Wednesday, August 10, 2016

2016-2017 Close to my Heart Annual Inspiration

It's here, the new Close to my Heart Annual Inspiration catalog.

There are so many new things in this catalog that I can't possibly indicate in one post.  You should go and see it online.  

August is already upon us, which means, another Stamp of the Month and a Constant Campaign.

Basically the Best

Get Brand New Papers FREE!*

What could be better than treating yourself to brand new papers?  How about getting even MORE paper for free!

During the month of August, when you order our Whimsy, Adventure and Enchantment Fundamental papers, you can choose to get either the Rustic Home or Uptown Fundamentals for FREE!  Both of these Basics packets feature foil designs and specialty materials for making your artwork unique. Yep, this deal is basically the best!

Z3254 Enchantment Fundamentals
Z3253 Adventure Fundamentals
Z3255 Whimsy Fundamentals

Get one of these packets for FREE!!
Rustic Home Fundamentals
Uptown Fundamentals

*Offer valid August 1-31, 2016 or while supplies last.  Shipping and handling is based on the full retail price of the free item.  Tax is not charged on free items

New Month, means, a new Stamp of the Month.

Purr-fect Halloween can be used for so many purposes and not just Halloween.

Place an order of $50 or more and get a free Catalog.

Monday, January 4, 2016

January 2016 - ALREADY!!!!

Where did the time go?  Can you believe it is already 2016!!!!

Brand new year means new Seasonal Expression from Close to my Heart and an awesome special for National Papercrafting Month.

 Seasonal Expression Mini-Catalogue.

You are going to love the new Paper Packs: Charlotte, Penelope and Regatta and new in this mini-catalogue are the new Thin Cuts (die-cuts).  Go and check it out.

National Papercrafting Month 
Live Your Day

Celebrate National Papercrafting Month with the exclusive Picture My Life Live Your Day scrapbooking program-available for one month only!  This collection was designed to coordinate perfectly with the sensational Everyday Life 2016 Planner Pages and My Crush Everyday Life Pages, so you can seamlessly integrate pocket scrapbooking into your 2016 planner.  Whether in the planner or on their own, these cards make it easy to preserve your everyday moments all year long.  Get yours today for only $10.50 CAD before this offer is gone!

Watch this video and contact me for more details.

Stamp of the Month
Beloved Bouquet

When you place an order of $50 CAD in Close to my Heart products you can get this lovely stamp set for only $6.00.

Hope you had a great holiday season and hope to see you real soon.

Saturday, November 28, 2015

Cyber Week Sale - November 30 to December 4, 2015

For five days only, a selection of items from Close to my Heart's current product inventory can be yours for 25% off retail price!  Get supplies you'll need to make handcrafted gifts and cards for the holidays, including our card themed Cricut "Artfully Sent" Cartridge Collection at an amazing discount!  This offer is available for a limited time only, so hurry on over to my website at  If you are unable to place an online order, no worries, please send me your items as soon as possible and I will ensure that I place the order for you.

When heading to my website, please click on the Cyber Week link at the bottom right corner.  This will bring you to the shopping page.  On the left side, click on Cyber Week Sale Shopping menu and add to cart the items you would like.

Here are the items at 25% off*:
Z3111 Base & Bling Snowflake Charm—Faux Gold 
Z3112 Base & Bling Jingle Bell—Faux Gold 
Z3135 Base & Bling Snowflake Charm—Faux Silver 
Z3136 Base & Bling Jingle Bell—Faux Silver 
Z3138 Base & Bling Red Bead Charm—Faux Gold 
Z3139 Base & Bling Red Bead Charm—Faux Silver 
Z3180 Picture My Life™ Going Places Scrapbooking Program 
Z3147 Cut Above™ Dapper Giraffe Card Kit 
Z2028 Designer Creations Short Stack Album 
Z2036 Designer Creations Slate Paper Bags 
Z2037 Designer Creations Lagoon Paper Bags 
Z2038 Designer Creations Ruby Paper Bags 
Z2039 Designer Creations Honey Paper Bags 
Z2049 Designer Creations Cupcake Box 
Z2050 Designer Creations Takeout Box 
Z2053 Designer Creations Buttoned Bag 
Z1838 5" x 7" Hinged Display Tray 
Z1750 Designed Décor Display Tray 
Z2006 Designed Décor Red Magnetic Chalkboard 
Z2015 Designed Décor Black Shadow Box 
Z2016 Designed Décor Colonial White Shadow Box 
Z1833 My Creations™ Kraft Container 
Z1871 My Creations™ Kraft 3-Ring Album 
Z1953 My Creations™ Journaling Cards Box 
Z1956 My Creations™ Hip Pics Album 
Z3043 My Creations™ Black Mini Book 
Z3044 My Creations™ Kraft Mini Book 
Z3069 My Creations™ Mini Mix Album 
Z3137 My Creations™ Pint-Sized Container 
Z3168 Cricut® Artfully Sent Collection 
Z1476 4 ¼" x 5 ½" White Daisy Envelopes 
Z1477 5" x 7" White Daisy Envelopes 
Z1478 6" x 6" White Daisy Envelopes 
Z1756 3" x 3" Colonial White Envelopes 
Z1757 4 ¼" x 5 ½" Colonial White Envelopes 
Z1758 5" x 7" Colonial White Envelopes 
Z1759 6" x 6" Colonial White Envelopes 
Z1851 Scallop Border Punch 
Z1997 Triangle Border Punch

