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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Summer Vibes ” The Perfect Day” Scrapbook Layout

Hello friends! I am crafting lately with the Summer Vibes paper collection for our summer adventuring. This one is so much fun as I added a few Cricut cuts from Close to My Heart’s image collection. This summery, cheerful paper is available while supplies last! Check it out in our paper collections: https://annieart.closetomyheart.com Here are…

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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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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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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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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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