Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Wonderful Wednesday Project with Leah

Happy Leap Day!! Today we have a special card that Leah created using the cartridge Baby Steps. I love this cute card and the details are awesome so be sure to go to her blog for all the directions! Be sure to get your entry into our challenge this week too!

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Tuesday Exploring Cricut Project

Happy Tuesday!! Diane here with todays project. I decorated a plate using the digital Happy St. Patricks Day. I liked that they offered this because I usually do not do too much with St. Patricks, but wanted to fix up this plate a little. Hop over to my blog for the directions. Be sure to enter our challenge this week too!!

Monday, February 27, 2012

New Challenge starts today!!

Today we have a brand new challenge and this one is called "NO Business Like Show Business" You are to create a card, layout or craft project that can be a movie night, concert, recital, plays or based on a movie or song. Just use that cricut and let us see your wonderful creations. Please no backlinks and we have taken off the security so that you do not have to go through trying to figure out the letters to leave a comment. I hate they changed that. Just have fun with this one and it is a little outside the box, we is that the challenge! This challenge ends Saturday, March 3 at 9 pm Eastern time.

3D Oscar statue

Breaking Dawn invite

Ghost Rider pages

Music card

Card based on Evening in Paris movie


Popcorn Gift Card holder

Piano Recital Pages

Let's go to the movies card

Song Birds Music Pages

Sunday, February 26, 2012

New Challenge on Monday

We have a new challenge starting Monday, February 27 and our DT member Emily has donated our next prize. She has included papers, embellishments,set of stamps and ribbons in this package. Be sure to stop by Monday and see what our talented design team has put together to show you for this new challenge!!! We look forward to you all joining us.

Saturday, February 25, 2012

Sensational Saturday Daily Project with Emily

Today we have a monogram card that Emily created using the cartridges Sweetheart and Calligraphy Collection. Be sure to stop by her blog for the directions.

Friday, February 24, 2012

Fabulous Friday Project with Melody

I just love this cute project that Melody has created for us today. She used the digital cartridge Zombies and adjusted it to make these adorable figures. Be sure to stop by her blog today and check out her directions and video on how she created them.

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Thursday Daily Project

Today our project from Leslie was created in Cricut Craft Room using the free digital Cricut Craft Basics. If you have not tried this yet, please do. I love the digitals for specific projects and they have included this one for you to try. Just download the free Cricut Craft Room from and you will find this listed under the digitals. Please stop by her blog for all her directions.

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Wednesday Daily Project with Diana

Today we are thinking Spring! Diana has created this beautiful card using the cartridges Lacy Labels and A Childs Year. Those are two of my favorites because you can do so much with them. Hop over to her blog for the directions.

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Tuesday Exploring Cricut Project with Kim

Today our project is from Kim and she created this beautiful card using the Ribbons and Rosettes cartridge. Be sure to go to her blog for the directions. I can't wait to see how she created this!!!

Monday, February 20, 2012

Special Guest Designer today!

Today we have a special Guest Designer Georgiana and she has created this adorable birthday card using the cartridges Birthday Bash, Celebrations, and Plantin Schoolbook. Be sure to go to her blog for directions and leave her a comment. We love our guest designers and appreciate them contributing to our blog!! Special thanks to Leah for giving last weeks challenge gift too. I was out of town when I posted the winner Saturday night which was our Guest Designer today and my internet connection was terrible so I hurried the post.

Sunday, February 19, 2012

Our Challenge Winner

Thanks to all you lovely talented ladies who entered our challenge. I love seeing all your great creations and has picked a winner. The winner is entry #12 Georgiana. Please contact me at and we will get your prize out to you. Be sure to come back on Monday and see what our Guest Designer has to share with us.

Saturday, February 18, 2012

Sensational Saturday Daily Project with Sharon

I am just loving this fun card Sharon has created for us today. Makes we look forward to the sun shining and they are predicting snow for us ugh! She used the cartridges Life's a Beach, George, and Elegant Edges. Please stop by her blog and get her directions. Today is the last day to enter our challenge. It closes at 9 pm Eastern time. I will be gone this weekend, but will take my laptop and get the post on at midnight if at all possible. Have a super weekend.

Friday, February 17, 2012

Fabulous Friday Project with Lori

Happy Friday! The weekend is a coming and hope that it will be a great one for all of you. Today, we have a beautiful card that Lori created for you using the cartridges Ribbon and Rosettes and Preserves. Stop by her blog for all the details. Just a couple more days to enter the challenge!

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Thursday Daily Challenge with Annette

Todaywe have a cute card from Annette, using the cartridges Straight From The Nest and Lyrical Letters. I love what she created! Have you used these cartridges in awhile? If not, give them a try. Stop by her blog today and get all the details. Be sure to enter our challenge, only a few days left!!!

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Woo Hoo Wednesday!

Today we have another sweet project from Leah. She created this cute card using the cartridge Smiley Cards. Be sure to go to her blog and check out all her directions. Just a few more days to enter our challenge. We can't wait to see what you create!

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Happy Valentine's Day

Happy Valentine's Day from the entire design team at Exploring Cricut. We hope you have a wonderful day. Diane here with Tuesday's daily project. I made a card that I am giving to my husband using the cartridges Ribbon and Rosettes, Flower Shoppe, and Art Philosophy. Be sure to stop by my blog for details. Have you entered our challenge yet? Check out Monday's post for all the details.

Monday, February 13, 2012

New Challenge Monday!!!!

We have a "Sweet" challenge for you this week. It is called "It's So Sweet". You are to create a card, layout, or papercraft using any cartridge, but use cuts of candies, sweets, love, hearts, valentines, etc. This can be any theme and not only Valentine's to make something sweet. We can't wait to see what you create for this challenge. Challenge will close on Saturday, Feb. 18 at 9 pm Eastern time.











Sunday, February 12, 2012

New Challenge Monday!!!!

Monday we will be having a new challenge and our design team member Leah has generously donated this wonderful prize package for us to give away to a lucky winner. It contains 2 each 8 1/2 x 11 sheets of SU Island Indigo, Pool Party, Lucky Limeade, Calypso Coral, Wisteria Wonder card stock. 24 6x6 sheets Sweet Shop designer paper in 12 designs, 2 sheets Sweet Shop design stickers, Sweet shop Jelly Bean brads 2 each 4 designs, 5 yds Island Indigo bakers twine, and Sweet Cake stamp set!!!I am so excited for you to see what our talented design team has created for this challenge. Be sure to look at all the pictures of the goodies that will go to one lucky winner! Come back tomorrow for the challenge.

Saturday, February 11, 2012

Saturday's Daily Project

Today we have a bright and cheery card from Emily using the cartridge Create A Critter. Her butterfly reminds me spring is around the corner and not too soon for me! Stop by her blog for the directions for her card. Have you stopped by our Facebook page? If not, stop and like us and leave us a comment. New challenge starts on Monday.

Friday, February 10, 2012

Fabulous Friday Project with Melody

Today we have two of the cutest cards that Melody is sharing with us. She made these for her friends and used the cartridge Kate's ABC's. Be sure to go to her blog for all the directions.

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Thursday Daily Project

Hope everyone is having a great week so far. Diane here filling in today and I did a quick and easy treat box using Sweet Tooth Boxes and Art Philosophy. This is a great little gift box for chocolates or jewelry! Make one and leave it for your Valentine to fill for you!!! Stop over to my blog and get the details.

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Wonderful Wednesday Project

Hope you are all enjoying this weeks project so far and today we have another great idea! Diana created this cute bouquet of silly face flowers. I love the faces on these and she used the cartridge Lacy Labels. Be sure to go to her blog for all the details!