Thursday, January 31, 2013

Thursday Daily Project with Annette

Annette is finishing out the month of January sharing this fabulous wreath with us today that she created using the Paper Doll Dress Up cartridge. I totally love this and can't wait to see her directions!  Be sure to head over to her blog for all the details.  Isn't it great to see new uses for some of our older cartridges?  Just keep coming back to Exploring Cricut and we will keep you inspired.  Be sure to get your entry into our challenge this week, only a few more days!

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

WooHoo Wednesday with Jessica

Welcome to our Wednesday daily project. Jessica is sharing this wedding invitation that she created using the Sweethearts cartridge.  I love the details of the pearls on the dress.  Check out her details on her blog.  Be sure to get your entry into our challenge this week too. 

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Tuesday Daily Project with Diane

Welcome to the Tuesday daily project. Diane here with a cute card that I created using the Hello Kitty Font and Batman The Brave and the Bold cartridges.  Her little friend is having a birthday in a couple weeks and loves Hello Kitty, but I did not have that one, but found the font has several different kitties.  Be sure to stop by my blog for details.  Be sure to join in our Cricut 1,2,3 challenge this week.  We would love to see your projects!!!!

Monday, January 28, 2013

Are you ready for a new challenge?

Welcome to another challenge at Exploring Cricut. I think you will like this one too!  It is called "Cricut 1, 2, 3."  You are to create a card, layout, or papercraft using at least  1 embellishment  2 pattern papers, and 3 cricut cuts. The sky is the limit in your creativity!  Please link your project by Saturday, Feb. 2 by 10 pm eastern time.  Our winner will be picked by random.org.  Please no backlinks to former projects.  You can enter as often as you like as long as the project is different and contains all the elements.  Have loads of fun!  Take a look at what our design team created for your inspiration.
 Annette
 Straight From the Nest, Cindy Loo
 Diana
Create a Critter 2, Elegant Edges

 Diane
Art Philosophy, Snow Friends, Sesame Street Seasons
 Emily
Phrases. Paisley
 Ian
Just Because Cards
 Sharon
B is for Boy, Life's a Beach
 Rae Ann
Teddy Bear Parade, Phrases
 Jessica
Art Philosophy
Michelle
Zooballo, Teddy Bear Parade, Robotz

Sunday, January 27, 2013

Time for another challenge!

Monday it is time for another challenge here at Exploring Cricut.  I would like to thank our DT member Emily for donating the Close to my Heart stamp set as one of the prizes in this packages. You will receive the alphabet stamps, two sets of Valentine stamps, a stamp cleaner pad and some plain blocks to decorate!  Be sure to stop by tomorrow for all the details. We would love to have you join us for the next challenge!  It is as easy as 1, 2, 3!

Saturday, January 26, 2013

Sensational Saturday with Georgiana

Welcome to our Saturday daily project. Today Georgiana is sharing this adorable card that she created using the Bump in the Night cartridge.  Have you ever thought to use a monster for a Valentine card?  I love how she thought outside the box.  Take a look at your cartridges and see what you can do!!  Be sure to check back tomorrow for information about our next challenge.

Friday, January 25, 2013

Fantastic Friday with Ian

Welcome to our Friday daily inspiration. Ian is sharing a thank you card he made using the cartridge From My Kitchen. This is a adorable card and there are so many other great images on this cartridge that you might not think would work for your cards and pages. Take a second look at this or if you do not have it yet, check it out!!!

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Terrific Thursday with Emily

Happy Thursday! Today Emily is sharing a card and sometimes just a saying can express it all! She created this with the Phrases cartridge. Have you checked out this wonderful cartridge yet! Stop by her blog for the details and check out this great cartridge.

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Woo Hoo Wednesday with Diana

Welcome to the middle of the week. Diana is sharing this cute card for you that she created using the cartridges Create a Critter, Christmas Cheer, Mini Monograms, and Plantin Schoolbook. Be sure to head over to her blog today for all the details and instructions.

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Tuesday daily project with Michelle

Today is very cold here and Michelle's card fits perfectly with the frigid weather. I love this little guy and his adorable sweater perfect for the cold!  She used the Teddy Bear Parade for this cute card.  Be sure to stop by her blog for the details.

Monday, January 21, 2013

Welcome to our Special Guest Designer

Exploring Cricut would like to welcome our January Guest Designer Alice Brown of Alice Brown Creations.  She has created this wonderful card perfect for today to honor Martin Luther King's birthday using the digital images from Cricut Classroom Dec/Jan.  Click on her name above to check out all the details and materials used for this card and be sure to leave Alice some love for sharing with us today!!  Be sure to join us tomorrow for another great project from our talented designers.



Sunday, January 20, 2013

Baby It's Cold Outside Winner

The winner of our challenge picked by random.org is #11 Cricut Crazy Scrapper. Thanks for all the wonderful entries and big congrats to our winner. Please email me with your mailing information. Be sure to stop by tomorrow for a Guest Designer!

Saturday, January 19, 2013

Super Saturday with Sharon

Welcome to our Saturday daily project! Sharon has created this adorable card using the cartridges Create a Critter 2 and Elegant Edges. Be sure to stop by her blog for all the details for this great card! Today is the last day to get your entry in our challenge.

Friday, January 18, 2013

Fantastic Friday with Lori

Happy Friday! Today we are glad to have Lori back after a long battle with the flu sharing this adorable card she created using the Sweethearts cartridge. I love the trim! Be sure to stop by her blog for all the details and remember just a couple more days to get your entry in our challenge. We have some wonderful entries so be sure to check them out!

