If you {heart} Close To My Heart, then this challenge blog is for you!
Each Monday, a new challenge is posted, and Close To My Heart products are required to enter.
Don't have any CTMH products? Then beg, borrow, or BUY from our fabulous roster of Consultants!

Sponsored and created by Independent Consultants for Close To My Heart, all challenges will be posted on Monday mornings with the deadline to enter on the last day of the month or on the Saturday following the month's final challenge. All challenges close at midnight EST. (Each month, the final challenge date will be announced to help you play along. You have all month to play, so join us often!) You might even be in our Top 10!

Monday, December 29, 2014

A Huge Thank You

Two of our lovely designers are retiring here at the end of 2014.  Please join me and all of the Heart 2 Heart Designers in thanking Adeline Brill and Jen Patrick for their contributions to H2H!  We will miss them both but look forward to seeing them here from time to time.  Thank you both again for all the time and talent you have so freely given.  Wishing you the best in 2015!

Sunday, December 28, 2014

NO-vember Winners

You were probably thinking that our NO-vember theme was translating into NO winners, but that is not true!  The holiday season has found our Design Team swamped with other responsibilities, but it is now finally time to announce our NO-vember winners.  Thank you to everyone who joined us last month.  We were excited about all of your creations and the number of players we had!  Thank YOU for making Heart 2 Heart Challenges such a fun place to share our CTMH love and creativity.

We had three talented artists complete all five of our NO-vember challenges.  Congratulations to our NO-vember ADDICTS:
*Katrina
*Cheryl E.
*Pam
Be sure to grab your H2H Addicts badge to display on your blog!

Now let's showcase our Top 10 favorite creations for our No-vember challenges.  You did not make this easy on us!!!!
Scrapbooking with NO B & T:
Katrina
NO Stamping:
Jody
Karen
Amy

NO Ink:
Becca
Amy
NO Embellishments:
Hansi
Becca

NO Rules:
Lindi
Wendy

Aren't these projects wonderful?  Your awesome work does not make it easy for us to select our top chick, but our NO-vember Top Chick is...






Thank you again to everyone who participated in November!  There is still time to add your artwork to our December galleries.

Monday, December 8, 2014

Tinsel Time!

Are you ready for our final Heart 2 Heart challenge for 2014?!?  It is time to drag out the tinsel!  We are throwing down a glitzy color challenge for you: Silver, Lagoon, and Black!  Here are a few photos to inspire you.




All of our Design Team members have been asked to interpret this final 2014 challenge, and here is their inspiration for YOU!
Debi
Brandi
Lauren

Allie

Haley
Lucy
Jen

It has truly been a wonderful six months working with all of these talented ladies!

You have all month long to take either (or both!) of our December challenges.  We will be back in late 2014 to thank our "retiring" DT members and in early 2015 to welcome our new team members.  Are you going to be part of the action?  We hope so!  Link up your Tinsel Time creation here and happy crafting to finish out 2014!

Monday, December 1, 2014

Favorite Holiday

It is hard to believe that it is already December and the holiday season is in full swing! Your challenge this week is to scrapbook your favorite holiday! Whether you enjoy Christmas, Thanksgiving, Easter, the Fourth of July, or a fun family holiday vacation, just scrapbook your favorite holiday and play along with us. For a little inspiration, our design team has created a few fun holiday treats!



Adeline Brill


Allie Kostiuk



Brandi Robinson


Debi Barber


Haley Dyer


Jen Patrick


Lauren Moore


LaJeania Hicks


Remember, you have all month to play along with each of our December challenges. We can't wait to see your favorite holiday!

Monday, November 24, 2014

No Rules!

Good Morning Crafters!  Today we are throwing down our final NO-vember challenge!

This week at Heart 2 Heart, our challenge was to design a project with, well, with NO RULES!  What ?!?!?  That's right, the only "rules" were that we use Close to My Heart products!  What a luxury!  Don't you just wish that life was that easy too??

First up, let's take a look at what our Guest Designer, Lilian Yeh Foryth of The Leaf Studio came up with:



  
Don't you just love it?  Thanks so much for much Lilian for sharing your creativity with us!

Now, on to our Design Team!  Drumroll please ...


Lauren Moore

 
Brandi Robinson

Haley Dyer



Lucy Kelleher

Jen Patrick

Link up your NOvember NO-RULES project using the linky below before the end of November!  You can play along with any of our NOvember challenges through the end of the month.

Have a wonderfully crafty day!



Monday, November 17, 2014

NO-Embellishments in NOvember...

Welcome to another "NOvember" Challenge!!!

This week...NO EMBELLISHMENTS!!!

I know, I know...you're thinking NO WAY can I do THAT! It's easier than it looks and our Design Team has made it look EASY...

Let's start with our Guest DT Member, Lilian...
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WOW...those are some pretty awesome projects using NO EMBELLISHMENTS!!! Can YOU do it?

Link up your NOvember NO-Embellishments project using the linky below before the end of November!




Sunday, November 16, 2014

October Top 10 & Top Chick

It is time to announce our Design Team's favorite creations for our October challenges.  We love seeing how you interpret each week's challenge and what you create using the best products out there, from Close To My Heart!

We are going to jump right in to our top picks.  Thank you to EVERYONE who joins us!

Scrapbook Selfies:
Katrina
Guilty Pleasures:
Cassandra
Patti
Color Challenge:
Gail
Katrina
Sketch Challenge:
Lindi
Morgan
Midnight:
Sue

Katrina
Our October Addict & Top Chick are one and the same this month.  Congratulations to the talented KATRINA!!!!

Remember, all of our monthly challenges run the entire month, so you have lots of opportunities to play along.  Thank you for stopping by, commenting, and joining us!  We hope to see YOUR creations soon!