Thursday, October 31, 2013

Thursday with Emily

Happy Halloween! Today Emily is sharing this two page layout she created using the Art Booking, Chalkboard Font, and From My Kitchen. Head over to her blog for all the details.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Wonderful Wednesday with Michelle N

It's Halloween Eve and Michelle N has a project that you can get ready just in time. She created this pumpkin face using the Happy Hauntings cartridge and be sure to head over to her blog for all the details on how she made the pumpkin turn into mercury glass!

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Tuesday with Liz

Welcome to our Tuesday daily project. Liz is sharing this fabulous idea .  She created this scarf holder using the Gypsy Wanderings cartridge.  What a clever idea!  Stop by her blog for the details.

Monday, October 28, 2013

Marvelous Monday with Rae Ann

Welcome to a start of a new week of fantastic Cricut inspiration!  Today Rae Ann is sharing this fabulous thank you card she created using Art Deco and Suburbia.  I love this retro card!  Stop by her blog and see some other cards she has created along with this one!

Sunday, October 27, 2013

Halloween Challenge Winners

Thanks to all the fabulous entries in our Halloween challenge.  They all were so good and we loved all the different projects you shared with us this week.  The Top 3 Crafter winners picked by random.org are:

#4  Kim J   http://dolphin6859.blogspot.com

#11 Georgiana   http://carsonscricutcreations.blogspot.com

#5  Martha H   http://marthacreatescards.blogspot.com
I will be sending you your button later today.  Thanks to all who joined us!  Next challenge coming November 4.

Saturday, October 26, 2013

Sensational Saturday with Sharon

Can't believe this week has gone by so fast! Lots of crafting for me this week and hope you all were able to get in some quality time in your craft space too! Today Sharon has created this really cute card using the Simply Scarecrows and Create a Critter cartridges. Just love that scarecrow! Stop by her blog for the directions. Today is the last day to enter our challenge so get your project linked by close time.

Friday, October 25, 2013

Fantastic Friday with Michelle S

Michelle S is getting you ready to scrap those Halloween pictures with these two adorable layouts. She used the Create a Critter 2 and Teddy Bear Parade cartridges. Don't you just love these pages?? Time to get in our challenge, just a couple more days to enter.

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Thursday with Annette

Time to get those treats ready for the little ones and Annette is sharing this fabulous idea. She made these adorable treat containers using the Mini Monsters and Plantin Schoolbook cartridges. Be sure to head over to her blog for all the details and directions. Have you entered our Halloween challenge yet? If not, just a few more days to link up.

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Wonderful Wednesday Daily Project

Diane here sharing with you again! Today I have a couple of easy treat boxes I created using the Tags, Bags, Boxes, and More 2 and Happy Hauntings cartridges. Be sure to head over to my blog for the details of this quick and easy project.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Tuesday with Diane

Happy Tuesday! Hope you got a chance to look at what our design team put together for you for this challenge. Fantastic projects! Today Diane here sharing a calendar page I created using the Happy Hauntings cartridge. I figured this would be a great addition to my craft room with a new page for every month in 2014. I will be getting busy on other pages. Be sure to stop by my blog for the details.

Monday, October 21, 2013

Time for a Challenge!

Time for another challenge here at Exploring Cricut!  Halloween is coming up next week so a perfect time to get some projects created.  You can create a card, layout, or paper craft using any colors in a Halloween theme and it must include at least 2 Cricut cuts and use your Cricut machine.  Very easy!  Now link your project by Saturday, October 26 10 pm eastern time.  Take a look at what our talented DT has created for your inspiration.
Elegant Edges, Georg, Trick or Treat, Wild Card
Happy Hauntings
Happy Hauntings
Happy Hauntings, Nursery Rhyme
Teddy Bear Parade, George
Happy Hauntings, Chic & Scary
Happy Hauntings
3 Birds on Parade, Picturesque
Trick or Treat

Sunday, October 20, 2013

New Challenge Monday

Well fellow crafters, time for a new challenge coming Monday, October 21.  Be sure to join us for all the fun.  Would you like to be a part of our fun DT?  We are looking for a new member to start with us in November.  If you are interested, contact me at happyscrapperdiane@yahoo.com . 

