Friday, May 29, 2020

Love the outdoors? Make these fun cards and learn some new techniques!

If you've been following my blog this month, you've seen several projects using products from the Aurora collection. Today, I'd like to share with your some outdoor themed cards I made recently using these products. 

Sunday, May 24, 2020

Eagle Ridge Ranch Memories using Aurora Scrapbooking Workshop

I love the pages I made with the Aurora Scrapbooking Workshop. In this post, I'll show you my the modifications I made to these pages and how I finished them off with my photos from our trip to a ranch in Idaho a couple years ago. 

Saturday, May 23, 2020

Memorial Day Sale: Military & Patriotic stamp sets and more!



In celebration of Memorial Day, Close To My Heart issued two new patriotic stamp sets and broght back several military-themed stamp sets. These sets are specially made for projects that celebrate America and honor those who serve.

I'm Proud Of You Pinwheel Card (Free Kit with Purchase)

Who do you know that deserves a "I'm proud of you card"?  I bet you have at least one person in mind. 

so proud of you card


Friday, May 22, 2020

Updated Schedule: New dates for virtual and live events

Covid-19 has changed how we meet up to craft together. Several events have been canceled or postponed and new virtual opportunities have been scheduled. Read this post to get all the updates then mark your calendar so you don't miss them!


Memorial Day Weekend Sale starts today at 4 pm!


This weekend, we're celebrating Memorial Day with a special sale! With deals up to 30% off selected items, the online sale is a great opportunity to prepare for a new season of crafting. The sale will begin today (Friday, May 22) at 4 pm (CDT) and end at midnight on Monday, May 25. 

Once it starts, the sale items can be found under the Promotions tab of my Close To My Heart website

Friday, May 15, 2020

New Exclusive Stamp Sets for Quarantine Crafting (You'll love the pets with masks!)


Quarantine Stamp Sets

In light of the continuing popularity of our My Acrylix® Let's Stay Home stamp set, Close To My Heart has released two new exclusive stamp sets featuring sentiments and icons to help you capture more of what is happening in your life right now. 

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Overview of Flower Market Cricut Collection: More than just Flowers!

Today, I'd like to share some of the reasons I love the Flower Market Cricut Collection. Although the physical cartridge that contained these images is now retired they are now available using my special Cricut Affiliate link

Mirror, Mirror... Evil Queen Layout (Free Design Space Project)

Anyone else missing getting out and going places? Today, I was thinking of one of my favorite places to visit and thought I'd share this layout from our trip to Disneyland a few years ago. 

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Celebrate National Scrapbooking Month with Blue Skies!

We are celebrating National Scrapbooking Month with the beautiful Blue Skies collection, featuring a double-size paper packet with lots of fantastic coordinating products, such as stickers, stamp sets, Thin Cuts, and more! 

Blue Skies Collection