Sunday, 27 April 2014

Card Workshops now available

Do you like to make your own greeting cards? Or would you like to start making your own greeting cards? Then join me at my Card Making Workshops where you will make up to 3 cards for $10.00 to $15.00. The number of cards and cost will depend on the type of cards made, but you will be pleased with what you do make!
April's Card Making Workshop was a great success where the participants completed three cards using a number of the beautiful Close To My Heart products.

Inspired by card by "Stamping for Pleasure"

Products used to create this card:
Colonial White Cards & Envelopes $20.00
Balloon Ride Paper Pack $14.00
Colonial White Cardstock $15.00
Holiday Tags Stamp Set (D1560) $24.00
Love Life Stamp Set (D1482) $24.00
Cashmere Exclusive Inks™ Stamp Pad (Z2175) $8.00
Sky Exclusive Inks™ Stamp Pad (Z2194)  $8.00
Tombow Adhesive (1514) $12.00
3D Foam Tape (Z1151) $8.00

This card was created using:
Colonial White Card with envelope (X1410) $20.00 (pack of 50)
ColonialWhite Cardstock (1388)$15.00
Sorbet Cardstock (X5751)  $22.00
BalloonRide paper pack (X7180B)  $14.00
Bronze Shimmer Trim (Z1849)  $6.50
Sorbet Exclusive Inks™ Stamp Pad (Z2164)  $8.00
Tombow Adhesive (1514) $12.00
3D Foam Tape (Z1151) $8.00
Bonding Memories Glue Pen Bonding Memories Glue Pen (Z553)  $6.00

inspired by card by Joanne Jay

Products used to create this card were:
White Daisy Card and envelope ((X254) $20.00 for pack of 50
White Daisy Cardstock (Z2163)  $15.00
Outdoor Denim Cardstock (1275)  $22.00
Damask Embossing Folder (Z1927)  $12.00
Stripe Embossing Folder (Z1960)  $12.00
Dot Embossing Folder (Z1924)  $12.00
Banner Wishes Stamp Set (B1438)  $14.00
Outdoor Denim Exclusive Inks™ Stamp Pad (Z2140)  $8.00
Outdoor Denim Baker’s Twine (Harvest Assortment Z1751)  $6.50

I would love to help you build your stash of greeting cards at my Card Making workshops. Just book your place and come along and have fun.
Future Card Making workshop dates are:
Sunday, 31st May 2014 - 1.30pm till 4.00pm
Friday, 20th June 2014 - 7.30pm till 10.00pm
Sunday, 13th July 2014 - 1.30pm till 4.00pm

I look forward to helping you create your own greeting cards. 

Monday, 21 April 2014

Join my CTMH team in April and save $$$

Would you like to get all your scrapping, stamping, card making and paper crafting products at cost price and be able to supply your friends and family too! Then if you join my CTMH team, you can do just that!

Join by the end of April and you will get a fabulous box of goodies at 75% off the retail price, along with a FREE Cricut cartridge with 3 coordinating stamp sets and 3 sheets of coordinating chipboard shapes. 

Included in your box of goodies is:

  • Read Me First Letter
  • February–July 2014 Idea Books (qty. 10)
  • Hostess Order Forms (qty. 25)
  • Customer Order Forms (qty. 25)
  • Close To My Heart Color Swatches (W471)
  • February–July 2014 B&T Duos™ Sampler (W1127)
  • Petite Perks™ Delicate Wings Incentive Stamp Set (qty. 5) (W2028)
  • Reflections™ Scrapbook Program (9037)
  • Originals Card Confidence Program™ (9036)
  • Workshops on the Go™ Skylark Scrapbooking Kit (G1072)
  • Skylark Complements Dimensional Elements (X7177C)
  • Skylark B&T Duos™ Bulk Paper (BULK322)
  • Skylark Bulk Resin Flowers (BULK340)
  • Durables Triangle Studs (Z1928)
  • Teal Shimmer Trim (Z1918)
  • Lagoon Exclusive Inks™ Pad (Z2195)
  • Desert Sand Exclusive Inks™ Pad (Z2118)
  • Slate Exclusive Inks™ Pad (Z2173)
  • My Acrylix™ Hopscotch Alphabet Stamp Set (E1028)
  • My Acrylix™ True to Life Stamp Set (C1575)
  • My Acrylix™ Believe in Yourself Stamp Set (C1574)
  • 3" × 3" My Acrylix™ Block (Y1006)
  • 4" × 5" My Acrylix™ Block (Y1012)
  • 2" × 6½" My Acrylix™ Block (Y1010)
  • Non-Stick Micro-Tip Scissors (Z1836)
  • My Acrylix™ Stamp Scrubber (Z1782)
  • My Acrylix™ Spritz Cleaner (1778)
  • Bonding Memories™ Glue (1512)
  • Sponge (Z697)
  • Liquid Glass (Z679)
  • and Cello Bags (qty. 25) (W1152)
Here is the link for more information: Become a CTMH consultant & save $$$ or contact me! I would love to have you as a part of my growing team! Join during April  save over $400.00! And you will have a FREE account with Close To My Heart until at least 31st July where you can get a discount of 22% on all purchases. 
This offer is only available till 30th April 2014, so don't miss out!

