11 8 / 2014

Confetti Wishes Happy Birthday Scrapbook Layouts #ctmh #wotg

This new Confetti Wishes line from Close to My Heart is absolutely perfect for all the celebrations in your life. I thought I’d share the (3) 2-page birthday scrapbook layouts I created using the Workshop on the Go:

Happy Birthday 2-Page Scrapbook Layout www.fancymelissa.com #ctmh #confettiwishes #wotg


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31 7 / 2014

Oh boy, are you in for a TREAT! It’s the first Stamp of the Month Blog Hop from Close to My Heart’s new Annual Inspirations Catalog. You are going to see so many new products it’s gonna hurt (in a good way)! And you can start ordering on August 1 – YAY!!

Thanks for hopping here from Lalia’s Blog.

I just love this adorable owl set that launches the new book – remember, it’s only available in…

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30 7 / 2014

Simply Inspired: New Product Showcase - My Crush #ctmh #seaside #scrapbook #diy #craft

1604524_10201482550729204_588033377_n Are you guys ready to dive head first on August 1 into this new Annual Inspirations Catalog from Close to My Heart?!?! You are going to be able to order from this catalog until July 31, 2015! We will be getting supplements in December and March, too. Thank you for hopping over from Lisa’s blog. I had the opportunity to teach at Close to My Heart’s National Convention in June. I just love getting…

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26 7 / 2014

5 New Colors for Close to My Heart #ctmh #glacier #pixie #thistle #flaxen #canary #whimsy #scrapbook

Along with tons of exciting new products, Close to My Heart also announced that five new colors are being added to it’s exclusive color palette. Blush, Buttercup, Twilight, Sky and Creme Brulee are retiring on July 31.

To replace these colors we have grown to love so much, these are the 5 colors that will be members of many of the new paper collections coming on August 1.

Pixie (z2644):This is a…

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17 7 / 2014

My Crush Cards from Close to My Heart #ctmh #smash #quickandeasy #diy #craft

Did you know you can tear out the pages of the Close To My Heart My Crush books and quickly create super cute cards? Here are a few I created using the new In the Pink Crush Book available on August 1!

My Crush Cards www.fancymelissa.com #ctmh #inthepink #quickandsimple


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08 7 / 2014

Really, where else do you stumble upon an Elvis inspired band who plays Metallica/Sir Mix a Lot mash ups but in Downtown Disney during the Close to My Heart Convention? Yep, that happened on our last night…so much fun.

Honestly, I had the absolute best time at this year’s convention!!! And since I truly believe that stories are best told with pictures, I thought I’d just let the pictures do the talking. Check it out:

I know, I know…way too much fun, for real! Wanna join us? You are more than welcome. We are going to back to the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim (my fav) in 2015  - July 9 to July 11 with Leadership Day on July 8! All you have to do is be a Close to My Heart Consultant. And I promise, if you are on the Let’s Get Fancy Team, you’ll have the best time EVER!!!

Okay, so up next I’ll start showcasing all of the super fun projects I created using the My Crush Collection. You’re going to LOVE it!!!

Close to My Heart Convention 2014 #ctmh #letsgetfancy #mostfunteamincrafting #disney #mickeymouse #scrapbook #diy Really, where else do you stumble upon an Elvis inspired band who plays Metallica/Sir Mix a Lot mash ups but in Downtown Disney during the Close to My Heart Convention?

03 7 / 2014

Introducing Cricut Artfully Sent from Close to My Heart #ctmh #cards #craft #diy

Before we say goodbye to the Spring/Summer 2014 Idea Book from Close to My Heart, I wanted to share a card I created a few months ago.
Sentiment card using Cricut www.fancymelissa.com #ctmh #artiste #ariana

To create this card, I used Cricut Craftroom and the Artiste Cartridge from Close to My Heart. I used the Ariana paper pack and the Pick a Posey stamp set. For embellishments, I added Chocolate Woodgrain Washi Tape and a couple of cute butterflies from the Color-R…

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30 6 / 2014

July SOTM Blog Hop - Circus Alphabet www.fancymelissa.com #ctmh #scrapbook #craft #diy

So, anytime you can get a stamp set with 2 fonts in upper and lower case for only $5- you HAVE to jump on it!!! I’m so excited to share this July Stamp of the Month, the Circus Alphabet with you!

Thank you for hoping over from Haley’s Blog.

Here is a card I created using the set with a sneak peek into our 2014 Annual Inspirations Catalog that I shared at CTMH’s Convention Extravaganza last…

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30 6 / 2014

Join on July 1 - New Consultant Kits from Close to My Heart #ctmh

I just got home from Close to My Heart’s 2014 Convention and it was a BLAST!!! You guys are going to LOVE LOVE LOVE the new Annual Inspirations Catalog that will be available to order from on August 1. If you want to get the product sooner and take part in the Close to My Heart experience, why not consider joining the Let’s Get Fancy team – it’s the most fun you can have in scrapbooking & card…

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23 6 / 2014

Headed to CTMH’s 2012 Convention #retiringlist

artistic AdventureAnd I’m off – heading out to Anaheim, CA for Close to My Heart’s 2014 Annual Convention!!! Phew – what a crazy 6 weeks it has been…just a whirlwind of creating so I can present new product to the Consultants on Saturday morning at Extravaganza. This will be my third year presenting and I’m just as excited as when it was my first. We have SO many terrific new products on their way.

We’ve already…

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