August 2, 2017

Hello everyone!  I am very excited to introduce to you the new Close to my Heart Annual Expressions 2017/2018 edition!! This catalog is chalked full of wonderful products and beautiful artwork that is sure to get you inspired.

Let’s get started.  You can view the entire Annual Expressions Idea Book here.


Close to my Heart is introducing a brand new Cricut Cartridge called “You Are Here”.  Whether you’re a traveler, enjoy relaxing, or outdoor escapades you’ll find shapes and sentiments for every stop along the way to help you capture those special moments.  This cartridge comes in either Digital or Physical Collections.

The Collection includes: ( 700 images : shapes, titles, phrases, and fonts) 3 – My Acrylic D-size stamp sets, and 1 -Enchantment cardstock combo pack.  You can find this collection here.  If you saw my post from yesterday then you already know you can earn this cartridge for FREE when you sign up to become a CTMH Consultant.  In case you missed it you can find more information here.

You Are Here Cricut Collection

Cricut® You Are Here Collection (physical cartridge) Item Number- Z3389

Introducing our exclusive Color of the Year called “Bashful”.  This is a beautiful soft pink hue that is available in cardstock, glitter paper, dye and pigment ink pads, and re-inker.  This collection will only be available for a limited time so make sure you stock up.

Color of the Year – Bashful


CTMH is introducing all brand new cardstock with a two-toned palette.  This will give you more flexibility as you create with more options to pick from. White Daisy and Black will now be considered the Neutrals Collection.

Introducing the new Basic color palette.  CTMH has updated all of the colors choices in the Basic color palette  with modern tones that will be sure to please the eye.  So many fresh new trendy colors to choose from.

Basics Collection


Whimsy Collection


Adventure Collection


Enchantment Collection


Of course with each Color Palette, you can also choose coordinating patterned paper.  Each paper packet comes with 24 – 12″ x 12″ sheets (2 each of 12 designs) which is double the amount of paper you find in our regular paper packets.

Here are the 4 Color Collections to choose from:

Basics Fundamentals Paper Packet

Basics Fundamental Paper Packet Item Number- Z3353

Whimsy Fundamentals Paper Packet

Whimsy Fundamental Paper Packet Item Number- Z3350

Adventure Fundamentals Paper Packet

Adventure Fundamental Paper Packet Item Number- Z3351

Enchantment Fundamentals Paper Packet

Enchantment Fundamental Paper Packet Item Number- Z3352

Also new to our paper collection is Gold and Silver Foil cardstock along with Vellum.

You can find the entire paper collection here.

Don’t forget the new Basics Ink Stamp Pads to add to your collection.  You can find the Exclusive Ink Stamp Pads here.

Basics Ink Stamp Pads


Basics Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad Set

I think I will stop here for now.  I still have several items that I want to share but I don’t want to overwhelm you anymore that I already have.

You can view the new Close to my Heart Annual Expressions Idea Book here.  

Make sure to add your copy of the new Idea Book to your cart when you place an order on my website here.    You will find lots of great artwork to get you inspired to create!

I will be drawing for prizes this month for my customers who are  placing orders from my website!

Stay tuned for more product introductions this week.

Thank you for stopping by!

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