I want to thank everyone who posted or mailed a birthday card for me. I was overwhelmed by the beautiful artwork and thoughtful messages you shared—you truly made my birthday one to remember. I am grateful for all you do to make Close To My Heart feel like family, lending your time and talents to help lift others up.
I want to share some of the beautiful artwork you created. I know it will inspire our readers, just like it inspired me. Here are just a handful of the beautiful birthday cards:
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This is a birthday card that I have created for a truly inspiring lady! Happy birthday Jeanette. I hope your special day is filled with love, laughter and beautiful memories. Thank you for enriching all of the lives that you touch. Sending you birthday hugs from Australia. 💖 (P.S. You can see how to make this cascade card on my Blog today. It's part of our Stampaganza Australasian Blog Hop). #cards4jeanette #CTMH #bloghop #australasianbloghop #stampagaza2016 #cardmaking #craftyfun #scrapstampshare #thecraftyshed
I wish I could share all of the artwork here! It was so fun to look at your sweet cards. Each one of you is unique, and I can see that through your artwork—it represents you!
As was mentioned on the blog before, we have selected 20 random people who have posted a card. These 20 winners will get the Penelope paper packet and the Penelope Complements. I’m lucky enough to get to announce them today! Here they are:
- Jenifer Benner
- Tanya Armitage
- MaryJo Boyus
- Rachel Stribling
- Jen Patrick
- Jen Burkhart
- Sassy’s Creations
- Dawn Montagano
- Ellen Jarvis
- Shirley Ross
If your name is in the list above, please email your name and mailing address to firstname.lastname@example.org using the subject line “Birthday giveaway.” We can’t wait to send you your prizes!
I just want to close by telling you again how grateful I am for this act of kindness. Your cards touched my heart. I am so lucky to have each of you as part of our Close To My Heart family. Know that I care about you dearly.