Thursday, April 30, 2009

May Stamp of the Month Samples - Be Yourself

The May Stamp of the Month Be Yourself is one of my favorite for a long time. The ladies are so cute and I have so many ideas of how I can use them. As far as I'm concerned these are a must have purchase and you do that tomorrow May 1st - plus order from the new catalog.

The slide show below is a sample of some ideas made using the May Stamp of the Month from a variety of CTMH consultants across the USA - aren't they cute. I wonder if you can guess which is mine. The first to comment correctly on which is mine gets a prize!

Persons contributing to this artwork: Carla Testa, Carrie Burdette, Christina Cox, Christy Monteith, Heather Snow, Marianne Hancock, Melissa Robinson, Nickie Gill, Ronnie Crowley, Sharryl Hales, Sheila Wilkerson, Shirley Ross, Stacy Park, Tammy Paulson, Teri Baxter, Tina Patten, and Tonya Whitehurst.

Saturday, April 18, 2009

Treetops and Buttons

So I'm stuck on my trees at the moment and decided to make another attempt at my tree card for the swap I'm in.

Treetops and Buttons

I think the buttons add so much dimension to the card its worth the effort. I thought about adding waxy flax through the holes but didn't have green so shelved that idea.

The design is based on one the designs from the originals card design book from CTMH.

CTMH has currently only the one card design book but in the new catalog we have our second one coming out Jeanette Lynton wrote on her blog - "It’s called “Wishes,” and it contains 109 brand-new patterns, which includes three complete “card workshops.” These “card workshops” are specifically designed to help you make bulk cards faster, simpler, easier. It also emphasizes unique ROUND card patterns and a template CD to make these circles spectacular. Imagine the fun of receiving a cool, round card! Even better, imagine the fun of creating one!"

These books really make your card designing easier. I get mine out all the time just to start off a design. Doesn't mean what I finish with looks anything like the design but it helps me get going. Other times I do a card exactly following the pattern. Never tried one of our patterns well now is the moment to try. Jeannette Lynton also shared one of the new patterns and you can check it out here - pattern. I'd love to see what you create!

Have a great day creating.

Thursday, April 16, 2009

Treetops for my tree hugging friends - New for Summer 2009

My new stamps arrived this week from CTMH and I had a moment to play. Not my best card but Ok. I need to come-up with something more creative for this card for a swap but this was done in a few minutes I had to play. When I saw this set I fell in love. This is only one of the trees in the set and I'll be playing with the others thats for sure.


CTMH Scrapbooking Competition Annouced!

Just heard last night that CTMH has started a competition for National Scrapbooking Month. I'd love for one of my customers to be a finalist. How about this enter a page and be a finalist and get a $50 gift certificate to add to your stash! All the details are on a special blog see details below. So get sharing those layouts. There are several categories you can win under so don't forget to read the rules! For more details click on the link below or the link on the right will take you to the blog just for this!

National Scrapbooking Month is all about you! We want you to share your story with us, so put together your best two-page layout featuring…you! Send a JPEG photo of your layout and a description of how it is highlighting you, your life, your passions, your hobbies—whatever is the best way to tell your story. Send your photo and description to and you will be automatically entered into the contest to win $150 US retail in Close To My Heart product!

See the Scrapbook and Share Contest categories and details.

Monday, April 13, 2009

Tickled Pink Special

Available from April 15th till end of May - while supplies last

Put a little more "you" in your scrapbooks and you'll be Tickled Pink this spring! Our newest scrapbooking kit puts you front and center - with everything you need to create two beautiful two-page layouts all about the things you love and make you shine. And speaking of shine, you'll also be tickled by the kiss of glitter on these fabulous papers!
To get your very own Tickled Pink Scrapbooking kit:

  • Place a minimum order of $60 in stamp sets (excluding K-size and Stamp of the Month) between April 15-May 31 to receive a Tickled Pink scrapbooking kit FREE! (Limit one free kit per order.)
  • Purchase the Tickled Pink kit at just $34.95 - well below retail value!
  • Sign up as a new Consultant between May 1-May 31 and receive a kit FREE.
  • Host a Home Gathering between April 15-May 31 with minimum sales of $400 and receive a kit FREE.
Celebrate spring, bling, and everything you love - you'll be so happy, you'll be Tickled Pink!
Tax and shipping/handling apply. Available for a limited time while supplies last.

This year, the promotional scrapbooking kit for our May Constant Campaign, "Tickled Pink", includes:
1 - My Acrylix "I Am" Stamp Set (D-size)
2 - 12" x 12" Floral B&T Duos Paper (1 with glitter)
2 - 12" x 12" Stripe B&T Duos Paper (1 with glitter)
1 - 12" x 12" Blush Textured Cardstock
1 - 12" x 12" Crystal Blue Textured Cardstock
4 - 12" x 12" White Daisy Textured Cardstock
1 - 12" x 12" White Daisy Textured Die-Cut Shapes
1 - Mini-Medley Accents White Daisy Collection
1 - Foam Texture Tool
1 - Instructional Brochure

If you are interested in obtaining this scrapbooking kit, for FREE or at full retail price, please contact me.

Thursday, April 9, 2009

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

New CTMH Catalog

This week I got 200 new catalogs from CTMH - my copy is now marked up and my order of new products arrives next week. Can you wait? It goes live to the customers on the 1st May. If you can't wait you could always sign-up to sell CTMH and then not only could you see the catalog but you could order new products - one of the best reasons for being a consultant. With my catalogs came all the new stamp of the months. May is my favorite and I can see everyone wanting it - so so cute! More I here you say - what about a teaser for new paper packets - its called Moon Doggie

If you want to read more about the new catalog Jeannet Lynton the owner and founder of CTMH has shared some more details on her website - click here to read it.

Sunday, April 5, 2009

April Workshop

April Workshop News - Desk Caddie Workshop

Date : - April 30th
Time : - 10am or 7pm
Place : - My House

This month we will be making a Desk Caddie - it would make a great gift for Fathers Day, Mothers Day or even an end of year Teacher Gift. Any desk or work area would benefit from such a beautiful piece of artwork. I made one for my husband for Valentines Day and he just loves it so I thought I'd share with you all. There is room for 5 pictures.

Cost : - $20 (includes shipping & tax) - will include 1/2 packet of Magic Moments Level 2 paper packet, complete packet of My Stickease Magic Moments, Ribbon, eyelets, waxy flax and all other none CTMH supplies needed to complete project other than basic tool kit. You will leave with a set of instructions so you can make another at home.

Supplies you need to bring : - 12 inch trimmer, adhesive, scissors.

Space is limited to 10 per class - please RSVP to reserve your spot. Payments required by April 15th.

RSVPs required by April 15th so order can be placed for supplies.