Monday, January 16, 2017

Hello Lovely - Thank You card

Today I have another Hello Lovely paper packet card creation to share with you.  If you have a copy of the Seasonal Expressions Idea Book, this card may look familiar to you.  The Hello Lovely Workshop Your Way kit cardmaking option has a Mr. & Mrs. card.  I do not have any friends or family getting married, so I don't have a need for any wedding cards personally, so I changed up the home office card design a little to suite me by adding in some Sea Glass Glitter Paper and the Thank You sentiment.


All Products used Close To My Heart


Until my next post...

Happy crafting! 
Pam 

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Friday, January 13, 2017

Hello Lovely - Thank You card (MOJO479)

Happy Friday everyone!  I'm here today to share a card I created based on a sketch I saw posted by the Mojo Monday Card Sketch Challenge blog using the new Close To My Heart Hello Lovely paper packet.  Here is the card I created...






And here is the sketch the card is based on... 


Products used all Close To My Heart (you may click any product link below to shop)
X7216B Hello Lovely Paper Packet
X7216D Hello Lovely Coordinating Cardstock
B1536 All The Thanks Stamp Set
Z2864 Sorbet Ink
Z3088 Coral Shimmer Trim
Z3274 Clear Sparkles
X254 White Daisy Card & Envelopes Value Pack

Until my next post...

Happy crafting! 
Pam 

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Thursday, January 5, 2017

New CTMH Products!!

Below is copied in from the Close To My Heart blog featuring new products in the Seasonal Expressions Idea Book & Catalog.  You can view the new idea book by clicking HERE.  As you are reading below, when you see words in blue, you can click on them and be taken to my website to place an order.

New Year, New Products!


New products from Close To My Heart! #ctmh #closetomyheart #ctmhhellolovely #weddingscrapbook #vintagescrapbook
There’s something special about the New Year: It’s a time filled with big hopes and dreams, renewed purpose and focus, and for all of us here at Close To My Heart, a new idea book packed with tons of new products!
If you haven’t had a chance to browse through our new idea book yet, you can look at the electronic version here. In the meantime, here’s a quick summary of what’s new!

Scrapbook Albums

New products from Close To My Heart! #ctmh #closetomyheart #ctmhalbums #weddingscrapbook #mintalbum #weddingscrapbook
Now you can get pinkwhite, and Sea Glass My Legacy™ albums in both the D-ring and post-bound styles!

Paper Suites

New products from Close To My Heart! #ctmh #closetomyheart #ctmhsugarrush #valentinesdaycrafts #valentinesdaygifts #valentinesgifts #diytreattags
As always, we have new themed paper packets with coordinating Complements and embellishments! Check out our Sugar Rush collection, which is perfect for the sweetest Valentine’s Day projects ever!

Metal Dies—Words & Shapes

New products from Close To My Heart! #ctmh #closetomyheart #thincuts #scrapbookingdies #cuttlebug #scrapbooking
We’ve got new Thin Cuts, including the cute “xoxo” that you see here! How adorable would that be on a Valentine’s Day card? We’ve also come out with basic hearts and circle shapes as well as coordinating stamps that fit perfectly on these shapes.

More Complements!

New products from Close To My Heart! #ctmh #closetomyheart #ctmhfundamentals #boyscrapbook #scrapbooking
We’ve got more Complements that coordinate with our Fundamentals paper packets.

Beginner Scrapbooking Kits

New products from Close To My Heart! #ctmh #closetomyheart #wedding #weddingscrapbook #vintagescrapbook #beginner #scrapbooking #kit
We are SUPER stoked about our new Cut Above™ layout kits. These kits contain all the materials you need to make one traditional layout, like you see above, as well as a coordinating pocket scrapbooking layout.
New products from Close To My Heart! #ctmh #closetomyheart #wedding #weddingscrapbook #vintagescrapbook #beginner #scrapbooking #kit
The pieces are all pre-cut, so all you have to do is follow the instructions and attach the pieces as shown! These kits are great for those new to scrapbooking to get their feet wet with two different styles of scrapbooking.

Now, in addition to all the product in our new idea book, we also have a very exciting special product for the month of January—a DIY succulent wreath kit! To see how this kit works, check out the video below!

Until my next post...

