Friday, October 8, 2021

October Project Kit - Slimline Christmas Cards


This month’s Creative Club project kit is a set of 8 festive Slimline Christmas cards using the Holly & Ivy Scrapbooking stamp set. You will make 8 slimline cards (2 each of 4 designs) including a fun shaker design. There will not be a local class this month, but you can order a kit to be mailed to you or you may pick it up if you are local.

The basic kit is $45 and includes the following:

Add-ons and other supplies needed to create the project:

Additional kits without stamp set or Loose Gems are just $15 extra.




Add on the coordinating Thin Cuts metal dies for just $5 extra.


The kit makes 8 slimline cards (2 each of 4 designs.)






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

Kits ordered by October 15th will mail out by October 30th.
Kits ordered after October 15th will be mailed within 2 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.)

Slimline Christmas Card Kit - Local

Slimline Christmas Card Kit - Shipped
$7 will be added for shipping

Add Ons:

For more information on my monthly “no commitment” Creative Club, click here.
♥︎ You do not need to be local to participate. ♥︎

Monday, October 4, 2021

October Specials and Promotions

   October Specials and Promotions

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Remember Today

12 Month Layout and Calendar Kit 



Plan ahead for 2022 with this innovative calendar project featuring beautiful Cut Above layouts for each month of the year ahead!

Watch the video below to see what is in the Remember Today kits.

The new year will be here before you know it, but you can be ready for it with the Remember Today special. The exclusive Remember Today Cut Above kit features 12" x 12" pre-cut layout kits for each month of the year. Coordinating sticker sheets and stamp set make it easy to embellish the pages of your calendar. With multiple purchase options to choose from, including two discounted calendar kit options, you can use this kit in a variety of ways! Whether you use the layouts to build a calendar or a scrapbook album, the Remember Today special is an excellent way to prepare to make and preserve wonderful memories in the year ahead. 

Full Kit Contents


Sample Page


All Pages



Join us on November 12th for a free virtual Facebook Live crafting event featuring this project on the Close to my Heart Facebook page. Be sure you have your own calendar kit so you can craft along with us!

Order Remember Today Kits here.

Available through December 31, 2021 while supplies last.



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VIP Special Kit

Flower Shop Boxed Card Kit available to VIPs! 


In addition to earning 15% credit on almost all of their orders, VIPs also get extra perks including access to special kits like this one! The VIP Flower Shop Box comes with materials for creating and storing 15 beautiful cards. With pre-printed card bases, envelopes, an exclusive stamp set, block, and mini ink pad all included, the only thing you need is your favorite adhesive! With a a variety of interchangeable stamp sentiments, this kit makes it easy to whip up the perfect card for all kinds of occasions. Store your completed cards in the eye-catching box where they'll be ready for you when you need them.

Watch the video below to see everything in the Flower Shop Card Box Kit.



VIPs - Order your Flower Shop Card Box here.
Not a VIP yet? - Get more info on becoming a VIP here

Available through October 31, 2021 while supplies last.



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Slimline Celebration

Celebrate National Stamping Month with exclusive stamps and Thin Cuts designed especially for creating delightfully unique slimline cards! 


This National Stamping Month, show your love of stamping and cardmaking with the Slimline Celebration special! This special features three exclusive stamp and Thin Cuts sets with a variety of adorable icons and sentiments, plus two slimline card front Thin Cuts dies and a stamp set loaded with sentiments sized perfectly for a slimline card!

Save 20% when you purchase the whole set in either the Slimline Celebration Product Bundle or the Slimline Celebration Workshop kit! The workshop kit also includes cardstock, sparkles, and cards and envelopes to give you supplies for creating 12 slimline cards featuring these fun stamps and die-cuts. Complete the workshop together with us during a free virtual event that will be held on the main CTMH Facebook page on Friday, September 24th.

Watch the video below to see everything in the Slimline Celebration collection.


Order the Slimline Celebration collection and download the workshop guide here.

Available through October 31, 2021 while supplies last.



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Boo Crew

Cute Halloween Collection


Get ready for one sweet celebration with the adorable Boo Crew collection! This paper suite includes an exclusive paper packet, sticker selection, coordinated accessories, stamp sets, and Thin Cuts metal dies. You can get these items individually or all together with the Boo Crew Product Bundle at a 20% discount! You can also save big o the Boo Crew workshop kit, which is also available at a 20% discount! With so many fun products and projects, the Boo Crew collection is all treats and no tricks! The Boo Crew products will only be available through October 31st while supplies last, so be sure to get these awesome products while you can.


Watch the video below to see all of the goodies in the Boo Crew collection...


