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...

6 comments:

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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