Monthly Specials

Please scroll to the bottom for the Stamp Of The Month.

For some of the specials below I do not have complete details or photos yet; I am sharing the information I know so it helps a little with planning your shopping.



October 2018 - Cut Above® Card Kit—Holiday Sparkle


This exclusive Cut Above® card kit, available only in October, contains materials for creating 12 festive shaker cards, including printed card bases, envelopes, die-cut pieces, stickers, sparkly sequins, and simple assembly instructions.

If you would like to download the Holiday Sparkle flyer, you will find it here.



October through December 2018 - Advent Calendar


This special bundle and workshop assists you to make the Advent Calendar papercrafting project on page 54 of Holiday Expressions. The Advent Calendar Bundle that includes all of the patterned paper and cardstock needed to create the calendar. Additional supplies needed are listed on the flyer below. There is also a Workshop Guide which includes instructions and Cricut Design Space URLs so you can quickly get started creating your Advent Calendar (you will need the Season of Joy Digital Collection linked to your Cricut account).

If you would like to download the Advent Calendar flyer, you will find it here.



September 15 through December 31, 2018 - Important Things


The Important Things Everyday Life™ workshop was created to help you highlight the unique things that are important to you. The workshop shares how to create eight 6″ × 8″ layouts plus a title page and a closing page for an Everyday Life™ album. Be sure to download the Workshop Instructions when you visit the Important Things Promotion Page of my Consultant Website.


If you would like to download the Important Things flyer, you will find it here.



coming in October - Canadian Celebration

This year is the 15-year anniversary of CTMH in Canada. To celebrate CTMH is offering an exclusive stamp set and workshop kit honoring Canada.



coming in January - National Papercrafting Month

I don't have any additional information yet; I will post more as soon as I am able.



Craft with Heart™


This is a new subscription from CTMH featuring Cut Above® layout kits. There will be three options to select from: monthly, 4-month (one delivery of four kits) and 12-month (three deliveries of four kits each). Twelve-month subscribers will also receive 30 free 4" x 6" prints from Persnickety Prints in every box. That is 90 free prints a year!


Visit Create with Craft with Heart™ website to order, view a better image of each month's layout and to read the FAQ.

There is a 12-month subscription, 4-month subscription and monthly subscription available. Subscriptions will be automatically renewed, but can be canceled at any time. Layout kits received with the Craft with Heart™ subscription cannot be returned or exchanged, but if you receive kits with damaged or missing pieces CTMH will correct or replace the kit within 90 days from the date of purchase so be sure to open each box and check the contents.

Each Craft with Heart™ box will include pre-printed base pages, paper pieces, die-cuts, and stickers to make two scrapbook layouts, plus three 12" x 12" Memory Protectors™ and a marketing postcard. Twelve-month subscribers will also receive information about redeeming 30 free 4" x 6" prints from Persnickety Prints in every box.

Unfortunately purchasing the subscription is not eligible to be joined to a Gathering and it cannot be used to purchase the SOTM at a discount.

Here is a flyer about this subscription program.



Stamp Of the Month

Thanks & Giving (S1810)
available October 2018
Seasonal Trees (S1811)
available November 2018



Ordering the Stamp Of the Month

I have been a Close To My Heart Independent Consultant since March 2012 and in February 2017 I learned something about purchasing the Stamp Of The Month (SOTM) from my Online Business Address (OBA) recently; it is possible to pay $17.95 for the SOTM even if you have a qualifying order total in your shopping cart. It turns out that in addition to having a qualifying purchase, the price you pay depends on how you add the SOTM to your shopping cart.

I wrote a blog post about this because I want to help prevent my readers from experiencing this.

As you know, there is a new Close To My Heart SOTM each month and that you can either purchase it for $17.95 or with a $50 qualifying order you can get the SOTM for only $5. You may also know that you can get one SOTM for $5 for each qualifying amount in your cart, that is, if you have $150 in qualifying items in your cart you can purchase three SOTM for $5 each, but I digress.

Before I go further, you may be asking what a qualifying order/amount is. Items that are purchased at a discount, e.g., clearance items, often do not count toward your qualifying purchase. It has been my experience that the purchase of monthly promotional products, e.g., purchase of the Welcome Home Wreath in January, do count toward the qualifying purchase. If they do not, I try to remember to add that information to the CTMH News I publish on the first of each month.

Now, how do you avoid paying $17.95 for the SOTM when you have a qualifying order total in your shopping cart? It is all in how you add the SOTM to your cart.

My suggestion is to wait to add the SOTM to your cart until you see a message on your screen that you qualify for the SOTM. When I added an item to my cart that made the shopping cart total over $50, a green shaded bar appeared on my screen with "Congratulations! You qualify for Stamp of the Month."


When I clicked on the link in "Congratulations! You qualify for Stamp of the Month", I was taken to my Shopping Cart and the Promotional Items I qualify for are shown near the bottom of the cart in a green shaded area:


Once I clicked the Add To Cart button to the right of the item number and name in the Promotional Items area of my shopping cart, I saw a message that the item was added to my cart and the item is now listed with the other items I placed in my cart.


If my order total qualified me to purchase additional SOTM stamp sets for $5 or there were other promotional items I qualified for, I would still see the green shaded Promotional Items area in my Shopping Cart. If this was a month where a qualifying purchase allowed me to to add something else to my cart, for free or at at discounted price, I would see those items in the Promotional Items area too.

I hope this information helps you to more easily shop my Consultant Website and save money when Close To My Heart is offering a Stamp Of The Month or other promotional items that you would like to purchase.

This page last edited 09/30/2018

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