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!

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Introducing Our October Guest Designer

Please join us in welcoming the talented Pam Ellison to our Design Team this month!
Pam says:
I'm a family gal, teacher, and Christ follower. I'm a firm believer that the happiest people in life do not have the best of everything , they make the best of what they have, I try to do that and hope you do too. 

I enjoy hiking, biking, and spending time with my family.  Which leads to preserving those memories by SCRAPPBOOKING!!!

I've loved all types of crafts from my youth and have been a scrapper/card maker for 15 yrs. I am a Close to my Heart Consultant. I love creating cards, layouts, and others projects to share my hobby with others.

I'm honored to be the Guest Designer for October at Heart to Heart and hope my creations are up to par with the GORGEOUS work I've been inspired by in the past.  

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

October Scrapbook Challenge: Show Us Your Selfies!

We are all about being trendy here at Heart 2 Heart, so it is time to jump on the selfie bandwagon!  Our October scrapbook challenge is to show your selfies, and our October guest designer Pam Ellison is ready to get this party started!

Our design team has taken this month's scrapbook challenge to a whole new level!



So, are you ready to get your selfies on?  We can't wait to see how you interpret this scrapbooking challenge.  It's our first one for October, and you have all month long to play.  Just remember to use some CTMH products on your project.  See you soon!

Monday, September 29, 2014

Last of the Favorites this month: Favorite Embellishment...

We are closing out the month of "Favorites" with our last challenge which is all about your favorite embellishment!

Since it's the end of the month, you'll have October 4th to play along with this challenge (only)...  The rest of our favorites challenges end tomorrow night at midnight!

Let's start with our Guest DT Member, Donna...she has done an excellent job with us this month!

And...here's what our Design Team has created with their favorite embellishments...


Thanks for stopping by...don't forget to visit all of our DT Members' Blogs and check out their favorite embellishments!

Don't forget...WE WANT TO SEE YOURS TOO!!!  Please use the linky below to link up your project.  Remember *** you have 'till October 4th *** to link up to THIS challenge!

Monday, September 22, 2014

Favorites Month Continued: Favorite Tool

All month long, we are issuing a different favorites challenge!  Thanks to everyone who has already played along this month.  Remember, if you participate in every single challenge in a month, you are eligible for our "Addicts" blog badge to display your H2H pride.

This week's throw down is to use your favorite TOOL.  Which tool do you reach for over and over?  Whether it's a humble sponge, your trusty scissors, or something else, we want to see what you make with your favorite tool.  Here's our guest designer Donna to get us started!
Don't you need a new tool box now?  Donna's box is darling!

If you're not sure which tool is our Team Cranberry's favorites, be sure to visit each designer's blog.


Aren't you curious about Team Cranberry's favorite tools?  See if your guesses are correct by visiting each DT's blog.  If you link up your favorite tool project, we'll be sure to visit you! 

Monday, September 15, 2014

What's your favorite technique?

Did you see our August Top 10 post yesterday?  Be sure to check out our August winners and share a little love with them.  Thanks to everyone who plays along here @ H2H!  We love seeing your interpretations of our challenges, and we some of them are, well, challenging.

We are continuing our month-long theme of favorites this week with a challenge to share with us your favorite technique. What is your "go to" technique?  Our guest designer Donna Digby shares this great project with us of her favorite technique.

And...here is what our design team has in store for you this week! Can you guess their technique?

After all this great inspiration we can't wait to see what you share with us this week!  Give your favoirte technique a shout out in the comments!

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Inspired by... August Winners!

You continue to amaze us with your talent and creativity!  We are totally inspired by YOU!  Thank you for playing along each week and each month with us here at Heart 2 Heart Challenges.

Did you know that Katrina at Scrappy Horses participated all five of our August challenges?  She has definitely earned her H2H Addicts badge once again!

Now be sure to check out our August Top 10 and leave them some H2H love!  Congratulations to...

Inspired by Nature

Inspired by a Movie
Lillian YF

Inspired by a Song
Lillian YF

Inspired by a Book
Create with Joy

Inspired by Food


It is exciting to see some new names and faces here in our Top 10 winner's circle, and of course we love seeing our longtime friends too.  Are you ready now for our August Top Chick?  Congratulations to...


Winners, be sure to grab your badges for your blogs!

Are you inspired?!?  If so, be sure to join us and play along with any of our September challenges.  All of our challenges run for the entire month, so you still have time to play.

Monday, September 8, 2014

Share your Favorite stamp or stamp set

Welcome! This month at Heart2Heart we are focusing on our favourite things...and this week our  challenge is to use your favourite stamp or stamp set! 

This month our fabulous Guest Designer is Donna Digby, and here's her amazing card:

Let's have a look at the projects from the rest of the Design Team to see what their favourite stamp or stamp set is.




We can't wait to see YOUR favorite Close To My Heart stamp set!  Share some of your love and talent with us this month.