Happy Mail

Happy Mail

I love sending out Happy Mail!  Everyone who orders $25.00 or more of product online, participates in my Happy Mail program! The more you’ve ordered, the more you get.  It’s really a huge “Thank You” program for all of you!  Without you, I would not be where I am today!! Here is a few more goodies that I provide my customers.

Free Kit of the Month:

Free Workshop Guides:

For every $25.00 of product that you purchase from my website, you’ll receive your choice of workshop guides, free.  I have an extensive collection so stay tuned as I get them posted up.

 

July things to keep in mind:

Thanks for stopping by my corner of the internet.  Join my Happy Mail Crew!  We love having you.

Whimsical Day To Remember

Whimsical Day To Remember

Here’s a card I created using some scraps from the Whimsy Fundamental Paper Pack scraps, the July Stamp of the Month (SOM) S1807 Highlight Reel, and miscellaneous ribbon scraps.  My scrap box is getting pretty heavy and I need to start creating from this to start using it up (or donate it to the school again).   I have a few packs of the Fundamentals that I’ve used for various projects with some leftovers.

Start off with a black base.  Take a few stripes of scraps that work together and cut them down to 5″.  The width was based on what they already were in the scrap bucket.  Distress with matching ink.

Use two different ribbon scraps to add some elements and dimension to the card.  Stamp and cut out the sentiment from the July SOM.  Mount on 3D Foam Tape.  Use the Gold Shimmer brush over the top of the sentiment to tie in the gold from the ribbon.

July things to keep in mind:

Thanks for stopping by my corner of the internet.  Have a Whimsical Day to Remember.  Be creative.  It’s cheaper than therapy, LOL.

Cheers To You

Cheers To You

This is a fast and fun cardmaking workshop – Cheers To You – using the Central Park colors along with this fun hot air balloon! Instructions for cutting and assembling are in the kits now.  The embellishments are there too.

 

These cards have celebration sentiments on this – “Best Wishes” and “Cheers To You”.

I like the watercolor look of this “dots” paper.  How it overlaps and “mushes” into each other.

July things to keep in mind:

Thanks for stopping by my corner of the internet.  Cheers to you as you head off  to have a creative day!

Check Out These Special Releases!

Check Out These Special Releases

Stampaganza brought us some special releases of old favorites – Solos!  I’m excited to have them back because I’ve misplaced a couple of them so now I can get those missing sets for a discount!  Woot!!  Check them out:

I’m going to dig through some boxes of old art I have to see if I can find some of the Solo’s.  It will be a flash back for sure along with some good laughs.  It’s always fun to see where you’ve been, creatively  =)

July things to keep in mind:

Thanks for stopping by my corner of the internet.  Enjoy the special releases.  If you have them, check to make sure you have them all!  Have a creative day!

Central Park Workshops

Central Park Workshop

Supplies Needed:

Central Park WYW Kit (includes extra CS, Sequins, Complements & Stickers)
Central Park Coordinating CS Pack + 1 Extra Pacifica CS
Z2060- Thin 3D Foam Tape
Mini Glue Pen, Tombow, or adhesive of your choice
Journaling Pen
• Cricut – Cutting 2 Circles so any cartridge or Design Space image

The Central Park Collection:

There are lots of fun products to create.  The colors are excellent for trips to the park, hiking, any outdoor time, water parks, and more.

July things to keep in mind:

Thanks for stopping by my corner of the internet.  I hope you enjoy the Central Park collection!  Have a creative day!

Day To Remember

Day to Remember

Here’s  card showing off the July SOM S1807 Highlight Reel and Fresh Air.  A great card to send off to celebrate someone’s first job.

Stamping is simple on this – use your favorite black ink pad.  I love using either Archival Black or Memento depending on what I’m going to do.  If I plan to watercolor or marker color, I use Memento.  It is less likely to bleed than Archival Black.  =)  With the solid sentiment, “day to remember”, I inked by turning the stamp upside down and using the inkpad to ink it (vs stamping the stamp on the inkpad).  I can make sure that the ink fully covers the stamp this way.

Finish off the card with a few Gold Sequins.  Be sure to use thin 3D Foam Tape to pop up the banner for a little extra dimension.

July things to keep in mind:

Thanks for stopping by my corner of the internet.  Someone’s first job is definitely a day to remember!  Have a creative day!

Wahoo – Stampaganza

Stampaganza

July 2018 Monthly Special

Stampaganza is back! During July, buy any two My Acrylix® stamp sets at the full retail price and get a third stamp set of equal or lesser value free! Choose from stamp sets in the current Annual Inspirations or Seasonal Expressions 2, plus the popular Solos number and letter stamp sets that we’ve brought back just for July! Solos stamp sets can also be purchased in two different bundles, one for letters and one for numbers, for even more savings! See below for the complete list of Solos stamp sets included in Stampaganza.

