Saturday, July 9, 2011

Red/Purple Birthday Card


My card today is for a Red Hat Lady and will be entered in some fun challenges!

Cricut Cartridges:
Wild Card - Doily card on page 52. I cut the card from red Recollections cardstock at 5". Using the Liner feature, the purple paper is cut at 5" and the purple/white gingham paper is cut at 5.50". This gave me a larger gingham circle to lay over the solid purple paper.
Cricut American Alphabet - This is one of the preloaded cartridges that came on the Expression2. I like the shoe which is the second image on first row. I think it works well for a Red Hat Lady! The purple layer is the blackout feature and is cut at 2.25". Using the shift key, the main shoe image is cut at 2.25".
Cuttlebug Folders:
Happy Birthday - purple mat; Swiss Dots - shoe; and Birthday (4 pack) -Celebrate on the hand cut tag.
For some extra bling, I added the Recollections Glitter Velvet Purple ribbon, Recollections rhinestones, and a Just Picture This Red Hat brad. Lots of Martha Stewart purple inking and the tag is pop-dotted.

Challenges:
Birthday Sundaes - #16 Anything Goes and include birthday wording
Die Cuttin' Diva's - #22 Sketch
Cooking with Cricut - #41 Anything Goes Cricut
Emma's Throwback Thursday  - Use Wild Card or Just Because and embossing
Frosted Designs - Recipe - ribbon or trim, rhinestones or pearls, charm
More Than Favors - Wild Card

Enjoy!


20 comments:

  1. Such a beautiful card thanks for sharing!!

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  2. Now that's red hot!!!! Glenda what a great way to show off the Red Hats!!! I just love it...Thanks for joining us at DCD...Keep Creating

    Mistyrose
    Die Cuttin Diva

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  3. I love that you made this for a Red Hat Lady! It's fun and Fabulous! Thanks for joining us at DCD. -Yvette
    cre8tivegirls.blogspot.com

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  4. Cute shoes. Awesome card. Thanks for joining us at DCD.

    Hugs,
    Patty
    creativediva98.blogspot.com

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  5. What a perfect red hat lady card! I love the scalloped shape and the sparkly ribbon. Thank you for playing along with my Birthday Sundaes challenge!

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  6. This is just perfect!! So love the colors and that shoe is just great!! :)

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  7. Cute card! Love the color combo. I need to use my cricut a little more.
    Diane

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  8. How cute! My grammy would love this! She always has me make red hat stuff:) Love your projects:) TFS and thanks for playing with us at Cooking With Cricut this week.
    ~Madison CWCDT funkycards.blogspot.com

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  9. This is gorgeous, Glenda! I love the shoe and the embossing! Beautiful :)

    Lisa
    http://indymermaid.blogspot.com

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  10. Love this card...love the colors...love the shoe...love the hat...love it all!!!

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  11. Great card, Glenda! Love the ribbon! Thanks so much for linking up to our "Anything Goes" challenge this week at Cooking With Cricut.

    ~ Jen, CWC Design Team
    www.gator-4-life.blogspot.com

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  12. What a fabulous card! I love that purple ribbon!! :)

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  13. Great card. Thanks for playing along with us at Cooking with Cricut.

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  14. Fun and fashionable card! Thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving such a nice comment- I always appreciate meeting new crafty friends! Love all of your creations- new follower :)Amy
    amyscraftingspace.blogspot.com

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  15. Adorable card! I just love all of the sparkle and bling! Thanks for joining DCD this week!!

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  16. OMG I love everything about this! Thanks for joining us at Frosted Designs.

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  17. Wish I had received this card for my last birthday! Who doesn't love high heels and hats???
    Thank you for sharing it with us at Frosted Designs!

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  18. Just plain awesome!! TFS with us at Frosted Designs.

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  19. Awesome red and purple card and that embossing is perfect! I love the way you did the ribbon too. It looks fabulous! Thanks for joining us for Emma's Throwback Thursday Challenge! Hugs- Glora

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