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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Max on his Tire Swing

Challenge 326 - April 26th over at Penny's Paper-Crafty has us using images from Paper Creator



This is my card:



This image is Max on his tire swing!   



My card includes:
Flag and Bird - Cricut
Lady bug and Dragon Fly - Brads
Fancy Pants Paper
Stitched Ribbon


Come join us at Penny's Paper Crafty! 


Saturday, April 22, 2017

Penny’s Paper-Crafty.

I was just welcomed as a new design team member at Penny’s Paper-Crafty.  Our sponsor this week is #Bugaboo Stamps.  I already own several of their digital stamps which are SO cute.  This is my first card for their design team so I used their  #Spring Elephant design.


I cut extra flowers and added them to the design.  The sun, clouds and 3 of the flowers are brads from #Eylet Outlet the sequins are from there as well.

I'm very excited about the new design team, it's a weekly challenge which will keep me busy along with the challenges at Fantabulous Cricut. 

I'm entering this card in the following challenges:


Star Stampz - Use a Digital or Stamped Image

Simply Papercraft - Anything Goes






Friday, April 21, 2017

Tea-rrific!

I got some new stamps from CTMH and this was the stamp of the month.  A set of tea cups and tea sayings.  It was a perfect time to get them because Cuttlebug Mania is having a tea cup competition and I thought I would join in their challenge. Bitten By The Bug has a Sweet challenge and with a little sweet tea in a tea cup.


The doilies are from Cricut Cartridge Anna's Elegant Embellishments, the leaves are from Walk In My Garden.  The tea cup set was the March Stamp Set of the Month from Close To My Heart.  The spoon is a brad from Brads and Eyelets, the glitter brads are from Bo-Bunny.

Entering this card in the 

Cuttlebug Mania Challenge - A Cuppa

Crafting with Friends - Anything Goes

Aud Sentiments - Stamp Your Sentiment

Simply Papercraft - Anything Goes

Bitten By The Bug 2 - Sweet


Monday, April 17, 2017

Bicycling into Spring

I love my bicycle.  I really began to love riding in Italy.  Everyone rode their bikes there, the streets were set-up for safe riding.  

I haven't been able to ride as much here in America.  The streets are just not safe for riding here and our cities are so spread out.  It hasn't changed my love for riding though. And my first thought of Spring, is riding my bike again! 




I used the main bicycle image from Summer Celebrations Cricut cartridge and then cut pieces from another bicycle from Independence Day.  

The flowers in the basket are Paisley Flowers from Holiday Cakes Cartridge and Walk In My Garden.   

The background embossing is Darice embossing folder, Grass Silhouette.

I added the ribbons to mirror the ribbons on the bicycle, but I'm not sure I like them.  I think I prefer it without them.
I also added sequins and brads to some of the flower centers and 3 white brads for decor above the bike. 

I miss many things about Italy, but riding my bike everywhere is one of the biggest things I miss. 


PLEASE join us in our SPRING challenge at Fantabulous CricutChallenge #299-SpringMake a project about Spring.
The FCCB Design Team is sponsoring a $25 gift card at AMAZON!


Adding my bicycle in the following challenges:

Penny's Paper Challenge - Anything goes #324 

Deep Ocean Challenge #153 Spring

Through the Craftroom Door - Anything Goes

Monday, April 3, 2017

Hippity-Hopiity

This is my second shaker card, and I like making them, but they are not easy and they take a lot of material. This shaker card is a pedestal card. 




This cut from Spring and Summer Tablescapes, 

I cut 4 times for depth and
4 circles just an 1/8 of an inch wider for the backing.  Used the negative for the shaker example and the actual cut for the pedestal holder. 



I used this glittery brads from BoBunny on this Fancy Pants Easter paper.  I had a small pack of these white pom-poms that I added to the tail.  A package of sequins created the interior of the shaker card.  

The second part of this is the cut I used from Dreaming Tree called the Gerbera Daisy SVG cut.  I love it.  I'm going to add another post about it, but here is the picture.  Dreaming Tree has been a great sponsor of Fantabulous Cricut and has many free cuts, such as this votive daisy for use.  Give them a look - Dreaming Tree

 Thanks for looking.  Come join us at Fantabulous Cricut  for our Easter Challenge

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