Wednesday, January 29, 2014

DIY: Easy 3-D Effects

Ever wanted to turn a flat Cricut® shape into a 3–D element but didn’t know how? Watch the video to learn how easy it is to create beautiful 3–D embellishments from flat Cricut®–cut shapes. From banners to embellishments on a scrapbook page to anything in between, we’ll show you how! It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3–D!

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Artbooking Made Easy: Crush on Artbooking

When you combine Cricut® shapes with My Crush™ books, you’ll take your on-the-go art to new heights. Watch the video to see how you can cohesively bring two different worlds together: Cricut®Artbooking shapes and My Crush books!

Monday, January 27, 2014

Free Big Picture Class with CTMH! January 30th!

Close To My Heart is teaming up with Big Picture Classes again to bring you a live webcast with step-by-step instructions for making this Valentine’s Day scrapbook page. It’s the perfect way to showcase your precious photos of that special someone.

The free webcast will air Thursday, January 30 at 7:00 pm (MST). The Pajama Party will be available for FREE at on January 30, and will be archived after the event for future viewing.

To make our “Lucky in Love” scrapbook page, you will want to have the following items—or similar products—on hand:
  • G1066 Workshops on the Go™ Sarita Scrapbooking Kit
  • X5935 Adventure Cardstock Combo Pack
  • 1385 White Daisy Cardstock
  • Z2106 Blush Exclusive Inks™ Pad
  • Z2170 Ruby Exclusive Inks™ Pad
  • Z1826 Hollyhock Zipper Lace
  • Z1807 Pink Glitter Gems
  • Z1850 Lagoon Houndstooth Washi Tape
  • Z1294 Sanding Kit
  • Z1151 3-D Foam Tape
See you in class!

Friday, January 24, 2014

Baby Shower Card

I went looking for these pictures on my blog to show a friend and realized I had never posted them!  Goodness!  Hope you enjoy this card!  Easy with CTMH Cricut Cartridges!

Sunday, January 5, 2014

Studio J Layout

Sometimes I will be going through pictures on my computer and I will find photos I have not yet scrapbooked.  Rather than order the prints and buy the paper and embellishments, I will check out my options in Studio J to see what layouts might work for the number of photos I have.  Then it is simply a matter of click and drag!  Yup!  That is all it takes!  No software to download, no online embellishments to purchase.  Everything matches and I can pick ribbon, metals, buttons and bows!  Even stickers and sewing which I did no this layout without the sewing machine!!  Click on the image to view it larger.  If you have not yet tried Studio J....what are you waiting for?

Friday, January 3, 2014

Studio J Layout

Here are a few birthday layouts I created using Studio J!  I love having them finished!  I created these on my laptop while we were all watching a movie - that's how I roll!  I think it drives my husband nuts but I like feeling productive!!

Studio J also gives you access to retired paper!

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