Friday, June 28, 2013

Coming soon...

Coming soon to a Close To My Heart Consultant near you (or blog & web site, near you)!! Keep watching for new pictures and "hints" of the exciting new products the new Fall/Winter Idea book will hold! There will be My Reflection kits with more... and some never sold by CTMH before....but I am most excited about the new..... OK..Cricut Artbooking collection!! This really is a revolutionary product—the first of its kind! Cutting edge technology allows users to link shapes according to size. Double page layouts and mini albums. More on this in the next few days.

More Chantilly fun!

All CTMH current products!

Sunday, June 23, 2013

Dress up!

Be sure to try out allll the cuts on your CTMH AP Cricut cartridge!
Paper: Gypsy cs, Black cs, Buttercup cs, Lagoon cs and Chantilly My Reflections BT(dress and words)
Ink: Gypsy, Lagoon and Buttercup
EMB: CTMH Bakers twine Paradise Assortment  and  Opaques Pearl Adhesive Gems

Thursday, June 20, 2013


This was made with the Chantilly My Reflections Paper packet, Black and White Daisy CTMH card stock.
Stamps :CTMH Cricut® Artiste Collection   Z1790
Inks: Black, Buttercup, Cotton Candy and Pear
Emb:  Hollyhock Zipper Lace   Z1826 and Durables Artisan Studs Z1816  
"Thanks" Shape: CTMH Cricut® Artiste Collection   Z1790

Club Swap!

This is the card I created for the Club Summer Card Swap. Over the next few weeks I will showcase all the beautiful cards made by the club members!
There are still a few opening for next years club. We have a 12 month club, with 11 members who earn Hostess Rewards of $80-$140 in their hostess month. You can be local or long distance  :o)
Check out all the details under the   Save the Date! Monthly Club & more Information. 
*Please contact me with any questions.

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

From page...

This was "stamp-lifted" from page 94 of the current Close To My Heart Idea book. I made a few small changes and "WA-LA"!
Happy Summer Simple stamping!

Swap idea!

Mary made this beautiful holiday wreath for our Club Swap last year. What are you making this year? If you need any help with ideas,  Please contact me  :o)
*If you are not in our club, maybe next year.....for now, keep watching for fun gift ideas!

Wednesday, June 12, 2013


Summer Simple! This was made with the Chantilly My Reflections paper packet.

The last Three...

Claire Paper Packet  X7166B   $9.95  

6– 12" × 12" Cardstock Sheets (2 Hollyhock, 2 Outdoor Denim, 1 Blush, 1 Sunset)

6 – 12" × 12" B&T Duos® Papers (2 each of 3 double-sided designs)


Claire Complements Canvas Shapes  X7166C  $5.95 

2 – 12" × 6" Coordinating Adhesive Canvas Sheets.


Later Sk8r Paper Packet  X7167B   $9.95 

 6 – 12" × 12" Cardstock Sheets (2 Outdoor Denim, 2 Slate, 1 Pear, 1 Whisper)
6 – 12" × 12" B&T Duos® Papers (2 each of 3 double-sided designs)

Later Sk8r My Stickease® Assortment  X7167C  $4.95 

 2 – 12" × 6" Coordinating Adhesive Sheets.


Scholastic Paper Packet  X7159B  $9.95 

6 – 12" × 12" Cardstock Sheets (2 Cocoa, 2 Outdoor Denim, 1 Champagne, 1 Ruby)
6 – 12" × 12" B&T Duos® Papers (2 each of 3 double-sided designs)

Scholastic My Stickease® Assortment  X7159C   $4.95 2 – 12" × 6" Coordinating Adhesive Sheets 

Only available for ordering until July 31!


Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Make it Simple!

The June Club Create & Take card is a lazy summer days style card made with many CTMH Cricut cuts. Make it simple or take the next step and do a little sanding. (club members will make one of the cards). Both are simple fun summer cards, leaving you lots of time to create more paper crafts!
Please bring...
Inks: Black and your ink scrubber & cleaner
Stamp set: Puns of Praise C1535 or any Card Chatter stamp set from page 107 of the current CTMH Idea Book.
* Blocks for each set and your CTMH stamp cleanerNormal crop supplies:
Finishing Files and sanding kit, hole punch,

Score Board, Bone folder, personal paper cutter, pencil, Piercing tool kit, CTMH Micro Tip scissors, Rub & Remove Eraser, adhesive and your VersaMat.

Monday, June 10, 2013

Project Swap idea

With the banner special  this month a banner or banner mini album maybe a good choice for your Club Project swap! Remember that even WSL and retired products work on this fun project!
* Find more details on the special under the posting on June 2

Sunday, June 9, 2013

Get Ready for the Club Swap Project!


