Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Tuesday Exploring Cricut Project

Here is it the end of January and it seems like the month has flown by. Today, it is me Diane with the daily project. I did a couple quick and easy Valentine projects for you today. I made Happy Valentine blocks and used vinyl on my candles and plate. I used the cartridges
George, Art Philosophy, Wedding, Sweethearts, and Home Accents. Be sure to stop by my blog today for the directions and materials. I hope you will join our challenge this week too!






Monday, January 30, 2012

New Challenge Monday!!!!

Welcome to another challenge this week at Exploring Cricut. The challenge is called "Cricut 123 Choice". You can create a card, layout, or papercraft using at least 1 ribbon, 2 cricut cuts, and 3 brads, jewels, buttons. Any theme or colors are allowed. Please no backlinks and be sure to put on your blog a way to contact you. This challenge ends Saturday, Feb. 4 at 9 pm Eastern time. We would like to welcome a Guest Designer this week and it is Jenny from jennyplace26.blogspot.com We really appreciate her joining all the talented designers at Exploring Cricut for this challenge. We hope you enjoy our creations.







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Annette











Diana





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Leah





Sunday, January 29, 2012

Happy Sunday!

Hope everyone has had a great week and enjoyed all our daily projects. We start a new challenge tomorrow and below is the prize package we will be giving for this time. I will also add a little chocolate to go with your Valentine goodies. Be sure to stop tomorrow to see what we have for you from the design team.


Saturday, January 28, 2012

Sensational Saturday Daily Project!

Today, the project is a card that Emily created using the cartridges Everyday Pop Up Cards, and Alphalicious. Be sure to stop by her blog for directions. Be sure to check out tomorrows post to see what prize we will be giving away for our challenge that starts on Monday!!!


Friday, January 27, 2012

It's Friday and Another Great Project!

Happy Friday everyone! Today, Melody has created a Love, Peace, and Happiness wreath for you using the cartridge Groovy Times. Be sure to go to her blog because she created this in Cricut Craft Room and she has a file and videos to share with you. Be sure to check us out everyday for new and exciting projects created using our Cricuts. New challenge starts on Monday too!






Thursday, January 26, 2012

Terrific Thursday with Leslie

We have a really cute project today from Leslie! I love this and the colors are so cute. She used the cartridge Mickey and Friends. Be sure to stop by her blog for all the details.

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Woo Hoo Wednesday!

The best part of having this blog is seeing what creations these talented ladies on the design team and our guest designers make using our Cricuts. Today, Diana has created this cute Valentines card using the cartridges Plantin Schoolbook, Easter 2010, Everyday Paper Dolls, and Doodlecharms. Be sure to go to her blog for all the details!


Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Tuesday Exploring Cricut Project with Kim

It is the season of sweets for the sweet, but our Kim has created one that is calorie free! I love this project and the detail is fabulous. She used the cartridges Storybook, Tags, Bags, Boxes and More, Preserves, and American Alphabet. Please check her blog for her details of this beautiful creation.






Monday, January 23, 2012

Wonderful Monday with our Guest Designer

Welcome to Exploring Cricut! We are pleased to have a Guest Designer today and she is Clare from cricutcraftyclare.blogspot.com She created this beautiful ballerina display. She used the cartridges Wall Decor, Graphically Speaking, When It's Cold Outside, Art Philosophy, and Joys of the Season. Please stop by her blog and check out the details of these beautiful ballerinas.



















Sunday, January 22, 2012

Our Challenge Winner!

We have a winner for our "Happy Birthday" challenge and it is Marcia!! Congrats Marcia and please email me your mailing information at happyscrapperdiane@yahoo.com. Be sure to stop Monday to see what our Guest Designer has created and you will be amazed at this beautiful project. Thanks to all you creative ladies for entering our challenge. Thanks to Leah from MyCraftandChatCafe for donating our prize this time.


