Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Packed My Heart with Die Cuttin' Divas

I can not tell you how excited I am to be the Guest Diva this week at Die Cuttin' Divas.  I love being able to work with this team.  It is the first Tuesday of the month and that means a sketch challenge.  I made this little card for a friend who has a loved one out of town right now.
Working with the sketches that Georgina makes for the Diva team is always fun and this one worked great for the idea in my mind.
Once I had a plan in my mind I was able to design and prepare everything online before cutting it all out. I love that I can add wording to simple shapes and than print and cut them to add to my card.

The final card needed a little embossing and some glossy accents to give it some dimension but in the end it came together nicely and is all set for this fun sketch challenge.  I hope you will join the divas this week at Die Cuttin' Divas.

Supplies:
- Going Places Cricut Collection - suticase
- Designers Calendar Cricut Collection - heart
- Cricut Sans font - sentiment and Miss You
- 5x7 polka dot embossing folder
- Skecth by Carson's Creations
- Glossy Accents added to heart and dots

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Throwback Thursday - Dance Cards

Today's Throwback Thursday  (projects I created buy never shared) I have some recital cards. I try to match my daughter's costumes to the cards I make for her dance teachers. Sometimes this is easier than others.  For the last recital (June 2017) I used some cool png image files of different styles of dance to create cards for her teachers.
I had some great glossy black and white paper in my paper stash so after I got that selected I added simple ovals form Design Space and added the dancers before cutting the ovals.  I added some colored ovals to match the costume colors.
You can see the inspiration for this one based on the costume. I made bunch of these for teachers and fellow classmates as well. Everyone loved them and it was a great recital. I had forgotten all about these cards until I was looking around my photos and found them.  Wanted to share as we get ready to head to another dance competition.

Thanks for stopping by.

Monday, April 16, 2018

Grandma's Recipe

I am across a cute pumpkin pie cutting file from Printable Cuttable Creatables and knew I had a scrapbook page that  could use it.
I already had the photos waiting for me and had made added a title to the page by adding it to my photo before printing it so this page just needed some PL cards and a little life added onto it to be finished.
I selected matching cards from the Cinnamon Edition and got to work on the slice of pie. The cut has much more detail to it, but I wanted a simple image so I took out a few layers (the cut is super cute with everything!)
In the end my slice of pie was just the right addition to my page and I was able to check another memory page off my list.  Thanks for visiting my blog today. I am having fun in my little moments of spare time during show week getting projects I had started awhile ago all finished.  I hope you have a great day!

Supplies:
- Project Life - Cinnamon Edition
- Printale Cuttable Creatables - pumpkin pie slice

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Throwback Thursday - 80's Concert

This week for Throwback Thursday I wanted to share a project I made last spring for my daughter's choir concert and never shared with you. The theme of the concert of Totally 80's and was just about as much fun as you can imagine. I made these cards for her and her choir teacher.
Sophie and I were super excited about the theme because we had suggested it in the card the previous year so when it came out that that was the theme we were thrilled! The card was inspired by my daughter's costume.
This card came together pretty easy especially with the help of print and cut. The Paper Doll - Teen Scene collection is a blast to work with, but gluing all the small pieces is not my favorite so I was happy when, after I sliced and altered some of the cuts, I could flatten the image and print it out.
The cassette tape needed a fun stamp for that mix tape feel and I had a whole set of 80's stamps ready. The inside got the 80's treatment as well for the message.
What a fun concert - all the parents singing along was super cute and the story that went with the show was full of great references we all enjoyed.  Sophie even did a solo in this concert for "We Are the World". Thanks for stopping by for this fun project I forgot to share before.

For more Throwback Thursday - If you want to see the other theme cards made for my daughter's  concerts check out these links:
All That Jazz
- Sweet Sounds Concert
- Motown

Supplies:
- Indie Art Cricut Collection - cassette Tape
- Paper Doll Teen Scene - 80's girl - a mix of several dolls
- Pink By Design 80's stamps
- Cassette Tape label - png image



Monday, April 9, 2018

Periwinkle Prep

I have been back in my craft space more and more. I was able to do a little crafting (so so much actually) during Spring Break and I took some time to work on my backlog of photo albums. I am super lucky that my mom has made so many of my daughter's Halloween costumes.  This one was especially great because she had no pattern.
My daughter was in love with Periwinkle from the Disney fairy movies (she is Tinkerbell's sister) and wanted to be her so badly.  My mom made magic happen. I was able to snap some photos during the process my Mom went though to create this cute costume.
I just put some cards together and cut  out a cute Periwinkle from the Cricut Collection for Tinkerbell (not the cartridge Tinkerbell and Friends - this was a separate collection they had).  I cut the title out of a favorite font and it was all set. Thanks for stopping by to check out my craft space today!

Supplies:
- Project Life - Blush Edition cards
- Tinkerbell Cricut Collection - periwinkle print and cut
- Lobsster Two font

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Throwback Thursday - Golden Girl

You know how you sometimes make a project and totally forget to share it with others?  Well welcome to Throwback Thursday.  I made several projects in the last year that  never got shared because timing kept me from blogging and often from crafting.  I thought I would take the next few weeks to share some of those fun projects with you.
This first card is from my daughter's Golden Birthday almost a year ago in May. I fully admit that due to the timing it got made late at night, but it got made and she loved it.
She was golden from head to toe that day and this card made her gift in the morning come together so nicely (all things gold:  Golden Grahams, Gold Coins, a Gold Mickey Tsum Tsum etc..) 
I used a bunch of random fonts to print out the sayings on the card and then flattened it before printing it onto a square. It turned out just right. I hope your week is going well.  Thanks for joining me for Throwback Thursday today. (Its new to you right!)

Supplies:
- Wild Card Cricut Collection - stars corners
- Cricut Design Space - other stars
- various fonts on card - Digs My Heart, Always in My Heart and more