Hello Lovely! Meet Fabulous Flip Flaps!

Hello Lovely! Meet Fabulous Flip Flaps!

I just wanted to share some layouts from the Hello Lovely WYW that was at my home this past weekend. The photos feature Photos from my lovely daughter Danielle’s senior photo shoot.I was able to use our new flip-flaps in several sizes like 5 x 7 which is new.and of course this favorite 4 x 6 size.this layout features are new pocket plus memory protectors.I used two different sizes:  Design 1  &  Design 3

I LOVE the CTMH flip flaps & memory protectors! The detailed instructions for these LO’s can be downloaded from my web site in the form of a pdf  so that you can make these LO’s for yourself using Hello Lovely or any of your own papers.  The ladies who came to the workshop  were able to complete the three double page layouts and nine cards featuring Adore You, the January SOTM which retires TODAY. It was a fun & productive night!  I hope you can join us next month.  (Dates coming soon).

Happy Crafting!

Make it From Your Heart Shared Post: Beginner Crafting Kits

Make it From Your Heart Shared Post: Beginner Crafting Kits

Today I want to share some portions from the CTMH blog again.

“Among these great resources are beginner crafting kits, like our limited-time Welcome Home wreath kit or our new Cut Above™ scrapbooking layout kits.

The perfect, affordable wreath kit for the bride-to-be! #ctmh #closetomyheart #wedding #gift #bridalshower #succulentwreath #kit #diyhomedecor

The Welcome Home wreath kit helps you create a beautiful paper succulent wreath. With pre-cut pieces you simply punch out, curl, layer, and attach, …It’s a great project for your first home as a married couple—or give it as a unique bridal shower or wedding present to a friend! …

An affordable scrapbooking kit for beginners! All you need is adhesive! #ctmh #closetomyheart #scrapbookingkit #quick #beginner #wedding #bridal #gift

Our Cut Above™ Forever & Always layout kit is also a great beginner crafting kit for the bride….This affordable kit comes with pre-cut pieces and instructions for assembling the two pages you see in this album, as well as Memory Protectors™ to keep your pages safe.

An affordable scrapbooking kit for beginners! All you need is adhesive! #ctmh #closetomyheart #scrapbookingkit #quick #beginner #wedding #bridal #gift

It also comes with pocket cards and two divided Memory Protectors™ to create even more pages, which fit in between your main pages for preserving additional pictures and moments from your special day!

Preserving your baby's first moments has never been easier, thanks to our Little One scrapbooking kit! All you need is adhesive and 15 minutes! #ctmh #closetomyheart #babybook #babyscrapbook #babyphotos #memories #babysfirsts #scrapbooking #beginner #kit

We also have a beginner Cut Above™ scrapbooking layout kit for baby photos—it’s called Little One, and it’s totally gender neutral.

Preserving your baby's first moments has never been easier, thanks to our Little One scrapbooking kit! All you need is adhesive and 15 minutes! #ctmh #closetomyheart #babybook #babyscrapbook #babyphotos #memories #babysfirsts #scrapbooking #beginner #kit

The birth of your first child is definitely the time to start thinking about preserving memories—if you haven’t already (and not in that black hole of a phone or computer, either!).

In addition to being affordable (which is a must with a new babe around!), all the pages in this kit come together in less than 15 minutes—really! So complete your kit, and then take a nice long nap with all that time you save. 🙂 …And while you’re at it…

Create this easy, adorable paper succulent wreath for less than $20 with our Welcome Home wreath kit! (US pricing) #ctmh #closetomyheart #papersucculents #diywreath #wreathkit #nurserydecor #babydecor #littlegirlsroom #decor #affordable #diy

Why not add a Welcome Home wreath to baby’s nursery? Once again, this is a super affordable and unique baby shower gift, perfect for a new mama who will be nesting like crazy soon.” 😉

Personally I plan on using the Forever & Always kit for some of my daughter’s Senior photos as she will “Forever & Always” be my little girl! I’ll try to post about that when I finish them.

To read the whole Make It From Your Heart post, click here!

Happy Crafting! Beth



Workshops Your Way: Hello Lovely

Workshops Your Way: Hello Lovely

be5ea273-fb38-4205-bc86-d2b3fec9bc1dI am happy to begin offering Workshops Your Way (WYW) this year on a more regular basis. I have really grown to love these kits because they are so versatile. The first WYW I’m offering features the Hello Lovely kit.


  • Sunday, January 29, 2017
  • 2:00pm–5:00pm at my home
  • $35 (covers kit, shipping, tax, & instructions as well as use of my inks & blocks)
  • Sign Up Deadline:  Thursday, January 19th will allow me to place order so it will arrive in time for the workshop.
  • Optional Additional Services: 
    $5 – I will provide any adhesive you need, including foam tape.
    $5 – I will cut all of your paper ahead of time so you can just assemble and decorate the layouts the day of the workshop.

    $6 – To complete the 9 cards* during the workshop, you may use my Adore You SOTM & I will provide card bases and envelopes.

Each Hello Lovely kit comes with everything you need to easily create at least three 12×12 two-page LO’s (that’s 6 pages!) as well as 9 cards*! (includes one Hello Lovely Paper Packet, one pack of Hello Lovely Complements, one pack of gold glitter gems, one pack of blush shimmer ribbon, and four sheets of  white daisy cardstock, and a pdf download with complete instructions).


