Friday, January 4, 2019

35% off Alphabet Stamp Sets


2019 marks 35 years since Founder & CEO Jeanette Lynton first started 
selling stamps, and we have big plans for celebrating all year long. 

We’re kicking off the celebrations with special savings on all
 of our alphabet My Acrylix® stamp sets! January 4 – 31

 See the alphabet stamps sets on my website.  
This price is even better than my regular consultant discount!


Thursday, January 3, 2019

January Scrapbooking Workshops

 January Scrapbooking Workshops


Two Page Layout Workshop
Tuesday, January 8, 6:30pm
$8
save your spot for this workshop by January 6

In this workshop, I prepare a cutting guide and you choose papers from my stash to match your pictures or your theme.

Here are a few choices you will have for designs this month.  I used Mix-Ins papers from the Holiday Expressions 2018 catalog on these layouts.







Multi-page Workshop
Thursday, January 17, 5:30 - 9:30

featuring Something Fierce 
paper pack, complements, coordinating cardstock 
and a small supplement of other cardstock sheets.

You'll notice the layouts I designed are very neutral, however, you can incorporate 
the cute, cute, dinosaur papers or complements if you wish.  
I plan to use the left overs to create kids cards.


get a closer look on my website


Papers for this workshop need to be pre-ordered by January 7th.
Contact me to order your kit.








Hope to see you at one of the workshops this month.

Happy Scrappin'!




Tuesday, January 1, 2019

January SOTM Blog Hop




January Stamp of the Month

Welcome!  A blog hop is just one big loop of fun and creative ideas. Glad you could join us today.  If you are coming from Miss Carrie's Creations you're on the right path. If you are starting here, just look for the link to Brenda's blog at the end of my post.  Each blog you visit will feature a link to continue following the hop.   If you get disconnected somewhere along the way, you can find a complete list of blog hop participants here.


This month's stamp set is a wonderful alphabet set, Card Captions, featuring 26 phrases or symbols stamps.  It's available only through the month of January.  After seeing all the great ideas in this blog hop, you're going to want to add this to your stamp collection.   You can purchase this set for $18.95, or get it for only $5 with a qualifying order of $50 (US) through your Close To My Heart consultant 
or find it here.





I used paper from my favorite new paper pack, Feels Like Home, from the newly released idea book, Seasonal Expressions 1 for the cards I created.







Thanks for stopping by today.  
Join me as we hop on to see the creative ideas using this stamp set on 

Be sure to visit the other consultants who have joined in on this
 blog hop for lots of inspiration.


If for some reason, you get lost along the way, you can find the entire list of participating consultants on Melinda's blog to get back on track.


Friday, December 28, 2018

January Workshops and Crops


January 2019 Workshops/Crops
all workshops are held in my home workshop (downstairs) unless a 
special request is made 
Workshop
Date
Time
Fee
Reserve your spot by
Two Page Scrapbooking
Layout *
Tuesday, 
January 8
6:30 – 9:00
$8
Friday, January 4 
Jackie’s SCOPE group
Spirituality and Creativity*
Monday, January 14
6:30 – 8:30

none
Monday, January 7
Multi page Scrap workshop*
Thursday,
January 17
5:30 – 9:30
Paper pack: Something Fierce
Pre-order supplies by
Friday, January 4
See layouts on my blog 
January 2
Wednesday,
January 9
Open Crop
Bring your own project to work on

Friday,
January 25

4:00  – 11:00
Donation to HOPES center
Bring an appetizer to share if you plan to come for supper
Saturday,
January 19
Open Crop
Bring your own project to work on

Card Buffet *
All Occasion Cards – 4 designs
Saturday, 
January 26

9:00 – 4:00
Open Crop
$2 per hour includes beverages and food and use of stamps, inks, machines


Card Buffet available
$2 per card
Saturday, 
January 19
Technique Time
Card Workshop *

Use your Cuttlebug or other die-cut machine
to emboss and use your die-cuts
Monday,
January 28
6:30 – 9:00
$12
Bring your own Cuttlebug or die-cutting machine if you have one -- Many asked for instruction on using your machines during my Fall Catalog Launch

Use my embossing folders and thin-cuts to create cards

Saturday,
January 19
          * For scrapbooking and card making workshops:  Please bring your own basic 
          crafting supplies -- scissors, adhesives, foam tape, and paper trimmer, craft mats
          and any other favorite tools for scrapbook workshops

Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Special sales


This sale will feature discounted pricing on a different set of items each day from December 26 through December 31! 

