Friday, December 23, 2016

Wishing you a Very Merry Christmas!!!


Wishing you and your family the very merriest Christmas!  Make some fabulous memories then let me help you preserve!!!!

I look forward to a fantastic new year filled with joy, happiness and memories.

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Just hoping you......

Thanks for the fun year!  Wishing you a very Holly & Jolly Christmas!  Take some time to create some fun memories....   I will be back with some fun ideas for the upcoming year after the holidays.

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

National Paper Crafting Month!!

JANUARY is NATIONAL PAPER CRAFTING Month!  

To celebrate, Close to my Heart has designed this BEAUTIFUL handmade wreath kit Just For You!


It is a beautiful wreath, complete in an easy to create kit!!  Each flower is ready to punch out, and assemble on to this very sturdy wreath.  There are two ways you can get your kit or as many kits as you would like.  When you spend $60 in Close to my Heart products, you get your kit FREE!  Or you can purchase as many kits as you would like for $18.95

AND to make it even more enticing.... there is a BRAND NEW supplement filled with Beautiful products beginning January 1st.  So, set your alarm, and hop on to my website JANUARY 1st and purchase your kits (or your product and get your kit free)  Then on January 14th we can get together and assemble the kits if you want to get together to assemble your kit!!  We will have a fabulous morning...... MORE DETAILS to follow...... but be sure to get your kits ordered early.  Watch for more details....

Whats in your bucket....

I LOVE to shop the dollar store.  You can find such fun 'things' there to wrap gifts in.  These little buckets make 6 cookies look like so much more.  Add a darling easy tag and you are set!

Monday, December 19, 2016

A little Gift wrap.....


Gift wrap doesn't have to cost a lot.  These sacks were $1 for a pkg of 10 in the Target dollar spot.  I used some scraps of City Sidewalk paper, and some twine.  So about a .15 gift wrap.

Sunday, December 18, 2016

Just Bag it!!

 It is easy to give a fun yet inexpensive gift to co workers, neighbors, friends and teachers.  Fill a little bag, make a quick little bag topper and you have a fun gift.  Can be as big or as little, as fancy or as simple as you desire.  The gift doesn't need to be big, just a thought to know you are thinking of them.

Saturday, December 17, 2016

A BUNCH of ideas since its getting close....











 Here are a few more ideas last minute in case you are finishing up.  Tomorrow I will post some simple gifts,





Friday, December 16, 2016

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Monday, December 12, 2016

Believe......

This fun card uses the STAR embossing folder,  your favorite gift stamp set and the word Believe cut from the Close to My Heart thin cut!  Super simple!!!  You could use the same idea for a gift tag

Sunday, December 11, 2016

Joy to the World

Another simple (and a little non traditional) card using the snowflake embossing folder, and Blue card stock.  Not the typical red and green we usually think of at Christmas time.......

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Non Traditional Christmas Card

The Oh deer papers create such a fun and non traditional looking Christmas Card.  Using the sea glass color along with the browns and golds is so much fun!  LOVING it!!

Friday, December 9, 2016

Another Merry Christmass

Here is your card idea for today.  Use different papers for a different look.  Mix and match your pieces.  Have a fun Christmas season

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Christmas Memories are coming....

Get ready for those Christmas Memories (or if you are a little behind in your scrapbooking like I am, use this for a previous year.....  This layout uses City Sidewalks paper, and Merry Christmas is cut out using our Flower Market Cricut Cartridge.  Have fun!!!  (Try the same layout using the Oh Deer Paper)  No one will know they are the same layout!!

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Todays Christmas card idea

Do you love the snowflakes.....  These are done super easy by running your paper through your cuttlebug or big shot using the Close to My Heart snowflake embossing folder!

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Merry Christmas

Here is another card to create using your Oh Deer paper packet.  Hope you are having fun and getting some of your Christmas paper crafting started.

Monday, December 5, 2016

Mix it up Christmas card



 These two cards are exactly the same, but a little different!  The cuts and pieces used are identical.  The each just use different papers, and different stamps for the focal point.  So much you can do with one idea.  Just Mix it up a bit.   Top card uses the OH DEER paper and the lower card uses the City Sidewalks paper.  Top uses Gold shimmer trim while the lower card uses silver shimmer trim.

Sunday, December 4, 2016

Use a different paper....

 Remember yesterdays card?  This is the Same thing using different paper!  Totally different look.  Mix it up for a fun Christmas season.

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Merry Christmas Card

A little OH DEER paper, a Christmas THIN CUT, a Tag cut from a cricut cartridge, your favorite Christmas stamp and a little shimmer tape is all you need for this fun card.

Friday, December 2, 2016

A Little Christmas to start off your December

This fun card is made with the OH DEER Close to My Heart papers.  The stars were cut out using our star Thin Cuts!  Quick and easy but so fun.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

A fun DIGITAL Christmas Cricut cartridge...


