Friday, August 29, 2014

a little more Chalk it Up

Use some of the fun words from the zip strip to create your card.  The Chalk it up embellishments will quickly finish up any card....  You will love these Chalk it Up embellishments.  They are soft little puffy shapes.  LOVE THEM....  Look at all the Chalk it up here

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Memory Keeping of all this little events

Everyone has some great moments to preserve!  Keep your memories on this fun paper pack.  You will love Chalk it Up!!     

 Create fun layouts with all of the close to my heart papers.  You will fall in love with this pack

Monday, August 25, 2014

Thanks So Much

Thanks.... with Chalk it UpThank your teacher for all they are doing for you children, or just thank a friend.  Whatever you need a card for, this is the perfect.  This beautiful 'Chalk It Up" paper is great for every project.  Add a few of our self adhesive sequins and a fun frame cut with our cricut cartridge.  You will LOVE this paper....  Stay tuned for more fun things you can do with this fun paper packet!!

Sunday, August 24, 2014

A little witchy fun

Nothing says Happy Halloween like a cute little Witch to  brighten someones day.    Check out all the fun stamps and papers (including these) on my shopping website...

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Thinking of you... with Chalk it Up

Yep it is a school themed pack, but LOOK..... your cards do NOT have to be school themed.  You will love this paper pack!  For ALL your projects     Shop here for Chalk It
This card is made quick and easy using the papers from the pack, and adding a touch of our lagoon colored sparkle tape, a few stamped images and a piece of the zip strip off one of the sheets. 

(*Each piece of our background and texture paper has a strip of fun decorative paper along the top, ½ wide by the width of the 12x12 paper.  Cut them off to use them as fun accent and embellishment) 

Thursday, August 21, 2014

School is starting....lets CHALK it UP!!

You will LOVE this fun 'Chalk it Up ' paper packet.  The beautiful colors, patterns and messages.  Can it only be used for school paper crafting....  oh NO... there is only one paper that is more 'school' themed.  The rest are just BEAUTIFUL paper!!!  

You can purchase your own pack of CHALK IT UP paper and all of the fun embellishments with just a click of your mouse.... (or give me a call and I can get it ordered for you)

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

An Overview look at BRUSHED

Here is a quick overview of all the cards you have seen the last few weeks featuring the BRUSHED paper packet.    You will love all you can do with it....  Have you ordered a package or two yet??

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Monday, August 11, 2014

Summer Fun

 So many ideas...... so much fun.  Here is another card made from the fun flower stamp set in the new Annual Inspiration book along with the Brushed paper pack.  Loving the fun summer colors.  Does summer ever have to end.... nope, not with the Brushed papers in stock!!!

Shop today for yours, or shoot me an email with your order

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Thursday, August 7, 2014

Enjoying summer.... and Thinking of you

What says SuMMEr more than flowers..... LOTS OF FLOWERS and LOTS OF FUN NEW PAPERS....  Check out this fun new card sporting the new Canary Yellow paper of course, along with lots of flowers from the same fun set as the card the other day.  There are LOTS of different sets to choose from!!  Loving the fun bright colors in this paper pack.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014


This fun card is made from our delicious new paper, BRUSHED.  It is gorgeous.... You just might see our new yellow color sporting its debut on this card.  CANARy is the new yellow color we now feature in card stock and inks....Shop for Brushed Papers and more here

Sunday, August 3, 2014


 Thank you so much to everyone who came by yesterday to the open house and New Idea Book Debut!!  I hope you are as excited as I am for all the fun new possibilities for all our memory keeping and paper crafting coming up.  This fun card is made with one of the cute new stamp sets in the new Annual Inspirations book!!    The fun embossed frame is made with our new folding/scoreing tool.   So fun and easy..... You will for sure want one for your very own!!!

Brushed Papers from Close to My Heart 

Friday, August 1, 2014

Make 'N Takes waiting for you

There are several different make and takes waiting for you at the open house Aug 2.  One is a Jewelry buffet!!  Come make a necklace, or bracket of your choosing.  Cost is $12 for the supplies....  The ideas are ENDLESS and you will LOVE the results!!!

Come visit me at the debut tomorrow August 2nd  9:00 - 4:00
     2310 NW 9th St    Ankeny  or visit my shopping site for all the makings of your own Jewelry!!