Saturday, March 31, 2012

Sensational Saturday Daily Project with Sharon

I can't believe this is the last day of March! Time has sure gone fast these last 3 months. Today we have a beautiful Spring card from Sharon who used the Imagine cartridge Lori's Garden. Her card is elegant and beautiful. Be sure to stop by her blog for the details. Today is the last day to enter our challenge!



Friday, March 30, 2012

Fabulous Friday Project with Lori

Today Lori is sharing a really cute card she made using the cartridges Create a Critter and Heritage. I love how she incorporated the beautiful feather in her card. Be sure to go to her blog for all the details. Just a couple more days to get your entry in for this challenge!!


Thursday, March 29, 2012

Thursday Daily Challenge with Annette

Nothing says Spring like flying a kite! Annette has created this adorable two page layout using the cartridges A Child's Year, Lyrical Letters, Plantin Schoolbook and George. I love the bright and cheerful colors in her layout! Be sure to stop by her blog for all the details and directions. Just a few more days to enter this weeks challenge!






Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Wonderful Wednesday Project with Leah

Hope you are all having a great week! We have a great card from Leah today. She used the cartridges Plantin Schoolbook and Rock Princess. I love this and this would be a great teen card . Be sure to stop by her blog for the details. Be sure to enter our "It's a Spring Thing" challenge this week too. We are getting some great entries!!!


Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Happy Tuesday

Welcome to another week of great projects! Diane here today with the Tuesday daily project using the cartridge Spring Cottage. I really love this seasonal cartridge for the flowers and all the cool things on it. Be sure to stop by my blog for the details and don't forget we have a great challenge going on this week too so be sure to link your project!!!

Monday, March 26, 2012

It's a Spring Thing Challenge

Welcome to another challenge at Exploring Cricut! The challenge this time is called "It's a Spring Thing". Create any card, layout, or papercraft celebrating Spring using any or all of the colors pink, green, yellow, purple, blue and white. Must include Cricut cut of course! Please no backlinks and just enjoy!! We are pleased to have a Guest Designer today, Paula Beeman of http://www.craftwithbee.blogspot.com/ Please stop by her blog today. Our designers have shined again with this challenge so please show them some love on their blogs as well. The challenge ends Saturday, March 31 at 9 pm Eastern time. The prize this time is in the Sunday post. Now lets start crafting!!!




Paula
Flower Shoppe




A Childs Year, Doodlecharms, Create a Critter, Paper Doll Dressup


Diana
Doodlecharms, Mini Monograms, Paper Doll Dressup




Diane
Spring Cottage, Quarter Note, Art Philosophy, Ribbon and Rosettes, PaperDolls for Everyday





Emily
Art Philosophy




Kim
Mother's Day




Leah
Create a Critter, Tags, Bags, Boxes and More 2





Pooh and Friends



Lori
George, Kate's ABC's, Plantin Schoolbook, Designer Calendar, Everyday Paper Dolls




Melody
Create a Critter, Martha Stewart Seasonal Cake




Sharon
Walk In My Garden, Life's a Beach












Sunday, March 25, 2012

Ready for a new challenge!!!

Well we have a new one starting Monday, March 26. Be sure to come and check out the challenge, but here is the prize for this time. It is a new embellishment box that comes with lots of embellishments to fill it up! We need all those little things to add to our projects. Our design team has some super projects to share with you too and we also have a special guest designer joining us !!! See you Monday!


Saturday, March 24, 2012

Saturday's Daily Project with Emily

Happy Saturday to all! This week has flown by and we have had some great projects to share with you. Today we have a cute card for the little guys. Emily created this card using the cartridges Beep Beep, Learning Curve, and Dreams Come True. Stop by her blog for details. Be sure to check out tomorrow to see what our prize will be for the challenge that starts on Monday!!



Friday, March 23, 2012

Happy, Happy Friday

It's Friday!! I hope all of you have had some of the wonderful weather we have been experiencing here in Kentucky this week. I can't remember a March where I have worn capris for a long time! Today we have a fabulous card from our Melody using the cartridges Hello Kitty and Paper Lace 2. Head over to her blog for a video and cut file on this project! Don't you just love how Melody makes things look so easy with her directions in the videos!! New challenge coming Monday, so stop by Sunday to see what prize we will be giving away this time too.


