Sunday, September 30, 2012

Our challenge winner!

Another great challenge has closed and we have picked a winner via random.org.  The winner is #6 Gail S from the http://ilikepaper01.blogspot.com  .  Please email me your name and address.  Thanks to everyone who entered our challenge and we will have another one coming on Monday, October 8 and we will also be celebrating our 1st anniversary here at Exploring Cricut.  Be sure to stop by Monday because we have another super Guest Designer joining us with a fabulous project!

Saturday, September 29, 2012

Sensational Saturday with Sharon

Sharon is sharing this adorable card that she created using the cartridges Teddy Bear Parade and Pack Your Bags.  I love this cute little teddy bear!!  Stop by her blog for all the details.  Today is the last day to enter our challenge so get your entries in!!!


Friday, September 28, 2012

Fantastic Friday with Lori

Lori is sharing this fabulous burlap wreath with us today that she created using the cartridges Base Camp and Give a Hoot.  I love how this looks and will make a fabulous door decor!! Be sure to stop by her blog today and check out all the details.  Have you entered our "Trains, Planes, and Automobiles" challenge yet?  If not, find any means of transportation and create a card, layout, or papercraft using your Cricut!!!  Just two days left to enter.


Thursday, September 27, 2012

Thursday Daily Project with Annette

Today, Annette is sharing this wonderful Halloween project with us that she created using the cartridges Forever Young and Happy Hauntings.  I love how she made this cute purse and it will be great to fill with lots of great candies!  Be sure to stop by her blog for all the details and be sure to enter our challenge this week too!


Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Wednesday daily project with Jessica

Today, Jessica is sharing this great picture she made for her craft room and she was inspired by some she saw on Pinterest.  She did this in the Cricut Craft Room and used the cartridges Cricut Craft Room Basics and Cricut Essentials.  Be sure to head over to her blog for all the details and directions.  Be sure to enter our challenge this week too!  We can't wait to see what you come up with!


Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Tuesday Daily Project

Hello and welcome to the Tuesday daily project.  Diane here today with a card I made using the cartridges Frame of Mind, Winter Woodland, and Sesame St. Seasons.  I love the new cartridge with all the cool frames that I had to try it out!  I have all the directions to this simple card on my blog.  Be sure to enter our challenge this week!  We love seeing what our crafters create for these challenges!

Monday, September 24, 2012

New Challenge Starts Today

Welcome to another challenge at Exploring Cricut.  This week our challenge is called "Planes,Trains, and Automobiles"  You are to created a layout, card, or papercraft using any colors and any theme as long as it includes a means of transportation!  This is a fun challenge and as you see, our talented design team has come up with some great ideas for your inspiration.  You have till Saturday, Sept. 24 at 10 pm eastern time to link your project.  Now lets get crafting!!!!
 Annette
Paper Dolls for Everyday
 Diane
Dude, Indie Art, Camp Out, Gypsy Font
 Emily
New Arrival
 Georgiana
Heritage
 Ian
Every Day Paper Dolls, Happy Hauntings
 Jessica
Life's a Beach
 Lori
My World
 Michelle
Hello Kitty Greetings
Elegant Edges , Hello Kitty Greetings
Kim 
CTMH Artiste
Sharon
Beep Beep Lite

Sunday, September 23, 2012

New Challenge Starts Monday

We will be giving this prize package to a lucky winner picked via random.org from our challenge entries for the challenge starting Monday, Sept. 24.  Be sure to check out our blog Monday morning and see what our talented Design Team has created for your inspiration.  Have a wonderful crafty weekend!!

Saturday, September 22, 2012

Saturday Daily Project with Georgiana

Welcome to our Saturday daily project with Georgiana.  Today she is sharing a card with us that she created using the cartridge Create a Critter.  Be sure to stop by her blog for all the details and while you are there, give her a shout out for her birthday!  Happy Birthday from Exploring Cricut DT!!!  Be sure to stop by tomorrow to see what the next prize will be for a challenge starting Monday.

Friday, September 21, 2012

Fantastic Friday with Ian

Welcome to our Friday post.  Ian has created this adorable Halloween card for us using the cartridge Happy Hauntings.  I love the colors and it is so much fun.  Be sure to stop by his blog for all the details.  I hope this post will be ok because I was using the old blogger which I was very happy with and they changed it and it is not as user friendly and some of old people do not like change!!!!

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Thursday Daily Project with Emily

Happy Thursday! Today Emily is sharing a baby card she created using the cartridge New Arrival. I think that is a great cartridge for baby cards, scrapbooks, and papercrafts. Check out all the details on her blog and come back tomorrow for another daily project.



Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Wednesday Daily Project with Diana

Welcome to our Wednesday daily project. Diana has created this cute card that she used the cartridge Hello Kitty Greetings. I love the cute face too! Be sure to head over to her blog for all the details.



Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Tuesday Exploring Cricut Project with Kim

Fall is in the air and Halloween is around the corner! Kim is going to help you with your decorating by showing you how she created this canvas wall hanging using the cartridges Nifty
Fifties, Frightful Affair, and Happy Hauntings. Head over to her blog for all the directions and come back here tomorrow for another great project!!!!



Monday, September 17, 2012

Welcome a Special Guest Designer

We are happy to have a special Guest Designer with us today, Arin . She has created this adorable Halloween wreath using the cartridges Paper Doll Dress Up, Simply Charmed and Sweet Shop. Stop by her blog at http://apieceoflifespie.com/ to check out the details of how she created this wreath and be sure to give her some love for joining us today! (sorry link has been fixed to Arin's blog)
















Sunday, September 16, 2012

Our challenge winner!

