Tuesday, 30 December 2014

January is National Papercrafting Month

In celebration of National Papercrafting Month, Close To My Heart invites you to reflect
on the things that make you who you are and on what you want to accomplish in the coming months. Then, with the help of the Year >> Noted paper kit, record your experiences and goals! During the month of January, with a qualifying purchase of $75, you are eligible to purchase the exclusive Year >> Noted paper kit (which has a retail value of over $37.00) for only $10—that’s over 80% off retail! Or, for an additional
$5, you can order the Year >> Noted paper kit with an accompanying My Creations™
kraft mini book. The paper kit for both options includes a C-size stamp set, stickers,
cardstocks, and B&T Duos™ papers, all specially designed to coordinate with the My
Creations™ kraft mini book so you can have a yearlong scrapbooking experience. This
means you will receive over $52.00 worth of product for only $15 if you purchase the kit with the accompanying mini book! But the fun doesn’t end there— included on the sticker sheet, you will find a large golden seal. Once the year is done and all the pages are filled, seal up your book and create a mini time capsule that you can open years from now. Remember, this deal is only available for January, so make sure to get your own Year >> Noted paper kit today for the perfect start to a crafty year!
Offer valid 1 January 2014 (9:00 am AEDT)–31 January 2014 (11:59 pm AEDT). 
The paper kit includes:
  • 1 – My Acyrlix® Year >> Noted Stamp Set (C-size)
  • 2 – Year >> Noted B&T Duos™ Papers
  • 1 – Light Blue Cardstock Sheet
  • 1 – Light Pink Cardstock Sheet
  • 2 – White Daisy Cardstock Sheets
  • 1 – Golden Foil Sticker Sheet
  • 1 – My Creations™ Kraft Mini Album (optional) Featured colors: White Daisy, light blue, light green, light pink, light yellow

January Stamp of the Month - "This Moment" S1501


S1501 - "This Moment"
sample project using S1501

The January Stamp of the Month is the "This Moment" is available for just $5.00 during January with any purchase of $75.00 or more. So this month you can "double dip" with your purchase of $75.00 or more and get the SoM AND Year >> Noted paper kit! Don't miss out on getting yours! Place your order with me by email or on my website at: www.doreenwatkins.ctmh.com.au







I look forward to catching up with you in 2015.







Happy New Year!                                                                                                      Doreen


Saturday, 27 December 2014

Hopscotch and Heartstrings Layouts

Have you checked out the NEW Seasonal Expressions yet?

I LOVE the two paper packs featured in the catalogue and will be using them at my January and February workshops. 

Checkout the simple layouts I have created using these paper packs. (And keep an eye out for more ideas using these paper packs.




This layout features: 
It is now ready to add some embellishments - perhaps from the Hopscotch Assortment - $8.00 and the Hopscotch Complements - $6.50 


This layout features:
You could add some of the Heartstrings Complements - $6.50 or Heartstrings Assortment - $8.00 to embellish your page once photos have been added. 

And the Heartstrings Paper Pack can also be used to create Christmas pages! Check out this one that we made at my December workshop!



This layout features:
And don't forget the "Deal of the Decade" is on till the end of December only, so don't miss out on getting your favourite 'C' & 'D' stamp set from the Annual Inspirations for just $10.00 each when you spend just $75.00!  

My event details for 2015 are:



January
Sunday, 18th

10.00am – 5.00pm

$30.00
National Papercrafting Month
Includes handouts, lunch, morning & afternoon tea




February
Saturday, 7th

10.00am – 5.00pm

$30.00

Includes handouts, lunch, morning & afternoon tea




March
Friday, 13th
Sunday, 15th

7.30pm – 11.30pm
1.30pm – 4.30pm

$15.00
$15.00





April
Saturday, 11th

OPEN HOUSE 9.00am – 11.00am
10.00am – 5.00pm

FREE
$30.00

NEW Seasonal Expressions available
NEW PRODUCT DISPLAY
Includes handouts, lunch, morning & afternoon tea




May
Retreat
Friday, 29th

15th – 17th
7.30pm – 11.30pm

$160
$15.00
National Scrapbooking Month
Includes all meals from Supper Friday, 15th till lunch Sunday, 17th, handouts and more