Do you happen to own a Cricut Explore machine?  This fun little Christmas cartridge comes to you for this Christmas season, and comes in digital form.    These few images are just a few of the 30 images found on this fun digital cartridge.    Merry Christmas posts will start today.  Watch for new Christmas ideas throughout the month!!  City Sidewalks cricut collection

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Christmas Wish List

What's on YOUR Christmas Gift list?  What is on the list you need to get for others?  There are so many products from under $5 and up to cover all your needs.....  What would you like Santa to put under your tree?  Let me know if I can help you with any thing.  You can shop easily online, or I can help you with any order you might need to place......  Let me know if I can help make your holidays easier.  If you live local, I will even GIFT WRAP for you and deliver it!!
Email me for help              Shop your Christmas list here http://chris.closetomyheart.com

Saturday, November 26, 2016

A Little Thanks


This fun and simple card was made using the OH DEER papers from Close to My Heart .  Although it is a 'Christmas' or Winter pack of paper..... it can be used for many more occasions.....
Each strip is 1¾" wide by 3¾" long with a little dove tail cut out on the bottom.  Use a piece of the zip strip (the stars) then ad your sentiment strip.  Yes the papers are all grey toned.  Beautiful and fun....

                                                         Oh Deer

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Happy Thanksgiving

Enjoy your day!  Make some Fabulous Memories and have a Glorious Day.  I am so very thankful for each of you.  Happy Thanksgiving!

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Gift Wrapping...... and a gift, made easy

Looking for a quick idea for a co-worker, neighbor or friend.  Who doesn't like chocolate.  The fun chocolate bar is wrapped quick and easy yet so fun using Close to My Heart cardstock, paper and ribbon.    Simply wrap a piece of yardstick around the bar and crease it making it more like a box,  Glue the wrapper together.  Decorate as desired.  Punch a hole through the top.  Wrap a piece of ribbon around the candy bar, then slip the bar into the 'boxy wrapper'  Then put each end of the ribbon through a hole and tie together.  When you pull on the tail the bar slides out.  Fun and easy!

Gift Wrapping...... and a gift, made easy

Looking for a quick idea for a co-worker, neighbor or friend.  Who doesn't like chocolate.  The fun chocolate bar is wrapped quick and easy yet so fun using Close to My Heart cardstock, paper and ribbon.    Simply wrap a piece of yardstick around the bar and crease it making it more like a box,  Glue the wrapper together.  Decorate as desired.  Punch a hole through the top.  Wrap a piece of ribbon around the candy bar, then slip the bar into the 'boxy wrapper'  Then put each end of the ribbon through a hole and tie together.  When you pull on the tail the bar slides out.  Fun and easy!

Gift Wrapping...... and a gift, made easy

Looking for a quick idea for a co-worker, neighbor or friend.  Who doesn't like chocolate.  The fun chocolate bar is wrapped quick and easy yet so fun using Close to My Heart cardstock, paper and ribbon.    Simply wrap a piece of yardstick around the bar and crease it making it more like a box,  Glue the wrapper together.  Decorate as desired.  Punch a hole through the top.  Wrap a piece of ribbon around the candy bar, then slip the bar into the 'boxy wrapper'  Then put each end of the ribbon through a hole and tie together.  When you pull on the tail the bar slides out.  Fun and easy!

Monday, November 21, 2016

BLACK FRIDAY!!!

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Don't forget the Teachers.....

Looking for a fun easy and inexpensive gift this year for your school teachers in your life?  Who doesn't need more pencils..  Tie a dozen together, put on a darling card made with the fun Close to My Heart product available this year and voila you have an inexpensive gift ready to go.  Merry Christmas teachers !

Friday, November 18, 2016

Gift Wrapping with Close to My Heart

Did you ever think of using our Background & Texture paper to wrap your favorite little gifts!  you can even embellish them with coordinating products.  Christmas is coming..... Time to get creative and wrap those fun little gifts.       Shop for Christmas Wrap here

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Oh Deer, some more ideas!



Are you excited to get your Oh Deer paper from Close to My Heart!  It is gorgeous.  Here are two more cards for your to try.  The top card has gold shimmer trim as well as stars cut out with Close to My Heart Thin Cuts.  The bottom card has Shimmer trim, sequins and Christmas cut out with t Thin Cut.  Ejoy!!!        OH DEER PAPER and Products        Thin Cuts

Monday, November 14, 2016

Some more, OH DEER


A Few more ideas using the beautiful Oh Deer Paper.    The card above has been embellished with the Close to My Heart gold shimmer trim.  The card below has been embossed with the snowflake embossing folder from Close to My Heart .  Find Oh Deer Here