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Thursday, January 17, 2019

Hugs & Kisses Greeting Card Kits For Sale


Do you want to send homemade Valentine's Day cards but are struggling to find the time?  If so, this kit might be a good option for you.  

Kit Includes:

4 White Card Bases
4 White Envelopes
1 Finished Sample Card
Cut paper pieces to create three additional cards( your total will be 4 with the finished sample)

All you need to supply is a pair of scissors and your own favorite adhesive.

Completed Cards measure: 4.25" X 5.5"

Price: $10.00 plus $3.25 shipping

Quantities are limited so contact me today to get your kit.

Happy Crafting!








Watch me create this sweet card...





Heart Happy Peek A Boo Card

Heart Happy

One of our CTMH leader's hosts a weekly challenge after demonstrating a paper crafting technique.  Last week she showed us how to make this fun Peek A Boo card and this was my entry into the challenge.

I am having fun creating with the Heart Happy paper line.  If you would like to pick up your own paper to play with--you can find all of it at karenleach.ctmh.com.

Happy Crafting!












Friday, January 11, 2019

Heart Happy Valentine's Day Assortment



Heart Happy 


Have you seen the adorable new Valentines paper pack Happy Hearts?  The calendar might say January, but if you have been to Target lately you will know the next big holiday is Valentines Day. The cynics might say it is a made up Hallmark holiday, but I think anything that will help promote love is okay in my book.

I designed a few Valentines Day cards and a scrapbook layout using the Heart Happy paper line.

Have you started creating your Valentines projects yet?  If you need to replenish your holiday papers, complements, and stamps—you can find everything you need at karenleach.ctmh.com.

Happy Crafting!
















Tuesday, January 8, 2019

National Paper Crafting Month--Frame It Up Special


Frame It Up

It is National Paper Crafting Month and this beautiful Magnolia frame kit is available for purchase all month long.  This special features the Magnolia Frame kit designed to create a beautiful home d├ęcor piece.

Each kit comes with a chipboard frame and backing, two frame overlays and decorative words, die-cut flowers, leaves, and rose gold foil accents. The kit also includes step-by-step instructions that show how to put the frame together and ways that this project can be personalized with additional products.

The price for one kit is $29.95 or if you would like to purchase two kits the price drops to $24.95 each.  There is an even deeper discount if you purchase three(they make great gifts for family or friends) for $19.95.

The only thing you will need on hand is adhesive to complete this kit--I used Liquid Glass for my project.



If you would like to purchase your own kit, please visit my site at karenleach.ctmh.com.

Happy Crafting!

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Decorated IKEA Organizer Gift Set Idea


One perk of living close to a big city--is the retail opportunities.  I had been to IKEA while visiting with my sister, but I wasn't able to purchase much because I was flying.

Finding out that IKEA was about an hour away from our new town made me very happy.

While shopping for furniture for my craft loft, I stumbled upon this chipboard Ikea Desk organizer.  As with most things at IKEA, they were reasonably priced for less than $5.00.  I decided to pick up a few with the idea of decorating them with Close to My Heart product.

My first summer themed box went to my husband's sweet secretary.  I went on to make a Christmas, Halloween and a Mermaid themed gift sets.  The options for filling the boxes are endless.  I decided to fill mine with candy, note cards, desk supplies, notebooks, frames, and homemade treats.  Really you can take any theme and fill the boxes with matching gifts.

The desk organizers are called Tjena and come in black or white.  You can order online from IKEA.

You can find fun themed paper at karenleach.ctmh.com.

Happy Crafting!