Welcome to My Paper Studio

Hi all you artsy and fabulous crafters out there! And welcome to My Paper Studio. My name is Karen Johnson and I have been an Independent Consultant with Close To My Heart since 2001. If you are new to Close To My Heart products let me tell you a little about what we carry. We offer cardstock with coordinating ink pads, refills and markers. We have fabulous card making and scrapbooking kits that will make you look good! We also offer online digital scrapbooking through Studio J. Give it a try, its free to use as a design tool as well! We have 3-D items, home decor, jewelry, Picture My Life™ and more! We have everything for your papercrafting needs! So take a look around and please feel free to contact me anytime! I am here to help.

Our Mission: We show you how to celebrate relationships through discovering your creativity, to preserve and share the moments that matter the most.


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Along with convention 2014 is the introduction of our new consultant kits!!!! When you join July 1st, you will receive one of our two new kits. There is one geared towards cardmaking and one geared specifically towards scrapbooking. So you choose what's the right product for you! So fun! Email me with any question on becoming a Close To My Heart Consultant on my Paperdolls Team!

Card Making Kit

Scrapbooking Kit


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Oh my, someone asked me for a Father's Day stamp and as I was thinking about what I had I started taking things out that should be on my sale table.....this is just into it for 2 minutes!!! More to come! I will try and continue to post to my sale page, so keep coming back to check!!!


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Sunday after church I thought Dave and I would use our gift card to Moxie's and go have lunch, as we never go out just us. Of course it was closed on Sundays. Emily then offered us her certificate to Kampai Japenese Steak House in Vestal, so we made reservations for 2 at 2! The girls would not go with us, though it would have been fun to all go together. We arrived a little early so Dave drove into Sam's Club and out the Walmart side, not very scenic, but it took up about 10 minutes. We got back at a few minutes of and was still seated at our own table. The chef we had was terrific, he did the "egg roll", the "beating heart made of rice" and the "onion volcano". You do pay for the entertainment. Though the food was good, it really seemed like more "glorified Chinese take out". We did enjoy the time out and appreciate Emily's gesture.....which was super nice. We have all great kids!


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May 15th was Lianne's and my typical Bible Study day, our Thursdays. I was promised a special outing through the woods along with a certain pooch named Rover.  We took a short jaunt with Rover and poor Rover needs to go out with lots of paraphernalia, let's leave it at that. So as Rover was being exiled for a short time, I waited in the path to the woods, so not to aggravate the poor guy (actually it was for my peace of mind, I was not liked very well). So when Lianne made it back up we meandered through uncharted paths which made it extra fun until we reached a beautiful, mini waterfall, where the moss was rich upon the rocks and soft upon our feet. It was lovely just dipping our feet in the water before heading back to the house for lunch. Oh, what wonderful beauty to behold!

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It's Here!

Wow, July 1st you can choose either a scrapbooking or card kit when you decide to join CTMH and my team! Each kit is geared to what you like best! All new product from our Annual Inspirations Idea Book to boot!

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