Stamping

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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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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Seas the Day Card Workshop CTMH

  Here is one of the four cards that I crafted with the new “Seas the Day” Card Workshop. The sentiments and thin cut dies included in this workshop are so much fun to create! This sentiment: “What the Crab!” is classic!  Check out details for our workshop here: https://annieart.closetomyheart.com/Retail/Product.aspx?ItemID=13200&ci=17123 Here are other amazing products…

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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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Yesterday & Today Hello Card

We have a new paper line: “Yesterday & Today”. The color scheme is neutral which most of there time allows emphasis on the photos! I love that! Perfect for scrapbooking heritage family photos + the feel is elegant and timeless. This collection also makes some lovely cards. This card features our farm animal collection .…

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