Close To My Heart Sale

I have a wide variety of stamps, paper and accessories for sale here:

https://houseostamps.wordpress.com/sale-stamps-paper/

If there is something Close To My Heart  in particular you are looking for please shoot me an email at houseostamps@cox.net and I might have it for sale also.  Most items for sale are pre-2011 so if there is an older CTMH item you are looking for I just might have it.

Teacher Appreciation invitation – Tropical theme

I had a lot of fun with the Tropical theme for Teacher Appreciation this year.  For the invitation I designed a Flip-Flop. I used a real pair of flip-flops to make a template and then cut 78 of them by hand times 2:  the bottom layer and the top layer of the striped paper (CTMH Sophia Paper is retired).  Finally the flower was cut from my Cricut machine with the Close To My Heart Art Philosophy cartridge.  The brad in the center of the flower lets the top layer swing away from the bottom layer to reveal the party details.

More Teacher Appreciation ideas:

 Tea Party

Space Theme

Western Theme

Circus Theme

Sale on Scrapbooking supplies – Close To My Heart Clearance

Check out my Close To My Heart sale website for some brand new discounted and retired products that are available to you at fantastic prices. Check back often to take advantage of these products that are offered while supplies last!

Simply go to my website http://clearly.myctmh.com, click on SHOP ONLINE, and then click on WHILE SUPPLIES LAST to see everything that is on sale! 

Scrapbooking Kits for as low as  $2! 
Embellishments, stickers and more for $1.00! 
Cardstock packs for as low as $6.00!

Hurry!  These deals are good while supplies last!

Stamp of the Month for October – Holiday Magic

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It’s time to start thinking about Christmas cards. Can you believe that? Mid-October already. Christmas cards are my absolute favorite cards to make! Here’s a beautiful sample made with the October Stamp of the Month – Holiday Magic that is only available this month. You can get this stamp for only $5 with an order of $50 or more! Contact me at houseostamps@cox.net to place your order. Or order only at http://www.clearly.myctmh.com

Holiday Magic – October Stamp of the Month

August Specials from Close To My Heart

Wow!  There are so many incredible new things in the Fall/Winter 2011 Idea Book from Close To My Heart that it is difficult to know where to start.  Rest assured that I’ll be featuring new products and techniques in the weeks to come.  There are wonderful new paper packs and products to inspire us all well into the cold crisp winter months.  

I want to start by telling you about a great deal that will be happening between August 15th and August 30th.  It’s actually a time period where TWO amazing offers will be intersecting, enabling you to take advantage of both at the same time.

The first deal highlights our new Stamp of the month program.  Rather than the Stair-stepped discount that we used to offer, our new program is Faster, Simpler, Easier – You can either buy the stamp of the month for full price (a new LOW $17.95) or you can spend $50 and get it for only $5.00!   To celebrate this great new program, when you spend $50 and get the Stamp of the month for $5.00, you also get the adorable typeface Alphabet set absolutely FREE!!  (a $6.95 value) 

The second deal runs from August 15-September 30th  to celebrate National Stamping Month and offers our first “Double” D set, called Pair-a-Phrase.  It is full of adorable images and sentiments you can use all the year through.  When you spend $75, you’ll get this amazing set FREE (a $35.90 value).

So, if you spend $75 between August 15th and 30th, AND that $75 includes the $5.00 Stamp of the month, you’ll get both the Pair-a-Phrase and typeset alphabet sets!!  That’s a deal too good to pass up!

To kick off the new Stamp of the month program we have the sassy August Stamp of the Month – Wicked.   This set is full of fun images for your Halloween treats, cards & scrapbook pages.  Purchase $50 in product and the stamp of the month is then only $5 for you!

I created a shoe template with the new Roxie paper (duo sided with different patterns on both sides of the paper!).  Fill the shoe with treats and you have a fun favor box. 

Ordering available at www.clearly.myctmh.com

Also contact me at houseostamps@cox.net for more details on how to get a new Idea Book.

Retiring List – Just Released – Order your favorites NOW!

ORDER NOW!!       

www.clearly.myctmh.com

Limited Availability Products

“These products are available in Order Entry only through July 31, 2011. Following that date, items may

or may not be available on MyCTMH® sites and will be limited to stock on hand.”

