Friday, July 25, 2014

Pure Joy CTMH Ivy Lane Layout


I have another layout to show using the lovely Ivy Lane.
I'm not much of a purple girl but with all the pinks and greens I love it!
I've been itching to use the hexagon stamp and then I found a fabulous sketch at Nuts About Sketches. This is sketch 292



Some close ups of the title. I used the Ivy Lane WOTG stamp to create it. I colored in some of the design with Olive and then stamped the word and trimmed around it to pop up over the die cut. The shape is cut from Artiste so it's super quick to get a title. A little bring on each side completed it.



Supplies used:
Ivy Lane WOTG for the paper and stamp set as well as the bling
Nuts About Sketches Sketch 292


Hugz
Tina GAle

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Ivy Lane Case this Sketch


If you follow my blog you know I've been finishing off some of the upcoming retired papers from Close to my Heart. I found this great sketch and decided to use it with some papers left on my table.





Here's my take on the sketch using my Ivy Lane papers and an embellishment from an even older collection Laughing Lola. I love how CTMH's collections work so well together.





If you want to grab any of the retiring products be sure to shop my website


Wednesday, July 23, 2014

FREE Stamp Set

August is my 3 year Anniversary with Close To My Heart so I'm planning some special things for next month but I decided to start the celebration a little early. How about a FREE Stamp set to one customer that places any size order between now and next Wednesday July 30th.

Shop at



I'll announce the winner here and on my Facebook page Facebook.com/MyScrappyIdeas
so be sure to follow.

I'll also be posting several stamps for sale. After 3 years i've accumulated a lot of stamps used for class samples and displays. It's time to whittle them down which means you'll get a great bargain on slightly used stamps and some new ones.


Don't forget your Stamp of the Month when you place your order.

All this month you can get the Circus Alphabet stamp set for only $5 through my website MyScrappyIdeas.ctmh.com
It comes with a fabulous Uppercase and lowercase alphabet perfect for titles on layouts or sentiments on cards. There's plenty of space to color them in for added pizzaz.





Materials Needed
  1. My Acrylix™ Circus Alphabet
  2. Ivy Lane Paper Packet
  3. Ariana Assortment
  4. Chocolate Woodgrain Washi Tape
  5. My Creations™ Hip Pics Album
  6. Lagoon Cardstock
  7. Lagoon Exclusive Inks™ Marker Set
  8. Olive Exclusive Inks™ Marker Set
Required Tools
  1. White Daisy Cardstock
  2. Cashmere Cardstock
  3. Basics Exclusive Inks™ Mini Pigment Pads Set
  4. Lagoon Exclusive Inks™ Re-inker
  5. My Creations™ Hip Pics Album
  6. Aqua Dots
  7. Thread

12" × 12" Myrtle Beach Page

6 1/2" × 5 1/2" Happy Stuff Album

4 1/4" × 5 1/2" Just Smile Card

5 1/2" × 4 1/4" Hey There Good Lookin’ Card

Thursday, July 17, 2014

CTMH Timberline Cards

When I finish up my layouts I always round up my scraps and keep them in a bag until I can sit and create cards with them. This last week I spent some time finishing off some retiring paper packs.
This is one of my favorites Timberline. It's perfect for guys cards and I never seem to have any so I decided to keep them all on my the manly side.






Supply List
Hemp

Don't forget to check out the Retiring List while your shopping.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

CTMH Skylark Club layouts

This is the last month you can get the fabulous Skylark paper and embellishments from Close To My Heart. I love the colors in this collection and it's perfect for so many different themes.

This is a peek into two of the layouts created for my Scrap Club. If you're not already a member you can get all the details at the top of my blog under the Scrap Club bar. You can join us whether you're near or far.



Shopping List
or order the individual supplies


Be sure to check out the RETIRING LIST while you're shopping.
Many items are already sold out and we only have a couple of more weeks left before the new Annual Inspirations Idea Book goes live.

I appreciate all of you for shopping my website and helping me do what I love; 
sharing my scrappy ideas with everyone. ;o)


Hugz
Tina Gale

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Wedding Display Tray

I made this beautiful Display tray up quite a while back for a very special couple. They're both such sweethearts and this young man grew up with my kiddos. It doesn't seem possible that they're old enough to be getting married.
They're both very creative so I hoped they would enjoy this gift . I stole their engagement photos off their Facebook page and got to work.


