Skylark Collection

Skylark Class Projects

Welcome To My Sweet Studio!  If you’re hopping here from Krista’s Blog – Enjoy!  You’re on the right path. The Skylark Product Line has got to be my favorite one – ever! Of course, I say that about all the CTMH papers   Read More »

March 2014 Stamp Of The Month

March 2014 SOTM

I have loved using our new Embossing Folders on nearly everything I make!  I loved them before but now that Close To My Heart has made them available in that special way they do things, I love them even more!   Read More »

Simply Inspired Cloud Nine Blog Hop

Cloud 9 w accessories

Welcome to My Sweet Studio.  If you’ve come from the darling Rebecca Cross’s blog, you’re on the right path.  Enjoy and welcome to My Sweet Studio! I love the simplicity, price-point, and the full sized products that are included   Read More »

How to size a 3-D project on CCR

Cloud 9 File Sizing

I have really enjoyed working with the Cloud 9 Card Kit.  It’s fun, easy to make and works up quickly – and I especially loved all the left-over awesome accessory products you get with it!  I wanted to keep the simplicity   Read More »

Tips & Tricks for Throwing a Great Party!

BS Tips & Ideas

 It was a blast throwing my first Baby Shower for my soon-to-be-born Grandson!  It was great having so many of our friends and family there to help us celebrate Lyndsi & Brandon’s new baby.  I learned a lot of things   Read More »

Handcrafted Holiday Blog Hop


If you are coming here from the blog of my darling friend and our wonderful hop host, Dana Kessler, welcome to my sweet studio! Who doesn’t love a Christmas Countdown?  There are so many wonderful ways to build the excitement and   Read More »

“Tis the Season to be Merry & Bright!

I’m sure I can speak for all of us card makers when I say I wish we could make and give Christmas Cards all year long!  There’s just something special and making, giving, and receiving a homemade card.  If you’re   Read More »

Quick & Easy Neighbor Gifts


At my workshop this weekend, we will be making these quick and easy Neighbor gifts.   These cute little Gift Bags are found in the Close To My Heart Holidays From the Heart Guide and are affordable to buy and   Read More »

Holiday Guide Sweet Heart Card Exchange

HGG Card Exchange

I love to exchange cards with my Close To My Heart Sweet Heart’s Team!  We have some of the most talented consultants in the company!  I loved playing with the new papers and products from the Holiday Gift Guide.  I made   Read More »

Spooktacular Luminaries!

Lyndsi Jar Luminaries

My daughter, Lyndsi was visiting and made these fun Luminaries at a Girls Night activity with my mom and her girls.  My sister Wendi put this activity together for everyone with some miscellaneous jars (glass or plastic works just fine),   Read More »