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Monday, July 18, 2011

Celebrate National Stamping Month with CTMH!

To celebrate National Stamping Month in September, Close To My Heart is offering its first-ever double stamp set! You can get the exclusive My Acrylix® Pair-a-Phrase double stamp set FREE when you place an order of $75 US / $82 CAN from August 15 through September 30, 2011. You'll love this double set—two D-size sets in one envelope—which includes lots of clever phrases and coordinating images you'll use in your handmade cards all year long. The double set has a retail value of $35.90/$39.90, which drastically increases the value of your qualifying purchase! Have double the fun stamping during National Stamping Month with our new Pair-a-Phrase double stamp set!

BONUS....not only will you get this double stamp FREE, but you will also be eligible to get either the August or September (depending on when you place your order) Stamp of the Month (SOM) for a mere $5!  How great is that?!?!  Order 24/7 from my website -
The August SOM is 'Wicked' and the September SOM is 'Limited Edition'.....I'll post pictures of these two great sets, very soon.

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Close To My Heart LOVES Cricut!

I am so excited to tell you all that CTMH will launch its very own Cricut cartridge, Aug 1st!!!   Can you believe it?!?   The cartridge is called 'Art Philosophy'... 700 images sold exclusively by CTMH.  Currently, the 'Art Philosophy' cartridge is being sold bundled with it's complimentary My Acrylix stamp sets (3) and 9x12" chipboard sheets (3) for $99. 
Check out this short video to see the new 'Art Philosophy' cartridge in action!

Friday, July 1, 2011

'Dreams Come True' stamp set

Featuring the My Acrylix® Dreams Come True stamp set (D1470), this video is packed with inspiring artwork and creative techniques. Discover how to create a beautiful banner using the My Creations® Mix & Mingle album (Z1334), learn how to use the embossed resist technique for gorgeous lettering, clip away part of a stamped sentence for a whole new meaning, build a card sentiment like a puzzle, and more!

My Creations® Mix & Mingle album (Z1334)

Newsprint Rub-Ons

Find out what makes Newsprint rub-ons so easy to apply and fun to use, and then watch as we show you how to create stunning artwork using these rub-ons!

  Newsprint Rub-Ons (Z1388) - 8 - 5" x 6" sheets. Alphabet, numbers, and punctuation.

Scallop borders with the 'Mayberry' WOG stamp set!

Let us show you the secret for making a quick scallop border using a pear stamp image and a circle punch—who would have guessed? You’ll love this tutorial based on the Mayberry Workshops on the Go™ kit and artwork! *Remember...the stamp set featured in this tutorial is ONLY available with the Mayberry Workshop on the Go (G1022)!
Mayberry Workshops on the Go™ Kit Contents
Mayberry Level 2 Paper Packet
My Acrylix® Mayberry Workshop B-size Stamp Set
Canvas Badge Buttons
Workshop Guide
Follow the included step-by-step instructions to create the two workshop projects featured in the workshop guide: a two-page layout and six cards (2 each of 3 designs). Layout and card patterns are Jeanette Lynton originals created exclusively for this workshop.

Creativity with 'Trees & Things' Stamp Set

Close To My Heart's 'Trees & Things' (D1467) is the perfect stamp set for showing off lots of neat techniques, including rock 'n' roll, second generation, masking, and more! In this short video, we take these stamping methods to the next level of creativity on cards, a scrapbook page, and even a journal. Easy and fun whether your just learning or you are already full blown stamp CRAZY!

July's CTMH Special and Stamp of the Month

JULY is going to be a very exciting month around Close To My Heart...

1. With a great "Bang For Your Buck" special: It's the last month to order from the Spring/Summer 2011 Idea Book and CTMH is giving us one last chance to pick up all those 'lovelies' that we've had our eyes on.  When you make a minimum purchase of $50 (before shipping and tax) from the Spring/Summer 2011 Idea Book, you can add a bonus item for $1. You can choose from 5 items, originally valued between $8.95 - $14.95. Those items are:
  • Creative Basics Mistletoe Collection
  • Creative Basics Animal Cookies Collection
  • My Originals Bits and Pieces Card Kit
  • My Originals It's Your Day Card Kit
  • My Originals Around the Holidays Card Kit

2. With a "Oh! So cute"  Stamp of the Month (D1458 - American Celebration):                                          You can get this set, during July only, in one of the following ways:
  • *earn it FREE when you spend $100 or more (before shipping and tax)
  • *earn it for 75% off ($5.74) when you spend $75 or more (before shipping and tax)
  • *earn it for 50% off ($11.74) when you spend $50 or more (before shipping and tax)
  • e*arn it for 25% off ($17.21) when you spend $25 or more (before shipping and tax)
  • purchase it for full retail price ($22.95)
You can take advantage of both of these wonderful deals on my website (24/7...even during holidays) during the month of July, or by contacting me directly (

3. The much anticipated CTMH Convention is just 12 short days away!  Make sure to keep checking my blog July 13 - 16th....I'll be in Anaheim at the convention, but I'll be updating you with all the exciting new product news!  We get a sneak peek at the Fall/Winter 2011 Idea Book on Thursday, July 14th and I can't wait to ooh & ahh over all the new paper lines.  I should have your new Idea Book shortly after my return on the 17th...if you want one ASAP, please email me (