Monday, December 3, 2018

15 Minute Mixer #2 - RTS Scrapbooking shares some CTMH products

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Days of December - Day 1 Celebrate (December 1 Box)



My share on the Days of December Facebook group... Day 1.
I may use this... We celebrate Dec. 1 with a box from my mom. She doesn't like to give us December decorations on Christmas, can't use them until the next year. So she started a long time ago to give us Dec. 1 boxes. This year's contains decorations from my growing up as she is downsizing her decorations. Please note the "Kimberly" on my stocking. It was made by my parents when I was little enough that I had not yet established my dislike for "Kimberly". Thanks for walking down this memory with me.


I would love for you to share your Days of December with the group. If you are interested in the CTMH Days of December mini album bundle, you can check it out on my independent consultant website.

Kim Ferguson
Close To My Heart Independent Consultant, Supervisor
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December 2018 Close To My Heart Announcements


Hello Papercrafters and welcome to December,
The Days of December are here, have you taken your first photo yet today? If you are still interested in creating the Days of December mini album, it is still available through the month of December.

What's Happening with CTMH in December?
Stamp of the Month: Candy Cane Alphabet
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. (or you can pay full price $18.95 + shipping)


Save up to 30% on Story by Stacy™ Story Starter Workshop Kits. Get a jump start on preserving your memories with Story Starter — a fun 4″ × 4″ workshop kit that walks you through the steps of uncovering meaningful memories related to the people, places, and things you love!
Individual workshop kits and stamp sets are available at 20% off; buy the workshop kits and stamps bundled together to save 30%! You can also receive your choice of one of the featured stamp sets FREE when you sign up as a Consultant or host a qualifying party!
My independent consultant website: https://kimferguson.closetomyheart.com/

May you and your family have a wonderful holiday season. Thank you for your support throughout the year. I hope to be here next year with more tips, techniques, and projects. Merry Christmas!

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, November 21, 2018

Get Ready for Black Friday and Cyber Monday!


With all the great deals going on for Black Friday and Cyber Monday this year, Close To My Heart will be getting in on the fun by offering flash sales featuring current and retired products on each of these big days! The sale will give you a chance to save up to 50% on selected items. Quantities will be limited, so be sure to place your orders early!
The Black Friday sale starts at 12:00 am (MST) on November 23 and will end at 11:59 pm the same day. The Cyber Monday sale will begin at 12:00 am (MST) on Monday, November 26, and end at 11:59 pm the same day.
Sale prices for both of these sales are only available on orders placed through my Consultant website
during these times. All discounted items ordered as part of the sales count towards Stamp of the Month and Hostess Rewards qualifying order totals. Shipping and handling will be based on the full retail value of sale items.
To see which items will be discounted during the sales, visit the Promotions Page on my Consultant website at any time during the sale. All of the offers are only available while supplies last—so be sure to get your orders in before the sale ends!

Happy Thanksgiving and happy shopping!


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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Sunday, November 18, 2018

Hello Pumpkin Deluxe Workshop - Scrapbook Layouts

Hi Paper Crafters,

I love when we can take themed paper and make it work for other occasions. Close To My Heart has done just that with the Hello Pumpkin Deluxe Workshop layout sketches. In this kit there are instructions for making two 12x12 single layouts, as well as two 2-page 12x12 layouts. Be sure to check out this link to the special, as well as add-ons for extra embellishments.

I have of course added a few extra touches to make the layouts suit my style and scrapbooking needs. However, you will see that I do follow the instructions very closely in laying out the pieces. The purpose for the kits is to make your scrapbooking time faster and more efficient. To actually have a page or two created in a quick and easy manner.







I appreciate your taking the time to stop by my blog. Please visit my other social media sites listed below for more project shares, tips and techniques.

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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Craft With Heart - Be Merry Layouts

Hi Paper Crafters,

Tonight I will posting two blog entries as I have had the chance to spend some time in my craft room this weekend. The first layouts I will be showing are from the Close To My Heart, Craft With Heart subscription program. This month was the "Be Merry" sketches.

