Monday, September 30, 2013

Side Step Card

Hello!  I have a side step card to share today.  I'm also sharing this card on the Scrapbook Blessing Club bog today.  So, if you'd like to see more detail on how to make this cardbase visit the SBC blog.
My apologies for my photos today.  I didn't realize the lighting was so poor until I went to edit them.

The Paper Studio - Newsworthy Stack
Heritage Cricut cart- bird4@ 2 1/2"
Cuttlebug embossing folder - honeycomb border strip

Tim Holtz sanding tool -to make the embossing pop, pop dots, blue organza ribbon, The Paper Studio birdie gemstone, stamps are Ticket Talk 2 from cardztvstamps.

Thanks for stopping by today! 


Wednesday, September 25, 2013

3-D Halloween frame

Hello!  It's my first post for Scrapbook Blessings Club.  I'm so excited to be a part of the DT for this new, fun tips and techniques based blog.   I've made a fun 3-D Halloween home décor frame.  I love to decorate for Halloween!
Teresa Collins - Haunted Hallows stack - all patterned papers

Happy Hauntings Cricut cart - 3D frame @6"

I used a cereal box for the chipboard frame.  Deep cut blade @6, max pressure, low speed and multi cut @2.  Remember to use the flip feature when cutting your paper for the back of the frame.

I fussy cut the witch image from one of the patterned papers.  She was too fun...couldn't help myself...LOL!

Pop dots, sequins, black tulle, Glossy Accents to adhere sequins/tulle.

If you haven't been to the SBC blog yet, please go check it out.  Click the link at the top.  Thanks for stopping by today :-)


Friday, September 20, 2013

Cut It Up Challenge # 28: Going in Circles

Hello!  Happy Friday!  It's time for another great challenge over on the Cut It Up blog  This is challenge # 28 and it's all about 'going in circles'.  Be sure and include a die-cut in your project and use circles of course :-)  This challenge starts today and goes until October 2nd at noon EST. 

Our awesome sponsors for this challenge are:
Unity Stamps has provided 5 Itty Bitty stamps.

Cute as a Button has provided a coupon code for $20 worth of shopping :-) 

The whole DT used stamps from Unity stamps for this challenge.  Isn't this stamp set cute??!!...LOL!!

5" square cardbase in white
Pink Paislee - Hey Kid stack - all pp

Plantin Schoolbook Cricut cart - Circle @ 2 1/4", star @ 1 3/4"
Accent Essentials Cricut cart - Accent6 @ 2 1/2

Unity Stamps- Change is a Good Thing - Itty Bitty stamp set

Pop dots, black sequins, lt blue sequins, Glossy Accents to adhere sequins, Cuttlebug embossing folder is seeing spots.

Come play with us at the CIU challenge blog!!  Thanks for stopping by!


Thursday, September 19, 2013

Scrapbook Blessings Club Tutorial Challenge # 2 : Circle Easel Card

Hello!  I have a really simple Halloween circle easel card to share today!  I'm in love with the Chic & Scary cart right now...LOL!  For all the details, a good video showing the basics of this card base, and to enter this challenge visit  the Scrapbook Blessings Club blog (SBC).  SBC is a fun,  new, technique and tutorial blog that will be launching on Oct 5th with a blog hop.  There will be candy all along the way so be sure and mark your calendars :-)  Also, we are looking for add'l DT members so check out the DT call here!!
DCWV - Glitter brights stack - orange paper

Elegant Edges Cricut cart - Ivy @ 4" - I used CCR and overlapped two of these, matching up the corners, and then welded it together and cut it using the shadow feature (for the base of the card)

Chic & Scary Cricut cart - Oct 31 @ 3 3/4, bdrweb @ 3" using the fit to length feature (1" high)

The Paper Studio- Spare Parts googly eye brad, pop dots.

Thanks for stopping by today!  Come play along with this fun challenge.  It goes until 9/30/13.


Tuesday, September 17, 2013

[Insert Spooky Laugh here...]

Hello!  It's card creating Tuesday on the My Cricut Craft Room blog.  And the theme today is Halloween.  I love Halloween!

5" square cardbase in orange
DCWV - Ghosts and Goblins matstack, Midnight Spell matstack, orange glitter paper

Chic & Scary Cricut cart - pumpkin @ 2 1/2"
George and Basic Shapes Cricut cart - brackets @ 3/4"

Websters Pages orange trim- trendsetter collection, pop dots, Impression Obsession clear stamps:  Spooky - Fall borders set; Laugh - Mini Messages set, Sew Easy floss in midnight.

If you'd like to see more projects with this theme please visit

Thanks for stopping by today :-)


Friday, September 13, 2013

Halloween Home Decor

Hello!  It's Festive Friday the 13th at the My Cricut Craft Room.  My project is a Halloween home décor piece.  I'm planning on putting this into a frame.

Teresa Collins- Haunted Hallows stack

Chic & Scary Cricut cart- collage@ 8 1/2", cat @ 2 1/2", spider @ 2"
Plantin Schoolbook Cricut cart - Circle @ 10"

Bow on cat is Jillibean soup twine, pop dots, Glossy Accents to apply The Paper Studio black fibers to the spider, red bling, Martha Stewert Glow in the dark glitter, white pen for doodles on letters/skull, black and copper sequins by Tree House Studio.

