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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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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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Aurora Scrapbooking CTMH

I crafted with the beautiful paper collection Aurora recently and have to say—I really loved designing with these colors: sapphire blue, sage green, charcoal + all the other outdoor colors that frame  traveling adventures. Close to My Heart has an amazing art department and they have a knack for color coordination and design!! Check out…

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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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Aurora Card: Explore More

The sentiment for this card is awesome: “Explore More-Worry Less”. I stamped the image first with peacock ink and then rolled the edges (rock N roll technique) with sapphire blue ink. Love those two colors together! Additionally, this card is crafted with the new Close to My Heart paper line and a May feature product…

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Sending Love with a Card

I love to make cards. It’s my favorite papercraft. And sending to those I care about is important to me as well. For some, life is currently very hard. We can send a card to remind the recipient that they are loved and that we see their strength! All we need is love. And a…

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Seas the Day Anchor Card

  Close to My Heart plans for product release a year out…how would they know that during the current Covid-19 Pandemic that the Seas the Day paper collection could be a comfort for crafters? Just the saying “Everything WHALE be okay” is amazing for those of us who craft cards and really do send them.…

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With Heartfelt Sympathy Card

Here is a card I will send to reach out to a special friend who needs to feel loved. I will add one of the sentiments from the beautiful stamp set: “With Heartfelt Sympathy”, a perfect collection to help say the right words. Which one would you suggest?  More sentiment details here: https://annieart.closetomyheart.com/Retail/Product.aspx?ItemID=13340&ci=17293 The paper…

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Encouragement & Sympathy Card CTMH

Here is a card I crafted to reach out to others in their times of need. I like to have a few “reach out-feeling for you-sympathy” cards. How bout you? Here’s an easy peasy design with three strips of this beautiful paper and some coordinating bling. The sentiment is from the Close to My Heart…

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