Author Archives: scrappychicksctmh

About scrappychicksctmh

Mum of 2 beautiful girls and 1 handsome young boy. Paper addict. Scrapbooker & Cardmaker of 20+ years.

CTMH Australasian Sweet Girl Blog Hop

Hello and welcome aboard our Sweet Girl Australasian Close to My Heart Blog Hop. If you have arrived here from Creating with Kara Davies then you are in the right place.  If you landed here by accident, no problem, please join … Continue reading

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My Favourite Products from the new Seasonal Expressions 2 catalogue

May has started with a bang and boy has it been crazy, I’ve had no time to blog. I’m sorry. At the end of the email I’m sharing a video of some albums I’ve completed. I’m back here now and … Continue reading

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Craft Room Make Over

Apologies for being MIA for a few weeks. But what a crazy busy Easter break we had as a family. And then I added to that a Craft Room Make Over… crazy crazy times. I started by gutting my craft … Continue reading

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Why I Choose Close To My Heart…

Disclaimer – this is a bit of a long one. Sorry. The first section tells you a bit about me. If you want to skip that scroll down to the where the photos start for simplified reasons… I’ve always had … Continue reading

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April Specials and Catalogue Ending

Note: I’ve added an extra special to this post that has literally been release today 15th April. At Close To My Heart they often love to surprise us with new special limited edition product offerings mid month or even quick … Continue reading

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Pocket Scrapbooking Cards – extra versatile…

Lots of my Scrapbooking friends often turn their noses up at Pocket Scrapbooking Cards (in CTMH terms we call them Picture My Life Cards or PML Cards), as they think that they aren’t for them and their traditional 12×12″ pages. … Continue reading

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So Much Happy

I love love love this paper pack. It’s bright colours and ease of use with a variety of themed photographs is awesome. So I just have to share this with you. It’s the So Much Happy Workshop You Way Scrapbooking … Continue reading

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I Heart Us Workshop

I have another Workshop Your Way extension for you all to see. So I’ve taken the original “I Heart Us” WYW, slightly altered backing papers to save lots of the lovely pattern for extra layouts and then created extra layouts … Continue reading

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How to do it all….

I get asked a lot about how do I do it all? Be mum, work part time as a teacher and still run my Close To My Heart business. The honest answer is at times I don’t know. Take today … Continue reading

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Happy Times…

In the last week I’ve been blessed with some wonderful experiences. Firstly, our stand at the Paper Crafting Expo on the weekend went well. Adults and children alike loved out ‘make n take’ – so it was worth the effort … Continue reading

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