Festive Birthday Front Flap Card

Festive Cupcake Birthday Card

Today’s card is a darling card with a great simple design, too.  It’s another swap card I received recently.  This one was made by Elizabeth Hawley.

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Retiring Close To My Heart Colors

2018 CTMH Retiring Colors

A few weeks ago I posted the Close To My Heart Retiring List.  Now that I’ve attended Close To My Heart’s Annual Convention and got my first peek at the upcoming *NEW* Idea Book/Catalog, I’m here to share that there are eleven (yep, 11!) colors that are retiring.

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Highlight Reel Stamp of the Month

July CTMH Stamp of the Month Highlight Reel

The July Close To My Heart Stamp of the Month–Highlight Reel–is the perfect compliment stamp set for decorating your planners.  It has perfect images and words to stamp in your planner.

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Sweet Friends Card

Sweet Friend Card

Today’s card is a swap card I received from Lisa Sargent.  I love the design of this card–the colors and the clean look.

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Holiday Extravaganza Early Bird Deadline

Holiday Money Holder

Registration for our Annual Holiday Extravaganza is now open.  Now is the time to get in on our Early Bird Registration.  If you register and pay before August 5th, you’ll receive a FREE gift at the event.  Yay!

This year we have 3 options to choose from:

  1. Join us for the class from 10 am – 5 pm.  You’ll create 8 projects and be treated to snacks and lunch.  The perfect day out!
  2. Join us for an all-day crop from 9 am – 9 pm.  You’ll receive your own 8′ table, access to the swap table, challenges, lunch, snacks and more!
  3. Join us for both the class and the crop–the ultimate crafting day from 9 am – 9 pm.  Create the 8 projects at your own pace and continue the creativity by working on your own projects.

For more details and to register, click HERE.

Just for You Card

Just for You Documented Card

Today’s card is one I received from my recent swap (I’m trying to do better on sharing all these beauties!  So many different styles, techniques and ideas, it’s a shame not to share them!)  Unfortunately, the creator didn’t include her name so I am unable to give her proper credit.

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Independence Day Card

Independence Day Card

Happy 4th of July!  Today’s card is a whimsical twist on a traditional Independence Day card.  I received it from Jen LeDuc.

Here is a listing of the products she used to create this card:





To purchase these items  or any other Close To My Heart products, visit my ONLINE CTMH STORE.

CTMH’s Stampaganza is BACK!

CTMH's Stampaganza

It’s that time again!  Stampaganza is BACK!  This is the best time for all you stampers out there to stock up on all your favorites (and even grab some past favorites, too!)

CTMH's Number Solos Stamp Sets

Yep, you read that correctly.  Just for this month’s Stampaganza, Close To My Heart is bringing back select favorite stamp sets like the Numbers Solos Sets.  Plus, you can even get the whole bundle of the Number Solos or the Alphabet Solos at a greater discount.  Up to 40% off the bundles!  Wow!

So pull out your stamp set wishlist and start saving today on my ONLINE CTMH STORE.