Category Archives: Video

Close To My Heart Consultant Experience

CTMH Consultant Special

Happy Friday!  Since one of Close To My Heart’s Specials this month is for *NEW* Close To My Heart Consultants, I thought I’d share this fun video from this year’s Annual Convention so you could get a peek into the world of being a CTMH Consultant during one of the most exciting times–the release of *NEW* products!

If you’d like to learn more about becoming a CTMH Consultant you can visit my CTMH Consultant FAQs page.  And if you want to see more about this month’s specials for *NEW* CTMH Consultants, you can visit my Rewards Your Way page.

CTMH 2017-2018 Annual Inspirations

CTMH 2017-2018 Annual Inspirations

Have you had a chance to see Close To My Heart’s *NEW* 2017-2018 Annual Inspirations yet?  If not, there are a couple of options for you.  First, you can check out the online version of the book.

Or you could check out this awesome close-up video tour of the catalog!

Cricut Flower Market Honey Bee Treat Bag

Cricut Flower Market Bee Bag Topper

Here’s a cute (and quick!) idea for creating a bag topper using images from Close To My Heart’s Cricut Flower Market Collection.

This Cricut Collection can be purchased with a physical cartridge or as a digital collection (for the Cricut Explore.)  To see the Cricut Flower Market Collection as well as the CTMH Stamp Sets that coordinate with this collection, visit my ONLINE CTMH STORE.

Vacation Scrapbooking with Cricut

Close To My Heart’s exclusive Cricut Flower Market Collection has an amazing assortment of images.  Today, we’re going to explore one of the keys in this collection that is perfect for creating tropical vacation scrapbook layouts or even fun mini albums to document those vacations.

National Scrapbooking Month-Live Beautifully

Celebrate National Scrapbooking Month with the Live Beautifully collection from Close To My Heart. This month only, get your hands on the Live Beautifully paper packet with gold foil accents and lush floral designs, the coordinating Live Beautifully stamp set, and a Cut Above® layout kit for quickly and easily creating five incredible 2-page layouts.

DIY Wedding Guest Sign-in Book

Hello Lovely Paper Pack

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 Heart’s Hello Lovely Papers are perfect for any wedding because of their nice soft color tones.

Whether you create one for yourself or one for someone else, you’ll love the end result!  Watch this quick 2-1/2 minute video to learn more.

DIY Wall Hangings

It’s Wednesday–the middle of the week–and the perfect time for a little inspiration!  Today I’m sharing a quick 2-minute video showing both a feminine and a masculine DIY Wall Hanging idea created quickly and easily with CTMH’s Dreamin’ Big Collection

CTMH's Dreamin' Big Paper Collection

along with CTMH’s Cricut Artbooking Collection,

CTMH Cricut Artbooking Collection

CTMH Cricut Artbooking Collection

CTMH Cricut Artistry Collection

CTMH Cricut Artistry Collection

Artistry Collection and Flower Market Collection.

CTMH Cricut Flower Market Collection

CTMH Cricut Flower Market Collection

If you’d like to create either of these projects, here are the cutting measurements to use:

8″ x 10″ “Hello” Framed Flowers
(Cricut® Flower Market Collection)
2″ Flower-1 [d] (p. 23)
2″ Shift + Flower-1 [D] (p. 23)
1 ¼” Flower-1 [d] (p. 23)
1 ¼” Shift + Flower-1 [D] (p. 23)
¾” Flower-1 [d] (p. 23)
¾” Shift + Flower-1 [D] (p. 23)
1 ½” Shift + Background [D] (p. 23)
3″ Flower-1 [Rose] (p. 42)
3″ Shift + Flower-1 [Rose] (p. 42)
3 ½” Flower-1 [Rose] (p. 42)
3 ½” Shift + Flower-1 [Rose] (p. 42)
2 ½” Shift + Flower-2 [Daffodil] (p. 44)

11″ x 8 ½” Explore Hanger Décor Piece
(Cricut® Artistry Collection)
1 ½”, 1″ Shape [7] (cut2, p. 7)
1 ½”, 1″ Layer [7] (cut2, p. 7)

(Cricut® Arbooking Collection)
1 ¼”, 1 ¾” Shift + Border [Football] (cut 4, p. 82)

Have fun creating!

 

DIY Paper Flowers

CTMH Paper Flowers

Paper flowers are awesome and definitely trendy right now.  But the best part is, they are SUPER easy to create. While this video features holiday papers, the concept and method for creating a paper flower, holds true for any time of the year.

It’s a quick 3-minute video.  Give it a watch and be inspired to go create your own paper flowers!

And if you wish to create a paper flower the same size as in this video, she uses CTMH’s Cricut Artistry Collection and the dimensions for her petal/leaf cutouts are:

2 3/4″
4 1/4″
5 3/4″
7″

Enjoy!