I love snow. And snowflakes. A lot actually. I’m drawn to snowflake stamp sets, dies, wrapping paper–you name it. If it has snowflakes, I most likely will love it! So now that I no longer see it regularly like I did when I grew up in the Midwest, I relish the opportunity to use it in my crafting! 🙂
It’s a little less than a month until Valentine’s Day. It’s the perfect time to start making those handmade cards for your sweetheart!
It’s the final 2 days to take advantage of CTMH’s October Specials. First, there is the October Stamp of the Month: Christmas Tunes. You can get this stamp set for only $5 with a qualifying $50 order. That’s a savings of $12.95! Here’s a cute card created with this set. I received this card from … Read more Last Call for CTMH October Specials!
I’ve been wanting to try out a Recessed Panel Card for some time. My twins’ birthday was this past Friday so I took this opportunity to create 2 different styles of Recessed Panel Cards. While the same technique, I love how unique each looks just by changing where I created the recessed panel at on … Read more Recessed Panel Cards
Today on Close To My Heart’s blog, they talked about how the National Stamping Month Special–From the Heart–is designed to be versatile and let you be the artist. While the From the Heart Stamp Set is definitely a beautiful set–and one which you would use over and over again–these cards can make some pretty … Read more From the Heart Christmas Card
In celebration of today, I wanted to share this 4th of July card I created. I combined patterned papers from CTMH’s No Worries and Jack Paper Collections and used the Fourth of July Stamp. I really like how it turned out! I especially like my layered star I created with the Basic Star Thin Cuts … Read more Happy 4th of July!
It’s that time of year–the time when Close To My Heart announces their Retiring List. It’s always sad to discover which of their products will be retiring to make room for *NEW* products in the upcoming 2017-2018 Annual Inspirations Catalog (coming August 1st.) But it’s also a little exciting to know we are that close to … Read more Close To My Heart’s Retiring List!
May is National Scrapbooking Month and this Saturday, May 6th, is National Scrapbooking Day. Do you have plans to celebrate? Maybe you’re looking forward to spending some time on projects you’ve wanted to get caught up on? Maybe it’s just about having some fun with friends doing what you love. Well, Close To My Heart … Read more CTMH’s Live Beautifully Special
It’s official–Close To My Heart’s Seasonal Expressions 2 Catalog is HERE! First off, I’m in love with this cover. But wait until you see what’s inside–it gets better! How about some magical unicorns and rainbows? Our Little Dreamer Paper Pack is spot on. Rainbows and unicorns are so on trend right now–even Starbucks got in … Read more CTMH’s Seasonal Expressions 2 Catalog
It’s wedding season and today I’m sharing a wonderful idea for a DIY Wedding Guest Sign-in Book. This idea is not only easy to create since the page layouts are duplicated throughout, but it also is going to be a treasured keepsake for years to come. And, as Karen says in the video, Close To My … Read more DIY Wedding Guest Sign-in Book
Day 4 of my 12 Days of Close To My Heart Deals is here and it’s a fun one! Today only when you EMAIL ME with an order totaling $35 in any CTMH product, you will receive a FREE ShinHan Alcohol Marker in your choice of color! Spend $70, get 2 FREE and so on! … Read more 12 Days of CTMH Deals Day #4