Sunday, August 29, 2010

Bird's Eye View! Straight From The Nest Cricut Cartridge

This is a fast and simple card with only a few cuts from this cartridge. The sentiment has a little owl perched on the right side. I also love the frame that it sits on. Thanks for visiting and enjoy the video!

Friday, August 27, 2010

Pillow Box Wedding Favor

I have finally finished with these adorable pillow boxes.  These were cut using a sizzix die on my cuttlebug.  I cranked these out in no time at all.  I then cut a scallop circle, and adhered the monogram.  I added a strip of metallic purple card stock around the box.  Next was the ribbon which I made a simple loop, and assembled it all together.  I would like to fill these with mints.  So off to Michael's tomorrow.  Thanks for your visit!

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Cookie Boxes-Tags,Bags,Boxes and More

I made up a batch of Angie's coconut macaroon cookies to take to my daughter's office.  Then I decided to make these boxes using the TBBM cricut cartridge.  This is my number one cartridge when I need a box in a hurry.  I cut the flower boxes at 8-3/4"and used a 12"x 12" piece of cardstock.  I was able to fit 4 cookies into a treat bag, and added them to each box.  I think the presentation will be much better than a plastic container.  Thanks for visiting!  Lorraine

Monday, August 23, 2010

Congratulations Card-Lacy Labels Lite Cartridge

So far what I like about this Cartridge, is that you can cut two mats for layering on your card.  This cut has a border, and the congrats sentiment.  The letters are much chunkier than the first card I did.  I cut the base card at 8-6/8"x 8" then scored it at 4" at the 8"side, and rounded the corners.  The cuts for this were cut at 3-1/2".  Instead of using the frame on the front of the card and not wanting to throw the center piece away.  I used the border for the inside of the card, and used the center throw away piece on the front.  I used foam tape to add dimension to the center piece on the front of the card.  When the card is complete it will fit into a standard business size envelope.  Thank you for visiting!  Lorraine

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Thank You Card-Lacy Labels Cricut Cartridge

This is my first project with the Lacy Labels Cricut Cartridge. With just a few cuts you can layer this design, and have a great look. I cut the frame at 3-1/2" along with the sentiment, and shadow. I rounded the corners of my 4-1/4"x 5-1/2" card base, along with the designer paper mat. I would recommend using your xyron on the layering of the sentiment. It is very thin and hard to add adhesive. If you need to make several thank you cards, this is fast and easy. So stock up on your cards, and have them ready when you need to thank someone.
Thank you for visiting!!!

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Welcome to the Nest-Straight from the Nest Cricut Cartridge

This is just tooo cute I had to share. I think this birds nest is just adorable. The sentiments in this cartridge are just perfect to go along with the cuts it provides. Give this card a try, and thanks for watching!

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Wedding Sign-Wedding Solutions Cricut Cartridge

This sign will be displayed at the entrance of the wedding reception. I just couldn't help my self. I had to make this for a special couple. Don't forget to click on the picture for a larger view.
I cut the car on a 12"x 12" mat using the fit to page. The card stock that I used is a black metallic. I cut the cans in a gray metallic. I also added pink behind the letters on the car along with gold card stock for the lights. I cut a piece of acetate to add a glass look in the window.
The banner at the top was cut using my Gypsy, and for some reason I could not get an exact size for this cut. I did have to use the 12"x 24" mat. I had to play around in order to have the inside piece fit the outer banner.
The letters were cut from Hello Kitty Font. I once again used my Gypsy to get the letters to fit the banner. The scroll design also came from the Wedding cart. Using the layers feature on the Gypsy is so helpful. You can see right where every thing will fit in the space you are working with.
I used my tape gun to attach everything to the 1/4"thick foam core board.
Thanks for looking,

Thursday, August 12, 2010

WHOO!!!-Card-Straight From The Nest Cricut Cartridge

This cute owl card was made using Straight From The Nest Cricut Cartridge. This is what I call a gate fold card. I wanted to try something different and I am pleased how it turned out. Try making your own gatefold card. It's a lot of fun!!!

Sunday, August 8, 2010

Happy Birdie Day Card-Straight From The Nest Cricut Cartridge

A birthday card for a guy is very difficult to do. This is one I came up with for my nephew. No buttons, bows or ribbons!! Not even a sparkle of bling. I am pleased how it turned out, even though I just used card stock. I hope I have given you an idea on how to design your own guy card.
Thanks for watching and enjoy the video!

Thursday, August 5, 2010

One Of My Favorite Blogs!!!

Hello Scrappers!
Today I would like to introduce you to one of my favorite blog buddies. Her name is Angie, and she has a unique, and creative blog. She not only loves to create with card stock and various scraping tools, but also loves to cook. Her recipes are easy and Delicious. Boy would I love to be a member of her family with all those goodies she bakes! Give Angie a visit at  for cooking and scrapping ideas.   I just love her blog.
Thanks, Lorraine

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Flower Power-Bloom Lite Cricut Cartridge

This has got to be one of the best scallop circles on any of the cricut cartridges. It is perfect in shape. Adding the layers and a string technique just adds a little extra to an other wise simple design. Thanks for watching and enjoy the project!