DIY Easter Banner

CTMH Girl Bunny Banner Piece

CTMH DIY Easter Banners

Today I want to share with you a couple of adorable (and easy!) Wooden Easter Banners that are available from Close To My Heart.  There’s still time to order your own DIY Banner Kit and put it together by yourself or if  you have kids, have them join in on the fun!  They are so quick to put together that you’ll have it ready in time for Easter.

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Just Keep Swimming Card

Close-up CTMH O-fish-ally Awesome Polaroid Card

CTMMH O-fish-ally Awesome April Stamp of the Month

As soon as I saw the April Stamp of the Month, O-fish-ally Awesome, when the Close To My Heart March-April Catalog was released, I was super excited for it!  And now it’s April–time to use this amazing stamp set.  So many wonderful possibilities with it!

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Preserve & Share Your Story!

CTMH Family Legacy Stamp of the Month Layout & Card

CTMH Family Legacy Stamp of the Month Layout & Card

If you are a scrapbooker, you are no doubt taking photos, journaling how your life is changing day-to-day and creating layouts with both of these to document this time in history.  Do you have albums to put these in?  If not, now is a great time to grab an album or two!  Close To My Heart just announced that they will be doing a sale on their Everyday Life Albums now through Tuesday.  You’ll save 20%!

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Crafting During Social Distancing

I Love Crafting Sign

Things are changing rapidly these days.  The world we once knew is definitely not the same.  From day to day, things are changing so much.  Friday my kids’ school was shut down for 3 weeks (and likely longer) and now today they announced starting at midnight we’re ordered to shelter in place, only leaving our homes for essentials like food or medical needs.

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These Are My People Special

Close To My Heart These Are My People Special

Close To My Heart These Are My People Special

Close To My Heart’s March Special, These Are My People, is the perfect way to document all your special relationships with the people that mean the most to you.   

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Make a Shamrock from Be Mine Heart Banner Kit

CTMH Be Mine Shamrock

CTMH Be Mine Heart Banner Kit

Close To My Heart currently has this super fun Wooden Heart Banner Kit available.  It’s called the Be Mine Kit.  While it most definitely makes an adorable banner, I saw another wonderful possibility that I want to share with you today!

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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

A Simple Hello

CTMH Floral Borders Hello Card

CTMH Floral Borders Hello Card

Today I’m sharing a simple hello card created with Close To My Heart’s Floral Borders Stamp Set.  This set offers both a solid and an outline border image of flowers.  There are so many fun techniques you could do with this set!

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Lucky in Love Flash Sale!

CTMH Lucky in Love Flash Sale

Luck is in the air with the great deals available through the Lucky in Love Flash Sale!  Enjoy savings on individual items, bundles, and an exclusive stamp set and paper bundle starting tomorrow, February 14, 2020 at 2 pm (PST) through Sunday, February 16 at 1:59 pm. Be sure to shop early for the best … Read more Lucky in Love Flash Sale!

You’re Amazing Handmade Card

CTMH You're Amazing Card

CTMH You're Amazing Card

Sometimes a simple card design paired with a simple and meaningful sentiment can be the best gift to someone.  Can you imagine receiving such a lovely sentiment from a friend in your mailbox?  It’d feel pretty nice, right?!

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DIY All Around Creativity “Create” Clock

CTMH "Create" Wreath Kit

CTMH All Around Creativity "Create" Clock

Last week I shared my “Create” clock I created with Close To My Heart’s All Around Creativity Wreath Kit.  As promised, here is the tutorial on how I put it together.  Please note that while the special for National Papercrafting Month is no longer happening, you can still grab your favorite wreath kit and create your very own clock along with me!  

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Cherishing Her February Stamp of the Month

CTMH Cherishing Her Handmade Cards

CTMH February Stamp of the Month, Cherishing Her

It’s time for a *NEW* Close To My Heart Stamp of the Month!  And let me just say that the February Stamp Set, Cherishing Her is a must-have!  Really.  I love the sentiments.  I love the font.  I love the flowers.  It’s truly a must-have in my book.

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