Thursday, August 8, 2013

[Video] Close to My Heart Artbooking Hello Graphic Card

The Close to My Heart Artbooking cartridge is perfect for those manly cards!  I love this houndstooth background for a fast, graphic card.
Here are the quick image sizes for the 4" x 8" card:


I did cut the Hello twice to get a nice shadow effect.

See the video below to watch how the card was made (click HERE if you can't see the video):




You can get a copy of the Artbooking handbook HERE - you can easily download it, print it, save it, etc.

This week's giveaway for everyone (no purchase required):
How can you win?

1) Leave a comment below - Do you do a lot of stamping? Do you want to do more?
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) That's it!

Winner will be announced on August 11, 2013 and has two weeks to claim prize.  U.S. Residents only, please, over 18.  Void where prohibited.

Have you seen the new Close to My Heart Artbooking Cricut bundle, shown below?
The Close to My Heart Artbooking Cricut cartridge bundle includes all shown above (3 large sized matching stamp sets, cartridge and handbook) PLUS 3 sheets of matching chipboard elements.

Get the Close to My Heart Artbooking Cricut Bundle HERE!

Get the Stamp of the Month FREE with a $50+ purchase* in August.  That means when you get the Artbooking bundle, you get FOUR stamp sets!  
Not only that, I am running a HUGE giveaway for everyone who purchases from my Close to My Heart website in August!  
Q: How can you be entered to win the

  • Kindle Fire HD, 7" Tablet
  • $100 Close to My Heart shopping spree
  • $50 Close to My Heart shopping spree

A: Make a Purchase from my Close to My Heart website HERE in the month of August.  That's it!  Winners will be announced September 1, 2013 and have 2 weeks to claim their prizes. U.S. Residents only.

Finally, everyone who purchases a Close to My Heart Artbooking Bundle from me will get access to an exclusive live online event in September where we will make two Artbooking projects, have a live chat with questions and answers as well as door prizes.  It will be recorded also so you can watch it again.

*August stamp of the month is Free BUT you will be charged tax and shipping on the actual cost of the stamp (an $17.95 value).

Want to see more of my projects?
Click HERE to see my gallery!
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69 comments:

  1. Your card is amazing. I love what you do and how you do it. You truly take what is on Artbooking cartridge and work your creativity magic. Thanks for so many awesome ideas day after day. The colors your choose are always so cheerful and fun

    I can't wait to start playing with this cartridge you have just amplified what is on it and I am so looking 4ward to what you'll be sharing next.

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  2. Fab card...really pops! Yes I stamp a lot...but mostly sentiments. I'm trying to stamp more.

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  3. Lovely card! Thanks for sharing with us!

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  4. Great graphic card and I love to stamp!

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  5. I love seeing your cards! I have lots of stamps but haven't done much with them as of yet. Your posts inspire me to try! Thanks so much!

    Judy
    judyrae2204@yahoo.com

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  6. Awesome card!! I do some stamping .I have so many stamps that I really need to start using

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  7. I do some stamping, I go from lots to some depends on the mood I am in. I used to stamp everything including the envelopes I sent my when I paid my bills.
    linda
    lmkindell1@verizon.net

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  8. I LOVE this card!! I really like combining stamping with cricut cuts on my cards!

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  9. Great card! Good for any occasion.... yes, I do alot of stamping - I make alot of cards!

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  10. Love your gray background! It really makes the "Hello" pop right off the card! Fantastic cartridge with all the choices of backgrounds and layouts!

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  11. Fantastic card...stamp? Yes, on almost everything I do! Thanks for sharing!

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  12. what a cute card, I keep falling in love with that cartridge more and more,
    Stamping? love it, just wish I did more, I sometimes forget about my stamps. lol

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  13. AWESOME card!!!! Yes, love to stamp!
    Sherrie K
    http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

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  14. Great card! I don't do a lot of stamping, only sentiments. I mostly make cards with the cricut.

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  15. love the card. The background definitely pops. I stamp but lately I seem to be using die cuts more. But have lots of stamps and try to use both in everything I make. You can never have too many stamps or die cuts.

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  16. I like the background cuts on the cartridge, but really enjoy the card you made! I don't do much stamping, mostly sentiments for cards.

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  17. what a really neat card! Love your video instructions. Thanks for all the help.

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  18. Wonderful card- I do quite a bit of stamping especially in the summer since I'm a public school teacher.

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  19. Beautiful card. I do stamping on cards and on layouts. I try to use stamps on most of my projects. I feel guilty if I don't use my tools.
    Have a great weekend. Thanks for your inspiration.

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  20. Love the card. I posted this questions a few days back re: sideways cutting of your Cricut machine. Is that a feature of your machine? I have the Imagine and it doesn't have that feature.

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  21. Re: stamping (I forgot to answer your Q for day,) I enjoy stamping. Most of the time, I stamp more when I create cards.

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  22. nice masculine card, I try to do stamping on the cards that I make, I am still building up my stamp collection
    upnurse at aol dot com

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  23. What a great card. TFS.
    I have been using my stamps a lot more lately.
    D~
    http://designsbydragonfly.blogspot.com

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  24. Cute card! Thanks for sharing!

    I don't do a lot of stamping, mostly just sentiments inside cards. I often think I should do more, but sometimes I just get in too much of a hurry.

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  25. I love this card! I do some stamping. I am trying to learn some new techniques to use with my stamps.

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  26. Nice everyday card! I like to stamp, but I'm so far behind in my scrapbooking that I usually put the priority on that. someday I will be caught up and able to concentrate on cards (I hope!!).
    Jan G TGJGJGJG at AOL dot COM

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  27. What an awesome masculine card! I have the hardest time with cards for guys! Thank you!