June
Friday, 12th
Sunday, 14th

7.30pm – 11.30pm
1.30pm – 4.30pm

$15.00
$15.00





July
Friday, 17th
Sunday 19th

7.30pm – 11.30pm
1.30pm – 4.30pm

$15.00
$15.00





August
Sunday, 9th
Saturday, 15th

OPEN HOUSE 1.30pm -3.30pm
10.00am – 5.00pm

FREE
$30.00
NEW Annual Inspirations available
NEW PRODUCT DISPLAY

Includes handouts, lunch, morning & afternoon tea




September
Friday, 11th
Sunday, 13th

7.30pm – 11.30pm
1.30pm – 4.30pm

$15.00
$15.00
National Stamping Month





October
Friday, 9th
Sunday, 11th

7.30pm – 11.30pm
1.30pm – 4.30pm

$15.00
$15.00





November
Saturday, 7th

9.30am – 9.30pm

$45.00
Marathon Workshop
Includes handouts, projects, lunch, dinner, tea & coffee & more




December
Friday, 4th

Sunday, 6th

Open House 6pm-7.30pm
7.30pm – 11.30pm
1.30pm – 4.30pm

FREE
$15.00
$15.00
NEW Seasonal Expressions Available
OPEN HOUSE with NEW product display
From 6.00pm – 7.30pm Friday 4th




All dates and times are subject to change without notice. Registration for all events is required. Failure to register by the advertised RSVP date may result in supplies not being available. RSVP is required a minimum of one week before the event unless otherwise notified! 
Other events will be added during the year! And of course if you would like to host your own event, you will be rewarded with the fabulous Host Rewards

I look forward to catching up with you in 2015! Have a happy and safe New Year!

                                                                                                        Doreen





























































































Wednesday, 10 December 2014

"Cutie Pie" Christmas Card

The December Stamp of the Month - Cutie Pie is very versatile! Today I made this Christmas card for my daughter's teacher who is a cupcake fan!

Cutie Pie Christmas Card
  
Products used:















Don't forget you can also take advantage of the "Deal of the Decade" by placing an order of just $75.00 during December. 

I look forward to catching up with you soon.

                                                                    Doreen

Monday, 1 December 2014

Deal of a Decade


This year marks the 10-year anniversary of Close To My Heart’s revolutionary My Acrylix® clear polymer stamps—and we can’t wait for you to celebrate with us! With a qualifying purchase of $75 during the month of December, you will be eligible to purchase ANY C- or D-size stamps from the Annual Inspirations 2014–2015 idea book for only $10. That’s up to $17 of savings on a single stamp set! Plus, once you achieve the qualifying order total, there is no limit to the number of eligible stamp sets you can purchase at this discounted price. Remember, a purchase of $75 will also qualify you to receive the December Stamp of the Month for only $5, so if you purchase both the discounted Stamp of the Month and additional stamps at this special campaign pricing your savings will compound! It is truly the deal of the decade.
Offer valid 1 December 2014 (9:00 am AEDT)–31 December 2014 (11:59 pm AEDT). 
don't miss out! Contact me today to place your order or go to my website and place your order to be delivered to your door!

And don't forget to check out the December Stamp of the Month too!

January is National Papercrafting month, so to celebrate, CTMH has a fabulous deal for you! "National Papercrafting Month—Year >> Noted Paper Kit"
In celebration of National Papercrafting Month, Close To My Heart invites you to reflect on the things that make you who you are and on what you want to accomplish in the coming months. Then, with the help of the Year >> Noted paper kit, record your experiences and goals! During the month of January, with a qualifying purchase of $75, you are eligible to purchase the exclusive Year >> Noted paper kit (which has a retail value of over $37 for only $10—that’s over 80% off retail! Or, for an additional $5, you can order the Year >> Noted paper kit with an accompanying My Creations™ kraft mini book. The paper kit for both options includes a C-size stamp set, stickers, cardstocks, and B&T Duos™ papers, all specially designed to coordinate with the My Creations™ kraft mini book so you can have a yearlong scrapbooking experience. This means you will receive over $52 worth of product for only $15 if you purchase the kit with the accompanying mini book! But the fun doesn’t end there—included on the sticker sheet, you will find a large golden seal. Once the year is done and all the pages are filled, seal up your book and create a mini time capsule that you can open years from now. Remember, this deal is only available for January, so make sure to get your own Year >> Noted paper kit today for the perfect start to a crafty year!

So get your January orders ready so you can qualify for this great deal! 

My last workshop for 2014 is this weekend. I would love to see you!

I look forward to catching up with you soon

                                                                                                   Doreen