Saturday, May 20, 2017

Seasonal Expressions 2 New Product Blog Hop

Welcome to the CTMH Seasonal Expressions 2 New Product Blog Hop. If you have hopped over from Priscilla's Blog one on the right track and if you just happened by you are welcome too. Now sit back and enjoy as visit 18 very creative Close To My Heart Independent Consultants' blogs and see what creations they have to  share from the new product  which will be available until August 30, 2017.

Workshops Your Way® Little Dreamer Scrapbooking Kit. I find the WYW is the best way to go it contents:
4 – cardstock sheets (1 Thistle, 3 White Daisy)
The stamp set I choose was Little Dreamer  cardmaking c1677 and I popped up the middle heart. 

Now before you hop over to Michele's Blog to see what she has created, please leave me a little love and become you of my followers. My goal is to have 100 followers for the end of 2017. Thank you for hopping my and please some back often. I would be glad to answer any questions and if you don't have a CTMH Consultant it would be my privileges

Monday, May 15, 2017

CTMH Technique Blog Hop - Embellishment Envy

Welcome to the CTMH Technique Blog Hop featuring Embellishments and if you are coming from  Haley's Blog, you are on the right track. But if you have just happened along the way you are welcome to visit some very creative Close To My Heart Independent Consultants.

If you did not know this about me I LOVE Shimmer Trim and use it ever change I get and a couple of weeks ago I attended a nephew's wedding and want was I to do but pull out a white bag and start putting my CTMH embellishments to work. I used "my go too" gold shimmer trimmer" which I trimmed down making it thinner. Then I remembered the My Girl Complements with that beautiful gold love, hearts and an arrow, I added a little White & Gold Ribbon with a few gold sequins and made a simple design on some sea glass cardstock. In a matter of minutes the gift was ready.

Now before you hop over to Annemarie'sBlog, I would love to leave me a comment and follow me so you don't miss anything going on at my place. Thanks for hopping by, come back often and please let me know if you have any questions.

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Happy Mothers Day

Today I was thinking about all the wonderful ladies how have touched the lives of so many and this came to mind.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

National Scrapbook Month Blog Hop

Welcome to the CTMH Blog Hop featuring the NSM "Live Beautifully"  There are 18 Independent Consultant that will be sharing some of the wonderful creations out of the beauty paper.  Now if you are coming from Corinna's blog you are on the right track and if you just happened here while you where out surfing the WWW then you are in for a treat;

Seat back, got you a cup of coffee and enjoy as you hop where this blog.

To look at this paper, who would guess these card were made out my scraps but they did. I love this paper and I'm working on a couple of Wedding Albums and they are going to be soooo pretty.

All supplies are Close To My Heart
If you are not a big flower person, look no flowers  Remember this paper is only avaliable thur May 31, 2017 or until supplies last. I will be surprised that this special last until the end of the month. So don't be slow with your order and if I can help you please let me know. 

Now before you hop over to Michele's Blog I would love for you to leave me a comment or sign up to follow my blog. Thanks for hopping by and come back often.

Sunday, May 7, 2017

Get Your Scra pbooking On Group

Well, I'm taking the leap and starting a scrapbook group.  Here are the guild lines I have and it is fluid so there may LOL be changes. I do hope to have it up and running in June and would love to have long distance participates.

  • What - “Get your Scrapbooking On” group
  • When-  Meet 2nd Monday or Tuesday, To be decided by group, majority rules
  • Time – 2-4pm & 6-8pm choose what is best for you,
  • Where – 2213 CR 1605, Rusk
  • Cost  $30.00
  • We will begin using CTMH scrapbook Workshop Your Way with printed instructions.
  • There is no minimum times you have to attend or no contracts
  • If you order your own supplies I would suggest you order 15 days before class and you will be eligible for “Stamp of the Month”  discount and any other special that “Close To My Heart” may have going on.
  • Group will continue as long as there are 5 participates for each month.
  • Must prepay or order your supplies at least 15 days before schedule class
  • Each participate will need basic supplies -Paper Trimmer, scissors, adhesive, 3D foam tape, etc 
  • If you would like precut workshop there will be a $5 charge and I must order for you.
  • I’m sure I have forgotten something and this will be a learning curve for me, for sure. 

