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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...

Come and Create Photo 11

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...

Shin Han Touch Twin Markers

Close To My Heart ShinHan Touch Twin Markers

These markers are so much fun to use!  You can colour in an area seamlessly.  Want to add some shade/light tones?  These are the markers for you!  Can’t seem to get skin tones looking real?  You HAVE to try these ShinHan Touch Twin Markers!!!  Close To My Heart carries an...

Cricut Artistry Collection

CTMH Cricut Artistry Collection

If you have a Cricut cutting system, or have been thinking about getting a Cricut cutting system, you have to take a look at Close To My Heart’s newest collection:  Artistry!  No matter what type of paper crafting you are into, this Cricut cartridge has you covered!! Take a look...

Calgary Reads Logo

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...

Pathfinding Cards and Case

Pathfinding Cards and Case

Now that I’m back from my vacation at our trailer in BC, I thought it was time that I got back into the swing of things.  You know, crafting wise.  Looking around my craft area, which is still a bit of a mess from my “reorganizing”, I wasn’t really ready...

One Sheet Wonder Mini Album

One Sheet Wonder Mini Album – Christmas Version

I was excited when I saw a tutorial done by Traci Cornelius.  Just had to try it!  My first go at it was a Christmas-themed version.  I couldn’t believe how simple and quick it was to put together.  The hardest part was deciding on embellishments when it was done!  And the...

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...

Totally Tiffany Die-Namic Die Storage

Totally Tiffany – Die-Namic Die Storage Set

Greetings to all! I have been taking an organization course over at scrapbook.com.  It has been very worthwhile.  I’ve gotten a lot of really good ideas to make my studio and my scrapbooking much more efficient!! When I got to the lesson on organizing your dies, I was pretty excited...

Artfully Sent Cricut Cartridge

Cricut Artfully Sent: Pop-Up Cards

I know that I have not used this newest Close To My Heart Cricut cartridge nearly enough.  I am hoping that this video will get me started with some great ideas!!!

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...

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