From Jeanette: Thank You!

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:

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:

  1. Jenifer Benner
  2. Tanya Armitage
  3. MaryJo Boyus
  4. Rachel Stribling
  5. Jen Patrick
  6. Jen Burkhart
  7. Sassy’s Creations
  8. Dawn Montagano
  9. Ellen Jarvis
  10. catscrapbooking
  11. Shirley Ross
  12. stampinbuds
  13. kigz55
  14. jrans2
  15. crys_daus
  16. scrapstampshare
  17. joaniestanclift
  18. peachypapercrafts
  19. ballisticdesign
  20. gabbysews

If your name is in the list above, please email your name and mailing address to 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.



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11 thoughts on “From Jeanette: Thank You!

  1. Awe!! You are so welcome Jeanette! Thank you for being you, thank you for your love, guidance, and mission. And thank you for making us all the best we can be!!

  2. Eeeek! It’s YOUR birthday, and *I* get a gift?! How FUN is that!? Thank you again for sharing YOU with us, Jeanette. It was a pleasure making you a card to celebrate your special day, and thank you for the paper pack and complements. How dear!

  3. SO excited for you to be surprised by these on your birthday!!! Giving away the gifts is TWICE as much fun! Thanks Jeanette, and hope you enjoyed your special day celebrating YOU! 🙂

  4. Thanks so much for sharing your birthday presents with us Jeanette!! I hope this year finds you feeling happy, healthy and stronger than ever!

  5. Happy Birthday, Jeanette!! So glad you saw all of your wonderful cards ❤️

    Also, I spy Sticky Boy in the first card holding those awesome ballons in an awesome party hat. Not sure if this counts, but worth a shot 😂

    • Unfortunately Sticky Boy didn’t hide in this post, but thanks for wishing Jeanette a happy birthday! 😀

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