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Easter Gifts – Post It Note Hol...

Easter Gifts – Post It Note Holders
I wanted to make something for our sisters who live out of town.  So it had to be easy and (fairly) inexpensive to mail, since I was sending eight of them out.  On Pinterest, I found this project & thought it was cute. It also seemed like it would be inexpensive to put together, fairly inexpensive to mail and would withstand going acros [...]

Bag Tags/Toppers

Bag Tags/Toppers
  These bag tags were easy enough to make in Cricut Design Space.  They utilize the PTC (Print Then Cut) feature of Design Space.  I started with the Butterfly Scallop Book Cover from the Elegant Edges cartridge as well as the two bunny images.  Using a square shape, the butterfly was welded out of the base (book cover image).  The im [...]

Twist & Pop card and “Seve...

Twist & Pop card and “Seven Teas for your 70’s”
Another fun card to make and receive! I was inspired by Joy Tracy’s tutorial.  This card was for a milestone birthday (70th) so I included a gift of…  seven different teas… for her 70’s.  I made the box with my Cricut and have made two others.  One was “Nine Teas for your 90’s” and the other one was [...]

Box cards using SVGCuts files –...

Box cards using SVGCuts files – Part 1
I have made most of our greeting cards, since 1996.  I’d been wanting to try making box cards (cards that fold flat for mailing, but pop up for a 3D card) but figured they would be very time consuming & difficult to make.  NOT TRUE!!!  I found these cards not only easy to make, brilliant in design & have a big wow factor!  I us [...]

Sympathy card

Sympathy card
  The card base was from DCWV Chateau Lavender Stack. The green die cut was made with the Anna Griffin Cuttlebug Flower Bramble die. The sentiment embellishment was cut with the Cricut Explore, Anna Griffin Summer Soirees cartridge & stamped with an Anna Griffin stamp using white ink. The three butterflies on the front are [...]

20th Anniversary card

20th Anniversary card
A good friend & her husband recently celebrated their 20th wedding anniversary. The photo above doesn’t do the front of the card justice because you can’t see the shimmery paper, embossing or glitter paper. So below is a scan that shows those details. However, you still don’t get the look & feel of the shiny, gol [...]

For Katchie…

For Katchie…
A couple of months ago, my neighbor had to put down the dog she’s had for 17 years. I only knew Katchie for a couple of years, but I can certainly relate to the heartache when you have to let them go. This one is for Miss Katchie… The dog was cut on my Cricut Explore & is from Nate’s ABCs cartridge & the glitte [...]

Graduation card – Arizona State...

Graduation card – Arizona State!
A friend’s son graduated from Arizona State this year. Here’s the card I made for him, using the ASU colors (go Sun Devils!) This was the first time using the pen option on the Cricut Explore & I only used it for the “Nice Hat!” sentiment on the front. And, I did this at the last minute, so didn’t note al [...]

Belated Birthday card for my sister

Belated Birthday card for my sister
This card took two or three pages (I forget) of Close To My Heart Skylark paper.  It’s not one of my favorites, but I had a few of them & since I thought my sister may like it, I didn’t mind using the two (or three, I forget) sheets necessary to make this card.  I do think it turned out quite nice. I also used two [...]

Three Halloween cards

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Tools used: Cricut: A Frightful Affair cartridge Crop-A-Dile (eyelets)   And for a grungy look (this was actually my favorite one)…

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