Friday, April 23, 2021

3 Color Theories Using 1 Stamp Set | Color Theory Video Series

This month’s Creative Design Team video series is all about Color Theory. I chose to highlight 3 different color combinations in my video including monochromatic, complementary, and analogous colors. I created 3 different cards using the same stamp set.

The Friendship is a Blessing stamp set is an exclusive set that is only available through may 31, 2021. It was designed especially for Anzac Day which is a day of remembrance in Australia and New Zealand, however it is such a beautiful set that can be used by those of us in the US for any occasion. 

The first card I created uses complementary colors, which are colors that are directly across from each other on the color wheel.

The second card I created uses a monochromatic color scheme which is different shades of the same color.

The third card I created uses analogous colors which are colors that are next to each other on the color wheel.

Watch the video above to see how I created each card. You will find a list of all of the supplies I used and links to each of the other Creative Design Team Members videos. To see this information, click “show more” if you are on a computer or the “v” character in the upper right if you are on your phone. 

Friday, April 9, 2021

April Project Kit - Just a Note Watercolor Boxed Card Kit

This month’s Creative Club project kit is a set of (5) 4¾" x 4¾" colorful watercolor cards with 5" x 5" black self adhesive envelopes and a coordinating box using the Just a Note stamp set. You will learn a simple watercolor technique that you can use to customize your cards with any color combination you like. 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 $25 and includes the following:
  • Pre-cut cardstock for cards and envelopes
  • Just a Note stamp set
  • (5) 5" x 5" Black peel & press seal envelopes
  • Step-by-step instruction guide with photos and cutting guide
  • Kit comes with pre-cut box and a link to the Design Space file so that you can cut more in the future.
Add-ons and other supplies needed to create the project:
Optional Supplies:
    Add extra kits without stamp set for just $12 each.

    Kit comes with the Just a Note stamp set.

    The kit makes 5 cards and a coordinating box to hold them.

    Customize your cards with any colors you like.

    Or use the same colors on all cards/box to create a cohesive set.

    Closed box.

    Open box with cards and envelopes inside.

    Each kit comes with (5) 5" x 5" black envelopes with an easy peel & stick flap.
    Use a metallic marker to address the envelopes.

    All kits are now sold out.
    Thank you for the great response.

           For more information on my monthly “no commitment” Creative Club, click here.
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    Sunday, April 4, 2021

    Easter Pop Up Box Card with Free Design Space File

    Happy Easter everyone! Today I wanted to share this fun pop up box card that I created as part of last month’s Creative Design Team Easter series. I created a Design Space file to make the card and embellished it using Close to my Heart’s Daisy Meadows collection.

    One of the things I love most about this card is that it folds flat so you can mail it. You can find a full supply list and a link to the Design Space file by clicking “show more” at the bottom of the YouTube video.

    Be sure to check out the rest of the Design Team’s Easter projects as well:
    Lisa Stenz:
    Andrea Sherman:
    Julie Carriere:
    Katy Taylor:
    Miss Carrie:
    Jayma Malme:
    Erin Jacobson:
    Chelsey Vorosmarty:

    Saturday, April 3, 2021

    April Specials and Promotions

      April Specials and Promotions

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    Save BIG on all your favorite stamps and Thin Cuts during the month of April!

    During April, enjoy Stamptacular savings on a wide variety of stamp sets and stamp/Thin Cuts bundles. CTMH even brought back 5 of the most popular stamp sets just for this sale! These exclusive stamp sets and discounted prices will only be available through the end of April, so be sure to order your favorites today.

    See which sets are available at the discounted price here or click the link below.

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    National Scrapbooking Day

    Celebrate National Scrapbooking Day with exclusive kits and online workshops!

    CTMH has so much planned for National Scrapbooking Day, that they need to spread the celebration over two days! You are invited to join the fun online April 30-May1, 2021 on the CTMH Facebook page. We will spend our tie completely FIVE amazing creative Projects featuring exclusive products, tips & tricks, and of course product giveaways!

    Check out the project bundles on my website for more details about the featured projects. You can order as many of the workshop kits that you like or order the NSDC bundle to get all five at a 30% discounted price

    Below are the different project kit options...

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    May Virtual Album Retreat

    Complete an entire album during two days of incredible creativity!

    Join us online May 14-15 for our next virtual Album Retreat. At Album Retreat, CTMH goes step-by-step through the process of creating an entire album's worth of breathtakng scrapbook pages bursting with unique artwork techniques! At this event, you will create 11 two-page 12" x 12" scrapbook layouts for a total of 22 pages!

    Watch this video to see some of the fun techniques you will learn...

    Visit my website here for more information and to order your May 2021 Album Retreat Product Bundle.

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    VIP Refer a Friend

    New and Current VIPs can earn extra credit this month!

    For current VIPs: If you love being a VIP, then chances are good that you might know a few people who would love it just as much as you do! Now you can earn free credit by inviting them to sign up as a VIP this month! Here's how it works:
    • As a current VIP Customer, you will receive an email containing a personalized referral code. You can also locate your code by logging in to the Close to my Heart website, clicking Account and then the VIP Membership link.
    • Share the referral code with friends, family, and followers. You can share it by copying and pasting it into an email, a text message, or social media post.
    • When your friend signs up using your referral code, you receive $10 credit, and your friend does too! Your friend's bonus is in addition to the normal $15 sign-up credit. Your credit will be available to you at checkout the next time you shop on my website.
    • There is no limit to the amount of bonus VIP Credit that you can earn using your referral code, but keep in mind that this offer is only available during the month of April 2021.

    For new VIPs: If you would like to sign up as a VIP and enjoy all of the benefits but do not have a referral code form a friend, let me know and I will send you a referral code from one of my current VIPs so that you will both get the extra Credit. The great thing is that as soon as you sign up this month, you will get your own referral code that you can share with others so you (and they) will earn ever more Credit!

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    April Stamp of the Month

    Scandinavian Folk Art Greeting 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 17 
    Recommended Blocks: 
    1" x 1" (Y1000), 1" x 3½" (Y1002), 2" x 2" (Y1003), 2" x 3½" (Y1009)

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

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

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