July monthly card kit

This month I chose to work with the CTMH No Worries paper pack and the No Worries card making stamp set with the Thin Cuts. I am absolutely in love with this beach themed paper pack and have to admit that I have ordered several packs just to have on hand. The No Worries card … Continue reading July monthly card kit

Little Dreamer Blog Hop

Welcome to our Little Dreamer Blog Hop! We will be showcasing items from our new Seasonal Expressions II catalog with various projects created by talented Close to My Heart consultants. If you are visiting from Gerriā€™s blog then you are on the right track, if not please start at the beginning with our hostess Carol. … Continue reading Little Dreamer Blog Hop

Did you see this Live Beautifully product?

Have you seen this month's special? Happy National Scrapbook month & for that reason, we have the Live Beautifully products available the entire month of May. I sat down last weekend to play and tried to just focus on using this stamp set & papers. I've already created a 20 card kit with it and … Continue reading Did you see this Live Beautifully product?

Card kit by EllyMae

Each month, I create a card kit featuring a current stamp set and paper pack from the Close to My Heart line. This month I chose to work with the new Little Dreamer paper pack and the Little Dreamer Cardmaking stamp set to create my kit. So, you ask - what is this? When you … Continue reading Card kit by EllyMae

Happy May!

Welcome to May! Whew does it seem like the year is flying by? We started our softball & baseball schedule and are busier than ever. A new month means new specials from Close to My Heart and what kind of consultant would I be if I did not share these gorgeous things! Happy National Scrapbook … Continue reading Happy May!

Classroom decor

One thing I love about having my Silhouette Cameo is being able to help out my kid's teacher's with bulletin boards and other projects they have in the classroom. I feel out teacher's could use all the help they can get in the classroom and since I have little ones at home, I am unable … Continue reading Classroom decor

Dreamin Big… Retiring 4/30

Close to My Heart has another paper pack that is retiring is called Dreamin' Big. This pack of coordinating papers is very versatile for any occasion. This is such a cool paper pack and stamps to coordinate with it. Grab it while supplies last! Find these and many other great things at EllyMae.ctmh.com Enjoy!

Some Kind of Wonderful – Retiring 4/30

This has been one of my favorite paper packs out of the Seasonal Expression 1 catalog. Some Kind of Wonderful papers and stamp set are retiring on 4/30, so grab it quick before it's gone. Here are a couple cards I created for a card class I held while visiting friends in Kansas. We had … Continue reading Some Kind of Wonderful – Retiring 4/30

Retiring soon!

The current Seasonal Expressions 1 catalog with Close to My Heart will be retiring at the end of April. There are so many neat products in the catalog and if you've had your eye on any of them, I would encourage you to grab them now before they will run out. We have seen many … Continue reading Retiring soon!

I’m back

Did you miss me? I'll tell you there is a perfect balance between crafting & then getting all the blog posts written about your crafting.... I strive for a couple times a week, but the past few weeks have gotten away from me! But, I've been busy crafting.... and a bit of traveling, so it … Continue reading I’m back