I gave myself a gift Friday, the gift of time at my MESK! (my messy desk). I didn’t measure. I didn’t plan on teaching any of the projects. I just made.

This post is going to be simple, because I’m giving myself a gift of minimal blogging, too.

I spend hours on FUNN University every week, and love creating new scrapbooking layouts, cards and creative ways to use your Close To My Heart products, but, wow, I really loved my play time!

100% of the proceeds go the Red Cross for Australian Bush Fire Relief, ONLY $10.00!

These cards were made using one piece of patterned paper from the Holly Jolly paper set from November/December 2019 Close To My Heart catalog. I’m trying to use up the kit! Their packages are so generous, and I’m so parsimonious, I end up with loads of projects and a little more product than I ever expected at the end of the day.

Check out this week’s SPRUCED UP Heart 2 Heart Challenge Blog because if I know anything, we CTMH aficionados love ideas for projects!
Here are just a couple of ideas from my MESK! (messy desk) which illustrates how an ensemble can span the seasons.

Spruced up cabin from Close To My Heart in the woods stamped and colored image.
Spruced Up – Scrapbooking (D1902)
Spruced Up from Close To My Heart scrapbook layout from ski school.
Spruced Up – paper pack with stickers (X7253S)

The FUNN University Scrapbook Lab is a unique approach to scrapbook instruction. Not only do you get four exclusive layout designs,
you get three pre-recorded videos taking you step-by-step through preparation,
a cutting guide featuring an interactive cutting guide system developed for FUNN University, and
digital assembly guides with videos, you get LIVE classes, too!

Each month we get together twice a month for a LIVE workshop lesson when we exchange creative ideas for our layouts. And do the ideas ever flow!
While I create and share my process steps, the students add their ideas and you can feel the energy and FUNN of sharing.

As always, if you are a CTMH consultant or have a CTMH consultant, please buy from yourself or your consultant, then join us for some creating time!
If you do NOT have a CTMH consultant, I would be very glad to have you call me yours. Just visit FUNN.ctmh.com, create an account, and have FUNN.
Oh, and when you visit FUNN University, you can find the Shopping Lists through February already for you.

There is more, too, like three LIVE Cards+ Labs, and a Crop Lab, too. The students, bless them, are loving it, too, as we have been developing, evolving, and perfecting our online product. We have room for you, though! Enroll today and get the first month on us.

OK, I have some prepping for class to do. I hope this finds you well and full of crafty wishes. Please let me know if you have some paper crafting questions!



Mary's Profile Picture Mary Gunn FUNN is the host of Craft Roulette, Cut The Crap & Create, FUNN University Live, and other special events. She has combined her love for teaching and paper crafting to create a different kind of paper-craft media.

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