About Me

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Barrie, Ontario, Canada
I am an Senior Executive Manager independent consultant with Close to my Heart.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Join me December 29th from 10am -5pm
for some creative time. Those of you off for the
holidays, have a nice day to yourself.

Please bring your own snacks. Coffee and Tea is available.

RSVP by Tuesday December 28th for
seating arrangements.


 From my family to yours
Merry Christmas and

May 2011 be full of creative paper crafting and memories!

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Plenty for Twenty during December!!
During the month of December when you spend $20 (before tax and shipping) on my website you will be gifted with a D-sized stamp set for FREE!! What a great little Christmas present for yourself! Make sure you stop by and place your order at www.cherylpeyton.myctmh.com. order before December 13th and your product is guaranteed to be in your hands before Christmas!

Friday, November 12, 2010

Christmas Card Workshop

November 16th 7-9 (or later if required)
5 of each desgin

please RsVp by Monday at noon!

Sunday, October 3, 2010

Studio J, Close to My Heart’s online scrapbooking design software, just got even BETTER!

Imagine sitting down to create a gorgeous two-page layout for your 12” x 12” scrapbook in just a matter of minutes ANYWHERE you have a computer and internet access with NO creative mess to clean up. It’s all possible with Studio J! Simply upload your photos, choose your “kit” from the CTMH My Reflections kit we already know and love, choose your “pattern” and the hard work is done for you. Adding your precious photos is as easy as dragging and dropping them into place and embellishments can be changed, added or deleted with the simple click of a mouse! And all of this a FREE! When you’re done creating, you can order your custom-printed layout to be shipped to your door or save it to be ordered along with future creations.

As I mentioned above, Studio J is completely FREE to use, the only cost is for the beautiful prints! However, CTMH has just come up with another GREAT option for you.

How would you like to get ALL of your Studio J layouts at 50% off? How about access to EXCLUSIVE kits and patterns? How do FREE shipping each month and FREE Memory Protectors sound? How would you like to get FREE jpeg files of your layouts so you can email them, share them on your blog or reprint them wherever you’d like? Well, it is ALL a reality now with Close to My Heart’s Studio J Memberships!

When you become a Studio J member you receive the following:

  • 50% off retail price for custom prints
  • JPG files available free or for purchase
  • Free Memory Protectors®
  • Free shipping
  • Exclusive kits and patterns
  • Special deals and promotions

Close to My Heart offers two Membership options:

  • 3-Month Membership for $30
  • 12-Month Membership for $99

Looking for the perfect gift or just want to try Studio J at a discount? We also offer a Studio J 5-Pack for $55. Studio J 5-Packs include 5 two-page layouts, 5 Memory Protectors and FREE shipping – and they never expire.

Additional FAQs on Studio J can be found HERE (scroll about 1/2 way down the page)!

Head on over to my website and check out Studio J today and then contact me and I'll set you up with your very own membership.

Real Life. Real Scrapbooks. Real Time. Studio J!

Sunday, September 19, 2010

Thank you to all that attended the Catologue launch. As you can see I have not been an advid blogger and I vow now to change this. I will be posting upcoming workshops, current layouts that I've completed. And look forward to you all commenting on them :)

The names drawn for the Hostess Rewards were,
1) Dena Wilson
2) Sarah Thompson
3) Cindy Townsend and last but not least
4) Cathy Lethbridge

Congrats to all those that won! Enjoy your free merchandise.

The above photo is one of the workshops that I'll be holding.
Hooligans Lollipops and Yummy mummy's.
For $10.00 you'll make 30 lollipop covers and 4 Chocolate Yummy Mummy's.
All materials supplied please just bring glue.

Monday, February 1, 2010

February is the month to help Haiti!!

Our hearts go out to the victims of the earthquake in Haiti, and like so many of you, we're eager to help. We're excited to announce Close To My Heart's February Constant Campaign, Hearts for Haiti-where customers can get a great deal while doing great good for those affected by the devastation in Haiti.

From February 1-28, 2010, our 12" x 12" textured cardstock combo packs are buy one, get one FREE-and with every offer purchased, Close To My Heart will donate $2 US to Operation Smile's Haiti relief efforts.

Operation Smile is always a fantastic charitable partner-offering free facial reconstruction surgeries to needy children throughout the world. They've currently marshaled their medical teams and resources to provide emergency relief in Haiti, and the donations given as part of Hearts for Haiti will be used exclusively for Operation Smile's efforts in Haiti. For more information on their on-the-ground response, you can visit

That means that for $17.50 CAN, you gets two packs of textured cardstock (a great deal at about $.30/$.36 per sheet!) and Operation Smile will receive $2 to benefit this urgent, important cause. Stock up on every color combination: Basic, Spring Harmony, Summer Celebration, Autumn Harvest, and Winter Cozy packs are available.