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Monday, September 16, 2013

Good Quote for a day like today...

Good quote for a day like today: "Know what you want to do, hold the thought firmly, and do every day what should be done, and every sunset will see you that much nearer to your goal." - Elbert Hubbard

Sunday, September 15, 2013

September Blog Hop!

Welcome to our September Blog Hop featuring Jeanette's Archived Stamps. You will see creations from our participants that will include 1 of 5 stamp sets that Close To My Heart has taken out of Jeanette's Archived collection.  To purchase any of the items seen in our blog hop today, contact your local consultant to place an order.
We hope that you will take the time to leave comments on our posts, as we love to get feedback from our viewers....whether it was something that you really liked or some new technique that was used that you would like to learn how to leaving us comments, we get to hear what you like, and what you want to see. Thank you… now on to our hop! 

If you have just hopped onto my blog, you can start here as this is a circular hop, but if you want to follow us across Canada then please start at the beginning and join Michelle at http://www.mycreationswithmichelle If you came from Janet of Works of Heart then you are in the right place!

A Season of Harvest Card

To create his cute, Fall themed card, I used the following Close to My Heart products:

Cricut Artbooking Cartridge Z1906 $99
Pick a Posy from Jeanette's Stamp Archive B1426 $9.95
Exclusive Inks Marker Sets (see below for list of colors) $5.95 for 2 alcohol-based markers in coordinating shades)
Autumn Terracotta
Sweet Leaf
Autumn Terracotta Cardstock
Colonial White Cardstock
Exclusive Inks Mini Pigment Pad Sets (see below for list of colors used) $19.95 for a set - they come in Basics, Enchantment, Adventure, and Whimsy
Barn Red
Autumn Terracotta
Bonding Memories Glue

To order, please visit my website at

Your next stop on the Cross Canada Hop is Chantal of It's a Hoot Paper Crafts.
 If you get lost along the way, you can head to Michelle S Blog,
, as she has the complete blog list.

Thanks for hopping along with us - we hope we were able to inspire you to get creative using some of the designs, products and techniques seen along the way. Join us again in October when we will be featuring the Base and Bling line.  We hope you will join us again on November 15th.

If you want to learn how to use the Artbooking Cartridge and learn to use our alcohol based markers, come join me at my Scrap 'n Stamp Fall Retreat in Canmore, Alberta at the Best Western Pocaterra Inn in November. For more details, please contact me!

Nancy K.

Monday, September 2, 2013

New Unplugged Close to My Heart Card

Hi everyone!

I hope you all had a safe, fun, wonderful Labor Day long weekend! We had a great time with family and celebrating my daughter Gabby's 12th Birthday!

Here is one of my newest cards using the following Close to My Heart products: ProPlayer paper packet and My Stickease Assortment, Foam Tape and Liquid Glass - super easy and fast with great results! Easy for the kids to make for birthday parties too!

Enjoy the last night before school starts tomorrow!
Nancy K.

Sunday, September 1, 2013

Close to My Heart's Holidays from the Heart!

Hi all!

I want to give you a sneak peek at Close to My Heart's Holidays from the Heart brochure that starts on October 15, 2013! I got a sneak peek at the entire brochure and LOVE all the brand new products and you will too! Send me a message and let me know if you'd like a copy of this fantastic brochure!

Happy Labor Day long weekend!
Nancy K.