Family history is fun, especially when you add colorful papers and embellishments from Close To My Heart!  There are so many ways to protect your pedigree and make it fun at the same time.  Watch the video to learn how to turn a kraft pocket album into an attractive family pedigree book.


During this holiday season, bring joy to those around you! Download our free holiday gift tags to add an extra touch of joy to gifts for neighbors, friends, and family. Available for download through December 31.

Close To My Heart’s Workshops on the Go® kits are more play than work to complete!  With just about everything you need to make two complete 2-page layouts or 15 cards, these kits turn any day into a play day.  To enter our All Play and No Work! contest, tell us what your perfect day of play is in a comment on Youtube, Facebook, or Jeanette Lynton’s blog by December 31, 2013. You could be one of 20 winners of a Workshops on the Go kit!

Special Care SOTM - Shop at

The Close to My Heart December Stamp of the Month is Special Care.  Spend $50 and get this stamp set for just $5!  Shop now.


These projects were all created with this month’s Stamp of the Month set.  Tips for these projects will be available on my CTMH website for one year from the date the stamp set is available.
Supply list:
X7170B Laughing Lola Paper Packet
Z2123 Goldrush Exclusive Inks Pad
Z2195 Lagoon Exclusive Inks Pad
Z1850 Lagoon Houndstooth Washi Tape
Z1863 Color-Ready Midtown Cork Shapes
Z1858 Irresistibles Hexagons
Z1701 Baker’s Twine Natural Assortment