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October 13, 2011

Circle Blogiversary Sketch Challenge

This October celebrates one since the Circle Blog was started.  There is always so much inspiration, fun and giveaways on the blog.  So this week we had to follow the following sketch and the prize is An Imagine!
I had fun with this, as I love to follow sketches and I think it came out so pretty.  You had to follow the sketch and use at least 2 different Cricut cuts.
I had cut this adorable teapot a couple weeks ago when I got my Everyday Pop Up cards cartridge.  I just love this cut so I left it on my desk to be used when I found the right project and this was it!  It is cut at 3 inches.  I Cuttlebugged the yellow part with the swirls embossing folder, I did not want the embossing to be so deep, so I ran it through again under the embossing folder to flatten out some of the embossing.   I did the same thing with the yellow flower.  The flower was also cut from the Everyday Pop up cards cartridge.
All the papers were printed and cut using the Imagine and CCR, the white piece was cut but of course not printed.  The background flower paper is printed from the Imagine cartridge Blossom and it was all printed on a mica coated paper which has a slight sparkle to it.  Happy birthday was cut from the MS Elegant cake cartridge, it was printed with the blue but I covered it with blue ink and heat embossed it with sparkle so it would sparkle.  So with all those cuts this card should qualify for the challenge.

Here is a closer look so you can see the difference in the embossing.  I used the swirls folder on the white but did not flatten it out.  I added a bling for the dot on the "i" of birthday.  Lots of other bling on this card.  It is a large card, half sheet of letter size paper.

So glad you found your way to my blog today, I would love it if you left a comment for me to read.

Challenges for this card
Make it Monday   Always anything goes   ends  - 10/15
One Stop Craft Challenge  Anything goes   ends  - 10/14

7 comments:

Hrvatica said...

Lovely card. The embossing is fabulous.

Cricut Couple said...

I think the best word to describe this one is "Sweet"! It's beautiful and I love the texture, but I look at it and it is just so Sweet! You know how some colors go together and just pop that one word? "Sweet"!

mforquer said...

Oh Donna this is precious! I love all of your amazing embossing - what a gorgeous touch to the teapot - OH and that paper!!! I KNOW that paper! beautiful - I love it!
Hugs,
M

Rene said...

This is just TOO pretty!
Thank you so much for joining us at MIM! Remember, to be in the winning for this week's prize, just leave a comment for another entry and mention you saw it on MIM. The more comments, the greater your chance of winning! Good luck!
Rene ;D

Priya Sivaraj said...

Wow!! thats a beautiful card!! and I love the teapot.. I came to your blog through MIM

Annette said...

Love the pretty papers and the embossing. Thanks for joining in with our challenge at One Stop Craft this week.
Annette
xx

Kerrie said...

Sweet card, ....

Thanks for sharing your creation with Make It Monday.
Don't forget......... if you leave a comment on another entry, mention that you saw their card on "Make It Monday" for a chance at second prize. The more entries you comment on the more chance you have of winning second prize.