Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Close To My Heart's September Stamp of the Month -- Paper Garden (S1509)

Add beautiful blossoms to any project with 
the September Stamp of the Month!

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 $50 or more in Close To My Heart products, you qualify for this special Stamp of the Month pricing.

Place an order totaling $50 or more and you’ll qualify to receive the September Stamp of the Month, Paper Garden, for just $5! 

This set of fun flowers will be perfect on 
both your cards and layouts. 

It’s available only during September — so act fast!

Order yours today!

Get Your August Stamp of the Month --

Paper Garden (S1509)

September's Stamp of the Month Set Is:
(Set of 10)

Recommended My Acrylix® Blocks:
1" x 1" (Y1000)
2" x 2" (Y1003)
4" x 5" (Y1012)


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Wednesday, September 2, 2015

CTMH's September National Stamping Campaign -- Hello, Life!

National Stamping Month—Hello, Life!
September Constant Campaign

September is National Stamping Month, and this year Close To My Heart has something to help every kind of papercrafter say a big “hello” to life! 

Available only during the month of September, these exclusive C-size My Acrylix® Hello, Life! stamp sets can be purchased for $13.95 each! 

Or, for an even better deal, you can purchase all three for only $34.95—a savings of $6.90!

Each stamp set is designed to fit with a specific type of papercrafting, whether that’s scrapbooking, cardmaking, or pocket scrapbooking. 

Recommended Block Sizes:
1" x 1" (Y1000)
1" x 3 1/2" (Y1002)
2" x 2" (Y1003)

Recommended Block Sizes:
1" x 1" (Y1000)
1" x 3 1/2" (Y1002)
2" x 2"(Y1003)

Recommended Block Sizes: 
1" x 1" (Y1000)
1" x 3 1/2" (Y1002)
2" x 2" (Y1003)

However, all the stamp sets coordinate with each other and can be used together to create dynamic artwork. 

Check out this video to see these great stamps in action!

These stamp sets also coordinate with shapes from the new Cricut® Artistry (Z3167) collection to help expand your artwork options even further.

Remember, these stamp sets are available for one month only, so get your orders in for one stamp set—or all three—before these gorgeous stamps disappear! 

Make certain to follow Close To My Heart’s blog, Instagram, and Facebook page for artwork inspiration featuring these lively stamp sets all month long. 

You can post your own artwork to your social media channels using the hashtag ‪#‎ctmhHelloLife‬.

Dates: Offer valid September 1, 2015 (9:00 am MDT)–September 30, 2015 (11:59 pm MDT).


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Tuesday, September 1, 2015

New Monthly Close To My Heart Hostess Clubs Forming!!

Annual Inspirations & Holiday Expressions 
Monthly Close To My Heart Hostess Clubs!!

***** Clubs Forming NOW!! *****

The Annual Inspirations Idea Book is 162 Pages Full of Brand Spankin' New Products that are guaranteed to be around for a full year!!  

AND...the Holiday Expressions Idea Book is 38 pages of Halloween & Christmas goodness!!

PLUS... wait for it...there will be a third book -- the Seasonal Expressions 1 Idea Book being released January 1 AND another Seasonal Expressions 2 Book being released May 1!!  

By joining a monthly  hostess club this term (September thru February) you will be able to purchase out of 3 Idea Books...that's a TON of products!!  

You are going to want to join a Monthly Hostess Club so you can get it all while budgeting your orders!!

I know you LOVE Close To My Heart products as much as I do and what better way to get them then to join a Monthly Hostess Club where you can earn FREE product as well as 50% items including all 5 of our Exclusive Cricut Collections AND our awesome Rolling Tote!!  

So check out the below information and join us!!


You all know that there are lots of perks to being part of one of my 6-Month Hostess Clubs!!  

And NOW the deals and goodies have just gotten EVEN BIGGER, EVEN BETTER and MORE FUN!!  NOW is the time to JOIN one!!

Here are the Hostess Club Details --

How can you get your hands on all these fun new items PLUS get product for FREE and items at 1/2 price?!?!  


You DO NOT have to be local in order to join.  Orders will ship directly to you from our Home Office!!  

The 6-Month $25 Club runs from September to February, and you spend $25 each month (plus S&H and Tax).  

There are 6 spots in this club of which you can have more than one spot if you choose to.  

You will then be the Hostess and earn a minimum of $25 in FREE product for each club spot you hold.

Hopefully you already know how AWESOME Close To My Heart's Hostess Rewards Plan is. 

When it is your Hostess Month you will receive an email explaining the details again so you don't have to remember all of this.  

You can choose from stamp sets, paper packets, stickers and complements, ink pads, markers, re-inkers, cardstock, acrylic blocks, Picture My Life Cards and Workshop on the Go Kits.  

The possibilities are endless!!

