A couple of months back I made quite a few cards using this layout, I had over 10 of these flower ovals left over from a card workshop I held...and, of course, I couldn't throw them away! I still have several leftover and one of them came in handy for this quick card for my … Continue reading CTMH You’re Pawsome
Pinch me! I was so excited to be invited as a guest to the first Crafty Elves post of 2023! What a great way to start of the year and it takes my birthday month over the top. woo hoo. The Crafty Elves post each month getting their holiday cards put together in a relaxing … Continue reading Crafty Elves January Invite!
This card came quickly together yesterday when I decided I wanted to create a card to celebrate the Lunar New Year! Did you know it's the year of the rabbit? I thought this cute little bunny from Close To My Heart's set, If Snowflakes Were Kisses, was perfect! His hat and scarf are not really … Continue reading Happy Lunar New Year!
I've continued to make more of these Sending Good Vibes cards and they are actually going into the mail! woo hoo! Sometimes, I admit, that I make cards and never send them. Especially if they are seasonal, I just feel like I can send a fall card in the winter. oh well. Here I've used … Continue reading CTMH More Sending Good Vibes
Have you tried paper piecing? It might be a technique that you forget about ... until you have a perfect stamp set for it! Check out Close To My Heart's new stamp of the month, Frosty Days. The animals are adorable and are perfect for this! I dug through my Mix-In paper scraps and found … Continue reading CTMH Frosty Days Stitched Swirl Background
Did you miss me? I was out sick with the dreaded Covid (after trying to carefully take care of my darling husband) and too wiped out to even blog. But I'm back and I'm Sending Good Vibes your way! This is a fun new sentiment stamp set that you can find in Close To My … Continue reading CTMH Sending Good Vibes
I try to have some restraint when buying things from Close To My Heart. And, sometimes it works, and sometimes -- well, I cave in! ha ha. During the entire catalog cycle, I kept eyeing the gorgeous cards people were making with CTMH's Cherish Cardmaking stamp, stencil and thin cut die set. Well, it finally … Continue reading CTMH Cherish (Stamp, Stencil and Die!)
Despite the last week of 60-degree temperatures (and Facebook memories reminded me last year we had a snowstorm at this time and were out of school for a week!), I am in full winter mode! I love this oldie but goodie stamp set from Close To My Heart. The great news is that you can … Continue reading CTMH If Snowflakes Were Kisses
My kindergarten class is so generous! I have a few thank you notes to make for Christmas gifts and couldn't wait to play with Close To My Heart's newest stamp of the month - Frosty Days. It's so cute and as Lois mentioned, I LOVE cute animal images. Some of you know me so well! … Continue reading CTMH Frosty Days CAS
Frosty Days is such a fun way to kick off the new year! This is Close To My Heart's newest Stamp of the Month and you can purchase it for retail price, or, when you spend $50 then it's just $5. Are you a VIP?! If you purchase $50 then it's FREE for you. One … Continue reading CTMH January – 2023! – Specials