Tuesday, January 2, 2018

New Year, New Idea Book Party

Sunday, February 4th
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Check out the new Seasonal Expressions Idea Book and some of the beautiful new products featured within.
  • Create a fun make-n-take and try some delicious treats.
  • See samples and sign up for my upcoming workshops.
  • Place an order and earn a chance to be the Mystery Hostess.
  • Feel free to bring a friend or two.
  • RSVPs are not required, but are appreciated.  Hope to see you there!




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Custom Monograms & Message

Celebrate National Papercrafting Month by creating your own customized decor message.
Each beautiful monogram comes as part of a kit containing the sturdy chipboard letter base, rose gold accents, die-cut floral embellishments, and letter stickers for customizing your final artwork piece. The finished letters are the perfect size for adorning any wall in your home.
These versatile letters can also be used together to spell out a whole name or word, which is why if you buy five letter kits, you can choose a sixth kit FREE!  Shop Now!



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Bloom & Grow - January Stamp of the Month

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.










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Cropping at Gretchen's - January 20th

Saturday, January 20th
11 a.m. - 11 p.m.


Contact me if you are interested in attending!
  • Location:  Chili, NY.  Contact me for directions.
  • Space for 10 people, 2 per 6' table.
  • Crop space is in my basement, so stairs are a necessary evil.  I would be happy to help you carry your supplies up and down.
  • Feel free to use my refrigerator and microwave or oven to prepare snacks/meals.  There is no coffee maker - bring your own prepared coffee if you need the caffeine.
  • $10 crop fee includes a make-n-take project.
  • Registration is required and is on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  • Feel free to invite friends!




Friday, December 15, 2017

Cropping at Gretchen's

Monday, January1st
12 p.m. - 11 p.m.


Contact me if you are interested in attending!
  • Location:  Chili, NY.  Contact me for directions.
  • Space for 10 people, 2 per 6' table.
  • Crop space is in my basement, so stairs are a necessary evil.  I would be happy to help you carry your supplies up and down.
  • Feel free to use my refrigerator and microwave or oven to prepare snacks/meals.  There is no coffee maker - bring your own prepared coffee if you need the caffeine.
  • $10 crop fee includes a make-n-take project.
  • Registration is required and is on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  • Feel free to invite friends!




Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Calendar Workshop

Saturday, January 6th
1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
FREE with purchase of Kit ($50)

Create a custom photo calendar with the Through the Year Calendar Kit.  You can customize the calendar for 2018 or make a perpetual calendar. At the end of the year you can take the calendar apart and use the pages in your scrapbook.


This kit is only available in December.  If you are interested in this workshop, please let me know ASAP.  Thanks!



December Stamp of the Month - A Little Bit of Pun

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.






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