Monday, November 9, 2009

A few recent projects...

This simple card uses the For Every Occasion stamp set (for the sentiment) & the Nature's Vein (leaf).  Techniques include scoring & sanding, & the "rock & roll" stamping method (on the leaf).
Colors are Bamboo, black, & cranberry.  Patterned paper is Silhouette.
The leaf is adhered w/ foam pop-dots for added dimension.

This card uses the Sweet Home paper, a big pinks paper flower, & a dyed paper flower.  Flowers are held on w/ a bigger brad.
Stamp set is from Say it in Style.

This lay-out design is from the Reflections book.
Paper is from the Twitterpated pack.
Leaves are from Nature's Vein stamp set & the journaling block is from Notice the Details (the Dec. 2009 stamp of the month...only available Dec. 1-31, 2009!)

Close-up of the left page

Close-up of the folded "paper ribbon"
held in place w/ a Colonial White edge anchor.

Close-up of the right page

Close-up of the journaling block, inspired by a fellow consultant (Shannon M.)

This card template is from the Wishes Card Confidence program
Paper is Twitterpated.
Stamp set is Thank You.
Accessories are Chocolate Mini-Medley Accents (tiny paper flowers & brads), chocolate eyelet, natural hemp & crystal blue waxy flax.

Friday, November 6, 2009

Stop the spread of H1N1 virus...

The wellness company I work with carries the only EPA-approved botanical disinfectant on the market...and it has just been released that their natural disinfectant kills the H1N1 (swine flu) virus!

Get proactive against the spread of this virus!

Scary...did you know...?

Pesticides found in Umbilical Cords

In one study, an average of 200 chemicals and pollutants, including a number of pesticides – many known to be carcinogens or developmental toxins – were found in the blood of umbilical cords.

( Ref: “Body Burden: The Pollution in Newborns. Environmental Working Group” July 14, 2005. Available at

Pretty scary!  As moms or moms-to-be, we want the best for our children--we want them to be safe & healthy.  I can help you make your home a healthier place for your family. 

Monday, November 2, 2009

Stampaganza!! Nov. 3-30 only!

Close to My Heart is offering "Buy 2, Get 1 FREE" on stamp sets from November 3-30 only! 
Buy any 2 A, B, C, D, or E-sized stamp sets & get any A, B, C, or D-sized set FREE!
(Free item will be of equal or lesser value). 
Check out my website for more details:

Also, if you would like to see what stamp sets will be retiring on Dec. 31, 2009, go to my website & click on "Shop Online"--you will be able to view the stamp sets there.

Sunday, November 1, 2009

Make your home safer & healthier...get started for $1!

If you are interested in having a safer, healthier home, now is a great time to get more information~ 
You can get a one-year wellness company membership for only $1.00! 
They have everything you need to keep your home running--
body care items (for women, men & children), skincare & cosmetics,  vitamins, household cleaning products & so much more--
everything guaranteed NOT to have toxic chemicals in them!
But hurry--this fabulous deal ends Nov. 23rd!!

Halloween & Fall pictures--2009

Matt, playing in the 18" of snow we got last week

Kevin was soooo cold outside!

Our first snowman of the year...and it's only October!

My "hobo" & transformer with their jack-o-lanterns

Matt with his pumpkin--making a "vampire" face to match

Kevin making a smiley face to match his smiley pumpkin

Kevin making a sad face to match his sad pumpkin.
(He insisted on having a 2-faced pumpkin...sad on one side, happy on the other!)

My little Optimus Prime