Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Cedar & Pine Nutcracker Card Class

Welcome! I have a SUPER HUGE announcement!

I am now offering card classes (online)!  Can you stand the excitement?!!!

I knew that I would be offering these classes and now is the PERFECT time with our new catalog!

Our FIRST class features my favorite Christmas character-the Nutcracker!($65.80 retail plus S&H and $8 Priority Class Shipping)

As a gift from me you will receive a FREE Goldenrod Stickles from me!

So how will my online class work?

  • You will preorder the class from me via PayPal. 
  • I order the class products.
  • I will mail you the CTMH products PLUS FREE class materials to make the cards and/or project I have exclusively  designed for you!
  • The FREE class material ($15 value) includes cardstock material & embellishments plus envelopes-enough to make 6 cards!
  • I will email you a link to the YouTube class video.  In the video I show you step by step how to make the projects!

Cedar & Pine Nutcracker Class Includes:
  • Cedar & Pine Nutcracker Stamp Set + Thin Cuts
  • Candy Apple Stamp Pad
  • Green Apple Stamp Pad
  • Peach Stamp Pad
  • Golden Rod Stickles Glitter Gel 
  • Red Shimmer Brush 

You will also need a Black Stamp Pad, Stamping Blocks, Adhesive Runner, 3-D Foam Dots, and a Die-cutting & Embossing Machine.

Class space is limited and will close when full.  Contact me HERE for preorder information

I know you will just LOVE making these cards & projects and I cant wait to share them with you!

Happy crafting, 


Saturday, October 26, 2019

Autumn Blessings Card with Catalog Updates!

Good afternoon everyone!  Today is the perfect day to craft with a nice hot cup of something.  Especially here in Indiana since it's so rainy and cold today.

I LOVE the colors in the Hawthorne Paper Packs-which will be gone at the end of October!


Click HERE to watch my latest video on Facebook!

Dont forget to purchase your Thanksgiving or Fall stamps and scrapbooking  material HERE before October  31st!  There are some SUPER CUTE  turkeys in there!

Have a fabulous weekend everyone!

Happy crafting!

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Days of December Workshop

I have an AMAZING Christmas scrapbook workshop kit for everyone!  I absolutely think it is stinking cute!!!  I cannot wait to be able to put my Christmas pictures in this album!

Workshop Group A:
🎄Days of December  Workshop Kit with Stamp + Thin Cuts
Item # CC10195. $83.95


Workshop Group B:
🎄Days of December Workshop  Kit
Item# CC10196. $38.95
🎄6 x 8 Everyday Life Album (black Z4219 or Candy Apple Z5314 or Julep Z5313 or Sapphire Z4087) $15.95
🎄Whimsical Holiday Stamp Set CC101911  $18.95

When you purchase either group A or B, you will get a Goody Bag from me!  It will include Holly Jolly Dots, Red Shimmer Brush, 31 circles along with a few other embellishment goodies!


I will also add you to Renee's Days of December Workshop private Facebook group.  I will schedule us to work on these scrapbook pages together.   If you aren't able to make it on the scheduled day, no problem!  You'll be able to view the video and you'll have the workshop instructions to do the kit on your own.

If you have any questions please send me an email or message on Facebook.

Happy Crafting!

Sunday, October 20, 2019

October Stamp of the Month - Autumn Air

Fall is in the Air!  What a great time to show others far away-and close that we care.  What better way than using the October Stamp of the Month-Autumn Air!  This stamp set is diverse and can be used for cards or scrapbook pages.

You can purchase this stamp for $18.95 OR when you purchase $50 you can purchase the Autumn Air Stamp Set for $5!  What a great deal!

Today I created these cards with the Autumn Air Stamp Set using Gold Embossing Powder  and the Hawthorne  Papet Packet.  I LOVE the way it turned out!

Items needed:
French Vanilla Cardstock
Sangria Cardstock
Hawthorne Paper Packet
Princess Gold Embossing Powder
Gold Glitter Gems
Heat Tool
Surecut Deluxe Paper Craft Trimmer


Directions to make this card are on my Facebook live.  So hop on over there to see how to make this beautiful card!  I also give you a sneak peek of some of the new Christmas stamps and paper!!!  I cant wait to use them!

Happy Crafting!

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Spooktacular & Frightful Friends

Have you seen the oh-so-colorful Spooktacular Paper Packs and the VERY cute Frightful Friends Stamp Set with Thin Cuts?  My goodness these are absolutely adorable!
This week I have created 4 different card designs and gift bags to give to co-workers.  These goodie bags would be great for friends or your children's classmates too!  They are super adorable and I'm sure everyone you give them to would LOVE to receive!!!

If you would like to see how to make the cards and goody bags, click Facebook on the menu bar above to see the FB live videos.

The Frightful Friends Stamp Set with Thin Cuts and Spooktacular Paper Pack are only available while supplies last or October 31st.  Get yours here.
If y'all have any questions please dont hesitate to ask!  I'm always here to help!Happy crafting y'all!Renee

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Christmas is Coming!

Christmas is Coming!
I am so excited to share the new Close To My Heart Christmas Catalog!   CTMH has decided to release the catalog early!  Oh my goodness!  CTMH has really done a fabulous job putting together all these great Christmas products!

If you would like a catalog, email me your address @  I will mail one to you asap!  In the meantime,  check out Holiday Cheer!

Dress your Christmas tree and presents to the nines this year with some beautiful, handcrafted ornaments and tags from the Holiday Cheer special! These gorgeous chipboard gift tags and ornaments are not only a great decoration for your tree and Christmas presents, but a great way to make some holiday memories with your loved ones!

Click the Shop button for your DIY Shaker Ornaments  & Tags!

You will also need:
Z4309-Thin Cuts—Shaker Window & Confetti
Z4189-Intense Black Exclusive Inks™ Stamp Pad
Z6512-Evergreen Exclusive Inks™ Stamp Pad
Z2486-Dull Green TriBlend™ Marker
Z2478-Earth Brown Triblend™ Marker
Z2497-Dark Red Triblend™ Marker
Z3555-Christmas Red Stickles™ Glitter Gel

Happy Crafting!
Renee M