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Ellen Jarvis
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Attended Temple University
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Create Custom Pop-Up Cards for Ooohs and Aaahhhs
For those looking for a custom card, or a greeting card that never fails to draw the "oohs and aaahhs" from a recipient, I've specialized in pop-up cards. And while they look difficult to make, they're really quite easy and addictive. Scroll below and I'll ...
For those looking for a custom card, or a greeting card that never fails to draw the "oohs and aaahhs" from a recipient, I've specialized in pop-up cards. And while they look difficult to make, they're really quite easy and a...
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"Box in a Bag" Tutorial
Good morning, CardMonkey friends and followers! ...and thank you for your sweet comments over the weekend about my "Box in a Bag" I made for the Original Disney Pixar Blog Hop.  Please don't be "intimidated" (as one commenter said she'd be) to try this proj...
Good morning, CardMonkey friends and followers! ...and thank you for your sweet comments over the weekend about my "Box in a Bag" I made for the Original Disney Pixar Blog Hop.  Please don't be "intimidated" (as one comme...
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Quick Thank You Card Using "A Ton" Stamps
Happy Monday! I've been spending an inordinate amount of time trying to clean my craft room, and I keep getting distracted by all of the fun stuff I have to use!  ( Can you say: "Attention Deficit??") One of the great new stamps I've gotten in the mail rece...
Happy Monday! I've been spending an inordinate amount of time trying to clean my craft room, and I keep getting distracted by all of the fun stuff I have to use!  (Can you say: "Attention Deficit??") One of the great new st...
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"Ice Cream Dream" is the Featured Stamp of the Month
Summer, officially at least, is right around the corner though here in the Philadelphia area, we've already had our first heat wave of the season, with temperatures skyrocketing into the 90's for four consecutive days. School is out soon, and a favorite act...
Summer, officially at least, is right around the corner though here in the Philadelphia area, we've already had our first heat wave of the season, with temperatures skyrocketing into the 90's for four consecutive days. School...
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You're the Best Dad: Father's Day Card in "Jackson"'s Lovely Colors
This may come as a shock , but for all of the cards that I make and send, I am notoriously bad for being on time with my wishes.  I usually can't blame it on the fact that my card is undone; it's usually just sitting on my desk, looking for an envelope, get...
This may come as a shock, but for all of the cards that I make and send, I am notoriously bad for being on time with my wishes.  I usually can't blame it on the fact that my card is undone; it's usually just sitting on my d...
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Disney-Pixar Blog Hop: Card Set in a "Box in a Bag"
It is my great pleasure to again participate in the original Disney-Pixar Blog Hop, as I have since its inception four years ago!  Here, Disney scrap/craft fanatics from around the country create a wonderful blend of Disney- or Pixar-themed projects. Trendi...
It is my great pleasure to again participate in the original Disney-Pixar Blog Hop, as I have since its inception four years ago!  Here, Disney scrap/craft fanatics from around the country create a wonderful blend of Disney- ...
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"Christmas in July" Workshop Coming Soon - Sign Up Today!
In two weeks, I will kick off the Holiday Season with the first of several cardmaking classes. Here are the cards and "Box in a Bag" we'll be making on Saturday, July 25 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Scatter Joy Center for the Arts: The featured paper th...
In two weeks, I will kick off the Holiday Season with the first of several cardmaking classes. Here are the cards and "Box in a Bag" we'll be making on Saturday, July 25 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Scatter Joy Center for...
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Disney-Pixar Blog Hop: Card Set in a "Box in a Bag"
It is my great pleasure to again participate in the original Disney-Pixar Blog Hop, as I have every time since its inception four years ago!  Here, Disney scrap/craft fanatics from around the country create a wonderful blend of Disney- or Pixar-themed proje...
It is my great pleasure to again participate in the original Disney-Pixar Blog Hop, as I have every time since its inception four years ago!  Here, Disney scrap/craft fanatics from around the country create a wonderful blen...
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Celebrating Evan's First Birthday
    It's hard to believe that this time next week, my adorable grandson Evan will be ONE year old!  Whew, that year just flew by.    I have had the privilege of being Evan's primary daycare provider for the past year, tending to Evan on the three, occasiona...
    It's hard to believe that this time next week, my adorable grandson Evan will be ONE year old!  Whew, that year just flew by.    I have had the privilege of being Evan's primary daycare provider for the past year, te...
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CTMH Announces Stamp Sets to Retire August 31. Shop NOW Before They Are Gone!
As I promised yesterday, ( OMG, three blog posts in a row!!) I am dedicating this post to letting you know which stamp sets are retiring FOR GOOD from Close To My Heart, effective August 31, 2015, to make way for the brilliant new stamp sets due in the 2015...
As I promised yesterday, (OMG, three blog posts in a row!!) I am dedicating this post to letting you know which stamp sets are retiring FOR GOOD from Close To My Heart, effective August 31, 2015, to make way for the brilliant...
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Painted Butterflies for Mom
Good morning, CardMonkey friends and followers. First, let me apologize for my inactivity on my blog. It seems I have gotten wrapped up in the work of creating and the joys of sending -- along with babysitting and caring for family -- that I've neglected my...
Good morning, CardMonkey friends and followers. First, let me apologize for my inactivity on my blog. It seems I have gotten wrapped up in the work of creating and the joys of sending -- along with babysitting and caring for...
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Tuesday's Tools: The FUSE by We R Memory Keepers
Yesterday, I showed Blog Followers the card that I made for my niece, Dani, in celebration of her graduation on Saturday from Penn State.  It was this card, which features a shaker full of sequins, stars and a graduation cap: Today, I'd like to show you how...
Yesterday, I showed Blog Followers the card that I made for my niece, Dani, in celebration of her graduation on Saturday from Penn State.  It was this card, which features a shaker full of sequins, stars and a graduation cap:...
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  • Temple University
    Communications - Journalism/PR, 1977
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Ellen Sager Jarvis, Ellen Mattes, CardMonkey
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  • Retired PR/Marketing Exec., and Close To My Heart
    Independent Consultant and team Executive Manager, 2013 - present
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