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Sunday Live with CWY Iris Folding


Last night on our Sunday Live with CWY we created this easy yet stunning Christmas Love card using an old paper technique called, Iris Folding. Iris folding gets its name from the visual look of the finished project, it resembles an iris shutter from a camera. I have paired this technique with our Close to my Heart “Oh What Fun”

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Finally, Your Scrapbooking Delivery Service is here!

Checkout our latest newsletter featuring our new Craft with Heart Program by clicking the below link.

https://mailchi.mp/a37b7fdab578/finally-your-scrapbooking-delivery-service-is-here

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2018 Retiring Products List

The below link shows all of the products that will be retiring at the end of July and will not be back next year.  Please take a look and let me know if you are interested in placing an order ASAP.

**2018-retiring-list**

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May Sketch of the Month – Join Us

May 2018 Sketch of the Month – Happy National Scrapbooking Month

Each month Creating with YOU hosts a Sketch of the Month Project contest on our Facebook Page. You can find the post Pinned at the Top of the page. I am posting a link to the CWY fb page,

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News from Cricut

It has always been extremely important for me to share any information I have with all of you. I try to pass on all the crafty news I come across so we can all learn and grow on this journey together. This however, is not information I enjoy sharing but I knew some of you would be effected by this announcement.

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Annual Crop of Hope – It’s not too late

Once You Choose Hope, Anything Is Possible
Christopher Reeves
Creating with YOU
Annual Crop of Hope

 

This year our selected charity is Operation Smile. I have learned so much about this charity since joining the Close to my Heart company.

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The New Crafty Goodies Have Arrived

CTMH EXPRESSIONS LAUNCH
Let’s Roll Out The Red Carpet

Our new product launch for our latest Close to my Heart Expressions Catalog starts May 1st. That means you can be among the first to get your hands on these amazing new products.

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Fabulous February

Hi There all my Crafty Peeps!

I can’t believe February is here already. Time sure is flying by this year. Here we sit after New Year’s, right before Valentine’s Day and Super Bowl Champions for some of our local football fans! Congratulations and enjoy celebrating your championship. I hope there are plenty of pictures to scrap.

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Silver and Gold Mini Album and Instructional Guide

I have been waiting to finally post all the details about my Silver and Gold Mini Album!!! I Love, Love, Love (did I say love “LOVE”) mini albums. They are the perfect project for gift giving and so special to receive. They make themed scrapbooking easy peasy!

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Operation Smile – Because WE Can

¬†October is such an exciting month and there are so many things going on but I wanted to give special mention to the October Special for Operation Smile. These adorable little cards made with CTMH’s 2017 Operation Smile Stamp Set Punny Pals (Item #D1751) are being offered as a Limited Edition Set Exclusively in the month of October.

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Grateful Frame


This adorable Grateful Frame was a recent Advanced Technique Class at one of our crop events. The inking is completed by layering from lighter to darker your colored ink of choice. For the one pictured, I used a selection of browns starting with the lightest and ending with the darkest just around the very edges.

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Bats and Cats Home Wreath Project

This Wreath, which was featured in our Sunday Live with CWY Live Sept 24th video, was super fun to make and easy! The colors and paper designs featured in the CTMH Cats and Bats paper pack are so bright and cheerful while the opposite side of the paper have a spookiness all their own.

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No Worries Beach Bag Mini Album

There is no need to worry that the Close to my Heart No Worries paper, complements and amazing wood grain sequins are all about to retire and leave us. That’s right, at the end of August this awesome collection will no longer be available. Oh what to do!!

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Tool Talk – Ink Matters

Greetings Everyone! I get a lot of questions about what is the best stamp pad to use. Some would think this might be a quick answer for me and I would just go with my favorite stamp pad of choice on my average crafting day with….

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Scrap Happy with Prickly Pear

I have to say, when I first saw the Prickly Pear paper in the Close to my Heart Seasonal Expressions May -August 2017 Idea Book, I wasn’t sure it would be for me. After all, I spend little time in the desert, my family does not have very much fiesta time,

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Out with the Old and in with the New

It’s that time of year again. The time where we gear up to say goodbye to products we have grown to love and get super excited for all the new items we will see in the New Close to my Heart Annual Inspirations Idea Book. This year we have 120 pages of amazing high quality crafting products showcased page by page filled with beautiful artwork.

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Being Afraid to Blog

Well, I said it. It is now out there for everyone to know. I am afraid to have my own blog. I love other people’s blogs and I have even given project ideas, pictures and write ups to a few for them to post on their blogs but here I sit with a nervous stomach about making a commitment to do at least one blog post a week.

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All About A Boy Scrapbook Workshop

So happy to announce my All About A Boy 8 Page Scrapbooking Workshop Guide

These papers use the featured Close to my Heart National Scrapbooking Month paper pack Live Beautifully. The Cutting Guide and Layout Instructions are FREE when you order the Live Beautifully Paper Pack in the month of May and the All Boy compliment or with any $25.00 purchase from my Close to my Heart Website tinalaw.closetomyheart.com.

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Close to my Heart April Special

Don’t miss this amazing deal to get one of our Cut Above kits for just $7.48, this month only. These versatile kits have endless possibilities and since they go together in just minutes, you can create them all.


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Rustic Home Close to my Heart Box Album

Prepping your box: you will want to remove the tape and labels from your box. The tape is usually of the shiny packing variety and will not hold the ink for distressing your box. The labels may cause bumps in your finished design.

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Welcome to Blog it Baby!

I am so happy to introduce everyone to our newest way to stay connected with all crafty friends. We have been working toward setting up the Creating with YOU blog for the past few months and are very excited to leap into the month of March 2017 with all kinds of fun projects,

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Tina Law
Founder, Creating with YOU
Independent Consultant, Close to my Heart

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