Friday, June 21, 2013

Retired Close To My Heart Product List - Spring Summer 2013

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The list of retired products has just come out and I couldn't wait to show you guys!  These items are sure to be snatched up quickly so if there's something you've been eyeing, be sure and get it now.

It is not certain if these items will be put on sale.  See the sale items farther down in the post.

I've marked out my favorites below - these are items I found to be very beautiful and useful.  If they were stamp sets, they are also very versatile.

Click on the name of the product to see it and purchase it from my Close to My Heart website.

Retiring Items:

A1132  Family
A1133  Festival of Light
B1372  Circle Together
B1395  So Grateful
B1396  School Rocks
B1405  Rugged Dude
B1406  Blessings of Peace
B1410  A Friend Like You
B1414  Bonjour
C1438  Tea Time
C1461  Salutation Seals  - FAVORITE
C1466  Instant Memories
C1505  Pun Fun  - FAVORITE
C1507  Angelic Blessings
C1508  Paisley Flair
C1511  Love Blooms
C1520  Christmas Joy
D1187  For Every Occasion  - FAVORITE
D1388  Card Chatter Christmas  - FAVORITE
D1399  Dream Big
D1440  Everlasting Life
D1444  A Little Thanks
D1492  Christmas Love  - FAVORITE
D1517  Game On
D1519  Abundance
D1521  Powder Heaven
D1523  Sweet Music
D1528  Jardin

Note: these are the large style alphabet stamp sets (8.5x11 sheet)
E1010  Chocolate Alphabet - FAVORITE
E1014  Poster Board Alphabet
E1015  Cocktail Alphabet
E1017  Old World Alphabet
E1018  Pennant Alphabet
E1019  Bohemian Alphabet
E1020  Token Alphabet
E1021  Trinity Alphabet
E1022  Hero Alphabet
E1023  Varsity Alphabet
E1024  Keepsake Alphabet

Customizable Stamps:
K900  Single Name Stamp
K9012 Address Stamp w/o icon 2 lines
K9013 Address Stamp w/o icon 3 lines
K9014 Address Stamp w/o icon 4 lines
K9022 Address Stamp w/icon 2 lines
K9023 Address Stamp w/icon 3 lines
K9024 Address Stamp w/icon 4 lines

Organizing Items:
Z1267 Paper/Stamp Organizer (8.5x11)-3
Z4134 Swivel Handle Base
Z4136 Exclusive Inks Organizer Carrying Case
Z4200 Accessories Organizer

Z1347  12"x12" Post Bound Album - New England Ivy - FAVORITE

Workshop on the Go Kits: 
All of these are outstanding and FAVORITES!  

See the photo examples with each kit. The kits are made up of a full paper pack including patterned paper and cardstock, a stamp set, embellishments. and instruction guide.  There is enough material to make 4 layouts (2- double page layouts) with lots left over.

Paper Lines with Coordinating Accessories:
X7155B  Avonlea Paper Packet
X7155C  Avonlea Complements Canvas Shapes
X7156B  Clementine Paper Packet
X7156C  Clementine Complements Canvas Shapes
X7157B  Dakota Paper Packet
X7157C  Dakota Complements Silver Foil Images
X7159B  Scholastic Paper Packet
X7159C  Scholastic My Stickease Assortment
X7164B  Buzz and Bumble Paper Packet
X7164C  Buzz and Bumble My Stickease Assortment
X7166B  Claire Paper Packet - FAVORITE
X7166C  Claire Complements Canvas Shapes
X7167B  Later, Sk8r Paper Packet - FAVORITE
X7167C  Later, Sk8r My Stickease Assortment

Z906    Bamboo Waxy Flax
Z1081  Colonial White Waxy Flax
Z1088  Chocolate Waxy Flax
Z1089  Black Waxy Flax
Z1096  Embroidery Floss Neutral Asst.
Z1326  Sparkles, Red Pink and Purple Asst. - FAVORITE
Z1327  Sparkles, Blue and Green Asst. - FAVORITE
Z1358  Buttons Basic Asst.
Z1366  Brads Metal Asst.
Z1369  Buttons Red Asst.
Z1370  Buttons Pink Asst.
Z1371  Buttons Blue Asst.
Z1372  Buttons Green Asst.
Z1410  Antique Copper Designer Brads - FAVORITE
Z1450  Cork Color Ready Alphabet - FAVORITE
Z1487  Mini Medley Accents Pewter Coll. - FAVORITE
Z1489  Mini Medley Accents Olive Coll.
Z1612  Paper Clip Pins
Z1697  Mini Medley Accents Smoothie Coll.
Z1703  Wooden Badge Buttons
Z1704  Pewter Badge Buttons
Z1710  Just Blooms Paradise Paper Flowers
Z1718  Color Ready Garden Wooden Shapes
Z1719  Color Ready Evergreen Cork Shapes
Z1721  3"x3" Kraft Envelopes
Z1722  4-1/4" x 5-1/2" Kraft Envelopes
Z1723  5" x 7" Kraft Envelopes
Z1724  6"x6" Kraft Envelopes
Z1734  Irresistibles Persnickety Journaling Spots
Z1739  My Creations Milk Carton
Z1740  My Creations Bookmark Album
Z1748  Brocade Asst.
Z1755  Posh Journaling Spots
Z1766  Memo Asst.
Z1773  Color Ready Noted Canvas Shapes
Z1774  My Creations Canvas Journal
Z1780  Wrangler Asst.
Z1794  Cottage Asst.
Z1798  Black Tulle Ribbon
Z1810  Later, Sk8r Asst.
Z1813  Claire Asst.
Z1821  Black Buttons Asst.
Z1827  My Creations Paper Pouch - Small
Z1828  My Creations Paper Pouch - Large
Z1831  Buzz and Bumble Asst.

