Thursday, 31 October 2013

Wacky Washi Tape

Do you love Washi Tape? Check out this video for a cool easy way to create a gorgeous birthday card using the fabulous CTMH Washi Tape! If you would like to know more, contact me! 


Wednesday, 30 October 2013

Festive Mini Albums

If your photos from holidays past are haunting you by sitting untouched on your hard drive, now is the time to put them on display! With the Cricut® Artbooking cartridge, your photos will find a cozy home on the pages of a dazzling holiday mini album. In conjunction with the new Sparkle & Shine papers and embellishments, die-cuts from the Artbooking holiday-themed keys are just what you need to create merry and bright holiday projects. If you would like to make one of these gorgeous books, contact me to find out how! 


Sunday, 27 October 2013

Sparkle & Shine

Have you checked out the NEW Sparkle & Shine products yet?

I have enjoyed using some over the last few days. The Workshop on the Go Kits make creating page layouts so easy! 

This is the additional layout from the Sparkle & Shine WoTG Kit - ready for Christmas photos

This is the first of the layouts in the Sparkle & Shine WoTG Kit - also ready for photos



There are so many options for cards using the Sparkle & Shine papers and embellishments. Some of these were made using left over papers as well as some of the Christmas stamps and Cricut cuts.

 These last two cards are for a Sparkle & Shine Card Workshop! 

If you would like to make your own Christmas cards, book into one of my upcoming workshops! Contact me for information on dates and times of workshops!


Friday, 25 October 2013

Connect the Dots

Do you like dots on your projects? Well, you can create decorative lines on your layout using dots! With the right embellishments—Aqua Dots, sparkles, studs, and more—your dotted lines will be sure to draw the eye. Learn to do it yourself in this video. So if you would like to learn more about how you can connect the dots on your pages, contact me for more information! 


Saturday, 19 October 2013

My Creations® Craftable Containers

Thanks to the My Creations® line of products, you can make great projects from the outside in! These stampable, markable, craftable albums, bags, and ring boxes make the perfect packaging for the special projects and gifts you place inside them. Watch the video to get ideas for your own crafty containers. Some of these items are not yet available in Australia, but there are some fabulous products available to help you create that special gift! If you would like more information, contact me or check out what is available online. 


Friday, 18 October 2013

A Little Creativity

Get ready for summer? In this video you’ll learn to make a burst of sunshine on your cards with fun Background & Texture papers. Contact me for more information


Maky your own Halloween Mini Album

It is almost Halloween and you could make this cute mini album to store your memories.Using just 2 Halloween-themed keys on the Artbooking Cricut Cartridge, you can make truly terrifying (and terrific!) mini works of art. Get great ideas for your own creepy creations in this video. If you would like to make one of these cute albums, contact me for details! 


Spooky Halloween Layouts using the Artbooking Cricut Cartridge

It’s easy to make your spider webs stand out, full moons float, and black cats bounce off the page with the Cricut® Artbooking collection. Learn a few sweet techniques for using the Halloween-themed keys in this video. 
Contact me if you would like more information


Preserve with Pizazz

Family history is fun, especially when you add colorful papers and embellishments! There are so many ways to protect your pedigree and make it fun at the same time. Watch the video to learn how to turn a kraft pocket album into an attractive family history book. Find all you need to create a project like this on my webste at Contact me if you have any questions:


Saturday, 12 October 2013

Designed Decor Flip Stand Album

Making home d├ęcor is easy with the Cricut® Artbooking collection! Watch as various icons, shapes, and titles from the cartridge are used to make adorable pieces of artwork perfect for all the nooks in your home.
I can show you how to make this! Book into one of my events to learn more.


A Burst of Creativity

Learn to make a burst of sunshine on your cards with fun Background & Texture papers.  


Tuesday, 1 October 2013

Holidays From The Heart

Choose a festive, new product FREE this holiday season with your qualifying order!

Close To My Heart is now offering a Holiday Special!

When you place an order of $130 or more retail-priced items between 15 October and 31 December, you qualify for one FREE “star” item from the Holidays from the Heart Gift Guide (below).

You’ll love the sparkle, the ease, and the savings!

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Check out the Holidays from the Heart Gift Guide below