Tag Archives: Tutorial

A Quick & Beautiful Holiday Card

12 Weeks of Christmas Ornament

For the past 7 weeks, I’ve been sharing holiday project tutorials with those who’ve signed up for our mailing list.  So far we’ve shared 5 holiday card ideas and are in the middle of our gift ideas (tomorrow will be the 3rd gift idea.)  If you haven’t signed up yet, you can do so before tomorrow at 1 pm (PDT) and receive the remaining project tutorials.  Continue reading

DIY Tall Halloween Treat Pouch

CTMH Frightful Friends Tall Halloween Treat Pouch

Happy Halloween!  Today there are no tricks, just treats for you!  I’m going to show you how you can create these cute (and easy) Tall Treat Pouches.  While my sample today is Halloween themed, I can easily see this project duplicated for Christmas and filled with candy canes or other tall treats for the holiday.  Grab your favorite patterned paper, your Paper Trimmer, some strong double-sided adhesive and a Bone Folder and let’s get started.

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Fall is in the Air

CTMH October Stamp of the Month Autumn Air

It’s the final few days to grab the Close To My Heart October Stamp of the Month, Autumn Air.  This stamp set has a great variety of images–from outline and solid leaf images to sentiments and even a fun border image.

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Quick Cards with Cricut

CTMH's Cricut Artistry Arrow Card

Things have been pretty busy here this week preparing for my Annual Holiday Extravaganza Class & All-day Crop.  Add in the stress of wondering if our city & neighborhood would be one that would be impacted by PG&E’s Power Shutoff and it feels as though I’m scrambling to get things done (& hope they don’t become undone–like food purchased for Saturday’s event going bad if the power is shut off!)

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Get Your Holiday Projects Tutorial

12 Weeks of Christmas Banner

Today the first holiday project tutorial of my 12 Weeks of Christmas was sent out to my mailing list subscribers.  Not only did it showcase a fun watercolor technique, but it also had a fun fold to the design as well.

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DIY Birthday Shaker Card

CTMH Birthday Shaker Card

Have you seen Close To My Heart’s Shaker Window & Confetti Dies?  As well as their Shaker Window Foam & Acetate Kits?  When you combine the two together it makes it so super simple to create Shaker Cards!

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Another FREE Scrapbook Pattern

FREE Scrapbook Pattern from CTMH

I rely a lot on Close To My Heart’s How-to Books.  I absolutely LOVE them!  Here is a FREE pattern they shared on the CTMH Blog today.

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Birthday Parade Double Z Fold Card

CTMH Birthday Parade Double Z Fold Card

I’m currently at Close To My Heart’s Annual Convention–we’re celebrating 35 years in the business this year!!  I thought this card I received from my talented sister-in-law, Barb Baldwin, was the perfect card to share for this celebration.

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