Thursday, January 28, 2016

NEW additions to Clearance Section!


Attention all bargain hunters: Close To My Heart has just added some more items to the clearance section of my website! These retired products have been made available at a discounted price, so take a look at what is there and get these products while they last! Here are a few of my favorites!! Click on the images to see more details...






Those are just a FEW of the FABULOUS FINDS on my clearance site right now! Click HERE to find your own favorites and see ALL of the bargains before they are GONE!

Saturday, January 23, 2016

How To Make a Valentine’s Day Mailbox Out of Paper





Learn how to make an adorable paper mailbox to package Valentine’s Day treats or notes. Monica uses the La Vie En Rose paper kit from Close To My Heart. (Can't see the video above? Click here to view in YouTube.)



Sunday, January 17, 2016

Reserve Your Room At Stonewall!

My helpers and I are busy getting things ready for our Stonewall Crop! I can't wait to get away with 72 of my closest friends!! We are going to have a blast!! 

I just want to remind you that our room block is good until Wednesday, January 22nd. Be sure to book your room by then!



Click here to reserve online at the Stonewall Resort website.
Or call them directly at 888-278-8250 or 304-269-7400.
And be sure to mention that you are with the Creating With Christine group to get the group rate discount of $89.00.

And don't forget that you get 20% off on spa services IF you reserve in advance!

Be sure to call and reserve your facial, massage, or mani/pedi now to get the discount! (I recommend that you verify the 20% discount when you reserve your services.)

See you all soon!

Sunday, January 10, 2016

January 2016 Specials!

I am SO excited to share January’s great promotions with you!

Seasons of Love

Introducing the new Seasonal Expressions catalog!


Get your first look at all of the wonderful new products and project ideas in the new Seasonal Expressions mini catalog! You can view and download the catalog here. Click here to shop online and add your own FREE copy to your cart or contact me to place your order today.

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National Papercrafting Month — Live Your Day

Get your limited edition PML card deck to coordinate with your new Everyday Life Planner!


Celebrate National Papercrafting Month with the exclusive Picture My Life™ Live Your Day scrapbooking program—available for one month only! This collection was designed to coordinate perfectly with the sensational Everyday Life™ 2016 Planner Pages and My Crush® Everyday Life Pages, so you can seamlessly integrate pocket scrapbooking into your 2016 planner. Whether in the planner or on their own, these cards make it easy to preserve your everyday moments all year long. Get yours today for only $8.95 before this offer is gone!

Watch this video for more details...


Click here to order yours today.

Offer valid January 1, 2016 - January 31, 2016 or while supplies last.

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Stamp of the Month - Beloved Bouquet

Get this great stamp set for just $5!


With a minimum qualifying purchase, get your D-sized Stamp of the Month set for just $5! Add the stamp set to your cart here at full retail price ($17.95) or, with your qualifying order of $50, get it for just $5!



Set of 14
Recommended My Acrylix® Blocks:
1" × 3 ½" (Y1002), 2" × 2" (Y1003), 3" × 3" (Y1006), 2" × 3½" (Y1009)

Click here or on the image below to order your Stamp of the Month. 

Sunday, January 3, 2016

Stonewall Crop Workshop - Year Noted Layout!

For those attending my Winter Stonewall Resort Crop in February, you can pre-register for workshops NOW before they fill up! Space is limited for each class. If a class fills up, you can order a kit to make at your table if you want. If you don't pre-register there may not be a spot or kit available for you at Stonewall. This is the only class with limited kits available. Be sure to reserve your kit before they are all gone! THIS WORKSHOP IS SOLD OUT!


This workshop was designed by Denise Anderson-Turley and will be held on Sunday at 12:30pm.


This simple layout is not only adorable, it will teach you several techniques for future artwork!
The pinwheels are super easy, but add a whole new level of fun and dimension. The stamped banner adds whimsy, the random stamping provides custom background, and the scalloped borders add charm! This can be a cover page for your family album - or baby album - or perfect has a framed layout! This would even make a nice gift to give to a new mom or grandparent or to take to the office!

(Optional 2nd page available with your scraps if you want to make it a 2-page layout. Display your page in the frame for a season, then transfer it to your album with your second page!)


Year Noted Layout Kit - $14
Include:
(2) Year Noted PML card paper, (2) White Daisy cardstock, (1 each) Glacier, Sorbet, Desert Sand cardstock, 18 Gold Bling Gems, 12x6 sheet of gold stickers, Year Noted Stamp Set.

Optional Extras:
Colonial White Shadow Box - $28.95
Liquid Glass - $6.95

Saturday, January 2, 2016

Stonewall Crop workshop - Kaleidoscope!

