Friday, August 30, 2013

Pinspiration Butterfly Card Using Cricut Craft Room

I have been seeing all kinds of cute things being made using Cricut Craft Room so I decided to give it a try.  After, I watched a few YouTube videos I knew exactly what I wanted to do first.  I had pinned a butterfly card on Pinterest that I really wanted to stamplift.  I used my Art Philosophy Cricut cartridge and the Chantilly paper for the card. 
To create the card I put a butterfly shape on my Cricut Craft Room cutting mat, resized it, then copy and pasted another one and welded them together for my card base.  Next I pulled up the same butterfly shape and sized it to be a little smaller and did the same with the overlay butterfly piece.  I also cut a banner piece and stamped the "Sweet" on it from the Sweet and Lovely Artbooking stamp set and then added some clear Sparkles.  It was so fun to make and I absolutely loved using Cricut Craft Room!

Friday, August 23, 2013

Sea World Digital Layouts

So you know how you go on a trip and you take a million pictures?  Well, that is what I did for my daughter's Senior Trip.  We to Southern California for almost a week spending time at Disneyland, Universal Studios and Sea World.  I was especially excited to go to Sea World because I had never been there before. 
Back to my million pictures problem, here are just a few that I took in only one day at Sea World.  I ended up with five layouts and I didn't even use all the pictures we took, just the best ones.
So, how was I going to get all these photos scrapbooked quick?  By using Studio J, of course.  I picked just one theme of papers (Splash Zone which is exclusive to Studio J), just a few of the digital Stickease and the same color (Ocean) digital ribbon on each layout to create a cohesive look for all of the layouts.
I think what took the most time was weeding out the pictures that I didn't want to use, because once that was done, the rest went really quickly.  I also just love the new feature of being able to add your own photo wells and change the sizes of ones already on the layout pattern.  There were quite a few that I reduced the photo well size in half then copy and pasted so that I could put two photos in the place of one so I could get more photos on a page. 
Well, on to all the photos from Disneyland and Universal Studios.  I promise to show them when they are done.  If you would like to use Studio J, just click on the Studio J button to the left of this article and have fun with it, I sure do!

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Who Needs Milk Gift Box

I think this turned out so cute!  I cut the milk carton box with the Art Philosophy Cricut Cartridge using Babycakes paper and the August Stamp of the Month set, A Chocolate Affair and closed with a Mini Clothes Pin.  It is just big enough to hold a Ghirardelli chocolate square.

Friday, August 16, 2013

Cards From August Workshop

This card was made using the Laughing Lola paper, Black Glitter Tape, and the Cityscape stamp set.  I cut the polaroid frame using the Artbooking Cricut cartridge cut at 3" and then added to black gems.

This card was made using the Sarita paper.  I cut the flowers and leaves using the Cricut Art Philosophy cartridge.

This card was made using the Babycakes paper and the August Stamp of the Month A Chocolate Affair.  After cutting out the chocolates and gluing them onto the card I added liquid glass to the top of each chocolates

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Live Out Loud Mini Album

Here is a little sneak peek at the make-and-take for my Open House this week.  It is a 3x3 mini album created with the Laughing Lola papers and using the new Close To My Heart Artbooking Cricut cartridge.  So fun and easy to make!

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Christmas Cards

These cards were all made using our Black & Grey Glitter Paper pack and the Frosted paper pack.  I think they all turned out really beautifully!