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Chalk It Up Scrapbooking Workshop


On September 5, we will be creating the Chalk It Up Scrapbooking Workshop.  If you are in Club, this is the time to order.  You need to order by August 8 by contacting me or joining the correct gathering on my website to receive it by the scheduled workshop date.

The Chalk It Up Scrapbooking Workshop Kit includes:
1  - My Reflections Chalk It Up Paper Packet (X7184B)
1 – My Acrylix Chalk It Up Workshop Stamp Set (D-size)
3 – Cardstock Sheets (1 Flaxen, 1 Lagoon, 1 White Daisy)
1 – Chalk It Up Assortment (Z3009)
1 – Black Striped Twill Ribbon (Z1988)
1 – Instructional Brochure

Basic Workshop on the Go supplies: All Workshops On the Go Kits use some or all basic supply items which I recommend you bring with you.  These items include a paper trimmerscissorsspongepiercing and embossing tool kitMy Acrylix blocks for stamping, and adhesives of your choice (which may include Liquid GlassGlue Dots3-D Foam, etc.)

Additional Supplies required to complete:
Black Exclusive Inks Pad (Z2105)
Flaxen Exclusive Inks Pad (Z2642)
Sorbet Exclusive Inks Pad (Z2164)

Coordinating products:
Chalk It Up Complements (X7184C)
White Enamel Stars (Z2010)

Great Job Stamp Set (C1588)
Geek Is Chic Stamp Set (D1599)
School Years Stamp Set (D1556)
All the Details Stamp Set (D1555)
LOL Stamp Set (A1159)
Teacher Appreciation Stamp Set (D1612)

Colors (for cardstock, inks, and markers):
Black, Champagne, Flaxen, Lagoon, Sorbet, White Daisy.

When you place an order of $50 or more, you get the Stamp of the Month set for only $5.
The Stamp of the Month is:
(August) What a Hoot

The current Constant Campaign is:
(August) Picture Perfection


I used this first layout for two separate pages:

Concert Layout by Wendy Kessler

4-H Layout by Wendy Kessler

Additional Layout: (directions on my website)

Too Cool Swim Layout by Wendy Kessler

By masking the title stamp you can eliminate the “for school” part making it a versatile layout for any pictures!

CTMH Blog Boosters New Product Blog Hop (Halloween Layout)


Halloween Layout by Wendy Kessler
Supplies used: Scaredy Cat Paper Packet, Scaredy Cat Complements, Black Sparkle Flourishes, Sparkles Black Flourishes – Small, and Make It From Your Heart – Volume 2 (Pattern 18).

August SOTM – What a Hoot

The Close to My Heart August Stamp of the Month is What a Hoot.  Spend $50 and get this stamp set for just $5!

These projects were all created with this month’s Stamp of the Month set.

Supply list for 4½” What a Hoot Treat Bag:
S1408 My Acrylix® What a Hoot
X7185B Scaredy Cat Paper Packet
X5771 Flaxen Cardstock
1388 Colonial White Cardstock
Z2101 Autumn Terracotta Exclusive Inks™ Pad
Z2105 Black Exclusive Inks™ Pad
Z2640 Thistle Exclusive Inks™ Pad
Z2642 Flaxen Exclusive Inks™ Pad
Z2013 Sequins Silver Assortment
Z2005 Sunset Chevron Washi Tape
Z1990 Thistle Diagonal Striped Ribbon
Z1790 Cricut® Artiste Collection

4½” 3D Object <Hallween> (p. 77)


Supply list for 12″ x 12″ Halloween Page:
Reflections: Front & Center—Focal™
S1408 My Acrylix® What a Hoot
E1030 My Acrylix® Handwritten Print Alphabet
X7186B Pathfinding Paper Packet
1388 Colonial White Cardstock
X5771 Flaxen Cardstock
1270 Autumn Terracotta Cardstock
Z2105 Black Exclusive Inks™ Pad
Z2640 Thistle Exclusive Inks™ Pad
Z2642 Flaxen Exclusive Inks™ Pad
Z2103 Bamboo Exclusive Inks™ Pad
Z2137 Olive Exclusive Inks™ Pad
Z2101 Autumn Terracotta Exclusive Inks™ Pad
Z2147 Smokey Plum Exclusive Inks™ Pad
Z2162 Honey Exclusive Inks™ Pad
Z2013 Sequins Silver Assortment
Z1990 Thistle Diagonal Striped Ribbon
Z1988 Black Striped Twill Ribbon
Z1793 Dimensional Elements Quotes
3174 Blending Pen
Z2027 Mini Stapler
Z2097 Mini Staples
Z1790 Cricut® Artiste Collection
Z1906 Cricut® Artbooking Collection

Cricut® Shapes:
2″ Shift+Accent 2 <B> (p. 65)
1½” and 1″ Icon <b> (p. 72)

2014-2015 Annual Inspirations!

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Close to My Heart has a new Idea Book called Annual Inspirations.  This is now available online, check it out today!  You will be able to order the products in this book for one full year (through July 2015).

QR CODES: You will notice that there are QR codes throughout the new Close to My Heart Annual Inspirations book.  These are a great new feature for those of you with smartphones.  But for anyone who doesn’t have access to this, there is no need to feel left out because I will be posting all that information right here on my blog.  Simply continue to follow my blog and you won’t miss out on anything!

Supply list for the Pennant Banner on the front cover of Annual Inspirations:
Z2033 Paper Fundamentals Whimsy Assortment
1385 White Daisy Cardstock
X5771 Flaxen Cardstock
Z1989 Slate Diagonal Striped Ribbon
Z1990 Thistle Diagonal Striped Ribbon
Z1686 Cricut® Art Philosophy Collection
Z1790 Cricut® Artiste Collection

Cricut® Shapes:
Art Philosophy
3″ <Banner4> (p. 49)
7″ Shift+Accent 2 <F> (p. 54)
2″ Shift+3D Object <F> (p. 54)
1″ Accent 4 <f> (p. 54)

Lazy Days Layout

Lazy Days Layout by Wendy Kessler

Supplies used: Echo Park papers and stickers, Recollections Glitter Tape, and Kaiser Scrapbook Fozz Felt.  Sketch from Sketch Savvy.