Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Wonderful Wednesday with Kathy

Welcome to our daily project. Today Kathy is sharing this adorable Memory Box she created for her new granddaughter using the CTMH Artiste, Mother's Day Bouquet and CM Tiny Treasures cartridges. Be sure to stop by her blog for all the details. Be sure to enter our challenge this week too!

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Exploring Cricut Welcomes a Special Guest Designer Today

Hope everyone enjoyed seeing what our talented DT did for our new challenge! Please link your projects. Today I am pleased to have a special guest designer Anita  Thibodeau from http://scrappyhappymommy.blogspot.ca joining us with a fantastic card. I love shape cards and this is adorable.  She used the cartridge Wild Card 2.  Head over to her blog where she has a video and directions to this great project and leave her a big thanks for joining us today! 


Monday, July 29, 2013

New Challenge Starts Today

Welcome to our new challenge. Today our challenge is called "Down on the Farm" You are to created a card, layout or paper craft using at least one farm animal from any cartridge. Really a fun and easy challenge. Link your challenge by Saturday, August 3 10 pm eastern time. Please refer to rules on side bar. Our DT has created some fun projects for your inspiration.
Ashlyns Alphabet, Create a Critter, Tags, Bags, Boxes, and More
Pop Up Neighborhood, Country Life, Martha Stewart Seasonal Cake Art
Artbooking, Animal Kingdom, Doodletype, Sans Serif
Create a Critter, Cricut Craft Room Basics
Country Life, Artiste
Create a Critter
Create a Critter2, Animal Kingdom
Nate's ABC's
Create a Critter, Everyday Paper Dolls

Sunday, July 28, 2013

New Challenge Coming Monday!

Hello Crafters!  Time for another challenge starting on Monday.  Be sure to come by here to see what our talented DT has to show you.  You could be picked to be a Top 3 Crafter with your entry!  See you Monday!

Saturday, July 27, 2013

Sensational Saturday with Georgiana

Welcome to another great project! Today Georgiana is sharing this adorable card she created using the Nifty Fifties cartridge. Just take a look at the cartridge for all the fun cuts and great projects you can create. Stop by her blog for all the details.

Friday, July 26, 2013

Fabulous Friday with Donna

Happy Friday! Today Donna is sharing a fabulous goodie bag idea with us that she used Campin Critters cartridge on. I love this idea and would be great to send with your camper and their friends. You could include all the items you think they might forget and some special treats too! Stop by her blog today for details.

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Terrific Thursday with Emily

Welcome to another daily project. Today Emily has created a card using the Creative Cards and Teen Scene cartridges. Love how this turned out! Stop by her blog for all the details.

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Wonderful Wednesday with Michelle N.

Welcome to our Wednesday project. Today Michelle N is sharing these two adorable baby cards that she created using the Wall Decor and More and the Beyond Birthday cartridges. Love that you can use the same card, but by changing the color look so different! We always need to have these on hand. Stop by her blog for all the details and come back tomorrow for another fabulous project.

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Terrific Tuesday with Liz

It's Tuesday and Liz has another great project to share. Since we have had our Christmas in July, time to add another great card to your inspiration list! She has created this with A Quilted Christmas and Cricut Craft Room Basics. Stop by her blog for the details. I love her color combination!

Monday, July 22, 2013

Marvelous Monday with Rae Ann

Welcome to another daily project. Hope everyone had a fantastic weekend. Today Rae Ann is sharing two fantastic birthday card she created using the Teddy Bear Parade, Suburbia, Create a Critter, Paper Doll Dress Up and 3 Birds on Parade cartridges. Be sure to stop by her blog for all the details.


Sunday, July 21, 2013

Our Christmas in July Challenge Winner and Top 3

Thank you all for visiting our DT for our Christmas in July Blog Hop and Challenge. We had some wonderful entries for this challenge and the winner of the Cricut cartridge A Quilted Christmas is #14 Jill of jrugg.blogspot.com. Congrats Jill and you also receive our Top 3 Crafter button along with two other wonderful entries. They are #7 Gail from ilikepaper.blogspot.com and #15 Dawn from dbcraftytreasures.blogspot.com. I will get your buttons to you later today. Please email me Jill with your mailing information to happyscrapperdiane@yahoo.com. Stop by tomorrow for another great daily inspiration from our talented DT.

Saturday, July 20, 2013

Summer Saturday with Sharon

It might be hot where you live, but at Exploring Cricut we are having Christmas in July! With the theme of our challenge this week, Sharon has created this fantastic card using the Jolly Holidays cartridge. With all the ideas showing up for the challenge, now is the time to get some of those holiday cards and layouts ready. If it is too hot to be outside, craft in the air condition! Stop by her blog for the details. Today is the last day to enter the challenge too!

Friday, July 19, 2013

Fantastic Friday with Michelle S

Welcome to our Friday daily project. Today Michelle S has created this adorable layout to share with us using the Robotz and Boys Will Be Boys cartridges.  I love this neat layout!  Stop by her blog for all the details.  Just a reminder of the challenge, only 2 more days to enter!

Thursday, July 18, 2013

It's Thursday with Annette

Welcome to another daily inspiration. You are going to love this very clever project Annette is sharing today. She is showing you how to use your cricut to do needlework too! I love this art! She used the Martha Stewart Elegant Cake Art cartridge. Be sure to stop by her blog for all her details. Just a few more days to enter our challenge!

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Wonderful Wednesday with Kathy

Happy Wednesday! Today Kathy is sharing this great layout perfect for this summer weather. We all love picnics and how better to document the fun than with a great layout! She used the cartridges Teddy Bear Parade, Creative Memories Cheerful Seasons, Everyday Paper Dolls, Best of 2009, A Child's Year, Mickey and Friends, Martha Stewart Season Cake Art and Outdoor Man.  Stop by her blog for all the details.  Be sure to enter our challenge this week too!!!

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

It's Tuesday and I love Christmas!

Welcome! Hope you have enjoyed our blog hop yesterday and if you missed it, just go to yesterdays post and start there and visit the DT blogs. Diane here with your project for today. I created this two page layout for some pictures of my granddaughters visit with Santa last year.  I used the cartridges Ribbon and Rosettes, A Quilted Christmas, Mickey Font, Christmas Cheer, and Jolly Holidays.  Stop by my blog for the details.  Be sure to enter our challenge this week for a chance to win A Quilted Christmas cartridge we will be giving to one lucky person in the challenge along with 2 others winning our Top 3 Crafter buttons.

Monday, July 15, 2013

It's Christmas in July Blog Hop

Today we have a great challenge for you and a blog hop too!It's Christmas in July at Exploring Cricut and we want you to join us for this great challenge.  Our design team has created some wonderful projects to share with you and I will get you started with the list of our team so you can visit each one of them.  You might find some wonderful blog candy along the way as well!  I will be giving "A Quilted Christmas" to one lucky challenge entry that will be picked by random.org and of course we will be giving our Top 3 Crafter button as well.  Link your challenge by Saturday, July 20 10 pm eastern time and please check the side bar for challenge rules.  Now you are leaving here and going to the first is Sharon and if you get lost along the way, you can always come back here!

Sharon  http://meemeescreations.blogspot.com 

 Donna  http://wwwkindredkreations.blogspot.com

 Georgiana  http://carsonscricutcreations.blogspot.com

Rae Ann  http://joyinart.blogspot.com

Emily  http://emilyqueenofallthingscrafty.blogspot.com

 Annette  http://mymindsdustbunnies.blogspot.com 

Michelle N   http://justanutterpapercrafter.blogspot.com

 Kathy   http://kathy213-kathyscorner.blogspot.com

Michelle S   http://cricutcrazyscrapper.blogspot.com 

Liz   http://unikbyyes.blogspot.com

 Diane   http://happyscrapperdiane.blogspot.com

Sunday, July 14, 2013

New challenge starts Monday

Be sure to join us Monday, July 15 for a challenge and blog hop.  You can win if you do not enter!!!!
See you Monday morning.

Saturday, July 13, 2013

Summer Saturday with Georgiana

Hope you are experiencing some great summer weather for the weekend. Today Georgiana is sharing this fabulous card she created using the April Showers cartridge. Stop by her blog for all the details. Join us Monday for a new challenge and a very special blog hop.

Friday, July 12, 2013

Fantastic Friday with Donna

Welcome to our Friday daily project. Today Donna is sharing this fabulous Western Party Decor she created using the Imagine Country Carnival and Old West cartridges. Stop by her blog for all the details.

