Superhero Workshop

Well I skipped posting my Pemberley Scrapbook pages workshop for February,  but we had 7 gals here and the pages came out beautifully!

March’s Scrapbooking Pages workshop will feature the fun, new Superhero paper pack….

 

 

 

 

The class includes 8 pages (like those shown above) with enough scraps left over for a few cards.

Cutting diagrams for all 8 pages will be provided as well as several fun accessories for use on your pages: Superhero badge buttons, Superhero rub-ons and chipboard stars. Costs for the workshop include $5 for extra cardstock and all the accessories plus an order for the Superhero paper packet ($9.95) and Superhero badge buttons (4.95). These items can be part of the March order for  Scrapbook Club Members. If you’re not already a member, ask me how to join and earn free Hostess Rewards!

Workshop size is limited to the first 8 participants so sign up early to reserve your spot!

When: Saturday, March 24rth
Time: 2:00 PM
Where: 1832 Birch Rd, McLean VA 22101
Cost: $5 plus the Superhero paper pack and badge buttons
What to Bring: Paper cutter, adhesive and potluck dinner item
RSVP: 703-790-3497   or mariefarson@juno.com by March 12th

Please reserve your spot by March 12th.
{And let me know if you need to order the Superhero paperpacket and badge buttons so I can have everything ready for class.}

March Cardmaking Class – Florentine

March’s Card Class will be held March 8th and 9th and will feature the Florentine Papers:

We’ll make a coordinating card box to store the cards in as well.

5 cards for $8 ♥ 10 for $16 when you bring your own adhesive
5 cards for $10 ♥ 10 for $20 when you use my adhesive   RSVP by Friday, March 2nd.

We will be using the Florentine paper packet as well as some classy, new accessories: the color ready seam binding tape ribbon, and the elegant heritage brads among others.  Come join us!

When: Thursday, March 8th and Saturday, March 10th
Time: 12:30 PM Thursday and 3pm Saturday
Where: 1832 Birch Rd, McLean VA 22101
Cost: $8 for 5 cards plus matching card box
What to Bring: adhesive
RSVP: 703-790-3497

You are able to purchase this class if you are unable to attend.  Everything will be pre-cut, necessary pieces will be stamped, and the ribbon will be dyed.  I will provide you with a photocopy of the cards so that you can create them at home.  The prices are as follows:

  • $8.00 – you need to pick them up
  • $10.00 – mailed to you first class

Digital Scrapbooking – Five for Free in February!

February’s Digital Scrapbooking promotion is almost over…. Don’t let it slip away without taking advantage of this amazing deal: buy one Studio J five pack (5 digital layouts, 10 pages), get one free. Close to My Heart’s digital scrapbooking program, Studio J, is free to use. Design and create your own digital masterpieces online at the Studio J website, for free. It’s fast, simple and easy. You only need pay for them when and if you want to have them printed out for your scrapbooks. With the BOGO offer in February you get 5 free layouts for every 5 you order. Purchase the 5 pack now and use them whenever you like…. they never expire!

Check out the CTMH video below to discover just how fast, simple and easy it is to design amazing digital layouts with Studio J:

February Card Classes – February 9th and 11th

 Are you ready to create something truly special for the special person(s) in your life? How about a pop-up Valentine’s card!!??


This innovative pop-up card is just one of the cards we will be making at card classes on Thursday, February 9th and again on Saturday, February 11th. Others are shown below. Everything is pre-cut and ready to stamp.  You get to choose how many of each card you make!
3 cards for $5 ♥ 6 for $10 when you bring your own adhesive
3 cards for $6 ♥ 6 for $12 when you use my adhesive   RSVP by Tuesday, February 7th.

This pop-up card was also submitted in January’s Heart2Heart Challenge. Check out their webpage, get your creative juices flowing and  join in the Heart2Heart challenges yourself… it’s fun!

Several card elements are cut using the Cricut Art Philosophy cartridge.  We will be using the Roxie and Sonoma paper packets and covering many techniques – shading, background stamping, creating 3-D flowers, using dimensional elements, scalloped border, and pleating paper.  I think you will really enjoy this class!

In addition, we will be making Valentines-themed nugget tins. I will supply the tins and materials to decorate the tins and candies and you supply the candies. Make as many or few as you like. The cost is only $1.50 each for the tins and supplies.

When: Thursday, February 9th and Saturday, February 11th
Time: 12:30 PM Thursday and 3pm Saturday
Where: 1832 Birch Rd, McLean VA 22101
Cost: $5 for 3 cards plus $1.50 per nugget tin
What to Bring: adhesive
RSVP: 703-790-3497

You are able to purchase this class if you are unable to attend.  Everything will be pre-cut, necessary pieces will be stamped, and the ribbon will be dyed.  I will provide you with a photocopy of the cards so that you can create them at home.  The prices are as follows:

  • $6.00 – you need to pick them up
  • $8.00 – mailed to you first class

It’s Here! It’s Here!

The Close to my Heart 2012 Spring/Summer Idea Book is finally here! This wonderful new Idea Book that is JAM PACKED with incredible new products! I have so many favorite new products that I hardly know where to start. There are 8 beautiful new paper collections, tons of incredible new stamp sets (many that coordinate with the Art Philosophy Cricut Cartridge), fabulous new embellishments, and more inspiring artwork than you can imagine.

Would you like your very own copy of the 2012 Spring/Summer Idea Book? There are FOUR ways you can get one.

  1. View the online version here.
  2. Order your own free copy mailed to you. Just pay $5 for the shipping.
  3. Receive a free copy (shipping included) if you place a $25 minimum order here.
  4. Pick one up in person while attending any of my scrapbooking workshops and card classes.

Here is a little peek at the eight new Paper Packs…

Footloose:

Pemberley:

Stella:

Superhero:

Cruisin’:

Florentine:

Lucy:

Along with a new Idea Book comes all new Stamps of the Month! The February Stamp of the Month is great! It’s called Thoughtful Tidings and coordinates beautifully with the Art Philosophy Cricut Cartridge! You can get this stamp set for $17.95 or with a $50 order, get it for only $5! What a bargain!

As if all of that is not enough, Close to my Heart is also offering the most incredible Studio J promotion this month! Are you ready for this? For every 5 pack of Studio J layouts that you purchase, you will get another 5 pack for FREE! Yes, you heard me right! You can get 10 Studio J double page spread layouts delivered to your door for only $55. That’s only $2.75 per page! Plus, you would also qualify to get the Stamp of the Month for only $5 as well. That’s a total savings of over $105! 

Whether you’re looking for an affordable gift or a way to save money on your own layouts, Studio J 5-packs offer you convenience and savings. Keep one for yourself and give one as a gift!

How to contact me:

1-571-276-5405
Mariefarson@juno.com

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