Return to Happiest Place & Get the Free Guides

Celebrate your happy place and wonderful memories with the Return to the Happiest Place special! This whimsical collection features foil-accented papers and stickers, acrylic accessories, the layout kit, exclusive stamps, thin cuts, and digital SVG shapes. You also have the opportunity to purchase multiple kits to create scrapbook pages and cards using these whimsically designed papers and cardstock. There are so many playful products to choose from making it easy to create the perfect backdrop for your favorite memories.

This special includes all the products you loved from the Happiest Place special at a 20% discount. Featuring an extra-large paper packet with 12 patterned paper sheets and tons of coordinating items. You also have access to two brand new workshop projects and printable guides, making it easy for you to create beautiful artwork.

Here Are Just a Few Products in this Collection


Everyone has their own β€œhappy place”, but for many of us, happy places are often connected with treasured memories of family and friends and not always a physical location. These two projects are designed for you to create and share those memories.

We’ve put together a new 12″ x 12″ scrapbooking workshop kit and a new slimline cardmaking workshop. These three beautiful crafting options provide a great jumping-off point to kick-start creativity. The guides for these projects will not be included in the workshop kits but are available as a download below.

VIPs will have access to these guides all year long on my VIP website.


For those who prefer to cut out their images with a Cricut or Silhouette, you will enjoy these two digital bundles. After you purchase these SVG designs, they will be available to you on your account page.

Here is a quick video tutorial showing you how to locate them and upload them into Design Space.


The Return to the Happiest Place special runs through July 31 so make sure you snag a few of these discounted bundles before they are gone and record a few happy memories of your own.

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Take a Tour of the New Catalog with Me

I can’t wait to share with you all the new patterns, products, and images in the May June Season catalog. From rustic folk art to americana designs, little chickens with glasses, and military images – there is so much to love this spring. Before I go into more detail, take a few moments to watch my catalog tour. If you would like to view the catalog online you can do so here on my website.


As you saw in the video, we have two new paper pattern suites, a mix-in paper pack, which I love, and quite a few new stamps and thin cut dies. We also have a new set of Craft with Heart collections which you can have delivered to your door.

I have both the scrapbooking and cardmaking subscriptions delivered to my doorstep each season. These easy-to-assemble kits come with everything you need to make the project – all you need is adhesive. If you are looking for a simple way to make cards and scrapbook pages, then you will want to take a look at Craft with Heart.

With Craft with Heart, you receive regular deliveries of card or layout kits. Each kit includes pre-printed bases, die-cut shapes, and stickers giving you a shortcut to beautiful artwork. Cardmaking kits also include exclusive stamp sets, an acrylix block, and mini ink pads you can use again and again. These subscription kits are perfect for any crafter.

Not only do we have two new sets of Craft with Heart collections, but we also have two new paper pattern suites. Out first collection is called Hillside Cottage. This paper suite has a rustic tole paint and quilt-like look to it.

Just like our other paper suites, the Hillside Cottage Collection has coordinating cardstock, wood shape embellishments, pocket cards, and a Cricut collection. There is also a scrapbooking kit and card making kit you can purchase.

Our second paper suite is called Stars and Sparklers and it is one of my new favorites. I love the red, white, and blue polka-dots and stripes in this collection.

Just like our other collections, Stars & Sparklers has coordinating cardstock, pocket cards, embellishments, a scrapbooking kit, a cardmaking kit, and a Cricut collection.

The two Cricut collections this season are designed to match these two paper suites. These image sets cannot be purchased in Design Space and are not available in access. The only way to own these collections is through my affiliate link.

I cannot wait to create with these new Cricut collections. There are so many possibilities for all those images.

As you saw in the catalog walkthrough video, there are quite a few other items available this season. Each of these products are items that I would suggest you grab sooner than later.

Our season catalog products are available while supplies last and I am guessing that the Mix-In papers and Thin Cuts will be very popular this spring. Once they are sold out, there is no guarantee they will be made available again.


