First Butterfly Shaker Card

First Butterfly Shaker Card

This is one of the shaker cards that will be on the Shaker Card Party Buffet.  The stamps, paper, and embellishments are all CTMH.  The shaker and die are from Queen and Company.  The paper is Hello Lovely which will be with us for the next 2 weeks before it’s retired.  The Sugar Rush gems retire and are already gone!  So be sure to check them out.

The stamp set is from the Cricut Flower Market Cricut Cartridge Bundle.  It’s one of my favorite stamp sets to use because all of the sentiments are a mixed font and look marvelous.

The shaker is full of sequins and diamonds from Queen and Company.  The butterfly is made from Sorbet cardstock and I put the cut outs from the butterfly wings inside the butterfly shaker to provide a consistant solid background for the shaker contents.  The way I have it placed on the card is over different papers and didn’t look right.   Using the cutouts fixed that.  The Queen and Company shaker kits come with the transparencies for you to use.

April is a great month!  Here are the links to all of the great specials:

  • CTMH’s 15 Minute Memories (Cut Above Scrapbook kits) are on sale for 50% off.
  • Join me in the Spring Coffee Loving Cardmakers blog hop which is happening for the next few days.  Check out all the lovely work, stamps, and incredible inspiration!!
  • S1704 – Flock Together is a sweet Stamp of the Month for $17.95 or $5.00 with a $50.00 order.
  • The Seasonal Expressions 1 retires on April 30, 2017.  This means the stamps and papers will all be retiring!
  • Join My Team and you will receive one of the Scrapbooking Cut Above kits, plus there are lots of other great reasons to join – Check it out.
  • Events – check them out on my calendar.
  • Great Cricut Giveaway Event…over $3300.00 in prizes until we hit the goal…read all about it!!  The party total is moving on up and we had our first prize giveaway!!  We are almost to the second giveaway!  Less then $400 to get there.  =)

Thanks for stopping by to check out my first butterfly shaker card.  I hope it brightened your day.  Have a creative day!!

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Great Cricut Giveaway – updated

Great Cricut Giveaway

After some evaluation, we’ve decided to continue the Great Cricut Giveaway until we reach our goal.  This may be tweaked a little more as we go along.  =)

So come and play as you have a chance to win with the orders you normally make.  If you’ve joined my first downline, since January, you are included and will have entries.

Here’s what you can win:
23 – $100 hostess credit shopping sprees. For every $1000.00 ordered, there will be $100 hostess credit give away! That would be for you to pick from exclusive CTMH products like stamps, blocks, markers, papers, WYW, ink pads, and reinkers!! (One has already been given away!!)
At the 25% mark, 5750 points, there will be 3 winners: 2 – 1/2 price items to give away. These can be anything you want and it’s 50% off (you pay the the other 50%) and 1 CTMH Cricut Cartridge Bundle (valued at $99.95).
At the 50% mark, 11,500 points, there will be 3 winners: 2 – 1/2 price items to give away. These can be anything you want and it’s 50% off (you pay the the other 50%) and 1 CTMH Cricut Cartridge Bundle (valued at $99.95).
At the 75% mark, 17,250 points, there be 3 winners. The prizes will be a set of Adventure Ink Pads (Value $79.50), a set of 5-D Size Stamps (value of 89.75) and WorkSpace Wonder Bundle Giveaway (value $117.50)
At the 100% mark, 23,000 points, there will be 4 winners: 3 CTMH Cricut Cartridges Bundle Giveaways (valued at $99.95 each) and a Grand Prize of a brand new Cricut Air 2 (value of $249)!!

That’s a total of $3335.95 of prize value plus the 4 – 50% off items in this Giveaway.  There is a great chance to have more 50% off items!!

April is a great month!  Here are the links to all of the great specials:

Thanks for stopping by to check out my Together Is The Best Place To Be Card!  Have a creative day!!

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Cut It Out – 25% Off All Die Sets and Individual Dies

Cut It Out and other goodness!