My Acrylix® Stamps

B1313 Merry Pursuits

C1406 Hit the Spot

D1350 Tender Tags

B1319 Four Seasons

C1421 The Boo Crew D1352 It’s Your Day

B1325 Welcome Baby

C1428 Ice Crystals D1354 Endless Friendship

B1333 Merry Monsters

C1430 In the Month of September D1355 Gracious Greeting—French

C1292 Tropical Christmas

In the Month of October D1356 Gracious Greetings—Spanish

C1318 Best Wishes

C1432 In the Month of November D1359 Comments

C1324 Spooky Smiles

C1433 In the Month of December D1363 Picture Perfect

C1328 Festive Frills

C1434 School Rules D1365 True Happiness

C1333 Spooky Night

D1166 Vintage Christmas

D1366 Holiday Trinkets

C1340 Aspiration

D1171 New Fallen Snow

D1369 Delightful Things

C1342 Damask Tiles

D1177 No Peeking

D1370 Welcome Home

C1350 Dainty Thoughts

D1224 Holiday Joy

D1371 Many Thanks

C1353 Gear Up

D1225 Jingle Borders

D1372 Grown with Love

C1354 Robot Power

D1226 Magical Season

D1374 Ms. Holiday Cheer

C1361 Buttoned Together

D1243 Peace on Earth

D1375 Treasures September

C1362 You’re a Hoot

D1244 Snow Friends

D1376 Holiday Warmth

C1366 Fringed Phrases

D1257 Make It Count

D1379 Flourished Blessings

C1371 Holiday Jingle

D1258 Friendship Word Puzzle

D1380 Just for the Holidays

C1372 Grateful Hearts

D1265 Gracious Greetings

D1381 Beware

C1373 In the Game—Hockey

D1266 Baby Steps

D1382 Holiday Hoopla

C1374 Spellbound

D1280 Spot on Backgrounds

D1383 Santa’s List

C1375 In the Game—Football

D1299 Thoughtful Seasons

D1385 Good Work

C1376 Stocking Style

D1305 Gloria

D1393 Flourished Blessings—French

C1377 Christmas Story

D1315 Evergreen

Flourished Blessings—Spanish

C1378 Heartfelt Christmas

D1317 Feathery Flakes

D1406 True Friends

C1380 Judiac Commentary

Creepy Cobwebs

D1416 State of Mind

C1381 Card Chatter—Thank you

D1324 Christmas Melodies

D1421 Cherish the Moment

C1384 Neighborhood

D1326 Season of Splendor

D1422 Wonderful Friend

C1386 Boys at Play

D1332 Boutique Borders

D1423 Happy Forever

C1387 Playin’ Hard

D1333 Wishing Star

D1424 Something Splendid

C1391 Embrace Life

D1335 Intrinsic Backgrounds

D1428 Happy Journey

C1394 Candlelight

D1339 Moments in Time

D1433 My Game

C1398 Love You Forever

D1347 Confidential

D1439 Spook Alley

C1402 In the Month of January

D1349 Be Yourself May

D1450 Beautiful Day

Papers

X7131A Sophia Level 1 Kit

X5638 Garnet Cardstock

X5768 8 1/2″ x 11″ Summer Celebration Cardstock Combo Pack

X7136A Mayberry Level 1 Kit

X5640 Blush Cardstock

X5800 12″ x 12″ Winter Cozy Cardstock Combo Pack

X7137A Lucky Level 1 Kit

X5644 Brown Bag Cardstock

X5801 8 1/2″ x 11″Winter Cozy Cardstock Combo Pack

X7138A Fanfare Level 1 Kit

X5645 Parchment Cardstock Cardstock

X7127A Magnifique Level 1 Kit

X7135A Wings Level 1 Kit

X5667 Petal Cardstock

X7127B Magnifique Level 2 Paper Packet

X7135B Wings Level 2 Paper Packet

X5668 Honey Cardstock

X7127C Magnifique Level 2 My Stickease® Assortment

X7135C Wings My Stickease® Assortment

X5682 12″ x 12″ Spring Harmony Cardstock Combo Pack

X7128A Olivia Level 1 Kit

1395 8 1/2″ x 11″ Vellum Paper

X5684 12″ x 12″ Autumn Harvest Cardstock Combo Pack

X7128B Olivia Level 2 Paper Packet

1225 Sunny Yellow Cardstock

X5685 12″ x 12″ Winter Classic Cardstock Combo Pack

