Thursday, August 31, 2017

Jack Layout and Last Day to order out of Seasonal Expressions



Today is the last day to order out of the Seasonal Expressions catalog. I thought I'd share one of the fun papers that is retiring tonight. It's called Jack and is great for masculine, outdoor, and camping projects. It was perfect to scrapbook these old photos of my son. 



Aren’t the coordinating Compliments cute? I especially love the lumberjack guy with the big beard.



This paper collection and most of the other items in the Seasonal Expressions 2 catalog are only available until midnight (MDT) tonight. Click on the image below to see all of the retiring products.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Flower Market Boxed Card Set


This is another project that I shared during my presentation at the CTMH Convention this year. As I mentioned in previous posts, my presentation was on design principles and design theory. I shared this project when I discussed symmetry and contrast. I designed the cards and box by adding the same Cricut cut leaves and flowers from the Flower Market Cricut cartridge on the top and bottom (symmetrical) and by embossing the sentiment from the We are Makers stamp set with white embossing powder on black cardstock (contrast.)


I created 10 cards using different color flowers to make the full set. Here is a link to the Design Space file for the flowers and leaves on the front of the box and cards. Note: you must have the Flower Market Cricut cartridge and an Explore machine to cut the flowers/leaves.

Thursday, August 3, 2017

August Project Kit - Vellum Embossed Roses Card Kit


This month’s project kit is one of my favorites. I was excited to be able to use many of CTMH’s brand new products including: the new Rose Embossing Folder, Vellum Paper, Bashful Glitter Paper, Sending Prayers stamp set, and the You are Here Cricut Collection to create this fun card kit.

This month’s local class will be on Thursday, August 17th at 7pm. If you are not local or unable to attend and would like to order a kit to be shipped directly to you, select the shipping option below. Basic kit is $26. ($6 will be added for shipping.)

Vellum Embossed Roses Boxed Card Kit - $26
All pre-cut kits will include the following:
  • (6) A2 size white cards and envelopes
  • Sending Prayers stamp set
  • Pre-cut cardstock, vellum, and glitter paper to make (6) cards and (1) belly band for clear box
  • Pre-cut cardstock Cricut flowers, leaves, and bracket shapes
  • (1) Rose Embossing Folder
  • (1) Clear Plastic Box
  • Link to Design Space file for flowers, leaves, and bracket shapes (All pieces will be pre-cut in the kit but you will need the You are Here Cricut cartridge and an Explore machine to use this file if you would like to make more cards in the future.)
  • Step-by-step instructions and cutting guide.
Additional kits with no stamp set or embossing folder are just $13.

Your kit includes the sweet Sending Prayers stamp set. (See below.)


Extra supplies needed to complete the project: 

You will learn new techniques using vellum paper and embossing folders while creating 6 cards (2 each of 3 designs) and a belly band to wrap around the clear box.



Learn how to emboss vellum and add color to create a stained glass effect while making this card.



You will use images from the new Cricut cartridge called You are Here to create this unique card with a vellum top.



Using a partial embossing technique and vellum embossing, you will create this pretty card. 



Contact me for more information or to sign up for this month’s class. Please contact me no later than August 7th if you would like to join us for the local class. All kits need to be paid for in advance. Thank you for your understanding.

Kits ordered by August 7th will be mailed by August 19th.
Kits ordered after August 7thwill be mailed within two weeks.

To order a kit(s), you may either send me cash or a check, or pay securely online with a credit card or your PayPal account by using the “Add to Cart” buttons below. If you would like your kit(s) shipped, please choose the shipped option. $6 will be added for shipping. (Kits can only be shipped to U.S. addresses per CTMH policy. I apologize for the inconvenience.)


