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 Create a Floating Box Card

CTMH You Are Enough Floating Box Card

For this week’s Make It Monday (62nd edition), I’m going to share how to create a Floating Box Card. I had created one of these box cards last month with our April Stamp of the Month. It was a huge hit. I’ve had many requests on how to make it. And friends, it’s SO easy! … Read more How To Create a Floating Box Card

How To Do Masking, Base & Shade and Backside Stamping

Stamp Masking Technique Card Sample

Today we are going to learn how to do Masking, Base & Shade and Backside Stamping. It’s the 3rd how-to video in the 4-part series I shared with you over the last 2 weeks. As was true with last week’s video, you’ll continue to build on the same techniques you’ve learned previously. The first technique … Read more How To Do Masking, Base & Shade and Backside 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

How-to Do Rock & Roll, Ombre & Shadow Stamping

Rock & Roll Stamping Technique

Today we are going to learn how-to do Rock & Roll, Ombre & Shadow Stamping. It’s the 2nd how-to video in the 4-part series I shared with you last week. As you’ll see in this video, these stamping techniques build on the techniques learned last week. This card sample here shows off the Rock & … Read more How-to Do Rock & Roll, Ombre & Shadow Stamping

12 Stamping Techniques to Try

12 Stamping Techniques to Try

Close To My Heart is releasing a *NEW* 4-part series with 12 stamping techniques to try. In this short 10 minute video we’ll explore the first 3 techniques. We’ll be learning about Solid Stamping, Second Generation Stamping and Random Stamping in this week’s video. Over the years I’ve explored many of these techniques in blog … Read more 12 Stamping Techniques to Try

National Scrapbooking Month You Are Enough Special

CTMH You Are Enough Product Bundle

You are going to fall in love with the Close To My Heart National Scrapbooking Month You Are Enough Special. Seriously this special has so much to offer. The You Are Enough Collection includes a variety of products to choose from. There’s the 12-sheet You Are Enough Paper Collection–with coordinating stickers or without. Check out … Read more National Scrapbooking Month You Are Enough Special

How to Easily Create 11 Beautiful Cards

CTMH One Sheet Wonder

For today’s Make It Monday (59th edition), we’re going to explore how to easily create 11 beautiful cards. Have you heard of One Sheet Wonders before? If you have, you know how awesome they can be for helping you create a bunch of cards quick & easy. And if you haven’t heard of them before, … Read more How to Easily Create 11 Beautiful Cards

Techniques Using Oxide Inks

Projects Created with Oxide Ink Techniques

Today I wanted to share some fun techniques using oxide inks with you. You’ll not only learn some great techniques to try but you’ll see some stunning artwork using these techniques, too. I especially love the trick about using our Shimmer Brushes with the Oxide inks. Such a pretty (and easy!) effect. You’ll have to … Read more Techniques Using Oxide Inks

Envelope Holiday Treat Holder

Envelope Holiday Treat Holder

Ready to make a FUN Envelope Holiday Treat Holder? Last week I challenged you to give this project a try using a video tutorial I created a decade ago. I said I would create one, too. And I have! I created this adorable holiday version. If you can believe it, I altered our Garden Gnomes … Read more Envelope Holiday Treat Holder

Ghirardelli Treat Holder

Here’s a blast from the past–a Ghirardelli Treat Holder–to inspire you over the weekend. I’ve made these fun projects numberous times. And I always have great results. I’m challenging you to give this a try yourself over the weekend. I plan to do the same. I’ll be sure to share my updated version of my … Read more Ghirardelli Treat Holder

Jack-o’-lantern Triangle Fun Fold Card

Jack-o'-lantern Triangle Fun Fold Card Closeup

Today I have this fun Jack-o’-lantern Triangle Fun Fold Card to share with you. I’m loving this fun card style and have made a few variations of it already! I thought you might enjoy it, too. I created a video tutorial to walk you through the creation of it. I used the fun Halloween Collection … Read more Jack-o’-lantern Triangle Fun Fold Card

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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How To Make Handmade Cards Quick & Easy

CTMH Craft With Heart May- Aug Kit Card Samples

CTMH Craft with Heart May-August Card Kit Contents

On Monday I was excited to receive my *NEW* Close To My Heart Craft With Heart Card Kit.  These subscription boxes are the BEST.  They are truly the quickest and easiest way to create cards!  As you can see from my quick snapshot of the contents–you get basically everything you need to create your cards–just add your favorite adhesive.

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