Each day’s sale will feature a variety of items, 
with discounts up to 50% off! 

Be sure to check my website each day.


Thursday, December 20, 2018

Free Scrapbook Pattern


A Free Scrapbook Pattern with 

Christmas Blessings!

Free Scrapbook Pattern #ctmh #closetomyheart #christmasblessings #christmas #merrychristmas #christ #savior #blessings #manger #scrapbooking #cardmaking #memorykeeping
“It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…” so let’s prepare to document those precious holiday moments with a free downloadable scrapbook pattern, complete with cutting diagrams and all!
Free Scrapbook Pattern #ctmh #closetomyheart #christmasblessings #christmas #merrychristmas #christ #savior #blessings #manger #scrapbooking #cardmaking #memorykeeping
Making its original debut with the Olivia Workshops On the Go®, we paired this timeless pattern with our Christmas Blessings workshop kit that is available through the end of December. The Christmas Blessings workshop kit comes with 10 cardstock sheets (in a variety of six colors), silver foil papersilver glitter gemssilver embellishing thread, and even 12 card bases & envelopes. This kit was originally designed for a cardmaking workshop, but we wanted to show you just how easy it is to create a beautiful Christmas Blessings scrapbook layout using the same products!
Also included in this kit, is the exclusive My Acrylix® Christmas Blessings stamp set:
Free Scrapbook Pattern #ctmh #closetomyheart #christmasblessings #christmas #merrychristmas #christ #savior #blessings #manger #scrapbooking #cardmaking #memorykeeping
We pride ourselves in being the “let me show you how” memory-keeping company, and in providing the most comprehensive patterns. When you download this scrapbook pattern you will find that it also comes with cutting diagrams to make it even easier to create these pages from any of your favorite papers and embellishments. All of our patterns lend themselves to any memories that are special enough for you to preserve.
Download this free scrapbook pattern and let us show you how easy scrapbooking can be!
Scrapbook patterns #ctmh #closetomyheart #scrapbook #patterns #layouts #MakeItfromYourHeart #howtobook #how-to

For even more timeless scrapbook patterns, check out our Make It from Your Heart™ pattern books! If you love the free scrapbook patterns we share on the blog, you’re sure to be blown away by the patterns and inspirational artwork in all of our how-to books.





Saturday, December 1, 2018

December SOTM Blog Hop - Candy Cane Alphabet



Thanks for stopping by



December Stamp of the Month

Welcome!  A blog hop is just one big loop of fun and creative ideas. Glad you could join us today.  If you are coming from Katy's blog you're on the right path. If you are starting here, just look for the link to Brenda's blog at the end of my post.  Each blog you visit will feature a link to continue following the hop.   If you get disconnected somewhere along the way, you can find a complete list of blog hop participants here.

This month's stamp set is a wonderful alphabet set, Candy Cane Alphabet, featuring 44 letters, number and symbols stamps.  It's available only through the month of December.  After seeing all the great ideas in this blog hop, you're going to want to add this to your stamp collection.   You can purchase this set for $18.95, or get it for only $5 with a qualifying order of $50 (US) through your Close To My Heart consultant 
or find it here.


My project is a countdown calendar for my grandkids.  One of their Christmas gifts is finding out that they will be going to Disney World this spring, so their mom asked if I could make a countdown calendar for them to open as that gift.  



Thanks for stopping by today.  
Join me as we hop on to see the creative ideas on 

Be sure to visit the other consultants who have joined in on this
 blog hop for lots of inspiration.
  
If for some reason, you get lost along the way, you can find the entire list of participating consultants on Melinda's blog to get back on track.