Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Exploring Cricut Daily Design

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Hey crafty friends, here's a card I made using the Cricut Baby Steps cartridge.


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I used my Gypsy to put all the layers on the mat and manipulate them the way I wanted.


I used an 5 1/2 " x 11" piece of Stampin' Up! Certainly Celery cardstock, folded in half, and a 5 1/4" x 5 1/4" piece of SU Chocolate Chip cardstock for the layer.


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I added a border using SU Daffodil Delight and SU Pretty in Pink cardstock.



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The patterned paper is from a K&Co. stack I've had for some time, and is bordered with SU Bashful Blue.


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Here's the little cutie put together(cut at 3".)


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A simple sentiment and it's done.


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I also plan to enter this card in the Monday Mojo challenge!  Until next time...





Monday, February 27, 2012

Exploring Cricut - Show Business

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For this challenge, we were to create a project with a focus of: movie night, a play, a recital, a concert, or any type of entoertainment.
I plan on taking my 13 y/o DS and my twin 13 y/o nephews to see the new Ghost Rider movie next weekend, so I thought I'd make this my project theme.
I used several Cricut cartridges: Dude, Lovely Labels, Happy Hauntings, Indie Art, and George & Basic Shapes.


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I used my Gypsy to weld, hide, combine and totally manipulate the cuts to create my photo frames and my "Ghost Rider."
Paper and Cardstock are all Stampin' Up! and the ribbon is from Michaels.  The open area on page 2 is for movie tickets and stuff.


Hope you like it, and be sure to link your challenge entry at Exploring Cricut!  Until next time...

Sunday, February 19, 2012

Thank You Card-Sassy Starter Sunday

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It's my turn to post a project at Sheila's awesome blog, "She's A Sassy Lady!" My 19 y/o DD asked me to make her a few "Thank you" cards, so I thought I'd make that my project to share with you all today.


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I used the butterfly on page 53 from Cricut Art Nouveau.  Using my Gypsy, I cut the different layers at 2.75 inches.  The colors are Stampin' Up! Lucky Limeade, Pool Party, Peach Parfait, Calypso Coral, Poppy Parade, and Soft Suede.


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A 5 1/2 x 11 piece of Stampin' Up! Soft Suede folded in half makes the card base.


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Here is the first layer.  A 5 1/4 x 4 piece of Stampin' Up! Lucky Limeade with a 5 x 3 3/4 piece of Stampin' Up! Everyday Enchantment Designer Series Paper layered on top of the Lucky Limeade.
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A Piece of ribbon from Hobby Lobby to make a bow.


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A closer look at the butterfly put together.  
The second layer started with a 4 1/4 x 3 3/4 piece of Stampin' Up! Calypso Coral cardstock, then a 4 x 3 1/2 piece of Stampin' Up! Soft Suede cardstock, next a 3 3/4 x 3 1/4 piece of Stampin' Up! Whisper White cardstock.  


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I used the "thanks" sentiment from the Stampin' Up! So Happy For You stamp set stamped with Stampin' Up! Soft Suede Classic Ink.


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A few Stampin' dimensionals pop it up!  And there you have it!  Thanks for looking and, Sheila, thanks for having me. Until next time....









Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Exploring Cricut Daily Design 8


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For today's project, I used the Cricut Smiley Cards cartridge and removed the "face" from the cupcake.  All papers and the Stamp is from this week's Challenge Prize!!!  I used a Martha Stewart Punch for the heart border and added a few buttons.


If you love these colors and coordinating paper, brads, and twine, go to Exploring Cricut and link up your project entry!!!  I didn't use them, but the prize package also includes coordinating die cut stickers!!!  Until next time...

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Exploring Cricut Sweet Treats Challenge

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This week at Exploring Cricut, we were to make a "sweet" project, using any cart idge we wanted to!

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I chose this treat holder/door hanger from Cricut Art Philosophy!  Using my Gypsy, I cut it at 10.8 inches.  All of the materials are Stampin' Up! and are items that this Challenge's winner will receive!

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Here's a close up of the stamped image!  Now go to Exploring Cricut and link up your project entry!  Until next time...



Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Exploring Cricut Daily Design 7

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Happy Hump Day!  Today's project items were made using Cricut Forever Young cartridge and Cricut Girl's Makeup Party!  I used Stampin' Up!
Taken with Teal, SU Basic Black, SU Pool Party, SU Old Olive and SU Whisper White cardstock.  The stamp set is SU God's Beauty.
I made the post it note holder by watching Dawn's video!


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Inside of purse I can add some goodies....lotion, hand sanitizer, candy, etc.


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Post it notes to keep in your purse for a quick note, list, etc.


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The other purse is a thank you with room for a handwritten note of thanks.
I made this set as a gift for the hostess of my first Thirty-one party as a new Consultant!  I hope she will like it and I hope you all do too!  Until next time...




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