Tools/Embossing Powders:
Z655  Embossing Powder Olive
Z656  Embossing Powder Outdoor Denim
Z659  Embossing Powder Cranberry
Z670  Embossing Powder Black - FAVORITE
Z672  Embossing Powder Red
Z673  Embossing Powder White - FAVORITE
Z1246  Embossing Powder Cocoa
Z1350  Embossing Powder Topiary
Z1351  Embossing Powder Dutch Blue
Z578  Corner Rounder - FAVORITE
Z608 Embossing Stylus Medium - FAVORITE
Z1392  2" Scallop Circle Punch - FAVORITE

Here is this week's giveaway:
The Cricut Dr. Check Up Cartridge:
How can you win?

1) Leave a comment below letting me know which workshop on the go kit shown above you like the best. Click HERE if you don't know how to leave a comment. Click HERE to leave a comment if you are seeing this in an email.

2) Subscribe to the blog HERE.

That's it!

Winner will be announced on Sunday, June 23, 2013 and has two weeks to claim prize.  Prize will be shipped within 2-4 weeks.

Now available on the "While Supplies Last" section of the Close to My Heart Website (note: some items may sell out so hurry over HERE):
Please take note of the My Originals Sweet Surprises Card Kit - it makes up 10 cards with treat holders and special box envelopes and is a steal at $8 (see video and photos below).  You can get that HERE!

Left side is outside of card - right side is inside of card:
Photos from video below

Here's a quick video about the My Originals Sweet Surprises Card Kit that is now $8 (click HERE if you can't see the video):

SEE and purchase from the Current While Supplies Last Shopping Page on my Close to My Heart Website HERE!

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  1. I love G1054 the Buzz and Bumble Scrapbooking Kit! I love all the detail on the pages.

  2. Wow..hard to choose, but my pick would be G1057 Later, SK8R..just like those colors together!

  3. Those kits are all great, but would have to say Later Sk8r is my favorite!!

  4. All of them are fabulous, it was hard to choose one, but I will go with: g1059 Surfs Up.
    Thanks for all you do and share!
    Have a wonderful day!
    Liz O

  5. So many items in retire status. Good way to increase your inventory. Thanks for a chance to win.

  6. Nice work - I like the canvas art kit thanks for the chance to win!!!

  7. Love the colors in sk8r. They are neat colors.

  8. My favorite workshop on the go is the Surfs Up. I love the colors and I have so many photos that it would be great to use to get them done and in my albums!


  9. My favorite workshop kit would be the Chantilly cardmaking kit (G1061). It looks fantastic!

  10. Hi!
    I like the Claire Scrapbooking Kit, it so reminds me of my daughter, and that is her middle name. The Dr Checkup cartridge would come in handy because of all the medical stuff we've been through this past year. LOL!!!

  11. Thanks for sharing the info. I like the Chantilly card kit the best. Love the colors.

  12. I am a nature lover so buzz and bumble! Dr. Checkup cartridge was a brilliant cartridge idea!

  13. I think my favorite would be the Chantilly Cardmaking Kit. Thanks for a chance.

  14. I would love to have the Tommy collection. Working on a scrapbook for my husband and need more man friendly scrapbooking products.
    Dr. Deb Peds Doc in Mobile

  15. I like the Chantilly cardmaking kit.

  16. They are all great, but I really like the colors in Later Sk8r! Would love to win the Dr. Checkup cart!

  17. I love the colors in the Chantilly set--SO girly!! And the Dr Check Up cartridge will certainly get put to good use making pages for my granddaughter!! JanG TGJGJGJGatAOLdotCOM

  18. Well as my mother would say all good things must come to an end. To make room for something better. Thanks for sharing.


  19. Love the surf's up kit! Would love to win the DR. Checkup cart.....thanks for the chance!

  20. Thanks for all the info about the retired products - making my wish list as fast as I can!! Thanks, also, for the chance to win the Dr. Checkup cartridge! This is one I don't have yet!!

    javajen1 at hotmail dot com

  21. I like the G1057 Later, Sk8r because I do a lot of scrapbook pages concerning sports.

  22. Thanks for the list of retiring items! Would love to win the Dr. Check up cart...would come in handy with to young kids :)

  23. As I'm primarily a card making person, the Chantilly card making kit would be my favorite. Congratulations to Ladybug Scrapper on her win! Thanks for all you do, Joy

  24. I love making cards, of all kinds. Am interested in doing some etching for giftgiving. Thanks.

  25. I love your ideas and cards. i have had this font cart on my wish lisy- hope I win

  26. Great ideas. They inspire me to make more cards. Thanks


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