Welcome to my Crafting Shenanigans!

A place where I hope you feel welcome and find value in your

crafting. I offer the best crafting paper and products in the industry

as a rep for Close to My Heart, a premier crafting and scrapbooking

company located here in the good ole USA.

Favorite product: I love all the papers.

OK? ALL of them.


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I've always looked to a creative, reliable source for inspiration and guidance to make that inspiration into a finished product. Anna has always been the solution for that search for me, since the evening I met her. Her workshops were so organized, and the ladies I met offered their own style and inspiration. But Anna and I really clicked.

I was immediately drawn to Anna and her style. I think Anna was drawn to me, too. She mentioned one day that I'd make a great consultant! As time went on, and my schedule became too uncertain to commit to workshops, we started spending more one on one time together. I learned even more about the products and the brand, and became more and more interested in consultant "status". At the rate I was buying, and the excitement I had in all the products, I realized I was ready to make the commitment. With Anna as my upline, I knew I couldn't go wrong so I joined the team.

And in my little world, Anna IS Close To My Heart.

JulieAnna O’Mally


"I love her style. So creative."

- Janet

"As a customer, she always is willing to help out with questions and suggestions. I really appreciate her."

- Joanie


The PaperTrail Blog

A Touch of Sugarplum Card

By annieart | April 30, 2019

Here’s a card for you today I crafted from the Feels Like Home papers and embellishments. To add some texture to the muted colors with charcoal and light grey paper products, I wrapped some of Close to My Heart’s silver embellishing thread around my index finger and tied it off thus creating the circular pattern…

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Cardmaking with Cacti and Palm Graphics

By annieart | April 26, 2019

  Hello my fellow readers! Heads up… the Close to my Heart Seasonal Expressions Idea Book (SE2) will go live on May 1. So until then, I am still crafting with he awesome products from our SE1 edition. I designed & crafted these cards with the Cacti puffy stickers and a palm graphic. Both from…

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