Sponsor Giveaways | Close To My Heart, Vicki Boutin

GIVEAWAY | 10 people will receive the Dotty for You exclusive paper packet from Close To My Heart. Please note that this giveaway is only open to residents of the US and Canada.

Close To My Heart is giving away 10 Dotty for You paper packets, featuring their exclusive National Scrapbooking Month patterned paper, Dotty for You! The trendy patterns on the front of the papers coordinate perfectly with the dots on the reverse side, giving you lots of options for crafting colorful layouts, cards, and other projects. Dotty for You includes 24 specially designed, coordinating B&T Duos® sheets (2 each of 12 patterns) and an artwork idea insert to get your creative juices flowing.

Each paper packet has a retail value of $19.95, but 10 lucky winners will get their Dotty for You paper packet FREE and shipped to right to their door! Please note that this giveaway is only open to residents of the US and Canada.

Close To My Heart is dedicated to showing you how to celebrate relationships through discovering your creativity, to preserve and share the moments that matter most. For more information about Close To My Heart, visit www.closetomyheart.com.

GIVEAWAY | Two people will win a signed copy of Vicki Boutin’s new book Creative Foundations: 40 Scrapbook and Mixed-Media Techniques to Build Your Artistic Toolbox and two more people will win a set of Vicki’s new Creative Foundations stamps from Stamping Bella.

Internationally recognized artist and teacher Vicki Boutin takes all the mystery out of those scrapbook and mixed-media techniques you thought you could never do! She''ll be with you every step of the way as you learn to paint, stamp, emboss and burnish your way to creating beautiful, unique and individual art.

In Creative Foundations you''ll find:


  • 40 step-by-step demonstrations for easy, fun, messy, funky, innovative and customizable techniques for creating backgrounds, textures, supplements and embellishments.

  • 40 finished single-technique pieces of art and an additional 16 gallery pieces created by Vicki using a "recipe" of two to five separate techniques layered together.

  • 24 more exciting and inspiring gallery pieces created by powerhouse contributors, including Rhonna Farrer, Wendy Vecchi, Kelly Purkey and others.


So gather your arts and crafts supplies, choose your inspiration and get down to it! Whether you''re making scrapbook pages, cards, wall art, décor or something else entirely, with these Creative Foundations, you''ll find that the possibilities are endless.

Visit Vicki’s blog @ http://vickiboutin.typepad.com

Have you seen Vicki’s new stamps “Creative Foundations” from Stamping Bella?  Great for layering, art jouranling, cards and scrapbooking!


TO BE ENTERED into this giveaway please leave a comment below (if you are reading this post on Facebook please come to my blog to leave a comment). Comments will be closed at 8pm Pacific on Sunday evening. The winners will be posted shortly after. Please be sure to check back or subscribe (click here to get posts delivered to your email box) to see if you are receiving one of the items.

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  1. Kathy LeDuc

    2012-05-06 19:42:29 -0500

    I would love some new ideas!!!

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  2. jingle

    2012-05-06 19:42:49 -0500

    These are fabulous! Thanks so much for the chance to win!

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  3. DarlaN

    2012-05-06 19:49:06 -0500

    Thanks for the opportunity! They look like great prizes.

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  4. Taralyn F.

    2012-05-06 19:56:21 -0500

    Thanks Ali ~ love all the new products we get introduced to by you!

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  5. Elaine Hodgkins

    2012-05-06 19:57:06 -0500

    Such great giveaways. Thanks for a chance to win.

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  6. Deborah J

    2012-05-06 19:57:16 -0500

    Wow! Still more great giveaways!

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  7. KathyQt

    2012-05-06 19:59:46 -0500

    Love the paper. Didn't get to scrapbook this weekend :( Would love to use this.

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  8. Jen

    2012-05-06 20:07:45 -0500

    Another day of Great Giveaways. Love the color combination!

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  9. amanda kay tea

    2012-05-06 20:10:28 -0500

    lovely stuff!!! that book sounds awesome :)

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  10. Carol Mc

    2012-05-06 20:16:24 -0500

    Wonderful giveaways. I'd love to win the book.

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  11. Phyllis

    2012-05-06 20:34:18 -0500

    Been scrapping all weekend! The dotty paper looks like fun!

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  12. Jen D

    2012-05-06 20:58:16 -0500

    Awesomeness!!! Happy NSD! =D

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  13. Nicole Hurley

    2012-05-06 20:58:19 -0500

    Ohhh I hope I win!

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  14. Liz Gellaty

    2012-05-06 21:03:24 -0500

    Love your blog, love your giveaways. Thank you for helping us all be better crafters!

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  15. Jenell

    2012-05-06 21:04:51 -0500

    Love the give-aways, Ali! Thanks.

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  16. ElizabethH

    2012-05-06 21:10:13 -0500

    Great! Thanks for the chance :)

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  17. Susan C

    2012-05-06 21:10:52 -0500

    Thanks for the chance to win such awesome giveaways!

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  18. Karalyn

    2012-05-06 21:13:41 -0500

    Awesome, as always!

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  19. jill hildebrand

    2012-05-06 21:16:06 -0500

    ooohhhhh...i would love to win either one of these great giveaways. i can't wait to read my dear friend Vicki's book (love her) and always love CTMH cardstock. THanks for the chance to win, ali.

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  20. patti

    2012-05-06 21:22:04 -0500

    Great giveaway! Happy NSD everyone!

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  21. Marilyn Nimmo

    2012-05-06 21:38:02 -0500

    I hope you were able to scrapbook some on NSD. Thanks for always having such great giveaways.

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  22. Deb P

    2012-05-06 21:42:22 -0500

    Love it!!! Happy weekend!

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  23. maria lawrence

    2012-05-06 21:57:12 -0500

    Thanks tor great giveaways!

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  24. Tara

    2012-05-06 21:59:54 -0500

    Great chance!

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  25. jennifer h

    2012-05-06 22:02:56 -0500

    Awesome giveaways!! Thanks for the chance to win!

    * edited 08/11/14 06:45AM
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