Tips & Techniques While Documenting Coronavirus

CTMH Let's Stay Home Stamp Set

CTMH Let's Stay Home Stamp Set

Today I thought I’d share this great video showcasing artwork with tips & techniques while documenting Coronavirus by Close To My Heart.  You’ll find a bunch of beautiful artwork from layouts to cards.  And in the second half of the video you’ll learn some easy techniques to add to your own artwork.

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FREE Scrapbook Virtual Event

CTMH Blue Skies Mother Layout

CTMH Blue Skies Mother Layout

Close To My Heart is doing it again–they’re offering another FREE Virtual Event!

Join us for another FUN & FREE virtual craft event on May 21st, 2020 at 5:00PM MDT-  on their Facebook page! We will be creating this gorgeous layout above together, using our exclusive Blue Skies collection available this month only!

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Social Distancing Make It Monday 7th Edition

CTMH Amazing Mother Card

CTMH Amazing Mother Card

Since Mother’s Day is coming up, I decided to do another FREE card pattern for this week’s Make It Monday.  This pattern is from our now retired Originals Card Pattern Book and is called Winning Combination.  As I’ve done in the past, I altered it a tiny bit so that my stamped image would fit properly.  Always feel free to alter to your needs!

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Social Distancing Make It Monday 6th Edition

CTMH Poppy Sentiments Thanks Card

CTMH Poppy Sentiments Thanks Card

This week’s Make It Monday features another FREE card pattern.  This Top Band Pattern is from our now retired Wishes Card Pattern Book.  It’s a simple design and one you can certainly alter a bit as I’ve done here today!

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Are You Ready for National Scrapbooking Day?

Updated CTMH NSD Projects Bundle

CTMH National Scrapbooking Day Event

We are just over a week away from our fantastic National Scrapbooking Day celebration! You are invited to join us for this FREE all-day event, which will take place  Saturday, May 2, from 11:00 am–11:00 pm (MDT)  on the Close To My Heart Facebook Page. We will be showcasing beautiful creative projects and giving away products galore throughout the day. You need to RSVP (click “going”) to the event in order to be eligible for giveaways, so visit the Event page to get more details and RSVP! 

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Social Distancing Make It Monday 5th Edition

CTMH Happy Days Layout

CTMH Happy Days Layout

This week’s Make It Monday features another FREE scrapbook layout pattern.  This Sweet Symphony Pattern is from our now retired Imagine Layout Pattern Book.  This wonderful design is perfect for getting a lot of photos on your pages.

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Simple Techniques to Try Today!

CTMH Watercolor Paints

CTMH April Cardstock Carnival Special

Last week, I shared information about Close To My Heart’s April Special–Cardstock Carnival.  Today, I wanted to share this 15-minute video that showcases the artwork shown above and walks you through creating the cheerful yellow card.  You’ll learn some quick & easy techniques that I know you’ll want to try out on your own projects.

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Social Distancing Make It Monday 3rd Edition

CTMH Everything Whale Be Okay Card

CTMH Everything Whale Be Okay Card

This week’s Make It Monday features another FREE card pattern!  This “Pretty Simple” Pattern is from our now retired Originals Card Program.  It’s a great pattern that, like it’s name says, is pretty simple!  But even though it is simple, it doesn’t mean you can’t dress it up a bit.

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DIY Easter Projects for You & Your Kids!

Celebrate Easter Basket

Angle View My Peeps Easter Treat Holder

Today’s inspiration is all about preparing for Easter.  This morning my daughter asked me if we would be doing anything for Easter since we didn’t really do much for St. Patrick’s Day.  (I generally try to decorate our home, even if it’s only a tiny amount, as well as to do or make something a little extra special for that particular holiday to make it more memorable.)  Well, with all that is going on around the world with COVID-19, I admit our St. Patrick’s Day didn’t quite live up to past ones.

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Virtual Classes & Craft Tutorials

SunnyDay Sessions Project Samples

SunnyDay Sessions Project Samples

We all are spending a little more time at home these days with the coronavirus/COVID-19 situation.  As crafters, we’ve been preparing for this day.  If you’re like me, you have tons of supplies just waiting to be used.  Now is the perfect time to look through that stash of craft supplies and put them to good use!  And we want to help you do that!

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Make a Shamrock from Be Mine Heart Banner Kit

CTMH Be Mine Shamrock

CTMH Be Mine Heart Banner Kit

Close To My Heart currently has this super fun Wooden Heart Banner Kit available.  It’s called the Be Mine Kit.  While it most definitely makes an adorable banner, I saw another wonderful possibility that I want to share with you today!

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Fun Techniques with Stamptacular Sale

CTMH You Make Me Smile Card

It’s the final week of the Close To My Heart Stamptacular Sale.  This video shows you a few quick and easy techniques that will give you stunning results with your projects. Stamptacular artwork & techniques!✨ Posted by Close To My Heart on Friday, February 21, 2020   Be sure to grab your favorite Close To … Read more Fun Techniques with Stamptacular Sale