X7128C Olivia Level 2 My Stickease® Assortment

1235 KeyLime Cardstock

12″ x 12″ Basics Antique Cardstock Combo Pack

X7129A Hooligans Level 1 Kit

1240 Sunkiss Yellow Cardstock

X5687 8 1/2″ x 11″ Spring Harmony Cardstock Combo Pack

X7129B Hooligans Level 2 Paper Packet

1241 Dutch Blue Cardstock

X5689 8 1/2″ x 11″ Autumn Harvest Cardstock Combo Pack

X7129C Hooligans Level 2 My Stickease® Assortment

1242 Sunflower Cardstock

X5690 8 1/2″ x 11″ Winter Classic Cardstock Combo Pack

X7130A Mistletoe Level 1 Kit

1243 Goldrush Cardstock

X5691 8 1/2″ x 11″ Basics Antique Cardstock Combo Pack

X7130B Mistletoe Level 2 Paper Packet

1248 Vineyard Berry Cardstock

X5698 12″ x 12″ Autumn Garden Cardstock Combo Pack

X7130C Mistletoe Level 2 My Stickease® Assortment

1270 AutumnTerracotta Cardstock

X5700 12″ x 12″ Basics Timeless Cardstock Combo Pack

X7132A Bliss Level 1 Level 1 Kit

1271 Buttercup Cardstock

X5703 8 1/2″ x 11″ Autumn Garden Cardstock Combo Pack

X7132B Bliss Level 2 Paper Packet

1274 Holiday Red Cardstock

X5705 8 1/2″ x 11″ Basics Timeless Cardstock Combo Pack

X7132C Bliss Level 2 My Stickease® Assortment

1276 Ponderosa Pine Cardstock

X5751 Sorbet Cardstock

X7133A Miracle Level 1 Kit

1282 New England Ivy Cardstock

X5752 Juniper Cardstock

X7133B Miracle Level 2 Paper Packet

1284 Indian Corn Blue Cardstock

X5753 Tulip Cardstock

X7133C Miracle Level 2 My Stickease® Assortment

1285 Heavenly Blue Cardstock

X5754 Crème Brulee Cardstock

X7134A Sweetheart Level 1 Kit

1291 Smokey Plum Cardstock

X5755 8 1/2″ x 11″ Spring Blossom Cardstock Combo Pack

X7134B Sweetheart Level 2 Paper Packet

1292 Crystal Blue Cardstock

X5756 12″ x 12″ Spring Blossom Cardstock Combo Pack

X7134C Sweetheart Level 2 My Stickease® Assortment

1293 Moonstruck Cardstock

X5757 Gypsy Cardstock

Z1021 2 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ Envelope Flats (10)

1295 Lilac Mist Cardstock

X5758 Sunset Cardstock

3″ x 3″ Envelope Flats (10)

1296 Spring Iris Cardstock

X5759 Pacifica Cardstock

Z1023 3″ x 4 3/4″ Envelope Flats (10)

1299 Baby Pink Cardstock

X5760 Cotton Candy Cardstock

Z1024 4″ x 4″ Envelope Flats (10)

5571 Grey Wool Cardstock

X5761 Sky Cardstock

Z1025 5″ x 5″ Envelope Flats (10)

5573 Grey Flannel Cardstock

X5762 Lagoon Cardstock

Z1026 5″ x 7″ Envelope Flats (10)

5590 Pansy Purple Cardstock

X5763 Smoothie Cardstock

Z1027 5 1/2″ x 4 1/4″ Envelope Flats (10)

X5630 Taffy Cardstock X5764 Pear Cardstock

Z1028 6″ x 6″ Envelope Flats (10)

X5631 Amethyst Cardstock

12″ x 12″ Summer Carnival Cardstock Combo Pack

Z1029 8″ x 3 1/2″ Envelope Flats (10)

X5635 Topiary Cardstock

X5766 12″ x 12″ Summer Celebration Cardstock Combo Pack

Z1244 4 3/4″ x 4 3/4″ Envelope Flats (10)

X5637 Barn Red Cardstock

X5767 8 1/2″ x 11″ Summer Carnival Cardstock Combo Pack

Accessories

Z1289 Block Buddy®

Z1140 Dimensional Elements Framed Fun

Z1564 Exclusive Inks® Basic Antique Stamp Pad Set

Z1055 Dimensional Elements Monograms “A”

Z1154 Designer Ribbon Rounds™ Buttercup Collection

Exclusive Inks® Autumn Garden Stamp Pad Set

Z1056 Dimensional Elements Monograms “B”

Z1156 Dimensional Elements Borders

Z1569 Exclusive Inks® Basic Timeless Stamp Pad Set

Z1057 Dimensional Elements Monograms “C”

