March CTMH New Consultant Special – Get a Free Cricut Bundle or $100

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Decisions, Decisions… Is it going to be a FREE Cricut Art Philosophy bundle worth more than $120? Or are you going for the $100 Close to My Heart Shopping Spree? What a fun dilemma to have!  Whether you are taking your chances at winning my fancyMelissa Pin it to Win it Contest, or you going […]

Featured on Jeanette’s Spotlight on Art

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I couldn’t be more thrilled. Yesterday, Jeanette Lynton choose the art I submitted to Close to My Heart to be the first Consultant featured in her Spotlight on Art.  Whoo Hoo!  What an honor.  I thought I’d share the art I created here on my site, too. I highlighted Close to My Heart’s Dimensional Elements […]

Cricut Art Philosophy Wall Hanging

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I am so excited about this new Pemberley paper kit coming out from Close to My Heart on February 1!  The patterns are just stunning.  I was inspired by this wall hanging that my fellow Close to My Heart Consultant, Brenda Rose, created.  It measures about 6 x 8 and makes such a perfect gift […]

Cricut Art Philosophy Valentine’s Purse

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Oh, I have been busy playing with product from the Spring/Summer 2012 Close to My Heart Idea Book!  I got a shipment of new products yesterday and they are so much fun.  I can’t wait to show you what I’m working on…but for now, let’s not forget Roxie, such a versatile pack from our Fall/Winter […]

CTMH Cricut Art Philosophy Owl Valentine

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A while back I found this owl on Pinterest that was created using SU punches.  So I challenged myself to lift it using Close to My Heart’s Cricut Art Philosophy Cartridge.  It was so easy (and fun)! The biggest challenge is figuring out what sizes to cut everything.  So I took a picture of the […]

Holiday Gift Tags (part 1)

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Here are a few Holiday gift tags created by the super talented consultants on my Close to My Heart team!  I thought I’d post them to give you a bit of inspiration as you get ready to wrap your mountain of gifts! This season I chose to wrap all my gifts in white butcher paper…it’s […]

Close to My Heart Online Clearance Sale

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Close to My Heart has just added a bunch of new items to the “While Supplies Last” Section of my Shop Online Site – www.ctmh.com/fancymelissa. Retired Level 2 Paper Packs (12 pieces of patterned & 10 pieces of cardstock) are 60% off and are only $7 and include Sweetheart, Wings & Olivia.  Or pick up […]

Cricut Vinyl to Decorate Pumpkins

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Pin It   This weekend we celebrated my parent’s 70th Birthdays with a party at my brother’s house.  We decided to keep the decor simple and went with a traditional Autumn theme.  to create some special pumpkins, I used my Cricut and cut Vinyl.  This was my first foray into Vinyl and it was SO […]

Holiday Magic Stamp of the Month Blog Hop

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Welcome to Holiday Magic and the CTMH October Stamp of the Month and Happy World Card Making Day! You have joined my site from Georgia’s.  Thanks for coming. I love this set so much.  The trees would make perfect banners and the stockings are adorable.  You could also use the those images for background stamping […]