Friday, February 15, 2013

Organize your craft supplies!

Organizing is a breeze with the new sturdy, stackable organizers and craft boxes. You’ll always know where to find your supplies—safe and sound in these portable containers!



I love these new boxes, to find out more or to purchase your own, please visit my website or click on this link!

Take time to create,

Alex

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Base and Shade stamping!

Discover how to create a terrific two-tone look with the base and shade stamping technique. Give your images more life and layers and watch them pop off the page!



Take time to create,

Alex

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Stamping across multiple surfaces

Stamping a continuous image over multiple surfaces is easy. Check out these tips and tricks for spanning your image across several surfaces for more creative freedom and fun!




Visit my website to find these and more fun products!

Take time to create,

Alex

Monday, February 11, 2013

My Creations Star!

I love this cute star and wanted to give you some decorating ideas.One of the best ways to decorate the star is to cover it with your favorite papers—those beautiful colors and patterns will make your star stand out. For a home d├ęcor item that really shines, the My Creations™ Star is second to none.

To purchase this cute star and papers and accessories, visit my website!





Take time to create,

Alex

Sunday, February 10, 2013

Adding color to your crafts!

Discover how to spruce up your designs with these new color families, cardstocks, and kit-exclusive papers. Adding color to your crafts is simple, easy, and beautiful!



Take time to create,

Alex

Saturday, February 9, 2013

Swipe and Stamp!... the video :)

Here's another "Clearly the Best" video where you will learn how to add texture, distressing, movement, and motion to your projects by stamp swiping—a technique that will change the way you stamp!



To purchase any of the products featured, visit my website!

Take time to create,

Alex

Friday, February 8, 2013

Easy party planning with Cricut!

Learn how to plan the perfect party using one key from the Cricut® Artiste cartridge—it’s that easy! Invitations, envelopes, banners, cupcake liners, and party favor boxes will make this party a hit!



Take time to create,

Alex

Thursday, February 7, 2013

New stamping video series!

Close To My Heart is excited to be working with My Craft Channel , an online craft TV network, to create a new video series called Clearly the Best. If seeing is believing, you will quickly see that when it comes to stamping, Close To My Heart’s My Acrylix® stamps and blocks are truly the best. Each video will show stamping techniques demonstrating the creative flexibility and perfect placement possible with our clear stamps. When you sign up for free at http://www.mycraftchannel.com, you’ll receive email notifications every time a new video in the Clearly the Best video series is released. I will be posting them here as well, come back to check them out!

Here's the first episode:
Discover the ease of creating new designs from stamp sets you already own. Personalize by using this new stamping technique. The versatility of clear My Acrylix® stamps makes it simple to bend, curve, and mix and match stamps to produce a completely unique design!



Take time to create,

Alex

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Digital Delights!... with Studio J



The month of February is a digital delight! From February 1–28, 2013, all Studio J layouts will be $5!* That’s $1.95 savings per each two-page layout! It’s the perfect time to get clicking with ready-made Express Collections or customize layouts with embellishments, My Stickease® accents, and unique papers and color combinations of your own. If you’ve never tried Studio J before, what are you waiting for? You’ve taken the photos. Now keep the memories!

Click here to try it for FREE!!!

Take time to create,

Alex

*Shipping/handling applies. Studio J credits must be redeemed before this promotion can be applied. Offer valid February 1–28, 2013

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Patterns from the Heart

Take a peek at one of the single-page scrapbook patterns—great for the opening page of your album—in our Make It from Your Heart® publication. With both card and scrapbook patterns included, you’ll turn to this publication time and time again!



You can order this great how to book here!

Take time to create,

Alex

Monday, February 4, 2013

Cricut Artiste: One Size Fits All

Check out this video on how to create multiple-piece projects using the Cricut® Artiste cartridge. You no longer have to size each individual piece—the Cricut® machine cuts the pieces to fit one assembled size of your choice! It's so easy, alll the elements that are linked to a project will cut with just one size, no math involved!



Remember, you can order this awesome cartridge on my website!

Take time to create,

Alex

Sunday, February 3, 2013

Cricut Artiste Easy Instructions

Discover how to make accents, cards, and 3-D projects with the Cricut® Artiste cartridge. It’s easy to learn with the simple instructional booklet and assembly booklet!



To order this awesome cartridge visit my website!

Take time to create,

Alex

Saturday, February 2, 2013

Make it with Markers!

Our new Alcohol markers are so much fun to play with. They come in a set of two, one is the base color and the other is a complementary color on either a darker or a lighter shade. Check out the video below where it shows how to use these awesome pair!



Don't forget to visit my website to order your favorite products!

Take time to create,

Alex

Friday, February 1, 2013

NEW Spring/Summer Idea Book is LIVE!!!


The Spring/Summer 2013 Idea Book & Catalog from Close to My Heart is now LIVE! This awesome book with 144 color pages is jam packed with over 200 artwork samples, tips, techniques, links to online videos and new products! I have a "Special Offer" just for you. Order your copy of the brand new Spring/Summer Idea Book & Catalog for just $7 (includes Priority Shipping) and you will receive a $5 rebate good for your first purchase of $25 or more and you will also receive the Fall/Winter 2012 Idea Book FREE!

Order yours now! Only $7

 
Books and rebate will be shipped via Priority Mail, you'll have your catalogs in just a few days!
 
Enjoy a little sneek peek of the gorgeous new papers!
 

Take time to create,

Alex