Cardmaking

Thinking of You+Distress Oxide Inks

I had so much fun learning about the Tim Holtz distress oxide inks a few months ago and now am happy to say many of the distress oxide inks are available on my site. YAY for that! These are so much fun to work with plus they create the most beautiful canvas for die cut…

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You are My Sunshine

This card was crafted with the cheerful paper collection: Bloom with Grace. Yes! & still available while supplies last. I really like the colors and that Cricut cut Sunflower added on a Picture My Life card! Swoon worthy! Check out the collection here: https://annieart.closetomyheart.com/Retail/Product.aspx?ItemID=14084&ci=18677 As a Cricut affiliate, I am referring you to my link…

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You Make My Heart Happy Card

Here is a cheerful card mainly because it is crafted with the beautiful colors from the Close to My Heart paper collection: “Bloom with Grace”. Plus the sentiment: “You Make My Heart Happy”. Close to My Heart supports Operation Smile by crafting and producing beautiful stamps for us to share with you. When a stamp…

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Cricut Images+Bloom with Grace

Did you know that Close to My Heart has Cricut images that coordinate with many of their paper collections? What a fabulous relationship! Here is one of the latest: that Shine card! The beautiful colors in this paper collection include: Sangria, Canary, Toffee, Fern, Espresso and French Vanilla. And guess what? this card is part…

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Encouragement: Be YOU

We all need a lift! I think a card can mean so much to the recipient so I love to send them out. I also appreciate a sentiment that nails it! like this one. It simply says—“Be YOU”.   We are all in this life together! Let’s share a card friends. I used the Brushed…

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Thinking of You for the Outdoorsy

    Here’s the perfect thinking of you and anniversary cards for your favorite outdoorsman-fisherman! or fisherwoman! Crafted with the “Timber” paper collection, here’s a true blue original card kit to craft outdoorsy cards. Products available here: https://annieart.closetomyheart.com Kit available here:https://annieart.closetomyheart.com/Retail/Product.aspx?ItemID=13865&ci=18243 Everything you need including the dies and the miniature wood arrows to complete 4…

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Summer Vibes Shaker Card

This shaker card shouts summer fun and beach life! Crafted with he Summer Vibes paper collection, a collection that makes it fun for crafting plus a perfect, awesome way to send a treat inside for a special person in your life. Papers, cardstock and more compliment this collection and are still available while supplies last…

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You Mean the World to Me: Aurora Cardmaking

I created this card for my husband early during the Covid-19 pandemic. He was working from home and attending non-stop virtual meetings to manage the crisis in his business. I crafted this card to remind him that I was there for him and that I supported him. That he meant the world to me! The…

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Say It In Style

Close to My Heart has an awesome group of 41 sentiments included in our stamp set “Say It In Style”. And the awesome thing about it…it’s available for four more months. In fact, we carry several products for a year to make sure that you have some of our best products handy for your crafting!…

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Butterfly Thanks Card

Posting an oldie but to me a goodie. Anytime I add a butterfly to one of my cards, I am immediately happier! Wha is it about butterflies that bring a smile? Here is one I crafted a few months ago with retired craft paper suite: Chelsea Gardens by Close to My Heart. I agree that butterflies…

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