Card, Close to My Heart, Embossing Powder, Heart2Heart Challenge, Monthly Specials, Sale, Seasonal Expressions Two, Texture Paste, Thank You Card, Thin Cuts, Using Thin Cuts

Sail Away with the Making Waves Heart2Heart Challenge

One of my goals this year was to step outside my comfort zone (in my teal crafting chair), and, this month, I did just that by joining the Heart2Heart Design Team.  I am thrilled to join such a talented group of ladies and hope that each creation challenges you to try something new.  So......are you… Continue reading Sail Away with the Making Waves Heart2Heart Challenge

Blog Hop, Close to My Heart, Cricut, Easter, Easter Layout, Paper Flowers, Scrapbook Layout, Seasonal Expressions Two, Spring Layout, Thin Cuts

Seasonal Expressions 2 New Product Blog Hop

Welcome to the Seasonal Expressions 2 New Product Blog Hop where we will be featuring products from our New Seasonal Expressions catalog. If you have come here from Gina Brandstetter’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 blog.… Continue reading Seasonal Expressions 2 New Product Blog Hop

Blog Hop, Close to My Heart, Cricut, Cricut Tutorial, Flower Market, Gifts, Holiday, Home Decor, Paper Flowers, Seasonal Expressions Two, Shimmer Brush

Make the Cut Technique Blog Hop

Welcome to the Make the Cut Technique Blog Hop♥ where we will be showcasing various techniques that feature our Close to My Heart Thin Cuts metal dies or Cricut™ collections.  If you have come here from Tamara Sandwisch’s blog, you are on the right path! When you are finished reading my post, you can click on the link… Continue reading Make the Cut Technique Blog Hop

Boxes & Bags, Close to My Heart, Gift Tags, Gifts, Retreat Gifts, Sale, Seasonal Expressions Two, Shimmer Brush, Stamp of the Month (SOTM), Watercolors

Love of Crafting Treats

Can you believe that August is almost over? I have been working away in my craft room trying to prepare for upcoming events, when I realized that this adorable stamp set will be gone in a few days. 😢 Honestly, the For the Love of Crafting stamp set is one set I wish was available… Continue reading Love of Crafting Treats

Amusement Park Layout, Beach Layout, Camping Layout, Close to My Heart, Color My Heart Dare, Embossing Folder, Fourth of July, Fur Babies (Pet Layout), Heart2Heart Challenge, Hiking Layout, Sale, Scrapbook Layout, Seasonal Expressions Two, State Fair Layout, Summer Layout, Thin Cuts, Using Thin Cuts, Vacation Layout

Yay! Summer Layout

Recently Close to My Heart posted a beautiful ombre layout using the Fresh Air-Cardmaking Thin Cuts. (If you didn't see it, you need to check out their Instagram posts.  It was absolutely beautiful!)  I was so enamored by this layout, I began to wonder if there were other backgrounds that I could create using these… Continue reading Yay! Summer Layout

Birthday Layout, Blog Hop, Christmas Layout, Close to My Heart, Cricut, Easter Layout, Embossing Folder, Flower Market, Fur Babies (Pet Layout), Gifts, Grandmother Layout, Heritage Layout, Holiday, Monthly Specials, Mother's Day Layout, Paper Flowers, Sale, Scrapbook Layout, Seasonal Expressions Two, Shimmer Brush, Spring Layout, Summer Layout, Thin Cuts, Valentine Layout, Wedding Layout, You Are Here

Here’s To You Blog Hop

Welcome to the Here's To You Blog Hop where we will be featuring various products from the Here's to You collection.  The products in this collection are designed to help you celebrate the everyday moments in your life.  If you have come here from Alyson Mayo’s blog, you are on the right path! When you are finished reading my post,… Continue reading Here’s To You Blog Hop

Close to My Heart, Cricut, Flower Market, Gifts, Holiday, Home Decor, Seasonal Expressions Two, Shimmer Brush

You Are My Sunshine Shadowbox

If you have ever spent time with me in my craft-room, you will learn quickly how much I enjoy using my Cricut® machine. I not only use it for scrapbook pages and cards, but I often use it to create some home decor items for family and friends.  You may recognize this week's project from… Continue reading You Are My Sunshine Shadowbox

Blog Hop, Close to My Heart, Cricut, CTMH Convention, Gift Boxes, Gift Card Holder, Gifts, Holiday Expresssions, Sale, Seasonal Expressions Two, Stamp of the Month (SOTM), Thin Cuts

For the Love of Crafting Blog Hop

Welcome to the For Love of Crafting Stamp of the Month Blog Hop where we will be featuring the August For the Love of Crafting stamp set.  It's has been over two months since I have last participated in a blog hop and I am so glad I was able to sign-up for this one. I ♥LOVE♥ this stamp… Continue reading For the Love of Crafting Blog Hop

Card, Close to My Heart, Cricut, Cricut Design Space File, heARTful Stamping Challenge, How to Design a Card, Sale, Seasonal Expressions Two, ShinHan Markers, Stamp of the Month (SOTM), Thank You Card, Thin Cuts, Three Amigos Challenge

Thanks a Bushel Step-Card

Life is about trying new things, having experiments blow up in your face, and finding the blessing in everything. This week, I wanted to try my hand at a Front Panel Step-Card, and, since card making is one of my weaknesses, it just didn't seem to go as planned.  Even though the end-result turned out… Continue reading Thanks a Bushel Step-Card

Card, Close to My Heart, Cricut, Gifts, Holiday, Monthly Specials, National Scrapbooking Month, Sale, Scrapbook Layout, Seasonal Expressions Two, Stamp of the Month (SOTM)

Time is Running Out

There are only a few days left to take advantage of our AMAZING May specials.  If you are like me, you have a few things sitting in your online cart waiting for check-out, but May has been so busy, you haven't had a moment to finish your purchase. Often times, those items end up selling… Continue reading Time is Running Out