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.

  • CTMH Cardmaking KitAll new Cardmaking Kit in March!
  • Free Shoulder ToteReceive a FREE Shoulder tote when you join my team in March!
  • CTMH Scrapbooking KitAll new Scrapbooking Kit in March!

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Wow....that's all I can say!!!! Come March 1st you can join my Paperdolls Team and receive our Shoulder Tote FREE. Join early because the shoulder totes are on a first come, first serve bases with our present stock of these. Sell 300 in your first 40 days and you will also get our rolling tote free!!! No limit on these bad boys! Wow....to make things even better!!! Your kit will contain new product from our Seasonal Expressions 2, not yet available to our customers till April 1st. So you get to play, play, play and get familiar with all our great products!



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I just wanted to let you know of an update. The 2 new Picture My Life® cards that our in our current Seasonal Expression 1 is slated to go away with this catalog. If there are any available come March 31st they will be while supplies last only. So if you are a pocket scrapbooker or like to design with our cards keep this in mind. Hope your day is crafty and fabulous!

CTMH Hopscotch Picture My Life


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I have a special pricing just for my customers on some very special items. Please email or call for details!



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Don't miss out on our Exclusive Yuletide Express Collection for February only! Scrap Yours Today!


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This month when you purchase one of our great albums, get one at 50% off.....you know you are going to need it!!!! Why not get one to put those holiday photos in? What? You don't have your holiday photos scrapped yet???? OH NO!!!! Go, right now, YES, right now to Studio J, just pop those photos into our Exclusive Holiday Collection....it will only be around till the end of February. Get those layouts done in a blink!



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It's Here!

Wow, March 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 and our Seasonal Expressions 2 to boot!