Thursday, June 28, 2012

Well Wishes

Hello!  My Sister-in-law had to have knee replacement surgery two weeks ago.  So, to cheer her up a bit I made her this card. 
A2 card in Kraft

MME -Laundry Line stack - patterned background paper

Heritage Cricut cart - divan @ 3"
Elegant Edges Cricut cart - burst @ 5 1/4 (oblong feature)

Oriental Trading co -button, brown/white twine, pop dots, brown ink for edges/shading, Stampabilities - sentiment stamp, American Crafts lace in brown sugar, Stickles in Fruit Punch applied to the button, Glossy Accents to adhere the button.

Thanks for stopping by today :-) 


Monday, June 25, 2012

Love You a Latte

Hello!  I created a thank you note for my parents who recently visited us for  my daughter's 6th birthday.  I was playing with a Lite cart I got on clearance :-)
A2 card in brown

Love You a Latte cart - love latte @3", cafecup2 @ 4", donut2 @1 1/2"

embossing folder- hearts by The Paper Studio

Corner rounder, pop dots, MME Lime Twist Life of the Party "Charmed" twine, Glossy Accents to anchor bow and to make the frosting on the donut shiny. 

Thanks for stopping by today :-) 


Wednesday, June 20, 2012

CC Wkly Challenge #60: Summer Lovin'

Hello!  Last week I was able to pick up a few of the Lite carts at Wal-mart for half price.  Yay!  So, I used Crocs Rule for this summer card. 
A2 card in Kraft

Create a Critter Cricut cart - sun @ 1 1/2"
Crocs Rule Cricut cart - relax @ 3"

CB folder - Mesh Texture

IO sentiment stamp, pop dots, pearl bling, brown Zig pen for doodles.

Thanks for stopping by today :-)  Good luck to all in this challenge!


Sunday, June 17, 2012

Happy Father's Day!

Hello!  I have one more father's day card to share!  This one was sent to my dad.  This is my first project using Campin' Critter Cricut cart.  What a cute cart!

A2 card in Kraft
used up some scraps :-)

Campin' Critters Cricut cart - deer @4"
Nate's ABC Cricut cart - reeds @ 2 3/4"

Brown ink for the edges, Tim Holtz distressing tool, brown/white twine, white Marvy gel pen for the yes, pop dots, Glossy Accents to secure the bow.  Sentiment stamp is by Judith.

Thanks for stopping by today!  Have a fabulous Father's Day!


Thursday, June 14, 2012

Father's Day card

Hello!  I have a Father's day card to share today.  I recently picked up the seasonal Father's Day Cricut cart on clearance at JoAnn's.  Yay!  Just in time!  This one was sent to my Father-in-law. 
Cardbase in Kraft.  Finished card is 3 1/2 x 8"
DCWV Stack 5 - patterned paper

Father's Day Cricut cart - motorcycle @ 3"
CB folder- from the Retro Kitchen set

IO stamp from the Mini Messages set, brads from Oriental Trading Co, pop dots, Sew Easy floss in cream soda.  I cut the grey by hand and applied it to the back of the cut.  I also cut the blue seat by hand. 

Thanks for stopping by today :-)  I hope all the men in your life have a fabulous Father's Day.


Wednesday, June 13, 2012

CC Magazine Challenge: Dress Up a Cricut Collectible

Aloha!  This was such a fun project to work on.  I used the pink Cricut figure and turned her into a Hawaiian surfer girl.  I used sand that I brought back from one of our trips to Mexico :-)

Close up of my surfer girl...

Life is a Beach Cricut cart- palm trees @ 5", surf board @3"
TC Sophisticated Cricut cart - flowers for the lei @ 1" (I used two of the bigger ones for her glasses)
Cricut Everyday Cricut cart - sunglasses @ 1"
All Occasions Cake Art Cricut cart - grass border @ 1"  (for her skirt)

MME Lime Twist Life of the party "Be You" twine for her bow and the lei, sand from Mexico. 

Thanks for stopping by today :-)  Good luck to all in this challenge!


Monday, June 11, 2012

IO: By the Sea Challenge

Hello!   I just picked up some new IO stamps and they fit perfectly with this challenge :-)  I created this card for my kiddos to give to daddy this Father's day!  If you'd like to play along and win $25 to shop with online visit the IO blog here!
5" square card on Kraft

IO stamp set Darla & Daylen H11037

Cuttlebug folder - Seeing spots

Watercolor pencils, chalk eraser for blending, zig pen for outlines (I was going for a polaroid effect :-), Sew Easy floss in candy stripe and blueberry, pop dots.

Thanks for stopping by today :-)  Good luck to all in this challenge!


Friday, June 8, 2012

Teacher Gifties

Hello!  My son had his last day of preschool for this year two weeks ago.  I'm just a little behind in blogging this one :-)  I made his teachers little note pads with their initals.

Back inside cover-embossed with Swiss dot.

Back cover.

DCWV - Stack 7 - print paper

Elegant Edges Cricut cart- Swirl1@5" (using the book feature), Doily@3"
Kate's ABC Cricut cart- 'R'@2" (Font 2)

CB folder - swiss dot

I used cereal boxes to cut the covers.  Deep cut blade @ 6, speed @low, pressure @max, multi cut@3.  White paper for the inside pages of the book cut @ 5x4 1/2"-rounded the bottom corners.  White Marvy gel pen for doodles, pop dots, ribbons are Celebrate It (M's) or Ribbon Boutique.  Cinch binding wire in white @1".

Thanks for stopping by today.  Bring on summer :-)


Thursday, June 7, 2012

CC Wkly Challenge#59: Birthday

Hello!  The challenge is to use birthday balloons as inspiration and use some string or twine in a fun way.  I created a card for my little miss for her 6th birthday.
Card base in white 4x9" (fits into a legal sized envelope)

Create a Critter Cricut cart - monkey @ 3 1/2"
Birthday Bash Cricut cart - balloons @ 2 1/2", '6' @ 1/2"

CB folders- swiss dot, seeing spots

The banners I just cut by hand 2x7, 2x5, 2x3.  I used the leftover scraps to  make a fun confetti look at the bottom of the card.

Pop dots, Sew Easy floss in candy stripe, glossy accents to adhere the twine strings on the balloons (I tied knots in the ends of the strings to make them appear to be atached to the balloons).

Thanks for stopping by today.  Good luck to all in this challenge!


TY card for Coach Adam

Hello!  My daughter recently finished up the Spring soccer season so I created this card. The team signed it and presented it to Coach Adam for a job well done :-)

DCWV -Stack 7 - patterned paper

Boys Will Be Boys Cricut cart- soccer ball @ 3 1/2", Coach Adam @3/4", Rocks @1 1/2", Thanks (inside)@ 1"

Pop dots.  I cut the bottom of the soccer ball image off so I could put my own word [Rocks instead of Soccer].  Easy peasy :-)

Thanks for stopping by today :-)