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What's your love story?

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I'm not  only referring to the happily ever after kind like weddings.  Many of us have other loves in our life too.   Kids, grand-kids and fur babies tug at our heart strings.  But what about things you love - coffee, reading, crafting, bush walking, gardening - any of your passions in life have a story too.

Spend a few minutes right now thinking about what you LOVE - people, places, activities and things.  Are they all present in your scrapbooks?  When someone else reads your albums in the fut…

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Chantilly Blog Hop

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The Chantilly collection holds a special place in my heart.  It is the one I used first when I joined Close To My Heart 8 ½ years ago.  I loved it then and I am so happy it has returned for a short while as a Bring Back My Pack special offer.  I’ve made much better use of the stamps this time around!  Practice pays off 😊

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Welcome to the Chantilly  blog hop. Today, my friend Dannii and I have some artwork to share with you.  You may have arrived from Dannii’s blog, a link from my Facebook p…

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Sawyer Blog Hop

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 Enjoy the variety of muted colours and simple designs in this gorgeous collection. Sawyer is one of those collections you will love for a long time.  It is so adaptable for many photo themes.  My layout is about swimming today.

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If you arrived from Lauren’s  Blog, CTMH Crafting
, you are in the right place.  If this is your first time on a blog hop, simply read on and enjoy my creations.  Click on the link at the end of this post and it will take you to the next blog and so on and so on. Eas…

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Deck the Palms Blog Hop

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Celebrate a sunshine filled Christmas with Close To My Heart’s beautiful Deck the Palms paper collection.  The vibrant colours add a real pop to your pages.  If your festive season activities include a visit to the beach, this layout will be perfect to keep the memories alive.

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If you arrived from Doris's Blog, Creative Inspirations,
 you are in the right place.  If this is your first time on a blog hop, simply read on and enjoy my creations.  Click on the link at the end of this post and it w…

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Buildable Tags Blog Hop

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Make a bold statement with a tag banner on this ‘nearly bare’ scrapbook layout featuring Close To My Heart’s Buildable Tags Thin Cuts and the VIP Special, Hip Hip Hooray papers.

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Candid Moments Blog Hop

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Capture life’s special memories with Close To My Heart’s  beautiful Candid Moments paper suite and stamp set.  The soft colours go with any photo theme and the letters in the stamp set are such fun to create with.

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If you arrived from Dannii’s Blog,
Scrappy Chicks , you are in the right place.  If this is your first time on a blog hop, simply read on and enjoy my creations.  Click on the link at the end of this post and it will take you to the next blog and so on and so on. Easy and fun! Best p…

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Layered Flowers Blog Hop

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Close To My Heart's Layered Flowers set includes 17 thin metal dies that mix and match to create flowers in six different sizes and leaves in two sizes.  They work perfectly with plain cardstock, printed papers, and specialty papers.  This scrapbook layout features leaves cut from holographic papers.

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Slimline Celebration Blog Hop

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The star cluster die in the Slimline Celebrations collection is perfect for use on slimline cards and scrapbook layouts. In this project I've used them to a create the feel of a starry night for Christmas Carols.

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Pumpkin Spice Blog Hop

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Yes!  I rolled my eyes when I saw the title of this collection BUT, then I started creating with it and I LOVE the 3 layouts I made.  Each one focuses on recent experiences in our Aussie family.

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If you arrived from Kimberley’s Blog,
Kimmy Adds Sparkle, you are in the right place.  If this is your first time on a blog hop, simply read on and enjoy my creations.  Click on the link at the end of this post and it will take you to the next blog and so on and so on. Easy and fun! Best part is you ca…

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S2109 Grateful For This Life Blog Hop

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Eighteen months in to this pandemic and I feel I have so much to be grateful for!  From big things like my loving family to small things like wildflowers blooming, let’s celebrate what we are thankful and grateful for this month.

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I’m delighted you’ve joined the Grateful for this Life Stamp of the Month Australasian Blog Hop.  This is a circular hop.  If you arrived from Doreens’s blog, Scrapping and More, you are in the right place. Simply read through this post and click on the link to the n…

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