Guest Designer @ H2H: Week 2

Guest Designer @ H2H: Week 2

The theme over at the Heart 2 Heart Challenge is Father’s Day!  I thought it was a great time to pull out the Super Hero paper pack and make a set of cards for some Super Dads out there!  I’m using the same supplies for these cards, and showing you how you can change things … Continue reading

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Personal Graduation Invitations

Personal Graduation Invitations

What has 80 brown eyes, 1280 blue dots, 40 caps, and 220 inches of ribbon??? If you guessed the graduation cards about to be featured in this post, you’re right! LOL I was approached to create some custom graduation invitations for a high school student who can’t wait to celebrate her accomplishments of high school … Continue reading

Guest Designer @ H2H: Week 1

Guest Designer @ H2H: Week 1

Well, here it is!! I have the incredible honour of being the Guest Designer for the month of June over at Heart 2 Heart Challenges!  You’ve seen many of my entries into their challenges before because they always offer such great inspiration and a kickstart to get your creative juices flowing.  I am so excited … Continue reading

Stampaganza!

Stampaganza!

There is an INCREDIBLE sale going on this month for Close to My Heart and I couldn’t wait to share it with you!!  We’re calling it Stampaganza!!!  During the month of June, for every two My Acrylix® stamp sets* (sizes A, B, C, D, or E) you purchase at full retail price, you’ll receive a third stamp … Continue reading

More Pet Cards, and a Demo!

More Pet Cards, and a Demo!

I have never had a dog, or a cat, but I have seen the heartache that their owners have gone through when they’ve left this Earth.  The pet boutique I am currently creating cards for will specialize in bereavement and hopefully offer a place where friends of those going through this hard time might find … Continue reading

CTMH Cricut Blog Hop

CTMH Cricut Blog Hop

Hello!!   If you’ve hopped over from Pamela’s blog, you’re going the right way for the CTMH Cricut Blog Hop!   Whether you’re following the hop, or not, I’m glad you’re here, and you’re welcome to hop along with us as we explore the many uses of the items included in the Cricut Art Philosophy … Continue reading

Rainbow Bridge

Rainbow Bridge

Yesterday I showed you a bit about distressing your cuts, but I only really showed you examples of dark, cocoa ink.  Today I want to show you a great example of distressing using our White Daisy pigment ink.  This is honestly my favourite white ink I have ever used.  It really shows up well on … Continue reading

Dots & Stripes

Dots & Stripes

I have been working on some new designs for pet owners and their friends and wanted to incorporate some of them into the current challenges at Heart2Heart. Their first challenge this month says: This week’s challenge is a salute to trendy polka dots and stripes!  Get your spotty polka dotty fun on and create a project … Continue reading

Creating a Custom Card

Creating a Custom Card

I have made several custom cards in the last couple years, and they are always some of my favourite projects.  I love knowing that someone will relate to the card they receive, and know that the person who gave it to them really put their heart and great thought into it! I recently had a … Continue reading