Saturday, October 19, 2013

Super Saturday with Lori

Happy Saturday! Hope you are experiencing some beautiful Fall weather, but if not just look at this beautiful project Lori is sharing with us today! She created this card using the Create a Critter cartridge.  Be sure to head over to her blog for the details.  Join us Monday for a new challenge!

Friday, October 18, 2013

Fantastic Friday with Donna

That time of year for soccer games and when it is all done, it is fun to reward your team with a goody bag. Donna has the perfect project to share today using the Life's a Party cartridge. Don't you love these fun bags and cards! Stop by her blog for all the details.

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Thursday with Emily

Welcome to another daily project. Today Emily is sharing a two page layout she created using the Cursive 101 and Create a Critter cartridges.  Be sure to stop by her blog for the details. 

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Wonderful Wednesday with Michelle N

Welcome to our Wednesday edition of Exploring Cricut daily projects. Today Michelle N is getting you in the spirit of ghost and goblins with this fantastic card she created with Happy Hauntings cartridge. This is one of my very favorite Halloween cartridges because it has so many great images. Drop by her blog for all the details of this Halloween card.

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Terrific Tuesday with Liz

Happy Tuesday!  Today Liz is sharing this fantastic A2 card she created using the 50 States and Happy Hauntings cartridges.  I love how she took the frame and made the card front.  Be sure to drop by her blog for all the details.

Monday, October 14, 2013

Marvelous Monday with Rae Ann

Happy Monday all!. Cricut has been releasing several new cartridges lately and Rae Ann is sharing a creation with the new Winter Wonderland. I am in love with this card so head over to her blog for the details. I know this is a must cartridge on my list!!

Sunday, October 13, 2013

Birthday Blog Hop Challenge Winners

Thanks to all that entered our Birthday challenge and visited our blog hop. The winner of the cartridge that was donated by Cartridges & More is #7 Katrina . She will receive the Home Decor cartridge and a Top 3 Crafter Button. The winners of the other two Top 3 Buttons are #6 Gail Scott and  #2 JoNeita. Ladies I will be emailing you your buttons and Katrina I will be in touch for your mailing address. We are so happy that we have been able to share 3 years of fabulous Cricut inspiration to you. I could not do this without the help of my talented Design Team. I love you all! Hope we can share with you many more years!!!  Join us tomorrow for another great daily project.

Saturday, October 12, 2013

Sensational Saturday with Sharon

Happy Saturday! Hope everyone has had a very crafty week. Today Sharon has created this fun card to share with us. I love this cute western birthday theme on the little bird.  She used the 3 Birds on Parade cartridge.  Be sure to drop by her blog for the details.  Today is the last day to enter our challenge.

Friday, October 11, 2013

Fabulous Friday with Michelle S

Welcome to our Friday post. This week has just flown by too fast! Today Michelle S is sharing this fabulous western layout she created using the Old West and Create a Critter cartridges. Be sure to drop by her blog for all the details of this fantastic layout. Just two more days to enter our challenge for a chance to win the Cricut cartridge that Cartridges and More donated to us.

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Terrific Thursday with Annette

Welcome to our Thursday daily project. Annette is sharing this beautiful layout she created using the Lyrical Letters and Sweetheart cartridges. I love the colors in this project. For all the details and directions, please stop by her blog. Just a few more days to enter our challenge and if you missed the hop, go to the side bar and hit the challenge button and it will take you to the main page. Don't miss out, you could win some great prizes.

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Wednesday Daily Project with Me!

Diane here again today filling in for one of the DT who is not feeling well. I am really not trying to take over the blog this week, but I am very happy to share this quick and easy birthday card with you since we are celebrating our birthday!  I used the Creative Cards cartridge and scraps I had leftover from a former project.  Isn't it great when you can do that!  When I cut out the top piece, I used the rest to adorn the envelope.  Nothing going to waste!  Stop by my blog for the details.  Have you entered our challenge yet?  Just wanted to remind you that Cartridges & More donated a cartridge for our prize.  Please get your entry in before the link closes on Saturday.


Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Tuesday Daily Project with Diane

Welcome to our Tuesday daily project. Diane sharing with you today a two page layout I created using the Art Philosophy, Quarter Note, and Picturesque cartridges.  Be sure to stop by my blog for all the details.  If you didn't get to join our blog hop, then it is not too late.  Just go to the side bar when it says the challenge date and click on it.  Be sure to enter our challenge this week too!

Monday, October 7, 2013

Happy Birthday Exploring Cricut Challenge and Blog Hop

Time for a challenge and no better way to start one is with a celebration!! This month Exploring Cricut is celebrating its 3rd birthday.  We are so happy you all have been with us and have loved seeing daily Cricut projects.  Our Design Team loves sharing all the fabulous Cricut cartridges with you.  We will start you on our blog hop, but want to give a big shout out and thanks to our fantastic sponsor of this challenge, Cartridges & More.  They have donated a cartridge for us to give our winner picked by random.org along with your Top 3Crafter button.  For all your cartridge needs, be sure to check out what they have and sign up for their emails.  They have fantastic sales and Exploring Cricut highly recommends them.  Now for the challenge!  You know it is our birthday so, of course it is a birthday challenge!  You are to create a card, layout, or paper craft with the birthday theme in any color and you must add at least button, brad, or jewel (not all 3 unless you want).  You must use a Cricut machine and cricut cartridges and please list on your blog.  Rules of the challenge can be found on the side bar. 

You must link your project by Saturday, October 12 10 pm eastern time.  Be sure to start the hop here and if you get lost along the way, just return and pick up.  Some of our DT will have some blog candy on their blogs for you too!  Have fun and join our challenge!  Now start at Sharon's blog and enjoy what our DT has for your inspiration.

Sharon http://meemeescreations.blogspot.com

Donna  http://wwwkindredkreations.blogspot.com

Lori  http://scrappinsaints.blogspot.com

Rae Ann   http://joyinart.blogspot.com

Emily  http://emilyqueenofallthingscrafty.blogspot.com

Annette  http://mymindsdustbunnies.blogspot.com

Michelle N  http://justanutterpapercrafter.blogspot.com

Michelle S  http://cricutcrazyscrapper.blogspot.com

Liz  http://unikbyyes.blogspot.com

Diane  http://happyscrapperdiane.blogspot.com

Sunday, October 6, 2013

Join us Monday!!!

Come and join us Monday for a special blog hop. Be sure to come here first for all the details about this challenge and other news.   See you then!!!!

Saturday, October 5, 2013

Sensational Saturday with Lori

The weather may still feel like summer where you live, but the holidays are coming fast and furious! Get a head start with your Christmas cards with this wonderful card from Lori. She created this using the Scandinavian Christmas cartridge. Drop by her blog for all the details and be sure to join us tomorrow with some news about our next challenge.

Friday, October 4, 2013

Fabulous Friday with Donna

Welcome to our Friday daily project. Today Donna is sharing this fabulous cookbook she created using the Cricut Imagine and Kate's Kitchen cartridge. I love this! Be sure to visit her blog for the details.

Thursday, October 3, 2013

Thursday with Emily

Welcome to the Thursday daily project. Today Emily is sharing this scrapbook page she created using the Life's A Beach and Artbooking cartridges. Stop by her blog for all the details.

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Wonderful Wednesday with Michelle N

Need just that right card to tell someone you appreciated something they did for you? Michelle N has the perfect thank you card today she created using the Freshly Picked cartridge. Pick out a cartridge and create a special card today for someone! Drop by her blog for all the details.

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Terrific Tuesday with Liz

Welcome to our first October daily project. Today Liz is sharing this fabulous idea of a smores reusable bag that she created using iron on vinyl and the cartridges Cricut Craft Room Basics and Create a Critter. I love this cute idea! Stop by her blog for all the details.