Tag Archives: Tips and Techniques

A Closer Look at CTMH’s Pocket Cards

So Much Happy PML Cards

Today I wanted to share a video that explores the pocket cards from Close To My Heart more in depth. It gives you the opportunity to see the 4 *NEW* Picture My Life Card Collections as well as how to use them in different ways from making cards (like I shared yesterday) to pocket scrapbooking and even traditional scrapbooking (and mini albums!)

Pocket card celebration!🎉

Posted by Close To My Heart on Friday, March 15, 2019

To see the various options of Picture My Life Cards offered (and on sale!) visit my ONLINE CTMH STORE.

Embossing Cardmaking Techniques

CTMH Love Blossoms Cards

Today I’m sharing a quick 3-minute video to show you two great embossing techniques that are featured in the special Love Blossoms Card Kit (which is only available while supplies last!)

To purchase the Love Blossoms Card Kit or any other Close To My Heart products, visit my ONLINE CTMH STORE.

A Quick Sponged Background Technique

CTMH Sponged Background Technique Scrapbook Layout

How would you like to learn a fun background sponging technique?  It’s SUPER easy!  Appealing, right?  This short video from Close To My Heart will show you how to achieve a really fun effect on your projects.  You really only need a few supplies: a sponge, stencil sheets (to create your own custom stencil) or a purchased stencil and some inks.

Check out this quick tutorial on how to easily sponge backgrounds on your layouts!✨#ctmh #closetomyheart #sponging #scrapbooking #stamping #papercraft

Posted by Close To My Heart on Wednesday, February 6, 2019

 

If you need some products to get started on this fun sponging technique, visit my ONLINE CTMH STORE.

Celebrate Inspire Your Heart with Art Day

Circle Cluster CTMH Scrapbook Layout

Today, January 31st, is Inspire Your Heart with Art Day.  To celebrate the day, I thought I’d share this super short video showing the scrapbooking process of a very fun layout concept.

Check out this extra fun scrapbooking process, featuring our bright & colorful 'Something Fierce' puffy stickers! Contact your Close To My Heart Consultant for more details!☀️Product linked here: https://bit.ly/2sYqvuO#ctmh #processvideo #scrapbooking #puffy #cactus #succulents #papercraft

Posted by Close To My Heart on Wednesday, January 30, 2019

 

This layout features elements from all our *NEW* Collections–Something Fierce, I Heart Us, So Much Happy and Feels Like Home.  Not only do our paper collections have patterns that coordinate beautifully within the one collection–but they look great across the collections as well!

I hope you are inspired by this beautiful layout.  Enjoy Inspire Your Heart with Art Day!

Card Captions Birthday Wishes Card

Card Captions Birthday Wishes Card

Today’s card shows off a technique I love to do–combine sentiments/images to create my own patterned paper.  That’s what I did with the Kraft Paper–I used the January Stamp of the Month, Card Captions, and created my own custom patterned paper.

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Dandelion Birthday Wish

Dandelion Wishes Stamp Set

Want a stamp set that is so simple in beauty but makes such a big impact on your projects?  Close To My Heart’s *NEW* Dandelion Wishes Stamp Set is the answer!

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Heart Happy Turkish Fold Card

Heart Happy Paper Collection

Have you ordered your Heart Happy Paper yet?  I am in LOVE with all the designs in this paper pack!  It’s actually sad that these papers are only going to be available through February (or while supplies last!)

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Tip: Achieve Double Benefits with Twine

CTMH White & Bronze Twine

Don’t you love it when you get a great deal on something?  Maybe it was something you’ve had your eye on and suddenly it’s on sale!  Or maybe it’s a trick a friend shows you that adds value to something you already own.  Well, that’s what I’m going to share with you today.  A fun and easy trick to get double the benefit out of your twine.

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