To step up my layouts to fit my style of pages, I added Stickles, Shimmer Trim, Pearls and Markers to add some bling for interest. I hope you enjoy and consider joining the monthly subscription to begin working on your much needed scrapbook pages. These are fast, fun and easy for any level of scrapbooker.

Be Merry - layout #1




Be Merry - layout #2




Thank you for stopping by my blog. Please visit my other social media sites listed below for more projects, tips and techniques, as well as special from Close To My Heart.

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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Monday, November 12, 2018

My Days of December mini album - Completed 2018


Kim Ferguson
Close To My Heart Independent Consultant, Supervisor
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Saturday, November 10, 2018

31 Days of December - CTMH mini album bundle

Hi Paper Crafters,

Tis the Season to begin making holiday preparations. I am starting my holiday plans by creating my very first mini album to document December using the Close To My Heart, Days of December workshop. I have created a YouTube video to share my tips for starting this fabulous kit...
Please let me know if have any questions. Follow me on all my social media sites listed below. Happy holiday crafting!

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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Friday, November 2, 2018

November 2018 Close To My Heart Announcements

November specials with Close To My Heart:

Days of December - 31 Days of Memories!
Capture memories for every day of this magical season with the Days of December workshop bundle. This memory keeping project will provide you with a place for daily photos and storytelling for the month of December. Get a jump start on this busy time of year by completing your album ahead of time!
https://kimferguson.closetomyheart.com/ctmh/promotions/campaigns/1811-days-of-december.aspx


Deluxe Scrapbooking - HELLO PUMPKIN DELUXE WORKSHOP
Enjoy a Truly Deluxe Scrapbooking Experience! Create two 12″ × 12″ single-page layouts and two 12″ × 12″ 2-page layouts using this exclusive workshop. These layouts feature a unique crafting technique designed to add extra artistic flair and to boost your creativity.
Choose between the two kit options below — no Workshops Your Way® kit needed! Plus, you’ll save 15% when you purchase the kit that includes the Colorful Texture stamp set and the Stitched Circles Thin Cuts!
https://kimferguson.closetomyheart.com/ctmh/promotions/campaigns/1811-hello-pumpkin-deluxe.aspx


Jump for Joy! - During the month of November, hostesses that have a gathering that reaches the third level of Hostess Rewards or higher will jump up a level in rewards! This means an instant reward boost of $20 and possibly an additional 50% off item!


Visit my consultant website for more information: https://kimferguson.closetomyheart.com/




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.
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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Monday, October 29, 2018

Family Portrait - 2018 Flour Baby Project

The 2018 flour baby project has begun! My freshman class of 15 left my classroom on Friday with flour baby in hand to set off on a week's adventure as parent and child. Things were not looking real good at the end of class on Thursday for the babies to go out in to the world looking like anything more than a flour bag. Well, I have got to hand it to my students! They rallied around one another to help sew limbs and heads, stuff the pieces and hot glue them to the flour sack. Even the wiggle eyes, pacifiers and curly hair was attached by the time most left the classroom. Phew!

Here they are... The 2018 Flour Babies


I enjoy going through this process with my class. They hate the nightly check ins, but I think we all come away from this project with a few laughs and good memories.

Enjoy!

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Christmas Blessings Card Kit - CTMH 2018

The Christmas Blessings card workshop (Nov. 29th 6:00-9:00 pm) will be my annual Ugly Sweater celebration. Adorn your worst sweater with gaudy decorations for a chance to be the big winner of the evening. Enjoy holiday goodies and great company while we create this beautiful set of 12 Christmas cards. No extra charge if you order on my independent consultant website, order soon for on time delivery. 

*I will have the Season of Joy Cricut digital collection available for use to cut the necessary word image for the cards.



Kim Ferguson
Close To My Heart Independent Consultant, Supervisor
Your source for scrapbook and paper craft tips, techniques and products
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Craft With Heart - October 2018 Layout 2

Back again Crafters...

