Heart. Last week, I shared how this special was just released HERE. The Got Candy? Collection is SO fun. I’ve already created 2 cards with it and I just received it! The variety of patterns in … Read more Got Candy? Halloween Card

Got Candy? Halloween Special

CTMH Got Candy? Special

It’s here–the *NEW* Got Candy? Halloween Special from Close To My Heart. The Got Candy? Special includes a fun-filled collection of coordinating products, including a delightful paper packet a coordinating cardstock pack an exclusive My Acrylix® stamp set and a matching set of exclusive loose sequins! Plus, if you love it all, you can save … Read more Got Candy? Halloween Special

Floral Celebration Celebrating You Box

Floral Celebration Celebrating You Box Lid

Today I wanted to share this fabulous Floral Celebration Celebrating You Box I created. I used this month’s Close To My Heart Stamp of the Month, Floral Celebration. I paired the stamp set with one of the tall box designs in the Cricut Artiste Collection. Initially, I planned to have flowers go along the side … Read more Floral Celebration Celebrating You Box

FREE Card Pattern from the Happiest Place Collection

CTMH Gnome Matter Card

For today’s Make It Monday (20th edition), I thought I’d share the FREE card pattern from the Happiest Place Collection. Close To My Heart shared this on their blog last week and it perfectly aligns with what I share with you here each Monday. So let’s continue that tradition of sharing shall we? 🙂 We’ve … Read more FREE Card Pattern from the Happiest Place Collection

Celebrate National Friendship Day

Brushed A Budding Friendship Slimline Card Closeup

Celebrate National Friendship Day this Sunday and make some handmade cards to let your friends know you are thinking of them. National Friendship Day falls on the 1st Sunday each August. What a wonderful holiday to celebrate! For many of us during this pandemic we haven’t been able to see our friends like we used … Read more Celebrate National Friendship Day

August Technique Time Class

CTMH Brushed Life Is Beautiful Card

Registration is now open for the August Technique Time Class. If you haven’t been able to attend in the past because you’re not local to the San Francisco Bay Area–good news–now you can! We are doing our monthly Technique Time Classes virtually via Zoom. Each month we create 3 projects that focus on techniques and … Read more August Technique Time Class

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

Close To My Heart Happiest Place Collection

CTMH Happiest Place Coordinating Cardstock

If you’ve seen the cover of the *NEW* July-August Catalog, then you’ve gotten a sneak peek of the Close To My Heart Happiest Place Collection. This highly anticipated collection is AMAZING. Especially if you are a Disney fan. But even if you aren’t a Disney fan, you have to check out the Happiest Place Coordinating … Read more Close To My Heart Happiest Place Collection

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

FREE Stamp Set with Purchase

CTMH FREE Stamp Set Offer

Today through the end of June, I’m offering a FREE Stamp Set with purchase. That’s right this adorable punny stamp set–which cannot be purchased separately–can be yours with any $50 purchase. You can make your purchase through my online store. Likewise, you could email me your order. Either way qualifies you for this offer exclusively … Read more FREE Stamp Set with Purchase

A Closer Look at the CTMH Brushed Collection

CTMH Brushed Paper Pack + Stickers

Today I wanted to share a closer look at the CTMH Brushed Collection. Last week I shared that they brought back this popular collection as well as the plans to host a FREE Virtual Craft Event using this collection. Yesterday, CTMH shared a video that gives you a closer look at not only the stunning … Read more A Closer Look at the CTMH Brushed Collection

Bring Back My Pack Brushed Paper Collection

CTMH Bring Back My Pack Brushed

It’s a Bring Back My Pack Brushed Paper Collection Special for June and July. Close To My Heart is bringing back a new version of the popular Brushed paper packet. It was so beautiful when it was first introduced that I can’t wait to get this new updated one! The one big difference this time … Read more Bring Back My Pack Brushed Paper Collection