23 November, 2013

21 November, 2013

COME VISIT US AT THE NEWCASTLE SHOW IN 2014

Hi everyone, CLOSE TO MY HEART - CTMH Scrapbooking, Stamping & Cardmaking will be at the Newcastle 2014 Show. February 28th, March 1 & 2. There will be Cardmaking for $2, FREE DEMONSTRATIONS using the Cricut Expressions V2 among others. 12 experienced Creative Coaches for inspiration and all the latest Exclusive scrapbooking, Cardmaking and stamping products, Handmade items, i.e cards, scrapbooking layouts and much much more to buy. AND GIVING AWAY 12 EXCLUSIVE CTMH STAMP SETS OVER THE 3 DAYS. So be sure and come by stand H2 & H4 to see us & say hi to me, would love to chat with you.

I'm not a Craft Horder!


Clearly The Best: A Countdown to Love S02E07

Say "I love you" in a new way, every day, using the Designed D├ęcor black frame and My Creations® muslin drawstring bags from Close To My Heart

19 November, 2013

Artbooking Made Easy: Christmas Layouts S01E12

Try out Close To My Heart's Cricut® Artbooking cartridge for some holiday hullabaloo on your Christmas layouts! Its themed borders, overlays, photo mats, and more hold plenty of cheery possibilities to brighten your albums. Trim your trims, ornament your ornaments, and have a holly jolly time making Christmas layouts that last—all with just two keys!
Click here to go to my website to see all the products used in this video.


16 November, 2013

Choose a FREE Picture My Life™ scrapbooking program* when you join my team!

November Campaign: Picture Your Life at Close To MyHeart!
Beginning 1 November Close To My Heart begins an incredible recruiting opportunity, unique Constant Campaign, and product sneak-peek all rolled into one huge offer! 


From 1st November - 15th December 2013, new Consultants who sign-up may also receive a brand-new exciting product from the Spring/Summer 2014 Idea Book. To be eligible for the free product, the new Consultant must remit $650 in commissionable personal sales by 31 March 2014.

What's the new product? It's the gorgeous new Picture My Life™ scrapbooking program. There are 8 fresh (6 pictured below) and stunning design themes to choose from, each one featuring 122 double-sided, designed cards in a mix of 3" x 4" and 4" x 6", plus a 12"x 12" cover page to bring your album together beautifully. You also get 10 Memory Protectors™ with new formats designed just for this program and lots of your photos. It's a retail value of $42 but it’s FREE to qualifying new Consultants!





Better Blending with CTMG Alcohol Markers

Learn how to make your stamped images stand out with Close To My Heart's Alcohol Blending Marker and Exclusive Inks® marker sets. Watch the tips and tricks in this video for better blending!
 

Why Switch?

Discover why now is a fantastic time to make the switch and join the Close To My Heart family. Make a fresh start, discover great products, and earn a real income when you become a
Close To My Heart Independent Consultant!

12 November, 2013

Artbooking Made Easy: Cross-Cartridge Collaboration S01E11



While each Cricut® collection from Close To My Heart is a treasure trove all its own, together they offer an unmatchable selection of borders, overlays, photo mats, and much, much more! The thousands of both classic and trendy die-cuts found within this terrific trio will ensure that the projects you make are always uniquely your own. Mix 'em, match 'em, and love 'em!

10 November, 2013

CTMH Stamp of the Month Australasian Blog Hop

Hello and welcome aboard the  Australasian Close to My Heart Stamp of the Month Blog Hop. If you have arrived here from Jenny Crump’s Blog  then you are in the right place.  If you landed here by accident, no problem, please join in by following the link at the end of this post. 
  
Today I would like to share with you these cards which features  this amazing stamp of the month....."Illuminate".

Products Used
Z1473 4 1/4" X 5 1/2" White Daisy Die-Cut Cards & Envelopes
Z1790 Cricut Artiste Collection
Z1151 3-D foam Tape
Z1751 Baker's Twine Harvest Asst.
Z679 Liquid Glass
X5927 12"x 12" Ruby Cardstock
Z1263 Bitty Sparkles
Z1754 Sparkles Black & Grey Asst.
Z2116 Cranberry Ink Stamp Pad
Z2163White Daisy Ink Stamp Pad
1385 12"x 12" White Daisy Cardstock
Z2503 Basics Mini Pigment Pads Black
Z2415 Honey Inks Marker Set
S1311 Illuminate, November 2013 Stamp Of The Month



Products Used
X254 5.5"x 4.25" White Cards & Envelopes
Z1790 Cricut Artiste Collection
Z1151 3-D foam Tape
Z1752 Sparkles Clear Assortment
Z2415 Honey Inks Marker Set
Z1809 Black shimmer Trim 
Z1799 Silver Shimmer Trim
Z1848 Red Shimmer Trim
Z2503 Basics Mini Pigment Pads Black
Z2163White Daisy Ink Stamp Pad
Z1263 Bitty Sparkles
X7171B Sarita Paper packet 
1385 12"x 12" White Daisy Cardstock 
S1311 Illuminate, November 2013 Stamp Of The Month

  
The Sparkle and Shine paper and many other Christmas themed items are from the Holidays with Heart Gift Guide and are available now through December 31 from your CTMH consultant whilst stocks last. Some items are in short supply so order early to avoid disappointment.

