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:

Amazing August Things To Remember!

Thanks for stopping by my corner of the internet and letting me take a little .  Do what you love and join our amazing company to get the best of both world – top of the line crafting supplies and a wonderful community!

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.

Amazing August Things To Remember!

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

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)

Amazing August Things To Remember!

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

 

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!

Thanks for stopping by my corner of the internet.  A heartfelt thanks to all of you wonderful peeps for being being so supportive of my business!

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!!

 

Amazing August Things To Remember!

Thanks for stopping by my corner of the internet.  A heartfelt thanks to all of you wonderful peeps for being being so supportive of my business!

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!

Thanks for stopping by my corner of the internet.  A heartfelt thanks to all of you wonderful peeps for being being so supportive of my business!

 

 

Free Kit of the Month

Free Kit of the Month

The free kit of the month is 5 cards featuring the Stamp of the Month (SOM).   S1808 For The Love Of Crafting is here to celebrate your love for crafting!!  Look at these wonderful sentiments and images:

Here’s two crafty samples from CTMH.  The card, with it’s layers, is wonderfully put together.

 

The scrapbooking page is randomly stamped to create a background.  It’s my favorite.

 

 

Get your free kit when you order the Stamp of the Month for $5.00.  They are cut and ready for you to assemble.  Thanks for stopping by and have a creative day!

Scrappy First Home

Scrappy First Home

This card is Created from Central Park scraps, thus the name Scrappy first home. The background for the card is knotted on black I’m sorry Pacifica paper. The sentiment is stamps from the July stamp of the month s1807 Highlight Reel.

My friend Jon picked out the house and tree and I fussy cut them from a background and texture paper that had a variety of different houses on it.  I use 3D foam tape both the regular and thin to create dimension so that the tree look like it was behind the house a little bit.

With some leftover Gold Shimmer trim, Central Park sequins,  gold glitter gems, and gray twine, I was able to embellish the card.  The pile of left over embellishments is just as big as the scrap box!  LOL.  Twine is held down with the mini-stapler!  This is such a quick and efficient way to adhere the twine to the card.

July things to keep in mind:

Thanks for stopping by my corner of the internet.  This scrappy First Home card helped to use some of my scraps up.  =)

Buy 2 Get 1 Free

Buy 2 Get 1 Free

Stampaganza  is going strong with some great deals on stamps.  A suggestion I have is to make multiple orders if you are buying different size stamp sets.  Put all the same size stamp sets on one order.  This way, if you order 3 D-size stamps, one of the D sets is free.  If there’s a B-size in the order, it will be the free one.   You’ll get the best bang for your buck this way.

Solos

They have brought back the Alphabet Solos and Number Solos for this sale and I love mine (which I’ve had for years and continue to use).

 

A Favorite

One of my favorite stamp sets is A1220 Be You:

From the 50 Card Swap, Carol T created this awesome card with the Central Park Paper Pack!

Sweep ink from the reinkers or from the tray on the ink pads to create the watercolor background.  Stamp in Memento ink over the top.  Just love the look and the sentiment:

 

July things to keep in mind:

Thanks for stopping by my corner of the internet.  Be sure to take advantage of Buy 2 Get 1 free with Stampaganza!  It’s a great deal.  =)

First Home

First Home

Here’s a card to help someone celebrate their first home.  Such a big step in life and accomplishment!  S1807 Highlight Reel is a great set for celebrating these first time accomplishments.  

Use Fresh Air Paper on this card with some of the neutral colored cardstock, Toffee (front and back) along with Glacier.  Color in the windows and door of the house with the Shin Touch Markers.

Stamp the heart in cranberry which really makes it pop on this card.   The white ribbon and some shimmer brushes to add the finishing touches.

Remember my Kit of the Month, which features the current Stamp of the Month and is FREE when you order the SOM for $5.00 (with a qualifying purchase of $50.00).

 

July things to keep in mind:

Thanks for stopping by my corner of the internet.  Are you getting your first home?  Comment and I’ll send you this card!