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How-To Pattern Books

Here at Close To My Heart, we pride ourselves on being the “let me show you how” company. That’s why we offer how-to books that show you how to both cut and arrange your paper to create timeless cards and scrapbook layouts.

Whatever project you may be working on, we’re sure to have a pattern to help your vision come to life!


Make It from Your Heart™ Volume 1

Make It from Your Heart™ Volume 1

This volume is an essential guide for creating beautiful scrapbook layouts and cards. With patterns inspired by founder & CEO Jeanette Lynton, it features 16 two-page layout patterns, two single-page patterns, and 12 different card patterns. You’ll also find cutting diagrams, full-color artwork, and helpful hints for creating the projects.


Make It from Your Heart™ Volume 2

Make It from Your Heart™ Volume 2

Just like volume one, this how-to book features 16 two-page layout patterns, two single-page patterns, and 12 different card patterns. You’ll also find cutting diagrams, full-color artwork, and helpful hints for creating the projects.


Make It from Your Heart™ Volume 3

Make It from Your Heart™ Volume 3

Our third volume includes 36 two-page layout patterns for standard photo sizes, as well as artwork inspiration demonstrating how to incorporate additional photos using our Pocket Plus™ and pocket scrapbooking Memory Protectors™. To help you find just the right pattern for you photos, layouts are organised by the number of photos they use. Slip this 3-ring hole-punched volume into one of our Everyday Life™ albums for easy and convenient transportation to wherever your scrapbooking takes you!

  • Make It from Your Heart™ Volume 3 (9043)
  • Make It from Your Heart™ Vol. 3 Recipes — Coming Soon!