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Saturday, February 26, 2011

Magazine Challenge March

February CRICUT EVERYDAY CONTEST!

You have your hands on the best cartridge any true Circle member would want!! Put it to good use and create something that you would use to define yourself at Meet-ups, Crops, the Stampede or any other circle event!! Your project can be your calling card, tags, table d├ęcor or something to swap. 
CONTEST RULES: Please use at least 3 Cricut Cuts from your Cricut Everyday Cartridge in your design. Upload a picture of your project to the blog under the Magazine Challenge tab. One entry per person. Entry deadline is  Friday, March 11th, 2011. The winner will receive one Creative Memories Cheerful Seasons Cartridge and one Creative Memories Reminisce Accents Cartridge!! Prize will be shipped within 4 to 6 weeks of Winner Announcement.



I added a small photo album to the last page for extra photos or calling cards.

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Weekly Challenge #20 Love Notes Challenge!

Weekly Challenge #20: Love Notes Challenge!

Valentine’s Day is just a few days away and we thought it would be fun to challenge you to put your scrappy skills to use by creating an extra special note for someone you adore. It can be a friend, your mom, a lover, your child, a neighbor . . . anyone! Your project must include a heart and embossing (we want to see you incorporate those Cuttlebug embossing folders). Project must also contain atleast 2 Cricut cuts to qualify.
This challenge is open to Cricut Circle Members only. Submit your entry using the InLinkz tool found at the bottom of this post. Please post your full name along with your entry. You must submit a project to be entered into the drawing. Project must be newly created for this challenge. Entries are due by 11:59 pm MST on Thursday, February 17th, 2011. This week the winner will receive $25 added to their Cricut.com account OR their choice of ONE of the following cartridges: Formal Occasion, Groovy Times, Life’s a Party, Pack Your Bags, or Imagine Elise. Prize will be shipped within 4 to 6 weeks of Winner announcement.

The oval, shape behind it, and the stem with leaves are cut with cricut, The background paper is embossed with my cuttlebug, the writing is computer generated and the heart is cut with a punch.  The flower can be removed and worn as a hair accessory.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Feb. Monthly Challenge

FEBRUARY MONTHLY CHALLENGE: BANNERS!

Banners are everywhere! We love their versatility and the way they can be customized for any occasion. For this challenge, we want you to create a banner with any theme you would like. You may use THIS POST as inspiration, or feel free to create something completely new. Project must be newly created for this challenge.
This challenge is open to Cricut Circle Members only. Your entry must include 3 or more Cricut Cuts and meet the requirements above in order for your name to be entered into a random drawing for the PRIZE. You must submit a project to be entered into the drawing. Submit your entry using the InLinkz tool found at the bottom of this post and include your first and last name in the title. Entries are due by 11:59 pm MST on Sunday, February 27th, 2011. Winner will be announced on March 1st, 2011. Prize will be delivered to winner within 4 to 6 weeks of announcement.
Note: We want to be sure that everyone knows that you DO NOT need to have a blog to participate in the challenges here on the Cricut Circle blog. When the InLinkz tool at the bottom of the Challenge Post asks you for the URL of your blog, you can also type in the URL of a gallery you have uploaded your project to, a direct URL to the image (Photobucket, TinyPic, etc.) or even a message board entry where you have inserted your photo. If you receive an error while submitting your entry, look at the top of the screen and there will be three tabs to choose from. One of them will give you the option to upload your image directly from your computer. We are really enjoying your submissions! Keep them coming!

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Voltive Candle Holder Card



Just set up on DS.  You can use any shape you wish but has to be under 3 1/2 x 4 1/2
I placed my paper on the mat 1 inch down because I centered my cuts.
This is after cut and put on Martha Stewart score board.
Shows where to score and cut
Put vellum on back side, I covered with paper to give a finished look.  Used same cut as before and cut with paper cutter to fit.
Embellish with the shapes you want and embellish the other four panels and you are finished.

Sunday, February 6, 2011

Weekly Challenge 19

Weekly Challenge #19: Whatevah! Challenge

“Whatevah!” is a phrase a lot of parents of teens hear around their house on daily basis. We thought we’d take that phrase to heart for this next challenge. What we’d like you to do is use WHATEVAH shape you would like, but be sure to repeat it three times on your project. Project must also include spray ink and must be newly created for this challenge.
This challenge is open to Cricut Circle Members only. Submit your entry using the InLinkz tool found at the bottom of this post. Please post your full name along with your entry. You must submit a project to be entered into the drawing. Entries are due by 11:59 pm MST on Thursday, February 10th, 2011. This week the winner will receive $25 added to their Cricut.com account OR their choice of ONE of the following cartridges: All Sports, Campin’ Critters, Groovy Times, Life’s A Party, Imagine Nursery Tails, or Imagine Elise. Prize will be shipped within 4 to 6 weeks of Winner announcement.

There are three butterflies and the journaling square had been sprayed with ink pink and I had a butterfly on top so it is now white like the paper.

Weekly Challenge #21 Animal Magnetism Challenge


Weekly Challenge #21: Animal Magnetism Challenge!

This week we have been paying tribute to the critters in our lives and now we want you to do the same! For this challenge your project must include something related to an animal. You can create your project for or about an animal, include an animal cut, use animal print, etc. Project must also contain atleast 2 Cricut cuts to qualify.
This challenge is open to Cricut Circle Members only. Submit your entry using the InLinkz tool found at the bottom of this post. Please post your full name along with your entry. You must submit a project to be entered into the drawing. Project must be newly created for this challenge. Entries are due by 11:59 pm MST on Thursday, February 24th, 2011. This week the winner will receive $25 added to their Cricut.com account OR their choice of ONE of the following cartridges: TBA. Prize will be shipped within 4 to 6 weeks of Winner announcement.
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Been snowed in so did up this book from a cut file I made for Tina last year.  Hope you like it.

Storage for carts

This is the new storage for my cartridges.  It hold 130 and is a scrapbook box I have laying around.  I cut the plastic to fit and there you have it a new storage system.

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Weekly Challenge 18

Weekly Challenge #18: Back to the Basics Challenge!

For this challenge we want you to go “Back to the Basics” . . . by using ONLY the cartridge(s) that came with your machine or Gypsy! You must use THREE cuts on your project (the complete title or words counts as one cut). We can’t wait to see what you come up with!
Project must be newly created for this challenge. This challenge is open to Cricut Circle Members only. Submit your entry using the InLinkz tool found at the bottom of this post. Please post your full name along with your entry. You must submit a project to be entered into the drawing. Entries are due by 11:59 pm MST on Thursday, February 3rd, 2011. This week the winner will receive $25 added to their Cricut.com account OR their choice of ONE of the following cartridges: All Sports, Florals Embellished, Imagine Nursery Tails, or Imagine Elise. Prize will be shipped within 4 to 6 weeks of Winner announcement.