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February SOTM Blog Hop – Heartfelt Sentiments

Welcome to the Heartfelt Sentiments Stamp of the Month Blog Hop where we will be featuring the February Heartfelt Sentiments stamp set. If you have come here from Lauren Moore’s blog, you are on the right path!  When you are finished reading my post, you can click on the link at the end to move to the next blog.… Continue reading February SOTM Blog Hop – Heartfelt Sentiments

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Wild About You Valentine

As we continue through a week of "punny" Valentines, I have been adding my creations to a few weekly challenge blogs. Today, I decided to enter a new challenge at Dragonfly Journeys.  If you have been reading my postings, you also know that I have three boys who I still send Valentine's to, and I have… Continue reading Wild About You Valentine

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T-Rex Valentine Hugs

Creating cards for boys can be a challenge, especially ones who are 6.5'+ bearded bears who find your "mom feelings" a bit too mushy for their taste. The other challenge, when creating these Valentines, is to make sure they aren't too frilly and have a slight sense of "dad humor" added.  Yesterday, I posted my… Continue reading T-Rex Valentine Hugs

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I Dig You Valentine Card ~ A Heart2Heart Challenge

For those of you who find Valentine's Day to be "punny" and ultra-cheesy, this week's project has been ♥designed just for you♥.  It's a simple card that I created for the Heart2Heart Stamped Background Challenge  using some papers and complements from the Something Fierce collection and has been titled "I Dig You Valentine" (get it?🙄)… Continue reading I Dig You Valentine Card ~ A Heart2Heart Challenge

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You’re My Person – Color My Heart Color Dare Card

This week at Color My Heart Color Dare, we are challenging you to create a project using only Black, White, and one accent color. For me, this meant getting ahead (for once) and creating a Valentine card. Before I start explaining my project, I want to give you a little inspiration for colors that go… Continue reading You’re My Person – Color My Heart Color Dare Card

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Heart Happy Workshop Kits

Whether you are looking forward to Valentine's Day (like me) or just need a reason to celebrate the people and things that you love, we've got you covered with the exclusive Heart Happy collection and two unique workshops.  Both of these workshops are beautifully designed, unique paper crafting projects that take advantage of the adorable… Continue reading Heart Happy Workshop Kits

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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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Happy Valentine’s Day!

Today is one of my favorite holidays.  It's a time to show love to those you care about, a time to be selfless and share your heart with others, and the day I grow another year older. Take a little time today to show someone in your life how much you care for them and… Continue reading Happy Valentine’s Day!

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Tuesday Tutorial

Valentine's Day is right around the corner and many of us are scrambling to create some simple valentines for our friends & families.  Whenever I need to create multiples of something fast, I usually turn to my Cricut®.  This week, I have made a super-cute Valentine Treat Box with a tutorial for you to follow.… Continue reading Tuesday Tutorial