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}

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}

While They Last…..

Retired CTMH 2014_1

So the other day I did a LITTLE preview video of just of a FEW of the BRAND NEW 2014 items coming  from Close To My Heart There are MANY stamp sets and some paper sets that I adored from 2013 that are retiring so you really need to get them while you still can!  Some of my favorite recommendations (and sets you will still see me use from time to time): Patterned Pennants D1534 $17.95 Fashionista D1504 $17.95 Universal Backgrounds D1477 $17.95 Scrapbook Statements – {Read More}

Fan-Stachtic Christmas Tree Card with Cricut Artiste Cartridge

Fanstachtic Christmas Card

I loved the idea of stacking up mustaches to look like a Christmas tree and when I saw the t-shirt at Target I was in love and immediately had to create a card using my Close To My Heart Artiste Cricut Cartridge! Using 1/4″ increments of mustaches cut out from the Artiste Cartridge you can create any size and style Christmas tree and top it off with an adorable snow-flake star!  This is great for wall decor too it looks {Read More}

Day 7 – 2013 12 Days Extravaganza Easy Scrapbook Layouts from Kits

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Today’s Video – Let’s get right to it!  I’m using the Close to My Heart Workshop on the Go Sparkle and Shine Kit! LOVE this Thing, You will too – You can shop it at my Close to My Heart Page here and go ahead and be inspired to scrapbook this season!   Today’s Deal: 123 Stampers Bundle a $150 value for only $30.12   Enter today’s Giveaway! a Rafflecopter giveaway Featuring something VERY Special from ME for today’s extra {Read More}

Live In the Moment Card with Cricut Artbooking Cartridge

Artbooking Cartridge Close To My Heart

Hello Everyone!  Yesterday I got to spend the entire day with my 5 year old on his first Kindergarten field trip!  So much fun! I am going to share a few pics at the bottom of this post! Today though I wanted to share a really easy card that would be a lot of fun to make many of using the Artbooking Cricut Cartridge.  Do you ever get confused by sizing with this cartridge?  I wanted to show you a {Read More}

How to Easily Mask and Protect Cards & Make Easy Wire Embellishments

Happy Tuesday Everyone!   I know it’s been awhile since actual Tutorials so I have two for you today!  The one is a normal tutorial the other is a quick little playing with scrap supplies with a friend video! First video I think you are going to truly enjoy and love this fun tip about using Square1 Masterpiece as your perfect protection, stencil or mask for making just about any craft!  You’re going to love it! Super easy Card showing {Read More}