You’re the Best Box Card

You're the Best Box Card

I’m so happy with how my You’re the Best Box Card turned out. I’ll be the first to admit that when I saw this month’s Stamp of the Month, Scandinavian Folk Art Greetings, I felt stumped. I had no idea what I was going to create with it. The set definitely had me feeling creatively … Read more You’re the Best Box Card

Scandinavian Folk Art Greetings

CTMH Scandinavian Folk Art Greetings Artwork

It’s a new month so it’s time to introduce Close To My Heart’s Scandinavian Folk Art Greetings Stamp Set. This is the April Stamp of the Month. It’s an exclusive stamp set that is only available this month. You can purchase it for it’s retail price of $18.95 OR get it for only $5 or … Read more Scandinavian Folk Art Greetings

Winged Masterpiece Birthday Card

Isn’t today’s Winged Masterpiece birthday card so beautiful? I am in love with this month’s Close To My Heart Stamp of the Month, Winged Masterpiece. The butterfly and dragonfly in this stamp set are simply gorgeous. And the variety of sentiments, as well as fonts, in this set is amazing. It feels like it would … Read more Winged Masterpiece Birthday Card

Be Your Own Kind of Beautiful Card

Be Your Own Kind of Beautiful Card

Today’s project is a stunning Be Your Own Kind of Beautiful Card. I created this card with this month’s Stamp of the Month, Happiness Never Grows Old. I’ve really enjoyed creating with this set. Each project has turned out beautifully. And each so unique. It’s hard to believe there’s only a week left to get … Read more Be Your Own Kind of Beautiful Card

Happiness Never Grows Old Card

Happiness Never Grows Old Card

Today’s Happiness Never Grows Old Card is simply beautiful. It just might be impossible to create a project with this month’s Stamp of the Month and not have it turn out stunning. The Happiness Never Grows Old Stamp Set is simply gorgeous–both the images and the sentiments. Today I paired this stamp set with our … Read more Happiness Never Grows Old Card

Happiness Never Grows Old Card

Diamond Stickles Painting Technique

Today I’m sharing a Happiness Never Grows Old Card. Happiness Never Grows Old is this month’s Close To My Heart Stamp of the Month. It has beautiful floral images and lovely sentiments as well. This set would be beautiful for coloring–whether with markers, colored pencils or watercolor paints. For my card, I wanted to show … Read more Happiness Never Grows Old Card

A Cozy Holiday Card

Cozy Holiday Pocket Card

Want to create a cozy holiday card? Close To My Heart’s November Stamp of the Month, You Warm My Heart, is the answer to cozy, comforting projects! Look at all these fabulous images and sentiments! And the best part is you can get this set for FREE when you are a VIP. Yep, I said … Read more A Cozy Holiday Card

CTMH’s VIP Customer Program

CTMH's VIP Customer Program

CTMH’s VIP Customer Program is just so GREAT that I can’t help sharing about it. Right away when it launched on October 1st, I shared about it HERE. I mean just look at all those perks of membership. Here’s a quick video to help you learn more about this exciting *NEW* program. Sign up is … Read more CTMH’s VIP Customer Program

Floral Celebration Celebrating You Box

Floral Celebration Celebrating You Box Lid

Today I wanted to share this fabulous Floral Celebration Celebrating You Box I created. I used this month’s Close To My Heart Stamp of the Month, Floral Celebration. I paired the stamp set with one of the tall box designs in the Cricut Artiste Collection. Initially, I planned to have flowers go along the side … Read more Floral Celebration Celebrating You Box

Double Pouch Ghiradelli Treat Holder Tutorial

Summer Vibes Double Pouch Ghiradelli Treat Holder

Today I wanted to share a fun Double Pouch Ghiradelli Treat Holder tutorial. This is a super easy & quick project that can be jazzed up as much as desired. While Ghiradelli Chocolate Squares fit perfectly in this pouch, so would tea bags or other small treats. You can also choose to use the 2nd … Read more Double Pouch Ghiradelli Treat Holder Tutorial

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

Heat Embossed Garden Tags Cards

CTMH Heat Embosed Garden Tag Card

Today I want to show you how you can create Heat Embossed Garden Tags Cards using Close To My Heart’s Stamp of the Month. This month’s Stamp of the Month, Garden Tags, might be intimidating for some if they have an aversion to coloring in images. However, there’s absolutely no requirement that you color these … Read more Heat Embossed Garden Tags Cards

Social Distancing Make It Monday 9th Edition

For this week’s Make It Monday project, I’m sharing a FREE scrapbook layout pattern. This pattern is from our now retired Back Country collection. It’s perfect for 4″ x 6″ photos as there is no need for special sizing or trimming of your photos! Another perk of this particular pattern is that it doesn’t have … Read more Social Distancing Make It Monday 9th Edition

Last Call for April Specials & Events

Updated CTMH National Scrapbooking Day Scrapbooking Bundle

Today is the final day of April (where did April go??) I wanted to remind you of some wonderful things that will be ending really soon–don’t miss these wonderful opportunities.

CTMH Virtual Scrapbooking Retreat

First, today is the final day to register for the FIRST-EVER Virtual Album Retreat.  I have another blog post all about it HERE.

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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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