Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Open House re-cap ~ Fall 2014



to EACH OF YOU that were apart of my Fall Open House!!! J

It's so much fun to be able to share all that Close To My Heart has created this 2014 Fall/Winter season  for you and me!!!

Come join me TODAY, as I’ll share with you a little bit about what Open House time is like with Krista.

You will see NEW PRODUCT, Artwork & the WINNERS of my door prize drawings! J

As you walk into our home, you will first see my display of Cash & Carry items!!
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This is a highlight for many of you, as you enjoy looking for those retired items that you wanted just “one more” item of.

I chose to have a DISCOUNTED table at the Open House this year….lots of treasures at reduced prices!
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The next direction you will head, is into our Living Room - and THIS is where you will find lots of displays of NEW items!!!
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Take a peek at these different NEW goodies….
9 NEW Paper packs!!!
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August Stamp of the Month

Fall 2014 OH_SOTM table_DSC_4026I’ll share these cards up close in personal in an upcoming Blog post!!

This Hostess Special is available for anyone who hosts a book party, home party or Online Party during the rest of 2014!!
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Most of you look forward to creating a Make n Take card at my Open House too!!  Of course, I do my best to use ALL new products!!
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(Come back, this Thursday - Aug 21st to see HOW MANY new products I used in creating this card!!  I LOVE the new Paper Fundamental colors!!) 

and of course…DOOR PRIZES!!JFall 2014 OH_door prize table DSC_4017
to each of YOU who were the winners at this Open House!!
 Wahoo!!! J

Take a PEEK to see if YOU were one of the DOOR PRIZE Winners!!  J

Door Prize #1 - Scandinavian Wishes ~ Mary Lou Nolt

Door Prize #2- Sparkle & Shine Complements ~ Michelle Hoover
Door Prize #3- Big Hug stamp set ~Mary Lamb
Door Prize #4-24 pack of Buttercup Cardstock ~Elsie Stauffer

Door Prize #5- Snowhaven paper, embellishments, ribbon
Thelma Nolt

Door Prize #6- 6 pack of handmade cards & envelopes ~ Cora Ford

Congratulations to EACH one of you!!!

We also had 2 SPECIAL door prizes & those winners are…
RSVP Drawing ~ Cindy Westra
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Attending Actual Open House Drawing ~ Ruth Ann Martin
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Wahoo!!!  So excited for EACH of you!!

*** I will include your door prize items with the order that you placed.  
Please get in touch with me to let me know when you will be able to get your order.

Even though everyone wasn't able to win a door prize -
 EVERYONE was a winner at my Open House , whether you were here in person...or placed an order online!  When you placed a $30, $50 or $80 order, you received THESE items for FREE!!!  
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When you purchased $30 you received your choice of  our NEW enamel stars or hearts OR a pack of sequins

Purchase $50–your choice of one of our 5 NEW Ink Pad colors! 

Purchase $80– your choice of one of our NEW 1” Washi tapes

I hope you were just as Excited
about the FUN extras that my Open
House brought to you!!! J

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CLICK HERE to sign up to join my email mailing list!****
Welcome to our ctmh team_2014_monarch butterflies

Feel free to check out my BLOG (
click here) for samples of NEW ARTWORK and creations (and some updates too!)

If you still haven’t had a chance to look through this BEAUTIFUL  NEW Idea Book...feel free to click on the book below to go check it out! 
2014 fall winter annual inspirations
This book is NOW available in a PDF file download!!  Save this Idea Book to your phone or laptop to have it available at a moment’s notice!!

We only have 2 more weeks of our GREAT August Specials!!!  Check out those specials by CLICKING here!   J

Blessings to EACH of you for a WONDERFUL day!

Krista J


  1. Congratulations to all the winners!!!! Woot!
    I loved the card, the fellowship and that dip was amazing!!! lol

    1. Thanks so much for coming to celebrate with me Mary!! It is always SO much fun :), and I'm so glad you enjoy it!! :) I enjoy preparing this special time for all of you!!


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