Week of October 28th, 2012

We are giving away a Space Party cartridge.

Drawing will be held on Sunday, November 4th, 2012 and announced here.

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Wednesday, August 10, 2011

White Erase Board with Sophie and Hello Kitty Font Cricut Cartridges

 I took this 5" x 12" white board from Walmart (around $4) and decided to make it into a message center that you could write on OR pin notes/envelopes onto.  It was a quick and inexpensive home decor project.  My title "Notes" was cut at 1-1/2" using the Cricut Hello Kitty Font cartridge (base font).
 I have seen people decorate clothes pins and wanted to give it a try.  I found a huge pack of clothes pins at Walmart for like $1 and then using Mod Podge, adhered paper to the front of them.  I measured the approximate size and then I trimmed off any excess paper with scissors.  I then Mod Podged over the top of the paper.  I added a strip of magnet to the back of each clothes pin.  Walmart sells them in just the right size.
 The tops of the clothes pins are from the new Cricut Sophie cartridge (a Cricut Circle exclusive).  They are actually the tops to the bookmarks that can be made on the cartridge so they were cut at 5-1/2" (as they are proportional to the bookmark itself).
 I made some rosettes and mounted the flowers, butterfly and bird onto them.  Making rosettes is best done with a hot glue gun.  Anybody recognize the phone number below?  Hee hee...
For those of you who don't have the Sophie cartridge, you could substitute these flowers, bird and butterfly with other comprable images found on cartridges like Home Decor, Paisley, Accent Essentials, Songbird, Hello Kitty, etc.
 I used paper by Basic Grey, Bo Bunny and Stampin Up!.

Don't forget that we are giving away the Cricut Formal Occasion cartridge this week!

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Make sure you pop on over to Melanie's blog this week because she is doing tutorials all week long using the Art Philosophy cartridge. If you wanted to know how to make those great 3D flowers you are going to want to check it out! Also, if you want to buy the Art Philosophy cartridge you can do so by clicking HERE!

Be sure and check out Joy's and Melanie's personal blogs for more creative goodness at Obsessed with Scrapbooking and Courtney Lane Designs!

 Have a great day!
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mema said...

Thank you for a chance to Cricut Formal Occasion.
I have been wanting to get this cartridge for some time..thank you for offering

Kristie Maynard said...

What a great idea. This turned out so darn cute!

NancyLynn said...

So cute!! love it!

Mandy said...

Such a great project idea!

snoopygirl said...

this would have been a great idea for the kids at VBS this year maybe next year and it would also be good to make for last minute gifts.

Arlene B. said...

Love the idea of this board. How cute!

NurseTraciScrapper said...

What a super cute idea!!!!

NurseTraciScrapper at gmail dot com

Kristen Ann said...

Great step-by-step tutorial! Clever & cute project that I'm going to do with my niece. Anything with the Hello Kitty cartridges is an instant favorite.

Patrona said...

that is a very cute idea! very imaginative!! nice work ~*PD :)

Maria said...

This is such a cute idea! TFS

jd said...

Very cute idea. Would be great in a child's room for their artwork.

moms said...

I think this is such a cute idea, taking something so simple that doesn't cost a lot of money and making it useful. Thanks so much

Toni said...

What a cute idea!

Sassy's Ramblin's said...

What an adorable idea!

natalie thompson said...

cute and simple.. wonderful

Yvette said...

This is a cute project. This is perfect for college students

Karen in Upstate SC said...

Sooooo cute! Gonna have to make these myself!

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