In addition to being the hostess, ALL members will receive:
1) FREE Idea Books before other customers!!
* Annual Inspiration Idea Books and Holiday Expression Idea Books will be mailed out immediately for those participating while non-club members will not be mailed out until the end of August.
* Seasonal Expression 1 Idea Books will be mailed out in early-mid December while non-club members will not be mailed out until the end of the month.
* Seasonal Expression 2 Idea Books will be mailed out in early-mid April while non-club members will not be mailed out until the end of the month.

2) A FREE mini stamp set just for joining -- Shipped with your Hostess Club Order!! 

3) A FREE Stamp of the Month during hostess month!!  

4) One month of being the hostess earning at least $25 in FREE Hostess Rewards!! 
(Hostesses average $40 or more in FREE Product plus 1 item at 50% off)  

5) At least one week advance notice of the following month's Corporate Campaign.

6) A club ONLY monthly promotion from me!!

7) A monthly Give-Away for each club!!

8) A Facebook Club Only Group where I will post videos, artwork, tips & techniques, giveaways, and a place for you to show off your artwork and meet your fellow club members and have FUN!!

9) 15-20% in FREE product in my Summer Bonanza Special and 12 Days of Christmas Special when all other customers receive only 10%.

No Home Gathering or meeting is required for this club...just send me your order via e-mail by the 10th of each month!!  

Outside orders from friends, family, co-workers, etc. will help you earn more goodies so they are definitely encouraged!!  

If you are interested in having an actual Home Gathering I would love to work with you and your friends to make cards, layouts, etc.


I'm thrilled to announce even more rewards exclusively for my Monthly Club Hostesses!!  

As a qualifying hostess, you may select from several brand new exquisite stamp sets available only to YOU!!  

So hurry, join a club today, earn some select product credit, and snatch some fabulous hostess-only rewards!!

Birthday Wish (C1624) -- Only $8.00 -- Annual Inspirations
(a retail savings of $5.95)

Happy Hooray (B1490) -- Only $6.00 -- Annual Inspirations
(a retail savings of $3.95)

Birthday Funnies (B1491) -- Only $6.00 -- Annual Inspirations
(a retail savings of $3.95)

#makesmehappy (D1658) -- Only $10.00 -- Annual Inspirations
(a retail savings of $7.95)

Mini Messages (D1659) -- Only $10.00 -- Annual Inspirations
(a retail savings of $7.95)

Perfect Pair (B1487) -- Only $6.00 -- Annual Inspirations
(a retail savings of $3.95)

Little Things (A1183) -- Only $4.00 -- Annual Inspirations
(a retail savings of $2.95)

Say It All (C1632) -- Only $8.00 -- Annual Inspirations
(a retail savings of $5.95)

Blessings in Autumn (C1634) -- Only $8.00 -- Holiday Expressions
(a retail savings of $5.95)

Joyful Garland (B1489) -- Only $6.00 -- Holiday Expressions
(a retail savings of $3.95)

Festive Trees (B1493) -- Only $6.00 -- Holiday Expressions
(a retail savings of $3.95)

and MORE FUN!!      
Join a Monthly Hostess Club and refer a friend to join you, and you will receive your choice of any A-sized Stamp Set (retail value of $6.95) when you place your first club order on September 10th!!


Those whom were in the February thru July club if you already re-joined you will receive a FREE package of embellishments from me!! 

If you haven't re-joined yet but want to let me know ASAP!!  =)

I know that is a lot of information so please let me know if you have any questions.  

It is a GREAT way to budget your spending while still getting the products you LOVE at a great price and even FREE!!  

***** Refer a Friend to Join by Sunday, August 23 and receive a FREE Embellishment ($4.95 value) of your choice from the Annual Inspirations Idea Book or Holiday Expressions Idea Book!!

I look forward to working with you!!  =)

Please let me know if you have any questions!! 

If you are interested in doing what I do -- being a Close To My Heart Consultant -- and getting a 22% discount on ALL CTMH products then contact me for more information or check out the FAQ's.

For more information on the Annual Inspirations Consultant Kit click HERE.

Ready to -- JOIN my Team NOW!!

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Friday, August 28, 2015

Annual Inspirations & Holiday Expressions Idea Book EXTRAVAGANZA & September Crop 'til Ya Drop!!

Annual Inspirations & Holiday Expressions Idea Book EXTRAVAGANZA!!

Saturday, September 12
10:00 - Noon for the Extravaganza and to see all the new products first hand -- Over 250 new products with most available to view on Saturday! WooHoo!

Noon - Midnight for just dropping in to check out products, grab your Idea Books, do Make-And-Takes, Have FUN and Crop 'Til Ya Drop!

What a GREAT day for shopping and crafting!


Fun...Fun...and MORE Fun...what you can expect:
* Almost ALL of the new products from the NEW Annual Inspirations Idea Book and Holiday Expressions Idea Book will be available to see in person!
* Chances to win lots of great prizes!
* Your own Annual Inspirations Idea Book AND Holi
day Expressions Idea Book!
* Create 'N Take Card!
* Sign up for clubs, crops, retreats, workshops and gatherings!