Thursday, March 22, 2012

Thursday Daily Project with Leslie

Today we have a really cute card from Leslie who used the cartridge Twinkle Toes. I love how this card turned out and be sure to stop by her blog for all the directions!!


Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Woo Hoo Wednesday!

Happy Wednesday! Hope everyone is having a great week so far. Today we have a cute card that Diana created for us using the cartridge Create a Critter. That is a cartridge that has so many possibilities and I love this critter she created!! Be sure to stop by her blog for all the details.


Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Tuesday Exploring Cricut Project with Kim

Today we have a beautiful gable box that Kim created for us using the cartridges Tags, Bags, Boxes, and More 2 and Straight from the Nest. I know that I have to get TBBM2 after seeing this adorable box. Be sure to stop by her blog today for the details!!!!



Monday, March 19, 2012

Special Guest Designer today!

Today we would like to welcome our Guest Designer Suki from http://scrappindhilly.blogspot.com . She has created this cute 2 page layout using the cartridge Old West. I love the details! Please stop by her blog and get her directions and let her know how much we appreciate her joining us this week. We have another great week of projects to share with you so stop by daily!!


Sunday, March 18, 2012

Our Food Frenzy Winner

Thanks to everyone who entered our challenge and all the projects were wonderful. The random.org winner is #3 Kelly Krocker Kreates. Congratulations and please email me at happyscrapperdiane@yahoo.com with you name and address so I can get your prize out to you. Our next challenge is Monday, March 26. Stop by Monday and see what our guest designer has created to share with you!!


Saturday, March 17, 2012

Sensational Saturday Daily Project with Sharon

Happy St. Patrick's Day to you all!!! Today we have the cutest Spring card by Sharon using the cartridges Create a Critter and Baby Steps. I have been hearing the birds chirping quite a bit this week, so her card is just a perfect way to bring in the Spring season! Stop by her blog for all the details. Today is the last day to enter our "Food Frenzy" challenge. Be sure to get your entry in by 9 pm eastern time tonight.


Friday, March 16, 2012

Fabulous Friday Project with Lori

I love this cute invitation that Lori created for us today! Anyone who is invited to dinner at her house will love getting this fun invitation. She created it using the cartridges From My Kitchen, Wild Card, and Elegant Edges. Be sure to stop by her blog for all the details and be sure to enter our challenge this week, only a couple days left!!!!


Thursday, March 15, 2012

Thursday Daily Challenge with Annette

The weather has been beautiful most places around the country lately and hope it continues! Annette has created this adorable card that reminds us what happens in Spring. I love this card! She used the cartridge 3 Birds on Parade for it. Be sure to stop by her blog for all the directions and don't forget to enter our "Food Frenzy" challenge this week!


Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Wednesday Daily Project

Diane here again, I am filling in for one of our DT members today. I created this 2 page layout using the cartridges Old West and Toy Story. I really enjoyed playing with these cartridges that have not been explored in awhile. This was a little challenging with the eyes, but still lots of fun. My directions are on my blog.

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Tuesday Exploring Cricut Project

Happy Tuesday everyone! Hope you enjoyed seeing what the design team put together for this weeks challenge. Diane here today with the daily project. I created a 5 x 7 gatefold card using the cartridge Art Philosophy. Head over to my blog to get all the directions! Be sure to enter our Food Frenzy challenge this week too!!!


Monday, March 12, 2012

New challenge starts today!!!

Today we are starting a new challenge. It is called "Food Frenzy" You are to create a card, layout, or papercraft using at least 1 food cricut cut. You can make projects like recipe cards, pages, cards, table decor, menus etc. as long as it has something food related. How easy can it be! Please no backlinks and please submit your project no later than Saturday, March 17 at 9 pm Eastern time. Any projects submitted after the time, will not count toward winning. Lets have fun! We are lucky to have a Guest Designer today and it is Melissa from http://createdbysunshinehoneybee.blogspot.com/. You can visit all our blogs to get directions by clicking on the names which will link you to their blogs. Can't wait to see your creations!!!


