Friday, December 30, 2011

Another Exploring Cricut Project

This week you have seen a lot of projects from me, but glad to fill in. Today I have made a birthday card that can be used for a man using the cartridges Billionaire Lite and 3 Birds Life's a Party. Below the card are my directions and materials used.

Pattern paper from Paper Loft
Cardstock from Bazzill and American Crafts
Clock sticker from a Jolees pack
Computer generated saying
Watch cut @ 3 inches
3 Birds Life's a Party
Happy Birthday cut @ 1.5 inches

Thursday, December 29, 2011

Thursday Post at Exploring Cricut

Hello everyone and I am filling in again for one of the DT members at Exploring Cricut for our daily project. I created a scrapbook page using the cartridges Preserves and From My Kitchen. I was lucky enough to have both of my granddaughters to bake cookies with me before Christmas. I was hoping to get another page with my other granddaughter completed for this post, but did not get finished. Below the picture is the directions and materials I used. I am also entering this into a challenge at Heart to Heart challenges.
Paper and cardstock from Close to My Heart

Preserves- Title cut at 1.25 inches
From My Kitchen-oven mitts cut @ 2 inches
Apron cut @ 3.5 inches
Utensils cut @ 2 inches

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Wednesday Daily Project

Today I am filling in for one of the design team members at Exploring Cricut and it is also my birthday today so I am happy to share my project with you! I created a two page layout using the cartridges Winter Frolic, Accent Essentials, Christmas, Graphically Speaking, and George. Below the picture are the directions and measurements of my page. Paper-Bo Bunny and Bazzill cardstock
Title-Winter Frolic cut @3.5 inches
Snowflakes-Christmas cut @ 1.5 inches, 3 inches, and 4.5 inches
Accents Essential cut @1.75 inches
Graphically Speaking cut @ 1.5 inches
Circles-George cut @ 1.75 inches and 2.5 inches
Used Martha Stewart punches
Colorbox chalk
Kaiser Crafts Pearls
Making Memories snowflake brads

Saturday, December 24, 2011

Merry Christmas

I would like to take this time to wish all my crafty friends a very Merry Christmas and a very good New Year. My all of you be surrounded with friends and family turning this wonderous time of year.

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Tuesday Project at Exploring Cricut

Hello and welcome to another daily project that I am lucky enough to display at Exploring Cricut blog. I decided to make my own tags again this year and used a few different cartridges to create them. I used Christmas Cheer, Simply Charmed, Jubilee, and Winter Frolic. Below the picture is the directions for these tags. Be sure to join the challenge this week at Exploring Cricut too!
Christmas Cheer-stocking cut at 5.5 inches

Simply Charmed-mitten and snowflake cut at 5 inches

Jubilee-holly cut at 1.5 inches

Winter Frolic-ornament and snowman cut at 5 inches

I just used ribbon and scraps from my stash. I also stamped snowflakes with faces from PeachyKeen stamps

Monday, December 19, 2011

Exploring Cricut Challenge #6

This is our last challenge of 2011 at Exploring Cricut and it is to make a card, layout , or papercraft using a pine, fir, evergreen or Christmas tree in any colors or themes you would like! I hope you will all join us in this last challenge. It is a easy one and crafting will help you destress in this stressful time of the last few days before Christmas. Below the pictures are my directions and materials for this page. I used the cartridges Christmas Noel and Teresa Collins Holly Digital. Merry Christmas from Happyscrapperdiane!


Christmas Noel cartridge

Tree cut @ 8 inches

Teresa Collins Holly Digital

Title cut @ 4.5 inches

Holly cut @ 10.667 inches in craft room all layers the same

I used Close to My Heart Mistletoe Collection pattern paper and cardstock

Liquid Applique

Red Stickles

Friday, December 16, 2011

Papercutz Challenge

This weeks challenge at Papercutz is "All Hearts Come Home for Christmas". Make a card, layout or papercraft using hearts and use any colors you would like. I decided on a card and I used the hearts from George Basic Shapes. I cut 3 hearts at 1.5 inches and 1 heart at 1.25 inch. I inked the edges with white and positioned them into a Christmas Tree. I used some Queen and Co jewels to adorn it. I also used Bazzill cardstock and I embossed the white with my Cuttlebug. Fast and easy card! Please join us this week with your creation.

Sunday, December 11, 2011

A new guy in my life!

His name is Ozzy and weighs a whopping 1.6lbs. He is the cutest little fuzzy ball, but he is almost as bad as a new baby. Now if there was a way to get him trained fast it would help!

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Wednesday's Exploring Cricut Post

Today I am helping out one of our Exploring Cricut design team members who is not feeling so well . I created a scrapbook page using the cartridges Holiday Cakes , Stretch Your Imagination, and George Basic Shapes. I have recently purchased the cake machine and tried it out once, but love the cake cartridges for all the wonderful designs it has. Below the picture is the directions for this project. Be sure to stop by Exploring Cricut tomorrow for another daily project and be sure to enter our challenge this week too!
Holiday Cakes
Wreaths cut @ 5.50 inches
Title cut @ 3.50 inches

Stretch Your Imagination
Holly cut @ 1.5 inches and 2.00 inches

George Basic Shapes
circles cut @ 5.50 inches

paper was from paper pack of Martha Stewart (last year, not sure name)
Bazzill cardstock
Chestnut roan ink
white uniball pen

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Tuesday's Daily Project at Exploring Cricut

Today I have the daily project over at our blog Exploring Cricut. I made a two page layout using the cartridges Jolly Holidays, Wild Card, and Storybook. Below the picture is the directions. Be sure to stop by Exploring Cricut every day for a new project.
Jolly Holidays
Elf cut at 4 inches and 4.75 inches
Package cut at 2 inches
Santa cut at 5.5 inches

title cut at 6.5 inches

date cut at 1.5 inches

Paper-Kaiser Crafts Countdown collection
Bazzill cardstock

Monday, December 5, 2011

Exploring Cricut Challenge

Today is a new challenge at Exploring Cricut and the challenge is to make a card, layout, or papercraft using a sled or sleigh from any cricut cartridge! This is really a fun challenge and the DT did a fabulous job with their creations! I decided to make the sleigh from Winter Woodlands and turn into a display piece. Below the pictures are my directions. Can't wait to see what you create for this challenge!


Sled cut at 6 inches (2) one in reverse

I cut it out of heavy cardstock and also cut chipboard to make it more stable. I made a box just by cutting pieces of cardstock and folding them into a box shape for the inside. No special measurements, just to the size you need.

Packages were cut from Art Philosophy

one cut @ 4.50 page 22

one cut @6.25 page 21

Tags, Bags, Boxes and More
one cut @ 8.00 page 119

Bows cut from 3 D Bows Digital @ 2 inches and 6 inches

Materials used:
American Crafts Silver Cardstock
Basic Grey Eskimo Kisses Pattern Paper
Bazzill Cardstock
Ribbons and Brads

Friday, December 2, 2011

Paper Cutz Challenge

This weeks challenge is called Jingle all the Way! You are to make a card, layout or craft project using a stamped, digital, or Cricut cut of a image of Jingle Bells. I decided on a card using the Joys of the Season Cartridge of the Bell on page57 cut at 2.5 inches. I made the card using the ornament card cut at 5 inches. The holly was cut at 1.25 inches and was from the cartridge Stretch Your Imagination and Joy was cut at 1 inch and was from Winter Woodland. Let us see what you can create with this challenge. Post your project at the PaperCutz blog.