Sundae Chocolate Affair Card

  Today I’m sharing another card idea with this month’s Stamp of the Month–A Chocolate Affair.  It came together quite quickly with just a little paper piecing (which for the record, I almost never do–but it really does add a nice “realistic” touch to the sundae!) Supplies used: S1308 A Chocolate Affair Stamp Set X7173B … Read more Sundae Chocolate Affair Card

July Stamp of the Month: Sweet Life

  This is one of the cards that my Stamp Club will make this month.  It uses CTMH’s July Stamp of the Month–Sweet Life along with a few fun techniques and the Cricut Artiste cartridge (LOVE this cartridge!)  Other supplies used are: Kraft, Cranberry & Colonial White Cardstock Cocoa, Cranberry & Champagne inks Watercolor Pencils Bitty … Read more July Stamp of the Month: Sweet Life

Sew Happy with Dream Pop Papers!

  Have you been enjoying the *NEW* colors and patterns in Close To My Heart’s Dream Pop Collection for National Scrapbooking Month?  I know I have!  Here’s another card I made up using a retired stamp set called Simple Stitches.  Love this stamp set!!  The faux stitching and the “pop” from the embossed look of … Read more Sew Happy with Dream Pop Papers!

Let’s Celebrate Pinwheels Card

  This fun pinwheel card was created with this month’s Stamp of the Month called Pinwheel.  It’s a set of 10 images and is perfect for every day celebrations, birthdays and simple summer fun! And best of all, it coordinates with the Cricut Artiste Collection so you can have perfect cuts with perfect stamping–simple “wowie” … Read more Let’s Celebrate Pinwheels Card

National Scrapbooking Month 2013

Close To My Heart is celebrating National Scrapbooking Month with a unique paper packet at a bargain price.  Watch this short 2-minute video to get all the details on how you can get your creative juices flowing with this yummy paper collection! Want the fabulous workshop discussed in the video?  Simply purchase the Dream Pop … Read more National Scrapbooking Month 2013

April Stamp of the Month: My Sunshine

New month equals new Stamp of the Month with Close To My Heart.  I am loving the *NEW* My Sunshine stamp set for sure! How great are these images?!? Here is the first project I created using this stamp set.   I love how the wing is a separate image so you can stamp it in a different … Read more April Stamp of the Month: My Sunshine

How To Create Pin Flags Technique

I’m just loving Close To My Heart’s Dotty for You Collection especially for National Scrapbooking Month.  Here’s another technique that you could incorporate into your layouts, cards and more…a Pin Flag! You can make this darling accent from your paper scraps simply by trimming a complementary banner and wrapping it around a pin (like those … Read more How To Create Pin Flags Technique

Stars Shine Bright Layout

This year CTMH‘s Annual Convention is going to be held in Dallas, TX with the theme “Stars Shine Bright.”  As part of their marketing for it, they sent Consultants a die-cut postcard a few months ago telling of all the fun to be had.  Instantly I thought, I need to save this and use it … Read more Stars Shine Bright Layout

Pair-a-Phrase Card

Here’s another Pair-a-Phrase card I created.  Who else is loving our first-ever double stamp set–Pair-a-Phrase?? Thought the sentiment I used from this stamp set was so cute “Just living is not enough…(I arched it around the bicycle image–love that our acrylic stamps are so easily manipulated like that!) one must have sunshine, freedom and a … Read more Pair-a-Phrase Card

*NEW* Close To My Heart Cricut Cartridge

I’m finally home from what some might call the ultimate vacation…first Disneyland for CTMH’s Annual Convention followed by Las Vegas for my sister’s wedding and the first thing I want to tell you about is CTMH’s *NEW* Cricut Art Philosophy Cartridge! As someone (there may only be a handful of us left!) who didn’t previously … Read more *NEW* Close To My Heart Cricut Cartridge