March 2017 Constant Campaign

Thin cuts give you a fast and easy way to cut all kinds of shapes for your crafting, and this month they are all available at 25%-off! Choose from titles, sentiments, and a wide variety of shapes to stamp on, so you can get precise, dimensional shapes in no time!  Purchase any current Thin Cuts or Thin Cuts bundles at 25%-off in March.

New Consultants Bonus: Anyone who signs up in March will receive a set of Thin Cuts in their New Consultant Kit at no additional cost to them! Join My Team NOW

Additional Goodness this month:

March Paper of the Month: Dreaming Big

Dreamin Big Happy Place

This paper pack is my favorite My Reflections Paper Packs from the Seasonal Expressions.  Did you know you can get it for free?  The colors and paper are fresh and remind me of being outside which is were I like to spend my time.  See the end of the post for the links to all the Dreamin’ Big products.  The “Happy Place” page is a universal page because everyone has their own happy place.  I really like this idea of taking the one page and having it a part of your home decor.   You can get the picture holder from your local craft store.

I just had to share these cards made using the Dreamin’ Big Cardmaking Thin Cut bundle because they are beautiful.  The bundle is 25% off and will count towards a free paper pack.  What?  Free paper?  Read to the end of the post!

March Stamp of the Month (SOM): S1703 Tea-rrific

This is also my favorite SOM in the Seasonal Expressions.  I love coffee and tea so this set is my cup of tea (pun intended).  I’ve had a great time making some cards and pages with this so be watching for posts this month featuring this art work.  It’s $17.95 or $5.00 with a $50.00 product order.  With that $50.00 order you can get this super cute set saving you $12.95 AND a free My Reflection Paper Pack (value $9.95).

2017 Incentive Trip Customer Appreciation Special – FREE Paper:

Events:

There are a number of events posted up on my calendar page – check it out.  I hope to see you soon.

Thanks for stopping by my corner of the internet and checking out the Cut It Out special along with my Customer Appreciation Special.





Beautiful and You can get FREE

Beautiful and You can get FREE:

Here’s the last layout for the Hello Lovely WYW.  For the free, read to the end of the post.

It’s a beautiful layout using more of the patterned paper from the pack.  You add clusters in different spots of embellishments using the Hello Lovely Compliments.

The glitter gold gems are awesome embellishments around the stickers included in the pack.   I think you could use this layout for a prom date or other fancy affair besides a wedding.

These hearts are different – they are like a dark gold plastic.  They add 3D without being big and bulky.  =)

Here’s another cluster with the stickers, gold gems, and the Blush Shimmer Ribbon.

The title of this layout is also in the dark gold plastic.  It’s nice to use something different for the title besides stickers and Cricut cuts once  in a while.  I thought another use of this layout would be a sweet candid shot you took of your favorite person.

Last Day for FREE Stamps of the Month:

 

FREE……….

  • Place your $50.00 in product order on my site www.lindacreates.closetomyheart.com
  • Fill out the contact form on this page: HERE
  • In the message let me know what you want FREE
  • A My Reflection Paper pack OR
  • an A or B sized stamp set free
  • Put your mailing address in the message too.
  • Free Items will ship directly from me between March 8-10
  • Enjoy!!!  Thanks for stopping by on this beautiful day!

Congrats Card

Congrats Card

I mentioned in an earlier post that I’m back to liking the white space on a card.  With this card, the embossed background with the Confetti Stars Embossing Folder looks amazing.

CTMH has a great Hello Lovely Cardmaking Kit.  This is not one of their patterns.  It’s a sample of another card you could make if you want to go off the beaten path and do something different.

I love the Blush Shimmer Ribbon!  If you look at it one way, it’s pink.  If you look at another way, you can see the rich gold that shows above.   The Grey Enameled Gems are subtle and finish off the card.   Check out the supplies below and make your own Congrats card.

Thanks for stopping by,