May – National Scrapbooking month

For the month of May, Close to My Heart has released a new paper packet and D sized stamp set – Taste of Summer.  This is of course inline with the North American summer period however up here in sunny Brisbane, this cheerful wad of papers can be used all year round.  Had a little play with the set today and here is what I came up with…

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Seamless Spring Stamping

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Make It from Your Heart

There’s something unmistakable in the air this time of year. Besides the stuff that tickles the sinuses, the stuff that tickles the artistic soul is in full bloom. When you’re ready to relieve that tickle, pick up your Seasonal Expressions 2 idea book to see the crisp, new spring stamp sets bursting out all over!

One of our favorite flowering sets holds a place in our hearts not just because it’s adorable, but also because it’s incredibly utilitarian. The Botanical Backgrounds stamp set, found on page 16 of Seasonal Expressions 2, is your secret to seamless stamping.

You & I Layout

The springy designs of this set are made to be stamped in succession without any evidence of overlap. Applied to pages and cards, these stamps turn blank cardstock into patterned paper, straight off the press.

Botanical Backgrounds stamp set

How does it work? First, ink your stamp with an Archival Black Exclusive Inks™ pad. Press it to…

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National Scrapbooking Month—Taste of Summer

May Constant Campaign

Celebrate National Scrapbooking Month during the month of May with our exclusive mouthwatering Taste of Summer paper packet, available for only $12.95!

Featuring bold, vibrant colours, this exclusive paper packet is perfect to pair with your sweet summery memories, and provides delicious designs for your layouts, cards, and more!

This paper packet is only available during May while supplies last, so get your order in early. No matter where you are or what the weather may be, you deserve a little taste of summer in your life!

Deal of the day during April


During the month of April, you have the opportunity to score a deal every day with Close To My Heart! What deals are we talking about?

Each day during April, while supplies last, we’ll feature a random grab bag filled with current and retired Close To My Heart products available for purchase at a major discount.

To grab your bag, simply place any current, full-priced item in your online shopping cart through my website and you will be eligible to purchase as many grab bags as you wish (while supplies last)!

Grab bags will be featured at five different price points throughout the month, ranging from $65 to $215. Some grab bags will contain product with more than DOUBLE the retail value of the price you pay!  Grab bags are only available while supplies last-so visit often and early! Remember that grab bag tiers will be featured on a random schedule throughout the month, so seize the opportunity to purchase from the grab bag tier you’re interested in when it becomes available because it might not come around again!

Contact me go to my website to start shopping or read about this great deal.

Seasonal Expressions 2

It’s here and it’s gorgeous!

April marks the beginning of a gorgeous new mini catalogue/idea book – Seasonal Expressions 2 valid right through to August.

This new catalogue/idea book is chock full of beautiful new stamp sets, two new “My Reflections” paper collections “Jackson” and “Blossom” and some totally fabulous embellishments.

You can view the catalogue on-line on my website or contact me and request a hard copy to be sent to you.