Sunday, April 17, 2011

Fun with Critters!

Hello Blogger,

I have been very busy this week.  Not much card making going on prior to yesterday.  I made FIVE, count 'em FIVE cards yesterday.  I had a blast with these little critters.  Each of these were made for a friend who was honored with a nomination or had a terrific achievement.  So, let's get this Critter parade started!!!

Design details for all cards:
Size:  3-1/2" x 4-7/8" (4Bar Envelop - I got 250 of these free so you will be seeing a lot of this size)
CS:  White, black, dark blue, light gray, tan, pink, medium pink, medium green, tan, yellow, dark brown, bright green, and medium blue (The Paper Company), Yellow green (DCWV - 8x8 Birthday Kit) and Caribbean Blue (Bazzill)
PP:  Stars and Circle Stars (DCWV - Spring Stack)
Glitter Paper:  Gold Glitter (DCWV - Flower Shower Glitter Mat Stack)
Color medium:  White Gelly Roll pen and 1.0mm Black Energel by Pentel
Font:  Princess BTN (Bitstream and Font Diner (
Stamp:  You're Special (Fiskars)
Chalk Ink:  Dark Blue (Colorbox)
Accents:  Red and Green Glitter Glue (Studio G), Round dark blue rhinestone, marquis light blue rhinestone and 7mm printed google eyes (Darice) and large round light blue rhinestone (Bling by EK Success)
Adhesives:  2 Way Glue (Zig - EK Success) and ATG (Scotch)
Tool:  Corner Rounder (Marvy Uchida)
Create a Critter Whale (pg 41) cut at 2-1/4"
Create a Critter Dalmatian (pg 35) cut at 2-1/2"
Create a Critter Cow (pg 60) cut at 2"
Create a Critter  Frog (pg 24) cut at 2-1/2"
Create a Critter Turtle (pg 64) cut at 2"

These little critters were so much fun.  I think I will challenge myself to create all of the images in Create a Critter.  It is the funnest!!!

These cards are entered in the following challenges:
Cookin' with Cricut #25 - Cash in your stash (star pp and gifted envelopes)
Amber's Crafts and Stuff #5 - Favorite Things (CAC cartridge)
OWH - Layers (2 or more)

Until next time ..... Happy Crafting!


Crafting Misfit said...

Very cute. I think the cow is my favorite, I love the "stiching." I would love to see a project from you in my blog hop!!! It is all about trying something new! Come check it out :)

Tracey ~ GardenOfGrace said...

Your cards are so cute!

I'm hopping through the Love Link Up Party and am now a follower.

EVIL twin said...

I am totally in LURVE with that little cow!!! mOOOOOOOO.

Thanks for joining our challenge at Amber's Crafts & Stuff.


Jean said...

These are adorable! Thanks for playing along with us at Cooking with Cricut.

Georgiana said...

Looks like you had fun making these!


Natasha said...

You know at first I wasn't sure I was going to like the C-A-C cartridge, but it has some of the most adorable images on it. Thanks for playing along at Amber's Crafts and Stuff.

Crafting Pal -

Amber's Crafts and Stuff said...

I love love love how you did the stitch marks around the cow! It really adds alot to her!

I am so glad you joined us for our "My Favorite Things" challenge@ Amber's Crafts and Stuff.


Jan Hunnicutt said...

What adorable cards! Thanks for playing in our challenge at Operation Write Home!

Jennifer said...

Cute, cute, cute! Great job on these cards, Belinda! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Cooking With Cricut.

~ Jen, CWC Design Team

Stacey's Creative Corner said...

All of them are so cute! I love create a critter! Thanks for joining us this week at Cooking with Cricut!