I totally CASED my talented Close To My Heart upline, Lisa Stenz, for this card layout. It features CTMH's Comfort and Joy stamp and matching thin cut dies and I paired it with last year's paper pack: Cedar and Pine. I LOVE that paper and think it's so beautiful. Lucky for you, you can still … Continue reading CTMH More Christmas Cards
I am so in love with the cute critters from Close To My Heart's The Jubilee Crew. You can find this stamp set here -- and it comes with or without matching thin cut dies. woot woot! I was creating some tags for a Christmas tag swap and I combined them with another item I … Continue reading CTMH The Jubilee Crew Tags
This year I bought more Christmas stamps and papers than normal...I had grand plans for a Christmas Card workshop! Well, I did put one together and it may be my favorite yet. Unfortunately, I waited almost too late -- hey, life was busy!! -- so I only had a few takers. That being said, I'll … Continue reading CTMH Serenity Cardmaking
I all but copied Liz Ann Designs for this beautiful card featuring Close To My Heart's Serenity paper pack. It's stunning! The little touches of gold really make a difference. Noel is from CTMH's Comfort and Joy - Cardmaking stamp and thin cut die set. This is still available while supplies last and I love … Continue reading CTMH Serenity
Did you snag some great deals during Close To My Heart's Black Friday sale?! Thank you to everyone who did make a purchase -- I'm going to start working on thank you notes today! Today at 5 pm ET CTMH will kick off their Cyber Monday sale with a whole new roll out of sale … Continue reading CTMH Cyber Monday!
Did you catch my Monday Motivation this week in my Facebook group: Stamped Blessings - The Craft Corner? I showcased Close To My Heart's November stamp of the month and how you can build unique patterns to create your own background paper. Each time I've stamped with these tiny stamps I created a different pattern … Continue reading CTMH You Warm My Heart
I'm continuing to share the cards I made during my Monday Motivation video. I had so much fun cutting stencils with my CTMH Artbooking Cricut collection. Today's cards are for the holidays. I think they both turned out so festive! I ended up using Close To My Heart's Like Nobody Elf stamp and thin cut … Continue reading CTMH Artbooking Stencils
Did my title grab your attention? ha ha... it's an age old dilemma for me. I tend to lay things out with even borders, everything straight upwards and sideways. But then, there is that once in a while when a "wonky" layout makes me stop and pause. That's what happened here! I was working on … Continue reading Straight or Wonky?
Here is some more fun from my Virtual Open House last Saturday! I created this card using my second sketch challenge. Here is my first one, in case you missed it! The thing I love about sketches is that I would never have some up with this creation; and, I just love it. I used … Continue reading CTMH Comfort and Joy
Today's card layout was inspired by another Close To My Heart consultant -- I just had to switch things out by using my favorite CTMH paper pack: Cedar and Pine. sigh.... this paper is gorgeous! I did worry about how to color the sleigh and again I took to social media for some inspiration. Once … Continue reading CTMH December SOTM