About Me

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Krista Ritskes

Oshawa, ON

Hello and welcome to my website! I am a work-at-home mom with 3 wonderful, and sometimes very silly, children and an amazing husband who supports my job with Close To My Heart. I enjoy it so much it really doesn't feel like a job. I host workshops in my home studio as well as fundraising "Scrappin' For Smiles" Crops 4 times a year. Contact me today to book a home gathering or mini-workshop to earn free products while enjoying an afternoon or evening crafting with your friends. In these times of social distancing we can also hold online events on Facebook or Zoom. Let me show you our beautiful papers and incredibly easy to use stamps. I'm also always on the lookout for people interested in joining our growing and dynamic team of consultants. I'd love to hear from you!

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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 catalogue for artwork inspiration and then shop our products.