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Michaels, Joann, Hobby Lobby and AC Moore Coupons and MORE!

Close to My Heart has announced the product retirement list for the Spring Summer 2014 catalog. These items are on a "while supplies last" type basis so once things sell out, they ar...


Summer Fun

Today was our stamp group get together and it was my turn to do the make & take. I saw on one of Stephanie Barnard's videos that she made a gatefold card out of one of her stand up di...



Update | 7.11.2014 – Amy Tangerine, Sneak Peeks, and more!

We're closing out the week with news from Amy Tangerine, Michaels Companies, new Sneak Peeks, and more! [Thanks for subscribing to Scrapbook Update so that you get automatic notification...


Hobby Lobby Protests Follow Court Ruling

Hobby Lobby stores across the U.S. have been the targets of protests since the Supreme Court ruling on June 30th granting the company a religious exemption from providing in their company...


"48 weeks" - week 23 MAGIC...

week 23 we explore abstract layers this is the journey my students took this week. some of the incredible artworks that have come out of week 23 of my "48 Weeks" workshop. {Debbye Butler ...


Phone Photography Class Giveaway WINNER

The winner for the Phone Photography Class Giveaway is alma said... This would be perfect since i am sure i need tips on taking phone pics for my Grand Cayman vacation in August! Congrats...


New Kit & Free Mini Kit

But the place which you have selected for your camp, though never so rough and grim, begins at once to have its attractions, and becomes a very centre of civilization to you: "Home is ...


Vintage Rectangle Box

Hi everyone, and welcome to Friday!   Today is my day to share a project I created using products from this month’s sponsor Core’dinations ColorCore Card stock.  I just love t...


2 Videos: Resist with Color & SSS Release Close-Up + Blog Hop + GIVEAWAY

Hello! Today I have TWO videos for you. The first is shows a new spin on an old technique – - resist with color. The second is a product release close-up video showing the newest ...


Lovely Cricut Artbooking Elegant Card

Someone commented that they wanted to see something "not so cutesy".  I don't know if this qualifies but here's hoping it does!Using the Close to My Heart Artbooking Cricut cart...



Where We Stayed in Paris

So many of you asked where we stayed in Paris with this incredible Eiffel Tower view right out our window. I loved our view and loved the area that we stayed in, but to be completely hone...


Let's roll

This is the first time that I have used Lawn Fawn stamps & die cuts and I really like the quality of their products. The only problem that I had initially was the stamp wasn't taking ...



Update | 7.10.2014 – Two Peas, Shutterfly, Shimelle, and more!

There's lots of news this edition: companies closing and for sale, a new line from Shimelle, and a great sale! [Thanks for subscribing to Scrapbook Update so that you get automatic notif...


The Crafter’s Workshop and Krylon paints Art Up Lil’ Feet Boot for Charity

The Art Mundo Artists and the St Lucie Fire Department partner together each year to raise money for children’s shoes in our county.  Last year, I understand they raised enough money to p...


More gorgeous Inspiration Pages + Freebie Quick Page

More Inspration Pages with Catch A Wave by my wonderful CT Girls …. By GroeHi   By Irene   By Janet   By Cath   By Irenchen   By Tanpopo   By Tracey &#...


[Video]How to make Vinyl Monogrammed Cups-Cricut Artbooking

Need a quick gift - maybe for a teacher, co-worker, friend? Scouting troop?These monogrammed tumblers are the answer!I got the tumblers at Dollar Tree. Then, using the Clos...


Art Answers At Donna Downey Studios (Episode 4)

Welcome back to Donna Downey's Blog!!! It's time for my (Stephen Lursen from Donna Downey Studio) weekly Art Answers post and I'm glad you're here to watch! This week we talk more in dept...


New QP Set & Freebies

Today we have a new QP set from Ellen using the Born To Garden collection that you can get here and she two more clusters from this kit that you can download here and here. Enjoy! Just a ...


Tips for Using Rub Ons in Scrapbooking

I have to admit that sometimes I have a hard time using rub-ons in my scrapbooking layouts because I tend to leave them until the end and then I can't find a spot for them where they don'...



I’m Late I’m Late…(As Usual!) Time for Change!

Hey All!  So it is Wednesday and there is bunches I want to share and happening again… I’m LATE as usual for just about everything and a space cadet with time frames, time zon...