Pop up Card Box

Oh, My. You ought to make this Pop Up Card Box!

Have you seen these? Looks hard, doesn't it? WELL I am here to tell you they are not hard at all.

Grab your favorite 12x12 plain paper, your scouring guide, your adhesive, and watch the video. So simple you will be making these by the fist full.

Look at how beautiful this card is:
The balloons and stars are from George and Basic Shapes, (pg 94, 104, & 115), The cupcake is from our AP cart, (pg 70)
After seeing this card i just knew i had jump on the band wagon. My card isn't finished, but i used the following guide lines from Tutorial found here: at Splitcoaststampers.

If you are more of visual person the wonderful folks at Splitcoststampers - they put it into a video.

And here is my Pop up Box

Did you make one? How did it turn out? What theme did you use? Do you have suggestions that work better then what is listed here? 



Artbooking Cartridge

Oh, My. You really ought to check out the Cricut Cartridges:

Close To My Heart sells three exclusive Cricut Cartridges, that you won't find at your craft store.

Let's take a look at what Artbooking has to offer. 
(Become a consultant by April 30th to get one Cricut Cartridge FREE)

Over the course of 7 months CTMH has put together a series of tutorials; check out their playlist here:
Artbooking Made Easy Tutorials

Which one is your favorite? 
What Features do you want to see from the Artbooking Cartridge not shown in these videos? 
Leave me a comment, or send an email and i will do my best to walk you through a tutorial of my own to answer your questions. 

Sooo what are you waiting for? Check it out today. 



Hostess with the mostess Club

Oh, My. You really ought to join this club!

If papercrafting, scrapbooking, card making, and or stamping is your thing, but hosting a gathering a couple times a year is not your how your adhesive rolls, I have just the thing for you....a don't get out of your jammies, leave the dust bunnies alone hostess with the mostess Club!
6 member spot, each club member will spend $25 each month, (plus shipping and tax) for six months. Each month a different member will be the hostess. That month the hostess, will be eligible for $25 in  FREE products.
 *Hostess Rewards select product credits are redeemable for
  • My Acrylix® Stamps
  • My Acrylix® blocks
  • Exclusive Inks® pads
  • Exclusive Inks® marker sets
  • Exclusive Inks® re-inkers
  • My Stickease® assortments
  • Complements
  • My Reflections® paper packets
  • all cardstock packs
  • Workshops on the Go® kits
  • Studio J® one layout (retail value $6.50, SJ1001)
**For each $100 in sales over $1,050, add an additional $20 in free products.

1) FREE stamp of the month during the hostess month!

July's Stamp of the month: 
2) No home gatherings!

3) FREE idea book!

4) Hostess Rewards:

5) Hostess only collection during the hostess month!

6) You don't have to be local! :)

···Clubs are January through June and July through December ···
···All orders are to be submitted to me via email by the 5th of each month, with payment due by the 10th. ···
··· Orders are processed once Pay ment is received and ships direct to you ···
··· Orders more then the minimum, are encouraged, as the more goodies you earn. Combine orders with friends, family etc.
··· Ready to get rid of the dust bunnies and host an actual home gathering? E-mail me for details, you must be Local: northwest Ohio ···
What are you waiting for? Sign up today, spots fill quickly.


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The Scribble Trend

My First Post: :)

A little taste on what we have to offer at CTMH! 

Join in on the scribble trend with these super cute images from the My Acrylix™ Oodles of Doodles stamp set. Watch the video to learn more about this playful stamping technique, and then contact me your Close To My Heart Consultant to purchase the necessary supplies.

Scribble Vid