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Thursday with Emily

Happy Thursday! Today Emily is sharing this great card she created using the Tinkerbelle and Friends cartridge. She sent this card to my little granddaughter Peyton for her birthday who just loved it and thank you my friend Emily! Stop by her blog for the details. Have you checked us out on Pinterest? See our talented DT projects.

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Wonderful Wednesday with Michelle N

Happy Wednesday! Today Michelle N. our newest member of the team is sharing this wonderful pet sympathy card. We all know people who lose a pet and what a nice way to let them know you care! She used the cartridges Indie Art and Paper Pups. Stop by her blog for all the details.

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Tuesday with Liz

It's Summertime and vacations will be happening so get those pages started! Today Liz is sharing this great layout she created using the Summer Vacation cartridge in the Cricut Craft Room. Stop by her blog for the details and come back here for another great creation tomorrow.

Monday, July 8, 2013

Marvelous Monday with Rae Ann

Hope everyone had a fabulous holiday weekend. Here in Kentucky, we had nothing but rain so not much going on. Today we have two fabulous projects that Rae Ann is bringing. She made a super card and two jumbo ATC's using the cartridges Just Because, Art Deco, and All Sports. Check out all the details on her blog.


Sunday, July 7, 2013

Winners of our 4th of July challenge!

Thanks to all that entered our challenge here at Exploring Cricut.  We had some fantastic projects for this challenge.  The winners of our Top 3 Crafters picked by random.org are:
#8  Shelly http://mypaperlove.blogspot.com

#14 Gail  http://ilikepaper01.blogspot.com

#11 Anita  http://scrappyhappymommy.blogspot.ca

I will send you the Top 3 button later on Sunday and congrats to our winners.

Saturday, July 6, 2013

Sensational Saturday with Sharon

Welcome to our Saturday daily project. Today Sharon has created a layout using the Stand & Salute cartridge.This is perfect for those fireworks pictures.  Stop by her blog for all the details.  Today is the last day to enter our challenge.

Friday, July 5, 2013

Fabulous Friday with Michelle S

Welcome to our Friday project. Today Michelle S is sharing this fabulous Birthday layout using the Sweet Treats cartridge. I love the colors! Be sure to head over to her blog for all the details.

Thursday, July 4, 2013

Happy 4th of July with Annette

Happy Independence Day! All of us at Exploring Cricut would like to wish you and your family a wonderful and safe holiday. Today we have a super project brought to you by Annette, but her daughter Emma is the designer of this project. She is going to college and needed something for her dorm room so she created this string art project using the Cindy Loo cartridge, What a wonderful creation. Stop by her blog for the details. Just a couple more days to get your project entered into our challenge this week.

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Wonderful Wednesday with Kathy!

Welcome to our Wednesday daily project. Today Kathy is sharing this beautiful card she created using the Freshly Picked, Mother's Day Bouquet, Flower Shop and Accents Essentials cartridges. I so love this card!  Be sure to head over to her blog for all the details and a special get well soon to Kathy who just had surgery.  We wish you a speedy recovery. 

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Tuesday Daily Project with Diane

Hope you are all getting ready for the big holiday we have this week and maybe even make something and enter our challenge! Diane here sharing this two page birthday layout that I created using the cartridges Birthday Bash, Birthday Cakes, Art Philosophy, and Mickey & Friends. My 3 grandchildren have had birthdays April, May, and June so you know I have pictures for these pages.  Sorry the picture is not good, been cloudy and rainy here for a couple days.  Stop by my blog for the details.

Monday, July 1, 2013

Come join our challenge!

Welcome to another challenge at Exploring Cricut. This challenge is to celebrate the 4th of July and to our Canadian friends, Canada Day.  You are to make a card, layout, or papercraft and include a flag.  Very simple, very easy.  Link your project by Saturday, July 6 to be chosen as one of our Top 3 challenge winners.  Our DT has created some fabulous projects for your inspiration.  Please join us.
George, Storybook, Birthday Bash
Independence Day, Stand & Salute, Phrases, Kate's ABC's
Stand & Salute
Independence Day , Celebrations
Stand & Salute, Art Philosophy, 3 Birds Life's a Party
Independence Day, Cricut Essentials, CCR Basics
Ribbon & Rosettes, Chalkboard Fonts
A Childs Year
Teddy Bear Parade
Stand & Salute, Independence Day
Pretty Pennants, Old West, Seasons Imagine