Sunday, January 22, 2012

My entry for Die Cuttin’ Divas Challenge #48 - Squirrels

This is my first time doing the DieCuttin'Diva's blog weekly challenge. The challenge this week is to use a squirrel on a project. I have had the idea for this card in my head for a while, but didn’t really have a reason to make it – until now! My squirrel was cut from the Animal Kingdom Cricut cartridge, and mounted on an Action Wobble, (causing a shadow in the photo) so he can “rock” those acorns! Other cartridges used were Doodlecharms for the acorns and Superman for the font. The “missed your birthday” was printed with my computer.  I think making it an easel card turned out to be perfect for the message on this one.

Saturday, January 7, 2012

Valentine's Day Gift Bag for Cocoa

I created this little bag to enter into a couple of challenges. At Fantabulous Cricut the challenge is named "Warming Up with Hot Cocoa", and you are to use a cup or chocolate or  the color brown on your project. I combined the cocoa idea with a Valentine's Day theme, since it is still cocoa weather in February. Four packets of instant cocoa fit just right.
I also entered it in the Really Reasonable Ribbon blog challenge #39. The challenge is "Sparkle and Ribbon" - create a card, layout, multi media piece, tag, ATC, hair bow, you name it, and use ribbon/lace or trim somewhere on your project.
The polka dot paper is Coordinations Whitewash paper embossed with my Cuttlebug Swiss Dots embossing folder, and used the back, or dark,  side of the paper for the matching shadow cuts. Cricut cartridges used were Wrap It Up, Winter Frolic, New Arrival and Gypsy Wanderings.