New Products & Specials [Close to My Heart]

May 2017 New Products & Specials from Close to My Heart

May is quite a happening month over at Close to My Heart! Not only is there a new catalogue and idea book available, but we’ve also got some extra special deals to help you celebrate National Scrapbook Month. If you haven’t visited my Close to My Heart online shop lately, you’ll definitely want to pop over soon!

Seasonal Expressions 2 Catalogue & Idea Book

As always, this year’s Seasonal Expressions 2 catalogue is full of new papers, stamps, and other goodies to help you with your Spring and Summer papercrafting. Although I always look forward to catalogue updates, this one has me absolutely squealing in delight! There are rainbows and unicornsbeaches and BBQsllamas and oh my goodnesslumberjacks!!!

Here’s a peek at just a few of my new favorites.

“Jack – Cardmaking” Stamp Set

"Jack - Cardmaking" stamp set by Close to My Heart
“Jack – Cardmaking” stamp set by Close to My Heart

How adorable is that bear? Super cute, yet masculine enough to be just right for Father’s Day cards, tags, and gifts. All of those accessories really make this stamp set so flexible, too. Wondering about the blue outlines? Those match up to the coordinating cutting dies that are also available for this set!

“Prickly Pear” Workshops Your Way™ Kit & Stamps

"Prickly Pear" Kit
“Prickly Pear” Kit by Close to My Heart


This festive new kit (one of several!) includes 12 double-sided 12×12-inch patterned papers, 4 cardstock sheets (12×12 inches each) in coordinating colors, 1 packet of multi-color sequins, and a roll of blue burlap ribbons. Can you imagine all the fun cards and scrapbook pages you could make with this? But wait — check out the adorable stamp set you can get to go with it!

"Prickly Pear - Cardmaking" stamp set by Close to My Heart
“Prickly Pear – Cardmaking” stamp set by Close to My Heart

These stamps are sure to bring a smile to anyone’s face!

“Little Dreamer – Scrapbooking” Stamp Set

"Little Dreamer - Scrapbooking" stamp set by Close to My Heart
“Little Dreamer – Scrapbooking” stamp set by Close to My Heart

Who doesn’t love rainbows? With this innovative new stamp set, you can create as many rainbows as you like, in your choice of colors! Coordinating cutting dies are also available for those images outlined above in blue.

“No Worries” Paper Packet

"No Worries" paper packet by Close to My Heart
“No Worries” paper packet by Close to My Heart

Planning a beach get-away? Be sure to take lots of photos, and then preserve them and your memories with the help of the new “No Worries” paper packet. Matching stamp sets are also available!

Have I whetted your appetite for new papercraft goodies? You can browse the entire Spring Expressions 2 catalogue, along with all other current offerings, online at my Close To My Heart shop. If you prefer a printed copy, you can get one FREE with any order between now and August 31st.

“Live Beautifully”

Did you celebrate National Scrapbooking Day last weekend? At Close to My Heart we recognize that every day of your life is full of beauty that deserves celebrating. That’s why we’re celebrating National Scrapbook Month with the limited edition “Live Beautifully” collection. This collection is available only thru the end of May 2017, while supplies last.

Sample pages and items made with the "Live Beautifully" collection by Close to My Heart
Sample scrapbook pages, cards,  and gift items made with the “Live Beautifully” collection by Close to My Heart

“Live Beautifully” Album Bundle

"Live Beautifully" bundle by Close to My Heart
“Live Beautifully” bundle by Close to My Heart

Get everything you need to make and preserve 10 scrapbook pages:

  • 1 “Live Beautifully” Cut Above™ Kit (papers, die cuts, stickers, photo placeholders)
  • 6 Double-sided clear page protectors
  • 1 grey 12×12 scrapbook album in your choice of post or D-ring binding
  • 1 Tombow® permanent adhesive tape runner
  • 1 Marvy® Uchida® LePen™ journalling pen
"Live Beautifully" Cut Above kit by Close to My Heart
“Live Beautifully” Cut Above kit by Close to My Heart

How perfect would this be to commemorate a wedding or anniversary? Or just to celebrate the everyday beautiful moments in life?

“Live Beautifully” Paper Packet

"Live Beautifully" paper packet by Close to My Heart
“Live Beautifully” paper packet by Close to My Heart

Want just the papers? You’ll find 12 gorgeous, double-sided 12×12-inch papers — 2 each of 6 patterns — plus 2 each of 2 single-sided foiled designs — in the “Live Beautifully” paper packet.

“Live Beautifully” Stamp Set

"Live Beautifully" stamp set by Close to My Heart
“Live Beautifully” stamp set by Close to My Heart

Cottage roses are so classic, and aren’t the sentiments delightful? The designs in this clear stamp set are perfect for cardmakers and scrapbookers alike!

Get a “Live Beautifully” Cut Above™ Kit for Free!

Are you a fan of freebies? This month only, you can get the “Live Beautifully” Cut Above™ kit that is included in the album bundle above ($44.95 retail value) for FREE in two ways:

  1. Host an online party in May with sales that total $350 or more, including your own purchases.
  2. Join my Close to My Heart team in May and get this kit in addition to all of the fabulous products included in your New Consultant kit.

May Stamp of the Month

"Live, Laugh, Love" May 2017 Stamp of the Month set by Close to My Heart
“Live, Laugh, Love” May 2017 Stamp of the Month set by Close to My Heart

As always, Close to My Heart also has a wonderful new stamp of the month set for you. “Live, Laugh, Love” is available for just $5 this month with your qualifying $50 order, or you can purchase it alone for just $17.95.

For More Information

For more information about these and other Close to My Heart offerings, or to place an order, please visit my online Close to My Heart shop, or email me directly at

Happy papercrafting!

Article written by Deedee Anderson

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