Join me for my first online class!

Join me for my first online class!

Last month I offered this great workshop guide when you ordered the supplies for it from me.   If you did, then you’ll get a special link to a Facebook Group where we’ll be doing this class, live, on Thursday July 26th!  Time: 7:00pm EDT to 9:00pm EDT!  How about that?!  It’s a secret group with giveaways, games, and Facebook Lives to help you get this done.  As part of my first group through this, I’ll be looking for feedback about what works, does not work, and how to make it better!

Didn’t get the supplies last month?  Here’s an updated version of the list.  Order now and you can still come, have a great time with us!  There are some modifications to the list as the Rainbow Sale is not longer applicable.

Workshop Supply Listing Each Full ‘Rainbow’ Workshop Kit will require the following Consumable products:

– Half pack of the Adventure Cardstock Bundle (20 sheets $14.50) X5944 $7.25
– (4) white daisy card bases and envelopes (50 ct. value pack $14.95) #X254 $1.20
– (7) pieces of Black Cardstock (24 sheet pack $14.50) #1386 $4.20
– (5) pieces of White Cardstock (24 sheet pack $9.50) #1385 $2.00
– (1) piece of Gold Foil Paper (3 sheet pack $6.95) #Z3365 $2.32
– (1) piece of Gold Glitter Paper (3 sheet pack $6.95) #Z3238 $2.32
Gold Glitter Gems #Z3312 $4.95
Black and White Dots #Z3314 $3..95
Black and Gold Ribbon #Z3197 $6.95
Gold Arrow Clips #Z3379 $6.95
Adventure Ribbon Pack Z3262  $9.95 (Tangerine Swiss Dot Ribbon)

Some of the above you probably have on hand and do not need to order.  If you order $25.00 of the above or below product, you can still participate in this!

Additional Supplies used:

– ‘Be A Rainbow’ stamp set #D1813 $17.95 (June 2018 only – if you don’t have check with me to see if I have any in stock)
– Acrylic Blocks in appropriate sizes
– ‘Block Alphabet’ Thin Cuts #Z3386 $65.95
– ‘Block Numbers’ Thin Cuts #Z4159 $29.95
– ‘Basic Hearts’ Thin Cuts #Z3317 $12.95
– ‘Stitched Hearts’ Thin Cuts #Z4182 $10.95
– ‘A Big Thank You’ Thin Cuts #Z4174 $19.95
– Rose Embossing Folder #Z3343 $8.95
– Black Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad #Z2805 $7.95
– Pansy Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad #Z2804 $7.95
– Pacifica Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad #Z2892 $7.95
– Willow Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad #Z2807 $7.95
– Lemon Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad #Z2808 $7.95
– Tangerine Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad #Z2809 $7.95
– Cranberry Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad #Z2816 $7.95
– Marvy Uchida LePen Journaling Pen #Z1979 $3.25
– Piercing tool kit #Z2046 $6.95 (perfect for ‘transporting’ adhesive backed embellishments)
– Micro-tip Scissors #Z534 $9.95 (these are ‘life changing’!)
– 3-D Foam Tape #Z1151 $5.95 and other adhesive of choice
– Paper Trimmer and Die Cut machine of choice (Cuttlebug, Big Shot, etc.)

You may have these items on hand or may need to make adjustments to the layouts or cards to utilize stamp sets you already have.

July things to keep in mind:

Thanks for stopping by my corner of the internet.  I hope you can join me in my online class!  We love to have you join us!

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.

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!

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.  =)

 

Off to Convention

Off to Convention!

I’m headed off to Convention today.  It’s been a crazy weekend.  I’ve had a sick kid again!  Poor baby.  The past 5 weeks have been really hard on her and she could definitely use all the prayers possible to help her get past getting sick!   She’s had a tummy bug two times, Scarlet Fever, and now Croup.  =(  I had planned to have some more art posted but time has been very limited with taking care of her.  It’s hard to be 10 and still.  Heck, it’s hard to be 40++++ and still!!  =)

So I’ll be at Convention and that means a new Annual Inspirations and a huge retirement list!  Check it out and get things you want before they go.  I’ll share what I can from Convention.  This is a huge event for Sticky Boy and Sticky Girl!  Who are these peeps?  Sticky Boy surfaced when acrlix stamps were released and you can find him around the Convention.  It’s a huge game and everyone loves it.

Sticky Girl showed up about 2-3 years ago.  This year they are getting married!

 

The festivities should be fun and I can’t wait to see how it plays out.  They’ll be getting married on Saturday at our Awards Banquet!

June things to keep in mind:

Thanks for stopping by my corner of the internet.  Stay tuned for more on Sticky Boy and the upcoming nuptials.  Have a creative day!

Flash Sale still running – check out what’s on sale

Flash Sale still running – check out what’s on sale!

Crazy to have another flash sale so close but we are headed to Convention next week in Las Vegas, Nevada!  I can’t wait to see everyone.  This means new products will be released to consultants!

Means we have to make room in the warehouse for all the new stuff.    Here’s what’s up for the Flash Sale, including 4 Cricut Cartridges:

Wow!  If you love this Rainbow Workshop from Studio Sus, the Thin Cut Alpha and Numbers are bundled together for an amazing $79.70!

June things to keep in mind:

Thanks for stopping by my corner of the internet.  Have a creative day and don’t miss out on this amazing flash sale!

