Friday, December 18, 2015

Everyday Life Planner Demo

Sunday, January 10th
2 p.m.
FREE


Yes, the new CTMH Everyday Life Planner system is a wonderful organization tool for your every day life.   But more than that, it can be turned into a really fun scrapbook!  Join me as I demonstrate how I will be remembering fun moments of my year using these beautiful albums and accessories.

During December, get a head start on your 2016 with this fabulous bundle for only $29.95:
  • The new, gorgeous Everyday Life™ album
  • Everyday Life 2016 planner pages
  • Coordinating Everyday Life Perfect Plan roller stamp.  Shop Now!

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Cropping at Gretchen's


Saturday, January 2nd
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!
We made this layout at the last crop.  Don't miss out on the next great make-n-take!

How to Make Paper Flowers for a Christmas Centerpiece


Friday, December 11, 2015

Color Dare #172 - Glacier, Cranberry & Fern + Champagne, Chocolate & Colonial White

Welcome to Color Dare Challenges from Color My Heart.  Each Friday the design team announces a color palette for you to use to create your project.  You can create any type of project you'd like, as long as you use the chosen colors.  If you don't have the actual Close To My Heart colors, just use a similar substitute.


 Color Dare #172 - Glacier, Cranberry & Fern + Champagne, Chocolate & Colonial White

Are you Chocolate or Vanilla?  I couldn't decide which flavor cake I wanted to make, so I decided to make one of each.  Which is your favorite?

Supplies used:
How will this week's color combination inspire you?   Visit Color My Heart for more information about the challenge, get inspired by the design team, and upload your project.  I hope you'll join the Color Dare!

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Introducing CTMH Everyday Life Planner System

So excited to introduce the new CTMH Everyday Life Planner system!  More than just a planner, this beautiful album can be filled with any kind of pages that work for you - pocket pages, journaling, or smaller profile scrapbooking.

During December, get a head start on your 2016 with this fabulous bundle for only $29.95:
  • The new, gorgeous Everyday Life™ album
  • Everyday Life 2016 planner pages
  • Coordinating Everyday Life Perfect Plan roller stamp.  Shop Now!


This offer is only available while supplies last, so plan to place your order early in the month and start 2016 off right.

Candlelight Garden - December 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.



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


Monday, November 30, 2015

Cyberweek Sale

For five days only, a selection of CTMH items are 25% off retail price!  Shop Now!
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Offer valid Monday, November 30, 2015 through Friday, December 4, 2015 (5:00 pm).
  • Z3168 Cricut® Artfully Sent Collection 
  • 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

Friday, November 27, 2015

Color Dare #170 - Cranberry & Fern + Cocoa, Cashmere, & White Daisy

Welcome to Color Dare Challenges from Color My Heart.  Each Friday the design team announces a color palette for you to use to create your project.  You can create any type of project you'd like, as long as you use the chosen colors.  If you don't have the actual Close To My Heart colors, just use a similar substitute.


 Color Dare #170 - Cranberry & Fern + Cocoa, Cashmere, & White Daisy


Supplies used:
How will this week's color combination inspire you?   Visit Color My Heart for more information about the challenge, get inspired by the design team, and upload your project.  I hope you'll join the Color Dare!

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Cropping at Gretchen's - December 6th

Sunday, December 6th
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!
We made this layout at the last crop.  Don't miss out on the next great make-n-take!


Sunday, November 15, 2015

Layout Club Begins January 16th

Saturday, January 16th
7:00 p.m.

  • Each month you will receive the supplies to make 3-12x12 double layouts (that's 6 pages!)
  • Cost = $30 per month.
  • Commitment = 6 months.
  • Your 7th month will be FREE!
  • If you can't make it on the scheduled date, there will be make-up opportunities.  Or have the kit shipped to you!

I will need commitment from 6 people by December 27th to go ahead with the club.

Friday, November 13, 2015

Color Dare #168 - La Vie en Rose: Hollyhock, Pixie, Pomegranate, Poppy, Ruby + Black & White Daisy

Welcome to Color Dare Challenges from Color My Heart.  Each Friday the design team announces a color palette for you to use to create your project.  You can create any type of project you'd like, as long as you use the chosen colors.  If you don't have the actual Close To My Heart colors, just use a similar substitute.


