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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Hearts of the West Team October Blog Hop - Scaredy Cat

Welcome to the Hearts of the West team blog hop!

If this is your first time joining us you will love it. It features Close to My Heart Consultants from all over Canada showing you their projects. The Hearts of the West was founded by Nancy Klein.

This months' challenge is the Scaredy Cat paper pack, brought to you by the new Annual Inspirations, hand picked from Nancy Klein.
If you came from Kerry Hammel then you're in the right place, this is a go around blog hop so you can start anywhere! Just in case, the full list will be at the bottom. So, as always, grab your coffee, tea, water, relax, and hop around the team with us.

I created my Scaredy Cat double page layout in only one hour! I am so impressed with how quickly this beautiful layout came together! 

Scaredy Cat Paper Packet - X7085A - $10.95
Scaredy Cat Complements - X7185C - $5.50
Sunset Chevron Washi Tape - Z2005 - $8.75
Black & Grey Epoxy Bubbles - Z1935 - $4.25
3-D Foam Tape - Z2060 - $6.50
Black Ink Pad - Z2105 - $6.50
Bonding Memories Glue - 1512 - $8.75
Cricut Artfully Sent Collection - Z3017 - $109 - I used this amazing, versatile new cartridge to create the house! This item is a must have! 
Make It From Your Heart Volume 2 pattern book - 9042 - $8.75 - This is another must have item! I used one of the scrapbook layout patterns to create this! It came together beautifully and quickly because of this pattern book.

Your next stop is Chantal Pearson of It's a Hoot Papercrafts.

Thanks for joining us this month and come back next month to see what crafty projects we can bring to you! Thank you for stopping by and please feel free to leave a comment.

Visit my blog and Facebook business page often for information on new products, specials, tips and techniques, events and more! Follow my blog and enter to win a prize!

Nancy K.

Monday, September 15, 2014

Cross Canada Blog Hop - Favorite New Product

 Welcome to our September Blog Hop featuring our Favorite New Things.  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 Julie at If you came from Chantal of It's a Hoot Papercrafts then you are in the right place! 

 One of my favorite Close to My Heart products is our Workshops on the Go Kits! These are super easy and fun to make! The kit comes with almost everything you need to complete a double page layout along with another double page layout and/or some cards! Plus you get the recipe to make the layout and you can save that recipe/pattern to use on other layouts as well! And, on top of all those benefits, you get it at a discount! You can easily make beautiful scrapbook layouts and cards using these kits!

Here is our Brushed Workshop on the Go! I created the card on my own. 

Visit my website at to see all of our fabulous Workshops on the Go kits!

Your next stop on the Cross Canada Hop is Kristine of Home with Studio K.
 If you get lost along the way, you can head to Michelle S Blog, My Creations with Michelle 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. We hope you will join us again next month when we will be featuring Trick or Treats,for Halloween.  So mark October 15th on your calendars and hop along with us.

Just a reminder that there are still spots available for my Fall Scrap 'n Stamp Retreat in Canmore from October 17 - 19, 2014. For more information, please contact me!

Nancy K.

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Close to My Heart's New Artfully Sent Cricut Collection is Available!

I am SO excited! Close to My Heart's New Artfully Sent Cricut Collection is now available! Contact me today to order yours! You will LOVE it's versatility!


Nancy K.

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Close to My Heart Thankful Fall Banner

Happy Saturday everyone!

I hope everyone's enjoying this gorgeous Saturday! Fall is just around the corner. I live just outside Cochrane, Alberta and we're expecting snow on Tuesday - yuck! I had a great time creating this gorgeous Thankful banner that's perfect for your Fall home decor! To order your exclusive kit, please contact me. Each kit is $40 and includes everything to make this for your own home or to give as a gift! The pieces are pre-cut for you too so all you need to do is make the flowers and assemble. There are a limited number of these kits so order soon!