Monday, May 1, 2017

May Stamp of the Month Blog Hop

Welcome to the Close To My Heart Stamp of the Month Blog Hop. The month there are 26 Independent  Consultants featuring the SOTM LIVE, LAUGH. LOVE  If you have come from Corinna's Blog you are right on track and if you just happened to drop by well you too are welcome to hop through this wonderful circle and see the lovely creations that have been shared.

This month I have shared two totally different projects for the SOTM. This one page layout is for a nieces wedding album and the LOVE just seemed to fit.
All products are Close To My Heart
Cardstock & Ink - Dessert Sand,

 All products are Close To My Heart
paper -  Whimpers Fundamental and Blossom cardstock

Now these flowers show just how versatile this stamp set is. and I just love the monochromatic colors and the design came from Mojo Monday #491.  I'll share more about that later this week.

Now before you hop over to see what Darlys blog has created, I would love for you to leave me a comment.  Thank you for hopping by and I would love to show you how.

Make it from the Heart Monday

Make it from the Heart Monday is featuring May Flowers!
Flower Marker Collection Cricut® Flower Market Collection: Wall- hanging.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Thin Cuts Without Stamping

Make it from the Heart Monday, featuring "Thin Cuts"  There is a simple card that I made with CTMH thin cuts and a embossing folder.  Both items I used on this card are retired. 

This you tube video show you how to use thin cuts on cards and layouts.

Thanks for stopping by and please come back often.

Sunday, April 23, 2017

OMGosh what a SALE!!!!!!

I just had to share what I had in my "in box" this morning, this wonderful sale that Cricut has going on right now. OMGosh!!!!!   If you are thinking about ordering one or all three bags to help you carry your cricut, cuttlebug, laptop, and much, much more.  Be sure to also visit this site for a little extra discount. Now I don't guarantee the coupon discount but it won't hurt to check it out.  I'm always looking for a great deal and this is a great deal!

Shoulder Bag, Tweed
Rolling Craft Tote + Machine Tote, Tweed Bundle

Hope you found this hopeful! Thanks for dropping by and come back often!

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Seasonal Expression 1 will be gone April 30

Just a reminder that April 30th is the last day to order out of the Season Expression 1!

Season Expression

So all this wonderful, lovely, dreamy and sugar sweet paper will soon be gone.


There are also some great workshops that you don't want to miss, If you have any questions,

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

You Are Welcomed Here!

I have a team! Yes, I have a team! and I would love for you to join my team. This is something I have not shared on my blog for some reason. I HAVE Team!  I'm the proud supervisor of the
"Hearts of Laugher" Team.

Benefits of  join Close To My Heart

~ A new Consultant kit full of products and supplies to get you started for $75

~ $50 Select Product Credit for buying additional supplies

~ 22% commission on additional product purchases and sales

~ Free Consultant website so your friends can shop with you online

~ The flexibility to earn extra income while working your own hours.

BUT this month and this month only you will

~ As a new consultant in April you will be able to order NEW products from the Seasonal Expression 2 and not have to wait until May

~ You will be prepared for May "National Scrap Book month"  and get this lovely kit in your hands so you can kick of your business with "Live Beautifully"  AND access to some wonderful Consultant only workshops that you will want to share.

~ Receive a FREE "A Cut Above kit of your choice. "Little One" or "Always $ Forever"

~ You will have the opportunity to share with your friends how they can receive free and half price items such as the "Live Beautifully" Cut Above Kit, which is a limited time kit.

~ You will have over 5 months in reach your $300 quaterlhy minunms.

~ Registration closes April 30 so as a new consultant will have the opportunity to attend the "Close To My Heart American Convention. What a Boost to your business!