 Color Dare #168 - La Vie en Rose: Hollyhock, Pixie, Pomegranate, Poppy, Ruby + Black & White Daisy


Supplies used:
How will this week's color combination inspire you?   Visit Color My Heart for more information about the challenge, get inspired by the design team, and upload your project.  I hope you'll join the Color Dare!

Sunday, November 1, 2015

Simply Fundamental Scrapbooking

This month only, get your Legacy Album Bundle for only $71.80!

Each bundle includes:

  • 1 Album in the style and design of your choice
  • 1 Paper Fundamentals Enchantment pack
  • 1 Fundamental stickers Enchantment pack
  • 1 Peacock Fundamental assortment
  • 3 sheets of White Daisy cardstock
  • 1 value pack of side load or top load Memory Protectors™ FREE—a savings of $19.95!
  • The Simply Fundamental Scrapbooking Workshop featuring 5 different layouts you can make using all the supplies in your bundle.
  • Shop Now!



Cheers, 2016 - November 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.



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


Friday, October 30, 2015

Color Dare #166 - Sunset + Black, Kraft, White Daisy

Welcome to Color Dare Challenges from Color My Heart.  Each Friday the design team announces a color palette for you to use to create your project.  You can create any type of project you'd like, as long as you use the chosen colors.  If you don't have the actual Close To My Heart colors, just use a similar substitute.


 Color Dare #166 - Sunset + Black, Kraft, White Daisy


Supplies used:
How will this week's color combination inspire you?   Visit Color My Heart for more information about the challenge, get inspired by the design team, and upload your project.  I hope you'll join the Color Dare!

Sunday, October 18, 2015

Holiday Party

Saturday, November 7th
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

FREE

You are the guest of honor at this party!  Clear your calendar so you can spend the afternoon relaxing, celebrating, and creating.  
  • Make a fun project.
  • Purchase completed gift items and get inspiration to make your own.
  • The Pendant Bar will be open!  Here's another chance to a make a pendant for yourself or as a gift.
  • Enjoy yummy treats.
  • Spend time with friends!
  

Cropping at Gretchen's

Sunday, November 15th
Sunday, December 6th
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!
We made this layout at the last crop.  Don't miss out on the next great make-n-take!


G. Eileen's Layouts

Update:  We will be meeting one Saturday evening a month.

Are you struggling to find time to devote to your scrapbooking?

Do you want to work with new papers and accessories
 but feel guilty about adding to your stash?


Are you new to scrapbooking and need some help getting started?

Or maybe you just plain love scrapbooking and
 don't need any kind of excuse to do more...

No matter your situation, G. Eileen's Layouts is the perfect solution.
  • Each month you will receive the supplies to make 3-12x12 double layouts (that's 6 pages!)
  • Get together with a fun group of crafters to complete the layouts instead of adding to your "To Do" pile!
  • Cost = $30 per month.
  • Commitment = 6 months.
  • Your 7th month will be FREE!
  • We will meet one Saturday evening a month.  A great way to fit in some "me time" on the weekend! 
  • If you can't make it on the scheduled date, there will be make-up opportunities.  Or have the kit shipped to you!
  • I must have a minimum of 6 people to run the club.  Invite your friends!
Contact me ASAP to reserve your spot!

Friday, October 16, 2015

Color Dare #164 - Nevermore: Eggplant, Pear, Sunset + Black, Slate, Whisper

Welcome to Color Dare Challenges from Color My Heart.  Each Friday the design team announces a color palette for you to use to create your project.  You can create any type of project you'd like, as long as you use the chosen colors.  If you don't have the actual Close To My Heart colors, just use a similar substitute.


 Color Dare #164 - Nevermore: Eggplant, Pear, Sunset + Black, Slate, Whisper
Supplies used:
How will this week's color combination inspire you?   Visit Color My Heart for more information about the challenge, get inspired by the design team, and upload your project.  I hope you'll join the Color Dare!

Friday, October 2, 2015

Color Dare #162 - Hollyhock, Canary, Pear, Glacier + White Daisy

Welcome to Color Dare Challenges from Color My Heart.  Each Friday the design team announces a color palette for you to use to create your project.  You can create any type of project you'd like, as long as you use the chosen colors.  If you don't have the actual Close To My Heart colors, just use a similar substitute.


