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Monday, January 18, 2021

Product Challenge: Slimline Cards

Melissa Robinson, here, a Design Team Member of the Heart 2 Heart Challenge, inviting you to join in this week's January Challenge where we are creating Slimline Cards! 

It is the second challenge of the new year, with them being posted the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month. To see the details of the first challenge of 2021, "Out with the Old, In with the New", follow the link.

We LOVE seeing the artwork you have to share with us, aligned with our themes, AND while incorporating Close To My Heart products. Yes, please be sure you follow that expectation 😉 and then link up to us below. 👇 

To get your creative juices flowing, here are some creations provided by members of our Design Team:


You have through the end of the day, January 31, 2021 to participate in both of this month's challenges! We can't wait to see what you share!

Wishing you a great second half of January 2021 and National Papercrafting Month!

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

Monday, January 4, 2021

Theme Challenge: Out with the Old, In with the New

Happy 2021 and our first challenge of the new year!  I'm Haley Dyer, AKA the InkyScrapper, and I am the owner/moderator of this challenge blog.  (I am so grateful for our design team and all their creativity!)  I've been a Close To My Heart Maker for 20 years (almost 21!) and also teach 5th grade in the beautiful north Georgia mountains.  My husband and I have two daughters (one who graduated college in May and is applying to graduate school while working part time back at home with us and the other is in her second year at UGA), plus a dog and two cats.  I love to get inky but don't love to color.  I'm a scrapper at heart but love that I can make cards and other things with my supplies.

To kick off this year, if you didn't see my previous post, we are scaling back a bit and posting two challenges each month, on the first and third Mondays, with them both closing at midnight on the last day of the month.  Our first challenge of 2021 is a theme challenge, "Out With the Old, In With the New!"  Maybe you got something new and crafty for the holidays or from our awesome Boxing Day specials?  Maybe it's time to try a new technique or a new sketch?  Whatever you choose, let us know how you're interpreting our challenge!

Here's our design team's inspiration:






What do you think?  Are you ready to take our first challenge?  Show off your interpretation of "Out with the Old, In with the New" until the end of the month.  As always, please remember to use something from Close To My Heart.  We can't wait to see what you create!

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

Friday, January 1, 2021

Happy New Year!

Happy 2021!  We wish you all the very best in the coming year!  We all know that things WILL improve!

Here at H2H, we are making a few changes.  We are still a Close To My Heart challenge blog, but we will be posting TWO challenges each month (one on the first Monday and the other on the third Monday of the month).  Both challenges will be open until the end of the month at midnight (EST).  We will be choosing our top three favorites for each challenge and announcing our winners on the second Monday of the following month.  Be sure to read our rules tab (above) for complete information if you're new to our challenge blog.

We appreciate our loyal following and everyone who chooses to play along with us.  We look forward to seeing your creations this year, starting on Monday!  Happy 2021!

Monday, December 14, 2020

Gifts from the Heart

 This week's challenge is all about the gifts that we give, as crafters, we know that any gift that we give that we have made contains so much of our heart in it!

So, with this challenge, we want you to show us your beautiful gifts that you have crafted from your heart!

Remember that you can play along until the end of the month!  Share as many times as you would like!  (You just might get some ideas, too!)

Be sure to link up before the end of the year!

Here are some ideas to start you off with from the design team!

An adorable card set from the Serenity paper pack made by Alyson.

This perpetual calendar by Cat

This adorable candy holder by Melissa

These cute cocoa packet holders by Michelle

We would love to see what fun little (or not so little) things you are gifting this season!

Remember, you have until the end of the month to play along!  We can't wait to see what you come up with!


You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

Monday, December 7, 2020

Party Time!


Welcome to H2H Challenges, we are so glad you are here! Today we have a new challenge for you and it is a pretty simple but fun one, it is Party Time. So all you have to do is show us project that relates to party time that you have created, it needs to feature at least one CTMH product (but really, why stop at 1, the products are awesome!) and link it up below, that's it. Super simple right! 

To help inspire you, below you will find some great ideas that our fabulous Design Team have put together. 

Danielle Wagner

Lauren Moore

Katy Taylor

Catherine Nowak

Melissa Robinson 

Brandi Robinson

To join the fun enter below by clicking on the link! Again, any project that has at least 1 CTMH product is all it takes to join us, so what's stopping you, link up below and show us your work, we can't wait to see it!

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

Monday, November 30, 2020

2021 Design Team Call

 If you're interested in being part of our design team, applications are due today!  Click HERE for complete information.  Thank you!

Peace on Earth

 Welcome to another Heart 2 Heart Challenge!  This is actually our first challenge of December!!

This weeks challenge theme is PEACE ON EARTH!  Peace on Earth is something we all wish for.  You are welcome to interpret this in any way.  A couple things that come to mind is this holiday season, the world, unity just to name a few.  We look forward to seeing what you create around this theme.  You will have until December 31st to enter, but remember you must include at least one Close to My Heart product in you creation. 

Let's take a look at what our design team has come up with.  If you are interested in being part of our design team please check out the details HERE.

We look forward to seeing your creations!

Please add your project below.  Remember that you have until the end of 2020 to join us!

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter