Thursday, September 12, 2013

Cricut Artbooking monogram card

Hello, friends!


Before I start talking about today's project I wanted to let you guys know that the Bitten By the Bug 2 blog is doing a design team call.  You have until Sunday, Sept 22 to submit an entry.  All of the details are on the BBTB2 blog.


Ok, now let's talk about today's monogram card. I just love making monogram cards. I guess it is because I like my first first initial. In fact, to see if I check out fonts the first letter I look at is the 'm'. Anyway, this particular card is for one of my team members whose name is Melissa. Double bonus! I made a card for someone and got to use an 'm'! LOVE IT!

This card is made using the Artbooking cartridge and the 'm' monogram stamp. I did a few different things with this card. First I colored the ribbon with a marker again to get the color I wanted (this takes seconds to do by the way!). Next, I heat embossed the stamped image using a yellow opaque embossing powder. Heat embossing is one of my favorite things to do!

*TIP: Before you heat emboss wipe down the paper with a dryer sheet. If you do this, you will not have wayward embossing powder particles where you do not want it. Works everytime!

CCR file: https://app.box.com/s/vdzk9ed8av5pm1ot841n
GYPSY file: https://app.box.com/s/vhk1wi40xlb5927yz4h8




I used Smoothie, Lagoon, and White Daisy CTMH cardstock. The patterned paper is from the Babycakes paper pack.



This week's prize is the Create A Friend cartridge! The winner will be announced on Sunday the 15th.


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If you order the Artbooking cartridge in the month of September you qualify to get four extra stamp sets! That's right four! Let me explain, any order over $50 entitles you to get a limited edition triple stamp set for only $10 and the stamp of the month for only $5.

Here is how it breaks down:


- Artbooking Bundle (includes cartridge, 3 coordinating stamp sets, and 3 sheets of coordinating chipboard A $125 retail value) for $99
 

- Stamp of the month (a $17.95 retail value) for $5

- Triple Stamp set ( a $47.90 retail value) for $10


That is $190.85 worth of things for only $114! A total savings of $75.85! For $114 you get a cricut cartridge, 7 stamp sets, and 3 sheets of coordinating chipboard! This is the best deal there is going to be all year! Get your's today!



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65 comments:

Ann Gross said...

Gorgeous as always.

Barbra Otten said...

That card is so cute Melanie.

Joan Smith said...

Oh Melanie your card is absolutely gorgeous. OMG I didn't realize this doily cut was on Artbooking OMG I am so excited as I soooo luv doily's and my goodness a huge one on a LO OMG!! Thanks for another awesome creation you truly are a gifted and talented gal. Always look forward to your blog post every day!!

LST in Colorado said...

What a classy card. The first card I ever made with my Cricut was a monogram card, but it wasn't anything like this. I can see myself making these for friends and family. The doily cut adds that special feminine tough. Thanks for sharing.

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

How about that the first letter of my name is M and my first name is same as the person that you made the card for. Like monogram & the layers.
Melissa
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

Vanessa said...

Beautiful card! Thanks for the dryer sheet tip!

Jen Rolfes said...

Love the yellow on this card. So cheery!

1Happy Mimi said...

A very beautiful card! Love the monogram stamp, very elegant looking. Thanks for the tip about the dryer sheet, I've not heard of that before!
Always love getting tips! :)

Heather said...

Beautiful card!! My mom just got the artbooking package from you. It looks amazing!
Ra6352 (at) gmail (dot) com

Vicki Glenn said...

Love the colors. So pretty.

Josie0602 said...

Another totally gorgeous card!!

Tracy

Annette Snyder said...

Beautiful card! Thanks so much!

Martha Herrera said...

Another beauty! I love the doily, so delcate!

Tami B. said...

Very pretty, the variety & amount of cuts on this cart. is amazing.

Gregsgirl's crafty corner said...

gorgeous Melanie and I had no idea you could color ribbon like that tfs!

Kathy:) said...

This is so pretty. I love the look. Thank you for sharing.
Kathy:)

Sue D said...

Very elegant and pretty colors.

Melissa said...

I just love the versatility of this cartridge and all of your amazing inspiration!!

Donna said...

Fabulous card, I really am happy to see another beautiful way to use my Artbooking cart.o

snappy scrappy said...