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  28. I do some stamping... not enough to justify the actual stamps sitting in my craft room though!

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  29. Joy--I just love your videos!!! I do mostly stamping/making cards, and I wish I had more time to scrapbook!

    Patty

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  30. YES< I bought an Expressions2 machine last winter....but I have a hard time getting going. I enjoy your blog and try to draw motivation from your ideas...

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  31. This was a great little video. Nice card.


    Luria

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  32. Another beautiful card. I don't know how you keep coming up with new ideas. Keep up the good work.

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  33. How wild this card is. I adore it. It is so cool looking. I would love to make one just like it. I have to get this cart.
    dutchie100

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  34. Very nice man card. They are always difficult to come up with. You did it! Thanks, Roylene

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  35. I have sure been enjoying your videos on Artbooking! You have cerainly shown how versitile this cartridge is. Thanks!

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  36. lOVE YOUR CARD! I BOUGHT ARTBOOKING AND YOU ARE GIVING ME SOME GREAT IDEAS!

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  37. This card is AWEsome! Love the houndstooth background.
    I don't stamp a whole bunch. Mostly sentiments.

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  38. I am relatively new to stamping (the last couple of years). I am slowly doing more. Thank you so much for your great videos!

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  39. I have a small collection of stamps, mostly holiday related, that I will use when making cards. It's fun to color them in--changing colors for each card sometimes to give it a different look! Thanks so much for the giveaway!

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  40. I have quite a few stamps, but lately haven't been using them as I could. With all the beautiful DSP available, I have been using that with the Cricut and punches. Thank you for the chance at this cute cartridge.

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  41. Thank you for the great tutorial. I love your videos.

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  42. Nice card!!!
    In the past I haven't done a lot of stamping but just recently I started to do more and I hope to continue!!!! :)

    Chelsie
    chelcradig@gmail.com

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  43. I have not done any stamping in many years. Looks like fun now that there are so many products out to make your work look professional.

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  44. I have to be the worst stamper ever but I keep trying. It as become the running joke with my friends. If its blurry or smeared, then you know I did it! Lol. Love the Artbooking cart.

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  45. I'm pretty new to stamping but I do enjoy it and I have been having fun learning how to shade and make different effects. I'm looking forward to getting the Artbooking cartridge as I know it will be great inspiration to so many of my projects like Artiste and Art Philosophy have been.

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  46. I don't do a lot of stamping. I have some stamps but I am a little afraid of what I will end up with. Jill P. Manteca

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  47. Another awesome card! Thanks for the chance to win this cartridge!

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  48. I didn't do a lot of stamping before, but I'm starting to now that I have picked up two of the CTMH carts. Art Philosophy and Artiste...OMG, how fun is that! With all the matching shapes and stamps, makes it so easy! Artbooking cart...you will be mine one day too! lol

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  49. I really like the background cuts. I don't do as much stamping as I 'd like to. Want to get going on lots more stuff, including stamping.

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  50. Love the bundling. I was always into stamping but the slow in using my cricut. This will spur me. thanks. Janet C.

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  51. thanks for doing a masculine card. I don't do much stamping...i'm not very good at it, but I still like seeing projects with stamping.

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  52. I do some stamping but mostly just sentiments. I would love to get into stamping and coloring the stamping.
    -Mary

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  53. Where to start! Such wonderful ideas!

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  54. Thanks for the recap. Its great that you do that

    Luria

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  55. I'm new to Cricut as of this summer. Getting wonderful ideas from your blog and love the Close to My Heart Artbooking cart. Thanks!!!

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  56. I like all of your videos. They are so helpful and give me lots of good ideas.
    My favorite Holiday is Thanksgiving! No pressure, gifts, trees, candy, etc. Just family and friends in a relaxed atmosphere. Fun, fun, fun.
    I do love the deer on the charger plate and hope to try that for a Christmas gift!
    Margie D in Louisville KY

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  57. Close To My Heart Cricut Cartridges that come with a combination if stamps is really great. I used Art Philosophy for creating a number of gorgeous boxes and other items. I really like these cartridges and the cards were also awesome as well.

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  58. I find lately that most of my stamping is images to color. I need to bite the bullet and send them to someone! I love your ideas and videos. You make it look like something I could actually do.

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  59. I find lately that most of my stamping is images to color. I need to bite the bullet and send them to someone! I love your ideas and videos. You make it look like something I could actually do.

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  60. I don't do much stamping but keep threatening to master it. This bundle would likely inspire me.

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  61. What a fun contemporary card! I can see my teenage daughter loving this, just by tweaking the color scheme!
    I have recently been experimenting with stamping techniques to extend the use of my small collection. Thanks for the opportunity to win!

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  62. I don't do a lot of stamping. I would like to do more of it in my scrapbooking. Maybe even start making cards again.

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  63. your videos have got me hooked on the Artbooking cartridge. absolutely love the overlays. not sure about that yellow backing though I have never used craftroom but might have to try that.

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  64. forgot to mention my favorite holiday is Christmas

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  65. Hi Joy

    My favorite Holiday would be Halloween! I love the weather, the surroundings, the color, the creativity... everything about it. My favorite time to make cards for friends and family!
    You inspire me! Thank you-
    Sandy from Princeton

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  66. My favorite holiday is Christmas.

    I love your website. I visit often to see what is new and to check out all the different projects. I am not very creative on my own and I get so inspired by the different projects I find here. Thanks for sharing.

    AnaR from Manteca, Ca.
    ajruba@yahoo.com

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  67. Joy its so nice to see you create a card on video. I really like this cart. It make quick, easy and cute cards.

    As of right now I do more stamping. I would like to use my cutting machines; but things seem to be easy just to stamp and go.

    An'Jenic-

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