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Tuesday Tutorial

Many of my tutorials lately have involved using a Cricut® to create, which can seem unfair for some of you who don't own the machine.  Since, not everyone has a Cricut® (gasp), I chose to create a tutorial today for you that doesn't require the use of a machine. Yes, there will be some embellishments… Continue reading Tuesday Tutorial

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Sunny Thoughts Layout

Throughout the month of February, I will be creating projects that you can make using our Sunny Thoughts stamp of the month.  This week, I have created this stunning "You are the Sunshine" layout using a few of the stamped images for the background and the title.   I have also added a free layout guide that you… Continue reading Sunny Thoughts Layout

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Valentine Chocolate Box

This week's Color My Heart Dare is a Tic-Tac-Toe Challenge.  We had to use and identify the three colors in a row from the board of our choice.  I chose to make this adorable little box for Valentine's Day that holds three Ghirardelli® chocolate squares using Glacier, White Daisy, and Heather.  Along with joining the Color My Heart… Continue reading Valentine Chocolate Box

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Seasonal Expressions One Blog Hop

Welcome to the Seasonal Expressions One Blog Hop where we will be featuring products from our New Seasonal Expressions One idea book.  Close to My Heart has outdone themselves this season.  The products in this book are AMAZING and full of possibilities.   If you have come here from Michele Rowley’s blog, you are on the right path! When you… Continue reading Seasonal Expressions One Blog Hop

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Happy Crafty New Year!

It's that time again when we let go of the old to bring in the new and Close to My Heart has truly outdone themselves with our NEW Seasonal Expressions One products. Let us welcome the beautiful, floral Chelsea Gardens, whimsical Make Waves, adventurous Stargazer, and yummy Gimme Some Sugar products.  These products in this catalog… Continue reading Happy Crafty New Year!

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Bloom and Grow Blog Hop

Welcome to the Bloom and Grow Stamp of the Month Blog Hop where we will be featuring the January Bloom and Grow stamp set.  This stamp set is full of gorgeous images and sentiments that would be perfect for cards, scrapbook pages, and gifts.  If you have come here from Michele Rowley’s blog, you are on the right path! When you are finished… Continue reading Bloom and Grow Blog Hop

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January Kit of the Month

Along with a New Year full of hope and exceptions,  brings a New Expressions catalog full of beautiful Close to My Heart products.  My January Kit of the Month features our New Chelsea Garden papers and will be the perfect layout to display memories of someone special.  It is titled “Always & Forever”.  Each month,… Continue reading January Kit of the Month