Thursday, August 27, 2020

Treasured Memories Sympathy Card

Making sympathy cards is not something that I look forward to because it means that someone has experienced a loss and is hurting. However, I do think it is important to let those grieving know that you are thinking about them and praying for them.

I recently created this sympathy card using a beautiful stamp set called Treasured Memories. I embossed the outside of the card with a retired embossing folder called Rose. I stamped the images using Pewter, Pebble, and Ballerina ink.

I cut the front of the standard sized card about an inch short and then adhered a piece of Ballerina cardstock to the inside so that it peeks through on the front when closed. I adhered the sentiment banner with Thin 3-D Foam Tape. After stamping the flowers and leaves, I trimmed them out with micro-tip scissors and adhered them under the sentiment strip.

Sending sympathy cards is always tough, but hopefully this one will let the recipient know that they are loved and being prayed for. 

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

August Project Kit - Summer Vibes Scrapbooking Kit

With this month’s project kit you will make (3) 12" x 12" double page layouts using the new Summer Vibes Scrapbook Workshop Kit.

There will be no local class this month, but you can either choose the “shipped” option at checkout and I will mail the kit to you or if you are local, you may choose the “local” option and I will drop it off or you can pick it up.)

The basic project kit is $30 without page protectors or $35 with page protectors and includes all of the following:
  • (1) Summer Vibes Paper Packet and Sticker Sheet
  • (7) 12" x 12" Cardstock sheets (1 Nectarine, 1 Black, 5 White Daisy)
  • (5) Exclusive 12" x 12" die-cut sheets
  • (1) Exclusive 12" x 12" patterned paper sheet
  • (1) Set of exclusive acrylic shapes
  • Photo placeholders
  • Printed instructions
  • Optional (4) 12" x 12" Page protectors - makes kit cost $35

Additional supplies needed to complete the project:

Kit contents without Page Protectors - $30

Kit contents with Page Protectors - $35

Layout 1

Layout 2

Layout 3

Contact me for more information or to order a kit. All kits need to be paid for in advance. Thank you for your understanding.

Kits ordered by August 12th will be mailed by August 20th.
Kits ordered after August 12th, 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. $7 will be added for shipping. (Kits can only be shipped to U.S. addresses per CTMH policy. I apologize for the inconvenience.)

Choose from the drop down menus below. 
  1. Choose whether you would like a kit with or without the Page Protectors. 
  2. Choose if you would like to have your kit shipped. 
  3. Choose any add ons you might need.

Summer Vibes Scrapbooking Kit - Local Pick Up

Summer Vibes Scrapbooking Kit - Shipped ($7 will be adde for shipping)

Add Ons:

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

Saturday, August 1, 2020

August Specials and Promotions

August Specials and Promotions

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Got Candy?

Fun Halloween Themed Collection!

Skip the tricks and save big on an absolute treat of a paper collection! The Got Candy? suite brings together a brand-new Halloween-themed paper packet and sticker sheet, an exclusive stamp set, coordinating cardstock, and loose sequins with cute, spooky shapes! You can even save 20% on the Got Candy? Product Bundle, with all the items in the Got Candy? special!

Got Candy? Paper Packet

Got Candy? Stamp Set

Got Candy? Loose Sequins

Got Candy? Bundle

Click here or on the image below to order your Got Candy? products.

Offer available through October 31, 2020 while supplies last. 
Shipping and handling based on full retail price of all items.

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Happiest Place

Exclusive Collection available now!

The Happiest Place collection includes a whole suite of coordinating products, including an extra-large paper packet with 12 patterned paper sheets! Your projects will shine thanks to silver glitter foil accents on coordinating stickers and cardstock sheets. Add in stamps, acrylic shapes, SVGs, and an 8½" x 11 Cut Above Layout kit and you have the recipe for hours of unforgettable crafting fun! Be sure to check out the Happiest Place Bundle which includes several of the items in the collection at a 20% discount!

Watch this video to see the beautiful papers, foil cardstock, foil sticker sheet, 
stamp sets, thin cuts, Acrylic Shapes, Digital Artwork, and Cut Above kit up close.

Visit my website to order your Happiest Place products.

Offer available through August 31, 2020 while supplies last. 
Shipping and handling based on full retail price of all items. 

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Kids Crafts

Special Virtual Workshop just for kids!

Get the kids in your life excited about crafting with CTMH Kids Crafts virtual event! This child-focused event  will walk kids through each step of creating an adorable mini album with the exclusive Born to Shine Album Kit!

The kit includes a specially designed stamp set, a mini stamping block, Picture My Life Cards from the Summer Vibes collection, and a fun Story by Stacy 4" x 4" album. Kids will love crafting with the Born to Shine Album Kit and honing their own creative skills through the CTMH Kids Craft event!

The CTMH Kids Craft even will take place on August 21, 2020 on the Close to my Heart Facebook page. You and your kids can join in and make the project while watching the Facebook Live event, watch the event later on replay, or they can tackle the project on their own at any time. If they are not sure about the project, they can watch the Facebook Live event first and order the project kit later. If they would like to make the project along with everyone else during the Facebook Live event, be sure to order it in enough time for it to arrive before August 21st. The kits will be available to order through August 31, 2020 while supplies last.

If you have more than one child, you can order one full kit here, and then order separate mini albums here and PML cards here. They can share the stamp set that comes in the main kit.

 Offer available through August 31, 2020, while supplies last.
Shipping assessed on retail value of all items.

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August Stamp of the Month

Floral Celebration stamp set

With a minimum qualifying order, get your D-sized Stamp of the Month for just $5! Add the stamp set to your cart here at full retail price ($18.95) or with your qualifying order of $50, get it for just $5.

Set of 20
Recommended Blocks:
 1" x 1" (Y1000), 1" x 3½" (Y1002),  2" x 2" (Y1003), 1" x 6½" (Y1005), 3" x 3" (Y1006)

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

Stamp of the Month is only available from August 1-31, 2020.

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Out with the Old, In with the New

This is the last month to order from the current catalogs!

If you haven’t already ordered your favorites from the current Core catalog and the July/August catalog, now would be a good time. They will both be retiring on August 31, 2020. Some items may carry over and be available online only while supplies last, but there is no guarantee. Visit my website to order the stamp sets.

Order your favorites here before they are gone.

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