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Featured Paper Blog Hop-Chelsea Gardens

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CTMH Featured Paper Blog Hop-Chelsea Gardens


Thank you for joining us on this Blog Hop with lots of ideas and tips for you while using the Chelsea Gardens paper.. A Blog Hop is a 'circular' group of Blogs that you 'Hop' to (or click the link to) that will give you lots of tips, techniques and inspiration for the topic of the Blog Hop.  I hope you enjoy your time with us and enjoy the projects. If you came from Shirley Ross's Blog you are on the right track!

Here is my project for today:

I was going for a manly box that would be good for a Valentine gift.

I also made it with the scallop edges, SO Cute!


Cut paper 9x9 and score at 3” all around


I cut up two opposing sides and metered each as well as cut a bit off each end (ONLYon the corners, so they fit inside your box nicely).


Then adhere corners inside your box being sure to line them up at the corners.


The scallop top is put together the same way with the difference of using the Scallop border Thin Cut to cut the edge…

CTMH Technique Blog Hop - Blushing Backgrounds

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CTMH Technique Blog Hop - Blushing Backgrounds




Thank you for joining us on this Blog Hop with lots of ideas and tips for you while using the terrific thin cuts.. A Blog Hop is a 'circular' group of Blogs that you 'Hop' to (or click the link to) that will give you lots of tips, techniques and inspiration for the topic of the Blog Hop.  I hope you enjoy your time with us and enjoy the projects. If you came from Michelle Johns’ Blog you are on the right track!

Here is my project for today:

I used an acetate box from our ribbon packs, took off the label and wrapped Black Cardstock around the sides (I had to put two pieces together, which is why I made the White Daisy pieces smaller for each panel).




Then I put a piece of black and adhered the white panel to the top. I stamped the White Daisy panels with B1572 Banner Love. This stamp set is made to specifically meant to stamp a background on the Tag Thin Cuts...SO much Fun!! I popped the Heart on top with regular Foam Dots (gotta L…

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas to you All! I hope everyone is spending time with family and friends! Have a wonderful holiday!
Thank you so much for your support and viewing this past year! I will continue to bring more awesomeness in the New Year! Until then.... Close To My Heart will have a sale starting at 1am on December 26, the specials will be good for 24 hours at which time a new set of products will be on special for that day. This will run Tuesday thru Friday for Your shopping pleasure! Be sure to check my website each day to get the great deals! www.CreatedWithHeart.ctmh.com
I will be back later this week with more updates! Enjoy your time with friends and family, Merry Christmas! Debi

CTMH Technique Blog Hop - Thin Cuts Craze

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CTMH Technique Blog Hop - Thin Cuts Craze



Thank you for joining us on this Blog Hop with lots of ideas and tips for you while using the terrific thin cuts.. A Blog Hop is a 'circular' group of Blogs that you 'Hop' to (or click the link to) that will give you lots of tips, techniques and inspiration for the topic of the Blog Hop.  I hope you enjoy your time with us and enjoy the projects. If you came from Darlys Recker's Blog you are on the right track! 

Here is my project for today:

The Tag thin cuts are so much Fun and great for making Holiday tags! I used the large size tag: (I stamped To and From on the back)


I cut two pieces of white Daisy Cardstock at 1/2 inch each ( long enough to fit on tag).  I then tore off both sides the long way on the vertical piece and tore one long side of the horizontal piece. I then adhered the long piece down the center of the tag and trimmed off any access.  Next I adhered the other strip with the flat edge to the bottom of the tag and cut…

CTMH Technique Blog Hop - Terrific Tags

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CTMH Technique Blog Hop - Terrific Tags


If you came from Darlys Recker's Blog you are on the right track! Thank you for joining us on this Blog Hop with lots of ideas and tips for you while using this fabulous new Foil Paper. A Blog Hop is a 'circular' group of Blogs that you 'Hop' to (or click the link to) that will give you lots of tips, techniques and inspiration for the topic of the Blog Hop.  I hope you enjoy your time with us and enjoy the projects.

Here is my project for today:

 I used the Tag Thin Cuts and cut out two of the largest tag from Falling from you pattern paper.
The tags weren't long enough to go over the mini tic tacs I had to put inside so I created a little 'open box' for them to sit in and put a zip strip (the piece cut from the top of the paper, approx, 1/2") on the bottom and them added the tags:






Then I took some White Burlap Ribbon and with my scissors cut up one of the areas between two strand and then all the strand…

How about some Chrtistmas Tunes?

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The exclusive stamp set special for October is Christmas Tunes. Here are two of the stamps, the snow globe and the Christmas tree:




Aren't they so Cute!?! I am SO ready for the cooler weather to get here! So simple and elegant fun for Christmas.

You can view the entire stamp set on my website here. We will definitely be having fun with this set during the month!

This set is available ONLY October 1-31, 2017 and ready to purchase on my website for $17.95 OR you can purchase $50 in products and get this special stamp set for only $5.00. That's a great deal!

Item number S1710, set of 7 Recommended Blocks:
Y1003 (2x2)
Y1009 (2x3 1/2)
Y1012 (4x5)   4¼" x 5½" Snow Globe Card - a Vertical card base Supplies:
S1710 My Acrylix® Christmas Tunes—October Stamp of the Month
X7225B Beary Christmas Paper Packet
1385 White Daisy Cardstock
Z2831 Charcoal Exclusive Inks™ Stamp Pad
Z1263 Bitty Sparkles
Z3364 Basics Ribbon Pack
Z3132 Watercolor Paints
Z3226 Waterbrush—Medium Flat
Z3293 S…

October is ALL Smiles!

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Have you heard about Close To My Hearts Specials this month?

They are sure to bring a smile to anyone's day! Close to my Heart will MATCH all donations for Operation Smile, through the stamp set (Punny Pals) and any donations up to $10,000! That is SO Awesome!! If you haven't purchased your Punny Pals Stamp Set (D1751 $17.95), head on over to my website here and get one THIS MONTH to help put a smile on a childs face!


As well as donating $7 from each stamp set sold, Close to my Heart has also created a coordinating set of Thin Cuts for cutting out the Adorable animal shapes. BUT Wait, there's MORE! They have also created an exclusive card card (includes the Thin Cuts, card bases and envelopes, paper and full color instructions) to create endearing cards to bring a smile to friends and family.



To purchase this set on my website and use the codes (or click Monthly Specials):
CC1342 Share a Smile Card Kit (includes Thin Cuts, not the stamp set) $39,95 (15% off retail) CC134…