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Tuesday, 23 December 2014

Deal of the Decade - Celebrate the 10-Year Anniversary of My Acrylix® Clear Polymer Stamps

There is still 1 week for you to benefit in the special promotion for December! It is AWESOME!


This year marks the 10-year anniversary of Close To My Heart’s revolutionary My Acrylix® clear polymer stamps—and we can’t wait for you to celebrate with us! With a qualifying purchase of $50 during the month of December, you will be eligible to purchase ANY C- or D-size stamps from the Annual Inspirations 2014–2015 idea book for only $10. That’s up to $7.95 USD / $9.75 CAD of savings on a single stamp set! Plus, once you achieve the qualifying order total, there is no limit to the number of eligible stamp sets you can purchase at this discounted price. Remember, a purchase of $50 will also qualify you to receive the December Stamp of the Month for only $5, so if you purchase both the discounted Stamp of the Month and additional stamps at this special campaign pricing your savings will compound! It is truly the deal of the decade.

Contact me for more details.

*Offer valid December 1, 2014 (9:00 am MST)–December 31, 2014 (11:59 pm MST). Shipping/handling is calculated based on the full retail price of the discounted items (C-size stamp set: $13.95 USD / $15.25 CAD; D-size stamp set: $17.95 USD / $19.75 CAD).

Happy holidays from mine to yours.  Carol-Anne


Monday, 22 December 2014

D-Ring Binders are here

For all your Picture My Life's and regular scrapbooking. Easy to shift pages for timeline, bulkier project pages or themed binders. Or want to make a memory album for a grandchild, new bride that can be added to by other family members

Trendy canvas album with 1½" bindings for holding 12" x 12" projects. Perfect for using divided Memory Protectors™ such as Picture My Life™ layouts. Memory Protector capacity varies depending on thickness and weight of layouts. Non-expandable.





My Legacy™ Ruby Floral D-Ring Album


My Legacy™ Black D-Ring Album


My Legacy™ Lagoon Chevron D-Ring Album

Reminder: December SOTM is only available until December 31st!  click here to see how you can get this stamp set at a discount!


Enjoy the season. 
Carol-Anne

Monday, 1 December 2014

Note from Jeanette Lynton founder and CEO of Close to my Heart new Seasonal Expressions Idea Book and a contest.

Seasonal Expressions 1 Contest

It’s December 1 and the very first Seasonal Expressions 1 idea book is now available to the world. Hurray for 37 pages of the finest paper, stamps, and goodies in the land!
Seasonal Expressions cover photo
So what will you fall for first? The lovely Heartstrings paper packet? The fresh designs of the spring-inspired Workshops on the Go® Hopscotch scrapbooking kit? Or perhaps the chunky, twisted Pixie extra thick twine? Ah, the possibilities!
Tell Jeanette the product from Seasonal Expressions 1 that sets your heart most aflutter for a chance to win a free Heartstrings or Hopscotch paper packet! We’ll randomly select a handful of winners and post their names here on December 8, one week from today.
Happy crafting!

Today only 20% off any Cricut Collection as well as the December Stamp of the Month and other special offers

Today only 20% off any Close to my Heart Cricut® Collections at 87.20 per cartridge till midnight tonight and for an extra $5. you can get this months Stamp of the month Cutie Pie stamp set. 

Plus if you order today you can also get the monthy special added to your order...This year marks the 10-year anniversary of Close To My Heart’s revolutionary My Acrylix® clear polymer stamps—and we can’t wait for you to celebrate with us! With a qualifying purchase of $50 during the month of December, you will be eligible to purchase ANY C- or D-size stamps from the Annual Inspirations 2014–2015 idea book for only $10. That’s up to $7.95 USD / $9.75 CAD of savings on a single stamp set! Plus, once you achieve the qualifying order total, there is no limit to the number of eligible stamp sets you can purchase at this discounted price. Remember, a purchase of $50 will also qualify you to receive the December Stamp of the Month for only $5, so if you purchase both the discounted Stamp of the Month and additional stamps at this special campaign pricing your savings will compound! It is truly the deal of the decade.

Contact me for more details.
*Offer valid December 1, 2014 (9:00 am MST)–December 31, 2014 (11:59 pm MST). Shipping/handling is calculated based on the full retail price of the discounted items (C-size stamp set: $13.95 USD / $15.25 CAD; D-size stamp set: $17.95 USD / $19.75 CAD).