(side note – get stamps now as there is a high probability of there being a price increase after September 1, 2018)

For Hostesses: When you host a party that reaches the third level of Hostess Rewards or higher (submitting your party order no later than August 6, 2018), you can choose three number Solos stamp sets, FREE. That’s up to a $29.85 value, totally free!

For New Consultants: Anyone who becomes a Close To My Heart Consultant in July can choose three number Solos stamp sets, FREE. That’s up to a $29.85 value, totally free!

Joining is easy! Sign Up TODAY!
It is easy to sign up!! You can do everything in minutes by going to my website:
1. Go to www.lindacreates.ctmh.com
2. Click on “What We Do”, “Be a Consultant”
3. At the top of the screen, locate the line: “Ready to become a Consultant?” and click “Let’s Get Started”
4. It’ll take you into the application.
5. It should only take a few minutes to complete the application.
6. You’ll receive a confirmation e-mail from CTMH within a few days (and sometimes immediately), at which time you’ll have access to the website (with the username and password you input on the application). You will receive your kit in about 1 week!

While Supplies Last Clearance

We just got done with Convention and this means a retirement list. A copy of this list is available in my Facebook Group and I can email it to you. Just email me – info@lindacreates.com – subject line: Retirement List – and I’ll send it to you.

And in the meantime, that means our Clearance Section is full of great deals. Because sure to check it out as they put new items in there weekly right now. It’s always fun to get great deals on crafty supplies.

Stamp of the Month:

 

Paper Collection of the Month:

Lots of fun for creating.  =)  Can’t wait to get some of the stamps that are on my wish list with the Stampaganza.  =)

 

Last Day To Create Your Rainbow

Last Day To Create Your Rainbow

Today is the last day to create your rainbow with this awesome sale from CTMH.   There are a few other things going away as well. Check out the links below:

  • Create a Rainbow Special.  There are several great deals on sale here.  Plus I have two workshops for you to choose from when you get supplies for this over $25.00.
  • Free Project Kit when you purchase the June SOM S1806 A Bushel and A Peck for $5.00 with a $50.00 purchase.  I have an album of art up in the FB group. – Check it out
  • Join My Team.  Join CTMH in June and pick a cardstock bundle of your choice.   Check it out. Lots of other exclusive benefits for my first downline to help you get started and keep your creative juices flowing.  Watch my Special Peeps Facebook group to see some of the Convention Fun!!
  • Featured Paper Pack (s):  Fresh Air Collection.  Check out my FB group to see art made by myself and other talented artists.  There are 2 scrapbooking and 1 cardmaking workshop for this collection when you get it.  
  • Seasonal Expressions 2 is live

Thanks for stopping by my corner of the internet.  Have a creative day and don’t miss out on the last day to get these amazing deals on the colors of the rainbow as well as the workshops!     Here’s a rainbow thank you for being such awesome peeps:

Friends Fur Ever

Friends Fur Ever

“Friends Fur Ever” is a Story by Stacey mini-album that my daughter did.  I created the front “belly band” of the album to hold it close.  SG did the rest.  I only want to share the cover at this point so you can see how I used the Stamp of the Month (SOM) – S1806 A Bushel and A Peck on it.   The little girl in the set is great to use for some many things, one of which is to represent SG in things we create.

I used a retired pet stamp set from CTMH as well.  I tried to color the puppy on the front like SG’s dog, Huck.  Love our Shin Touch Markers!  SG love our fur babies and wanted to tell the story of how much she loves and enjoys them.  She picked the pictures out and did an awesome job.   On another post, I’ll share how this can be a great project for you and your kids (or grandkids).

I can’t wait to see what the new Story by Stacy products are going to be.  I decided these would be a fun way to “write” a letter to SG each year, sharing my hopes, dreams, and prayers with her.  One day, I won’t be here to tell her how much she means to me.  With these cute little mini-albums from Story by Stacy, I’ll be able to leave her a love letter for each year of her life, celebrating what she means to me.

Thanks for stopping by my corner of the internet.  I hope you all have friends fur ever – our pets that you can celebrate their stories with these mini-albums

Making Memories

Making Memories

While I’m here at the CTMH Convention making memories, I’m sharing this great layout using the Fresh Air Workshop Your Way and the Studio Sus Workshop.

Because I’m going to use these layouts to scrap pictures from our Appalachian Trail Adventures last year, I really enjoyed getting these layouts done.  These adventures with Aunt Lauren are a once in a lifetime adventure as she does not plan to hike the trail again.  Too much humidity for her!

The Picture My Life cards that you can cut out from one of the papers in the kit provide some great titles and journaling spots.   “Real Authentic Family Memories” with the word “Escape” through it, works so well because out on the trail, it’s real, it’s an escape, and we created some awesome family memories this way.

“Making Memories” is cut from the Thin Cut Alphabet.   Use the Fresh Air Compliments to make layers or clusters in different areas.   I used a number of different embellishments that I had around.  I love scrapping from my stash.

Thanks for stopping by my corner of the internet.  Take some time this summer to celebrating making memories.  Time comes and goes fast.