Friday, May 31, 2013


Hello!  My niece is going on a mission trip this summer.  So, I created this card for her and tucked some cash into it to help with the fundraising for the trip. 
A2 card base in white

Echo Park - Splash 6x6 stack - patterned papers

Life is a Beach Cricut cart - sandals @ 3", ball @ 3 1/2"

MME lime twist-Life of the Party "Charmed" twine, pop dots, Impression Obession clear stamp, Glossy Accents to adhere & anchor the bows on the flip flops.

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Wednesday, May 29, 2013

MCCR Would You Ever Guess Wed- Using 3 Nested Images

Hello!  Today we are featuring projects with 3 nested images, any shape and any size.  I've created a Thank You card for my daughter's teacher.

Close up of the sentiment- Merci and the 3 nested images.
Side view of the dimension created with pop dots.
5" square cardbase in white
Prima Marketing - En Francais (6x6 paper pad)- all patterned papers
Elegant Edges Cricut cart - branch -s @4 3/4", crown @ 4, 3 1/2, 3 1/4, 3 (using the oblong feature)
French Manor Cricut cart - eiffltwr @4", Merci @ 2" (using the fit-to-length feature)
CB embossing folder - Fleur De Lis
Metallic gel pen-doodles on eiffle tower, Oriental Trading Co button, Sew Easy floss in cinnamon and princess, pop dots, small pink pearl bling, glossy accents to adhere button and anchor the bows.
If you'd like to see more projects with 3 nested images visit the MCCR here.....
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Saturday, May 25, 2013

Operation Write Home - Memorial Day Blog Hop

Hello! A big thank you to all those that have served or are currently serving our country, fighting to keep us safe and to preserve our freedoms.  I used sketch # 38 for my card.  You can click on this link to download the PDF of sketch files

A2 cardbase in white

The Paper Studio - Chevron Red/White patterned paper

The Paper Studio embossing folder - tiny stars
Cuttlebug embossing folder - skyward set (clouds)

Heritage Cricut cart - airplane1 @ 3"

White ink to make the embossed stars pop, pop dots, Impression Obsession clear stamp set Mini Messages, Sew Easy fancy floss in candy stripe.

Thanks for hopping along this weekend!  Have a great Memorial Day weekend! To keep hopping click the OWH badge with the soldier on it, at the top of my blog.


Friday, May 24, 2013

MCCR - Festive Friday

Hello!  The projects today are all about BBQ's or picnics.  I have a banner to share today.  I will be using this over the Memorial day holiday as well as 4th of July.
I matched up the stripes on the banner background with the stripes on the letters 's' & 'a'.

The Paper Studio - Vintage Flag Stars, Vintage Flag Stripes

All Occasion Cake Art Cricut cart - bflbd1-s @ 10" using the banneret feature, leafbd-s @ 10" using the banneret feature
Seasonal Cake Art Cricut cart - acorn @ 4" , chick @ 4" , nrtdl43 @4" all using the Home Team feature

CB embossing folder - Retro Kitchen (stripes)
The Paper Studio embossing folder - tiny stars

I sewed the buttons on using Sew Easy floss in hot tamale, pop dots, Oriental Trading Co buttons, The Paper Studio- Natural Fibers trim, glue dots to hold the trim in place.

If you'd like to see more BBQ type projects today please visit
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Wednesday, May 22, 2013

TY Card

Hello!  I have a Thank You card to share today.  My husband and I took a trip to New Orleans over Spring Break this year.  We stayed on the French Quarter.   We had dinner one night with someone my husband works with.  To thank them for dinner I made this card.  It was very much inspired by the artwork we saw there.  What a fun trip!
5" square card base in ivory

The Paper Studio - The Classics Stack -patterned papers

TC Sophisticated Cricut cart - FlrDLis1@ 4 1/2", frame1 @ 1/2-using the phrase feature

The Paper Studio embossing folder - Quatrefoil

Impression Obsession TY stamp from the Mini Messages set, pop dots, American Crafts lace trim, Sew Easy floss in cream soda.

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Sunday, May 19, 2013

Boy Birthday Card

Hello!  Last weekend my son went to a birthday party and they played lazer tag.  Too fun!  So, I needed a little boy birthday card to include with the gift.  Boys Will Be Boys is my go to cart when I need a boy card on-the-fly.  This card came together so fast!
4" square card base in Kraft

Boys Will Be Boys Cricut cart - pistol@2"

CB folder - swiss dot

pop dots, Impression Obsession clear stamp set- Sentiments, corner rounder, silver bling.

Thanks for stopping by today!


Thursday, May 16, 2013

MCCR Theme Day Thursday- Anything Purple

Hello!  Today's projects are all about the color purple.  I had fun with this one!  I recently picked up the Rock Princess cart.  Now my only question is-- how did I not have this cart before now?  LOL!  It's super cute!!

A close up of the banner, embossing, and Stickles in her hair :-)

A2 card base in black

Core'dinations -purple paper

Rock Princess Cricut cart - Kim @ 4"
All Occasions Cake Art Cricut cart - leafbdr - using the banneret feature @ 1", btflybd1 - using the banneret feature @ 1"

CB embossing folder - swiss dot
The Paper Studio embossing folder - Music notes

Tim Holtz sander- to make the embossing pop, TH distressing tool-on edges, pop dots, The Paper Studio fibers, lavendar Stickles for her hair, shoes, bracelets.

If you'd like to see more projects in the color purple please visit  Thanks for stopping by today!


Sunday, May 12, 2013

MCCR May All Time Favorite Projects Blog Hop

Hello and welcome to the My Cricut Craft Room's all time favorite projects blog hop!  If you hopped on over from Julie's blog you are right on track.  If you're just joining the hop and would like to start at the beginning please jump over to so you don't miss a thing. 

For our May blog hop we are showcasing our favorite projects:

A mini album celebrating my daughter's Kinder school year.  For more details follow the links above the pictures.

This one is for Mom!!  Happy Mother's Day!

For my MIL.  Happy Mother's Day!

And God Bless America!
Thanks for hopping with us today.  Your next stop is Faith's amazing blog

The complete hop list in case you get lost :-)
Erica @
Sandy @
Marilyn @
Julie @
Cindy @
Faith @
Luisa @
Viva @

Happy Mother's day to all the mom's!! 


Tuesday, May 7, 2013

MCCR Card Creating Tuesday - Mother's Day Cards from Adult Children

It's Card Creating Tuesday at My Cricut Craft Room and todays featured cards are Mother's Day cards from adult children. 

A close up of the embossing and the Diamond Stickles on the sentiment.
A side view to show the dimension.
5" square card base in black
The Paper Studio - Uptown Flair Stack

The Paper Studio - Tiny Hearts embossing folder

Elegant Edges Cricut cart - Ivy frame & shadow @ 3"
TC Sophisticated Cricut cart - Key2 -using the phrase feature @1 1/2"

Diamond Stickles on the word 'Mother', pop dots, DMC floss # B5200, button from my stash.  I cut the four little squares at 2".

If you'd like to see more Mother's Day card designs today please visit

Thanks for stopping by today :-)


Monday, May 6, 2013

I'm so ExCiTeD!!!

I got some great news this weekend.  I've been invited to be on the My Cricut Craft Room design team.  Woot!!  It's my first time being on a DT and I'm super excited!  So, every week there will be a new project to check out here and every day over at  The first weekend of the month there is a 100 Cricut cart blog hop, too.  So, look for more posts from me very shortly! 

Thanks for stopping by today!