Tag Archives: Tutorial

DIY All Around Creativity “Create” Clock

CTMH All Around Creativity "Create" Clock

Last week I shared my “Create” clock I created with Close To My Heart’s All Around Creativity Wreath Kit.  As promised, here is the tutorial on how I put it together.  Please note that while the special for National Papercrafting Month is no longer happening, you can still grab your favorite wreath kit and create your very own clock along with me!   Continue reading

NEW Online Craft Community

SunnyDay Sessions with the Baldwins

I’m so excited to share this news with you! It’s a fresh, new crafty experience for 2020–and it’s going to be AWESOME!!

If 2020 has you looking for inspiration, project tutorials, tips & techniques and a great crafty connection, you want to join our *NEW* SunnyDay Sessions with the Baldwins Community!

I’ve teamed up with my super creative sister-in-law to bring you this amazing community that is perfect for those just starting out in the hobby as well as those who are more seasoned stampers/crafters who are looking for some additional inspiration.

Membership includes:

  • weekly video project tutorial + PDF step-by-step instructions
  • tips & techniques
  • giveaways
  • sneak peeks
  • and so much more!

As a special introduction, we’re offering a low membership price of $4.95/month* only for the month of January (what a great way to start off the New Year!) You’ll even lock in that rate for the whole first year of your membership!

 

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*February 1, 2020 the rate goes up to $9.95/month

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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