Online Warehouse Sales All Month Long!

Folks, our warehouse is stocked to the brim!!! We’ve gotta make room for all the exciting new products we have in store for you, so…how about we have a sale? 🙂

Actually, let’s make it FIVE sales—one for every week in August! Yeah, we like the sound of that! 🙂

Every Tuesday at 12:00 am (MDT) during the month of August, a whole new set of retired products will be posted online at 50% off the retail price!

And to sweeten the deal, we’re going to help you save on shipping costs! For these special online warehouse items, we’re gonna charge shipping on the discounted price, not the full retail price! Can we get a woot woot? 🙂

These products will only be available for one week or while supplies last, so make sure you check the latest deals every Tuesday! Our first batch is live right now—check it out!

Interested in even more special offers? Check out the awesome FREE items that you could get when you sign up as a Close To My Heart Consultant or the extra rewards you can earn by hosting a Gathering this month.

August is off to a great start! Now go get shopping! 😉

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Online Flash Sale!

If you’re a fan of crafting products and saving money, then listen up! For the next 24 hours, we’re having an online Flash Sale! You can save big on a handful of products, including some exclusive product bundles we’ve put together!

To see everything that’s on sale, head on over to your Consultant’s website or visit And make sure to place your order quick because these products are only available while supplies last!

To give you a taste of this sale, we’re going to highlight some of the product bundles here on the blog.

Let’s do this! 🙂

Ultimate Sponge Daubers Bundle

With 60 sponge daubers, the small organizer, and a sponge dauber foam insert that fits inside the organizer, this bundle is perfect for those who want to try out sponging! One tip for using your daubers? Label each of them with the color of ink you use, so the next time you go to sponge, you know which sponge dauber to grab.

Ultimate Shimmer Trim Bundle

This bundle comes with 7 different colors of shimmer trim and the My Acrylix® mini stamp organizer. The dividers inside the organizer are just the right size for storing your shimmer trim. You can pull and cut strips of shimmer trim without even taking the spools out of the organizer—how neat is that? 🙂

Glitter Paper Bundle

Neutral glitter paper for all the things—need we say more? 🙂

Alphabet Stamps Bundle

Say goodbye to alphabet stickers and hello to your new best friend! With this bundle, you get four different alphabet stamp sets, plus a My Acrylix® organizer. The variety of styles and sizes of the alphabet stamps in this bundle mean you will always have just the aesthetic you’re looking for, and because they’re stamps instead of stickers, you can use them time and time again in a variety of colors. Stamping for the win!

Paper Tray Pack

Two of our Workspace Wonder™ paper trays in one convenient bundle—and at a price you can’t refuse! Organize that paper, girl!

Watercolor Bundle

Watercolor paper is SO important when using watercolor paints. Other types of paper will curl, bubble, and bead up when you paint a large area or use a little too much water or paint. Not only is our watercolor paper high quality, but it also comes in a convenient 12″ x 12″ size, so you can even watercolor your own base pages for scrapbooking! And if you want to match your watercolor paint colors to our exclusive color palette, we have a handy dandy PDF right here to help you do just that!

Download Watercolor Guide

You may also want to grab the All-purpose Mat, too, if you don’t already have one. It’s waterproof, so it’s great for protecting your surfaces while you paint, and—you guessed it—it’s also included in the Flash Sale!

To see everything that’s on sale, head on over to your Consultant’s website or visit And make sure to place your order quick because this sale only runs 24 hours, and these deals are only available while supplies last!

Happy shopping, friends!

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From Monica: A Very Creative Weekend

CreativeLive (16)Phew! What a weekend! I just finished hosting a two-day live webcast with Jill Broadbent and several of my Consultant friends on CreativeLive. It was a crazy, fast-paced, exhausting, and incredibly fun experience!

We partnered up with CreativeLive because we love their dedication to sharing information and inspiration with creative minds all around the world. As you know from following this blog, we are passionate about inspiring people too, so it was a perfect match! Over two days of presenting, we really wore ourselves out demonstrating that passion and our expertise in the papercrafting world. We shared a variety of artistic techniques and showcased the entire line of Close To My Heart products in a virtual parade of breathtaking artwork. From our awesome, unbeatable My Acrylix® stamp sets and our brand new Everyday Life™ planner system to our super popular scissors, liquid glass, Instalife™, and Base & Bling—we shared it all—and that was really just day one!

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We also welcomed our special friend, Stacy Julian, to share an inspiring message about the importance of stories and memory keeping. One thing Stacy said really stuck out to me: how it is the people in our lives that matter most. I couldn’t agree more, and I’m proud to work for a company whose mission statement focuses on celebrating relationships. In fact, we even opened the whole webcast by sharing the beautiful video we released at Convention this year, which shows just how crafting helps us achieve this goal in so many different ways.

Our products are truly phenomenal, but our people are even more phenomenal—which is why a big chunk of the event was also devoted to celebrating our Consultant community. We had some excellent Consultants in our studio audience, and others that gave spectacular presentations. I have to give a special shout-out to our day two presenters: Karen Pedersen, Kristina Livingstone, and Michelle Snyder. They all put in a LOT of work and each did such an amazing job.

I also loved being joined by more of our Consultant friends via Skype where they were cropping and crafting along with us at events of their own. When we switched over to our Skype calls, I was amazed to see all the people wearing our Operation Smile™ t-shirts. We didn’t ask anyone to do that, but they decided to do this on their own to show their support for Close To My Heart and Operation Smile. Our Consultants are such wonderful people, and they make my heart happy. To all you Consultants out there: I love you!

The other thing that was so great about those Skype calls was the chance to see firsthand the types of friendships that grow through Close To My Heart. I get goosebumps just thinking about how that is happening all over the world at Consultant’s crops, home parties, and workshops, all because of this great company! Close To My Heart really is an amazing community, and it shows each time we get together—whether that is in person or virtually.

Of course, no matter how busy I am when travelling, I always try to work in a little time for some sightseeing. In the case of this event, I felt that we had really earned it with all the hard work that we put in to the preparation! It was such a nice change of pace and scenery to be out on the town with these dear friends of mine, and I couldn’t think of a better reward than spending time with people that I care so much about.

I could go on and on talking about how great the event was, but I don’t have to because you can now see just how incredible this weekend was for yourself! We arranged for CreativeLive to record the live webcast and to make it available on their site for free. We knew that many of our Close To My Heart friends wouldn’t be able to tune in for the live broadcast, and we wanted the information to be available for all of you to watch and to use as a resource. So go ahead and watch the recording and you’ll quickly see what I’m talking about. You’re going to love it!

Sending lots of love and inspiration your way!


PS—One last note for those of you that were watching the show live: First of all, THANKS for being part of the fun! Secondly, if you were participating in the giveaways, be sure to check your direct messages on Facebook and Twitter and your comments on Instagram, because that was our main way of notifying our winners. If you were one of our winners, we would have messaged you with instructions for claiming your prize, so be sure to go back and check!

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