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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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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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Seas the Day Scrapbook Layouts

  Here are 4 scrapbook pages my friends and I put together before the quarantines. Have some paper left over from one packet so will do more soon for our summer adventures. We enjoy the Close to My Heart paper packets and kits as they make it so easy to coordinate with our photos PLUS…

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Vintage Friendship Card

We have a new paper collection in the house: “Yesterday & Today”. Available March 1-April 30.  Here are a few of the papers and kits that will be available soon to you! March 1!      This gorgeous paper is vintage in color & design with lots of offerings for the paper crafter. Here is…

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Celebrate You Birthday Layout

I created this layout for my mom’s upcoming birthday. Do you think she will like it? I think so! The colors of the “Celebrate You” paper collection are perfect for happy birthdays.  More about this collection here: https://annieart.closetomyheart.com/Retail/Product.aspx?ItemID=13137&ci=16399 And did you know that when you order a minimum $50. for your order today, you qualify for…

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Valentine’s Day Card

Valentine’s Day cards are beautiful I think because of those beautiful reds & pinks! Check out this lovely paper collection that not only features card projects but gorgeous layouts featuring the February “Loves” in your life! Available through February 29. Details: https://annieart.closetomyheart.com/ctmh/promotions/campaigns/1912-oh-my-heart.aspx  

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Best Wishes Card

  For me, I enjoy a Best Wishes card once in a while. Plus the birdie! Just the simplicity and old school sentiment like that is a comfort to my ears! This one is crafted with the beautiful Close to My Heart collection: “Spruced Up” and all the things that add to the beautiful paper…

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