Two really clean and simple cards using Close To My Heart's new Dragonfly Wishes. You will find this stamp set and matching thin cut in their National Stamping Month promotion. I love that you can get it as part of a bundle or buy it individually. The daisies and cat tails included in the set … Continue reading CTMH Dragonfly Wishes
I love to color and this past weekend I had some fun creative time. But I appreciate the beauty and value of solid, bold stamps like this new set from Close To My Heart. Hello Fabulous is one of the special National Stamping Month promotions and I LOVE how this card turned out. I quickly … Continue reading CTMH Hello Fabulous Stamp Set and Thin Cut dies
With all of the many shaped dies I have, I decided to go with one of the latest trends I've seen -- fussy cutting out the sentiment from Close To My Heart's stamp of the month, Enjoy These Moments. What do you think? Does the sentiment get lost in the card? Probably, in all honesty, … Continue reading CTMH Enjoy These Moments
I have several of the items Close To My Heart marked down for their Labor Day Flash Sale. So many of them have been my favorites over the past year (or so) that I had to pull them out and give them some attention. It helped that I needed to make a wedding card for … Continue reading Close To My Heart Flash Sale continues!
WOW! I just don't know where to begin ... so many great promotions and ideas this month -- plus a Close To My Heart FLASH SALE for Labor Day. woot woot!! I guess let's start there since it begins today, Sep 2 at 5 pm ET and runs through Monday, Sep 5 midnight. National Stamping … Continue reading CTMH Celebrates National Stamping Month!
A lot of great specials are ending August 31st! I wanted to remind you one more time that if you like to save money -- and I know that many of you hate the cost of shipping! -- here is a way to lessen your "pain". It's the Close To My Heart VIP program where … Continue reading CTMH August Wrap Up
If you are new to Close To My Heart you may be wondering, "what is a thin cut?". It is our version of the standard metal die for creating die cuts. They do work in any cutting machine so if you still have a Cuttlebug, use a Big Shot or Vagabond like me, have a … Continue reading CTMH Best Wishes Thin Cut dies
I love this card I literally whipped up right before my Open House. Close To My Heart offers Digital Art and you can get them in coordinating bundles now for the different paper lines. I couldn't resist the new Backyard Bliss Digital Art bundle. What I love about these are you own them immediately (they … Continue reading CTMH Backyard Bliss Digital Art
Sadly, I had to make some sympathy cards this week for my nieces and nephew when my SIL passed away. I wanted to make each family a special, unique card and this card is heavy on purple because Darla loved the color purple. Here I went back into my stash of stamps that have been … Continue reading CTMH In Full Bloom – Cardmaking
I am furiously trying to type up my blog post before I head off to school for my first day! Excited (and nervous!) as to what the day will bring ... mostly excited! I made this card for my co-teacher - it's a tradition I have. Close To My Heart's stamp of the month is … Continue reading CTMH Teach Love Inspire (reduce, reuse, recycle!)