Weekend Events – Fairytale Festival, Halloween Album & Instagram

Happy Friday everyone!

Here’s a few scrapbook related events to check out this weekend!

1. Fairytale Festivals Craft Show – Temecula

If you are in the Temecula area this weekend check out Fairytale Festivals. Scrap Diva, Lisa has a group of gals called Sweet Scrappers who will be selling Close to My Heart items.

WHEN:Friday – Saturday 9am – 6pm or Sunday 10am – 4pm

WHERE: Address: 27576 H9- Ynez Road- Temecula Center (Next to Kitchen Fantasy)

If you have any questions contact Lisa at llaski@earthlink.net

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Crop til You Drop!

Elaine’s group of Scrapbook Diva’s are regulars at Scrap Diva Retreats and they definitely know how to

Crop Til You Drop!


They are a community of scrapbook friends who enjoy to retreat together a few times a year.

They plan their meals and eat together. They often invite me to visit and when I’m lucky enough to find time to scrapbook with them, I enjoy their company immensely.

I always leave Elaine’s group feeling happy, refreshed and rejuvenated. They seem to embody a creative community feeling and they are always positive, happy and have fun cropping! I marvel at their Thanksgiving style meals and revel in their excitement at spending time together. Their extravagant menus and artistically designed meal placements are extraordinary.

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Close to My Heart- Stamp Set & Special Offer on Gift Collections


June 2014: Kaboom (S1406)

June Stamp of the Month- Kaboom

Check out the awesome June stamp of the month set! You can make some gorgeous scrapbook pages for your 4th of July celebrations!

You can purchase this D sized stamp set for only $5 (which is over 70% off retail!) When you place an order of $50 or more in Close To My Heart products, you qualify for this special Stamp of the Month pricing.

June 2014: Kaboom (S1406)
Spend $50 and get this Stamp of the Month set for just $5

If you want to recreate this page here there’s instructions online along with the supply list here.

Check out other great scrapbooking ideas and shop Close to My Heart online at: http://scrapdivaretreats.ctmh.com

Special Offer Gift Collections

CTMH 30 Special

During the month of June, Close to My Heart is celebrating Jeanette’s 30 year anniversary in the scrapbooking industry and is offering a special deal!

When you place an order totaling $50 during the month of June, you can add your choice of one of six great gift collections to your order for just $30! Each collection has an original retail value of at least $50—some even as high as $65. Plus, each collection is perfectly tailored to fit a variety of interests and styles. They feature everything from gift bags to ribbons to washi tape to alphabets—and much more! Take advantage of these savings and snag your own collection for just $30. Offer Valid June 1st, 2014 to June 30th, 2014.


Destined to be a scrapbooker!


I love Scrapbooking

Why do I love scrapbooking?

I enjoy reminiscing & remembering both good & bad times from my past. No matter how my memory unfolds, I enjoy being creative and expressing myself using artwork and journaling. My experiences have shaped who I am today and remembering them brings a smile to my soul. I enjoy living a life that is worth remembering.

I have always been a collector of memories. I love taking pictures, writing in journals and reflecting on life’s many lessons. From the time I was eight years old I wrote in a diary every year. I would start off each diary with my New Years resolution to: “Write in my diary every day.” Throughout the year, I would reflect on the best and the worst times. I would capture each important event in my life and those around me. At the end of the year I would end with a series of reflections and highlights for the year.

In junior high school, I would write cute notes, fold them up and pass them along to my friends. I loved to spend time Kelly at 12reading books, writing poetry and doodling. As an only child I found friendship and solace in my journals.

In high school I started creating picture collages and picture albums. I would write notes about each picture in the margins of the photo album.

I’ve always been destined for scrapbooking! I absolutely love it. From the first moment I “scrapbooked” I was hooked! It was June 18th 2002 when I had my first scrapbooking party with a Creative Memories consultant. I remember how excited I was that day as we cropped photos, journaled our memories and creatively added stickers to the page. I was in LOVE! I now have over 21 completed albums and my collection keeps growing each year 🙂

If you have never scrapbooked before I would encourage you to try it. If you scrapbook but can’t find the time, I hope you can come join us for one of our upcoming scrapbook events.

xoxo – Kelly

Kelly's Scrapbook Page at 12

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