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Back to Basics Technique Blog Hop

Welcome to the Back to the Basics! Technique Blog Hop where we will be showing you a variety of basic techniques that highlight a few of our new Seasonal Expressions products!  If you have come here from Haley Dyer’s blog, you are on the right path! When you are finished reading, you can click on the link at the… Continue reading Back to Basics Technique Blog Hop

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Creating a Fall Blessings Card for Color My Heart Dare

It's a Tic-Tac-Toe challenge at Color My Heart Dare, and, this week, we are asking you to use up a few of those leftover supplies as we create with retired CTMH colors.  As you will see, I chose to use some "non-typical" fall colors to create a Fall Blessing card.  Before I show you my… Continue reading Creating a Fall Blessings Card for Color My Heart Dare

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Cupcakes & Cards with Boutique

It's time to Create with Miss. Carrie and learn how to make these beautifully designed Boutique cards to give to anyone who needs a little extra TLC.  This month, I am offering two options for my card making class. You can choose to come to my Cupcakes & Card class at the local library, or… Continue reading Cupcakes & Cards with Boutique

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You Are Awesome Card

Do you know someone who is just amazingly awesome? I believe that it is good to recognize those who have blessed you with their friendship, willingness to listen, and ability to tolerate you.  This week, I created a card that you can give those awesome people using the a sentiment and little girl image from… Continue reading You Are Awesome Card

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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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Christmas Card Blog Hop

Welcome to the Christmas Card Blog Hop where we will be showcasing some amazing cards you can make using Close to My Heart products.  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 click on the link at the end to move to the next… Continue reading Christmas Card Blog Hop

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From the Heart Color Dare Card

It has been almost a month since I last entered the Color My Heart Dare Challenge.  My life was a bit chaotic, so, unfortunately, crafting was not a priority.  I do love the fact that Close to My Heart allows me, as a consultant, to set my own hours so that when "life" changes, I… Continue reading From the Heart Color Dare Card