Friday, May 26, 2017

Lost & Found Memories...

10 Miraculous Stories about Lost and Found Memories

Since we’re in the memory-keeping business and it’s National Scrapbooking Month, we thought it would be fun to gather up a bunch of feel-good stories about lost memories (in the form of photos, letters, and videos) miraculously being returned to their owners. These stories are a great reminder of just how valuable our memories are—and how important it is to preserve them and keep them safe. Grab a few tissues, and enjoy! 
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Friday, May 19, 2017

Cricut® Flower Market Collection: Congrats With Flowers and Ribbons

Check out this video showcasing some things you can make with Key 4 of the Flower Market Cricut Collection exclusively from CTMH. How CUTE would this little ensemble be for a graduating Senior!!!

Get yours {{{HERE}}}...

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Seasonal Expressions 2 - NO WORRIES...

Time to feature a NEW line from CTMH...this week, it's NO WORRIES...a beach-themed line with soft colors that will remind you of sunset beaches!

Doesn't it make you want to go to on VACATION!!!

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Live Beautifully - the package deal...

May is National Scrapbooking Month, and to celebrate, we’ve created a whole new Cut Above® layout kit to help you create not one, not two, but FIVE layouts!
It’s called Live Beautifully, and it is all about living a beautiful life, dreaming big, and inspiring others.
If you’re not familiar with our Cut Above layout kits, you get everything you need to assemble scrapbook layouts in one convenient kit: base pages, pre-cut pieces and die-cuts, stickers, and photo placeholders—all you need is adhesive and a journaling pen! Each of the five layouts in the Live Beautifully kit can be assembled in 15 minutes or less—they’re that easy!
Cut Above is the perfect solution for those who enjoy the art of scrapbooking but are looking for a quicker alternative. Even if you’re a die-hard decorative scrapbooker who loves to spend hours on a layout, this kit is a great way to catch up on documenting your stories without sacrificing quality.
Let’s take a closer look at the layouts this kit creates:

Gorgeous, right? You’d never guess these come together so quickly! The gold foil accents really add a special touch, and if you want, you can pop up pieces with 3-D foam tape to add dimension.
If you want to get this kit at a discount, buy the kit in a bundle with an album, adhesive, and journaling pen—that way you save 20% and you have everything you need to make and store your pages!
Celebrate NSD with this BEAUTIFUL kit...easy to assemble...easy to store...easy to purchase!

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Seasonal Expressions 2 - Little Dreamer

While you little lovelies have been wondering how the heck it's already MAY...I've been playing with NEW product from CMTH's Seasonal Expressions 2!!!

Here's a peek at what we've got...

I'll be showcasing a NEW LINE every few days so come back and check it out! If you're too anxious to wait, you can shop my website {{{here}}} for all the NEW PRODUCT and take a look inside the Seasonal Expressions 2 {{{here}}}.

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Countdown Day 4...

Today's the last day for SE1 Products...but you can get all the NEW product lines starting tomorrow, May 1st!!!

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Countdown Day 3...

I've never really understood this saying but I love me some JACK...he's handsome, handy around the forest and will become your best friend in a few days!!!

Friday, April 28, 2017

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Countdown Day 1...

Leave your best Cactus Puns in the comments for a chance to win some goodies!

Friday, April 21, 2017

RETIRING....April 30th

Some of my FAVORITE product lines from, ever...are retiring at the end of the month!

Go grab them (and anything else you can't live without) before they're gone!

****DON'T FORGET to join my "HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME" party when you order and get a chance to win some FREE GOODIES!!!****

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

15-Minute Memories with Cut Above Kits...


Save 50% on Cut Above® Layout Kits!

Save 50% on our Cut Above® layout kits, designed to make memory keeping easier than ever. Each layout kit includes:
  • Two 12" × 12" printed base pages
  • Die-cut paper pieces
  • Title and embellishment stickers
  • 12 coordinating pocket cards
  • Two 12" × 12" Memory Protectors™
  • Two pocket-style Memory Protectors™

Add these great kits to your cart HERE and then follow the simple assembly instructions to create your beautiful two-page layout in minutes. Preserve even more memories using the coordinating pocket cards and pocket Memory Protectors included in the kit. You’re going to love how quickly you can preserve your memories with Cut Above.
Watch the video here...

Friday, March 10, 2017

Life is SWEET with Sugar Rush...

I know...I know...CTMH's new line SUGAR RUSH is "old news" by now but I just can't get enough of it!!! Maybe it's my love of all things SWEET or maybe it's the lovely colors...who knows, but you guys are about to get another dose of the sweetness...

We all know that embellishment groupings are pleasing to the eye...add some DONUTS to those groupings and most people are in And...the stamped donuts also have THIN CUTS so no fussy cutting....THIN CUTS are 25% off this month!!!
How 'bout this gold heart and this faux washi...both come with the Sugar Rush Complements...
More groupings...the word bubble is from the Complements...the donut is stamped with the Sugar Rush - Cardmaking Stamp Set and the Sea Glass Circle at the top of the grouping is from the Sugar Rush - Scrapbooking Stamp Set...the little glittery gems you see throughout this layout are from the Sugar Rush Dots. AND...can we just talk about this Whisper Diamond B&T....THIS ALONE made me buy 3 Paper

Thanks for stopping by...I would say that this is it for Sugar Rush, but I can't lie on a Friday...bwahahahaha!

See you guys later...have a GREAT weekend!

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

#InstaAWESOME with PPPR...

Happy Tuesday, everyone!!! I hope you guys are enjoying your week and finding some time to get creative!