*Offer valid Monday, November 30, 2015 (11:00am Eastern Time) to December 4, 2015 (6:00pm Eastern Time) while supplies last.  Shipping/Handling is calculated based on the full retain price of any discounted items.

Friday, November 6, 2015

Make*IT*Crafty Seasonal Blog Hop - Christmas Creations

Welcome to •Make•IT•Crafty•Seasonal Blog Hop!  November is already upon us.
MAKE IT Crafty

This month, we are featuring Christmas creations.

If you have arrived from Diana'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 around.  If you get lost, you will find the complete list of participating consultants here.

Here is my contribution for this month.  A five card workshop.

I used all of the Close to my Heart Cricut Cartridges with Design Space.
Embossing Folders
Colonial White Cardstock
Cranberry Cardstock and Ink
Fern Cardstock and Ink
Champagne Cardstock
Gold Shimmer Trim
Gold Bling Gems
Watercolour Paints

Thank you so much following along on our Blog Hop today!  I hope you enjoyed all the lovely artwork.  Now it's time to head on over to Cyndy's Blog and see her artwork!  Be sure to visit all the Consultants and their Blogs to get some great crafting ideas!

Look out for our next Blog Hop in December.  

Friday, October 2, 2015

Make*It*Crafty* Seasonal Blog Hop - Thanksgiving, Halloween, October SOTM

Welcome to *Make*IT*Craft Seasonal Blog!  Here we go with another season of hopping.

This month, we are featuring Thanksgiving, Halloween or the October SOTM.

If you have arrived from Wendy'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 around.  If you get lost, you will find the complete list of participating consultants here.

Here is a better view of the dimensions from the flowers.

I used the pretty colours from our Sangria paper collection and our new Watercolour Paint.

Here is another card using the paint:

Here is a close-up of the flowers, you will notice that I used the paints to add just a little bit of pop.  As you can see, it is just as messy as using the inks and a dauber.  LOL!!!

Materials used to make these cards:
Sangria Paper Collection
Watercolour Paint
Artist Cricut Cartridge
Art Philosophy Cricut Cartridge
Eggplant Ink
Black Ink
Holiday Tags Stamp Set
Happy Everything Stamp Set

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 Cyndy'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 in November where we will feature beautiful Christmas projects, see you soon!

Friday, September 4, 2015

New Close to my Heart Catalogs, September Special and Stamp of the Month

Can you believe it is September already.

Close to my Heart has done it again, one Idea Book was not enough, we have two to share with you.

The Annual Inspiration Idea Book - 2015-2016

Holiday Expressions - Sept 1 to Dec 31

Click on this link to view these catalogs from my website

You will find lots of new ideas and products.

September is National Stamping Month, and this year Close to my Heart has something to help every kind of papercrafter say a big "hello" to life!.  Here are three exclusive stamp sets from Close to my Heart - Hello, Life!

Only available during the month of September, each C size Stamp set are $16.40 each or for an even better deal, you can purchase all three for only $41.50.

Each stamp set is designed to fit with a specific type of papercrafting, whether that's traditional scrapbooking, cardmaking, or pocket scrapbooking.  However, all the stamp sets coordinate with each other and can be used together to create dynamic artwork.  These stamps sets also coordinate with shapes from the new Cricut Artistry collection to help expand your artwork options event further.  Remember, these stamps sets are available for one month only, so get your orders in for one stamps set - or all three - before these gorgeous stamps disappear!  Make certain to follow Close to my Heart's blog,  facebook, for artwork inspiration featuring these lovely stamp sets all month long.

Of course, saving the best for last, the Stamp of the Month - Paper Garden.

Each month you can purchase a new D-Size stamp set, available for one month only for just $6.  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.

Thanks for stopping by.