Sunday, June 2, 2013

June News & Promotions

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Hello fabulous friends and customers!

Last month I celebrated my 2 year anniversary with Close to My Heart.  It's been two short, fun-filled years.  I'm so thankful for this business because I've been able to connect and make new friends from all across the country.  You have helped make this anniversary a fabulous and memorable for me.   Thank you for your support and being my customer!  This month, we have tons of specials.  I recommend keeping this email so you can refer back to them.

Specials galore

There's tons of specials this month.  Here's 2 tips to navigating all the great products:
Tip #1:  You're going to see 5 limited-time stamp sets below and a free promotion.   If you have any questions about what you see below, please don't hesitate to contact me.  I'd love to hear from you and help you get everything on your wish-list.
Tip #2:  The current Idea Book will be coming to an end on July 31.  7 Paper packs & their coordinating embellishments will be "while supplies last" as of June 30 and fully discontinued July 31st.  The "disappearing 7" are:  Buzz & Bumble, Later Sk8r, Claire, Avonlea, Clementine, Dakota & Scholastic.

Workshops & Local News

Friday, June 28 @ 6:30 pm.  Fun & Fabulous 4th Friday Card Workshop. Cost $15 for 5 cards.  Almost sold out! 

Host your own Fun & Fab card workshop in your home on a weeknight.  Cost $15 for 5 cards.  Your workshop will be free when you have 4 or more guests plus yourself.  Available dates:  6/25 & 26, 7/2, 7/9 & 7/10.
Friday, July 5 @ 6:30 pm, it's Christmas in July!  Advent Calendar Workshop.  Cost $45.  Please RSVP & prepay by 6/21 so I can order and cut your kit.  
I'm creating a new option that will include some scripture and a manager scene. You will be available to pick the original design or the new one the night of the workshop.  Receive $5 off your workshop fee when you bring a new friend.  You can also order a pre-stamped kit so you can make it on your own. Contact me for details.

Tombow Adhesive:  This is the adhesive in the blue dispenser that's sold in our Idea Book & what I use for my workshops.  I buy it wholesale and pass the savings on to you.  This is for my local friends or anyone willing to drive to Everett & pick it up:  I'm ordering on Tombow 6/8.  Adhesive w/ Dispenser is $3 ea, Refills $2, in packs of 6 for $12.  Place your orders ASAP if you need some.  It will be available towards the end of the month to pick up.  (Sorry, I'm not shipping it, it's not affordable when you add shipping.) 

Cricut Expression Class:  Date:  TBD.  Email me if you are interested in learning how to use  your machine.  We'll make 3 projects using the features of your machine.  

Relief for Oklahoma

Limited time stamp set #1

Close To My Heart is making an upcoming Autumn/Winter 2013 stamp set, A True Thank You, available immediately and will donate 100% of the profits from sales of the set from now through June 30 to the American Red Cross to aid victims of the Oklahoma tornado. Help us provide relief to those affected by the devastating Oklahoma tornado by purchasing A True Thank You stamp set for $2.95 (M1029) today!  If you are local, I can add your order.  With tax & shipping, it is $3.50 with pickup at my home or NCC. 
Purchase the A True Thank You stamp set today »

Make It a Banner Day!

Get a FREE My Creations® Mini Banner!
It’s going to be a “banner” day! When you place a $25 order that includes a stamp set, you’ll receive a My Creations® mini banner for free! The mini banner includes 10 chipboard pennants in 4 different shapes with 9 jump rings for hanging. Use the mini banner as a decoration for your parties and get-togethers this summer. Make it a “banner” day in June!
The mini banner has a retail value of $5.95 and includes 10 chipboard pennants in 4 different shapes with 9 jump rings for hanging.
*Offer valid June 1–30, 2013. Only orders that include a stamp set and reach $25 qualify for the free mini banner. Maximum of one free mini banner per qualifying order.
Start shopping to get your free My Creations® mini banner today! »

Let’s Get Patriotic—Stamp Style!

A portion of every sale of our new patriotic stamp sets will be donated to support the military

With Flag Day, Independence Day,  Canada Day, and more right around the corner, now is the perfect time to celebrate military service and promote patriotism with our three new patriotic stamp sets—only available for a limited time from June 1 – July 31, 2013!
One B-size stamp set and two D-size stamp sets were created specifically to celebrate independence and freedom. The best part is that $5 from every patriotic D-size stamp set and $3 from every patriotic B-size stamp set sold will benefit a military-support charitable organization.

Limited time stamp sets #2, 3, & 4
Donations in the US will be made to the USO, the leading, most recognized military-support and services organization in the country. Donations in Canada will be made to the Canadian Hero Fund, which supports spouses and children of fallen Canadian military troops by helping provide post-secondary education funds.
Show your military support and patriotism by purchasing your very own patriotic stamp set today. We love our troops!
See the exclusive patriotic stamp sets »

Stamp of the Month: A Flowering Bunch

Make your artwork bloom!

Limited time stamp set #5 (and we're done!)
For bloomin’ cute artwork, the My Acrylix® A Flowering Bunch stamp set is the perfect choice. There are adorable floral images that make projects blossom. And don’t forget the sentiments that make a great layout title or thank-you card sentiment. Whatever the occasion, your artwork will bloom with A Flowering Bunch! During the month of June only, you can receive the A Flowering Bunch stamp set for only $5 when you spend $50.
See the June 2013 Stamp of the Month »

Patterned Pennants

Bring texture and sunshine to your artwork!

Ready for fun in the sun? Summer is here and so are the sunny rays of the Patterned Pennants stamp set. Use these summer images to document your waves of warm-weather memories.
The myriad of versatile patterns on each pennant can be used as individual embellishments, stamped repeatedly for a background pattern or custom B&T paper, masked to create a particular patterned shape, and more! Bring your summer projects to life with colorful rays created with the Patterned Pennants stamp set!
Take a look at the Patterned Pennants stamp set »

Thanks for sticking with me on another fun filled & long newsletter!
Blessings to you!

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