Saturday, September 24, 2016

Kindness Stamps - Available Only in September

Close to My Heart is celebrating kindness this National Stamping Month.  You too can spread a little kindness by creating cards with these wonderful messages.  Check out all the fun supplies available only during September.  Shop Now!











The Create Kindness card kit contains all of the supplies needed to create 24 beautiful, handmade cards that you can use to brighten someone’s day! Thanks to the pre-printed card bases, these cards come together in no time, leaving you more time to do something thoughtful for someone!



 #createkindness  #ctmh  #gstumme

Friday, September 23, 2016

Color Dare #212 - Purples + Black and White Daisy

Welcome to Color Dare Challenges from Color My Heart.  Each Friday the design team announces a color palette for you to use to create your project.  You can create any type of project you'd like, as long as you use the chosen colors.  If you don't have the actual Close To My Heart colors, just use a similar substitute.


Color Dare #212 - Purples + Black and White Daisy


How will this week's color combination inspire you?   Visit Color My Heart for more information about the challenge, get inspired by the design team, and upload your project.  I hope you'll join the Color Dare!


#ColorMyHeart  #ColorDare  #CTMH  #gstumme

Friday, September 9, 2016

Color Dare #210 - Eggplant, Fern, Peacock, Desert Sand + Colonial White

Welcome to Color Dare Challenges from Color My Heart.  Each Friday the design team announces a color palette for you to use to create your project.  You can create any type of project you'd like, as long as you use the chosen colors.  If you don't have the actual Close To My Heart colors, just use a similar substitute.


Color Dare #210 - Eggplant, Fern, Peacock, Desert Sand + Colonial White


How will this week's color combination inspire you?   Visit Color My Heart for more information about the challenge, get inspired by the design team, and upload your project.  I hope you'll join the Color Dare!


#ColorMyHeart  #ColorDare  #CTMH  #gstumme

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Introducing Holidays Expressions 2016

Are you ready to start your holiday crafting projects?  This time of year brings so many opportunities to create and the new Holiday Expressions has all the beautiful new supplies you need.  Check it out now!


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Create Kindness During National Stamping Month

Celebrate National Stamping Month this September with hand stamped cards designed to help create a little more kindness in the world. The Create Kindness card kit contains all of the supplies needed to create 24 beautiful, handmade cards that you can use to brighten someone’s day! Thanks to the pre-printed card bases, these cards come together in no time, leaving you more time to do something thoughtful for someone!  Shop Now!



Watch the hashtag #createkindness on Instagram and Facebook to see what acts of kindness these little cards are inspiring, and join the conversation by posting some pictures of your own!


#ctmh  #gstumme

Blessed Beyond Measure - September Stamp of the Month

Each month you can purchase a new D-size stamp set, available for one month only, for just $5 — that’s over 70% off retail! When you place an order of $50 or more in Close To My Heart products, you qualify for this special Stamp of the Month pricing.



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Monday, August 29, 2016

Cropping at Gretchen's

Saturday, September 3rd
11 a.m. - 11 p.m.


Contact me if you are interested in attending!
  • Location:  Chili, NY.  Contact me for directions.
  • Space for 10 people, 2 per 6' table.
  • Crop space is in my basement, so stairs are a necessary evil.  I would be happy to help you carry your supplies up and down.
  • Feel free to use my refrigerator and microwave or oven to prepare snacks/meals.  There is no coffee maker - bring your own prepared coffee if you need the caffeine.
  • $10 crop fee includes a make-n-take project.
  • Registration is required and is on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  • Feel free to invite friends!