Friday, March 2, 2012

My Cricut Craft Room's 100 Cricut Cartridge Blog Hop - Day One

Welcome to My Cricut Craft Room's

100 Cricut Cartridge Blog Hop

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Be sure to visit Erica's Blog tomorrow for over 50 NEW projects that you did not see today....
Also make sure to follow Erica's blog so you will know when she has contests, prizes, challenges, swaps & special online coupons.

Currently she is running a Scrapbook & Card challenge over on her challenge blog and you can win a gift certificate to her webstore!

This Friday she will announce February's Scrapbook swap.... She has a swap each week and you have two weeks to make your project each month. There will be a card, scrapbook, tag, die cut and embellishment swap each month!

Don't forget to comment along the way on all of the blogs today and tomorrow to be entered to win the Cricut cartridge that Erica is giving away today.

Winners will be announced on her blog on Tuesday!
Thank you so much for joining us today,
for this month I made two A2 (5.5 x 4.25) sized cards using three cartridges:
Simply Charmed, Phrases, and Imagine More Cards

My first card is using Simply Charmed and Phrases.
The background that has the sentiment on it can be found on Phrases using the Tag Feature.
It is button 2 on the overlay, cut at 3"
The Sentiment is also on Phrases, button 26, cut at 2.9 using my Gypsy (this has four cuts)
the main image, <Shift> the same image, Layer/Shadow Feature, <Shift> Layer Shadow Feature.
The cute little mushrooms can be found on Simply Charmed.
<Shift> Button 10 + layers 1 - 4 and the shadow feature.
I love how bright and cheerful this card turned out. :)

For my next card I used two pieces of 8.5 x 11 pieces of White paper and my Cricut Imagine.
I love that I can take two pieces of whit paper and end up with this sweet card!

The cartridge used was Imagine More Cards.
First I went to the stock images that come with the Imagine and selected the 3:5 rectangle cut at 6.0 and flood filled that image with a pattern on page 41. 
This actually cuts at 6.5 x 10.5, but I cut it down to the 8.5 x 5.5
and fold it in half to create my 4.25 x 5.5 card base.  
I added the border to the base of the card. This can be found on page 30 and cut at 1.3
The You Take the Cake Images can be found on page 9 and is cut at 2.8 rel.
  I layerd this so I could use some pop dots to add some dimension.

I also cut the Happy Birhday border that can also be found on page 30, cut at 1.6.
This border went on the inside of the card as shown below.
I love how everything coordinates so easily.

To finish off the card I added some Liquid Pearls for sprinkles on the cupcake and also as extra accents on the border.
Easy Peasy!

Below is the entire line up in case you get lost along the way.
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  1. Love love love the Oh Happy day mushroom card.. Could be because I love mushrooms! And your Imagine was greta I love how you did the inside of the card. I am going to have to try that

    DT Sister Heather F.a

  2. Oh, jenny, i love this post! I have not opened my Simply Charmed cartridge (a recent purchase) and Imagine More Cards is at the top of my wish list. I love BOTH of these cards!

  3. I LOVE YOUR CARDS!!! the mushroom card is way to cute.. 9that cartridge is way to cute too) love those colors! and the Imagine card - oohh...I love this! -dt Doris

  4. adorable cards!! I need to get simply charmed...and an imagine!!! i think i will have to put the imagine on my birthday list!!
    gloria c

  5. I love both of your cards! They are both adorable!!

    DT sister

  6. great card, love the Imagine one, great job

  7. Great cards- the birthday one is terrific~

  8. Oh Jenny i love your Cards!!! They car Great!!!

    jess @

  9. super cute! i love cupcakes!! cant wait to create this card!! TFS

  10. Yummmm those are the sweetest cupcakes! Super cute! Thanks for sharing! Hugs, Leanne

  11. Super cute cards!

    Dt Sister

  12. Both cards are darling. May have to scrap lift the cake one :)
    thank you,

  13. Jenn,
    I just love, love, love both of your cards. But my favorite is the Oh Happy Day one. So Cute!!
    MCCR DT Sister

  14. wow love love your projects, the colors everything

    I am your new follower, please follow me

    Gaby B

  15. I normally don't care for the projects made with the imagine, but I really like that card. It is a good thing I can't justify buying an imagine just to make that card.

  16. Your Imagine card is beautiful! And the mushroom card is so cute! Love those mushrooms and am thinking I need that phrases cart! Thx!
    DT sister Connie

  17. Love your cards. First one is my favorite. Thanks for sharing.

  18. Love the mushroom card! TFS!
    DT sister

  19. Oh i really love the mushroom. I also like my imagine and how i can use white to create something cool. And i can cut in layers or do something quick. Great job! TFS! DT sis. Vickie M

  20. Love the mushrooms... they are too cute...

  21. I love your cards! The mushrooms are so cute! Hubby just bought me that cartridge, can't wait to make them :)

  22. Jenny these cards are great! I love the Imagine Take The Cake card and the fact you only need white paper to make this card. I also love how you popped up the layers. TFS, Mary M

  23. beautiful projects DT sister kym x

  24. Love the cards. I think I now need the simply charmed and phrases carts. LOL Thanks so much for sharing Glad to be a follower

    God Bless
    Heather Pullen

  25. These cards are so cute! I love that you didn't just use plain colors but that you really mixed up the patters; they complimented each other nicely!

    Take Care,

  26. Great cards!!


  27. Love your cards they are just wonderful

  28. These cards are so cute. I only wish I owned an imagine.

  29. Great projects!
    Miranda :)
    My Cricut Craft Room DT Sister

  30. Your cards are adorable! Love the patterns.



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