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City Sidewalks Holiday Card Workshop

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

3 Christmas tag workshops

Tags, tags & more tags!  Here's 3 sets of tags you can order or complete at one of my holiday workshops!

First the workshop dates:  Both workshops are at my home in Everett, WA
Saturday, November 12, noon - 4pm
Saturday, December 1, 6:30pm - 9pm

Now the tags.

 Set #1 

This set I designed!  Last year's tags were so popular I wanted to do this again. You'll get 12 tags total, 2 of each design.  All it takes is a Bonding Memories glue pen and a few bits of 3D foam to assemble.  No stamping required.  Where else are you able to get cute little mason jar tags?  

Cost $8/dozen tags.
$2 will be added for shipping.  US addresses only.

If you'd like the Cricut Design Space file for the this tag set, you can place a $15 order on my website or PayPal me $5.  These tags were made using the CTMH Artistry & CTMH Flower Market Cricut Cartridges.  (The new City Sidewalks Christmas Cartridge wasn't used)
Just leave a note that you want my Christmas tag workshop.

Set #2 is this burlap bag & tag set 
The burlap bags are 5.5" x 4.  They'll hold a 3 x 3 x 1" box (or a 3" CTMH Acrylic block).  They're a perfect way to dress up a gift card with a few wrapped candies.

Make 3 sets for $5.  These bags are on clearance and may sell out.  
This bag tag was designed by CTMH for the Pinners Conference.

Set #3 is the shimmer of gold foil glitter & Kraft!  

The Cut Above kits are pre-cut kits that you just stamp and assemble.  
The kits are $9.50 with tax & shipping to my door.  You can also order them online here.  There's several individual stamps designed for this set that are available separately.

I have the Merry Christmas, Joy and Happiest Holidays available at my workshop or you can order your own.  There's Spanish & French versions too!

To request a kit, RSVP on Facebook or better yet, email me so I know when to look for your pre-payment.  I'll need your payment about 2 weeks prior to the workshop so I can order/pre-cut your kit.  I accept PayPal or you can mail a check.  

Don't forget about my card workshop too!  

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

2017 Planners now available!

I'm happy to announce our planners for next year are here!

They're available 3 different ways!
Stand-alone pages to add to your existing book or bundled with our newest faux leather binders!

Includes monthly and weekly calendars, designs you can color, pages for notes, a clear pencil bag, and three gold paperclips. Insert into the Everyday Life™ Sea Glass album (Z4027) or the Everyday Life stripes album (Z9979).

Available for a limited time, so get it while you can!

Don't forget this month's wonderful Stamp of the Month
Yuletide Joy stamp set

Just $5 with a $50 purchase or $17.95.  

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

City Sidewalks Holiday Card Workshop

The City Sidewalks 20 card workshop is ready to go!
Like my fall workshop with Swan Lake, it uses just a quarter of a pack of the X7213B City Sidewalks My Reflections paper pack plus cardstock, extending this beauty to up 80 cards if you cut up a whole paper pack.

How to get it

  • RSVP w/ payment to one of my Saturday workshops on October 8th, 10-3pm or November 12th, 12-4pm
  • Order a pre-cut kit to pick up or arrive via mail
  • Order the supplies on my website and get the instructions for free.  

Want just the cutting diagrams and the ability to use this with your own friends & customers?  Keep reading!  Then hop on over to my website.

This snowflake is 3" in diameter!  And the silver glitter paper cuts beautifully without a lot of glitter floating around the house. This workshop uses the brand new Snowflake Thin Cut dies from Close to My Heart and just a little M-sized stamp set!

Here's the second snowflake.  It's a bit smaller at 2" but just as beautiful.

Workshop Details:
  • 20 cards:  3 each of 6 designs plus 2 of design #7 
  • 20 card bases & envelopes
  • All papers pre-cut
  • Includes your choice of M-sized stamp set
  • 1 pack of red enamel gems included (tons left over)
  • Cranberry & Peacock inks needed, available at my workshops
  • Full color assembly guide included.
  • Bring your favorite paper adhesive & mini-glue does
  • Place your order by Friday, October 28 & receive your choice of a second mini-stamp set for free!

Here's the 5 recommended stamp sets for this kit.  They're also available in Spanish & French.
View them on my website here and let me know when you place your order.

20 card kit: October 8 or November 12 or local pick up in Everett, WA 
$30 for 20 cards

Pick your stamp set
Pick your free stamp set if ordering my October 28th

20 card kit shipped anywhere in USA
$30 ($7 will be added for shipping)

Pick your stamp set
Pick your free stamp set if ordering my October 28th

You can also add on a kit for additional cards (no stamps or embellishments) for just $20, the Thin Cut Snowflake dies, mini-glue dots or additional stamp sets here.

Add-ons (shipped or local pick up)
List additional stamp set here

Kindly order your kit at least 10 days before a workshop if at all possible so I have time to order supplies and cut your kit.  Kits will be shipped just after the 15th or 30th of the month, depending on when I receive the supplies for your order.  I may need to order your stamps and or snowflake thin cuts.  This kit will only be available until December 10, 2016.