For those attending my Winter Stonewall Resort Crop in February, you can pre-register for workshops NOW before they fill up! Space is limited for each class. If a class fills up, you can order a kit to make at your table if you want. If you don't pre-register there may not be a spot or kit available for you at Stonewall. By pre-registering, you are guaranteed a kit, even if the workshop class if full.
RSVP by January 22nd to reserve your kit.

This workshop was designed by Angie Kincaid and will be held on Saturday at 2:00pm and it's a DOOZIE! 3 two-page layouts, 12 cards, and one bonus layout - suitable for framing!

Layout1



Layout 2



Layout3



Bonus Layout



Cards - 3 each of 4 designs





Kaleidoscope Workshop - $40
Includes:
Paper, extra cardstock, Pixie Twine, Pear Fundamentals Assortment, Purple Glitter paper, 12 cards/envelopes, pre-cut cricut pieces

Optional Extras:
Water Color Paints - $11.95
Paint Brush Set - $8.95
Scallop Punch - $17.95
Confetti Embossing Folder - $8.95
Hopping By Stamp Set - $17.95
Hexagonal Patterns Stamp Set - $13.95
Bodacious Banners Stamp Set - $17.95
Oodles of Doodles Stamp Set - $9.95
Rain or Shine Stamp Set - $17.95
Keep Your Chin Up Stamp Set - $6.95
Joyful Birthday Stamp Set - $9.95

Friday, January 1, 2016

Stonewall Crop Workshop - La Vie En Rose Layout!

For those attending my Winter Stonewall Resort Crop in February, you can pre-register for workshops NOW before they fill up! Space is limited for each class. If a class fills up, you can order a kit to make at your table if you want. If you don't pre-register there may not be a spot or kit available for you at Stonewall. By pre-registering, you are guaranteed a kit, even if the workshop class if full.
RSVP by January 22nd to reserve your kit.

This workshop was designed by Erin Vriendt and will be held Saturday at 8:00pm.

This layout features our timeless La Vie En Rose paper with it's classic black & white patterns that pair nicely with any color!



La Vie En Rose Layout - $15
Includes:
Paper to complete project, full package of La Vie En Rose Complements, Gold Foil Tape

Stonewall Crop Workshop - Urban Cards!

For those attending my Winter Stonewall Resort Crop in February, you can pre-register for workshops NOW before they fill up! Space is limited for each class. If a class fills up, you can order a kit to make at your table if you want. If you don't pre-register there may not be a spot or kit available for you at Stonewall. By pre-registering, you are guaranteed a kit, even if the workshop class if full.
RSVP by January 22nd to reserve your kit.

This workshop was designed by Angie Kincaid and will be held on Saturday at 10:00am.

Make 20 cards - 4 each of 5 designs
This class will teach several distressing methods:
Ink Distressing
Spray Pen Distressing
Sandpaper Distressing
Edge Distressing
Emboss Distressing

Other tools/techniques include:
Heat Embossing
Mini Staples






Urban Card Workshop - $30
Includes:
20 Colonial White cards/envelopes
4 sheets Urban paper
5 sheets cardstock
Pre-cut Artistry Shapes
Blue Enamel and Glitter Duos
Whisper Thick Twine

You will be able to use our inks and tools in this class. However, if you prefer you can bring your own or add them on to your order.

Optional Tools and Add Ons:
Chevron Border Punch - $17.95
Mini Stapler - $12.95
Mini Staples - $2.95
Craft Heater - $34.95
Tweezers - $5.95
Edge Distresser - $3.95
Sanding Kit - $4.95
Sponge - $1.25
Spray Pen - $3.95
Assorted Edges Stamp Set - $17.95
Say It All Stamp Set - $13.95
Look to the Light Stamp Set - $9.95
Cricut Artistry Collection - $99 (or digital $79)
Clear Embossing Powder - $8.95
Enchantment Pigment Ink Set - $19.95
Basics Pigment Ink Set - $19.95
Slate Ink - $6.95
Saffron Ink - $6.95
Whisper Ink - $6.95
Sapphire Ink - $6.95
Peacock Ink - $6.95
Saddle Ink - $6.95
Saffron Re-inker - $5.95

Stonewall Crop Workshop - Zoe Layout!

For those attending my Winter Stonewall Resort Crop in February, you can pre-register for workshops NOW before they fill up! Space is limited for each class. If a class fills up, you can order a kit to make at your table if you want. If you don't pre-register there may not be a spot or kit available for you at Stonewall. By pre-registering, you are guaranteed a kit, even if the workshop class if full. RSVP by January 22nd to reserve your kit.

This workshop was designed by Erin Vriendt and will be held on Friday at 8:00pm!

This two-page layout features our most popular paper this year - Zoe!

The little details are delightful!


Zoe Layout Workshop - $10
Includes:
Paper to complete project
Full Package of Zoe Complements

Optional Extras:
Scallop Punch - $17.95
Desert Sand Ink - $6.95
Sponge - $1.25