Monday, December 6, 2010

Lot's of work to be done...

Well, my Cricut Christmas endeavor has been put on hold for a bit.  It is physical inventory time at work, which means late nights and the never ending pile of paperwork.  I haven't got an of my Christmas shopping done; however, we did get the Christmas tree decorated and a couple of lights on the house so the neighbors think we have a little Christmas Cheer.  I would post a picture, but I am too tired to walk downstairs to get the camera :)

I have added a page over there to the right ---------> called Family Photo Album so that you can catch up on the kids' activities throughout the years.  I'll get back to Christmas crafting next week.

Don't forget to watch the Sing Off tonight on NBC...that is a show full of talent!

Good Night.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Faith Hope Love

Here are my Faith Hope Love Christmas Ornaments.  These were so fun to make, I will pick up some more this weekend...
 The Hope and Love cuts were from the Home Decor cartridge and I welded Faith using the Lyrical Letters cartridge.

Last but not least, I made an ornament that says Believe, also from the Home Decor cartridge.
Here are some more pictures...

Happy Thanksgiving, I truly hope that you have a blessed time with your family and friends as we all have a lot to be thankful for.

Friday, November 19, 2010

Glitter Ornaments

This was so much fun, I cannot wait to make more of them.  On my way out of Michael's tonight, I noticed they had 6 packs of clear glass ornaments for $2. 

I started with a clear ornament...
And ended with a beautiful ornament.  I know my Grandma will love this one because purple is her favorite color.

Make sure that you let all of the excess floor polish drip out before you add the glitter or you will have a clumpy ornament.  Also, make sure that you use ultra fine glitter.  I got a Martha Stewart glitter set from Michael's with my 40% off coupon.

Here is a link with an instructional video from My Pink Stamper...Glitter Ornament Tutorial 

Thanks for looking.

Friday, November 12, 2010

More Christmas Cards

Hello!  Happy Friday.  I had the day off so I spent part of the day crafting.  I hope you enjoy:

 Here is another one using Christmas Cards.  I have a hard time making bows, so I am not too sure I like how this turned out.

This is an easel card that I made using Winter Woodland.  I went away from the standard Christmas red and green and made this card with light pink and chocolate brown.
Enjoy your evening!

Thursday, November 11, 2010

My new and improved blog

I am posting Christmas cards made with my Cricut over the next 25 days.  Yes, it is a bit early, but I want to plan on getting all of my cards made and mailed on time this year.  Here are 3 cards made with various cartridges:

 This was made with the Christmas Cards cartridge.  The card base is cut at 5.5".  I cut everything else the same size and the wonderful Cricut kept everything proportional.  This one was a bit much for me to comprehend, but once I started cutting, it made a little more sense. 
 The snow globe was welded from Doodle Charms.  I am almost positive that there are other cartridges with snow globe if you want to make this but do not have that cartridge.  The white part of the globe is embossed with snow flakes and the base is a piece of paper from my stash.  The penguin is from Create a Critter and the scarf is stitched with a white gel pen.
This was another from the Christmas Cards and Christmas Solutions cartridges.  The card base was cut at 5.5".  The gems were placed with the iRock.

This is days 1-3 combined.  Since I moved my blog, I did not want to start over with posting.

Have a great night.