Saturday, March 29, 2014

Check out this great project using the CTMH Artbooking cartridge!! 



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Friday, March 21, 2014

Ladies, you asked so I planned a Day Crop for April 26!!! Space is limited so DON'T wait if you want to come. The price is $15.00 to cover the space and your lunch. We will be at a totally awesome scrap house in Lincolnton, NC. I am posting the link so you can check it out: http://www.craftingandcropping.com/home.html

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Sunday, March 31, 2013

Tell Your Story With Origami Owl!


I am a new designer with Origami Owl Custom Jewelry.  I love that these lockets are in line with scrapbooking in that they tell your story.  Please check out my site:  www.deniseblack.OrigamiOwl.com.
Thanks for your support!
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My Sunshine - April Stamp Of The Month

My Sunshine SET OF 8
Available April 1st - 30th, 2013
Get the Stamp of the Month set for just $5 (S1304A) when you place an order of $50
or more.

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Now Is The Time To Join CTMH!

It’s time to sign up as a Close To My Heart Independent Consultant! When you sign up as a Consultant in April, you’ll receive a little something extra for joining the Close To My Heart family—the April, May, June, and July Stamp of the Month stamp sets for free! These D-size stamp sets are great for a new Consultant to create artwork, bring to Gatherings, and show off to everyone. Now that’s a reason to celebrate!
*No additional shipping/handling or tax will be applied for the free stamp sets. Only new Consultants who sign up during the month of April will qualify for the free stamp sets. Offer valid April 1–30, 2013.


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Sunday, March 24, 2013

Welcome Claire!

I made this welcome set of letters for the NC Scrapbook Crops and Retreats auction for Camp Tekoa!!  How exciting that the vendors were able to raise $1750 for the family camper's weekend.  I am getting ready for the next auction, Close To My Heart's charity, Operation Smile!
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Thursday, March 21, 2013

The Idea Book is Just That!!!



I am a vendor at all of the NC Scrapbook Crops and Retreats.  Every retreat the vendors choose a charity to support.  This event in Wilkesboro was for camp Tekoa in Hendersonville, NC for mentally challenged adults and children.  They have a family weekend so that family members get a chance to just relax while their "camper" family are involved in a variety of activities.  I totally took this idea from the CTMH Spring 2013 Idea Book and it sold for over $100!!  Whoop Whoop for CTMH.  We raised $1750 for camp Tekoa and sent 20 campers to the Family Weekend.  NC Scrapbook Retreats & Crops is not just about preserving family memories but about helping where we can.  I am so honored to be part of such a special group.  ANNNDDDDD... Our next auction is mine - Close to My Heart and Operation Smile.  I can't wait to see what we can do for these children.
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Sunday, March 17, 2013

Christmas Time and Studio J!! It's All Good!










This was my final round of Studio J layouts for the special $5.00 layouts.  I am so excited that I was able to catch up my albums for 2011 & 2012.  If you are not familiar with Studio J and would like to know the secret, just let me know and I will gladly hook you up!
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Wednesday, March 13, 2013

More Studio J....love it!








I'm quickly catching up on some vacation layouts using Studio J.  There are only 2 days left to take advantage of the $5 per layout special so jump online today and give it a try!
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Sunday, March 10, 2013

Jump For Joy


During the month of March, hostesses “jump” to the next level of Hostess Rewards 
when a Gathering reaches $250 or more! More discounts and more free products 
for hostesses. Now that’s a reason to jump for joy! Contact me today to get your extra FREE products.

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Close To My Heart has a special through March 15th where you can purchase 2 page layouts for $5.00 each.  This is an awesome deal and I really took advantage of the special.  I got beautiful quick layout without spending a lot of money.  Love & love.  
These layouts are of my son's graduation from Tampa University this past December.  He is in the navy and was commissioned as an officer on the same day.  My cherished memories are now preserved and ready for the scrapbook.

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Saturday, December 1, 2012

National Papercrafting Month - Whooo’s Your Valentine


Celebrate National Papercrafting Month with an incredible deal—our Whooo’s Your Valentine kit  (CC1022) for only $10!  Combine your love of papercrafting with the contents of this kit to create personalized valentines—perfect for classrooms and other group settings. This darling kit, which retails for 
$40, can be yours for only $10 when you spend $35 or more in Close To My Heart product from the Autumn/Winter 2012 Idea Book. You’ll receive 12 die-cut boxes, 3 cardstock sheets, 1 sheet of silver glitter paper, 12 treat tubes, and an exclusive D-size stamp set created specifically for the kit. This kit offers you a sneak peek at two new Spring/Summer 2013 products: the treat tubes and the silver glitter paper! Decorate the die-cut boxes with the stamp images, cardstock, and glitter paper. Then attach the clear tube and fill with treats for valentines in a cinch!

Kit includes:
12—Die-Cut Boxes (3 each of 4 colors: Blush, Hollyhock, Ruby, White Daisy)
3—12" x 12" Cardstock Sheets (Blush, Hollyhock, White Daisy)
1—Sheet Silver Glitter Paper—new product for Spring/Summer 2013!
12—Treat Tubes with Lids—new product for Spring/Summer 2013!
1—My Acrylix®  Whooo’s Your Valentine Stamp Set (D-size)


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Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Pigment vs. Dye

When is it best to use pigment ink and when is it best to use dye ink? Find out the answer along with even more helpful tips to make your stamped images perfect for the occasion! Photobucket

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Studio J Express Collection Little Miss

I'm on a roll at getting caught up on my summer photos.  CTMH's Studio J Express Collections are making things so easy for me.  So many picture, so little time = Studio J!
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Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Creative Kissing!

Learn how to kiss… with stamps! In one easy technique you can create a clever, unique design on your stamp image for a more customized look. Let CTMH show you how! Photobucket