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Terrific Thursday with Annette

Happy Thursday! It is very cold in Kentucky where I do this blog and today Annette is sharing a card that is very appropriate for today!I am totally in love with this window card!  She used the cartridges Plantin Schoolbook and Joys of the Seasons.  Be sure to head over to her blog for all the details and directions.

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Wonderful Wednesday with Jessica!

Today Jessica is getting us ready for Valentine's Day with this adorable mailbox for Valentines that she created using the digital Valentine's Day 3D Mailboxes.  Be sure to head over to her blog for all the details and be sure to get your entry into our challenge this week!

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Tuesday daily project with Diane

Welcome to another daily project. Diane here with a thrift store remake. I found this cheap 5.50 x5.50 inch shadow box frame and turned it into a wonderful winter picture using the cartridges Winter Frolic, Christmas, and Christmas Cards.  Details on my blog.  Be sure to enter our challenge this week, "Baby It's Cold Outside".  Stop by tomorrow for another great project.

Monday, January 14, 2013

New Challenge starts today!!!!

Welcome to another challenge at Exploring Cricut.  Our challenge is called "Baby It's Cold Outside".  You are to create a card, layout, or papercraft with anything to do with snow or winter.  Just remember you must use a cricut machine and cricut die cuts for this challenge.  What reminds you of winter?  You can link your project by Saturday, January 19 at 10 pm eastern time.  Now for some inspiration from our talented design team.
Diana
Plantin Schoolbook, Elegant Edges, Smily Cards
Emily
Snow Folks, Designer Calendar
Ian
A Quilted Christmas
Diane
Winter Woodland, Winter Frolic
Michelle
Winter Frolic, Doodlecharms
Rae Ann
Everyday Paper Dolls
Sharon
Sesame Street Seasons
Annette
Simply Charmed, Create a Critter
Lori
Doodlecharms
Georgiana
Snow Folks
Jessica
Enjoy the Seasons

Sunday, January 13, 2013

New challenge starts Monday!

It's that time again for another challenge at Exploring Cricut. Join us tomorrow morning for all the details and some great inspiration from our talented Design Team.We will be giving this stamp set, cards and envelopes, ribbon, jewels and pattern papers as the prize to the winner picked by random.org from all our entries.  We will see you back here tomorrow for all the details!!!

Saturday, January 12, 2013

Sensational Saturday Daily Project with Georgiana

Happy Saturday to all!!  Today, Georgiana is sharing this cute card she created with the cartridges April Showers and Live Simply.  Be sure to stop by her blog for all the details and remember new challenge starts Monday!!!

Friday, January 11, 2013

Fantastic Friday with Ian

I love this adorable card  Ian is sharing with us today!  Not too soon to think about those Valentines and he has created this perfect one for you using the cartridges Create a Critter 2 and Art Philosophy.  Be sure to stop by his blog for all the details.

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Thursday with Emily

Today Emily is sharing a birthday card she made with the cartridge Forever Young.  I was lucky to receive this on my birthday so I can tell you it is a great card!  Be sure to head over to her blog today for all the details and directions.  Stop by tomorrow for another great project.




Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Wonderful Wednesday with Diana

Today Diana is getting you ready for the next holiday with this adorable Valentine Card she created using Create a Critter 2 and Elegant Edges.  I love this adorable bear and can wait to get her details.  Stop by her blog and get directions.  Be sure to join us tomorrow with another daily project!


Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Terrific Tuesday with Michelle

Happy Tuesday everyone!  Today Michelle is sharing this adorable project she made using the Create a Critter  2 cartridge.  These doggie treat bags are so cute and I could see a couple dogs in my family loving these, at least the goodies inside!  Stop by her blog today for all the details.


Monday, January 7, 2013

Monday daily project with Rae Ann

Welcome to our Monday daily project.  Rae Ann our newest member of the design team is sharing this beautiful get well card with you that she created using the cartridges Everyday Paper Dolls and George and Basic Shapes.  Stop by her blog today for all the details and remember to come by everyday for some new inspiration.



Sunday, January 6, 2013

Our Challenge Winner

Thanks to all of you wonderful crafters for entering our challenge.  You guys continue to amaze me of your talent.  I loved seeing so many different and unique ideas.  The winner picked by random.org is #10 Happy New Year Scrap My Way.  Congrats and please email me at happyscrapperdiane@yahoo.com with your mailing information.  Be sure to stop by Monday for another great daily project.



Saturday, January 5, 2013

Sensational Saturday with Sharon

Happy Saturday!  Today Sharon is sharing this adorable card she created using the cartridge Create a Critter 2.  I know this would be great for a couple guys in my family!!  Be sure to head over to her blog for all the details and directions.  Today is the last day to enter our challenge, so get it entered before the linkie closes!  


Friday, January 4, 2013

Fantastic Friday Daily Project

Welcome to the Friday daily project.  You were suppose to see Lori here, but she is still battling the flu like our other designer Jessica.  Hope both of the girls get well soon.  So today, Diane filling in again.  I created another fast card using the cartridges Phrases and Lacy Labels.  Stop by my blog for all the details.  Have you entered our New Year's challenge yet?  If not, you still have a couple days.


Thursday, January 3, 2013

Thursday daily project with Annette!

Today Annette is showcasing a great card that she made using the Paisley cartridge.  I love this design and with the new year here, time to dig out some of the older cartridges and make something today!  Stop by her blog for all the details and directions.  Be sure to enter our challenge this week too for a chance to win the 2013 calendar set.  Winner will be picked by random.org.