Make It Monday Card Sketch

CTMH Thanks a Hole Lot Card Closeup

Let’s get creative together using today’s Make It Monday Card Sketch! This week for our 82nd edition of Make It Monday, I thought I’d share an easy card sketch to inspire you. There’s nothing better than having a design already prepared for you. Unless of course it also includes the cutting dimensions, too! While my … Read more Make It Monday Card Sketch

A Sweet Happy Bird-day Card

CTMH Bird-day Card

For this week’s Make It Monday (65th edition), I’m sharing this incredibly sweet Happy Bird-day Card. As soon as I saw this adorable So Tweet Stamp Set in the Close To My Heart May-June Catalog, I was in love. It’s just such a cute set with so much possibility. You might remember another fun card … Read more A Sweet Happy Bird-day Card

You Bake My Day Card

You Bake My Day Card Closeup

In honor of the 52nd edition of my Make It Monday, I’m sharing this You Bake My Day Card. It uses the first card pattern that I shared with you for my Make It Mondays. While the pattern is the same, the look of the cards (today’s versus the Moose Card I created a year … Read more You Bake My Day Card

Daisy Meadows Just a Note Card

For today’s Make It Monday (50th edition), I’m sharing this simple and quick to create Daisy Meadows Just a Note Card. Both the lovely Daisy Meadows Paper Collection and the Just a Note Stamp Set just debuted today in the *NEW* March-April Close To My Heart Catalog. Since today is Make It Monday, I thought … Read more Daisy Meadows Just a Note Card

A Card Pattern Perfect for Valentine’s Day

CTMH Valentine Card Samples with free pattern

Today I want to share a card pattern perfect for Valentine’s Day. It was actually shared yesterday on Close To My Heart’s blog. We have an early Valentine for all our loyal readers—a free card pattern! Celebrate along with us and share the love this Valentine’s Day, and anytime, with a personalized handmade card! Making … Read more A Card Pattern Perfect for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day Card for Inspiration

Penguin Valentine's Day Card

On Monday, I posted this fun Valentine’s Day Card idea and promised to share the same design but only in a A2 size version to provide an additional Valentine’s Day Card for inspiration. As you can see it still has all the same elements but it’s just shrunk down to fit the new size parameters. … Read more Valentine’s Day Card for Inspiration

Adorable DIY Valentine’s Day Card

A Koala-ty Day Valentine's Day Card

For today’s Make It Monday (45th edition), I’m sharing this adorable DIY Valentine’s Day card. Since Slimline Cards are all the rage these days I thought this would make for a fun pattern to share with you today. Since I was using our *NEW* Slimline Cards & Envelopes, I added a 1/2″ to the length … Read more Adorable DIY Valentine’s Day Card

Glittery Handmade 2021 Card

Glittery Handmade 2021 Card

For today’s Make It Monday (40th edition), I’m sharing this beautiful Glittery Handmade 2021 Card that I created using a pattern I shared with you about a month ago. I wanted to show you how you can use the same pattern (found HERE) and make a few minor adjustments and get a completely different look … Read more Glittery Handmade 2021 Card

FREE Animated Card Patterns

CTMH Seasons in Motion Owl Card

Today I thought I’d share some FREE Animated Card Patterns with you. Close To My Heart posted these to their blog last week. It seemed like the perfect timing since I just shared my lovely Sending Warm Hugs Animated Card with you HERE on Monday. Just in time for the holiday season, we’ve paired the … Read more FREE Animated Card Patterns

Handmade Thanks Card

Handmade Thanks Card

For this week’s Make It Monday (31st edition), I’m sharing this fabulously easy Handmade Thanks Card. Over the weekend, I hosted an all-day virtual card class and crop. As part of the day’s fun, I provided a challenge of creating a handmade card using this particular pattern, which I’m going to share with you today. … Read more Handmade Thanks Card

A Special Handmade Thank You Card

Simple Florals Special Handmade Thank You Card

For today’s Make It Monday (24th edition), I’m sharing a special handmade thank you card. Over the weekend I was asked for some help in planning out a special thank you card–both in design and supplies. It needed to be a card that could hold many signatures on it. Whenever I need a card for … Read more A Special Handmade Thank You Card

Hang In There Card

CTMH Hang In There Card

For today’s Make It Monday (21st edition), I have this adorable Hang In There Card created with today’s FREE Card Pattern. This card pattern is a fun one as it’s a bit smaller than a standard A2 card. And it’s a square card! The stamp set I used for this card is so stinkin’ cute! … Read more Hang In There Card

FREE Card Pattern from the Happiest Place Collection

CTMH Gnome Matter Card

For today’s Make It Monday (20th edition), I thought I’d share the FREE card pattern from the Happiest Place Collection. Close To My Heart shared this on their blog last week and it perfectly aligns with what I share with you here each Monday. So let’s continue that tradition of sharing shall we? 🙂 We’ve … Read more FREE Card Pattern from the Happiest Place Collection

Keeping Our Social Distance Handmade Card

Closeup Keeping Our Social Distance Card

For today’s Make It Monday (17th edition), I’m sharing this fun Keeping Our Social Distance Handmade Card. I used a pattern from our now retired White Pines Collection. It’s an easy pattern to follow and has a nice visual appeal to it, too. As I’ve said in the past, feel free to alter these patterns … Read more Keeping Our Social Distance Handmade Card

Social Distancing Make It Monday 12th Edition

CTMH Little Things Handmade Card

For this week’s Social Distancing Make It Monday, I’m sharing another FREE card pattern with you. As you can see with this pattern, by simply rotating the pattern you can achieve multiple looks to your handmade card. It’s an easy trick, but perhaps one we don’t consider too often, right? I chose to use our … Read more Social Distancing Make It Monday 12th Edition