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Sunday, January 27, 2013

Please vote for me!!!


I entered a Teddy Bear contest and I would love for you to vote for my teddy bear.  :-)

Go to this website:-

Scroll down where you will see a contest with a bunch of teddy bears.  You can only vote ONCE, so I hope you vote for my teddy bear. :-)  The names aren't shown so you'll have to look for this one:-

It's a Ladybug Teddy Bear.  I wonder why that would be, eh?  LOL

Mine is VERY different in that I didn't just use a teddy bear from the Cricut Teddy Bear cartridge.  I improvised and created my 
Ladybug Teddy Bear by using two cartridges, and fussy-cutting to make it my own.  J

I'd sure appreciate your vote!! :-)  You can find her:-

3rd row, second from the left.


p.s.  The contest ends Feb. 2/13.

Saturday, January 19, 2013

Latest Cricut Cartridge CheckList - January 2013

Hiya !

Provocraft released  a new cartridge:-
Cricut® Outdoor Man

Here’s a sampling of what’s on this cartridge:-

Here's my latest checklist:-

Just to remind you that, when you click on the Cartridge name in the CheckList you downloaded, it will link directly to the Cricut website, whereby you can see more info about the cartridge(s).

My Checklist consists of 5 different tabs in the Excel Spreadsheet (Workbook):-

* Cricut Everyday carts
* Cricut Events
* Cricut Imagine
* Cricut Lite
* Cricut Projects

For newbies to my Cartridge Checklist, here's what it looks like:-

Please note: this Checklist does not include the digital cartridges. 


Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Teddy Bear Ladybug

I just got one of the cutest Cricut Cartridges ever ---- Teddy Bear Parade.  The teddy bears are just toooooo stinkin’ cute!   There are 50 bears total.

Even tho they are adorable, there wasn’t a Ladybug teddy bear, so I set off to create one myself.

I started w/ a Teddy Bear body, cutting the arms off. Then I used the Ladybug body, face, wings & antennae from the Create a Critter cartridge. I had to snip here and there, but I think she turned out pretty nice. Heck, she's just tooooooo stinkin' cute --- is what she is. J

Here she is, in all her glory:-

I put her on a “thank you” card that I’ll be sending to a dear MB friend, who did something nice for me.  Hope she likes it!! 


Cricut Expression
Cricut Cartridges – Teddy Bear Parade; Create a Critter
Cardstock -- white (for the card); black, red, beige
Patterned paper (for background, layers)
Martha Stewart Deep Edge Punch:-  Monarch Butterflies Trim
Glue – ATG; Zig Two-Way
Stickles – Candy Cane
Sharpie - ultra fine point (for faux stitching)
Googly Eyes

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Thank You card for Hubby

Made this card for my sweet hubby, who gave me an amazing Christmas.


Used the Imagine More Cards cartridge for the li’l cow and sentiment. Used Elegant Edges for the frame around the sentiment and the lacy background.

Everyone knows that cows are glittered so just had to Stickle ‘em.  LOL  Added rhinestones for some bling.

The inside sentiment was computer-generated.  The background was created using the Martha Stewart Punch Around the Page.

Cricut Imagine
Cricut Imagine Cartridge – Imagine More Cards
Cricut Cartridge – Elegant Edges
Cardstock -- white (for the Imagine)
Martha Stewart Punch Around the Page:-  Bubble Bath
Glue – ATG; Zig Two-Way
Stickles – Cinnamon
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