I used the retired LaBelle Vie B&T paper since it matched her plum sweater so well. I also chose a stamp set from that collection as well as the embellishments.


I also used the Artbooking stamp set for some of the images. It has this lovely heart on it that went so well with the embellishments.




The Letter A is cut from the Art Philosophy cartridge as well as the rolled flowers. I then added some bling to each of them.


I made a 5x7 photo mat to rest on top of the display tray so they could add their wedding photo too it.



I love all of our Designed Decor. it is so easy to decorate up and make such a statement piece for our homes as well as gifts. We have several new items coming in August that will knock your socks off but for now you'll want to grab the retiring items before they're gone for good.



as well as our Stamp of the Month
Circus Alphabet
only available in July



$5 with your $5 purchase
or $17.95

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Circus Alphabet Fun

This month you can get a fabulous Alphabet stamp that has two fonts, uppercase and lowercase. One that is perfect for coloring in for extra pizzaz. Use them together or separately. Either way is great.
Check out the video below where Monica shares  several fun projects and techniques to use alphabets on your projects.





You can purchase your Stamp of the Month Circus Alphabet for only $5 with your $50 purchase or for $17.95 with any smaller order. Grab yours today and start creating.



See below for links to supply list and directions for more fabulous layout and cards!


Materials Needed
  1. My Acrylix™ Circus Alphabet
  2. Ivy Lane Paper Packet
  3. Ariana Assortment
  4. Chocolate Woodgrain Washi Tape
  5. My Creations™ Hip Pics Album
  6. Lagoon Cardstock
  7. Lagoon Exclusive Inks™ Marker Set
  8. Olive Exclusive Inks™ Marker Set
Required Tools
  1. White Daisy Cardstock
  2. Cashmere Cardstock
  3. Basics Exclusive Inks™ Mini Pigment Pads Set
  4. Lagoon Exclusive Inks™ Re-inker
  5. My Creations™ Hip Pics Album
  6. Aqua Dots
  7. Thread

12" × 12" Myrtle Beach Page

6 1/2" × 5 1/2" Happy Stuff Album

4 1/4" × 5 1/2" Just Smile Card

5 1/2" × 4 1/4" Hey There Good Lookin’ Card

Friday, July 11, 2014

Wonderland Makeover

I repurposed this little box quite a while back but never got around to showing it so I thought I'd share with you today.
I love storage, organizing, and containers so you'd think I'd be really organized. Not. ;o)

This little box goes with me when I set up at shows and sits out in my studio with samples, stamp sets, or embellishments, whatever I'm showcasing at the time.



It started as a halloween box that I picked up at Hobby Lobby when they mark everything down 75% off. I think I paid about $1.50 for it. Steal!!


I removed the ribbon and of course put it with my stash to reuse. Then I sanded it down just enough to get the slick finish off the outsides. I left the inside alone.


Then I traced the sides onto my paper. This is the retired Wonderland B&T from Close to my Heart. Love it!


I used modge podge to adhere the paper to the box. You can put it over the top when it's dry to give added durability to the finish if you like. I found some brown ribbon and thread it through the holes and tied a bow.


How easy was that? Very! It didn't take long at all and I got a fabulous everyday box I can use year round for so many different things. I hope you enjoyed and be sure to check out the after season sales for items that can be repurposed.

Hugz
Tina Gale


CTMH July Specials

All this month you can get the Circus Alphabet stamp set for only $5 through my website 



It comes with a fabulous Uppercase and lowercase alphabet perfect for titles on layouts or sentiments on cards. There's plenty of space to color them in for added pizzaz.





Sunday, July 6, 2014

Need a Little Help from my friends

Today I'm coming to all my scrappy friends for a little help. I have an incredible opportunity to attend an exclusive CTMH event that one of my upline won but I need your help. I must reach my $300 quota for the quarter before I can register. space is limited so I need to hit it soon. This is where I need your help. If I could get just   8  people to order $30 each I could hit it. Of course if you'd like to order more that would be awesome. Please share this post with all your creative friends. 