Beautiful!

Sherrie K. said...

Your monogram card ids fabulous! What a pretty doily! Beautiful!
Sherrie K

Jaren said...

Such a pretty card!

Maria Giselle B. said...

Thumbs up! I haven't tried to cut a doily with my Cricut. Thanks for the chance to win.

Karen Sue said...

As always a beautiful card,

Anonymous said...

Very elegant card.
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Coelle said...

Oh My....what an elegant...absolutely gorgeous card! You do so many wonderful projects and are so giving to share with all of us...Thank You!!!

Auntie Em said...

Your card is simply gorgeous! I love the colours you put together and the pretty doily you used to hold the monogram really makes it stand out.
Thank you for sharing a peek at your lovely work! :)

Kim said...

As always, another great card.

CyndiU said...

TFS your talents and cards. And, for a chance at this new cart.
Hugs, CyndiU
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Cheryl W said...

I am always amazed at your color combos. Love the different colors you used on this card. Wish it was as easy for me - sometimes I spend WAY too much time selecting papers!

Patty said...

I LOVE the color papers you used, and that wonderful doily cut!! Very pretty!

Kimberli said...

Such a pretty card, love monogram cards!

a*sweet*indulgence said...

Beautiful card, as usual.Love your work.

LuvtoKraft said...

Wonderful in every way!!!

MyCjs said...

Thanks for sharing. I love all the things you share.

Megan H. said...

Love this card. So elegant. Thanks for sharing.
Megan H.
mhcards@embarqmail.com

Liliana said...

What a BEAUTIFUL card! I love the doily and the colors, absolutely beautiful!

Cynthia B. said...

Love this elegant card! Thanks for the tip about the dryer sheet.

Nu2Scrap said...

What a very beautiful card Melanie! I see you are posting at such early am hours. Do you ever sleep?! Thanks for sharing your beautiful creativity! I look forward to your posting every day. -Barb-

Anonymous said...

great card love the monogram and the dryer sheet tip. Thanks
rosebud114

littlen said...

pretty card. tfs.

Anonymous said...

You make such cute cards. How do you come up with ideas day after day? You do give me inspiration, but I wish that I could make something beautiful daily like you do. Todays card is stunning!

Erin L. said...

Such a pretty card! I have several of the monogram stamps. Now I have a great idea on how to use them! Thank you!

Peg Toth said...

Very nice card! Thanks so much for the inspiration.465

Felicia - Scrapper in the Making said...

OMG Awesome & Elegant Card. Love this!

Crafty Zoo said...

What a beautiful monogram!!! A set of these would be PERFECT for a wedding gift!!! Thanks for the idea!

ScrappySue said...

I really that you made a monogram card. It's like having your own personal stationary but in card form. Thanks

marg0006 said...

Elegant card.

rose58 said...

Love this card. It reminds me of my daughter and her initial.

Carolyn Parr said...

Every card is awesome this week! Thanks for the embossing tip.

rondanoh said...

I love this card...can't wait to try it myself...thanks for all the inspiration.

Wanda M. said...

Love the card with the monogram. You always make such pretty projects.

Stephanie said...

This is gorgeous. Love the doily.

Cheryl said...

Beautiful! I love Monograms!

Stephanie A. said...

WOW!! This cartridge has everything!

Deanna Vail said...

Thanks for the card and ideas

Deanna Vail

flscraplady said...

I am just lovin' your cards this week! Your bows are just great!

mary stuart said...

Love the monogram card, Melanie. It turned out quite lovely.

Rose said...

Love this doily/monogram card!Thanks for your tips on the ribbon(perfect color match) & the dryer sheet!I had never heard of coloring ribbon before!Thanks so much for sharing,I so much enjoy your blog!!!
Rosebud222222222

Deborah R said...

Love that pretty doily!

StefanieH said...

WOW I love your card, so beautiful.

Michelle said...

Another wonderful card!!

:-)

K and P's Mom said...

I like everything about this card. Thanks for a chance to win.
Mary O'Neal

Jenscrapstoo said...

Just gorgeous!! Love this!!

Stephanie Rose said...

Beautiful! I want to make up a whole bunch of these and have them ready for use for various occasions. It's a great go-to!

 
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