Thursday, January 7, 2010

January 2010 Newsletter

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Memories of the Heart
Debra A Van Patten
Independent Consultant

January 2010

Dear Blog Guest,


Happy New Year! I hope you had a great holiday season! I enjoyed some time with my family and friends. We didn't do anything spectacular over New Year's - just played Monopoly with the boys (and lost). While I always enjoy the festivities, I'm glad the hustle and bustle are over and we can settle back into a somewhat "normal" routine. Although, I'm not quite sure what normal is anymore.

With the New Year, comes a new Spring Idea Book! The Spring 2010 Idea Book is filled with new and fun products for your stamping and scrapbooking pleasure. My 2009 Hostesses will be getting their copy in the mail this weekend. If you're attending a scheduled class or home gathering this month, you'll also get a copy. If you're not going to see me this month, you can still get your copy - just email me.

Of course, we get a new Stamp of the Month as well, True Friends. With a nice selection of labels and sentiments, it's sure to help you celebrate your friendships.

The National Papercrafting Month Campaign runs through the end of this month as well. There is also an exciting contest this month. Check out the National Papercrafting Blog, leave a comment each day for your chance to win a FREE Felicity Collection! It couldn't be easier!

I've got my class/workshop schedule posted for January and February on my calendar. If you cannot attend one of my scheduled workshops, you are always welcome to schedule your own workshop on one of my open dates and I will come to you.

Wishing you a fabulous 2010!

Felicity Collection


CELEBRATE PAPERCRAFTING WITH THE STUNNING FELICITY COLLECTION!

The collection features decorative die-cut paper, three gorgeous color schemes, and a D-size stamp set that include flowers, flourishes, argyle patterns, birds, and an entire alphabet! Your papercrafting possibilities are endless!

Celebrate with the Felicity Collection today!

Campaign Dates:

Customers and Hostesses: December 15, 2009 to January 31, 2010

New Consultants: January 1-31, 2010

For more details and complete FAQ, please visit my calendar.



2010 Customer Survey

As we look forward to 2010, I am attempting to gain some information to help me provide better service to you as your Close To My Heart Independent Consultant. I would greatly appreciate it if you would take a few minutes to complete this survey with your best and honest answers. Your answers are anonymous unless you prefer otherwise.

I truly want to be a Consultant that has the interests of her customers in mind at all times. In order to do that, I need input from you. Thank you so much for your answers!

Please click here to take the survey.

January Stamp of the Month


D1460 True Friends Set of 11

Perfect for showing your friends you care and celebrating those relationships.

Available January 1-31, 2009.

Recommended My Acrylix® Blocks:

1" × 3 1/2" (Y1002),
2" × 2" (Y1003), 3" × 3" (Y1006),
4" × 4" (Y1008)

If you need some inspiration, be sure to check out our Consultant Blog Hop. You're sure to find something that will inspire your creativity.

Don't forget, you can get your own Stamp of the Month for FREE! Ask me how!

Classes, Workshops, and Events

All classes and workshops are held at my home in Washington unless otherwise noted. If you cannot make my scheduled class/workshop, contact me to schedule one of your own with your friends. Minimum class size is 5 prepaid guests. Complete details and artwork can be viewed on my calendar.

Workshop on the Go


Sunday, January 31st 2pm
Caboodle Level 2 Papers
Fee: Basic Workshop $35
Paper Only Workshop $17
RSVP by January 15th

Did you know you can get this workshop by mail and complete it on your own if you can't attend? Ask me how!





Open Dates

Saturday, January 9th, 7pm ET
Thursday, January 14th, 630pm ET
Saturday, January 16th 7pm ET
Sunday, January 17th, 2pm ET
Thursday, January 21st, 630pm ET
Thursday, January 28th, 630pm ET
Saturday, January 30th, 7pm ET

Choose one of the dates above and get a FREE gift when you hold your Gathering. Contact me today to schedule your Gathering or Workshop (all workshops require 2 weeks notice and pre-payment for supplies).

Upcoming Events
Card Workshop, Sunday February 7th, 2pm
Card Workshop, Thursday, February 11th, 6pm
Crop for the Cure, Saturday, February 27th, 9am-9pm
Workshop on the Go, Sunday, February 28th, 2pm

As always, I am here to help you preserve your memories and celebrate your relationships. If you have any questions, need some inspiration, want to schedule a workshop, class or gathering, or would like more information on becoming a consultant, please feel free to contact me.

Until next time...

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