Okay so time has totally gotten away from me. I can't believe how long it has been since I posted on my blog. Lots has been going on in the last two weeks! We celebrated my dad's birthday, went to camp, worked a 7-day stretch, celebrated my birthday, had a wedding, and played in a baseball tournament. All in the last week. I did make a couple of projects that I am hoping to post during my two days off. So check back here soon to see my dad's birthday card and my best friends birthday card.
Friday, August 13, 2010
I am so touched, I have received my first blog award. This came from "Snappy Scraps". I love her blog as it is full of great ideas using the cricut. She is right now on a mission to make all of the cards on the Wild Card catridge. Thanks to her challenge I have now decided that I can't live without the Wild Card Cartridge and will need to find one to add to my collection. For this award I need to tell everyone 3 things I like about myself. Not always an easy challenge as we are all our own worse enemy.
1.) I love my energy! I know this remark may sound funny to some but I am a very loud, happy, bubbly, person. To some I am to loud and I talk to much but for me I love that I am happy and energetic person and try to always find the fun in everything.
2.) I love that I am a creative individual. I love having a hobby and a creative outlet in my life. It brings happiness to my day even when it is a little rough.
3.) I love my red hair. I know you can all stop laughing but I really do! I love being unique and different. I am a true redhead and I love that there aren't a lot of redheads in this world. I am sad that as I have gotten older my hair has lost some of it red so I have had to start using a bottle to get my natural colour back. I was also a little disapointed that my daughter didn't get the redhead gene.
Now I have to list 5 blogs that I would like to pass the award onto....
There is so many more that I would love to give it to, including the ones that Scrappy Snaps had already listed. These are the few blogs that I visit everyday and read all of their posts word for word. There is no skimming the pages on these blogs. They all have greats stories, ideas and tales of their daily life. Congrats girls keep up the great work!!
Tuesday, August 10, 2010
Monday, August 2, 2010
When I saw the post on "Cheryl's Window" blog I knew I wanted to try and make a cover for my cricut. I printed out the pattern from Custom Crops website and headed off to my local fabric store. I picked out two coordinating fabrics, one for the main part and the other for the end. I won't lie I thought it would be pretty easy. Well, I was quite wrong! The pattern was easy but the instruction were not. I had no idea about gathering so I "You Tube" it and watched a few videos. It took a lot of patience but in the end I love how it turned out.
I have been wanting to try cutting fabric with my cricut for awhile now. I thought this would be the perfect project to try it with. I ironed on the Heat and bond to the wrong side of the material. I left the paper backing on and put it paper side down onto the cricut mat. I cut my letters a 2" using the Winnie the Pooh marker font. I then peeled of the paper backing and ironed the letters in place. It was so easy I think I want to try it on a shirt now.