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Thursday, July 25, 2013


It's bright and early on a Thursday morning and I've been up working in my studio for over an hour.  I'm making some blogging changes so I can separate a little between my personal time and my business.  This blog will revert back to my personal and family space.  I'd love to have you follow my business blog and see what I'm up to and what I'm creating!  Hop on over to and see for yourself.
I finally made the time to watch the beautiful fifteen minute video recently released by my church that explains all about out sacred temples.  I am posting the link her and invite you to see for yourself.  I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. I love my Saviour, Jesus Christ and appreciate His sacrifices for me. I know He and my Heavenly Father live, that love and care about me, and that they answer my prayers. I can't even imagine where I would be without this knowledge.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

June Stamp Of The Month: A Flowering Bunch

The June Stamp of the Month, A Flowering Bunch is a unique set of 10 stamps including two sentiment stamps. The two large flowers and the leaves coordinate with Close to My Heart's exclusive Cricut Artiste cartridge!
Remember, the June Stamp of the Month is only available through June 30th, so head on over to and order yours today. A Flowering Bunch is $17.95, or just $5 when you place a $50 order!
Stay tuned and you will get to see my creation(s) with this stamp set!

Sunday, June 2, 2013

Let’s Get Patriotic!

Let’s Get Patriotic!
June–July 2013 Constant Campaign
Celebrate military service and promote patriotism with our new patriotic stamp sets—available only from June 1 to July 31, 2013. Three dollars from each B-size My Acrylix® Courage stamp set and $5 from each D-size My Acrylix® Home of the Brave stamp set will be donated to the USO, the leading, most recognized military-support and services organization in the country. Show your support with your own patriotic stamp set!
Dates: Offer valid June 1–July 31, 2013.

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Oklahoma Relief

Close To My Heart is making a new Autumn/Winter 2013 stamp set, A True Thank You, available immediately and will donate 100% of the profits from sales of the set from May 23 through June 30 to the American Red Cross to aid the Oklahoma victims. Help us provide relief to those affected by the devastating Oklahoma tornado by purchasing A True Thank You stamp set for $2.95 (M1029) today!

*Offer valid May 23–June 30, 2013. No limit per order.

Father's Day & Denim

So, I woke up thinking about this card.  I made a couple earlier versions patterned after a Pinterest card complete with bow tie.. I wanted something for the "average guy" who would not wear a bow tie no matter what! I knew I had this denim paper and got busy. I made the neckline opening a little smaller, roughed up the edges, and added a stitched pocket plus buttons. This time i mounted onto Kraft card stock which finished off the whole "old denim shirt" look.  I LOVE how this finished into a great "guy" card.  My final count on this card was six; two for each of my three retail baskets.

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

A Banner Day!

Make It a Banner Day
June 2013 Constant Campaign
Receive a free My Creations® mini banner in June! Make it a “banner” day by placing a $25 order that includes a qualifying stamp set to receive your free mini banner. The mini banner includes 10 chipboard pennants in 4 different shapes with 9 jump rings for hanging. Use the mini banner as a decoration for your parties and get-togethers this summer for many “banner” days!
Dates: Offer valid June 1–30, 2013.
Please contact me by email at or order Close To My Heart products direct from my CTMH web page at

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

National Scrapbooking Month

Dream Pop
April-May 2013 National Scrapbooking Month Constant Campaign
Get the exclusive paper packet for only $10 when you spend $35!
In honor of National Scrapbooking Month, you can get the yummy Dream Pop paper packet for only $10 when you spend $35 in May (valued at $19.95 retail)! This exclusive paper packet includes 12 cardstock sheets as well as 12 B&T Duos® papers that were specifically designed for this promotion only—you can’t get these sweet colors and patterns anywhere else! Start National Scrapbooking Month off right with a unique paper packet at a bargain price and get your creative juices flowing! Also, consider hosting this month: Hostesses receive one paper packet free with qualifying May Gathering sales totals of $400 or more.
*Shipping/handling and tax apply. Not available for purchase at full retail. Offer valid May 1–31, 2013, while supplies last. Qualifying purchases must be current, retail-priced product.
And...if you purchase $50 (you need only purchase $5 more in goods after you reach the $35 plus the $10 to buy Dream Pop) you will qualify to purchase the May Stamp Of The Month for only $5.  (a $17.95 value) This set has wonderful pinwheels and coordinates so fun with the bright papers.  On top of all that, if you purchase the paper packet you will qualify to attend my Dream Pop Workshop in June at no additional cost to you!