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Exclusive CTMH Black Friday | Cyber Monday Sale

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Published: Sunday, November 23, 2014

Who is excited for an AWESOME deal?! Literally it's the BEST offer I've ever done in my almost 6 years as a Close To My Heart Independent Consultant (aside from my free giveaways, of course!). I'm super jazzed to offer it to you all.

Ok so here it the deal... I have lots of kits ready to ship out to everyone who spends $40 or more on my CTMH website between Monday, November 24th and Cyber Monday, December 1st. Yep, I've decided to keep this offer open for ONE WEEK. I know how busy and hectic this time of year can get and with trying to catch the in-store deals, traveling to visit loved ones for Thanksgiving, etc. I wanted to give you plenty of time to get your orders in and get your FREE gift from me.

Ready for the details on this exclusive FREE gift?!
Eeek... OK here goes. I will be sending you a Custom Card Kit valued at $35. Perfect for all skill levels and the cards are UBER cute! You'll receive all the Close To My Heart Products pictured below... It's enough to make 10 cards. The only thing you need is some ink (black & gray, but you can use other coordinating colors if you don't have those), adhesive and a paper trimmer (you could even use scissors if you're good at cutting straight).

Each Custom CTMH Card Kit Includes:

Have a Happy Day Stamp Set (D1616)
3 sheets of cardstock
10 card bases
10 card envelopes
Lagoon Hearts Washi Tape (Z2004) 
Sequins Silver Assortment (Z2013)
PML (Picture My Life) Card Assortment (each assortment is different but you'll have plenty to choose which ones you'd like to use on your 10 cards)

Kit value is $35!!! Score!

And here is a video so you can get a closer look...

So who is excited to get your orders in?!

*1 per customer, US only. The kits will be shipped to you by me from California... separate from you CTMH order. Cutting guide with full color photo examples will be sent via email.

All orders must be placed at Your total needs to be $40 (or more) PRIOR to the shipping and tax amount.

Hope you all have a Happy Thanksgiving... full of lots of love and laughter!


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Merry & Bright Card using the CTMH Artfully Sent Cricut Cartridge

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Published: Saturday, November 08, 2014

It's November... great time to start getting your Holiday cards ready!!!

I wanted to share this Merry & Bright Card I made using the new Artfully Sent Cricut Collection from Close To My Heart. I'm so loving this cartridge and how easy it makes card making. Super simple to make...

You'll want to use the Sentiment Feature Key on page 49 of your Artfully Sent Handbook. I actually cut it out in CTMH Cranberry Cardstock and again in CTMH White Daisy Cardstock. With the White I just used scraps and placed them where the cuts were so I wasn't wasting paper since I only needed it for the ornaments.

Once you have that part cut you'll back in with a different color cardstock and decorate. I used chipboard pieces from the CTMH Snowhaven Set. Happy Creating!!!

NOVEMBER STAMP OF THE MONTH... It's the Little Things Stamp Set just $5 with a $50 order at


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Do you do videos on your cards? I need to see how to do card with this cricut cardridge, it is different than others I have used.

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You've Been Booed - CTMH Scaredy Cat

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Published: Monday, October 20, 2014

We got BOOED this morning!! The kids were so excited. It was our first time being booed but we moved to a new neighborhood this passed May and are thrilled to be included in this fun neighborhood tradition. Have you ever been booed?

There was a lovely bucket of goodies on our doorstep with a note saying "You've been BOOED!" I would have taken a picture but the kids were into that bucket so quickly. haha! They LOVED it. In our bucket was some little bubbles, a couple candies, Halloween glow spiders and sticks, and some caution ribbon. I was thrilled to be booed and now we get to go BOO 3 of our neighbors and hang up our sign that we've already been Booed. So fun!!!

Here is what I made for our neighbors...  

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I, of course, decided to get crafty and made these cones after seeing a cute one on Pinterest, here. <<<Click there for cone details. I used the Close To My Heart Scaredy Cat Paper Pack and coordinating CTMH My Stickease Pack. Then the kids and I made a quick trip over to Target and bought some goodies to fill our Halloween cones. We got bubble wands, little Halloween tins, some gummy bracelet bands, and of course lots of delicious chocolate to fill up the cones. Who doesn't enjoy chocolate on Halloween?! ;) I hope my neighbors enjoy getting booed by us.

I made some little tags by typing them up in Microsoft Word, printed them out on cardstock and then used a 1 3/4" punch and matted them with some orange patterned Scaredy Cat paper which I had cut with a 2" bunch.

For the ribbon, I used some Colonial White CTMH ribbon and simply stapled it with our CTMH mini Stapler on the sides before adding the paper around the top.

Easy peasy! If you'd like to start the tradition with your neighbors or friends, here is a great FREE printable to use. This is actually the one that we received. Now I have to print 3 copies to stick in the cones when taking them to our neighbors so they know what to do next.

Hope you enjoyed my cones... Happy Boo-ing! :)


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Halloween Pop Up Card with the CTMH Artfully Sent Cricut Cartridge

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Published: Tuesday, October 07, 2014

WOW... can you believe it's October already?! It is flying by. Halloween is almost here. I'm so excited. I've already got my decorations out and have started making our Halloween Costumes. The Leahy Family are going to be Super Heros this year. Even this preggo mama is going to be Wonder Woman. haha! It's going to be fun! I'll be sure and share pics. :)

Have you started making any Halloween Cards?! I have. Wanted to share this fun one I whipped up with our new Artfully Sent Cricut Cartridge from Close To My Heart.

This is the inside of the card. It's a pop up card and then I also used the icon feature for the haunted mansion. Pretty fun, huh?

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It was simple to make. I used a white card base, then the orange (CTMH Sunset) and then some yellow (CTMH Canary) behind the orange for the moon and also behind the black house. Just to give it a little more pop.

The front of the card I left pretty simple. I used the Pocket Card feature key which is perfect for Project Life albums or our CTMH Picture My Life kits. Instead I sized it down to fit on the card and then just added some cute little Halloween cuties from the CTMH Frightfully Fun Stamp Set.

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Here is a pic of the Artfully Sent Handbook (Page 44) showing the keys I used to create this card... hope that is helpful.


Check out this ADORABLE, must have Stamp of the Month for October. I mean, come on, how cute is this set?! Spend just $50 on my site this month and you can add this for only $5. It even coordinates with the Art Philosophy Cricut Cartridge.

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CTMH Artfully Sent Cricut Collection Review Video

Category: CTMH Cricut Collections  |  Permalink

Published: Tuesday, September 23, 2014

I wanted to share my video review of the new Artfully Sent Cricut Collection... it's definitely another MUST HAVE Cricut Collection from Close To My Heart. Watch this video below to see why...


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