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Tis The Season Blog Hop

It is time for another Close To My Heart featured paper pack blog hop. This month we are featuring Tis The Season with it's traditional Christmas color theme!

If you have hopped over from Haley's blog, you are on the right path!
This month I am sharing 'how to use up' those Tis The Season scraps.

I used the new Thin Cuts - Fancy Tags (Z4305) to create Christmas tags. I used scraps of Tis The Season and kept it in the coordinating colors of Candy Apple, Fern, New England Ivy with Black as a neutral. A little Cricut snowflake tag finished off these tags.
Now head on over to Kathleen's blog to see what wonderful Tis The Season project she has in store for us!
If you see something I shared and would like to know more, contact me at ( If you don't have a Close To My Heart consultant, I would love to serve as yours, click HERE for my website.
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Shake Things Up! - CTMH Technique Blog Hop

November is all about Shaker FUN! If you have joined me from Katy's blog, you are on the right path! 
This month I thought why not Shake Up one of the Craft With Heart subscription layouts. The layout's preprinted base page looked like tags and scraps of pattern paper. It looked perfect to add a little shaker! Using the Shaker Thin Cuts, I cut a circle out of Linen and the frame and stars out of Candy Apple. The '25' is a sticker that comes with this month's subscription. The Shaker is filled using the Gold Sequin shaker pack and the Candy Apple stars.

The '25' sticker was going to be placed on the corner of the photo, so that is where I placed the Shaker.
What FUN this added to layout!
If you like what you see and have questions, please ask in the comments. If you don't have a consultant, I would love to serve you. Click HERE for my website.
Now let's hop over to see what Maz has in store for us.

Days of December

It is time to get ready for December and what is better than a December Daily workshop! 31 Days of Memories!
Capture memories for every day of this magical season with the Days of December workshop bundle. This memory keeping project will provide you with a place for daily photos and storytelling for the month of December. Get a jump start on this busy time of year by completing your album ahead of time!  Let me know what you need and I will get your order ready and send you an invoice! Look for a Days of December photo/journaling prompts. 
• Z4219 Everyday Life Album – Black
• X7239E Picture My Life Cards – Christmas List
• X7239C Tis the Season Complements
• Z4194 White & Gold Skinny Ribbon
• Z3318 Basic Circles Thin Cuts
• Z4181 Stitched Circles Thin Cuts
• Z6509 Candy Apple Ink Pad
• Z2850 Fern Ink Pad
• E1041 Brushed Letters
• Y1003 2” x 2” My Acrylix® Block
• Z2060 Thin 3-D Foam Tape
• Z341 Mini Glue Dots
• Adhesive Click here is a link to my website, if you wish to order on your own. And…

Fund Your Fun

I will start November out with one of several specials this month. Why is this one my FAVORITE, because I love to share what I do with others!!
Join the rockin' heARTs and be a rockin' heARTist!!
In November, you will receive $75 in CTMH cash to use how you wish on select products 

You will have access to all the wonderful resources provided by Close To My Heart 
the rockin' heART team resources and teammate help!!
We are ALL here to help!!
Contact me at for more details  or  jump on in by clicking HERE!

Two Days until November

Today's special is the Advent Calendar bundle! This bundle includes all the paper you need to create this beautiful home decor project using our newest Cricut Season of Joy digital collection.

Along with the bundle, you will need a few additional items shown here.

In my Facebook group, I shared two videos, one sharing how to cut the project pieces using Design Space and one showing how to put the boxes together. Not a member, click here (there are some questions you will need to answer before approval) or LIKE my Facebook page here.
Here is the link to the workshop guide 
You can add this to your Days of November special list and I will invoice you on October 31st to help you save on shipping.
Enjoy Shirley

Three Days until November

It is only THREE days until November and here is may FAVORITE special, The Important Thing bundle
Why is it my FAVORITE, because I love projects that I can share with my grandchildren. This is a great mini album for them to share The Important Things in their lives NOW! And later they can look back to see what was important at that time in their lives.
And it would be great for anyone to create a little The Important Things in their lives mini album.
You do need a few additional items to complete the full album

If you wish to add this bundle and any of the extra items to your Days of November order, please contact me (, and I will add!! Click here for a link to the workshop guide PDF.

Four Days until November

Day FOUR is all about Christmas with the Cut Above Holiday Sparkle shaker card kit!! Grab the kit and the coordinating stamp set to WOW those special people on your Christmas card list!!

You can earn it with a qualifying party in October (hurry, October is almost over), are you ready to be a hostess?

Or receive it when you join my team in October! Plus, when you join my team this month, you receive a Workshop Your Way of your choice FROM ME!! JOIN NOW

Order the bundle, which includes the exclusive stamp set for 20% off

Or order just the card kit! This is a great way to order MORE than one!!
or just the stamp set

Something for EVERYONE. Contact me ( to add this to your Days Until November shopping list and I will invoice you on October 31st to save you shipping!
Enjoy Shirley