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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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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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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