Sunday, August 21, 2011

Cricut Circle Create A Scene Challenge

For the Circle Monthly Challenge, I created the following 2 page layout.

Here is page 1.


Here is page 2.


The cardstock used for the background is from The Paper Loft's Halloween Distressed Cardstock Scary line - Hocus Pocus.  All other cardstock is Bazzill that I've had in my stash.  All of the cuts are from the Happy Hauntings Cricut cartridge, and I used my E2 and Gypsy to make them.

For the title, I used the Phrase function for Halloween (the phrase was actually Happy Halloween, but I used Hide & Contour to hide Happy) and cut it at a height of 2 inches, and used the Vampire Font function to cut 2003 at a height of 3/4 of an inch.  I didn't take a picture of my screen or mat with the paper laid out for this.

The Witch was cut at a height of 3 inches and the Bat was cut at a height of 1 3/4 inches.  Here is a picture of my Gypsy screen and mat with the paper laid out on it.


The Haunted House was cut at a height of 6 inches.  Here are the picture of my Gypsy screen and mat.


The Ghosts were cut at a height of 2 inches.  Here are pictures of how the cuts were laid out on my Gypsy and mat.


The Spooky Tree was cut at a height of 6 inches, and here are pictures of my Gypsy screen and mat.


The Vampire and Skeleton were both cut at a height of 3 inches.  Here are the screen and mat pictures.


Frankenstein and the Bride of Frankenstein were cut at a height of 3 inches, and here are the pics of the screen and mat.


The Mummy was cut at a height of 3 inches and the Cat was cut at a height of 1 3/4 inches.  Here are the screen and mat pics.


This was a fun layout to make, even though it took me about 5 1/2 hours to complete.  The little pieces were hard to work with, especially all the little bones of the Skeleton!  At least I was able to get a layout done of one of my son's elemetary school parties.

13 comments:

  1. I too, have soany pics to catch up on! Love your monster mash!

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  2. Thanks for the tutorial with your fabulous layout! Good luck in the challenge!
    Colleen (gonescrappin')

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  3. What a fun layout! Thank you for all the directions!

    I am now a follower! I am visiting the participants of the Cricut Circle Fall Blog Hop. I look forward to seeing your entry!
    Carolyn
    http://cccscraproom.blogspot.com

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  4. You did a great job I love it!

    Debbie @ http://bugginattheseams.blogspot.com/

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  5. Super fun and spooky!

    Carri~abusybee
    www.doubleclickconnections.blogspot.com

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  6. Loved the layout. Sometimes they do take a little time, but the memories will be well worth the hours we put into what we love to do.
    Thanks for stopping by my blog and becoming a follower. Good luck on winning the Birthday Surprise too. Can't wait til Wednesday to see who wins.
    htt://ohmyscraps2u.blogspot.com

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  7. Thanks S'andra! You are right, the memories are well worth the time we put into them.

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  8. Love the details in your LO. The monsters look adorable! I l love this cart! Thanks for sharing.

    ;) Melody

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