Thursday, December 18, 2014

The completed Toy Soldier Army

I turned a hexagon box, from the Pretty Packages Cricut Cartridge, into a drum for my Toy Soldiers.  These were gifts for my co-workers.  The Toy Soldier box contained candy and the Drum held an ornament.

Saturday, December 13, 2014

And a friend for the Toy Soldier

I used some pieces from Create a Critter to make a Panda friend for the Toy Soldier.

I really love this free svg file from SVGCUTS. 

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Toy Soldier Box uisng Cricut Explore and svgcuts

I just opened and set up my Cricut Explore last night and this is the first project I've made.  It's a Toy Soldier box using the FREE SVG file from SVGCUTS.  I'm so pleased with how easy it was to upload the SVG file through Design Space and how easy it was to put the box together.  I'm a new fan of SVGCUTS and will be doing some shopping there today!

Saturday, December 21, 2013

Every year I make four little gift boxes for the hostess gifts at a progressive dinner for an Old Car Touring Club.  This year I made these little cricut boxes with a winter white old car scene on the front of the box with a splash of color on the top.
The old car is from the Wrapped All Up cricut cartridge, the trees are from Christmas, the snowflakes are from TC's December 25th and the rosettes are from Ribbons and Rosettes. 
I used Bazzill Kraft paper for the 4" box and then ran the white panels through my cuttlebug to emboss them.  I tied bakers twine around the car just to give it a little color and set it off from the all white scene.  

Monday, May 6, 2013

It's been forever...

Let's see if I remember how to do this...

Here's an art project I made of my daughter using several cartridges:  Sophisticated, Victorian Romance, Formal Occasion and Doodlecharms.

The frame in the background is from Sophisticated.  I printed the words from Taylor Swift's song 'Love Story' directly on the kraft paper.  The metal crowns are from Tim Holtz.
The gown is from the Formal Occasions cartridge.  (I found it to have unrealistic barbie like proportions as my daughter is very thin and yet I still had to cut away her waist and hips from the photo for the dress to fit her!)  I cut two different colors of the top layer of the gown and then combined them to make the gown a little more interesting.  Then added bling, tulle and a ribbon.

For the prince I used the guy from Victorian Romance and then welded the cat head from Doodlecharms to him, cutting a 2nd piece of just the head to give him some dimension.  I also cut his arm and reattached it to position it to make it look like he was reaching for her hand.  I then added bling along with some tulle and a flower to his staff.

This was a fun, for no reason, project to work on.  I just wanted to see if I could create the vision I had in my head. 

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Sweet Layout!

I made a layout for my February design team assignment for My Pink Stamper. We were challenged to use as many stamps as we could on our project. I used the entire set from the Sweet Goodness stamp set, all 15 stamps, to lightly stamp my background paper.

Materials Used:
Cricut Cartridges - Home Decor (Bird) and Wall Decor & More (Sweet)
Patterned Paper - Bo Bunny and Canvas Corp
Sentiment Stamps - My Pink Stamper Sweet Goodness Set
Flowers - Recollections
Red and Brown Pens to write and doodle in the word bubbles
Gingham Ribbon

Thanks for looking!

Friday, February 10, 2012

February Pinkalicious Blog Hop!

Welcome to my blog and to the February PINKALICIOUS blog hop from My Pink Stamper! You should have arrived here from Roberta's fantastic blog, TX Scrapper Mom! If you'd like to get back to the beginning of the hop...just click here: My Pink Stamper.

For my hop project I made a pink and red Valentine Tree decoration.

For the tree I used the 3D tree from the new Baby Shower cricut cartridge (I didn't realize until I had cut it out that there's a baby basket hanging from the lower, I snipped that off with scissors.) I cut each piece of the tree 3 times to make it sturdy enough to stand...which makes it a little challenging to put together. But, even though it isn't perfect, I'm happy with how it turned out.

I used wire on this project...just because! It's fun to experiment with new things. I wrapped the wire around a pencil to make it curly.

Materials Used
Cricut Cartridges - Baby Shower, Cricut Fonts and Basic Shapes
Cardstock - Bazzill (Pink, Red and White)
Sentiment Stamps - My Pink Stamper (Love is from the Flowers & Friendship set, Sweet is from the Sweet Goodness set, and Hugs & Kisses is from the Lunchbox Thoughts set)
Wire and Ribbon to embellish

Thanks for stopping by on the hop! You're next stop is to Shelley's wonderful blog, Cricut Cuteness!

Happy Hopping!