Thursday, May 30, 2013

My daughter and her husband's 15th. Anniversary today

Anniversary card for daughter and her husband. 

Married for 15 years today.  Hard to believe it has been that long.

They are such a joy to see together.  You can tell just by watching them that they were meant to be together.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Mystery Hostess For June

Mystery Hostess Gathering
I will be holding another online EZ Invite Gathering on June 15, 2013 and this time we will have a Mystery Hostess. Simply, go to my website at, where you will have full access to our current catalog and you can shop from the comfort of home and at your leisure.Orders must be laced by 11:59 PM the evening of June 15. If you sign up to join the gathering and place an order, your name will be entered into the drawing to be the Mystery Hostess.  What that means for you is, if your name is drawn, you will acquire all the Hostess Rewards earned for that particular gathering.   Great way to earn free product.  Or Host your own EZ Invite Online Gathering.  Just  contact me to set it up..   

Benefits include:
  • No Logistical Restrictions
  • Send personalized invitations to all friends and family as well as reminders and thank-you notes
  • Full access to current Idea Book( so browse as much as you would like) 
  • Shop online at your leisure
  • All orders are placed online and mailed directly to customer
  • You still reap the rewards of an In-home gathering

Monday, May 27, 2013

To all who have, are and will serve.
Thank you for your service
and dedication
to this country's freedom.
God Bless you all.

Monday, May 20, 2013

Preschool Graduation Gifts

My grandson, Quinn, graduates from Preschool tomorrow.  He wanted to give a gift to his classmates and this is what we came up with.  Bags are filled with smarties candies and a matted picture of little ones graduating.  Bag Toppers are made with CTMH Stamp Set:  Whoo Loves You

Saturday, May 18, 2013

You're Invited

Close To My Heart is teaming up with Big Picture Classes to bring you a live webcast with step-by-step instructions for making this Happy Thoughts kraft container. The FREE webcast will air Thursday, May 30 from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm (MDT). During the presentation, you’ll learn to make several projects from a variety of sponsors, including Close To My Heart’s Happy Thoughts kraft container, as the presenter walks you through the steps. Watch the Pajama Party by yourself, with other Consultants, or with your customers for a fun crafting pajama party. Anyone with an Internet connection can watch, so be sure to tell your customers to order their project supplies in advance and then tune in!

The Pajama Party class will be available for FREE at on May 30. If you would like to interact on the message board, participate in live chat, post to the gallery, download handouts, or enter any contests, you will need to log in to the Pajama Party “classroom” by creating a free account on the Big Picture Classes website


  To make our Happy Thoughts kraft container, you and your customers will want to have the following items—or similar products—on hand:

  • My Acrylix® Frame Flair Stamp Set (D1546)
  • My Acrylix® Happy Thoughts Stamp Set (C1536)
  • Chantilly Paper Packet (need 1 sheet of B&T, X7163B)
  • Crème Brulee Cardstock (need 1 sheet, X5754)
  • Lagoon Cardstock (need 1 sheet, X5762)
  • White Daisy Cardstock (need 1 sheet, 1385)
  • Whisper Cardstock (need 1 sheet, X5929)
  • Whisper Exclusive Inks® Pad (Z2172)
  • Lagoon Exclusive Inks® Pad (Z2195)
  • My Creations® Kraft Container (Z1833)
  • Baker’s Twine Neutral Assortment (need 3 yards, Z1701)
  • Color-Ready Trinkets Wooden Shapes (Z1844)
  • Sparkles Black & Grey Assortment (Z1754)
  • 3-D Foam Tape (Z1151)
  • Micro-Tip Scissors (Z534)
  • Corner Rounder (Z578)
  • Paper Trimmer (Z1783)
  • My Acrylix® Spritz Cleaner (1778)
  • My Acrylix® Stamp Scrubber (Z1782)
  • 2" × 3½" My Acrylix® Block (Y1009)
  • 4" × 5" My Acrylix® Block (Y1012)
  • Cricut® Art Philosophy Collection (Z1686)


Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Thank You Card to my niece for hosting a CTMH EZ Invite Online Gathering

Thank you card for my niece for Hosting an EZ Invite Online Gathering

Card was made with CTMH new paper pack Chantilly.  I just love all the vibrant colors.

Sunday, May 12, 2013

Teacher Gift # 2

This is for the teacher of another grandson.

Happy Mother's Day

Teacher Appreciation Gift

This is a Dry Erase Board made from a picture frame. This for my grandson to give to his teacher in appreciation of all she does for the kids.

CTMH cardstock and Stamps used to create this project.

Friday, May 3, 2013

CTMH Consultant Again

Hello to all my friends and family in the blogging world.  I am so excited to announce that I have signed up to, once again, be a CTMH Independent Consultant.  I am eager to get started and introduce these amazing products to other crafters who have not used them as well as long lasting fans who know of and love CTMH.  Right now, in honor of National Scrapbooking month, we are running this special for the month of May:

You can check out my website to get all the yummy details.

We also are currently running this Stamp of the month: 

Beautiful Stamps, Amazing Discounts

Each month you can enjoy a new D-size stamp set, available for one month only, for just $5—that’s over 70% off retail! When you place an order of $50 or more in Close To My Heart products, you qualify for this special Stamp of the Month pricing.

May 2013: Pinwheel (S1305A)

Spend $50 and get this Stamp of the Month set for just $5.

Quinn's B-Day gift and card for his friend Braden

Random Stamped paper for wrap using CTMH Acrylic Stamps:  Fun  Times B1309
Card made with CTMH Acrylic Stamps:   Life's a Jungle  D1285
                                                                Good Times  B1332