Saturday, December 31, 2011
"What???" was my response.
"You know . . . 'In the meadow, we can build a snowman, and pretend that he is 'parson brown.' . . . who would want any kind of a brown snowman, anyway?"
Realizing that we'd brought up our daughter in the "Presbyterian" tradition - she at 23 didn't know the term "Parson." But she'd grown up with a 64-color palette, and figured this must just be one shade of brown she hadn't yet heard of!
Monday, November 28, 2011
Love the ribbon running down this card? It's our beautiful Dark Chocolate Striped Grosgrain, which comes in the bulk package of 5 yards for just $6.95. Item#Z1617. It's gorgeous fabric ribbon - such quality ribbon that ties easily into beautiful bows or knots.
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Christmas Card Extravaganza
It’s time for our annual crafting festivities! Join me for cardmaking, hot spiced cider and shortbread . . . all to the tune of some lovely Christmas carols.
For just $20, you will make 4 different styles of cards, 5 of each. So you will leave with 20 completed cards. All materials are prepped and provided for you.
Four different cardmaking stations are set up for you to work at your own pace, taking a cider break whenever needed.
This fun workshop is offered 4 different times:
· Friday, Dec. 2 6pm
· Sat, Dec. 3 10am OR 3pm
· Sun, Dec. 4 2pm
Register by Thanksgiving! (Nov. 24)
Card Purse Workshop
This project makes a terrific gift. A purse-style holder contains 4 coordinating, classy cards!
Just $10 for this class, or it’s FREE if you place a $30 order that day.
Offered 2 different times:
Wednesday, Dec. 7 10am OR 6:30pm
Register by Dec. 4
Join us to make a 12 x 12 double page layout. Designed just for you, you will create this layout and take it home to add photos at your leisure.
$10 for the class, or FREE with a $30 order placed that night.
Tuesday, Dec. 13 6:30pm
Register by Dec.
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
How many ways can you use a "ticket?" Here's the first way ...... display it in one of our little pin clips - these are sold in packages of 12 for just $4.95. What a unique Thanksgiving card! The flowers come from our "Hooray Bouquet" set - one of my very favorite sets to use with our Cricut Art Philosophy Cartridge, as we can cut just the right shapes for these floral images.
Friday, November 4, 2011
When you place a minimum order of $25 in MyAcrylix stamp sets* between Nov 1-30, you can add this new D-size Holiday Wishes stamp set for only $5! That's a significant savings of $12.95. You may buy one Holiday Wishes stamp set for every $25 in qualifying stamp sets you purchase. As a creative bonus, many of the images in the set coordinate with our Cricut Art Philosophy cartridge for added cutting and stamping fun! See this set in the column to your right.
*Stamp of the Month, K-size customized name stamps, Cricut Art Philosophy collection and Workshops on the Go kits do not count toward a qualifying purchase. Tax and shipping apply.
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Now . . . see the little "ticket" shape around the January image? That shows you a coordinating image that is on our Cricut Art Philosophy cartridge. Now you can easily cut a "ticket" shape perfect to stamp your monthly image on. How could it get any easier?
Check back all month long to see new artwork featuring this set. Remember - you can order it this month only, for $17.95 - OR it's just $5.00 when added onto a $50 Close To My Heart order!
Sunday, October 30, 2011
Friday, October 28, 2011
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Monday, October 24, 2011
Saturday, October 22, 2011
Thursday, October 20, 2011
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Sunday, October 16, 2011
Friday, October 14, 2011
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Monday, October 10, 2011
Here it is again - my current favorite card size - the 3 x 6. You can efficiently make 4 cards out of one 12 x 12 piece of cardstock. Layered with papers from our "Believe Level 2" set - it's a fun, bright, Christmas card. See the curve on the "Tis the season to..."???? So easy to do with our MyAcrylix stamps! I curved the image as I stuck it on the acrylic block, so it would just match the curve of the stocking.
Saturday, October 8, 2011
Thursday, October 6, 2011
See Page 4 of the Autumn/Winter Idea Book to view what comes in the kit, on the left page, and then on the right page you'll see your 3 choices of Add-On collections. Pick which one you'll get for FREE!
For just a $99 enrollment fee, you'll receive a New Consultant Kit packed with business essentials and new products valued at over $280. AND you'll get the FREE Add-on to enhance your kit! The add-ons have a retail value of up to $130, making this an INCREDIBLE deal!
Would you, or someone you know, like to try out sharing our wonderful Close To My Heart products with others, and earning money at the same time?
Click here to sign up now (be sure to use this link so you'll be a part of my team!)
OR - Contact me for more information. I'd love to chat with you!
Tuesday, October 4, 2011
Thursday, September 29, 2011
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Monday, September 26, 2011
Sunday, September 25, 2011
Saturday, September 24, 2011
Here's a beautiful example of distressing by sanding. Our cardstock, with its white core, is the perfect paper for this! Debi uses our white chipboard to shade with red ink and then stamp "Congratulations" in black over the top.
Friday, September 23, 2011
Thursday, September 22, 2011
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
This little 2 1/2" x 3 1/2" card is darling! Matting and 3D-mounting the third word "times" really adds some pizazz. It's hard to tell from my photo - but Maggie added a very nice finishing touch by coating the face of the pocket watch with Liquid Glass. Perfect!
Monday, September 19, 2011
Friday, September 16, 2011
Wednesday, September 14, 2011
Stamping on our B&T paper can give added interest to a card. Here, the tag is stamped directly onto a "Typeset" B&T duo. The subtle grid-type background lends just enough personality, without fighting for your attention with the stamp images.
Monday, September 12, 2011
Saturday, September 10, 2011
Thursday, September 8, 2011
Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Sunday, September 4, 2011
Friday, September 2, 2011
Thursday, August 25, 2011
Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Sunday, August 21, 2011
Friday, August 19, 2011
Sometimes, thinking "outside the box" can mean thinking "inside the image!" Here, the honeycomb type stamp is used, but only a portion of it at a time to create a nice geometric border of three individual pentagon shapes. And it's simple to cut out, when it's just a few little straight lines!
Wednesday, August 17, 2011
See the sneaky little spider web on this card? You won't find that in our Stamp of the Month, but you WILL find it on Page 48 of the new Autumn/Winter Idea Book. Another great Halloween set: "All Hallows Eve." Check it out by viewing the new Idea Book online, or receive a free book from me when you host or attend a workshop!
Monday, August 15, 2011
Saturday, August 13, 2011
The oval shaped mats for our sentiment on this card bring the perfect contrast to all the angles of this card . . . The witch is very sharp and striking, the plaid "Roxie" papers at the top are all about straight lines, and even the bright accent stamping to the right is all about the angles. Now pair that look with the softness of the ovals, and you know why your eye is immediately drawn to read the sentiment. Pop it up with a little 3-D foam, and it's even better!