Category Archives: Tutorial

DIY Easter Projects for You & Your Kids!

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. Continue reading

Social Distancing Make It Monday

CTMH You Make Me Happy Card

Today I have a card pattern to share with you to help get you inspired and ready to make a card.  This particular card pattern is from the now retired Close To My Heart Originals Card Pattern Book.   Continue reading

Virtual Classes & Craft Tutorials

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! Continue reading

Make a Shamrock from Be Mine Heart Banner Kit

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 My Heart stamp sets (and coordinating dies!) while they are still on sale.  You can find all the Stamptacular deals on my ONLINE CTMH STORE.

DIY All Around Creativity “Create” Clock

CTMH All Around Creativity "Create" Clock

Last week I shared my “Create” clock I created with Close To My Heart’s All Around Creativity Wreath Kit.  As promised, here is the tutorial on how I put it together.  Please note that while the special for National Papercrafting Month is no longer happening, you can still grab your favorite wreath kit and create your very own clock along with me!   Continue reading

NEW Online Craft Community

SunnyDay Sessions with the Baldwins

I’m so excited to share this news with you! It’s a fresh, new crafty experience for 2020–and it’s going to be AWESOME!!

If 2020 has you looking for inspiration, project tutorials, tips & techniques and a great crafty connection, you want to join our *NEW* SunnyDay Sessions with the Baldwins Community!

I’ve teamed up with my super creative sister-in-law to bring you this amazing community that is perfect for those just starting out in the hobby as well as those who are more seasoned stampers/crafters who are looking for some additional inspiration.

Membership includes:

  • weekly video project tutorial + PDF step-by-step instructions
  • tips & techniques
  • giveaways
  • sneak peeks
  • and so much more!

As a special introduction, we’re offering a low membership price of $4.95/month* only for the month of January (what a great way to start off the New Year!) You’ll even lock in that rate for the whole first year of your membership!

 

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*February 1, 2020 the rate goes up to $9.95/month

Last Minute DIY Holiday Crafts

Are you finished with all your holiday preparations and now feeling the holiday spirit?  Or maybe it’s a little bit more of a feeling of holiday stress?  If it’s a more of the latter because you still need a few small gifts for co-workers, neighbors or even teachers, Close To My Heart recently shared some wonderful festive ideas to help you out on their blog.   Continue reading