I have completed the second layout from the Close To My Heart, Craft With Heart October subscription layouts. I stepped up the design of this layout quite a bit. I wanted there to be more interest to the background. So, I created my own background patterned paper with a stamp set and exclusive inks. I also brought in a bit more of the dark blue color with some retired Outdoor Denim cardstock.

I hope you are enjoying my series on the subscription layouts. I hope to spark some interest for you to give it a try. These kits make it easy and fun to get some scrapbook layouts completed among the busyness of our lives.

Let me know if you have any questions. Please visit my independent consultant website for more details about the Craft With Heart subscription choices.

Here is the sample from the Cut Above Layout Kit, Homegrown:


My layout with background stamping, edge distressing and Nuvo Drops added for interest





Enjoy!

Kim Ferguson
Close To My Heart Independent Consultant, Supervisor
Your source for scrapbook and paper craft tips, techniques and products
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Craft With Heart - October 2018 Layout 1

Hi Paper Crafters,

I find it hard to believe that it is already time for me to share another month's layout from the Craft With Heart from Close To My Heart! The layouts for October are from the Cut Above Layout Kit, Homgrown. Once again, I will share the original design from the kit and then share my embellished layout.


My Layout using stamp sets, inks and Nuvo Drops to embellish.


I will be adding family portraits we had taken last weekend. We are celebrating the first autumn my son will be married and the impending adoption of his step-son.

If you would like more details about Close To My Heart's, Craft With Heart subscription, please visit my independent consultant website and consider joining in on the fun.

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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Celebrating CTMH in Canada - 15 years!

Good Day, Eh! NOW AVAILABLE, two wonderful outdoor adventure themed kits to honor 15 years of CTMH being available to our Canadian crafters. They will feature two exclusive stamp sets with coordinating artwork.
The Great Outdoors stamp set and workshop kit guide you in creating two 2-page layouts and four cards in a rustic, outdoors style. $25.95
https://kimferguson.closetomyheart.com/…/1810-great-outdoor…


The True North stamp set and workshop kit guide you in creating two 2-page layouts, one single page layout, and four cards. $29.95

Good Deal, Eh?!
*Available October 20-December 31, 2018
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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Monday, October 15, 2018

Heartfelt Thank You - Prairie Paper Crafts

Blessed on my birthday...


Please be sure to visit Prairie Paper Crafts to see all of the beautiful handcrafted artwork.

https://www.facebook.com/prairiepapercraftsbyConnieK/?ref=br_rs
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxfb6PGO3rWynYIaGadI5WQ

Thank you for visiting. Happy Crafting!

Monday, October 8, 2018

Holiday Sparkle, Cut Above Card Kit (CTMH bundle)

Hi Paper Crafters,

Sharing a new promotion for October from Close To My Heart, Holiday Sparkle card kit bundle. This kit features lovely blues and pinks for the holidays. Join me in crafting these 12 (6 of 2 designs) beautiful cards to share with your family and friends to wish them Happy Holidays.


HOLIDAY SPARKLE

Quick and Easy Shaker Cards to Liven Up the Holiday!

Shake things up this holiday season with the Holiday Sparkle Cut Above® card kit! This kit contains materials for creating 12 festive shaker cards, including printed card bases, die-cut pieces, stickers, sparkly sequins, and simple assembly instructions.
Get a 20% discount when you get the Holiday Sparkle Bundle, which pairs the card kit with the My Acrylix® Love with All the Trimmings stamp set, specially designed to further customize the insides of your cards.
You can also receive this delightful card kit FREE when you sign up as a Consultant or host a qualifying party.
Offer available October 1–31 while supplies last. Shipping assessed on retail value of all items.
The supplies can be purchased separately if you only wish to use the Love with All the Trimmings stamp set alone, or the Cut Above Card Kit, Holiday Sparkle

Please visit my social media sites listed below for product details, videos, tips and techniques, and my latest projects in crafting and organizing my craft room. 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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