Hi all!I love a new year! It's a new, fresh start to do or try something new, or pick up something you've done before and start again! I invite you to join me to Scrap Your Stash January. I know most of us have scraps hanging about our homes and so I am going to share some paper art using old and new Close to My Heart products. Visit here or my Close to My Heart business Facebook page to join the fun and maybe win a a prize!Nancy's CTMH Facebook GroupEnjoy!Nancy

 Happy New Year everyone! I am wishing each of you a healthy, prosperous, and happy 2022!Our new January-February 2021 catalogue is now live!hello 2022The start of a new year is the perfect time to being your Close to My Heart journey!From January 1 - 31, the already low enrollment fee has been reduced to just $20, with $22 in Close to My Heart cash at sign-up! After joining, be sure to also get the Business Basics Bundle - which contains a few essential business supplies - for just $20.25 with free shipping.* This incredible offer is only available this month so if you've been thinking about signing up as a Maker, now is the time! Joining

 Hi all,We are in a total deep freeze here tonight. We are under a weather warning, with wind chill it's going to -45C tonight. Brrrrr.The perfect stamp set for this kind of weather is If Snowflakes Were Kisses. I love the versatility and FUN of this stamp set, and there's no fussy cutting as you can choose to purchase the stamp set with the Thin Cuts!Check out this cute art inspiration!Here is the stamp set and the stamp set with coordinating Thin CutsI hope you love these guys as much as I do!Enjoy,Nancy

 Happy December everyone!20 days left until Christmas! Where has 2021 gone? Check out our 2 new paper collections featured in our November-December 2021 catalogue! They are Candid Moments - so versatile and the colors are stunning and Winter Wonderland - the perfect collection for your outdoor winter photos! CANDID MOMENTSWINTER WONDERLANDIf you have a papercrafter in your life, now is the perfect time to purchase them Close to My Heart products! Visit my website to see more!Nancy's WebsiteWishing you a joyous, happy, relaxing, and memorable holiday season!Nancy

 On this Remembrance Day let us now forget the sacrifices of so many. I am so incredibly grateful for the freedom my family and I experience every day because of these men and women. Let's all observe a moment of silence today to mark the sacrifice of so many in service of their country and let's thank and recognize those who still serve.From the Canadian Legion:The Act of RemembranceThey shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old;Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.At the going down of the sun and in the morningWe will remember them.We will remember them.

 Hi friends!The leaves are changing color and falling, the temperature is dropping and the nights are getting cool (we've already gotten frost). It's time for warm, fuzzy socks and blankets and to dig out our sweaters.I want to wish you & your family a safe, relaxing, joy-filled Thanksgiving weekend!Sending virtual hugs,Nancy

 Happy October 1st!It's been an amazing Fall so far! The weather has been beautiful. Mornings are crisp, the leaves are rustling (we don't have too many left so I'm enjoying the ones we have), and coffee tastes and smells amazing on these mornings!There is so much goodness with Close to My Heart this month. Check out some of it!VIP Flower Shop Card Kit- Available until October 31st.- Create adorable cards for all occasions with this exclusive card kit, available only to VIP customers and makers! This unique card box includes pre-printed, high-quality card bases, exclusive die-cut sheets, envelopes, a mini stamping block and ink pad, a storage box, and tabbed dividers for easy storage and

 Hello everyone and hello August!I hope you have all had an amazing summer so far! We are definitely in the dog days of summer and we have the perfect Stamp of the Month this month to help you scrapbook your memories! Our featured paper collection for August is Isabella. This is one of my absolute favorite paper collections ever! I know you will love it too!We also have several special offers this month!Bring Back My Pack - White PinesBoo CrewHoliday StoriesGet all the details by visiting my website by clicking below:Click to get to websiteEnjoy!Nancy

 Happy July all!My family and I enjoyed some together time over the past week and a bit and it was awesome! Now I'm back and excited to invite you to take a look at our awesome new July-August catalogue featuring 2 new collections: Wander and Isabella! Both are incredible and versatile and of course, totally trendy!Isabella WanderAnd we have 2 current specials!1. Bring Back My Pack - White Pines - start your Christmas/holiday projects now!2. Return to the Happiest PlaceEnjoy!Nancy

 Hi all!Our You Are Enough collection features gorgeous, gemstone-inspired colors and comes with all new papers, stamps, Thin Cuts metal dies, workshop kits, and more! Check out these pics:Ordering these stunning products is easy - click here to get to my website: Nancy's Magical Shopping Link!Enjoy!Nancy

Happy June!It's time to enjoy the longer days and warmer weather (although today in Cochrane you'd think it was Fall - BRRR)! As I continue to share My 2021 Story Mini Album series with you, here is the June edition!To create this 8 1/2 x 11 double page layout, I used our Mix-In paper packet, the Months of the Year - June stamp set, Intense Black ink pad, and 3D foam tape. Here is a list of some of my favorite techniques that are highlighted on the double-page layout:1) Using 3D foam tape for added dimension2) Swiping the edges of the accent pieces with the Black Intense ink pad3) Dove tail accent piecesThese are all simple ways