May’s Stamp of the Month!

May Stamp of the Month Here is our adorable May Stamp of the Month!You can purchase this stamp set and see artwork on my website:SOTM

Tip of the Week-The Bokeh Technique

The Bokeh technique is a simple technique that I tried this weekend.You will need some white cardstock, 2-3 water based stamp pads, 1 pigment white based ink pads, sponge daubers for each color and a template of different sized circles made out of cardstock.You use the sponge daubers to make circles of ink on your…

Operation Smile

Operation Smile Did you know that Close to My Heart’s charity of focus is Operation Smile? Operation Smile®, an organization that provides free, life-changing surgery that repairs smiles and reshapes lives, one child at a time. Since 2008, Close To My Heart has provided support to change the lives of over 1,500 children and their…

Which Technique?

What is the one technique you would like to learn in your paper-crafting-what would it be?

Tip of the Week!

Starting the Tip of the Week every Sunday!This week’s Tip: You do not want to use a special photograph to scrapbook.  You could trim it the wrong way, cut it into a size and then change your mind on the layout. Heritage photographs really should be in their original condition- but scanning them in so…