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Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Christmas Workshops

I just love this time of the year.  All of the holiday lights, decorations and festivities.  Join me in creating these fun projects using Close To My Heart's wonderful products.

Christmas Display Tray

Saturday, November 17th 9:00am and Sunday, November 25th at 1:00pm

You will receive the Display Tray, Dimensional Elements Holiday Collection, Sparkes, Ribbon and Coordinating Flowers.

Cost is $35.00, please RSVP as space is limited.

Christmas Advent Calendar

Saturday, November 17th at 10:30am and Sunday, November 25th at 2:30pm

You will receive the My Creations Cubby, Stamp Set, Coordinating Cardstock (which will be precut), Dimensional Element Frames and sparkles.

Cost is $52.00, please RSVP as space is limited.

Christmas Card Workshop

Friday, November 30th at 6:30pm

You will receive the Pear & Partridge Kit, with stamp set, ribbon, and sparkles. 

Cost is $35.00, please RSVP as space is limited.

For more information, contact email me at

Monday, October 29, 2012

CTMH Bracket Frame

I have had this done for a couple of months and have been wanting to get it out here for everyone to see.  I do believe that this is one of my favorite new items.

Ok, yes I am very proud of this little guy.

This was made with Close To My Heart's Bracket Frame, paper from our Dakota Kit and I used our Artiste Cricut Cartridge to cut the flowers and letters.

Love It!!

Friday, October 12, 2012

October Stamp Of The Month

It is that time of the year.  Time to start thinking about those holiday cards.  This is the month to order those holiday stamp sets.  During the month of October, you can receive this beautiful christmas set to use for your holiday cards.

If you would like to purchase this stamp set, please contact me.
The cost is $17.95 or if you spend $50 in other product, you can receive it for $5.00.

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Clearly the Best: Terrific Two-Tone (S01E04)

"Terrific Two-Tone" features base and shade stamping for a terrific two-tone look. Watch these lovely ladies show you how easy it is to use this techniques.

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Studio J Express Collections

The recent enhancements to Studio J® make it a whole new tool for you. It is now faster and easier than ever to get professional results from your digital scrapbooking using the new Express Collections. Go to to try them out for yourself!

Monday, October 1, 2012

Sunday, September 30, 2012

Organize Your Craft Supplies

So I have to say that I absolutely love these new organizers.  You can get so much stuff in them and they are great to take with you everywhere.  Don't wait!  Order yours today!

Saturday, September 29, 2012

Love Your Layout: September 2012

Use Close to My Heart's online scrapbooking software, Studio J®, to create a beautiful layout in just minutes by watching this month's Love Your Layout(sm) video. You'll learn creative techniques, including how to create a journaling box with a photo background.

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Clearly The Best: Bend It, Curve It, Stamp It

Check out this video that tells a little about our new cartridge.

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Cricut Artiste Project Inspiration

I am loving this new Cricut Artiste Cartridge.  Check out the video below!

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Halloween Display Tray Workshop

Join me in creating this cute Halloween Display Tray using Close To My Heart's wonderful products.  This display tray is a perfect item to display in your home for your Spooktacular Holiday.  The great thing about this is that it can be used year after year.

Cost is $36.00 and includes the display tray, moonlight dimensional elements, haunted assortment, sparkles and ribbon. 

This cute tray was designed by one of my fellow consultants, Sheryl Levinson.  Thank you Sheryl for creating this cute little tray.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

September Stamp Of The Month

Ok ladies, don't miss out on this one.  This time of the year is one of my favorites and I love this stamp set.  You can do so much with it.  Here is some cards that were made using the September Stamp of the Month set.  These cards were designed by some of the wonderful ladies on the Heartprints Card Swap that I am on.  If you would like to receive this stamp set for just $5.00, contact me and I will show you how!

Monday, September 10, 2012

Convention 2012 Layouts

These layouts were designed using Close To My Heart's Clementine Paper and embellishments.  I love this paper.  These are some pictures from my trip to Dallas Texas for CTMH's Annual Convention.

