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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Are You Ready for National Scrapbooking Day?

Updated CTMH NSD Projects Bundle

CTMH National Scrapbooking Day Event

We are just over a week away from our fantastic National Scrapbooking Day celebration! You are invited to join us for this FREE all-day event, which will take place  Saturday, May 2, from 11:00 am–11:00 pm (MDT)  on the Close To My Heart Facebook Page. We will be showcasing beautiful creative projects and giving away products galore throughout the day. You need to RSVP (click “going”) to the event in order to be eligible for giveaways, so visit the Event page to get more details and RSVP! 

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More Great Stay-at-home Crafting Projects

CTMH Yesterday & Today Scrapbooking Kit

We know that for many, crafting is a social activity. During these days where we’re all more limited in our ability to get together, you may be discovering new ways of connecting with others. As you master the art of group video chats, one thing that could help you feel even more connected with your crafting buddies is working on the same projects as each other—and our scrapbooking and cardmaking workshop kits are the ideal candidates!

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2020 Virtual Spring Fling!

2020 Virtual Spring Fling Event

We’ve been holding our Spring Fling Event for years now–always in person.  But with the new Shelter-in-Place and social distancing, it’s making that a little tough!  But never fear–we are making it happen!  That means no matter where you live (well, anywhere in the United States), you can participate with us. Be inspired (we’ll have … Read more 2020 Virtual Spring Fling!

National Scrapbooking Day with Close To My Heart

CTMH National Scrapbooking Day Event

CTMH National Scrapbooking Day Event

Two days ago I shared Close To My Heart’s announcement that they were going to host an all-day FREE Virtual Craft Day to celebrate National Scrapbooking Day.  Since 1994, National Scrapbooking Day has always been the first Saturday in May–making it May 2nd this year.  For many, going to a traditional all-day crop or other crafting event is out of the question.  From basic social distancing to Shelter-in-Place Orders this just isn’t possible.

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A Cardmaking Kit To Spread Joy

CTMH Craft with Heart Sunshine Card Closeup

CTMH Craft with Heart Sunshine Card

Today I went back to my past Craft with Heart Cardmaking Subscription Box to make up some quick cards.  I was short on time, but I also didn’t want to lose my momentum of working on completing some of my undone projects (we all have them, right?!)

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Crazy for Cards Kit

2020 Crazy for Cards Kit

It’s a new year full of so much potential.  Was one of your resolutions to get more projects done?  I can totally relate to that!  How would you like to get a bunch of cards completed?  While learning new techniques and fancy folds?  Guess what?  I can help with that! Order your own Crazy for … Read more Crazy for Cards Kit

BOGO 35% Off CTMH Kits Special

CTMH Anniversary Kit Special

Close To My Heart is continuing their 35th Anniversary Celebration with a sale on their scrapbooking & cardmaking kits.  When you buy any of the kits, you can choose a second for 35% off! All of these kits are going away after August 31, so be sure to get these amazing project kits before they … Read more BOGO 35% Off CTMH Kits Special

CTMH’s Seaside Collection is Back!

CTMH Seaside Bring Back My Pack Special

CTMH Seaside Bring Back My Pack Special

This Popular Collection is Back for a Limited Time!

CTMH Seaside Paper Pack
Seaside is back in a *NEW*, slimmed down paper packet! This paper packet features 6 paper sheets and a full 12″ × 12″ sticker sheet, giving you paper and stickers in the same pack! We’ve refreshed a few of the colors to create this updated pack and paired it with a coordinating cardstock pack and stamp set.

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Happy Spring Card

Happy 1st day of Spring!  I whipped up this quick card to commemorate the occasion.  I used our Love Blossoms Kit that is only available until the end of the month.  The kit includes all you need to make gorgeous cards–the beautiful Embellishing Thread and even mini ink pads are included! The only extra items … Read more Happy Spring Card

Embossing Cardmaking Techniques

CTMH Love Blossoms Cards

Today I’m sharing a quick 3-minute video to show you two great embossing techniques that are featured in the special Love Blossoms Card Kit (which is only available while supplies last!) To purchase the Love Blossoms Card Kit or any other Close To My Heart products, visit my ONLINE CTMH STORE.