BEAUTIFUL STAMPS, AMAZING DISCOUNTS

Each month you can purchase a new D-size stamp set, available for one month only, for just $5 — that’s over 70% off retail! When you place an order of $50 or more in Close To My Heart products, you qualify for this special Stamp of the Month pricing.

December 2014: Cutie Pie (S1412)

Spend $50 and get this Stamp of the Month set for just $5.

Like this Stamp of the Month? Check out others in these Idea Books.


Saturday, 1 November 2014

Everything ABC's Blog Hop Letter W

Welcome to the Everything ABC's Blog Hop!


For this hop we will be featuring the letter W. This may be the name of a paper, a stamp set or an embellishment. Whatever the crafter has chosen as their W element will be featured in their post.

If you have just hopped onto my blog, please start at the beginning at Linda's blog ~ Scrappy Therapy

If you came from Wendy Kesslerof then you're on the right track!


Wonderful Fabulous You Card - 
Products Used
Inks
Outdoor Denim Exclusive ink

Papers

Markers
Shin Han markers
Stampset
C1533  Fabulous You

Your next stop on our Everything ABC'S blog Hop is Catherine Nowak

In case you get lost along the way…go to Scrappy Therapy for a complete list of participants!

Enjoy the tour! Carol-Anne

Friday, 31 October 2014

It's the Little Things SOTM Blog Hop/ November/14

It's the Little things

Welcome to our Stamp of the Month Blog Hop! We will be featuring November SOTM, which is It's the little things a set of 15 stamps. If you have come here from Terry Ann Diack, you are on the right path! The blog hop is a great big circle, so you can start here and work your way all around. If you get lost along the way, you’ll find the complete list of participating consultants on Melinda’s Blog:http://ifyoublingit.blogspot.com/p/stamp-of-month-blog-hop-list.html.


This month we have over 60 Close To My Heart Consultants sharing their creations using this month's SOTM and other great CTMH products on their blogs. This is simple to do - just click on the link at the end of the post on each blog to move to the next one! Here we go!


Congratulations on your Exciting News Card
Products Used:
Inks
Gypsy Exclusive ink
Sweet leaf Exclusive inks
Topiary Exclusive inks
Canary Exclusive inks
Black Exclusive ink

Paper
Colonial White Cardstock

Pens and Markers
Le Pen Journalling Pen
Shin Han Markers


Now "Hop" on over to Nikka Geers to see her work! Be sure to visit all the Consultants at their Blogs to get some great crafting ideas and other fun ideas! Remember, the November SOTM is only available until November 30th! Contact your CTMH Consultant (or click here) to see how you can get this stamp set at a discount!


Enjoy the tour! Carol-Anne

Saturday, 25 October 2014

Everything ABC's Blog Hop Letter V

Welcome to the Everything ABC's Blog Hop!

For this hop we will be featuring the letter V. This may be the name of a paper, a stamp set or an embellishment. Whatever the crafter has chosen as their V element will be featured in their post.

If you have just hopped onto my blog, please start at the beginning at Linda's blog ~ Scrappy Therapy

If you came from Jenny Gilbert - The Creative Heart then you're on the right track!




Shades of violets -
Products Used
Inks
Thistle Exclusive ink
Gypsy Exclusive ink
Crystal Blue Exclusive ink
Black Exclusive ink
Stampset
D1625 from the SnowHaven Cardmaking Workshop (G1085)
A rub on from a Pear and Partridge Compliments N/A

Your next stop on our Everything ABC'S blog Hop is Wendy Kesslerof

In case you get lost along the way…go to Scrappy Therapy for a complete list of participants!

Enjoy the tour! Carol-Anne

Saturday, 11 October 2014

Brae's Team So Happy with CTMH Blog Hop


If you have come from Tamara Lisowski's blog you are on the right track.

This Blog Hop is called So Happy with CTMH. As a fairly new consultant since April I been lucky enough to be on a great supportive team. I have had a chance to go to my first event and was welcomed with enthusiasm and openness. I have also been lucky enough to find another CTMH family here in Ottawa who are creative and supportive as well. So why am I so happy with CTMH it is the people all across the country. As well, the diversity of the products that can be mixed and matched to create scrapbooks, cards or home decor items. I love being able to share my love of creating unique cards and sharing my knowledge and products with friends and clients.




