Close to My Heart, Cricut, Cricut Tutorial

Let Me Show You How to Curve Your Text in Cricut Design Space™

Before I headed off to convention this year, I created this lighthearted shirt using my Air2 and Design Space™.  Quite a few of you saw the final result on my Instagram page and asked for the file.  My design included some uploaded images making the file unsharable, BUT I can give you a few tips… Continue reading Let Me Show You How to Curve Your Text in Cricut Design Space™

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Are You Ready to Learn Something New?

This week, while I am at the Close to My Heart Convention, I have decided to do a recap of some of my favorite tutorials♥ from the past year. Quite a few of you have joined me recently, so I figured that this was the best time to, not only share some great projects with… Continue reading Are You Ready to Learn Something New?

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Happy 4th! at Color My Heart Dare

We are celebrating Independence Day at the Color My Heart Color Dare blog and are asking you to join us. For this challenge, we have an inspiration photo for you that is sure to bring out your patriotic spirit.♥  You don't need to have a blog to participate, just a willingness to create something using… Continue reading Happy 4th! at Color My Heart Dare

Blog Hop, Card, Close to My Heart, Holiday Expresssions, Shaker Card, Thank You Card, Thin Cuts

Shake Things Up! – CTMH Technique Blog Hop

Welcome to the Shake Things Up! CTMH Technique Blog Hop where we will be featuring a few of our Shaker Card products.  If you have come here from Annemarie Julian’s blog, you are on the right path! When you are finished reading my post, you can click on the link at the end to move to the next… Continue reading Shake Things Up! – CTMH Technique Blog Hop

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November’s Noteworthy Specials

Close to My Heart has really outdone themselves. This is the month that you can truly enjoy some wonderful paper crafting specials as a New Consultant, Hostess, Scrapbooker, and Christmas memory keeper.  Make sure you take the time to scroll through this entire post and take the time to view each and every amazing offer… Continue reading November’s Noteworthy Specials

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Color Dare Scary Day Card

You would not believe how excited I was to see how many people participated in our last Color My Heart Dare challenge.  If you haven't had a chance to visit, you must stop by and see all those amazing creations.  I hope you are you ready for another challenge, because this week we are playing with… Continue reading Color Dare Scary Day Card

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Hello Pumpkin Birthday Card

Our Hello Pumpkin collection is just so stinkin' adorable, even for those of us who do not celebrate Halloween. This week, I decided to join the Heart2Heart Holiday Expressions challenge and create a pumpkin perfect birthday card for one of our newest family members. (UPDATE: I become one of H2Hs October Darlings with this card.… Continue reading Hello Pumpkin Birthday Card

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Creating a Stencil in Design Space

This month, Close to My Heart is celebrating National Stamping Month with breathtaking Memories in the Making products. You can use these Cut-Above Kits to create an adorable scrapbook album or use in conjunction with our My Creations Calendar to create a delightful gift anyone would cherish. Of course, I couldn't just create a simple… Continue reading Creating a Stencil in Design Space

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Creating a Larger Border in Design Space

A few weeks back, I was able to give a quick tutorial on Creating a Border in Cricut Design Space™.  I did have a few people comment that, although it was a wonderful tutorial, it did not show how to create a larger border for a page. So, for this week's Tuesday Tutorial, I am… Continue reading Creating a Larger Border in Design Space

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You’ve Got Class Blog Hop

Welcome to the You've Got Class Blog Hop where we will be featuring products from the You've Got Class collection which features unique papers, exclusive stamp set, and workshop kit all designed preserve the best of your child’s school years.  If you have come here from Katy Taylor’s blog, you are on the right path! When you are finished… Continue reading You’ve Got Class Blog Hop