Saturday, September 15, 2012

Challenge 6 Canadian Circle Swarm

Happy Sunday!!!
  I was supposed to be cleaning my craftroom but got side-tracked and made this little acorn fridge magnet instead!! This was inspired by one of Michele Kovak's Circle Blog posts.
 Challenge 6 asked to use at least one Cricut cut as well as something old and something new. I used the old Autumn Celebrations Cart. I used cardstock from the new Webster's Pages Sunday Picnic paper line. Also the " new to me" Martha's Chunky Glitter that I was so excited to buy at the beginning of the month at Kelowna's M's with a 40 % off coupon!! I had been looking all over for this glitter!
  Thanks for checking up on me, Hugs!!

Friday, September 14, 2012

Challenge 1 for the Canadian Swarm

Hi Everyone!!
Today I would like to share the Halloween Lanterns I made with the help of my Cricut Expression 2 , Cricut Craft Room and my Gypsy. I did the design on Cricut Craft Room  but converted the file to Gypsy to cut as we are yet unable to link our " linked to Gypsy carts" to Cricut Craft Room. This worked fairly well for me!! I did this project for the first challenge for the Canadian Swarm on the Circle message boards.

The  challenge is to make a Halloween Decor Item. It can be a sign, banner, luminary, treat bag, etc. The sky is the limit.
Your project must include the following:
1) At least one Cricut Cut
2) The colour purple
Your project must include one of the following:
1) Glitter
2) Ribbon
3) Use of a cuttlebug folder. 

I made 9 cubic shaped lanterns and attached them to a mini lights set I had for Halloween. The lights are little skulls. I used glitter, ink and  flocking to dress up my Cricut cuts. Washi tape was used to frame the silhouette inserts. This was a enjoyable project to do!
Sorry for the picture quality, I will try to take more pictures in daylight tomorrow. Have a great night!!

Sunday, September 9, 2012

I finally used Craftroom With my Mini!!

I have been avoiding Cricut Craftroom like the plague!! I love my Gypsy...and CCR seemed to be so hard! But it was not!!! And it cut so well with my mini!!  I did this Birthday card for the 3rd challenge in the 2nd Canadian Swarm on the Circle message boards. The instructions were to make a Birthday card using this sketch.
Here is my card.
The supplies I used ; Paper from Echo Park's Mini Kit "Boys", "Happy" chipboard sticker also from the collection. AC Cardstock, Glam Girls ribbon, ATG tape, Zig glue pen
Tools I used ; Cricit Mini, Cricut Craftroom, Cuttlebug, CB Embossing folder ( don't know the name) , CTMH Artiste Cricut cartridge, Art Deco Cricut cartridge.

The Trick part of Trick or Treat

Good Morning fine people!
   I am participating in The 2nd Great Canadian Cricut Circle Swarm on the Circle Forums.Today is my day to submit a challenge. Sooo here goes....The Trick part of Trick or Treat
 1.  Steal an object from a family member, friend or neighbour ( for the faint of heart an object found in a thrift store will do in a pinch)
 2. Alter object using at least 2 Cricut cuts.
 3. Quietly and unnoticed return altered object to original owner/spot (if this is a thrift store find, gift it  unnoticed to someone ie. hang on neighbours fence porch, door etc..)
  Here is my stolen object, a mirror from DD bedroom she was very happy with my Trick!!
                                                           Have a Happy day, Hugs Lilygirl