If you are interested in ordering this paper or other Close To My Heart Products, please contact me at: or visit my website:

Sunday, September 9, 2012

Flirty Layout

I am finally getting around to finishing my layouts from convention.  This layout was made with out new Flirty Paper and embellishments.

The large flowers were colored by our new Alcohol Based Markers.  If interested in ordering this paper packet, markers or any other Close To My Heart products, contact me at:

Saturday, September 1, 2012

Display Tray Workshop

I am loving all of the new products that Close To My Heart has come out with for us.  I especially love the New Display Tray.  There are so many fun things that can be done with these.  I am holding a workshop on Thursday, September 27th at 6:30pm. 

Join me in making this fun project.  Cost is $30.00, which includes the display tray, canvas complements (2 sheets) and sparkles to match.
Space is limited, so reserve your spot today!  If you cannot attend and would still like to purchase everything to make this project, please let me know.

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

National Scrapbook Month

September is National Scrapbook Month and to celebrate, close to my heart is bringing back our popular double stamp set promotion! You can get the exclusive, new My Acrylix® It’s Your Day double stamp set for just $5 when you place a minimum order of $35 in full retail products from August 15 through September 30, 2012.

You’ll love this double set—two D-size sets in one envelope—which includes nearly 50 trendy images that makes it easy to capture the everyday moments in your life. The double set has a retail value of $35.90, which drastically increases the value of your qualifying purchase! Have twice the fun stamping during National Stamping Month with our new, exclusive It’s Your Day double stamp set!

Dates: Offer valid August 15 (9:00 am MDT) – September 30, 2012 (11:59 pm MDT)
To place an order, email me at or visit my website at:

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Gift Boxes with Cricut Artiste

I am absolutely loving this Cricut Catridge that Close To My Heart has.  Even if you are not a scrapbooker, this cartridge is a must have.  Check out these cute boxes that I made using the cartridge.

For more information about this cartridge and to order your own, click on the link below:

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Artiste Coffins

Ok I have been playing with our new Cricut Artiste Cartridge and there is so much that you can do with it.  Yesterday I made 2 coffins and a bat card.  I'm just thinking about how cute these would be to use for a Halloween Party!

The cartridge cuts the coffins, card, spiders, tombstone, web and skeleton.  How cute is this?
The coffins were cut at 7.5" and the card at 4".

Monday, August 6, 2012

My Creations Star

I am so excited about all of the new products that Close To My Heart has released in the new Fall Catalog.  One of my new favorite items is this My Creations Star.  The 3-D star is pre-assembled chipboard with a hole for hanging on the back.  It is 12".  The cost of the star is $9.95

I used the new Clementine Paper on the star and added the Live, Laugh, Love from one of our stamp sets.  The border that this is stamped on is cut from our new Cricut Artiste Collection.

If you would like to order a My Creations Star, Paper, or stamp set, please contact me.  Also watch for an upcoming class on creating your own star.

Thursday, August 2, 2012

New Cricut Artiste Collection

I am so excited about this new cartridge that Close To My Heart has come out with.  It has over 700 images, included many 3-D images.  It comes with 3 stamp sets and 3 dimension elements sheets, one of which you can make a beautiful mini-album with.  Order your's today for just $99.00.

It is hard to describe everything that you can do with this cartridge.  Close To My Heart has even designed an assembly instruction book, to make these 3-D items even easier for you to create.

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Join My Team!

Starting Today, August 1st, you can be a part of Close To My Heart for just $49.00!  If you join my team, along with all of the great incentive that the company offers, you will receive even more from me as your upline.

For a limited time, all new consultants that join the CTMH family, will receive this beautiful damask bag!

The bag is for a limited time and while supplies last.  Don't miss out on this great opportunity!

To sign up visit my site at: Click on opportunities and become a consultant.

