Category Archives: Announcements

NEW CTMH Portable Organization

CTMH Designer Travel Portable Organization

Have you seen Close To My Heart’s *NEW* Designer Travel Portable Organization pieces yet? Continue reading

CTMH 24-Hour Flash Sale

CTMH 24-Hour Flash Sale

Don’t miss out on this AWESOME 24-hour Flash Sale from Close To My Heart.  There is a great assortment of basics, must-haves and more all discounted by 30%.

To start saving, visit my ONLINE CTMH STORE.

National Papercrafting Month Love Letters

CTMH Love Letters Special

Happy National Papercrafting Month!  It’s always fun to have a reason to create, right?!?  Well, Close To My Heart has a gorgeous project for you.  And I mean absolutely gorgeous.  This month only, you can grab your choice of Love Letter Kits exclusively from Close To My Heart.

CTMH & Love Letter

Plus, when you order 5 letters, you get the 6th letter kit for FREE!  But you know what’s better than that?  Getting your very 1st kit for FREE!  Yep, Close To My Heart is giving away some of these kits–you get to choose which letter kit you’d like, too.  Here’s the info they posted today on the CTMH blog:

All you have to do to enter into the drawing is subscribe to our blog, if you aren’t already, and leave a comment below letting us know how you would display your Love Letter(s). It’s that easy! Three lucky winners will be chosen by 11:00 a.m. (MST) Thursday, January 4th, and will be notified by email to choose their letter.

Now, let us tell you a little more about these Love Letters!

CTMH Love Letters Kit Contents

Each kit comes with one sturdy chipboard letter base, one paper and rose gold overlay piece, die-cut banners and floral embellishments, and rose gold foil alphabet stickers to create the word or name of your choice.

As you assemble these letters, here are a few tips to keep in mind.

CTMH Love Letter G

1. The first thing is that you don’t have to use all of the pieces included in the letter kit. Depending on how you plan to use the letter, you might opt out of the banner or some of the flowers and succulents. The number of die-cuts you want to use will depend on the shape of your letter and the length of the word you’ve chosen. Remember, sometimes less is more.

CTMH Love Letter Sticker Placement Tip

2. If you are using the banner for a word or a name, add the alphabet stickers to the banner before attaching it to the letter. It’s also easier if you begin your word in the middle and work your way out. This way, you can make sure your word is centered and you have enough room for all of your letters prior to attaching any additional embellishments.

CTMH Love Letter Flower Closeup

3. As you assemble the flowers, consider using your finger, a pencil, or any soft round edge to help shape some of the petals. (Not all of your flowers have to have curved petals). Also, when arranging them on your letter, do so before attaching them. Try arranging your flowers in triangles of color. If you’re not quite sure how to do that, look at the instructions insert including in your kit. There, you will find a completed example for each letter and the ampersand. (It’s okay to copy. We won’t tell!)

CTMH Love Letter Banner

4. For those of you who want to take this project up a notch, there’s always some wiggle room. Look how we used a handful of additional products (not included in the kit) to quickly and easily embellish the flowers. The petals edges were given a pop of color with a sponge and some ink. We added sparkles and pearls to the flowers’ centers, and used the brand-new Bashful shimmer brush for a touch of extra shine on the green succulent petals.

These Love Letters are so versatile. Put them in frame, a wreath, or hang them on their own. Create words, names, or initials. They work in your living room, a bedroom, a nursery—really anywhere!

We hope you are as excited about National Papercrafting Month as we are. Don’t forget to subscribe and leave us a comment below telling us how you would use your Love Letter for a chance to win one letter of your choice FREE!!

Don’t forget–you must leave your comment on the CTMH Blog by Thursday, January 4th at 11:00 am (MST) to qualify.  Best of luck to you!

And if you don’t want to leave it up to chance, you can visit my ONLINE CTMH STORE and grab your favorite Love Letter Kit(s) now!

New Year & New CTMH Catalog!

CTMH Seasonal Expressions 1 Catalog

Happy 2018!  Are you ready for all the wonderful things that await you in the new year? How about some amazing *NEW* Close To My Heart products?!?  That’s right, today brand new products from CTMH were released in the *NEW* 2018 Seasonal Expressions 1 Catalog.

Stargazer Scrapbooking Stamp Set

From awesome new stamp sets…

CTMH Carry-all Case

to gorgeous new organization pieces, you are sure to fall in love!

Grab your favorite tasty beverage and find a comfy spot to check out all the goodness found in the *NEW* 2018 Close To My Heart Seasonal Expressions 1 Catalog.


Day 3 CTMH Boxing Week Specials

CTMH Boxing Week Sale

We are now at the half way point of Close To My Heart’s 4-day Boxing Week Special.  Each day at midnight, new specials have been offered with discounts up to 40%!

CTMH Cricut You Are Here Collection

CTMH Cricut You Are Here Digital Collection–30% Off!!

Today, on the 3rd day, I’m surprised to see our newest Cricut Collection–You are Here–is on special (I was hoping that would happen since we’ve had 2 days with 2 other exclusive Cricut Collections, but not sure since it was just released in August.)

Now is the perfect time to grab your own Cricut You Are Here Collection.  Or check out the other great deals on cardstock, ink pads, and more on my ONLINE CTMH STORE.

Boxing Week CTMH Sale

CTMH Boxing Week Sale

Today I wanted to give you heads up on a BIG sale coming next week.  Close To My Heart is going to be celebrating Boxing Week next week with daily deals up to 40% off (wow!)

So be sure to check it out starting at 12:00 am (MST) Tuesday, December 26th!


Cyber Monday Flash Sale

2017 CTMH Cyber Monday Special
Ready for some amazing deals on Close To My Heart products?

Cyber Monday Workspace Wonder


All day long CTMH has their popular individual Workspace Wonder–fabulous crafting organizers–for 30% off.

Workspace Wonder Marker Stack

Workspace Wonder Marker Stack

But if you want to save even more–and you could use a little more organizational help–you can get 40% off of bundles of Workspace Wonder pieces!


Ultimate Ribbon Organizer

Workspace Wonder Ultimate Ribbon Organizer


Pretty amazing, right?!?  Whether you want to get all your supplies organized or just a few select items (i.e. ink pads, ribbon, etc.) Close To My Heart has you covered.

These items are while supplies last so don’t delay.

Start shopping Close To My Heart’s Cyber Monday Flash Sale on Workspace Wonder items by visiting my ONLINE CTMH STORE.

Close To My Heart Black Friday Deals

Pre-Black Friday Announcement


Now is the time to really save!  First off, you can get 50% off with Close To My Heart’s Black Friday Special on Cut Above Layout kits (and don’t forget to think outside the box—these kits could be made into cards or other papercraft projects, too!)


November CTMH Just for Fun Special


You can save 30-40% on Fundamental products (paper, ribbons and embellishments)


You can save with my personal special (below)!  Put them all together and you can save BIG!
This year–Friday, November 24 through Monday, November 27, 2017, you can save on purchases–even Gift Certificates!*

  • Spend $25**, get $5 off
  • Spend $50**, get $10 off
  • Spend $75**, get $15 off
  • Spend $100**, get $20 off
  • Purchase a $25 Gift Certificate, pay only $20
  • Purchase a $50 Gift Certificate, pay only $40
  • Purchase a $75 Gift Certificate, pay only $60
  • Purchase a $100 Gift Certificate, pay only $80
Exciting, right?!?  Start shopping and let the savings begin!
*Only available with Kristina Baldwin, Independent CTMH Consultant
**Subtotal not including shipping & tax