Tag Archives: Stamp of the Month

Be Kind Eclipse Card

Be Kind Eclipse Card

This month’s Close To My Heart Stamp of the Month, Color Your Life, is a great set to use for creating an Eclipse Card.

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4 More Reasons to Become a CTMH Consultant

CTMH Fab Four Sign-up Special

If you love stamping, scrapbooking or papercrafting, any time is a great time to become a Close To My Heart Consultant!  But what if I told you that this month you could get an additional 4 stamp sets absolutely FREE when you join the CTMH family!?!  Sounds pretty good, right?  It’s like getting another $73 worth of product for FREE.  And who can say no to that, right?

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Color Your Life April Stamp of the Month

Color Your Life April Stamp of the Month

April brings a brand *NEW* Close To My Heart Stamp of the Month.  The Color Your Life Stamp Set is perfect for those who love to color!

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Final Day for Birthday Time

It’s the final day of March which means it’s the final day to grab Close To My Heart’s March Stamp of the Month–Birthday Time!

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Sunshine in My Pocket Card

Sunshine in my Pocket Card

Today, I thought I’d share one more card created with Close To My Heart’s Stamp of the Month, Sunny Thoughts.  It’s the final 2 days that you can grab this set–and you should!

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Sunny Thoughts Thank You Card

Sunny Thoughts Thank You Card

Today’s card showcases the February Stamp of the Month, Sunny Thoughts.  This stamp set is AWESOME!

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Let Love Grow Card

Let Love Grow Card

Today I have another project to share that uses the January Stamp of the Month–Bloom & Grow. Continue reading

January Stamp of the Month Gift Card Box

CTMH Gift Card Box die

It’s confession time.  When I first looked through the new Seasonal Expressions 1 Catalog, the first item I was over-the-moon for was the *NEW* Gift Card Box Thin Cuts die.  I love creating 3-D items and I am definitely developing an obsession for dies.  Put the two together, like CTMH did, and it’s pure magic.  Not only do you get the die for the box, but you get additional dies to create windows for the box or for tags or maybe you just use these for totally different projects all together.  You definitely are getting more bang for your money!

January Stamp of the Month Bloom & Grow

I was super excited to create my first box using this die!  I decided to pair it with the January Stamp of the Month–Bloom & Grow.  The seed packet image in this set is simply gorgeous.  I’ve yet to use it (I did think about using it as the cover to my box using it sideways; but it just didn’t work right so it’ll be for another project!)

January Stamp of the Month Gift Card Box

I decided to use some of the smaller images to create my own patterned paper (I started with the Stripe Glacier Paper in the Chelsea Gardens Paper Collection.)  I used Sweet Leaf , Glacier and Juniper inks.  I cut out the stamped Stripe Glacier Paper using the rectangle die (but you could definitely cut it out with your trimmer, too.)  I then stamped the sentiment and cut it out with the oval die.

January Stamp of the Month Box Side View

I adhered the papers a little off center for a little more visual appeal.  And then added a cute little bow using the *NEW* Light Grey Ribbon (I love ribbon.  And this ribbon is pretty awesome.  It’s a nice weight grosgrain.)

January Stamp of the Month Gift Card Box Front View

Perhaps the best detail (in my opinion) is the White Pearl.  Even though this die has the perfect tab/slot closure, I instantly saw a little gem or something as a finishing detail to this box.  I do really think it finishes it off nicely.

Inside January Stamp of the Month box

Last, but not least, you can’t forget the inside of the box, right?  I cut out another one of the patterns from the Chelsea Gardens Paper Collection and lined the inside of the box.  It makes for a pretty impression when you open up the box!

While these boxes are perfectly sized to hold a gift card, there’s no reason you couldn’t add a small packet of seeds in this darling box.  But a gift card to a nursery to pick out already established plants would be nice, too!

To shop for supplies to create your own box, visit my ONLINE CTMH STORE.