14 4 / 2014

Cricut Art Philosophy Easter Egg Art #ctmh #chantilly #craft #diy

Last year I created this quick and simple Easter Egg Art Project using the Cricut Art Philosophy Cartridge from CTMH and I thought I’d share it again this year.  I used the Chantilly Paper Pack so use them if you have some scraps lying around. If not, I’m thinking that the CTMH’s current Ariana collection would be perfect for this.


I meant to take pictures along the way, but instead I created a…

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11 4 / 2014

What position will you play when you join my CTMH Let’s Get Fancy Team? #scrapbook #ticket


April is a great month to consider becoming a Close to My Heart Consultant and I’d love to have you as a member of the Let’s Get Fancy Team, the most fun team in scrapbooking. Like any team manager, I am looking for players to fill different positions.

What position will you play?

Business Builder :Work with customers to hold home gatherings, create clubs, have fun at weekend crops and host…

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03 4 / 2014

Best Friend Pennant Frame www.fancymelissa.com #ctmh #skylark #pml #cricut
Hey y’all welcome to another Simply Inspired Blog Hop featuring some of the top artists from Close to My Heart. This month we are featuring the Skylark Collection found in our New Consultant Kit (awesome special going on this month, in case you haven’t heard). Thanks for hopping over from Beckie’s Blog.

I am just loving these new Picture My Life cards. Clearly, they are great for quick and simple…

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31 3 / 2014

Balloon Talk, April SOTM from CTMH #cricut #artiste #timberline #giftbag

Oh, what a super fun day today is at Close to My Heart. I sort of feel like it’s Christmas cause so many new people are going to get to feel the love!

But first, you’ve joined us for the April Stamp of the Month Blog Hop, featuring the MUST HAVE Balloon Talk Stamp Set from Close to My Heart. Yours for only $5 when you spend $50 in April!

Thanks for hopping over from Gina’s Blog.

"hello" Speech Bubble Gift Bag www.fancymelissa.com #balloontalk #sotm #ctmh #cricut #artiste

I had such a…

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30 3 / 2014

FREE CTMH Cricut Cartidge included in New Consultant Kit in April.

What, what?!?! It’s the Close to My Heart Consultant Sign Up special we’ve been waiting for!!!! If you love scrapping, stamping, crafting and if you love your Cricut, this is the special for you!  When you join my team in April, not only will you get our amazing New Consultant Kit, but you will also get your choice of one of our AWESOME CTMH Cricut Collections for FREE!!! That’s a $400 value for…

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28 3 / 2014

CTMH Paper Pack Giveaway - Spend $50 on fancymelissa.ctmh.com and get a FREE scrapbook paper pack!

Spring-Summer-2014-Paper-Pack-Special http://fancymelissa.ctmh.com #ctmh #giveaway #scrapbook #craft #diy

Choose from any of the paper packs in the Spring/Summer 2014 Close to My Heart Idea Book. Place your order and then I will contact you to get your choice and mail it out the same day.

Shop Now: fancymelissa.ctmh.com

And don’t forget about our CTMH New Consultant Starter kit special that starts on Tuesday, April 1.

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23 3 / 2014

Ivy Lane Card Workshop on the Go #ctmh

Ivy Lane Card Workshop on the Go from Close to My Heart fancymelissa.ctmh.com
Have you tried out the Card Workshop on the Go from Close to My Heart? They are great ways to knock out 15 cards so you are all set for the birthdays, holidays and occasions in the coming months. The kit includes an exclusive stamp set, paper, embellishments, instructions, envelopes & card bases. And all for only $24.95.

I took a little liberty with the cards and did a slight redesign. Here are…

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16 3 / 2014

Create - Scrapbook Generations Magazine Feature #ctmh #lollydoodle #2pagelayout #owl #spring


I love love love sketches to help me create my scrapbook layouts. So I was thrilled to take part in the Sketch Challenge in Scrapbook Generations first issue of their Create Magazine. It’s an online publication filled with sketches and awesome inspiration. I submitted the layout below and they published it on page 195 of their March Issue.


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13 3 / 2014

BFF 2-Page Scrapbook Layout #ctmh #dreamon #cricut #artbooking #teen

Here is my final layout from my series of layouts using the Cricut Artbooking Cartridge. Again, I pulled out pieces from my Dream On Paper collection from last May.

BFF 2-Page Scrapbook Layout #ctmh #dreamon #cricut #artbooking #teen

Here is my final layout from my series of layouts using the Cricut Artbooking Cartridge. Again, I pulled out pieces from my Dream On Paper collection from last May.

11 3 / 2014

Summer Vacation Scrapbook Layout #ctmh #dreamon #cricutartbooking

Summer Vacation Scrapbook Layout www.fancymelissa.com #ctmh #cricutartbooking #beach #sun

I just love how bright and vibrant and sunny this layout turned out! I used some of the Dream On paper I had left over from Close to My Heart’s National Scrapbooking Month promotion last May. Wanna use a new collection from CTMH for this layout – how about using the fresh and fun polka dot print found in the Lollydoodle Paper Pack (top left).


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