This is the final week for the Close To My Heart’s April Stamp of the Month, Typed Note. This card is one I received in a swap from Theresa M. I like how she not only colored the sequins with our ShinHan Markers, but also decorated the inside of the card, too. What a great idea. … Read more Thank You Typed Note Card
One of the new stamp sets in CTMH’s Seasonal Expressions 2 is the Wavy Blooms Stamp Set. It is simply beautiful! As soon as I saw it, I knew I had to have it! We created this gift card holder at our recent Spring Fling Event. I had all our ShinHan Alcohol Markers available for … Read more Wavy Blooms Gift Card Holder
When I sat down to create a card for my monthly Stamp Club using this month’s Stamp of the Month—A Happy Hello, this card from CTMH’s Cricut Artfully Sent seemed perfect. Step 1 was to stamp the sentiment “A happy hello” in second generation Desert Sand ink to cover the entire front of the card. … Read more Cricut Artfully Sent: A Happy Hello Card
Today’s fabulous Halloween card is compliments of Terry M. The stamp set she used, Halloween Greetings is a real fun one. You’ll notice that it coordinates beautifully with images from the CTMH Cricut Artiste Collection. The other supplies used to create this card are: Archival Black Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad (44751) Scaredy Cat Paper Packet … Read more If the Broom Fits Witch Card
It’s only a little over a week until Halloween so I thought I’d share some fun Halloween cards I received from a swap I participate in. Today’s card was made by Terry M. I love how the design of this card allows you to use up those small scraps you have left over from other … Read more Frightfully Fun Halloween Card
It’s birthday week around here…Wednesday marks the birthday of my husband, his sister, my aunt as well as 2 friends. Whoa, that’s a lot of birthdays for 1 day, huh?!? I really like this birthday card as it’s pretty straight forward but looks great. Plus, you get the bonus of coloring it–coloring in images can … Read more Robot Birthday Card
This May Stamp of the Month (“You’ve Got a Friend“) card mixes some old with some new for a fun, fresh look. I used the now retired Later Sk8r Paper Collection (love the greens, blues and greys in it!) with the *NEW* Teal Shimmer Trim along with the Aqua Dots and the “You are the … Read more You’re the Best Stamp of the Month Card
Have you noticed how throughout CTMH’s Idea Book they have various creations that have a little circles that say “Online Video Project” next to them? Whenever you see these, you can watch a video to learn the tricks for creating that project. Page 105 has an AMAZING layout that I loved as soon as I … Read more Tools for Tasteful Scrapbook Pages
Learn how to make your stamped images stand out with Close To My Heart’s Alcohol Blending Marker and Exclusive Inks Marker sets. Watch this 7-minute video for tips and tricks for better blending! You’re sure to gain some great insights!
Happy Valentine’s is a set of 7 classic and elegant images. For my first project with this set I created this card using embossing and some watercoloring. I even used our alcohol markers to color in my bling to coordinate with my watercolored flowers!
At Saturday’s Holiday Extravaganza, one of the projects I designed was creating a handstamped candle. It was a HIT! For many, it was their first time using our *NEW* Alcohol Markers. If you haven’t tried them yet, I encourage you to watch this short video to learn more about them. And even if you have … Read more Alcohol Marker Madness
Watch this short video to learn about the smooth effect you can create with CTMH‘s *NEW* alcohol-based markers. Use the two complimentary colors to create one amazing piece of artwork! To see all of amazing new alcohol-based markers, click HERE.