Do What You Love

Do What You Love

“Do what you love” is so very important, don’t you agree.  For the past 18 years, I’ve been a part of Close To My Heart (CTMH) because I love crafting and I want some of the best products for this.   We were relocating to Guam and I was honestly, in a panic about where I’d get my crafting supplies from!  I wanted to be sure I was able to get paper, stamps, and scrapbooks.   Getting them at a discount was just an added bonus for me.

From a simple decision to join CTMH (formally DOTS when I joined), I gained so much more than a discount.  I gained a community of amazingly talented artists to inspire me.  Friends, both as customers and consultants, who have walked 18 years of life with me.    We’ve laughed, cried, and created memories to last a lifetime.  You just can’t go wrong with this.   Look at this amazing kit you receive plus you’ll get a $50.00 CTMH Cash shopping spree to pick the supplies you want in your kit and a free Magical Paper Pack.  It’s really a “Consultant Kit Your Way”!   Did I mention that you get to pick your new supplies from the upcoming Holiday Expressions because consultants get a “preview” period where we can order ahead of everyone else!   The value is over $200.00 for an investment of $75.00 (over 60% discount).

 

Join our team, WWStampettes, this month and get the “Kit of the Month” for free!  You’ll only need to have the Stamp of the Month to create this cards.  The cards are cut and ready for you to stamp.  Embellishments are included!  =)  

 

Here’s a sample of one of the cards, a different take on the same sentiment:

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Magical Workshops

Magical Workshops

Here’s a great workshop for the Magical Collection! It’s created by Chris Robertson and you can get the workshop guide from me for free with a $25.00 purchase of the More Magical products to create this workshop.  Here is the More Magical Collection that CTMH is offering this month.  Definitely a Disney theme even though you can use it for other events.

When you purchase this kit, you will receive a guide for creating some pages from Close To My Heart.  They’ll include the guide as a hard copy in the kit.  The kit guide is pretty amazing.

If this workshop doesn’t catch your fancy, you will also have the option to have Chris’ workshop guide (so you’ll get both when you purchase the kit).

Here  is the supply list for the More Magical workshop-

More Magical Paper Packet CC8181

(12) White Daisy Cardstock 1385

(5) Black Cardstock 1386

(1) Gold Foil Paper Z3365

Red Shimmer Trim Z1848

Black & White Dots Z3314

Other supplies required:

Thin Cuts Block Alphabet Z3386

Thin Cuts Stitched Circle Z4181

Here’s some great pictures (courtesy of Chris) for some of the layouts:

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I Sweat Glitter!

I Sweat Glitter!

Have you seen the August Stamp Of the Month, S1808 For The Love of Crafting, with it’s great saying “I craft so much I sweat glitter!”?  I’ve had so much fun with this stamp set!

I made these pens for my team at Convention this year:

Take a pen and use the charms that are on clearance to decorate it.  Slide into a cello bag and put a topper on it.  Central Park Paper was used because it’s so cheerful!  Did I mention if you purchase this stamp set for $5.00, you’ll get this free kit of the month?

I have several more cards to share before the end of the month because I’ve had so much fun with it.

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Thanks for stopping by my corner of the internet.  I hope craft so hard, you sweat glitter too!

Travel Activity Book

Travel Activity Book

I found this wonderful Travel Activity Book from my friend Ginni Candelera.  I got the workshop directions and when I realized I was running out of time to cut and make it before we departed from Maryland, I reached back out and was so blessed she had one kit left.  When SG went off on her first backpacking trip, I worked hard to get it done!   Here are a few of the pages to show you how cool it is.

The workshop uses the Adventure Fundamental Paper Pack which is scheduled to retire here in a few weeks.   The Cricut Cuts are from the You Are Here Cricut Cartridge (over 700 images on this).  We are driving all around Oregon over the next several days and this book has provided a great deal of entertainment for us.  The album is a “Everyday Life” album.

 

Here’s a quick YouTube I made showing some more of the pages.  Ginni has created a very fun book that is invaluable to anyone taking road trips with older kids (and even adults) to help pass the time:

 

More pages to come in later blog posts!