When you follow the cutting guide from the pdf, besides all the pieces for your layouts, you will also end up with pieces for 9 cards (3 of each design).  OR you will easily have enough scraps for an additional 2 page LO. **There are additional supplies needed to complete these cards, so if you would like to make them as shown here you’ll need to order the Hello Lovely Cardmaking Thin Cuts Bundle or Stamp Set as well as card bases & envelopes. I opted to make similar cards using the January SOTM515167f8-4ddb-4283-887d-0e36f4984261

You may purchase your own SOTM or if you would like to complete cards made with Adore You during the workshop. (*I will provide card bases and envelopes and the use of my stamp set for $6.00). Just let me know when you RSVP if you’ll be wanting to complete the cards & if you prefer to order your own stamp & card bases with envelopes.

This kit is simply beautiful, & I know my daughter’s Senior pictures are going to look great on these layouts. It would also be perfect for wedding photos, Mother’s Day, Easter, Valentine’s,  or even baby photos.

But, for my cardmaker friends, I have the perfect retired card workshop that will work great with Hello Lovely! You’ll have to use your imagination, but instead of the 3 Layouts, you could make a total of 24 cards: 15 from the Ivy Lane retired workshop cutting guide & 9 from the Hello Lovely paper with the Adore you SOTM.  $35 for 24 cards is under $1.50 per card!

Space is limited since it will be at my home, so please contact me to sign up as soon as possible!  Let me know if you want to make the LO’s or add the items to make the 9 additional cards…or just make 24 cards. That is what I call Workshops Your Way!

Happy Crafting! Beth Clark


Make It From Your Heart Shared Post: New Year, New Products!

Make It From Your Heart Shared Post: New Year, New Products!

New products from Close To My Heart! #ctmh #closetomyheart #ctmhhellolovely #weddingscrapbook #vintagescrapbook

Today I’d like to share this informative CTMH blog post with you.  From Jan. 5, 2017:

“There’s something special about the New Year: It’s a time filled with big hopes and dreams, renewed purpose and focus, and for all of us here at Close To My Heart, a new idea book packed with tons of new products!

If you haven’t had a chance to browse through our new idea book yet, you can look at the electronic version here. In the meantime, here’s a quick summary of what’s new!

Scrapbook Albums

New products from Close To My Heart! #ctmh #closetomyheart #ctmhalbums #weddingscrapbook #mintalbum #weddingscrapbook

Now you can get pink, white, and Sea Glass My Legacy™ albums in both the D-ring and post-bound styles!

Paper Suites

New products from Close To My Heart! #ctmh #closetomyheart #ctmhsugarrush #valentinesdaycrafts #valentinesdaygifts #valentinesgifts #diytreattags

As always, we have new themed paper packets with coordinating Complements and embellishments! Check out our Sugar Rush collection, which is perfect for the sweetest Valentine’s Day projects ever!

Metal Dies—Words & Shapes

New products from Close To My Heart! #ctmh #closetomyheart #thincuts #scrapbookingdies #cuttlebug #scrapbooking

We’ve got new Thin Cuts, including the cute “xoxo” that you see here! How adorable would that be on a Valentine’s Day card? We’ve also come out with basic hearts and circle shapes as well as coordinating stamps that fit perfectly on these shapes.

More Complements!

New products from Close To My Heart! #ctmh #closetomyheart #ctmhfundamentals #boyscrapbook #scrapbooking

We’ve got more Complements that coordinate with our Fundamentals paper packets.

Enchantment Fundamentals Paper Packet  +  My Boy Complements

Adventure Fundamentals Paper Packet  +  My Girl Complements

Whimsy Fundamentals Paper Packet  +  Springtime Complements

Basics Fundamentals Paper Packets  +  Snapshot Complements

Beginner Scrapbooking Kits

New products from Close To My Heart! #ctmh #closetomyheart #wedding #weddingscrapbook #vintagescrapbook #beginner #scrapbooking #kit

We are SUPER stoked about our new Cut Above™ layout kits. These kits contain all the materials you need to make one traditional layout, like you see above, as well as a coordinating pocket scrapbooking layout….”
New products from Close To My Heart! #ctmh #closetomyheart #wedding #weddingscrapbook #vintagescrapbook #beginner #scrapbooking #kit

To see the original Make It From Your Heart blog post, click here.

Now, in addition to all the product in our new idea book, we also have a very exciting special product for the month of January—a DIY succulent wreath kit! To see how this kit works, check out the video below!”

Now that Seasonal Expressions 1 is officially live, everyone who places an order from my website will be prompted to add a free copy of the new Seasonal Expressions 1 idea book to their cart of their first order.

New Seasonal Expressions Idea Book

New Seasonal Expressions Idea Book

The brand new Seasonal Expressions Idea Book is here, & it is full of great new Creative Collections! Of course there are also new Workshops Your Way Kits, Stamp Sets, Thin Cuts,  Complements & Embellishments, Seasonal Albums, & much more.  I really love the versatility of the new papers & kits.  Check it out for yourself by clicking on the copy below:21177732-0d77-410b-a0e0-58c0e04ebc0d