Saturday, August 4, 2018

Craft with Heart - Monthly Scrapbooking Subscription


I am so excited about the new subscription program from Close To My Heart that sends ready-to-make scrapbook layouts directly to your door! With a Craft with Heart subscription, you’ll receive exclusive Cut Above 2-page layout kits in the mail, making it easier to catch up on your scrapbooking.

Craft with Heart will be available in monthly, 4-month, and 12-month subscription options. Take advantage of the program option that works best for you. The monthly and 4-month options are not available until September 1, but the 12-month subscription option is available a month early so you can get started right away!

The 12-month option is actually the best deal. With the 12 month subscription, you will receive four layout kits three times a year at a 20% discount, plus FREE SHIPPING! AND . . . with the 12-month subscription only, you will also receive a code from Persnickety Prints for 30 FREE 4″ x 6″ PRINTS with each delivery! That’s 90 free 4″ x 6″ prints each year!

Each kit comes with all of the pieces to make (2) two-page 12″ x 12″ layouts. Kits include: base pages, pre-cut pieces and die-cuts, stickers, photo placeholders, and page protectors—all you need is adhesive and a journaling pen! You will be able to complete the super cute layouts quickly and easily.

The first shipment includes the following layouts:

September Layouts



October Layouts



November Layouts



December Layouts



 Price breakdown:


During the month of August get a 12-month subscription and save 20%, get free shipping, and get 30 free photo prints with each delivery!


Click here for more information on the subscription service.

Click here to set up your subscription. (First 4 kits ship right away.) 

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

August Promotions

Here's to You!

Get an exclusive product offering from July 15 - August 31



The Here’s to You special features a workshop kit inspired by life’s special occasions! To celebrate these moments, the Here’s to You workshop kits features four exclusive stamp sets designed for making elegant cards and layouts. The products in this workshop include four stamp sets and other items to create one 12″ × 12″ page and seven cards that can be used for weddings and many other occasions!




Kit contents:1 – My Acrylix® To You Stamp Set (B1597)
1 – My Acrylix® Wishing You Joy Stamp Set (B1596)
1 – My Acrylix® Flourishing Friendship Stamp Set (B1599)
1 – My Acrylix® Sending Sunshine Stamp Set (B1600)
11 – cardstock sheets (1 Bashful, 1 Glacier, 2 Juniper, 1 Lagoon, 2 Linen, 1 Pacifica, 2 White Daisy, 1 silver glitter)
1 – Vellum sheet 
1 – White Pearls (Z3370)
1 – Rose Embossing Folder (Z3343)
7 – white cards &envelopes

Use the materials in this kit to create one scrapbook page and seven cards.
(Instructions available for download here.)

This workshop uses shapes from the Cricut® Artistry Collection. 


















Or order the stamp sets separately.

Click here to order your Here's to You products now.
Offer available July 15–August 31, 2018 while supplies last.

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Bring Back My Pack—More Magical!

From August 1 - September 30 get an exclusive, revised favorite!



I’m thrilled to announce that CTMH has brought back the much-loved Magical paper packet, refreshed with new colors for a limited time! These playful papers feature stars, stripes, hearts, and polka dots. The More Magical paper packet and coordinating products are perfect for use in any crafting featuring amusement parks, adventure, and parties! You can’t go wrong with More Magical!

Kit contents:

1 – My Acrylix® Dreams Stamp Set (CC8183)

1 – More Magical Paper Packet (CC8181)

3 – White Daisy cardstock sheets
2 – Black cardstock sheets
3 – Bluebird cardstock sheets
2 – Candy Apple cardstock sheets
2 – Carolina cardstock sheets
1 – White & Gold Ribbon (Z3189)
1 – Black & White Dots (Z3314)
8 – white cards & envelopes
Use the materials in this kit and the online instructions found below to create 4 two-page layouts and eight cards.

(Instructions available for download here.)

Order the full workshop kit...or order the paper packet separately.







For Hostesses: When you host a party that reaches the third level of Hostess Rewards or higher (order dated for August and submitting your party order no later than September 5, 2018), you will receive the More Magical paper packet, FREE. That’s a $10.95 value, totally free! Even though More Magical special items can be purchased during both August and September, this Hostess offer is only available during August. Click here to see all of the benefits of hosting an online or in home party.



For New Consultants: Sign up in August and get the More Magical paper packet for FREE! Even though More Magical special items can be purchased during both August and September, this New Consultant special offer is only available during August. Visit the New Consultant FAQ page for more information on joining my team.




Click here to order your More Magical papers now.

Offer available August 1–September 30, 2018 while supplies last. 
Shipping and handling assessed on retail value.

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You’ve Got Class!

Earn an A+ in memory keeping with this exclusive kit!


Preserve the best of your child’s school years with the You’ve Got Class collection of products. This special features a paper collection, exclusive stamp set, and workshop kit all designed to commemorate the passage of those formative years. But act quickly, these products are only available through September 30!



The unique You’ve Got Class workshop contains a set of materials that you can use to create 14 single page scrapbook layouts — an entire album with one page for each school year. The workshop kit also includes our True Fit Folios, giving you a place to preserve precious keepsakes and mementos from each year. Download the instructions for this workshop here!


