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Monday, October 30, 2017

Signs of the Seasons

“Signs of the Season” Team A Hostess: Suzanne R … Flowers, Raindrops, colorful and crispy leaves, harvesting and preparation of Thanksgiving, Jack Frost nipping at your nose and sparking snowflakes let everyone know that the seasons are change.  

Depending upon where you live the Signs of the Season may differ so your choice and interpretation of this challenge is endless.  We ask that you use at least one product from Close to my Heart (CTMH) on your project and follow the rules for participation...have fun, be creative, share your ideas, and invite your friends.  

Here is the DT's diversified inspiration for this week's theme...so we now invite you to put your creative thoughts and hands to work and join us for our last Challenge of October "Signs of the Season". 

You have until the October 31st to participate in any of our first four October challenges. Click on Theme below or click on the links in the Blog Sidebar to take you to the other Challenges. 

Week #1:  Mad about Plaid
Week #2:  BeYOUtiful
Week #3:  Under the Weather
Week #4:  Vines and Twine

Week #5: Signs of the Season
We'd love to see your take on this week's theme...we can't wait to see what you make!  Because the month ends Tuesday, we're extending this Challenge (only) until this Saturday, November 4, at midnight.  We can't wait to see your creations.   


Monday, October 23, 2017

Vines and Twine

Hello and Happy Monday to you! We are so very excited to bring you another great challenge here at Heart 2 Heart Challenges.

This week our theme is..... Vines and Twine! What do you think of when you hear Vines and Twine? The interpretation is entirely up to you. Do you think like vines and flowers or do you think twine that ties and binds things? The great thing about this challenge it is entirely up to you to interpret the them and make it work for you!

We do have one small point for participation, we ask that you use at least one product from Close to my Heart (CTMH) on your project. Outside of that, have fun, be creative, share your ideas. Get your friends involved in the challenge and get crafty together...just be sure to share your project with us by clicking the link below.

Now, we would not leave you stranded without a bit of inspiration to get you started, here are the great projects that our Design Team came up with for this weeks theme.

Alyson Mayo

Becca Whitham

Brandi R - crzy4scrapbooking

Kelly Brant

Laurie Leverson

Sue Bruch

Suzanne Reynolds

Tamytha Jenkins

I hope we were able to get you inspired to go and create something fabulous and we cant wait to see what you come up with. You have until Oct. 31, 2017 at 11:59 pm to upload a project so plenty of time!

Have fun and link up below!

Monday, October 16, 2017

Under The Weather

The weather is starting to change no matter what hemisphere you are in, and our Design Team has been busy this week creating projects that remind us of being "Under The Weather". This might be to do with the seasons, a weather related project or a get well soon card- anything that comes to mind when you hear that phrase!

Here are the Design Team projects for the Under The Weather challenge.

Suzanne Reynolds
Melissa Robinson
Brandi R - crzy4scrapbooking
Lauren Moore

Sheila Bennett

Kelly Brandt

Haley Dyer

We'd love to see your take on this week's prompt!  You have until the end of October to participate in any of our October challenges (links in the sidebar).  We can't wait to see what you make!

Sunday, October 15, 2017

September Winners - Addicts, Darlings and Sweetheart

We loved seeing all of your amazing creations! 
Thanks for sharing with us and being part of our challenges.

As usual, we want to recognize our "perfect attendance" participants who entered a submission to every challenge of the month. Unfortunately, we did not have any for September; but thank you so much for your participation. 

Remember you can go back to any theme in any given month and still enter a project up to the last day to earn this badge. New H2H Themes announced every Monday and can usually be combined with other challenges...we are already into our second week theme...please invite and encourage your friends to participate.  

Let's see how many of you will become a future 
Perfect Attendance Addict in October 
See past/current challenges at bottom  




Darlings...be sure to display your H2H blog badge proudly!

OCTOBER - Addicts, Darlings and Sweethearts 
will be announced by the 15th of the next month

If you missed the 1st October Challenge "MAD ABOUT PLAID" click HERE 
So many Pretty Plaids - Don't Miss Out on this Challenge

or the Current Challenge "BeYOUtiful" click HERE 
Don't Miss Out on this Beautiful Creative Challenge

You still have time to create, submit and earn 
the Perfect Attendance "Addict" Award for October
and one of the Top 10 Darlings or Sweetheart Award!

Monday, October 9, 2017


Welcome back to another week at Heart 2 Heart! The trees are changing colors in many areas at this time of the year and it is simply beautiful. What a great thought to introduce this week's challenge! 

The theme this week is BeYOUtiful. It may be someone or something you think is beautiful in a particular way and we encourage you to share that with us, however you choose. 

Our design team has provided a variety of inspirational projects to show the way they interpreted this theme. Take a look! 

Please make sure to use at least some Close To My Heart products in your project. Link up before the end of the month!

You have until the end of October to link up with this or any of our other October challenges. 

Monday, October 2, 2017

Mad About Plaid

Happy October!  It's a new month with new challenges for you!  We're so glad to have you stop by our blog for this week's Heart 2 Heart Challenge, "Mad About Plaid". To join in the fun all you have to do is incorporate a plaid pattern in your artwork, or be creative and interpret the title however you see fit, and be sure to use Close To My Heart products in your creation.

Check out these artwork pieces shared by some of our Design Team membrs and get your creative juices flowing. We look forward to see what you design!

Have fun creating and be sure to link up below. Make it a great October!