Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Card - Garden Party


This one actually has two layers of dirt and the carrots are raised from the back layer of dirt. It's hard to tell in the photo though. Kind of which I'd done a backing shadow to the letters, but didn't think about it until after I'd already Xyron'd it. Plus Taylor kept wanting to stand on the Cricut! But had to give the little nod to Ricky Nelson.

Supply list:
  • Paper: Georgia-Pacific White Cardstock, Astrobrights Orange, Embassy Colored Paper Dark Green, Brown Construction
  • Carrots: Found image on the internet, printed onto each of the colored papers and a little CPA later...voila!
  • Phrases: Cricut Alphalicious card
  • Dirt: Wavy Scissors, Embossed with swirled stencil

Card/Sign - Go Green / Recycle

I'm thinking about using this one on a little box I put on my table to use for recycling scraps (always too small to punch or do anything else with). It's hard to get a good shot of - actually had to diffuse the flash because it was putting too much light on it. Because the little guy is raised, he'd be a little difficult to put on the scanner!
Supply list:
  • Paper: Embassy Black Cardstock, Embassy Colored Paper in Light Green & Dark Green, Georgia Pacific White Cardstock
  • Phrase "Recycle Recycle Recycle Recycle": Microsoft Word
  • Punch: Martha Stewart Scalloped Circle

Card - Party (Girl)

Supply list:
  • Paper: Embassy Black Cardstock, Embassy Colored Paper in Purple, Light Purple and Light Green
  • Texture: ("It's A Party") Cuttlebug Folder "Spots & Dots"

Card - Happy Birthday (Girl)

Supply list:
  • Paper - Embassy Black Cardstock, Embassy Dark Green & Light Green
  • "Happy Birthday" - Microsoft Word cut with Martha Stewart Circle Cutter
  • Flower - Cricut - George & Basic Shapes cart

Card - You've Got Me Hook, Line & Sinker

I finally completed cards for the March MCPT Challenge over on the Cricut message board. I will still post them all as individual blog posts just so they will have their own labels and such. I made a discovery since my first stab at the Challenge from February. I was working and working and working and it was hard to get my colored pencils to blend. I knew there was something wrong. I went searching on the internet and found another site that specified wax-based pencils instead of water-soluble (which is possibly what I was using). After doing a little shopping, and working with the new March images, it was all better and oh so much easier!

Supply list:

  • Papers - all construction paper this time
  • Texture - Fiskars and Chizzel-It tool
  • Phrase - Microsoft Word punched with Martha Stewart Scalloped Circle Punch (did take a little work to get the size of the words down to fit the size of the punch)
  • Hearts - Martha Stewart Love Punch (paper for hearts were paint samples)