K-Cup Gift Box – Home for the Holidays

K-Cup Gift Box www.fancymelissa.com #ctmh #homefortheholidays #christmas #coffee #keurig

Welcome to the Close to My Heart October Stamp of the Month, Home for the Holidays, Blog Hop. I appreciate you hopping over from Nancy’s Blog. It’s not too early to start thinking about gifts for the holiday season. I always like to have thoughtful and practical gifts to give to party hostesses, teachers, bus […]

School Picture One Page Scrapbook Layout


Hey there – I hope you and your kiddos are all settled in your school routine. And if you’re like us, you’re just getting back your school pictures. I thought I’d share a little inspiration using the Chalk It Up Collection from Close to My Heart.   I also pulled a page from two of our […]

Order Cricut Artfully Sent Cartridge from CTMH TODAY!!!

Cricut Artfully Sent from Close to My Heart www.fancymelissa.com #ctmh #cardmaking #craft #diy

I am delighted to announce that Close to My Heart is taking orders and shipping it’s brand-new AMAZING Cricut Artfully Sent Cartridge today! Cricut Artfully Sent from Close to My Heart

Simply Inspired Lunch Box Notes


Welcome to the Simply Inspired National Stamping Month Blog Hop. We are celebrating #30yearsofhappy with Jeanette Lynton and Close to My Heart. I am personally celebrating #8yearsofhappy as a CTMH Consultant – one the best things I’ve ever done!!! Thanks for hoping over from Michelle’s website. This stamp set is loaded with super cute 1″ […]

Family Is Forever Blog Hop

Gift Caddy www.fancymelissa.com #ctmh #backtoschool #familyisforever

Welcome to the September Close to My Heart Blog Hop. This month we are featuring Family is Forever. Thank you for hoping over from Lucy’s Blog. This month I wanted to share with you a couple of new tools that CTMH introduced in the new Catalog. I used them to create this gift caddy filled […]

Lovely Day Card


Last night I my scrapbook friends and I worked on the Confetti Wishes Workshop on the Go. As an added “bonus”, we created this adorably cute and quick card. I wanted them to get a chance to play with Close to My Heart’s new Alcohol Based, Shin Han Markers. And they loved them. “So fun […]

Confetti Wishes Happy Birthday Scrapbook Layouts

Confetti Wishes Workshop on the Go www.fancymelissa.com #ctmh #birthday #scrapbook

This new Confetti Wishes line from Close to My Heart is absolutely perfect for all the celebrations in your life. I thought I’d share the (3) 2-page birthday scrapbook layouts I created using the Workshop on the Go:

What a Hoot! August Stamp of the Month from CTMH

What a Hoot Birthday Card www.fancymelissa.com #ctmh #confettiwishes #sotm

Oh boy, are you in for a TREAT! It’s the first Stamp of the Month Blog Hop from Close to My Heart’s new Annual Inspirations Catalog. You are going to see so many new products it’s gonna hurt (in a good way)! And you can start ordering on August 1 – YAY!! Thanks for hopping […]

Simply Inspired: New Product Showcase – My Crush

Seaside with In the Pink Crush Cards Scrapbook Layout www.fancymelissa.com #ctmh #10pictures

Are you guys ready to dive head first on August 1 into this new Annual Inspirations Catalog from Close to My Heart?!?! You are going to be able to order from this catalog until July 31, 2015! We will be getting supplements in December and March, too. Thank you for hopping over from Lisa’s blog. […]

5 New Colors for Close to My Heart

5 New Colors for CTMH in 2014 www.fancymelissa.com #flaxen #thistle #canary #glacier #pixie #whimsy #scrapbook

Along with tons of exciting new products, Close to My Heart also announced that five new colors are being added to it’s exclusive color palette. Blush, Buttercup, Twilight, Sky and Creme Brulee are retiring on July 31. To replace these colors we have grown to love so much, these are the 5 colors that will […]