Saturday, January 21, 2012

Sensational Saturday Daily Project with Sharon

Today we have another wonderful project from Sharon. She has created this cute box using the cartridge Sweet Treat Boxes. I know I am going to have to get that one out and start playing! Be sure to go to her blog for all the details. Today is the last day to enter our challenge, so get your project in! Winner announced tomorrow.


Friday, January 20, 2012

Happy Friday!!!

Today, Lori has created this beautiful card using the cartridges Storybook and Straight from the Nest. Her card has beautiful detail and be sure to check out her blog for the directions. I love this card! Just a couple more days to enter our challenge!


Thursday, January 19, 2012

Thursday Daily Challenge with Annette

Love is in the air, or it will be with this cute 2 page layout that Annette has created for you. Love the colors and all the fabulous cricut cuts. You will definately have to check out her blog for the directions on these pages! She used the cartridges Elegant Edges,Paper Doll Dress Up, Everyday Pop Up Cards. Indie Art, Plantin Schoolbook, Storybook, and Sweethearts for her project. Be sure to enter our challenge this week too, just a couple more days!


Wednesday, January 18, 2012

It's Wednesday with Leah!

This cute card is so adorable and I am sure not loving cold and snow! You can't help but love this little lady snowfriend that Leah created for you today. I love her embossing and the cute face sets it off. She used the cartridges Snow Friends and Paper Doll Dress Up. Stop by her blog and get directions and let her know you like it! A few more days to enter our challenge!



Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Tuesday Exploring Cricut Project

Happy Tuesday! This is Diane with your Tuesday daily project. I created this 2 page layout to use in my granddaughter Mary-Kate's scrapbook. I used the cartridges Hello Kitty Font and Preserves. Stop by my blog for the details. Be sure to enter our "Happy Birthday" challenge this week too.



Monday, January 16, 2012

New Challenge Monday!!!!



This week we are happy to do a new challenge. Our challenge is called "Happy Birthday". You are to make a card, layout, or papercraft using any Cricut cuts celebrating birthday using colors red, blue, green, yellow and white! We are excited to see what you have created for this challenge! We have a special guest designer this week and it is Kenya from http://krafthead1.blogspot.com/ so be sure to go to her blog for directions of her project and also all of our own talented designers. If you do not celebrate holidays, please join us anyway with a creation using the colors. Just make a note on your blog . We respect everyones beliefs and want you to participate with us. The prize is on the Sunday post. This challenge ends Saturday, January 21 at 9 pm Eastern time. Get your project linked for a chance to win!!!!


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Annette




Diana



Diane















Sunday, January 15, 2012

Prize for our next challenge starting Monday

We have a new challenge that starts tomorrow, January 16. Our prize for the challenge is donated by our Design Team member Leah. It is called Primary Simply Scrappin kit and it consist of 8 12x12 cardstock, 4- 8 1/2 cardstock, 6- 12x12 patterned papers (4 designs) and 6 sheets adhesive die cuts (3 patterns ). This will be what the winner receives when picked by random org. I think you will love this challenge and our design team has created some wonderful projects for you to see too! See you all here tomorrow.













Saturday, January 14, 2012

Happy Saturday!!!

Happy Saturday! Hope everyone has had a great and creative week. Today, Emily has created a card for you using the cartridge Sweet Treats. Be sure to go to her blog for directions. Stop by tomorrow to see what our next prize is going to be for a challenge that starts Monday!



Friday, January 13, 2012

Fabulous Friday Project

We have a great project for you today by our new design team member Melody. She has created this adorable pop up Valentine card using Hello Kitty Greetings and Celebrate with Flourishes . She designed it in the Cricut Craft Room. If you have not tried it yet, be sure to go to cricut.com and download it. It is a free program, but you can only cut if you own the cartridge. There is a free digital cartridge for you to use called Cricut Craft Room Basics which Melody also used. On her blog she has created 3 videos to show you how she made this card.