DIYer & Consultant Guide Available:
If you'd like to create this workshop for yourself or your customers, place a $25 order on my website or use this PayPal link to receive the cutting guide, photos for assembly and consultant release.  Files will be sent to the email address on your PayPal receipt within a day, usually in just a few hours.  No items will be shipped.

Order the e-files here

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Sneak Peek of my Christmas Card Workshop

Here's a sneak peek of my next workshop!
Make 3 of each design except for the green one on the right, you'll make 2 for a total of 20 cards!

Pre-cut, U-Cut & Consultant ready-to-teach kits will be available to order on October 1st!

Our new snowflakes look amazing when cut with our silver glitter paper.  Each kit comes with a full 12x12 sheet of glitter paper!

Leave a comment below with your email address (I won't publish your comment) if you want more details when this kit is fully released!

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Leap Into the Holidays!

Every year, I say to myself, "I need to get a jump on the holidays."  This year, let's do it!

1st Leap Day:  Saturday October 8, 2016  10-3pm in Everett at Pinehurst Baptist Church.  
2nd Leap Day:  Saturday, November 12, 2016, noon-4pm at my home in Everett

If you want to attend the October leap, please RSVP by October 1, 2016.  There's no crop fee, but you will want to bring a snack and or potluck lunch item to share and your craft tools & supplies.  We'll be joining a few ladies from the Pinehurst Baptist Church crafting group.  

The plan is to bring or order kits to work on of your choice.  I won't be teaching a specific workshop.  I will have a small basket of adhesive & other items to buy.  Please plan & pre-order. 

The Close to My Heart Holiday Expression debuted last week and has some wonderful kits and of course I've cooked up a couple of my own.

Everyone can order these kits, even if you're not local or attending.  Shipping may vary and some items may actually be a little less if directly shipped to you if you have a lower sales tax.  

Fall Themed Workshops

Swan Lake 18 card kits (not pre-cut) includes stamp set.  I designed this kit and will email you the cutting and assembly guides (PDF).  You'll receive a cardstock pack, cards, envelopes, ribbon and stamp set.  
I posted them here on my blog last week.  
Includes Autumn Wishes stamp set $29.75

Includes Thankful for You stamp set $34.50, with dies $48.85
You'll need 3D Foam, Peacock, Goldrush, Poppy, & Saddle Inks for the Pumpkin set and Peacock, Goldrush, Poppy, Fern & Whisper Inks for the Swan Edition.

Create Kindness Card Kits (Only available in September)

Order the kit, cards or stamps now to have for next month.  Kindness never goes out of style.


Each stamp set is $2.95 for $3.50 with Tax & Shipping

You'll need 3D foam tape, black archival ink (included in the full kit), markers or colored pencils to complete this kit.

Workshop Your Way Kits from Close to My Heart

These two kits contain cardstock, embellishments, cards & envelopes for 10 cards along with supplies to make a few more.  You can see exactly what's in each kit on my shopping website.  

These kits are $19.95.  With shipping & tax they are $23.50 when shipped to me.
Workshop Your Way kit available on my website
You'll need Whisper, Raspberry & Blossom Inks to complete this kit.

Workshop Your Way kit available on my website
You'll need Emerald, Sea Glass, Raspberry & Whisper Inks to complete the cards as shown.

Workshop Your Way kit available on my website
You;ll need Fern & Cranberry inks to complete the inks as shown.

Cut Above™ 'Tis the Season Kits
Everything is pre-cut, coming from Close To My Heart.  M-sized stamp sets are designed for these kits and are sold separately.

Cut Above™ 'Tis the Season Card Kit  available on my website as well

Cut Above™ 'Tis the Season Tag Kit available on my website

These stamps available on my website in English, French and Spanish!

Custom Christmas kits (not available on my shopping website)

3 burlap bags & 3 tags with poinsettia  $5  These bags are on clearance and this kit is available for less than the original price of the bags.  Bags are 4" x 5.75"  Natural Color Muslin bags are also available.
This project was on the Make It From Your Heart blog earlier this week.  
Other flowers can be substituted for a non-holiday bag.  You can also the bags separately on my website

City Sidewalks 20 card workshop
Like the Swan Lake card workshop, I designed this kit and have it available as an un-cut kit.  I'll email you the cutting and assembly guides (PDF).  You'll receive all the paper, cardstock, glitter paper cards, envelopes, bling and your choice of Mini stamps shown above.   You can order additional stamps as well. If you're coming to my workshop, you can use my thin cut snowflake dies but I'm sure you'll want to order your own set to make more later.  

Materials to make 20 cards, 1 stamp (not pre-cut) $24, with Snowflake dies, $39.00
Extra stamps $3.50
Paper & cards to make 20 more cards $15 (additional gems and stamps not included)
These kits take about 30 minutes to cut if there's no distractions.  You can pick up your kit in advance to pre-cut or take your time at the 5 hour craft day.  

Keep reading to place your order for any of these kits