Sweet Girl Thank You

Hello to you today! I have a card for you crafted with the Sweet Girl collection: paper packet, coordinating  card stock plus some springy complimenting bling: gold speckled gems & gold crafting thread. The colors in this group are so lovely & seem to almost shout out: “Welcome Spring”! You will love crafting with this…

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Sweet Girl: May 2019 Featured Paper Collection

Here is a card I crafted for a friend’s birthday. The paper collection I used, Sweet Girl, is just springy-beautiful. And here are some crafts using this  paper collection. Beautiful spring color! More details here on my site: Sweet girl paper collection & complements https://annieart.closetomyheart.com/Retail/Product.aspx?ItemID=12270&ci=13413 #ctmhsweetgirl

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The World Is Yours: National Scrapbooking Month

Hello everybody! And Yes it is National Scrapbooking Month and to celebrate Close to My Heart has created several, wonderful projects to help you and the crafting community get your craft on! I am in love with the beautiful colors of this paper packet. And there is a project for everyone to enjoy: cards, scrapbook…

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A Touch of Sugarplum Card

Here’s a card for you today I crafted from the Feels Like Home papers and embellishments. To add some texture to the muted colors with charcoal and light grey paper products, I wrapped some of Close to My Heart’s silver embellishing thread around my index finger and tied it off thus creating the circular pattern…

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Cardmaking with Cacti and Palm Graphics

  Hello my fellow readers! Heads up… the Close to my Heart Seasonal Expressions Idea Book (SE2) will go live on May 1. So until then, I am still crafting with he awesome products from our SE1 edition. I designed & crafted these cards with the Cacti puffy stickers and a palm graphic. Both from…

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Easter Card: He Is Faithful

I crafted this Easter card using the following Close to My Heart products: Feels Like Home paper packet and complements, Sugarplum glitter gems, Decorative Borders metal dies, Silver Embellishing Thread, Bitty Sparkles, Charcoal ink pad. The sentiment is from a CTMH stamp set: Bible Verses from the Hostess stamp sets, pg. 7 of the seasonal…

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Feels Like Home Butterfly card

  Here is another card I crafted with our Feels Like Home paper suite & the butterfly and thanks sentiments from the April Stamp of the Month: “Love So Sweet”. First, I stamped the butterfly in charcoal ink on the stitched white daisy rectangle piece.  I then added “thanks”, also, an image sentiment from the…

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April Stamp of the Month: Love So Sweet

Here’s an easy card for you! I used the Close to My Heart April Stamp of the Month: Love So Sweet, for the cute sentiment. I like the font and sentiments so much…readable yet scripty too! And this is one of my favorite card patterns in CTMH’s Vol. 4 pattern book. Only one cut (4″…

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Feels Like Home Cardmaking

I crafted this card with the Close to My Heart paper suite: “Feels Like Home”. Such beautiful paper! I watercolored the die cut with our watercolor pencils and shimmer brush pens. So easy! Let me know if you have any questions. Here is a look at the products associated with this paperline: https://annieart.closetomyheart.com/Retail/Product.aspx?ItemID=11726&ci=12683  The Thankful…

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CTMH Feels Like Home

    Spring is starting to happen here…Blue Bonnets are everywhere! So crafting this week, I was inspired to craft a spring floral card. For this one, I pulled out my watercolor pencils and did some coloring on a floral watercolor die cut. Who knew it would be so gratifying and FUN! I felt like a…

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