Each order will receive a handmade Thank You card from me for helping me reach my goal. 

I'll also send you the NEW Annual Inspirations Idea Book Free.

One person this month will receive $25 in FREE product credit to spend in the new Annual Inspirations Idea Book going live August 1st.

If your order totals $50 don't forget to grab your $5 Stamp of the Month Circus Alphabet. It's a steal at regularly priced $17.95


It comes with a fabulous Uppercase and lowercase alphabet perfect for titles on layouts or sentiments on cards. There's plenty of space to color them in for added pizzaz.






 Can you help me get there? I appreciate anything you can do even if it's just sharing with all your scrappy friends, cheering me on, or placing an order of any size at my webiste



Hugz
Tina Gale

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

All New CTMH Product at a Deep Discount

How would you like to get over $350 of new Close to my Heart product for only $99 and a month before anyone else? The all NEW consultant kit is ready to ship full of NEW product. Check out the beautiful papers, embellishments, all new markers, colors, stamp sets, and more!

We even have two kits to choose from. One is geared more towards scrapbookers and memory keeping while the other is geared more towards card makers. Take your pick!

The Scrapbookers Kit

OR

The Cardmakers Kit



You can purchase the New Consultant Kit for only $99 plus $15 shipping and tax.
We have two kits you can choose from

What is included in the  Kit?   Everything to meet your crafting and/or career needs. Approximately $365 retail value! 

Scrapbooking Kit
  • Read Me First Letter
  • Annual Inspirations (qty. 10)
  • Hostess Order Forms (qty. 25)
  • Customer Order Forms (qty. 25)
  • Close To My Heart Color Swatches (W471)
  • Annual Inspirations B&T DuosTM Sampler (W1130)
  • Petite Perks™ With Toppings Incentive  Stamp Set (qty. 5) (W2029)
  • Workshops on the Go® Chalk It Up Scrapbooking Kit (G1081)
  • Chalk It Up Complements (X7184C)
  • Chalk It Up Assortment (Z3009)
  • Chalk It Up B&T DuosTM Bulk Pack (BULK343)
  • Chalk It Up Bulk 3-D Hearts (BULK364)
  •  Flaxen Exclusive InksTM Pad (Z2642)
  • Black Exclusive InksTM Pad (Z2105)
  • Sorbet Exclusive InksTM Pad (Z2164)
  • Picture My LifeTM For Always Scrapbooking Program (Z2022)
  • My Acrylix® Handwritten Print (E1030)
  • My Acrylix® Great Job (C1588)
  • 3" μ 3" My Acrylix® Block (Y1006)
  •  4" μ 5" My Acrylix® Block (Y1012)
  • ShinHanTM Touch TwinTM Golden Yellow Marker (Z2452)
  • ShinHanTM Touch TwinTM Turquoise Blue Marker (Z2465)
  • My LegacyTM Faux Leather Outdoor Denim Album (Z1346)
  • Durables Triangle Studs (Z1928)
  • Teal Shimmer Trim (Z1918)
  • Gold Polka-Dot Washi Tape (Z1920)
  • My CreationsTM Hip Pics Album (Z1956)
  • Non-Stick Micro-Tip Scissors (Z1836)
  • My Acrylix® Stamp Scrubber (Z1782)
  • My Acrylix® Spritz Cleaner (1778)
  • Bonding MemoriesTM Glue (1512)
  • Sponge (Z697)
  • Liquid Glass (Z679)
  • and Cello Bags (qty. 25) (W1152)

