Ariana Workshop on the Go

The new Idea Book is LIVE and ready for you to check out!!!  


2014 Spring/Summer Idea Book

2014 Spring/Summer Idea Book

You can look online at my website: or click on this link: Idea Book 2014

My first foray into the new papers was with Ariana.  An elegant floral print with Outdoor Denim, Olive, Sorbet, Crystal Blue, and Blush accents.  I purchased the workshop on the go (available here: which includes:

Workshops on the Go™ Ariana Scrapbooking Kit Contents 
Ariana Paper Packet 
My Acrylix™ Ariana Workshop Stamp Set (D-size) 
4 White Daisy Cardstock Sheets 
Ariana Assortment 
Black & Grey Epoxy Bubbles 
Instructional Brochure 

Ariana Workshop On The Go - G 1074 ($29.95)

Ariana Workshop On The Go – G 1074 ($29.95)

I also used the ARTBOOKING cartridge to make the lattice and the vine for the right page.  I used Sorbet, Olive, Crystal Blue and Outdoor denim ink pads. 

Ariana Workshop On The Go - MY VERSION

Ariana Workshop On The Go – MY VERSION


I love this paper pack, it feels elegant and grown up to me!! 🙂

Hope you love it too!  

🙂 Tonia





Christmas Pocket Album – Perfect for holding photos AND memories!

From holiday cards to children’s report cards, the new My Creations®kraft pocket album will store those memories you don’t want to lose—in style! Get inspired on how to jazz up your very own in this video.

To purchase items used in this video, visit my online business address at:


Happy Idea Book Opening Day!!

Today is the big day!

2013 Autumn/Winter Idea Book

Click on the image above to go to the 2013 Autumn/Winter Idea Book

The new catalog is now available and it’s time to see all the great new products from Close to my Heart.

In my opinion this is the best Idea Book yet, CTMH has really went out of their way to make sure the new products are very up-to-date and keeping with the new trends.

Page 11 of the online 2013 Autumn/Winter Idea Book

Wintery Wishes stamp set (C1560) – only $8 with Hostess Rewards!!

WHAT’S NEW!!!!!!

Let me share some of the new exciting features and products in the IdeaBook!!


On pages 6-9 of the idea book, you will find 7 new Hostess Rewards Stamp sets! (SUPER CUTE!!!) These sets are available EXCLUSIVELY FOR HOSTESSES to order! To be eligible, sign up to host a Gathering at your home, host an online party, or if you are the hostess of the month in stamp club, you can use your hostess credits to purchase your favorite stamp set! Product sales for your gathering must reach $150 minimum and you will receive a minimum of $25 in FREE products!!

Let me know if you would like to schedule a gathering, by email: or phone: 720-338-2536 (if you are calling between 8 and 5:30 pm, please leave a message or send a text as I am unable to take personal calls during this time.) I would LOVE to help you earn FREE PRODUCTS!!

Cricut Artbooking Cartridge (Z1906) $99.00

Cricut Artbooking Cartridge (Z1906) $99.00 (You get a cartridge with more than 700 images, THREE D-size coordinating stamp sets ($53.00 value) and 3 sheets of coordinating chip-board cut outs ($15.00 value)!!


Close to my Heart has done it again and teamed up with ProvoCraft to produce another amazing Cricut cartridge called Artbooking! This Cricut Collection will take your scrapbooking to a whole new dimension.

“Take your Scrapbooking to never-before-seen levels with the new Cricut Artbooking collection! With oodles of images in each of 15 layout themes, you can create several coordinating pages for each theme using just 2 keys and 1 dial size. Images include accents, borders, titles, overlays, photo mats – in standard photo sizes! – and more. The Cricut keys are optimized for creating 12″ x 12″ pages in a jiffy. You’ll love creating 10 themed mini books, also optimized for several different sizes using 2 keys and 1 dial size. Celebrate birthdays, new baby, vacations, friends, sports, Halloween, Christmas, and more. When you’re finished cutting, use the coordinating stamp sets and Dimensional Elements shapes to add even more pizzazz!”

You will be able to dial in one size for your layout (for example, 8 inches) and all of your images will be cut to that proportion. Now how cool is that? No more guessing if your images are going to be in proportion to each other! No more extra cutting! No more wasted paper! This is the coolest cartridge ever and a must-have for every crafter. Artbooking has 700 images AND 3 sets of coordinating stamp sets And 3 sets of coordinating chipboard Dimensional Elements. LOVE IT, LOVE IT, LOVE IT!
You will find more information about Artbooking on page 59 and the order number is Z1906.

My Crush Book in Modville (Item ZS1855) $12.95

My Crush Book in Modville (Item ZS1855) $12.95


If you are familiar with the Smash books then you will love these. There are two book styles to choose from the Modville and the Bluebird. Both have additional sets of assortments and a coordinating stamp set you can add to complete your book. A Crush Book is a way to scrapbook on the go!! Jot down a memory, add a picture, a movie ticket, or program and your page is done! Just add to it as you go. These are a wonderful and inexpensive gift for a teenager or someone who loves to keep mementos and finds the idea of “formal scrapbooking” a bit intimidating!! Books and accessories can be found on pages 62 – 67.


Laughing Lola WSOTG (Item #G1064) $24.95

Laughing Lola WSOTG (Item #G1064) $24.95Frosted Cardmaking WSOTG (Item G1063) $24.95 Frosted Cardmaking WSOTG (Item G1063) $24.95

Included in this Idea Book are 2 Workshop On The Go (WOTG) card making kits:
Laughing Lola (Featured on page 71 of the online IdeaBook) for creating some trendy, cute everyday cards and Frosted (Featured on on page 71 of the online IdeaBook) for some quick and easy Christmas Cards!! These WOTG are priced at $24.95 and come with cardstock, paper, a D-sized stamp set, embellishments and instructions for creating 15 beautiful cards!!


Base and Bling is the new WEARABLE craft line from Close to My Heart! Found on pages 77 – 79 of the online IdeaBook, this line features products to make necklaces, bracelets, rings, hair clips and more! Super CUTE and UNIQUE!! The Necklace Kit is found on page 79 and is only $14.95!! The kit includes everything you will need to create your own beautifully crafted necklace!

Base and Bling Fabric Necklace Kit (Item # Z1905) $14.95

Base and Bling Fabric Necklace Kit (Item # Z1905) $14.95


August is an especially sweet time to shop—when you place an order of $50 or more during August, you’ll receive the August Stamp of the Month set, A Chocolate Affair (S1308A), FREE! This D-size stamp set with a retail value of $17.95 includes 16 images and sentiments that will have your friends salivating over your chocolatey layouts and cards. Make every project a treat with this must-have set.

August 2013 Stamp of the Month Deal

August 2013 Stamp of the Month Deal


So, now it’s time to get cozy and check out the new Idea Book! You can view it online on my website at: or if you’d rather flip the pages in person, contact me via email at:


And, please comment and let me know your favorites!

Surprise Note:

Any orders placed in the “August Club Order” Online party by August 16th will be entered into a drawing for a gift from me!