Welcome Gnome Handmade Card

CTMH Welcome Gnome Handmade Card

How adorable is this Welcome Gnome handmade card?! There are so many wonderful *NEW* Close To My Heart products, but I knew I had to get this *NEW* Garden Gnomes Stamps + Thin Cuts immediately. I love gnomes! And this set doesn’t disappoint! In addition to using this new Garden Gnomes Set, I also used … Read more Welcome Gnome Handmade Card

The Perfect Card for the Dog Lover in Your Life!

CTMH Let's Paw-ty Card

Here is the perfect card for the dog lover in your life in honor of National Dog Day. This is a sneak peek of a *NEW* product coming out in the Close To My Heart 2020-2021 Core Products Catalog next month. This adorable collage of dogs is a *NEW* stamp set called Let’s Paw-ty (D1952.) … Read more The Perfect Card for the Dog Lover in Your Life!

A Fabulous Flamingo Handmade Card

Fabulous Flamingo Card Closeup

For today’s Make It Monday (23rd edition), I’m sharing a Fabulous Flamingo Handmade Card I received from Judy Faye Garner. I thought this color combination would make for a great Color Challenge this week. Anytime you use a Black & White color combination with a hint of other colors, it really makes those colors pop. … Read more A Fabulous Flamingo Handmade Card

Got Candy? Halloween Card

Halloween Got Candy? Card Closeup

I made this super fun Got Candy? Halloween Card using the *NEW* Got Candy? Collection from Close To My Heart. Last week, I shared how this special was just released HERE. The Got Candy? Collection is SO fun. I’ve already created 2 cards with it and I just received it! The variety of patterns in … Read more Got Candy? Halloween Card

Floral Celebration Celebrating You Box

Floral Celebration Celebrating You Box Lid

Today I wanted to share this fabulous Floral Celebration Celebrating You Box I created. I used this month’s Close To My Heart Stamp of the Month, Floral Celebration. I paired the stamp set with one of the tall box designs in the Cricut Artiste Collection. Initially, I planned to have flowers go along the side … Read more Floral Celebration Celebrating You Box

Home Sweet Gnome Card

Home Sweet Gnome Card

Today I have a SUPER adorable Home Sweet Gnome Card I received from Barb Baldwin (my sister-in-law) to share with you. Full disclosure, I LOVE gnomes so I might be a little biased. However, even adding in any bias I might have, I still think this is a pretty clever design! She made her card … Read more Home Sweet Gnome Card

Social Distancing Make It Monday 2nd Edition

CTMH Let's Stay Home Layout

CTMH Let's Stay Home Layout

Today I have a versatile scrapbook pattern to share with you!  This particular design would make a great introductory layout for your “Let’s Stay Home” story.

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You’re So Lovely Card

CTMH Love Your Story Card

CTMH Love Your Story Card

Today I wanted to share a gorgeous card that I received from DeAnn Buser.  There are many beautiful elements to this card!  First, let’s start with the delightful stamp set called Love Your Story.

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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 … Read more Fun Techniques with Stamptacular Sale

Happy World Kindness Day!

Closeup CTMH Eat Play Love Framed Artwork

CTMH Eat Play Love Framed Artwork

Today is World Kindness Day.  I thought this sentiment from the Eat Play Love Stamp Set was perfect for this particular day.  So I whipped up this adorable framed artwork piece using the stamp set and coordinating Best Friends Furever Paper Pack.

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DIY Tall Halloween Treat Pouch

CTMH Frightful Friends Tall Halloween Treat Pouch

CTMH Frightful Friends Tall Halloween Treat Pouch

Happy Halloween!  Today there are no tricks, just treats for you!  I’m going to show you how you can create these cute (and easy) Tall Treat Pouches.  While my sample today is Halloween themed, I can easily see this project duplicated for Christmas and filled with candy canes or other tall treats for the holiday.  Grab your favorite patterned paper, your Paper Trimmer, some strong double-sided adhesive and a Bone Folder and let’s get started.

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A Frightful Friend Gift Card Holder

CTMH Frightful Friends Rabbit Pirate Card

CTMH Spooktacular Special Projects

There’s just one week left to grab the adorable Close To My Heart Spooktacular Special items–the fun paper pack, the cute Frightful Friends Stamp Set (with or without the coordinating dies) or the complete kit

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