Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Welcome to my Cricut FANatics project

Welcome!  Today I have a project over at Cricut FANatics blog.  I created this 2 page layout that I can use with pictures of decorating our house.  I used the cartridges Holiday Cakes and Teresa Collins December 25.  I love the new cartridge and can see several new projects coming with it.  Below the pictures are the details and materials I used for this layout.  Be sure to visit the blog for daily projects and remember to stop by my other blog at Exploring Cricut for a daily project too!

Created by :  Diane Kielman
Machines Used:  Expressions 2 and Gypsy
Cartridges and Cuts:  Teresa Collins Dec. 25-Title cut at 2.75 inches
                                                                     Holly frame cut at 5.5 inchs
                                                                     Holly cut at 2 inches
                                 Holiday Cakes-ornaments cut at 3.5 inches
Pattern paper: Simple Stories 25 Days of Christmas collection  (ask me about ordering)
Cardstock:      Recollections and American Crafts
Stickles and ribbon from stash
Punch used for border was EK Success

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Daily Project at Exploring Cricut

Today I am sharing the Tuesday daily project at Exploring Cricut.  I made this card for my son and daughter-in-laws 12 th Anniversary that was over the weekend.  I used a sketch that was in the CTMH Make It From the Heart Volume 1 booklet. I used the cartridges Art Philosophy and Ribbon and Rosettes.   Below the picture is all the details.
Created by:                Diane
Machines used:          Expressions 2 and Gypsy
Cartridges:                CTMH Art Philosophy-Pennant cut at 1.5 x 4 inches
                                                                        Pennant cut at 1.25 x 3.50 inches
                                                                        Pennant cut at 1.00 x 3 inches
                                 Ribbon and Rosettes  - Rosette cut at 1.75 inches 2 pieces
Materials:                  Pattern Paper-CTMH
Card is 5 x 7                                                                   

Monday, November 19, 2012

New Challenge at Exploring Cricut today!

Today we have a new challenge starting at Exploring Cricut.  It is called "Count Your Blessings" and you are to create a card, layout, or papercraft celebrating Thanksgiving.  You can make any colors but it must include cuts from your Cricut.  Enter your project on the blog by Saturday, Nov. 24.  For my project, I took a charger plate and decorated it using the cartridges Thanksgiving, Martha Stewart Seasonal Cake Art and Quarter Note.  Below the picture is my directions and supplies for the project.  We can't wait to see what you create, so get busy and enter!!!!
Project by:  Diane Kielman
Machine:     Cricut Expressions 2 and Gypsy
Cartridges:  Thanksgiving-corn cut at 5 inches
                                       wheat cut at 4.5 inches
                                        turkey cut at 5.5 inches
                   Martha Stewart Seasonal Cake Art-leaf border shadow and top cut at 1.75 inches and cut the
                                           leaves off and reversed one section
                   Quarter Note-Font 1 Harvest Blessings cut at 1.75 inches
Paper:        Cardstock Bazzill
Charger:     Michael's

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Exploring Cricut Daily Project

Welcome to another daily project at Exploring Cricut.  I am filling in for my friend Jessica today with a two page layout using the cartridges Sesame Street Font, A Child's Year, Life's a Beach and H2O.  I still have several summer photos to scrap and made this for my granddaughters scrapbook.  The page layout design is from Scrapbook Generations scrapbook club and I added my cricut cut.  Below the picture is my details.
Sketch Design-Scrapbook Generation
Pattern Papers-Pebbles Inc
Cartridges-Sesame Street Font-title cut at 1.5 inches Black Board Font
                 A Child's Year-bathing suit cut at 3 inches
                 Life's a Beach-beach ball cut at 2 inches
                 H2O- float cut at 2.5 inches
                           Boy cut at 4.5 inches
                           Pool cut at 3.5 inches

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Tuesday Daily Project at Exploring Cricut

Welcome to another daily project at Exploring Cricut!  Today I created a two page layout using the cartridges Cricut Craft Room Basics, Pop Up Neighborhood, Paper Dolls for Everyday, A Child's Year, Handy Man, and Simply Charmed.  Hope you enjoy!
Machines-Cricut Expression 2 and Gypsy
Cartridges and Cuts-Cricut Craft Room Basics-title cut at 1.75 inches
                                  Pop Up Neighborhood-tree with swing cut at 5.5 inches
                                 Paper Dolls for Everyday-leaves cut at 1.5 and 3 inches grass cut 1.25 inch
                                 A Child's Year-bike cut 2 inch
                                Handy Man-wheel barrel cut at 2.25 inches
                                Simply Charmed-pumpkins cut at 1.25 inches
Supplies- Pattern Paper- Simple Stories (email me if interested)
                Uniball white pen
                Colorbox chalks


Monday, November 5, 2012

Exploring Cricut Challenge

Welcome to another challenge at Exploring Cricut.  This challenge is called "Veterans Day"  You are to created a card, layout or papercraft honoring the brave men and women who have served or are serving our great country.  Please submit your challenge by Saturday, November 10 by 10 pm eastern time.  I decided on a card for this challenge using the cartridge Stand and Salute.  I like this one because it includes so many things military and has perfect images to honor our soldiers.  Below my picture is the measurements and cuts I used along with materials.  Please enter this great challenge!

Machines-Cricut Expression 2 and Gypsy
Cartridge-Stand and Salute
Cuts-Honor page 65 shadow and base cut at 1 inch
        Shooting star page 34 shadow and base cut at 3 inches
Materials-pattern paper-Reminisce