12 Weeks of Christmas Inspiration

12 Weeks of Christmas Ornament

Are you ready for 12 weeks of Christmas inspiration? We are only 1 week away from my annual 12 Weeks of Christmas. If you’re new around here, this is what you can expect. For 12 weeks leading up to Christmas I send out FREE tutorials to my newsletter subscribers. So this means if you aren’t … Read more 12 Weeks of Christmas Inspiration

How to Create a Handmade Card in Minutes

CTMH A Simple Thanks Card

Do you know how to create a handmade card in minutes? Sometimes we feel creatively blocked or we become too elaborate with our cards. We finish a card and realize we’ve spent an hour working on it! Sound familiar? Well, today I needed a quick thank you card so I grabbed my Craft with Heart … Read more How to Create a Handmade Card in Minutes

CTMH Weekend Workshop Sale

CTMH Weekend Workshop Layout Samples

Are you ready for a CTMH Weekend Workshop Sale? Starting later today, you’ll find amazing savings on select scrapbooking and cardmaking workshop kits with our Weekend Workshop Sale! This sale will offer incredible deals starting at 2:00 pm (PDT) today, June 18 and ending at 10:59 pm (PDT) on Sunday, June 20. You will love … Read more CTMH Weekend Workshop Sale

Return to the Happiest Place

CTMH Return to the Happiest Place Special

It’s time to return to the happiest place with Close To My Heart. If you are new to Close To My Heart then you missed last year’s Happiest Place Special that featured a whole suite of products from exclusive stamps to beautiful foil cardstock. Well, you’re in luck! We’re having a Return to the Happiest … Read more Return to the Happiest Place

*NEW* Serenity Card Kit

Serenity Card Kit

Introducing my *NEW* Serenity Card Kit. If you love having handmade cards on hand for when you need one at a moments notice. Or you are currently in need of a thinking of you or sympathy card, then this is the kit for you! My Party Time Celebration Card Kit was such a huge hit … Read more *NEW* Serenity Card Kit

Add a Little Sass and Humor to Your Handmade Cards

Ready to add a little sass and humor to your handmade cards? Close To My Heart’s *NEW* Cheerful Humor Cardmaking Kit makes it easy to do. This exclusive kit was released as part of the upcoming 2-day CTMH National Scrapbooking Day Event this weekend. The kit not only comes with this sassy, humorous double stamp … Read more Add a Little Sass and Humor to Your Handmade Cards

3 Reasons You Want To Take My Online Classes!

CTMH Little Miss Message Samples

With the Covid pandemic a whole lot of things have changed in our lives which is why today I’m sharing the 3 reasons you want to take my online classes. ONE–The ability to connect with like-minded crafters. If you used to get together with friends to make cards, scrapbook or maybe even take in-person classes, … Read more 3 Reasons You Want To Take My Online Classes!

*NEW* Fun Flap Card Kit

Fun Flap Card Open

If you are in need of a unique card for someone special, then this *NEW* Fun Flap Card Kit is for you! You’ll love learning to create this unique, interactive element. And it couldn’t be easier since all the card pieces are pre-cut for you. You’ll also receive the You Are Loved Stamp Set and … Read more *NEW* Fun Flap Card Kit

New Penguin Birthday Card Kit

Penguins Birthday Card Kit

I’m so excited to share that I have a *NEW* Penguin Birthday Card Kit available. A few weeks ago, I had shared the must-have CTMH stamp set here on my blog. It’s this adorable Winter Penguins Stamp Set I used for this Penguin Birthday Card Kit. These penguins are truly so cute. Every project I’ve … Read more New Penguin Birthday Card Kit

Gnome for the Holidays Card

Gnome for the Holidays Card

Look at today’s adorable Gnome for the Holidays Card! It’s so cute, right?! You might remember me sharing yesterday that this *NEW* Gnome for Christmas Stamp Set is one of my favorites from the CTMH November-December Catalog. All the gnomes in this stamp set are so cute. Plus, the sentiments and additional icons are so … Read more Gnome for the Holidays Card

From the Funny Farm Cards

From the Funny Farm Cards What's Moo

Over the long weekend, my daughter and I decided to dive into our kits and start creating From the Funny Farm cards. While Close To My Heart will be hosting a FREE Virtual Event to walk you through the creation of these adorably simple cards, we decided to give it a go on our own. … Read more From the Funny Farm Cards

CTMH Kids Crafts Funny Farm Cards

CTMH Kids Crafts Funny Farm Cards

Introducing the *NEW* CTMH Kids Crafts Funny Farm Cards. This is the 2nd kit offered specifically for kids. These kits are designed to help younger crafters develop their own creative skills. The first kit option offered, the Born to Shine Album, focused on scrapbooking. You can see all the details HERE. Such a positive concept–I … Read more CTMH Kids Crafts Funny Farm Cards

Blue Skies for National Scrapbooking Month

CTMH Blue Skies Projects

CTMH Blue Skies Special

May is National Scrapbooking Month and Close To My Heart is celebrating with a beautiful *NEW* collection called Blue Skies.  Not only is this a stunning collection with vibrant colors and patterns of paper along with cheerful stamp images, but there is also a great assortment of kit options to suit your fancy.

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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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