Order the Boo Crew collection and download the workshop guide here.

Available through October 31, 2021 while supplies last.



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October Stamp of the Month

Wildflower Friendship 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 8 
Recommended Block: 
1" x 1½" (Y1016), 1" x 3½" (Y1002), 2" x 3½" (Y1009), 4" x 4" (Y1017)


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

Stamp of the Month is only available from October 1 - 31, 2021.


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Thursday, September 9, 2021

September Project Kit - Cupcake Cards Kit


This month’s Creative Club project kit is a set of 6 fun cupcake cards using the new Cupcake Card Thin Cuts die. You will make 6 cards (2 each of 3 designs) including a standard sized card, a glitter cardstock card, and a shaker card. There will not be a local class this month, but you can order a kit to be mailed to you or you may pick it up if you are local.

The basic kit is $45 and includes the following:

Add-ons and other supplies needed to create the project:

Additional kits without Thin Cuts or Loose Gems are just $10 extra.


Kit comes with the Cupcake Cards Thin Cut dies.


The kit makes 6 cards (2 each of 3 designs) including a standard A2 sized card, a glitter cardstock card, and a shaker card. 

Watch the video below to see the card details.


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

Kits ordered by September 15th will mail out by September 30th.
Kits ordered after September 15th will be mailed within 2 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.)

Cupcake Cards Kit - Local
$45

Cupcake Cards Kit - Shipped
$45 ($7 will be added for shipping)

Add Ons:
Use the dropdown menu below to choose your add ons.

For more information on my monthly “no commitment” Creative Club, click here.
♥︎ You do not need to be local to participate. ♥︎

Thursday, September 2, 2021

September Specials and Promotions

   September Specials and Promotions

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TWO New Catalogs

The new 2021-22 Annual Catalog and September/October Catalog are here!



Our new 2021-22 annual catalog is now live! It is jam packed with TONS of creative goodness that will be available for a full year! PLUS the new supplemental September/October catalog is now available as well! You can view both catalogs online here, order your own copy here, or you will get a free copy of the catalogs when you place your next order on my website here.


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Slimline Celebration

Celebrate National Stamping Month with exclusive stamps and Thin Cuts designed especially for creating delightfully unique slimline cards! 


This National Stamping Month, show your love of stamping and cardmaking with the Slimline Celebration special! This special features three exclusive stamp and Thin Cuts sets with a variety of adorable icons and sentiments, plus two slimline card front Thin Cuts dies and a stamp set loaded with sentiments sized perfectly for a slimline card!

Save 20% when you purchase the whole set in either the Slimline Celebration Product Bundle or the Slimline Celebration Workshop kit! The workshop kit also includes cardstock, sparkles, and cards and envelopes to give you supplies for creating 12 slimline cards featuring these fun stamps and die-cuts. Complete the workshop together with us during a free virtual event that will be held on the main CTMH Facebook page on Friday, September 24th.

Watch the video below to see everything in the Slimline Celebration collection.


Order the Slimline Celebration collection and download the workshop guide here.

Available through October 31, 2021 while supplies last.



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Boo Crew

Cute Halloween Collection


Get ready for one sweet celebration with the adorable Boo Crew collection! This paper suite includes an exclusive paper packet, sticker selection, coordinated accessories, stamp sets, and Thin Cuts metal dies. You can get these items individually or all together with the Boo Crew Product Bundle at a 20% discount! You can also save big o the Boo Crew workshop kit, which is also available at a 20% discount! With so many fun products and projects, the Boo Crew collection is all treats and no tricks! The Boo Crew products will only be available through October 31st while supplies last, so be sure to get these awesome products while you can.


Watch the video below to see all of the goodies in the Boo Crew collection...


Order the Boo Crew collection and download the workshop guide here.

Available through October 31, 2021 while supplies last.



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September Stamp of the Month

Grateful for This Life 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 15 
Recommended Block: 
1" x 1" (Y1000), 1" x 3½" (Y1002), 2" x 2" (Y1003), 3" x 3" (Y1006), 2" x 6½" (Y1010)


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

Stamp of the Month is only available from September 1 - 30, 2021.


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Sunday, August 8, 2021

August Project Kits - Cardmaking or Scrapbooking Starter Sampler Kits

This month’s Creative Club project(s) will give you a little taste of our Craft with Heart subscription boxes without having to subscribe. Close to my Heart offers wonderful scrapbooking and cardmaking subscription kits. If you have not already subscribed to either (or both) of them, this is your opportunity to try out some of the projects. This month, you may choose to order a Cardmaking Starter Kit and/or a Scrapbooking Sampler Kit, both of which will give you a taste of what comes in our quarterly or annual Craft with Heart subscription kits. If you love these kits, you can sign up for the subscription kits afterwards and similar kits will be delivered to your door every quarter. (And if you sign up or renew your subscription next month, you will get an exclusive stamp set for free!) There will not be a local class this month, but you can order a kit to be mailed to you.

