Saturday, January 25, 2014

Old West Birthday Card

 made this birthday card using the Old West Cricut cartridge and the Elegant Edges Cricut cartridge. 

This is an A2 size card (4 1/4" x 5 1/2"). The first layer of the outside and inside of the card measures 4 1/8" x 5 3/8" and I used some patterned paper from my stash. I used the Elegant Edges Cricut cartridge to cut the mat (cream) and mat shadow (blue) for the outside of the card at 4 1/2" using the Oblong shift and Shadow shift features on page 51 of the handbook. The blue mat on the inside of the card is 3 5/8" x 4 7/8" and the cream mat on the inside of the card is 3 3/8" x 4 5/8". The cowboy boot (page 54 of the handbook) was from the Old West Cricut cartridge and I cut it at 1 3/4". The cowboy hat (page 57 of the handbook) was also from the Old West and the one on the front of the card was cut at 1", while the one on the inside was cut at 3/4". The Happy Birthday on the front is a Stampin' Up! stamp I bought at a garage sale, and the Celebrate on the inside is from the Close To My Heart Card Chatter-Birthday stamp set. All solid cardstock is Recollections.
Here are pictures of the handbook pages I used. The first one is from Elegant Edges and the other two are from Old West.

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Thursday, January 16, 2014

Bird Birthday Card

One of my best friend's birthday was this month, and here is the card I made for her.

All solid cardstock is Recollections, and the patterned paper mats are from The Paper Studio Primrose and Sparrow paper pack. This is an A2 size card (4 1/4" x 5 1/2"). The floral patterned paper mat measures 4" x 5 1/4" and the pink patterned paper mat measures 3 3/4" x 5". The bird is from the Florals Embellished Cricut cartridge and was cut a 2 1/2". The banner and Happy Birthday stamp are from the Stampin' Up! Bitty Banners stamp set and framelits set.

I used my Gypsy to position all the layers of the bird on my mat, and here is a picture of my Gypsy's screen.

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Sunday, January 12, 2014

Christmas Mini Album (Picture Heavy)

Here is a Christmas Mini Album I made using the Close To My Heart Artbooking cartridge.


Here are some close up photos of some of the inside pages.

I cut everything at 10" as indicated in the handbook (pages 56 and 57). Here are the pages from the handbook.

As soon as my Christmas pictures arrive from Shutterfly, I will add them to this album.

I hope you enjoyed seeing my mini album.