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7/31/13

CTMH Snap-Schotts August 2013 Newsletter



Sweetening the Deal
Get a free August Stamp of the Month set

The Stamp of the Month stamp set is already a pretty big treat — 

It doesn’t get much better than trendy, must-have sets for just $5 with your qualifying purchase. But this month, we’re sweetening the deal even more!

When you place a minimum order of $50 during August, you’ll receive the Stamp of the Month, A Chocolate Affair, for free! The My Acrylix® A Chocolate Affair stamp set includes 16 images and sentiments to add some flavor to any layout, card, or 3-D item. Browse the new Autumn/Winter 2013 Idea Book, place a qualifying purchase of awesome products, and score a delicious Chocolate reward free!


Here's a CRAFTY idea with regards to this oh so cute Stamp of the Month for August, 2013 from Close To My Heart.

How about creating SCRATCH AND SNIFF areas with your stamping?!


If you are familiar with HEAT EMBOSSING, you can create delectible fudgy, mouth drooling scented areas on your greeting cards!

You will want to mix 2 parts clear Embossing Powder
to 1 part SUGAR FREE powder mix, such as
Sugar-free chocolate pudding, or Cocoa Powder.

Using the VERSAMARK ink pad, stamp the
appropriate stamp with it, then sprinkle the
powder/embossing powder mixture liberally onto the  stamped item. Shake off excess loose powder
mixture.  I like to tap the backside of the cardstock a couple times.

Hold the powder coated stamped image with
TWEEZERS and heat your stamped image using a CRAFT HEATER until it glosses. This process can go quickly, and BURN, so be careful! A tip is to heat from the backside of the cardstock to slowly melt the mixture.  

Set the image aside to cool.  Cut out image and apply to front or inside of card with your favorite adhesive.  You can gently scratch the card and smell all that yummy chocolately goodness wafting up from your beautiful handmade card from Close To My Heart!  
With this new Idea Book & Catalog, those who host a gathering are eligible to purchase exclusive Hostess Rewards Stamp Sets, at a discounted price!  


"Quick Cards-Bright All Night"
$4.00


"Friend"
$4.00 

"You Only Live Once"
$6.00

"Family Photo"
      $6.00





"The Party Is On"
$8.00
"Wintery Wishes"
$8.00



"Washi Wonder"
$10.00


Here are some cards that I created using some of the stamps:












1 comment:

  1. Wow great ideas, love the cards. Thanks for sharing

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