Happy Birthday to me, join my Linky Party!

Thursday, June 20, 2013

hip hip hooray

It’s my birthday, so I’m throwing a party! A linky party, to be exact, and I made a sketch, just for you!

card sketch
Create a card of any kind using the sketch above for inspiration and post it on my linky party below. You can use any product, any color, any theme, anything goes! The party will be open for one week, and one lucky entry will be chosen at random to win a prize from me! One entry per person please.

Close to My Heart supplies used for the card above:
Girls Rock stamp set
Perfect Fit Birthday stamp set
Card Chatter – Birthday stamp set
Chantilly paper pack

Happy Father’s Day!

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Stock up…. while supplies last!

Sunday, June 9, 2013

timeless charms

Embellishments, papers and albums, oh my!

Newly released items on my Close to My Heart shopping website at fabulous discounted prices. These may not last long, so get ‘em while you can!

For these and other sale price items, shop my website.

top: Timeless charms $5.95 sale price: $1.50
middle: 6x6 quick pics albums $7.95 sale price $2.01
bottom: My Stickease Victory assortment $4.95 sale price $1.00

Simply Splendid Mini Album Kit

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

splendid kit beauty marked

It’s finally available, and it won’t last long! You can now purchase my Fabulously Artsy Workshop kit, Simply Splendid Mini album for just $25 (includes s&h).


guide promo

Create a 14 page (7 two-sided pages) 6”x6” mini album with interactive pull outs and tags. Beautiful warm summer colors for your summer activities, or choose your own subject with the versatile patterns from the Buzz & Bumble paper pack. Follow my full-color cutting guide with assembly instructions, which will be sent to you in PDF format with purchase so you can download and print, or view from your tablet or computer.

This workshop is designed to use a background stamp set and a small alphabet stamp set (or alpha stickers, not included). Suggestions for these stamps are on my shop page, or you can substitute your own favorite stamps. This workshop will only be available in limited quantities, and when it’s gone it’s gone, so hurry and order now!

Wise Words

Sunday, June 2, 2013

I’m not going to lie, I’m feeling less than enthusiastic about getting into my swim suit this summer. I’m probably not the only one, so for today’s Wise Words I’m sharing one of my favorite motivational quotes.


This one works for me, whether I need to work out or weed my planting beds.

Learn how to make your own chalkboard printable with free chalkboard background here.