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Thanks for stopping by my corner of the internet.  Stay tuned for the rest of the Travel Activity Book as we move around Oregon!  =)

Sweet Friends Cardmaking Set

Sweet Friends Cardmaking Set

I’m always in need of “Thank You” cards and this workshop, G1158 Sweet Friends, provides me the ability to create 12  cards.  Check out this YouTube from my friend, Mary at CardzTV:

 

Kit contents:

1 – exclusive workshop stamp set (B-size)
3 – Documented sheets
2 – cardstock sheets (1 Bashful, 1 White Daisy)
1 – gold glitter gems (Z3312)
12 – white card bases & envelopes
printed instructions

Create 12 cards using the materials in this kit and easy-to-follow instructions (also found below). Customize your cards with exclusive stamp images you can color to your liking, so you can always make your cards your way.

Additional supplies needed:
Bashful Exclusive Inks™ Stamp Pad (Z2819)
Eggplant Exclusive Inks™ Stamp Pad (Z2847)
Pewter Exclusive Inks™ Stamp Pad (Z2832)
Shimmer Brush—Gold (Z3316)
3-D Foam Dots (Z3342)

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New Clearance!

New Clearance!

It’s always sad to say goodbye to old products.  The fantastic news of goodbye is “Clearance”!  Be sure to check out as when it’s gone, it’s gone!  There are stamp sets with matching dies for $8.00!!  Shoulder tote for $13.00.  Amazing!

Have a great time with this clearance sale!

A Little Bit of Magical

A Little Bit of Magical

Fun-Filled Papercrafting Awaits with this Popular Paper Kit, Magical!

We’ve brought back the popular Magical Paper Pack for a limited time! Now through September 30, get the More Magical paper packet and coordinating products, which are suited for all-purpose crafting, including and especially your visits to amusement parks, parties, and other adventures! The colors are updated to the new palette to be released on September 1.  Save 25% when you purchase the More Magical Workshop kit, which includes the More Magical paper packet and a selection of other products you can use to create four 2-page scrapbook layouts and eight cards!

 

 

To add to the fun, you can get the More Magical Paper Pack free when you host or join our CTMH Community!

Both are great choices and I’d love to help you out.  Let me know what I can do.

 

Amazing August Things To Remember!

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Montana Memories

Montana Memories

Here’s some of our Montana Memories.  Certainly not all of them.  It’s so hard to leave family and friends and time went fast.   Missoula, Montana should be on everyone’s bucket list.  I’m sharing some of our new memories.  Looking forward to scrapping these memories and pictures.   My goal this year is to get more pictures off the hard drive and into books so we don’t loose the stories.  Here is some of the fun:

 

Yes, zip-lining!! It is scary to start off with and great fun once you learn that you are not going to fall.

One of my favorite things is playing in the creek.  I’m so glad SG loves this too.

Honey Dad hikes the mountain.  Jeff and SG with him, hiking.

 

SG, Uncle Travis, and Aunt Lauren went hiking to Sanders Hot Spring.  This was SG’s first backpacking and overnight.  She had a great time!

Aunt Julie and Cousin Jack came to visit.  A stop of the A Carousel for Missoula is a must as it’s one of the fastest carousels I’ve been on and the hand carved “ponies” are amazing!

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Thanks for stopping by my corner of the internet.  Thank you all for being sweet friends of the crafty world.  Have a creative day!

Let’s Talk About Class

Let’s Talk About Class

One of the specials this month from CTMH is “You’ve Got Class”.  As we are wrapping up scrapping our pictures of our kids from school or preparing for the next year, this collection offers you the ability to get some of these projects done.  Expand it further, thinking about teacher gifts and you can be ready to go when the kids go back to school in a month (that was a fast summer)!

Preserve the best of your child’s school years with the You’ve Got Class collection of products. This special features a paper collection, exclusive stamp set, and workshop kit all designed to commemorate the passage of those formative years. But act quickly, these products are only available through September 30!

The unique You’ve Got Class workshop contains a set of materials that you can use to create 14 single page scrapbook layouts — an entire album with one page for each school year. The workshop kit also includes our True Fit Folios, giving you a place to preserve precious keepsakes and mementos from each year. Download the instructions for this workshop below!   Many of you ask about True Fit Folios when I see you cropping.  You have all of August to get those ordered!!

 

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Thanks A Bunch

Thanks A Bunch

Here is the same card, in two different versions by changing the color of ink that is used to distress the sentiment.  Placement of the bow in a different place, different doodling, and changing out the gem colors and you go from masculine to feminine.

 

 

Add coloring to the background, either all of it or just parts of it, and you change up the design again.  We’ll have a few of these on the card buffet for you to personalize to meet your needs.  Coloring is the rage and this card (and the stamp set) allows you to participate in this fun.

Here’s some close ups:

 

Amazing August Things To Remember!

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