Friday, February 16, 2018

Step Right Up

A brand new bundle has arrived in my shop. Step right up and check it out here.

You can also get the stampset on it's own if you don't want all the rest.


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Thursday, February 15, 2018

Make Waves CTMH Australasian Blog Hop

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If you arrived here from Creative Inspiration with Doris, welcome. Join in and hop around!
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For this hop, we've chosen to feature our creations made with the Make Waves collection.
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At first glance, you might totally dismiss this as for use on little girl's layouts only. WRONG! Back that thought train up a sec and hear me out. I am a big kid at heart. When I saw this packet, I flipped out and lost my ever loving mind. MERMAIDS! WITH RED HAIR! In this paper packet! Seriously, I shrieked like the inner 5 year old that I am had just won a squillion gummy bears. (No shame.)

The first movie I remember seeing in cinema was The Little Mermaid in 1989. I was seven and it. was. my. jam. I am an 80s-90s Disney kid and Ariel was the bomb. I liked the movie so much that I wanted to dress as her for halloween in 3rd grade. My mom made me an outfit complete with tail, fins, and seashells and I rocked it. Flash forward to October 2017. There was a Disney singalong at the movies. I hauled myself out of bed on a rainy Saturday morning for The Little Mermaid. You better believe that I quoted and sang throughout the whole thing!

When this packet arrived in our consultant previews, I lost my ever loving mind. I had the *perfect* papers to scrapbook my singalong experience! And I threw in some copies of my costume from 3rd grade. (Don't ask about the hair, bad idea at the time, hilarious now.)

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For our Scrapbook Camp in January, I was in charge of creating demonstrating and teaching our campers how to make their name tags.
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I came up with this design using various thin cuts, stampsets, and the make waves papers. You can take the more subtle papers and turn them into something stunning! The memories/camera stampset is from the New Consultant Kit.

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I then used my tag as an embellishment on my layout after I got my camp photos developed. No point in wasting my tag!
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Before the photos
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After the photos
See? I told you this collection wasn't "just" for little girls! Get some Make Waves goodies and get crafty. What will you come up with?

To make these projects, I used my basic toolkit plus these materials. Click through to purchase or contact your consultant. Basic Toolkit: (Versamat, Trimmer, Ruler, Adhesive Runner, Stamping Starter Kit + Blocks, Nonstick Microtip Scissors), Make Waves Paper Packet Coordinating Cardstock and Complements, Basic Circles and Basic Circles Tags Thin Cuts, MIFYHv3, New Consultant Kit Jennifer's Hand We Are Makers Stampsets, Clear Shimmer Brush, Black & White Dots, Charcoal Lagoon and Eggplant Exclusive Inks.


I'd love it if you'd leave a comment below and pin my projects before you pop over for more wavy creations with Maz.

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Studio Update

I am sad. 😞


I want to share these beautiful projects with you, however I've had to take drastic action.

The following events have been removed from my studio due to no bookings: Card Buffet (2/17) Make Waves (2/24), Brag Book (2/24), Stargazer (3/3).

If you are interested in participating in any of my events, you must contact me to book your spots or the event is withdrawn. I do not like removing events from my studio!

See my remaining events below and contact me to book your spots.




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Tuesday, February 13, 2018

AHSC #251


I've missed a few challenges, feels good to be back with sketch #251
I decided to go digital with this one and create a printable card for my pocket scrapbooking pages.
The digital papers and embellishments used are a mix of freebies I found via pinterest.

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Friday, February 9, 2018

Important Announcement


This just in...

1. February Monthly Special: Pretty in Pink
Our Pretty in Pink February special features a select group of pink and gold items at a 25% discount and three unique, exclusive product bundles at a 30% discount! If you haven’t already, be sure to check out the specials here in my shop.

One of the items included in this sale, the Bashful Pearls (Z3369) is running low on inventory. We have made this item unavailable for individual orders so that we can continue to include the pearls in the Colour of the Year bundle, which is this month’s incentive for new Consultants and qualifying hostesses. Depending on how much inventory is left at the conclusion of the sale, this item will be made available for individual purchase again in early March.

2. New Hostess Rewards Video
Earlier this week we uploaded a video in which Kristina Livingstone shares details about the exclusive Hostess Rewards that you can earn by hosting a party. The video focuses on exclusive items that hostesses can unlock with a qualifying party. Watch the video now and contact me to book your party date.

