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 […]

My Crush Cards from Close to My Heart

My Crush Cards www.fancymelissa.com #ctmh #inthepink #quickandsimple

Did you know you can tear out the pages of the Close To My Heart My Crush books and quickly create super cute cards? Here are a few I created using the new In the Pink Crush Book available on August 1!

Close to My Heart Convention 2014

The Let's Get Fancy visit Radiator Springs in California Adventure

Really, where else do you stumble upon an Elvis inspired band who plays Metallica/Sir Mix a Lot mash ups but in Downtown Disney during the Close to My Heart Convention? Yep, that happened on our last night…so much fun. Honestly, I had the absolute best time at this year’s convention!!! And since I truly believe […]

Introducing Cricut Artfully Sent from Close to My Heart

Sentiment card using Cricut www.fancymelissa.com #ctmh #artiste #ariana

Before we say goodbye to the Spring/Summer 2014 Idea Book from Close to My Heart, I wanted to share a card I created a few months ago. To create this card, I used Cricut Craftroom and the Artiste Cartridge from Close to My Heart. I used the Ariana paper pack and the Pick a Posey […]

July SOTM Blog Hop – Circus Alphabet

Sing Handstamped Card www.fancymelissa.com #ctmh #circusalphabet #sotm #mycrush #inthepink #hexagon #embossingfolder

So, anytime you can get a stamp set with 2 fonts in upper and lower case for only $5- you HAVE to jump on it!!! I’m so excited to share this July Stamp of the Month, the Circus Alphabet with you! Thank you for hoping over from Haley’s Blog.   Here is a card I […]

New Consultant Kits from Close to My Heart starting July 1

Scrapbook New Consultant Kit from Close to My Heart #ctmh www.fancymelissa.com

I just got home from Close to My Heart’s 2014 Convention and it was a BLAST!!! You guys are going to LOVE LOVE LOVE the new Annual Inspirations Catalog that will be available to order from on August 1. If you want to get the product sooner and take part in the Close to My […]

Headed to CTMH’s 2012 Convention

artistic Adventure

And I’m off – heading out to Anaheim, CA for Close to My Heart’s 2014 Annual Convention!!! Phew – what a crazy 6 weeks it has been…just a whirlwind of creating so I can present new product to the Consultants on Saturday morning at Extravaganza. This will be my third year presenting and I’m just […]

Skylark Scrapbook Layouts

Mother's Day Scrapbook Layout www.fancymelissa.com #ctmh #skylark

I just love these scrapbook pages created with the Skylark Paper Pack. I used one of the layouts to scrapbook my Mother’s Day Pictures. The colors are neutral with a pop of Lagoon, that I just love! These pages are versatile so you can use them with so many different pictures and events.

CTMH Products more than 50% off

CTMH June 2014 Customer Special www.fancymelissa.com #halfpricebundles #washi #ribbon

Have you heard? Close to My Heart is celebrating our Founder & CEO Jeanette Lynton’s 30-year anniversary in the stamping and scrapbooking industry with an awesome product bundle offering. When you place an qualifying order during the month of June, you can add your choice of one of 6 great gift collections to your order for just […]

Father’s Day Card

Bow Tie Father's Day Card www.fancymelissa.com #ctmh #Timberline #cricut #artphilosophy

Yep, Father’s Day is this weekend! Did it sneak up on you, too? With all the end of the year activities and getting ready for CTMH’s convention, it’s did for me. Luckily, I created this card back in December!!!