About Me

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Barbara Kell

Merrimac, WI

Welcome to my website. I started with Close to My Heart in 2006 but have been stamping and scrapping since 1979. I love to create and help others be creative as well as they share their memories. if you need any help, please look around the site and if you don't find what you are looking for, contact me. There are no mistakes in scrapbooking or cards - just reasons to embellish!

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About Close To My Heart

Close To My Heart is a direct sales company that offers a wide array of papercrafting products, with special emphasis on scrapbooking and stamping. For more than 30 years, founder and CEO Jeanette Lynton has been a leader in the industry, making many significant contributions to these arts, and making Close To My Heart a premier resource for individuals wishing to enhance their artistic talents and pursue a successful business opportunity.

Close To My Heart’s Independent Makers enjoy a generous compensation plan, which rewards them for promoting our innovative and beautiful products to help every crafter celebrate relationships, share memories, and preserve the moments that matter most.

Our Products

Close To My Heart offers a wide range of products for every papercrafting project, with papers, inks, embellishments, and project kits in coordinating colors and designs. Our pioneering clear polymer My Acrylix® stamps make it easy to get precise, crisp images every time, exactly where and how you want them. Browse the pages of our current catalog for artwork inspiration and then shop our products.