Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Happy New Year!

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Wishing all of you a very Happy New Year! Santa brought me a Cricut Explore machine and I have been playing with Cricut Design Space. Sharing my first card using the new machine and Simple Holiday Cards! It cut great on the images that I used thus far. Hope to be back soon with more cards!

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Merry Christmas!

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Merry Christmas! May your heart be filled with love and happiness!

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Cricut Christmas Kitsch - Santa

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I have been sharing some cards that I made using the Cricut Christmas Kitsch. This image was really fun to work with. I really like the jolly Santa. Santa is found on page 17-18. The card is cut from Recollections Happy Holidays at 5.5 inches. The paper is not double-sided but I cut a piece of the same paper to use inside of the card.
Outside of card.
Inside of card.

Again, Merry Christmas is cut 2.5 inches using the same cartridge. I was doing a little mass production for the sentiment! So happy that it is such a pretty sentiment in this cartridge!

BBTB2 - Anything Christmas

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Cricut Christmas Kitsch Bell - Stocking

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The bell card is on page1-2 of the Cricut Christmas Kitsch. It is cut 5.5 inches. Paper is from Recollections Holidays paper pad. 

Outside view of card.

The gift box card is on page 42. I cut it at 4.75 inches rather than the recommended 5.75 inch. Paper is from K&Company Yuletide paper pad. Below is the inside of the card.

Merry Christmas is cut at 2.5 inches for both cards.

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Cricut Christmas Kitsch - Holly Leaf

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I am sharing more cards made with the Cricut Christmas Kitsch cartridge. The holly leaf card is on page 46 and is cut 5 inches which makes a 5 inch square card. I made an envelope for the card. Paper is from K&Company Visions of Christmas. I love the double-sided paper in this pad.
 Inside of card.
By reversing the remainder of the 12x12 sheet of double-sided paper, I made the following card using the same Cricut images.

Inside of card!

Merry Christmas is cut at 2.5 inches. A white mat for a personal message was added to the inside top space on the cards.

Enjoy! Thanks for stopping by today!

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Cricut Christmas Kitsch - Celebrate the Season and Candy Cane

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This above card image is found on page 62 of the Cricut Christmas Kitsch cartridge. It is cut at 4.25 inches using paper from my paper stash.

The candy cane card is found on page 6 and is cut 5.5 inches. This was cut using K&Company Visions of Christmas double-sided paper.
Inside of card
Merry Christmas image was used on both cards. It is found on page 88 and was cut at 2.5 inches.
A piece of white paper with a personal message was added to the left side of the cards.

Thanks for stopping by today! Hope you enjoy seeing these cards that are made with the same cartridge.

Cricut Christmas Kitsch - Holly Jolly Christmas and Ho Ho Ho

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This is another card made using Cricut Christmas Kitsch. The card image is found on page 34 and is cut at 4.5 inches. Just a note about this image---Using the same size for cutting the layer images produces much larger images than the card size. I am unsure if this is just my cartridge or maybe all Christmas Kitsch cartridges. I use the Cricut Craft Room to layout my images so I was able to resize the layers to fit the card. Papers are from K&Company Yuletide pad that I have had for some time--in fact, this is my second pad of this same design.

The second card is on page 70 and is cut at 4.25. One thing I like about this cartridge is the recommended sizes are printed on the pages. I used coordinating solid papers for the words.

inside of card
Merry Christmas (page 88) is cut 2.5 inches. I think these cards turned out pretty using double-sided papers. The cards can be easily mailed.

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Cricut Christmas Kitsch - Reindeer

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Today I am sharing more cards made using the Cricut Christmas Kitsch cartridge. The reindeer card is on page 9 and is cut at 5.5 inches from K&Company double-sided paper. Following views are the outside and inside of the card.

Merry Christmas is image 44 which is cut at 2.5 inches. It is found on page 87. Next is a photo of a card made using the remainder of the 12 x12 in paper. Love the deer paper!

Maybe these cards will inspire you to try the cartridge!
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Friday, December 19, 2014

Christmas Kitsch- Snowman

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Today I am sharing a card made using the Cricut Christmas Kitsch cartridge. I love this cartridge. It has so many pretty images and also makes a shaped card. The card is cut at 5.5 inches. The pretty double-sided paper is from a K&Company pad that I have had quite some time. The card and images can be found on page 25 and 26.

Inside of card
Merry Christmas image is also from the same cartridge. Image and shadow are cut 2.5 inches and can be found on page 88. I think this makes a pretty card and can be mailed easily.

I have not participated in challenges for a long time but I will enter this card in a few challenges that I found.

Die Cuttin Divas     Ch 196 Christmas Carol Inspired. 
                               "Frosty the Snowman"
FCCB                    Ch 241 Anything Goes
Christmas Card Challenges   Ch 2 Clean and Simple
The Sisterhood of Crafters - Ch Name that Tune- "Frosty the Snowman"

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Saturday, November 22, 2014

My Sheri Crafts - Ch 147 Oh Christmas Tree

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It is time for a fun challenge at My Sheri Crafts. Sue has chosen the theme "Oh Christmas Tree". She asked us to make a card/project for Christmas which must include a tree. I must say it has been over a year since I have participated in any challenges. I am happy to be playing again! Many thanks to Sheri and the design team for bearing with me during this difficult time.

Recently I received the Cricut Anna Griffin Christmas Kitsch cartridge. I enjoyed working with the pretty card features on this cartridge to make these cards.

The shaped tree card image 15 is found on page 29. Using pretty double sided paper allows for the look above. Oh Christmas Tree sentiment is from Cricut Winter Frolic.

Above card is the image 28 found on page 55.The word peace is found on Winter Wonderland cartridge.

I used image 29 for the deer/tree card which is found on page 57. Tis the Season is found on the Winter Frolic cartridge.
All cards were cut 5.5 inches. I used Christmas papers that were purchased a couple of years ago.

Visit the design team's blogs to see all their creative tree projects. Remember you must make a Christmas card/project which includes a tree. We look forward to seeing your pretty cards!

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Thursday, November 20, 2014

Happy Thanksgiving

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Hello Blogging Friends! It has been such a long time since I have posted on my blog. I am not sure if everything on blogger remains the same so I thought maybe I should do a trial post! I remember some talks about changes to Blogger but I have not done anything different. I hope some of my friends will see this and will comment if you do.

My family really went through a lot last year and this year. My husband passed away in February this year after a lengthy but courageous battle with cancer. My mother-in-law had been sick most of this year and she died in October. It has been hard to deal with loss and changes. But through friendships, prayers, and strength from God, I am doing ok. Thanks to all of you for your prayers and support!

I have been crafting some and wanted to share a couple of projects that I completed. Above photo is the results of my first try with burlap. I like the way it looks! The flower on the the B is also made from burlap. Below is a pin using one of my red burlap flowers and a Battenburg doily. Just perfect for a Red Hat Lady!

My next project is a scarecrow wreath made using a straw wreath which I cut into at the bottom to make arms. The sleeves and collar are from an old flannel shirt. Gloves are stuffed with poly-fil for the hands. He looks quite handsome on my patio!

Wishing you and your family a very Happy Thanksgiving! Hope to be back soon sharing some Christmas cards!