Friday, February 27, 2015

Last Day for February Specials

Today is the last day to take advantage of the Album Allure special and get your hands on these beautiful albums for 1/2 off!


I love how the special coating allows for wiping and prevents stains...perfect for the little fingers in my house! The new design on the post-bound album means super easy additions and no tools!

Check out this CTMH Video for more album info. Note, if you are receiving this post vi email you may need to click on the post title to view the video.



To purchase your albums please visit my webstore, www.michellebattitori.ctmh.com.

P.S. When you take advantage of this special you'll automatically qualify to receive the February SOTM for $5! 

~Michelle

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Card-A-Thon Kits Available for Purchase


Last Saturday I hosted a Card-A-Thon event with the theme "A Year of Cards." It turned out great and everyone had a good time creating! Each attendee had 2 hours to create an unlimited amount of cards in whatever theme and quantity they wanted!



I created cards for one holiday a month using a variety of stamps and papers. I kept some of the cards pretty general, like July, making a birthday card instead of 4th of July.  Here's a closer look at each card (click on photo to see a larger version):


Most of the card ideas were based on CTMH's How-To-Books and on-line sketches but February's card was a total CASE of THIS one by Vicki W

For those that are interested I have 4 kits available for purchase! Each kit contains 12 cards, all pre-cut and pre-stamped for you! All you have to do is assemble them based on the included color photo and you're done! The cost of each kit is $15, or $20 if shipped out of state. 

If you'd like to order a set (or two) please choose one of the options below:

Northern VA Pick-Up  - $15:



Out of State Shipped - $20:


Happy Creating!

~Michelle


Wednesday, February 4, 2015

May's Card-A-Thon Card: Mother's Day


Great card sketches make me super happy and this week's Mojo Monday sketch is no exception! I knew it would fit perfectly for the May card in my Card-A-Thon - A Year of Cards class this Saturday, February 7th! 

As of now I have two spots left so if you can make it I'd love to have you. Please click HERE for more info and to RSVP. 

Supplies Used (all CTMH unless otherwise noted):
Paper: Balloon Ride B&T, Colonial White Cardstock, Sorbet Cardstock
Stamps: Give a Lift (D1581), Perfect Fit - Mom (C1543)
Ink: Chocolate, Sorbet
Other: 3D Foam Tape, Quatrefoil Embossing Folder, 1 1/4" Circle punch, Scissors

Happy crafting!

~Michelle

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

February CTMH Specials

If you are in need of albums the CTMH February special is perfect for you! I know I'm planning on stocking up!

 
 
Close To My Heart
 
February 2015
Picture Perfect Pocket Pages
Your pictures deserve a good home, so tuck them into one of our pocket-style Memory Protectors™ alongside a few cards from a Picture My Life™ scrapbooking program for memories that will stay fresh for years to come. See these cards in action and get some great ideas for your own scrapbook. »


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Happy Creating!

~Michelle

Sunday, February 1, 2015

February Card-A-Thon Class

On Saturday, Feb 7 at 10 am I will be hosting another Card-A-Thon class! I love these classes and hope you'll be able to join me! This month's Card-A-Thon theme is A Year of Cards. I've designed 12 different cards for you to choose from all based on a holiday for each month of the year. I'll be sharing all the cards throughout the week but here's a sampling of what's available to choose from:


Here's how it works...you'll have two hours to make as many cards as you can! Everything will be pre-cut and ready to make. Simply take each card box to your station and create! If you like a particular card feel free to make more of it (just be mindful of others who may want to make it as well). The only "rule" is that you must completely finish the card before moving on to the next one. The only supplies you'll need are your adhesive and VersaMat. The cost for this class is $15 or free with any $50 CTMH order!

I have a few spots open so if you'd like to RSVP here's the link: February Card-A-Thon Class

Hope to see you next Saturday!

~Michelle Battitori

Dream Big Card


I knew once I saw this sketch from Freshly Made Sketches I just had to make this card! It's going to a special girl but I can't reveal who just yet.

I went out of my comfort zone and used 4 different pattern paper packs to make this card! It's going to be part of next Saturday's Card-A-Thon class and I hope my attendees enjoy making it as much as I did!

Supplies Used (all CTMH unless otherwise noted)
Paper: Colonial White Cardstock, Lollydoodle B&T, Laughing Lola B&T, Frosted B&T, Heartstrings B&T
Stamps: Your Own Kind Of Wonderful (D1627)
Ink: Gypsy, Cotton Candy
Other: Cricut Artbooking Cartridge, Scissors, Thin 3D Foam Tape

Thanks for looking!

~Michelle Battitori

P.S. Here's the sketch:

Saturday, January 24, 2015

2015 Retiring Stamps

It's that time of year for Close to my Heart to announce the retiring stamp sets of 2015. While some might be sad to see them go I look at it as pure excitement with new items on the horizon!

M Sized Stamps

B & C Sized Stamps



C and D Sized Stamps
 

I don't want you to miss out on your favorites so if you've been waiting to purchase any of them now is the time to do it before they are gone! For more information on each stamp set or to purchase please visit my website HERE.

Happy Stamping!
~Michelle