There are a few benefits but you  I didn't list is being  wonderful CTMH  family. Now if you are interested and need for information please email me or visit my website,

I would love to have you as part of the Hearts of Laugher.

Sunday, April 9, 2017

April SOTM "Flock Together" meets "Some Kinda Wonderful" Paper pack

How fun is this, "Flock Together" stamp of the month is just the right touch to bring a little more  happy to Some Kinda Wonderful. Making cards, using them in a scrapbook paper or even paper crafting it's just a good fit.  The colors are so bright and just right a bring a little of the Springtime time in doors.

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Coming Soon!!!

Life is so busy these days or am I just getting slow in my old age. Well either way I have got my creative mojo going and will be post more in the future.

May is National Scrap Booking Month and Close To My Heart has out done themselves and you are going to "Love It"
#ctmh #livebeatufully

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Stamp of the Month Blog Hop - Easter Bunny

Well hello there and I do hope you are enjoying our Stamp of the Month Blog Hop, now if you are coming from Alyson's Blog you are on the right track. If you have just happened to visit my blog and not sure what a blog hop is, it's easy, it's a big circle and this one just happens to have 18 Independent Close To My Heart Consultants that are showing their creative use of the SOTM "Easter Bunny"

This Beautiful Stamps, Amazing Discounts features 12 stamps

I had so much fun creating this and I'm into no fuss or muss, simpler the better. Life is too short and at my place it's all good. The produces I used on this are all Close To My Heart. well except the little baggie for the candy.
Ink - Raspberry Exclusive Inks™ sorry it's out of stock but will return soon.

Now hop on over to  Michele's Blog to see her creation and I do thank you for hopping by and please come back often. If you have any questions, just give me a hauler. 

Each month you can purchase a new D-size stamp set, available for one month only, for just $5. When you place an order of $50 or more in Close To My Heart products, you qualify for this special Stamp of the Month pricing.

Saturday, January 21, 2017

DIY Succulent Wreath Kit from Close To My Heart

I'm hosting a workshop Saturday, January 28, 11am and I have a "few" spots open. 

This special is only available during the month of January or until supplies last. 

Sunday, January 15, 2017

CTMH Technique Blog Hop - Crazy for Complements

Thank you for joining the CTMH Technique Blog Hop for January! If you are coming from Michelle's blog you are right on track, This hope is a big circle so you can hop on and off at any point but will not want to miss any of the creations from the  9 Close To My Heart Independent Consultants sharing how they have used CTMH  Complements.
I used the Some Kind of Wonderful Complements, a few pieces of scrap, Gold Shimmer Trim (there are 10 different colors of shimmer trim) and this card came together in a matter of minutes. A must have item to use with Complements is Bonding Memories™ Glue Pen.

Now hop on over to Haley's Blog to see what complements she has used and how. Thanks for hopping by and come back often.

Friday, January 6, 2017

Seasonal Expressions 1 New Produce Blog Hop

If you have come here from Kathy's Blog, you are on the right path! This blog hop is a great big circle, so you can start here and work your way all around.  We will be featuring new items for the NEW Seasonal Expression 1. If you get lost along the way, you’ll find the complete list of participating consultants on Melinda’s Blog:

We have 27 Close To My Heart Consultants sharing their creations using New product from the NEW Seasonal Expressions 1 idea book. This is simple to do - just click on the link at the end of the post on each blog to move to the next one! Here we go!

All products are Close To My Heart- I used new Thin Cuts - Happy Birthday, from the Seasonal Expression 1 Idea Book, other products included Uptown Fundamentals, black card stock , gold shimmer trim (I love shimmer trim), black & gold ribbon and a white card base.

Now "Hop" on over to Stefani's Blog to see her work! Be sure to visit all the Consultants at their Blogs to get some great crafting ideas and other fun ideas!   Contact your CTMH Consultant or contact me if you have any questions! Thank you for hopping by!