New DIY Jewelry, Winner Update & Facebook Page

Stamp of the Month March 2014

Hey Everyone! Excited to check in with you today – and anxious to get back into flow and normal schedule once baby Gradyn is born too!  I actually have an update page started for him I’ll fill you in on at the end… there are other things I have to do first…. LIKE: 1) Brand New DIY Jewelry Video I WAS able to do a QUICK video with all new Base and Bling Close to My Heart goodies the other {Read More}

I LOVE YOU Handmade Card Tutorial

Manly Love Handmade Card

I really get a lot of requests for manly card ideas and color schemes so I wanted to do this before Valentine’s day, but it is a LOVE YOU CARD you can use any time of year for sure! This is literally LAST CHANCE to get the WILD ABOUT LOVE stamp of the month set – not only for $5.00 with qualifying order – BUT EVER!  Seriously – you are going to be seeing me use this set a lot {Read More}

Always Wear Your Invisible Crown Scrapbook Layout

Lollydoodle CTMH Workshop on the Go Scrapbook Layout

Hey Scrappy Friends! I hope you are just feeling blessed and enjoying every part of today! I have a layout for you from one of the most talked about favorite new collections from Close To My Heart 2014 Idea book – Lollydoodle! I decided Jena needed a layout of her in her “Repreztel” (Repunzle)  dress – you can hear the story about the dress in the video – but I LOVED the “Always wear your invisible crown” stamp that is {Read More}

Happy Valentine’s Day! Easy Kids Card with Super Cute Fox

What Does The Fox Say EASY to Make Valentine Card for Kids

My kids are all into the “What Does The Fox Say” so for Valentine’s day they had to get cards with a fox on them!  The February Stamp of the Month set from CTMH is by far my favorite of all of the Stamp of the Month releases – so do NOT miss getting your hands on this set – once February is over – the set is gone!  Only $5.00 with a $50.00 purchase from the brand new Idea {Read More}

Super Cute DIY Valentine’s Decoration with Vinyl Charger and Metal Stamped Spoon

Vinyl Charger and Metal Stamping

Totally dorking out about this Tutorial!!! I had been thinking of a way to make a cutesy little “belong together” pun for a decoration for Valentine’s day…. I decided to pull out the Black Charger plate I got for $0.50 and huge dollar store spoons to play off of Hey Diddle Diddle……..And the dish ran away with the spoon! Ok totally corny I know, but thats how I roll!  I used a little bit of everything with metal stamping on {Read More}

Saturday 7: Masculine Valentine’s Love Cards

DIY Masculine Valentine's Cards

Todays Saturday 7 is all about the man cards!  Thought it would be fun to share a few of these ideas with you all! Check them out! www.catechestnut.com Pinterest.com Pinterest.com Scrapbook.com www.creationshabsgirl22.com AboveRubies Cards Video and Bonus Video Stamp.tv Don’t forget to enter to win the Cricut Artbooking Cartridge collection HERE and take advantage of the special Close to My Heart February Specials and AboveRubiesStudio Pink and Red Spread the Love Specials!!!

Easy Batch of Kids Valentine’s Made by The Kids!

Happy Tuesday My Friends! Valentine’s day is coming up quick!  We are all getting so excited to celebrate Love for each other and our friends and family! The kids had to make big batches of Valentine’s for the classes – and with me being a little bit on the down, we made these in super awesome batches using the Artiste Cricut Cartridge, they each picked a Close To My Heart HEART stamp and washable ink with a crazy amount of {Read More}

All New For 2014 Close to My Heart Releases

2014 Close To My Heart Idea Book

Uber-Duber excited!!! This is awesome!   All NEW Close to My Heart Releases available NOW! I think some of this paper is the best releases Close To My Heart has ever offered!  I feel like their patterns and designs have stepped it up better and better each year and the all new 2014 releases are to die for! The Workshop On The Go kits ROCK and are so great to get a sample of all the collections with an exclusive {Read More}

Saturday 7: Easy to Make Kids Valentines Cards

Easy To Make Kids Valentines Cards

This Saturday 7 is all about the Kids Valentines!  Easy things that kids can make to give to classmates, teachers, siblings, grandparents, parents, you name it! 1.  Great School Valentine (and it uses my favorite candy!) There are actually 9 other GREAT Valentine’s in this post too!               2. You Color My Heart – I completely ADORE this idea – having kids draw one color in heart, copy, paste and attach a crayon! GENIUS! {Read More}

3D Window Die Cut Card with a Cheery Sunburst

retiring stamps close to my heart sunburst 3d card

It has been all around the United States, this  “polar vortex” of absolutely freezing temps, here in Wisconsin, I’ve never experienced cold like this before!!! SERIOUSLY! So for today I decided to share with you guys a card that sends just a little bit of warmth someones way to say hello!  The other day I did a post sharing a few of the stamp sets from CTMH that are my favorite and that are being retired, the new catalog comes {Read More}