Cardmaking

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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Blue Skies CTMH

May 2020 has been  a wonderful month. Seems life is moving along and we are getting out more.  The thought reminded me of the awesome specials my company has presented for May. I crafted this card with the paper collection: Blue Skies, one of our May specials and a personal favorite.  I encourage you to…

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Cardmaking Subscription Close to My Heart

I am a rep for Close to My Heart(CTMH), a premier paper crafting company! You might already know that right? (See my “About” page here on my site). I have been a consultant with CTMH for 14 years–get it? I really like all the stuff.  The CTMH unique cardmaking and scrapbooking subscriptions are right up…

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