Wednesday, August 31, 2011

September Stamp of the Month

Hard to believe it's September 1st.  Where has the summer gone?  Was it even here?   Sure didn't seem like it;  I'm sure I missed it!

I do like the fall with all the beautiful colors.  I can even take the crisp colder days of autumn and find joy in them.  The only thing I find depressing about this season is that it leads into winter and I am not a winter person as you may have guessed from my profile.  I very much dislike the snow, sleet and ice but when you live in the upper midwest, complaining gets you no where.  What do I do to keep my spirits up?  I use this time to get caught up on my scrapping, card making and paper crafting of course. 

This months SOTM is called Limited Edition, which in a way is very fitting as it can only be purchased in the month of September, so act fast because like the summer it will be gone before you know it.

I made this card using this months SOTM and the Sonoma paper pack.  

To see all that this stamp set includes, see the column on the right and DON'T FORGET - through the end of this month, spend $75.00 and you will receive the double stamp set PAIR A PHRASE ABSOLUTELY FREE.

Thanks for looking.  .


Thursday, August 25, 2011


My daughter took part in a skit this last weekend and her group did their version of the Wizard of Oz.  My daughter played the Wicked Witch and I thought that “Wicked” would be an awesome stamp set to use to make her scrapbook page.

The paper is our Sonoma paper pack which was perfect as her robe and hat were black and purple. 

All I need to do now is to add the pictures. 

Sunday, August 21, 2011

My First Blog

Ok, so when it comes to computers, I can say I'm not a total novice; however, there are some things I have always shied away from, one of which was blogging. 

I'm not a great writer and I can sometimes ramble on.  Like a lot of people, I feel that I may not have anything worth while to contribute; but when it comes to making scrapbooks and cards for family and friends, and doing other paper crafts, I find it easier to express myself.

If I'm being totally honest, I will tell you that I'm not that creative.  On the creative scale, I'm probably somewhere in the middle, but Close to My Heart makes being creative so much easier.   We have wonderful how to programs, beautiful paper, easy to use acrylic stamp sets and other terrific products.

We offer a stamp set referred to as STAMP OF THE MONTH.  The retail value is $17.95 but with a $50.00 product purchase, the set can be yours for $5.00 - and now through August 31st,  the set is "WICKED".

And this month only, with the purchase of WICKED, you will get free a bonus stamp set "A TYPEFACE" (retail $6.95) -


In addition, from now until September 30th, as it is National Stamping Month, if your total product order equals $75.00 , you will also get the PAIR A PHRASE double Stamp Set (retail $35.90)-

Celebrate National Stamping Month - Get a FREE My Acrylix double stamp set with your qualifying purchase!

If you were keeping track, for a $75.00 product order in August. you will also receive an additional $60.80 in stamp sets.   I, like everyone else always enjoy getting something for free.

So if you are like me, and enjoy getting free product, check out Close to My Heart, then contact me to set up a home party,  an online party or grab a cup of coffee and shop with me.