Monthly Archives: June 2011

Red, White, and Blue Card

Red, White, and Blue Card

Well here it is Thursday and I wanted to share the card I created for the challenge over at the Fantabulous Cricut Challenge Blog. The challenge for this week was to use the colors red, white, and blue on a project.

I used the Cricut Wild Card cartridge for the card. I cut it at 5-1/4 inches on the blackout feature. For the card layers I wanted to have an extra piece of red showing around the star so I cut the layers out at 4-1/4 inches. I used my Gypsy to hide some of the contours on the layers.

Red, White, and Blue Card 1

For the inside of the card I used the We R Memory Keepers Yankee Doodles design paper. The inside sentiment and the little tag on the front are all from the Yankee Doodles paper line.

Red, White, and Blue Card inside

And yes, I had to add a little bling to the front. I also wrapped some twine around the star and tied a bow.

Red, White, and Blue Card 2

There you have it! Thanks for stopping by!

Supplies:
solid cardstock – Americna Crafts and Bazzil
design paper – We R Memory Keepers Yankee Doodles
twine – The Twinery

Summer Mini Album

Summer Mini Album

Happy Wednesday! Just wanted to share a video of a quick summer mini album I created. I got this idea from Laura Dennison at Following the Paper Trail. She did a UStream class showing you how to create this mini album. I used paper from K & Co Sweet Nectar collection. Enjoy!


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May All Your Wishes Come True Congratulations Card

May All Your Wishes Come True Congratulations Card

Hey everyone here’s a card that I made for someone who is having a birthday and also found out she is having a baby. I used the Cricut New Arrival Cartridge to cut out the darling expectant Mommy. She is cut at 5-1/2 inches. The card is 6×5. (click photos twice to enlarge)

May All Your Wishes Come True 1

I used some design paper from My Minds Eye for the mats on the front of the card and added some flat back pearls. A simple bow from cream colored seam binding finishes off the front.

May All Your Wishes Come True 2

I added my sentiments to the inside of the card along with a strip of the design paper.

May All Your Wishes Come True 3

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Webster’s Pages 4×4 Page Swap

Webster’s Pages 4×4 Page Swap

Hello everyone, here is a quick video of a page I created for a swap over on the Scrapbeach. The swap was a 4×4 page swap using any Webster’s Pages that you wanted.

We were also to include our favorite Bible verse on the page as well. The hardest part about this swap for me was choosing the Bible verse!


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Let me know what you think! Enjoy!

6 x 6 Tropical Page Swap

6 x 6 Tropical Page Swap

Happy Friday! Here is my page that I created for a page swap that I am participating in over on the Scrap Beach. The theme was tropical and it was to be a 6×6 page.

I thought this page swap would be really fast and super easy for me. Well, I was most definitely wrong. I really struggled with this page.

There was quite a big list of requirements for this page swap and I think that’s where I got stuck. Clearly I have discovered that I don’t like a lot of rules! lol

Tropical Page Swap 1

Tropical Page Swap 2

Anyway this is the page I created. The background paper is from Basic Grey’s Lauderdale collection. I used my Life Is A Beach Cricut cartridge to cut out the titles. I also used a piece of Making Memories Passport collection for my tag and Photo foldout that is tucked inside the pocket.

I used some small seashells for the center of my flowers. The little fish stick pins are from Fancy Pants. The little shirt was created by folding a piece of 4×6 design paper. I added some little button brads to the front of the shirt.

Tropical Page Swap 3

Tropical Page Swap 4

Well, that’s my page. I hope everyone in the swap likes it. I’m off to the post office! Have great weekend. Thanks for stopping by!

Summer Time Cards

Summer Time Cards

Hello everyone, here are two more cards for my local scrapbook stores’ Design Team project. The paper is from Little Yellow Bicycle Sweet Summer Time Collection. The first card is a 4×4 square card. The card base is white and I added a red mat which is from the Bo Bunny Dot Paper. The design paper mat is cut at 3-1/2 x 3-1/2.

Summer Time Cards 2 outside

I added a piece of Bo Bunny dot ribbon to the center of the card. I then layered the watermelon sticker on to a piece of white cardstock that I trimmed with my decorative scissors. I then adhered the sticker to my card with some foam tape. Three red bling at the bottom give it a little sparkle. I used two more stickers from the sticker collection to finish off the inside of the card.

Summer Time Cards 2 inside

The next card is a 5-1/2 x5-1/2 gatefold style. The white card base is cut at 5-1/2 x 11 inches. Then on the 11 inch side you score at 2-3/4 inches and again at 8-1/4 inches. Fold your score lines to the center of your card. I cut 2 pieces of the watermelon design paper at 2-1/2 x 5-1/4 inches.

Summer Time Cards 1 outside

I added a strip of the green sticker border to one side of the card front. I adhered the bring on the Sunshine sticker to a piece of green cardstock. I placed two red bling on the left side of the sticker. I attached a small piece of Bo Bunny dot ribbon to the other side of the sticker. I added foam tape to only one side of the sun embellishment and attached it to the left side of the card front.

Summer Time Cards 1 inside

On the inside of the card I layered some design paper to all three sections. The yellow mats are 2-1/2 x 5-1/4 inches and the green stripe is 5-1/4 x 5-1/4. I used my Life Is A Beach Cricut Cartridge and cut the sun at 3 inches. I punched out a white label and added another sticker from the sticker collection to the bottom right hand corner. And yes, I had to add a little bling!

Summer Time Cards 1 inside 2

There you have it! Thanks for stopping by!

Summer Cards

Summer Cards

Happy Wednesday! Just want to share two cards that I made for my local scrapbook stores Design Team project. The fun paper is from Little Yellow Bicycle’s Sweet Summertime Collection.

The first card is a 4×4 square card. The base is white cardstock and I have a blue mat then my patterned paper is 3-1/2 x 3-1/2. I added some Bo Bunny ribbon and a sticker from the sticker collection. I layered a flip flop brad from Eyelet Outlet onto a small circle. I also added some paper trim to the inside to finish off the card.

Summer Cards 1

The next card is a standard A2 size card. Again, the card base is white and I added a solid blue mat and a solid yellow mat. The design paper mat for this card is cut at 3-1/2 x 4-3/4.

I used the Life Is A Beach Cricut Cartridge and cut the sun at 2-3/4 inches. I used another sticker from the sticker collection and added some blue Bo Bunny ribbon. I also added 3 blue bling to the bottom of the card to give it a little sparkle. I used my scallop punch and added a strip of the design paper to the inside to finish off the card.

Summer Cards 2

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Mini Baroque Die Tiny Mini Albums

Mini Baroque Die Tiny Mini Albums

Hey everyone here’s a video of a couple of tiny mini albums that I created using My Minds Eye Meadowlark Collection and the mini baroque die from Tim Holtz. This mini baroque die from Tim Holtz is so stinking cute!


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Thanks for watching! Have a great week!

Bo Bunny Gabrielle Mini Album

Bo Bunny Gabrielle Mini Album

I participated in a 4×4 mini album page swap over at Life on the Scrap Beach using the Bo Bunny Gabrielle Paper. I received all of my pages back from the swap hostess and couldn’t wait to put together the mini album. Everyone did a fabulous job.


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