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Card with Tea open

Gift Ideas

Hello world!  I hope you are having a great start to the new year.  I wanted to share some recent artwork that was created for a few swaps I participated in for Christmas and Valentine’s Day. This first piece is the Handle Top Box on pg. 44 of the Close To My Heart Artiste Cricut […]

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Cricut Artiste Cartridge

Updates and brag on an Anniversary Frame Gift

This post is two-fold.  Item #1 is that I want to share that the new Close to My Heart catalog and Idea Book is now active for Fall/Winter on my website.  There are tons of new products, our ink colors have had an update - including the addition of six new dye based ink colors and Pigment […]

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Information Overload! New Catalog!

I just returned from four fun filled days creating and learning at my Close To My Heart convention in Dallas, Texas.  Let me tell you – I am on information overload.  I am so glad I gave myself a couple of extra vacation days so I have time to absorb all of this before I […]

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Cruise Girls Layout

Scrapbooking Retreat & Valentine’s Day

Happy Wednesday!  I spent a wonderful weekend in Gainesville, Texas, at a scrapbooking retreat with one of my BFFs Christi and 40+ other scrappin’ friends at the Lone Oak Retreat Center.  When I arrived at the retreat I had a nice collection of goodies that the ladies had made for me!  Here is a sampling […]

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#1 Christmas Card

Just some Christmas Card Designs…

This year several friends asked me to make Christmas Cards for them to purchase.  Here are some of the cards…leave me a comment and let me know your favorite!

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Shower Invitation

I’m an invitation making machine!

I just love this time of year!   Can you believe it is actually COLD in Austin, Texas?  I had frost on my car this morning.  I love it! A friend asked me recently to make fifty (50) invitations for her sister’s bridal shower and I wanted to share the creation.  She showed me an idea of […]

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Croppers at Retreat

A Little Holiday Cheer

Happy November!  This time of year is so special as we are heading into Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays.  Having a young son makes the season so magical and I cannot wait for all of the yummy food and great fellowship with our family and friends.  I am thankful to be so blessed! October was a […]

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Altered Tea Container

Altered Tea Bag Container

I recently participated in an “Altered Item” swap and was fortunate enough to be chosen to make a gift for my friend Christi!  If you are thinking “What the heck is an ‘altered item’ it just means to take something and use scrapbook paper or art supplies to turn it into something cute – and to […]

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Elemental Christmas Card

Christmas Card with Elemental Paper

Howdy!  Did you miss me?  I missed you!  It has been a bit since my last post but I have been enjoying life.  My son is a Cub Scout and I lead his Den plus my hubby is the Cub Master for the elementary school so it keeps us just a *little* busy!  I have […]

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Birthday Card Swap Entries

I participated in a birthday card swap with a group of friends and we were tasked to make sixteen birthday cards – eight male and eight female.  I was super excited about this challenge because I knew I would be using my new Art Philosophy exclusive Close To My Heart Cricut Cartridge.  It has so […]

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