How-To “Picture My Life” with Traditional Scrapbooking

For Always 2014 Lexi LO

We all love the ease of quickly adding our photos and cute cards to divided protectors but I also love the variety of using those same Picture My Life Cards to make my traditional Scrapbook Pages. On this Layout of   Read More »

Beautiful Frosted Creations…

Frosted LO

Our January Play-Day featured this beautiful Lay Out using the Frosted Paper Pack (perfect for the weather around here!).  It was inspired by my talented friend, RaNae Fennema.  I will have a few extra of these kits to buy at   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 »

CTMH Album Retreat ~ Real Life Story

I had the great honor of being asked to adapt several of the Lay Outs used at the fabulous Close To My Heart Fall 2013 Album Retreat and to teach some concepts on how to create wonderful projects while saving   Read More »

Holiday Guide Blog Hop

Welcome to My Sweet Studio for this amazing Holiday Gift Guide Blog Hop – I’m honored to play with such talented CTMH artists!  A big THANKS to my darling friend, Dana Kessler, for inviting me to participate with such an   Read More »

‘Frosted’ Ideas

‘Avonlea’ Ideas