Thursday, 31 August 2017

Méga Scrapbooking Crop Ottawa - September 16

On Saturday September 16th come crop til you drop from 10AM to 11pm ! This bilingual event is open to all crafters!

Day Includes / la Journée Inclus
• BIG 8 feet of cropping space / 8 pieds d'espace de travail
• Free Goodie Bag / sac-cadeau gratuit
• 13 hours to focus on your crafting / 13 heures de crop
• Shopping (Close To My Heart) / 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!!!

SOLO 8ft table: $40 / $40 seule à une table de 8 pieds
DUO: $50 Share 8ft table with a friend ($25 each) / Partager la table (25 $ chacune)

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

Optional / Supplémentaire
Workshops / Ateliers
$10 Two cheerful Birthday Cards / Deux cartes d'anniversaires
$15 Double Layout / Deux pages de scrapbooking 

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

For more information or to obtain the registration form contact Dominique at

And don't forget
Friends don't let friends craft alone.

à bientôt,

Thursday, 24 August 2017

August Special when you Join my Close To My Heart Team

Come have fun with me !

When you sign up as a new Consultant with Close To My Heart during August, you can earn your choice of these rewards when you submit $350 CAD in comissionable sales by September 30
1. a FREE Cricut® collection, or
2. a FREE alphabet die & stamp bundle, or
3. an additional $126 CAD in Select Product Credit!

Of course you also get you get:
• A New Consultant Kit with essential supplies for only $95 CAD (worth over $250)
• $60 CAD in Select Product Credit to spend on additional supplies
• The chance to earn fantastic Straight To The Top start-up rewards
(worth over $250)

Option #1
FREE Cricut collection of your choice
Includes 700 images, three stamp sets that coordinate with shapes on the cartridge, and one 20-sheet cardstock combo pack. Choose between Physical cartridge or Digital code to access online.


Option #2 
FREE Alphabet die & In the Background Stamp (CC1309) (retail $107)
The stamp set is designed to provide patterns and textures for the letters that you cut out of cardstock using the Block Alphabet Thin Cuts. Using these two items together makes it easy to create your own customized, patterned letters!
Alphabet dies & Background stamp bundle 

Option #3 
Shopping Spree of $126 in Close To My Heart SPC reward  (CC1310)
Full list here and here

If you choose to receive $126 CAD in SPC, she can use it to purchase any SPC-eligible items, including:
  • Stamp Sets (excluding Stamp of the Month sets)
  • Clear Blocks
  • Ink Pads
  • Mini Pigment Ink Pad 
  • Re-inkers
  • ShinHan Touch Twin Markers
  • Complements
  • Paper packs
  • Fundamentals papers
  • Cardstock Packs (excluding Kraft and Watercolor)
  • Picture My Life cards
  • Workshops Your Way Kits
  • Cut Above Layout Kits
  • Cut Above Card Kits

And don't forget
Friends don't let friends craft alone.

à bientôt,

Tuesday, 15 August 2017

Cross Canada Blog Hop - August

Welcome to the Canadian hop featuring artwork created from Close To My Heart products found in the new 2017-2018 Annual Inspirations catalogue. To purchase any of the items seen in this blog hop, contact your local consultant to place an order.

If you came from Colleen's blog then you are in the right place! 

I decided to showcase one of the newest French stamps and both of the Golden Moments Cut Above kits which are perfect if you need a card or gift tag for an upcoming special occasion. 

These kits come with everything you need to add that special touch - just choose your own adhesive and ink. Stamp an appropriate sentiment for the occasion and voilà you're ready to go!

Here is a quick card for a baby shower, wedding shower, wedding, anniversary, or graduation.  As you can see, you can place the card horizontally or vertically. I used 3 D foam tape to pop up the banner. 

étampe français Carte Je pense à toi CTMH Thinking of you Carte Je pense à toi étampe français CTMH French card Close To My Heart gold pink
Golden Moments Card - horizontal
étampe français Carte Je pense à toi CTMH Thinking of you Carte Je pense à toi étampe français CTMH French card Close To My Heart gold pink
Golden Moments Card - vertical

The Golden Moments Cut Above Card kit includes materials to make 10 cards, including the pink and gold foil card bases, envelopes, and die-cuts with gold foil edge.

Here is a gift tag. The gold foil background is so elegant. 

CTMH Close To My Heart gold tag français étampe Meilleurs voeux doré

The Golden Moments Cut Above Tag kit includes materials to make 10 gift tags, including tags, die-cuts and white twine.

For the cards and the tag I used the French stamp Avec Amour C1700. It has 14 sentiments perfect for every occasion. Everyone needs to get this stamp set, it is so versatile.
CTMH Close To My Heart étampe français Avec Amour C1700
 Avec Amour
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Your next stop on the Cross Canada Hop is Sheena's blog HERE.  Thanks for hopping along with us - we hope we were able to inspire you to get creative using some of the designs, products and techniques seen along the way. We hope you will join us again next month when we will be featuring Projects inspired from the New Products from the New Holiday Expressions Catalog. So mark September 15th on your calendars and hop along with us.

If you get lost along the way, you can head to Michelle's blog here, she has the complete blog list from East to West across Canada.

And don't forget
Friends don't let friends craft alone.

à bientôt,

Thursday, 3 August 2017

August Stamp of the Month - Promotion

Each month, CTMH releases a special stamp set available for that month only. You can purchase the (Stamp of the Month) SOTM for only $6 when you place an order of $50 or more in Close To My Heart products. Alternatively you may order one or more of this stamp for $23.

The August 2017 Stamp of the Month is called School Year. It has 9 stamps perfect for those first and last day of school layouts. 

Here are some projects using the stamp and paper from Jack collection.

And another layout...

And don't forget
Friends don't let friends craft alone.

à bientôt,

Wednesday, 2 August 2017

New Close To My Heart catalogue

It's here !!

2017-2018 Annual Inspirations Idea BookThis is more than a catalogue, it is a book filled with project ideas and fun creative inspiration.Unlike most catalogues, you'll also find creative tips and techniques, full-colour artwork with recipes available online, project kits, and spotlights of online video projects. It truly is an "idea" book that will inspire all papercrafters and stampers in their creative endeavours.

This year's Idea Book has the scrapbooking, cardmaking, and stamping products you need and love.
Versatile paper collections, 40 colours of ink pads/reinkers, dual-toned cardstock (bringing it to 80 colours), sheets of gold and silver foil paper in 12x12, as well as vellum paper and glitter papers in 12x12.  A new Cricut cartridge with over 700 images, die cuts with matching stamps, alcohol markers in 24 colours. There are pretty embellishments like pearls as well as spools of ribbons and shimmer tapes.

There's a lot to see. These products are available until July 31, 2018. .

New products are now available in my online store! You can now VIEW the full catalogue and SHOP the new products!
Click HERE to see new Catalogue

And don't forget
Friends don't let friends craft alone.

à bientôt,