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Take Some Time Away to Play In August

Can you believe that Summer is coming to an end?  Soon we will be filling our calendars with school events, last minute vacations, and family fun.  For us, it is Awana Conference season and we are getting ready to travel throughout the state. In the mist of all the chaos, I urge you to schedule… Continue reading Take Some Time Away to Play In August

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Holiday Sparkle & Seasons of Joy Blog Hop

Welcome to the Holiday Sparkle & Season's of Joy Blog Hop where we will be featuring products from both our Holiday Sparkle and Season of Joy collections. Yes! Both collections! You are going to be amazed by all the spectacular artwork this week. If you have come here from Krista Hershberger’s blog, you are on the right path! When… Continue reading Holiday Sparkle & Seasons of Joy Blog Hop

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Here’s to You

Life is about celebrating special occasions! To celebrate those special moments, we are offering breathtaking Here's to You products which are designed to help you create something special for the next wedding or special occasion on your calendar. Close to My Heart is offering four exclusive stamp sets and workshop kits that have been specially designed for… Continue reading Here’s to You

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Fresh Air Cardmaking Workshop

I truly enjoy playing with paper to create original cards and treat boxes.  If you are like me, then this workshop is just for you.  On June 23rd, you will have to opportunity to make FOUR cards and this adorable little Fourth of July Treat Box using our New Fresh Air products. The deadline to register… Continue reading Fresh Air Cardmaking Workshop

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Beautifully Tea-Riffic Workshop

I am always amazed at all the new products that Close to My Heart creates for our Seasonal Expressions catalogs.   This month, we are featuring this adorable Beautiful Friendship collection full of fun florals, polka-dots, and tea images.  On May 19th, you can come play with this amazing collection of papers as we create a Tea-riffic Teabag Holder… Continue reading Beautifully Tea-Riffic Workshop

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Watercolor Color Dare Card

For this week's Color My Heart Dare challenge, we are required to use Eggplant, Pewter, and Goldrush.  You would think that these colors wouldn't complement each other, yet, I found many examples in nature where these colors beautifully enhance one another.  For this challenge, I choose to create a simple card where the colors complement… Continue reading Watercolor Color Dare Card

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Sparkly Scrap Card

Each quarter, a new Seasonal Expressions catalog arrives and I purchase packs of papers for my workshops and personal projects.  This can amount to a plethora of paper.  I made it a personal goal this year to use up ALL of my paper supplies each quarter BEFORE another idea book arrives. If you are like… Continue reading Sparkly Scrap Card

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Sunny Thoughts Blog Hop

Welcome to the Sunny Thoughts Stamp of the Month Blog Hop where we will be featuring the February Sunny Thoughts stamp set.  This stamp set is full of delightful sentiments, floral images and birthday wishes. If you have come here from Tracie Cassidy’s blog, you are on the right path! When you are finished reading my post, you can click on the link at… Continue reading Sunny Thoughts Blog Hop

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Simple Get Well Card

This week's Color My Heart Dare  challenge requires the use of Pacifica, White Daisy, Black and Emerald. What an exciting combination of colors!  I took advantage of the Some Kinda' Wonderful paper pack and the Flower Market Cricut Cartridge to create this amusing Get Well card.  As always, I’ve included a list of the products I have used… Continue reading Simple Get Well Card