Close To My Heart Special

December 18, 2011 Rosie 0 Comments

Have I got a deal for you! From now through December 24th, you can buy the Art Philosophy cartridge for just $80 (plus shipping and tax). That's a savings of $19 off the regular price!

And, you can add the December Stamp of the Month - Mad about You which co-ordinates with the cartridge for just $5.00 more.

But that's not all. Beginning Monday 12/19, Close to My Heart begins a new promotion - Rock the Block! For just $15, you can get an E sized stamp set plus collage cubes perfect for decorating! If you order before the 19th and want this set, I'll hold your order until Monday, then enter it then.

You can pick up the Art Philosophy cartridge collection alone for $80, or Art Philosophy collection plus Mad about You for $85, or Art Philosophy collection plus Rock the Block for $95, or get it all for $100 Which will it be? Make your choice below, and then check out through Paypal. I will place your order with Close to My Heart and forward you shipping confirmation as soon as I have it! Don't miss this great price!

Please note - I can only ship to US addresses. To pay, please click on the PayPal Donate button and enter in the amount of your order.


Custom Decorated Hand Sanitizers

December 03, 2011 Rosie 8 Comments

At first this project was really hard, but after having to make at least 30 of them you start to get the hang of it. All the folding and scoring and making sure everything was perfect was so exhausting, but worth the trouble because people loved them at the craft show and bought a bunch of them.

We tried the big holder(lots of work)  and the smaller one, from a tutorial I found on Youtube. I didnt have the punch, so I improvised with an exacto knife.  The embellishements were  stickers I've had in my stash.  The hand sanitizers are the small ones from Bath and Body.


Gingerbread Cards

December 02, 2011 Rosie 2 Comments

We sure do love Gingerbread Men, lol. 

We used Winter Frolic Cartridge, Scrappy Mom Stamps in the inside.


3D Gingerbread Man Card

December 01, 2011 Rosie 1 Comments

My daughter made this cookie sheet for the Gingerbread Man, isn't it so cute!!!!!!!

The cartridge we used was Winter Frolic for the Mitten and the Gingerbread Man, we also embossed the base card and put red glitter on to give the mitten some color.


A Hello Kitty Christmas Card

November 29, 2011 Rosie 4 Comments

My daughter is a huge fan of Hello Kitty and if it wasn't for her I never would have learned how to make this card. I asked her to find me some Christmas themed cards and this is what she came back with and everyone simply adored it. It is definitely the cutest card we have made so far!  We used "Cool Yule" Stamps from .  These cards went quick!!!


Customized Composition Books

November 28, 2011 Rosie 0 Comments

We made these composition books to sell at the craft fairs we have been going to and they were a hit! They are super easy to make and they will be the envy of all your friends.


The Craft Barn Blog Candy

November 23, 2011 Rosie 0 Comments

The Craft Barn is celebrating having over 600 followers by giving one very lucky person, some very yummy candy.  All the details are available here.


Rock the Block Promotion

November 11, 2011 Rosie 1 Comments

Join the craze! When you place a minimum order of $25 from the Autumn/Winter 2011 Idea Book between December 19, 2011 and January 31, 2012, you can get two new products for just $15: the My Creations® Collage Cubes (a Spring/Summer 2012 sneak-peek product!) and the exclusive My Acrylix® Rock the Block E-size stamp set (available only during this promotion). That’s a retail savings of almost $30! Preorder with me now, you dont want to miss this great promotion!


Vinyl Project

November 07, 2011 Rosie 1 Comments

This was our first attempt with Vinyl! My daughter was asked to make a banner and she said sure, lol. I told her I've never used it before so I contacted several people on facebook that I knew that worked with it before and watched a few videos on Utube. We have been so busy with Craft Shows we haven't had a chance to play around with anymore vinyl projects lately. We have a list going on other stuff we want to do.

We used Don Juan Cartridge for the numbers and for the letters Base Camp Cartridge


Mary Kay Rep Brain Book

November 05, 2011 Rosie 1 Comments

Every Mary Kay Rep needs a brain book, I decided to customize one for my cousin Gina Sanchez. I love the way the lipsticks look just like thier lipsticks! This was so fun to make, I cant remember which cartridge I use to make the lipsticks (I think I need a craft book, to write everything down lol) Her name was Don Juan.