Appalachian Trail and Fresh Air

Appalachian Trail and Fresh Air

You can get two better topics together with the Appalachian Trail and Fresh Air paper.  It’s really an awesome “marriage”.  I’ve started working on our jaunts from last summer to see parts of the AT when my sister hiked it.  This layout is from the Studio Sus Fresh Air Workshop Guide (you can get it free with a $25.00 product purchase from my site).

Here are some close ups of elements from the pages.  I used silver foil paper rather than gold.  There is no stamping in this workshop.  It’s done from the Fresh Air Workshop Your Way and a few extras, like the Silver Foil (or Gold Foil) paper and a few extra embellishments I had on hand.

I’m finding that I use the Thin Cut alphabet more than I thought I would. It makes crisp, clean titles for pages.

 

This cute cluster is from the Fresh Air Compliments:

The wooden embellishments from Fresh Air Shapes are a nice change.  They add a lot to the pages.

June things to keep in mind:

Thanks for stopping by my corner of the internet.  Have a creative day!

 

Rainbow Love

Rainbow Love

This sunburst card was inspired by our sale “Create a Rainbow”.  Did you see the price of a pack of rainbow cardstock?  Anyway, I can never have enough paper (well, my darling husband would disagree with me) and picking up a couple of packs lets me create some beautiful projects!  Grab your own pack and create this card!

 

 

 

 

Cut the strips 1″ by 5″ and 1″ x 7″.   Then you’ll cut those diagonally so you have several triangles.  The base for the sunburst is 5″x 3 3/4″.  The black base is 5 1/4″ by 4″.  Lay out the rainbow and glue down.  Trim off the around the edges and mat on the black.

 

Stamp the girl from the June Stamp of the Month, A Bushel and A Peck S1806.   Color in with Shin Touch markers.

She’s darling.  While SG would never wear a dress, she reminds me of her with the crazy hair and sweet smile.  =)  After you color, fussy cut out leaving a 1/4″ border of white.  Mount on black and fussy cut out leaving black border.  Mount in the upper right corner of the card using 3D foam tape.

Stamp the sentiment “I love you a bushel and a peck” on white cardstock and mount on black.  Adhere to the card base.

Add embellishments as you see fit.  I found some red enamel hearts and left over Florence Sequins to use.   Love to see your rainbow cards!  To encourage rainbow projects, here’s a great workshop you can get free when you purchase $25.00 of product from my website:

Thanks for stopping by my corner of the internet.  Enjoy a creative day!

 

 

 

 

Rainbow

Rainbow card

Create a Rainbow, Dad is Rad, and more!

Create a Rainbow, Dad is Rad, and more!

There are a few things happening with CTMH in June.  I’m excited to share all the fun to be had with CTMH.  School will be out soon.   Father’s Day is around the corner, and summer will be here before we know it.   Let’s take a look:

Dad Is Rad – May 15 – June 30, 2018 Exclusive Product Offering

To celebrate the dads in your life, the Dad Is Rad special features the exclusive Rad Dad stamp set and discounted Dad Is Rad Workshop Bundle. The products in this workshop kit include the stamp set and other items to create one 12″ × 12″ layout, one 12″ × 12″ page, and four cards that can be used both for Father’s Day or to share with all the “rad” people you love!

Create the Rainbow – June 2018 Monthly Special

During the month of June, add color to your cardmaking and scrapbooking with the Create the Rainbow special! This special features exclusive cardstock bundles, individual spools of Fundamentals ribbon, and select embellishments at 25% off the retail price. You can pick and choose the colors that fit your projects best. As you create the rainbow yourself, add an extra splash of color with the special’s exclusive Be a Rainbow stamp set (D1813).

For Hostesses: When you host a party that reaches the third level of Hostess Rewards or higher (submitting your party order no later than July 5, 2018), you can choose one Create the Rainbow cardstock bundle, FREE. That’s up to a $9.95 value, totally free!

 

For New Consultants: Anyone who becomes a Close To My Heart Consultant in June can choose one Create the Rainbow cardstock bundle, FREE. That’s up to a $9.95 value, totally free!

A Bushel and A Peck S1806 – June 2018 Stamp of the Month

This fun, cute set is wonderful.  I’m so excited to get a cute girl!  She’s so sweet.  One of SG’s Aunts tells her that she loves SG “a bushel and a peck with a hug around the neck!”.  Get ready for some fantastic art work.  We’ve had a lot of fun with this set.

Get this D-size Stamp of the Month set for $7.95 or a deal, $5.00, with a minimum qualifying purchase of $50.00! Add the stamp set to your cart on this page at full retail price or, with your qualifying order, add it at checkout for the promotional price.

Set of 15
Recommended My Acrylix® blocks:
1″ × 1″ (Y1000), 1″ × 3½” (Y1002), 2″ × 2″ (Y1003), 2″ × 3½” (Y1009)

Fresh Air – June Collection of the Month

Calling all outdoors peeps even if outdoors means your deck!  This paper is light, refreshing and ready to help you preserve all of your fun activities this summer or from past summers.  The patterns are a wood grain, forest scene, leaves, with light, airy colors accented with New England Ivy, Nutmeg, and Toffee. Perfect for preserving those campfire memories.

 

There are a couple of great workshops for Fresh Air that you can chose from.   When you purchase the product from me, you can have your choice.  I’m headed off to Convention at the end of June and I can’t wait to see all of my friends in Las Vegas!!  We have so much fun.

Thanks for stopping by my corner of the internet.  You have a rainbow of choices in June for fun, creative stuff.