Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Little Dreamer Birthday Wishes Card


Thank you for visiting my blog today! I would like to share another sunburst card with you using the Little Dreamer papers and a fun technique! I made this card for an upcoming card class in July.
These cute papers make me happy! They are so bright and fun to work with! 
As many of you know, I love creating cards using the sunburst technique! It's one of my all time favorites! I love matching up the papers and creating a rainbow of colors to each card!

As I was designing my card I was really wanting to use the unicorn from one of the pocket plus cards (This is great way to use up those extra cards!) that we carry in our Little Dreamer paper packet. So I took our circle thin cuts and this is what I came up with:

First, I cut out my pocket plus card from the other cards in the paper packet.

Second, I took the largest circle from the circle thin cuts and placed it over the unicorn. Making sure the circle was even.

Third, I used my Cuttlebug machine and cut the unicorn out. Super easy! Now I have a circle of my unicorn to place over the sunburst part of my card. 

I love the thin cuts! You have a variety of sizes to work with! The circles are so much fun!
You can even layer them for an added border. So cute!!

Here is the shopping list for my card:
X7219D Little Dreamer paper packet $9.95
Z3321 Little Dreamer Glitter Gems $3.95
C1677 Little Dreamer - Cardmaking stamp set $13.95
Z2840 Thistle stamp pad $7.95
1385 White Daisy cardstock $9.50
Z2060 Thin 3-D Foam tape $5.95
Z3024 White Shimmer trim $4.95
X5770 Glacier cardstock $14.50
Z3318 Basic Circles $12.95
If you would like to order these products and more, please visit my website @

I hope you have a fabulous day! Please stop by again soon for more fun artwork using Little Dreamer and more!

Happy Creating!

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Live Beautifully Rose Card

Hello Crafty Friends!
I have taken a few weeks off to recuperate from influenza A. I am feeling better everyday but 
it's been a long recovery! I am happy to finally post and share a pretty card that I had made using Live Beautifully from our National Scrapbooking Month promotion.
If you haven't ordered these gorgeous papers and the matching stamps yet be sure you order as soon as possible! As these are while supplies last or until May 31st!

I made this card using a rose from the Flower 
Market cartridge and used the gold shimmer brush on the white part of the rose to add some sparkle. I cut the underneath part of the rose from the Live Beautifully paper. The leaves were stamped and cut out and added to the rose. I also cut a strip from the black words B&T that says "Smile" and "Dream" that creates an easy sentiment. Very elegant and easy to make!
Here is the shopping list:

 Thank you for visiting my blog today! Please check back often as I will be creating some fun new
artwork using some of our new products from Expressions 2!

Have a fabulous day!
 Happy Creating!


Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Mr. & Mrs. Live Beautifully Wedding Card


Thank you for stopping by today! Today, I would like to share this pretty card with you!
I used a few retired items from our last Expressions 1 on this card including our Live Beautifully stamp set and paper packet. 
To make the rose I first stamped the rose in:
and took my
and used the
to color the petals and picked up more color to shade.
I colored the leaves using the waterbrush and 

Other products used:
CC1212B Live Beautifully paper packet $14.95
CC1212C Live Beautifully stamp set $17.95
Z2813 Sea Glass ink pad $7.95
Z3238 Gold Glitter paper $5.95
Z3312 Gold Glitter gems $3.95
Z3301 Hello Lovely Cardmaking Thin Cuts Bundle (Retired)
X5931 Champagne cardstock $14.50
Z2060 Thin 3-D Foam tape $5.95
1385 White Daisy cardstock $9.50

To place your order, please visit my website @
Thank you for blessing my day! Please visit my blog again for more fun artwork!
Happy Creating!

Monday, May 1, 2017

Live Beautifully - National Scrapbooking Month!

May is our National Scrapbooking Month!
Close to My Heart is celebrating all month long with these gorgeous new products called Live Beautifully!

Take a look at these amazing products:

There is a gorgeous new paper packet 

And matching stamp set

We also have a beautiful Cut Above Layout Kit
Five 2-page layouts with six 12" x 12" Memory protectors

(Retail $87.10) Discounted $68.95
Includes: The Black Post Bound Album or the D-ring Grey Album, Live Beautifully Cut
Above Layout Kit, Marvy Journaling Pen, and Tombow Adhesive. 

AND here is our Stamp of the Month for May:
Get this stamp set for only $5 with $50 purchase!


Thank you for visiting my Blog! Please check back soon, as I will be sharing artwork using the Live Beautifully products and the May SOTM!

Happy Creating!


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