    Card Kit
    Includes a Read Me First Letter
    Annual Inspirations (qty. 10)
    Hostess Order Forms (qty. 25)
    Customer Order Forms (qty. 25)
    Close To My Heart Color Swatches (W471)
    Annual Inspirations B&T DuosTM Sampler (W1130)
    Petite Perks With Toppings Incentive Stamp Set (qty. 5) (W2029)
    Seaside B&T DuosTM Bulk Pack (BULK351),
    Confetti Wishes B&T DuosTM Bulk Pack (BULK348)
    Slate Exclusive InksTM Pad (Z2173)
    Thistle Exclusive InksTM Pad (Z2640)
    Pear Exclusive InksTM Pad (Z2197)
     Lagoon Exclusive InksTM Pad (Z2195)
    My Acrylix® Have A Happy Day (D1616)
    My Acrylix® Lovely Birthday (B1462)
    My Acrylix® Your Own Kind of Wonderful (D1627)
     1" μ 31⁄2" My Acrylix® Block (Y1002)
     3" μ 3" My Acrylix® Block (Y1006)
     2" μ 61⁄2" My Acrylix® Block (Y1010)
    ShinHanTM Touch TwinTM Peony Purple Marker (Z2462)
    ShinHanTM Touch TwinTM Tender Pink Marker (Z2464)
    ShinHanTM Touch TwinTM Leaf Green Marker (Z2454)
    White Cards and Envelopes Value Pack (X254)
    Durables Triangle Studs (Z1928)
     Sequins Silver Assortment (Z2013)
     Sequins Gold Assortment (Z2012)
    Teal Shimmer Trim (Z1918)
    Gold Shimmer Trim (Z1985)
    Gold Polka-Dot Washi Tape (Z1920)
    Thistle Diagonal Striped Ribbon (Z1990)
    My CreationsTM Hip Pics Album (Z1956)
    3-D Foam Tape (Z1151)
    Non-Stick Micro-Tip Scissors (Z1836)
    My Acrylix® Stamp Scrubber (Z1782)
    My Acrylix® Spritz Cleaner (1778)
    Bonding MemoriesTM Glue (1512)
     Sponge (Z697), Liquid Glass (Z679)
    RangerTM White Super Fine Embossing Powder (Z2068)
    TsukinekoTM VersamarkTM Ink Pad (Z891)
    Watercolor Pencils (3505)
    Cello Bags (qty. 25) (W1152). 

    (Some items may not be shown. Contents are subject to change without notice.)
    Items shown represent contents of New Consultant Kits ordered between July 1, 2014 and October 31, 2014. Contents are subject to change without notice, and change regularly based on product and collateral availability. Shipping and handling and applicable taxes apply. 



    Some extra FAQ's 

    What are the quarterly minimums as a consultant? 
    You need to have sales of $300 per quarter. New consultants have until the following quarter after they start to reach their minimums.
    What is the commission I earn?
    Your base commission is 22%. You have the opportunity to increase that commission up to 35% by the amount of sales or downline you have. You also earn select product credit when you sell at least $150 a month.
    What happens if I don’t meet my minimums?
    If for some reason you don’t meet your requirement of $300 per quarter you would  drop out at the end of the quarter. You can resign after a 3 month waiting period if you want to.

    What is Straight to the Top?
    STTT is a great incentive to get your business off to a great start. If you reach $1200 in commissionable sales (sales are denoted as retail sales) in your first three months as a Consultant, the price of your Consultant Kit (minus shipping & handling and tax) will be refunded to you and given to you on your Commissions. It is not a requirement but a wonderful incentive that is easily achievable if you set it in your mind to work towards it with just a few simple steps.

    How do I get my kit for FREE?
    When you reach your STTT by submitting $1200 in sales your first 3 months CTMH will refund you the cost of your kit. That's right you'll get your kit for FREE!

    How can I build a customer base and business?
    CTMH provides you with your own website or online business address (OBA) to send potential customers to. They can view the Idea Book and place orders all from the comfort of their home. That means you can have customers from all over the US.

    How do I sign up?
    I would love to have you as a part of my team. To sign up visit Join My Team on my website www.ctmh.com/myscrappyideas
    The whole process only takes a couple of minutes. Your new kit with everything you need to get started will be in your hands in about a week so schedule that first gathering and get ready to share your love while earning some money for the things that matter most to you.
    CTMH has a wealth of information available at your fingertips to help you once you become a consultant from online training, classes, and recorded workshops to listen to. They also host a yearly convention where you can see the new products first hand, enjoy classes and workshops from some of CTMH’s top leaders, purchase new products at a deep discount, and come home with many freebies!  They are there for you and I will be too helping you achieve all you want from being a CTMH consultant as a hobby or a business. 


    Feel free to contact me if you have any questions.
    Tina Gale Husong
    CTMH Independent Consultant


    I'd love to have you as part of my team