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Additional Card Designs using the Choose to Shine Card Kit

My favorite quote is "Start where you are, Use what you have, Do what you can".  I like using what I have to make something new, so, for this week's Tuesday Tutorial, I am going to show you how you can create two additional cards using the Choose to Shine cardmaking kit.  Here is what the… Continue reading Additional Card Designs using the Choose to Shine Card Kit

All Occasion Card, Card, Close to My Heart, Color My Heart Dare, Flower Market, Holiday Expresssions, Picture My Life, Thin Cuts

An Exciting Color My Heart Dare Announcement

As many of you know, I enjoy participating in each week's Color My Heart Dare challenge.  Today, I am excited to announce that I have decided to venture out of my comfort zone and join the Color My Heart Dare Design Team. As a Design Team Member, I get to provide inspiration for some of… Continue reading An Exciting Color My Heart Dare Announcement

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Masculine Color Dare Card

Have you ever had one of those days where no matter how much you try to get something to work, it refuses to cooperate and becomes the bane of your existence?! Well, that is exactly how I felt when I was trying to create a card for this week's Color My Heart Dare Challenge. This… Continue reading Masculine Color Dare Card

Blog Hop, Card, Close to My Heart, Holiday Expresssions, Sale, Shimmer Brush, Stamp of the Month (SOTM), Thank You Card, Thin Cuts, Watercolor Pencils

Just Treats Blog Hop

Welcome to the Just Treats Stamp of the Month Blog Hop where we will be featuring the September Just Treats stamp set.  I am so excited by this stamp set! I ♥LOVE♥ all the little icons and images designed perfectly for the upcoming holidays. If you have come here from Kathy Burrows' blog, you are on the right path! When you are… Continue reading Just Treats Blog Hop

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Bring Back My Pack – More Magical

Magical is back!  The much-loved paper packet, Magical, is available while supplies last, as the August and September special. I just adore these lighthearted papers full of stars, stripes, hearts, and polka dots.  Close to My Heart has created the More Magical paper packet and coordinating products to be perfect for use in any crafting featuring amusement… Continue reading Bring Back My Pack – More Magical

All Occasion Card, Awards, Blog Hop, Card, Celbration Card, Close to My Heart, Color My Heart Dare, Join My Team, Seasonal Expressions Two, ShinHan Markers, Stamping Techniques, Thin Cuts

Seasonal Expressions 2 Blog Hop

Welcome to the Seasonal Expressions 2 Blog Hop,where we will be featuring products from our amazing Seasonal Expressions 2 catalog .  If you haven't had a chance to view this catalog, you can do so online or receive one free when you place an online order in May.  If you have come here from Krista Hershberger’s blog, you are on… Continue reading Seasonal Expressions 2 Blog Hop

All Occasion Card, Card, Close to My Heart, Mother's Day, Sale, Stamp of the Month (SOTM), Thin Cuts

Celebrate You Card

For this week's Tuesday Tutorial, I assembled a bright, spring Tulip that you could create using our Cricut Flower Market Collection.  In the photo with the Tulip, was this fun, easy-to-make card that I produced using our exclusive Color Your Life stamp of the month.  You can easily replicate this card for any occasion, with… Continue reading Celebrate You Card

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Postcard Perfect Workshops

To celebrate National Scrapbooking Month, Close to My Heart has created Postcard Perfect - a collection of bright, beachy products available exclusively during the month of May.  I will be hosting three workshops featuring this exclusive collection where you can come create some memorable scrapbook albums and cards.   This collection will be available for purchase on my website… Continue reading Postcard Perfect Workshops

All Occasion Card, Blog Hop, Card, Close to My Heart, Sale, Stamp of the Month (SOTM)

Color Your Life Blog Hop

Welcome to the Color Your Life Stamp of the Month Blog Hop where we will be featuring the April Color Your Life stamp set.  This stamp set is perfect for celebrating life and it's abundant blessings. If you have come here from Jean McNulty’s blog, you are on the right path! When you are finished reading my post, you can… Continue reading Color Your Life Blog Hop

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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