To be held at the July 25 Club Gathering and new IB Open House. 

Now is the time to relax and have fun creating!


Try out that new book-mini album pattern, or use a My Creations product from CTMH, or.....? 
Use "extra papers", use a whole new paper, use the My Reflections My Stickease Assortments to complement your papers, or even use up some left over embellishments.
If you have any questions please check the "Save the Date! Monthly Club & More information" and or contact me  :o)
Have fun, fun, FUN!!

Do you have your supplies? Do you have an idea of what you are going to make? Do you need a few new ideas???? How about creating from one of the My Creations Products!!?
My Creations®Star Z1803   $9.95 

My Creations™ Recipe/Photo Box    Z1322  $6.95



My Creations® Collage Cube  Z1737  $14.95 


Saturday, June 8, 2013

Be srue to add Dakota to your list!!

Dakota Paper PacketX7157B $9.95

 6 – 12" × 12" Cardstock Sheets (2 Barn Red, 2 Black, 1 Whisper, 1 Pacifica)

6 – 12" × 12" B&T Duos® Papers (2 each of 3 double-sided designs)

I am going to miss my fun cowboy paper!! If you have not gotten yours yet, (or need more) make your list to order now!

Dakota Complements Foil Images

X7157C   $4.95

2 – 12" × 6" Coordinating Adhesive Sheets 

           Only available for ordering until July 31!



Friday, June 7, 2013

Also Avonlea!

Avonlea Paper Packet X7155B  $9.95 

– 12" × 12" Cardstock Sheets (2 Avonlea Off-White, 2 Avonlea Teal, 1 Avonlea Green, 1 Slate)

6 – 12" × 12" B&T Duos® Papers (2 each of 3 double-sided designs)


Avonlea Complements Canvas Shapes X7155C $5.95

 2 – 12" × 6" Coordinating Adhesive Canvas Sheets

        Only available for ordering until July 31! 

More "Only a Few Months left to order" kits

Clementine Paper Packet  X7156B  $9.95

 6 – 12" × 12" Cardstock Sheets (2 Champagne, 2 Saddle, 1 Cashmere, 1 Sorbet)
6 – 12" × 12" B&T Duos® Papers (2 each of 3 double-sided designs)

 Clementine Complements Canvas Shapes  X7156C   $5.95


2 – 12" × 6" Coordinating Adhesive Canvas Sheets2 – 12" × 6" Coordinating Adhesive Canvas Sheets

         Only available for ordering until July 31! 




Thursday, June 6, 2013

Only a few more months left for.....

Buzz And Bumble Paper Packet  X7164B6   $9.95

12" × 12" Cardstock Sheets (2 Champagne, 2 Cocoa, 1 Creme Brulee, 1 Sunset)
6 – 12" × 12" B&T Duos® Papers (2 each of 3 double-sided designs)


Buzz And Bumble My Stickease® Assortment  X7164C $4.95  

Sadly this paper and My Stickease assortment will not be returning in the next CTMH Idea book.  Be sure you order it soon!!

       Only available for ordering until July 31!  


Better Blending

Sunday, June 2, 2013

Banner ideas from CTMH!!

Here are some different ways to use your FREE banners. *Some good ideas for the July Club Project swap... :o) Happy Creating!

Get a FREE Banner in June!!

The My Creations® mini banner includes 10 chipboard pennants in 4 different shapes with 9 jump rings; pennants are approximately 4" × 3". (found on pg 127 of the Spring/Summer Idea Book). The mini banner has a retail price of $5.95 but is free during June to customers with a qualifying order of only $25! A qualifying order must include a stamp set. (some stamp sets don't apply).
 Qualifying products that don't apply include:  Purchases on Studio J®,  "M" and "K"-size stamp sets, including Workshops on the Go® stamp sets, and Stamp of the Month sets all do not count toward a qualifying order.Can I get more than one free mini banner on a single order?

**Receive one free mini banner for every $25 and at least one stamp set on your qualifying order.  There is no limit to the number of mini banners eligible for each order, as long as minimum criteria are met and inventory remains.

Let's Get Patriotic!

 Home of the Brave D1576
 Courage B1437
Strong and Free

Celebrate military service and promote patriotism CTMH style with the new patriotic stamp sets—available only from June 1 to July 31, 2013. Three dollars from each B-size My Acrylix® Courage stamp set and $5 from each D-size My Acrylix® Home of the Brave stamp set will be donated to the USO, the leading, most recognized military-support and services organization in the country. Show your support with your own patriotic stamp set!

Bonus! Help out and receive the Make it a Banner Day special when you order one of the Let's Get Patriotic stamp sets with your minimum order of $25. Receive a My Creations® mini banner for free! Please view all details, some stamp sets do not qualify.