Chelsey is a memory keeper, papercrafter and mixed media artist. She enjoys a wide variety of creative pursuits including  art journaling, cardmaking, scrapbooking, mini book making, painting and colouring with several mediums including watercolour, Copic markers and coloured pencils.  Chelsey has a passion for making art accessible to everyone, sharing the joy and freedom that being creative brings. Her other major passion is memory keeping, documenting and preserving stories and photos through scrapbooking. 

Chelsey shares her love for Close to my Heart papercrafting products with her students and customers through monthly clubs, kits and online classes. She has been able to earn several incentive trips to tropical destinations as well as earning the top spot for the highest personal sales in Canada. She enjoys sharing her knowledge, experience and projects with her team the Butterfly Dreamers. 


Living in Sylvan Lake, Alberta with her husband and mini Dachshund Frankie, Chelsey is inspired by all the natural beauty and often uses flowers, trees and butterfly motifs in her work. Never afraid of bright colours, she often incorporates bold tones and a splash of shimmer into her art. 

“To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.” -Joseph Chilton Pearce