Tag Archives: Tutorial

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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Last Minute Handmade Christmas Cards

Good Tidings Christmas Card

It’s less than 2 weeks until Christmas and you haven’t started your Christmas cards yet.  Not to fret!  Here’s a super quick and easy card design that will have you ready to mail your cards in no time.

All you need are 4 pieces:

  • 8-1/2″ x 5-1/2″ (scored at 4-1/4″) card base
  • 5-1/4″ x 4″ pattered paper
  • 1-1/4″ x 4″ patterned paper (or solid cardstock)
  • 3-1/4″ x 2-1/4″ White Daisy Cardstock

Stamp and embellish card as desired.  Done!  Need some supplies to get started?  Visit my ONLINE CTMH STORE to find all your favorite crafting supplies.

Thanksgiving Treats

So Thankful for You Treat

Happy Thanksgiving!  I hope whether you spend your day with friends or family (or both!) that your soul is filled with joy and gratitude.

Thankful Treat Box

I made these fun treat holders for my kids as well as my niece and nephews.  They are always fun to make.  Plus, they work for any occasion and are quite simple to make.  I did a Triangle Treat Box tutorial that takes you through the process of creating one step-by-step that you can reference to create your own.

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12 Weeks of Christmas Banner

Yesterday all of my mailing list subscribers received the 5th and final holiday card tutorial as part of my annual 12 Weeks of Christmas.  If you aren’t currently on my mailing list, that means you missed out.  But you know what?  There are still 7 more weeks of creative tutorials for gift and wrapping ideas.  If you sign up now, you’ll receive each of those ideas straight to your inbox each week leading up to Christmas.

Just click the yellow “Sign up for the newsletter” button and fill in your name and email and you’ll be all set for the first gift tutorial on Wednesday.

How to Make an Impossible Card

For the Love of Crafting Impossible Card

Today’s project is one where the name is simply so deceiving–it’s called the Impossible Card but truthfully it’s so impossibly simple to do!  Usually, my love of crafting resonates strongly with my daughter but this card was way more in my son’s wheelhouse this time around.  This design is based on a popular magic trick called the Hypercard Illusion trick and is one he himself has done (but it didn’t look as pretty!)  Today I’m going to show you how simple it is to do so you can create your own.

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How to Make a Right Angle Fold Over Card

Central Park Right Angle Card

Last week I shared how I turned a “fail” on creating a Right Angle Fold Over Card into a success.  I was inspired to create my own Right Angle Card after I received this one from Elizabeth Hawley.  So today I’m going to share with you how simple it is to create a Right Angle Fold Over Card as well as how to create the Double Triangle Pocket Card I initially thought was a fail!

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Llama Fun Fold Card

Llama Fun Fold Card

Today’s card is not only a super fun design BUT also a super amazing deal.  This cute Llama stamp set with coordinating die is only $5!  Yep, you read that right–$5 for BOTH the stamp set AND the matching dies.

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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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