#Featured Collection

Fall Cardmaking with the Hawthorn Collection

Hey everyone, lately I have been creating with our new Cricut “Complete Creativity” digital collection. I just love the layouts in this digital collection. And created this card using the leaf images in one of the Fall layouts!  If you are interested in our new Cricut digital collection, go to my CTMH home page here:…

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Hello Card to Brighten Your Day

I so appreciate receiving a personally addressed card in the mail! How bout you?!? And to make it even nicer, an awesome greeting like this one is also appreciated: “A little hello to brighten your day”. So I have a solution for you if you want some great sentiments/greetings for cards!  Available through September 30,…

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A Little Dose of Happy

Here is a card for you today! Crafted with the beautiful September featured paper collection: “Every Little Thing” and the September Stamp of the Month: “Random Acts of Cardness”. You too can craft this card and scrapbook layouts with these lovely, cool plus trendy craft products. Every Little Thing Products: https://annieart.closetomyheart.com/Retail/Product.aspx?ItemID=12481&ci=14798 September Stamp of the…

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Into the Wild Thank You Card

Here’s a Thank You card I designed for a special workshop last month.  Our group hand-crafted and donated 400 Thank You cards of various design to a community service organization. They had expressed the need to send Thank Yous to those who assisted and helped in many ways with their community cause. It was a…

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Smile & Craft On

I am really enjoying crafting with the Close to My Heart paper line: Craft On. A papercrafter’s dream! I designed this card with the coordinating Picture My Life cards and this title: Smile & Craft On. It was the impetus for this creation. The varied, colorful papers in this awesome paper kit make for a…

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“It’s Your Day” Card

Here is another card crafted with the True Love paper collection from Close to My Heart. I was thinking today that it has been 14 years ago since I have began my adventure with Close to my heart as an Independent consultant. I am grateful for the company and the many wonderful times I have…

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True Love Cardmaking

As most of you know, I love to craft a card with Close to My Heart’s incredibly beautiful paper collections, and True Love is no exception. I crafted this card with the sage green papers in the packet. LOVE! The sentiment “It’s Okay not to be Okay” was stamped with our sapphire blue ink. I…

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True Love June Featured Paper Suite

Our June paper feature is ”True Love” and the colors are beautiful! This paper collection was designed for spring & summer weddings and like our other collections…this one is also versatile and can also adore birthday and spring-themed occasions. I have a card to share with you today crafted with the True Love paper… Here…

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Flower Cluster Card & Sweet Girl Paper

In the Close to My Heart Sweet Girl Collection, there is a sheet of paper with a fabulous group of images that can be added to projects. I cut the flower cluster from this sheet to use as a focal point for today’s card.  The “Beautiful” sentiment is from the Sweet Girl complements and comes…

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Sweet Girl + CTMH May 2019 SOTM

When you receive your Sweet Girl paper packet, you will be so grateful for the versatile color choices!  Here are two cards I made using the grey, blues and fern green. Oooooo…I just really appreciate the idea that pinks and peached can have some blue and green added in. The sentiment:” I’m Glad We are…

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