Melissa



Shamrock Birthday Cookie Sheet card using From My Kitchen and Designer Calendar






Sharon



Card using Baby Steps




Lori

Label for Apple Butter cake mix using Preserves





Leslie

Recipe card using Preserves




Leah


Page using Plantin Schoolbook, Create a Critter, and Art Philosophy





Kim

Berry Basket using Flower Shoppe and Ribbon and Rosettes





Emily

Card using Sweet Shoppe





Diane

Banana Muffin page using Everyday Paper Dolls, Reserves, From My Kitchen and Create a Critter






Diana

Card using Wild Card, Mini Monograms, and Preserves






Annette

Card using Birthday Bash



























Sunday, March 11, 2012

New Challenge and Prize for Monday

Our new challenge starts on Monday, March 12. We also will have a Guest Designer joining our regular talented DT for this challenge. This is the prize package that I will be giving to one of our lucky crafters who join us this week. It consists of 50 pattern 6 x 6 sheets of paper, 30 assorted color and white 4.25 x 5.5 card bases and envelopes, new stamp pad, new sponge, package of fantastix, package of flowers, some ribbon and a set of stamps from CTMH called True Friends. This is a pretty nice prize package, but to make it interesting and get you participating, I will add something else for every 10 entries. The more entries, the more prizes. We hope you are enjoying our blog and be sure to leave our designers a little love on their blog. You can go directly by clicking on the names. See you back here on Monday for the challenge and the inspiration from our team.

Saturday, March 10, 2012

Saturday's Daily Project with Emily

Today's project is a cute poster that Emily displayed on her door at school to cheer her schools team on to victory in the basketball tournaments this week. She used the cartridges Alphalicious, Everyday Paper Dolls, 50 States, Making the Grade and Animal Kingdom. Stop by her blog today for directions and make a poster to support your favorite team too!!! Be sure to come here for a new challenge starting on Monday!


Friday, March 9, 2012

Friday's Daily Project with Melody

You won't need any Irish luck when you make this cute little Leprechaun! Melody shows you how to do it with a great video and CCR cut files. She used the cartridge Paper Doll Dress Up. Stop over to her blog today and check out the video and directions!


Thursday, March 8, 2012

Thursday's Daily Project

Today project is a cute card that Leslie created for us using the cartridge Paisley. I love the colors in this card. Be sure to stop by her blog for all the details and we are wishing Leslie lots of fun on her trip!!!!


Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Wednesday Daily Project with Diana

Today our project is a cute banner that Diana created to share with us. I love all the colors she used. The cartridges that she used to create this banner are Twinkle Toes, Accents Essential, Paper Doll Dressup and Plantin Schoolbook. Stop by her blog today for all the details.


Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Tuesday Exploring Cricut Project with Kim

Today's project is so cute and Kim created these adorable mustaches for her daughters class using the cartridge Billionaire. Be sure to stop over to her blog today and check out all the details. Her daughters class is going to have a ball with these!


Monday, March 5, 2012

Special Guest Designer today!

Exploring Cricut would like to welcome our Guest Designer Doris from mybugandmecreate.blogspot.com .She has created this cute sunny card for us using the cartridges Simply Charmed and Imagine Enjoy the Seasons. Please stop by her blog for directions and show her how much we appreciate our guest designers.


Sunday, March 4, 2012

Our Winner!

We are sorry not more entered our challenge, but our design team did a great job trying to give you some inspiration for the challenge. Thanks to the ladies that entered and they all did a fabulous job! The winner of this challenge picked by random.org (love this, makes my job easier) is #2 Craftin and Stampin. Please send me an email with your name and address so I can get your package right in the mail. Be sure to come back on Monday because we have a Guest Designer joining us. New challenge will be March 12. Sorry if you entered late, but please note we cut off at 9 pm eastern time. Sorry for any inconvenience. We love all the entries.


Saturday, March 3, 2012

Sensational Saturday Daily Project with Sharon

This beautiful Spring card by our design team member Sharon makes me long for spring even though it means more storms like some of us felt on Friday. She used the cartridge Art Nouveau . Be sure to check out her blog for detail. Today is the last day to enter our challenge.


Friday, March 2, 2012

Fabulous Friday Project with Lori

Today we have another beautiful card from Lori. She created this one using the cartridges Just Because Cards, Forever Young, and Accents Essentials. Please stop by her blog for all the details. Just a couple more days to enter our "No Business Like Show Business" challenge.