Monday, July 16, 2012

Scrap Diva Wall Canvas

I was very honored to be asked to help with the Silent Auction this year for Operation Smile.  I made and donated the item below.  At last look, the highest bid was $160.00.  It is a 16x20 Canvas.  I used our beautiful Stella Paper Packet, flowers cut with our Cricut Art Philosophy Cartridge, Sparkles Flourishes, and the stamp set used is Fashionista.  Hope you enjoy!

Friday, June 29, 2012

Beach Layouts Workshop

If you are like me you have a ton of pictures from the beach.  Join me in making 12 beach pages to go with all of those pictures.

Saturday, July 28th at 9:00am  Cost is $35.00
You will receive a level 2 Footloose Paper Packet, Dimensionals to match, Pack of Seaside Shapes, Paper Flowers, Studs, Twine and Sparkles to match.  Everything will be pre-cut for you.

Contact me to reserve your space at

Monday, June 4, 2012

June Stamp Of The Month

I absolutely love this stamp set!  How cute is this set.

This set is called "Life is Tweet".  If you would like to purchase this set, contact me.

Sunday, June 3, 2012

20 Page Scrapbook Workhshop

Join my in creating this beautiful 20 page workshop using the Dotty For You Paper and embellishments.

Saturday, June 23 at 10:00 and Tuesday, June 26 at 10:00am.

Cost is $40.00 lunch provided
(bring your dotty paper with you and cost is $35.00)

Saturday, June 2, 2012

June Scrapbook Special

It's that time of the year!  Stampaganza is out with a bang!  This is the perfect opportunity for you to work on your collection of stamp.  During the month of June, if you buy 2 stamp sets, you will get 1 FREE!  Call me today to place an order.

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Florentine Workshop Kit

This coming month we will be making the Florentine Kit of the Month.  We added the Florentine stickease to the kit.  If you would like to make this layout, please contact me.

Shown using the Color-Ready Ribbon.

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

My Daughter Layout

I am so excited to finally have this layout completed with pictures.  This layout was actually designed specifically for me by the CTMH Design Team and was given to me at the Spa Getaway.  It has a very special place in my heart.  Thank you Close To My Heart.

Monday, May 14, 2012

Mother's Day Cards

I hope that each and every one of you had a Wonderful Mother's Day!  Here are a few cards that I made for my mom and mother-in-law for Mother's Day this year.

Saturday, May 5, 2012

Family Canvas Workshop

This workshop will be held on 2 weekends. Friday May 25th from 9-5 and Saturday May 26h from 9-5. Also Friday June 1st from 9-5 and Saturday June 2 from 9-5.  This is an 11x14 Wall Canvas.  You will receive 11x14 Canvas, Full Pack of Dimensional Elements, 2 Charms, and Ribbon.  Cost is $15.00. 

Choose the time that works for you! If you cannot attend and would like to purchase the kit with instructions, please let me know. (Additional cost of $5.00 to ship)

Friday, May 4, 2012

Stella Canvas & Album Workshop

This workshop will be held on 2 weekends. Friday May 25th from 9-5 and Saturday May 26h from 9-5. Also Friday June 1st from 9-5 and Saturday June 2 from 9-5. You will make a 12x12 Canvas and a 6x6 Album using Close To My Heart's Stella Paper & Embellishments.  Cost for this workshop is $30.00.  Choose 1?  Canvas only is $16.00 and the 6x6 Album is $22.00.

Choose the time that works for you! If you cannot attend and would like to purchase the kit with instructions, please let me know. (Additional cost of $5.00 to ship)

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Footloose Summer Workshop

This workshop will be held on 2 weekends. Friday May 25th from 9-5 and Saturday May 26h from 9-5. Also Friday June 1st from 9-5 and Saturday June 2 from 9-5. You will make a 6x6 Album using Close To My Heart's Footloose Paper Packet, and embellishments and a 12x12 Wall Canvas. Cost is $35 for both.  Only want 1?  Purchase just the canvas for $18.00 or 6x6 Album for $22.00

Choose the time that works for you! If you cannot attend and would like to purchase the kit with instructions, please let me know. (Additional cost of $5.00 to ship)