GingerBread Man

November 04, 2011 Rosie 0 Comments

This card was so much fun to make! My daughter made the cookie sheet herself. I used the Winter Frolic Cartridge for the Gingerbread Man. I cant recall what stamp set I used for the inside of the card!!!


12 X 12 Custom Harley Davidson Frame

November 03, 2011 Rosie 1 Comments

Made this awesome 12X12 Custom Frame for my sister so she can put her photo of herself and her bike! The Harley guitar picks I won on ebay, but a hard to come by. On the mat a 4x6 photo fits perfectly


Lady Bug Treat Bags

October 24, 2011 Rosie 7 Comments

Happy Birthday 1st Birthday to my great niece Micaela Reyna Gutierrez, her birthday theme as you can see was Ladybugs. I made 20 goodie bags and they were a huge hit. On the inside flap I printed a lttile thank you note from Micaela.  I have to give credit to Scrappin With My Bug for the idea. (her video is attached)
I'm entering this treat bag in "Crafty Sprouts, Candy Goes Here Challenge" you still have time to enter!  you have until the 27th to enter.
The reciepe is on the video, I used the create a critter Cartridge.

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Scrappy Jack September Cards

September 30, 2011 Rosie 4 Comments

These are my "September Scrappy Jak Cards" aren't they pretty!
I used the "A Child's Year Cartridge" paper from my CTMH stash, some of the leaves on one of the cards has glitter.


Rubber Ducky

September 29, 2011 Rosie 0 Comments

I made this manly coursage for a friend of ours, he also loves Rubber Ducky's. LOL mind you he's a grown man but a kid at heart!

I used the Sesame Street Friends Cartridge for the duck and Walk in the Garden for the flowers behind the duck!


September 28, 2011 Rosie 1 Comments

I made this birthday card for a good friend of ours, He loves "Eyeore"! I think he came out real cute!!!!

I used Winnie the Pooh cartridge for this card.


Crafty Sprouts "Get Sketchy with it" Challenge

September 27, 2011 Rosie 6 Comments

Here is the sketch we had to work with!

I used "Are You Ready To Rock" Crafty Sprouts Stamps, when i saw the sentiment on the front of the card I immediately thought of Jimmy Hendrix.  I also found the most awesome embossing folder to go with this card!


Altered Compostion Books

September 17, 2011 Rosie 1 Comments

I made these Composition Books for a craft fair i will be in. I will be selling these $4.00 each. I used the following Cartridges: Create a Critter for the Turtle and butterfly, Simply Charmed for the Converse and the frog, Paisley Cartridge for the Mushrooms, Harley Logo (i purchased from CraftsbyRosa, you can find her on Facebook) Fathers Day Cartride for Harley Logo


Altered Mini Compostion Books

September 16, 2011 Rosie 1 Comments

These Mini Composition Books are for a craft show I will be in next month, these will go for $1.00 each. They are almost toooooo cute to sell!


Hello! PBD Challenge #9

September 15, 2011 Rosie 1 Comments

I made this card for PinkbyDesgin challegen#9, this card was super easy!  I just love the way it came out. I used Scripted Year stamps by PinkbyDesign


September 14, 2011 Rosie 2 Comments

I also made this 12X12 Birthday Frame for Adrian's birthday, my son's bestfriends little boy. They are stationed in Italy and are visitng San Antonio for a month.  Adrian loves his card, banner and this frame. I used the Batman Cartride and i cut him at 5 insches. The bat logo on the left corner was cut at 3inches.



September 13, 2011 Rosie 1 Comments

I made this Batman Card for my son's bestfriends son, he loves batman!
Used Batman Cartridge


Crafty Sprouts Shape Card Challenge

September 12, 2011 Rosie 2 Comments

I made this card for the Crafty Sprouts Shape Card Challenge, this card was fun to make! I used Crafty Sprouts Monster Kisses Stamps on the front and inside the card. The Cartridge I used was Mini Monsters,  The ink is black and blush from Close to My Heart.



September 11, 2011 Rosie 0 Comments

My sister Vero in charge of Bike Run for Military Soldiers needed legal help, she raised quite a bit of money. The Bike Run was so fun to see!



September 10, 2011 Rosie 0 Comments

My daughter Ruth took these photos, I love the way she captured Shaun giving Joshua advice. I dont recall what cartridge I used to print Dugout. These two brothers do everything together.



September 09, 2011 Rosie 1 Comments

A few more pages of the album I made for a co-workers son, let journal tags so he can write what was being said to all the players. My daughter Ruth took the photos.