Monday, January 16, 2012

Exploring Cricut Happy Birthday Challenge

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For our Challenge @ Exploring Cricut, we had to create a Birthday themed project using the colors Red, Blue, Green, Yellow and White ONLY.

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Using my Gypsy, I chose the banner from Cricut Art Philosophy cartridge and a smaller layer out of the red, blue, green and yellow papers included in the SU Primary Simply Scrappin' kit.  Used ATG tape gun to glue layers together.

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I made paper rosettes out of Stampin' Up! 12 x 12 Whisper White cardstock.  I cut the scallops using Cricut Mini Monograms using the same colored cardstock.  I also cut the circles with MM using one of the designer sheets of cardstock included in the kit.  

Using the same cardstock colors and Cricut Plantain Schoolbook, I cut out my letters and letter shadows.

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I used zip dry pen to add the letters to the rosettes. Then I used my craft knife and cut slits in the banners so that I could run my ribbon through before hot gluing my rosettes onto the banners.

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Now I have a Generic Birthday Banner ready for a Party!!!
Hope you like it.  Now you get to crafting and don't forget to go to Exploring Cricut and link up your entry!  Until next time...


Diane said...

Your banner is adorable and I love it! You are such an asset to our team at Exploring Cricut!

Diana said...

Leah, Love the banner. I never think to do them! Yours is awesome! Always good to have one on hand! ;)

barbsmith2536 said...

Great banner and wonderful colours.

Barb from Toronto, Canada

Annette said...

This is so cute! I really like how you have cuts for the ribbon to go through:)

Sheila aka SassyLady said...

What a great banner! Love the colors and look at all the work... wow. TFS

Sharon said...

Oh gosh! What a fantastic banner!! Our DD always brings out the same plastic banner for all 4 of her chickies birthdays. I need to make one. Thanks so much for the inspiration!!! I love the rosettes!! :)

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