January 4, 2018

Hello again!  As promised, I’m back to share the featured details of the new Seasonal Expressions 2018 catalog to begin the new year.  Of course I always looks forward to the introduction of new products with each Idea Book release.  My creativity and inspiration starts churning when I get a copy of these catalogs in my hand.  This Seasonal Expression catalog does not disappoint! It is loaded with so many beautiful projects and wonderful products to inspire everyone. You can view the entire Seasonal Expressions 2018 Volume 1 catalog here.   You can also receive a FREE copy of the Idea Book with any purchase from my website.  Just remember to add it to your cart when you check out.  You can shop here.

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Let’s get started with the Hostess Program.  Back by popular demand, Close to my Heart is bringing back the Hostess Reward Stamp Sets.

Hostess Rewards

When you host a Gathering with CTMH and your Gathering (party) reaches a minimum of $150, you can earn CTMH Cash to purchase these exclusive Hostess Reward Stamp Sets.

You can find all of the details about Hosting a Gathering here.


Farmhouse Alphabet – D1759


Sent & Delivered – C1712


Background Essentials – D1767


New Consultant Kit 2018

Join our community of Consultants and start enjoying these rewards:

  • 22% base commission on product purchases and sales, with the potential to earn even more! Learn more.
  • Opportunity to make money doing what you love: crafting!
  • Flexibility to earn extra income while working your own hours.
  • New Consultant Kit full of product valued over $200! Learn more.
  • $50 in CTMH Cash immediately upon sign-up.
  • Free Consultant website so your friends can shop with you online!
  • Opportunities for other exciting incentives, like trips, crafting products, and more! Learn more.

You can find more information about becoming a CTMH Consultant here.


Make It From The Heart — How-To Pattern Booklets


CTMH  is introducing another Make It From The Heart How-To Card-Making Pattern booklets. This volume contains 24 patterns to create beautiful one-of-a-kind cards for any occasion.  Don’t forget to add a Everyday Life Album a to complete your set.  You can also add past issues of the Make It From Your Heart series to your album for lots of great inspiration to keep you creating.

You can find the Make It From Your Heart series here.

You can find our Everyday Life Albums here.

Cut Above

The Cut Above Layout Kit – This Is Me – Item Number: Z41661801-se-ca-asked-layout

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With this kit you will find materials to make 3 coordinating 2-page scrapbook layouts, including pre-printed base pages, die-cuts, stickers, photo placeholders, and instructions.  Also includes 4 top load Memory Protectors.

Cut Above – Kitchen Traditions – Item Number Z4167




This is a must have for me!  I truly believe that anything worth preserving is worth preserving beautifully!  The Cut Above Kitchen Traditions recipe kit makes it easy for you to keep track of cherished recipes while simultaneously paring them with precious memories.  Create a unique keepsake with all of the ingredients of meaningful memory keeping.

There are a couple of different options that you can chose from to purchase this kit.

The Kitchen Traditions Bundle includes the following:

1 – Cut Above Kitchen Traditions recipe kit with Memory Protectors  (Z4169)
1 – Everyday Life Album—Bashful   (Z9996)
1 – My Acrylix Kitchen Traditions stamp set  (D1770)

You can find all of the options for the Kitchen Traditions here.

Paper Collections 

Chelsea Gardens Paper Packet – Item Number: X7230BChelsea Gardens Paper Packet (X7230B)

Chelsea Gardens Complements – Item Number: X7230CChelsea Gardens Complements (X7230C)






Chelsea Gardens Cardmaking Stamp + Thin Cuts – Item Number: Z4158

Chelsea Gardens Cardmaking Stamp + Thin Cuts

Chelsea Gardens Card-Making – Item Number: D1760Chelsea Gardens—Scrapbooking (D1760)

You can find the Chelsea Gardens Collection here.

Make Waves Paper Packet – Item Number: X7227BMake Waves Paper Packet (X7227B)

Make Waves Complements – Item Number: X7227CMake Waves Complements (X7227C)








Make Waves Cardmaking Stamp + Thin Cuts – Item Number: Z4160Make Waves Cardmaking Stamp + Thin Cuts (Z4160)

Make Waves – Card-Making – Item Number: D1764Make Waves—Scrapbooking (D1764)

You can find the Make Waves Collection here.

Stargazer Paper Packet – Item Number: X7229B

Stargazer Paper Packet (X7229B)

Stargazer Complements – Item Number: X7229CStargazer Complements (X7229C)








Stargazer Card-making Stamp + Thin Cuts – Item Number: Z4157

Stargazer Cardmaking Stamp + Thin Cuts (Z4157)

Stargazer – Scrapbooking – Item Number: D1757Stargazer—Scrapbooking (D1757)

You can find the Stargazer Collection here.

Gimme Some Sugar Paper Packet – Item Number: X7228BGimme Some Sugar Paper Packet (X7228B)

Gimme Some Sugar Complements – Item Number: X7228CGimme Some Sugar Complements (X7228C)




Gimme Some Sugar Card-making Stamp + Thin Cuts – Item Number: Z4156Gimme Some Sugar Cardmaking Stamp + Thin Cuts (Z4156)

Gimme Some Sugar -Scrapbooking – Item Number: D1758Gimme Some Sugar—Scrapbooking (D1758)

Kitchen Traditions – Item Number: D1770Gimme Some Sugar—Scrapbooking (D1758)

You can find the Gimme Some Sugar Collection here.

Stamp Sets

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It’s a Date – Item Number: C1708

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Thin Cuts—Gift Card Box – Item Number: Z4150

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Thin Cuts—Party Banners – Item Number: Z4152

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Now that you have had a sneak peak of the new Seasonal Expressions Idea Book from Close to my Heart, you can see the entire catalog here.

If you need any help or have any questions please let me know.

Thank you for stopping by!

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