Happy crafting! 
Pam 

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Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Welcome Home wreath

Yesterday I shared the Close To My Heart specials with you.  Today I have the National Papercrafting Month Special ~ Welcome Home Wreath Kit that I created to share with you.  I was still finishing up some last details on my wreath, but today it is complete and I'm so happy with how it turned out!  


Before putting the wreath together, I inked the edges of the leaves, flowers and succulent pieces.  It added such nice detail to all of the pieces I think.  The roses were White Daisy but I inked the edges of those with Glacier ink.  Anyone that knows me, knows I'm a "blue" girl, so I had to make my roses tinted blue.

Below are close-up pictures of the flowers and succulents. 





This picture is the corporate picture of the kit contents, everything included.

This picture shows what I have left from my kit, the chipboard middle of my wreath and the gold stickers.  I have seen other consultants sharing some ideas using these pieces, so I plan to use them as well to make another fun home decor item.  Check back later to see what I create!

There are four ways you can get the wreath kit:
     1.  Buy it for $18.95 - no qualifying purchase required!
     2.  Get it for free with a qualifying $60 purchase!
     3.  Get it for free by hosting a party that reaches the second level of Hostess Rewards.
     4.  Get it for free when you sign up to be a Consultant on my team!

Until my next post...

Happy crafting! 
Pam 

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Monday, January 2, 2017

Happy New Year!! New Book & Specials!

Welcome 2017!!  

I hope your new year has started out just wonderful!  Mine has so far, more beautiful snow fell yesterday, we got all of our Christmas decor taken down and put away.  I vacuumed the whole house up and downstairs, mopped and everything is back in place to start the new year.  Yes, it is kind of sad to take down the trees & decorations which signals the end of the holidays, but with the new year and the house all cleaned up it feels like a fresh new beginning.



With that new beginning, Close To My Heart has a fun New Seasonal Expressions Idea Book that officially went live yesterday (shown above).  It has 4 new lovely paper creative collections featured in this book and they are called ~ Hello Lovely, Sugar Rush, Dreamin' Big & Some Kinda Wonderful.  You can click on the blue link above to view the Idea Book online on my website or message me at pamtrostle@msn.com to request a copy of your own.



January's Special is in celebration of National Papercrafting Month.  This year, we're celebrating the joys of paper-crafted home decor with the beautiful Welcome Home wreath kit.  This kit comes with pre-cut pieces you can simply pop out and attach to the sturdy chipboard wreath base, making a welcoming decor piece for your home.

There are four ways you can get the wreath kit:
     1.  Buy it for $18.95 - no qualifying purchase required!
     2.  Get it for free with a qualifying $60 purchase!
     3.  Get it for free by hosting a party that reaches the second level of Hostess Rewards.
     4.  Get it for free when you sign up to be a Consultant on my team!



And finally this month's Stamp of the Month stamp set is Adore You.  This set is perfect for any Love themed layout or card project you might have.  Below are a couple of the Close To My Heart Art Department creations using this set.  I will share my creation with you very soon.


And below is a picture of the stamp set so you can see all of the great stamps included.
You can get this stamp set in two different ways, you can purchase it for $17.95 or you can get this stamp set for only $5 with a $50 purchase.


Until my next post...

Happy crafting! 
Pam 

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Thursday, December 29, 2016

Boxing Week Sale ~ Day 4, the Last Day of the Sale!

Today is the last day of the Boxing Week Sale.  You have until 2:59pm tomorrow Friday December 30th to take advantage of half price deals on current and recently retired items!  Remember you can click any of the items below to be taken to my website to place your order.

**  If you need a quick and easy personalized gift for someone, these Base & Bling products are the perfect idea!  Scroll down past the list of sale items to see some image ideas using these products.

Today’s Special Offers

These deals are only available from 3:00 pm (MST) December 29 to 2:59 pm (MST) December 30 while supplies last!
Base & Bling Oval Glass Covers

