Friday, August 1, 2014

Annual Inspirations Idea Book Now Available

    Woohoooo!!! The new Annual Inspirations 2014-2015 Idea Book is now available! I am soooo excited to show you all the amazing products in this idea book! There are over 250 new products, 9 new paper collections, and some awesome new tools, colors, and stamp sets! It's super exciting, and you're going to want to look through it again and again!

    Did you get a chance to come to my Preview Party? We made gift card holders using the new "Chalk It Up" paper pack, new Lagoon Hearts Washi Tape, and the new Black Enamel stars embellishments! These cute little gift card tags are perfect for back-to-school, birthdays, or just your everyday gifts to the ones you appreciate! Check out a couple of my examples below:

Gift card holders made with "Chalk It Up" paper, Lagoon Hearts Washi Tape, and Black Enamel Stars

    If you're in the Des Moines, IA area this weekend, I have another Preview Party on Saturday, August 2nd, from 1-4pm in Waukee! This is a FREE event, and we will be making more of these cute gift card holders, too! Come join us to see all these new products for yourself! Message me for more details!

    A new month also means new steals and deals to share with you today! First up, the super cute, super wantable stamp-of-the-month!

August SOTM: What a Hoot!

    This super cute stamp set features owls, costumes, and cute phrases just in time for the Fall and Halloween season! There are 17 different stamps in this set, and the projects are endless with all the things you can do! Check it out:

SOTM card from Barbra Otten's Monthly Card Workshop featuring the new paper pack, Scaredy Cat

Picture Perfection Promotion


    Next up is a steal that is too good to be true! During the month of August, when you purchase any one of the 13 available "Picture My Life" Scrapbooking programs for $24.95, you are automatically eligible to add your choice of any 1 of the 8 qualifying Memory Protector 10-packs for only $3 ! This is such an awesome deal! You can get 122 double-sided cards (in 3"x4" and 4"x6" sizes), 1 matching designer cover sheet, and 20 Memory Protectors for only $27.95!!! 

    Ladies, now is the time to stock up on these awesome kits! Check out the 5 new Picture My Life Scrapbooking programs in the Annual Inspirations book, or choose from any of the 8 existing PML programs. You're sure to find something that's perfect for you!
New Picture My Life Scrapbooking Kit: Chalk It Up
New Picture My Life Scrapbooking Kit: For Always

New Picture My Life Scrapbooking Kit: Pear and Partridge
New Picture My Life Scrapbooking Kit: Seaside
New Picture My Life Scrapbooking Kit: Wanderful
Choose any one of these sets for only $3!!
    Ready to take advantage of this deal? Come see these awesome kits in action at my August 6th Workshop Wednesday or Contact me today to get started with Picture My Life!


Pick Your Party Promotion

    If August was not exciting enough....I have even MORE hot summer deals to share with you!
Would you like to have a fun, creative girls night with your friends? How about earn FREE products from the new idea book?

    I have the perfect solution for you this fall! It's called "Pick Your Party", and it's a special promotion that Candid Captures is offering during the months of August-October only! Here are the details you need to know to take advantage of this amazing new special:

  • Host a workshop sometime during the months of August-October
  • Choose the style of workshop you would like to have: Online or In-home (can be at your house or mine!)
  • Choose the type of workshop you would like to have: Scrapbooking/Memory Keeping, Cardmaking, or Home Decor
Here are the amazing benefits of being a host at one of my workshops:

  • When you host a workshop during the months of August-October, you automatically qualify for a NEW paper collection of your choice with matching complements!
  • The night of your workshop you get to choose a surprise grab bag containing new products!
  • You will make a FREE project the night of your workshop!
  • You will receive the new Annual Inspirations Idea Book for FREE!
  • The chance to receive exclusive stamp sets only available to hosts
  • The chance to receive FREE and DISCOUNTED Close to My Heart products of your choice with CTMH's exclusive hostess rewards program!
  • AND so much more!!!

 So don't delay! My calendar will fill up fast for these next 3 months, but I want to make sure I see you on it! Get a hold of me to start scheduling your workshop today!

Featured Paper Pack-of-the-month: Chalk It Up!

     Last, but not least, is the featured paper pack-of-the-month! During the month of August, my workshops, classes, crops, and artwork will be featuring the brand new paper pack, "Chalk It Up"! This paper is perfect for back to school, kids pages, fall pages, and so much more! Take a look at the paper pack and some fun projects from CTMH:

    Don't you love this paper pack? I can't get enough of it! Also, I will no longer be offering the LOTM promotions because I will be starting some layout classes where these can be seen instead! The first Layout Mania Workshop is this Wednesday, August 6th, from 12-2pm and again from 6-8pm! So come check out my "Chalk It Up" layouts and see for yourself how versatile this paper pack really is!

    Here are a couple peeks at the "Chalk It Up"  projects I have been working on:

Sneak Peek at the Chalk It Up WOTG Layout #1

Chalk It Up Layout designed by my friend, and fellow consultant, Sarah Paige-Gruber

Chalk It Up layout with a little bit of paper from the "Wanderful" collection. This layout will be one of the main projects at the Layout Mania workshop on August 6th!

Cricut diecut greeting card using Chalk It Up. This card was one of my cards that I swapped with fellow consultants at "Consultant Camp" last weekend in Michigan.

Chalk It Up Picture My Life cards used to make a cute mini-album for my summer travels.

    There you go! That's the kick-off for the new Annual Inspirations Idea Book! I bet you can't wait to see more, right??? I know the feeling, friends! Let me know if you have any questions or would like to RSVP for an upcoming workshop to see the new Idea Book for yourself! Until next time:

Here's to life, love, and creativity!