Tag Archives: Tips and Techniques

Aloha Sunbeam Style Card

Aloha Sunbeam Card

Today’s card is a perfect one for summer.  It will no doubt make you smile with it’s cheery color selection and use of the Sunbeam Technique.  I received this card from Rita Pfingsten.  I love how she painted her flowers using our Watercolor Paints.  She even added some sparkle with our Clear Shimmer Brush (unfortunately, I didn’t capture the beauty it creates!)

Here is a listing of the products she used to create this stunning card:

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Creative Ways to Use Re-inkers

Close To My Heart Re-inkers

The June Special with Close To My Heart–Create the Rainbow–seems like the perfect time to explore all the possibilities with re-inkers.  With so many beautiful colors and several fun techniques you can do with each, you’re sure to fall in love!

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Missing You Card

Shell Sentiments Card

Today as I was looking through the swap cards I recently received for CTMH’s Seasonal Expressions 2 Catalog, I realized how I rarely get to show off all the beautiful cards made by my fellow swappers.  So I decided for the next several weeks I’m going to show off as many as I can!  I have no doubt you’ll find some great inspiration in these cards!

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Argyle Favor Box

Argyle Favor Box

Close To My Heart released a *NEW* Favor Box die in their Seasonal Expressions 2 Catalog earlier last month.  It is a really fun one and so easy to put together! Continue reading

Classic Summer Bash Birthday Card

May Stamp of the Month Birthday Card

Today’s card shows you how to take Close To My Heart’s May Stamp of the Month–Classic Summer Bash–and create a bright, cheery birthday card!

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Freshly Squeezed Lemonade Card

Classic Summer Bash Stamp of the Month

This month’s Stamp of the Month is perfect for any summer celebration!  Plus, it pairs nicely with this month’s Postcard Perfect Special.

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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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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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