Base & Bling Oval Glass Covers

$2.95 $1.48

Add to Cart
Base & Bling Rectangle Glass Covers

Base & Bling Rectangle Glass Covers

$2.95 $1.48

Add to Cart
Base & Bling Bow Charm — Faux Gold

Base & Bling Bow Charm — Faux Gold

$2.95 $1.48

Add to Cart
Base & Bling Ribbon Charm — Faux Gold

Base & Bling Ribbon Charm — Faux Gold

$2.95 $1.48

Add to Cart
Base & Bling Heart Charm — Faux Gold

Base & Bling Heart Charm — Faux Gold

$2.95 $1.48

Add to Cart
Base & Bling Heart Charm — Faux Silver

Base & Bling Heart Charm — Faux Silver

$2.95 $1.48

Add to Cart
Base & Bling Bow Charm — Faux Silver

Base & Bling Bow Charm — Faux Silver

$2.95 $1.48

Add to Cart
Base & Bling Ribbon Charm — Faux Silver

Base & Bling Ribbon Charm — Faux Silver

$2.95 $1.48

Add to Cart
Base & Bling Black Bead Charm — Faux Gold

Base & Bling Black Bead Charm — Faux Gold

$2.95 $1.48

Add to Cart
Base & Bling Black Bead Charm — Faux Silver

Base & Bling Black Bead Charm — Faux Silver

$2.95 $1.48

Add to Cart
Base & Bling Teal Bead Charm — Faux Gold

Base & Bling Teal Bead Charm — Faux Gold

$2.95 $1.48

Add to Cart
Base & Bling Teal Bead Charm — Faux Silver

Base & Bling Teal Bead Charm — Faux Silver

$2.95 $1.48

Add to Cart
Base & Bling Square Pendant — Faux Gold

Base & Bling Square Pendant — Faux Gold

$5.95 $2.98

Add to Cart
Base & Bling Circle Pendant — Faux Silver

Base & Bling Circle Pendant — Faux Silver

$5.95 $2.98

Add to Cart
Base & Bling Circle Pendant — Faux Gold

Base & Bling Circle Pendant — Faux Gold

$5.95 $2.98

Add to Cart
Base & Bling Rectangle Pendant — Faux Silver

Base & Bling Rectangle Pendant — Faux Silver

$5.95 $2.98

Add to Cart
Base & Bling Rectangle Pendant — Faux Gold

Base & Bling Rectangle Pendant — Faux Gold

$5.95 $2.98

Add to Cart
Base & Bling Oval Pendant — Faux Silver

Base & Bling Oval Pendant — Faux Silver

$5.95 $2.98

Add to Cart
Base & Bling Oval Pendant — Faux Gold

Base & Bling Oval Pendant — Faux Gold

$5.95 $2.98

Add to Cart
Base & Bling Chain — Faux Silver

Base & Bling Chain — Faux Silver

$5.95 $2.98

Add to Cart
Base & Bling Rhinestones — Faux Silver

Base & Bling Rhinestones — Faux Silver

$2.95 $1.48

Add to Cart
Base & Bling Rhinestones — Faux Gold

Base & Bling Rhinestones — Faux Gold

$2.95 $1.48

Add to Cart
Base & Bling Adhesive Strips

Base & Bling Adhesive Strips

$4.95 $2.48

Add to Cart
Base & Bling Watercolor Stickers Bundle

Base & Bling Watercolor Stickers Bundle

$7.90 $3.95

Add to Cart
Base & Bling Stickers Bundle

Base & Bling Stickers Bundle

$7.90 $3.95

Add to Cart







Here are a few of the different items I have made or received as gifts that are made with our Base & Bling line.  Keep in mind, we have had this line of products for a while now, so some of these images might be old, made using older retired products.    

You can click this link to view a video on how to make products using Base & Bling.  

You will probably also want to purchase a bottle of Liquid Glass for making your necklace, bracelet or keychain gifts.  You just place a dot of the liquid glass on top of your sticker placed in the pendant then place the glass cover on top and give it a squeeze.  Depending on how much Liquid Glass you put on the sticker, you might have some excess Liquid Glass smoosh out from under the glass cover.  This is completely normal, just have a baby wipe or damp paper towel handy to wipe the excess off.   Add your decorated pendent to a necklace, bracelet or keychain circle and add some extra bling of your choice!





These items below were gifts to me from fellow team members at one of our Conventions held at Disneyland in Anaheim, California.  How fun are these!!  Personalize your Base & Bling Pendant however you like! 

I wanted to customize my keychain, so I made a couple of keychains using the Base & Bling pendants.    Your options are endless! 

This one below is a CTMH corporate photo.  You can purchase the Necklace Cards by clicking the blue underlined link. 


Until my next post...

Happy crafting! 
Pam