Thanks to all that entered our challenge this week! We had some fabulous entries and the winner picked by random.org is #10 Becky from beckyscraftplace.com Congrats and please email me at happyscrapperdiane@yahoo.com Be sure to stop by Monday and check out what our guest designer has to share with us!



Saturday, September 15, 2012

Sensational Saturday Daily Project with Sharon

Today Sharon is sharing a beautiful card she made using the Elegant Edges cartridge. I love the colors and the details in this card. Be sure to hop over to her blog for all the details and take a look at her other projects too! Today is the last day to get your entry in for our challenge! You never know, random.org might put you!



Friday, September 14, 2012

Fabulous Friday Project with Lori

Welcome to our Friday daily project. Lori is getting you in the Halloween mood with these adorable treat boxes that she created using the cartridges Tags, Bags, Boxes, and More and Pumpkin Carvings. Perfect for those little ones treats and for a special party! Head over to her blog for all the details. Be sure to enter our challenge, just a couple days left!



Thursday, September 13, 2012

Thursday Daily Project with Annette

Today, Annette created this great Fall layout using the cartridges Create a Critter, Doodlecharms, George, Gypsy Font and Gypsy Wanderings. I love all the fabulous colors of Fall she put in the layout! Stop by her blog for the details. Just a couple more days to get your project linked for our challenge!



Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Woo Hoo Wednesday with Jessica

Welcome to our Wednesday daily project with Jessica. She has created this awesome thank you card using her Imagine and the Imagine More Cards cartridge. Be sure to head over to her blog for all the details on how she created this project. Have you entered our challenge? We are waiting to see what you create! So far, everyone has created some wonderful things. Get it in before Saturday when the link closes!



Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Tuesday Daily Project with Diane

Welcome to another daily project here at Exploring Cricut. Diane today with a quick and easy card using the cartridges Birthday Bash and Don Juan. This was very easy and you will find the directions and more pictures on my blog. Be sure to enter our challenge this week too! We can't wait to see what you create!





Monday, September 10, 2012

New Challenge Today!

Welcome to another challenge at Exploring Cricut! Today our challenge is a Cricut Choice with a little twist. You can create any card, layout, or papercraft of any theme or color, but must include one person (man, woman, boy, girl) from any cartridge. We can't wait to see what you create. This challenge must be linked by Saturday, Sept. 15 9 pm eastern time. Please no backlinks and have fun with this challenge. Our Design Team has created some really fun projects to share with you!!






Emily
Baby Steps






Sharon
City People Digital, Pop Up Neighborhood






Michelle
Recess






Lori
County Fair, Birthday Bash





Kim
Paper Doll Dress Up







Jessica
Autumn Celebrations








Ian
Frightful Affair








Georgiana
Everyday Paper Dolls







Diane
Paper Doll Dress UP, Oct. 31, Martha Stewart Seasonal Cake, Cricut Font Basics Shapes







Diana
Simply Charmed, Wild Card







Annette
Mini Monsters, Paper Doll Dress Up, Twinkle Toes

















































Sunday, September 9, 2012

Almost time for another challenge!

Monday we will start another challenge and here are some of the items we will be giving for this prize. I have a few more little items to add, but was gone so I got a picture of most of it for you. Be sure to stop by Monday to see what our DT has created for you and to get ready to join our challenge!



Saturday, September 8, 2012

Sensational Saturday Daily Project with Georgiana

Welcome to another great daily project. Georgiana is sharing a card she made using the cartridges Birthday Bash and Plantin Schoolbook. Her papers are great! Be sure to stop by her blog for all the details. New challenge starts on Monday!!



Friday, September 7, 2012

Friday's Daily Project with Michelle

Today Michelle has created this terrific idea to share with us. She made a friend who was having surgery this Hospital Survival Kit. I love this idea!! She used the cartridges Robotz, Indie Art, and Elegant Edges. Head over to her blog to get all the details and be sure to stop by tomorrow for another great project.



Thursday, September 6, 2012

Thursday Daily Project with Emily

Today, Emily, one of our teachers on the DT has created a door decor for her classroom using the cartridges Paper Doll Dressup and Learning Curve. Check out her directions on her blog and maybe you can help a teacher or in your classroom with all the great things you can create using our Cricuts!




Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Wednesday Daily Project with Diana

Hope everyone is having a crafty week so far! Today, Diana is sharing this cute card that she created with Create A Critter. That is one of those cartridges that is so useful and I hope the new one will be too! Stop by her blog for all the details.



Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Tuesday Exploring Cricut Project with Kim

Hope everyone had a wonderful holiday weekend! Today, Kim has a wonderful home decor project to share with us. She made this wonderful menu board using the cartridges From My Kitchen, Fast Food, Designer Calender, and Don Juan. I love how this turned out ! Be sure to head over to her blog for all the details!



Monday, September 3, 2012

Happy Labor Day and daily project

Happy Labor Day! Hope you are all having a wonderful holiday weekend. A little cloudy and expecting rain here in my part of Kentucky, but still a nice weekend. Today, we usually have a guest designer, but was unable to do it so Diane here filling in. I have made a shape card for a baby shower I am sending a gift to this week. I have seen this done many places, but this is my take on it. I used the cartridge New Arrival. Stop by my blog for all the details and be sure to come by tomorrow for another daily project.