Today is it! Can you believe that May is coming to an end? That means that Close To My Heart will put away their National Scrapbooking Day promotions - including my favorite, Strawberry Mice. Last night I decided to wind down with some coloring and I quickly made this card with some Dream Maker paper … Continue reading CTMH Strawberry Mice & Dream Maker
CTMH Let’s Eat Cake Fussy Cut
Fussy cutting is time consuming, true, but it lets you do really cool things! I have the Let's Eat Cake stamp set and matching thin cut dies (thank you Close To My Heart!! I won this as a prize from them recently and LOVE IT). But, to be honest I struggled coloring my cake image … Continue reading CTMH Let’s Eat Cake Fussy Cut
CTMH Congratulations Grad!
My husband and I were invited to a fabulous graduation / commissioning celebration at the Army Navy Club in Washington DC last night. So, of course, that event called for a card! I don't make a lot of slim line cards but the width matched my Close To My Heart Sentiments by Melissa Esplin stamp … Continue reading CTMH Congratulations Grad!
Coffee Lover Blog Hop continues!
This week kicks off Teacher Appreciation at our school and there are always a few specialists and staff members that get overlooked. So, I had some extra Starbucks gift cards and it's perfect timing with the Spring Summer Coffee Lovers blog hop going on... Did you know I'm a Super Sponsor? You can have a … Continue reading Coffee Lover Blog Hop continues!
CTMH No Rain No Flowers Fun Fold Card
It's the perfect day to share this card since it is pouring rain outside -- 100% chance of rain ALL day! I love this new image from Close To My Heart and it's called, No Rain No Flowers. I paired it with the pretty papers from CTMH's Four Seasons Summer paper pack. There are still … Continue reading CTMH No Rain No Flowers Fun Fold Card
CTMH Sweet Tweets & Flower Shoppe
FINALLY!! I actually cut into my Close To My Heart Flower Shoppe paper pack. It is so pretty and there are so many great patterns, that I have held off until now. For my card today I actually used one of the card designs from CTMH's Flower Shoppe cardmaking workshop from last year. I tweaked … Continue reading CTMH Sweet Tweets & Flower Shoppe
CTMH Strawberry Mice & Square Paper Scraps
What a fun and easy card to create. I am so grateful for CTMH Maker Laura Beacham who first created a series of these cards. She did fussy cut the mouse so if you have time, that is a fun look too! Plus, it is a great way to use up your paper scraps. This … Continue reading CTMH Strawberry Mice & Square Paper Scraps
CTMH Let’s Eat Cake
Thank you Close To My Heart for this prize winning! Last month CTMH had a drawing for those of us who made and posted a card wishing Jeanette (CTMH Founder) a happy birthday. And, I won! I had been eyeing CTMH's Let's Eat Cake set (with matching thin cut dies) because it was so darn … Continue reading CTMH Let’s Eat Cake
CTMH No Rain No Flowers
This little upside-down umbrella caught my eye in the new Close To My Heart catalog and I have really been using it a LOT already. No Rain No Flowers is just so sweet. Here I paired it with CTMH's Four Seasons Summer paper pack. This pattern is still available but warning, there are only a … Continue reading CTMH No Rain No Flowers
CTMH Strawberry Mice – National Scrapbooking Day
I just love the cute little mice in Close To My Heart's new National Scrapbooking Day promotion. They have 3 bundles that are geared towards scrapbookers and 2 promotions that are for cardmakers. You can really bundle and save when you buy all 5 or, just pick and choose your favorites! Don't forget to add … Continue reading CTMH Strawberry Mice – National Scrapbooking Day