Sunday, November 30, 2014


Cyber Monday Only . . .

20% Off All Cricut® Collections!

There has never been a better time to buy Close To My Heart’s exclusive Cricut® Collections!  Whether you love scrapbooking, cardmaking, or creating 3-D projects, our four exclusive Cricut® collections make the perfect addition to any craft room!

Normally $99, these collections are already a steal . . .
You can’t BEAT this sale!

Sale starts at midnight (MST) on December 1 and ends at 11:59 pm Monday night. (That’s one hour later than PST!) Make sure you share the news about this sale with all your friends, and family members, too!

When you order one or more Collections, you also automatically qualify to purchase:
·       December Stamp of the month for just $5

  • Any C or D sized stamp sets (no limit) in the Annual Inspirations 2014-15 Book for just $10!!!! (savings of $3.95 - $7.95 ea!)

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

TERRIFIC TIP TUESDAY - 11-25-14 "Win an Album!"

Today's tip is more of a terrific "opportunity!"

I'm so wanting all of you to TRY OUT Studio J, our online scrapbooking program.  And, as you know, this month you can get the special low price of just $5 per 12 x 12 double layout.  And there's only a few days left!

So if you place an order (complete it) on Studio J by 11pm PST November 30, I will enter you into a drawing for your choice of one of our beautiful albums FREE - including our 3 BRAND NEW ones!

So be sure to take today's tip and try out Studio J!  You can do all the playing on it that you want, and you only pay when you decide that you do want to place an order. :-)

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Christmas Wreath - A Holiday Workshop!

Make your own Christmas Wreath!
This beauty measures 16" across, and is based on a Styrofoam ring, so it is very lightweight.

All materials are included in the $18 class fee.

Three class options:
     Wednesday, Dec. 3 - 10am - Noon
     Thursday, Dec. 4 - 1pm - 3pm
Thursday, Dec. 4 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Register by FRIDAY, NOV. 21 - so I can order your supplies.
Class size is limited, so RSVP right away!

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

TERRIFIC TIP TUESDAY 11-18-14 "Quick Christmas Wrapping!"

Quick and inexpensive ways for Christmas wrapping! Use Close To My Heart's Cricut Cartridges: Art Philosophy, Artbooking, Artiste and Artfully Simple. So many great shapes to quickly cut and easily decorate beautiful Christmas packages!

Monday, November 17, 2014

Friday, November 14, 2014

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Sunday, November 9, 2014

It's the Little Things . . .

Gray skies getting you down?  Here's a Stamp of the Month set to help you look forward to springtime again . . . OR use soft golden tones to make it beautiful for Autumn cards!  Stay tuned for artwork sample.

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Christmas Card Extravaganza

Christmas Card Extravaganza 2014

Enjoy a couple hours of holiday creativity!
Make 20 Christmas cards at your own pace, moving to each new project as you are ready.
Take the time to visit with your crafting friends, enjoy some home-baked shortbread and spiced cider.
All to the tune of Christmas carols playing in the background….

What will you make?
You will make 5 cards each, of 4 different designs = 20 cards!
All materials will be pre-measured and cut for you.
You have the fun of putting it all together.

Workshop Options:
Saturday, Dec. 6 – 10am – 12:30pm
Sunday, Dec. 7 – 2pm – 4:30pm

Pick Your Price:
Option A:             $30 workshop fee
Option B:             Place a $50 product order and get $10 OFF your workshop fee
Option C:             Place a $50 product order and receive your choice of $15 additional FREE product added to your order (workshop fee remains $30)

Because this workshop requires a large amount of time and material prep, I kindly ask that you . . .

Reserve your Extravaganza spot by Nov. 10, with a $30 deposit!

The day of the workshop, we will adjust your payment, according to your chosen pricing option.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

TERRIFIC TIP TUESDAY - Stocking Stuffer Time!

Did you know that Close To My Heart just filled their "virtual shelves" with CLEARANCE items
 - Just in time for you to do some holiday shopping?

These make the PERFECT Stocking Stuffers for your papercrafting family and friends.
 Here are just 2 examples of the 40 items that are now for sale at CLEARANCE prices.

To browse and shop, just click here and get ready to cross a few items off your Christmas list!
Huntington MyStickease $4.95  $3.95

Posh Journaling Spots $5.95  $2.40

Monday, November 3, 2014

November "Inspired Designs" - PATHFINDING Layouts

Each month, I offer one or more "Inspired Designs" projects.  This one, for November, is three 12 x 12 double layouts.  You can receive a full cutting guide and step-by-step instructions with any $30 order, placed through the "Inspired Designs" link on my website, through November.

I am also happy to provide you with a "Shopping List" that gives you all ordering information you need to purchase the products for these layouts.  Just ask!

AND . . .   If you are new to "Inspired Designs," and would like to receive this first instruction pack FREE  with no obligation for purchase in November, please email me. I will gladly email you the instructions! Give it a try, and see what you think . . .  You may find that you'd like to lend your hand to creating something fresh each month.