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Ellen Jarvis
Works at Retired PR/Marketing Exec., and Close To My Heart
Attended Temple University
Lives in Warminster, Pennsylvania
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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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Mother's Day Card with a "Taste of Summer"
Spring has finally sprung here in Southeastern Pennsylvania after what seemed to be the endless winter. Trees are in bud and blossom, and yes, the daffodils and crocuses have popped. The azaleas will be in full bloom right in time for Mother's Day.  And the...
Spring has finally sprung here in Southeastern Pennsylvania after what seemed to be the endless winter. Trees are in bud and blossom, and yes, the daffodils and crocuses have popped. The azaleas will be in full bloom right in...
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March ... ahhhh, FINALLY, Spring!!!  As the month starts, here in the Northeast of the U.S., we are AGAIN bracing for more snow. It seems unending, and that "out like a lion" thing seems more real than ever. But I have faith ...
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The Buckle Boutique blings out a Love Notes card box
For Valentine's Day, why say "I love you" with a simple card, when a set of love cards in a gorgeous box can be hers?      I made this Card Box for Love Notes, covering one of Close To My Heart's Journaling Cards Box with CTMH's Yuletide Carol paper.  Yulet...
For Valentine's Day, why say "I love you" with a simple card, when a set of love cards in a gorgeous box can be hers?      I made this Card Box for Love Notes, covering one of Close To My Heart's Journaling Cards Box wi...
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Tip of the Day: Stop that Dreaded ATG Tape Slip
One of my very favorite tools in my craft room -- something I use every time I'm crafting -- is my "Adhesive Tape Gun" (ATG) by Scotch 3M.  I use the pink one, where the refills are typically 1/4". From time to time, I sponsor a group "buy-in" of off-brand ...
One of my very favorite tools in my craft room -- something I use every time I'm crafting -- is my "Adhesive Tape Gun" (ATG) by Scotch 3M.  I use the pink one, where the refills are typically 1/4". From time to time, I spon...
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Resolution 2015: Get More Organized with That Perfect Gift!!!
Christmas is near. I hear the jingling of Santa's bells.   If you still haven't found the crafter in your life the perfect  Christmas present, here is a bundle of Close To My Heart brand new products  exclusive to CardMonkey  that is irresistible and will l...
Christmas is near. I hear the jingling of Santa's bells.   If you still haven't found the crafter in your life the perfect Christmas present, here is a bundle of Close To My Heart brand new products exclusive to CardMonkey ...
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Graduation Congratulations to My Niece, Dani
  On Saturday, another one of my beautiful nieces graduated from college. Dani Hume, daughter of my sister Mary Beth and her hubby Anthony, graduated with a communications degree from Penn State University.   Dani, at left here, is the second of the three c...
  On Saturday, another one of my beautiful nieces graduated from college. Dani Hume, daughter of my sister Mary Beth and her hubby Anthony, graduated with a communications degree from Penn State University.   Dani, at left...
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As I look out my window here on this almost-officially-Spring day, I see the last vestiges of winter now, in piles now melted to just a foot or so high -- and the beginnings of buds on the trees. The wind is whipping and occa...
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Organizing Tip: Keep Your Bling in An Album
Assuming you're just like me -- a craft hoarder as much as a crafter -- you're always looking for a sweet technique for organizing your papercrafting supplies.  Today, I am going to show you one way that I organize my bling/gems. I have adhesive bling in ev...
Assuming you're just like me -- a craft hoarder as much as a crafter -- you're always looking for a sweet technique for organizing your papercrafting supplies.  Today, I am going to show you one way that I organize my bling/g...
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Close To My Heart Announces Retiring Stamp Sets
At the end of this month, Close To My Heart will be forever-retiring 28 stamp sets.   In case you have had your eye on any of these stamps or stamp sets, please be sure to order them before midnight (Mountain Time) on January 31, 2015, by going to my CTMH O...
At the end of this month, Close To My Heart will be forever-retiring 28 stamp sets.   In case you have had your eye on any of these stamps or stamp sets, please be sure to order them before midnight (Mountain Time) on Janua...
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More Hanukkah Greetings!
So here we are on Day #3 of my sharing Hanukkah greetings with you. If you've missed Days 1 and 2, please do scroll down to see what's happening here. And tune back in tomorrow for the final episode of "Gee that CardMonkey made a LOT of different Hanukkah c...
So here we are on Day #3 of my sharing Hanukkah greetings with you. If you've missed Days 1 and 2, please do scroll down to see what's happening here. And tune back in tomorrow for the final episode of "Gee that CardMonkey ma...
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Education
  • 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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