I look forward to hearing from you...

Free To Be Me

I was very excited when my order arrived last week with my first pack of the exclusive "Free to be Me" paper pack! Needless to say, I have had it out already, and using the idea booklet available to those who purchase the kit, I have created 2 double page spreads using this beautiful paper.  The paper collection features exclusive printed cardstock, vellum, and B&T Duos™ and, with a retail value of $16, is a fantastic deal for products you can’t get anywhere else. So make sure to get your Free to Be Me paper collection in April and May for just $5 with any $75.00 purchase and let your creativity take flight!
The colours and texture are beautiful!

The colours of the cardstock and B&T Duos™ are much better than my photos show!

One sheet of the vellum is printed with feathers and the other sheet has gold dots on it!

These pages use the 'Free To Be Me' paper pack along with the Feathers stamp set

You can have this paper pack for just $5.00 during April and May with any purchase of just $75.00, so stock up on your paper crafting supplies and get your pack today! Don't miss out. 

 You can shop online at Shop with Doreen to have your order shipped directly to your door, or email me your order by 27th April or 4th May and I will send payment details to you. All orders incur a shipping and handling fee - currently $3.00.

 Products used to create these pages:
*Free To Be Me Paper pack (CC1027) (only available with a purchase of $75.00

I have also spent another double page spread using the fabulous Flip Flaps™ - one of my new "favourite" CTMH products. Many of you who know me, know that I take LOTS of photos, then I have trouble culling them. The Flip Flaps™allow me to put a few more photos on a page and not feel guilty!
Flip Flaps™used on the right page

I have used just 3  Flip Flaps™ on this page, but it meant I was able to add another 6 photos and not crowd my page.

Products used to create these pages:

I am starting card classes! Attendees will make 3 different cards at each class. Fees start at $10.00! All you need to bring are your 12" paper trimmer, adhesive and foam tape. (I will have a limited supply of Bonding Memories Glue Pen,  Tombow Adhesive3D Foam Tape  available for purchase on the day.

These are the first dates for my card making workshops:
Saturday 26th April 2014 from 1.30pm
Sunday 31st May 2014 at 1.30pm
Friday 20th June at 7.30pm 

If you would like to attend, please contact me for more details. (Please note: all dates and times are subject to change without notice. Classes will only be held if more than one person booked to attend.)

These are some of the cards I have made recently. If you would like to make cards like these, then book into my card making workshops.

"Sunburst" card
"Owl" card

Flower card

Easter cards
Products used to create these cards include:

By attending my card making workshops, you could build your stash of cards for family and friends for lots of different occasions. Ask me for more details.

I look forward to catching up with you soon...                                     


Tuesday, 1 April 2014

Celebration National Scrapbooking Month!

May is National Scrapbooking Month! And Close To My Heart is helping us celebrate with a fabulous paper pack available during April and May! You can order the "Free to Be Me" paper collection for just $5 with a qualifying purchase of $75.00. The paper collection features exclusive printed cardstocks, vellums, and B&T Duos™ and, with a retail value of $16, is a fantastic deal for products you can’t get anywhere else. So make sure to get your "Free to Be Me" paper collection in April or May for just $5 and let your creativity take flight!

Free to Be Me layout idea

If you place a qualifying order of $75.00 during April , I will also include the April Stamp of the Month (Balloon Talk - S1404 SoM) for FREE! To qualify for the FREE SoM, you need to contact me with your order and I will confirm payment options with you.

Balloon Talk (S1404) - April SoM ideas

This is my version of the featured page layout for the April SoM

Would you like it all? Then join my CTMH team during April for just $130.00 and you will receive one of the CTMH exclusive Cricut Collections for FREE (normal price is $130.00)! The consultant kit has over $300.00 worth of products, so you will save lots of $$$$ by joining this month!
And if you don't already have a Cricut Machine, as a consultant, you can purchase a brand new one at a special price available to all consultants! Contact me if you would like to know more!

Don't forget that my annual retreat is fast approaching! There are still some spaces available, so book yours today with payment of the $150.00 fee, by going to and entering the code 18804823 in the "Pay a Merchant" box. Your place will be guaranteed by payment of the fee which includes all meals from supper on Friday, 16th May till lunch on Sunday 18th May, all the time you want to scrap, a chance to catch up with old friends and meet new friends, supplies for creating pages and other projects, and more. If you would like to know more, contact me. Registrations close on Friday 11th April!

I look forward to catching up with you soon.                                               Doreen