Monday, March 31, 2014

Marvelous Monday with Rae Ann

Happy last day of March! I am hoping that Spring arrives in my area soon and suppose to this week! Today Rae Ann is sharing these beautiful cards she created using the Art Nouveau cartridge.  Love the flowers and the bird looks so beautiful.  Stop by her blog for all the details. Do you want more traffic to your blog?  If you do, join my friend Ken from KreativeKen on his Facebook page, Crazy About Our Crafty Blogs.  You can list your blog there and share your projects. Request to join and tell Ken that Diane sent you!!!


Sunday, March 30, 2014

Sunday Project and Winners of our Challenge

Welcome to our Sunday project.Thanks for all the fabulous entries in our challenge.  They were fantastic and the winners are listed under the picture of my project.  I will be getting in touch with you later today to send your button and the first winner will also receive a prize!!!  Today I am sharing a cute project from SVG Cuts.  These are called Spring Pals Treat Sacks.  I used my Silhouette Cameo.  These are so easy to make and would be great for treats for school or church.  Stop by my blog for all the details and some pictures of how I put them together.
The winners of our challenge picked by random.org are:

#8      Katrina    www.scrappyhorses.blogspot.com
#18    Martha     www.marthacreatescards,blogspot.com
#12    Carrie       www.doubleclickconnections.blogspot.com

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Sensational Saturday with Sharon

Happy Saturday and hope you have a fabulous weekend! Today Sharon has created this adorable with her Silhouette Cameo and a file from Miss Kates Cuttables she purchased in the Silhouette Store.  The file# 39243 or go directly to the store.  I love the little gems in the bottom of the bowl.  Stop by her blog for the details.  Today is the last day for challenge entries!  Join me tomorrow for a cute little project and the winners of our challenge.

Friday, March 28, 2014

Fantastic Friday with Michelle S

Happy Friday! Hope everyone is enjoying a great crafty week! Today Michelle S is sharing this fabulous wedding page she created using the Suburbia cartridge.  I love this!  Be sure to head over to her blog for all the details.  Just a couple more days till our challenge ends, so get your entry in!

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Terrific Thursday with Annette

Happy Thursday! Today Annette is sharing this beautiful card she created with her Silhouette Cameo and files from the Silhouette Store.  The file is #56497 Miss Kates Cuttables.  I love this beautiful card and papers!!!  Stop by her blog for all the details.  Be sure to get your project entered into our challenge, just a couple days left.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Wonderful Wednesday with Julie

Julie is sharing this adorable card with us today. She used the Splish Splash cartridge. I love the background of clouds too!  Be sure to head over to see her directions and details.  Time to get your entry in our challenge!  We have received some fabulous ones already. 

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Tuesday with Rosa

Welcome to our Tuesday daily project. Today Rosa is sharing this beautiful card she created with her Silhouette Cameo and did free hand drawing in the Silhouette Studio.  Be sure to stop by her blog to learn how she did this.  So many things you can learn with this machine!  Be sure to enter our challenge this week too!!!

Monday, March 24, 2014

Time for a Fun Challenge

Time for another challenge here at Exploring Cricut and More! This challenge is called "Crafter's Choice".  You can create a card, layout, or paper craft of your choice, any theme, any colors, but must include at least 1 pattern paper and 1 cardstock.  Very easy and of course, you can use any die cutting machine.  Please list the machine, file , or cartridges you used in your description on your blog.  If you have any questions to the rules, you can find them on our side bar.  Link your project by Saturday, March 29  10 pm eastern time.  Have fun and we can't wait to see what you created.  I have a special gift for the first person picked by random.org along with the Top 3 Crafters button. Take a look at what our talented design team has created for your inspiration!!!

Cricut Machine-Storybook
Silhouette Cameo-My Scrap Chick Coloring Eggs Set
Cricut Machine-Freshly Picked
Cricut Machine-George Basics Shapes
Cricut Machine-Quarter Note
Cricut Machine-Baby Steps, Gypsy Wanderings
Ecraft Machine-CCR Basics
Cricut Machine-Create a Friends
Cricut Machine-Best of Pixar, Nate's ABC's
Cricut Machine-Paper Doll DressUp, Phrases,Paper Lace 2
Silhouette Cameo-Silhouette Store Sarah Bailey File#26516

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Time for A New Challenge Monday

Hope everyone has had a wonderful weekend.  Get ready for a new challenge tomorrow and it is time to get your craft on!!!  Stop by Monday and see what our talented design team has created for your inspiration!!!

