a blog about my handmade cards and paper-crafts

Valentines

I Just Called

TweetDAY TEN: Here’s the tenth blog post in a row this month! Now if only I could keep this up – then in a few years, you’d have seen all the projects I’ve made! Recently, my husband was about to fly out of town for three back-to-back […]

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You Make Me Melt

You Make Me Melt

TweetDAY NINE: This marks day nine of blogging this month. I’ve got photos of hundreds of cards I’ve never blogged about and by blogging daily, I will share with you some cards from my archive. Back in 2012, my goal was to make my husband […]

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I’m All Yours

TweetToday’s post is about a card I made for someone else to give. My step-son lives with us full-time and has been in a relationship with his girlfriend for almost two years. Last year, he asked me to make a card he could give to […]

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Smooches!

TweetLast week a friend of mine gave me some nail polish and two lip glosses she didn’t want from her Birchbox. I was so tickled to receive some fun makeup, so I made her a fun card! I have a lip stamp so I can […]

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Make a Mini Album with the New CTMH Artbooking Cartridge

TweetHave you had a chance to use the new cartridge from the Close to My Heart Cricut® Artbooking Collection? I finally played around with it over the weekend and recorded most of the steps I took to make this SUPER EASY and adorable 8″ tall […]

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The Ease of Stickease

TweetHello everyone, and welcome to our Close to My Heart Technique Blog Hop! This month there are eight of us blogging about CTMH’s My Stickease Assortment stickers and how we used them. Think of this blog hop as a great big circle, so you may […]

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So in Love

TweetOne year ago today, my boyfriend (now my husband) completely took me by surprise and proposed to me on stage at Real Estate BarCamp in Nashville, TN! We were part of a panel of REALTORS® answering questions from our dear friend Brian Copeland about how […]

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I Will Always Love You

TweetI have more Valentines to share, but I’ve been so busy making “thank you” cards that I haven’t finished blogging about February’s Valentine-themed cards. If I had more time, I’d blog about all the cards from 2010-2012 you’ve never seen. I take a picture of […]

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You’ve Been Heart Attacked!

TweetHappy Valentine’s Day, everyone! Today I gave my husband a heart attack and I did it in the most sincere and loving way: WITH CHOCOLATE!!  Recently, I’d seen this pin and blog post on Pinterest about a “Heart Attack” made up of a jar full […]

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I Love You a Latte!

TweetAfter a friend learned I’d been commissioned to make a Valentine, he private messaged me and asked if I’d consider making and selling one for him!  He agreed to my price and as I learned more about his Valentine and hear favorite color, this card […]

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