Saturday, December 31, 2011

Sensational Saturday Daily Project with Kim

Todays project is some really cute flowers that are great embellishments for cards, layouts or any papercraft. Kim created these using the cartridges Preserves and Rock Princess. Be sure to head over to her blog for the details. You will be impressed with how she used strawberries for the flowers. Stop by tomorrow to meet our newest design team members and see what our next prize is for the challenge that starts Monday. A new challenge for a New Year!!! Be safe and have a Happy New Year from Exploring Cricut.


Friday, December 30, 2011

Fabulous Friday!

Today I am filling in again with a birthday card that is suitable for a man. I plan on sending this to my brother who has a birthday next week. I used the cartridges Billionaire Lite and 3 Birds Life's a Party. Be sure to stop by my (Diane) blog for details on this card.


Thursday, December 29, 2011

Thursday's Daily Project

Happy Thursday to all! Diane here again filling in for one of our DT members and I have created a page for you using the cartridges Preserves and From My Kitchen. Be sure to stop over to my blog for directions and don't forget we have a new challenge that starts on Monday! What a way to start 2012. I plan on making some resolutions to craft more and if you have some of those goals too, then join us in our first challenge of the year!!



Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Wednesday Daily Project

Todays project is a two page layout called Snow Much Fun. This is Diane filling in for one of the design team members. I used the cartridges Winter Frolic, Accents Essentials, Christmas, Graphically Speaking, and George. Stop by my blog and get the directions.


Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Tuesday Exploring Cricut Project

The holidays are over and time to get into some crafting! Today Emily has created a birthday card for you using the cartridges From My Kitchen and Calligraphy Collection. Stop by her blog for the directions. Be sure to sign up to receive out emails.


Monday, December 26, 2011

Special Guest Designer today!

Now the presents have been unwrapped and time to make those thank you cards! Our special Guest Designer Donna from http://www.comopark1886.blogspot.com/ has created this cute card using the cartridges Hello Kitty Greetings, Lyrical Letter, and Art Philosophy. Be sure to stop by her blog for directions and tell her how much we appreciate her sharing with us.

Sunday, December 25, 2011

Merry Christmas and We have a Winner!

All of us at Exploring Cricut blog would like to wish all our friends a very Merry Christmas. May your day be filled with love and joy. Be sure to come back Monday for a special project from a Guest Designer! Below is the winner of the challenge.



The winner of our challenge is Georgiana! Please email me at happyscrapperdiane@yahoo.com with your name and address. We had some great entries and another challenge coming soon! Thanks to all that have joined our blog and we have lots of good things coming in the future!

Saturday, December 24, 2011

Sensational Saturday Daily Project!

Happy Christmas Eve! The shopping is done and the gifts are wrapped and now you are waiting on Santa! Today we are sharing a beautiful card that Sharon created for you using the Inspired Hearts lite cartridge. I love this and it inspired me to get the cartridge! Be sure to go to her blog and get the directions. Today is the last day for the challenge.


Friday, December 23, 2011

Fabulous Friday Project

Today we have a very cute card from Lori. She created this card using the cartridges Paper Doll Dress Up and Winter Frolic. The first picture is the front of her card and the second is the inside. Please stop by her blog for the directions. Not too late to get your entry in for the challenge!








Thursday, December 22, 2011

Thursday Daily Challenge with Lezlye

Today we have this adorable project that Lezlye created for us. I love her box and card and just think of the small items you can put into this! She used the cartridges Sweet Tooth Boxes and Winter Frolic. Please stop by her blog for the directions on this beautiful creation. Just a few more days to enter our challenge!


Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Wednesday Daily Project

Happy Wednesday! Hope you are all getting ready for the big day! Leah has created this cute card for you today for her sister who works for a Judge. I love how cute this is and I am sure her sisters employer will love it too! She used the cartridges Paper Doll Dress Up and Everyday Paper Dolls.


Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Tuesday Exploring Cricut Project

Just a few more days to wrap presents, but I needed tags! Diane here with your Tuesday project. I created Christmas gift tags using the cartridges Christmas Cheer, Simply Charmed, Jubilee, and Winter Frolic. It was fun making these and for the directions and measurements, just stop by my blog. Don't forget to enter our challenge today too!



Monday, December 19, 2011

Challenge #6 Last of 2011

Today is our last challenge of the year! We started in October and are continuing to grow and showing you wonderful creations daily. This weeks challenge is to make a card, layout, or papercraft using a pine, fir, evergreen or Christmas tree in any theme and colors. Link your project to our blog by Saturday, Dec. 24 9 pm eastern time. Please no backlinks. Use your cartridges and enjoy this challenge!!










Leslie








Leah








Emily







Sharon






Sunday, December 18, 2011

Happy Sunday!

We are getting down to wire with the shopping and making those holiday plans, but at Exploring Cricut we have one more challenge for the year of 2011. This one will be a easy one and be sure to stop by tomorrow to see what our DT has created for you! This weeks prize is a calendar kit to get your 2012 scrapbook calendar ready for the new year. I am also including lots of extras for you to help embellish it. Lots of ribbon, buttons, and jewels. You can get working on this over the Christmas holiday!!! See you back here Monday for the challenge.


Saturday, December 17, 2011

Sensational Saturday Daily Project!

Saturday's project really blew me away! Our DT member Kim has created this beautiful Mistletoe Kissing Ball using the cartridge 50 States. That is completely thinking out of the box for sure and to see her directions for this fabulous project, be sure to stop by her blog. Just click her name to take you there. Be sure to stop by tomorrow and see what our next prize will be for our last challenge of 2011. We have some great challenges and more daily projects lined up for 2012.