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Sensational Saturday with Faith

Hope you are all having a wonderful Saturday!!! Today Faith is sharing this great card she made using the cartridges Camping Critters and Boys will be Boys.  I love the embossing on this card too!  Stop by her blog for all the details.  Join us Monday for a new challenge and lots of good fun!

Friday, March 21, 2014

Happy Spring Friday with Donna

Happy Spring and hope the weather is good where you live! Today Donna is getting us in the Spring mood with this wonderful bag she created using the Freshly Picked and Elegant Edges cartridges.  I love her colors and images.  Stop by her blog for all the details.

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Thursday with Emily

Happy Thursday! Today Emily is sharing this great card she created using the Artiste and Art Philosophy cartridges.  Be sure to head over to her blog for all the details.  Love the sparkly background.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Wonderful Wednesday with Michelle N

Today Michelle N is sharing this fantastic box she created using the Box It Up cartridge. This reminds me of Spring which I know we are all looking forward too!  This would be great with some Easter treats or a Mother's Day gift.  So many great ideas come to mind when I see this!  Stop by her blog for all the details.

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Terrific Tuesday with Liz!!!

Welcome! Today Liz is getting you ready for those Easter cards and gifts with this cute and adorable project she created using the CCR and Create a Critter. Stop by her blog for all the details. This is just too cute!!!

Monday, March 17, 2014

Marvelous Monday with Rae Ann

Happy St. Patrick's Day! Rae Ann has created this great card to share on this Irish holiday using the Simply Charmed cartridge. What a cute little guy!  Stop by her blog for all the details and join us tomorrow for another project.

Sunday, March 16, 2014

Sunday Project and Top 3 Crafters Winners

Welcome to our Sunday project. Diane here sharing this calendar page I created using an svg file from Treasure Box Designs called March title.  I love this little guy and made a perfect title for my calendar page.  Stop by my blog for the details.  Now for the winners of our challenge.  Thank you for entering and we had so many and all different and wonderful.  The winners picked by random.org are under my project.  I will send you the Top 3 Crafter button later today.  Next challenge comes March 24.
Winners are:
#19  Shawn Box    http://classiccreationsbyshawn.blogspot.com

#6  Rhonda            http://scraphappenswithrhonda.blogspot.com

#11 Brenda            http://pippascraftyworld.blogspot.com

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Sensational Saturday with Sharon

Welcome to our Saturday project. Today Sharon has created this adorable box card from Lori Whitlock#56148 in the Silhouette Store.  Right now the files are 50% off there so you can pick this up for a bargain!  She used the Silhouette Cameo.  Stop by her blog for the details.  Today is the last day to enter our challenge and we have some fabulous projects so far.

Friday, March 14, 2014

Fabulous Friday with Michelle S

TGIF! Another day of wonderful inspiration for you!  Michelle S is sharing this great two page layout she created using the Creative Memories Traveler and This & That cartridges.  I love all the bright and fun colors she picked for this layout.  Be sure to head over to her blog for all the details and just a couple days left to enter our challenge.  Stop by the blog and look at all the fabulous entries we have received so far!!!

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Terrific Thursday with Annette

Happy Thursday!! Well the weather here in Kentucky where I live was 70 one day and the next 34 with no flurries so now you know why I am so looking to Spring!!!! Today, Annette is bringing a little Spring with this adorable Wellie Boot that she created with her Silhouette Cameo. You can purchase this file at Lettering Delights and last night when I looked, it was free! Stop by her blog for the details and get yourself ready for Spring. Love how she created a decor project with it.  Just a few more days to enter our challenge.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Wonderful Wednesday with Julie

Happy Wednesday! Today, Julie is sharing this beautiful get well card she created using the Martha Stewart Elegant Cakes cartridge.  This shows you that you can do lots more than decorate cakes with the cake cartridges!!!  Be sure to stop by her blog for the details.  Loving the entries in the challenge so far and we would love to see yours!!  You have till Saturday evening to link up.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Tuesday Daily Projects with Jen and Rosa

