Monday, March 16, 2015

Hopscotch Scrapbook Workshop

I'm happy to announce that Sunday, April 12th is the next scrapbook workshop! We'll stamp, we'll embellish, we'll have a great time creating 3 two-page layouts perfect for Easter, Spring, Summer, or vacation photos!

The cost of this workshop is $35 and includes:
  • (1) packet of Hopscotch paper (all pre-cut)
  • (1) package of Hopscotch Complements
  • (1) package of Hopscotch Assortment
  • (1) Extra Thick Twine
  • (1) package of 3D Foam Tape
  • pre-cut Cricut Die Cuts
  • use of my stamps and ink
RSVP deadline is Friday, March 27. Please visit my Meetup. group, ManassasAreaPapercrafters, to reserve your spot. I will be pre-ordering materials for this class so payment is required at time of RSVP.

Hope to see you there!


P.S. A huge thank you goes to fellow consultant Dana Kessler for allowing me to lift her fantastic layouts!

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Just Married Card

Here's a simple, but blingy, wedding card I made to celebrate my cousin's recent nuptials! The paper pack is called Heartstrings and is only available until the end of this month.

I hope the newlyweds like it!

Supplies Used (all CTMH unless otherwise noted):
Paper: Heartstrings, White Daisy Cardstock
Stamps: Newlyweds (M1035), This Moment (S1501)
Ink: Black (Z2105), Hollyhock (Z2128)
Other: Cricut Art Philosophy, Silver Shimmer Trim (Z1799), Sparkle Flourishes, Red Enamel Hearts (Z2009)

 P.S. The card is based on Mojo Monday sketch #388

Saturday, March 7, 2015

March Creative Club

Saturday, March 14th at 10 am I will be hosting the next Creative Club! This month we will feature the Hopscotch paper pack to make some adorable Easter projects!

I'll show you how to transform basic shapes from the Art Philosophy Cricut Cartridge into a sweet treat bag anyone would love to receive!

This class is only $5 and will include everything you need to make the project AND full color instructions to make more at home. As always, any CTMH purchase of $25 or more will earn you the class for free!

As of this posting I have 3 spots open for the class. To RSVP please visit my group, ManassasAreaPaperCrafters.

Hope to see you there!


P.S. As always take home kits/shipped will be available to purchase after the class!

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

March Updates: Last month for Seasonal Expressions 1 products

Our next Creative Club will be on Saturday, March 13 at 10am (we will resume Friday Creative Club in April). We'll make some adorable Easter projects including a couple of box items and a card! More info (and photos) will be posted soon. If you would like to attend please RSVP at my Meetup Group, ManassasAreaPaperCrafters!

Hope to see you there!

Close To My Heart

March 2015
Hello Michelle,
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March is the last month to order the My Reflections™ Hopscotch paper packet and other wonderful products from the Seasonal Expressions 1 idea book. Order yours now! »

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Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Want a Free Shoulder Tote & A Free Rolling Tote?

Thinking about joining Close To My Heart and becoming part of my Handmade Brigade Team? March is the month to do it! During the month of March, new Consultants who enroll will receive a FREE shoulder tote (a retail value of over $26 USD / $29 CAD) in their New Consultant Kit.

Our New Consultant Kit is just $99 USD ($109 CAD) and includes nearly triple the retail value in products and supplies. Including your FREE shoulder tote, that is a savings of over $290 USD ($320 CAD)! New consultants have 2 kits to choose from:

Option 1: Scrapbooking

Option 2: Cardmaking

Want the Free Rolling Tote?
Additionally, new Consultants who remit $300 worth of commissionable sales in their first 40 days after their New Consultant Kit ships will receive the rolling tote (a retail value of $149.95 USD / $164.95 CAD) as a FREE bonus (not including shipping/handling)! 

These organization pieces are designed to help you get your business rolling, but they are only available while supplies last, so hurry on over and join today! 

Whether you want to get a discount on products and sell just to friends and family, or build a business that can supplement or replace your regular income, there’s a place for you with Close to My Heart!  

Ready to get started? Join my team today!

~Michelle Battitori

Monday, March 2, 2015

Happy Spring Card

Today's card is based on Freshly Made Sketches #175.

The border on the card front is courtesy of the Sunset Chevron washi tape. The clouds were cut from the Art Philosophy Cricut Cartridge. The hot air balloon was stamped in black ink and colored with a variety of ShinHan Touch Markers.

Supplies Used (all CTMH unless otherwise noted):
Paper: Indian Blue Cardstock, Glacier Cardstock, White Daisy Cardstock, Hopscotch Paper
Ink: Black
Stamp: Hopping By (D1633)
Other: Sunset Chevron Washi Tape, Art Philosophy Cricut Cartridge, ShinHan Touch Markers, 3D Foam Tape, Scissors

Thanks for looking!


Friday, February 27, 2015

Last Day for February Specials

Today is the last day to take advantage of the Album Allure special and get your hands on these beautiful albums for 1/2 off!

I love how the special coating allows for wiping and prevents stains...perfect for the little fingers in my house! The new design on the post-bound album means super easy additions and no tools!

Check out this CTMH Video for more album info. Note, if you are receiving this post vi email you may need to click on the post title to view the video.

To purchase your albums please visit my webstore,

P.S. When you take advantage of this special you'll automatically qualify to receive the February SOTM for $5!