Saturday, September 1, 2018

September 2018 Close To My Heart Announcements - New Idea Book!!

It is here! The brand new Seasonal Expressions for September-December 2018...

Close To My Heart has now gone to producing three brand new Seasonal Expression idea books a year (No longer an Annual Inspirations). Each will cover a four month period of time. Today marks the unveiling of the first of the 2018-2019 idea books full of wonderful new products which includes brand new colors, stamp sets, texture paste, Thin Cuts and so so much more. Please be sure to stop by my independent consultant website to browse/shop to your heart's content. Happy Shopping!



September Specials




Each month you can purchase a new D-size stamp set, available for one month only, for just $5. 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.



The exclusive Memories in the Making Cut Above® layout kit contains die-cut pieces and stickers for creating 13 single 12″ × 12″ pages you can add to a scrapbook album or use to adorn the pages of a calendar for the coming year! Save 30% when you purchase a bundle that pairs the kit with this month’s exclusive My Acrylix® Memories in the Making stamp sets and a My Creations™ calendar!
You can also receive both the My Acrylix® Memories in the Making stamp sets FREE when you sign up as a Consultant or host a qualifying party.
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CTMH brought back the popular Magical Paper Pack for a limited time! Now through September 30, get the More Magical paper packet and coordinating products, which are suited for all-purpose crafting, especially your visits to amusement parks, parties, and other adventures! Save 25% when you purchase the More Magical Workshop kit, which includes the More Magical paper packet and a selection of other products you can use to create four 2-page scrapbook layouts and eight cards! 

Preserve the best of your child’s school years with the You’ve Got Class collection of products. This special features a paper collection, exclusive stamp set, and workshop kit all designed to commemorate the passage of those formative years. But act quickly, these products are only available through September 30!
The unique You’ve Got Class workshop contains a set of materials that you can use to create 14 single page scrapbook layouts — an entire album with one page for each school year. The workshop kit also includes our True Fit Folios, giving you a place to preserve precious keepsakes and mementos from each year.

I will be holding workshops to complete the Create with Heart monthly kits. Please let me know if you are interested. The dates are September 20, October 18 and November 15 6:00-9:00 pm.
Let me know if you have any questions. There are a lot of fun things happening in September which is National Stamping Month. Enjoy!
Kim Ferguson
Close To My Heart Independent Consultant, Supervisor
Your source for scrapbook and paper craft tips, techniques and products
Enjoy life, scrapbook your memories!
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Thursday, August 23, 2018

Pig Paper Piecings 12x12 Scrapbook Layout #71 - (LSHD)

Hi Paper Crafters,

Well here it is, what we have worked so hard for this week... A 12x12 layout featuring the Little Scraps of Heaven Designs cut files "Pig Eating Ice Cream" and "Making Mud Pies." I appreciate your joining in on the journey of how I edge distress and assemble my paper piecings. Please be encouraged to comment here, on my FB page, or YouTube videos if you have any tips to share or need any clarification of what I was talking about.

Sit back with a mug of your choice of relaxing goodness, let the show begin... Enjoy!




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Kim Ferguson
Close To My Heart Independent Consultant, Supervisor
Your source for scrapbook and paper craft tips, techniques and products
Enjoy life, scrapbook your memories!
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Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Scrapbooking with Documented Paper Collection

How-to: Assembling Paper Pieced Pigs

Hi Paper Crafters,

Today I am sharing my process for assembling paper piecings. I like to see the processes other crafters use for their creations. We all seem to have just a little bit of a different way. I hope I can share some tips or tricks with you in this video. Enjoy!



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Kim Ferguson
Close To My Heart Independent Consultant, Supervisor
Your source for scrapbook and paper craft tips, techniques and products
Enjoy life, scrapbook your memories!
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Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Edge Distressing Pig Paper Piecings - Come Along

Hi Paper Crafters,

Today's video is my share on how I edge distress my paper piecings for cards or scrapbook layouts. I hope you find some value in the content. Thank you for watching. Enjoy!

Kim Ferguson
Close To My Heart Independent Consultant, Supervisor
Your source for scrapbook and paper craft tips, techniques and products
Enjoy life, scrapbook your memories!
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