Sunday, July 14, 2013

GIVEAWAY Plus Michaels, Joanns, Hobby Lobby and AC Moore Coupons!

Lots to cover today:  Since Sunday's post always has coupons and information about saving on your crafty purchases, I had to mention again how you can significantly save on the new Close to My Heart Artbooking Cricut cartridge!

Want to save 22% on the NEW 
Cricut Close to My Heart Artbooking 
cartridge bundle and get it right away?
Sample Mini Book Made with Cricut Artbooking Cartridge - photo by CTMH
The Cricut Close to My Heart Artbooking cartridge bundle includes all shown above (3 large sized matching stamp sets, cartridge and handbook) PLUS 3 sheets of matching chipboard elements.  
Above is a sample page from the handbook.  The cartridge makes creating layouts and mini albums super fast and easy! Click HERE to see the whole cartridge handbook.

It is scheduled to be released August 1 to the general public. You can get it and all the new catalog items NOW!
Here's how to save 22% and get the Cricut Close to My Heart Artbooking cartridge bundle NOW:
  • Join Close to My Heart as a consultant
  • Order the fabulous Close to My Heart Cricut Artbooking cartridge at your consultant discount of 22% as soon as you are approved as a consultant!
  • Receive gorgeous consultant kit shown above and your Artbooking Cricut cartridge bundle that you ordered
  • Get 22% off all your Close to My Heart purchases
  • Immediate Purchasing Access to the new catalog items, not yet available to the general public. A new catalog is scheduled for release on August 1 and it's chock full of goodies.
Need more details on joining Close to My Heart and what the selling minimums are?  Check out my Top 12 Reasons to Join Close to My Heart!

Here's how the math works out:
If you were planning to purchase the cartridge, it would cost you $99.

If you join Close to My Heart, you spend $27 more and get an additional $150 worth of products in the consultant kit.  And you continue to get 22% off all your Close to My Heart purchases.

Join My Team today! It's easy to do electronically.

1) Go to my website HERE.
2) Click on "Let's Get Started".
3) It will take you to the application.
4) It should only take 5 minutes to complete the application.
5) You should receive a confirmation email from CTMH in a few days or sometimes even immediately.  Then, using the email/username and password you entered on your application, you'll have access to the website on the consultant side. You will receive your kit in about a week.

Now, onto last week's giveaway winner announcement:
Congratulations to last week's winner of The First Few Years Cricut Cartridge: mickeydee
Mickeydee, please email me at within two weeks with your name, address and what you won and I will send your prize.

Didn't win?  That's ok!  Here's another chance:
This week's giveaway:
How can you win?

1) Leave a comment below - What do you want a video tutorial on?
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) Subscribe to the blog HERE.

That's it!

Winner will be announced on Sunday, July 21, 2013 and has two weeks to claim prize.  Allow 2-4 weeks to receive.

And now for our Coupons!
Hobby Lobby Specials this week:

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  1. Hi, congratulations to Mickeydee on winning the cricut cartridge. And thank you Joy for sharing all the crafts stores coupons. Thank you for letting us know about this week giveaway. I hope you are having a great day.
    B-) Delama :0)

  2. time to plug my cricut in. would love to join your consultant gang

  3. Congrats, Mickeydee! Enjoy your new cartridge!

    Joy, I don't have any specific requests for videos, but I'm sure anything you do will be helpful. Thanks for all you do to keep us inspired!

  4. Thanks for the awesome coupons and Congrats to Mickeydee enjoy, enjoy!!

  5. Hi Joy, I would love keep seeing video's on Artiste and Art Philosophy I just LOVE my cartridges and am always looking for inspiration, thanks! : )

  6. Congrats to the winner! Joy, I would love a video on inking. I just don't think my inking looks as great as it should. If this is something you could do, I would love it.

  7. Congrats to the winner. I enjoy the videos, and am always impressed by the little tips I pick up that really aren't part of the main subject. Stamping techniques would be helpful to me, particularly masking or using multiple ink colors on one stamp.

  8. I would love this cartridge to work on my albums of my little ones. Before they aren't little anymore!

  9. I love your old card making videos.

  10. I love this cartridge. Thinking of becoming a consultant to help with income. I love your ideas. Thank you for putting them out there for us to use.

  11. Is it too early to ask for videos from the new CTMH Artbooking cart?

  12. I have not yet used Cricut Craft Room. Any help with getting me started would be great.

  13. I held off on using cricut craft room due to my limited computer skills. but last week my G died! :( Thanks for all your videos. It made my transition so easy! Love this cart.

  14. hmm would love a video tutorial for how to use some of the new carts that are for full pages

  15. I would love to see some videos using the new artbooking cart!


  16. congrats to mickeydee. I would like videos on decorating t shirts.

  17. Help how this works would be wonderful.

  18. I would love to win the cartridge! you are alwasy so gracious to have these giveaways!

  19. If I was't already a CTMH consultant, I'd join for that deal! Can't wait to get my hands on my art booking cartridge!

  20. Thank you for sharing the coupons!

  21. I always enjoy seeing tutorials on embossing. have you ever embossed with the Cricut machine?Bethany the teacher

  22. I always enjoy seeing tutorials on embossing. have you ever embossed with the Cricut machine?Bethany the teacher

  23. I mostly use my cricut for cards, would love some videos on using it to make scrapbook layouts. Ps I really like the tutorials on the swing cards. I have a big shot die that does this, but seeing your cricut examples, I may have to purchase this cartridge.

  24. Thank you so much for taking the time to gather and post coupons each week, I truly appreciate it.

  25. Thank you so much for taking the time to gather and post coupons each week, I truly appreciate it.

  26. I'd love a video tutorial on making a stencil with my cricut. I've been trying several methods and I can't figure out the one that's the best.

  27. Thanks for all your contests - they're so fun!! Also thanks for taking time to gather all of our crafting coupons in one place - makes it so easy for us :)

  28. Congrats to you Mickeydee on winning the cartridge.


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