3. Medium Organiser Out of Stock
Due to issues that have arisen in the manufacturing process for our hard case organisers, we have run out of stock of the Medium Organiser (Z4139) and this item is now unavailable. These organisers have been a valuable part of our product offering for the past several years, and while they continue to be popular with Consultants and customers alike, the volume of orders for these items has gone down considerably in recent years. As we have explored all the facets of this issue, including the costs to address manufacturing issues, current and projected ordering trends, and inventory considerations, we have determined to retire the Medium organiser and to continue supporting the Large Organizer (Z1834). Now that the Medium Organiser's inventory has been exhausted, this item will no longer be available for purchase.

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Friday, February 2, 2018

Happy February

Think pink this month during our Pretty in Pink special!
We’ve selected a handful of pink and gold items to offer at a discount all month long. This includes multiple products featuring our Color of the Year, Bashful. There's even a bundle of Bashful items! Check out all these items here.

Feeling fluttery?
Create this sweet butterfly mobile and save with this discounted kit! What you need to complete this project: Glue Dots® Micro Dots, Adhesive Runner, Versamat™, Cricut® Artbooking, Cricut® Artistry, Cricut® Flower Market, 10" Embroidery Hoop, Hot glue gun, White thread.

S1802 Sunny Thoughts is the new stamp of the month.
Each month you can purchase a new D-size stamp set, available for one month only, for just $7.50. When you place an order of $75 or more in Close To My Heart products, you qualify for this special Stamp of the Month pricing. Sunny Thoughts is a set of 13 versatile images. It's recommended to use these block sizes: 1" × 1", 2" × 2", 1" × 6½", 3" × 3", 2" × 6½". Here’s just one example of this set in use!
I recommend using the Versamat and Stamping Starter Kit for best results. Save $5.50 off the retail price when you buy the Stamping Starter Kit instead of the separate pieces. It's a great value kit and perfect to start your stash! Purchase any additional blocks as needed to build up your collection.

Make Waves is the collection for February.
The featured colors are Bashful, Black, Canary, Emerald, Glacier, Lagoon, Pansy, Pixie, Sorbet, White Daisy, Willow. Filled with whimsical mermaids, sea creatures, and beautiful patterns, this collection is beautiful
 
I took myself to see the sing along version of The Little Mermaid last October and created this layout to document it. Grown women can use a mermaid packet for their photos too!

My February workshops revolve around Make Waves. Create layouts, cards, and so much more in my studio! Bookings are essential with full payment due no later than the cutoff listed for each event. Click through the links for more details and to book.
Feb 24 book your spot today!
Payment due soon, book your spot today
Workshops - There's heaps of workshops happening in my studio this month. If you want to attend any of my events, you will pay early and in full. Full payment in advance is required to book your spot for all events. This is to ensure kits arrive in time from my US warehouse.
Check out my full workshop schedule on my EVENTS tab. First in best dressed, there's something for everyone!

Get crafty in my studio! I cannot stress this enough. Workshop bookings are essential and MUST be paid before the deadline listed. Your spot is not guaranteed until payment is received. No exceptions! All workshop spaces are limited = first in best dressed.

I accept direct deposit, or major credit cards for payment of events. Direct deposit is preferred. I use Square for credit card payments. Credit cards incur an additional 2.2% processing fee. Contact me to book your spot!

 Hostesses wanted!
I love to party and spoil my hostesses. Start making your wish list now, then contact me today to set up your very own party and reap the rewards. I'll help you get everything on your wishlist for free or half-price. I'm available to party all month long!
A night with friends, fun projects, AND a chance to earn free products? Get all this and more when you host a party! Earn heaps of discounted or free products based on the total of all orders collected from of your party. And if that wasn't enough, we’ll pay the shipping and handling on all of your Hostess Rewards. To find out more about the rewards that you can earn, just ask me!

Join my team!
Do you love crafting with new friends, shenanigans, chocolate, yummy baked goods, and getting your crafting supplies at a discounted rate? Then Heartwork Sisters is for you! For $129 you get not only a kit worth $300+, you also get to customize it with $75 CTMH Cash.
You also get heaps of assistance, and new friends who share your crafting obsession! For more details, contact me.

Time to shop - You've seen all the new products, you've decided which of my brand new workshops to attend and which kits to make, and now it's time to shop.
It's so easy to shop with me, simply follow the arrows! Be sure to click JOIN before you check out.


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