Just in this card alone I used the Artfully Sent Cricut cartridge, Just Say it from the Artfully Sent Cricut Cartridge, ShinHan Markers, Washi tapes, Glacier cardstock on white card.


A couple of other cards 

On this one I used the Polar bear holiday stampset, Red Shimmer trimWashi tapesShinHan MarkersRuby cardstock on White card.

And last but not least I wanted to feature one of 10 Hostess reward stamp and can only be purchased with credits earned by hosting a Gathering either in their home, workplace or online.  All the Hostess rewards can be seen in the Idea Book on pages 4 - 10.  On the card above I used Be Jolly, products used are cardstock yuletide and flaxenGold Shimmer trim colored the wreath with ShinHan Markers and used Liquid Glass to enhance the hearts and make them shine.

For more information on products Shop and if you have any questions do not hesitate to contact me at grenier1928@rogers.com 

Now "Hop" on over to Julie Sinnott's Blog's to see her work! Be sure to visit all the Consultants at their Blogs to get some great crafting ideas and other fun ideas!



                           Enjoy the tour! Carol-Anne

Monday, 6 October 2014

ShinHan Marker Blog Hop


Welcome to our ShinHan Marker Blog Hop ! We will be featuring ShinHan Markers,


If you have come here from Dawn Haight's Blog, you are on the right path! The blog hop is a great big circle, so you can start here and work your way all around. If you get lost along the way, you’ll find the complete list of participating consultants on Melinda’s Blog:http://ifyoublingit.blogspot.com/p/stamp-of-month-blog-hop-list.html.

This month we have 42 Close To My Heart Consultants sharing their creations using this ShinHan Marker and other great CTMH products on their blogs. This is simple to do - just click on the link at the end of the post on each blog to move to the next one! Here we go!




D1554
D1554 $19.75




Z1767 $3.25
Now "Hop" on over to Melinda Everitt's Blog to see her work! Be sure to visit all the Consultants at their Blogs to get some great crafting ideas and other fun ideas! Remember, the September SOTM is only available until September 30th! Contact your CTMH Consultant (or click here) to see how you can get this stamp set at a discount!



Enjoy the tour! Carol-Anne

Tuesday, 30 September 2014

Home For The Holidays SOTM Blog Hop/ October/14

Welcome to our Stamp of the Month Blog Hop! We will be featuring October's SOTM, which is Home for the Holidays, a set of 7 stamps. If you have come here from Brenda Lapp's Blog, you are on the right path! The blog hop is a great big circle, so you can start here and work your way all around. If you get lost along the way, you’ll find the complete list of participating consultants on Melinda’s Blog: http://ifyoublingit.blogspot.com/p/stamp-of-month-blog-hop-list.html.




This month we have 73 Close To My Heart Consultants sharing their creations using this month's SOTM and other great CTMH products on their blogs. This is simple to do - just click on the link at the end of the post on each blog to move to the next one! Here we go!


Happy Holidays Bear Card

Products Used: 





I used the bear postage stamp image from the featured Home for the Holidays stampset. I also used the Happy Holidays from the new Cricut® Artfully Sent Collection which comes with the cricut cartridge, white daisy cardstock and 3 D stampsets.

Now "Hop" on over to Tina Lovell's Blog to see her work! Be sure to visit all the Consultants at their Blogs to get some great crafting ideas and other fun ideas! Remember, the September SOTM is only available until September 30th! Contact your CTMH Consultant (or click here) to see how you can get this stamp set at a discount!

Enjoy the tour! Carol-Anne

Thursday, 25 September 2014

Cricut® Artfully Sent Collection is finally here

Cricut® Artfully Sent Collection is finally here


Cardmaking has never been easier or more fun! With our newest Cricut® collection, you can make handmade masterpieces in no time at all. Choose from cards with sentiments cut directly into them, or combine several cutouts to create your own pop-up scenes. Featuring more than 25 different card themes and 5 different card formats including dynamic interactive designs, this cartridge has a card for any and all occasions—even if the occasion is "just because"! Card styles include pop-ups, scenes, sentiments, sleeves, and pocket cards.