Don't forget to bring your friends along too! The more the merrier!

***** From the Heart Embellishers Team Members & Customers are also invited. *****

Come and have some fun on Saturday, September 12 at 10:00 am. Please RSVP by Friday, September 11!

Want More Chances to Win the Grand Prize:
1 extra ticket - Be there by 9:55am!!
2 extra tickets - Bring a friend I don't know
2 extra tickets - Stay to Crop 'til Ya Drop
3 extra tickets - Donate to Operation Smile
4 extra tickets - Place an order of $50 or more
5 extra tickets - Book your own Home Gathering
A Special Gift Package - Sign up to become a Consultant

If you can't make the Extravaganza at 10:00am feel free to still stop in anytime before midnight as we will be cropping the night away. You can still check out the new products, get your Annual Inspirations Idea Book and do the Make 'N Take Card!!

***** Live out of town and want a book?? E-mail Me -- *****

Don't miss out on all the fun. 
RSVP Today for the Annual Inspirations Idea Book Extravaganza, and Then Stay for the September Crop 'Til Ya Drop!


CROP ‘Til Ya Drop!!
Saturday, September 12
Noon to Midnight


WHO: You and your friends
WHEN: From Noon to Midnight - Saturday, September 12, 2015
WHERE: Zor Shrine Facility -- 575 Zor Shrine Place, Madison, WI 53719
COST: $15.00 Non-Refundable / Non-Transferable Pre-Payment Required to cover the room rental
Payment Methods Accepted:
PayPal to
Mailed Check Written Out to Keeley Kirwan and Mailed to 9 Mammoth Circle, Madison, WI 53719
Credit Card ($3.00 additional charge)
RSVP: - (608) 320-9801

Want a chance to earn FREE product from the NEW Annual Inspirations 2015-16 Idea Book and Holiday Expressions Idea Book! Bring your singles and play some Bingo! Purchase 2 Bingo Boards for $1 or 4 Bingo Boards for $2. The first person to call Bingo will win the cash and be able to put that towards purchasing new products! We will play 3 times (3pm, 7pm and 10pm) so plan accordingly for some fun!

There will be giveaways that you must be in attendance to win.

** TOOLS **
I will provide the following:
Cricut Expression as well as cartridges - including the EXCLUSIVE CTMH Cartridges Art Philosophy, Artiste, Artbooking, Artfully Sent & the NEW Artistry (about 50 other cartridges - both fonts and images)
**Everyone is welcome to use my Cricut, but if you own Cutting Mats please bring them to use.**
Sizzix Big Shot with Cuttlebug, Tim Holtz, Sizzix and CTMH Embossing Folders
Punches - Fiskars, Martha Stewart, EK Success, Stampin' Up, and CTMH
CTMH Stamp Sets - Alpha Stamp Sets and Sentiment Stamp Sets
CTMH Dye and Pigment Ink Pads & Coordinating Cardstock - All 42 Colors
CTMH Shin-Han Markers -- 24 Colors
CTMH Acrylic Blocks
CTMH How-To Books (4 for Scrapbooking, 2 for Cardmaking and 2 for Both)

You are not required to purchase any CTMH products. This is strictly to get together and have some fun so bring whatever you want to work on. I will have FREE Close To My Heart Idea Books for you, and orders are always more than welcome.

** REMAINDER of 2015's DATES **
October 2, 3 & 4 -- Weekend Retreat
November -- No Crop
December 12


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Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Welcome Back to Close To My Heart Angie!

Please help me Welcome Back and Congratulate Angie Mead to our From the Heart Embellisher's Team!! WooHoo!! 

Sooooo excited to have her back. 

We can't wait to help her along her Close To My Heart journey!! 

Sooooo many possibilities await her!!

The Essentials New Consultant Kit will include the following for $49:
- Order Forms
- Idea Book Postcards - Annual Inspirations Idea Books (10) 
- Holiday Expressions Idea Books (10) 
- Paper Fundamentals Sampler 
- B&T Duos® sampler 
- Petite Perks Incentive Stamp Set.

Have some questions about joining Close To My Heart?
Check out my Frequently Asked Questions, and if you have more than shoot me an email at

Wanting to know more about our From the Heart Embellisher's Team or my personal experiences with Close To My Heart?
Check out my Close To My Heart Resume!  
I love what I do and want to share that passion with YOU!

If you are a former Close To My Heart Consultant and received an email about re-joining from the Home Office, then 

If you are a former Close To My Heart Consultant and did NOT receive the email about re-joining from the Home Office then email me at with the email you want them to contact you with, and we will get you hooked up!

Lastly, if you are new to Close To My Heart check out the Amazing Consultant Kit pictured above for $129!!

Contact me with any questions you may have!!


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