Thursday, December 16, 2010

Hello Thursday!

Hello Friends, It's Thursday and in Provo Craft world it's Hello Thursday... the 3rd Thursday of the month when you get to see previews of soon to be released Cricut cartridges. If you are a member of the Cricut Circle, you got to see them yesterday on the Cricut Circle Blog and in the Circle PDF magazine. Yesterday we had an amazing post on the blog showing incredible creations using 9 upcoming cartridges, as well as some great samples in the magazine. Normally, I don't get to share my Circle projects with "the public," but I do get to share my cards showing off the new cartridges soon to be released! My cards today use the new cartridge called, "Spring Holiday Cards!" It is such a fun cartridge that includes, Easter, St. Patrick's Day, Spring Items, etc. LOVE it! Here is my first card using this FABULOUS cartridge! After cutting the image at 4" I took the inner layers of the rainbow and added glitter to them. (Big surprise huh? ;) I added glitter to the clouds and popped them up on pop dots. For the word colors I Copic airbrushed them in the traditional ROYGBIV color scheme and then added glitter to the letters. The frame was also cut using this cartridge. I used white ink around the edges and added colorful rhinestones to the corners.
The rainbows lil' face was given a bit of glossy accents too.....

My next card is for St. Patricks's Day! I live on the southside of Chicago, so I will definitely be making more of these for all of my Irish friends this year! (And maybe a few who want to be Irish for the day! ; ) This card was also cut at 4". I added liquid applique to the "foam" and while I was heat setting it, I added clear glitter. (Told ya I was addicted!) I added google eyes, did a bit of distressing, and some machine stitching to the perimeter. The clover was cut at 1 1/2 " about 6 times. Then I stacked them, glued them together to create a "faux" button. I used my Cropidile to punch holes so I could thread my twine through it. I added some of my colored seam binding to finish it off.

See? It kind of looks like a button? Right? : ) OH! and I forgot to mention.....I added glitter to that too. ; )
Glittery beer foam is the best!
If you would like to become a member of the Cricut Circle click HERE for more info! It is such a fun, supportive community to belong to!
Have a wonderful Thursday!!!! Thanks so much for popping in for a visit!

14 comments:

~amy~ said...

michele such adorable cards...love love love the first one...soooo happy:)

Anita Kehn said...

Love ALL your cards! Just curious ~ what do you think of the Cricut Imagination? I don't have a cricut but am considering this one. All of these die cutting machines etc. are confusing. Which one to buy ~ you know what I mean? We're spending pretty big bucks so must make a good choice.

Crystal said...

Michele these are soooo fun and super CUTE!!! LOVE LOVE these designs!

A Vintage Chic said...

Okay, Michele...these are just downright adorable! Love the rainbow...and the shamrock button is wonderful--great idea with the stacking! (and of course, all the glitter makes me happy!)

Hope you're having a wonderful day, my friend...

Julie

Heather said...

I absolutely love the rainbow card. So cute!!!

Jingle said...

These are absolutely amazing cards! I love them!

*Vicki* said...

Oh how sweet!! I adore your glitter everywhere!! :) This would make anyone feel better instantly!! TFS! HUGS

joeygirl86 said...

Oh wow those are so adroable!! I can't wait to take a peek at these new carts!!

Allison said...

What great cut-out cards! That first one blows my mind!

Velta said...

I swear..these are the cutest creations I have seen in the last 6 months Michele!!! Such "fun" cards: Thank you for sharing and putting a smile on my face !

ScrappyMama said...

Great cards! I keep saying that I think this Hello Thursday release is one of the best ones EVER!! So many great carts & I MUST have them all ;)

Regina Easter said...

cute cute cute stuff girlie...hugs

Alice Wertz said...

hee... these are so fun and super cute! super cards, Michele!

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