Collection includes:

1 – Cartridge (700 images: Cards and Font)

3 – My Acrylix® D-size stamp sets

1 – 12" × 12" White Daisy Cardstock Pack

Available in my CTMH Store

Friday, 19 September 2014

Halloween & Fall Creations Blog Hop




Welcome to the •MAKE•IT•Crafty• Seasonal Blog Hop! This month we will be featuring Halloween and Fall creations. If you’ve arrive from Julie Carriere's the Scrap Zone Blog, you are on the right path! The blog hop is a great big circle, so you can start here and work your way around. If you get lost, you’ll find the complete list of participating consultants here .


This month we have a number of Close To My Heart Consultants sharing their creations using various CTMH products to help you get in a Spooktacular mood for Halloween.



Eek & Shriek

Archival Black Exclusive Inks™ Stamp Pad

Gypsy Cardstock

Glacier Blue Cardstock

Whisper Cardstock



Daisy White Cardstock

Thank you so much for following along on our Blog Hop today! I hope you enjoyed all the lovely artwork… Now it’s time to head on over to Pam Furlong's Blog and see her artwork! Be sure to visit all the Consultants at their Blogs to get some great crafting ideas! Look for our next Blog Hop where we will feature beautiful <Christmas> projects, see you soon!

Enjoy the tour! Carol-Anne

Monday, 15 September 2014

Did you know about Stamp of the Month program

Stamp of the Month program features a stamp each month and when you place a $50 order you can get that special D stamp at 75 % the  retail price of 19.75 for $5.00.

That is quite a value...this months Stamp of the month is all about the Family.  Think about how you could create a special scrapbook page or album, a card or embellish a photo or wall decoration.  The possibilities are endless. To begin start here at at my CTMH Shop




Have fun creating.

Carol-Anne

Friday, 12 September 2014

Brae-er Team Blog Hop: Back to 'school' we go!

Time for another Brae-er Team Blog Hop: Back to 'school' we go!

This hop will have a bit of a different twist on it - consultants have created artwork, card, scrapbook pages using current product with a tutorial aspect. It might be done in a video, by picture tutorial or in another format. So lets go back to school...

If you have come from Julie Sinnott's blog blog then you are on the right track.



How to make this card:


I hope you have enjoyed your stop here. Be sure to visit your consultants website for more information for the amazing July promotions. Now on to Darcel's page to see what great things she has in store for you.

For a complete list of blogs on this hop, see Brae's Blog.

Enjoy the tour! Carol-Anne

Saturday, 6 September 2014

National Stamping Month Blog Hop



We are celebrating National Stamping Month many Close to My Heart Consultants from across Canada will be participating in this awesome blog hop featuring cards and layouts! We are using current papers or materials so you can see how they can be used to make some amazing creative artwork.

If you have come from Donna Digby's Blog then you are on the right track start here and I will have the links where to hop to next. 

Here is a great deal - when you spend $30 on any current retail-priced stamps during the month of September, you qualify to receive the exclusive C-sized stamp set #30yearsofhappy for FREE!





To celebrate the many women who can shop till they drop they are Rock Stars in my books.

Products used:
D1608 Hostess Reward Better with a Friend Stamp set (only available when you host a gathering or online party)
National Stamp Month Stamp set
Marvy® Uchida® LePen™ Journaling Pen
Archival Black Exclusive Inks™ Stamp Pad
Various
ShinHan™ Touch Twin™ Barely Beige Marker
ShinHan™ Touch Twin™ Carmine Marker
ShinHan™ Touch Twin™ Cerulean Blue Light Marker
ShinHan™ Touch Twin™ Peony Purple Marker
ShinHan™ Touch Twin™ Pastel Green Marker
ShinHan™ Touch Twin™ Light Orange Marker
ShinHan™ Touch Twin™ Mahogany Marker
ShinHan™ Touch Twin™ Marigold Marker
ShinHan™ Touch Twin™ Lavender Marker


Now "Hop" on over to Vicki Price's Blog to see her work! Be sure to visit all the Consultants at their Blogs to get some great crafting ideas and other fun ideas! Remember, the National Stamp Month Stamp Set is only available until September 30th! Contact your CTMH Consultant (or click here) to see how you can get this stamp set at a discount!

Enjoy the tour! Carol-Anne