Friday, December 16, 2011

Fabulous Friday Project

Today our Friday project is a cute stocking card that Sara created for you. She used the cartridges Doodlecharms and Imagine Mr. Frosty. Stop by her blog for the details of this cute card. New challenge coming Monday!


Thursday, December 15, 2011

Thursday Daily Project

I love todays project! Leslie created for you a cute lollipop holder and used the cartridge Live Simply for the butterfly. Please stop by her blog for the directions of this cute project.


Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Wonderful Wednesday Project

Today our daily project is a cute card by Diana. I love the sweet little girl looking so festive for Christmas. Be sure to drop by her blog today for directions. Hope you are enjoying all our daily projects and our challenges. We will be looking forward to the coming year filled with great creations!


Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Tuesday's Project with Emily

Are you still working on Christmas cards? If so, Emily has created a cute and simple card for you and this is one you can make really fast! Be sure to stop by her blog for the details. Be sure to friend us on Facebook and leave a comment. You never know when I might pick a post to receive a prize!


Monday, December 12, 2011

Special Guest Designer today!

Today, we are lucky to have a wonderful young lady as our Guest Designer. She has created this adorable card for you using 3 Birds on Parade cartridge. Be sure to stop by Anna's blog AnnaBee'sDesigns for directions and details. Please be sure to take a look at the stamps this talented young lady sells to help with her college fund! I have purchased them and they are great!



Sunday, December 11, 2011

Our Challenge Winner!

The winner of Challenge #5 is Jessica from Cricut After Dark. Congratulations Jessica! Please email me your complete name and address at happyscrapperdiane@yahoo.com and I will get your prize to you right away. Thanks to all the fabulous entries we had and be sure to stop back daily for a new project and our next challenge is Monday, December 19.


Saturday, December 10, 2011

Sensational Saturday Daily Project!

Not too late to make some Christmas card and our Sharon created this cute card for you using the Christmas Cards cartridge. I love all the cute details she put on this card. Be sure to go to her blog for directions. Today is the last day to enter our challenge! Be sure to get your project in. Have a super weekend.

Friday, December 9, 2011

Friday's Daily Project

Today we have a great idea for your holiday gift giving! Lori has created a gift bag for you using the cartridges Preserves, Camp Out and Give a Hoot. I love how adorable this is! Be sure to stop by Lori's blog for all the details. Just a couple days left to get in on the challenge. Can't wait to see what you create!


Thursday, December 8, 2011

Happy Thursday!

Today our cute card is by our DT member Lezlye. She has created this cute card using the cartridges From My Kitchen and Christmas Noel. It is so great that you can use so many different cartridges on our projects! Stop by her blog for the directions of this adorable card. Be sure to get into our challenge this week, just a few more days left!


Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Wednesday Daily Project

Diane here again today helping out one of our DT members who is under the weather. Hope you get well soon Leah! I created a layout for you using the cartridges Holiday Cakes, Stretch Your Imagination and George Basic Shapes. You will find all the directions and measurements on my blog by clicking my name. Be sure to enter our challenge this week. We are giving away a paper pack and stamp set from Close to my Heart. Look on Sundays post for picture.


Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Tuesday Exploring Cricut Project

Diane here with Tuesday's daily project. I created a 2 page layout using the cartridges Jolly Holidays, WildCard, and Storybook. Be sure to stop by my blog today for directions and be sure to enter our challenge this week too.



Monday, December 5, 2011

Challenge #5 Starts Today!

Todays challenge is to make a card, layout, or papercraft using a sled or sleigh from any cricut cartridge. It can be any colors or theme you choose. Be sure to link your post before Saturday, December 10 by 9 pm Eastern time. No backlinks, only current projects please. Today we are honored to have a guest designer, Lorraine join us from cardcreations by Lorraine blog. You can go to her blog by linking under her name. Please take time to check out all our designers blogs by clicking on their names after their projects for details and directions. So glad you will be joining us in this challenge and check Sunday's post for a picture of our prize this time.




Sunday, December 4, 2011

New Challenge on Monday

We have a new challenge starting Monday, December 5. Be sure to stop by to see what our fabulous design team created for you. Our prize this time is a paper pack and stamp set from Close to my Heart. Can't wait to see your creations!


Saturday, December 3, 2011

Sensational Saturday Daily Project!

Hope all of you are having a great weekend! Today we have a beautiful card that Kim created for you using the cartridges Wildcard and Joys of the Season. I love what she did with this beautiful card and invite you to stop by her blog for all the directions to make one for yourself! Time to get those cards ready to mail out! Be sure to come back for our new challenge starting Monday!


Friday, December 2, 2011

Happy Friday!

Todays project is a cute card just made for the man in your life! Sara has created this card using the Father's Day cartridge. Be sure to go to her blog for all the details on this project. Be sure to check us out daily for another great project from this fantastic design team and this Monday, another challenge starts!


Thursday, December 1, 2011

Thursday's Daily Project

Today's project is a really cute card that our DT member Leslie created for you using the Preserves cartridge. I love how she wove the ribbon through her card. Be sure to stop over to her blog for the directions. Stop by daily because we love showing you projects to help you Explore your Cricut!!!


Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Wonderful Wednesday Project

Our wonderful Wednesday project is a cute card that Diana created for you using the Hello Kitty Greetings cartridge. I love this cute snowman and just means that the snow will be blowing soon! I am sure some of you have already experienced some of the winter flurries. Be sure to stop by her blog for the directions on this cute project and come back tomorrow for another great designers creation.