Welcome to our Tuesday double project day!! We have some goodies today for you. First, Jen is sharing this project she created using the Cricut Explore and a free file called 2014 Calendar in the Designer Software. She used the markers and blade so check out all the details on her blog by clicking her name.  I love the look of these pages!!!
Today Rosa is sharing another fantastic card for St. Patrick's Day using the Silhouette Cameo and a file #55717 from the Silhouette Store.  Get all the details of this print and cut on her blog.  Be sure to join our challenge this week with your own St. Patrick project.

Monday, March 10, 2014

It's the Luck of Irish Challenge

Welcome to Exploring Cricut and More. Today we have another great challenge for you and this is our first one that you can use any die cut machine on!  "It's the Luck of the Irish" challenge.  You are to create a card, layout, or craft using any die cut machine, file, or cartridge as long as a die cut is included and in this challenge you must include a shamrock in your project.  Please link your project by Saturday, March 15 by 10 pm eastern time.  Please read the rules on the side bar and winner of our Top 3 Crafter Button will be picked by random. org.  I think you will love what our design team has created for your inspiration. 
Silhouette Cameo
Silhouette Store
File#55718 Stinkin Cute Paper Piercings

Silhouette Cameo
Shamrock Box-Silhouette Store
Silhouette Cameo
Silhouette Store File#39565  Pinch Proof
File#2085 Shamrock
Cricut Machine
Create a Critter 2
Cricut Machine
Paper Doll Dress Up
Cricut Machine
Elegant Edges , Celebrate
Cricut Machine
Designer Calendar
Cricut Machine
Create a Critter
Cricut Machine
Cricut Craft Room Basics
Cricut Machine
Designer Calendar, Simply Charmed, Give a Hooot
Cricut Machine
Simply Charmed, Paper Doll Dress Up
Silhouette Cameo
Silhouette Store File#55680 Sucker Holder
File# 39535 Lucky Charms
Cricut Machine
A Child's Year, Phrases

Sunday, March 9, 2014

Sunday is time for a Cricut Search Tip!!!

Hope everyone has had a very crafty week and have enjoyed our wonderful projects.  Be sure to join us Monday for a brand new challenge under our new format.  Please read the rules on the side bar.

Today, Shawn is sharing another fantastic tip with us.  Her subject is Searching for Images for Holiday Projects.  This is so helpful with any upcoming projects.  Stop by her blog at http://craftychicsblog.blogspot.com and be sure to search for your images at www.mycutsearch.com

Saturday, March 8, 2014

Sensational Saturday with Faith

Happy Saturday!!! Today Faith is sharing this adorable birthday card she created using the Birthday Bash cartridge.  Love the pennant and the little bird!!!  Be sure to head over to her blog for all the details and join us tomorrow for another Cricut search tip. 

Friday, March 7, 2014

Fabulous Friday with Donna

Happy Friday! This week has sure flown by with lots of fabulous projects from our DT. Today Donna is sharing this adorable birthday goodie bag she created with the cartridges Tags, Bags, Boxes, and More and Simply Charmed.  I love the little face on the cake and look at the dimension on the candle flames!  Stop by her blog for all the details and join us tomorrow for another fabulous share!

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Thursday with Emily

Welcome to the Thursday daily project with Emily. Today she created a card using the Art Booking and Artiste cartridges.  Be sure to head over to her blog for all the details.

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Wonderful Wednesday with Michelle N

Welcome to another project at Exploring Cricut and More! Today Michelle N is sharing this beautiful card she created using the Creative Cards cartridge. I love the colors she picked, the embossing and the beautiful butterflies!  Be sure to stop by her blog for all the details.  Have you checked out all the cards you can create with this cartridge?  Super easy to do them all!

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Tuesday with Liz

Welcome to our Tuesday daily project. Today Liz is sharing this double window shaker card she created in CCR with the digital Celebrate. I love this and just think of the possibilities with this card. Please stop by her blog for all the details. We have a new button to go along with our new addition to our name so be sure to snag it!!!!