Thursday, 21 January 2016

New Product


What’s that you say? That’s right, CTMH now has dies!!

Check out this new stamp set called Springtime Wishes (C1641) it has 18 images See those blue lines around some of the images - the line means that there is a coordinating die. So easy to cut the perfect shape !
The coordinating set of dies looks like this. CTMH calls them "thin cuts". This set has 11 metal dies and only costs $16.50.
Springtime Wishes Thin Cuts (Z3201

Look at the pretty flowers on the card.  All cut using the new thin cuts.

à bientôt,

Monday, 4 January 2016

Promotion - January

Each month, CTMH releases a special stamp set available for that month only. January's Stamp of the Month is called Beloved Bouquet. It has 14 images and the dark solid shapes line up perfectly with the coordinating outline image to really give more depth.

You can purchase this stamp for only $6 (instead of $21.95 ) when you place an order of $50 or more in Close To My Heart products.

Beloved Bouquet  $21.95
or $6 with a $50 order in CTMH products

Here is a card made using the two-step stamp flower.

5½” x 4¼” Card -  Love You
Use Pattern 28 (with alterations) from Make It from Your Heart™ Vol. 1
Stamp set: S1601 My Acrylix® Beloved Bouquet
Paper: Regatta (X7206B)
Cardstock: Whisper (X5929), White Daisy (1385)
Inks: Poppy (Z2652), Flaxen (Z2642), Slate (Z2173),
Embellishments: Treasured Puffies (Z3203)
Cricut Artistry (Z3167): ½” Shape <d> (p. 23) and circle 2¾” Icon-1 <Travel> (p. 30)

3″ x 3″ Card - Thinking of You 
Use Open Outline™ (with alterations) from Wishes
Paper: Charlotte (X7205B )
Cardstock: White Daisy (1385)
Inks: Flaxen (Z2642), Slate (Z2173),
Embellishments: Bitty Sparkles (Z1263 )
Marvy® Uchida® LePen™ Journaling Pen (Z1979) to outline the cutouts
Cricut Artistry (Z3167): circle 2¾” Icon-1 <Travel> (p. 30)

à bientôt,

Saturday, 2 January 2016

All Day Scrapbooking Crop - Hope for Haiti Fundraiser - January 16

On Saturday January 16, come crop til you drop from 9:30AM to 11:30PM ! This bilingual event is open to all crafters! 

Help raise the funds required to build an ART ROOM for the under privileged children living in the outskirts of Cap Haitien..  

Day Includes / la Journée Inclus
• 8 feet of cropping space / 8 pieds d'espace de travail
• Free Goodie Bag / sac-cadeau gratuit
• 14 hours to focus on your crafting / 14 heures de crop 
• Raffles thanks to Canadian Scrapbooker (proceeds will be donated) / des tirages 
• Fellow crafters with whom to socialize & share ideas / des amies "croppineuses" avec qui partager vos idées
• Shopping (scrapbooking supplies available). / Magasinage (des fournitures seront disponible)
• Free Wi-Fi / WiFi gratuit
• Free parking and easy access - no stairs. / Sationnement gratuit et facile d'accès - aucun escalier
• Fun and laughter / du plaisir autant que vous en voulez!!!

Optional / Supplémentaire
• Lunch: 5$ 1 slice/pointe Louis pizza, salade, boisson gazeuse / Louis pizza, salad, pop
• Dinner $10

Workshop/Ateliers:  (see samples below)
Mixed media canvas flag $40. Learn new techniques. YOU create art to be sent back to Haiti to be hung in the classroom for the children to enjoy. (get a $35 tax receipt - workshop fee is donated to the school)

• Don / donation Live Different – Hope for Haiti
Receive a tax receipt for donation of $20 or more. You will also have your name entered into a special raffle drawn at the crop.

(d’ici le 10 janvier/ by January 10)
Return the registration form with your payment to guarantee your spot. Space is limited. Sorry, no refunds, however your spot can be transferred to a friend - just let us know

$40.00 + meals + workshop / 40 $ + repas + atelier

• E-transfer payment / transfert bancaire
• Cash / Comptant

For more information or to obtain the registration form contact Dominique at dominique.fun2cre8@gmail.

Workshop : 
Decorate a 6x8" canvas flag. All supplies provided.
Cost: $40 ($35 tax receipt) 

Hope for Haiti flag by Kim Gallant
by Kim Gallant

Hope for Haiti by Kim Gallant
 by Kim Gallant
by Kim Gallant