Z1209 Designer Ribbon Rounds™ Cranberry Collection

Z1570 Exclusive Inks® Spring Blossom Stamp Pad Set

Z1058 Dimensional Elements Monograms “D”

Z1211 Top Coats™ Framed In

Z1571 Exclusive Inks® Spring Blossom Marker Set

Z1059 Dimensional Elements Monograms “E”

Dimensional Elements Booksmart

Z1572 Exclusive Inks® Summer Carnival Marker Set

Z1060 Dimensional Elements Monograms “F”

Z1231 Across the Board Rub-Ons

Z1573 Exclusive Inks® Summer Carnival Marker Set

Z1061 Dimensional Elements Monograms “G”

Z1243 Mini-Medley Accents Pewter Collection

Z1574 Exclusive Inks® Summer Celebration Stamp Pad Set

Z1062 Dimensional Elements Monograms “H”

Z1265 Primavera Rub-Ons

Z1575 Exclusive Inks® Summer Celebration Marker Set

Z1063 Dimensional Elements Monograms “I”

Z1277 Mini-Medley Accents Outdoor Denim Collection

Z1600 Exclusive Inks® Winter Cozy Stamp Pad Set

Z1064 Dimensional Elements Monograms “J”

Z1312 Dimensional Elements Stars Z1610 Exclusive Inks® Winter Cozy Marker Set

Z1065 Dimensional Elements Monograms “K”

Z1339 Mini-Medley Accents Pear Collection

Z185 My Acrylix® Block Organizer

Z1066 Dimensional Elements Monograms “L”

Z1340 Mini-Medley Accents Lagoon Collection

3501 Red Eye Pen

Z1067 Dimensional Elements Monograms “M”

Z1354 Irresistibles™ Miracle Y1001 1″ x 1 1/2″ My Acrylix® Block

Z1068 Dimensional Elements Monograms “N”

Z1357 Sophia Level 2 Journaling Spots

Y1004 2 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ My Acrylix® Block

Z1069 Dimensional Elements Monograms “O”

Z1377 Kraft Color-Ready Borders

Y1005 1″ x 6 1/2″ My Acrylix® Block

Z1070 Dimensional Elements Monograms “P”

Z1390 Irresistibles™ Villa

Y1007 2″ x 11″ My Acrylix® Block

Z1071 Dimensional Elements Monograms “Q”

Z1141 My Creations® 3-Ring Binder

Y1008 4″ x 4″ My Acrylix® Block

Z1072 Dimensional Elements Monograms “R”

Z1166 3″ x 3″ Cream Mini Album

Y1011 4 1/2″ x 6 1/2″ My Acrylix® Block

Z1073 Dimensional Elements Monograms “S”

Z1550 Exclusive Inks® Spring Harmony Marker Set

Y1500 My Acrylix® Starter Block Kit

Z1074 Dimensional Elements Monograms “T”

Z1552 Exclusive Inks® Autumn Harvest Marker Set

Z1009 Pivot Point Stapler

Z1075 Dimensional Elements Monograms “U”

Z1553 Exclusive Inks® Winter Classic Marker Set

Z1090 Foam Brushes

Z1076 Dimensional Elements Monograms “V”

Z1554 Exclusive Inks® Basic Antique Marker Set

Z263 Fun Flock White

Z1077 Dimensional Elements Monograms “W”

Z1557 Exclusive Inks® Autumn Garden Marker Set

Z647 Embossing Powder Heavenly Blue

Z1078 Dimensional Elements Monograms “X”

Z1559 Exclusive Inks® Basic Timeless Marker Set

Z648 Embossing Powder Baby Pink

Z1079 Dimensional Elements Monograms “Y”

Z1560 Exclusive Inks® Spring Harmony Stamp Pad Set

Z664 Embossing Powder Pansy Purple

Z1080 Dimensional Elements Monograms “Z”

Z1562 Exclusive Inks® Autumn Harvest Stamp Pad Set

Z671 Embossing Powder Clear

Z1125 Designer Ribbon Rounds™ Sweet Leaf Collection

Z1563 Exclusive Inks® Winter Classic Stamp Pad Set

Z678 Embossing Powder Silver Pearl

Close To My Heart items retiring on July 31.

