October $200 Shopping Spree Giveaway & Free Workshop

$200 Shopping Spree Giveaway

Hello and Happy October 1!!!! 2014 is just flying by isn’t it!??!?! WOW!  Well today – I have SEVERAL exciting announcements and reminders also winners to congratulate for September!  Lets start with the Winners of the $200 Close To My Heart Select Shopping Sprees for September! Our Party Participant Loyal Customer Winner is: Deborah Matthews Rafflecopter No Purchase Necessary Winner is: Tina (colives2) You both will need to contact me as quickly as possible with your choice totaling $200 in {Read More}

How to Make Pop Up Cards and Measure for Artfully Sent Cricut Cartridge

Make Popup Cards Artfully Sent any occasion quick and easy

Happy Tuesday Tutorial my friends!   Today I had to show you just how easy it is to make PopUp cards with the Cricut Artfully Sent Cartridge that is available exclusively through Close To My Heart! Also do NOT forget Thursday night 9:00pm EST there is a FREE Cricut Workshop here at AboveRubiesStudio.com that will feature Artfully Sent – what we are going to focus on is sizing, proportions, actual size vs proportionate size, sizing for stamps, fit to page, {Read More}

Pocket Card Scrapbooking & Full 12×12 Pages

Pocket Pages

Hello Crafty Scrappy Friends! Did you know you can do some awesome scrapbooking things with Pocket Card function on the Artfully Sent Cartridge as well as the really cool CTMH Picture My Life Kits!?! Love them so much!  Check out some traditional twists and easy adhesive free scrapbooking too!   I am dying to know from my traditional scrappers – does pocket albums appeal to you, or will you stick with using them in a traditional sense??? Let me know {Read More}

Artfully Sent! It’s FINALLY Here! With a HUGE Celebration & Giveaway!

Full CTMH Artfully Sent Cartridge Image Library

***Update – New Video & More Images!!!**** Hey Hey Hey!  I’m jumping out of my SKIN with excitement on this friends!  It’s FINALLY here!  This cartridge was the reason I decided to not sit back any longer and JOIN CTMH as a consultant! And I am no longer just a consultant I am officially an Executive Manager and sooooo blessed to share this!!!  We have a HUGE giveaway for anyone who grabs this new Cartridge HERE between today (Sept 11) {Read More}

Tues Tut: Howto 2 Page Summer 8×10 and 4×4 Layout

Sept Stamp  of the MOnth

I was asked to make a summer time scrapbook layout, so I decided to go a step further and make a 2 page 12×12 scrapbook spread!  Thats right todays tutorial is 2 for 1! Using the Artbooking Cricut Cartridge bundle and a 8×10 photo and a 4×4 photo you can make an awesome coordinating spread from two totally different events for the summer!   You can get the Artbooking Collection HERE and for $5.00 also get the Stamp of the {Read More}

Tues Tut: Howto Die Cut Adhesive Sheets in the Cricut

FREE STAMPS!

Hello Crafty Friend! Today I wanted to show you how to cut the Glue Arts Adhesive patches in the Cricut Machine with my favorite cartridge the Artiste Cricut Cartridge.  I thought it would be fun to make a mixed media like memory box just from a plain white gift box – lots of glitter, color splashes and sparkle! Enjoy the Moments!!! Oh and if you are anxious to get your hands on that FREE stamp set – here is what {Read More}

Tues Tut: Howto Do Generational Stamping Effects & Proportionate Cricut Card Frame

Generational Stamping Howto Artbooking Cricut Cartridge

Well Cropped 2.0 was just a blast!  We had an amazing weekend and it has me so pumped to do so many other classes and tutorials for everyone!!! Todays Tuesday Tutorial features: How to Do generational stamping or creating an ombre stamp look Creating propionate frames from the Artbooking Exclusive Cricut Cartridge Chalk It Up Workshop on the Go Kit and Exclusive Stamps!

Get Close….Your Timing Couldn’t Be Better!

CTMH Precious Gems Team Logo

**POST UPDATE – New Consultants Added to Team***   Get closer with Close To My Heart!  I would really like you to meet some amazing GEMS!  I can’t express to you how proud I am of so many of these incredible people who share so much talent and time to benefit the scrapbook industry and to grow in their own Home Based Business! I wanted to share the below information with you today – because in just a few short {Read More}

Making Bulk Batches of Cards Beautiful, Easy and Fun!

May Stamp of Month

Have you ever needed a to make a huge batch of cards, maybe for invitations, thank you cards, craft shows, birthdays or some kind of gifts?  Well I needed to make over 160+ Thank you cards and I am so excited with how so many of these thank you cards turned out!  I made 4 styles in all, but in this video I’m going to show you 2 of the 4 and how I made bunches and bunches of them very {Read More}

Very Last Chance!!! Before Its Too Late For You!!!

ctmhapril

This. is. it!!!! Your very last chance! Today, April 30, 2014 is your VERY last opportunity to take advantage of the incredible FREE Cricut Cartridge Bundle deal when you become a part of my Close To My Heart team!  You get to choose anyone of the three exclusive Cricut Cartridges with their coordinating stamps and chipboard pieces as well as your FULL Consultant Kit ALL for $99.00 – and did I mention TODAY IS THE LAST DAY! So you can {Read More}