Category: News and Special Events!

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Calgary Reads & Come and Create!

I am so excited and proud to share with you the recent article about our Come and Create Crop Event, on Calgary Reads’ website!! Crafters come together for Calgary Reads Guest Blog: Crafters come together for Calgary Reads. We so appreciate the many individuals and groups who come together to...

Christmas Card 2015

Christmas Cards 2015

I am happy to reveal my 2015 Christmas Collection! Inspiration came from a variety of places this year, including some of my Close To My Heart associates and Pinterest. Thanks to all for your creativity and willingness to share!! Card #1 – In the Air There’s A Feeling of Christmas...

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Come and Create Final Update!


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I would like to give you an update on how things went at our Come and Create crop event last Saturday. Eight ladies took advantage of Lori’s Stamp Camp and came away with a great head start to their Christmas card building. We were visited by two lovely ladies from...

Nevermore Spooky Layout

September Scrapbooking Club

September Scrapbooking Club September 20, 2015 1:00 to 4:00 pm Valerie’s place (you can email for details) It’s been a great summer, but I’m excited to get together again. Even more exciting are our brand new Idea Books that just went live on September 1st!! I look forward to seeing everyone again...

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Come and Create! Crop Event

Come and Create! October 24, 2015 Holy Trinity Anglican Church 18 Hidden Creek Road NW Come and Create, and while you are doing it, help support Calgary Reads, a totally amazing organization here in Calgary. Have a full day to crop, make cards, or whatever paper crafting you love to...

Cricut Artistry Collection

Brand New Products Available For Sale!!

Yes, you read right!!  Close To My Heart has opened up early sales on some of the new items available in the Annual Inspirations and Holiday Expressions catalogues, which go live on September 1st.  Read on for the details: Since I am not having a get together this month, I...

2015-16 Enchantment Colours

RETIRING CLOSE TO MY HEART PRODUCTS AND MORE!!

Out with the old and in with the new!! Inks: 7 inks in the Enchantment collection will be retiring at the end of August.  So if you were thinking about adding them to your collection, or you wanted to pick up the re-inkers, don’t wait too long.  They are already...

Dinner and a Movie Crop Night

DINNER AND A MOVIE CROP NIGHT WRAP UP!!

Well, it’s all over but the crying!  No, just kidding.  At least about the crying part.  There were no tears while watching our two feature movies.  Maybe a lot of *sighs*, but no tears!!  I had a wonderful time hosting six terrific ladies.  I’m pretty sure they had a good...

Shin Han Touch Twin Markers

ALCOHOL MARKER TECHNIQUE CLASS!

In the spirit of adventure, I am going to offer my very first technique class. I have had a lot of ladies mention that they have a few (or a lot!) of alcohol markers, but really aren’t sure how to get the very best out of them. If that is you,...

Dinner and a Movie Crop Night

Dinner and a Movie Crop Night!

Well, it’s all over but the crying!  No, just kidding.  At least about the crying part.  There were no tears while watching our two feature movies.  Maybe a lot of *sighs*, but no tears!! I had a wonderful time hosting six terrific ladies.  I’m pretty sure they had a good time...

Crop Your Heart Out Set Up

CROP YOUR HEART OUT! WRAP UP

Greetings to all on this beautiful, sunny Sunday! My first ever Crop Your Heart Out! event was a big success.  We were a small group (11 of us altogether), but a wonderful day was had by all.  We ate, we talked, we sang, we laughed, we scrap booked! Most importantly,...

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