Friday, March 25, 2011

You've Made a Difference

Time for Cricut ABC's!  What's that?  Well, I have Cricut cartridges I haven't used EVER or very little, and I've decided to challenge myself to use them from A - Z.  I'm not going to use all my A's before moving on to a B.  So tomorrow I will be working with a cartridge that starts with the letter B.  HMMMMMM???????  Provided I get time to hideout in my craft room!

Today, for letter 'A', I used A Child's Year cartridge.  Three different cuts!!

The colors I used are from The Color Dare challenge! 
Color Dare #99
Basic Gray
Cherry Cobbler
Marina Mist

edit:  I was told that my card also qualifies for The Sentimental Sunday challenge!!  Thank you Cheryl!

I made this card for someone special in my life!  I can't say who; so it will be a surprise!  I hope she likes it!

Here's what I came up with:

Background layer was cut at 5 1/4"
Tag layers were cut at 1 1/2"
Silouette image and shadow was cut at 3"

Recipe:
Card Base: SU Marina Mist 4 1/4" X 5 1/2" (folded)
Card front:  White 4" X 5 1/4"   
Other Cardstock / Paper:   Cherry Cobbler, Basic Gray, Basic Gray DP
Ink: Marina Mist
Stamps:  Verve 'Because of You'
Accessories:  Cuttlebug & Swiss Dots and Stylized Flowers embossing folders, Marina Mist ribbon, Iridescent Medium, Cricut & A Child's Life cartridge

Thanks so much for visiting me while I am
Hiding in My Craft Room!

12 comments:

  1. Very pretty. What a great combo:) tfs

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  2. Nice card. How special the recipient will feel!!

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  3. Beautiful card and great idea! Was the scalloped edge a punch or Cricut cut?
    Esigmon at cox dot net

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  4. I really like how you incorporated those colors into your design. Wow, using all your cartridges from A-Z?? That sounds like a fun idea! You are going to be busy. :) Great inspiration though! Very pretty card, today. I'm sure the recipient will cherish it! :)

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  5. Such a beautiful sentiment for a beautiful card. I love the
    Cricut cut image.....It's just perfect!

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  6. Very nice! I love the added embossing! What a great challenge to yourself.

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  7. I love you are challenging yourself!! Beautiful card, A Child's Year is one of my favorites but one I don't grab often enough.

    This card would also be perfect for The Sentimental Sunday challenge!!

    http://sentimentalsundays.blogspot.com/2011/03/challenge-47-lets-get-sentimental.html

    TFS, Cheryl @ CardsbyCG.blogspot.com

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  8. Great job - and you need to play with this more often!

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  9. I love that cartridge! Great card!

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  10. A fabulous layout, and a beautiful sentiment. Thank you so much for sharing with us at Sentimental Sundays this week. Hugs, Sylvia xxx

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  11. A fabulous creation! Perfect for our Sentimental Challenge at Sentimental Sundays! Thanks for playing!

    ♥ Lisa (DT Member)

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