So….are you as excited as I am about these new paper suites, stamp sets, and thin cuts dies? I can’t wait to show you all the fun projects you can make this season.

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Love Your Stash: Reinvent a Scrapbook Kit

The Creative Design Team had many requests asking us to extend the Love Your Stash series, so we decided to continue challenging ourselves to use our craft stash all year long. Our Love Your Stash challenge began with a weekly video collab in February. Each challenge required us to use a specific item in our craft space. We have enjoyed this challenge just as much as you have and will be continuing to add to the playlist at the beginning of each month. Make sure that you subscribe to our channels so that you don’t miss each month’s mini-series.


Not only has my goal been to use up some of my craft stash, but I am also trying to use up some of the many Craft With Heart kits I have tucked away in my closet. Two years ago, I started receiving my Craft with Heart kits in the mail and, at first, I struggled with the designs. I want my pages to be original and match the theme of my photos, but I felt like the kits were too structured and wouldn’t work for my designs.

Instead of canceling the subscription, I decided to take another look at the components in the kits. I realized that I don’t have to follow the instruction sheet, I can add to the kit, and I can rearrange the pages to match my photos. That is exactly what I did for my Dam Tower Layout.

Before I share my process video with you, I want to show you a few of the changes I made to this scrapbook kit.

In the kit, I received a preprinted background sheet, some photo mats, stickers, and die cuts. The original July 2020 layout was designed to look like this.

A few of the components that came with the kit worked perfectly for my design – the title, the blue stripes and tags, and the paprika-colored elements. This kit also contained some bright green elements and spaces for horizontal and smaller photos. My photos are vertical and I didn’t want to trim them down to the smaller size plus bright green didn’t seem to fit the mountain theme.

My first step was to cover up the smaller blue photo mat on the pre-printed background. I chose an outdoor-themed pattern paper from my stash and added a strip of it to the page. I have to admit, the photo mats on the backgrounds are something I wish were left off the kits. They don’t always match the size or orientation of my photos.

To match the pattern paper, I matted my photos in Toffee cardstock and added them to the page. I did trim down one of the photos to match the vertical strip of photos on the original design. Under one of the photos, I used the little flag and banner stickers that came with the kit.

I also used the blue tag that came with the kit because it matched the beautiful blue sky in the background. The round tag was created using one of the kit’s photo mats. I liked the look of the round tag on the original design, but it was that bright green color, so I chose to replicate it using some tag thin cuts.

The photo mats that came in the kit were designed for those 3×4 photos, which I didn’t have, so I used the pattern paper mats to create that round tag and to replicate the flag on the left page.

On the flag, I added some pine tree stickers from my stash. These photos were taken in the mountains and I wanted to create an outdoor feel on the pages. The addition of the pine trees, “wonder” tag, and wood shapes give you a feeling of being outdoors on a little road trip.

The title on this layout was perfect for my design, so I kept it. I simply moved it over a little and added some little additions from my stash above it. I also used up some acrylic shapes and some brads from my stash. Brads are one thing I have SO MANY OF, and it felt good to use up a few on these pages.

If you wish to recreate this layout or see a few tips and tricks for reinventing a scrapbook kit, you can view my process video. In the video description, I have added links to all the other Creative Design Team channels so that you can view their May Love Your Stash videos.

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I hope that you enjoyed this month’s Love Your Stash video and that you were inspired to take another look at your Craft With Heart kits.

If you would like to learn more about these monthly scrapbook kits, you can learn how to subscribe on my website. You can also view the current kits available so that you can see what you will be receiving in the mail. It is easy to do and you have multiple subscription options. Each kit comes with everything you need to make two full-size layouts plus memory protectors. All you need is adhesive and a journaling pen.

Thank you again for view our Love Your Stash challenge and for all the kind comments to continue the series. I hope that you are enjoying all of the inspiration each month.

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