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Going.. Going.. Gone

It feels like our Annual Expressions and Seasonal Expression catalogs just recently arrived full of fresh, new, desired products. Yet, as the seasons change, so will our products and we will make way for the new Holiday Expressions.  I must admit, there are a few  products from these catalogs that I will miss.  Thank goodness… Continue reading Going.. Going.. Gone

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My Weird Scrapbooking Life

In honor of National Scrapbooking Month, I have decided to try to post more scrapbook pages.  As I created this layout, I realized that I have some really weird scrapbook habits. So, in honor of a month dedicated to scrapbooking, I have decided to share my top ten habits of "weirdness" with you.  (Maybe you… Continue reading My Weird Scrapbooking Life

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Bloom & Grow Valentine Card

Throughout the month of January, I will be creating projects that you can make using our Bloom and Grow stamp of the month.  This week, I created a simple Valentine's Day card in traditional black, red, and white tones.   You can find the list of supplies used on this project at the very bottom of… Continue reading Bloom & Grow Valentine Card

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Bloom & Grow Layout

Throughout the month of January, I have been creating projects that you can make using our Bloom and Grow stamp of the month.  This week, I created a gorgeous layout using our Artistry Cricut® Collection and our Fundamentals papers.  I am truly in LOVE with this layout and so excited to share how I created… Continue reading Bloom & Grow Layout

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Cute and Punny Layout

As I plan my stamp of the month projects, I try to find multiple ways to use the stamp set.  After all, we all like to get as much use out of a stamp that we can.  This week, I decided to  try to create a scrapbook page with our A Little Bit of Pun… Continue reading Cute and Punny Layout

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Simply Punny Cards

I must admit that when I opened up the A Little Bit of Pun stamp set and saw "Happy Valentine's Day", I thought "Just let me get through Christmas".  Most people like to plan ahead, but me, well, I'm grateful when I remember to celebrate the holidays on the days their supposed to be celebrated. … Continue reading Simply Punny Cards

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Through the Year Calendar Tips

During the month of December, you can purchase our gorgeous Through the Year Calendar kit.  This kit would make the perfect gift to give to a grandparent, a new mom, or a friend filled full of photos or left blank for them to add their own.  When I opened my kit, I poured over the contents… Continue reading Through the Year Calendar Tips

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Just for FUN Blog Hop

Welcome to the Just for FUN Blog Hop where we will be showcasing projects created with our fabulous Fundamentals products.  If you have come here from Haley Dyer’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.  This blog hop is… Continue reading Just for FUN Blog Hop

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November is Full of FUN

I love our Fundamentals! Did you know that our Fundamentals papers are designed to coordinated perfectly with our complements, cardstock, inks, and ribbon? This makes my crafting time so much easier when everything coordinates perfectly. No running to the store to search for that perfect color match - Close to My Heart has already done… Continue reading November is Full of FUN

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Christmas Tunes Layout

I must admit that it is difficult to keep myself from singing Christmas carols as I create with the Christmas Tunes stamp set.  During the month of October, I will be posting weekly projects using this stamp of the month in hopes that you are inspired to create projects of your own. This week, I have created a… Continue reading Christmas Tunes Layout