Saturday, July 16, 2011

Cooking With Cricut Challenge #42--Entry!!!

Hey Scrappy Family!!

I am entering the Cooking With Cricut Challenge #42 and wanted to show you my project! The challenge rules were simple, use your Cricut markers, Cri-kits pens or use a 'sun' cut if you don't have the pens or markers for the Cricut. I have the Cri-kits pen sets and love them! So that is what I used for my card and here it is:

I used my favorite program in the world Sure Cuts Alot 2! I unfortunately do not remember where I got the bird file, maybe (my go to!) The card was a separate file, just overlapped them here so I could see how they would look together. 
 I separated everything so I could 'draw' the image.
 Here is my Expression in action! I used my Cri-Kits purple metallic pen with housing. 
 Here's the tricky part, after it was done 'drawing' and went back into SCAL and deleted all of the lettering and artwork so when I switched my pen housing back to my blade housing, it would ONLY cut what was left, which was the bird and shadow, not the lettering, etc.
 Next I cut out the card.
I used these uber fabulous Stickles I won over at my friend's blog The Purple Muse. This is the first time I've ever used Stickles (usually use whatever glitter glue is in my stash) and now I'm hooked! Now I have to go to Michaels and really stock up!! I colored in all of the lettering and artwork with it! Then I popped the white shimmer paper bird with pop dots--ofcourse!
 I used the Stickles...again!...for the center of my flowers, curled the flower petals, put ribbon on and adhered paper to the back of the flowers with the Luxury Stack below. You have to check out my friend Denise's Etsy shop for these FABULOUS stick pins, best part....only $1 EACH...HOLY COW!!

 Aren't they just fabulous??!!! Go get some now!!! Denise is sooo creative!

Here it is again, I hope you like it and leave me a comment please! I just LOVE reading and responding to them! You know,,,,,you can follow too! Just sayin'! he he he!!

Now go enter your project over at Cooking With Cricut. I'm also entering this over at Paper Cutz Challenge. Their rules were something you see in the sky! How freakin' fun is that?!!

Thanks for looking!

xoxo Charity


shelly said...

this is really a lovely sympathy card. thanks for sharing with us at papercutz :)

Kristie said...

Very pretty! I love the sparkly sentiment! Thanks for playing along with us at PaperCutz!

Jean said...

Great card. Love the sparkle and those stick pins. Thanks for playing along with us at Cooking with Cricut.

Mad Crafter said...

Awesome cards. Love all the info on how you did this:) TFS and thanks for playing with us this week at Cooking With Cricut!
~Madison CWCDT

Jen said...

Beautiful card, Charity! I love colors and the stick pin is lovely. Thanks for linking up at Cooking With Cricut this week.

~ Jen, CWC Design Team

Jenni said...

I just love the little stick pins. I have never seen these before. you did a great job! I'm happy to be your newest follower.
Hugs, Jenni