Hello Summer Banner Card

Closeup of CTMH Hello Summer Banner Card

For this week’s Make It Monday (67th edition), I have this bright & fun Hello Summer Banner Card to share. It’s the final days of June. Which means the opportunity to get this month’s Stamp of the Month, Outdoor Borders, is coming to a close. I love the bright, cheery color combination of my card. … Read more Hello Summer Banner Card

12 Stamping Techniques to Try

12 Stamping Techniques to Try

Close To My Heart is releasing a *NEW* 4-part series with 12 stamping techniques to try. In this short 10 minute video we’ll explore the first 3 techniques. We’ll be learning about Solid Stamping, Second Generation Stamping and Random Stamping in this week’s video. Over the years I’ve explored many of these techniques in blog … Read more 12 Stamping Techniques to Try

A Fabulous Flamingo Handmade Card

Fabulous Flamingo Card Closeup

For today’s Make It Monday (23rd edition), I’m sharing a Fabulous Flamingo Handmade Card I received from Judy Faye Garner. I thought this color combination would make for a great Color Challenge this week. Anytime you use a Black & White color combination with a hint of other colors, it really makes those colors pop. … Read more A Fabulous Flamingo Handmade Card

For My Beautiful Friend Card

CTMH For My Beautiful Friend Card Closeup

For today’s Make It Monday (16th edition), I’m sharing a fun color combination I used with this For My Beautiful Friend card. This card not only uses today’s color challenge, but also the Close To My Heart July Stamp of the Month, For My Beautiful Friend. This stamp set not only has wonderful sentiments but … Read more For My Beautiful Friend Card

Creativity with Trees & Things Stamp Set

My Acrylix┬« Trees & Things is the perfect stamp set for showing off lots of neat techniques, including rock ‘n’ roll, second generation, masking, and more! In this short video, we take these stamping methods to the next level of creativity on cards, a scrapbook page, and even a journal.