4 Christmas Videos – Christmas Tags, Ornaments & Wreath

I hope you are having a very magical week enjoying the holidays with your friends and family!

I wanted to share a few short Christmas videos with you that I made and put on my YouTube channel. You can subscribe to the Scrap Diva Youtube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/user/scrapdivaretreats

Here’s a short video on some fun 3D Christmas cards I made with the Close to My Heart Artfully sent circuit cartridge. It’s an awesome card cartridge that gives you the ability to make tons of pop-up cards and 3D card variations. I hope you see something you like and feel inspired to make some AWESOME cards of your own.

I also made a quick tutorial on how to make an adorable Christmas wreath.

Check out this video on Christmas tag ornaments I made using Julie Nutting Stamps. Each ornament tag was inspired by a stanza from Eartha Kitt’s song “Santa Baby.” This is my all time FAVORITE Christmas song. I think it’s a perfect “Diva” song…especially the part about diamonds!

Check out my awesome tutorial on how to make your own Christmas tags which can be used on gifts or ornaments. I used Julie Nutting doll stamps.



Artfully Sent – Christmas Cards Teaser Video

I’m really looking forward to hosting the scrapbook retreat this weekend! We have a wonderful group of Divas coming to the house. I plan on spending the entire weekend making Christmas cards and diving into the new Artfully Sent cartridge by Close to My Heart!


Cardmaking, Halloween, ArtfullySent, Scrapbooking

I’m so excited about all the Christmas card options! There are at least 45 different types of Christmas cards! I wonder if I can make one of each card type by the end of the weekend…?!!!

Here’s my teaser video

You can make the following cards with the new Artfully Sent Cricut cartridge:

  • Over 50 pop up cards with coordinating icons
  • Over 50 scene and swing cards
  • 100 quick and easy layered sentiment cards
  • 100 sleeve and overlay cards
  • 100 card fonts that can be used as Picture My Life or Project Life cards (You can use these in your scrapbook pages)

That’s over 400 different types of cards!

Order your cartridge here

Halloween Cards & Tutorial


I had fun making this tutorial but I definitely have a new appreciation for professional teachers who videotape their classes! It took me an entire day just to make this 5 minute video! Of course I had missing QuickTime components and I had to go to the Apple store for two hours to reinstall iMovie! Nevertheless… it’s done!

I’m sure the process will get easier after I’ve had more opportunities to practice. This year my mantra is “done is better than perfect.” I’m trying to let go of some of my perfectionism tendencies. So with that in mind here’s the next video. I hope you enjoy it.

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Halloween Pop-Up Card Tutorial

Good evening fabulous Scrapbook Divas,

Last weekend I had an amazing time playing with the new Artfully Sent Cricut Cartridge by Close to My Heart. It has over 700 hundred images and since Halloween is coming up I made all the cards on page 44 which ended up being over 15 different unique cards! I can’t wait to share them all with you.

Here’s the first Halloween scene card I made located on page 44 of the instructions book.

Happy Halloween Scene Card

It was so much fun to make pop-up and scene cards. I’m totally addicted to making them because it is quick, easy and gave me the opportunity to play with different paper.

I’m also excited to share with you my first tutorial on how to use the new cartridge to make this amazing card.

Halloween Pop Up Card Tutorial_Play

I can’t wait to share the rest of the cards with you! Check back on the blog tomorrow for another awesome card tutorial and more fabulous pictures.

Here’s  a sneak peak of the next card…

Halloween Spider Web Card


Please leave a comment and let me know what you think.

Order your own Artfully Sent Cricut cartridge today!

Awesome Cardmaking Cartridge – CTMH Artfully Sent

I just got the new CTMH Cricut cartridge Artfully Sent and I’ve made a few things from it. I plan on showing you more as I have the opportunity to make some awesome projects with it.

The cartridge  enables you to make hundreds of card options because it provides you with 5 different card types with 25 themes each! It comes with sentiment stamps for everyday celebrations and occasions. It has some amazing pop-up cards, swing cards and scene cards.

Here’s one of the awesome pages to make Halloween cards.

Halloween House Artfully Sent

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New CTMH Artfully Sent Cricut Collection Available

I’m excited to announce the new CTMH Artfully Sent Cricut Collection is available!

This Cricut Collection is perfect for card lovers because it makes quick and beautiful cards.  The cartridge has over 700 images on it and makes pop up cards, swing cards, cards with cutouts and cards with sentiments that are cut directly onto the card! It is awesome! I had a chance to make some cards at the CTMH Scrapbook convention a few months ago and they were really cool. I can’t wait to share more pictures with you soon.

The Cricut Collection includes the following:

  • An amazing CTMH Cricut cartridge with 700 gorgeous images
  • 3 Acrylix D-size stamp sets
  • 12X12 White Daisy Cardstock Pack

Order  your cartridge here!