Monday, November 21, 2011

Challenge Project 4 - Exploring Cricut

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This week's challenge over at Exploring Cricut Challenge Blog was to use a turkey image from any Cricut cartridge.  Well my first instinct was to choose a really cute turkey from either Smiley Cards or Create a Critter, but in the end, I decided to use the turkey from the Cricut Wildlife Cartridge.
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I positioned the images on my Gypsy.
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I hit my paper stash and found two pieces of CM papers from years ago.  Here they are placed on the mat, ready to cut on my E2.
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A piece of 5.5" x 8.5" piece of SU Old Olive cardstock folded in half makes the card base.  A piece of 4" x 5.25" piece of SU Dusty Durango cardstock makes the  
layer.  The border trimmed with SU elegant punch.  And a piece of SU Soft Suede ribbon.
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A piece of SU Kraft cardstock cut at 2" x 2 3/4", corners punched with SU elegant corner punch then embossed with Sizzix embossing folder and inked with SU Old Olive ink.  Popped the turkey on with SU dimensionals, and added a few buttons for accent.  A quick sentiment from Pink By Design's "Bountiful Blessings" set in SU Chocolate Chip ink and...
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Thanks for stopping by.  Now your turn.  Go to Exploring Cricut and enter your project for the challenge!!  Until next time...

2 comments:

Diana said...

Leah, Kudos on thinking out of the box for a different turkey cut. :) Your card is very sophisticated! ;)

Diane said...

I love how you used the embossing on your card and it is wonderful. I am so happy to have you a part of the DT on Exploring Cricut!




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