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Thursday, July 31, 2014

New Annual Inspirations Idea Book Product Launch - August 23, 2014

Close to My Heart's new Annual Inspirations Idea Book goes live tomorrow!  

I invite you to join my product launch party on August 23, 2014 at the Cochrane Baptist Seminary.  When you attend, you will receive a copy of the brand new annual Inspirations Idea Book. There will be a Base & Bling Buffet, Picture My Life Buffet and a Color My Life Buffet. The cost to attend this event is $5 and includes the Color My Life Buffet project as well as a copy of the annual Inspiration Idea Book. The other projects will be available to do for an additional fee. Please RSVP as space is limited.

Heart of the West August Blog Hop - Design Seeds Color Challenge

Welcome to the Hearts of the West team blog hop! August Edition. If this is your first time joining us, you will love it. It features Close to My Hearts Consultants from all over Canada. It is founded by Nancy Klein.
This months' challenge is a color challenge brought to you by Design seed and hand picked from Nancy Klein.

A fun few facts about August: It is National Picnic Month, Also this month's birth flowers are the beautiful gladiolus and the poppy!
If you came from Julie Kerr then you're in the right place, this is a go around blog so you can start anywhere! Just in case the full list will be at the bottom. SO as always grab your coffee, tea, water, relax and hop around the team with us.

Here is the details of our late summer projects! These easy, beautiful cards were made with Close to My Heart products. Colors include Sunset, Sorbet, Outdoor Denim, Whisper, Buttercup, Pear and Sky. I used our inks, Slate Striped Twist Ties, Baker's Twine, our new Score Board (I love this tool!), sponge daubers, our exclusive Cricut cartridges, and 3-D foam tape. 
Your next stop is Chantal Pearson. Thanks for joining us this month and come back to see the start of the new Annual inspirations! Exciting!!
Here is a full list of blog hop participants:

You are also invited to my Scrap 'n Stamp Retreat in Canmore, Alberta from October 17 - 19, 2014 at the Best Western Pocaterra Inn. Please read my July 29th post for more details! I would love for you to join me there!
Nancy K.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Scrap 'n Stamp Papercrafting Retreat in Canmore, Alberta! Join me there!

I'm excited to invite you to my next Scrap 'n Stamp Retreat - October 17 - 19, 2014 at the Best Western Pocaterra Inn - Canmore, Alberta.

Triple Occupancy cost is $185 per person Double Occupancy cost is $220 per person Single Occupancy cost is $330 per person.

These costs include your accommodations, breakfast and lunch for Saturday and Sunday, taxes, your own scrapbooking space, and materials for a special project!

If you are interested please let me know as soon as possible to register. Space is limited so register soon! A deposit of 50% is due upon registration and the final 50% is due a minimum of one month before the retreat (September 17). Please note that it is completely nonrefundable one month prior to the retreat. I hope you can make it - I'd love to see you there!

Have a great evening!

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Fall 2014 Scrap 'n Stamp Retreat - Canmore, Alberta

I will be hosting my Scrap 'n Stamp Retreat at the Best Western Plus Pocaterra Inn in Canmore from October 17 - 19, 2014. This event is not to be missed! Please let me know if you'd like more details please contact me!

Interior and exterior photos of the BEST WESTERN PLUS Pocaterra Inn,...
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Monday, July 14, 2014

Close to My Heart Convention 2014 - Disneyland Resort, Anaheim, California

Hi everyone!

I'm back from Close to My Heart's annual Convention and my family vacation in Southern California! We had an amazing few weeks! Close to My Heart's Convention was held at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim and it was an incredible time!

I want to Thank Each of YOU for supporting my business and for sharing it with others! I am so grateful for each of you!

Here are some pictures of the trip and of brand new artwork we made with some new products! I'll add more photos to upcoming posts this week so stay tuned!

If you would like to see the new Idea Book, please visit my website on August 1st or contact me to have one sent to you.

I would also like to invite you to become a Consultant! During the month of July, if you join, your Consultant Kit will include brand new products AND you will be able to pre-order brand new products ahead of anyone else - that's just one of the great reasons to join and there are so many more! If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask. If you're excited and ready to join, just visit my website and join - it's easy and fast! I'd love for you to join my award winning team!

Nancy K.

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Heart of the West July Blog Hop - Happy Canada Day!

Hi everyone and Happy Canada Day!

I am so excited you are here! I hope each of you, along with your family and friends, is having a fantastic Canada Day long weekend!

I made this Canada Day layout using Canada Day pictures from 2013 when my family and I were at Epcot at Walt Disney World. We made sure we visited the Canada exhibit and that we wished everyone there a Happy Canada Day!

My layout uses all Close to My Heart products as well as Copic Markers and a stamp set from Taylored Expressions.

Please leave a comment and your name will be entered to win an exclusive Close to My Heart stamp set!

Also, I want to let you know that the New Annual Close to My Heart Inspirations Idea Book will be available to order from starting August 1st so be sure to visit my website at or contact me to receive your copy!

Nancy K.