The Cardmaking Starter Kit is $68 and includes the following:
  • 2019 Cut Above Card Kit (including 24 pre-printed card bases and die cuts, shaker foam and acetate, Julep Loose Sequins, Ribbon, grey A2 and 3" x 3" envelopes, stamp set, mini block, and black mini ink pad)
  • Adhesive Runner
  • Stamp Shammy

The Scrapbooking Sampler is $30 and includes the following:
  • September 2020 Cut Above Layout Kit (including 2 pre-printed double-page base pages, complementary die-cuts, and stickers)
  • Adhesive Runner
  • Black Journaling Pen


Cardmaking Starter Kit - $68

Makes 24 cards (2 each of 12 designs)

Stamp Set


Tape Runner

Stamp Shammy (to clean the stamps)


Also includes (not pictured above) grey envelopes, Julep loose sequins, ribbon, mini black ink pad and mini block. 


Here’s a little peek at the contents of the kit. (Not shown in the video are the tape runner and stamp shammy.)



Scrapbooking Sampler - $30
includes pre-printed base pages, stickers, coordinating die cuts


Makes 2 double-page 12" x 12" layouts



Also includes Tape Runner and .03 Black Journaling Pen



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

Kits ordered by August 12th will mail out by August 23rd.
Kits ordered after August 12th will be mailed within 2 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.)

Cardmaking Starter Kit 
$68 (+$7 shipping)

Scrapbooking Sampler Kit
$30 (+$7 shipping)

If you’d like to sign up for the Cardmaking or Scrapbooking Craft with Heart subscription kits, visit my website for more information here.


For more information on my monthly “no commitment” Creative Club, click here.
♥︎ You do not need to be local to participate. ♥︎

August Specials and Promotions

   August Specials and Promotions

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Boo Crew

Cute Halloween Collection


Get ready for one sweet celebration with the adorable Boo Crew collection! This paper suite includes an exclusive paper packet, sticker selection, coordinated accessories, stamp sets, and Thin Cuts metal dies. You can get these items individually or all together with the Boo Crew Product Bundle at a 20% discount! You can also save big o the Boo Crew workshop kit, which is also available at a 20% discount! With so many fun products and projects, the Boo Crew collection is all treats and no tricks! The Boo Crew products will only be available through October 31st while supplies last, so be sure to get these awesome products while you can.


Watch the video below to see all of the goodies in the Boo Crew collection...


Order the Boo Crew collection and download the workshop guide here.

Available through October 31, 2021 while supplies last.

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White Pines is available for a short time!

Rediscover this popular Christmas-themed collection with new stamp sets and workshop kits!


The White Pines collection features the same classic paper designs that made it popular the first time it was available, with a refreshed color palette and several coordinating products, including a new sticker sheet, a coordinating cardstock packet, and FOUR My Acrylix® stamp sets!

You can save 20% on this great collection of products with the White Pines Product bundle, which contains each of these special items. You also get discounted prices with the two workshop kits, which include materials for creating scrapbook layouts or cards using items from this great collection, plus a few additional items.

Order the White Pines collection and download the workshop guides here.

Available through August 31, 2021 while supplies last.

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Holiday Stories I Love Workshop Kit!

Everyone Loves Holiday Stories!



Telling stories is a fun part of any holiday celebration, and you will love having your own stories to tell with the Story by Stacy Holiday Stories I Love Workshop Kit. This kit guides you through the process of exploring the memories behind your most treasured photos and then writing detailed stories to go with them. 

The Holiday Stories kit includes stickers designed especially for the holidays—including some shiny silver foil accents—while the traditional Stories I Love kit includes stickers designed for any other stories you have to tell. Both are available at discounted prices for a limited time during this sale, including bundled together in the Holiday Stories Bundle!

After picking out your Stories I Love kit, be sure to join us for a virtual crafting event hosted by Stacy Julian herself on August 17th! Learn more about the even on the CTMH Facebook page here.


Order the Holiday Stories I Love kit here.

Available through August 31, 2021 while supplies last.



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August Stamp of the Month

Tutti Frutti Summer 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 15 
Recommended Block: 
1" x 1" (Y1000), 1" x 3½" (Y1002), 2" x 2" (Y1003), 3" x 3" (Y1006), 2" x 6½" (Y1010)


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, 2021.


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