It's my turn to share some cuteness to the PPPR Blog and I chose to make a card that will go to my son who is thousands of miles away....maybe stick some cash in the form of plastic in there to surprise


Head on over to the PPPR Blog to see what file I used...

Saturday, March 4, 2017

My first RED CUP...

I can't believe I didn't post this layout back in November when I made it!

You see...I'm a red-cup You can keep all your pumpkins & spices...GIVE ME some peppermint!!!

We were out running errands and I had my husband drive thru Starbucks...and VOILA...a red-cup appeared and I had to take photos (that's my middle son in the back seat rolling his eyes in disgust at

Can you pick out all the FUN DETAILS I included in this layout???

I used CTMH's City Sidewalks Collection..if you hurry, you might be able to grab you some items before they're all gone!

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Tea-Rriffic SOTM Blog Hop...

Welcome to this month's SOTM Blog Hop featuring TEA-RRIFIC...

If you've come from Michelle's Blog, you're on the right track...keep on hopping 'till you get back around to where you started!

Here's a look at the images that come with this versatile stamp set...

As soon as I saw this set, I knew I wanted to make something tea-inspired with some of my favorite TAZO Tea-Bags. This little 'box' just came to me and I just LOVE how it turned out!

I used the Whimsy Ribbon Pack, Pomegranate Ink and some my ShinHan Markers (for the saucer & tag)...

I've created a cut file for this little goodie so you can make your own (no score lines needed, you just fold it up...crease the edges if you want...I didn't though. You can find it HERE (Cricut Design Space Users)...enjoy!

Thanks for stopping by! Your next stop is Darlys's Blog...I'm sure her artwork will be tea-rrific as well!

The SWEET LIFE with Let's Scrap Sketches...

Another month means another fabulous sketch from the Let's Scrap DT.

This one has a little bit of everything I LOVE....big photo...places for PML (pocket scrapbooking) cards...embellishment clusters...etc.

Here's my take on the sketch using CTMH's Sugar Rush Collection....without photos

And here are the photos I decided to scrap...don't they EXUDE "sweet"..."hooray"..."love"

Here are some closeups of my embellishment clusters...

OOOPS...meant to put the date here instead of where I printed it...gotta think of something else to include

Thanks for stopping by!

Head on over to the Let's Scrap Blog to check out the other DT's artwork and take a look at the sketch. Don't forget to play along for a chance to WIN some goodies from the Scrapbook Circle!

Friday, February 24, 2017

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Fundamentals Creative Collections - Blog Hop...

Welcome to this month's blog hop featuring everything FUNDAMENTAL!!! 

If you've come from Gina's Blog, you're on the right track...keep hopping around 'till you've seen all the wonderful blogs showcasing the CTMH's Fundamental Line.

For my layout, I used Rustic Home, Uptown Fundamentals & the Good Life and My Boy Complements...
Here's a close-up of the complements...are they shiny and wonderful!!!

Thanks for stopping by!!! Your next stop is Corinna...hop on over to see what CUTE thing she has to share!

Thursday, February 9, 2017

A Blog Hop with HEARTS...

Thank you for stopping by this month's Blog Hops with Heart featuring all things HEARTS!!!

If you've come from Jayma's Blog, you're on the right track...keep on hopping 'till you've seen all 7 blogs!

My card is a subtle "heart" card but with a house full of boys/men, I often lean towards masculine colors/cards. This one is made using the NEW Dreamin' Big line from CTMH, the Happy Heart Stamp Set (also available in Spanish & French) and Blush Shimmer Ribbon (which is more like a subtle gold color...not blush) 

Here's a closer look at the ribbon and I doodled around the edges of the focal piece with the Marvy Journaling Pen

Your time here is up....your next stop is the VERY TALENTED Becca...I {{{heart}}} everything she does and I know you will too!

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Best time EVER to become a CTMH Consultant...

The Close To My Heart Consultant opportunity awaits! If you’ve ever considered signing up as a Close To My Heart Consultant to build a business or just to get a great discount on your crafting supplies, now is a great time to finally do it! When you sign up, you get the following: 
  • 22% base commission on product purchases and sales, with the potential to earn even more! Learn more.
  • Opportunity to make money doing what you love: crafting!
  • Flexibility to earn extra income while working your own hours.
  • New Consultant Kit full of product valued over $200! Learn more.
  • $50 in Select Product Credit immediately upon sign-up.
  • Free Consultant website so your friends can shop with you online!
  • Opportunities for other exciting incentives, like trips, crafting products, and more! Learn more.
Plus, if you sign up in February 2017, you will also receive the February, March, and April Stamp of the Month sets FREE—an additional $53.85 in retail value! 

Former Close To My Heart Consultants: As a special offer this month, you can choose a no-kit sign-up option that will let you become a Consultant again without paying for another New Consultant Kit! Sign up for just $50 and you’ll still receive the $50 in Select Product Credit PLUS the three Stamp of the Month sets! Sign up today!

Monday, February 6, 2017

A MER-Mazing Day with PPPR...

I'm SOOOOOO excited to be sharing this layout with you today! Not only because I think it's adorable but because it's a break in my LONG dry-spell of PPPR posts! The PPPR DT is back in business and I'm so happy!

Today's layout comes from MAJOR inspiration from a title I saw on  a BLOG that one of my FAVORITE creative people made. My daughter was a little mermaid this Summer...and what better way to document that than this layout!

Here's a look at some the layering the PPPR Files of my FAVORITE attributes about Lisa's files...

Thanks for stopping by! Don't forget to head on over to the PPPR Blog and check out the files I used as well as link to where you can get it!