Idea Book features exclusive new products, colors, and how-to programs
PLEASANT GROVE, UT – August 1, 2008 – Close To My Heart, the scrapbooking innovator and industry-leading direct sales company, announced several new products with the release of its Autumn/Winter Idea Book to independent consultants attending the company’s convention in Orlando, Florida, from July 30–August 2.
For more than 20 years Close To My Heart has designed leading innovative products and programs for people of all levels of creativity, time, and interest. The Idea Book and catalog includes over 250 scrapbooking, card making, paper crafting, and home décor sample ideas. Customers will also find unique art techniques and many valuable tips throughout.
The newly updated Originals Card Confidence Program™ by founder and CEO Jeanette R. Lynton also made its debut. Originals demonstrates how to make cards for many occasions with 99 patterns that are helpful to the novice and expert card maker alike. Originals includes the exact dimensions, fold placement guides, blueprints, step-by-step instructions, and inspiring card examples in full color throughout the hardbound book.
In addition to Originals, the Idea Book includes a variety of new products including five new My Reflections® scrapbooking kits, a new My Originals™ card kit, and more than 50 new My Acrylix® stamp sets. A variety of new embellishments were also introduced including new Designer Ribbon Rounds™, Rub-Ons, and Holiday Fabric Tags.
With over two decades in stamping, Close To My Heart has revolutionized the industry with its innovative My Acrylix stamps. The clear, decorative stamps are easy to use and store and offer complete creative control and artistic precision on every project. The new stamps introduced include several season-specific themes, as well as versatile, universal designs for any time of year.
This year, purchasing My Acrylix stamp sets will do more than just enhance your artwork. “We are proud to announce that this next year we are committed to raising over $150,000 for Operation Smile through the sales of My Acrylix stamp sets and fundraising activities,” said Lynton. “As you add new My Acrylix designs to your collection, the company donates a portion of the sales to Operation Smile. By purchasing My Acrylix stamp sets, you are helping repair correctable facial deformities in children worldwide.”
Close To My Heart is an industry leader in innovative scrapbooking and stamping products, including the My Acrylix line of clear stamps, My Reflections scrapbooking kits, and several top-selling how-to programs, including the newest volume, Originals. Headquartered in Pleasant Grove, Utah, the company distributes its products at home gatherings through thousands of independent consultants across the U.S. and Canada. For more information about the Idea Book, ordering exclusive Close To My Heart products, or becoming a consultant, visit www.pamela.myctmh.com.