If you'd like to see more projects like this visit

Thanks for stopping by today! 


Saturday, September 7, 2013

My Cricut Craft Room: Sept 100 cart Blog Hop

Hello!  Welcome to the My Cricut Craft Room Sept 100 cart blog hop!  If you've hopped on over from Sandy's blog you are right on track.  If you've just joined us here then you'll want to start at the beginning so you don't miss a thing.

Okay, I've used Gingerbread, A Child's Year, All Occasions Cake Art, Tags, Bags, Boxes and more, Seasonal Cake Art, Simply Charmed, Elegant Edges, and Rock Princess Cricut carts on my projects.

My first project is a mini album of my kiddos decorating a gingerbread house at Christmastime last year :-)

All the pages of the book were cut using the Gingerbread Cricut cart -house2 @ 7", tree @ 2 1/2", 2 1/4".  A Child's Year Cricut cart - Love@ 1 1/4", fun @ 1 1/4".
Tags, bags, boxes and more Cricut cart - tgpkt2 @ 9", rndtp2 @ 5".  All Occasions Cake Art Cricut cart - banneret @ 1 1/4".  Pocket for jrnling.
Seasonal Cake Art Cricut cart - Icebdr @ 4 1/2" using the fit-to-length feature (1 1/2").  All Occasions Cake Art Cricut cart - banneret @ 1 1/4".
Simply Charmed Cricut cart - sweet @ 1 1/4".  All Occasions Cake Art Cricut cart - candy border @ 1 1/4".  Elegant Edges Cricut cart - Dots1 @ 4 3/4".
Elegant Edges Cricut cart - dots1 @ 4 1/2".
Gingerbread Cricut cart- house3 @ 5", trees @ 2 1/2", 2.  A Child's Yr Cricut cart - fun @ 1 1/4".
A Child's Yr Cricut cart - happy @ 1 1/4".  All Occasions Cake Art Cricut cart - candy bdr @ 1 1/4".
Gingerbread Cricut cart - gingerbread lady @ 2".
Gingerbread Cricut cart - gingerbread man @ 2".  A Child's Yr Cricut cart - yum@ 1 1/4".
 Gingerbread Cricut cart - house2 @ 6 1/4".  A Child's Yr Cricut cart - best friends @ 2".
A Child's Yr Cricut cart - Laugh @ 1 1/4".  All Occasions Cake Art Cricut cart - banneret @ 1 1/4", heart1 @ 1/2".  This is a pocket that holds some funny outtake pics.
Back cover:  Gingerbread Cricut cart - tree @ 2 1/2".  A Child's Yr Cricut cart - Love @ 1 1/4".
My Mind's Eye - Lost & Found Christmas Stack - all patterned papers
DCWV - The Christmas Glitter Matstack
Pop dots, brads from Oriental Trading co, pearl bling, Sew Easy floss for bows in avalanche, The Paper Studio washi tape, Basic Narrows white ribbon for smoke, Oriental Trading Co. tinsel trim on rings.
I used cereal boxes for the pages and covered them with Kraft /pp.  Deep blade @6, max pressure, low speed, multi @2.   Remember to use the flip feature when cutting your papers for the backs of the pages.
My next project is a birthday card that I made for my SIL's birthday.
Rock Princess Cricut cart - cat @ 3 1/2".
5" square cardbase in white
The Paper Studio - Chevron grey/white
DCWV - The Handy Dandy Stack - pink dots
Fiskars stamp set Celebrate, white ink, The Paper Studio square gems, pearl bling, glossy accents on nose and whiskers and to adhere gems.
Thanks for hopping along with us this weekend!  Your next stop is Marilyn's blog

Friday, September 6, 2013

C.I.U Challenge #27: Labor Day

Hello!  It's time for a new challenge at Cut It Up.  Our theme for challenge #27 is Labor day.  So anything to 'due' with pregnancy or babies!  (sorry, couldn't help myself...LOL)  This challenge runs from today until Sept 18th  (at noon EST).  Make sure you include a die-cut on your project.  We have a great sponsor for this challenge:

A $20 gift certificate to Too Cute by Jessica!

This is my first project for the Cut It Up Challenge blog.  I'm so excited to be a part of this design team!
5" square cardbase in white
My Mind's Eye- Lost & Found -blush 6x6 stack

Nursery Rhymes Cricut cart- special delivery @ 2", stork @ 2 1/2" (I trimmed the baby off the stork cut to make it look like he just delivered the bundle of joy :-)

CB embossing folder - swiss dot

Pop dots, Tim Holtz sanding tool-used on the embossing, MME Lime Twist-Life of the Party "Happy Day" twine, Glossy accents to adhere bow, grey bling for the stork's eyeball.

Thanks for stopping by today!  Come play with us at the Cut It Up Challenge blog!


I'm linking this card to Craftin Desert Diva's Linky Party
I'm also entering this card into Paper Playtime's Challenge #18 Use 3 different papers