 Color Dare #162 - Hollyhock, Canary, Pear, Glacier + White Daisy


Supplies used:
How will this week's color combination inspire you?   Visit Color My Heart for more information about the challenge, get inspired by the design team, and upload your project.  I hope you'll join the Color Dare!

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Twinkle - October 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.


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



It's in the Bag

Join my Team during October, and receive the 2015 Close To My Heart Convention bag FREE in your New Consultant Kit! Travel in style with this trendy and eye-catching cross body bag, perfectly sized for carrying layouts, paper packets, and projects that are in-progress. Along with the items found in the newly revamped New Consultant Kit, this bag will help you start your business with confidence and flair!



*Offer valid while supplies last October 1–31, 2015. No tax will be charged on the free item. The Convention bag will ship with the New Consultant Kit. For more information on shipping/handling options for the New Consultant Kit, please contact me.

Monday, September 28, 2015

Autumn 9-Panel Display Workshop

Contact me if you'd like to attend this workshop!

Saturday, October 17th - 1:00 p.m.

$33




We'll use the beautiful new Sangria paper packet to make this fun display piece, perfect for celebrating Autumn.  Let me know ASAP if you'd like to take this workshop so I can have the needed supplies on hand.

Are you interested in making the project but can't make the above dates?  Contact me for more options!

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Cropping at Gretchen's

Saturday, October 3rd
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!
We made these cards at the last crop.  Don't miss out on the next great make-n-take!



Friday, September 18, 2015

Color Dare #160 - B&W + Ruby & Goldrush

Welcome to Color Dare Challenges from Color My Heart.  Each Friday the design team announces a color palette for you to use to create your project.  You can create any type of project you'd like, as long as you use the chosen colors.  If you don't have the actual Close To My Heart colors, just use a similar substitute.


 Color Dare #160 - B&W + Ruby & Goldrush


Supplies used:
How will this week's color combination inspire you?   Visit Color My Heart for more information about the challenge, get inspired by the design team, and upload your project.  I hope you'll join the Color Dare!

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Cropping at Gretchen's

Saturday, September 19th
11 a.m. - 11 p.m.


Contact me if you are interested in attending!
  • Location:  Chili, NY.  Contact me for directions.
  • I currently have 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!
I will have the new Annual Inspirations, Holiday Expressions, and samples of the new paper packs at this crop.  Even if you can't stay and play, feel free to stop by to check out the new products!

 

Friday, September 4, 2015

Color Dare #158 - Cotton Candy & Hollyhock + White Daisy

Welcome to Color Dare Challenges from Color My Heart.  Each Friday the design team announces a color palette for you to use to create your project.  You can create any type of project you'd like, as long as you use the chosen colors.  If you don't have the actual Close To My Heart colors, just use a similar substitute.


Color Dare #158 - Cotton Candy & Hollyhock + White Daisy


Supplies used:
How will this week's color combination inspire you?   Visit Color My Heart for more information about the challenge, get inspired by the design team, and upload your project.  I hope you'll join the Color Dare!

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Introducing Annual Inspirations 2015-2016


The new CTMH Annual Inspirations Idea Book is officially LIVE!  It is full of beautiful new products, including:

CTMH Holiday Expressions is officially also LIVE!  Get ready to celebrate the holidays with:
Stop by on Saturday, September 5th between 11 a.m. and 11 p.m. to see the new books and samples of the new paper collections.  I'm hosting a crop that day so sign up now to stay and play!

National Stamping Month—Hello, Life!


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! 

Available only during the month of September, these exclusive C-size My Acrylix® Hello, Life! stamp sets can be purchased for $13.95 each! Or, for an even better deal, you can purchase all three for only $34.95! Shop Now!


Each stamp set is designed to fit with a specific type of papercrafting, whether that’s scrapbooking, cardmaking, or pocket scrapbooking. However, all the stamp sets coordinate with each other and can be used together to create dynamic artwork. These stamp sets also coordinate with shapes from the new Cricut® Artistry collection to help expand your artwork options even further. Remember, these stamp sets are available for one month only, so get your orders in for one stamp set—or all three—before these gorgeous stamps disappear! Make certain to follow Close To My Heart’s blog, Instagram, and Facebook page for artwork inspiration featuring these lively stamp sets all month long. You can post your own artwork to your social media channels using the hashtag #ctmhHelloLife.


Paper Garden - September 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.




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