Here is the current retiring list for July 31st. Order what you need before midnight on the 31st.

www.clearly.myctmh.com

My Relections Kits, Papers & My Stickease
All Level One Scrapbook Kits
Bliss Level 2 Paper Packet and My Stickease
Miracle Level 2 Paper Packet and My Stickease
Sweetheart Level 2 Paper Packet and My Stickease
Wings Level 2 Paper Packet and My Stickease
Magnifique Level 2 Paper Packet and My Stickease
Olivia Level 2 Paper Packet and My Stickease
Hooligans Level 2 Paper Packet and My Stickease
Mistletoe Level 2 Paper Packet and My Stickease

Acrylic Blocks
1” x 1 ½” block (Y1001)
1” x 6 ½” block (Y1005)
2” x 11” block (Y1007)
2 ½” x 2 ½” block (Y1004)
4 ½” x 6 ½” block (Y1011)
My Acrylix block starter kit (Y1500)

Embellishments & Tools
Designer ribbon – Cranberry (Z1209)
Designer ribbon – Buttercup (Z1154)
Designer ribbon – Sweet Leaf (Z1125)
Sophia Level 2 Journaling Spots (Z1357)
Mini Medley Accents – Pear (Z1339)
Mini Medley Accents – Lagoon (Z1340)
Mini Medley Accents – Outdoor Denim (Z1277)
Top Coats – Framed In (Z1211)
Rub Ons – Across the Board (Z1231)
Rub Ons – Primavera (Z1265)
Kraft Color Ready Borders (Z1377)
Red Eye Pen (3501)
Embossing Powders – Clear (Z671)
Embossing Powders – Heavenly Blue (Z647)
Embossing Powders – Pansy Purple (Z664)
Embossing Powders – Silver Pearl (Z678)
Block Buddy Set Z1289 121 Pivot Point Stapler (Z1009)
Texture Tools – Foam Tools (Z1090)
Fun Flock (Z263)
My Accents Block Organizer (Z185)

Cardstock
24 pks of Cardstock will only be offered in these colors after July 31st: Kraft,
Black, White Daisy, Colonial White, Vanilla Cream, Chocolate, Cocoa, Desert
Sand, Bamboo, Sweet Leaf, Pacifica, Smoothie, Creme Brulee, Olive,
Cranberry, and Outdoor Denim
Textured Cardstock – White Daisy
We are not retiring any colors and you will be able to purchase the other colors in combo packs.

Inks and Markers
After July 31st, you will be able to purchase our stamp pads and markers individually. We will no longer offer them in sets of color families. Order before July 31st so that you can receive the Color Family Set discounted price.

Dimensional Elements
Dimensional Elements – Villa (Z1390)
Dimensional Elements – Miracle (Z1354)
Dimensional Elements – Booksmart (Z1223)
Dimensional Elements – Borders (Z1156)
Dimensional Elements – Framed Fun (Z1140)
Dimensional Elements – Plain Chipboard (Z1164)
Dimensional Elements – Stars (Z1312)
All Dimensional Elements Monograms – A – Z

Other Items
All Envelope flats – Pg 114
3” x 3” Mini Album (Z1166) – Pg 120
My Creations 3 ring binder (Z1141) – Pg 120

Order by July 31st at www.clearly.myctmh.com

Close To My Heart’s exclusive Cricut cartridge!

Tip of the Month – Layered Titles

This “layered title” look is one of my favorite looks with Alphabet stamps. Simply pair a large alphabet stamp with a smaller one. I typically like to stamp the smaller alphabet in a darker color so it stands out a bit more.

This layout is from the Magic Scrapbook Program. I did adapt it to my photos and liking by moving the large photo to the center of the left side and added a few more circles too. The center photo on the right side has a fun interactive element.

Recipe:
Lucky paper pack, Rustic Alphabet, Bingo alphabet, Enjoy Life stamp set, badge buttons, 1 ¼” circle punch, Olive stamp pad, Sunset, stamp pad,Outdoor Denim stamp pad, 3-D foam and Basic brads.

It’s my Close To My Heart Anniversary!

This month I am celebrating my 12th anniversary as a Close To My Heart consultant! 

I received this lovely email from Close To My Heart too: 

Chris,

Happy anniversary!  You are celebrating year 12 with us!  We’re so glad for the time you’ve been a part of our family.  Wishing you joy, health, success, and many more years with Close To My Heart!

Sincerely,
Close To My Heart

 
Every year on my anniversay I offer a special gift for you too!  It’s my anniversary but you get the gift.  Just email me at houseostamps@cox.net for details.  Offer only available until April 30, 2011.

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