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Heart & Home Easter Card for a Color Dare Challenge

I don't know about you, but sometimes I get into a creative "funk". I have had a silly stamped door sitting on my desk for weeks, crying to be added to a project, and, today, as I started at the Inspiration Board for the Color My Heart Dare Challenge, I was determined to use it for a… Continue reading Heart & Home Easter Card for a Color Dare Challenge

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It’s So Sad to Say Good-bye

Spring is coming, plants are budding, and our Seasonal Expressions is retiring. I am eager for a new season, new catalog, and new products, BUT before we get too excited, I wanted to remind you of a few important things you might want to snag (like free project guides) before they disappear at the end… Continue reading It’s So Sad to Say Good-bye

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Send a Welcome Home Card & Join the Color Dare Challenge

I miss the days when you welcomed someone to their new home with cards, casseroles, and containers of cookies.  This week, as I looked at the inspiration board for the Color My Heart Dare Challenge, I was inspired by the welcoming feel of the papers chosen and decided to bring back the tradition of sending… Continue reading Send a Welcome Home Card & Join the Color Dare Challenge

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Lovely Layers – CTMH Technique Blog Hop

Welcome to the Lovely Layers Technique Blog Hop, where we will be featuring a multitude of layering techniques using Close to My Heart products. Whether it be paper, stamped images, embellishments, or stickers, ♥you will be inspired♥ by all the consultants in this week's blog hop.  If you have come here from Catherine Nowak’s blog, you are on… Continue reading Lovely Layers – CTMH Technique Blog Hop

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Tuesday Tutorial: Using Watercolor Pencils

When I browse through an art display, I am usually drawn towards those that have the soft, cloudy look of watercolors.  If you are like me, then you will enjoy using our new Watercolor Pencil collection.  I am sure that you have thought "not for me" or "I could never do that",  but today I… Continue reading Tuesday Tutorial: Using Watercolor Pencils