Vellum Embossed Roses Card Kit - local
Basic Kit - $25
Additional Kits (with no stamp set or embossing folder) - $13
Basic Kit Plus 3 markers, Thin 3-D Foam Tape, Liquid Glass, & Micro Glue Dots - $65
 


Vellum Embossed Roses Card Kit - shipped
Basic Kit - $26 ($6 will be added for shipping)
Additional Kits (with no stamp set or embossing folder) - $13 
Basic Kit Plus 3 markers, Thin 3-D Foam Tape, Liquid Glass, & Micro Glue Dots - $65 ($6 will be added for shipping)
 

To find out more about my monthly “no-commitment” Creative Club, click here.
You do not need to be local to participate. *Ü*

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

August Promotions

It’s August 1st which means LOTS of new goodies! I am so excited to share all kinds of great things with you today, including:
  • A brand new Annual Inspirations Catalog
  • A special Online Warehouse Sale
  • A special Hostess Rewards increase for August Hostesses
  • An incredible sign up promotion with the opportunity to earn $99 in extra goodies
  • A brand new Cricut Collection

New Annual Inspirations Catalog



Our new 2016-2017 Annual Inspirations catalog is available TODAY and it is jam packed with tons of great new products. You can view it online here or order your own copy here. A few of my favorite new products are:

The new Fundamentals Paper Collections
The new Thin Cuts Metal Dies
New Workspace Wonder Additions
New Basics Palette Colors
New Cut Above Kits
The new You are Here Cricut Collection and the new Country Digital Collections

There are so many great things about this new Idea Book. The book will be good for a full year, so there are more great products and project ideas than ever! 


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Rewards Your Way



Earn fabulous rewards FREE when you sign up as a Consultant! This month only, when you sign up as a Consultant and reach qualifying sales levels, you can choose from a selection of FREE sign-up rewards, including:
Simply sign up as a Consultant and submit $300 in personal sales before September 30 to earn this additional reward. Visit my New Consultant FAQ page or contact me for more information on joining our CTMH family. Ready to sign up now? Visit my website for the online application.

* Offer available to new Consultants who sign up between August 1 and August 31, 2017, and meet qualifying sales by September 30, 2017. Shipping and handling will be assessed on retail value of free items upon redemption.

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Online Warehouse Sale



Every Tuesday during the month of August we will unveil a fresh set of retired Close To My Heart products and product bundles at a 50% discount! For this sale only, you will only be charged shipping and handling on the price paid instead of on the retail value of the items, the way shipping is normally charged. These items will only be available during the week they are launched while supplies last, so you’ll need to act fast!

Click here to see the current deals.

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Hostess Special



Earn extra Hostess Rewards with a qualifying party in August! When you host an in-home party or an online party in August that reaches the third level of Hostess Rewards or higher, your rewards will jump up to the next level—that means extra free product AND possibly even an extra 50%-off item, too! 


Contact me to set up your in-home or online party today.

* Offer available to hostesses who host a qualifying Gathering between August 1 and August 31, 2017. No shipping and handling will be assessed on Hostess Rewards items; Shipping and handling is assessed on any Hostess Rewards overage.

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August Stamp of the Month — School Year



With a minimum qualifying purchase, get your D-sized Stamp of the Month set for just $5! Add the stamp set to your cart here at full retail price ($17.95) or, with your qualifying order of $50, get it for just $5!



Set of 9
Recommended My Acrylix® blocks:
1" × 3½" (Y1002), 2" × 2" (Y1003), 3" × 3" (Y1006)

Click here or on the image below to order your Stamp of the Month.



*Stamp of the Month is only available August 1– 31, 2017.


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Goody Boxes Up for Grabs



Just like most devoted crafters, I have waaay too many crafting supplies! So, I went through my stash, boxed up lots of great goodies, and am offering them to you at a HUGE (can you say over 75%) discount! Most of the items are brand new, however I did include some used stamp sets and partial paper packets in each box.

I have 10 medium sized Flat Rate boxes filled to the brim with all kinds of crafting “goodness.” Each box contains approximately $425 retail value worth of Close to my Heart products. While each box contains different items, the boxes contain a variety of the following: a minimum of 15 stamp sets, paper packets, bulk paper and cardstock, Stickers/Compliments, old style ink pads, rub-ons, card kits, mini albums, embellishment assortments, and tons more!

Even though each box contains different items, they all have at least $425 in retail value worth of Close to my Heart goodies. I am selling the boxes for just $100 (which includes shipping) each! You may purchase as many boxes as you like, however I only have 10 up for grabs. They will go to the first 10 people who contact me and send me PayPal payment.

I am looking forward to all of these wonderful goodies finding a new home where they will be well loved! *Ü*

Price is only valid for U.S. shipping addresses. If you are not in the U.S., feel free to contact me for additional shipping cost.

Contact me if you would like a box and I will send you a PayPal invoice.