Sunday, August 31, 2014

September Stamp of the Month Blog Hop!

THANK YOU for stopping by to enjoy our
September Stamp of the Month Blog Hop
featuring this month's SOTM:
Family is Forever S1409

If you've just arrived here from WENDY's BLOG,
then you are on the correct path.
If you get lost at any point along the way,
you can see a full listing of all of the blog hop
participants by visiting this link here:

Here is a sweet and simple standard-size card I created
featuring the Scaredy Cat paper pack (X7185B)
with Black, Pear, Slate, and Thistle ink pads.
Embellished with Silver Shimmer Trim (Z1799),
Silver Sequins (Z2013), and Clear Sparkles (Z1752).

Lastly, here are all of the stamp images included in this set:

Now you can continue on with the hop
and be inspired by more creative ideas
using the stamp set by visiting
LALIA's BLOG next!
Enjoy the hop!

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Mojo Monday 359 (Halloween Greetings Card)!

 I'm so happy to have finally been able to find a little time to participate in the Mojo Monday Card Sketch Challenge this week!! Here is my standard size card inspired by Mojo Monday 359.
All of the products I used are from Close to my Heart.
D1605 Halloween Greetings stamp set
X7185B Scaredy Cat paper packet
Z3011 Scaredy Cat assortment (enamel stars)
Archival Black and Slate ink pads
ShinHan Touch Twin Markers:
Barely Beige (YR29)
Peony Purple (P282)
Warm Grey (WG4)

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Scrapbooking Buffet, Class, and Crop is today 8/16!

Join us the 3rd Saturday of every month
from 2-5pm and/or 6-9pm!!
Come in the afternoon or evening or BOTH!
(we're taking a one hour break for dinner).
Beginners and friends are always welcome!

We will be creating albums together
one page at a time. Bring your own
supplies to use and/or purchase only
what you need as you USE it up...
No more collecting/hoarding for us!!

This event is FREE, but I also offer a
"buffet" of products for you to shop from
if and when you need anything!
I offer single sheets of paper, cricut
cutting services, memory protectors,
adhesives, and a selection of individual
"Picture My Life" cards and accessories.
Plus, you also get free use of my
stamps, blocks, and inks.

If you wish to purchase the
monthly "Class Kit," you can create
one 12x12 layout (2 pages total)
featuring one of our lovely NEW paper
kits in less than 1-2 hours of your time.
(I pre-cut the materials for you!)
Materials fee is $12 per kit, OR
just $5 with any $24.95 or more 
product purchase.
Kits are limited and while my supply lasts,
so please RSVP early if you want me to
reserve and guarantee a kit for you!

The August 16th kit will feature our
NEW "Chalk It Up" papers and
complements as shown here (below):

Saturday, August 2, 2014

The NEW Annual Inspirations Catalog is Revealed!!

"Annual inspirations" is the name of our NEW yearly Catalog...192 pages of beautiful artwork samples and lots of tips and ideas to help you make the most of Close to My Heart’s products! Shop for Stamps, Papers, Scrapbooking and Cardmaking kits,
exclusive CTMH Cricut Cartridges and more!

You can also look forward to two shorter supplemental catalogs called "Seasonal Expressions" available starting December 1st and April 1st. These 40 page beauties will feature all-new seasonally inspired products!

You can view the entire NEW "Annual Inspirations" Catalog online here now:

If you’re like me and want to have the book in-hand to browse, add post-it notes to, and make notes in, you can get your own copy from me now for just
$4 each (local in-person delivery)
or $9 (for non-locals to cover the cost of mailing).
As a bonus, when you purchase a Catalog from me, I'll include a coupon for $5 off any purchase of $24.95 or more (made exclusively with me).

Please contact me to get your copy now!