Sunday, May 13, 2012

Challenge Me Monday: Mother's Day

This week at Fantabulous Cricut the challenge was to make a project for our Mother using her favorite color. I made a tag using one of the fun Mother's Day CCR Exclusives and the tag feature on Gypsy Wanderings.

My Moms favorite color is blue.  I attached the tag to her Mother's Day gift, a hanging basket for her deck.
Happy Mother's day to all the Mom's out there.  Take care.


Friday, May 11, 2012

NSD Crop CCR Challenge

Here is a layout I made for one of the National Scrapbooking Day Challenges on the Cricut Circle Blog.  The Challenge was to make a project using only CCR exclusives or Cricut Craftroom basics.  I made this fun layout Using The Playground Equipment CCR Exclusive and the font on CCR basics.  You may have noticed the O,U and N are a little crooked looking.  lol They are just for show,  I won't be gluing them until i add the pictures.  Hope you like it.


Banner Year

Hello everyone.  This month the challenge for the Cricut Circle magazine was to make a banner.    With my daughter's 2nd birthday coming up I decided to take advantage of the opportunity and made the banner a little ahead of schedule.  Here is what I came up with.

I decided to use CCR and my new mini for the bulk of this project.  The banner is from the Princess Party cartridge.  I purchased this cartridge in digital format a few weeks ago when it was on sale at, a great investment.  Until the gypsy linking feature is up and running I have a very limited cartridge selection  with CCR and I am far to lazy to actually plug the cartridges into my gypsy.  lol.  I know its sad.   The font is the outline feature from Cricut Font and Basic shapes, which came with my mini.  Love it.  I cheated to make the minnie head welding and stretching circles.  The bows were cut using Mickey and Friends a while back.  I had extra left over from when I made the invitations.  Hope you enjoyed my post.


Monday, April 30, 2012

Center of Attention

I am so proud of myself this is the first circle challenge I have actually got a project ready in time to enter.  For this challenge we were to create a center piece and use at least 2 Cricut cuts. Here is my entry.

For my daughters 2nd birthday in June I have decide to have a Minnie Mouse theme as she is obsessed with Mickey Mouse Clubhouse.  I am not sure what the actual count on the flowers came to, I just kept saying anther mat full should do it.  I would say about a bajillion.  lol  The flowers and ears were cut from CTMH:Art Philosophy.   I may replace the bow with a larger one made from some wired ribon if I find some I like in my travels before June.  Hope you like it

Leila Botting

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Textured to Perfection

Here is a fun little paper bag Haunted House I made and am entering in the Textured to perfection Challenge at Moxie Fab World.

I embossed some black cardstock with a purple core and then sanded it to bring out more purple. I cut the little shutters by hand and sanded them as well I also added some stickles for a little glam.

 Mr. and Mrs. Enstien (hehehe) were cut using the Cricut Happy Hauntings Cartridge.  I cut all the layers from white cardstock and the colored them using Copic Markers.  It is a technique I have been wanting to try for a while.

I was sooo excited to light it with a battery tea light and see the yellow vellum glow.  Sadly shortly after these pictures were taken Bentley got a hold of it and destoyed it.  Far too bummed out to make a new one.  Oh the joys of motherhood. It was super cute while it lasted.

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Challenge Me Monday # 73 - Piece of Cake!!

Hello Thursday Everyone!  Today I have a wedding card to post.  It is for this weeks Challenge at Fantabulous Cricut where we were to make a project featuring a cupcake or other baked good.

The Sentiment is by My Pink Stamper
Cake Cut from Simply Charmed Cricut cartridge.
Ink by CTMH
Cardstock by CTMH
Gold Paper by Creative Memories

Hope you like it.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Sketch Challenge 8.11

Hello here is my last minute entry to this weeks Sketchy Thursdays Challenge.  I really enjoy using sketches, it's nice to have that tad of an idea planted in your head when you start a layout.  It cuts back on gears grinding in the brain, lol.

This was this weeks sketch.

And here is a cute Easter LO I made

I have had this paper for a while.  I think it's just the cutest ever.

Eggs cut from "Doodlecharms" and Scalloped border cut from "Strait From the Nest" Cricut Cartridges.
Background and patterned papers,  Reminiscence
Cardstock,  Unknown
French clips, Creativity Inc.