Conclusion This exclusive  stamp of the month is only available during November.  It can be yours for just $5 with a qualifying order of $75 or for $24 if ordered separately from your CTMH consultant. If you do not have a consultant please contact me or place an order in my online store Marianne Lamont
 
Other Products Used 
Z1783 Surecut Deluxe Craft Paper Trimmer, Z1279 Versamat, 1514 Tombow Adhesive, 
 Z1836 Non-Stick Micro-Tip Scissors

I'd love you to leave a comment before heading off to the next stop,  Lauren’ s Blog, Lauren’s Scrapbook Addiction




06 November, 2013

Artbooking Made Easy: Freedom Layouts S01E10

The Cricut® Artbooking cartridge from Close To My Heart has shapes you'll love for your patriotic layouts and cards—and for all celebratory layouts and cards after that! Get great ideas from this video for using the freedom-themed keys to make sparkling titles, photo mats, overlays, and accents for any project.

04 November, 2013

Blast from the past

When Jeanette Lynton, founder and CEO of Close To My Heart, began her venture into stamping 30 years ago, she drew by hand all her stamp images. Originally made of rubber and set on wood blocks, a few of these stamp sets are available to you in clear polymer for a limited time only from Close To My Heart!
I just had to have these when I saw them & you will to, click here to find out more.

Clearly the Best: Preserve with Pizazz S02E02

Family history is fun, especially when you add colorful papers and embellishments from Close To My Heart! There are so many ways to protect your pedigree and make it fun at the same time. Watch the video to learn how to turn a kraft pocket album into an attractive family pedigree book.

Clearly the Best: A Burst of Creativity S02E01

Warm up your cards with a burst of sunshine made from fun patterned papers from 
Close To My Heart.

Clearly the Best: Wacky Wahi S02E04

Add variation to your cards with Close To My Heart's Washi 
Tape — be it warm or a little wacky.

Artbooking Made Easy: Festive Mini Albums S01E09

With the Cricut® Artbooking cartridge from Close To My Heart, your photos will find a cozy home on the pages of a dazzling holiday mini album. Watch the video to gather your own ideas on how to use its themed keys to create merry and bright holiday projects that last.

Illuminate Your Stamping Collection

Introducing November's Stamp of the Month "Illuminate".


This November you can purchase this beautiful new D-size stamp set "Illuminate", available for one month only, for just $5 — that’s over 70% off retail! When you place an order of $75 or more in Close To My Heart products, you qualify for this special Stamp of the Month pricing.
               Check out some of the beautiful ways you can use the illuminate stamp set below.



November 2013 Newsletter



Workshops

Sat, November 9 - Christmas Workshop Anglican Church
Fri, November 15 - Regular Class
Fri, November 15 - Night Class
Thur, November 21 - Regular Class
Wed, November 27 - Regular Class
Thur, December 5 - Regular Class
Fri, December 13 - Afternoon Workshop
Sat, December 14 - Christmas Party Workshop
Wed, December 18 - Last get together before Christmas

Please register for all workshops either by email or phone



NOVEMBER NEWSLETTER
Christmas is around the corner

First off, I would like to say hello to the lovely ladies I recently met at the Anglican Church Markets & yesterday at the Kids Day Out Festival hope to see you at one of my workshops soon.
If you haven't already booked in for Saturday's Christmas Class at the Anglican Church Hall, Bateau Bay, please contact me now as I need to know if you are wanting the Card or the
Scrapbooking kit .
  It will be a fun day with lots of ideas & inspiration,  you should walk away with at least 20 Christmas Cards all ready to post, you just need the embellishments.
November is going to be a busy month in so many ways.   I will be at the Anglican Church Markets again on the 23rd, come down to say hi, or register for one of my 4 workshops. 
Visit my blog to see what's new for short tutorials, ideas & the latest news.   Why not visit my website, have a look around & do some of your Christmas shopping.   If your family doesn't know what to give you for Christmas why not suggest a gift certificate.  I can put one in a cute handmade gift card holder.
I hope to see you soon at workshops, if you can't make a workshop or live to far away you can still purchase through my website
Stay tuned, I am working on a monthly Card Kit to post out, will let you know soon
Happy Crafting :)

Marianne

Stamp of the Month - Illuminate

SET OF 15
Available November 1 -30 , 2013
Each month you can purchase a new D-size stamp set, available for one month only, for just $5 — that’s over 70% off retail! When you place an order of $75 or more in
Close To My Heart products, you qualify for this special Stamp of the Month pricing.

CTMH Catalogues

Close To My Heart is the "Let Me Show You How™" company.  From easy-to-follow patterns in our how-to books to coordinated embellishments for fast and gorgeous pages, we can show you how to discover your creativity and celebrate relationships--with handmade projects from the heart!

November Giveaway
I have another special free offer........For every $35 spent on my website....you will go into a draw for your own brand new "Pinwheel Stamp" 10 piece Stamp Set.....that is no longer available to purchase.....So pop in & make a start on your shopping for Christmas, you have to be in it to win it.
I would love to give one away

Marianne Lamont

Phone: 0414 782 132
Email: mtlamont52@gmail.com
Website: http://mariannelamont.ctmh.com.au
Blog: http://yourcreativejourneywithmarianne.blogspot.com.au
Facebook: Click here

November Freebie

I have another special free offer........For every $35 spent on my website....you will go into a draw for your own brand new "Pinwheel Stamp" 10 piece Stamp Set.....that is no longer available to purchase.....So pop in & make a start on your shopping for Christmas, you have to be in it to win it.
I would love to give one away