Kit contents:
1 – School Kids Stamp + Thin Cuts
1 – My Acrylix® You've Got Class Stamp Set
1 – You've Got Class Paper Packet
7 – White Daisy cardstock sheets
1 – Sapphire cardstock sheet
1 – Lagoon cardstock sheet
1 – Glacier cardstock sheet
1 – Linen cardstock sheet
1 – Juniper cardstock sheet
7 – True Fit Folios
12 – 3" × 4" Flip Flaps™ Memory Protectors® 
1 – Clear Sparkles

Use the materials in this kit and the online instructions found below to create a 14 page scrapbook album, with one page for each year of your child’s school progress. The design of the included True Fit Folios allows you to scrapbook the front and back of a file folder, slip your child's memorabilia inside, then store it all safely in a Memory Protector™.

Click here to order your You’ve Got Class products now.
Click here to see all of the layouts.

Offer available August 1–September 30, 2018 while supplies last.
Shipping and handling assessed on retail value.

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August Stamp of the Month — For the Love of Crafting




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), 2" × 3½" (Y1009)

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


*Stamp of the Month is only available August 1– 31, 2018.

August Project Kit - Fresh Air Workshop Your Way


This month’s project kit is the Fresh Air Workshop Your Way Scrapbooking kit with optional add-on cards. What better way to scrapbook your summer/camping adventures than by creating (3) 12" x 12" double page layouts with optional pocket pages to add more photos! You can even add-on the coordinating stamp set to make (8) cards.

There will be no local class this month, but you can order your kit to be shipped to you or I can drop it off if you are local.

Basic kit to make (3) layouts and pocket pages is $30 and includes:
Add on Memory Protector pocket pages of your choice to add more photos to your layouts. There are 4 sizes to choose from.

Add on the following to create (2) each of (4) card designs:
Stamp only - $14



Other supplies needed to create cards:

 Create these (3) 12" x 12" double page scrapbook pages.




Add-on Memory Protector Pocket Pages of your choice (4 sizes to choose from) to add more photos to your layouts.


Add on the coordinating stamp set to make (8) cards.


Kits ordered by August 10th will be mailed by August 15th.
Kits ordered after August 10th, will 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.)

Fresh Air Workshop Your Way Basic Kit
Local pick up - $30

Fresh Air Workshop Your Way Basic Kit
Shipped - $30 plus $6 added for shipping


Fresh Air Add-On Options
See drop down menu for options and pricing 
To find out more about my monthly “no-commitment” Creative Club, click here.
You do not need to be local to participate. *Ü*

Sunday, July 22, 2018

Hope Card and Heartfelt Gift

My thoughtful, creative, heartfelt friend Christine Adams made this incredible card for me. It is so beautiful that I just had to share it with you.


She used one of the cards from the retired Artfully Sent Cricut collection to create the die cut sentiment and wreath on the front. Then she embossed the cardstock using the Damask embossing folder. She adhered a piece of gold glitter paper behind the card front with 3-D Foam Tape. Then she die cut a rolled rose and leaves and used the Gold Shimmer Brush to add some pretty shimmer to the rose. She added a gold heart puffy sticker to the top. I am so in love with this card and so in love with the gift that she gave me to go with it.


Christine made the card to go along with a beautiful necklace that she gave me that was handmade by a young woman in Guatemala who is part of an organization called Trades of Hope. In Guatemala, many children come from homes with abuse and families that cannot afford them. Purchases of items from the Trades of Hope organization help provide a safe home for girls where they are emotionally supported, educated, taught to dream, and also receive English classes! As they become young adults, they have the opportunity to join the jewelry career program. Through these purchases, these young women find their voice and become financially independent! This beautiful silver necklace features a freshwater pearl and a pure silver charm with the fingerprint of the young woman who made it. I will think of her and pray for her each time I wear it. 


Isn’t this an incredible gift? Thank you Christine for blessing me and so many others with your thoughtful, heartfelt gift. xoxo

Friday, July 20, 2018

Flash Sale - Christmas in July!

Save up to 50% in this 24-hour sale!



Get into the holiday spirit with 24 hours of savings on selected items and exclusive product bundles. These deals are only available on my website until 2:00 pm (PDT) on Saturday, July 21, while supplies last.

There are some great deals including 50% off the Artbooking, Artistry, and You Are Here Physical Cricut Collections, great pricing on stamp sets, tote bags, product bundles, and more! below are just a few of the items on sale...


Artistry Cricut Collection - $99.00 $49.50


You Are Here Cricut Collection - $99.00 $49.50


Artbooking Cricut Collection - $99.00 $49.50


Silver & Gold Compliments - 7.95 $5.57


Merry Everything Bundle - $17.99 $12.53

City Sidewalks Bundle - $24.80 $17.36


Accessory Roll-Up - $18.95 $9.48


Shoulder Tote - $26.95 $13.48



Click here or the link below to shop the sale. Shop early for the best selection as these items and prices are only available through 2pm (PDT) tomorrow or while supplies last.